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homeperfectionist
homeperfectionist
21 March 2012

Camden Gas Project

Camden Gas Project

Yeah I have heard a lot of things about this since I became aware of it about a year ago. Coal Seam Gas wells (CSG) is what you are talking about. Yes, there is a plan,…

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homeperfectionist
Mar 21, 2012 9:19 am
homeperfectionist
springtime
springtime
21 March 2012

Please help, I need cleaning advice

Please help, I need cleaning advice

Hi, Now that I have your attention, I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to clean wrought iron stair balusters? Handover of our house is hopefully this week, & the…

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springtime
Mar 21, 2012 7:12 am
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
20 March 2012

Extra cost on additional notes after work plan

Extra cost on additional notes after work plan

Provide an ASW2018 window to the side of Dining to accommodate variation 49 (Tender) **Seems ok** Provide a 170mm stepdown to the garage to…

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hfwangoz
Mar 20, 2012 9:26 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 March 2012

Rocks

Rocks

Hi Guys, I'm looking at building a wall out of rocks, doesn't really matter what type but they need to be able to be lifted by myself as I have…

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ECOECO
Mar 20, 2012 10:37 am
ECOECO
D101
D101
20 March 2012

Finding a pest inspector

Finding a pest inspector

Can you suggest anyone in particular?

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D101
Mar 20, 2012 10:19 am
jaskorhov213
jaskorhov213
20 March 2012

Regarding 'the 88B Instrument'

Regarding 'the 88B Instrument'

thanks for the info.. _____________ state…

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jaskorhov213
Mar 20, 2012 12:14 am
Onewheel
Onewheel
19 March 2012

New house, old furniture

New house, old furniture
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We built our first house 15 years ago (the current one we are in) and only bought a couple of new things, the rest was hand me downs or wedding gifts (2 years earlier).…

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Onewheel
Mar 19, 2012 7:56 pm
kek
kek
19 March 2012

Down lights

Down lights

We have 10 downlights in the kitchen/dining area. I have heard that they are a very energy inefficient means of lighting a room. Can anyone…

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kek
Mar 19, 2012 7:34 pm
kek
Adam.M
Adam.M
18 March 2012

Can our builder refuse an independent inspection

Can our builder refuse an independent inspection
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Excellent! You got what you wanted and maybe another, issues fixed.

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Adam.M
Mar 18, 2012 8:21 pm
richswing
richswing
5 December 2015

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

Fiberglass Pool in Perth (WA)

2.5 years down the line and still happy with my pool, maintenance has really been easy with the fibre glass pool and salt water chlorination system A couple of weeks a go…

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richswing
Dec 05, 2015 1:28 am
building-expert
building-expert
18 March 2012

Termite Proofing Extension - too many things to do

Termite Proofing Extension - too many things to do

As experienced and accredited timber pest inspector I can tell you that your pestie is spot on and gave you all the right advice. Owning a home has maintenance…

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building-expert
Mar 18, 2012 10:30 am
building-expert
building-expert
building-expert
17 March 2012

Bad Builder Advice Needed

Bad Builder Advice Needed

I agree with McKinnon about Building Commission (spot on even if not harsh enough) but if the builder does go bankrupt then you can pursue the insurer. It is not easy to…

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building-expert
Mar 17, 2012 10:49 pm
building-expert
cmhamilton
cmhamilton
17 March 2012

Power cutting out with dryer

Power cutting out with dryer

You can test that easily - either A) plug the dryer into a different socket somewhere else (a good distance away) in the house (you'll need a fair bit of extension cord to…

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cmhamilton
Mar 17, 2012 10:11 am
delatite13
delatite13
15 March 2012

what did you do with all ur packaging boxes after moving in?

what did you do with all ur packaging boxes after moving in?

