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Veefy
Veefy
6 May 2011

Pool colour HELP!!

Pool colour HELP!!

When I was talking to a pool salesman recently he recommended light bright blues colour so the pool doesn't end up like being a dark black hole in your backard, I'd…

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Veefy
May 06, 2011 7:35 pm
Hardinodevil
Hardinodevil
6 May 2011

EVERYTHING MERBAU!!

EVERYTHING MERBAU!!
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Hi Erin... Yes I can view all the others, just not your three for some reason. It comes up with a blue box with a white ? in it..... I…

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Hardinodevil
May 06, 2011 7:00 pm
suprok
suprok
6 May 2011

Commuting to CBD from Point Cook

Commuting to CBD from Point Cook

Definitely stick with your townhouse plans. Traffic in the west is becoming a nightmare; actually most of Melbourne is, but the west in particular. I grew up in & still…

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suprok
May 06, 2011 6:07 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
6 May 2011

The Cable Connection - Open Saturdays 9am - 1pm - !!Deals!!

The Cable Connection - Open Saturdays 9am - 1pm - !!Deals!!

Hi guys and gals, Starting from tomorrow we are opening every Saturday from 9am til…

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mattwalker
May 06, 2011 2:32 pm
mattwalker
Casa2
Casa2
6 May 2011

Should you pay trdadesmen for quotes

Should you pay trdadesmen for quotes
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A quote must be free of any cost or obligation. There are several reasons for this: 1) Open to abuse. I can run around town doing quotes for $50 each and just look at…

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Casa2
May 06, 2011 9:58 am
12thofNever
12thofNever
5 May 2011

Attaching Surfboard to Brick

Attaching Surfboard to Brick

Would luv a photo of the finished project sounds gnarly! :D

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12thofNever
May 05, 2011 9:52 pm
evo550
evo550
5 May 2011

Changing Sewerage Connection (Brisbane)

Changing Sewerage Connection (Brisbane)

Mark, There may be some private contractors who can do the work, other than the council. I'm in Brisbane and had to , on occassions vary finished levels of existing…

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evo550
May 05, 2011 9:26 pm
HappyCamper_au
HappyCamper_au
5 May 2011

Custom made roman blinds using own fabric - Melbourne

Custom made roman blinds using own fabric - Melbourne

If you've got the fabric why not make it yourself? They would have to be one of the easiest....google roman blind instructions and you will find lots of info. :th:

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HappyCamper_au
May 05, 2011 5:27 pm
peterkelly03
peterkelly03
5 May 2011

competetive pricing pest control

competetive pricing pest control

How much is a reasonable charge for pest control in a newly built 4 bedroom single storey house in Victoria? I got a quote for $350 so…

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peterkelly03
May 05, 2011 12:10 pm
Twiggy
Twiggy
5 May 2011

cost cutting ideas? please help

cost cutting ideas? please help

Just something to think on as well: It's all well and good to say I'll do carpet, tiles, etc after handover, but you do have to find the cash for it yourself that way.…

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Twiggy
May 05, 2011 6:37 am
Twiggy
brownbag
brownbag
4 May 2011

CLEANING OUT MY GREYWATER SYSTEM

CLEANING OUT MY GREYWATER SYSTEM

I'd like to put my greywater system to rest for the winter. I've given it a basic clean but want to know if there are any recommended products that I can flush through the…

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brownbag
May 04, 2011 4:48 pm
m_shawry
m_shawry
6 May 2011

Angled/diagonal walls and doors across timber flooring

Angled/diagonal walls and doors across timber flooring

Personal preference comes into play. It is good practice to have your main hallway run longways and simply continue each room off from there with the grain. You can get…

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m_shawry
May 06, 2011 2:06 pm
m_shawry
bashworth
bashworth
4 May 2011

What is a building Engineering Plan?

What is a building Engineering Plan?

Building engineering plans are normally plans that show services like. Electrical layout Plumbing layout heating and cooling services Built in Vacuum

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bashworth
May 04, 2011 8:49 am
bashworth
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4 May 2011

Help please

Help please

To follow on with installing ceiling fans where light fittings were- its very simple. As a ceiling fan retrofit, the electrician told me to buy a ceiling fan remote…

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|n|
May 04, 2011 1:02 am
theanonyuser
theanonyuser
3 May 2011

2011-2012 Victorian FHOG & Boost to remain same as 2010-211

2011-2012 Victorian FHOG & Boost to remain same as 2010-211

Yay, I've been stressing about getting everything signed by June 30th but there is no rush now....:) Thanks

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theanonyuser
May 03, 2011 11:53 pm
ojaaynme
ojaaynme
3 May 2011

5% deposit - Is it too late to get it back

5% deposit - Is it too late to get it back

Wow thank you for the great responses - We are building with one of the big companies so I am sure they have a current licence. Thanks so much Chris and Kate for the…

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ojaaynme
May 03, 2011 10:21 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
3 May 2011

Benq W6000 1080p Full HD - 100% Australian - Special deal!

