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Stewie D
Stewie D
20 July

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Apart from the electrical side of things, the biggest hurdle you will face is how you are going to support the pendants. Usually a 100 x 50 nog is laid flat flush with the…

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Stewie D
Jul 20, 2019 1:49 pm

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

Encaustic/cement tile grout issue

had a quote to grind out the sand/cement/grout and regrout using epoxy! $850, seems decent!

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mynameisjonas
Jul 18, 2019 8:44 pm
gillybean
gillybean
16 July

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

Wow great get there, I’m on their mailing lists and always up to date but this I’ve not seen. Thanks heaps!

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gillybean
Jul 16, 2019 4:05 pm
gillybean
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge
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Just tap the nails down with a hammer.This is common with thinner or open pile carpets.

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 11:30 am
bitrusty
bitrusty
15 July

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Carpet tacks poking feet at doorway

Sorry craig you are miss informed.The Australian standards are to use the timber smoothedge against tiles.carpet spikes just need to be tapped down.30 years of experience

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bitrusty
Jul 15, 2019 11:21 am
ben888
ben888
12 July

Regulatory compliance mark

Regulatory compliance mark

There's a light fitting I really like, but it's only made and sold abroad. It's certified with CE and FCC, but there is no regulatory compliance mark (RCM). As I…

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ben888
Jul 12, 2019 11:02 pm
ben888

Hi Michelle We want to replace old carpets in the first floor (all bedrooms) and stairs of our home. We went to carpet court and just inundated by the amount of choice we…

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raj_27
Jul 12, 2019 5:03 pm
CrazySmith
CrazySmith
12 July

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

I am using WiFi ones set up on my Google Mesh WiFi which are good. Don't go for $50 a smart light switch sold on eBay. Low quality and cheaply built.

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CrazySmith
Jul 12, 2019 10:56 am
raj_27
raj_27
11 July

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Where to buy carpet in Melbourne?

Can some one please recommend a good place t get carpet from to replace existing carpet at our new place? I visited Carpet Court and got a quick quote of $65 for square…

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raj_27
Jul 11, 2019 4:49 pm
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
6 July

Guest bed options

Guest bed options

Im looking for ideas for a guest bed to save space. We have looked at the traditional sofa beds but the little found outs are quite uncomfortable. Does anyone have a…

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DustyBlue
Jul 06, 2019 8:43 am
Lizzie7
Lizzie7
2 July

Help with paint colour in kitchen

Help with paint colour in kitchen

Hi Rachael Do you have a pic of painted wall in the Dulux Bygone? Thank you Liz

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Lizzie7
Jul 02, 2019 1:53 pm
meljay1234
meljay1234
30 June

Grind and Seal

Grind and Seal

Hi all. I recently had a grind and seal done on my mid 80s home floor. I chose a semi gloss finish and the contractor use an oil based polyurethane. My problem is that I…

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meljay1234
Jun 30, 2019 3:58 pm
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Michelle
Jun 26, 2019 6:27 am
Michelle
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zacmzee
Jun 13, 2019 10:27 pm

Hey dear forum, I need your help! In a few days I have to decide where to place my ceiling spots but I am unsure how to optimal place them. Here in this Picture you…

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chris9205
Jun 12, 2019 4:40 am
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AbhishekM
Jun 12, 2019 12:11 am

Home Automation

Home Automation

What I have found to be effective cost wise, feature rich and very well compatitble is to use Samsung SmartThings hub $300 ish, which supports Z Waze, Zigbee, IFTTT and…

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MrChelseaFC
Jun 11, 2019 3:16 pm

Does Surfmist and Colorbond Dune work?

Does Surfmist and Colorbond Dune work?

I like Surfmist with Evening Haze better, for what it’s worth. The tones seem to work well together.

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Teaswizzler
Jun 11, 2019 12:47 am
Teaswizzler
Bebbsy
Bebbsy
4 June

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Exterior entrance paving recommendations

Most tile places will let you take samples home, so my advice is to get some large format tiles in medium to dark grey and put them next to the wall and window, to see…

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Bebbsy
Jun 04, 2019 11:49 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
3 June

baffled

baffled

Do your research in advance and decide upon some basic scheme/choices. (e.g) say for bathroom floor tiles - you decide that you want brown and not white. So when you…

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IamSAM
Jun 03, 2019 8:56 am
IamSAM
Wabandyss
Wabandyss
27 May

Recliner won't stay back

Recliner won't stay back

I have an H&M recliner that is maybe 6 years old and it leans back and raises the foot rest fine, but then when you push back more to get the back…

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Wabandyss
May 27, 2019 7:52 pm
Wabandyss

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Korlok hybrid i thought was the nest too. I saw abode also but i couldnt find the color that i was after and then if ound korlok... its karndean so i was happy with it.

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Taniaimran
May 22, 2019 8:56 am
Taniaimran
arcadelt
arcadelt
18 May

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Floorboards - restore or go over?

Now that I've seen them, I would double my recommendation. We recently stitched in some replacement boards in a Canberra home, because parts had been poorly patched. Now…

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arcadelt
May 18, 2019 10:24 pm
RECO
RECO
9 May

Need help with setting up the furniture in living area

Need help with setting up the furniture in living area

Dining : I ll say 6 chairs Yes ll be tv on the wall opposite to sliding door Not much view, it’s undercover alfresco And yes we are a young family 2 kids and parents

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RECO
May 09, 2019 10:22 pm

Do these two posts unscrew?

