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Ganilton
Ganilton
29 March

Open living tv placement

Open living tv placement

Love how bright and unique your house is! I’d place the TV against the Windows in the left wing area. I’d keep the blinds behind TV closed all time. It’s better…

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Ganilton
Mar 29, 2020 12:11 am
Ganilton
Pharian
Pharian
28 March

Wood flooring popping up, how to glue it down please

Wood flooring popping up, how to glue it down please

Awesome thanks Chippy that's great. Cheers. Very much appreciated.

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Pharian
Mar 28, 2020 9:48 am
Ang28
Ang28
26 March

Which white paint?

Which white paint?

Thanks for the idea... I'm worried the white of the lexicon will make the cabinetry look grey... but I might get a sample and try it....

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Ang28
Mar 26, 2020 5:28 pm
Southies
Southies
22 March

Solar Tube Installation

Solar Tube Installation

Can members point me in the right direction, please ? I need a solar tube installed but who do i approach to get a quote ? 1) solar tube company 2) roofer 3) builder 4)…

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Southies
Mar 22, 2020 7:24 pm
Southies

Renovating a house and our internal walls have the below texture. We've had to re-plaster some internal walls where an air-conditioner and some holes used to be and are…

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ivan_b
Mar 21, 2020 8:41 am
psdillon
psdillon
12 March

Builder installed downlights that are too dim

Builder installed downlights that are too dim

I bought a light meter and measured. The kitchen, which is the most problematic area is only getting 37 lumens on a bench with high cupboards, and 144 lumens on island…

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psdillon
Mar 12, 2020 12:56 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
11 March

Help! My stairs look tacky

Help! My stairs look tacky

I don’t know what you mean by this statement, and I see no metal in either picture.

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arcadelt
Mar 11, 2020 12:52 pm
amilelka
amilelka
8 March

Flooring in Home Office/Study

Flooring in Home Office/Study

Tiles are a good option for the study. Office chairs on wheels are likely to scratch timber floors.

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amilelka
Mar 08, 2020 4:05 pm
dga
dga
6 March

Roller Blind Gaps

Roller Blind Gaps

Option 3 - Buy a new roller blind.

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dga
Mar 06, 2020 3:20 pm

Where to buy curtains

Where to buy curtains

Thank you guys for sharing some information which is we needed to buy curtains and also we can select cheaper and nice curtains.

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verticaresiteacc
Mar 04, 2020 5:58 pm
verticaresiteacc
ganderson41
ganderson41
28 February

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

Cavalier Bremworth Samurai Range Pilling

We have the Cavalier Samurai carpets and we have excessive pilling in all moderate to higher foot traffic areas. We have had Cavalier in previous home and we we really…

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ganderson41
Feb 28, 2020 5:57 pm
Promoshark
Promoshark
25 February

Sagging timber structural beam.

Sagging timber structural beam.

Thanks For your advice Pulse, looking at the span guide it appears that it is a bit long and a new column should do it.

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Promoshark
Feb 25, 2020 2:21 pm
Neatep
Neatep
24 February

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

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

Not sure if you are still around - however; Looking at karndean longboard loose lay. They suggest "Karndean hi tac pressure sensitive adhesive" is used in grid pattern.…

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Neatep
Feb 24, 2020 5:55 pm
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IamSAM
Feb 18, 2020 2:40 pm
IamSAM
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 February

Noise cancelling curtains?

Noise cancelling curtains?

They sure do. A mate who I worked for years ago had a client that bought a new townhouse with acoustic problems. Mostly these were a result of the builder not following…

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Stewie D
Feb 18, 2020 11:56 am

Either way, you will need hardboard down first to install either of them. The only vinyl in Australia that doesn't require hardboard first is Karndean's 4.5mm plank.…

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Michelle
Feb 17, 2020 6:18 pm
Michelle
ocean
ocean
15 February

PGH Mowbray Blue - what render colour?

PGH Mowbray Blue - what render colour?

Hi Daisy, it’s been a while since your post but would you mind posting a pic or pm me with the Mowbray blue bricks - did you use grey render? Thank you.

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ocean
Feb 15, 2020 9:52 pm

Hi Guys, I've been continuing with my research and wanted to see your opinion on the two products in question. With Solvent-based Polys (Looking…

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kidleston
Feb 04, 2020 2:30 pm

Art of Refinement has some great pieces and artwork that might also be great for your place.

