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ECOECO
ECOECO
22 September 2012

Garage sale - windows and doors

Garage sale - windows and doors

Last days... today & tomorrow...

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ECOECO
Sep 22, 2012 9:42 am
ECOECO
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
21 September 2012

Taking paint off the wood

Taking paint off the wood

And it will depend what type of paint it is

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Uncle Arfur
Sep 21, 2012 5:21 pm
jayta
jayta
21 September 2012

Floor plan help

Floor plan help
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thanks for your ideas! The plumbing shouldnt cost too much to change being on piers. Also, there is already hot/cold piping and sewer passing underneath the top right…

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jayta
Sep 21, 2012 9:39 am
akashra
akashra
20 September 2012

FHOG as part of deposit?

FHOG as part of deposit?

Yeah, I used the FHOG to bring me down under the LMI target (from 82%). That didn't cause any problems, though the 35k under-valuation bumped me straight back over 80%…

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akashra
Sep 20, 2012 11:02 am
Adam.M
Adam.M
19 September 2012

Plumber is using extortion

Plumber is using extortion

Easy... tell her the next time he rings that she says "I'm not paying you, goodbye" and hang up. Let the plumber worry about it! In all seriousness, this case there was no…

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Adam.M
Sep 19, 2012 3:38 pm
phippsy
phippsy
19 September 2012

Broken builder's water tank

Broken builder's water tank

What sort of tank is it? One of those 1000L with a frame jobbies? or larger?

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phippsy
Sep 19, 2012 12:34 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
19 September 2012

Advice on layout

Advice on layout

Have a look at the heywood 29 by porter davis. they dont make it anymore but its more along the lines of your origional plan. You will find a few blogs with the design

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Lunchtime
Sep 19, 2012 11:07 am
CC101
CC101
19 September 2012

Front porch designs.

Front porch designs.

consider porch flooring as well.

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CC101
Sep 19, 2012 12:18 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 September 2012

Blackbutt Solid Timber Flooring - What finish?

Blackbutt Solid Timber Flooring - What finish?

Not really or should I say that with a caveat. After sanding the floor the guy I use gives it three coats of tung oil and that's it. He then recommends to the clients to…

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Stewie D
Sep 18, 2012 7:38 pm
BomberJ
BomberJ
17 September 2012

Open Network

Open Network

Their prices are ridiculous

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BomberJ
Sep 17, 2012 8:08 am
jonesby
jonesby
14 September 2012

Landscaper/paver perth

Landscaper/paver perth

Did you end up finding someone suzmic? We're looking for a landscaper too but I can recommend a paver.

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jonesby
Sep 14, 2012 10:38 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
14 September 2012

Disabling the key function on a door handle

Disabling the key function on a door handle

Your best bet is to take the model no. and make of the lock to a locksmiths shop or specialty hardware store ( not Bun.. gs ) and ask them. There area lot of variables…

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Stewie D
Sep 14, 2012 8:49 am
nobl
nobl
12 September 2012

Tight space... Floor plan and furniture, please help

Tight space... Floor plan and furniture, please help
1, 2

Ok, will look at armoirs. Good idea, it would set the area as a living room rather than trying to match it to the kitchen! I haven't bought the sofa set yet so I can still…

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nobl
Sep 12, 2012 2:36 pm
nobl
Stewie D
Stewie D
12 September 2012

PCA - Council vs Private

PCA - Council vs Private

Whereabouts are you ? My guys don't like to travel too far like most. Stewie

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Stewie D
Sep 12, 2012 10:26 am
Reno_student
Reno_student
11 September 2012

Home renovators assistance

Home renovators assistance

A big thank you to everyone who helped me with this - it was very much appreciated!

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Reno_student
Sep 11, 2012 10:58 am
Suze
Suze
11 September 2012

FREE legal help numbers

FREE legal help numbers

I think we would like to get the job done as soon as possible as we have had many delays as well. I am making some enquiries now. Pity Adam is in Sydney, we are in…

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Suze
Sep 11, 2012 10:11 am
LeanneR
LeanneR
10 September 2012

Perth - Big & Impressive Display Home?

