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We are building a two story in Geelong VIC. Due to kids/dogs we want to use vinyl planks and originally we wanted to carpet the stairs and the first story (games room and…

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RobGee
Nov 17, 2019 5:55 am

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

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

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
Michelle
Michelle
13 November

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
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Good morning, I'm not sure how they install solid timber, some installers prefer to glue the boards down. You should talk to your builder. Sorry. Michelle

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Michelle
Nov 13, 2019 6:31 am
Michelle
BROKEANDEXCITED
BROKEANDEXCITED
12 November

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

Sofa colour selection advice

Sofa colour selection advice

Thanks very much. I agree on the lighter colour. Am now considering a light grey as that's a but more neutral... not warm. Appreciate your advice!!!

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

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

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

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

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

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!

Bunnings sold me the wrong colour paint grrrrrrr!
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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

How to design your home

How to design your home

Good advice Bauhaus!

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

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Help with choosing hybrid planks

Hello, what is the best brand of waterproof hybrid planks? So far I am looking at green earth and some others but I really don’t know where to start. They all have…

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

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

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

Tiling over tiles.. is this possible or not at all?

If the original tiles are still in good nick and stuck solid (ie no druminess/hollow sounds when tapping) then you can tile over tile. Normally the tiler would need to…

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Brisbane_tiler
Oct 06, 2019 6:20 pm
StartingOut
StartingOut
3 October

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

LED floodlight - which would be better quality?

Just updating this for the benefit of anybody researching in the future. We ended up getting two 30W Verbatim floodlights and they have been perfect. They light up the…

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StartingOut
Oct 03, 2019 10:15 am
Gary D. Atchley
Gary D. Atchley
25 September

Epoxy flooring

Epoxy flooring

Before you narrow down, you need to know the epoxy flooring better. Then you can easily narrow down which is not deserve to stay on up.

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Gary D. Atchley
Sep 25, 2019 11:42 pm
Gary D. Atchley
jderik
jderik
22 September

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Laminate Flooring Vendor Suggestions in Melbourne

Does anyone know of an affordable Laminate flooring vendor/installer who is affordable in Melbourne? I have checked a few such as Western Distributor, Carpert Court and…

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jderik
Sep 22, 2019 1:42 pm
AandP
AandP
20 September

Carpet place recommendations?

Carpet place recommendations?

Looking for places in Sydney who have the best prices on carpet....anyone have any recommendations?

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AandP
Sep 20, 2019 8:18 am
lathiat
lathiat
18 September

1 layer blind that goes from blockout to sheer to fully open

1 layer blind that goes from blockout to sheer to fully open

Something like this could be a potential budget alternative though:

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lathiat
Sep 18, 2019 1:27 pm
mishb
mishb
10 September

S fold curtains

S fold curtains

The Freedom s-fold curtains only draw one way, so if you want them to draw to either side you will need 2 tracks anyway.

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mishb
Sep 10, 2019 5:21 pm
dandw
dandw
3 September

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Karndean Wormy Chestnut

Hi Michelle, What would be the best carpet color palette to go with Karndean Australian Wormy Chestnut? Greys or Browns? Light or dark? The tiles in the wet areas are mid grey.

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dandw
Sep 03, 2019 1:55 pm
dandw
mbarlow69
mbarlow69
26 August

New home designer/architect ?

New home designer/architect ?

May be the phase I was going through with the bulk builders and the timeline matches. Had put the momentum on ice for a bit till we finalized a few things.

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mbarlow69
Aug 26, 2019 1:50 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
26 August

An old bar in our first family home

An old bar in our first family home

if your kids are young enough, you can do a hand puppet theatre there, using it as the stage.

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IsabellaBoots
Aug 26, 2019 2:07 am
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
14 August

Taubmans paint wall colour

Taubmans paint wall colour

Does anyone know if Tauman's January Dawn is a good wall paint? I like grey-white tone. Thanks

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Melbournevic
Aug 14, 2019 7:34 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
13 August

Downlights

Downlights
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Apologies for posting in the old thread but I have a question in similar topic so just using this thread instead of creating a new one. We haven't had our electrical…

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Melbournevic
Aug 13, 2019 4:53 pm

Carpet replacement

Carpet replacement

Hi all, We built our Porter Davis home in 2016 and had Cat 3 Lenton Brae carpet installed in coffee colour. We have had some damage to the rumpus room carpet and need to…

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Randwick24.2016
Aug 12, 2019 9:21 pm
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TomS
Aug 12, 2019 10:21 am
donna79
donna79
11 August

Plush snuggle chair

Plush snuggle chair

Hi We have a large family room and need to buy new lounge chairs Which lounges would work well with a snuggle chair

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donna79
Aug 11, 2019 10:40 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
1 August

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Checkout the SAMSUNG SMARTTHINGS WIFI HUB It supports Z-wave, zigbee, wifi, Alexa, Google Home

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IamSAM
Aug 01, 2019 10:43 am
IamSAM
bashworth
bashworth
31 July

Best kelvin and watts for our bedrooms?

Best kelvin and watts for our bedrooms?

Down lights are completely different in the way that they light a room compared with the fittings you previously mentioned. For down lights you would probably be looking…

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bashworth
Jul 31, 2019 11:21 pm
bashworth
CarrieeW
CarrieeW
31 July

Recliner won't stay back

Recliner won't stay back

In case you're still interested, I've recently bought a great La-Z-Boy for my parents, found it here https://pickadvisor.org/best-recliners-for-back-pain/ There other…

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CarrieeW
Jul 31, 2019 1:46 pm
CarrieeW
CarrieeW
CarrieeW
31 July

Help with paint colour in kitchen

Help with paint colour in kitchen

I'd advice any bright warm color that you like, it always looks modern with white and makes you cheerful while you're cooking or having lunch

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CarrieeW
Jul 31, 2019 1:35 pm
CarrieeW
Norfolk
Norfolk
31 July

Good brand of downlights

Good brand of downlights

I understand SAL has its own electricians on contract to quickly replace at no cost any lights that occasionally fail. This service has given installers confidence in the brand.

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Norfolk
Jul 31, 2019 12:59 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
29 July

Flush Mount Round Ceiling Light Question

Flush Mount Round Ceiling Light Question

Apart from eBay and Etsy, which I previously mentioned, I do not. So why not buy those from Beacon Lighting?

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arcadelt
Jul 29, 2019 7:37 pm
swifty37
swifty37
24 July

Help with lounge

Help with lounge

Yes, there is a need to change the TV unit color. I think adding a border around the TV unit will complete the design. I think the light blue color will better suit the TV…

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swifty37
Jul 24, 2019 9:48 pm
amilelka
amilelka
24 July

Replace Interior Walls with a light grey colour?

Replace Interior Walls with a light grey colour?

Solver "kitty grey" is a warm grey that could work with your warm timber tones.

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amilelka
Jul 24, 2019 9:36 am
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 2:49 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 9:44 pm
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 12:30 pm
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 12:21 pm
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 13, 2019 12:02 am
ben888
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 5:49 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 9:43 am
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 4:58 pm
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Michelle
Jun 26, 2019 7:27 am
Michelle
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zacmzee
Jun 13, 2019 11:27 pm
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AbhishekM
Jun 12, 2019 1:11 am

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