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    Hi Kryptic Ours is the same ??? I do not...

    Hi Kryptic

    Ours is the same ??? I do not think it is a bother tho.

    Celeste
  2. Thread: Oven Cabinet

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    Hi aries25au I used IKEA and it's like this....

    Hi aries25au

    I used IKEA and it's like this.

    base (with a opening at the back ? for air or wiring) / 2 sides / ply backing / a metal rail top front / wooden top back / 2 metal angles near the...
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    Hi all We are in Perth, Bullcreek miles from...

    Hi all

    We are in Perth, Bullcreek miles from the beach, our house is 3yrs old and we are now seeing white stuff appearing on our cream bricks?

    Is this salt, I thought maybe lime or such from...
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    Neither, by the job. They come and look and then...

    Neither, by the job. They come and look and then quote.

    Mine said roughly $450 per day. Otherwise the tile shop said anywhere from $50 - $90 a sqm. I quess it has to do with how much prep work...
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    Hi gorotsuki69 BAT trims 2/3 cressal rd...

    Hi gorotsuki69

    BAT trims 2/3 cressal rd balcatta 9240 7822

    celeste
  6. Thread: Colorbond Shed

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    Hi Terry Lamb Give it a good clean, treat any...

    Hi Terry Lamb

    Give it a good clean, treat any rust with rust guard or similiar abd paint with solarguard. That's what they told me a Wattyl.

    Celeste
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    Hi guys/Girls There will be a 900mm vanity...

    Hi guys/Girls

    There will be a 900mm vanity under the shave cabinet like the one in the photo which is a 500mm. The photo is of my last reno - the duplex next door.

    As the shave cabinet is...
  8. Thread: Removing Grout

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    Hi Reidies Trust me I have tried everything!!...

    Hi Reidies

    Trust me I have tried everything!!

    Yes the grinder will skip and scratch the tiles, The dremel tool is useless and I cannot remember everything else--- the only thing that worked...
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    bathroom mirror thingy!!

    Hi guys

    I am pondering my bathroom cabinet at the mo.

    It is built in (sunk into the wall) Shave cabinet under the bathroom window, you know the ones with the sliding mirror doors.

    Well I...
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    Hi all I was mainly concerned with the ones...

    Hi all

    I was mainly concerned with the ones wither end. they are the bolt from the old carport (illegal, dodgy etc etc) I gather it would be the same height.

    Anyway, I banged them a little...
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    Thanks Guys I managed to pull one out with...

    Thanks Guys

    I managed to pull one out with pliers, the others have tight holes. I must admit I did not try to hard as it 36degrees here and I was in full sun :oo:.

    I will give it another go...
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    Dyna Bolts How to get them out!!

    Hi Guys,

    I have pulled down the old carport, ready for the new one, except 1 thing.

    The brackets have been attached to the brick wall with dyna bolts, I need to get them out, as the beam for...
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    Hi I just sit them over the existing waste...

    Hi

    I just sit them over the existing waste minus the grate and use a little plumbers sealer (the blue stuff around the bottom.) and use your adhesive to hold it in place.

    The square wates are...
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    Hi Go to Bunnings / Mitre 10 and ask for...

    Hi

    Go to Bunnings / Mitre 10 and ask for water proofing. It comes in 2 parts - 1 - primer
    2 - a blue thick plastic paint.
    and a matting for the corners

    I can not remember the name of it and...
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    Also, Bunnings / mitre10 or any plumbers outlet....

    Also, Bunnings / mitre10 or any plumbers outlet.

    I use the same wastes, square is so much easier to tile around. If it's a bit high you can grind the base of the metal waste down with an angle...
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    Hi Waks Good luck, I was looking 3 weeks ago,...

    Hi Waks

    Good luck, I was looking 3 weeks ago, can not even get one out to quote. I gave up on a quote just asked how $ per day / hr / mtr, apparently about $450 per day, so I just booked him -...
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    Hi thoms Is the house in Spain? If so we...

    Hi thoms

    Is the house in Spain?

    If so we really need a photo, as I would think building materials and methods could be different in Spain to australia.

    Celeste
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    It depends whether you are doing a general clean...

    It depends whether you are doing a general clean or restoration type clean.

    general cleaning any of the spray cleaners with orange.

    for restoration type clean - car cut and polish. I use it...
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    Hi guys Did you know you do not actually need...

    Hi guys

    Did you know you do not actually need a shower base. You can have the floor all one level slightly tapered to the waste.

    I did this on my last reno. As I had no other floor waste any...
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    Hi madrat how old is the house? I am...

    Hi madrat

    how old is the house?

    I am reno'ing one at the mo 1970's built.

    I am finding that the plaster has not been sealed B4 painting and when I removed power points etc. that the paint...
  21. Hi all I saw a programe on the ABC or SBS...

