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Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
1 June 2012

Exterior House Colour Help Needed - What Colour Grey?

Exterior House Colour Help Needed - What Colour Grey?

Would love to see that photo of the blue grey house, we are wanting to use a blue grey colour with white trim and…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 01, 2012 3:56 pm
hfwangoz
hfwangoz
1 June 2012

How to select solid timber floor?

How to select solid timber floor?

Thanks. I'm afraid it's beyond my capability to install by myself...

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hfwangoz
Jun 01, 2012 11:56 am
acpn2330
acpn2330
31 May 2012

Land at kellyville ridge

Land at kellyville ridge

Hi all, once again, I am back in the options of buying a a land. There is large level parcel of land a total area of 794.3 m2, registered and ready to go, council approved…

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acpn2330
May 31, 2012 5:17 pm
Michelle
Michelle
31 May 2012

Calling Interior Designers

Calling Interior Designers

The answers to your questions depend on how far you want to go in decorating. Do you want to do it as a hobby for yourself, go into business for yourself, or work for an…

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Michelle
May 31, 2012 3:34 pm
Michelle
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
30 May 2012

Pre-Handover Inspection

Pre-Handover Inspection

You need a mind like a steel trap to get through it all. :lol: At pre-inspection I queried the colour of the bath taps compared to the spout. They were supposed to be almond…

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Treeseachanger
May 30, 2012 8:39 pm
buzza
buzza
30 May 2012

Roads and Drainage - Council problem

Roads and Drainage - Council problem

Just curious how you got on with council. I have a similar problem where stormwater from road/service road flows directly into my land via a concrete drain. Council…

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buzza
May 30, 2012 3:16 pm
Wanderer
Wanderer
30 May 2012

Talavera tiles

Talavera tiles

Does anyone know who sells Talavera tiles in NSW? Cheers Wanderer

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Wanderer
May 30, 2012 10:29 am
trayracer
trayracer
30 May 2012

Conflict between SEPP and LEP/DCP

Conflict between SEPP and LEP/DCP

Dan, I don't know if you already have the answer, and I'm not an expert, but my logic would tell me that SEPP would apply to your existing buildings, i.e. 25sqm would also…

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trayracer
May 30, 2012 1:22 am
xxkatxx
xxkatxx
29 May 2012

Shower tempreture flow problems. Blame game Rheem ,Caroma

Shower tempreture flow problems. Blame game Rheem ,Caroma

I've got an instantaneous gas hot water system which I think is the same type as you and unfortunately I have the same problem with my kitchen mixer tap. It helps a little…

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xxkatxx
May 29, 2012 5:31 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 May 2012

Building on 2 titles

Building on 2 titles

Your solicitor. It is all the legal work concerning adding two titles together and lodging the paperwork with the land titles office. They may or may not want the…

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Stewie D
May 29, 2012 12:40 pm
Skyzie85
Skyzie85
29 May 2012

site works estimate $$$$$$$$$

site works estimate $$$$$$$$$

Ours will be around 35sq total space.

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Skyzie85
May 29, 2012 11:40 am
Vess
Vess
28 May 2012

Questions about Wall and Roof Insulation - Batts, Sarking et

Questions about Wall and Roof Insulation - Batts, Sarking et

Depending on which state your building in, depends what is standard practice. In NSW, it hasn't been common practice to apply foil wall wrap but many do it these days for…

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Vess
May 28, 2012 10:51 pm
barker
barker
28 May 2012

How long for deposit

How long for deposit

we had one week after tender was provided

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barker
May 28, 2012 10:34 pm
barker
acpn2330
acpn2330
28 May 2012

The Ponds - Land Release

The Ponds - Land Release
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Hi all, once again, I am back in the options of buying a a land. There is large level parcel of land a total area of 794.3 m2, registered and ready to go, council approved…

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acpn2330
May 28, 2012 5:36 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
28 May 2012

Help regarding possible internal water leak.

Help regarding possible internal water leak.

Basically what JB said. It sounds like you are a novice so remove the tap tops and flanges to see if its not done already. If it isnt you will need a cheap silicine gun…

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Uncle Arfur
May 28, 2012 12:25 pm
stormjr
stormjr
28 May 2012

Deceased person connected their phone in my brand new house!

Deceased person connected their phone in my brand new house!

