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Lex
Lex
2 November 2010

How do you determine "good quality"?

How do you determine "good quality"?

Firstly, thanks to Ed :D Second, that's funny, Mozzie :lol: BTW, I don't think I've ever seen a pic where people's porc tiles are noticeable in size, or never heard that…

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Lex
Nov 02, 2010 6:17 pm
Lex
suh
suh
2 November 2010

blog and contact

blog and contact

I found someone blog in the homeone forum building list Can you tell me where this list is ::smile::

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suh
Nov 02, 2010 6:50 pm
suh
Mozzie
Mozzie
2 November 2010

Realestate adds that make you laugh

Realestate adds that make you laugh

Best one I saw was a house that was advertised as having a water tank. The picture of the backyard showed a small garden shed and a 2000 litre water tank plumbed off the…

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Mozzie
Nov 02, 2010 7:38 pm
Mozzie
d@n
d@n
2 November 2010

Render color for front facade.

Render color for front facade.

Show us a pic of the place if you can.

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d@n
Nov 02, 2010 7:48 pm
kek
kek
3 November 2010

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

Opinions PLEASE on a situation I have with the painters

I agree that there would normally be an extra cost to have more than one wall colour. X litres of paint will cost exactly the same, whether it's in one or five colours,…

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kek
Nov 03, 2010 6:30 am
kek
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
3 November 2010

stormwater uphill

stormwater uphill

unfortunately you don't really have any other choices than the 2 the council has given you, as if they aren't happy with the solution, they just order you to do it another…

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chrisandkate
Nov 03, 2010 11:34 am
lyno69
lyno69
5 November 2010

bbq - stainless steel or enamel

bbq - stainless steel or enamel

go stainless, never had any problems with it cracking on a BBQ. Enamel is relatively soft and can be scratched with metal implements.

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lyno69
Nov 05, 2010 7:59 pm
Grommit7
Grommit7
9 November 2010

Advice please Noise and Sound insulation for reno home!!!

Advice please Noise and Sound insulation for reno home!!!

Welcome to Homeone & Oz... you need to identify where your noise is getting in. What type of construction are your walls? Brick veneer?…

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Grommit7
Nov 09, 2010 9:11 pm
Melrich
Melrich
4 November 2010

Article - Housing Estates not Paradise?

Article - Housing Estates not Paradise?

I think all estates/suburbs have growing pains and the success or otherwise of a new development really needs to be assessed after 10 years or so. Fact is, these places…

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Melrich
Nov 04, 2010 8:03 am
bombaman
bombaman
4 November 2010

Trades Wanted WA Piara Waters

Trades Wanted WA Piara Waters

* Flooring (Bamboo/ Wood) * Outdoor paver mainly Liquid Limestone / landscaper * Reverse Ducted A/C * Electrician for complete lighting and…

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bombaman
Nov 04, 2010 10:33 am
ring09
ring09
4 November 2010

New Ikea in Thomastown

New Ikea in Thomastown

:lol: thanks lisanne, I dont know where I was when that conversation was happening.

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ring09
Nov 04, 2010 2:12 pm
ring09
jassy
jassy
4 November 2010

Water flows into shed between slab and shed walls .

Water flows into shed between slab and shed walls .

Another good idea. And it might be easier than the flashing. Thanks mate.

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jassy
Nov 04, 2010 5:21 pm
Goalump
Goalump
4 November 2010

Planning a country build

Planning a country build

Thanks guys, we are looking at expanding the main room by a metre to put a bath in the ensuite, but it is still early days. Thanks for the tip with Bendigo, I assume…

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Goalump
Nov 04, 2010 7:52 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
5 November 2010

Floor power point?

Floor power point?

Sorry, I missed the location of the power point being an issue as well. I only looked at the switching on and off part.

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chrisandkate
Nov 05, 2010 7:10 am
take2
take2
5 November 2010

Strange response for asking for a better price?

Strange response for asking for a better price?

Currently we are getting quotes for a pool fence and the first lot of quotes have come in, as you do you email back and ask if this is there best price. I had to laugh at…

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take2
Nov 05, 2010 10:12 am
take2
Homer Onerous
Homer Onerous
5 November 2010

Seamless Flooring - any issues?

Seamless Flooring - any issues?

Yes, it's a mixed use garage. appears around $55/sq m is standard in Brisbane.

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Homer Onerous
Nov 05, 2010 11:09 am
Pugs
Pugs
5 November 2010

waterproof spotlight

waterproof spotlight

lots of 12v stuff is better then 240v stuff... cheaper.. more water proof and such.. and safer

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Pugs
Nov 05, 2010 1:06 pm
Pugs
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kb46
Nov 05, 2010 1:33 pm
bluemetal77
bluemetal77
5 November 2010

Recommendations on builders - Rawson, Wisdom, Fowler Homes?

