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Cooped07
Cooped07
4 October 2010

How long after lock up

How long after lock up

1 month.. Wow that's super quick.

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Cooped07
Oct 04, 2010 11:32 am
Cooped07
ESB
ESB
5 October 2010

Underground Water Tank

Underground Water Tank

I was searching for this the other night, but wanted it under the driveway as we only have a 1000 sqm block ... I know this company is in Brisbane, but just thought I'd…

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ESB
Oct 05, 2010 11:12 am
ESB
Cooped07
Cooped07
4 October 2010

Winter Gas Bill

Winter Gas Bill

Ours was $300 for 2 adults & 2 kids under 3. Gas cooktop and bonair gas heater gas is also used to heat our water.

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Cooped07
Oct 04, 2010 4:12 pm
Cooped07
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
4 October 2010

Blind Options..

Blind Options..

Post has been moved to the right forum.

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The Garden Whisperer
Oct 04, 2010 8:17 pm
The Garden Whisperer
buildingwest
buildingwest
5 October 2010

Signing of building contracts

Signing of building contracts

Hi, If your block is going to be titled in a few weeks then you will have no problems. Our last house we signed the building contracts in November 2007 and the land did…

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buildingwest
Oct 05, 2010 7:24 am

What version OS?

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
colourwave
colourwave
6 October 2010

Dulux Ecru combinations

Dulux Ecru combinations

I've had a slight change of heart about my colour combinations ...... now looking for an orange that would compliment ecru. Short list is Dulux Spice of Life or Red Terra…

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colourwave
Oct 06, 2010 7:51 am
skyfish
skyfish
5 October 2010

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

Bi-fold Doors and Insects - Help Please

At the home expo few months ago we saw these retractable fly sceens. They are mounted in a vertical roller that live on one end of the doors, and then pretty much wind out…

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skyfish
Oct 05, 2010 8:09 pm
mcniks
mcniks
6 October 2010

Curtains for colonial style windows

Curtains for colonial style windows

My friend has similar style windows and has put up Austrian Blinds throughout her house (although she has decorated the whole place in a traditional/country style). They…

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mcniks
Oct 06, 2010 3:33 pm
kexkez
kexkez
5 October 2010

Best online shopping sites

Best online shopping sites

try these recent threads in the coffee break section viewtopic.php?f=36&t=39161 viewtopic.php?f=36&t=39163 viewtopic.php?f=36&t=39163 There have been previous…

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kexkez
Oct 05, 2010 10:34 pm
kexkez
ausdesign
ausdesign
8 October 2010

TWO DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MORTAR USED IN HOUSE

TWO DIFFERENT COLOURS OF MORTAR USED IN HOUSE

Differing mortar colours come about in most cases from a variation in the ratio of the mix. If there is no added 'oxide' i.e. plain mortar, this can occur from a different…

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ausdesign
Oct 08, 2010 11:07 am
ausdesign
Agent_009
Agent_009
6 October 2010

Fence Extenders for Wooden Fence

Fence Extenders for Wooden Fence

Thanks for that! At least I now know there is extenders for wooden fences. They don't really look to pleasing on the eye, especially with that long bit that hangs down…

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Agent_009
Oct 06, 2010 9:38 am
tinkster
tinkster
6 October 2010

What are you sick of seeing?

What are you sick of seeing?
1 ... 26, 27, 28

That annoys me too, especially when the plan beside "from 130K" is the fully spec'd version, not the budget version

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tinkster
Oct 06, 2010 11:45 am
tinkster
TheOK
TheOK
6 October 2010

Fold out clothes lines attached to weatherboard???

Fold out clothes lines attached to weatherboard???

An exterior grade board between studs or a vertical post 90x45 screwed to the WB's will suffice. If your DIY skills are up to it, for a cleaner look remove the WB and fix…

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TheOK
Oct 06, 2010 1:48 pm
TheOK
pottsville
pottsville
6 October 2010

Did you get your keys before official handover?

Did you get your keys before official handover?