Benq W6000 1080p Full HD - 100% Australian - Special deal!

Hi guys, I have secured an unheard of deal of a bunch of Benq W6000 projectors! These are 100% Australian delivered with 100% Australian warranty. Benq page link here -…

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mattwalker
May 03, 2011 2:39 pm
mattwalker
ashrey
ashrey
2 May 2011

How to read the ads :?

How to read the ads :?

Hi Guys, I have been looking for some duplexes through some realestate websites. I am still confused how to read these…

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ashrey
May 02, 2011 6:38 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
2 May 2011

Knocking out an interal structural wall

Knocking out an interal structural wall

'Building Codes Australia provides a nationally accepted and uniform set of technical requirements for all areas of building, from design to construction. Developed by the…

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tjilpi
May 02, 2011 2:33 pm
wrexter
wrexter
2 May 2011

Advise on Blackbutt Feature Timber flooring

Advise on Blackbutt Feature Timber flooring
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Hey he When are you getting your floor laid? We are in Perth as well and that seems like a good price going by what we have seen. All up…

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wrexter
May 02, 2011 11:28 am
wrexter
NEWLYWEDS
NEWLYWEDS
2 May 2011

Got to love photoshop

Got to love photoshop

HAHA NOT TO BAD, I LIKE THE ADDITION OF THE DOG!

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NEWLYWEDS
May 02, 2011 10:12 am
arniedog
arniedog
2 May 2011

Thermal Imaging an Termits. Is that True?

Thermal Imaging an Termits. Is that True?

I purchased a house 4 years ago and we had a pest inspection, the house was timber, the opperator had a camera and was able to see where termits had eaten the timber…

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arniedog
May 02, 2011 8:19 am
BuilderPaul
BuilderPaul
1 May 2011

Is a fence around a building block compulsory?

Is a fence around a building block compulsory?

Yep. Site must be fenced. Std temp fencing. And the site must be "bunded". This means all the run-off on the site must not go on footpaths, roads, stormwater etc. Bales of…

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BuilderPaul
May 01, 2011 8:51 pm
Michelle
Michelle
1 May 2011

Advice please, building a federation style house

Advice please, building a federation style house

I agree with Jo, once you put the surfmist up against your red bricks, it will be very close to white. Especially in the sun. :wink:

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Michelle
May 01, 2011 7:57 pm
Michelle

I'm not a coffee drinker but hubby is and has mentioned he'd like to get a coffee machine. Which brands are popular or what ones should I avoid. It has to make cappucino's…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
JoWin
JoWin
1 May 2011

Drowning in Roof Colour Indecision

Drowning in Roof Colour Indecision

After speaking with the builder today we have done an aboutface and are now going with Dune. A much less obvious colour. Fingers crossed it all looks good!

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JoWin
May 01, 2011 5:47 pm
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
18 March 2012

House Orientation

House Orientation

Was looking for some comments about placing my house on the block, would this work out ok and should I lose the North East windows on the Media…

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Pete_n_Pet
Mar 18, 2012 11:41 pm
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
1 May 2011

cornice and skirting...

cornice and skirting...

Just trying to decide on cornice and skirting. I quite like the stepped ones, but wonder whether they shrink the rooms? I dont want square…

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Huggy_B
May 01, 2011 3:00 pm
Huggy_B
Trish
Trish
2 May 2011

Recommend me a front loader Washing Machine

Recommend me a front loader Washing Machine

Another vote for Bosch. I got a 7kg one four months ago and I have to say I actually get a tiny kick out of doing the washing now. Well, not that…

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Trish
May 02, 2011 1:31 am
Trish

Wondering if anybody can give me some feedback on these two matresses... http://www.fortywinks.com.au/natures-re ... tress.html http://www.fortywinks.com.au/flex-gel-e…

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Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Barksy
Barksy
1 May 2011

Partition wall in garage for quiet space to play guitar

Partition wall in garage for quiet space to play guitar

but what about is council approval required. I may have to apply for a building certificate to get it passed and wondering how tough they will be, despite it being built…