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arcadelt
May 08, 2019 11:17 pm

School project survey

School project survey

I think an augmented reality version of this could be good. You can look at your actual room trough your camera and place furniture, rather than a 3d replica.

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amilelka
May 07, 2019 9:27 pm

We have 12m of glass across the Northern side of our open plan combined dining-kitchen-lounge room, including sliding doors that provide a 6m opening. We used motorised…

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2019 2:35 pm
Michelle
Michelle
24 April

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Vinyl Planks 4.5mm

Very Nice!!!

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Michelle
Apr 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Michelle
prasha
prasha
23 April

Cordless heat gun

Cordless heat gun

I got this Milwaukee M18 heat gun. I used it , For the first time the last 2 days , on outside corners of cove base. It is awesome. The weight of the battery makes it very…

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prasha
Apr 23, 2019 6:50 pm
prasha

I have been looking in the Sydney area and found these. Pretty sure they are Havit lighting, but I could be wrong. It's 30cm wide led. Comes in other sizes. This was in a…

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Nicole Port Mac
Apr 12, 2019 3:25 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
11 April

LED around bed

LED around bed

Great post with a lot of information. Many many thanks for with us.

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IamSAM
Apr 11, 2019 8:47 am
IamSAM
Mary17
Mary17
9 April

External Colours to go with PGH Blackheath Bricks

External Colours to go with PGH Blackheath Bricks

Hi VandM, Do you have a pic to share of external colour combination of the house? Bricks - PGH Blackheath Roof Tiles - Boral Twilight or Ebony Gutter/Fascia - Monument…

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Mary17
Apr 09, 2019 11:31 am
Naez
Naez
4 April

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Re leveling house ‘jack and pack’

Thank you for your reply! I appreciate it. How can they accurately quote without going under the house then? It did actually shock me that neither company went under…

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Naez
Apr 04, 2019 9:36 pm
Pete00
Pete00
4 April

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Hi All, I'm new here and wanted to get some expert advice. I plan on laying down some new epoxy flooring and have been doing some research. I've gotten heaps of quotes…

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Pete00
Apr 04, 2019 2:13 pm

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Beaumont Tiles Regina Grey

Has anyone selected Regena grey as their tile? Photos would be AWESOME!

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 30, 2019 6:02 pm
NathanRetreat298

Hi there, Sounds interesting, as long as they are different sizes and put on a dimmer switch.

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Michelle
Mar 29, 2019 2:13 pm
Michelle
IamSAM
IamSAM
27 March

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

Kenbrock vs Heatridge Vinyl Flooring

See images posted by me earlier for Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum

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IamSAM
Mar 27, 2019 9:01 am
IamSAM
sarb
sarb
26 March

Vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring

I figure you can likewise utilize somewhat off Metho to perfect also. Check at the store, ideally where the floor was acquired from. Or then again if all else fails you may call .

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sarb
Mar 26, 2019 10:12 am

Sorry I missed this one, I hope you got this sorted?? You do need the sheen of the paint to keep the walls clean from steam, nothing looks worse than steam runs down…

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Michelle
Mar 26, 2019 5:47 am
Michelle
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 March

Honeycomb Blinds for Trapezoidal Windows in Australia

Honeycomb Blinds for Trapezoidal Windows in Australia

Before I spend a fortune buying custom made blinds from overseas, does anyone know of any company anywhere in Australia that can make honeycomb/cellular blinds ?

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arcadelt
Mar 24, 2019 3:01 pm
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Bebbsy
Mar 21, 2019 11:25 pm
Ddor
Ddor
16 March

Turpentine floors

Turpentine floors

Hi, New to this forum. Just wandering if anyone can give me advice on cracked/splitting turpentine floorboards. They are installed on batons which are on a concrete…

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Ddor
Mar 16, 2019 8:11 pm
Chan
Chan
16 March

Carrara tile

Carrara tile

Hi anyone used carrara tile to living? We are using it in the living, study , lounge and kitchen and dinmensions will be 600*600 please share your thoughts , reviews, pics thanks.

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Chan
Mar 16, 2019 7:55 am

Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Go to this one , they are on Parramatta Road, near Burwood

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Priyasuresh11
Mar 15, 2019 5:52 pm
Priyasuresh11
jojo6
jojo6
14 March

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Aquadrop Rigid Waterproof Flooring Vinyl Planks

Hi, If you want a really great product which I have in my home, go to a Carpet Court store and check out Pryzm. Its fantastic, I have dogs and wear high heels...no…

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jojo6
Mar 14, 2019 6:37 pm
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Althom
Mar 12, 2019 9:31 am
Althom
AustBuild
AustBuild
11 March

VERTICAL BLINDS - FABRIC

VERTICAL BLINDS - FABRIC

Call us to get free quote and measurement ! Phone number: 0431 008 011

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AustBuild
Mar 11, 2019 9:04 am
AustBuild
IamSAM
IamSAM
8 March

Fence dilemma

Fence dilemma

You are entitled to build a fence to secure your property. If they do not respond and if their build dates are not in sight, you should go ahead and secure your property.…

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IamSAM
Mar 08, 2019 3:06 pm
IamSAM

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