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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…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
phippsy
phippsy
1 March 2012

Old style shower head (no restriction)

Old style shower head (no restriction)

Would it be possible to use your existing shower head and drill out the jets a small amount. This will allow more flow through the head from the gravity feed, either that…

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phippsy
Mar 01, 2012 8:45 am

Personally? I am addicted to Mad Men, True Blood, and Two and a Half Men (even without Charlie Sheen, it's still funny).

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 February 2012

fake brick facade, used on Grand Designs show

fake brick facade, used on Grand Designs show

The Gidgee bricks as the others say were indeed ugly as sin and looked totally plastic. There are some others on the mrket though that are a lot better. They are basically…

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Stewie D
Feb 29, 2012 3:52 pm
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
29 February 2012

Draftsman Quote - Reasonable?

Draftsman Quote - Reasonable?

So has anyone used a good draftsman in Melbourne's west that they've been happy with (and their builder has been happy with) that hasn't cost…

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theanonyuser
Feb 29, 2012 6:58 am

The Tigers theme song :lol: Not that I get to hear it too often :roll:

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
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Mclaren
Feb 28, 2012 10:00 am
Mclaren
Mclaren
Mclaren
28 February 2012

solar panels - are they worth it?

solar panels - are they worth it?
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our builder put one on for our hot water service, it's mandatory in our estate. I can honestly say that it is great. I had the lowest gas bill…

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Mclaren
Feb 28, 2012 8:38 am
Mclaren
wazza567
wazza567
27 February 2012

lockwood deadlock

lockwood deadlock

i just purchased a lockwood 001 deadlock for an inward opening door, and i have to mount it to open anti-clockwise but i dont seem to be able to work out how too put the…

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wazza567
Feb 27, 2012 9:28 pm
Jase
Jase
27 February 2012

Advice needed on water damage please!!

Advice needed on water damage please!!

MDF skirts will be ruined more than likely, and some water may have traveled to the bottom of the arc's. They will be visually damaged - you…

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Jase
Feb 27, 2012 5:05 pm
Hermie76
Hermie76
27 February 2012

Attaching Natural Stone to a Fibreglass pool for copping

Attaching Natural Stone to a Fibreglass pool for copping

Hi all, long time reader 1st time writer :D Ive just purchased a fibreglass plunge pool to be installed later this year and would love to landscape around it to be as…

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Hermie76
Feb 27, 2012 10:58 am
stormjr
stormjr
26 February 2012

Any sparkies out there ? Adding downlights in a new build

Any sparkies out there ? Adding downlights in a new build

Ruff back of the envelope, :th: If your electrician like me thinks the terminals are all to small and putting a socket at each light point is a good idea then it will be a…

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stormjr
Feb 26, 2012 8:18 pm
Broom
Broom
26 February 2012

Advice for building and planning for a young family

Advice for building and planning for a young family

Just reading the other posts regarding bathroom privacy. I agree that older kids want their privacy, my kids don't have their own personal ensuites but we have a 3-way…

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Broom
Feb 26, 2012 12:53 pm
Broom
Bigtons
Bigtons
26 February 2012

drainage under house

drainage under house

if the site permits, perhaps you can consider installing a small pit at the source of the problem and directing all water to this point. An automatic dirty water…

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Bigtons
Feb 26, 2012 4:57 am
mgilla
mgilla
25 February 2012

Easiest way to cut blueboard

Easiest way to cut blueboard

fibro cutters will do it if you only have a few cuts. they dont like it if your doing it all the time. no need to worry about masks, but if you are using cutting discs of…

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mgilla
Feb 25, 2012 5:34 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
25 February 2012

kitchen timber cupboards reno:

kitchen timber cupboards reno:

Oh no, dont paint over Tassy Oak! Once you have (thoroughly) sanded the doors etc why not give them to your joiner so he can match the new ones?

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Uncle Arfur
Feb 25, 2012 10:16 am
james_d
james_d
25 February 2012

Double doors and flush and barrel bolts

Double doors and flush and barrel bolts

When i put on double doors i only use flush bolts on the fixed door and use a standard door lock with a rebate kit on the opening door. I normally use a delf or equivalend…

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james_d
Feb 25, 2012 6:56 am
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
25 February 2012

Private Estate Advantages

Private Estate Advantages

"Private Estate" in the West is completely different to that in the East, I would think. We don't have 'gated communities' here in Perth, unless it's a prison and they're…

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Oceanus2
Feb 24, 2012 11:31 pm
Ribbon
Ribbon
24 February 2012

2nd Hand New Home queries

2nd Hand New Home queries

What state are you in?

