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Recommend some Contemporary LED Ceiling Oysters

Recommend some Contemporary LED Ceiling Oysters

Thanks Arcadelt, Should have mentioned I already have 5 Echos around the house and in the process of installing ZigBee light switches. The problem with the Phillips Hue…

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Chrism007
Dec 10, 2018 12:37 pm
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flatlinerz
Dec 09, 2018 4:53 pm
Jit singh
Jit singh
9 December

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Laminate Floor Brands - Embelton & Krono Original

Ian gonna send you the Kronos Shire oak pics that is recently installed in my house

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Jit singh
Dec 09, 2018 3:38 pm
brissmith
brissmith
8 December

What size bedhead?

What size bedhead?

Hi We are going to order a custom covered fabric bedhead and I'm after some advise on what style / height to get. It is for a king size bed. The bed is going in front of…

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brissmith
Dec 08, 2018 12:33 pm
Alisa
Alisa
29 November

Installing LED panel in troffer

Installing LED panel in troffer

hello, may be you can contact our lighting expert info@upshine.com

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Alisa
Nov 29, 2018 1:20 pm
Alisa

We went charcoal on the walls, and castle grey on the ceiling in ours. Soundproofing plaster (13mm) and insulation in the walls

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fademan
Nov 29, 2018 8:10 am
robdridan
robdridan
27 November

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Upgrade to vinyl flooring

Thanks, it was a slight gap on ends between planks but yes he was dead against them.

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robdridan
Nov 27, 2018 9:00 pm
robdridan
robdridan
27 November

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

I looked at the Karndean vinly planks today and they look great. Then went to another store and they tried to steer me away from vinyl and toward hybrid. He stated he…

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robdridan
Nov 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Angela72
Angela72
26 November

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Embelton Bamboo Flooring

Hi, Thinking of putting Embelton Aqua Tuf in New England BlackButt, in my home. 1/ Is it better on top of tiles or remove ceramic tiles? 2/ do you need under…

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Angela72
Nov 26, 2018 6:03 pm
Amehta84
Amehta84
26 November

Window architraves vs plaster reveal

Window architraves vs plaster reveal

Hi guys I am currently renovating and am looking to get a Matt black sliding door and window in our living room. We wanted the window frame to be a plaster reveal style…

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Amehta84
Nov 26, 2018 9:11 am
homeow
homeow
23 November

Broken terrazzo step

Broken terrazzo step

Not a great photo but you can see the crack on bottom right

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homeow
Nov 23, 2018 8:54 am
Nuri
Nuri
21 November

sanding back interior wall to repaint

sanding back interior wall to repaint

Hi Guys, I painted a feature wall in my house with Dulux Concrete Effect and was quite happy with the result. I then sealed it with Bergers Jet Dry Stone and Paving…

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Nuri
Nov 21, 2018 3:43 pm
Michelle
Michelle
19 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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I'll try again with your reply. My thoughts on underlay.... the thicker the better! 10mm is fine, and will not increase the wear of your carpet at all. In fact, it's…

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Michelle
Nov 19, 2018 7:01 pm
Michelle
Doughnuts
Doughnuts
15 November

Bathroom Paint Sheen

Bathroom Paint Sheen

Hi all, We decided we wanted to go with Dulux Domino as our paint for the bathroom, problem being that the only way we can get it is with Dulux Aquanamel Semi Gloss for a…

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Doughnuts
Nov 15, 2018 11:43 am
csingh
csingh
7 November

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Best Place for Hardwood Flooring

Hi, Looking for some sort of warehouse/outlet style store for timber flooring in Sydney. Something similar to the tile factory outlet (TFO) in Smithfield. We've made…

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csingh
Nov 07, 2018 7:23 pm
Dylemma
Dylemma
7 November

Coverings for bifold glass doors

Coverings for bifold glass doors

Anyone got any photos or suggestions? We have 2 big glass doors that meet together in the middle going from kitchen/living out to patio. I’m hoping to do shutters in…

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Dylemma
Nov 07, 2018 4:53 am
Soniyabasera
Soniyabasera
6 November

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Floor Tiles - Ceramic vs Porcelain ??

