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AC27
AC27
6 May 2013

TV Cabinents. Metro Perth

TV Cabinents. Metro Perth

cheers matt will email you now.

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AC27
May 06, 2013 11:47 pm

That is very common. In double brick houses the frames are bricked in. There is often a very small amount of movement in the frame. Over time from…

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Mr_T
May 06, 2013 11:40 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
5 May 2013

Security door

Security door

I'm pretty sure the answer is you need a new door frame(Jamb,stop and all) 15mm between door faces? or 15mm between the front door handle and the security door…

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chrisandkate
May 05, 2013 9:59 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
3 May 2013

Need advice on fence in heritage overlay area

Need advice on fence in heritage overlay area

A heritage architect familiar with your local council is probably your best bet. Stewie

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Stewie D
May 03, 2013 10:59 pm
Team PD
Team PD
3 May 2013

New Porter Davis Concept Display Centre opens in Truganina

New Porter Davis Concept Display Centre opens in Truganina

We’ve received such great feedback about Williams Landing from our customers, suppliers, trades and developer partners so we’re proud to continue to lead the way in…

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Team PD
May 03, 2013 10:12 pm
Team PD
davfloor
davfloor
3 May 2013

laker paints still in business?

laker paints still in business?

can anyone tell me if laker paints is still in business?Tried calling to no avail

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davfloor
May 03, 2013 7:00 pm
JB1
JB1
3 May 2013

Subdivide in Berwick?

Subdivide in Berwick?

It won't be worth it in an area where the house and land is worth $340k. Construction won't be cheap to incorporate the existing house. I'm currently building a…

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JB1
May 03, 2013 2:46 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
3 May 2013

Melamine shelving

Melamine shelving

The better ones are called head hole screws which as the name suggests have a hole about 5mm long x 1mm ø into which you push the little plastic cap which has a similar…

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Stewie D
May 03, 2013 10:59 am
ozzybuilder
ozzybuilder
2 May 2013

sugeestions of eco builder for the gold coast

sugeestions of eco builder for the gold coast

Hi Apples At the risk of blatant self advertisement I am a builder based on the Sunshine Coast with a strong interest in eco homes. If you would like to contact me direct…

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ozzybuilder
May 02, 2013 11:08 pm
33amc
33amc
2 May 2013

Definition - inclement weather ?

Definition - inclement weather ?

not just the physical rain, but also the days after if it is too muddy to work safely or safely access the site or get delivery trucks in etc. That is part of the definition

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33amc
May 02, 2013 1:21 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
2 May 2013

Dog door fitted into a sliding patio door?

Dog door fitted into a sliding patio door?
1, 2

I just installed **************************** in my house, I LOVE it. Everyone always asks about it, its sleek and doesn't look clunky. 5 year…

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ECOECO
May 02, 2013 8:29 am
ECOECO
K4neX
K4neX
1 May 2013

garage extension cost - quick help please

garage extension cost - quick help please

I am basing my experience from talking to a sales person from another builder. I was asking the approximate cost of extending the back wall of a floor plan by 1m, with…

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K4neX
May 01, 2013 9:54 am
navs
navs
30 April 2013

Building Brokers

Building Brokers

They also generally only do big and expensive builds but if that is what you are doing then go for it. I know if someone who said they saved thousands doing that.

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navs
Apr 30, 2013 10:36 am
Dash1965
Dash1965
29 April 2013

Tiled Roof vs Colourbond - pros/cons (and noise question)

Tiled Roof vs Colourbond - pros/cons (and noise question)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

How did you go about getting your roof replaced? Who did you contact? We will shortly be having solar panes installed and when the original measurements…

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Dash1965
Apr 29, 2013 10:11 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
29 April 2013

Question re builders margin

Question re builders margin

I'm pretty sure you'll find that in your contract it states the builder is allowed to keep the margin he would have made had they supplied the product/item/service. If…

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chrisandkate
Apr 29, 2013 3:06 pm
modernweb
modernweb
29 April 2013

Seeking beta testers and advice

Seeking beta testers and advice

Good morning all, I am currently in the process of developing a product which can be used by builders to keep their customers fully up to date. Customers are notified on…

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modernweb
Apr 29, 2013 2:33 pm
gzk
gzk
27 April 2013

