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10 months10 monthstracey emtracey em posted:
A&L window winders

Thank you , thats very generous of you. I am in Mordialloc. I'll pm you to make arrangements to collect.

10 months10 monthstracey emtracey em posted:
A&L window winders

Thank you so much. I left that job to hubby...but I think tonight I will go and open up the thing to see how to replace the chainwinder.
I see…

10 months10 monthstracey emtracey em posted:
A&L window winders

Hi, We have A&Lwindows that wind out. The winder is stuck and windows wont wind out on about 5 windows. Some are rusty. Our house is 7…

12 months12 monthstracey emtracey em posted:
Bathroom tile and other issues

Thanks Abasnsw...EEEEK...I hope I dont have a big fight on my hands!

12 months12 monthstracey emtracey em posted:
Bathroom tile and other issues

Hi, Hope someone can advise me on the following issues. I'd really appreciate it.
So our house is 7 years old. It has a 10 year warranty.
When we…

6 years6 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
LANDSCAPING DAMAGE LIABILITY

Hi landscaper ordered in a truck of soil. He directed the truck driver to drive over the pavement, which of course cracked.
I was surprised he did this as I…

7 years7 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Bathroom Floor overflow/drainage hole

Update: Called Plumbing industry assoc and they say it must be 'charged' and water must flow out. So I went home and tipped a bucket into the hole…

7 years7 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Bathroom Floor overflow/drainage hole

Hi,
Sorry, not sure of the technical term right now. Have a quick question. I have overflow drain holes in my bathrooms and in the laundry. I thought…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

hi chop, sorry for delay. We used Ultimate demolition, in Dandenong (9792 9394), or Lisa McEwan at 0411 517279.
Another thing, one company told me our cement…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

yes we did demolish our old house. We got about 4 or 5 quotes. They varied from $10 000 to $14000. Lower price for non credit card.…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

I guess one other thing to consider is where your dirt bin is going to be. So maybe think about converting one cupboard to a pull out bin…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

Hi Moxie. When we were building they did not have the option of removing the wall between dining and lounge and we were quite happy having the rooms separated…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

hi Nancy, we had an issue with our rangehood. The Schweigen ones (and ones with an external motor) can only really be fitted to a single story…

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

no, we supplied our own rangehood and cooker. We got a schweigen...

8 years8 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

Just in case anyone else is considering building the Metropol 39 - these are things that I have realised I made a mistake with could be improved:
1) The toilet…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

this is what I posted into the interior decorating page where I had posted same topic:
Just to let you know that I was recommended to an upholsterer in Highett by…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

Just to let you know that I was recommended to an upholsterer in Highett by a friend. So I had Ellie (a guy) from Ellies Upholstery around to quote.…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

JLD...thanks so much for that. Will give her a call
Lex - the back does also have straight cushions. The side has a small round cushion/bolster. It is a…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

Hi Arfur
$2000 each x 2 = $4000
My costs would be $1900 + cost of sewing the covers, even say $500 = $2400 compared to $4000
Plus I love my couches. …

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

Hi there,
I have 2 large couches each with 3 square-ish cushions on them 85x87cm plus backs .
I was quoted around $2000 each to have them recovered etc which I just…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Seeking a seamstress / upholsterer in Melbourne

Hi, I have 2 large couches each with 3 square-ish cushions on them 85x87cm plus backs .
I was quoted around $2000 each to have them recovered etc. So I…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Modular Walls or other alternative

Perhaps grow some bamboo or other type of screening plant...they can be very effective. One of our neighbours has it and we cant see through the hedge...

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
nanokleen or similar for shower screens and tiles

Hi
Has anyone used any of these protective coating type products?
The websites / before and after shots look great but I would prefer personal recommendations.
Thanks

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
A plumber notched out my ceiling joist!!!

I just want to tell you I went through the same thing...but our building inspector picked it up. It is quite serious and ours was just that they put a…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
soundproofing between floors

Thank you all for your time and advice...As we're short on time, we're going to take half a days leave and pop out to the display home and stomp around…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
soundproofing between floors

dazandstace... is the upstairs floorboards or is it carpeted?
I checked with the admin person and there is batts between the floors, but not soundproofing batts, just insulation batts...
Does that…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
soundproofing between floors

Thanks for those thoughts James - and doublej, for putting things in perspective. You're right, in reality, we'll only go upstairs to sleep. The part that…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
soundproofing between floors

Hi, I'd like to get opinions on putting insulation for noise between floors. We have upgraded to best underlay under the carpet on the top floor but wondering about…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Our build with Carter Grange

Brens, sorry been away and only saw this post now.. Give CG your current soil survey and they will be able to work out for you . Naturally…

9 years9 yearstracey emtracey em posted:
Flood zone / AHD levels/ it looks weird

Thanks. Called the site supervisor who went to have a look. Found out they built up to FINISHED floor level. How lucky that I questioned it. …

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