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Joined 3 January 2008
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13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Apathy/Miserliness in Design

Oh, for Heaven's sake!!
Surely people can post anything in here - considering this sub-forum is called General Discussion - without being blasted for it! Did I once say anyone…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Worst thing the builder said to you !!!

Me: "Saw the slab being poured today."
CSO: "How?"
Me (tempted to say "I opened my eyes"): "I was out there."
CSO: "How'd you know to go out there?"
Me: "I know someone who…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Which laminate thickness is healthier? 12mm vs 8mm?

Insofar as scratching is concerned, how many times are you going to be "keying" your own floor?
If you have a dog - well, you wouldn't allow it indoors anyway, would…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Apathy/Miserliness in Design

Meaning me, not the builder! :lol:
I'm pretty apathetic & miserly when it comes to things that cost. For instance, I could care less…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
We have a slab (NOT slab of beer)

Personnes, bonsoir!
Thanks so much for the responses!!
Toni - I'll pm you about which builder we're using.
Fiona

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
We have a slab (NOT slab of beer)

At least the framework for said slab.
Nothing else to report.....after all, it's only exciting to us LOL
Oh - and perhaps to Rellie, who gets to see what's happening to our…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
'Smart' House Tours this Sunday

Hi all,
I can't post the flyer here as it's a PDF, but I'll post the information. I personally won't be going as we're in Brisbane for my FIL's 80th…

13 years13 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Cultivating? What the hell is that?!?

Can anyone tell me what on earth "cultivating" means, when it comes to one's garden being landscape?
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Level 3 Reader....

Nah......K-9's too busy hanging around small children in the Sarah Jane Smith series.... :?
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Level 3 Reader....

:lol: :lol:
You forgot about the Judoon scanner....looks a bit like a sonic screwdriver, et al....
Oh! - Oh! - don't forget…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Level 3 Reader....

To Do List!
I love the screwdriver - but you showed the Master's Laser Screwdriver rather than the Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver! :x
ARRRGHHHH!!

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Level 3 Reader....

See the block of land.
It is still a rectangle of dirt.
The rectangle of dirt has a water meter stuck in it.
There is a weird tap next to the water meter.
They…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Laminate flooring

Tellsth / Rochyjp
So which laminate flooring company do you work for? It would be very interesting to know.
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
pulling up floor boards

Trying to get a sale, I would say.
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
1 colour…..and wow look how it good it looks!

My issue is the COLOUR!! White?!? Imagine keeping THAT clean!
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
5 star energy - do i really need to pay for it?

Because we have gone for wooden flooring in the entry and family/informal/meals areas, rather than the tiles the builder provides as standard, we've not had to do anything extra to…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Our progress ... Good News & Bad News

:shock: :shock: Woah - really?!? How fantastic to have that time without paying rent or the bank! I…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Down-lights or NOT?

Downlights make a house look good inside. Even jewellery shines more brightly, it seems, when under a halogen downlight.
However, it costs a LOT to run a halogen downlight, and…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Paintwork for bedroom door

:lol: :lol: We're spending Xmas in Perth. If I bring the door with me, can she do the painting…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
How "clean" should you house be when it's handed o

ahuang, do you mean four flies or four windows? :lol:
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Paintwork for bedroom door

Oki-doki, ta muchly.
Fiona

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Paintwork for bedroom door

We want to have ds's bedroom door painted to look like the entrance doors of the Doctor's TARDIS. Anyone know of painters who are able to do such work?…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Imagine building this little hideaway!

This lovely little construction was just having its "footsies" built early in 1908. Hmm....seems familiar, mayhap?

Fiona

Imagine building this little hideaway!
14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
our floating laminate boards are in

Clath, it's looking good. We're hoping to have almost the same shade of floating floors put in, so if you could PM the supplier's name, I'd be grateful. …

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Does anyone ever make the DIY furniture on BH & G?

I actually made a crafty thing from one of the BH & G mags a few years ago - shells encased in small frames that I painted then sanded over…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Steam Ovens

LOL you would have to cover it with a lot of gravy to make it look half appertising - there goes the healthy bit
Nah - just use honey, mustard and…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Boring Stuff for the Rest of You - My Colour Selections

Eager,
Our fascia/spouting colour - Mountain Blue - is very close to Deep Ocean - to the extent it'll be hardly different at all. Dh was a bit worried about…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Steam Ovens

They look very interesting. To tell you the truth, the more expensive combination ovens are probably the go so one can brown food as well as cook it. …

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Boring Stuff for the Rest of You - My Colour Selections

Ummmm......it's the whatsit design from the thingumy range of carpets.... :lol:
Sorry, can't way I paid attention to the brand. I'll find out for you…

14 years14 yearsnzfionanzfiona posted:
Selection Day Tomorrow: Should We Upgrade Our Carpet?

So we decided to stay with the builder's range of carpet and upgrade the underlay. They'll get back to us with the various price changes that will be made…

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