Ceramic tiles are made of clay and are an ideal choice for the kitchen, bathroom, basement, etc. These tiles are known because…

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Soniyabasera
Nov 06, 2018 7:14 pm

Hi all, I don’t know where to start with this room, it’s very very light filled and beautiful and then I’ve got white lounges and dreadful down lights…

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Kstar
Nov 05, 2018 8:57 pm
RECO
RECO
5 November

Need ur thoughts

Need ur thoughts

Thanks Michelle Regarding furniture, modern furniture I am trying to get the thoughts about the layout

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RECO
Nov 05, 2018 10:16 am

So after everyone has here hijacked this post for their own purpose....LOL!! I always love Freedom and Domain, - 1, they are pretty much everywhere and easily found. 2-…

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Michelle
Nov 01, 2018 7:09 pm
Michelle

My Karndean Mountain Spotted Gum

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 12:16 pm
IamSAM

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IamSAM
Nov 01, 2018 12:15 pm
IamSAM
gillybean
gillybean
26 October

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

Smart home light switches - zigbee?

I’ve got Alexa, via voice I can control 20 odd Hue bulbs individually or in groups and also 6 seperate Sonos music zones. You don’t usually have smart light switches…

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gillybean
Oct 26, 2018 6:03 pm
gillybean
SabChoo
SabChoo
25 October

help me with this design

help me with this design

Thanks! I also think it's worth as a deco and tv at the same time. I will have to do a debate with my s/o with this product. By rotating I mean the photos would take…

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SabChoo
Oct 25, 2018 7:22 pm
SabChoo
LouLou33
LouLou33
21 October

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

Anyone used paint colour 'Earth Child'?

No but it's the one I'm considering for internal walls. Did you choose this colour? and how did it go? What is your general colour scheme. Mine is deep but soft grey and white.

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LouLou33
Oct 21, 2018 11:29 pm

This is a display home in Perth the wall colour is beige royal 100% the colour looks stunning in person

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amberjay92
Oct 18, 2018 8:00 pm
JoeMontana
JoeMontana
17 October

Bed Linen recommendations?

Bed Linen recommendations?
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Have you tried Bamboo Sheets?! I just got a set for me and my partner and I have to say, it was worth every penny. I got mine at linenly.com.au. They ship fast, it's free…

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JoeMontana
Oct 17, 2018 6:15 pm
nada17
nada17
15 October

White risers for new stairs

White risers for new stairs

Thank you! I am a bit concerned with moisture but I think it would only be exposed to moisture during cleaning. I am not sure though how they are are going connect the…

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nada17
Oct 15, 2018 10:04 am
Kazi
Kazi
11 October

White frame or Chrome frame Downlights ?

White frame or Chrome frame Downlights ?

Chrome looks better hence it's more popular. Also a bit more expensive Building Ambassador 41 Wisdom Homes DA 17 Jan 2018, Slab 19 Mar 2018, Frame 20 Apr 2018, Bricks…

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Kazi
Oct 11, 2018 8:22 pm
Kazi
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

Underlay suggestions for upstairs engineered timber flooring

I will suggest one thing. My dad had problems with his floor creaking and making noises as you walked over it. He had boards put down and a noise suppressant. Took it all…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 8:11 am
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
MaralynManson
10 October

Suggestions for CHEAP flooring

Suggestions for CHEAP flooring

That's a big area to cover with $1000. Why put down board onto a concrete slab? Go straight to vinyl planks. Easy top lay yourselves.

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 8:07 am
MaralynManson

We're trying to find either 200 x 200mm or 300 x 300mm floor tiles in black and white. We are going for the classic look in our entrance approx 1.5m x 5m as in the photo…

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MaralynManson
Oct 10, 2018 7:58 am
MaralynManson
kirashogun
kirashogun
10 October

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

Floor loading - Do you think about it?

