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I wish that I'd done that years ago...

Community Manager Jason
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I wish that I'd done that years ago...

Ever finished a simple project and then wondered why you hadn't done it years ago?

 

We certainly felt that way when we got rid of the old rotary clothesline in our backyard. 

 

What are your nominations?

 

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Kermit
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Re: I wish that I'd done that years ago...

One of the best things we ever did at our place was rip up all the carpet and expose the floorboards. I could never go back to carpet. 

 

 

ProjectPete
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Re: I wish that I'd done that years ago...

I built my current home in 2010, lived in it for a year before having it as an investment property up until I moved back in March 2015. I was suit slack during that first year so only got the bare minimum done. Now I'm in it and plan to be for a while I'm working (and spending) my **bleep** off to make it awesome.

Sooooooo...I don't wish I put the pool, fake grass, fancy paving, ducted air con in before...I do wish I had of finished all the painting (missed pantry, linen closet and walk in robes). Even though I'm repainting the whole place, the previously unpainted walls have added some extra work and it just looks gross in the meantime.
Darren
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Re: I wish that I'd done that years ago...

A couple of things - replacing the decrepid section of fence in our backyard that didn't match the rest of the (nice) fence and ripping off the disgusting rotting mission brown driveway gates.

 

Goldmember
Experienced Contributor

Re: I wish that I'd done that years ago...

We recently installed some outdoor power points. Wish I'd done it years ago! So handy for plugging in electrical tools like the whipper snipper, powering lights, radios, etc as well as recharging cordless tools while you're working in the garden. 

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: I wish that I'd done that years ago...

It wasn't a "simple project", but after our first full summer with a pool I'm now wondering why we didn't take the plunge earlier. Apart from the cost, that is! It's certainly been great for the kids and their friends, and I'm really enjoying having a quick swim at the end of the day.

 

Jason

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