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5 months5 monthsNuriNuri posted:
please recommend some plants for my new garden

Thanks, will do. Sir Grange is nice but pricey.

5 months5 monthsNuriNuri posted:
please recommend some plants for my new garden

I haven't done the turf yet, that will be last, but will be using Sir Walter Buffalo. I have this in the front and it's great. It's drought and shade…

5 months5 monthsNuriNuri posted:
please recommend some plants for my new garden

Thanks for the advice guys, will head down to the local nursery this weekend :)

5 months5 monthsNuriNuri posted:
please recommend some plants for my new garden

Hi Guys,
I'm currently in the process of doing the landscaping for my backyard. Fairly basic design, a rectangle shape that is 9m long by 5.7m wide, with a 0.5m garden…

8 months8 monthsNuriNuri posted:
sanding back interior wall to repaint

Hi Guys,
I painted a feature wall in my house with Dulux Concrete Effect and was quite happy with the result. I then sealed it with Bergers Jet Dry Stone and…

10 months10 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Right to have stage inspections

I'll PM you.

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10 months10 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Right to have stage inspections

No idea if it's legal or not, but this does not surprise me. Building contracts are heavily biased towards the builder...it's really unfair, and they keep making things worse. Good…

10 months10 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Right to have stage inspections

I built with Mimosa. This must be something they only introduced recently, as I was allowed to have inspections. I read someone else mention this new fee as well. They…

10 months10 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Right to have stage inspections

Which builder is this? It's the first I've heard of it.

11 months11 monthsNuriNuri posted:
cleaning new grout

Won't discolour the grout?

11 months11 monthsNuriNuri posted:
cleaning new grout

Hi Guys,
Just wondering if someone could offer some assistance. I just got the keys to my new house last Thursday and went in over the weekend to clean as the…

11 months11 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Entry door options

Thanks mate, these options look good. I'll call them now for a price. When staining a front door, do I need to apply a top coat, or is it the…

11 months11 monthsNuriNuri posted:
Entry door options

Hi All,
Wondering if someone can assist. When I chose my colours for my new house, I wanted a timber stained door to match with the timber parts of my facade…

12 months12 monthsNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

they attempted to rectify by re-tiling the whole lot straight over the top AGAIN. I actually can't believe I'm back to square one. Talk about being stressed out!

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

so the tiler ended up grouting over the top of the wrong grout with the correct colour. I brought this up with the building manager as it was obvious this…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

Yeah tell me about it. Only thing I can think of is if they've rectified it between the time I saw it and now. Some of the guys doing these…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

Thanks mate. Had a response from my site supervisor today. He said he went to the house to have a look and compared the sample and said 'it looks the…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

Hi Guys,
Just an update on this, the builder agreed to re-do the entire splashback, so they ripped it down, re-plastered that section and re-tiled it. Problem is that the grout…

help with splashback issue in new house
1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

Not sure would have to check. Does ducted heating have a return air vent at all? Could also be for that and I may have mistaken it for the evap.…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

Yeah I know how evap works and I was confused when I saw it as well, but all the display homes had a return air vent as well (with evap),…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

Incorrect. It's definitely a return air vent as noted by the 'RA' on the plans as shown in the pic above, and the ducting for the evap system is connected…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

It's a return air vent for the evaporative cooling. What other vent would there be?

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

Painting is already done. They cut the hole after the painting was complete. I've still asked for it to be moved. I've never seen this installed in the ceiling, but…

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

The plans don't state where the cutout should be, only the location of the return air (see pic). In all the display homes I went to, including the one my…

Problem with return air vent location
1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
Problem with return air vent location

Hi Guys,
Got an issue with my new house and I'm wondering if anyone else has had the same problem. My builder has placed the return air vent on my living…

Problem with return air vent location
1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

Thanks mate, will chat to my supervisor about it and see what he says. Pretty annoyed that the tiler was lazy about it.

1 year1 yearNuriNuri posted:
help with splashback issue in new house

Hi Guys,
Just had the splashback tiles installed in my new house, and noticed that the tiler had installed them incorrectly. They are a hexagonal mosaic tile, and the floor plans…

2 years2 yearsNuriNuri posted:
vintage filament globes over island bench

Thanks for that :)

2 years2 yearsNuriNuri posted:
vintage filament globes over island bench

Got any pics? I'm just wondering how this would work and how you space out your downlights and pendants over the island. Doesn't the light cast a shadow over the…

2 years2 yearsNuriNuri posted:
lighting in my theatre room

Thanks arcadelt. I have an idea, just not entirely sure how to go about it. I actually e-mailed the Brightgreen design team with my plans and what I'm trying to…

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