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Joined 23 July 2007
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9 years9 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Credit Card 2.9% pa; homeloan variable 4.9%pa, dilemma!

Hi
I need your suggestion/advice. I have a fresh $13,900 debt on my credit card (just bought a new Hyundai Getz). In the past, I always pay off my CC…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Spot the problem...

Why did the plumbing pass the inspection?
Also, where is the builder before the pipe was burried!!!
This is extreme!

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Fridge + water = ?

we have LG double door fridge, no need outlet either. make sure that you measure the dimension of your future fridge, and tell the joinery./builder so that they can adjust…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
We can't have the tiles we ordered? WHAT?????

Wrong tiles (in fact, not wrong tiles, but wrong batch). We returned the tiles, and the supplier was very helpful by upgrading me to the new but better tiles.
If you…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Re-routing grey water????

Hi Penny
The connection for the greywater, as steve said, is separate. We had installed a greywater diverter off the laundry, but still have not used it.
I have a question to…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Big size tiles splashback 300X600 for kitchen: ugly?

Will take some picture today for the whole house... and post them in the forum....stay tune..

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Refrigerators - Tell us what you have!

Hi, our is LG a two doors with home bar and water/ice/crushice dispenser. Very good price for the fridge $1450. GC-P197WFS
The RRP is about over $2000, the sale price…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Big size tiles splashback 300X600 for kitchen: ugly?

Hi although i have asked to put as thin as possible, the grout laid turn out to be quite wide. Back to original question, big tiles in our kitchen looks…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Update and possible problems

Hi all, its been a while since we last posted. the house is in good shape, but so far we have not taken any photos worthwhile showing. Still very messy…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
My turn: the progress (updated pics 20080507)

As you might have guessed, yes we moved in two weeks ago, and have been busy furnishing the house. No pictures so far.. no internet connection.
here some update
-The house…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Building our dream home.. walls no longer bare!

Very nice house. Its all looks good except photos from last weeks due to the ponds. It looks fantastic now...

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Cost of electrician to install oysters

Hi some oyster fitting are more difficult to install. I will choose a DIY one. some diy are nice. contact ewan, a member of this forum.

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Downlights = $72 Light Point + $90 S&I = $162 ???

HI Aulyna
I know that some builder (such as vmr and gl, PM me if you need details) charge about $80 for supply and install. BLK charge much cheaper about $50.…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Builder installed different brand of ducted vacuum

Hi my builder installed a different ducted vacuum than the one mentioned in contract. I like that it is a bagless, but it seems that it is not as strong…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
My turn: the progress (updated pics 20080507)

Thanks all
-southies, the current location is temporary. the builder said that it will wait until the floor tiling is finish
-ahuang, the vent is for the air returning (?) might be…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
My turn: the progress (updated pics 20080507)

Have been visiting the house for the last two days. Due to the delay in the governmetn inspection, handover is still on the original date, next friday. Today i took…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Tuscany Microwave Convection Grill only $300!! Anygood?

Hi i have paid this item, and will pick it up Friday next week.
The size is just fit into my microwave cavity, and pricewise about 200 cheaper than the…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Electrical plan - comments please!

My advise
* not to place ceiling fan right above the bed (it is not advisable by fengshui experts). I stayed in a bedroom during a holiday, and totally hated it
*…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
My turn: the progress (updated pics 20080507)

Hi Michelle
It is not possible as the other nail/screw (the far end one) is tightly and properly secured.
:(

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
My turn: the progress (updated pics 20080507)

the achievements so far
- painting completed
- garage door, two water tanks, hot water system, are installed
- wardrobe, doors, door handles and other carpentry are done
- driveway
when i inspected the house…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Combined Washer/Dryer

Finally, after considering the pro&con, we settled for separate appliances
Washing Machine LG WD1238C ($685, included additional 3 yrs warranty)
Dryer Westinghouse LD505EB ($425, included additional 3 yrs warranty)

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Starfire Splashback Upgrade

Very beautiful glass splashback....

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Tuscany Microwave Convection Grill only $300!! Anygood?

Hi
We have finally ordered a few appliances. We need to buy a standard size microwave that have convection and grill (most on the market are larger than our "space").
We…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Wet Plaster and Insulation

Hi i have seen that wet insulation is rather dificult to dry. But it was only observation for a few days. Hope others could give more meaningful advice.

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Sorry in advance…………

Hi Michelle
Thanks for still finding time to response to our posts....

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
What do you think of this painting?

I agree, the one that matt and rachelle picked blend better..

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Front water tap - located in front of garage??!!!!!!

Unethical and so wrong....

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Guess what we got?

Congrats for the handover and smooth moving in....

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
Builder won't let us...

If you are confident that the trademen that you are hiring will do the quality job, considered it done after handover. it will save you heaps.
For the floor tiles, my…

10 years10 yearsoznowoznow posted:
For those who had Inspection done: are these defects?

Thanks Allan, i will remember to flip every rubber strip... The builder said that they holey thingy will be fixed before handover.

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