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Barksy
May 01, 2011 1:15 am
fingers crossed
fingers crossed
30 April 2011

anyone is building at university hills, bundoora

anyone is building at university hills, bundoora

PCI completed last week have no idea how long but cant be much longer

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fingers crossed
May 01, 2011 12:46 am
Pepsi_Drinker
Pepsi_Drinker
30 April 2011

Land surveyor got it WRONG (REALLLY WRONG)

Land surveyor got it WRONG (REALLLY WRONG)

.........It appears it is likely to be an error from the surveyor, but early signs indicate they will fight it as they claim…

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Pepsi_Drinker
Apr 30, 2011 11:44 am
Pepsi_Drinker
ogreatscott
ogreatscott
29 April 2011

independent inspector when building?

independent inspector when building?
QLD

Thank you very much Milesy, very helpful!!

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ogreatscott
Apr 29, 2011 11:25 am
kek
kek
28 April 2011

Laminate Floor Installation

Laminate Floor Installation

The creaking does decrease over time. I have a vague memory of a couple of spots with a bit of bounce to them, but they must have settled in, because I haven't given it a…

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kek
Apr 28, 2011 6:25 pm
kek
kyton
kyton
28 April 2011

what is your doorstep like?

what is your doorstep like?

BBB - you are beginning to sound a lot like a previous poster? Have you had an account before under another name? Just curious.

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kyton
Apr 28, 2011 1:12 pm
kyton
kek
kek
27 April 2011

Transfer of land VIC...

Transfer of land VIC...

This may be a bit out of date, as it's a while since I worked with land titles. But for what it's worth, it used to be the case that if there's no consideration (payment)…

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kek
Apr 27, 2011 7:50 pm
kek
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
23 June 2011

Window Architraves?

Window Architraves?

Has anyone had plantation shutters installed to plaster reveal windows?

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blueblueblue
Jun 23, 2011 2:48 pm
coolvrb
coolvrb
27 April 2011

Need a good fencer in Sydney who will actually turn up!

Need a good fencer in Sydney who will actually turn up!

springtime, well said. If they are professional and offer competitive pricing, what they have got to be afraid of? All of the fencers I have contacted they ADVERTISE…

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coolvrb
Apr 27, 2011 10:55 am
kdgirl
kdgirl
26 April 2011

Construction Certificate - how long does it take

Construction Certificate - how long does it take

Thanks guys I thought 2 wks was about right. I have chased up as we are still waiting on our PCV from DA consent which they said we'd have a week or so ago. We were hoping…

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kdgirl
Apr 26, 2011 9:01 pm
Jase
Jase
26 April 2011

Builder Insptector - Golden Grove, rough costs etc

Builder Insptector - Golden Grove, rough costs etc

I am sort of in the same boat as you. I am thinking of using a inspector and I am building with Henley Homes. The inspectors I am thinking of using is New home…

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Jase
Apr 26, 2011 7:52 pm
cherub
cherub
26 April 2011

Building a deck - attaching a ledger

Building a deck - attaching a ledger

Depends on a few factors, How high of the ground, Floor load width and Floor load, Type of house construction, Area of construction

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cherub
Apr 26, 2011 3:40 pm
squeakaz
squeakaz
25 April 2011

Which way do I build my house?

Which way do I build my house?

We placed all our living areas on the northern side of our house to take advantage of the natural light. The front of our house has the master bedroom in it and it faces…

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squeakaz
Apr 25, 2011 10:16 pm
E1109
E1109
25 April 2011

Getting rid of sand

Getting rid of sand

Stick an ad in the paper or at the supermarket that has the FOR SALE boards and see how that goes.

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E1109
Apr 25, 2011 9:04 pm
E1109
bashworth
bashworth
25 April 2011

Salty deposits in house

Salty deposits in house

It sounds like efforvecence which occurs in new concrete when it hardens and sometimes after it gets wet (you should be able to search previous threads) Its not really a…

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bashworth
Apr 25, 2011 5:35 pm
bashworth
Lelo
Lelo
25 April 2011

Renovating first Apartment - help please

Renovating first Apartment - help please

Hey, I have just purchased an apartment in Perth too and am also planning on doing something similar. Check out my blog on it =) http://myfirstapartmentreno.posterous.com/ Lelo

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Lelo
Apr 25, 2011 2:42 pm
donnam
donnam
24 April 2011

Disaster with windscreen cleaning concentrate leak on floor!

Disaster with windscreen cleaning concentrate leak on floor!

The upside with the waterbased finish is that it is supposed to be spot repairable unlike the oil based. Good luck

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donnam
Apr 24, 2011 9:30 pm

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