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chrisandkate
chrisandkate
22 April 2011

House for Removal

House for Removal

First off, welcome to H1, second please put your state in your "location" in your profile otherwise it doesn't show up when you post in a thread. Are you looking to buy…

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chrisandkate
Apr 22, 2011 11:38 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
22 April 2011

Movement in our slab

Movement in our slab

You NEED to engage a qualified and registered building inspector. Even if you have VERY slender fingers and the gap was…

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chrisandkate
Apr 22, 2011 11:37 pm
donuts
donuts
20 April 2011

Excellent Carpenter

Excellent Carpenter

might be handy to put your location in your profile or post to aim this at the right people. unless he's happy to travel of course :D

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donuts
Apr 20, 2011 9:55 pm
donuts
fairy blue
fairy blue
21 April 2011

Need help with colours for garage door

Need help with colours for garage door

I've got a Monument garage door and hate it. I wish I had gone Paperbark like I have out in my alfresco area as the Monument shows all the dust…

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fairy blue
Apr 21, 2011 2:18 pm
fairy blue
mickve
mickve
21 April 2011

Tips for painting interior door pleas...

Tips for painting interior door pleas...

I am not a pro but what i do is cut in then roll quickly then brush over what you have rolled so you see the brush marks. I add a small amount of turps to the paint it…

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mickve
Apr 22, 2011 12:23 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
19 April 2011

Laundry forum??

Laundry forum??

Sounds like a plan in there somewhere! I have added "Laundry" to the Bathroom forum... viewforum.php?f=21 :)

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mattwalker
Apr 19, 2011 11:54 pm
mattwalker
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
19 April 2011

Show me your garage

Show me your garage

I just found one in Shepparton. I personally would not buy from user name "aussiestoragecentre" as the shelving they claim will hold 300kg per shelf is about half the size…

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chrisandkate
Apr 19, 2011 5:53 pm

I know it's couple of years, but I'd be interested to know how the person near the top of the page got on with paving over the manhole!…

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kek
Apr 19, 2011 3:44 pm
kek
GTI
GTI
18 April 2011

Swivel Sweeper anyone ??

Swivel Sweeper anyone ??

Thankyou so much for that, I guess it makes my decision easy as we are in the same boat, light tiles and dark hair. Thankyou once again :)

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GTI
Apr 18, 2011 7:28 pm
Team PD
Team PD
18 April 2011

Porter Davis Easter Opening Hours

Porter Davis Easter Opening Hours

Hi Guys, Easter is just around the corner & we hope you're all prepared for a lovely holiday. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight the opening hours for…

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Team PD
Apr 18, 2011 3:35 pm
Team PD
mak_
mak_
16 April 2011

AV Jennings

AV Jennings

Awww thanks for the article!! It must be the same as what I have heard, just never saw it in any journals to confirm

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mak_
Apr 16, 2011 5:59 pm
mak_
Carolleigh
Carolleigh
16 April 2011

PGH Bricks NSW - Anyone used Black & Tan or Copper Glow?

PGH Bricks NSW - Anyone used Black & Tan or Copper Glow?

I know yours is an old post so I don't know if there is still any interest but I thought I would reply anyway. We are using black and tan. I know a house in Sydney that…

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Carolleigh
Apr 16, 2011 1:17 pm
qonyx
qonyx
16 April 2011

Have you ever lodged a DA Objection and succeeded?

Have you ever lodged a DA Objection and succeeded?

I did ask my neighbours to put it objections so there should be at least 2-3 objections made.. it is in a greenfields development so hope that may have some influence into…

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qonyx
Apr 16, 2011 7:35 am
qonyx
jess p
jess p
15 April 2011

what to do after youve found the block

what to do after youve found the block

does the land come with a complete land survey with correct measurements? I would get one personally instead of sticking with 1 builder to get it done for you, you might…

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jess p
Apr 15, 2011 10:47 pm
jess p
jess p
15 April 2011

Selling due to domestic issues - House not fully built

Selling due to domestic issues - House not fully built

you will need a solicitor and try to be very nice to her for the next little while...you dont want it to get worse than it has already...good luck!

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jess p
Apr 15, 2011 10:43 pm
jess p
jess p
15 April 2011

Help with render colour

Help with render colour

we have jasper on our garage out the back...looks great but will be knocking it down soon anyway

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jess p
Apr 15, 2011 10:35 pm
jess p
jess p
15 April 2011

Want to Downsize?

