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Joined 4 August 2009
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5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Auto off lights

My daughter (5) is constantly leaving the lights on in every room she goes into (even during the day) but especially at night when she gets up to go to…

5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Above ground spa over drain entrance

We have a sewer acces point manhole cover in our back garden. It is in the part of the garden we have planned to put an above ground sim…

5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Outdoor blinds - Ozrite Blinds Brisbane

They look great Tan. What fixing did you use for the wall? We used Dynabolts, but the flush fitting ones, but we attached timer to the wall first,…

5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Outdoor blinds - Ozrite Blinds Brisbane

Yes i eventually got a response (I had to ring them, and finally got someone to pick up the phone). It turns out that problem with the blind flapping…

5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
show me your pool, spa etc

Thats nice Wheelie! Where did you get it? Looks like a spa within a pool is that correct?

5 years5 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Outdoor blinds - Ozrite Blinds Brisbane

I was pointed to this company by a recommendation on here. And at first glance they seem to do a great product at a very good price. The…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Bricked in Pizza oven and BBQ`

I'm planning on using the left over bricks from our build to make an in built bbq and heat brick pizza oven.
I think this will add value , or at…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
what to do with this space?

This is a little 2 meter by 12 meter strip of waste land at the side of my house, that I have no idea what to do with. It…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Pizza ovens- Brick or stainless steel

You can get stainless steel wood fired ovens too! i'm sure thats where the flavour comes from not from the bricks? Or am I an egg white based…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Pizza ovens- Brick or stainless steel

Whats the pros and cons of each? I've heard steel ones get too hot on the outside, but are a bit cheaper, but is that it?

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Slab slopes towards the house.

The slab under our house is evidently not level or even (as I thought it would have) away from the centre of the slab to allow water to run off.
Nope…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Rotten Capsicums

Ah but I had it right through the summer and Autumn too. Is it becuase they are newly planted? (Planted in January).
I'm thinking of moving them…

6 years6 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Rotten Capsicums

I've got a pretty well established capsicum plant (tree???) growing in my veg patch which although producing lots of fruit very few of them get to being adible as the…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
What should I be planting now?

I'm in (not so sunny) Melbourne. Got a nice raised garden bed with a few sqm of spare good soil mixed with a lot of Can -o-worms worm poo…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Caterpillars

I seem to have become infested with them (well not me personally, but my veg patch). I've got a 4 month old veg patch with a few things growing…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
My veggie garden (with pics)

Does anyone know where to get those drainage mats from? I'm building a raised veg garden down the side of my house, but its up against one of my…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Using the Remote in another room

Just thought I'd give a quick review on the X ray remote!
Been using it jsut over a month now, and after some teething problems (involving getting a full days worth…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Plant / Flower help

We're in Vic, and funnily enough there are 3 houses in our street, we are the very last street in the estate, so no-one except my neighbours drive past my…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Plant / Flower help

I have been forced by my lovely body corp company to add some colour to the side of my driveway to 'soften' down the impact of requiring a concrete slab…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

You have to pay for the connection from the street to your house ($440) then you can (and probably will) pay for the signal for telephones and FTA TV to…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Using the Remote in another room

Spoke to the guy at the Vic store, it is compatible with both Foxtel and IQ, but not with Austar!
Purchased one this monring,along with an extra transmitter and a 3…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Using the Remote in another room

I looked at that mate!
What about this --> http://www.nexgensmarthome.com.au/produ ... -extender/ ???
Looks like it will work for less, and no extra wires.

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Using the Remote in another room

So I've got my foxtel, BluRay etc set up in the cinema room. Ran an HDMI cable up the wall throught the roof space in down into the living…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Thats great news Sarah!! Bet you can't wait to get in!
Looks like we'll be handing over one week today (on my birthday)

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alfresco Speakers

Yes the AMP powers the speakers, I am thinking maybe an old Macbook connected to the amp, then use the Iphone as the remote. However I have to convince…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alfresco Speakers

Ok, So I think I'm in the same boat. i've got my cinema system rigged up with my AMP in the cinema room, and with 2 wired speakers…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Foxtel versus Apple TV

Cause thats doubling the cost, $80 a month for stuff I dont watch ,and the stuff I do want to watch I can download of the web for…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

We got our moving date - 27th August (also my birthday).
Has anyone got foxtel installed via their fibre optics? Is it a special department who do that, or just…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Foxtel versus Apple TV

Ok, so I've got my cinema room set up, very happy with that...
We have fibre optic installed throughout the house, including into the cinema room, which we can get Foxtel…

7 years7 yearsvzbuxvzbux posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Amy,
Can you PM me also please? i've just contact Techlife today, to get them to do ours. i would be interested to see what it will look like.
Thanks,

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