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COUNTRY VICTORIA
Joined 18 January 2007
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12 years12 yearsTamTam posted:
I love my concrete deck!!!

I used AP Concrete Contructions.
They are a mob from Ballarat and do travel a little bit I think. If you need their number please PM me.
Thanks

12 years12 yearsTamTam posted:
I love my concrete deck!!!

It looks exactly the same!!
I have given it another coat of clear over the top and it come up looking great. It has been two years down now. I will…

12 years12 yearsTamTam posted:
Fitting in the pets.

I have one and they come with weather strips to put around them to stop the wind. However I live on a windy hill and the flap blows open on…

12 years12 yearsTamTam posted:
Fitting in the pets.

We bought one of these so it was easier to train our new little puppy. They are a great idea!!
It has only taken 4 weeks to train him. Now I…

Fitting in the pets.
12 years12 yearsTamTam posted:
watering system and termite protection. help please

As long as you do not break the termite protection pipes you should be fine.
The chemical seeps into the soil so if the come up close to where the chemical…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Building commences... - We're in!!! ...and LOVING IT!!!!

Beautiful weather here in Ballarat today :z:
Hope the painter starts for you.

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Home Ideas Show Melbourne 15-19April 2009

Thanks Nic and guys for the free tickets.
We are going to stay in Melb overnight Fri night and see my brother is a stunt car thing Sat morning and then…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Opinions please. Tiled or Wooden kitchen floor?

I vote for tiles or a light timber.
I have a dark Merbeu timber flooring and it shows every bit if dust etc. I would swap over for something else in…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
The story so far.... (pics)

Wow!! I love those tiles in the ensuite too!!!
Can you post a floorplan if possible. It looks great!

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Whats your mail box like??????

That one is the one I copied from :oops:
I will take a pic of min tonight and show you guys. Mine is in brown colours…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Whats your mail box like??????

I fell in love with this designed one from an old Homeone thread, so copied

I used the colours of my house and put the round hole on the bottom…

Whats your mail box like??????
13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Second sink, kitchen or butler's pantry?

Maybe a triple bowl sink.
And then share the one in the middle for dishes.

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Photo for Matt

Very nice...you will love it.
I just can't watch any movies on my small screen now!!

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Deck quotes coming in too expensive... cheaper alternatives?

we only had a bit of blue metal there first as it took a couple of months after we moved in and we were sick of the mud coming into…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Deck quotes coming in too expensive... cheaper alternatives?

I think it was approx $60 per sq which totalled to $3000 for the whole job.
It does still need a clear coat over it every year but that brings it…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Deck quotes coming in too expensive... cheaper alternatives?

We ended up getting stencilled concrete. It looks a fair bit like timber.
Here are some photos. Sorry about the size, I can never work out how to resize

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Warning on Tradies

yeah some peoples just sit and read forums all day :oops:
Well not all day!

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Kitchen Repair Issues

I would get a third quote if you haven't allready sent them in.
That way you can check if the norm is to quote for "what if's"
I have never have anyone…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Single story versus double story..

I think the stairs could be difficult.
Friend of mine built a 3 level house and had broke his foot, wakes up every day thinking "how will i get up all…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Cost of adding alfresco to floorplan ?

Here is a copy of my floor plan. I'm hopeless working out areas.
We allready had the small undercover area and extended it by 8160 x 2770
we were charged $9656 which…

Cost of adding alfresco to floorplan ?
13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Cost of adding alfresco to floorplan ?

Hi there,
not sure about how much you would be up for but we built our alfresco under the roofline without concrete.
We had stones for approx six months and saved up…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Building commences... - We're in!!! ...and LOVING IT!!!!

Woohoo congrats!!!
I bet you have a huge silly grin on your face all day and can't stop telling work collegues.
Tam

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Simonds Homes problems

Are most of these problems with above company in Mebourne?
My brother is looking at them in Albury NSW, I have not read anything on here regarding that area.
If anyone could…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Chocolate Coloured Glass splashback?

Yummy!!!!!!
I hope it doesn't make you hungry tho!!!
I think it would look great, stainless steel really shows up nice against that rich colour.

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
can someone help with with my side yard please

No worries!!
It does look goog, but I prob put too many pebbles, they should be just below the paver, not even with it. This was before I sealed them.

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
can someone help with with my side yard please

I have just done the paver and pebbles thing.
It's a pain with a dog, they run along it and kick pebbles up everywhere.
We are currently looking into what we can…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Building commences... - We're in!!! ...and LOVING IT!!!!

Good Luck!!!
Hope it goes smoothly for you.

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Neighbours be gone - Part 3...

Good on ya!!
I've now got new neighbours on my right whose Laundry door is right opposite my Lounge Window.
They like to hang out their washing in their jammies every night.
Something…

13 years13 yearsTamTam posted:
Building commences... - We're in!!! ...and LOVING IT!!!!

No we built out W**dermere on a 1/4 acre block.
We only had one or two hiccups throughout the build, the main one being our timber doors throughout the house were…

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