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Joined 19 October 2008
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12 years12 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Caesar stone join on island bench :-(

Wow....really informative thread. I'm actually here to ask for some help. I have a normal join on my L shaped bench and my issue is with the grout…

13 years13 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Apple's PD Cremorne 42 - The Story so Far...

Gorgeous house Apples! Love the colour scheme and your changes. can't wait to see more!!!

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Sarking/insulation foil flapping in the wind - HELP

Since we've moved in, our son has been complaining of a rattling noise coming from the window when it's windy. We initially thought it was the fly screen and…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Please recommend Independent Inspector

HI Yellow
Great to hear that you've finally started the build process!!!
We used new home inspections. Kevin is fantastic and was very professional to deal with. His reports were…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Kitchen in Wrong White, what to do?

I'd be telling them to replace it for sure. It is a very subtle difference.....but with your wall paint colour....the antique white might come across as being more creamy…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Thieves stealing my bushes advice needed.

Stinking little thieves...they need to be caught red handed.
It would be neat to find some sort of dye that will permanently stain their hands when they pull the plant out.
Ok...while…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Fencing advice needed pls!

Neighbour B contacted us today to give us the set back length from the front of their property and the length of their garage. So basically we can get…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Fencing advice needed pls!

thanks for all the advice. The fencing company has just mailed me out the Notice to fence form for me to send to Neighbour B. I was hoping…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Fencing advice needed pls!

We've moved into our house now for a month and about 2 months before we moved, we started to look for our back neighbour (Neighbour B) so that we could…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Very wide wooden bifolds - 'L' shaped, any draft problems?

Is this similar to what you are getting?

We live in a very windy area and at the moment have no back fence...so it's bearing full brunt of the wind and…

Very wide wooden bifolds - 'L' shaped, any draft problems?
14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Urgent help needed to dress these 3 big glass doors

We thought we had found a solution to dressing these 3 big doors and chose e-screens and jamaican blinds. They got installed the week we moved in and since then…

Urgent help needed to dress these 3 big glass doors
14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Urgent help needed to dress these 3 big glass doors

We thought we had found a solution to dressing these 3 big doors and chose e-screens and jamaican blinds. They got installed the week we moved in and…

Urgent help needed to dress these 3 big glass doors
14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
plantation shutters

Get the sales person to bring out some actual shutters to put against your window. GGL international lent us 3 shutters....white, dark brown and mid brown and we held…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
plantation shutters

Another thumbs up from GGL International. They did the shutters for my house. Came out twice during the build to measure up. They colour matched for us…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
How do I get a new phone number and internet

I've just recently done all this....so I can tell you what we did.
First of all, we made sure that our builder did the trenching for us....so what that means is…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Colorbond ... up close and personal

I'd recommend Caroline springs. Their covenant is colorbond fencing....so most homeowners have chosen colorbond colours for their roof, garage doors and render as well.
Caroline springs is also a huge…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Any suggestions for internal wall colours...

I opted for Wattyl White Pepper and really love how it turned out. You can have a look on my building thread. The whole house has been done…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Reasonable $ per meter for fencing

Hi Kateypink
Our quote came in at $58 per metre for 6'4" exposed post and capping which I believe are our estate covenant. Who did you get your quote from?…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
PD Brookvale 45 ...No PCI, No Handover....bit of a vent...

thanks glowwave!!
Well.....we have handover scheduled on Thursday. SS is back at work tomorrow and he's got to crack the whip to get everything done in time for thursday.
Pretty much…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Need help with this corner cupboard.....

Wow...love the blum corner space drawers!!! Very very very nice! I think I can see us re-doing that kitchen island in a few years. This time I'd…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Go for Ducted vacuum or not?

We have one in our current house. We got it put in about 10 years ago and we've never had a problem with it. I've changed brush heads....but…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
front enterance post suggestion.

Yikes....bad luck if PD don't offer stain anymore....it's in the contract so it must be done. PD have just gotten really lazy and don't want to pay…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Fencer needed in Taylors Hill VIC

Hi Katy
I'm in the area as well. Our neighbours went with Fenceable fencing...and so far so good. For 18m of 6'4" exposed post and capping fence is…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Need help with this corner cupboard.....

I'll have a look at ikea to see if anything fits.....but I really don't have high hopes. I think the best option would be to get a cabinet maker…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
HELP - Splashback nightmare

Splashback colour is: Mocha Magic
I know my cupboards aren't white....but the mocha magic is a nice neutral colour...so I thought I'd share.

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Need help with this corner cupboard.....

I really didn't put much thought into what the inside of the cupboards would be like when I did my kitchen. Silly me. I just went along with…

Need help with this corner cupboard.....
14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
Plantation Shutters on sliding doors? Anyone have them?

We were going to get it for our upstairs aluminium sliding door....but it was too fiddly because it's not like a window where there is a frame to put the…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
PD Brookvale 45 ...No PCI, No Handover....bit of a vent...

Well...no PCI and no handover for us.
Our SS tried to pass off last Monday's inspection by Big Kev as the PCI. But Big Kev said that if he was…

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
My Lovely New Sofa :)

ooooh that is beautiful. Is that from King Furniture?

14 years14 yearsoverwhelmedoverwhelmed posted:
PD Brookvale 45 ...No PCI, No Handover....bit of a vent...

Hi Lex
Thank you....we're loving the house. The wall colour is Wattyl white pepper and we've used right through out the house.
I'm not sure about the water proofing. It…

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