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Hi guys, I am pleased to be able to offer SONOS to members of the homeone forum. http://www.thecableconnection.com.au/So ...…

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mattwalker
Nov 26, 2011 10:04 am
mattwalker
phippsy
phippsy
25 November 2011

Best place to get bottled gas for house

Best place to get bottled gas for house

We use Origin, I should ring around and check pricing but it is about $100 per cylinder delivered. No fuss so far, always next day delivery.

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phippsy
Nov 25, 2011 3:06 pm
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jassy
Nov 25, 2011 12:03 pm
dan355
dan355
24 November 2011

Home Design in Perth for $250,000

Home Design in Perth for $250,000

Im new here but i do agree with Luke81 most trades are used throughout the housing industry in Perth are working for all the builders, it comes down to the supervisor that…

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dan355
Nov 24, 2011 9:55 pm
dan355
dan355
24 November 2011

polished concrete floors

polished concrete floors

i have used the following company before and i can highly recommend http://www.polishedconcrete.com.au/index.html You can also check out concrete suppliers website and…

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dan355
Nov 24, 2011 9:21 pm
kopite1892
kopite1892
24 November 2011

Video intercom retailers

Video intercom retailers

fantastic. thanks for the info :)

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kopite1892
Nov 24, 2011 7:06 pm
kopite1892
Adrian008
Adrian008
24 November 2011

Disconnection of Overhead Telephone Cable - NEED HELP!!!

Disconnection of Overhead Telephone Cable - NEED HELP!!!

Just an update, I didnt need to cut it myself as Tlestra ended up doing it yesterday, with no charge so all worked out well. Thanks for your help.

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Adrian008
Nov 24, 2011 8:06 am
reneegogh
reneegogh
23 November 2011

Arborist report in NSW?

Arborist report in NSW?

Thanks Chris! I got a referral from a tree lopping company today and am now waiting for the quote

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reneegogh
Nov 23, 2011 9:46 pm
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Janelle
Nov 23, 2011 12:42 pm
Janelle
Heytherek
Heytherek
23 November 2011

Mould on Timber

Mould on Timber

Hi there, Just wondering if anyone has had mould growing on the timber used to frame a house. I noticed some green mould and white furry stuff on the timber as it lay on…

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Heytherek
Nov 23, 2011 6:21 am
piscean
piscean
22 November 2011

Securing a fly screen to a painted wooden frame.

Securing a fly screen to a painted wooden frame.

The old way of doing it when timber frame flyscreens were common was to staple or tack the flyscreen on, then nail a wooden bead over the the top to cover them, and trim…

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piscean
Nov 22, 2011 9:32 pm
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cyclops6
Nov 22, 2011 10:48 am
cookie_monster
cookie_monster
22 November 2011

Getting rid of excess bricks from builder over ordering

Getting rid of excess bricks from builder over ordering

List them on ebay as pickup only.... I wish I had that many pallets left - only had 2 left and had to move them all by hand to a secret hideout to avoid having them go…

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cookie_monster
Nov 22, 2011 8:25 am
chippy
chippy
22 November 2011

HELP! Our new decking has black spots - what could it be?

HELP! Our new decking has black spots - what could it be?

It's tannin staining. When the timber gets wet the tannins bleed. You can sand it out but if it has been quite wet then the staining can be a little deep. Once the oil…

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chippy
Nov 22, 2011 12:33 am
chippy
reneegogh
reneegogh
21 November 2011

How do I get a demo permit? Sydney

How do I get a demo permit? Sydney

It seems to be super easy and quick to get council approval for demo as long as you submit Section 149 & money... I'll have a try next month. Wish me good luck ... )

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reneegogh
Nov 21, 2011 10:03 pm
kdgirl
kdgirl
21 November 2011

chipped bricks on new home

chipped bricks on new home

we spent quite a bit of time out at all the brick places (PGH, austral, and boral), actually 2 trips to PGH and asked a lot of questions we did this all before our colour…

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kdgirl
Nov 21, 2011 7:15 pm
bashworth
bashworth
21 November 2011

costings for contract

costings for contract

I would say the house and garden is going to cost around the advertised price plus 15-20% depending on site costs and any additions you want. This link shows how I came…

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bashworth
Nov 21, 2011 4:28 pm
bashworth
Michelle
Michelle
21 November 2011

Need help with Render Colours ?

Need help with Render Colours ?

