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grinder
grinder
17 September 2010

Has anyone used Spaceworks for joinery work?

Has anyone used Spaceworks for joinery work?

I know them personally and i would not use them because of their pricing is way too expensive considering the materials they use. Any cabinet maker will do the same job for less.

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grinder
Sep 17, 2010 10:46 pm
grinder
grinder
grinder
17 September 2010

Motar Advice Needed

Motar Advice Needed

:lol: Is that because it takes longer to make a flush finish? :lol:

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grinder
Sep 17, 2010 10:48 pm
grinder
Dollar
Dollar
17 September 2010

Anyone used or know much about Cossett retaining wall system

Anyone used or know much about Cossett retaining wall system

Just found a product called Cosset which do retaining walls and is made out of recycled material. I'm interested to know if anyone knows much about it and the costs?

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Dollar
Sep 17, 2010 11:42 pm
leighton
leighton
3 December 2012

Annual Termite inspection

Annual Termite inspection

I think that the various treatments all have their value and I believe inspections are a vital part of the process. The termite problem is real, although the damage…

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leighton
Dec 03, 2012 6:56 pm
leighton
n&n02
n&n02
22 September 2010

I don't like my new ensuite!What can I do to 'pretty' it up?

I don't like my new ensuite!What can I do to 'pretty' it up?

I found the glass hurricane style jar with lid at myer today :z:. And they were on sale, an added bonus!! The lady said they only just got stock in and there was only 3…

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n&n02
Sep 22, 2010 2:38 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
18 September 2010

Mystery solved :)

Mystery solved :)

Yep, it's all neat and tidy now.

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Deemaree
Sep 18, 2010 9:42 pm
Deemaree
igotnosmoke
igotnosmoke
18 September 2010

Building - Housing multiple tenants in 1 dwelling house

Building - Housing multiple tenants in 1 dwelling house

Hi guys, I am looking to at my options on building on a parcel I have located in the Hillcroft Estate in South Morang, Victoria. My original idea was to sell this land…

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igotnosmoke
Sep 18, 2010 9:57 pm
chippy
chippy
18 September 2010

Extension, unregistered carpenter, should I use him?

Extension, unregistered carpenter, should I use him?

Obviously different states have different arrangements. In WA the only licenced trades are plumbers and electricians (and hairdressers, but they're not much use when you…

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chippy
Sep 18, 2010 10:40 pm
chippy
chatz
chatz
19 September 2010

Need to move neighbour's power line for demo & build

Need to move neighbour's power line for demo & build

We purchased a property to knock down and rebuild. The power pole is out the front of this property, so power and phone lines from this pole go to our neighbours. Our…

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chatz
Sep 19, 2010 12:00 pm
VintageModern
VintageModern
19 September 2010

Dulux Full Cover Texture

Dulux Full Cover Texture

I thought I would bump up this post, since I couldn't find any more recent topics. You may have seen my recent post (re: DIY rendering), then in my googling I came across…

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VintageModern
Sep 19, 2010 8:25 pm

Our landscaper did our fencing between the house and side fences and I asked him to order a bit extra to mount a mailbox on and the photo shows the finished product. I…

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grumblebum54
Aug 24, 2012 10:28 pm
grumblebum54
SouthFreo
SouthFreo
19 September 2010

Treating Jarrah Timber Roof

Treating Jarrah Timber Roof

Our 1990's house has jarrah roof timbers. It's only more recent WA houses that use pine trusses. It's all driven by cost - jarrah has become more expensive now that supply…

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SouthFreo
Sep 19, 2010 11:39 pm
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bellabelinda
Sep 19, 2010 10:30 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
19 September 2010

Statute of Limitations on altering use of existing room.

Statute of Limitations on altering use of existing room.

I think you will find that most bathroom renovation companies are not getting permits, and neither are kitchen renovation companies. If you did, the very most you would…

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tjilpi
Sep 19, 2010 11:10 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
20 September 2010

Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?

Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?
1, 2

Oooo, or this one. We went and had a lookie at this display home and it was such a great use of space and nice! Great size land aswell

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Rudolf1980
Sep 20, 2010 11:28 am
Rudolf1980
Dove
Dove
20 September 2010

robberies

robberies

And make sure you have your insurance up front.

