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pops
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4153 posts since 2/9/09

posted 1 Jul 2018 06:05, edited 1 Jul 2018 06:05
This is a really interesting concept. Prefabricated houses designed by internationally renowned architects at a reasonable price.. Only catch is you’ll have to find / buy a suitable plot.

https://thespaces.com/2018/05/07/cube-haus-launches/5/
Sholto
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566 posts since 25/12/12

1 Jul 2018 14:34
Clothes rails.

Missus has moved into mine, already lacked storage space in my place as it is, and had over-filled my clothes rail (http://www.argos.co.uk/product/1717639) with just my stuff.

Looking to get a bigger/longer one - also not sure I entirely see the benefit of the double rail models as they seem to close together to hang twice the stuff on them. Can anyone recommend anything? Thanks
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132 posts since 4/5/09

1 Jul 2018 14:44
I’ve got a couple of habitat rails (called alexis) not sure if they make them anymore but they’ve lasted me ages and through loads of different moves, really nice and sturdy. Might be worth checking eBay/gumtree for old shop stock too? I’ve picked up a long rail from a shop near me closing for next to nothing.
seenmy
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6589 posts since 17/6/06

1 Jul 2018 14:49
those things would for sure just collapse if full, If you not bothered about the look of them you could buy rails from somewhere like more plan
https://www.morplan.com/shop/en/morplan/clothes-rails

Inside my wardrobe we have a structure made from Kee systems components which was an easy solution to build a heavy duty double height rail to the specific size of a space.
https://keesystems.com
gawkrodger
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7530 posts since 4/11/08

1 Jul 2018 17:54
I have 2 sets of morplan clothes rails and they've been grand for the years I've had 'em
illwill
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4042 posts since 17/5/04

1 Jul 2018 19:05
I concur. Forget any rail you can get on the highstreet. Always shite.

Get one from a shop fitters.
Sholto
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566 posts since 25/12/12

1 Jul 2018 19:33
Thanks leds
stoney
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17564 posts since 22/1/05

1 Jul 2018 20:10
pops wrote: This is a really interesting concept. Prefabricated houses designed by internationally renowned architects at a reasonable price.. Only catch is you’ll have to find / buy a suitable plot.

https://thespaces.com/2018/05/07/cube-haus-launches/5/

struggle to get a mortgage with a lot of pre fab though.
stoney
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17564 posts since 22/1/05

1 Jul 2018 20:11
Currently turning bungalow into house, walls being raised with 3 beds and 2 baths upstairs. Living below while its being done.
Dee
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11666 posts since 22/11/07

posted 4 Jul 2018 17:23, edited 4 Jul 2018 17:23
Bit of a weird one but if anyone likes these succulents I've got about 5 sprouters (they pop up all the time!), large enough to pot on, have given a fair few away already to neighbours and friends. I'll shout post if UK.

https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/chinese-money-plants-are-rare-but-easy-to-grow-244300

DuffMan
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14381 posts since 21/2/07

4 Jul 2018 21:33
Cool
swede
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8930 posts since 21/3/09

5 Jul 2018 11:05
stoney wrote: Currently turning bungalow into house, walls being raised with 3 beds and 2 baths upstairs. Living below while its being done.

might want to reconsider that idea pal

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/19/britains-bungalow-crisis-chronic-shortage-means-buyers-pay-up-to/
Dee
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11666 posts since 22/11/07

5 Jul 2018 15:10
plants gone - will try and send them out Sat.
mirrored
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1178 posts since 8/7/08

5 Jul 2018 16:24
Cool
swede
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8930 posts since 21/3/09

9 Jul 2018 08:26
the sprouts from those Chinese money plants are surprisingly resilient. I have passed on a few in the past too..

where is good for rugs? not super expensive tat rugs… something in the £200 range?
classikon
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179 posts since 2/2/14

12 Jul 2018 12:01
Modernist Estates Lettings website is up:

https://www.modernistestates.com/rent/
pops
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4153 posts since 2/9/09

posted 12 Jul 2018 14:09, edited 12 Jul 2018 14:09
1965 Hille produced Robin Day Leo chair finally back from the restorers and couldn’t be happier. Ugly vinyl cover replaced with Gerd Hay Edie fabric as used by Robin Day and five star swivel base replaced with original production sleigh legs

swede
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8930 posts since 21/3/09

12 Jul 2018 14:48
Cool
rural
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17705 posts since 26/9/06

12 Jul 2018 15:19
Decent that
JustinCredible
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2627 posts since 11/6/08

12 Jul 2018 16:19
looks Ubercool