You can't get the pink out of the colour as it has red in the mix. What colour are you actually after for your units?

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Michelle
Nov 21, 2011 5:31 am
Michelle
zsudarshan
zsudarshan
20 November 2011

Laminex Tribal Palm

Laminex Tribal Palm

Hi, Has anyone used Laminex Tribal Palm for cabinets? It would be great if you can post some pictures. Thanks,

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zsudarshan
Nov 20, 2011 9:52 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
20 November 2011

Show me your parapeet brick wall

Show me your parapeet brick wall

I think you are being pedantic personally. Obviously the brickie has been working to a certain brick wall length and with the length of bricks being 230mm + 10mm for…

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Stewie D
Nov 20, 2011 5:57 pm
mgilla
mgilla
18 November 2011

Possible Building Movement - dropping eave, drainage problem

Possible Building Movement - dropping eave, drainage problem

Our home was completed being built just over 1 year ago, we have lived here for 6 months. We bought the property as a 'brand new/completed new…

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mgilla
Nov 18, 2011 8:02 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
18 November 2011

Raised garden bed

Raised garden bed

but then I don't understand why using them in concrete is OK I think burying posts in concrete seals them to the elements -- far…

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Uncle Arfur
Nov 18, 2011 11:54 am
Lara777
Lara777
17 November 2011

Enquiry on a builder

Enquiry on a builder

I wasn't asking for a negative response or deframing anyone just asking if anyone had any feedback. So my questions still stands. If any one has feedback please let me…

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Lara777
Nov 17, 2011 7:16 pm
4walls
4walls
16 November 2011

not able to turn water off at the mains - who owns the tap?

not able to turn water off at the mains - who owns the tap?

thanks for your response - in the meantime I did find some info (link provided below for others that maybe interested) Looks like they will do it as a 'courtesy', I will…

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4walls
Nov 16, 2011 11:23 am
4walls
hparis
hparis
16 November 2011

Velocity Estates ~ Telstra Rebate

Velocity Estates ~ Telstra Rebate

Yes we have received the credit in stonecutters ridge :)

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hparis
Nov 16, 2011 5:32 am
septicsmell
septicsmell
15 November 2011

Septic smell inside and out

Septic smell inside and out

Hi Thanks for your reply. We don't actually have any floor waste drains in the house. It's a small 3 bedroom home and the only drains are those attached to basin, shower,…

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septicsmell
Nov 15, 2011 8:53 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
15 November 2011

Removing a second hand kitchen for successful reinstallion

Removing a second hand kitchen for successful reinstallion

I am assuming it is a more modern kitchen made with 16mm melamine cupboards and snap on hinges for the doors. Without seeing any photos or you not providing any…

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Stewie D
Nov 15, 2011 10:39 am
Maz78
Maz78
15 November 2011

Epson EH-TW3200 Projector - Brand New - Pickup VIC, WA, NSW

Epson EH-TW3200 Projector - Brand New - Pickup VIC, WA, NSW

Very very tempted to get one of these.. Just deciding do I go the TW-3200 or the new 5900 3D projector? I've read all the reviews online, just don't know if it's worth it…

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Maz78
Nov 15, 2011 7:52 am
Mozzie
Mozzie
14 November 2011

Proposed Speed Hump on our Road

Proposed Speed Hump on our Road

I pretty much agree with meatbag. In my experience people who are likely to speed usually drive even faster before and after the speed hump to make up for their time they…

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Mozzie
Nov 14, 2011 4:02 pm
Mozzie
mgilla
mgilla
14 November 2011

Framing

Framing

By the time the roof goes on, the rough ins are done, it will be getting close to 4 weeks before the brickwork goes up or walls are sheeted. Plenty of time for the…

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mgilla
Nov 14, 2011 2:35 pm
How Hard Can it Be
How Hard Can it Be
11 November 2011

Painting our House (pics)

Painting our House (pics)

Hi Mouseman That grey is very strong and dark - but it looks good. I quite like it. If you personally like it, then go for it - I think it would suit your style of house.…

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How Hard Can it Be
Nov 11, 2011 9:55 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
9 November 2011

Slab Movement

Slab Movement

Is it a serious problem? Do I still need buy this house? How much does it cost to repair this. I thought your questions would be best…

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Uncle Arfur
Nov 09, 2011 1:13 pm
trippy
trippy
9 November 2011

Concreting driveway

Concreting driveway

In a nutshell, all of your questions - Yes... :) I did all the concreting .. subsequently, all the bits and pieces at a later date. I don't think there is a rule either…

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trippy
Nov 09, 2011 12:23 pm
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
9 November 2011

Exempt and Complying Development Requirements - NSW

Exempt and Complying Development Requirements - NSW

if you are talking about a bbq that sits in its own trolley, why are you worrying about getting council approvals. From what you have said regarding setbacks, I think…

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joannapaulp
Nov 09, 2011 8:33 am
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
9 November 2011

Builders Margin - Applicable to Actual Costs?