Thanks for reply - MAYBE I SHOULD RE PHRASE MY QUESTION as it isnt very clear! ::sad:: Maybe I should be asking If the build finished ahead of time So all works complete and…

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pottsville
Oct 06, 2010 2:11 pm
ryanmcg
ryanmcg
6 October 2010

building cost

building cost

ok thanks, also would anyone know what is the first home buyers grant these days if there still is one, thanks Ryan

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ryanmcg
Oct 06, 2010 7:02 pm

Hi all, I am recently in the market for a new job, I also have plans to one day renovate an older house/houses. I'm just looking for advice on professions that I could…

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
MumofTwo29
MumofTwo29
7 October 2010

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Replacing hinged door with sliding (cavity)

Hi, I just had a cavity door installed for my new ensuite. As the plaster had to be replaced with waterproof plaster in the ensuite stripping the wall was not a problem. …

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MumofTwo29
Oct 07, 2010 7:26 am
Gialandon
Gialandon
21 October 2010

off the plan uncertified modification drama

off the plan uncertified modification drama

Wow, he initially told us $3000. After insisting he look at it again, he has come back and said it's not a big job and should be easy to do, but he wants me to pay for it…

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Gialandon
Oct 21, 2010 3:58 pm
kek
kek
8 October 2010

Colour help with renovations needed :)

Colour help with renovations needed :)

We want to render and have the roof resprayed... I guess I am trying to achieve a theme inside and out of 'Balinese Elegance'... Our garage…

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kek
Oct 08, 2010 10:54 pm
kek
lokster
lokster
20 February 2016

BUILDING WITH LP WARREN HOMES

BUILDING WITH LP WARREN HOMES

Same we are considering LP Warren if anyone has feedback, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you kindly.

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lokster
Feb 20, 2016 8:35 pm
GeoffW1
GeoffW1
7 October 2010

Builder next door using our water???

Builder next door using our water???

...just to throw a spanner in the works, it's illegal to deny anyone water for drinking,health and hygiene purposes. If someone asks for it you…

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GeoffW1
Oct 07, 2010 6:46 pm
GeoffW1
TheOK
TheOK
7 October 2010

Why does my Wife not understand??

Why does my Wife not understand??

lol ... "Not Fair" I've called and reported two people for spamming and the Mod on duty deleted my posts. ..guess I'll have to throw in a little wit. :wink: :roll: :P

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TheOK
Oct 07, 2010 9:45 pm
TheOK
XT4V
XT4V
8 October 2010

Fencing issue

Fencing issue

Sorry Nan75, but your neighbour is not liable to share the cost of the fence. To recover half of the cost (of a "standard" fence) you must first…

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XT4V
Oct 08, 2010 4:09 pm

My Sim houses are always HUGE. My poor Sims are forever exhausted just by walking from one end to the other! LOL I also find I consistently forget various important,…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
davinci
davinci
8 October 2010

Building a feature Wall - Please Help lol !!!

Building a feature Wall - Please Help lol !!!

I would reccomend at a minimum get a draftsmen or landscaper to draw up working plans to go off. Blue boardcan be used out side. It can be left uncovered for max 3 mnths…

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davinci
Oct 08, 2010 9:23 pm
davinci
Barrywalters
Barrywalters
9 October 2010

No Telephone Cable

No Telephone Cable

Hi Guys, I have a quick query as we are not sure if our building company is being unreasonable. We just got our keys last week and rang telstra…

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Barrywalters
Oct 09, 2010 12:03 am
rramesh
rramesh
9 October 2010

Vandals on yet to tittle land!!!!

Vandals on yet to tittle land!!!!

My conveyancer told me to go move the stakes myself, and so I did. As Lunchtime has said there was the buried stake in the ground so it was easy fro me to locate the…

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rramesh
Oct 09, 2010 6:29 am
TheOK
TheOK
9 October 2010

Auspod waffle pod info please.

Auspod waffle pod info please.

It's not necessary to start a new thread on a subject you started.…

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TheOK
Oct 09, 2010 8:15 am
TheOK
djembe
djembe
9 October 2010

Soakwells

Soakwells

I have 8 downpipes on my house, does this mean I need 8 soakwells?? Also can you put soakwells under paving or do you have to run pipe under paving and then put a soakwell??

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djembe
Oct 09, 2010 3:27 pm
TheOK
TheOK
9 October 2010

site clean = ?

site clean = ?

