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8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
confused dunlop springtread Ultimate vs excelay pricing

Fruity,
I've not even really looked at the prices. If Excellay is cheaper, all the more reason that its a better choice! Thanks for letting us know!

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

Well the thing is.... if you've bought a certain type of benchtop, you should have care instructions supplied by the manufacturer. That should be you first reference to follow!
Apart…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

CLR is a strong acidic cleaner. Careful using this stuff, and be sure its not an acid sensitive surface before using it.

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

Clear penetrating sealers like 'Gold' are pretty quick and easy to do. Just follow instructions. It only get 'hard' if you don't follow instructions and have dried sealer…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

Jiff is quite a crude product. I wouldn't recommend it.
If you've paid good money on quality benchtops, get some Poultice. 8) It…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Quality Furniture shops Perth ?

If I can give my first cousin Dianne a plug.... :D
http://www.russellfurnishings.com.au/
Di has her own store on Stirling Highway, Nedlands. …

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

'Gold' can be used to seal the grout on your walls and floors. Just be sure to follow instructions carefully. But if you think you may want to…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

You make some good points there Joles, and others' input as well.
The original question was "what are optimal sizes" so I offered what I think is optimal. Sure, it…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Fast growing trees - Young

Its been a few decades since I grew some, but I found a plant particularly fast growing (except when I pruned it). From (failing) memory, think it was called…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

Better give that recipe to Anthony too! :wink: :twisted:

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
caesarstone stain testing - expressions of interest :)

Mix a bit of turmeric in some cooking oil, warm it, and put a small drop on. Leave overnight.

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

Yes there are some houses (mostly lower cost homes) with bedrooms well under 9sq/m. They make a few rooms like that and can call it a 4 bedroom house,…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

:n:

Optimal size bedrooms
8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

Not at all! :P :lol:

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

:roll: :wink: floor boreds :n: :lol:

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Optimal size bedrooms

Yes it often can SEEM small when we measure it out. I often see a slab poured and think "what.... you could hardly swing a cat in that area"!…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

@ Lex, :oops: its that wretched altruism at work again! :roll:
@ Onc, yes the colour seal hangs on…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

Agreed... personal taste will always mean a variety of surfaces are chosen, and quite rightly so.
But the 'grand plan' of choosing the right combination of floor-coverings for the various areas…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
cost to seal grout? rough cost for whole house

Onc, fair point there! :th: :: Methinks it takes someone to stand back and look at it as…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Want some COLOUR in your carpet ? Can't find the right one ?

EVERYTHING (except LIME GREEN) :wink: :lol:
Mmmm the newer tufting equipment with programmable LCL designs is producing some nice new…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Want some COLOUR in your carpet ? Can't find the right one ?

In that top photo though... it looks like the top batch is a duplicate of the bottom batch, only up-side-down. :th: So its just two…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Want some COLOUR in your carpet ? Can't find the right one ?

That is an impressive colour palette! :: Since the carpets are imported from the US, is there a waiting period for carpet colours that…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Eternity vs Staimmaster Carpet

Hi Capt,
I'm not too excited about the sisal style carpets you are looking at myself. ::study::
Plain light linear style carpets such as this are not…

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
A bit flat today

Hope you're 'feeling yourself' soon! :shock: :twisted: :P :sh:
Ash.

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
How do you deal with negative comments about your house?

Like all negative emotions....
Observe them. Accept them fully with loving-kindness. Let them pass. Move on......

8 years8 yearsroyalblueroyalblue posted:
Family room rug - FINALLY GOT IT!

How many decisions are there to build a house? :th: :P

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