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ehhc
ehhc
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Should the media unit match the kitchen cupboards

Should the media unit match the kitchen cupboards

Oooo we are yet to handover and move in, but we will have a very similar layout! We also have the reo in viva brown/Congo legs RFR. :) Our floors are eng. timber oak…

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ehhc
Apr 27, 2018 11:31 am
ehhc
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
gillybean
gillybean
23 April

Australian Timbers REFLECTIONS: BLACKBUTT, CHALICE or MOONLI

Australian Timbers REFLECTIONS: BLACKBUTT, CHALICE or MOONLI

Hey I have no idea sorry! We bought the house established. All I know is we love our Blackbutt floor 💕😊💕

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gillybean
Apr 23, 2018 11:56 am
gillybean
Aitch
Aitch
23 April

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Laminate vs Engineered timber flooring

Don't be turned off too much by my comments, good laminate will still do the job, the high end stuff should be decent. And yeah look at the luxury vinyl.

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Aitch
Apr 23, 2018 9:55 am

Hi Maria In echoing ms_prez above we would also really appreciate some assistance or guiding on our upcoming lighting appointment. We would like a pendant over the…

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nissy02
Apr 20, 2018 8:29 am
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
17 April

How would you use this space?

How would you use this space?

The floor plan is just awesome. Try to make . I really like the place which you have kept for a theater.

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Johnpbrown
Apr 17, 2018 10:23 pm
Johnpbrown
wall sticker
wall sticker
13 April

Wall painting

Wall painting

HI, why not use wallpaper direclty?

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wall sticker
Apr 13, 2018 6:28 pm
wall sticker
RjMaan
RjMaan
11 April

Exterior Paint

Exterior Paint

Incredible finishing. I like it.

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RjMaan
Apr 11, 2018 11:58 am
RjMaan
RjMaan
11 April

Bedroom furniture

Bedroom furniture

I think you should check your local market because furniture is one which you should purchase carefully.

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RjMaan
Apr 11, 2018 11:51 am

If you decorate a lovely beautiful wall sticker art in your room, but it is not sticking properly. It will leave a bad…

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wall sticker
Apr 09, 2018 4:44 pm
wall sticker
GaryE
GaryE
8 April

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Vinyl Plank Flooring Questions Answered

Hey Patrick, There are a variety of levelers out there, by quite a few manufacturers. Generally, the installer will do his own floor prep and use a particular brand.…

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GaryE
Apr 08, 2018 8:45 pm
GaryE

Have polished porcelain tiles that don't need sealing but I would like to seal the sand cement…

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colin1
Apr 08, 2018 6:51 pm
colin1
colin1
colin1
8 April

do you have a white kitchen? What colour are your floor tile

do you have a white kitchen? What colour are your floor tile

Our Kitchen is all white and plan to use color on appliances (Kettle etc, stools). Black Pendant lights above island Tiles are light gray

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colin1
Apr 08, 2018 6:42 pm
colin1
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 April

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

You could easily make up something like this using a panda to light and a bracket. You'd just need an electrician to re-wire it.

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arcadelt
Apr 07, 2018 10:12 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
5 April

Heartridge loose lay vinyl planks?

Heartridge loose lay vinyl planks?

I know this is an old topic, but anyone compared Heartridge looselay vs Kardean looselay?

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Agent_009
Apr 05, 2018 2:00 pm
Agent_009
Robj01
Robj01
5 April

What type of flooring do I have?

What type of flooring do I have?

Ok cool, thinking about sealing it with Tileguard slate sealer give it a nice wet look finish hope it looks good

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Robj01
Apr 05, 2018 1:05 am

Hi, Am just about to install curtains in the new house. I hate the idea of drilling holes in my nice new architraves. I found these on the internet but only in the US.…

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colin1
Mar 28, 2018 6:57 am
colin1
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
28 March

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

Theatre Room COLOURS Help!

I feel theatre room should be very dark and soundproof as well. Because when you watch a movie there has to be dark in your surrounding area then only you will able to…

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 11:11 pm
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
28 March

Kids beds

Kids beds

Some creative things have to be there when we are planning anything for children. As they learn what they see so better to make things in a proper way and something which…

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 11:00 pm
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
27 March

High Gloss Finish

High Gloss Finish

Better go with custom-made furniture so that all your needs will be fulfilled and you no need to worry about color, size, texture etc.

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 10:56 pm
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
27 March

Tile selction

Tile selction

These custom designs are so costly better to go with custom or 3D painted tiles which are less costlier than these custom shaped design tiles. (Not oppose to anyone)

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 10:46 pm
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
Johnpbrown
27 March

Flooring Options in various areas

Flooring Options in various areas

In TV room & Bedroom, there should be soft rug which will give good feel and look. On the first floor, you can keep marble (Color according to your choice) and same can be…

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Johnpbrown
Mar 27, 2018 10:41 pm
Johnpbrown
RjMaan
RjMaan
22 March

Exterior Paint

Exterior Paint

wow man impressive idea. I think you should keep it simple and attractive.

