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7 years7 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Retractable Flyscreens-Freedom / Artilux / Phantom

Hi
I was just wondering if anyone has either the Freedom, Artilux or Phantom retractable flyscreens.
I have 3 lots of stacker doors, and am leaning towards Freedom as they have a…

7 years7 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Our Retreat - New House Build

Hi,
I have been looking at retractable flyscreens too. I was just wondering whether you ended up going with retractable screens.
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7 years7 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Rubber Flooring under trampoline

Hi
I was just wondering if anyone has put that rubber flooring (like what you see in parks or playground areas) in your garden. Hubby hates having to move the…

7 years7 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Elaeocarpus Eumundi (Eumundi Quondong)

Hi
I am trying hard not to freak out at the moment. Was just playing with the kids in the garden and decided to read one of the instruction cards…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Flyscreens for commercial style stacker doors

Hi
I have commercial style Rylock aluminium stacker doors (ie very thick frames) installed. My builder didn't order any flyscreens for them. Anyway, you can only get flyscreens…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Rangehood

appliance guru - I had raised that with the installer (schweigen approved), and he said that's the noise it makes and that there has been a number of complaints (more…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Rangehood

Dear All,
I have a Schweigan and it is impressively effective and quiet.
As everyone as mentioned before that's because the motor is outside. The downside of this is…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Alucabond/Alutile/Vitrabond

Thanks for the reply. would you know whether Alutile or Vitrabond are cheap imitations?

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Alucabond/Alutile/Vitrabond

Hi,
I was just wondering if anyone knows the difference between these materials?
Alucabond, Alutile and Vitrabond.
thanks

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Aluminium door recommendations - NSW

Wide aluminium door frames (I think they call it similiar to commercial style doors)
Thanks
(had to edit .. have been accused of defamation - sigh)

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Aluminium door recommendations - NSW

Hmmmm ... without having to go through my distressing long story, I would like to look at other alternatives to fit out my aluminium doors.
Anything out there that is similar…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Aluminium door recommendations - NSW

Hi,
Am going through some frustrations at the moment. I am after some aluminium doors that will match my Rylock windows and sliding doors. Any recommendations would be great.…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Hi 4Walls,
You are right. I guess I was hoping. Sorry, didn't mean to make little of your expertise. I guess I just want everything. I am…

Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ
8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Hi Dollar,
will try and take a photo of my colours and the fabric (they lent me the fabric book). I was quoted $140 a meter for the Kai Omara,…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Hi 4Walls,
I have got all my curtain and blind quotes, and now I am taking a deep breath cos the curtain I picked for my bedroom is absolutely stunning, but…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Thanks 4Walls. Am getting a quote for the Wave and S. I am quite excited about the look. If I do get it, I will post some…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Theatre Room - Dark Colour ok?!

Hi,
Just another suggestion. I will be using Porter's Chocolate Torte. It sounds brown, but it's not quite ... it's like a deep dark chocolate mixed with a deep…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Dear 4Walls,
Just an update. This is a photo of one of the stackers at my back. As mentioned I have 3.

This is the sort of concealed gyprock bulkhead…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Ask your ‚ÄúCurtain Questions Here‚ÄĚ

Hi 4Walls and all,
I am building a contemporary style house, and will have 3 stacker doors - 3600 x 2400 at the back. I was going to go with…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Blinds - Different brands

Hi All,
Was just wondering if anyone knows whether there is a huge difference in the quality of blinds between Luxaflex and Peter Meyers. I just got quotes from them…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Bench height for shorties

Spoke with my kitchen man, and he is going to change it all. Unfortunately he will have to re-install the whole kitchen. I am really grateful that he is…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Bench height for shorties

Thanks heaps for the replies. I checked out the other thread and tried of raising my bench height to 925 with chopping boards. It really is a little…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Bench height for shorties

Hi,
The cabinet maker said that it is 925mm in total, with the benchtop on and floorboards down.

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Bench height for shorties

Hi,
The total bench height with stone will be 925.
I think I am going to ask for it to be reduced. Watching Masterchef etc I have noticed that…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Bench height for shorties

Hi,
My kitchen is going in (top hasn't gone in yet). Based on spec I specifically asked for it to be 905mm high, as I am a short 5"1". …

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Locking Louver Windows

Do you think they are safe without locks, and would home contents insurance expect us to have locks on those windows?

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Locking Louver Windows

Hi
I just got my louver windows installed. They look great .. however, they don't have locks. We didn't specify locks - sigh. Anyway, we called up Rylock,…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Key Locks on Children's Bedrooms

thanks heaps for the replies. I must say they cracked me up. I guess the whole internal door locking security exercise is a bizarre thing inherited from both…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Key Locks on Children's Bedrooms

Yeah, good point about the fire safety, though the doors should never be locked other than when we go away on holidays. ... But then I think .. you…

8 years8 yearsshort_stuffshort_stuff posted:
Key Locks on Children's Bedrooms

Hi All,
Have been looking at locks on bedroom doors. My family always used to key lock all the bedroom doors when we went on holidays, and hid the keys.
so,…

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