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Matchlock
Matchlock
5 January

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Is this an Asbestos fibro?

Thank you for your advice, I'll collect the sample and send it for testing

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Matchlock
Jan 05, 2019 1:16 am

Hi. I have a lilly pilly hedge (not sure what variety) that is over 10years old. Some of the lilly pilly trunks and branches have grayish patches on them. The patches…

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Rosepetal.
Jan 04, 2019 10:06 pm

$2.20 incl. GST 10,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD -…

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Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 2:59 pm
Ducan Trading

$1.10 each incl. GST 50,000 available bricks We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials…

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Ducan Trading
Jan 04, 2019 2:56 pm
Ducan Trading
Red Elk
Red Elk
4 January

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

Replacing aluminium Windows in 1968 house

We just bought a 1968 house in pretty much original condition. The aluminium sliding Windows are in very poor condition and we'll need to replace them with double glazing.…

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Red Elk
Jan 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Mamz
Mamz
3 January

Question about regulations re window sizes

Question about regulations re window sizes

Hi Mamz! The next time you stuck with a similar problem, I recommend you checking to calculate your…

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Mamz
Jan 03, 2019 10:56 pm
Mamz
chippy
chippy
3 January

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Screen Door doesn't get closed fully

Just try backing of the closer. On the end of the closer that attaches to the door is a screw. Try undoing it a quarter turn at a time. The more you undo it the harder…

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chippy
Jan 03, 2019 1:18 am
chippy
alexp79
alexp79
2 January

EPS Foam and Rockote

EPS Foam and Rockote

Much cheaper option will be to blow in proper insulation into your frame. If you decide to proceed with EPS, ensure that EPS you are using does not contain any HBCD fire…

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592
alexp79
Jan 02, 2019 6:11 pm

Brick finishing issue

Brick finishing issue

I can see acid pitting on your mortar and to me it looks like they used strong acid. White cement sets very hard and if it is left too long it is very hard to clean. Take…

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building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 8:16 am
building-expert

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

Where this moisture coming from and how to fix it?

From what you said and photo of the view through the window (and older style cornice) you have standard construction older home with eaves. Fascia and gutter are…

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building-expert
Jan 02, 2019 7:41 am
building-expert
chippy
chippy
1 January

Repairing this reception desk

Repairing this reception desk

It looks like it's painted. You could probably take it to a cabinet maker or spray painter. The first thing is strengthening the damaged area then it can be filled and…

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chippy
Jan 01, 2019 8:29 pm
chippy

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

KDNR Urban Edge/PD/Henley? Which is 'better'?

Hi All, first of all Happy New Year! We are planning KDNR @ inner-east Melbourne and was hoping to hear your experience with either of these 3 builders which we have…

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Yoshi and Peach
Jan 01, 2019 1:30 pm

We are Ducan Trading PTY LTD - Secondhand building materials We supply solid bricks, hardwood and oregon timber, roofing sheets, pavers, sliding doors, windows,..... All…

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Ducan Trading
Dec 31, 2018 10:39 am
Ducan Trading
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Gidgett
Dec 30, 2018 7:38 pm

We are DUCAN Trading PTY LTD - secondhand building materials supplier All of bricks from demolition…

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Ducan Trading
Dec 29, 2018 2:40 pm
Ducan Trading
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Ducan Trading
Dec 29, 2018 12:07 pm
Ducan Trading
Novice21
Novice21
29 December 2018

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Mildew - subfloor ventilation or something else?

Thank you. We used a company starting with R in Melbourne but they claimed that provided there is some kind of ventilation in the room (window) there is no building…

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Novice21
Dec 29, 2018 9:32 am
Tabitha
Tabitha
27 December 2018

Asbestose

Asbestose

I just knocked down a post war house filled with asbestos including fake brick cladding which had asbestos. The whole knock down was about $17,000 I am in the outer…

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Tabitha
Dec 27, 2018 9:57 pm
Mauromario
Mauromario
25 December 2018

Handover with defects.

