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Trish
Trish
13 February 2014

Any hints for window cleaning?

Any hints for window cleaning?
1, 2, 3

These things are reported to be very good

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Trish
Feb 13, 2014 1:08 pm
Trish
btherl
btherl
27 August 2010

Hi

Hi
NSW

Hello :) Are you building a house? Planning to build one?

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btherl
Aug 27, 2010 8:08 am
btherl
Adam.M
Adam.M
27 August 2010

Inspections and progress payments

Inspections and progress payments

If there is one thing I found during my build that I would have done before would have been an inspection at frame and final. Without a doubt the most important aspects…

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Adam.M
Aug 27, 2010 11:18 am
Adam.M
Adam.M
27 August 2010

Problems with mortar - opinions please

Problems with mortar - opinions please

Two things here. 1.) The holes are a result of blow out from the blaster and occures when there might have been a chunk of sand that wasn't well mixed or mortar not…

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Adam.M
Aug 27, 2010 11:46 am
darbs1
darbs1
13 January 2016

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

Porcher toilets anyone have them?

Thanks to this site, I was able to get the lid off my Porcher Toilet cistern! I needed to look at the inlet valve as it was filling very slowly, or not at all, after a few…

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darbs1
Jan 13, 2016 11:49 am
candice.novak
candice.novak
27 August 2010

New roof costs???

New roof costs???

hi might be too late for you we are having 222 m2 of new macquarie cement tiled roof for $10K

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candice.novak
Aug 27, 2010 8:33 pm
GTI
GTI
6 September 2010

Professsional Cleaners for showers/bathrooms

Professsional Cleaners for showers/bathrooms

Thankyou so much, I only wish I saw this post sooner :-|

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GTI
Sep 06, 2010 9:55 am
gilroy
gilroy
28 August 2010

Devonia Park

Devonia Park

Hi All, I am planning at building at Devonia park and am utterly confussed by what all the builders are saying and how they contradict each other. I have currently…

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gilroy
Aug 28, 2010 12:20 pm
grinder
grinder
28 August 2010

Desperate for ideas on living cheaper

Desperate for ideas on living cheaper
1, 2

look johnnyrie honestly just have a look who is doing it tough and you'll get your answer ::cool::

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grinder
Aug 28, 2010 10:16 pm
grinder
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 August 2010

dispute with renovations please help, thanks.

dispute with renovations please help, thanks.

Hi, Can anyone help us please? We have recently had a second storey added to our house. Before we signed the contract the builder told us we…

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ECOECO
Aug 29, 2010 12:17 pm
ECOECO
kexkez
kexkez
29 August 2010

Magnetic Paint

Magnetic Paint

friends of ours put up cork tiles as a pin board on a section of wall for this purpose

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kexkez
Aug 29, 2010 7:25 pm
kexkez
kerri
kerri
29 August 2010

Construction period

Construction period

Thanks for all your help. I am so pleased I have found this forum - I am sure I will be seeking advice from those who have travelled the path before me again. Thanks again.

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kerri
Aug 29, 2010 8:14 pm
grinder
grinder
29 August 2010

Equipment Hire

Equipment Hire

Just been down to Bunnings and noticed someone returning a floor sander. It was in the boot, getting it out was an effort - these things are heavy…

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grinder
Aug 29, 2010 8:16 pm
grinder
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
30 August 2010

Floor Boards Melbourne

Floor Boards Melbourne

We got our European Oak flooring (they have spotted gum too) from Hazelwood & Hill (working mill). They were really helpful with good prices. http://www.hazelwoodhill.com.au/

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Biff Costanza
Aug 30, 2010 2:17 pm
Biff Costanza
movingGal
movingGal
30 August 2010

Anyone else dealing with a Development Review Committee?

Anyone else dealing with a Development Review Committee?

My land is in an estate, with body corp, security gates etc. We have had nothing to do with this kind of thing before, so do not know what is normal or what is over the…

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movingGal
Aug 30, 2010 4:38 pm
pipphen
pipphen
30 August 2010

Unreliable Builders yet again!

Unreliable Builders yet again!

Biff Costanza, who are you building with? I have my fair share of sad stories about tradies. Am venturing into building my first home. After reading the many…

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pipphen
Aug 30, 2010 6:13 pm
katherineandadrian
katherineandadrian
30 August 2010

What has been stolen from your build?