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Dove
Sep 20, 2010 4:54 pm
Dove
Lex
Lex
4 November 2010

Pergola roofing descision

Pergola roofing descision

Hi cherub, Do you have any…

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Lex
Nov 04, 2010 9:03 am
Lex
jayw
jayw
20 September 2010

What would have have done yourself?

What would have have done yourself?

Hi, Depends how brave you are - i think DIY can cause more problems at times, i've seen people do something themselves only to not be happy with it and end up paying more…

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jayw
Sep 20, 2010 10:58 pm
jayw
thespot
thespot
21 September 2010

Morris Road in Tarneit/Truganina/Hoppers crossing is open

Morris Road in Tarneit/Truganina/Hoppers crossing is open

It's about time they completed that road... It will definitely be a lot more convenient to the shops once my house will be finished in Truganina. Now the next step would…

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thespot
Sep 21, 2010 1:37 am
SouthFreo
SouthFreo
21 September 2010

When to initiate Architect, Draftsman?

When to initiate Architect, Draftsman?

I don't think that there is any substitute for a full set of drawings: - it's only when things are drawn up that you get a true picture of what is actually needed. - you…

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SouthFreo
Sep 21, 2010 11:32 am
sumsub
sumsub
21 September 2010

help please, electrical questions!

help please, electrical questions!

Posting so that this topic goes to top of the list ! Recessed downlights vs Surface mounted ones - if downlight covers are used (which I think is mandatory now), does…

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sumsub
Sep 21, 2010 1:39 pm
sumsub
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
21 September 2010

Wisdom Homes Standard Range of Products and Allowances

Wisdom Homes Standard Range of Products and Allowances
1, 2, 3, 4

Hi everyone. Anyone know how much it costs to get your occupancy certificate through the Private Certifier that Wisdom uses?

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stonecutter1309
Sep 21, 2010 5:26 pm
stonecutter1309
Jase
Jase
21 September 2010

Fencing contractors

Fencing contractors

Hello, We are building a Henley Home in Mernda Victoria and was wanting to know if anyone knows of a good fencing contractor?? We have to use colorbond as it a rule of…

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Jase
Sep 21, 2010 9:02 pm
Cooped07
Cooped07
22 October 2010

Finish dishwashing tablets

Finish dishwashing tablets
1, 2, 3

Haven't tried that yet... Will do that tomorrow. We are renting back the house we sold and the dishwasher is old and cruddy.

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Cooped07
Oct 22, 2010 8:34 pm
Cooped07
vvs mand
vvs mand
29 September 2010

low pressure with hot water

low pressure with hot water

If your cold is affected, then it would be the filter on your meter, but if its your hot and its happening to all taps its one of three things. 1. like someone else said,…

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vvs mand
Sep 29, 2010 6:48 pm
Lex
Lex
21 September 2010

Brick Clean - Prior To Handover ??

Brick Clean - Prior To Handover ??

^ what she said :D It can be done and it should be done if it's bothering you. The only thing is, often they don't take care and then use too strong a wash and then do…

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Lex
Sep 21, 2010 11:23 pm
Lex
Dollar
Dollar
21 September 2010

Fence and Landscape

Fence and Landscape

We have both our fences up now and whilst one side remained fence less for some time awaiting the neighbour to sign the appropriate documents we did find it easier for…

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Dollar
Sep 21, 2010 11:27 pm
builda
builda
1 October 2010

Where is the quality?

Where is the quality?

Quality starts with documentation and management and each of these take time and are tedious. What I have found is that many people try to take a shortcut on these…

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builda
Oct 01, 2010 5:41 pm
builda
EmmaM
EmmaM
22 September 2010

Extension over existing driveway incorporating garage conv.

Extension over existing driveway incorporating garage conv.

Hi All, Long time lurker first time poster ::lol:: My DH & I are looking into an extension of the family home in Sth East Vic. We have engaged the services of a building…

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EmmaM
Sep 22, 2010 2:00 pm
lilfeggle
lilfeggle
22 September 2010

Anybody with Homebuyers Centre/Boutique Homes

Anybody with Homebuyers Centre/Boutique Homes

our first home in Perth was with Homebuyers Centre, I couldn't fault them at all

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lilfeggle
Sep 22, 2010 5:58 pm
lilfeggle
anordinaryjo
anordinaryjo
5 January 2012

Building a Pool

Building a Pool

My 7 month old salt chlorinator for my pool stopped working, so I used the Pool Werx excellent online live customer service, at http://poolshop.poolwerx.com.au/ to arrange…

