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deluxes
deluxes
30 July 2014

Shed Contents Insurance

Shed Contents Insurance

Some will do contents in storage, but must be designated storage facility, not just a shed on an existing property where you aren't currently residing.

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deluxes
Jul 30, 2014 2:40 pm
deluxes
Crazyk
Crazyk
29 July 2014

Buried oil tank found on so called Vacant Building Block

Buried oil tank found on so called Vacant Building Block

I think your just going to have to cop it. With us we were demolishing our house when like chippy the neighbour stuck his head over the fence and said, oh there used to be…

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Crazyk
Jul 29, 2014 9:40 pm
Crazyk
Althom
Althom
29 July 2014

Stale smell coming from soakwells

Stale smell coming from soakwells

we have a considerable amount of standing water in the scrub between us and Nicholson Road. It's supposed to be a swale that drains to a POS and then drains away but the…

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Althom
Jul 29, 2014 5:18 pm
Althom
jul33m1
jul33m1
28 July 2014

Another theater questions sorry

Another theater questions sorry

Thanks bpratt and AussieMark, I told my husband and he's going to call our builder and have it changed to a solid door,this forums great for picking up things you…

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jul33m1
Jul 28, 2014 7:59 pm
1sthomebuyer
1sthomebuyer
28 July 2014

Land prices in Heartlands

Land prices in Heartlands

Hi, I am a newly registered user here as I am considering purchasing a land at Heartlands estate and would like to hear from fellow new members who purchased a land…

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1sthomebuyer
Jul 28, 2014 2:24 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
26 July 2014

Wet area flooring ?

Wet area flooring ?

In the bathrooms and laundry etc you should have good fall to all the floor wastes. At least 20mm for average sized bathrooms. Another reason why we used to step down the…

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Stewie D
Jul 26, 2014 3:06 pm
TomCat
TomCat
26 July 2014

Must watch lol

Must watch lol

Ha ha hope that wasn't any of you're or my rellies in the lawn mowing scene :shock:

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TomCat
Jul 26, 2014 1:57 pm
TomCat
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Wandin Valley
Jul 26, 2014 7:18 am
Wandin Valley
nadine62
nadine62
25 July 2014

Changing colour of trim on a brick home

Changing colour of trim on a brick home

We on a 12 year old orange/cream brick pioneer project home & would like to modernise by changing trim colours & maybe the door . Any suggestions on colours

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nadine62
Jul 25, 2014 4:32 pm
nadine62
Ponzu
Ponzu
25 July 2014

Loan approval problem...please help

Loan approval problem...please help

out of curiosiy, did you read the original thread that everyone responded to your initial scenario? As Deluxes said, call the bank and ask them. But you will likley get…

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Ponzu
Jul 25, 2014 2:30 pm
aza0
aza0
24 July 2014

Building an Extension in Adelaide. Ideas please??

Building an Extension in Adelaide. Ideas please??

Just seen this^. My Mum done a double brick extension with this guy in semaphore, he did a great job it's a few years old now and there have been no problems with it at all.

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aza0
Jul 24, 2014 11:07 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
24 July 2014

Block condition after demolition

Block condition after demolition

Gee that's quite boggy! No mine is not like that at all. But the soil is very sticky when wet.

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Crazyk
Jul 24, 2014 10:42 pm
Crazyk
staceyd
staceyd
24 July 2014

Builder penalties

Builder penalties

I'm in Vic, but consumer affairs here told me to start counting the build time (230 days or whatever it was in my contract) from that day whether they actually started on…

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staceyd
Jul 24, 2014 4:23 pm
mat_from_newport
mat_from_newport
24 July 2014

Soundproofing a second storey floor - rubber matting?

Soundproofing a second storey floor - rubber matting?

Thank Stewie, yes that 'Serentiy Mat' was the sort of idea what I was thinking of (probably with underlay/carpet in the bedrooms).

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mat_from_newport
Jul 24, 2014 1:40 pm
Tbags
Tbags
23 July 2014

Fence not on boundary

Fence not on boundary

This happens more than people think....the 'nicest' way neighbours deal with it is; the point of where the post meets the fence paling should be the boundary. There is no…

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Tbags
Jul 23, 2014 8:26 pm
Tbags
Keffufal
Keffufal
23 July 2014

Natural Paint Brands?

Natural Paint Brands?

I would love to hear whether you were happy with your Livos paints, as I also would like to use natural paints for my interiors and would live to hear any recomendations :)

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Keffufal
Jul 23, 2014 4:20 pm
Keffufal
Joefish2
Joefish2
21 July 2014

Garage shelving/storage ideas

Garage shelving/storage ideas

Thanks Edward , I'm thinking of making something similar and using the boxes also , do u have any pics ?

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Joefish2
Jul 21, 2014 11:07 pm
RedHotMike
RedHotMike
21 July 2014

Stone bench top question

Stone bench top question

They are usually made off site when the bench tops are cut at the manufacturer. Is it possible to provide the tap you like and ask the builder to get the company to cut…

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RedHotMike
Jul 21, 2014 10:12 pm
anand
anand
21 July 2014

ORELIA

ORELIA

I just came from Kwinana and now I and living in the upper class of Rockingham!! LOL Kwinana isn't all that great. we moved due to the…

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anand
Jul 21, 2014 7:10 pm
nectar
nectar
21 July 2014

Builders and work done not on contract - advice needed

Builders and work done not on contract - advice needed

Sorry Kats_meow I wrongly assumed in this day and age they would have one as NSW does - not very often we are further ahead than Vic progress wise!

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nectar
Jul 21, 2014 1:12 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 July 2014

Repoint brick walls or paint?

Repoint brick walls or paint?