Perth - Big & Impressive Display Home?

Im in Baldivis. You won't find blocks that size in estates but my be some acreage available around the area

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LeanneR
Sep 10, 2012 5:51 pm
LeanneR
kek
kek
9 September 2012

Curtain Alterations Melbourne

Curtain Alterations Melbourne

Seems the spammers are being very helpful, tjilpi. :roll: I see this is an old post, but someone else might be looking for an answer to the same question.... Google gave me…

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kek
Sep 09, 2012 6:52 pm
kek
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
9 September 2012

Did you leave your builders a gift?

Did you leave your builders a gift?

I became friends with one of the tradies and gave him a a bunch of painting/fencebuilding work after the build. As for the builder themselves I…

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theanonyuser
Sep 09, 2012 6:10 pm
Kempe
Kempe
8 September 2012

Repointing ridge caps

Repointing ridge caps

There's 140 ridge caps to do. Got another quote for $850 he said the channelling is BS and other people had mentioned this in other quotes he's been up against, looks like…

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Kempe
Sep 08, 2012 6:38 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 September 2012

New pergola - droplets on fascia - what could be wrong?

New pergola - droplets on fascia - what could be wrong?

Agree with the above post. Sheet roofing is defective if it overhangs the gutter's inside face by less than 50 mm or by more than 65 mm. Also, box gutters have to be…

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SaveH2O
Sep 07, 2012 6:18 pm
SaveH2O
savewater2010
savewater2010
7 September 2012

Marriott Waters - Impact of Possible Rail Line and Freeway?

Marriott Waters - Impact of Possible Rail Line and Freeway?

I have seen used syringes dumped by inconsiderate junkie oxygen theifs in the marriott waters and melington estates. Farking disgusting

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savewater2010
Sep 07, 2012 5:45 pm
kylie40
kylie40
7 September 2012

plasterboard vs Durra panels for internal walls

plasterboard vs Durra panels for internal walls

I am interested in using Durra panels for my internal walls instead of plasterboard. Durra panels (from http://www.ortech.com.au/durra-panel ) are 5cm thick compressed…

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kylie40
Sep 07, 2012 12:19 pm
kylie40
saffy_k
saffy_k
4 September 2012

Building Insurance when renovating

Building Insurance when renovating

Hi We have bought a house and plan to start a major renovation on it asap. It's a queenslander and we plan to lift it...so big structural work I was wondering..with…

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saffy_k
Sep 04, 2012 10:00 pm
rachipoo2
rachipoo2
4 September 2012

Dincel building

Dincel building

Hi Just wondering if anyone has used or built with Dincel. Its made of plastic and you fill with concrete and it is fire resistant and waterproof, earth quake…

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rachipoo2
Sep 04, 2012 3:25 pm
deannemuso
deannemuso
3 September 2012

Surfmist roof with mawson or newstead bricks - or red?!?

Surfmist roof with mawson or newstead bricks - or red?!?

Hi everyone, I love the look of The Homestead in Caversham by Dale Alcock that uses Newstead bricks and a surfmist roof. Has anyone got photos of their house in this…

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deannemuso
Sep 03, 2012 6:27 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
3 September 2012

Suntuf VS Laserlite

Suntuf VS Laserlite

If you want "the best" then you have answered your own question with regarding lifetime warranty. I don't think you can beat Laserlite. By the sounds of it money is no…

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Adam.M
Sep 03, 2012 12:25 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
1 September 2012

Register your EcoClassic Windows to get a Lifetime Warranty

Register your EcoClassic Windows to get a Lifetime Warranty

Coming in fast - thanks. I have an idea to give a rebate on our windows, so if you upgrade from our current windows to say EcoClassic thermally broken windows. My idea is…

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ECOECO
Sep 01, 2012 7:18 pm
ECOECO
jindy
jindy
1 September 2012

ATOMEX HSP-10 Airless Paint Sprayer

ATOMEX HSP-10 Airless Paint Sprayer

Good tip Arfur I will check it out.Thanks.

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jindy
Sep 01, 2012 5:38 pm
myzie
myzie
1 September 2012

Outdoor vinyl for waterproofing purpose?

