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jak
jak
13 October 2006

Ceramic Floor Tiles

Ceramic Floor Tiles

Hi All, Thank you all for your help, We tried numerous products to clean the tiles with no luck until our friends grandmother suggested we try white vinigar. We …

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jak
Oct 13, 2006 11:40 am
Dimmy
Dimmy
16 October 2006

Advice on Lifestyle Homes, Perth

Advice on Lifestyle Homes, Perth

Hi Suz, We have just signed up to build in Baldivis with Lifestyle Homes and so far so good. The sales person has been fantastic and very patient with us!! The fittings…

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Dimmy
Oct 16, 2006 1:55 pm
celeste
celeste
17 October 2006

Guessing Game - Building Costs - Win a $50 Bunnings voucher!

Guessing Game - Building Costs - Win a $50 Bunnings voucher!
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi zenith I second what Michelle said. I received my parcel from you today. Thank you again. We also went to Bunnings on the weekend and spent our voucher on…

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celeste
Oct 17, 2006 10:10 pm
Plaster Brokers
Plaster Brokers
18 October 2006

Covering up cracks in internal walls

Covering up cracks in internal walls

Hmm this topic was done to death at the wood working forum CSJ there is no magic fix here. Trying to do this job on the cheap will only result in failure. NO FLEXIBLE…

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Plaster Brokers
Oct 18, 2006 11:17 pm
ausdesign
ausdesign
19 October 2006

building a deck

building a deck

Make sure you check it out thoroughly before starting ljd. There are several items that you need to consider. The bearers & joists have to be H3 treated pine, or…

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ausdesign
Oct 19, 2006 9:36 pm
ausdesign
Michelle
Michelle
21 October 2006

Companies to trust

Companies to trust

Hi investment property, I don’t know of any links off hand, but if I come across any I’ll post them up for you. :)

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Michelle
Oct 21, 2006 1:39 pm
Michelle
designmarc
designmarc
25 October 2006

Ducting range hood in apartment block

Ducting range hood in apartment block

Job is usually carried out by a plumber and can easily be routed to atmosphere via through roof or exiting sideways through external wall. When exiting sideways, a…

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designmarc
Oct 25, 2006 8:00 pm
Foxjnr
Foxjnr
26 October 2006

Has anyone delt with Homebuyers centre?

Has anyone delt with Homebuyers centre?

Thanks Yamster, I noticed there was a post about Homebuyer centre on your page so thanks for pointing me in that direction one good comment is better than none. Cheers

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Foxjnr
Oct 26, 2006 5:56 pm
jpkp47
jpkp47
31 October 2006

Timber flooring

Timber flooring

Thanks very much for everyone's input...it was solid timber flooring we were after and so we will try the place in Mt. Lawley among others. Much appreciated...and thanks

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jpkp47
Oct 31, 2006 9:09 pm
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
7 November 2006

Solar hot water, heating pump

Solar hot water, heating pump

Hi everyone For this kind of info, I really recommend: (1) Joining the Alternative Technology Association (www.ata.org.au). It's $65 for an individual membership and…

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Elizabeth
Nov 07, 2006 9:28 pm
Michelle
Michelle
10 November 2006

I’ve got a question……

I’ve got a question……

Thanks renomart! Got some in the cupboard I’ll have a go later! :D

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Michelle
Nov 10, 2006 6:55 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
13 November 2006

home inflation

home inflation

Where I live the home prices seem to have settled for a while, and I think they aren’t bad. I’ve been looking around to snap one up and do a reno then sell it! I…

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Michelle
Nov 13, 2006 8:15 pm
Michelle
Theremin
Theremin
17 November 2006

Raising Queenslander which is already built under

Raising Queenslander which is already built under

I can't see how it would be possible to lift a house without demolishing the ceiling and most if not all of the walls. When our house was lifted they ran a few big beams…

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Theremin
Nov 17, 2006 4:24 pm
chidylan
chidylan
18 November 2006

Any experience with Henley Properties?

Any experience with Henley Properties?

how long after the initial deposit did you receive details of colour selections and tender documents etc?

