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the crossover would be at a 30+ degree angle from the street to the 1m mark over the main. The council won't let you go for that steep a…

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Stewie D
Jul 10, 2012 8:40 am
ms_caz
ms_caz
10 July 2012

Are in-wall cisterns noisy for adjacent room?

Are in-wall cisterns noisy for adjacent room?

How often would you be using both rooms simultaneously? If people are in the home theatre room watching a movie, is there going to be a constant flow (excuse the pun - I…

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ms_caz
Jul 10, 2012 5:56 am
Zarli
Zarli
9 July 2012

Your Variable Rate Home Loan

Your Variable Rate Home Loan

BANK : Bankwest RATE : 6.03% LOAN : $400k OFFSET : Yes SPECIALS : No monthly fees

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Zarli
Jul 09, 2012 5:25 pm
Zarli
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
8 July 2012

Project Builder V'S A Builder

Project Builder V'S A Builder

I went with a good sized (about 15 houses per year) custom home builder. I was able to change anything at any time and only pay the difference (no…

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theanonyuser
Jul 08, 2012 4:54 pm
Stig
Stig
7 July 2012

HELP!!!

HELP!!!

woodland grey or monument trims would look good. Cheers Stig

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Stig
Jul 07, 2012 10:53 pm
TashnStu77
TashnStu77
7 July 2012

Scyon Linea Board - 150 or 180mm?

Scyon Linea Board - 150 or 180mm?

Hi everyone, well we have chosen 180mm for our linea board cladding but we are just wondering if we should have just stuck with the smaller 150mm? We are building a…

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TashnStu77
Jul 07, 2012 6:32 pm
TashnStu77
nrh157
nrh157
6 July 2012

Second hand pallets anyone?

Second hand pallets anyone?

Hi, we have a new motor bike warehouse where we work, they get new bikes in on custom crates & need to dump them after they unpack. Maybe call by your local outlet?

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nrh157
Jul 06, 2012 5:45 pm
nrh157
Laila
Laila
10 August 2012

Renovating small flats/apartments for profit?

Renovating small flats/apartments for profit?

I am obviously clueless about Turkey but here there is body corporates to deal with and possible maintenance/strata fees, you would want to check this out when you are…

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Laila
Aug 10, 2012 7:55 pm
Phil1978
Phil1978
5 July 2012

Floor tiles

Floor tiles

I layed the tiles so i used sufficent amount of glue its not just one tile thats my concern some areas in the hallway its 3-4 in a row and various other places around the…

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Phil1978
Jul 05, 2012 9:11 pm
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Peter Clear
Jul 05, 2012 5:51 pm
leithm1
leithm1
5 July 2012

Filling in scored lines on fake limestone finish

Filling in scored lines on fake limestone finish

house is rendered but lines have been scored to make it look like limestone blocks. Is there a product suitable for 'fillling' in these scored lines (not that deep) and…

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leithm1
Jul 05, 2012 5:01 pm
Kempe
Kempe
5 July 2012

Plastering advice

Plastering advice

Repairing crack in ceiling and have backstrapped and intend to fill with base cote then paper tape and top coat. Have limited experience of doing this and previously had…

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Kempe
Jul 05, 2012 2:46 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
5 July 2012

please help - flaking paint!

please help - flaking paint!

If your painter used acrylic straight over enamel without the appropriate undercoat it will peel/lift off easily with contact

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Uncle Arfur
Jul 05, 2012 4:37 am
home2decorate
home2decorate
4 July 2012

Bedroom wardrobe doors

Bedroom wardrobe doors

You can search in your local area online by the internet and can get information also you can search our website home2decor.com, we also provide such type of services.

