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hfwangoz
hfwangoz
15 April 2012

Surcharge on reducing the width?

Surcharge on reducing the width?

Thanks guys. I am going to sign the contract this Friday.

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hfwangoz
Apr 15, 2012 9:26 pm
winner
winner
15 April 2012

Water seeping through slab in a new house

Water seeping through slab in a new house
1, 2, 3, 4

Sounds like a plan Deemaree. winner i'm interested to know where you are at with your original issue and what has been done to resolve…

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winner
Apr 15, 2012 10:25 am
Ruby52550
Ruby52550
13 April 2012

Major plaster cracks in 3 year old home

Major plaster cracks in 3 year old home

Yes this is true, you should get an engineers report but there is still a very good chance youll need to go to consumer affairs to get results

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Ruby52550
Apr 13, 2012 8:14 pm
cookieboc
cookieboc
12 April 2012

soil dumping!

soil dumping!

thanks heaps for the response guys!! we have had a very stressful couple of days trying to find out where the soil came from. But tonight we got the call to say a builder…

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cookieboc
Apr 12, 2012 9:40 pm
mgilla
mgilla
12 April 2012

Green Stain on bricks.. how long until it clears up?

Green Stain on bricks.. how long until it clears up?

You will probably find there is an allowance for a brick clean, just ask your SS if that is the case.

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mgilla
Apr 12, 2012 7:27 pm
SamfordValley
SamfordValley
10 April 2012

Free Landfill/earthfill

Free Landfill/earthfill

try posting on fillwanted.com.au for any takers

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SamfordValley
Apr 10, 2012 11:34 pm
SamfordValley
SamfordValley
SamfordValley
10 April 2012

Keeping tradies happy

Keeping tradies happy

I'm about to start a build (at the council stage atm), and my brother, who is a tradie himself, gave me some advice to be on the site supervisor's good side. He suggested…

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SamfordValley
Apr 10, 2012 11:29 pm
SamfordValley
hell yeah
hell yeah
9 April 2012

Extensions with Steel or Timber?

Extensions with Steel or Timber?

Thanks for the reply chrisandkate, I never thought of it like that!! Cheers

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hell yeah
Apr 09, 2012 7:16 pm
Newbie2
Newbie2
9 April 2012

studio removal and selling a palm

studio removal and selling a palm

Hi Newbie. Any chance that your house is able to be removed at all? They are able to remove brick veneer houses in many cases as well as…

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Newbie2
Apr 09, 2012 4:35 pm
building-expert
building-expert
9 April 2012

damaged pipes during construction

damaged pipes during construction
1, 2

Finally got to read your blog b-e after someone else fixed the problem with the link for you. it's easy to make an…

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building-expert
Apr 09, 2012 1:11 pm
building-expert
Heytherek
Heytherek
8 April 2012

Fixing defects and final bill

Fixing defects and final bill
1, 2

Hi, Yeah I know. It has really soured our experience building. Just the attitude and fighting we have to do over everything. Heytherek

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Heytherek
Apr 08, 2012 7:27 pm
spunkylayla
spunkylayla
7 April 2012

Bricklayer needed in Melbourne SE

Bricklayer needed in Melbourne SE

Hi everyone, Can someone please recommend a good and reasonably priced bricklayer - we're looking at building a fence and in SE Melbourne. I've done a basic google…

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spunkylayla
Apr 07, 2012 4:35 pm
C&C
C&C
7 April 2012

Connecting a sump pump to the stormwater pipe?

Connecting a sump pump to the stormwater pipe?

Thanks for the tip - I wasn't even aware of rain gardens and am surprised they didn't show up in any of my generic web searches on drainage. I'm going to have to make use…

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C&C
Apr 07, 2012 3:43 pm
selaxe
selaxe
6 April 2012

Anyway building at Palisades Estate South Morang

Anyway building at Palisades Estate South Morang

Hi All, We are in the planning procces and palisade should be our home in the future, any futher dovelopments in the area you woulkd like to discuss, Regards

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selaxe
Apr 06, 2012 4:19 pm
cherub
cherub
5 April 2012

Australian Standard for Roofing

Australian Standard for Roofing

I was looking at the the BCA 2010 part 3.5.1.2 roof tiling

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cherub
Apr 05, 2012 12:31 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
5 April 2012

Double Car Metal Garage Suppliers!

