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paulw11
paulw11
7 December 2011

Engineering Report

Engineering Report

Hi It is probably easiest just to contact a local civil engineering company and pay them to prepare a report. The builder probably wants a soil classification, but you…

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paulw11
Dec 07, 2011 4:22 pm
Team PD
Team PD
7 December 2011

Hopetoun Interiors

Hopetoun Interiors

Hi chrisandkate, I appreciate you picking this up, its fixed now. Cheers, Ebony

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Team PD
Dec 07, 2011 4:10 pm
Team PD
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
7 December 2011

Thick Decking - what are the issues

Thick Decking - what are the issues

Nothing wrong with factory seconds if that is what you are after. Sometimes the small imperfections can add character and charm (IMO) The…

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Uncle Arfur
Dec 07, 2011 2:48 pm
a_minnie
a_minnie
28 June 2012

Painting concrete - pros & cons

Painting concrete - pros & cons

I dont remember the name of the brand - it was supposed to be a sealer, so i was under the impression that it soaked in more like a stain, but i guess you live and you…

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a_minnie
Jun 28, 2012 8:37 am
a_minnie
travelbug
travelbug
5 February 2012

Advice needed on renovation

Advice needed on renovation

Bec, where are you located? If in Sydney give Shane a ring 47739404 or 0428600122. His company does asbestos removal.

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travelbug
Feb 05, 2012 9:07 am
Zietsch Consulting
Zietsch Consulting
6 December 2011

Timber floors over slab

Timber floors over slab

Have you considered engineered flooring, glued down to and underlay? It will not have the expansion and contraction issues associated with battens and floor boards, and no…

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Zietsch Consulting
Dec 06, 2011 11:31 am
Tome
Tome
6 December 2011

Spiders taking over my home

Spiders taking over my home

G'day Bel&Marz, Great, I will check them out too, thank you! :)

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Tome
Dec 06, 2011 12:24 am
Tome
taps
taps
20 January 2012

Ducted Air con zoning question

Ducted Air con zoning question
1, 2

what you say above is correct to some level. However just because you run r/a pipes to each of the bedroom you will have…

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taps
Jan 20, 2012 3:02 pm
Tome
Tome
4 December 2011

Cutting sand stone - thickness.

Cutting sand stone - thickness.

I agree with Stewie, it aint worth cutting them, better of keeping them for another job or sell them on eBay and use the money for purchasing the paving with the size needed.

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Tome
Dec 04, 2011 8:52 pm
Tome
m_g
m_g
4 December 2011

Contemporary fireplace

Contemporary fireplace

There are some very nice freestanding gas log heaters around. There's the VRTKL. Lopi make some, though not as contemporary. Also Rinnai. The most useful website by…

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m_g
Dec 04, 2011 5:10 pm
16.SFC
16.SFC
2 December 2011

anyone from riva, piarra waters??

anyone from riva, piarra waters??

Just found this thread. Waiting on the first set of plans from the builder for a home in Riva…

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16.SFC
Dec 02, 2011 2:15 pm
16.SFC
Xplosion
Xplosion
29 November 2011

recommendation for renovator in Perth

recommendation for renovator in Perth

Hi Gerards, We undertake quite a bit of renovation work in Perth and are a fully registered and insured company. We have a host of experienced tradesmen that we use and…

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Xplosion
Nov 29, 2011 10:16 pm
Xplosion
Stewie D
Stewie D
29 November 2011

Demolition existing House & building a new.

Demolition existing House & building a new.

"as the house is only going to continue to fall apart. " Get a builder you know or trust in to give you an honest assessment of what the existing house is really like. Is…

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Stewie D
Nov 29, 2011 6:37 pm
atlanta drafting
atlanta drafting
28 November 2011

Effect of rain on sub floor

Effect of rain on sub floor

yellow tongue flooring is guaranteed for up to 3 months in the rain, if you don't know what yellow tongue is just look at the plastic strip that inter connects the…

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atlanta drafting
Nov 28, 2011 11:18 am

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 11:04 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 4:06 pm
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jassy
Nov 25, 2011 1:03 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 10:55 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 10:21 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 8:06 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 9:06 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 10:46 pm
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Janelle
Nov 23, 2011 1:42 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 7:21 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 10:32 pm
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cyclops6
Nov 22, 2011 11:48 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 9:25 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 1:33 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 11:03 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 8:15 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 5:28 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 6:31 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 10:52 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 6:57 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 9:02 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 12:54 pm
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 8:16 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 12:23 pm
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 6:32 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 9:53 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 11:39 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 8:52 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 5:02 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 3:35 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 10:55 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 2:13 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 1:23 pm


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