Friday, September 10, 2010

Taps & Wastes Changed

After a lot of fiddling around I managed to change the ensuite taps without them leaking. The original supplied hoses leaked badly (Chinese made...say no more) so off to Bunnings and $14 later no more leaking and swear
The pop-up wastes proved much easier...Metricon wanted $50 each which to be fair isn't too bad but I was able to do them for $17 a bit more money to spend on something else now.
Noticed an interesting reflection of the flash bouncing off the splash back tiles onto the taps.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Phone Installed

It's so hard to find good fixed line phones these days. If you want wall mounted hands free you have about 2 to 3 choices. I'd tried a few different phones but either they were garbage or didn't attach to wall well. I was disappointed I couldn't still buy this GE phone but I managed to track down a couple of ex-display ones new in their boxes for bargain price off a new online auction site. So all is good now and we have a phone that we'll hardly ever, needed to connect the land line to get the Telstra Smart community rebate.

More Furniture & Additions

We already had these hanging chilli's and decided they would be perfect for the extended niche. Discovered the paintwork in the niche is a bit off so I've started to rub it down and correcting the faults as I go.

Coffee table finished in high gloss white...very cheap at 50% off. It ended up being about $250 quality was OK but there is no way I'd pay full price for it.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Some Progress

Found this funky clock in our travels. The exposed gears move and the size was perfect for the area above the fridge.

Mounted the toilet roll holders and towel rail in bathroom. Going to try and get the sparkie in next week to start adding some downlights and still not sure the 9W LEDs I've bought are going to cut it. They appear to be as powerful as 35W halogens but the LEDs seem to output a different type of light...can't put my finger on the difference yet.