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chidylan
Nov 18, 2006 1:26 pm
Michelle
Michelle
19 November 2006

Installation Guide for Bamboo Flooring

Installation Guide for Bamboo Flooring

Very good Tim, we have a few interested people in here after Bamboo flooring. :)

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Michelle
Nov 19, 2006 10:17 am
Michelle
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
19 November 2006

Plastering a brick wall

Plastering a brick wall

You don't need to plaster over the render, you can just paint it. IF you wanted a 'gyprock' finish, you could have just battened the wall and gyprocked it.

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Dukekamaya
Nov 19, 2006 5:12 pm
Dukekamaya
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renomart
Nov 23, 2006 7:49 pm
renomart
issitoq
issitoq
29 November 2006

Comments on kit home companies sought

Comments on kit home companies sought

I won't expand too much, suffice to say that a lot of tradespeople will try to do the least work in the quickest time for the most money. Some may say "whats wrong with…

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issitoq
Nov 29, 2006 7:03 pm
BestBuilder
BestBuilder
30 November 2006

Making a new house 'Kid Safe'

Making a new house 'Kid Safe'

Thank you all for your comments. Lots of great ideas. The kitchen certainly does sound like a key danger area! Looking at those gates they seem to only be a certain…

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BestBuilder
Nov 30, 2006 9:59 am
BestBuilder
BestBuilder
BestBuilder
30 November 2006

Is bad service a sign a builder might be in trouble?

Is bad service a sign a builder might be in trouble?

When companies close and get taken over it seems a common story that the service is terrible. Usually it starts because the original company is in trouble, cost…

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BestBuilder
Nov 30, 2006 10:01 am
BestBuilder
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
13 December 2006

Sagging floor less than 1/2 inch in 6 feet

Sagging floor less than 1/2 inch in 6 feet

Yeah I waterproofed the whole room before laying the screed - it even passed the council stage inspection with flying colours :D

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Dukekamaya
Dec 13, 2006 11:22 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
19 December 2006

NeilD…..Good luck on Monday!!!!

NeilD…..Good luck on Monday!!!!

Take a positive Neil, sit back and relax and enjoy xmas. It gives you a chance to go over things in your head - you may even think of new things or better ways to attack jobs

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Dukekamaya
Dec 19, 2006 6:43 am
Dukekamaya
Michelle
Michelle
22 December 2006

Merry Christmas and thanks for the advice

Merry Christmas and thanks for the advice

Merry Christmas Amber, NeilD, and all. Be safe, merry and enjoy the time with your families. I look forward to hearing from you all in the New Year!!

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Michelle
Dec 22, 2006 3:56 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
26 December 2006

Just saying hi !

Just saying hi !

Good luck :)

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Michelle
Dec 26, 2006 11:35 am
Michelle
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 December 2006

Decking over concrete

Decking over concrete

complete waste of time and money - just lay some weed matting.

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Dukekamaya
Dec 27, 2006 6:59 am
Dukekamaya
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
28 December 2006

Why don't alot of new houses have eaves??

Why don't alot of new houses have eaves??

Our house we chose did not have eaves, it cost us over $3000 to add them. 3timesbuilda

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3timesbuilda
Dec 28, 2006 1:11 pm
3timesbuilda
Yamster
Yamster
29 December 2006

Chin-Up Bar

Chin-Up Bar

addy, i got a chin up bar for a birthday present. it includes 2 circular brackets and an adjustable bar. i fitted it across a narrow hallway and i can't help but jump up…

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Yamster
Dec 29, 2006 9:58 am
Yamster
NeilD
NeilD
29 December 2006

Re-positioning water meter?

Re-positioning water meter?

You're spot on. Get the plumber first and he'll give you all the details re permits etc. If he's on the ball he might even save you the trouble and arrange all the permits…

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NeilD
Dec 29, 2006 9:17 pm
graham_w
graham_w
31 December 2006

Minimum distance from deck floor to roof ?

Minimum distance from deck floor to roof ?

Thanks for the responses .. i'll look into it a bit further.

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graham_w
Dec 31, 2006 11:21 am
davet
davet
1 January 2007

custom branding irons for your work

custom branding irons for your work

G'day, i run a cnc router on the weekends as a bit of a hobby making unique woodwork, but recently ive had a bit of intrestst in branding irons so i have started to make…

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davet
Jan 01, 2007 6:15 pm
NeilD
NeilD
2 January 2007

Custom Make Sandstone Letterbox

Custom Make Sandstone Letterbox

Just made a letter box for my son out of aluminium checker plate. Might not fit in with what you're looking for, but his house is of dark brown bricks with a steel…

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NeilD
Jan 02, 2007 8:39 pm
fix my home
fix my home
3 January 2007

Selecting a Builder

Selecting a Builder

So does any home owner have any consumer protection?