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home2decorate
Jul 04, 2012 8:25 pm
mid60s
mid60s
4 July 2012

Flooding under house

Flooding under house

Thanks building-expert, we have contacted the insurer and they have said the builder is not dead, not insolvent and as long as he has an answering service he has not…

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mid60s
Jul 04, 2012 7:47 pm
delatite13
delatite13
4 July 2012

Sewage (from neighbours repair work) spilling on my property

Sewage (from neighbours repair work) spilling on my property

As B Star said, he is the "owner" of the sewerage pipes on his property. However unless he is a registered plumber he cannot do any work on the sewerage system. Any work…

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delatite13
Jul 04, 2012 7:24 pm
delatite13
paulw11
paulw11
4 July 2012

Steel Framed Houses

Steel Framed Houses

Hi We have a steel frame and the frame was in the rain for a good few weeks before the roof and bricks went up. I didn't see any evidence of corrosion. The frame is…

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paulw11
Jul 04, 2012 5:37 pm
building-expert
building-expert
4 July 2012

Termites in my Garden..

Termites in my Garden..

Find a pestie experienced in baiting stations. You can kill off a colony with baiting and that means it is highly targeted instead of indiscriminate chemical spraying…

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building-expert
Jul 04, 2012 2:15 pm
building-expert
steveandmary
steveandmary
4 July 2012

Evacuated tube solar HWS in Perth

Evacuated tube solar HWS in Perth

Heya :) I asked about this a while ago when we were first looking at options... the reno is marching along a a rapid pace and now we really need to make a decision on which…

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steveandmary
Jul 04, 2012 12:55 am
71monaro
71monaro
3 July 2012

Soil dumped not being removed

Soil dumped not being removed

My neighbour has had it removed (well most of it) . I hope this has not caused any ill feelings between us as I am sure it shouldn't be their problem, but should have been…

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71monaro
Jul 03, 2012 9:55 pm
building-expert
building-expert
3 July 2012

dressing up sides of house slab

dressing up sides of house slab

I am accredited timber pest inspector and can tell you that one of the most effective non chemical termite management features is exposed slab (75mm min) around home…

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building-expert
Jul 03, 2012 8:34 pm
building-expert
crazym3
crazym3
3 July 2012

New construction power source

New construction power source

Home owner is using his own power and water now.

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crazym3
Jul 03, 2012 7:18 pm
arg277
arg277
3 July 2012

HELP- any ideas how to find fresh water pipes

HELP- any ideas how to find fresh water pipes

Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew of water pipe finders or had any idea how to fix this situation with minimal cost as I am lost for ideas. Here's the situation. We are…

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arg277
Jul 03, 2012 10:35 am
Casa2
Casa2
2 July 2012

Appliances Stolen from unfinished house

Appliances Stolen from unfinished house

Our appliances were installed the day before handover. I slept in the house on a camp bed the day before handover for this very reason.

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Casa2
Jul 02, 2012 9:05 pm
haymor
haymor
2 July 2012

Slow flashing light on Septic high water alarm

Slow flashing light on Septic high water alarm

I have a septic system that has a high water alarm which consists of a float and a LED light which flashes if the pump fails and the water level gets too high. My problem…

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haymor
Jul 02, 2012 8:54 pm
gc9
gc9
2 July 2012

Would you hire an Interior Decorator?

Would you hire an Interior Decorator?

It is more about how you get on with other people. You should be very creative and full of ideas but you should also be able to sell your ideas to people. I have used the…

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gc9
Jul 02, 2012 8:44 pm
gc9
gc9
2 July 2012

Cleaning Polished Concrete??

Cleaning Polished Concrete??

I don't really see the difference :D

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gc9
Jul 02, 2012 8:40 pm
gc9
gc9
2 July 2012

Confirming date for confirming works

Confirming date for confirming works

Obviously you are no longer flexible on your dates so you better get in touch with the guy and ask him firmly if he can finish the job within the time frame you specified…

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gc9
Jul 02, 2012 8:37 pm
gc9
gc9
2 July 2012

Best way to build a quick stand/pedestal

Best way to build a quick stand/pedestal

50 x 50 is an enormous top for a projector. Thinking about the projectors people I know have, you would be able to get away with a plate not much…

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gc9
Jul 02, 2012 8:15 pm

Try dealing with suppliers…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
delatite13
delatite13
1 July 2012