    Hi all

    I saw a programe on the ABC or SBS can't remember one of theose.

    They had a wall in a patio to decorate. they had some cane in pots. So they painted the wall in a green I think and...
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    Hi Perth novice That really great, I will...

    Hi Perth novice

    That really great, I will take you up on that in a few weeks. I need some plant for the current reno.:2tsup:

    Celeste
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    Hi Arry I used the Garden Gnome a couple of...

    Hi Arry

    I used the Garden Gnome a couple of years ago front and back yards of new house. spa fence / paving / retic / roll on etc. the lot. He was really good and reasonably priced. I do not have...
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    Hi Bigcal I have just come across a product...

    Hi Bigcal

    I have just come across a product called crea style it is a laminate product from the halifax group it is really really nice and it's cheaper than laminex etc. it comes in a rolled edge...
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    Hi Obbob, In regards to powder coated mdf....

    Hi Obbob,

    In regards to powder coated mdf. How and where can you have it done?

    In my current reno I have one of those old shave cabinets built in to the wall under the window, it had sliding...
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    Hi All We have Sir Walter, we are also in...

    Hi All

    We have Sir Walter, we are also in Perth. Our lawn suffers the same?? No one knows why. If it was a circle I would suggest a fungus, as we have had one, sorry can not remember whats its...
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    Hi Graham It looks like the lick and stick...

    Hi Graham

    It looks like the lick and stick stuff I found on my latest reno. It goes a yucky dark yellow colour. You will find the tiles will just fall off with a chisel and hammer with a little...
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    Hi Matt Sorry Matt I should have said I was...

    Hi Matt

    Sorry Matt I should have said I was direct sticking to concrete, I just thought that gunning the glue out and refilling the glue gun every metre or so would = your nailing time.

    Also,...
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    Hi all I just had a look on Utemans suggested...

    Hi all

    I just had a look on Utemans suggested site. That firm is alot cheaper than that bunnings stuff and easier, I will use them in future.

    Live and learn!!:2tsup:

    Celeste
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    Hi Loki429 I just used some on my latest...

    Hi Loki429

    I just used some on my latest reno. Not quite as easy as it looks. Lots cheaper than getting a co. to do it. Get a good pair of wire cutters and cut the wire longer than you think -...
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    Hi Matt I just layed a 15mm T&G bamboo floor,...

    Hi Matt

    I just layed a 15mm T&G bamboo floor, direct stick. I had not done this B4, I layed 40sqm in 4 days (9.30 to 2.30 pm - 5hrs a day), on my own.

    Now it depends on the tricky bits ie:...
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    Hi Metal Head Sorry about that, but I haven't...

    Hi Metal Head

    Sorry about that, but I haven't been on thos site for a week until yesturday. Can you imagine how many posts I had to look thru.

    I didn't look at the gyprock Q as I have never...
  33. Thread: Gates

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    Hi all I found a solution that is lighter...

    Hi all

    I found a solution that is lighter than jarrah but gives me the same affect.

    I went looking for some fence top privacy screen and came across some that are checkered square rather than...
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    Hi all Get a quote from Season Makers, my...

    Hi all

    Get a quote from Season Makers, my hubby is Action Air except he subs out ducted systems to season makers. :2tsup: So he recommends them.

    Celeste
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    Hi Pikey I have just discovered taubmans 3 in...

    Hi Pikey

    I have just discovered taubmans 3 in 1 (primer/sealer and base coat), its brilliant. paint it over gloss without sanding, its thickish and hides lots of sins as well.

    I am currently...
  36. Thread: Help!!!!!!!

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    Hi all Well, I still haven't heard from the...

    Hi all

    Well, I still haven't heard from the chippy - I think he's scared of thunder storms - He kept muttering about the weather and then nicked off, probably hiding under his bed. L.O.L.
    ...
  37. Thread: Help!!!!!!!

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    Help!!!!!!!

    Hi all

    Had a big problem today, I met the chippy at the reno today at 7.30am for him to replace 1mtr of fascia and hang 9 doors.

    Firstly, he refused to do the fascia and then whilst he was...
  38. Thread: Shower Hob

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    Hi Stu Mine latest reno the hob was recessed,...

    Hi Stu

    Mine latest reno the hob was recessed, I filled it in tiled the floor with a slope towards the shower waste. So no hob at all.

    This is the only picture I have of the shower and I am...
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    do this do that!! what should I do?

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    Hi all

    Well, I went to buy all the other bits a peices for the bamboo floor I intended to float and now I am getting different info. RRRRRRR:o

    I have glued down MDF on the...
  40. Thread: Shower Hob

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    Hi Stu Go check out a bathroom supply store...

    Hi Stu

    Go check out a bathroom supply store in Cannington, sorry cannot remember the name of it. It's in the lane beside Spotlight. (in between spotlight and the good guys.)

    They have some...
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