We have a different theory......keep them for the next build. :D Just starting our 4th owner build and we shifted into the current temporary rental using the same packing…

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delatite13
Mar 15, 2012 9:31 pm
delatite13
Trewman
Trewman
15 March 2012

Fencing issue

Fencing issue
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You see that's where you're wrong - the fence is common property, the brick wall of a garage is not. Even discounting that fact splitting a…

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Trewman
Mar 15, 2012 7:46 pm
NEWLYWEDS
NEWLYWEDS
15 March 2012

downlight installer costs? Sydney...

downlight installer costs? Sydney...

found one... already been done . top bloke... if anyone in sydney needs an electrician who is up front and doesnt waste anytime shoot me a pm

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NEWLYWEDS
Mar 15, 2012 10:22 am
anddan
anddan
15 March 2012

Allworth Homes tender dates. Have you met the deadline?

Allworth Homes tender dates. Have you met the deadline?
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There just always seems to be another price rise looming over our heads doesn't there?! Its all part of their plan with the tender periods etc. to put the pressure on and…

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anddan
Mar 14, 2012 11:38 pm
Pat the draftie
Pat the draftie
14 March 2012

passive solar design architecture??

passive solar design architecture??

Mr Chook, Passive solar design starts at the design stage. Site orientation / aspect is your number one driving factor. Drawing up any old set of plans and…

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Pat the draftie
Mar 14, 2012 5:52 pm
Pat the draftie
Twistan
Twistan
13 March 2012

Has anybody got Boral Sydney Red Terracotta roof tiles ?

Has anybody got Boral Sydney Red Terracotta roof tiles ?

Hello, we have just joined this forum because we are desperately seeking contact to people who 1) have got Boral Sydney Red Terracotta Roof Tiles 2) collect drinking water…

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Twistan
Mar 13, 2012 10:17 pm
cmhamilton
cmhamilton
13 March 2012

Approval on Fence

Approval on Fence

If it's on the boundary then it more than likely will need approval - the rule of thumb is usually retaining walls 1m or higher or within 1m of the boundary require…

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cmhamilton
Mar 13, 2012 6:01 pm
kek
kek
13 March 2012

What to do with side of my slab brick or render?

What to do with side of my slab brick or render?

Hi Koz... Is it possible for you to post a photo or two to show exactly what you're dealing with? Some of us are a bit thick... Or maybe it's just me. ::lol::

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kek
Mar 13, 2012 5:04 pm
kek
btherl
btherl
13 March 2012

Next door's survey peg on our land

Next door's survey peg on our land

300mm is a lot! I would get it surveyed. If the peg does turn out to be correct, I'm sure the council and developer will understand and let you change the landscaping…

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btherl
Mar 13, 2012 7:13 am
btherl
rojak1
rojak1
13 March 2012

Neighbour taking the 200mm of our land

Neighbour taking the 200mm of our land
1, 2, 3, 4

Just as a foot note to this saga, something I hadn't thought of previous. How do you go…

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rojak1
Mar 13, 2012 6:53 am
spottydog0
spottydog0
12 March 2012

DA consideration n NSW

DA consideration n NSW

Thanks Variegated, Council won't answer my question and just say submit. I can't see it failing but the problem is I have a rather argumentative neighbour who has far to…

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spottydog0
Mar 12, 2012 8:50 pm
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Ribbon
Mar 23, 2012 2:59 pm
MrCurly
MrCurly
10 March 2012

Anything we should know about Multiple Occupancy Titles?

Anything we should know about Multiple Occupancy Titles?

You are very wise to not proceed if you had ANY doubts! Anyway, if you do decide to pursue other non freehold properties I should add that there are also potential…

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MrCurly
Mar 10, 2012 9:39 pm
Chuq
Chuq
10 March 2012

Number of bedrooms in a big family

Number of bedrooms in a big family
1, 2

What a challenge rose! But an enjoyable one! Thinking outside the box, what about something like rooms with separate "sleep pods?" By that I mean a room that is barely…

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Chuq
Mar 10, 2012 8:41 pm
Chuq
Jenniferjeffs
Jenniferjeffs
9 March 2012

Query on Floor Levels/block slope

Query on Floor Levels/block slope

Hi, we are building with HBC and have a house with a detached garage. We have been advised that we can't place our shoppers door in a certain place as the block slopes…

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Jenniferjeffs
Mar 09, 2012 12:09 pm
wheeliworks
wheeliworks
6 March 2012

Fibreglass pools and building a new home - how close?