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anordinaryjo
Jan 05, 2012 12:08 pm
xquisite
xquisite
23 September 2010

Garden bed over vents

Garden bed over vents

Luckily you posted here first. We have had severe issues in the past with houses which had dirt - and one with concrete! - laid higher than the weep holes. You will have…

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xquisite
Sep 23, 2010 8:03 am
Casa2
Casa2
1 November 2011

Unresolved Brick issues after handover with Porter Davis

Unresolved Brick issues after handover with Porter Davis
1, 2

Hopefully you have a decent liquidated damages amount (>$250/week). With regard to the mortar, if an independent inspector has said it is not acceptable then it needs to…

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Casa2
Nov 01, 2011 9:42 pm
jaelee
jaelee
26 September 2010

Help; How do I remove texta from a cordroy type lounge suite

Help; How do I remove texta from a cordroy type lounge suite

Thank you so much for the replies. My motherinlaw came to the rescue. She had bought some spot remover made by Warwick Fabrics. As our lounge suite was covered in a…

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jaelee
Sep 26, 2010 3:06 pm
vahemoses
vahemoses
30 March 2015

Waffle Pod Slab Height?

Waffle Pod Slab Height?

Hi There, I am building with Simonds, and Intrax do the engineering designs for slab I asked to raise finished floor level of porch 150mm as neighbour potrch They came up…

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vahemoses
Mar 30, 2015 2:45 pm
Micklou
Micklou
23 September 2010

Our build / reno

Our build / reno
NSW

Hi, We are doing an extension of our existing house in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney. We are also embarking on a reno of the old bit of the house. Our old blog is…

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Micklou
Sep 23, 2010 2:46 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
23 September 2010

building on a boundary.

building on a boundary.

I'm going through this at the minute. In my council (Maroondah, Vic) you ca build A. 150mm off the boundary. NO more, NO less. This means that you guttering will…

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chrisandkate
Sep 23, 2010 2:52 pm
samsoft24
samsoft24
23 September 2010

Tilers near Wyndham Vale, Melbourne

Tilers near Wyndham Vale, Melbourne

For our investment property at Wyndham Vale, we would like to install tiles in the kitchen (approx 9sq meters). Can anyone recommend me a good tiler/installer around the…

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samsoft24
Sep 23, 2010 8:58 pm
samsoft24
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
23 September 2010

OOhhh NO

OOhhh NO

so many jokes....

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The Garden Whisperer
Sep 23, 2010 11:36 pm
The Garden Whisperer

I don't imagine the posties like those 'lift-the-flap' mailboxes - instead of just slowing down and poking it in the hole, they have to stop and use both hands to open and…

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First_Timer_Ray
Jan 24, 2011 10:53 am
First_Timer_Ray
bashworth
bashworth
10 December 2010

How to hook in a 2nd tank?

How to hook in a 2nd tank?

Connect the overflow of the first tank to the second tank and then connect the overflow of the second tank to the drain. When the first tank is full it will then start to…

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bashworth
Dec 10, 2010 2:12 pm
bashworth
bassmanwa
bassmanwa
25 September 2010

Rezoning a block and building on it

Rezoning a block and building on it

Thanks for the help, it seemed so daunting a task, the property we live on currently has nothing owing as it is an equity manager type of account, but feel that instead of…

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bassmanwa
Sep 25, 2010 2:21 pm
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
4 October 2010

PVC pipe used for front patio columns?

PVC pipe used for front patio columns?

Your spec list should tell you all of the materials to be used. If it says cement/concrete, then get them to fix it

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chrisandkate
Oct 04, 2010 4:20 pm
4xsama
4xsama
26 September 2010

Ladder Trusses/Lace Trusses

Ladder Trusses/Lace Trusses

Hi, I am looking to use a ladder/lace truss for the roof of my living room. The roof/ceiling will rake to the north where the main glazing will be. Reason's I want to…

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4xsama
Sep 26, 2010 5:27 pm
Miss
Miss
17 November 2010

Quick question regarding curtains for PERTH people

Quick question regarding curtains for PERTH people

Thanks for your response Xander. It sounds as though you got a really good deal- I'd love to pics of the finished items (even though I have decided to source mine…

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Miss
Nov 17, 2010 2:23 pm


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