Recommendations on builders - Rawson, Wisdom, Fowler Homes?

We're in a Fowler Monaco 30 home for the last 6 months at The Ponds as well! Its all been good and smooth with them .. no dramas/no surprises - quite honest .. I would…

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bluemetal77
Nov 05, 2010 1:44 pm
bluemetal77
donuts
donuts
22 November 2010

iPad connectivity question

iPad connectivity question
1, 2, 3, 4

OH, okay thanks. kinda like mapping it. :) hahaha I'm pretending I actually know what I am talking about :lol:

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donuts
Nov 22, 2010 1:50 pm
donuts
Team PD
Team PD
5 November 2010

Contract and second soil test

Contract and second soil test
1, 2

Hello rramesh, Thank you for keeping us updated. I'm glad to see that you are maintaining contact with your CSA. I have received your private message and will bring it to…

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Team PD
Nov 05, 2010 3:17 pm
Team PD
Bruiserlee
Bruiserlee
5 November 2010

Anyone recommend a good roofer?

Anyone recommend a good roofer?

Thanks for the advice guys! Sounds like Modern are a bit dodge and it's good to hear from other people who have/are…

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Bruiserlee
Nov 05, 2010 5:03 pm
Rizzo
Rizzo
6 November 2010

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

Show me your FRONT DOOR...

I actually wanted just a solid wood door with no glass, the one which looks like it has slats across it, but the front hallway is quite big and would have been so so dark,…

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Rizzo
Nov 06, 2010 9:48 am
Mozzie
Mozzie
5 November 2010

Does this bother you?

Does this bother you?

I don't have kids but the thinking behind that was more that in estates (at least mine) most people are around their 30's and have kids under ten. So in ten years you are…

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Mozzie
Nov 05, 2010 5:56 pm
Mozzie
ref_kt
ref_kt
5 November 2010

Help needed

Help needed

i guess im lucky in the fact i am the only person using both his and hers WIR at my place, so can afford to lose the corner area as space sounds like a great idea with…

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ref_kt
Nov 05, 2010 8:22 pm
ref_kt
Captn Hoek
Captn Hoek
5 November 2010

imports from asia

imports from asia

got LEDs from ebay, they give up quite quick. Plus you need mare than 3 W each, otherwise you don't go anywhere (ok, good enough in floor or bedroom if you don't read).…

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Captn Hoek
Nov 05, 2010 8:46 pm
sugotosan
sugotosan
5 November 2010

Help. Stormwater Drainage

Help. Stormwater Drainage

Hi, Am hoping someone can help me. I am looking to purchase a relatively flat block and build a dual occupancy dwelling. It is above street level, however sewage line is…

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sugotosan
Nov 05, 2010 8:48 pm
Starz
Starz
5 November 2010

Recommendations for Internal Glass Balustrading Melbourne??

Recommendations for Internal Glass Balustrading Melbourne??

Good to see you are almost on the finishing part of your house. I will recommend you to check out with Gowling Stairs in Melbourne for a huge variety of . As balustrade is…

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Starz
Nov 05, 2010 9:09 pm
Starz
foc1
foc1
6 November 2010

Cost to re-roof in colorbond

Cost to re-roof in colorbond

I just built an extension approx 12 sq and I did roof myself (got friend plumber to sign off) in Vic, materials cost under $2k, I am no expert but that sounds expensive -…

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foc1
Nov 06, 2010 12:56 pm
Cozmo
Cozmo
6 November 2010

Fridge with Ice maker and water under 850mm wide

Fridge with Ice maker and water under 850mm wide

Thanks Sheep dog ... thats looks good... its 835mm wide and the space it has to go in is 870mm... shame its not stainless but beggars cant be choosers

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Cozmo
Nov 06, 2010 5:20 pm
qonyx
qonyx
7 November 2010

Developer Sales Pitch for Infrastructure? Truth/False or 1/2

Developer Sales Pitch for Infrastructure? Truth/False or 1/2

thanks btherl.. we are in NSW... also called council and they have said that the developer will build that road not council or rta... so need to talk to them to get…

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qonyx
Nov 07, 2010 8:27 am
qonyx
builda
builda
7 November 2010

Verandah roof leaking near house

Verandah roof leaking near house

You can purchase that foam from the same supplier where the laserlite was purchased. It is sometimes shaped to match the roof profile and it seals those gaps

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builda
Nov 07, 2010 10:57 am
builda
joles
joles
7 November 2010

How far from a busy road to not hear any noise?

How far from a busy road to not hear any noise?