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fix my home
Jan 03, 2007 6:22 pm
emjay_blue
emjay_blue
4 January 2007

Builder needed for pole home renovation - Perth

Builder needed for pole home renovation - Perth

Hiya, Have come to a standstill in the renos and would appreciate some guidance. We have a pole home in the Perth hills and are half way through the renovations, We…

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emjay_blue
Jan 04, 2007 11:38 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
4 January 2007

Question for the commercial builders.

Question for the commercial builders.

Theres only two materials on the door not including the handles :? Handles will be small and simple anyway

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Dukekamaya
Jan 04, 2007 5:38 pm
Dukekamaya
normalroom.com
normalroom.com
6 January 2007

for inspiration

for inspiration

hi there is a good website for home repair and design ideas. www.normalroom.com does anyone find it useful?

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normalroom.com
Jan 06, 2007 5:24 am
snappy
snappy
8 January 2007

How to post a photo!

How to post a photo!
1, 2

nothing like a good bit of banter to cheers up the evening :D Sasha :)

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snappy
Jan 08, 2007 9:02 pm
snappy
BestBuilder
BestBuilder
10 January 2007

Home builders forums.

Home builders forums.

Hi Fix my home Just wondering if all is working ok now?

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BestBuilder
Jan 10, 2007 8:44 pm
BestBuilder
snappy
snappy
12 January 2007

Making an insurance claim

Making an insurance claim

You will have an excess charge on your insurance say $400. So this means how ever much the job costs the insurance will pay the extra cost above that $400 and you are…

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snappy
Jan 12, 2007 8:53 pm
snappy
norbs
norbs
16 January 2007

External cladding, which is best?

External cladding, which is best?

Thanks Pat. Will do.

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norbs
Jan 16, 2007 11:45 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
16 January 2007

How much for a timber fence?

How much for a timber fence?

Square metres or lineal metres :? What type of timber fence are you looking at?? If you want 6 ft paling fence - materials will cost yo about $25/ lineal metre for…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 16, 2007 12:27 pm
Dukekamaya
bunoluvas
bunoluvas
18 January 2007

Crossover missing

Crossover missing

hmmm... I know someone here will know the ins and outs of this one. I'm just wondering though... a crossover (as far as I'm aware) is usually concerning the strip of…

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bunoluvas
Jan 18, 2007 1:08 am
mack
mack
18 January 2007

Roof - Colourbond vs Tiles

Roof - Colourbond vs Tiles

thanks. Much appreciated.

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mack
Jan 18, 2007 8:42 pm
aspiringpropertymogul
aspiringpropertymogul
19 January 2007

What to include in my new home

What to include in my new home

Think of all the the places you have lived and what you hated about them... then think about what would have made that place better. A couple of things that i have done…

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aspiringpropertymogul
Jan 18, 2007 11:21 pm
vpande
vpande
20 January 2007

pergola/deck addtion?

pergola/deck addtion?

many thanks for the feedback. we are much wiser now thanks vp

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vpande
Jan 20, 2007 7:33 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
23 January 2007

Finding a common house plan

Finding a common house plan

I don't know of any online resources that would help but if you send me a sketch of the floorplan with approx measurements & an image of the exterior I can look through…

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ausdesign
Jan 23, 2007 6:48 am
ausdesign
ausdesign
ausdesign
23 January 2007

Building rooms underneath a post war weatherboard house.

Building rooms underneath a post war weatherboard house.

A ceiling can go down to I think 1500 in a situation like an attic, but if it is a habitable room has to average 2400. A kitchen, bathroom, toilet, airlock, hallway etc 2100

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ausdesign
Jan 23, 2007 12:37 pm
ausdesign
calmar
calmar
24 January 2007

Rough costs for stumping on steeply sloping block?

Rough costs for stumping on steeply sloping block?

Hi All, I have been looking for information from this forum, there has been some very useful advice but unfortunately nothing that relates exactly to the problem that I…

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calmar
Jan 23, 2007 11:03 pm

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