Handover with defects.

Where abouts are you , contact private messege me and ill help you with Burbank I can show how to get Burbank attention. Thanks

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Mauromario
Dec 25, 2018 11:58 am
Jmjm88
Jmjm88
23 December 2018

Eden Brae

Eden Brae

Oh by the way which design are you going with?

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Jmjm88
Dec 23, 2018 2:00 pm
iTool
iTool
22 December 2018

Insulating Garage Door

Insulating Garage Door

I'd guess so, given the use of the term "drywall" rather than plasterboard. I have a vague recollection that R values in NA are not comparable to R values here too, but I…

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iTool
Dec 22, 2018 9:15 am
Melos
Melos
21 December 2018

Copyright infringement?

Copyright infringement?

If it’s a da they should be on councils website

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1966
Melos
Dec 21, 2018 10:29 pm
Melos
Melos
19 December 2018

Approval dates

Approval dates

Exciting times. Good luck with the build process

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Melos
Dec 19, 2018 4:48 pm
Mika.Ho
Mika.Ho
18 December 2018

Any furniture sale recommend?

Any furniture sale recommend?

So many year-end promotions come up recently:lol: Is there any promotion recommend? No ads, pls.

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Mika.Ho
Dec 18, 2018 4:58 pm
Em Lo
Em Lo
17 December 2018

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

Quiet Step underlay or Regupol cork underlay

I have to decide what underlay to use under laminate flooring we plan to install in January. It is quite a task. We have a…

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Em Lo
Dec 17, 2018 11:34 pm
1800
1800
17 December 2018

Maintenance/Service Easement

Maintenance/Service Easement

Hi All, I am wondering if anyone can knows how long the service easement is? looking to go through CDC The lot im looking at is 10m wide and 32m depth, Zero lot (all…

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1800
Dec 17, 2018 9:47 pm
Tibby2018
Tibby2018
17 December 2018

Fairhaven homes

Fairhaven homes

Hello , Is anyone building with Fairhaven homes double story lluka . I would like to hear about your experience , any photos. Thanks in advance.

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Tibby2018
Dec 17, 2018 9:42 am
Intellichoice
Intellichoice
14 December 2018

Who to choose?! In a pickle

Who to choose?! In a pickle

As per the previous-if you have already sunk cash-and a legal battle to get monies back seems a trial (no pun intended) then you could find a supervisor and do as an owner…

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Intellichoice
Dec 14, 2018 4:08 pm
Intellichoice
Sethor
Sethor
14 December 2018

Lock up payment

Lock up payment

Also note if your build is financed your bank will have a lock up valuation done when payment is requested.

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Sethor
Dec 14, 2018 1:46 pm
Melos
Melos
12 December 2018

Own build vs employ builder

Own build vs employ builder

Maybe you could approach the builder that retired and ask him to help project manage the build. I had a friend project manage a major Reno and it saved her a lot of money…

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Melos
Dec 12, 2018 6:25 am
chippy
chippy
11 December 2018

Mirror installation

Mirror installation

Just use wall mates. Follow the directions and it will work a treat

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chippy
Dec 11, 2018 9:15 pm
chippy
ohgosh
ohgosh
11 December 2018

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Bought a 2yr old home, no p-trap in shower

Hi all, we recently bought a home which was built in 2016. There is a strong sewer smell coming from the ensuite shower, and after having a look I have realized that there…

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ohgosh
Dec 11, 2018 12:19 pm
aussieta
aussieta
10 December 2018

extension and bal

extension and bal

Considering adding an extension to my 1986 home, we are in a bushfire overlay area if i build an exetension does the extension need to meet current bal levels does the…

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aussieta
Dec 10, 2018 4:06 pm
aussieta
SejaeD
SejaeD
10 December 2018