I've lived in a flight path and next to a train line, and I just got used to the noise. Currently I live a few hundred metres from the Northern Hwy and a few kms from the…

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joles
Nov 07, 2010 12:38 pm
joles
ruka2007
ruka2007
7 November 2010

FREE SAND FILL - south or river

FREE SAND FILL - south or river

Probably too late but did you get anyone to take your sand? Let me know.

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ruka2007
Nov 07, 2010 4:14 pm

Thanks to Lisanne, my new fave is http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/ Cheaps books, free shipping, love it! Sorry it's not housey stuff, but I did buy some cookbooks :)

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
qonyx
qonyx
7 November 2010

Does anyone have square fluorescent ceiling lights?

Does anyone have square fluorescent ceiling lights?

thanks guys... we have our hearts set on them... so just wanted some positive opinion.. which we got ... so will proceed :-)

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qonyx
Nov 07, 2010 8:55 pm
qonyx
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
7 November 2010

Ceiling height verses door height

Ceiling height verses door height

Thanks Ladies, Julie-Anne i'm sorry i thought i thanked you before for your photo's,which look lovely by the way. cheers

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kerry-ann
Nov 07, 2010 9:53 pm
banner125
banner125
8 November 2010

The Cost for building 2 Townhouses in Melbourne's East

The Cost for building 2 Townhouses in Melbourne's East

You will need a planning application and will probably be required under the terms of the planning permit to build both at the same time. Check with your council. This is…

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banner125
Nov 08, 2010 9:34 am
nymphser
nymphser
8 November 2010

Red Gum Construction details

Red Gum Construction details

Never heard of Red Gum Constructions. Did you mean River Gum Constructions…

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nymphser
Nov 08, 2010 9:34 pm
cfmboots
cfmboots
9 November 2010

A friendly stonemason in Melbourne?

A friendly stonemason in Melbourne?

There are two that i would recommend. Attila's Natural Stone & Tiles Pty Ltd Campbellfield Unit 4 / 1764 Hume HwyCampbellfieldVIC3061 This stone comes from Turkey, has…

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cfmboots
Nov 09, 2010 7:28 am
Reccymech
Reccymech
9 November 2010

Building Over Sewer Main

Building Over Sewer Main

Is there not an Easement or Caveat detailing the sewer main? If so, there would be the restrictions as to what can be laid on top of the sewer main. At a minimum it would…

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Reccymech
Nov 09, 2010 9:56 am
jbyway
jbyway
9 November 2010

FHOG and deposits

FHOG and deposits

My house and land is only $356000 and I was only required to save $9000 as I could then use my FHOG and my savings as my 5% deposit (with Suncorp). One recommendation is…

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jbyway
Nov 09, 2010 5:52 pm
pattycake4
pattycake4
9 November 2010

help with gutters and fasica colour

help with gutters and fasica colour

Hi Kiwi,I have been following Dee build.She teamed her windows with Surfmist roof/gutters etc looks great.I am having bushland for roof.If I can't get white birch,my…

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pattycake4
Nov 09, 2010 6:33 pm
jenjen
jenjen
9 November 2010

Ha anyone built with Boral natural - Graphite brick?

Ha anyone built with Boral natural - Graphite brick?

Can someone help me out please? I am building with Boral natural - Graphite brick. I want white window frames, but not real sure on other colours for roof tile, down…

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jenjen
Nov 09, 2010 9:36 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
10 November 2010

Easement - what does it really mean

Easement - what does it really mean

MW are you telling me my banksias and grevilleas will develop 2m+ deep root systems? I was a little worried about the "little spotty"…

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mecha-wombat
Nov 10, 2010 4:11 am
mecha-wombat
greggles
greggles
10 November 2010

Modern style parapet

Modern style parapet

Hi All, I am hoping that you may be able to help me out ........ My wife & I are currently making our way thru a list of considerations in reference to our home…

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greggles
Nov 10, 2010 11:33 am
Raleighfarm
Raleighfarm
10 November 2010

What do you want in/out of a park??

What do you want in/out of a park??
1, 2

I like the idea of equipment for different ages. The Strand in Townsville has different sections (spaced well from each other) for different ages. The one for the littlies…

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Raleighfarm
Nov 10, 2010 12:13 pm
Raleighfarm
mm77
mm77
10 November 2010

Site Costs Involving Site Fall

Site Costs Involving Site Fall

Hi Trav I have 1.1m fall (left to right) within building area, 1.2m fall at front and 8m set back to achieve driveway gradient. My site cost is 11K plus. i am building…

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mm77
Nov 10, 2010 1:17 pm
Homer Onerous
Homer Onerous
10 November 2010

washing machine on floorboard

washing machine on floorboard

We puchased a special base for the frontloader when we bought the machine, same brand,works really well. It is about 400mm high, has some storage, stops the vibrations…

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Homer Onerous
Nov 10, 2010 4:50 pm


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