What has been stolen from your build?
1, 2, 3

, and hubby has 'lost' his socket spanner set even though he used it to assemble everyone's beds...…

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katherineandadrian
Aug 30, 2010 8:22 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
31 August 2010

Contractor margin?

Contractor margin?

It's a way to protect their overall margin if here are any costs outside of the contract. A bit more explanation and how the margin is calculated is found…

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Adam.M
Aug 31, 2010 8:56 am

How about this one!

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kentwang
Aug 31, 2010 9:15 am
TheOK
TheOK
31 August 2010

Pool price confusion!

Pool price confusion!

you're welcome anjele.

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TheOK
Aug 31, 2010 12:03 pm
TheOK
McKinnon
McKinnon
31 August 2010

E &S Trading warehouse trickster!

E &S Trading warehouse trickster!

Yes the sale was worth it, they have them twice a year. I picked up a miele steam oven for $1000 and a Liebherr fridge side by side for $4,500. This model is being…

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McKinnon
Aug 31, 2010 12:37 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
31 August 2010

The HORROR neighbour/s thread

The HORROR neighbour/s thread

mecha-wombat I had quite a few good laughs reading that! :lol: I just wanted to offer some advice, especially regarding the dogs. You can never be…

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mecha-wombat
Aug 31, 2010 1:13 pm
mecha-wombat
minxa67
minxa67
31 August 2010

Has anyone recently 'lowered' a Queenslander??

Has anyone recently 'lowered' a Queenslander??

My niece lowered & then extended on the ground level side of her home. It worked really well for them, the extension is all done on a slab & is…

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minxa67
Aug 31, 2010 4:24 pm
Databoom
Databoom
31 August 2010

Enclosing section of rear verandah

Enclosing section of rear verandah

It would depend on your shire, check with the building section, there are factors to consider like the gas HWS needs ventilating and the toilet needs venting, check also…

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Databoom
Aug 31, 2010 5:22 pm
sanjha187
sanjha187
31 August 2010

good builders in Adelaide

good builders in Adelaide

Thank you Vanillabean for your response,We have started getting some prices from builders as well, went to a big one today and he was actually trying to get us to pull the…

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sanjha187
Aug 31, 2010 9:31 pm
shebu
shebu
1 September 2010

Cost Family room extension

Cost Family room extension

We had a design concept done with the Archicentre last month, which included a cost esimate for 65sqm extension of between $2000 - 2500 psm in Adelaide for the building…

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shebu
Sep 01, 2010 8:13 pm
ChrisL
ChrisL
1 September 2010

Steel frame, brick work over windows

Steel frame, brick work over windows

Re hanging TV on walls, my steel frame has noggins (roughly 1400mm above the slab). So, I just used construction glue to stick various piece of timber on top of the…

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ChrisL
Sep 01, 2010 8:36 pm
Ami
Ami
1 September 2010

Garage Door & Tiles--Pls help

Garage Door & Tiles--Pls help

Hi Ami, which brand of door is this, as this sounds quite cheap. Do they use the same rollers? Also is the jasper door new and do they refund the…

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Ami
Sep 01, 2010 10:46 pm
TheCurious1
TheCurious1
1 September 2010

Feedback Indigo v's Perry Homes QLD

Feedback Indigo v's Perry Homes QLD

Im curious to hear about peoples experiences with Perry Homes or Indigo Homes in QLD. Cost effectiveness and service and any issues you may have had or good experiences.…

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TheCurious1
Sep 01, 2010 11:44 pm
mpcj
mpcj
2 September 2010

Cost of Foudations and Footings for a New Double Storey in S

Cost of Foudations and Footings for a New Double Storey in S

Yes you can get it re surveyed at your own cost to get an idea - however each builder will want to use their own engineering company so may not look at yours - and then…

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mpcj
Sep 02, 2010 5:43 pm
mpcj
take2
take2
2 September 2010

laundry design ideas

laundry design ideas

Why don't you put the door to the garage on the left hand side where the wm is (near the back door). That way you have 2 walls. As you'll have…

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take2
Sep 02, 2010 5:59 pm
take2
zircon
zircon
2 September 2010

New way of keeping track of your build..

New way of keeping track of your build..

I've noticed the timeframes for nearmap have been blowing out recently, they are certainly not updating all areas monthly like they claimed when they first launched. …

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zircon
Sep 02, 2010 6:10 pm
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
12 October 2010

Carpentry / cabinet building forum??

