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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
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
7 September 2010

Alarm Options - 4 X 2 in perth

Alarm Options - 4 X 2 in perth

just to give u an idea of the price, the company I work for has a basic package which is $990 including, which is 2 PIR's internal/External sirens, keypad, NX 8 panel.…

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TUBBYM
Sep 07, 2010 2:16 pm
Sheepdog
Sheepdog
6 September 2010

Parapet Wall - Council wanting neighbours comments

Parapet Wall - Council wanting neighbours comments

This is actually often the case because a parapet wall will take make your wall above the allowed height of a wall on a boundary (I believe its 3 meters), so therefore can…

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Sheepdog
Sep 06, 2010 5:47 pm
Lex
Lex
6 September 2010

Masonary colouring to repair brick faults?

Masonary colouring to repair brick faults?

Mr Ed, how did you go? You must have been disappointed when you had no replies :( (and I swear I didn't see this thread until now :D ) OK, yes, we've had it done. If you…

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Lex
Sep 06, 2010 7:56 pm
Lex
nat_bris
nat_bris
16 September 2010

What to use cleaning down the sink

What to use cleaning down the sink

I use Ajax cream to shiny up the outside of the sink, comes up sparkling like new. To clean the inside of the drain I just pour some bleach down and let it sit for a bit,…

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nat_bris
Sep 16, 2010 3:52 pm

thanks its the Plush Melbourne 3 seater http://www.plush.com.au/Collections/Col ... /melbourne i will have to get the guys to walk right round my house and in thru the…

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deathgod
Sep 07, 2010 9:51 am
jakeau
jakeau
7 September 2010

Deep Floating Shelves

Deep Floating Shelves

Deep floating shelves are great to look at, but bear in mind that they do not reach their full load bearing capacity unless fitted into solid…

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jakeau
Sep 07, 2010 11:18 am
xanthrope
xanthrope
7 September 2010

Masonite Packers on Studs - Anyone seen this?

Masonite Packers on Studs - Anyone seen this?

This is standard practice to ensure that the walls are relatively flat to receive the gyprock sheets. This preparation ensures that you ahve smoother walls with no unsightly bows.

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xanthrope
Sep 07, 2010 11:32 am
xanthrope
Adam.M
Adam.M
7 September 2010

City West Water Manual Adjustment

City West Water Manual Adjustment

I received a call from City west Water. The rep mentioned that it was in their rights to charge the parks fee because it was for 2009/2010 of which you pay the charge half…

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Adam.M
Sep 07, 2010 11:54 am
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xanthrope
Sep 07, 2010 12:04 pm
xanthrope
AJW
AJW
7 September 2010

suitable toilet - for builder? - ????

suitable toilet - for builder? - ????

Thought of hire one, or buy one to put inside the shed... but My question…

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AJW
Sep 07, 2010 4:50 pm
Moogles
Moogles
7 September 2010

gj gardner homes

gj gardner homes

There are a number of reviews on this site... not sure if it will give you what you are looking for, but I found it 'informative' when first looking around at…

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Moogles
Sep 07, 2010 7:54 pm
harvey
harvey
7 September 2010

DA

DA

Development Application - and for NSW thanks

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harvey
Sep 07, 2010 9:29 pm
kek
kek
8 September 2010

PD Heating / Cooling Unit

PD Heating / Cooling Unit

Do you know what make and model the…

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kek
Sep 08, 2010 8:44 pm
kek

Judging by the imprint on the door the type of hinges you're after are a 'Non-Mortise Hinge' they look like this…

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TheOK
Sep 09, 2010 9:47 am
TheOK
grom40
grom40
9 September 2010

Going on holidays during the build ... please advise !!

Going on holidays during the build ... please advise !!

My friend went to Africa for (I think) 4 weeks during her build and she didn't have any problems. I believe the house was being bricked at that stage tho so a bit earlier…

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grom40
Sep 09, 2010 4:38 pm
grom40
SteveBuild
SteveBuild
10 September 2010

I Going Crazy (PLEASE HELP!!!)

I Going Crazy (PLEASE HELP!!!)

Thanks, I knew i see one somewhere. Its the thread i was after cheers.

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SteveBuild
Sep 10, 2010 7:52 am
trippy
trippy
10 September 2010

A few questions about tin garden/storage sheds

A few questions about tin garden/storage sheds

Hey Ceebs, I have a colourbond steelchief shed - 3x2.26 - since I put it up earlier in the year, no problems. Clearly it's been dynabolted to the ground which has…

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trippy
Sep 10, 2010 9:12 am
baronx
baronx
10 September 2010

Design Guidelines - Side boundary / Facade

Design Guidelines - Side boundary / Facade

That what i was thinking, but the DG doesn't say anything about…

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baronx
Sep 10, 2010 11:27 am
baronx
garden lover
garden lover
10 September 2010

Looking for help with skylights

Looking for help with skylights

I'm looking into getting Velux skylights when we renovate. Will be in the kitchen area both to let in light as its in the middle of the room and also to allow the heat to…

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garden lover
Sep 10, 2010 12:08 pm
garden lover
garden lover
10 September 2010

polished floor Vs tiles- house will be rented

polished floor Vs tiles- house will be rented

Tile, tile, tile - remember renters really dont care at the end of the day. I know you can get great renters in but on average because they didnt pay for it, they wont…

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garden lover
Sep 10, 2010 12:14 pm
Nott
Nott
10 September 2010

Narrow Bedroom Alcoves

Narrow Bedroom Alcoves

Our SIL's wardrobes were probably that depth. You hang the clothes in a few layers. You could use it as a bookshelf ( It should fit it a Billy bookcase), display shelf.

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Nott
Sep 10, 2010 6:45 pm
Nott


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