Don't see what Telstra's problem is! :th: When I worked for them I had similar problems from time to time (all rentals!) previous tenants left phone on and new tenants want…

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stormjr
May 28, 2012 11:22 am
travelbug
travelbug
27 May 2012

Renovation Style - Confusion

Renovation Style - Confusion

I think you can pick something nice that won't date too much but yes you need to keep it quite simple. Think of the past- bright yellow benchtops etc. Now it's those sit…

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travelbug
May 27, 2012 10:50 am
hazza ago
hazza ago
26 May 2012

Volume builder re search

Volume builder re search

I"m currently contracting to a large volume builder who last finnacial did 680 homes in n.s.w

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hazza ago
May 26, 2012 11:12 pm
pinknoise
pinknoise
26 May 2012

Converting Batten lights to Down lights

Converting Batten lights to Down lights

How about converting batten lights to pendant lights? are they easy to do? or any ideas how much installation costs? thanks

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pinknoise
May 26, 2012 1:23 pm
Marcoola32
Marcoola32
25 May 2012

tender taking a long time.

tender taking a long time.

Ours was about 5 weeks but they stuffed up a heap in the first tender and we wanted to go to contract stage to received building boost (which ended up getting extended) so…

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Marcoola32
May 25, 2012 2:21 pm
paulw11
paulw11
25 May 2012

solar hot water installers - adequate Insurance

solar hot water installers - adequate Insurance

Hi Have you tried approaching your insurance company - they may be able to handle the claim for you and recover their money from the installers insurance company. Paul

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paulw11
May 25, 2012 2:11 pm
hack
hack
23 May 2012

Electrician Rates

Electrician Rates

OK Lecos what about project work I have been quote $6k for a standard 2 story spec home 26 GPOs 26 lights 2 x 2 way switch tv point 3 phase connection single RCD unit all…

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hack
May 23, 2012 4:37 pm
hack
tengals
tengals
22 May 2012

builders melbourne

builders melbourne

LOL spam, the worst case of it that i have seen in a while no cover up or anything

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tengals
May 22, 2012 10:28 pm
Zarli
Zarli
22 May 2012

Buying Land North of the River

Buying Land North of the River

We bought our land thru LWP - jump onto their website as they handle a fair few estates around Perth

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Zarli
May 22, 2012 9:53 pm
Zarli
ashrey
ashrey
22 May 2012

laminex Diamondgloss on cabinet doors

laminex Diamondgloss on cabinet doors

Thank you so much for your quick responses folks. Is diamond gloss more expensive that crystal gloss or is other way round. So when the builder is quoting me for diamond…

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ashrey
May 22, 2012 8:34 pm
stormjr
stormjr
21 May 2012

Changing Internal Switches

Changing Internal Switches

I would guess it would be about $20-30 to change the switch in labor (give or take), but you would need a few, not just one! As for the saturn switches, how many…

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stormjr
May 21, 2012 11:35 pm
stormjr
stormjr
21 May 2012

Strange Wall Socket Identification

Strange Wall Socket Identification

Same sorry, I get a error, forbidden on the image, can you try again or describe it?

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stormjr
May 21, 2012 11:05 pm
kaindec
kaindec
21 May 2012

Water Leak

Water Leak

Thanks Bashworth, they have had a look and will send a tech with an audio monitor sometime this week. We both think it is a spring of some sort but need to do the process…

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kaindec
May 21, 2012 9:14 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
21 May 2012

needing advice 2 years after home was built maintenance

needing advice 2 years after home was built maintenance

Hi naytahlia, The cornice cracking is common and does not look too bad. Even if you want to chase a builder they will refuse to patch a cornice crack on the corner. If…

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Adam.M
May 21, 2012 7:10 pm
HowieB
HowieB
21 May 2012

Kitchen renovation

Kitchen renovation

If you are handy go to Proform in Malaga and and buy it in flat packs, that's what I did 2-3 years ago, very good to deal with.

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HowieB
May 21, 2012 5:52 pm
akashra
akashra
21 May 2012

peet vs highlands

peet vs highlands

$195 in Highlands for a 14x28 I *think* might be achievable, based on what I paid for a 12.5x28 (I also wanted a 14x28)... there's a sign on the next street down from my…

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akashra
May 21, 2012 4:47 pm
Richard1
Richard1
20 May 2012

Isolation valves and mixers

Isolation valves and mixers

Thanks Arfur - I'd just heard that they were compulsory, but you are correct, this house has isolation valves only on the kitchen & basins.