Double Car Metal Garage Suppliers!

No offence taken, I didn't understand a word you said! :lol:

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fairy blue
Apr 05, 2012 8:52 am
fairy blue
maidalfod
maidalfod
4 April 2012

Garden renovation

Garden renovation

Hello! We are also looking for someone to re-pave our backyard w square pavers - anyone got any recommendations? we are in Perth SOR Thanks!

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maidalfod
Apr 04, 2012 10:03 pm
maidalfod
maidalfod
4 April 2012

Looking for reliable roof plumber to replace gutters in Pert

Looking for reliable roof plumber to replace gutters in Pert

Hi everyone I'm new to this forum, just recently bought a property and now realise we need to replace the gutters! Anyone know of a reliable (and reasonably priced) roof…

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maidalfod
Apr 04, 2012 10:02 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 April 2012

Guttering

Guttering

Pretty much sums it up. A big influence on drainage is the pop, rectangular pops are much narrower and have a greater percentage decrease in width at their narrowest…

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SaveH2O
Apr 04, 2012 12:58 pm
SaveH2O
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doogs82
Apr 04, 2012 11:54 am
steveH_Perth
steveH_Perth
1 April 2012

Cost of painted sand render....

Cost of painted sand render....

Hi I am also in Perth and interested in the cost of rendering boundary fences and finding out the alternatives. Can we do a roll on texture or will it look bad? Steve

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steveH_Perth
Apr 01, 2012 3:52 pm
jodge
jodge
1 April 2012

Australian/metric equivalents for US screw/bolt sizes

Australian/metric equivalents for US screw/bolt sizes

Hello Richard & Keza! Hey Richard, you can buy imperial screws and stuff in Australia. You can go somewhere like Coventry Fasteners and they'll be able to sort you out. …

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jodge
Apr 01, 2012 11:25 am
jodge
Koroboo
Koroboo
8 May 2012

Advice needed re kitchen renovation

Advice needed re kitchen renovation

Hi there, We currently have in our place (soon to be smooshed) full gloss white poly cupboard doors with the u-shaped handle-less top (not shark edge). We find it great,…

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Koroboo
May 08, 2012 4:08 pm
chippy
chippy
31 March 2012

Plastic melts when cutting

Plastic melts when cutting

To cut acrylic with a jigsaw you use a normal fine cut wood blade. If you look at the packet it will tell you what materials it will cut. The other option is a circular…

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chippy
Mar 31, 2012 1:48 pm
chippy
JLD
JLD
31 March 2012

placing an offer on a house

placing an offer on a house

Oh and check what cooling off period applies as not all contracts have a cooling off period.

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JLD
Mar 31, 2012 9:07 am
GardenofNeedn-58
GardenofNeedn-58
30 March 2012

Breach of contract ,termination by lawyers ,police dispute..

Breach of contract ,termination by lawyers ,police dispute..

oh i am sure many on here will be sooo relieved for you . :z: hope it all gets better from here on…

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GardenofNeedn-58
Mar 30, 2012 3:23 pm
kassan1973
kassan1973
29 March 2012

bathroom tiling

bathroom tiling

Hi all just after some thoughts really? My house was built 5 years ago by major builder and have had many issues with the house ranging from sewer pipes, to plaster work a…

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kassan1973
Mar 29, 2012 8:37 pm
cmhamilton
cmhamilton
29 March 2012

Internet provider in Wallan?

Internet provider in Wallan?

That is 100% correct - until you have a landline connection TPG cannot work out anything wrt ADSL. TPG are a telstra wholesale reseller but they might not even bother…

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cmhamilton
Mar 29, 2012 5:12 pm
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Matt+Jo
Mar 29, 2012 12:26 am
Matt+Jo
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
28 March 2012

Exposed Aggregate

Exposed Aggregate

You can also tailor your exposed agg colours. There are "ready made" mixes, but you should be able to specify the percentage of coloured or white quartz, basalt, gravel,…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 28, 2012 4:18 pm
ejlees
ejlees
28 March 2012

Outdoor patio to indoor play area - at a QLD kindy (c and k)

Outdoor patio to indoor play area - at a QLD kindy (c and k)

HI there, Slightly random query I know. My son goes to a community kindy (c and k run in part my local members of the community, hence my involvement in this) and the…

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ejlees
Mar 28, 2012 2:03 pm
tengals
tengals
29 March 2012

Glass Fencing

Glass Fencing

I can help you, where are you located?

