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Mismeasured flooring quote

Mismeasured flooring quote

Hi all, we have an issue with a flooring company and just wondering if anyone has had something similar happen or has any advice. We had vinyl plank flooring installed 6…

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KLD33
Jun 24, 2018 9:54 pm

Carpet to go with Spotted Gum

Carpet to go with Spotted Gum

I am looking for a durable 100% wool carpet for hallway and bedrooms. The carpet must be dark enough to hide dirt. The house has too much wood for a grey charcoal but I…

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Dithering
Jun 24, 2018 3:41 pm

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

I also suggest that aluminium shutters is better option because of high level of privacy that exterior aluminum shutters provide due to its opacity. It also keep out noise…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 19, 2018 10:08 pm
Kazi
Kazi
18 June

Decorative Light For Skylight

Decorative Light For Skylight

Hi, I was going to start researching for light diffuser for skylight feature. Do yiu mind to recommend me few places? Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes Slab done …

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Kazi
Jun 18, 2018 8:45 pm

Colorbond and CCTV

Colorbond and CCTV

Problem is physically running the cables, I want to know if anyone has gone through the experience in that context (colorbond roof, insulation somewhat in the way)... My…

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newassiedanpc
Jun 18, 2018 5:07 pm
kjane
kjane
16 June

Lighting HELP

Lighting HELP

The skylights will be a nice feature in the family dining areas, they are a great size. As much as I hate to admit this, I'd tend to agree with your husband about the…

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kjane
Jun 16, 2018 5:06 pm
Tintin444
Tintin444
14 June

Hallway timing and either timber or laminate floor boards fo

Hallway timing and either timber or laminate floor boards fo

Thanks for the info, ours is a project builder so it can turn out great or not so great. Hence I try to find out as much as I can.

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Tintin444
Jun 14, 2018 12:22 pm

Window colour

Window colour

My suggestion is that silver color for windows would be perfect because bricks are already dark. If you choose black then it will show same colour overall and also may…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 13, 2018 8:56 pm

Please send me photos if any one has Phase mementos porcelain tile 600x600 Beaumont.

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Mukesh
Jun 12, 2018 5:59 pm
Sethor
Sethor
12 June

Blackbutt Flooring Recommendations Perth

Blackbutt Flooring Recommendations Perth

Does anyone have recommendations for solid Blackbutt flooring in Perth?

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Sethor
Jun 12, 2018 5:57 pm

Hi, It just so happens our company has pretty much moved over to pulling up tiles, so I can give you quite a bit of information on that subject. In all honesty, nobody…

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GaryE
Jun 11, 2018 8:10 pm
GaryE
Tintin444
Tintin444
11 June

Laminate Timber Floor Experiences???

Laminate Timber Floor Experiences???

We are looking at our flooring options too at the moment and will hopefully go for engineered timber which is a more cost effective solution than actual timber boards.…

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Tintin444
Jun 11, 2018 11:12 am

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Michelle
Jun 09, 2018 6:04 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
9 June

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 there....I'm not sure on the cost that will depend on the contractor. If a full size plank it should not vary in price much to a normal straight lay.

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Michelle
Jun 09, 2018 6:00 pm
Michelle
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IamSAM
Jun 07, 2018 11:05 am
IamSAM
algernon
algernon
6 June

(Melb) Anyone have temporary blinds that they no longer need

(Melb) Anyone have temporary blinds that they no longer need

If you can't find anything, Ikea have some cheap ($5 translucent/$10 blockout) pleated blinds ("Schottis") that are just stick-on (don't need fastening/screws/nails). …

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algernon
Jun 06, 2018 10:55 am

Suggestions for colour for blinds

Suggestions for colour for blinds

I would like to suggest you light colour blinds if your floor carpet is dark. It will definitely look nice.

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alfredbrown457
Jun 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Cellaraso
Cellaraso
5 June

Laminate version of real timber

Laminate version of real timber

Hi, We visited a flooring warehouse on the weekend and found the perfect colour flooring for our house. Unfortunately it's out of our price range, does anyone know of a…

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Cellaraso
Jun 05, 2018 7:09 pm

Hi, We were thinking of getting Greenearth laminate flooring, Bordeaux 2.2 line. We got a sample and ran keys over it and it just didn't scratch whereas the other samples…

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Cellaraso
Jun 05, 2018 7:04 am

Most energy efficient external bind colour?

Most energy efficient external bind colour?

White is best for external because white colour restrict (reflect) the sunlight which from entering the light into room. This may helpful you as per your logic. Also, why…

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alfredbrown457
May 31, 2018 11:36 pm
steph73
steph73
31 May

Polished concrete floors with Arden Homes

Polished concrete floors with Arden Homes

Hi I’m building with Arden and really want polished concrete floors in my hallway, laundry, living, dining, kitchen and butlers. Has anyone done this with Arden??? Would…

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steph73
May 31, 2018 6:06 pm

Top Mattresses

Top Mattresses

Please check out latest deals and save upto 70% https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/201475346658

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rajamubashir
May 28, 2018 3:39 am

We often spend a lot of money on the building and buying of homes. It is also a very special feeling because for many people…

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babylonblinds
May 24, 2018 10:12 pm
babylonblinds
Mircc
Mircc
24 May

Concrete floor sealing, what's the best sealer?

Concrete floor sealing, what's the best sealer?

Hi all, just after some information on concrete floor sealers, we are currently renovating our under house area and laying a new slab, I feel there maybe a bit of a damp…

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Mircc
May 24, 2018 7:42 pm
lil85
lil85
17 May

Bedroom furniture

Bedroom furniture

I've made a comparison of stores in Australia, including delivery price, timeline and special deals. Check it out

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lil85
May 17, 2018 6:54 pm
DamNita
DamNita
16 May

How to make a house a home?