Outdoor vinyl for waterproofing purpose?

Has anyone heard of installing vinyl floor outdoors on roof top patio? Currently have ceramic tiles but rain is leaking through into ceiling under it.

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myzie
Sep 01, 2012 1:25 pm
Kempe
Kempe
31 August 2012

Installing new powerpoints - Cost?

Installing new powerpoints - Cost?

Was told just today that if you get a new powerpoint fitted you must also fit a safety switch if you dont already have one so budget approx $200 for that alone if you need it

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Kempe
Aug 31, 2012 9:55 pm
sgeco
sgeco
4 September 2012

Any recommendation for Feng Shui master ?

Any recommendation for Feng Shui master ?

you can research the internet for feng shui do's and don't for your homes.

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sgeco
Sep 04, 2012 11:58 am
sgeco

This is the type of piering you have to do and the pdf below is the one you…

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Stewie D
Aug 31, 2012 8:15 am
LimelightAdam
LimelightAdam
30 August 2012

Switch cover plates

Switch cover plates

Nope there wont be anything, some additional wiring may help in ways the light is controlled,

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LimelightAdam
Aug 30, 2012 9:40 pm
catjim
catjim
30 August 2012

Variation Request from Builder

Variation Request from Builder

Leighton, you really need to check the dates of the original posts as you seem to be responding to topics that are years old.

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catjim
Aug 30, 2012 2:19 pm
leighton
leighton
24 August 2012

Cost of renovations

Cost of renovations

most of this is so unrealistic. one problem is the usual, how long is a piece of string, and what type of string, diameter, strength, and so on.…

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leighton
Aug 24, 2012 6:37 am
leighton
kylie40
kylie40
30 August 2012

Proposed house plan critique

Proposed house plan critique

I'm probably way to late, but just in case... as a mother of a 10 year old and an 8 year old, I wouldn't buy or build a house which didn't have both kids' bedrooms on the…

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kylie40
Aug 30, 2012 11:10 am
kylie40
Stewie D
Stewie D
30 August 2012

Structural advice please.

Structural advice please.

As Uncle Arfur says or you may also use a precast brick or concrete lintel that is 90-110mm thick and because it is masonry you can render over it. I think you can get…

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Stewie D
Aug 30, 2012 10:53 am
Stormy
Stormy
29 August 2012

Deleting threads/posts! HELP

Deleting threads/posts! HELP

Hi Buffy, I have moved your thread out of public view. It can be replaced again at any time if you would like it to. We don't usually do this, unless there are…

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Stormy
Aug 29, 2012 11:06 pm
Stormy
nate89
nate89
14 February 2013

Solar pool heating

Solar pool heating

Can anyone help because I'm left feeling very confused by differing opinions from solar pool heating companies! Which is better panels or the…

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nate89
Feb 14, 2013 1:28 am
B STAR
B STAR
28 August 2012

Is it worth Building in Melbourne's outer west? I think not.

Is it worth Building in Melbourne's outer west? I think not.

I didnt buy a house for easy money, I bought a house for lifestyle and to raise a family. I can make my payments comfortably, I like the area -…

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B STAR
Aug 28, 2012 3:30 pm
Casa2
Casa2
27 August 2012

Building in Double Brick

Building in Double Brick

Hmm well we were builders in NZ we have been in Perth for 12 months now so have experienced the heat waves and reasonable cold snap and we rent a…

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Casa2
Aug 27, 2012 7:56 pm
JimmyL
JimmyL
27 August 2012

structural damage to homes in Bluestone Green Wyndham Vale

structural damage to homes in Bluestone Green Wyndham Vale

Hopefully yours turns out ok. Mine is cracking in all of the spots where there are no piers. Not sure what they were thinking.

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JimmyL
Aug 27, 2012 5:52 pm
Leni_82
Leni_82
27 August 2012

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

Recommend good smaller builders in melbourne

Lentini Homes, in Mill Park is a great builder. He has display homes in Point Cook, Lalor and Mernda. Impact Designer Homes are really good too. They have displays in Mernda also.

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Leni_82
Aug 27, 2012 4:22 pm


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