Garage building regulations

Garage building regulations

I think he was asking can you have a garage attached to the weatherboard structure, not whether he can convert it to a bedroom. However seek some design advice from your…

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delatite13
Jul 01, 2012 5:23 pm
delatite13
Dale_maria16+
Dale_maria16+
1 July 2012

Glenburn Brick Austral

Glenburn Brick Austral

Hi, we are looking for a brick call the Glenburn brick made by Austral. We need about 1600 bricks can anyone advise and may have for sale? thanks Dale and Maria

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Dale_maria16+
Jul 01, 2012 12:53 pm
Silvergum
Silvergum
1 July 2012

Building on the boundary

Building on the boundary

We looked at closing in a room on the boundary but in the end didnt go through with it after architect advised us that the council wouldnt allow it as it meant more that…

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Silvergum
Jul 01, 2012 9:46 am
Jaans
Jaans
30 June 2012

Weird white powder appearing on ceiling

Weird white powder appearing on ceiling

Sorry, not sure... I figured whatever you might see might help explain the mark on the ceiling below.

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Jaans
Jun 30, 2012 8:46 pm
kek
kek
30 June 2012

Entertainment unit/shelves like The Block: what trade to ask

Entertainment unit/shelves like The Block: what trade to ask

You can get quotes from kitchen companies or cabinet makers - you could ask your builder, but their price is likely to be pretty high. We had a…

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kek
Jun 30, 2012 8:55 am
kek
building-expert
building-expert
29 June 2012

Why this new home may already be doomed?

Why this new home may already be doomed?

Check your engineering drawings for slab design it will be there. If you have not been given the drawings by the builder ask for them.

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building-expert
Jun 29, 2012 8:20 am
building-expert
builderforlife
builderforlife
28 June 2012

Block vs Double frame

Block vs Double frame

Cost wise it would be a close run thing. Block wall have much greater mass and therfore better acoustics.

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builderforlife
Jun 28, 2012 9:41 pm
builderforlife
building-expert
building-expert
28 June 2012

Why is this 18 year old home structurally perfect?

Why is this 18 year old home structurally perfect?

Hi rojak1 I think you misunderstood what i said. The intention was to show how a slab (stained by water over18 years) was reducing effects of dampness against slab edge.…

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building-expert
Jun 28, 2012 10:54 am
building-expert

Hog Bristle is a nice colour. Nice soft colour that will make the room feel…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
27 June 2012

Bedroom wardrobe doors

Bedroom wardrobe doors

I'm looking to remove old bedroom wardrobe doors and replace with new ones with a more modern finish - high gloss white, or something similar.…

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Pete_n_Pet
Jun 27, 2012 9:34 pm
kim.Beveridge
kim.Beveridge
27 June 2012

Fuse box rules

Fuse box rules

Hi sorry for the late reply. I rang and apple to an electrician and he was kid enough to explain how to do it, so I did it myself. It was an easy job. Just need to clip…

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kim.Beveridge
Jun 27, 2012 5:51 pm
kek
kek
26 June 2012

sewer blockage costs

sewer blockage costs

I think we paid close to that 15 or so years ago when we had tree roots in our sewer pipes, so it sounds reasonable to me.

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kek
Jun 26, 2012 6:47 pm
kek

I can't believe how much "compensation" the government is paying to carbon tax affected companies ... see front page of the Fin Review yesterday ... no doubt when the…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
willcres
willcres
26 June 2012

Fowler Home

Fowler Home

Hi Secondhomebuilder, We are building with Wisdom at the moment. Each builder has their up and down, happy and annoying sometimes, but up to this moment we still do not…

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willcres
Jun 26, 2012 9:43 am
willcres
u3047196
u3047196
25 June 2012

AFS Logicwall

AFS Logicwall

Hi, I was wondering if whether the AFS logicwall panel system has a good thermal and acoustic rating? Thank you, Patrick

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u3047196
Jun 25, 2012 3:43 pm


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