Fibreglass pools and building a new home - how close?

you will need piers which are deeper than the bottom of the pool. the builders or yourself if a owner builder will need a engineer to tell you depth , diameter & reo…

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wheeliworks
Mar 06, 2012 9:35 pm
wheeliworks
AubinGroveFan
AubinGroveFan
6 March 2012

Bank Evaluation (LVR)

Bank Evaluation (LVR)

What if it's a completely…

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AubinGroveFan
Mar 06, 2012 5:09 pm
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bradnvan
Mar 06, 2012 12:58 pm

Yes I am on pinterest. It actually took a couple of weeks on the waiting list before I was invited on, so something to be aware of. I have found heaps of ideas for art and…

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Crow
Crow
25 July 2012

Alfresco Kitchens

Alfresco Kitchens

Was looking at some of this stuff today. Why are outdoor BBQ ramgehoods so expensive , what can't I use a cheap euro 900mm rangehood for…

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Crow
Jul 25, 2012 8:26 pm
mgilla
mgilla
5 March 2012

Cost of installing paling fence

Cost of installing paling fence

You may be lucky and get someone for $65/m. I'm a handyman in Bris so I can't help you with the job. But for something that small i'd work on material plus labour and not…

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mgilla
Mar 05, 2012 1:20 pm
margritdv
margritdv
5 March 2012

composite materials fencing and decking

composite materials fencing and decking

Has anyone used composite materials for their decking or fencing and if yes could you please let me know how it is wearing and if you are pleased with the end result? we…

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margritdv
Mar 05, 2012 1:18 pm
margritdv
margritdv
5 March 2012

Tiling choice problem

Tiling choice problem

We upgraded to a Transformation package with M. wording: Superior ceramic tile range to wet areas As per standard working drawings Valued at up to $900 Standard …

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margritdv
Mar 05, 2012 1:13 pm
moth31
moth31
5 March 2012

Irrigation

Irrigation

Can anyone tell me if controllers develop faults, and whether they can be repaired. Mine is a very old system, more than 10 years. Recently, number 5 of my 5 stations…

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moth31
Mar 05, 2012 11:15 am
Fergus
Fergus
5 March 2012

Asbestos shed removal

Asbestos shed removal

Does anyone know what the cost of removing an asbestos shed (whole shed plus roof) versus sealing it would come to? The shed measures approx 20 squares meters. It's an…

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Fergus
Mar 04, 2012 11:36 pm
kaindec
kaindec
4 March 2012

Water in subfloor

Water in subfloor

Hi, hoping for some assistance about water in the subfloor. Our house is on a sloping block and from the front looks like a single story but there is a downstairs area at…

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kaindec
Mar 04, 2012 4:57 pm
caz_770
caz_770
4 March 2012

Surfmist render, what are your thoughts?

Surfmist render, what are your thoughts?
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Oh cool! I thought so! Great colour.... In my opinion :)

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caz_770
Mar 03, 2012 11:17 pm
caz_770
JLD
JLD
2 March 2012

Rendered house with brick front fence

Rendered house with brick front fence

Based on your photos I actually like it as it but it's your house ;) As there is so much green to break up the render colour I think it will look really nice rendered with…

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JLD
Mar 02, 2012 8:43 pm
kek
kek
2 March 2012

Appliance choices - Reliability

Appliance choices - Reliability

I agree that some online research is required - Product Review, Whirlpool forums or even Choice (it may be worth paying for a report). For what it's worth, we recently…

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kek
Mar 02, 2012 4:35 pm
kek
OyabunG
OyabunG
2 March 2012

What are my options against a tradie?

What are my options against a tradie?

Do you know if he is licensed? Today Tonight likes to shame bad trades people :)

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OyabunG
Mar 02, 2012 3:58 pm
Skillington
Skillington
2 March 2012

Builders Licence

Builders Licence

Im in NSW. I have enquired about the license through a training company and they have said it is a 26 week course 2 nights a week for the builders license. I have to get…

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Skillington
Mar 02, 2012 10:54 am

Hi guys! I have started a group on facebook called THE PONDS COMMUNITY - I have set this up so that we can all start getting to know each other and so that we have…

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am


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