How to make a house a home?

I am hearing you. Despite living quite minimalistic now, I love hamptons. My most favourite house is this one, and she is now onto her next home. Annemarie will post where…

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DamNita
May 16, 2018 11:42 am
DamNita
DamNita
DamNita
16 May

bedroom artwork

bedroom artwork

Personally I think the artwork is way too big above the fireplace and the prints don't work. I would probably do family photos and frames in different sizes. Such as the…

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DamNita
May 16, 2018 10:58 am
DamNita

Glass Splashbacks - Kitchen

Glass Splashbacks - Kitchen

Has anyone purchased some splashbacks off ebay? A friend of mine has saved thousands by purchasing multiple products off ebay, taps, lighting etc. Not sure where you…

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RuralBuild
May 15, 2018 1:43 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
14 May

Power Point Requirement Whats available and what to choose

Power Point Requirement Whats available and what to choose

I didn’t build with a volume builder so I don't know for certain, but quad power point are available in many of the major domestic styles. I'd suggest you ring your…

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arcadelt
May 14, 2018 9:44 pm

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

hi all We are in the process of putting two bedrooms up in the attic and were looking for flooring options. We are avoiding carpet for obvious dust & alllergy reasons…

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crazysafari
May 13, 2018 9:14 pm
crazysafari
Krisrobe
Krisrobe
12 May

Exterior Colour Advice

Exterior Colour Advice

Hi Adelaide Girl, I’ve chosen muscat grey and having the same colour dilemmas, just wondering what you ended up choosing? I’m looking at wallaby roof, dune render…

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Krisrobe
May 12, 2018 5:09 pm
Ladybug09
Ladybug09
10 May

Where can i get this coffee table!!

Where can i get this coffee table!!

4walls Sounds like a bit of a mission but it's accomplishing to say you did even if you never do it again! Haha! :lol:

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Ladybug09
May 10, 2018 8:22 am
Ladybug09

Hi! We are building with Wisdom Homes and currently choosign the tiles / carpet. Has anyone used the stone inspired floor tiles selection of Wisdom homes luxury package…

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KatDS
May 07, 2018 3:33 pm
alexr
alexr
5 May

emergency help

emergency help

Thank you, but by repair, what do you mean? I would think we need to replace these wooden boards.... I could use putty or chalking, but I would have to get rid of the dry…

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alexr
May 05, 2018 10:46 pm
RjMaan
RjMaan
4 May

Bed question

Bed question

I think they are normal and you should purchase them if you have enough budget Plus you should also purchase the because they are very useful in repairing of your…

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RjMaan
May 04, 2018 7:51 pm

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Thanks for the tips. Unfortunately we got priced out of engineered flooring in the end and had to settle for a top end laminate instead. Although it lacks that feel…

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matt1927
May 02, 2018 9:44 am
titos97
titos97
29 April

MyLights

MyLights

My Builder didn't allow me to provide them with these lights. No option have to stick with their Down Light due to the warranty issue. :( Anyway probably in the future…

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titos97
Apr 29, 2018 9:00 pm
Tintin444
Tintin444
28 April

Flooring credit for two story house, 36 squar meters

Flooring credit for two story house, 36 squar meters

Hi, we are contemplating doing our own floors, mix of wool carpet and engineered timber downstairs, and wool carpet upstairs as we are not happy with what our builder is…

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Tintin444
Apr 28, 2018 8:42 pm

Timber laminate (rawson homes)

Timber laminate (rawson homes)

we got the standard laminate floor and have been in since october. we have the robot vacuum clean it every night (sometimes during the day). have a (indoor) cat, and 2…

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wreckedandjealous
Apr 28, 2018 11:18 am
algernon
algernon
26 April

Light switches and powerpoints

Light switches and powerpoints

We have the Iconic range in white, and think that it looks quite good. One of the features of the system is easily replaceable faceplates available in a range of colours…

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algernon
Apr 26, 2018 10:43 pm
kjane
kjane
26 April

International Light Fittings

International Light Fittings

Thanks for your very detailed reply IamSAM, exactly the kind of info I was looking for. Much appreciated!

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kjane
Apr 26, 2018 12:55 pm
SaulSydney
SaulSydney
26 April

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

I am seeing in the USA that everything (light fixtures, switches and power points) are screwed in to a junction box. Is it just me, but I have a house built in the 50s in…

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SaulSydney
Apr 26, 2018 10:12 am
Sureshzen
Sureshzen
25 April

Kitchen, High gloss or Matte

Kitchen, High gloss or Matte

In my opinion, you should stick to the initial plan. It is better to use high gloss for both. High gloss and matter are two extreme and therefore, they may not look well…

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Sureshzen
Apr 25, 2018 4:29 pm
mountain32
mountain32
25 April

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Polishing an existing concrete slab?

Depending on how fine you wanna go, some contractor can do $100/sqm

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mountain32
Apr 25, 2018 1:59 pm
mountain32
mountain32
25 April

Concrete Flooring

Concrete Flooring

How much did it cost you to DIY the floor?

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mountain32
Apr 25, 2018 1:40 pm

We have concrete floor in our house, we don't have a lot of budget so we were just planning on leaving it with the concrete look, like those contemporary houses. I've…

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lobeexx
Apr 24, 2018 2:15 am
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AJW
Apr 23, 2018 9:04 pm
fred1234
fred1234
23 April

What happened to Wattsaver?

What happened to Wattsaver?

I found him. Stephen Rodda who ran Wattsaver has moved to the Sunshine Coast and has an appliance repair business. In case you're up that way, http://tech-fix.com.au/

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fred1234
Apr 23, 2018 4:08 pm

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