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tran.k88
Feb 01, 2020 6:17 pm

Polished Concrete in New Build

Polished Concrete in New Build

Unfortunately Builders bumping up the engineering is easy money here's why 1. Clients rarely understand and then question engineering 2. Structural upgrades are big ticket…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Jan 31, 2020 8:15 am
StructuralBIMGuy
daveb21
daveb21
30 January

Smart Lighting Design - Suggestions / Consultants

Smart Lighting Design - Suggestions / Consultants

Finally got a chance to have a look at the Conbee and Z-Stick devices. Have to say the Conbee especially is pretty cool. Whilst I've got 3 or 4 Raspberry Pi's sitting…

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daveb21
Jan 30, 2020 10:55 pm
JayB001
JayB001
29 January

LED downlights 70mm vs 90mm

LED downlights 70mm vs 90mm

ok, note taken, lucky they'll be switchable )

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JayB001
Jan 29, 2020 10:55 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
15 January

Branch lights help needed

Branch lights help needed

Try an electrical shop like AWM or Middy’s, Exel etc if you are looking for globes

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Gaudi
Jan 15, 2020 11:47 pm
MClark
MClark
2 January

Blackbutt -Limewash?

Blackbutt -Limewash?

It will be interesting to see the result, I would get advice from your flooring contractor about what they know best. If you're in Melbourne I may have a guy for you. MC

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MClark
Jan 02, 2020 6:54 pm
MClark
Possums
Possums
28 December 2019

Kitchen LED downlights Help

Kitchen LED downlights Help

I've ordered that Panorama downlight as well because I too can't stand the strings hanging down. Ours will go above our 2.8m island bench but I won't have a dimmer attached.

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Possums
Dec 28, 2019 12:23 pm
BBJ
BBJ
19 December 2019

Which timber for flooring- New England blackbutt or silver t

Which timber for flooring- New England blackbutt or silver t

Thanks, for anyone researching later we decided on the blackbutt floors, I like the look and the hardness and we were told it resists termites while the stringy bark…

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BBJ
Dec 19, 2019 11:45 am
building-expert
building-expert
17 December 2019

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

You could be treating symptom and not a cause. There is a reason why your house is out of level how do you know what it is? In a worst case scenario you could spend the…

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building-expert
Dec 17, 2019 6:54 am
building-expert
Andrewc0011
Andrewc0011
11 December 2019

RGBW or Tunable White Downlights

RGBW or Tunable White Downlights

Hi All I want to be able to control RGB and Colour Temperature of light fittings from a Cbus eDLT Light Switch. Similar to LIFX and Philips Hue. This can be done using…

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Andrewc0011
Dec 11, 2019 7:11 pm
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
11 December 2019

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

That would drive me crazy!

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Bebbsy
Dec 11, 2019 2:08 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
11 December 2019

Mixing Ceiling Light Colour Temperatures

Mixing Ceiling Light Colour Temperatures

How many points do I get for answering the bonus question?

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arcadelt
Dec 11, 2019 10:37 am
mothbox
mothbox
9 December 2019

Sink Roller Blind End-Pin into Frame?

Sink Roller Blind End-Pin into Frame?

When its replaced in the future the hole could be filled and the frame repainted to cover it all up. Plus, the location of it would be covered by a future bracket so if…

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mothbox
Dec 09, 2019 3:25 pm
thepa1nter
thepa1nter
6 December 2019

Vinyl planks (Godfrey Horst Stonehaven or similar) for both

Vinyl planks (Godfrey Horst Stonehaven or similar) for both

Vinyl planks are great, upstairs and downstairs are fine. If you are living there yourself I would want to carpet the bedrooms. If its a rental, vinyl plank the bedrooms…

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thepa1nter
Dec 06, 2019 12:01 am
thepa1nter
thepa1nter
thepa1nter
5 December 2019

sanding back interior wall to repaint

sanding back interior wall to repaint

I would use a white Norton No Fil P180 Grit, this should get you what you want.

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thepa1nter
Dec 05, 2019 11:29 pm
thepa1nter
andiwarwick
andiwarwick
1 December 2019

MyLights

MyLights

Hi Fozzy87, just wondering if you ended up using iZone and if you did, what is it like and what did it cost? Thanks :)

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andiwarwick
Dec 01, 2019 9:50 pm
newbie1234
newbie1234
25 November 2019

Laminate vs Engineered Timber Flooring

Laminate vs Engineered Timber Flooring

I was initially looking for a light oak type of engineered timber flooring for a new apartment which we will be living in, as I like the look and feel of real wood. I've…

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newbie1234
Nov 25, 2019 7:57 am
TashaB
TashaB
21 November 2019

How to find the right "white" for your home.