Nbn trench

Nbn trench

This may be of use: http://www.warralily.com.au/Warralily/media/Warralily/Documents/NBN057_BuilderCabler_Flyer_V12.pdf Definitely run a…

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gzk
Apr 27, 2013 1:24 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
26 April 2013

Metal roof alternatives

Metal roof alternatives

I thought glass/wool insulation blanket absorbed some sound or would be better than the basic sisal

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Uncle Arfur
Apr 26, 2013 3:15 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
26 April 2013

Working inside steel truss roofs

Working inside steel truss roofs

Anyone experienced in this area? How to work inside and move around? Ive seem them under construction and wondered how trades are able to…

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Uncle Arfur
Apr 26, 2013 3:07 pm
33amc
33amc
25 April 2013

Rules governing Site Fences

Rules governing Site Fences

Depends where you are located. Some states dont have requirements of site fences and some builders just do it as extra coverage against unwanted visitors and to limit…

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33amc
Apr 25, 2013 9:11 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
25 April 2013

Edwards hot water system problems

Edwards hot water system problems

With due respect to Homeone, it may pay to ask over at Whirlpool in the Green Tech forum where I believe there has been a lot of discussion on Edwards solar, some of it archived

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Uncle Arfur
Apr 25, 2013 4:01 pm
Mayu
Mayu
25 April 2013

Has anyone built with Rawson Homes in Auburn Council area?

Has anyone built with Rawson Homes in Auburn Council area?

Thank you Springtime My sales rep did not mention anything about it , may be due to the new private approval process where they do not have to go through Aurburn…

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Mayu
Apr 25, 2013 8:47 am
Jen1977
Jen1977
25 April 2013

GST treatment for variation

GST treatment for variation

I work for a builder and we do our variations Cost + builders margin + GST on the whole lot.

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Jen1977
Apr 25, 2013 8:45 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
24 April 2013

Second hand balustrading

Second hand balustrading

We are replacing our balcony due to rotting timber. At the same time we will update the balustrading. The balustrading is glass surrounded by…

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ECOECO
Apr 24, 2013 11:34 pm
ECOECO
TinaG
TinaG
24 April 2013

Estate Building restrictions

Estate Building restrictions

If you're in a new estate there should be a document with covenants where it clearly states the fence style

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TinaG
Apr 24, 2013 2:16 pm
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belichun
Apr 24, 2013 11:58 am
Mumtomonkeys
Mumtomonkeys
24 April 2013

Advice needed please, not sure of best option MERNDA

Advice needed please, not sure of best option MERNDA

Put down deposit on the block in settlers hill, and also the PD house! Feels so great to have finally made a decision

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Mumtomonkeys
Apr 24, 2013 11:09 am
Davesdodger
Davesdodger
22 April 2013

Roof restoration or roof replacement

Roof restoration or roof replacement

To the guys at Guardian Roofing. Thanks for all your help with my roofing. After procrastinating and then finally contacting you guys via this fantastic forum, my roof…

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Davesdodger
Apr 22, 2013 6:45 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
20 April 2013

Link 2 rainwater tanks some distance apart

Link 2 rainwater tanks some distance apart

Hi downtime, Before I give some solutions, a few other notes. Re the slimline tank. The ones that are practically impossible to clean are the…

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SaveH2O
Apr 20, 2013 2:42 pm
SaveH2O
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
20 April 2013

Getting rid of musty smell in wardrobe

Getting rid of musty smell in wardrobe

True enough - though the OP may not know there was dampness as per normal, most people are unaware of what makes the musky smell in the first place. Mostly it is dampness :wink:

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onc_artisan
Apr 20, 2013 1:26 pm
onc_artisan
deluxes
deluxes
19 April 2013

At stage 1, have questions, please help!

At stage 1, have questions, please help!

I feel your pain... I am about to commence building my 2nd home, but built my first place 8/9 years ago as a bright eyed, excited, yet very naive young 19 year old girl,…

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deluxes
Apr 19, 2013 12:16 pm
deluxes
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 April 2013

Ventis

Ventis

I did quite a bit of research on this and other similar products and the consensus seems to be that for what it does it is very expensive. Do a search here and on the…

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Stewie D
Apr 18, 2013 10:44 pm
nicenurse
nicenurse
18 April 2013

Reece - charge for delivery of goods?

