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Zarli
Zarli
2 December 2010

Perth - earwig invasion!

Perth - earwig invasion!
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Couldnt have said it better myself, Oceanus

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Zarli
Dec 02, 2010 6:28 pm
Zarli
ChrisL
ChrisL
2 December 2010

Removing a fire place

Removing a fire place

I have removed one, in my old place, about 4 years ago. It was a double-brick house, with floorboards. After removing the fireplace, I bricked up the cavity, rendered with…

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ChrisL
Dec 02, 2010 8:28 pm
Homedad
Homedad
2 December 2010

Platform Flooring

Platform Flooring

What's involved in removing a platform floor (plywood - approx 70 sq mtr) and replacing with 19mm hardwood flooring? Have considered nailing/glueing new flooring over…

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Homedad
Dec 02, 2010 8:42 pm
donnam
donnam
2 December 2010

Desperately need help with facade colours- asap

Desperately need help with facade colours- asap
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Just thought I would let you know what we have tentatively come up with after the architects visit. We haven't confirmed a weatherboard colour yet- have 4 sample pots to…

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donnam
Dec 02, 2010 9:15 pm
Large
Large
2 December 2010

How to make a square elevation look good?

How to make a square elevation look good?

I need your input! Due to a number of site constraints, including; - Narrow Block (14front/38side) - Solar Orientation (long boundary almost East West) - Streetscape…

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Large
Dec 02, 2010 9:51 pm
iceman316
iceman316
3 December 2010

25*25 size bathroon tiles in melbourne

25*25 size bathroon tiles in melbourne

Hi guys, I've been replacing few tiles in my bathroom. apparently they bit old school and the size is 25*25 CM. Just wondering if i can find this size of tiles anywhere…

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iceman316
Dec 03, 2010 3:14 pm
Aiah
Aiah
3 December 2010

Soil tests states s class builders says no!

Soil tests states s class builders says no!

Builders local knowledge may be worth something, ive done houses next to each other, and one was an M site, the other was a P, both were the same material... exactly the…

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Aiah
Dec 03, 2010 5:18 pm
Aiah
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
4 December 2010

Mulch on side of freeway Officer

Mulch on side of freeway Officer

It sounds like you are in Victoria so I thought you could try Vic Roads.

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Uncle Arfur
Dec 04, 2010 10:29 am
vgolfer
vgolfer
4 December 2010

Building a stud wall

Building a stud wall

Excellent, thanks chippy.

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vgolfer
Dec 04, 2010 8:24 pm
mydreamhom3
mydreamhom3
5 December 2010

West Australia Housing Centre?

West Australia Housing Centre?

hi everyone, thank you for posting. update: at the moment, there is no movement, not going to be building just yet. the house im in make me cry every time i get up the…

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mydreamhom3
Dec 05, 2010 1:19 am
a.b.rose
a.b.rose
5 December 2010

Security Gate Openers

Security Gate Openers

Thanks DKP, that site definitly looks like it has what I need.

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a.b.rose
Dec 05, 2010 11:19 am
freakychick
freakychick
5 December 2010

Perth - where to start to repair leaking roof on extension

Perth - where to start to repair leaking roof on extension

Hi Everyone! My Hubby and I are in the process of buying a house. Once we get through settlement, I need to locate someone to fix up an extension that was added to the…

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freakychick
Dec 05, 2010 4:33 pm
freakychick
Helyn
Helyn
5 December 2010

Dunny at the bottom of the garden

Dunny at the bottom of the garden

There's a wee hole in the roof which..... I have nothing useful to say about repairing outside toilets but this seems hilarious. :shock: :lol:

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Helyn
Dec 05, 2010 7:10 pm
Helyn
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
6 December 2010

NEW WATER PIPES

NEW WATER PIPES

The pipe from the main to the meter will be copper. The pipe from the meter to you house may be copper or plastic. Its about 50/50 the pipe from the point of entry of your…

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chrisandkate
Dec 06, 2010 12:57 pm
davidhj
davidhj
6 December 2010

