Thanks Melbmeg for the reply. We ended up purchasing two sofa's from King one was the Phoenix and the other was the Oscar since both were on sale.
Flat roof vs pitched roof extension
Hi. I moved a house about 15 years ago. The back part of the house was built on concrete so we pulled it off and re-built.
Because of cost I went for the flat roof option.…
I know! Before we signed up with our builder, we so wanted to build with independent builder rather than volume project builder because we could see this will happen.
We are in NSW so our brick choice was PGH Palazzo Chiara with timber…
Aug 20, 2010 11:42 am
Hills Builder Perth - Recommendations?
i think its hard for earthworkers at times as they often have to quote on a lot of jobs but have no guarantees they'll get the work. because they are one of the first…
Closing a porch
This is my first post, so I am not sure if this is the best section to place my question but here it goes.
I have a back porch and it is currently fenced off with…
Small extension costs
No sure how far you got with this, but I'm doing one right now.
The calculations for the amount of added floor space aren't simple since it includes closing in a garage…
New fence for Hope Island
we're looking to construct a new front fence for our property in Hope Island..
(400x400) 200 series block columns 1800 high /2400 apart with 400 high…
Mould on colourbond balcony roof
Colourbond is just another painted surface
If it is mould something like exit mould or a diluted liquid bleach will kill the mould
A good scrub with some warm water and…
What is this product?
thanks for the replies - looks like it doesn't come as a ready made board then.
definitely looks neat though.
thank you everyone for the help - now to do something like…
Aug 21, 2010 11:56 am
Has anyone been and was it worth while? I am considering it but i was disappointed at the last one. Did you learn anything…
Aug 21, 2010 11:35 pm
Fence on new delelopment
G'day, we are about to build on a new development. Because we have young kids we want to erect a fence straight away. On our side boundary the…
benchtop & cabinet question
Hi MumofTwo29 ,
agree with you that this is a great site, I've just found this myself
To answer your question, yes I've done this recently to my bathroom. I had a…
Oct 11, 2010 2:31 pm
Glass splashbacks in bathrooms
Massively expensive for inside showers. We also compared acrylic splashbacks as well. For all four ensuites it was going to cost us close to $8k for acrylic. Stuck with…
Jan 03, 2011 11:09 am
Henley Lexington 993Q1
Hi, just wondering if anyone build Lexington 993 Q1 with Broadway facade?
were you able to opt in 2340 x 1200 front entry pivot door?
I was told my ceiling 2590mm is too…
Plumbing and Overflow relief Gully (ORG)
does anybody know whetrher the ORG can be placed on a sewer easement that is also right of way to another 3-4 households to take their garbage bins out for collection.…
Which bricks colour???
I like the off white a little more, the oatmeal is nice too.
However, would choose the oatmeal as can imagine the off white getting dirty easily and will look almost like…
i used weathertex as the exterior cladding when i renovated about 11 years ago ,am noticing now that i have several areas that are rotting or are going spongey,has anyone…
Before You Sign Off On A Plan
I am working with Coral Homes on alterations to the Stradbroke 279 to be sited on an acre in a valley to the west of my present home. I'm taking early retirement and want…
Weathertex or Hardiplank siding???
Thanks for this - we live on the coast and after speaking to a neighbour who has similar problems with rot in weathertex after 15 years, we decided on the hardiplank…
Best clear finish for timber ??
And are you worried about yellowing and darkening or not?
If not, solvent based is fine (but I wouldn't use it anyway, considering the options).
If yes, use water based…
I also experience that Farquire..That's why I research for some details that will help me on that matter.
After reading many articles and couples of videos, I found some…
Damaged induction cooktop
Ok this is what happened. I wrote a letter of complaint to Ilve, regarding the **** house packaging, blah, blah and told them that I will take…
Oct 24, 2011 12:52 pm
we are thinking of doing something similar, although i was thinking maybe white tiles to break up the dark colours.
Be interested in knowing what you decide on!
Building with burbank
we made our first deposit to the sales person on 11 th jan 2010. we signed the contract on 5th march 2010. we had our colour selection on 16 th march. they…
Aug 26, 2010 9:48 pm
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Hello Are you building a house? Planning to build one?
Inspections and progress payments
If there is one thing I found during my build that I would have done before would have been an inspection at frame and final. Without a doubt the most important aspects…
Problems with mortar - opinions please
Two things here.
1.) The holes are a result of blow out from the blaster and occures when there might have been a chunk of sand that wasn't well mixed or mortar not…
Porcher toilets anyone have them?
I have 4 Porcher Toilets and I am hoping to get a clue on where I might buy the replacement Bottom Seat Buffers. I have had success in locating a supply of the Top Seat…
New roof costs???
might be too late for you
we are having 222 m2 of new macquarie cement tiled roof for $10K