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Our light is not what we’ve expected

Our light is not what we’ve expected

The sparky will have to access your roof space via the manhole and if you want multiple downlights installed, to replace what the builder has installed, then they'll make…

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Althom
Oct 27, 2020 10:39 am
Althom

My Bathroom, toilet and kitchen makers. So if your all wondering where I have been, I've been doing my…

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2020 7:14 pm
Michelle

Practical colour choices

Practical colour choices

So obviously no-one with a family building houses here! I ended up going with grey non-slip tiles with grey grout. I also went with nylon carpet with an extra heavy duty…

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Countrybuilds
Oct 26, 2020 6:26 pm
Countrybuilds
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Black
Oct 22, 2020 4:46 am
boxhill
boxhill
18 October

Carpet and underlay

Carpet and underlay

Thanks mate!

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boxhill
Oct 18, 2020 8:27 pm
boxhill
AnjC
AnjC
15 October

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

Skirting boards when flooring after handover

I'm suggesting if you know what flooring you would like; and how proud of the floor it sits; and the builder will agree to install the skirting at that height, then do it.…

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AnjC
Oct 15, 2020 12:10 am
AnjC
AnjC
13 October

XBond

XBond

So after my shock at the price of polished cement I've been looking at alternatives. Has anyone used XBond: If so what's you experience been like? I would imagine, since…

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AnjC
Oct 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Daithi
Daithi
6 October

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Hi there everyone, I am researching my upcoming floor renovation to my kitchen / dining room. Currently the flooring surface is old cork tiles, presumably glued directly…

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Daithi
Oct 06, 2020 10:26 am
Final build
Final build
4 October

Curtains and blinds supplier/installer in Adelaide

Curtains and blinds supplier/installer in Adelaide

Hi, I’m looking for a good recommendation for a curtains and blinds supply and install person or company for a new 2 storey house. Looking at a combination of curtains…

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Final build
Oct 04, 2020 5:26 pm
jsmith07
jsmith07
2 October

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Yellow Tongue Structaflor help

Thanks mate, self levelling compound did cross my mind. The area is 6m x 6m and raising it 20mm, I thought yellow tongue would be easier and more cost effective. I will…

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jsmith07
Oct 02, 2020 2:56 pm
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3simon
Oct 01, 2020 9:17 pm
crazyhor77
crazyhor77
29 September

Hybrid flooring installation help

Hybrid flooring installation help

Hi, I'm about ready to start installing Hybrid flooring through a 2 bedroom house. I have removed all skirting board and prepared the existing floor as best I can. I…

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crazyhor77
Sep 29, 2020 7:38 pm
Cppp
Cppp
28 September

Render Dilemma

Render Dilemma
1, 2

Hey I know this was a while ago but would love a photo if possible 18925625@student.curtin.edu.au Thanks

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Cppp
Sep 28, 2020 1:52 pm
ashm
ashm
28 September

Upstairs Laminate flooring underlay

Upstairs Laminate flooring underlay

Hello Guys, This may have been posted many times, I read some posts but still couldn't get a straightforward answer. We are toggling between carpet and laminate flooring…

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ashm
Sep 28, 2020 11:43 am
Ljb
Ljb
26 September

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

I had Samurai Kaweii laid in 3 bedrooms 14 months ago and I am extremely disappointed with the look of it. It constantly looks fuzzy and half of the pilled fibres don’t…

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Ljb
Sep 26, 2020 9:35 am
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
24 September

Noise cancelling curtains?

Noise cancelling curtains?

Back in the '70's when I was working in the Board of Works, we were testing some sound deadening material, it was like a thick blanket and contained lead. We were hanging…

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Sparkyf
Sep 24, 2020 1:17 am
Sparkyf
Tondreau
Tondreau
20 September

Taubmans paint wall colour

Taubmans paint wall colour

Which Type of Wall Paint is Best? Acrylic emulsion paint. Acrylic emulsion paints are water-based and some of the most preferred paints for…

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Tondreau
Sep 20, 2020 10:33 pm
Tondreau
Tondreau
Tondreau
20 September

Paint cracking advice

Paint cracking advice

Cracked paint can have a number of causes. For example, mud cracks usually indicate that too many layers of paint were applied on the surface or the wall was dirty.…

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Tondreau
Sep 20, 2020 10:30 pm
Tondreau
Barlanara
Barlanara
19 September

Very bright light for bedroom?

