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Pixelated

Northern Suburbs, Sydney
Joined 10 April 2009
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7 years7 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Porcelain tiles - Italy v China v UAE

Hi all,
I've been following this thread with interest as we have 600x600 matt porcelain tiles.
Regarding the wax coating -- the tile shop we purchased from told me to use Cleaning…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Chorlton,
I don't actually know if we paid more to get the 600mmx600mm laid as I was quoted a price for the job. As we didn't consider a smaller size…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Low Key Post About Handover

Hey All,
Just wanted to say that we had our handover today :-)
It's certainly been an interesting journey of ups and downs and one which will continue…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Tiles in Sydney

Our builder uses Beaumont and I think their service is lousy and their prices (even at sale time) are less than competitive. We had to use them for the…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

Thanks everyone.
The SS came up with a solution that will work :-) Replace the existing skirting in the carpeted area adjacent to the tiles with…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

Hi Cherub,
If we do that, how do we reconcile the different heights of the skirting between the two areas? Remember, the skirting will be fixed on top of the…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

The skirting is tacked on in the area to be tiled and also in the area to be carpeted. The latter was a mistake by the chippies and we…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Hiya,
Sara is correct, when porcelain chips you don't see the clay 'biscuit' underneath, as porcelain is colour-through. I also like the very small grout gaps with porcelain, however, not…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

Thanks Ash, namtrak & Felistopher :-)
After following up on your suggestions I now have a much better idea of the alternatives available. I've spoken to…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

Thanks for that namtrak, but we're not sure about those 'ramps'... for want of a better expression.
Is this how most of these situations are handled?
Pix

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Help Please-Different Floor Levels Between Tiles and Carpet

Hi all...I'm hoping someone who's experienced this or one of the flooring experts can assist please.
We are having 600x600 matt porcelain tiles laid on our ground floor (slab) except for…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Neighbours Gardens and Owners Corps - a vent

I agree with rubber_noggin, however, you could take it a step further...
In NSW you can make an application to the CTTT (Consumer Trading & Tenancy Tribunal) to either force the…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
2 colours of colourbond, what colour downpipe???

I would be more concerned about matching or co-ordinating the colour of the downpipes to your wall colour.
Are you using face brick or render/bagged finish?
We have a Windspray roof/gutter/fascia but…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Staircase facing front door

I rest my case.

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Staircase facing front door

I'll believe in Feng Shui when I see the evidence. Personally, I don't believe in superstitions and unverified claims any more than I believe that pigs can fly.
However, I…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Dollarz House.....a quick hello

I agree with all the comments -- your house is looking fabulous.
I think the thing I like the most is your risk-taking with the colours (facade and kitchen splashback)

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Staircase facing front door

Hmmmm...
And people once believed the earth was flat too.
Pix
(edited for spelling mistake)

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
HELP with phone trench

We had the same experience in dealing with the Call Centre staff at Telstra. They kept telling me we had a connection in place even after I explained about…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Staircase facing front door

Nobody seriously believes this do they????
Next we'll be conducting ceremonies to rid us of the ''evil spirits'' lol
Pix

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
wooden bath

The top end Reece plumbing stores in Sydney (Surry Hills and Mosman) have one for around $15K. It's a more modern look than the tub featured in that pic…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
What To Take To PCI: Suggestions Please

Thx all for the suggestions.
The PCI went really well :-)

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
What To Take To PCI: Suggestions Please

Hey thanks so much for the suggestions -- quick and great ones too!!
We don't get light bulbs as standard (can you believe it???) so that's a great one. Also…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
What To Take To PCI: Suggestions Please

Hi All,
We have our PCI early next week and are putting together our list of defects and incomplete items. I'd love to know your opinions of what to bring…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Whats the size of your master bedroom?

Ours is 4850x6460. However, this doesn't include the WIR (2000x6460) which is behind a blade wall and 2500x3500 for the ensuite.
We opted for a 'retreat' approach after living in…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
When things go bad.

Yeah I'm with you...when I see things like this I often wonder what's going on too.
There's a hideous house at the bottom of our street that has recently had temporary…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
HOUSE SOLD - FURNITURE FOR SALE CHEAP - PERTH?

You've done a wonderful job. You should be really, really proud.
I'm sure there are professionals around that couldn't come close to what you've achieved. ::

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Screenless Showers

Hi Chook,
We have no shower screen in the ensuite of our soon-to-be completed house and regrettably I don't think it will stay that way for practical reasons. As a…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Ikea Karlstad Sofa

Not surprised they don't have Ikea in Nowra! LOL Michelle's a long way from the 'big smoke' and it might have been a while since she's been to the…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Marble all the rage again!

I totally agree with you regarding the resurgence in popularity of marble in kitchens.
Calacutta Oro is my absolute favourite. It is a very 'warm' colour with streaks of gold…

8 years8 yearsPixelatedPixelated posted:
Not All Castles Are Alike...THREAD NOW CLOSED

Hi all,
Just a little note to say that this thread is now closed. I won't be making any more posts incl pics.
Thanks.

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