How to find the right "white" for your home.
1, 2, 3

Hi I know this is a very old topic, but does Rottnest island throw any other colours? I would like to use it but sometimes it looks a little green. Thank you

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TashaB
Nov 21, 2019 10:27 pm
Metricon_Vantage48
Metricon_Vantage48
17 November 2019

Metricon perfect timber flooring

Metricon perfect timber flooring

I’m building with Metricon the vantage 48 and have my colour appointment in 2 weeks. Im really struggling with flooring. With Perfect timber flooring trend line range is…

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Metricon_Vantage48
Nov 17, 2019 12:57 am
chekii
chekii
16 November 2019

Does Surfmist and Colorbond Dune work?

Does Surfmist and Colorbond Dune work?

We went with monument roof, dune render and surfmist garage. Unfortunately not completed yet.

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chekii
Nov 16, 2019 11:07 am
Bobjane
Bobjane
14 November 2019

Garage Motion Sensor Light Recommendation

Garage Motion Sensor Light Recommendation

Thanks Althom. I did not know the garage light would come on automatically when the door opens :)

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Bobjane
Nov 14, 2019 7:18 am
BROKEANDEXCITED
BROKEANDEXCITED
12 November 2019

Engineered timber wear layer 2mm vs 4 mm

Engineered timber wear layer 2mm vs 4 mm

Hi I have selected engineered timber from prestige oak (preference floors) 2mm wear (2/14mm) in natural oak. brushed We love the color. Janka for oak 6.1kN I am now…

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BROKEANDEXCITED
Nov 12, 2019 6:35 am
Coastie34
Coastie34
7 November 2019

Sofa colour selection advice

Sofa colour selection advice

Hi, take the light color, it is certainly not so practical, but always better in the interior. You can also read here. 10 rules for choosing the right sofa

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Coastie34
Nov 07, 2019 3:45 pm
EmmaK8
EmmaK8
3 November 2019

Freedom furniture ceiling mount curtain - help!

Freedom furniture ceiling mount curtain - help!

We purchased an s-fold sheer curtain and track...except we can’t work out how to ceiling mount it. The brackets look like they’re the wrong size for the track, but…

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EmmaK8
Nov 03, 2019 7:12 pm
EmmaK8
brokenstick
brokenstick
30 October 2019

Upper floor - Floating timber / engineered timber floors

Upper floor - Floating timber / engineered timber floors

It is this one in Cream, it was an upgrade from the standard laminate. I wanted to go timber, but lost that negotiation. A lot of people think it is timber when seeing it

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brokenstick
Oct 30, 2019 9:56 am
brokenstick
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 October 2019

Triangular Blinds

Triangular Blinds

we Offered: demolition and remediation construction management Factory Demolition…

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arcadelt
Oct 24, 2019 9:01 pm
MrChelseaFC
MrChelseaFC
17 October 2019

Home Automation

Home Automation
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I’m trying to figure out how to automate all my house windows (sliding and tilt) and sliding doors. I haven’t ordered yet, current suppliers don’t have motors that…

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MrChelseaFC
Oct 17, 2019 9:01 am
redfox
redfox
15 October 2019

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!
1, 2

Hmmm just googled this. I went into bunnings asking fir beige royal external, slapped it on the weatherboards and it seems like it's at a half strength or…

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redfox
Oct 15, 2019 8:14 pm
robbert
robbert
12 October 2019

How to design your home

How to design your home

Hi, as I can see you are about to choose your interiors, so you can keep your interiors depending on the space available. Do…

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robbert
Oct 12, 2019 7:04 am
robbert
erina12345
erina12345
7 October 2019

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Help with choosing hybrid planks

I had a problem with Paul, he was in a terrible state .I didn't know what to do because I don't know about repairs. On the advice of a friend, I called specialists ,. Now…

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erina12345
Oct 07, 2019 9:09 pm
Tazw
Tazw
7 October 2019

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Cashmere Touch Carpet (nysoft)

Hi rimon82 - I have the same question as you do. I am also looking at the Cashmere Touch and would like to here from anyone you has installed it to see how it performs. …

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Tazw
Oct 07, 2019 12:04 pm

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