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7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Stain from leaves on sandstone paving

I am in Sydney and we have already sealed the sandstone already. Thanks.

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Stain from leaves on sandstone paving

We've used sandstone tiles for our external walkway and have noticed brown stains on the tiles where the leaves have fell. The tiles were sealed shortly after they were laid…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cleaning Induction cooktops

I try leaving Ajax on for a while but the "stain" is still present. Actually having a look today it looks as if the glazing over this area is off…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Stain on caesarstone

I've only been in my new house for a few days but there are already some small dark stains on my caesarstone benchtop that I can't completely removed. I've also…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cleaning Induction cooktops

Hi we have just moved into new house a few days ago and used the induction cooktop once. I've noticed there is a mark on the cooktop that I 've…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
KING FURNITURE - buy now or wait till post xmas

We are wanting to get the Delta II storage package in leather - at present they have a promotion for under $4500 for 2 rectangles and 1 free chair +…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
?lockable entertainment units

Hi,
Has anyone seen entertainment units that are lockable? We have 2 little ones and they like to rummage through the DVD collections. We are in Sydney and none of the…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Hard to add a shower diverter?

Hi,
I have decided to have a rainshower head in addition to a normal shower rail in the same bathroom. Is it difficult to change the mixer to a diverter type…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Dark or light coloured roller blinds?

Thanks we are now leaning back towards the light colour again. Decisions, decisions...

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Dark or light coloured roller blinds?

Thanks Kaytee.

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Dark or light coloured roller blinds?

Hi,
We have decided to go Antique White USA for the internal walls with 1/4 strength Antique White USA for architraves. Pure White for ceiling. The home is contemporary. Have not…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Feature wall colour in stairwell to match Antique White USA

Thanks Michelle. We've decided to just stick with antique white USA for most rooms and natural white for ceilings and trim. Will add handmade linen as feature wall to 1…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Feature wall colour in stairwell to match Antique White USA

The wall is away from the main living area and there are quite a few windows in the adjacent wall. The main furnishishing will be predominantly white or cream with…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Feature wall colour in stairwell to match Antique White USA

We want to put a feature wall colour in the stairwell but after buying 7-8 sample pots, we are still at a loss as to what looks good. The house…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
White or stainless steel coloured down lights?

Do you mean the silver ones or actual stainless steel? I want to get the satin nickel ones - will they yellow?

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Downlights - risk of fire?

Do you still need a cover/hood if they are LED downlights? We are thinking of getting the 240V ones for our build.

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Kitchen install ...what to expect

Shouldn't the floor goes in before the kitchen cabinets get installed? My floor is done this week and the kitchen goes in next week.

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Has anyone used Spaceworks for joinery work?

Website looks good but wondering whether they are good quality and $$$?

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Choice of SDN level cut and loop pile carpet?

Thanks Anthony. The Smartstrand don't come with the spaced out square pattern - does it?

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cost of wardrobes?

Same Southies - can you PM the wardrobe people please? Thanks.

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cost of wardrobes?

We paid $3,500 for internals only :
Master - WIR
Bed 2 - 2850 wide, split in 2
Bed 3 - 3800 wide,
Bed 4 - 1800 wide
Thanks Southies. Can I ask who put…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cost of wardrobes?

Anyone?

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Cost of wardrobes?

What is everyone paying for their built-ins or walk-ins? I nearly had a heart attach when I got one quote back. For a 1.8 x 0.6m built-in (2 pac doors,…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Choice of SDN level cut and loop pile carpet?

I had a look and it is a bit more expensive than the others, even with the cheapest underlay that HN sells. I did have a look on the weekend…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Choice of SDN level cut and loop pile carpet?

We are after a level cut and loop pile SDN carpet with a square pattern interspersed in the carpet. Don't want to spend a lot of money - will be…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Which brands make good quality bathroom accessories?

It's the connection between the different components of the accessories that is coming off - not at where it is attached to the wall eg soap dish is now ******…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
Which brands make good quality bathroom accessories?

For a reasonable price? Looking for toilet roll holders, towel rails etc. We have a soap dish and toilet roll holder in our current rental which was only put in…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
wallpaper supply and labor quotation

I ended up ordering from here
http://www.wallpapersandborders.co.uk
Took delivery of them yesterday - less than 1 week delivery. Very happy! Even incl. delivery, it was over 50% cheaper…

7 years7 yearsSYD-YYZSYD-YYZ posted:
How much for extra data points?

That is cheap. We are having cat 6 through the house and wants some additional points. $200 per point seems hefty to me judging from all the response. The gyprock…

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