Renovation advise

Renovation advise

have you found a builder yet? I have an awesome one if youre still looking

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SejaeD
Dec 10, 2018 3:20 pm
bestspecials
bestspecials
10 December 2018

Coral homes garage door height

Coral homes garage door height

Our Coral home has the garage door height same as the front door, so without measuring, I would say 2.1m

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bestspecials
Dec 10, 2018 2:38 pm
bestspecials
jimbob73
jimbob73
10 December 2018

Behind vinyl cladding

Behind vinyl cladding

Hi my house is 7 years old and has vinyl cladding, the other day l removed a piece of vinyl cladding to see what was behind, l was expecting there to be plastic sheeting…

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jimbob73
Dec 10, 2018 8:16 am
Liliana
Liliana
7 December 2018

wood rot holes veandah posts

wood rot holes veandah posts

Hi jimbob73 I just updated my thread on my woodrot problem. Have you got any pictures? In my case the woodrot needed to be removed and replaced with new wood. See my…

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Liliana
Dec 07, 2018 10:02 am
Wild
Wild
6 December 2018

First Home - Building Glendale 34 in VIC

First Home - Building Glendale 34 in VIC

Winchester was definitely part of the plan when we couldn't build single story but finally settled on Glendale 34. Love this floor plan and its so appealing.

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Wild
Dec 06, 2018 1:38 pm
highwire
highwire
6 December 2018

Exterior Rendering

Exterior Rendering

Hi folks, Does anyone have a picture of surfmist as their main render and woodland grey or basalt contrast render in their front elevation? Thanks in advance.

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highwire
Dec 06, 2018 1:01 pm
sophie123
sophie123
4 December 2018

Primary School

Primary School

Hi Tammy, If you have other family member can give you a hand? you can arrange time schedule for kids first, and see how to make schedule for rest things. Sophie

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sophie123
Dec 04, 2018 5:28 pm
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
4 December 2018

Expired Tender

Expired Tender

Hi Mel.G, I am not sure where you are located, but I've found (as a builder) that supply costs have increased in the last 12 months. It's tough as a builder that we do…

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RenoMentor
Dec 04, 2018 4:54 pm
RenoMentor
Linia
Linia
4 December 2018

Suspended conventional slab 20m x 20m

Suspended conventional slab 20m x 20m

Hi guys, I’m new to online posts What should be a m2 price for conventional suspended slab with band beams bondeck at 180mm thick Thanks

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Linia
Dec 04, 2018 12:15 pm
building-expert
building-expert
4 December 2018

Saving home buyer from a Lemon

Saving home buyer from a Lemon

Recently I have been asked for a pre purchase inspection, on a referral from a solicitor, for one of his clients. The client had…

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building-expert
Dec 04, 2018 9:55 am
building-expert
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 December 2018

How to fix drainage issues on pavement around house

How to fix drainage issues on pavement around house

This is one of the increasing number of issues that people are now facing with zero boundary lots and the answer to your question comes back to the natural ground levels…

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SaveH2O
Dec 04, 2018 4:06 am
SaveH2O
arodc
arodc
3 December 2018

Trying to find replacement feet for outdoor furniture

Trying to find replacement feet for outdoor furniture

Thankfully the piece of furniture has a rounded wicker base so these are not an option even if i liked them.

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726
arodc
Dec 03, 2018 12:17 pm
kylewalkerup
kylewalkerup
3 December 2018

I need Reviews for Interior Designer

I need Reviews for Interior Designer

I didn't know about Bean Bags Australia. But I know about ABI Interiors which provide services that you couldn’t imagine that your bathroom also could look remarkable…

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kylewalkerup
Dec 03, 2018 7:24 am
kylewalkerup

Too faced a similar problem, found this 7roofingmelbourne.com.au company in the Internet, they to me restored everything and repaired. Problems did not arise any more.

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kutto
Dec 01, 2018 7:21 pm

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