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sandra77

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Joined 19 April 2008
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1 year1 yearsandra77sandra77 posted:
Dog door ideas

Yes, they deliver and you install.
As an estimate ours was an XL size for our weimaraner and it was $600.
We also had to get an extension part for…

1 year1 yearsandra77sandra77 posted:
Dog door ideas

I recently bought this dog door that goes in the sliding door. It fits across the glass slider as well as the screen. I haven't found any other doog door…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Fibreglass v Concrete

We wanted to go concrete and got 2 quotes and they both went off lineal meters as well.
Sandra

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Fans in bedrooms

I'm not sure Leksie as they havent been installed yet. From what I gather they do more of a job at circulating the air rather than blowing it down upon…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
The Block 2015

I didnt watch the show, but I do like that bath!
What happened to the glass bath that someone was wanting to put in and Keith said that it looked like…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Fans in bedrooms

Oh man, I have searched and searched for different fan ideas. We are having the regular fans everywhere (white so they blend in with the ceiling) but in the games…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Colourful Pendant light and sizing advice please

Haha. Just about over it really Michelle :-)
How hard can it be to chose a light, really!

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Colourful Pendant light and sizing advice please

I hope this is in the right place to ask the question.
I am searching and searching for the perfect pendant for the void and stairwell. I hate pendants so much…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Do you regret building a smaller home?

VandM,
Our situation is very similar to yours. Right now to save money our family of 5 is living on top of each other in a cramped house 3 bed, 1…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Exhale fans, or something similar.

Hi Everyone,
In our house build we arent having a ceiling fan in the media room or the games room. I would really love ceiling fans in these rooms because it…

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Wonder what your house number will be? Like what you got?

We have been given number 10-11. Huh??? I wonder if we get to chose which number we prefer?
Sandra

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Landscaping before, and after :-)

Wow. What a transformation. Beautiful. ♥
Sandra

2 years2 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Sink Selection - should I consider ease of replacement

Same. Got the quote for my undermounted sink, $1015.
Really, the sink would probably have to be the most hard working "appliances" in the kitchen. It deals with a lot,…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Opinions on pool placement please.

Hello everyone,
As we are getting closer to starting to build I would like a bit of advice on the placement of our pool.
Our yard is a bit of a…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
front deck before and after

Oh wow, that is really nice. Great work.
As for the pergola, will it make it too dark? Would the sun or rain concern you?
I'd love to see the final…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Double storey build - what are the must have upgrades

Laundry chute!
We are about to start building our 2 storey as well. The laundry chute was a must.
Sandra

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Ooh, I love the second kitchen from the top. What colours did you use for the tops and cupboards?
I see that it is raised as well. We are having ours…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Sheds

I am keeping my eye on this thread. Great question.
We are having our shed quite close to house house (can be seen through the kitchen window) so I am after…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Grout Sealing - who's done it?

I have used the Aquamix colour sealant before. It really did come up a treat. We went from a dark gray to a white grout.
Unfortunately the place that I…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Can I presume the stainless steel used in these outdoor kitchens are better than a lot of other "stainless steel".
I pulled a SS oven brand new from its box…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Outdoor kitchens - ideas, photos, discussion, considerations

Is there any reason why you didn't go with custom cabinetry and and a built in BBQ as opposed to your modular outdoor kitchen?
We were going to go with an…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Custom home design Sydney - narrow block: WE ARE IN!

Just a suggestion. You may like to change the position of the door (and robe) of bed 3 so that you don't come directly up the stairs to see straight…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Soil Prep Questions

I am not sure how much soil you need, but you can get organic soil in a bag from Bunnings. I used just a few bags of it to fill…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Paulownia trees

I planted a few of these years ago in a horse paddock in Nth Qld that desperately needed shade, it needed it fast. All the trees died.
Not saying that…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
The Block?

I didn't mind the copper either. If it was blinding during the day it would help all their plants get plenty of sunshine ;-)
Sandra

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Ensuite via WIR or separate entrance?

We will get to our WIR by walking through the ensuite. We only get dressed twice a day most times, yet go to the toilet many more times than that.…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Me corner!!!

Wonderful! I can't wait to see the finished results after you get your small white table.
I am aiming to get a me Yoga corner, all zen like and stuff in…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Multi purpose theatre. What would be the best set up?

Thanks so much for the input.
With regards to light control, we envision to have a theatre/complete blockout curtain running across between the games theatre room divide. The louvred windows will…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Multi purpose theatre. What would be the best set up?

We are having a theatre/guest room in our new house. Obviously it wont be able to be the most acoustically perfect theatre room around, but what would be the best…

3 years3 yearssandra77sandra77 posted:
Do we have microwave drawers in Australia yet?

Ah yes. To bend down to see the controls would be a pain in the... back. ;-)
Do you have to do this to see controls…

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