You will be fine. It’s AS standard. Even garage floor have a load rating of 250kg/m2 and your car won’t sink into earth.

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kirashogun
Oct 10, 2018 6:43 am
dexx
dexx
9 October

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Layer for Karndean Vinyl Plank in Perth

Can someone recommend a capable well-priced layer in Perth WA?

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dexx
Oct 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Kris_zu
Kris_zu
7 October

Plaster skim coat over painted render

Plaster skim coat over painted render

Hi Captincaveman I'm looking in to renovating my house and have the same issue you had. I'd like to paint the walls but that are finished with a rough plaster that has…

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Kris_zu
Oct 07, 2018 12:56 pm
whoosh20
whoosh20
7 October

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Sheet flooring over existing weatherboards

Hi All, Longtime reader of this forum and first time poster. Im renovating an old california bungalow and due to variances in in existing floor levels and finishes i need…

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whoosh20
Oct 07, 2018 9:45 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
2 October

Joins in carpet

Joins in carpet

It’s a problem with homes with larger open plan spaces, but it is also very dependent on the carpet. It tends to be worse with plain finely cut carpets and less…

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arcadelt
Oct 02, 2018 9:13 am
James Zicrov
James Zicrov
1 October

Cost to paint exterior of house?

Cost to paint exterior of house?

Painting and renovating a house, shop or any other premise is a crucial task as it along with giving a rich look to your house helps in transforming it to a home. For this…

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James Zicrov
Oct 01, 2018 4:42 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
28 September

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Tiler damaged balcony tile...how to fix?

Oops! My bad. The forum spammer has had a free ride on various threads for some time, probably because the reporting process is not prominent. I'll send an improvement…

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SaveH2O
Sep 28, 2018 10:01 am
SaveH2O

Hi I’m trying to find some discontinued Italian floor tiles; required after a kitchen renovation. Refin Corte dei Principi (12” x 12”) Need 40 or so; and a little…

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TallPerry
Sep 21, 2018 8:43 pm
kirashogun
kirashogun
20 September

Flooring direction

Flooring direction

Besides aesthetics, the golden rule is when laying floor boards on joists, the board must be at right angle to joists and not parallel to distribute load more…

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kirashogun
Sep 20, 2018 6:09 pm
DamNita
DamNita
19 September

Laying timber over tiles

Laying timber over tiles

We have kind of done this, however with ply in between. One little issue, a creaking sound in our hallway, but apart from this, has been perfect.

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DamNita
Sep 19, 2018 5:36 pm
DamNita
waterworn
waterworn
18 September

Replacement plantation shutter blades in Adelaide?

Replacement plantation shutter blades in Adelaide?

Hello. A number of individual blades on my internal plantation shutters have been damaged and need replacing, but I am having trouble finding someone in Adelaide who can…

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waterworn
Sep 18, 2018 10:08 am
waterworn
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
15 September

Pelmet for windows recommendations

Pelmet for windows recommendations

Hi guys, I am looking for recommendations to buy pelmet for the windows in Sydney. Thanks

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Priyasuresh11
Sep 15, 2018 8:50 pm
Priyasuresh11
arcadelt
arcadelt
14 September

Looking for an out of stock ballast for circular fluorescent

Looking for an out of stock ballast for circular fluorescent

I can’t help you with a replacement ballast, but suggest it could be a good opportunity to replace the entire light with an LED equivalent. They come in all manner of…

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arcadelt
Sep 14, 2018 9:00 pm
pratik7923
pratik7923
12 September

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Low ceiling and pendant lights

Here you can see some details of , which help you to decide the right one for your kitchen/dining or your living room.

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pratik7923
Sep 12, 2018 10:58 pm
dany
dany
11 September

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.

$5,000 WASTED! Rectified tiles laid with 3mm & grey grout.
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Hi , was wondering how did your meeting go with the director. We are building with metricon and still haven't started construction . I am having a same discussion with…

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dany
Sep 11, 2018 3:00 pm
dany

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