Curved wall and floor joins

Curved wall and floor joins

Hi, Am I right in thinking that you are trying to create a coved feature at the wall and floor junction. Somewhat like a cornice except at floor level. If so I have some…

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davidhj
Dec 06, 2010 1:03 pm
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Deemaree
Dec 06, 2010 2:23 pm
Deemaree
terry&fi
terry&fi
6 December 2010

DIY light fitting

DIY light fitting

Hi.... Yes, what everyone else said. We are building the Clarendon Ballina 43 atm and we want to put ALOT of lighting in our new home but the prices are sooooo…

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terry&fi
Dec 06, 2010 3:20 pm
jonaldo
jonaldo
6 December 2010

my fence

my fence

Oh and also if anyone is interested. Stratco have a sale on at the moment. Colorbond panels for $75 @ 1.8m high. Does anyone know of any places where i could possibly…

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jonaldo
Dec 06, 2010 7:40 pm
gabbybuild10
gabbybuild10
6 December 2010

Sewerage system on acreage

Sewerage system on acreage

http://www.wormfarm.com.au/ seems really good and low running costs. i wonder if anyone out there actually has one and can tell me how well it works?? ::study::

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gabbybuild10
Dec 06, 2010 9:17 pm
Mr_T
Mr_T
7 December 2010

Help - need roof repairer in Melbourne (simple job)

Help - need roof repairer in Melbourne (simple job)

The front valley iron of my roof needs replacing - its causing a leak. Coghlan Roofing identified the cause and seem competent - but they might not be able to fix it till…

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Mr_T
Dec 06, 2010 11:12 pm
Glennb
Glennb
5 January 2011

Ceiling Patching and Painting

Ceiling Patching and Painting

hey stratastruggler what id suggest for your holes in the ceiling depends on the size of them ... if they are the size of a fist or so you will have to place a backing…

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Glennb
Jan 05, 2011 10:02 am
LeoAU
LeoAU
7 December 2010

Where do I buy an Australian cedar ( lookalike) garage door?

Where do I buy an Australian cedar ( lookalike) garage door?

>>Re Gryphon It's been 2 months since I installed their teak look panel door. The installers did a shonky job, scratched the door, installed too close to the brick works…

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LeoAU
Dec 07, 2010 1:52 pm
grinder
grinder
7 December 2010

DIY Floor sanding equipment

DIY Floor sanding equipment

I do not think you need a belt sander drum will do it fine if you use the right…

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grinder
Dec 07, 2010 9:08 pm
grinder
Adam.M
Adam.M
8 December 2010

PCI advice pretty pretty please!!

PCI advice pretty pretty please!!

King willy is correct regarding the 'getting em back part'. The builder was reluctant to fix items at PCI let alone now. We still have half of the 3 month maintanence list…

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Adam.M
Dec 08, 2010 8:11 am
ElliottBroom
ElliottBroom
8 December 2010

How subjective are surveyors reports?

How subjective are surveyors reports?

I have seen both the surveyors report and the architect's drawings. We're talking a bit less than a metre. Neighbour doesn't want to take the full "bit" which is…

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ElliottBroom
Dec 08, 2010 10:05 am
piscean
piscean
9 December 2010

Who is responsible? AVJennings or Me?

Who is responsible? AVJennings or Me?

Is the garage and bedroom D on or close to the boundary? To me these look like variations to comply with fire codes and drainage, and footings along a boundary where the…

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piscean
Dec 09, 2010 10:52 am
Lex
Lex
9 December 2010

Initial settlement gaps - how big is too big?

Initial settlement gaps - how big is too big?

Hi MrsRose :D Thanks for your comments! As it turns out, just last week I've noticed some gaps appearing where the door frames meet tiles on a tiled door sill.…

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Lex
Dec 09, 2010 12:41 pm
Lex
abrickspecialist
abrickspecialist
24 December 2010

Difference in mortar colour

Difference in mortar colour

A couple of pics would help provide an…

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abrickspecialist
Dec 24, 2010 9:55 pm
Trinity
Trinity
9 December 2010

Water dripping down the fascia

Water dripping down the fascia

The underside of our gutters look like that after any decent rainfall. Like Richo said it's just the rain that's hit the side of the gutter gathering into droplets due to…

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Trinity
Dec 09, 2010 3:19 pm
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JJ305
Dec 12, 2010 7:48 pm
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kiwi
Dec 10, 2010 8:19 am
kiwi
Team PD
Team PD
10 December 2010

Porter Davis gets ready for Christmas!