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tengals
Mar 29, 2012 9:15 am
NEWLYWEDS
NEWLYWEDS
26 March 2012

water meter needs to be raised ??

water meter needs to be raised ??

hrmm i will look into it.... might have to ask some local plumbers

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NEWLYWEDS
Mar 26, 2012 11:26 am
akashra
akashra
26 March 2012

Soil test results, What does this mean??

Soil test results, What does this mean??

To summarise: "The land on your block is squishy. We're gonna need a bigger boat. Uh, slab". But yeah, basically the soil both absorbs more water than you'd like, and…

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akashra
Mar 26, 2012 10:45 am
building-expert
building-expert
26 March 2012

Salt damp under concrete

Salt damp under concrete

What you are seeing is efflorescence, yes ground salts drying up on the concrete. It is a problem because it should not be happening. Check perimeter of your home and…

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building-expert
Mar 26, 2012 5:03 am
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
26 March 2012

STORM WATER ISSUE

STORM WATER ISSUE

It seems from the photos that you have large garden area at back and the water from that area is getting to the house. You need to put in cut off interceptor drain along…

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building-expert
Mar 26, 2012 4:57 am
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
26 March 2012

Provisional sum of $3,000 for double handling. Proovable?

Provisional sum of $3,000 for double handling. Proovable?

As professionally trained Quantity Surveyor I can tell you that Standard Method of Measurement of rock is in the solid (not when it is broken up and loose). When…

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building-expert
Mar 26, 2012 4:41 am
building-expert
cmooring
cmooring
26 March 2012

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp
1, 2

Great work. I haven't used it too much myself, but I certainly like what it can do.

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cmooring
Mar 26, 2012 2:08 am
cmooring
ashilleong
ashilleong
25 March 2012

Understanding a covenent

Understanding a covenent

Thanks guys - that clears things up!

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ashilleong
Mar 25, 2012 9:06 am
ashilleong
Mclaren
Mclaren
23 March 2012

Anyone else have 600x600 Polished Porcelain Tiles???

Anyone else have 600x600 Polished Porcelain Tiles???

Good point. This is an email I received from a member of the Tile Council:- Is this surface "haze" on every individual tile? I don't expect you to actually…

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Mclaren
Mar 23, 2012 7:58 am
Mclaren
Shrinivasa
Shrinivasa
22 March 2012

Making first contact - recently bought in Dandelion Street:)

Making first contact - recently bought in Dandelion Street:)
1, 2, 3

Hi All, Bit late in my reply but better late then never :). We are close to handover YAY! we have our PCI walkthrough next thursday. We are building in the ponds and…

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Shrinivasa
Mar 22, 2012 8:14 pm
homeone
homeone
1 April 2012

Newbie here

Newbie here
VIC

Welcome Jeffreyli7! ;)

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homeone
Apr 01, 2012 9:55 am
homeone
Onewheel
Onewheel
22 March 2012

Dining Tables - help

Dining Tables - help
1, 2

Guys, If any of you need any dining suites, lounges beds etc, we found this guy on New Bridge Rd Milperra ( in Sydney ) last Saturday by pure…

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Onewheel
Mar 22, 2012 2:46 pm
McReidy
McReidy
22 March 2012

Adding a downpipe for rainwater - what to use

Adding a downpipe for rainwater - what to use

Great thanks very much for the feedback - much appreciated :)

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McReidy
Mar 22, 2012 7:39 am
McReidy
willcres
willcres
21 March 2012

Good Building Inspector

Good Building Inspector

No problem servicelocator... Do they still charge like I told you or more?

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willcres
Mar 21, 2012 9:11 pm
willcres
humble
humble
21 March 2012

Henley - Tender Update

Henley - Tender Update

If your unhappy walk away. Simple really. Sounds like you should to be honest.

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humble
Mar 21, 2012 6:54 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
21 March 2012

Quick help with render and cladding

Quick help with render and cladding

Oh! that's good, the image is now the right way up. Sorry I can't make it bigger. Also just realised white pearl windows will make the front facade look unbalanced as it…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 21, 2012 5:30 pm


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