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IamSAM
IamSAM
20 August

Home Automation

Home Automation
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What type of window? It is only possible to use existing products in the market, thus please check if you have come across any that could fit your need. If it is a z-wave…

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IamSAM
Aug 20, 2019 8:26 am
IamSAM
crb82
crb82
19 August

S fold curtains

S fold curtains

Hi, I am looking at putting some S fold curtains along our stackable sliding doors onto the deck. The space is 4.2m wide and I've just got a few questions from anyone who…

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crb82
Aug 19, 2019 3:38 pm

We finally managed to get our first family home..just moved in and all very exciting!! ... but it’s an old house and both me and my partner have no idea when it comes…

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Chaldz
Aug 16, 2019 7:12 pm
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 6:34 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 3:53 pm
kester
kester
12 August

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
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Hi, Have some recommendations from flooring store. St Helier from Tuftmaster, Verve from Cavalier Bremworth and Lux from Standard Carpets. Are these any good? Which one…

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kester
Aug 12, 2019 8:57 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 8:21 pm
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TomS
Aug 12, 2019 9:21 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 9:40 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 9:43 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 10:21 pm
bashworth

How to design your home

How to design your home

Totally agree about "selections to a maximum of 3 colours in any room" It’s even better if you buy everything from one store. Then the style of your kitchen will be much…

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Ambassador36
Jul 31, 2019 2:13 pm
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 12:46 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 12:35 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 11:59 am
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 6:37 pm
swifty37
swifty37
24 July

Help with lounge

Help with lounge

Hi guys, we have recently bought our first home and feel like our lounge feels a bit like a dentist surgery and needs a splash of colour! We have had a tv unit designed…

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swifty37
Jul 24, 2019 8:48 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 8:36 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 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?

You can slightly visit us, as we offer best sought options when it comes to LED lightning...

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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
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
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
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AbhishekM
Jun 12, 2019 12:11 am

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

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

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