Porter Davis gets ready for Christmas!

Hi Everyone, It looks like Christmas is finally upon us and all of PD's Site Supervisors and Customer Service Administrators will be taking a break from Thursday 23…

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Team PD
Dec 10, 2010 3:34 pm
Team PD
sidingfran
sidingfran
10 December 2010

Siding Austin

Siding Austin

I have just recently replaced my siding in austin, however, the contractor that did it was terrible. I think they have installed it incorrectly. So now I really need some…

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sidingfran
Dec 10, 2010 3:59 pm
RLD
RLD
10 December 2010

Unregistered Draftsperson

Unregistered Draftsperson

The town planning drawings do not need to be done by a registered draftsperson.

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RLD
Dec 10, 2010 7:16 pm
E1109
E1109
10 December 2010

Cable Colours

Cable Colours

Been like that for decades, earliest standards book I have refered to is for 1969.

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E1109
Dec 10, 2010 8:13 pm
E1109
bashworth
bashworth
10 December 2010

Size of sewer manhole?

Size of sewer manhole?

They isn't a standard size it depends how far along the system it is. A 900mm dia is the most common on a new development bur depending on the location in could be either…

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bashworth
Dec 10, 2010 10:11 pm
bashworth

Here's a similar post viewtopic.php?f=6&t=41116

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
jbarry
jbarry
10 December 2010

Is this colorbond fence quote right? (WA)

Is this colorbond fence quote right? (WA)

Hi There Did you end up getting your fencing done? Who did you use? Cheers

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jbarry
Dec 10, 2010 10:52 pm
garden lover
garden lover
11 December 2010

Help with costings re extentions

Help with costings re extentions

Have you considered being an owner builder? If your not considering selling the house anytime soon you could certainly consider. If you think you can handle the juggling…

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garden lover
Dec 11, 2010 7:41 am
piscean
piscean
11 December 2010

Where to buy gutter downpipe

Where to buy gutter downpipe

we get it through midalia steel or stratco, you tell them what length you need, colour and they'll order it to size for you

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piscean
Dec 11, 2010 12:38 pm
wazafi
wazafi
11 December 2010

Pre-Start did not go too well ......... all stop

Pre-Start did not go too well ......... all stop

Hi Our prestart was just under 4 hours. She reckoned no point continuing because I was insistent on the sink and she could not get the answer at that point (though there…

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wazafi
Dec 11, 2010 6:57 pm
buildingwest
buildingwest
11 December 2010

post handover

post handover

Hi, Have you considered asking your builders who the gas and electricity is currently with? If it was me, I would be just sticking to the same supplier if you don't have…

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buildingwest
Dec 11, 2010 7:14 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
12 December 2010

Hot water system purchase

Hot water system purchase

I thought the Gas shop had their contract installers and you could get a price there that covered it all. Plumbers will be aware of what the Gas shop charges and I…

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Uncle Arfur
Dec 12, 2010 10:39 am
Bam
Bam
12 December 2010

What home budget software do you use?

What home budget software do you use?

Anyone willing to share their excel template? :p

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Bam
Dec 12, 2010 10:56 am
Bam
pottsville
pottsville
12 December 2010

Need opinions / advice... whos in the wrong - the builder?

Need opinions / advice... whos in the wrong - the builder?

True, all understandable... and could of been worse... learn from the mistakes. Will know alot more for the next build. Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply.

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pottsville
Dec 12, 2010 4:56 pm
xquisite
xquisite
19 December 2010

High Gloss or Semi Gloss

High Gloss or Semi Gloss

Definitely semi for me.

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xquisite
Dec 19, 2010 1:31 pm


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