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3 years3 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Polished concrete with a volume builder

Yeah, as said before, polished concrete can become very pricey, but we still decided to do it – you just can’t match the look. were able to offer us…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Good Electrician Perth

I called a person from safety switch electrical services for our homes electrical work and we were quite happy with their services, I think you can try looking for them…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Gloss or Matt tiles?

Matt tiles require less maintenance & look elegant. I think you should go with Matt tiles for your living area as it will give a new look to your living…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Removal of Air Conditioning unit in asbestos wall

Yeah, asbestos might be there on your wall cladding. Asbestos was mainly used in the houses built before 1990s. Precautions should be taken seriously when you are removing asbestos, it…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Laying Laminate Flooring - slab preparation

Getting white deposits after removing old carpets is quite normal. I think you should first fill in the holes that are there in the slab because flooring lamination on uneven…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Would this annoy you? Living next to building site

During brickwork they would use cement as well & might be spreading it all over your driveway or on your windows, make sure you wash it off in time because…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
PVC vs Aluminium shutters

The aluminum shelters may rust in the presence of moisture & may also dent over time. The plus for aluminum shelters would be their capacity of reflecting sunlight which keeps…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

I had similar problems at my house after having work done by some local contractors. And at least in my experience, I wasn’t able to correct it without having to…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Cheap used paints

There is one in Sydney called Aust Paint Discount House. Bunnings would also be a good option for cheap paints if not concerned about quality. :)

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
confused first home buyer

I have also heard bad reviews about Freelife but at the same time also heard of their smooth process. But as this one being your first home, it's better not…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
House wrapping mandatoy?

I don't think wrapping your building with sislation, sarking or foil sheets is mandatory in all the area's, it totally depends upon the locality where you live.
But yeah, it's a…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Polishing old concrete

Yes, the flooring should be sealed before polishing because the solution may get into the pores of the flooring & cause staining. Sealing should be done just to make the…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Concrete Slab House vs Raised Timber Floor House

Ofcourse, the cost involves in raised timber floor is way lesser than in concrete slab but according to Australian conditions the most appropriate floor type would be the concrete slab.
Another…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Can you turn a Indoor Table to a Outdoor Table

Yes, it depends on humidity. The table may get warped slightly because of the variations in the humidity & moisture levels. I think you should better sell it, if not…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Solartile vs solar panel

Solar tiles are less efficient in terms of converting sunlight into electricity.
Implementation of solar panels is also quite easy as you can place them anywhere on the roof where they…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Timber deck, to concrete base or not

Yeah, concrete is great in terms of durability – in my opinion it’s the better option, if you’re thinking of the long-term, especially considering the potential environmental factors. I’ve had…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Torn between low-end architectural vs volume builder

Ofcourse an architect would design a house specifically for your family & another fact is that an architect would draft a house design that can get you council approval too.…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
New mailboxes for new house

Before suggesting anything, I would like to know how much is your budget?
However, for now........ you can have a look at http://www.milkcan.com.au/products/free ... erbox.html.
Milkcan has…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Can you paint over plaster top coat?

Yeah..... Priming will make the surface uniform, all cracks and holes that have been patched using a patching compound should be primed after they have been sanded. Only then you…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Bedroom - Before & After Photos

Those multicoloured stripes are looking very beautiful, you have designed the entire room very elegantly, it is looking peaceful & refreshing ..... Good Job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Building inspector recommendations Perth

We used PBI Perth Building inspections, their prices are quite reasonable & I am satisfied with their work....
you can also try pest specialists, although I don't have any personal experience…

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Home Re-locators/Removers

It's a good idea to sell your house instead of demolition of the house, I have heard about Housemart & Golden age homes
http://gah.com.au/

4 years4 yearsvomiecvomiec posted:
Timber front door - varnish?

I have used sikkens Cetol Filter 7 plus & was very pleased with the results, I applied 1 coat of Cetol HLSe followed by 2 coats of Cetol Filter 7…

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