Want to Downsize?

hahah thats funny, we are actually building a smaller house to live in, we only have 2 kids, but we are always out busy we don't use our 740sqm block, we are building a…

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jess p
Apr 15, 2011 9:55 pm
Cazart
Cazart
15 April 2011

Retaining wall after the fact & fencing height regulation/re

Retaining wall after the fact & fencing height regulation/re
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Reading how the lower land did the damage well then yes I reckon they should pay. It's not quite like my situation like first thought where the higher land is caused by…

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Cazart
Apr 15, 2011 8:54 pm
bel
bel
15 April 2011

Roof and exterior house colours

Roof and exterior house colours

Hi Chick, Have a read here on how to post a photo :D You need to use a photo hosting site, such as photobucket, imageshack, flikr etc viewtopic.php?f=6&t=42169

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bel
Apr 15, 2011 12:23 pm
bel
seals
seals
15 April 2011

Vegetation Protection Overlay

Vegetation Protection Overlay

Hey All, I had a VPO put on a tree on my property... No issue with that, however I have just got a letter from the council now saying the VPO must go on my full block,…

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seals
Apr 15, 2011 11:55 am
duke
duke
15 April 2011

Can you recommend me a painter - Perth SOR

Can you recommend me a painter - Perth SOR

I'm looking for one in Canning vale for interrior walls of new house. They can paint straight edges and thorough with the prep work like patching and leveling out walls…

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duke
Apr 15, 2011 7:25 am
AaK
AaK
14 April 2011

Fencing Contractors Melbourne North West area

Fencing Contractors Melbourne North West area

Hi MJay, I agree, which is why I turned to this website. I have received some really good information from here during my build. Hence my first port of call. Hume…

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AaK
Apr 14, 2011 5:39 pm
btherl
btherl
14 April 2011

Will you place your desk against a window?

Will you place your desk against a window?

Having natural light directly behind a computer screen can be annoying, I would avoid it.

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btherl
Apr 14, 2011 3:06 pm
btherl
Richo
Richo
14 April 2011

Noise in the house

Noise in the house

I think one of the other big things is empty rooms, as the sound seems to reflect off the hard surfaces. I noticed a huge difference in my house, as it was really bad…

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Richo
Apr 14, 2011 10:10 am
Richo
kwiwkim
kwiwkim
13 April 2011

Dune garage door

Dune garage door

I had picked Surfmist for a garage door but my builder suggested I change to DUNE as surfmist would be too light. What I am worried about now is that our garage door, is…

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kwiwkim
Apr 13, 2011 10:23 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
13 April 2011

Help hanging a bed from the ceiling

Help hanging a bed from the ceiling
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Why not design exactly what you want and get a cabinet maker to make it up for you. you could have exactly the size you…

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tjilpi
Apr 13, 2011 7:23 pm
Phil&Helen
Phil&Helen
13 April 2011

Fixing a bad rendering job

Fixing a bad rendering job

Thanks davinci. Much appreciated. I will have a chat with the husband to organise a quote. It will definitely not be something we attempt to do ourselves.

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Phil&Helen
Apr 13, 2011 3:47 pm
Large
Large
12 April 2011

re zoneing

re zoneing

In NSW it can be a drawn out, costly process that may be unsuccessful. You are best to look at a loophole in the zoning, perhaps something like a managers residence is…

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Large
Apr 13, 2011 12:03 am
Team PD
Team PD
12 April 2011

Porter Davis VIP night at the Salt Water Coast displays

Porter Davis VIP night at the Salt Water Coast displays

Dear HomeOne Members, On the 13th of April from 7pm to 9pm Porter Davis is hosting a VIP night at the Salt Water Displays in Point Cook. Secure an exclusive Porter Davis…

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Team PD
Apr 12, 2011 2:41 pm
Team PD
shape
shape
19 April 2011

CGT Questions

CGT Questions

True, Maybe shoot them an email? im not sure if ATO responses to email or not tho.... Regards Michael

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shape
Apr 19, 2011 12:43 pm
shape
Team PD
Team PD
12 April 2011

Prestige homes, prestige wine – you’re invited!

Prestige homes, prestige wine – you’re invited!