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Ribbon
Feb 24, 2012 8:23 pm
kek
kek
24 February 2012

neighbour wants to wait for fence??

neighbour wants to wait for fence??

The information you need is here: http://www.fencingonline.com.au/disputes/new-south-wales.htm

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kek
Feb 24, 2012 7:32 pm
kek

From the forum list page: "General Discussion Anything and everything concerning building and renovation." I hardly think a discussion about "dangerous" sports is…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am

Nice roof IF you are living in HOLLAND

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am

Oh really? And you would come all the way from OHIO? Yikes, what would be the travelling time here? LOL Come on admins what about deleting this spammer?

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
mak_
mak_
24 February 2012

Do I have to mow my backyard, seriously?

Do I have to mow my backyard, seriously?
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we have a farm in Riddels Creek VIC with Sheep, we would bring one home to "mow" our lawns...We named him Moe...Council came to our place for a final inspection on the…

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mak_
Feb 24, 2012 10:20 am
mak_
Subarucusco
Subarucusco
23 February 2012

Anyone heard of Abey Homes?

Anyone heard of Abey Homes?
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Hi We are planning to sign a deal with My Complete Package. Appreciate any feedback about them. Thanks a lot!

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Subarucusco
Feb 23, 2012 8:48 pm
JustinJames
JustinJames
23 February 2012

Shadow Diagrams

Shadow Diagrams

I don't know the answer but there are lots of software available in market you can try one of them and find out your answer.

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JustinJames
Feb 23, 2012 4:45 pm

Hi, we were lucky enough to have the builder fitout our WIR. We have a "tower" each side which has 4 drawers and 3 shelves to a height of 2m. Then we have some double…

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Mclaren
Feb 23, 2012 3:31 pm
Mclaren
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
21 February

Owner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley

Owner Building a PAAL Camden in the Lower Hunter Valley
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Ooh thanks for bringing this thread back to the front Wigman27. How's the house and yard going Lynny-Jane?

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cat_dunc
Feb 21, 2017 7:48 pm
cat_dunc
Stewie D
Stewie D
22 February 2012

certification and council approval - Brisbane

certification and council approval - Brisbane

In NSW you lodge the plans with the relevant council and they get approved or rejected. The next step is to get a construction certificate either from the same council or…

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Stewie D
Feb 22, 2012 7:56 am
jj1
jj1
21 February 2012

Complying Development-Holroyd Council

Complying Development-Holroyd Council

Hi avi, actually gave our old house away, "free…

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jj1
Feb 21, 2012 6:53 pm
McReidy
McReidy
21 February 2012

Another render colour choice thread

Another render colour choice thread

Bumping this post.. We are narrowing our colour search down & would really appreciate any opinions people may have re colour choice. We are now looking at Dulux Malay…

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McReidy
Feb 21, 2012 12:34 pm
McReidy
jake101
jake101
20 February 2012

roof restorations in Qld beware !!!

roof restorations in Qld beware !!!

thanks to the BSA in Queensland any work under $3300 can be carried out by an unlicensed tradesmen or a backyard boy. a lot / pretty much all the major companies in Qld…

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jake101
Feb 20, 2012 5:12 pm
kiwi
kiwi
19 February 2012

Ideas with renovation floor plan please!

Ideas with renovation floor plan please!

Candice, did you ever renovate your home?

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kiwi
Feb 19, 2012 6:02 pm
kiwi
battery
battery
18 February 2012

Mini Golf

Mini Golf

Hi. I was just wondering if anyone had some suggestions of what materials I can use to build a portable backyard mini golf hole. I have the carpet so I am mainly wanting…

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battery
Feb 18, 2012 4:50 pm
McReidy
McReidy
18 February 2012

Is it asbestos??

Is it asbestos??

Thanks for that Arfur - that is exactly the kind of info I needed. Impressed if they do free testing as well - had one plumber tell me I would have to pay $100 and wait…

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McReidy
Feb 18, 2012 2:52 pm
McReidy
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
18 February 2012

Wardrobes companies

Wardrobes companies

We had Wallspan/Kitchen Connection to our wardrobes and we are thrilled with them. They often have specials like free installation or…

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Uncle Arfur
Feb 18, 2012 5:27 am


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