The outer layer of the mortar becomes the weakest as the weather breaks it down. The inner layer while in some parts is probably relatively weak as well will probably…

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Stewie D
Jul 20, 2014 11:36 pm
building-expert
building-expert
20 July 2014

Laying Porcelain Floors - $28/sqm, is that ok?

Laying Porcelain Floors - $28/sqm, is that ok?

I agree with mgilla and Liliana, the price you have been quoted sounds about right just to level your slab. 600x600 porcelain tiles are big and unless your slab has been…

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building-expert
Jul 20, 2014 6:31 pm
building-expert
worktime
worktime
20 July 2014

What’s the point in data points?

What’s the point in data points?

If you already have or will soon get NBN, then it makes sense getting data points. Wifi is too slow. It takes me about 20 seconds to download a full 1080p Youtube video.…

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worktime
Jul 20, 2014 3:51 pm
worktime
Sunbluesky
Sunbluesky
19 July 2014

Minimum Eaves Length?

Minimum Eaves Length?

Hi, I'm wondering what the minimum length I can make eaves. We are extending onto a Queenslander deck and are keen to keep as much view of the sky as possible. My…

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Sunbluesky
Jul 19, 2014 8:28 pm

Everyone come and visit us at the Sydney Home Buyer Show. Use promotional code JIM to get half price tickets. Come and hear me talk about how to do a building…

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wood bang
Jul 18, 2014 8:29 pm
wood bang
ding dong
ding dong
18 July 2014

Weak water from meter

Weak water from meter

no, 12lpm was the standard flow apparently......my head hurts so i will trust ur word for it////

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ding dong
Jul 18, 2014 6:22 pm
RedHotMike
RedHotMike
17 July 2014

NSW builder licence HELP

NSW builder licence HELP

Good luck - let us know how you go

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RedHotMike
Jul 17, 2014 8:36 pm
Matt1
Matt1
16 July 2014

Retaining Wall under fence quote

Retaining Wall under fence quote

Based on what my builder quoted me for a 20m x 600mm wall that price is actually pretty good. Sure you can probably do it yourself for $1000 or so in material but you…

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Matt1
Jul 16, 2014 9:24 pm
Matt1
auscaraft
auscaraft
16 July 2014

Cabinet making sheets/off cuts/Assembled cabinets for SALE

Cabinet making sheets/off cuts/Assembled cabinets for SALE

A wide variety of cabinet making sheets are available (Full sheets and Offcuts) including Melamine, MDF, HMR, Etc.. Also Flatpack kitchens and Various assembled cabinets.…

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auscaraft
Jul 16, 2014 12:15 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
15 July 2014

dealing with a tradesman after levelling failure

dealing with a tradesman after levelling failure

Im not a building expert but I think that is your problem right there. Im assuming the floor guy has used a floor leveller compound that from my personal…

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Stewie D
Jul 15, 2014 11:39 pm

Hi All Homeoners, just a quick post to let you know of a few small issues that have come up a number of times lately. Threads: There are a number of threads that have…

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Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
BrandonZoe
BrandonZoe
15 July 2014

Electrical fit out

Electrical fit out

For a project home, the Industry standard is usually very rough. There is cost incentive to use less cable by running cables the most direct route. Right angle runs uses…

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BrandonZoe
Jul 15, 2014 1:40 pm
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Stewie D
Jul 15, 2014 9:26 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 July 2014

Asbestos?

Asbestos?

Interesting point Bluesuede. I've never heard of that before but as you say, worth pointing out. Stewie

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Stewie D
Jul 14, 2014 11:08 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
14 July 2014

Connecting Phone Cables

Connecting Phone Cables

I know it was a lot of trouble to get the line 20 metres ... :) But - the fibre optic is worth it. Re land lines - many people just don't have them any more.

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Saint Mike
Jul 14, 2014 5:25 pm
Saint Mike
qebtel
qebtel
14 July 2014

Painting A Brick House????

Painting A Brick House????

They would have painted it acrylic. Acrylic is plastic. IF anything, it will seal brick even better (not that they need to be) Termites eat organic cellulose. ie wood and…

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qebtel
Jul 14, 2014 1:58 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 July 2014

How to add images to post

How to add images to post

How to embed a photo on this site... viewtopic.php?f=1&t=58434&start=20 About fourteen posts down This is for uploading a photo to photobucket. Other file hosting sites…

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Stewie D
Jul 14, 2014 12:47 pm
BJ88
BJ88
13 July 2014

Our first home

Our first home

Welcome mate and good luck with your home

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BJ88
Jul 14, 2014 12:22 am
BJ88
Crazyk
Crazyk
12 July 2014

Anyone used or heard of PLEASY before?

Anyone used or heard of PLEASY before?

Sounds like a joke if they say this why should you pay anything. "from time to time we will see a plan that is extremely well thought out and functional, in these cases…

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Crazyk
Jul 12, 2014 7:50 pm
Crazyk
Matt1
Matt1
11 July 2014

Cabling into soundscreened bedrooms?

Cabling into soundscreened bedrooms?

I did most of my cabling through the builder but did do some conduits (32mm) for things like HDMI to I didn't have to go with the 24ct gold plated cable through the builder!

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Matt1
Jul 11, 2014 8:14 pm
Matt1
1rocky
1rocky
11 July 2014

Decking cost

Decking cost

my son and i just finished decking our alfresco in merbau. abit bigger than what you are getting about 45 sqm or so. cost from a professional to do it was around…

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1rocky
Jul 11, 2014 4:23 pm
Mouldmen
Mouldmen
11 July 2014

Condensation help please

Condensation help please

Mate, your best bet, would be to seek professional help.

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Mouldmen
Jul 11, 2014 1:37 pm

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