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17 h17 hSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path

thanks for the ideas saintmike & jhiace..........will see what DH thinks :-D

1 d1 dSouthiesSouthies posted:
Michelle coo eee !

" title="Love struck" /> will look much better than the jasper.
Not sure at this point what to do with the steps. Was advised that the treated pine will need to…

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2 d2 dSouthiesSouthies posted:
Michelle coo eee !

" title="Big grin" />
need your expertise if you don't mind............again 8)
we''ve just built a granny flat and can't decide on colour of balustrading and…

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5 d5 dSouthiesSouthies posted:
Cheap TEMPORARY alternative in lieu of garden path

hey all
I need to get my mother moved into our granny flat ASAP.
So, I'm wondering what if anything TEMPORARY can I put down on the soil from gate to granny…

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Electrolux or Westinghouse

great to hear algernon - thank you

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Electrolux or Westinghouse

OK then so I guess all good :th: ?

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Electrolux or Westinghouse

We've just received delivery of an electrolux ceramic cooktop WHC642BA for our granny flat but we specified a westinghouse cooktop.
Which brand is better ?
Actually, i've just googled the model…

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Question about globe efficiency

:lol: ::kissed::
right back at ya :lol:

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1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Question about globe efficiency

brilliant ! thank you arcadelt - just what i wanted to hear. ::cheerleader::
Was hoping there had to be energy efficient globes that would suit the…

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Question about globe efficiency

thansk for your PM GypsyGrannies1 but wondering then any H1ers what modern-day, efficient globes are people using for clear/glass light fittings. I have this one in mind…

1 month1 monthSouthiesSouthies posted:
Question about globe efficiency

Are these types of globes that are trendy at the moment, energy efficient like CFLs, LEDs, etc.... or are they the same as the old style incandescents ??
I thought we…

2 months2 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Weatherboard Installers

think they're 3 metres long so nothing to do about it :roll:
the piers were installed by the granny flat company we're using.
The manufacturer…

2 months2 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Weatherboard Installers

The weatherboard panels are joined with a PVC strip. Looks bl**dy ugly :-& :-&
Is this kind of joint, usual ? I''ve googled…

3 months3 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
How to conceal subfloor piering

Hi all
we are building a granny flat and it is about 1metre off the ground at it's highest point. Consequently the subfloor area is pretty obvious :([

3 months3 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Patio Bolts and Home Contents Insurance

I've just been reading our home contents insurance policy where it states "all sliding/french doors to have patio bolts"

Well :shock: this surely is not the case…

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Noisy Gas Cooktop

seriously :cry: :cry: again ?? I give up on trying to embed a video

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Noisy Gas Cooktop

so i've worked out how to upload a video.......this is the sound my simmer burner is making - it's quite loud - then the gas goes out after about 3…

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

thought of that but we have a frangipani right in that location :roll:

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

HI Gaudi, that would be perfect however as this granny flat is costing a bomb :shock: the automated system will be beyond our pockets

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

Hi all
need some ideas as I'm seriously stumped.
Our block is on a corner, which is extremely helpful while we're building a granny flat. The granny flat itself will be facing…

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Changing LED light in fanlight by electrician ???

I wasn't given that choice
I've decided NOT to buy my fanlights from Beacon - bugger that !
I'll instead be ordering from an online company for a much better price and…

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Buying lighting, etc online from supplier in another state

thanks for the detailed reply arcadelt :-D
Yes, I know about the Paypal free returns - great idea, as I use PP regularly. Good to keep…

4 months4 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Buying lighting, etc online from supplier in another state

What does one do if a problem ceiling fan/light was purchased online from a company based in another state ?
I've got a good price from just such a supplier, but…

5 months5 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Changing LED light in fanlight by electrician ???

Have trawled the 'net and found this fan which has 2 x (Edison screw) lamp holders
It looks to be consumer-friendly ie globes that…

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5 months5 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Changing LED light in fanlight by electrician ???

............or should I stick to E27 fittings ?

5 months5 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Changing LED light in fanlight by electrician ???

Went to Beacon to get a quote for 7 ceiling fans with lights. They seem to only sell their own brand - Lucci?
I was told that the LED lights, when…

5 months5 monthsSouthiesSouthies posted:
Window Tinting to reduce heat loss - ANY GOOD ??!!

Hi all
we built 8 years ago :shock:. Can't believe it's gone by so quickly.
As it was our very first new house build - and the last…

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