It probably wont matter then, but i do recall reading an article I still haven't figured out how the rocks got on the…

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TheOK
Oct 09, 2010 5:03 pm
TheOK
paddyandbeau
paddyandbeau
11 October 2010

Advice re colour schemes for federation cottage exterior

Advice re colour schemes for federation cottage exterior

Thanks IkonInteriors, I will get myself a few samples. Just looking at Resene website now. Thanks too McNiks, any ideas on the colours used for the two houses?

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paddyandbeau
Oct 11, 2010 9:37 pm
paddyandbeau
bombaman
bombaman
8 November 2010

reasonable price for 2nd hand pavers??

reasonable price for 2nd hand pavers??

Nice potted plant always works wonders. Dwarf Fruit trees in a pot are a winner in my books

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bombaman
Nov 08, 2010 5:53 pm
gabbybuild10
gabbybuild10
9 October 2010

Is anyone using a building broker in Perth?

Is anyone using a building broker in Perth?

Hi, this reply is prob too late, but i thought i'd add that we are going with master building brokers MBB in perth and they seem good. they got our plans drawn up and…

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gabbybuild10
Oct 09, 2010 8:56 pm
david242gt
david242gt
9 October 2010

Neighbours slab

Neighbours slab

If its a poor job, a hammer and a lump of steel (chisel) should fix it.

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david242gt
Oct 09, 2010 9:43 pm
david242gt
Mrs P
Mrs P
9 October 2010

Council approval in Logan council

Council approval in Logan council

http://pdonline.logan.qld.gov.au/modules/common/default.aspx Here is where you can put your house details in to find out progress of…

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Mrs P
Oct 09, 2010 9:57 pm
katherineandadrian
katherineandadrian
9 October 2010

Boundary laws??

Boundary laws??

I remember this story in the news a while ago, it didn't go the way of the original land owner - (i…

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katherineandadrian
Oct 09, 2010 10:28 pm
Ozibob
Ozibob
11 October 2010

Rude, noisey neighbours

Rude, noisey neighbours

Firstly try to talk to them and get it sorted. If that doesn't work next time they expose themselves report them to the police but add that the…

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Ozibob
Oct 11, 2010 10:46 am
Cooped07
Cooped07
11 October 2010

Beginning the journey!

Beginning the journey!

Welcome to the forum.. Don't forgot to post some pictures of your plans & land, we all like to have a nosey. Who are you building with?!?

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Cooped07
Oct 11, 2010 2:42 pm
Cooped07
Aiah
Aiah
11 October 2010

Anti Termites

Anti Termites

I have Jarrah floor boards, had the offcuts on the wood pile for a year or 2, termites ate everything but the jarrah, its not to thier liking me thinks.

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Aiah
Oct 11, 2010 5:12 pm
Aiah
Melly03
Melly03
13 October 2010

Damaged Colourbond Watertank

Damaged Colourbond Watertank

Thanks for your response Syrus :-)

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Melly03
Oct 13, 2010 6:16 am
bennettprivate
bennettprivate
12 October 2010

Soakwells?

Soakwells?

It was so easy we just noticed a guy doing someone elses and asked for a price. 2500 compared with builder 4000. Said go for it as slab had…

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bennettprivate
Oct 12, 2010 1:53 am
bennettprivate
ref_kt
ref_kt
12 October 2010

Termite attack

Termite attack

Glad it worked out well for you in terms of getting it done promptly. And as a bonus in time for the wedding. Congratulations on taking the plunge ;-)

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ref_kt
Oct 12, 2010 6:57 am
ref_kt
Adam.M
Adam.M
12 October 2010

THERES MORE RUBBISH ON MY BLOCK

THERES MORE RUBBISH ON MY BLOCK

Yes, people out there can be inconsiderate, but at the same time, your providing a path of least resistance if you don't put up a front fence of some sort. Ask yourself,…

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Adam.M
Oct 12, 2010 10:47 am
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
12 October 2010

Building specification

Building specification

Not sure if it helps, but a "Standard spec" doesn't really exist Having said that, all it needs to be is a detailed list of the materials and fitting you will be using to…

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chrisandkate
Oct 12, 2010 4:06 pm


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