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8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
stainless steel cleaner

OK, this is going to sound a little strange.... but a great product for Stainless Steel is called "Shower Sparkle".
Yes, it's designed for bathrooms, but a commercial cleaner friend of…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
CHECK LIST for Henley's "New Home Inspection" = PCI...

Hi Aaron @ Erin... yayyyy.... you're almost there :z: :z:
At my PCI, I had my independent inspector start outside,…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Longridge Madison - lalala

Hi Pipe. If there's an effective technique for hurrying up my builder, I haven't found it yet. But I've discovered that banging my head against a brick wall…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Longridge Madison - lalala

My kitchen cabinets were installed 7 months ago, and I'm still not in my house :lol: :lol:

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Longridge Madison - lalala

Hi Somewoman,
How did I miss this thread for so long? Just read the whole thing... wow, what an ordeal :?
Have to say that I…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Deep Floating Shelves

Howdy,
I've been looking for a similar thing, but more of a floating entertainment unit.
The only place I could find was Ode - http://www.ode.co.za. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
First time building - At Frame Stage

:lol: :lol: Ahh, don't worry. 'Z' actually build very good quality houses. They only have problems with my particular style…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
UGH! Nail polish in wool carpet!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I just shot coffee out of my…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
First time building - At Frame Stage

Hi Little Misses,
Firstly, love your avatar... Kermit rocks :wink:
I remember I had similar knotting and splitting in my frame. My uncle, who is a…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Standards

Howdy Polo,
Yeah, the SS insists that the chipping, mortar and different colour bricks 'add character' and give the house an industrial feel, which is in keeping with the design …

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Standards

Thanks Lex... exactly what I was looking for!
After reading through that document, it appears that my brickwork and mortar may not meet the building standards at all, contrary to what…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Brickwork and Mortar Standards

Hi all,
I'm currently building my first home in Craigieburn. I have used Boral Escura Smooth Pearl Grey bricks.
I'm really unhappy with the quality of the brickwork and mortar. Aside…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Brickwork compensation - opinions please!!!!!

Hi Rinny,
Whichever option you go with, please let us know the outcome.
I'm also quite disappointed in my brickwork and mortar, however my builder insists it is fine. I'd be very…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
What colour tiles did you put with pure mineral stone diamon

Thanks Notsubtle!
Yes, my benchtops are also 33mm thick. It's also got the acrylic DiamondGloss square edging.

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
What colour tiles did you put with pure mineral stone diamon

Hi Notsubtle,
I've got the Pure Minerstone DiamondGloss benchtop and it is definitely quite 'white' with specks of grey. No cream tones at all.
It will look great with your white polished…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Worst thing the builder said to you !!!

^ +1 :: :: :: So true!

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Worst thing the builder said to you !!!

Wow, this thread is very interesting indeed :shock:
I had a couple of run-ins with my SS earlier on in the build, but some…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Your thoughts on blogging

1. What is the purpose of your blog?
When I decided to sign with my particular builder, I couldn't find any blogs from current or previous customers. So I decided to…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
C&T Rose - Update - Flooring info

Mrs Rose,
The more I see Laminex Fudge Stream the more I love it! The horizontal grain looks great... can't wait to see it with the Luna White benchtops.
Great colour choices…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Cost to install a capped water point for Fridge

Wow.... I got a bargain :D
$60 at contract signing stage!

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
They ruined my stone!!!!

Sorry, I missed all the excitement.
Nathan, I understand your posititon completely. I read your profile and, you being a Project Manager, I could see you were sticking up for the…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
They ruined my stone!!!!

OH. MY. GOD!
I'd be throwing the biggest hissy-fit EVER. What's the point of plans and elevations if cowboy tradies just do whatever the hell they want?
With the problem of discontinued…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
BUILDING MONTEREY Q2 WITH HENLEY***Moved In PICS****

Progress is looking great so far. That is going to be an extremely impressive house when it's finished. LOVE that Grand Alfresco area :D

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
Building The Galleria 250. Day 117 - Brickin almost complete

Congrats Polo, great to see it really starting!!! FHOG - here we come :z:

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
diamond gloss!!!???

Howdy,
My kitchen cabinets are Laminex Polar White & Laminex Licorice Linea. You're going to love the Pure Mineralstone DiamondGloss benchtops in your house. Trust me, you've made a good choice.
As…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

Love the exterior colour combo. The Manor Red looks great - and the smooth finish garage door has come up really nice. Well done on your choices, it must…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
diamond gloss!!!???

^ +1
I got the Pure Mineralstone DiamondGloss. The acrylic edging makes a huge difference and gives it really nice finish if you're going for a square edge

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

Congratulations on your progress. It's looking great.
It looks like you've got the same garage mechanism as me. Yeah, just pull that cord with the red ball to lower the garage…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
netadelle's build- Artwork in the bathroom pg 19

Your ensuite tiles look WOW!!! What a great idea with the feature wall ::
I know exactly what you mean about the light coloured grout…

8 years8 yearspharleypharley posted:
waterfall edge on bench.

No probs. I took this photo, which is a close up of a corner with DiamondGloss edging. Sorry it looks so dirty :oops:

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