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3 years3 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
adjustable legs v's solid kickers

cheers for the response, more interested in ladder frame might look into it next time around.

3 years3 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
adjustable legs v's solid kickers

no need to get defensive and personal i was asking genuine questions and stating an opinion. Of my lowly 10 kitchen we still own 6 of them so i…

3 years3 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
adjustable legs v's solid kickers

why tile wall to wall under the kitchen? Tiles are not water proof anyway so it isn't making a waterproof surface? Tile would have a life similar to a kitchen,…

3 years3 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
adjustable legs v's solid kickers

I have only done about 10 kitchens, although a lot of them are in rentals which cop a pounding. I use adjustable legs, although i screw them into the…

4 years4 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Tiling around a corner through 2 door ways

it seems like a reasonable plan of attack, i wouldn't be too upset about the extra waste of of tiles often you can reuse the 'off cut' for the other…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Help on incorrectly installed bath

yer that is never going to work, you could put a drain on the ledge and maybe a bead to direct water but its always going to be a bandaid.…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Order of jobs

I have found my trades prefer to get the house to themselves, they will work with each other if i am doing say a kitchen & bathroom but if its…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
stone mason costs

you are really going to struggle to even get ball parks on that, you are asking for a fair bit of work. As a general rule we have 1k…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Do you know of any other forums re: property development

i find propertyinvesting.com a little too biased still get the sense steve mcknight (the 'company' maybe not the actual person) has a fair hand in it. I find somersoft…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Ugly faux wood panel- reno

if you paint it you will probably have to rough its surface a little to get it to stick. If its only 1 wall it might be easy enough…

5 years5 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Hoe much to build a Double Garage.????

check if your current garage is up to code, water proofing slab, etc... is not the same.

6 years6 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Has any one used zenolite kitchen splashback

we did a high gloss coffee coloured laminate splash back in the last 2 kitchen renos, 1 was an IP the other my mums PPOR. Behind the stove is…

6 years6 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Light position and Estilo brand questions

we use the estilio stuff in our rentals, its all stood up so far, if you like the look of it why not. I doubt the fancy stuff i put…

6 years6 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Show Us Your Splashback

These are pics from my GFs place which is about to become a rental, have gone with glass and standard tiles in the past this was a bit of an…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
What discount do the trades usually get on supplies

the real benifit of a trade account for the diy is convinience, i have one at bunnies while the discount is rubish i can assign each invoice to a different…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Proposed Speed Hump on our Road

they increase noise, a car passing by a constant speed is much quiter than one slowing, going over the hump then accelerating.
They don't always reduce traffic, if your street…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Getting carpets cleaned when moving out

of the two times i have sold a place i haven't steam cleaned the carpet. The buyer is buying the property as it is, unless they specify further work…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Do you have a wall hung vanity

i had one, marginally less storage space but don't forget the bottom of most vanities waste 150-200mm in kicker pannels anyway. It was in a small room and i…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
curved shower enclosure

my only concern is replacing the glass, perhaps someone with experience can comment if its easy to get this replaced especially getting it replaced by a glazier rather than ordering…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Pull out pantry

I had one. I installed it myself but then again i installed the whole kitchen. Not 100% i would grab one again. When you pulled it out you…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Bathroom accessories - is it worth paying more?

we use cheap fittings in our rentals. i always throw out the fixings it comes with and grab some spring or gravity toggles. If they come off the…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Shower shape- square vs corner cut off

my last place had a cut off, it was fine even for 2 people, but it wasn't a 800x800, was probably 1000x1000 if i had to guess.

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Help hanging a bed from the ceiling

not to mention a floating bed is going to have some interesting implications when its not being used for sleeping.

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Glass Splashback stuff up

I can't remember exactly what process if its the strengthening or the 'saftey glass' but once its been through that you can't cut into it. Basically if its the…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Cleaning internal walls

if its a newely painted surface and the paint hasn't had time to fade to a different share why not just get the paint colour, a touch up roller and…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
A question for those with floor to ceiling tiling

nope, but we only had cornice in the bedrooms and enterance way the rest was square set.

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Melamine vs Vinyl Sliding Doors

i know you said you didnt want painting, but you can also get MDF doors with one side being laminate and edging already done, so you only have to paint…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Spa baths

had one and only used it about 3 or 4 times in the 18 months i was there. I always felt guilty filling it with water.
We had the heat…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Confused about what order everything goes in.

Previously i have installed 2x 6mm sheeting as they are in rentals and tenants can be hard on a place so don't want one falling through a wall. On…

7 years7 yearssirgoatsirgoat posted:
Why not laminate?

Its not quite that simple.
3 times the cost at todays prices if each laminate bench top lasts 3-5 years expect a price increase of 10-15% so the 2nd replacement might…

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