Carpentry / cabinet building forum??

We are kind of competing forums but we also have a good relationship with the woodwork forum :) I guess we each cater to different things and in the end our forums…

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The Garden Whisperer
Oct 11, 2010 11:14 pm
The Garden Whisperer
candice.novak
candice.novak
3 September 2010

Defects list - what is acceptable

Defects list - what is acceptable

Sorry to hear of your hassles candice.novak, hope it all works out. Buy a quality spirit level 1200mm and a straight edge 2000 mm, check the…

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candice.novak
Sep 03, 2010 8:11 am
xquisite
xquisite
3 September 2010

Unsealed grout

Unsealed grout

Don't be too disheartened. The grout is unlikely to go missing now, even though theoretically you may be able to scrape it out. To be honest, I've never heard of a soft…

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xquisite
Sep 03, 2010 9:39 am
Eager
Eager
3 September 2010

Who did you first meet in Homeone?

Who did you first meet in Homeone?
1, 2

The only Homeoner I've met so far is mattwalker. It wasn't purely a social visit (bought some outdoor speakers from *free plug* Selby Acoustics)…

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Eager
Sep 03, 2010 12:50 pm
Eager
Joel_Landscaper
Joel_Landscaper
19 December 2010

Indoor pool Advice Please

Indoor pool Advice Please

We did some landscaping for a client with an indoor pool and the room its in needs to be the same temperature or warmer than the pool water. So they've got a massive…

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Joel_Landscaper
Dec 19, 2010 10:13 am
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
3 September 2010

electrician needed

electrician needed

Click onto the Homeone homepage. There will lots in your area no doubt ;)

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The Garden Whisperer
Sep 03, 2010 6:03 pm
The Garden Whisperer
robinred55
robinred55
3 September 2010

Do I have a right to be annoyed? Upgrade prices delay..

Do I have a right to be annoyed? Upgrade prices delay..

Lee, I'm so sorry you have to go through this. I'm not sure if you were around when we got our contract quote and we nearly had a heart attack. We considered jumping ship…

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robinred55
Sep 03, 2010 8:30 pm
TheOK
TheOK
5 September 2010

Patio Roof Trusses

Patio Roof Trusses

Stick Built means built 'on…

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TheOK
Sep 05, 2010 12:37 am
TheOK
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
5 September 2010

Extension requires Protection Screen on neighbour's land

Extension requires Protection Screen on neighbour's land

So they did not speak to you first regarding any intentions? What bloody cheek !!!!! until they come and speak to you do not offer anything but full objection First port…

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mecha-wombat
Sep 05, 2010 2:07 am
mecha-wombat
bless_you
bless_you
15 September 2010

Refurbishing Aluminium

Refurbishing Aluminium

karcher will do this job id say! any sort of high pressure cleaner

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bless_you
Sep 15, 2010 8:31 pm
arkanah
arkanah
6 September 2010

Battle axe subdivision approved by the WAPC - where to now?

Battle axe subdivision approved by the WAPC - where to now?

ah! understood. I thought you meant selling the vacant block only. Still, a lot of people are unaware of these traps so I hope both of our information helps someone.

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arkanah
Sep 06, 2010 12:59 pm
piscean
piscean
6 September 2010

Solar Hot Water Rebates/RECS

Solar Hot Water Rebates/RECS

Not on a new house but our Edwards system cost $4000 after they deducted about $1100 worth of recs, we didnt get any rebates. It's a two panel system. What you would need…

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piscean
Sep 06, 2010 2:34 pm
piscean
piscean
6 September 2010

Trees obstructing new fence - What are my rights ?

Trees obstructing new fence - What are my rights ?

If the tree is growing onto your property you have the right to remove the growth that is on your side of the boundary. Generally if a neighbour tree is causing damage to…

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piscean
Sep 06, 2010 2:46 pm
take2
take2
6 September 2010

Room need for Bocat

Room need for Bocat

Thanks, Cheers Lou

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take2
Sep 06, 2010 4:06 pm
take2
xanthrope
xanthrope
6 September 2010

re-levelling home.did i just get ripped off? plz need advice

re-levelling home.did i just get ripped off? plz need advice

I'm not sure whether re-levelling is a regulated activity (concreting is anoth unregulated activity). You might want to contact the local council and talk to the building…

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xanthrope
Sep 06, 2010 4:21 pm
xanthrope


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