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Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Downlight Package - Overpriced?

Yes, I hear this all the time. I normally suggest people have the builders install a batten holder in the position one downlight will go. So if for example your design…

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Smart Lighting
Jul 19, 2018 7:31 pm

Downlights

Downlights
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Wow, this topic have been going since 2007!!! Much of the information is now out of date. Forget Halogen, CFL's and 1st generation LED. New LED technology within a…

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Smart Lighting
Jul 19, 2018 6:58 pm
red wolf
red wolf
19 July

How would you use this space?

How would you use this space?

I'm in agreement with everyone else. For kids this layout is perfect. It's great how the dining room and living room are right near the kitchen. The theatre seems to be in…

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red wolf
Jul 19, 2018 2:04 am
kdgirl
kdgirl
18 July

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

Pendant lights & downlights to ground floor of 2 storey home

We really didn’t know anything about electrical when we built (5years ago) and went with the stock standard supplied batten light electrical plan. I have wanted…

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kdgirl
Jul 18, 2018 7:23 am
Sethor
Sethor
17 July

Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring

Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring

I'm torn between these two products, I'm leaning more towards solid but most flooring stores seem to push the engineered flooring more. I plan to have either choice stuck…

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Sethor
Jul 17, 2018 1:45 pm
Althom
Althom
17 July

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

Carpet Cleaning- Perth

They are in Canada. Not much use to Australians

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Althom
Jul 17, 2018 12:46 pm
Althom
mkxn
mkxn
16 July

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

Hybrid Flooring vs Luxury Vinyl Plank

I was shopping around for luxury vinyl planks and came across hybrid flooring whilst shopping at carpet court. Has anyone heard of or have hybrid flooring? Is it better…

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mkxn
Jul 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Stefan_W
Stefan_W
15 July

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Castleton Luxury Vinyl Planks

Hi , I am looking for the same feedback too. We are building with Metricon in QLD and the only Luxury Vinyl Planks supplier they…

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Stefan_W
Jul 15, 2018 9:58 pm
Stefan_W

So I am looking at installing an LED panel inside an existing troffer fixture. Because I have no t-bar around the existing light, this seems like a good option. I was…

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shezza84
Jul 14, 2018 5:47 pm
reaver
reaver
10 July

Buying lights from the US

Buying lights from the US

That's a good point. We use the lamps once in a blue moon when we have guests because we treat them as decorations rather than functional. The ceiling lights are more…

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reaver
Jul 10, 2018 8:04 am
reaver
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sparky_JsP
Jul 09, 2018 2:43 pm
sparky_JsP
alexp79
alexp79
9 July

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

Trying to find similar wall lights to pic

Almost anything you can find on Aliexpress this days (for fraction of cost), use Search by Image functionality

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alexp79
Jul 09, 2018 2:41 pm

As "Pepsi_Drinker" said, Fibaro Z wave is the way to go as you can control the lights from an app and the relay sits in behind the switch still allowing you to operate the…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 8:04 pm
sparky_JsP

Colorbond and CCTV

Colorbond and CCTV

Any decent security/electrical contractor wouldn't see this as an issue. Yes it does take a little longer for the installation. We have our tricks...like using a plastic…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 7:41 pm
sparky_JsP

LED downlights cut out diameter.

LED downlights cut out diameter.

Generally you will find 70 mm is for fixed 90 mm is for adjustable Also depending on type of light

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 7:24 pm
sparky_JsP

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

Australian Lighting Wiring Question

In the 1950's generally you will find exposed "train track" like installation (single insulation) wiring with porcelain cleats. The joins in the roof are exposed with no…

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sparky_JsP
Jul 07, 2018 7:15 pm
sparky_JsP
seechange
seechange
7 July

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

Hybrid floors - any feedback?

We had our heart set on timber floors but as we are havinghydronic heating/cooling in the slab the range is limited (a selection of engineered oak) none of which we really…

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seechange
Jul 07, 2018 2:50 pm
DamNita
DamNita
5 July

Bar stool help. Please show me some photos!!

Bar stool help. Please show me some photos!!
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These are mine....love them! They go well with my floors and timber ascents throughout the house. http://www.lifeinteriors.com.au/furnitu ... ool-walnut

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DamNita
Jul 05, 2018 12:20 pm
DamNita
tonyyaan
tonyyaan
4 July

bedroom artwork

bedroom artwork

bedroom art prints designed…

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tonyyaan
Jul 04, 2018 10:50 pm
tonyyaan
tonyyaan
tonyyaan
4 July

Bedroom furniture

Bedroom furniture

A good night’s sleep in a comfy bed and bedroom furniture that gives you space to store your things (in a way that means…

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tonyyaan
Jul 04, 2018 10:46 pm
tonyyaan
Elise M
Elise M
4 July

No Carpet at all?

No Carpet at all?

We moved to Melbourne sometime middle March, We were kind of being prepped for the winter time and Melbourne being different…

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Elise M
Jul 04, 2018 7:48 pm
Elise M

I'm so excited about my new branding and logo, so I had to share. :) I'm worldwide now guys. Actually, have been for quite a while. If you have a decorating question, …

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Michelle
Jul 03, 2018 9:53 pm
Michelle

Residential painters Melbourne

Residential painters Melbourne

Melbourne Painters is specialists in both services. Our house painters in Melbourne & all suburbs are highly experienced. Call 0410460337 for professional residential…

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paintersmelbourne
Jul 03, 2018 2:43 pm
paintersmelbourne
libran_59
libran_59
3 July

What type of flooring do I have?

What type of flooring do I have?

Hi Michelle, just quickly. We are building a double story. Color selection is due in a week's time but still haven't decided on which flooring to go for upstairs and…

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libran_59
Jul 03, 2018 7:02 am
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Cellaraso
Jul 01, 2018 6:57 am
Samk
Samk
1 July

Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring

Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring

It's good product , I have used them in my showroom it's durable ..

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Samk
Jul 01, 2018 6:34 am
Samk
Samk
1 July

Mismeasured flooring quote

Mismeasured flooring quote

Where abouts are you based in kld?

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Samk
Jul 01, 2018 6:31 am

Hi there! We have just added a timber fence to our house (pics below). We are second owners so not sure of the colours of the house but it was built in 2000 so likely to…

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jude88
Jun 27, 2018 3:37 pm
Dithering
Dithering
24 June

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
Kazi
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
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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

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

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

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