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RjMaan
Mar 21, 2018 11:37 pm
RjMaan
RjMaan
21 March

Choosing flooring

Choosing flooring

I think you should choose a separate floor pattern for your washroom which will distinguish it from the floor of room.

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RjMaan
Mar 21, 2018 12:51 am
Michelle
Michelle
18 March

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

I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?
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I don't know that one... What you need to look for is the thickness of the timber overlay and thickness all over. Never go under a 14mm.

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Michelle
Mar 18, 2018 2:22 pm
Michelle
Juno89
Juno89
13 March

Painting a house built in 90s- is lead still a concern?

Painting a house built in 90s- is lead still a concern?

Hi, I am just about to undertake painting a house built in 1993-1996. I am not sure if I need to undertake extensive precaution (family has young children and babies)…

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Juno89
Mar 13, 2018 10:21 pm

Hey Guys, Please tell me if I've posted in the wrong section. I started a contract to build a house and unfortunately it didn't end up going through. This has left me…

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MangoLover
Mar 11, 2018 9:10 pm
Bananimal
Bananimal
9 March

Bedroom lighting

Bedroom lighting

We went with gentle wall led lighting so set the mood and got dimmers fo the main bedroom light. To be honest we use only the led ones. I just have to mention that we did…

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Bananimal
Mar 09, 2018 1:56 pm

Now that I look at is again, I see a rubber seal between the cast outer and the white mounting plate. Are you certain that when you undo the bottom screw the entire cast…

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arcadelt
Mar 08, 2018 7:14 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 March

Where to fit curtain rod?

Where to fit curtain rod?

Perhaps downstairs they found they could screw it in to the lintel?

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arcadelt
Mar 07, 2018 7:17 pm
bigtings
bigtings
5 March

A paint job long forgotten, lead, bog, paint shaver pro...

A paint job long forgotten, lead, bog, paint shaver pro...

Am about to embark upon a big reno on an old queenslander. The paint has some old lead layers and was painted last in the 80s, where it cracked after little time from a…

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bigtings
Mar 05, 2018 9:37 pm
corkco
corkco
5 March

Downlights

Downlights
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To my knowledge, the fluorescent lights (CFL included) are traditionally non-dimmable. However, I believe now there are some dimmable CFLs available in the market, but…

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corkco
Mar 05, 2018 5:45 pm
corkco
ja2000
ja2000
4 March

Polish concrete floor issues

Polish concrete floor issues

We are getting polished concrete as well, as above we have some minor cracks in the slab, we are also exposed aggregate and that was something that we considered when…

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ja2000
Mar 04, 2018 5:39 pm
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parlayman
Mar 03, 2018 2:34 pm

Where can i get this coffee table!!

Where can i get this coffee table!!

From any helpful pirate. see more at hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com

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brucefil2011
Mar 02, 2018 3:23 am
flatlinerz
flatlinerz
1 March

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A
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Hi 1960sModernistHome What interior garage motion sensor do you recommend getting?

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flatlinerz
Mar 01, 2018 8:02 pm
JJ16
JJ16
28 February

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Engineered oak flooring from preference flooring

Hi everyone, planing on buying the Preferences Parana 1900 x 190 x 15/4mm. Would love feedback from those who have bought the board and had it in for a while. Any feedback…

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JJ16
Feb 28, 2018 9:59 pm
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corkco
Feb 26, 2018 5:49 pm
corkco
manal92
manal92
26 February

Nick Scali Eve Lounge

Nick Scali Eve Lounge

Hi, has anyone purchased the Eve lounge from Nick Scali at all? If so, please post photos especially if you have the 1-seater option! The 1.25 is too big for our space…

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manal92
Feb 26, 2018 11:50 am
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
22 February

Adelaide Tiler Recommendations?

Adelaide Tiler Recommendations?

We have decided to do our main floor area tiles after handover, as from the quotes we have received so far, it seems that we will save about $3000, as well as get our…

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Adelaide Girl
Feb 22, 2018 7:51 pm
Adelaide Girl
Adelaide Girl
22 February

Exterior Colour Advice

Exterior Colour Advice

We have chosen to go with Austral Muscat Grey bricks for our double story home. Initially we chose Windspray for the roof and gutters, and Evening Haze for the render,…

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Adelaide Girl
Feb 22, 2018 7:45 pm
pandibabi
pandibabi
19 February

Polished Concrete

Polished Concrete

I am in the same boat, thinking concrete will be cheaper than tile! Any luck???

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pandibabi
Feb 19, 2018 6:56 pm
pandibabi


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