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Splashers

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Joined 2 March 2013
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12 h12 hSplashersSplashers posted:
Laminam splashback

Quatum Quartz have a product almost the same called Quatum Six which is sold by WK Stone. They have had this on the market for a while and is definetely…

2 months2 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Tiles on kickboard/plinth?

I would do the kick the same as vanity door colour, tilers will pop off after a while

2 months2 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Large windows in Void facing west

I have the same situation in my home and I dont find it a problem. We have put in Comfort Glass which does help a bit, we have 600mm eaves…

2 months2 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
bathroom reno floor

Worst thing to do is cover up timber floor if used for a wet area it will cost you money in the long run.
Do it right and rip up floor…

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3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Bathroom Tiles - ask tiler to install our own bought Tiles a

No this will not be allowed to be done, and more than likely the tiler may lose his contracts with builder.
Talk to the Builder and ask them for a…

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Builder gone into liquidation and house unfinished

If you can access the property take photos of everything you can as this will help with evidence of where they are up too.

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Builder gone into liquidation and house unfinished

This is always a difficult position but you will be surprised how often it happens. Seek legal advice asap
Make sure the house is locked up and anything that has not…

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
My builder says I can't have 2 different floor tiles joining

From the information provided I see No issue with having different tiles. There is no reason 2 different tiles can not be laid side by side we do this often…

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Steps to front door

BCA says you have 5mm tolerance between step heights only, all measurements in heights should be the same across the whole staircase.

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
change wall mixers after handover easy?

In order to change the mixers over you need access inside the wall. You will need to remove tiles first than cut part of the wall so plumber can access…

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
white mortar for bricks is a 25% price increase reasonable?

$500 upgrade should be about right only

3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Another Fence Dispute

Just agree with neighbour and get them to pay half of the normal colorbond fence, make sure they pay half prior to install. Than after all works are complete and…

Another Fence Dispute
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3 months3 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
OMEGA 90cm Freestanding OF916FX

Further to our Omega problems
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We upgraded all our appliances in our new home to Omega as we had the impression they were a good and reliable brand, how wrong we…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Colorbond Roof

We have a dark colour Colorbond roof which is 2 years old and we do not have any issues in regards to popping in winter or summer. Our roof structure…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Climbing plants on Verandah Pillars

The one way to fix this would be using Stainless Steel Stand offs which bolt onto the wall and have varying lengths to space off the wire/mesh of the pillars.…

Climbing plants on Verandah Pillars
4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Edgewater homes

The parent company is Henley homes who had a lot of issues under the name Henley back between 2005-2009 when they had a lot of issues building and from memory…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Timber floor or porcelain tiles

You could always meet in the middle and Lay Porcelain timber tiles, you get the timber look but the durability of tiles

Timber floor or porcelain tiles
4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Mcdonald Jones homes or Clarendon Homes.

viewtopic.php?p=1034752#p1034752
Check out this page in forums its long but read it and it has a lot of good info

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Bathroom Cornice Type

In the Building game its hard to say SOP as everyone builds processes are different and sometimes there are no right or wrong ways to do things.
If they have installed…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Bench waterfall feature after handover.

My advice is talk to the stone mason who you thinking of using after handover as many will be reluctant to do this kind of work. If the top benchtop…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Mcdonald Jones homes or Clarendon Homes.

The best thing to do is get the full quote including any changes you want done on both and ask all the questions on what is exactly included. McJones have…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Landscaping ideas for front garden

Before doing more to landscaping i would look at painting the front of the house to a more modern colour first than go from there

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Bathroom renovation

Hey Tazw,
Always do the modifications first prior to finishing the walls so go ahead and do the window first in case of damages to walls. This includes if you need…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Re: Roses and a lemon tree

Roses and Lemons like deep soil but lemons need free draining soil as they dont like their feet wet which most roses can tolerate for periods. lemons require a lot…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
lawn sandal aerators?

Hey Sergey,
I use mine all the time, generally after it rains at least every 2 or 3 months and my lawn never pools water and is thick n lush all…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

2 things have changed, first is they are not selling many homes and second is the legal team make you remove negative comments

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4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Bathroom Cornice Type

Square set ceiling with tiling up to it looks much cleaner and nicer than cornice. The finish is much better and when steam risers you dont get the sharp edge…

4 months4 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Advice for a functional kitchen/scullery

There are a few things i would consider changing.
1) The Walk In linen at the front of the house to be deleted as it seems there is ample storage throughout…

5 months5 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Landscaping or decking

Decking

5 months5 monthsSplashersSplashers posted:
Cleaning marks off walls without causing burnishing of paint

Try using baby wipes as a friend does that on their Dulux paint and seems to work for them

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