Very bright light for bedroom?

I'm interested in getting a very bright lamp for my bedroom, something that lights the room to near-daylight levels, hopefully, full-spectrum without making a lot of UV.…

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Barlanara
Sep 19, 2020 8:00 pm
juice_journo
juice_journo
18 September

Recommendations for a bamboo flooring repair person (Melb)?

Recommendations for a bamboo flooring repair person (Melb)?

G'day all, I have some water-damaged bamboo flooring (from a leaking shower), and need to get it replaced. (Leak has been sorted, so it's safe to do this part now.) It's…

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juice_journo
Sep 18, 2020 2:48 pm
Babybaby82
Babybaby82
16 September

Loose lay vinyl

Loose lay vinyl

Looking to see if anyone has loose lay vinyl in Hamden and if so have any pictures they could share please

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Babybaby82
Sep 16, 2020 1:34 pm
Babybaby82
Babybaby82
16 September

Staggered pendant lights

Staggered pendant lights

Hi all I’m wondering has anyone got staggered octo pendant lights over there island bench and would you have photos your happy to share ? Much appreciated

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Babybaby82
Sep 16, 2020 11:28 am
D and C House
D and C House
15 September

Help!Gap between skirting and floorboard

Help!Gap between skirting and floorboard

Run No More Gaps around it? We're planning to do that with ours where there's a gap (though maybe a bit smaller) between the skirting and our vinyl floorboards.

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D and C House
Sep 16, 2020 12:01 am

This is my bedroom now.....more books beside the bed.

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Michelle
Sep 14, 2020 8:42 pm
Michelle
matyt94
matyt94
13 September

Federation Style Cornice and Architrave Paint Colours

Federation Style Cornice and Architrave Paint Colours

Hi All, Long shot I know but I was wondering if anyone can help identify the colours of the skirting/architrave and cornices in the attached images (links below). I have…

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matyt94
Sep 13, 2020 12:12 pm
Prawn1999
Prawn1999
1 September

Guest bed options

Guest bed options

100% agree ...you'll never leave it at first at second it would probably be to bad for your back

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Prawn1999
Sep 01, 2020 10:43 pm
Prawn1999

Hi, I came across this carpet in many display homes and wanted to know if anyone knows what type of carpet is this? Is it closed loop? Any help would be really…

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Albert142
Aug 29, 2020 11:41 pm
mochun
mochun
26 August

Flooring dilemma - hybrid or vinyl or tiles?

Flooring dilemma - hybrid or vinyl or tiles?

Hello Catgee How did you go with your flooring decision. Have you been happy with it? We are building a new house on the…

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mochun
Aug 26, 2020 12:32 pm
lethal42
lethal42
23 August

Car emergency Lead-Light

Car emergency Lead-Light

Hi, I have one of the above, that would be 20-30 years old, perhaps a bit more. It hasnt seen much use. I am mindful that whilst I am needing to use it (due to the lack…

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lethal42
Aug 23, 2020 5:59 pm

Budget for lighting - post handover

Budget for lighting - post handover

Hi all, I’m planning to get the builder to do standard batten lights/minimal downlights and a sparky to come in post handover to do the remainder for a 3x2. As such,…

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the_doesnotexist
Aug 21, 2020 3:05 pm
Lexon
Lexon
20 August

Plush snuggle chair

Plush snuggle chair

I like to relax after a hard day at work. I love to go out into the garden and read a book in a comfortable…

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Lexon
Aug 21, 2020 12:28 am
Usherdim
Usherdim
12 August

Microfiber bed sheets?

Microfiber bed sheets?

