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nrh157

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7 years7 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Covering Alfresco Area - Door / Something else?

Hi, Was at a restaurant last weekend & they had these on their walls surrounding the dining area.
http://www.ziptrak.com.au/gallery/outdoor-blinds
Was the clear vynl cafe style material.

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grange Avenue Schofields - Burawa Rise Development

Hi All,
Schofields Rd will be going all the way to Richmond Rd.
Plans & schedule here:
http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/projects/sydn ... index.html
http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/documents/pro ... de-map.pdf

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Auto Off Wall Outlet Devices

I purchased an Anker 5 port smart charger from US a while back, monitors individual units charging & shuts back to trickle when they are full. Review here:

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Sydney vacant land sales - $/m2 rates

Vacant block 420sm in New Rouse Hill recently sold for $608.8K so $1450sm

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Building close to an existing fence?

You might find the neighbors will have an easement on their property that will allow you access to put the slab/footings in. It will be extremely difficult for brickies to…

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grantham Estate, Riverstone

Unless you get in early, any commuter parking @ Rouse Hill will be difficult - will only get worse when rail bridge construction starts in area.
There is a plan to…

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grantham Estate, Riverstone

I'm guessing that owners may have an issue with digging up $125K ($250K? for a double block) for each block they own to fund the development.
Some of these blocks have…

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grantham Estate, Riverstone

Well the master plan is to develop the whole area, it's been drawn up so owners will need to agree on how this will happen. (Somehow)

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grantham Estate, Riverstone

Just an FYI, here's the website with the attempts to get Precinct A (Stages 1-3) developed:
http://www.urbangrowthnsw.com.au/work/urban-transformation-projects/riverstone-scheduled-lands.aspx
And if you haven't seen the indicative plan for the area, PDF on this link:
http://growthcentres.planning.nsw.gov.au/Portals/0/docs/Riverstone/Riverstone_ILP.pdf
As…

9 years9 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Grantham Estate, Riverstone

Hi All,
Not a Grantham Est owner, but we do own 8 blocks on the western side of Grantham - purchased in 1988.
We own a chunk of land that…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Unsure how to get this stain out of tiles

DW had a chat to a tile co, they suggested vinegar.
Although DW has now found MY liquid solvo hand cleaner works wonders on HER tiles.
Maybe give them a go …

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Removable/retractable shade sail setup?

We had a removable shade cloth set up in a prev home.
Put in 2 120mm steel posts with a heavy timber beam between them, parralel to the roof & 3…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
HELP WITH LAND CONTRACT

But also keep in mind if you do exit from your current contract, you may need to pay a higher price for your next block.

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Frypan - Removable Handle

Thanks for all your suggestions, Tefal have an Ingenio range but don't stock in Oz.
Found them on Amazon UK but don't ship here, did have a contact in UK but…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Frypan - Removable Handle

Hi,
SWMBO is looking for a Frypan with removable handle.
Done a Google, checked eBay, visited Gloria's B, checked Peter's & Tefal Oz website - found nothing.
Did find something on Amazon UK,…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
which convection microwave do you recommend

Hi,
We have a Panny, started malfunctioning 3 weeks out of warranty.
Attempted to call their national service number, but their auto phone system kept hanging up on me.
Not happy

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Telstra Velocity Package

Hi,
Out of your Velocity box will be 1 cable each for Data, TV & Tel.
Velocity will supply a Router which you plug your velocity data into.
The router will be a…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Pivot doors and flyscreen/security screen doors

Hi, We have a pivot door & have added a security screen door. They just add an extra frame on the outside of the current door jamb & mount the…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Convection microwaves?

We also have a Panny, use it instead of regular oven.
Although we did have a fault 1 week after warranty period finished. Rang the Panny service number but they were…

10 years10 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Anyone building at Eden Grange Riverstone?

Hi, between signing build contract & your status going to site, changes can be made by a PCV ("post contact variation" - we had 18 of them while we were…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
WeMo light switch

Might be something of interest to the tech home owners here.
http://ausdroid.net/2013/10/11/wemo-light-switch-makes-its-way-down-under
Installation could be a bit $$$ :shock:
"Belkin has teamed up with Jim’s Electrical to…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Ataching a gate to brick wall

Didn't really have "trouble" as it was stainless & it is tougher than normal steel.
Is it really such a biggie to beg/borrow/?? an angle grinder & have it off in…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Ataching a gate to brick wall

Hi, I think the bolt is stainless, it isn't showing any sign of rust.
Took a bit of getting through with an angle grinder so good luck with your hacksaw. The…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Ataching a gate to brick wall

Yep, bought a D&D combo kit from an eBay seller (Locksmith in Five Dock) as they also offered to key the lock to an existing key.
Initially had concerns that the…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Recommend a dishwasher please

We have a Bosch, very happy with it.
TABLETS - Warning
Saw the super deals online for Finish Dishwashing tablets so bought up to keep us going for ages.
Not a good choice,…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Portico and Driveway - stamped concrete?

Hi,
Has stamped concrete in our previous house. The colour comes from oxide which imbeds into concrete.
Yes it does fade over time (as stencil does also). To keep looking good, it…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
getting tradies to do extra stuff??

Our builder required a form to be signed stating that we weren't permitted onsite without prior appointment with SS & that we were not to speak to tradies - actually…

11 years11 yearsnrh157nrh157 posted:
Ataching a gate to brick wall

Hi, Needed to install gate between our wall & next doors ZLL wall.
Bolted a post to both walls (neighbor was OK with this) & fitted gate. http://www.wenban.id.au/Files/Gate.pdf
Steel frame with Alu…

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