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Anyone doing any reno work over the long weekend?

Discussion in 'General Property Chat' started by jins13, 26th Mar, 2016.

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  1. jins13

    jins13 Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Like the Bunnings ad, anyone doing any reno work this long weekend? I decided this long weekend not to engage in any reno or cosmetic maintenance work this time around. I think I needed to put my feet up and watch some long overdue DVD series (Walking Dead) and also some light reading for uni. I also believe that I still needed some time out from the last year's major reno.

    Hat's off to the people that are doing anything major over this long weekend. It's such a great weather to enjoy life I think.....
     
  2. bob shovel

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    What was last year's reno?

    Reno wise... I have the clag glue out :D hoping for a gold star today!!
     
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  3. Johnny Cashflow

    Johnny Cashflow Well-Known Member

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    I'm retired from renovations
     
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  4. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Nope, got nothing vacant to renovate. Most IP's are done now anyway.
     
  5. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Have a couple I'd like to renovate, but all tenanted at the moment so they can stay as is for now.
     
  6. larrylarry

    larrylarry Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking to buy one that needs no renovation.
     
  7. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo renovating Premium Member

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    I am. Seems never-ending, especially as I'm going over work I've already done. Never use fabric softener on walls - it might get old paint off but you'll ever get the new paint to stick. :rolleyes: I hope that this time next year I'll be putting my feet up after a nice long walk with the dogs.
     
  8. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Half the fun isn't it ;)
     
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  9. jins13

    jins13 Well-Known Member

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    Roofing, guttering, cladding, flooring, painting, bathroom, fencing, kitchen, lighting, doors and handles, tiling, hot water system and etc. Majority was done by tradies but some of it was completed with my folks and l.
     
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    jins13 Well-Known Member

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    Agreed that this is my ideal next option but knowing my luck l bet my next one requires cosmetic work
     
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    @WattleIdo i relate ...
    7th week into an interstate Reno that would've taken 4 weeks (and half the price) if it was local . Didn't help some bastards ripped out my water meter :mad: Really need to get it done by next weekend so I can start on a smaller local Reno when those tenants move out then ...
    Looking forward to having a weekend of no Reno work or worrying about Reno work ....:confused:
     
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    WattleIdo renovating Premium Member

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    I honestly think I make things lot more time conuming than they need to be. Even 7 weeks sounds not bad at all.
     
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    Are you working on your ppor?
    I would definitely spend more time on that!
     
  14. jins13

    jins13 Well-Known Member

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    I do need to do my blinds but going with "l will do it tomorrow" mentality
     
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    built a new retaining wall. too bad I am on night shift also
     
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  16. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo renovating Premium Member

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    I think it's going to have to be ppor at the rate I'm going. Starting to like the place though.
    They can definitely wait!
     
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  17. Jamie Moore

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    Nope - just trying to survive four days at home with three kids high on chocolate.
     
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    No unfortunately I am working all the way through long weekend..:(:(
     
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    Yeah I'm with ya.

    Public Holiday doesn't mean that anymore...or maybe I'm not public?:confused:
     
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    I've painted half of the picket fence out the front of my granny flat, my offsider has installed a gate made from a vintage cast iron cot end, looks terrific, God the fence is tedious.