I need to purchase a set of sheets for my cabin up north for cool nights. I am seeing sheets made of microfiber popping up more frequently on sale…

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Usherdim
Aug 13, 2020 12:48 am
GGeorge551
GGeorge551
11 August

Which render colour? Suggestions please, Austral Ash bricks

Which render colour? Suggestions please, Austral Ash bricks

1. Colors on a large surface in the exterior look usually lighter than on a small surface. It is caused by many factors, such as light, size, or surface. 2. Avoid too…

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GGeorge551
Aug 11, 2020 3:51 am
GGeorge551
boxhill
boxhill
2 August

Planning for LED downlights

Planning for LED downlights

There is cute lighnting ıdeas at this posts you may chech it but I am nut sure how they will cost :)

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boxhill
Aug 02, 2020 9:17 pm
boxhill
IamSAM
IamSAM
28 July

Home Automation

Home Automation
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IamSAM
Jul 28, 2020 11:22 am
IamSAM

Decent CRI B22/E27 Bulbs in 4000K?

Decent CRI B22/E27 Bulbs in 4000K?

Hi all, We recently replaced our old downlights running at 4000K which provide a beautiful crisp light (Citizen LED chips). The rest of the house is running quite old…

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clintonallen23
Jul 26, 2020 2:00 pm
Michelle
Michelle
23 July

Exterior house colour HELP!

Exterior house colour HELP!

hey check this video maybe can be some help https://shrinke.me/wEyhMH

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Michelle
Jul 23, 2020 8:19 pm
Michelle
Finn101
Finn101
13 July

Brushbox sanding and polishing. Is this a fault by tradesman

Brushbox sanding and polishing. Is this a fault by tradesman

Hi, I recently had some brushbox that was previously polished sanded back and repolished. It looks good but there are some irregularities I have uploaded here. The…

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Finn101
Jul 13, 2020 8:20 am
ShazzaD
ShazzaD
10 July

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi Gary, I don't know if you still check in here but had a question about LVP in kitchen. After doing the kitchen looking to replace the floor (concrete slab) and using…

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ShazzaD
Jul 10, 2020 2:39 pm

Which type of flooring would you choose and why?

Which type of flooring would you choose and why?

Have you had a look at hybrid flooring? It looked to me more realistic than the vinyl plank and is apparently 100% waterproof. The ones I liked (mid range?) were about…

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the_doesnotexist
Jul 05, 2020 10:46 pm
Jason_
Jason_
5 July

Acrylic render as a textured paint?

Acrylic render as a textured paint?

Hello, I have a small retaining wall made from commons. Was meant to be rendered or tiled but now that I'm time rich and money poor I though I would give it a go…

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Jason_
Jul 05, 2020 9:21 pm

Getting rid of awful smells that we come across in our daily lives is must. One of them includes smells concerned with…

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Back 2 New Cleaning
Jul 05, 2020 5:11 pm
GGeorge551
GGeorge551
28 June

Rainwater tank

Rainwater tank

Yes, you can...

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GGeorge551
Jun 28, 2020 7:53 pm
GGeorge551
Thylacene
Thylacene
23 June

Infrared patio heaters

Infrared patio heaters

Looking to fit one or two of these on our new build. 10 degree ceiling pitch, 2.7m ceiling height at fitment point. Appreciate recommendations or otherwise. Circuit…

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Thylacene
Jun 23, 2020 9:36 pm

Hi all, I've recently removed an ugly brick wall unit and am now left with bare concrete surrounded by laminate floating flooring. Unfortunately the exact flooring type is…

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SimSim91
Jun 23, 2020 8:11 pm
funnybunny
funnybunny
15 June

Replacing own floorboards NSW licence required?

Replacing own floorboards NSW licence required?

Hi Guys I'm planning on replacing a few floorboards in my tenant's townhouse, just good old timber ones maybe 4. I know how to do it but do i need a licence to do that in…

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funnybunny
Jun 15, 2020 6:32 pm
bitrusty
bitrusty
11 June

Flooring for physical disability

Flooring for physical disability

There are domestic vinyls that have a pretty good cushion backing on them.These might be a better option.Marmoleum is a pretty thin and compressed product.

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bitrusty
Jun 11, 2020 11:46 am

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