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Vascariz

Sydney NSW
Joined 21 December 2008
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6 months6 monthsVascarizVascariz posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Thanks Michelle for your reply!
Oh I thought the Signature carpet cashmere touch was one sold by Carpet Court?
I don't think it's a long pile, just softer.
Might just go with it.
We…

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6 months6 monthsVascarizVascariz posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
What is the difference between Signature Carpet Cashmere Touch Nysoft and Solution Dyed Nylon?
We are a couple, no kids, no pets, no shoes inside and intend to stay that…

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6 months6 monthsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flooring Options in various areas

Also keen to hear more about Signature Carpet Cashmere Touch. I'm thinking of getting that as well.
It's softened nylon, so not Solution Dyed Nylon but still seems to have…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Builder Inquiry: RES Solution Design

So I've been doing a bit of research on Houzz and I saw that a builder called RES Solution Design had won some Houzz design awards and I was interested…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

I understand the extra cost element.
The look, I'll have to work out with an architect to see how we can minimise the top heavy aspect, to help it blend in…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

Forgive me if I'm being naive, but why couldn't you create an access hatch / manhole and create enough cavity to allow someone to move around up there on beams…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

Thanks so much basworth! Really appreciate it!
I'm thinking with a sufficiently high fence/parapet, I can make the angle so you are only looking down on their roofs, rather than into…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

Hi!
Thanks so much for your reply.
Just a few queries:
1) Is that direct line of sight from a habitable room to a habitable room? Or line of sight from a…

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

I've tried to search for an existing thread but couldn't find anything.
So if you could also refer me to existing information that would be awesome!

2 years2 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Flat roof with fence - entertainment area

I was considering building a two-storey house in Brisbane with a flat roof that will serve as an entertainment area.
So there'll be a 1.2m clouded/opaque fence around the top, a…

8 years8 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
What Hedge is this?

Yup indeedy! Hahaha yes I am back :D...
And the plans are back on the drawing board!
Will be looking at Dodonea purpurea, Murraya or Photinia x…

8 years8 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
What Hedge is this?

Oh apologies didn't check in over the weekend!
I am in Roseville NSW. So near Chatswood (30 min north of the city).
Yup will be for the front yard.
Ohhh bottlebrushes hey...…

8 years8 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
What Hedge is this?

Was thinking box hedges but they only grow up to 1m? Or is it that ppl just cut it to 1m >.<

8 years8 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
What Hedge is this?

ohhh bummer...
What would you recommend Fu Manchu for something that looks nice and neat like that but is manageable at 1.5m?
Thank you!

8 years8 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
What Hedge is this?

I am interested in planting the following hedge:
Can someone please identify this hedge?
Also I am planning on ripping up the plants on the front lawn to plant this hedge along…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Landscape Budget ? rule of thumb $$'s

When you say landscaping does that include like paving/decking?
Like we are planning to redo the side of our house/open part of the garage into an entertainment area. This will mean…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Check Out My Plumber **Photo for you THEMAX!**

I think its ridiculous to insist on a 3 hour minimum.
Most jobs would not take anywhere near 3 hours.
I'll definitely be double checking this before I call anyone out.
Edit: Read…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Low Glare Outdoor Floodlight

Apologies your link takes me to a bunch of floodlights?
Cannot use Metal Halide as I believe it is not suitable for sensor lights. Fluorescents are only suitable if you extend…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Defect Notice - Down lights

Turns out the safety inspector will NOT accept flourescent lighting as an alternative to the 25/75/200mm rule from Timbers.
Basically the only options are :
200mm with no heat hood
75mm with a…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Low Glare Outdoor Floodlight

I am getting an electrician to install sensors and outdoor lights for security and also for convenience (hate looking for keys in the dark outside the house).
Having read a few…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Defect Notice - Down lights

Our builder's electrician got hit with a defect notice for the installation of the down lights. The main issue is the positioning of the downlights next to and sometimes onto…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Bonsai - Juniper - How to water!?

Roseville NSW (near Chatswood!)
Thanks heaps!

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Recommend Two Men and a Truck Not EJ Shaw Removals

Feedback from two moves:
Two Men and a Truck were wonderful!
Fast efficient and honest.
Flat fee for coming out and they did not waste any time.
EJ Shaw inspected the premises, underquoted…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
plantation shutters

How does Thermalite compare with Smart Stile offered at http://www.halfpriceshutters.com.au/plantation ?
Thanks!

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Bonsai - Juniper - How to water!?

Hi Peaceful!
Thanks for that!
Altho I was told never to submerge the pot? This is why I am so confused >.<... some recommend it while some say its bad for the…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Bonsai - Juniper - How to water!?

Thanks Fu!
My query is that people have reporting Bonsai's dying over over-watering. So I do not want to end up drowing my Bonsai!

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Bonsai - Juniper - How to water!?

I bought my fiance an expensive 26 year old Bonsai and wanted some help on how to take care of it.
Now most places will tell you that if you put…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Need advice with drainage problems

Turned out the absorption pit is full!
Ugh... new absorption pit would be a short term solution.
Running a stormwater pipe would be ridiculously expensive.

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Rainwater + Stormwater

Thanks! I have been singing those blanket type tanks which will be perfect beneath my deck.
My main concern is that regardless of a rainwater tank I will still need an…

9 years9 yearsVascarizVascariz posted:
Rainwater + Stormwater

The plumber came by and had a look at my overflowing pipe in the backyard.
Basically our stormwater was connected to an absorption pit which is long filled with roots and…

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