Builders Margin - Applicable to Actual Costs?

The Prime cost includes margin. I'm pretty sure we paid no extra margin on the extra PC (Prime Cost) stuff we had in our build. From HIA contract: "33.4 In relation to…

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chrisandkate
Nov 09, 2011 8:20 am
Lori
Lori
8 November 2011

Neighbours overhead power cable crossing property

Neighbours overhead power cable crossing property

Unfortunatly council or the network sharing the cost of the works is very unlikely to happen due to boundry encroachment of the service already exsisting. Normally…

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Lori
Nov 08, 2011 7:54 pm
Lori
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
8 November 2011

External brick wall waterproofing -bitumen or polyurethane ?

External brick wall waterproofing -bitumen or polyurethane ?

If they are all the same price, then its not a real polyurethane waterproofing membrane - a real poly would be drastically more expensive. It will be a water based polymer…

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Huggy_B
Nov 08, 2011 2:47 pm
Huggy_B
trippy
trippy
8 November 2011

Cost of driveway

Cost of driveway

hmm, the 4.5k sounds a bit more reasonable ...given it's just your driveway. . are you getting anything else done ? If it's exposed aggregate, have they given you a…

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trippy
Nov 08, 2011 2:31 pm
ESB
ESB
8 November 2011

Electricity bill, we don't have one yet...

Electricity bill, we don't have one yet...

its probly still in the builders name. it happened to me. i called the company who i thought i was with, gave them my details and they said its…

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ESB
Nov 08, 2011 7:00 am
ESB
ECOECO
ECOECO
8 November 2011

Flush threshold sliding doors installed too low

Flush threshold sliding doors installed too low

Your architect should have given the builder a build-in detail for the door height. There is no such thing as a right height, it depends on what floor covering you are…

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ECOECO
Nov 08, 2011 6:55 am
ECOECO
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
7 November 2011

Who should pay for this? Tiling Q and another stuff up IMO

Who should pay for this? Tiling Q and another stuff up IMO

Let me get this straight - is the issue the fact that not enough tiles have been ordered to cover the new tiling plan, or that sufficient…

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chrisandkate
Nov 07, 2011 9:06 am
B STAR
B STAR
6 November 2011

Building Surveyor proof of approval at each stage?

Building Surveyor proof of approval at each stage?

The surveyor only have four inspections. Foundation, steel, Frame then completion. It will be a waste of time asking for what your asking. Surveyors dont issue any proof…

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B STAR
Nov 06, 2011 8:48 pm
Buttercup
Buttercup
6 November 2011

Fencing in Mernda/Doreen Area who did you go with?

Fencing in Mernda/Doreen Area who did you go with?

DO NOT USE PLENTY VALLEY FENCING HE IS A SCUMBAG WHO NEEDS TO ROT IN HELL ::angry::

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Buttercup
Nov 06, 2011 7:06 pm
Buttercup
Dion
Dion
5 November 2011

Double brick / cavity brick builders in Brisbane

Double brick / cavity brick builders in Brisbane

We are planning to extend our 1950 cavity brick house. Ideally we'd like to keep in with the existing nature of the house and build the extension (bathroom and…

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Dion
Nov 04, 2011 11:22 pm
mims
mims
4 November 2011

Gutter Guards for Pine Needles - Any recommendations?

Gutter Guards for Pine Needles - Any recommendations?

Thanks, Uncle ... Well, we did eventually select one and in 6 months or so, we'll probably climb up the roof and take a peek to see if we made the right decision! Anyway,…

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mims
Nov 04, 2011 7:47 pm
Baffled
Baffled
4 November 2011

Getting a gas connection to existing house & appliances

Getting a gas connection to existing house & appliances

Hi, I've bought a 1960's all electric house that has old appliances. I've decided to run gas in for heating. I can't really afford it at the moment, but the electric hot…

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Baffled
Nov 04, 2011 5:54 pm


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