Reece - charge for delivery of goods?

Thanks Birdman1, I found that when the product I ordered finally arrived in store and I went to pick it up that the $55 was not charged. I think it must just be a computer…

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nicenurse
Apr 18, 2013 9:38 pm
rachel rachford
rachel rachford
18 April 2013

Caoba Dawn Colourbond Flashing

Caoba Dawn Colourbond Flashing

hi, i am having the same dilemna! we are using eaglemont and i like the jarrah decowood but i feel it may be too red. is your house bricked yet? have you got samples of…

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rachel rachford
Apr 18, 2013 4:50 pm
Hardy22
Hardy22
18 April 2013

Building with Redink - Lifestyle 300

Building with Redink - Lifestyle 300

Thanks Munchy I will create a new one in the correct forum. Cheers

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Hardy22
Apr 18, 2013 11:06 am
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
18 April 2013

What to do

What to do

Had a similar situation. Complicated by the fact that we loved our location. Our house was built in the 70's and no longer met our needs. Too small and I needed to spend a…

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Bluesuede
Apr 18, 2013 10:33 am
Bluesuede
AC27
AC27
17 April 2013

No consent on pergola

No consent on pergola

Yeah looks fine, We bought a house with a non approved pergola, have had it for 10 years still standing strong and firm and we plan to sell it unapproved as well. I really…

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AC27
Apr 17, 2013 11:03 pm
Sino Purchasers
Sino Purchasers
17 April 2013

Bammboo Doors

Bammboo Doors

Found this on a quick google search http://www.jln.net.au/bamboo-doors Are these the kind of doors you are after?

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Sino Purchasers
Apr 17, 2013 5:36 pm
springtime
springtime
17 April 2013

Problematic Structural Engineers Report

Problematic Structural Engineers Report

You've done well. You're sure to get some positive response , I've tried the Ombudsman before & they really are quite helpful....keep us posted. Goodluck.

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springtime
Apr 17, 2013 3:46 pm
namweng
namweng
17 April 2013

Blind manufacturers?

Blind manufacturers?

Hi Namweng, I posted a few weeks ago to let you know of my blinds manufacturer, just to give an update... I didnt end up going with him, we have…

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namweng
Apr 17, 2013 2:14 pm
ref_kt
ref_kt
16 April 2013

Home & Contents Insurance Flood Cover storm Surge Perth

Home & Contents Insurance Flood Cover storm Surge Perth

RAC has this extract on their website "Flood is defined as the inundation of normally dry land by water overflowing from the normal confines of any natural or artificial…

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ref_kt
Apr 17, 2013 12:20 am
ref_kt
Daveoz
Daveoz
16 April 2013

"Yorkshire fittings"

"Yorkshire fittings"

I think we're going with silver-solder joints. Thanks for the replies guys.

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Daveoz
Apr 16, 2013 3:13 am
Ribbon
Ribbon
15 April 2013

URGENT - Setback from Eaves?

URGENT - Setback from Eaves?

It will depend entirely on your council and planning laws in your area. Where we are building there is no minimum distance from the house to an outbuilding, but that's no…

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Ribbon
Apr 15, 2013 8:58 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
15 April 2013

i-beam rust

i-beam rust

Its hard to tell from your photo as it is up too close, but from what I can see it looks terminal and I doubt if much would be left of the steel IF you should remove the rust

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Uncle Arfur
Apr 15, 2013 1:53 am
tim_k
tim_k
14 April 2013

Shed Plans

Shed Plans

Haha. Nice; plans on eBay, what will they think of next. What's included in the 720? A contour survey to complete a site plan? Engineers details? Etc. If its just plans and…

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tim_k
Apr 14, 2013 9:35 pm
namweng
namweng
14 April 2013

Drama with slab / concrete

Drama with slab / concrete

Hi all, At the moment our down pipes are sitting almost on par with the slab. This is going to be an issue as we are going to concrete our whole backyard and front yard.…

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namweng
Apr 14, 2013 8:18 pm
namweng
namweng
14 April 2013

concretor melbournw

concretor melbournw

Hi all, Anyone here got a good recommendation for a concreter? We are looking to pave our front exposed aggregate and back either slate or colored. Thanks

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namweng
Apr 14, 2013 1:14 pm

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