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Casa2
Casa2
30 September 2010

Wrong house location

Wrong house location

Would have been nice if the error was the other way so you got a 5.4 m front yard and a 5.0 m backyard (or better still 4 m front and 6.4 m back). I would be asking for…

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Casa2
Sep 30, 2010 1:41 pm

Ours is stencilled concrete, been down for a year, no…

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Helyn
Sep 30, 2010 8:06 pm
Helyn
mimaranda
mimaranda
30 September 2010

Botched Excavation - Help!

Botched Excavation - Help!

Thanks for feedback everyone. I am still going to try and get the excavator to fix it. Will keep you posted as to the outcome.

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mimaranda
Sep 30, 2010 3:44 pm
Strumer
Strumer
30 September 2010

Under Cupboard Downlights for Flat Pack Kitchen Cupboards

Under Cupboard Downlights for Flat Pack Kitchen Cupboards

It can be quite easily done in a number of ways - it sounds like you want to put lamps in the top of the cabinets providing internal illumination? There are quite a few…

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Strumer
Sep 30, 2010 8:05 pm
Strumer

Our builder charged us $350 per wardrobe, except for master because it had two sets of draws $700, it may be worth at least making the inquiry through your builder…

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brb_654
Sep 30, 2010 9:09 pm
brb_654
1sthome
1sthome
30 September 2010

Issues with Getting a tree removed

Issues with Getting a tree removed

The more I hear about trees the less inclinded I am to plant trees that will have a canopy of 5m or more or be substantial. Council tree preservation orders make things…

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1sthome
Sep 30, 2010 10:53 pm
mcniks
mcniks
3 October 2010

For those who needed plans endorsed

For those who needed plans endorsed
VIC

Our process started in December last year - we are now at the very last thing (which is just procedure, all has been approved as previously mentioned). It's taken us 10…

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mcniks
Oct 03, 2010 5:25 pm
room4acubby
room4acubby
1 October 2010

Expansion Joints in Coffered Ceiling

Expansion Joints in Coffered Ceiling

Having never heard of a coffered ceiling before I did a bit of googling. I would think that if any expansion joints are needed they could be very easily hidden behind the…

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room4acubby
Oct 01, 2010 10:29 am
room4acubby
dkp
dkp
1 October 2010

Building on a 220 k budget Necastle area

Building on a 220 k budget Necastle area
NSW

I had a look at EB website. Their “package” price for the Saville 25 is $205K, which includes standard sitecosts, standard BASIX, standard flooring, standard etc. I…

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dkp
Oct 01, 2010 1:12 pm
gabbybuild10
gabbybuild10
3 February 2011

Works by owner and what the builder thought

Works by owner and what the builder thought
1, 2

Thanks Jayw :: :: u r truly awesome. thanks for the name of the septics guy. my OH rang him thismorning and we got a quote on the same day and he's willing to do it for…

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gabbybuild10
Feb 03, 2011 11:53 pm
room4acubby
room4acubby
1 October 2010

Extra electrical costs

Extra electrical costs

Foxtel cable and 2 additional phone to suite - $120 Install 6 Stair lights (G840L attached) with LED lamps - $750 Remove 4 LV lights - $-400 2 lights with…

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room4acubby
Oct 01, 2010 2:55 pm
room4acubby
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Barwon374
Oct 04, 2010 9:35 pm
NewHomeowner09
NewHomeowner09
18 November 2010

Size of dishwashers and ovens - universal?

Size of dishwashers and ovens - universal?

Generally, the differences are very minimal, but if I was re-designing a kitchen I would make sure that I made adequate space for the dishwasher that I wanted. You would…

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NewHomeowner09
Nov 18, 2010 1:22 pm
leni
leni
5 October 2010

Cabinet maker for small laundry job?

Cabinet maker for small laundry job?

we did our own with bunnings flatpax cabinets and ikea benchtop, with tapware from plumbtec. the trickiest bit of ours was chasing the walls and getting the taps moved,…

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leni
Oct 05, 2010 12:49 am
leni
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kassan1973
Dec 04, 2012 10:12 pm
deathgod
deathgod
3 October 2010

reno blues

reno blues

Nearly there too Kitchen in Floor sanded and kitchen powered tomorrow New floating floor goes in Tuesday Kitchen appliances in Wednesday Then just need skirts paints…

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deathgod
Oct 03, 2010 10:23 pm
Casa2
Casa2
4 October 2010

advise needed ASAP

advise needed ASAP

If you're neighbour payed cash and did not get a receipt there is no record of payment (of that half)!

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Casa2
Oct 04, 2010 11:01 am
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 12:32 pm
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 12:12 pm
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 5:12 pm
Cooped07
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
4 October 2010

Blind Options..

Blind Options..

Post has been moved to the right forum.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 04, 2010 9:17 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
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 8:24 am

What version OS?

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 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 8:51 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 9:09 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 4:33 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 11:34 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 12:07 pm
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 10:38 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 12:45 pm
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 2:48 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 3:11 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 8:02 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…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 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 8:26 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 4:58 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 11:54 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 9:35 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 7:46 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 10:45 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 5:09 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 11:00 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 10:23 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 1:03 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 7:29 am

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