If you're interested to know what house and land options are currently available in the South East corridor, as well as hearing about upcoming opportunities - and you'd…

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Team PD
Apr 12, 2011 11:27 am
Team PD
donnam
donnam
29 May 2011

Braemar Spectrolink Heating

Braemar Spectrolink Heating

I can't really help but mine has become very noisy. We've only been using it for a couple of months. The outside unit rattles and if I go outside and hit it it seems to…

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donnam
May 29, 2011 10:16 pm
just Erin
just Erin
11 April 2011

Have you bought on Impulse?

Have you bought on Impulse?

I would say that most things in life I buy on impulse! :) I bought 10 pairs of shoes today (shhh). We bought our block of land on impulse. We'd been looking for about 8…

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just Erin
Apr 12, 2011 12:21 am
just Erin
Stormy
Stormy
11 April 2011

Henley Homes

Henley Homes

Hi eli, You could search for their username, or just keep going through all the threads in the 'building a new home' section and look for all the threads on Henley homes.…

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Stormy
Apr 11, 2011 3:16 pm
Stormy
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
11 April 2011

Anybody have a .pdf of the HIA building contract for Vic?

Anybody have a .pdf of the HIA building contract for Vic?

I need to find some info in the contract and I don't have it at work. Please PM me and I'll send you an email address. Thanks in advance Chris

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chrisandkate
Apr 11, 2011 2:43 pm
Casa2
Casa2
11 April 2011

Excavation ripoff?

Excavation ripoff?

Most approved plans will have tolerance of about +/- 300mm on a cut/fill RL, this allows for changes of moisture content in soils after…

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Casa2
Apr 11, 2011 1:38 pm
Agent_009
Agent_009
11 April 2011

Timber Fence - adding pailings to make "Non-Climable"

Timber Fence - adding pailings to make "Non-Climable"

Hi evo, I'm in QLD. The NCZ (non-climable zone) is on the neighbours side for fences under 1800mm in length (side facing away from pool). For fences 1800mm or greater…

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Agent_009
Apr 11, 2011 9:51 am
Databoom
Databoom
10 April 2011

leaking roof

leaking roof

hey is there anyone that could please help me out on this problem,i live in the north of brisbane on acreage my house has a leaking roof its a…

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Databoom
Apr 10, 2011 8:58 pm
Databoom
Databoom
10 April 2011

Does anyone know what these extra buttons do?

Does anyone know what these extra buttons do?

The reciever will have dip switches built inside the main housing, if you want the remote to do something else like operate an alarm or similar you will need to get a…

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Databoom
Apr 10, 2011 8:41 pm
rramesh
rramesh
10 April 2011

Neighbours' builder cleared our land!!

Neighbours' builder cleared our land!!

Yes I followed through with the SS as suggested and got everything removed. Thanks for your help.

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rramesh
Apr 10, 2011 5:39 pm
dsiroky
dsiroky
20 April 2011

kitchen design software programs

kitchen design software programs

The ikea program is very good. It builds 2D models and 3D models. I've done 2 kitchens using it now, and will probably do my 3rd the same way. The hardware they use for…

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dsiroky
Apr 20, 2011 1:58 pm
Leamary
Leamary
10 April 2011

How do we do a non tiled wet area

How do we do a non tiled wet area

Thanks for that, however it won't be a tiled floor. Suppose we'll see what the certifier says - if we actually have to put in a central drain in the bathroom. shower…

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Leamary
Apr 10, 2011 11:52 am
blueblueblue
blueblueblue
10 April 2011

All brick facade lighting

All brick facade lighting

Thanks kyton. What colour are your bricks?

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blueblueblue
Apr 10, 2011 10:31 am

Thanks for taking pics for VJ Joles, appreciate it a lot.

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Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Titch101
Titch101
6 April 2011

Excellent Quality Painter in Geelong/Surf Coast area

Excellent Quality Painter in Geelong/Surf Coast area

If anyone is after a painter for small or large jobs in the Geelong area, I know a bloke who is reasonably priced and performs exceptional work. PM me for any details

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Titch101
Apr 06, 2011 10:40 am
sleven
sleven
5 April 2011

Why Not True Transparency and Ultimate Service?

Why Not True Transparency and Ultimate Service?

Agreed. As a side note, i think people need to sometimes trust the builder with the way they do things. As a builder, we build homes every day and…

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sleven
Apr 05, 2011 7:41 pm
sleven

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