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Richard1
May 20, 2012 4:13 pm
jj_aurora 12
jj_aurora 12
18 May 2012

Monier Horizon Roof Tiles

Monier Horizon Roof Tiles

Hi all, thinking of getting the horizon profile tiles also and was told sarking was a good idea. This might be a silly question, but if there is a leak, where does the…

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jj_aurora 12
May 18, 2012 9:36 pm
david312
david312
18 May 2012

Wood heater postistion specs?

Wood heater postistion specs?

that will be ok I guess,any one help us?

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david312
May 18, 2012 12:53 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
18 May 2012

Jarrah gates

Jarrah gates

. If you drop a steel post that size into concrete without something on the bottom you will need to stand there holding it till the concrete…

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Uncle Arfur
May 18, 2012 12:50 pm
Potupay
Potupay
17 May 2012

Solid Timber Slab Table

Solid Timber Slab Table

Just wanted to put it out there - Looking for someone to make a solid timber slab (yellow box, blackbutt or Camphor) natural edge 60mm thick 12 seater or more.... ::smile::

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Potupay
May 18, 2012 12:15 am
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Vess
May 17, 2012 9:29 pm
Vess
Vess
17 May 2012

electrician cost - replace builder's batten lights

electrician cost - replace builder's batten lights

In my electrical quote it says $20 inxl GST to fit a downlight and $30 to fit other light types.

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Vess
May 17, 2012 9:19 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
17 May 2012

Lighting for attics

Lighting for attics

Sorry I have not had any experiences with those lights but I would like to see some pictures of your attic as I am considering doing similar

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Lunchtime
May 17, 2012 2:24 pm
fifteensixty
fifteensixty
16 May 2012

Recomend Concreter for driveway-Maitland area

Recomend Concreter for driveway-Maitland area

thanks lynny-jane. met with andrew this arvo and looks all good. not sure how soon before yours is done but would be keen to see how it comes out. hoping ours to get done…

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fifteensixty
May 17, 2012 12:47 am
fifteensixty
bfchambers
bfchambers
16 May 2012

Retaining Wall Help

Retaining Wall Help

Thanks for the info. Any suggestions on the core filling of base blocks for stability? Cheers.

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bfchambers
May 16, 2012 10:32 pm
deb17
deb17
16 May 2012

Can anyone tell me what brick this is ???

Can anyone tell me what brick this is ???

so its not the buff from Daniel Robertson? the one i put the link up for.

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deb17
May 16, 2012 9:05 pm
petebuildsdecks
petebuildsdecks
16 May 2012

Home/Garage Storage Solutions

Home/Garage Storage Solutions

well, looks like this might be the solution. thanks for all your help mate. i'll post again if i can't figure something out. thanks to everyone else aswell

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petebuildsdecks
May 16, 2012 9:43 am
akashra
akashra
14 May 2012

First Home

First Home

At first I didn't take builders seriously when they told me to allow 40-50k on top of the house price for pretty much everything at a basic level. I'm now at contract…

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akashra
May 14, 2012 10:44 am
kimu
kimu
13 May 2012

Compensation from another property wishing to access mine?

Compensation from another property wishing to access mine?

The proposed development of my site would never allow me (or anyone else) to be able to build anything else on the property (small lot code). Im…

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kimu
May 13, 2012 11:51 pm
ORG
ORG
12 May 2012

NEIGHBOURS FROM HELL - DO YOU HAVE SOME?

NEIGHBOURS FROM HELL - DO YOU HAVE SOME?
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We thought we had bad neighbours who were alcoholics who used to sit out on a very busy main road on deck chairs next to his BLOW UP DOLL, dressed in a bra and…

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ORG
May 12, 2012 2:47 pm
jassy
jassy
11 May 2012

Grout turned white

Grout turned white

For anyone who is interested in the outcome of this query: The grout company adviser pointed out that vinegar is not a great thing to use on coloured grout since it…

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jassy
May 11, 2012 7:30 pm
B STAR
B STAR
11 May 2012

Splitting profits with builders from building on your land

Splitting profits with builders from building on your land

dont do this. The builder will say the house costed more than it did. It will be very e3asy to get his trades people to invoice other projects onto yours.

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B STAR
May 11, 2012 4:07 pm


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