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smorgzzz
smorgzzz
11 January 2013

Steam Mops ? Cleaning a house with so many tiles

Steam Mops ? Cleaning a house with so many tiles
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I made my husband sit through the TV infomercial for a steam mop. He isn't convinced. Mum has one of those "Shark" steam mops & is going to bring it over and do my…

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smorgzzz
Jan 11, 2013 5:15 pm
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bazzool
Sep 14, 2010 7:18 am
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rramesh
Sep 20, 2010 1:22 pm
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
14 September 2010

Tiles that don't look like tiles.....

Tiles that don't look like tiles.....

Why dont you go laminated timber floors. cheap enough and are hard wearing. We put them in our old home with 4 crazy kids and a huge dog that lived inside and never…

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Rudolf1980
Sep 14, 2010 6:34 pm
Rudolf1980
themax
themax
29 October 2010

I saw my basins in a public loo!

I saw my basins in a public loo!

Our worst one is the fact that our favorite ceaserstone is in McDonalds and most other fast food places. :(


Mine too... <img src=

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themax
Oct 29, 2010 3:20 pm
themax
piscean
piscean
14 September 2010

Fence removal required for building 150mm from boundaay?

Fence removal required for building 150mm from boundaay?

i cant believe what im reading wouldnt u rather have neighbours that you get along with rather then neighbours that you dont get along with. fair…

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piscean
Sep 14, 2010 8:27 pm
Casa2
Casa2
28 March 2011

Scoring marks on bricks - is this acceptable?

Scoring marks on bricks - is this acceptable?

" We also have a letter guaranteeing that the motar matches would be sent within 8 weeks to fix the colour difference." - time to talk about financial compensation for the…

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Casa2
Mar 28, 2011 9:00 pm
albi
albi
14 September 2010

Aquiring Timber Decking

Aquiring Timber Decking

Have you tried Shiver-me-timbers in Maidstone. I have not bought decking from them but they were the best price around for spotted gum floor boards. Urban Salvage in…

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albi
Sep 14, 2010 9:16 pm
albi
nat_bris
nat_bris
14 September 2010

Public Liability Insurance

Public Liability Insurance

Thanks for that Batman ... well it seems that I have PL insurance for my land after all as that is part of my contents policy with Suncorp as…

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nat_bris
Sep 14, 2010 9:42 pm
grinder
grinder
14 September 2010

Rendering home, questions...

Rendering home, questions...

Can I ask another quick question. If the cement sheet is not flush with the brickwork but recessed, is there some way it can be filled so that…

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grinder
Sep 14, 2010 10:34 pm
grinder
Adam.M
Adam.M
15 September 2010

doubt regarding paying for est. utility connections

doubt regarding paying for est. utility connections

The going agreement (I built with a volume builder) should only be water connection and water usage you should pay. Electricity should be the builder's responsibility and…

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Adam.M
Sep 15, 2010 9:49 am
Liz
Liz
15 September 2010

VJ/tongue and groove wall sheeting...anyone here used it?

VJ/tongue and groove wall sheeting...anyone here used it?

Just wondering if anyone on here has used this sheeting in there new houses/extension at all? I dont often see it mentioned and just wondered as we've just started our…

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Liz
Sep 15, 2010 5:19 pm
garden lover
garden lover
16 September 2010

Upgrading to a taller dividing fence

Upgrading to a taller dividing fence

I'm doing the same. I'm in NSW. Unfortunately here you can't make a neighbour pay for half if it is actually ok too. Same as Vic it seems. My current side fence is…

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garden lover
Sep 16, 2010 8:00 am
jimnsal
jimnsal
16 September 2010

Paid for goods but shop is shutdown before goods received

Paid for goods but shop is shutdown before goods received

OK mystery solved. I finally got a call back after they've received my email. Their phones are playing up and has been for last week, they've actually moved premise so you…

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jimnsal
Sep 16, 2010 1:22 pm
jimnsal
nettie.b
nettie.b
16 September 2010

Is your land "affected by aboriginal culture significance"

Is your land "affected by aboriginal culture significance"

I have phoned Lake Mac Council and was advised the person with all the expertise in that area isnt in today (always the way) however someone else could help me :? She…

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nettie.b
Sep 16, 2010 2:31 pm
nettie.b
grom40
grom40
16 September 2010

Handover - Cheque and paperwork

Handover - Cheque and paperwork

The other thing you should probably get from the builder is your occupancy permit (in Victoria anyway)

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grom40
Sep 16, 2010 3:46 pm
grom40
Alex88
Alex88
16 September 2010

gap between mattress and bed too big?

gap between mattress and bed too big?
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How frustrating!!! If anything at least get them to replace the slats, my bed ended up collapsing constantly, because the slats were just that tiny bit too short, then…

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Alex88
Sep 16, 2010 3:50 pm
Alex88
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Bam
Sep 28, 2010 10:37 pm
Bam
s_b_o_s
s_b_o_s
16 September 2010

Builder Required For 7 Unit Development Site

Builder Required For 7 Unit Development Site

Hi Homeone, Just wondering if anyone can recommend me reputable builders within the Sydney, Bankstown council area for a 7 unit project? Any advice would be…

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s_b_o_s
Sep 16, 2010 9:31 pm
Trinity
Trinity
16 September 2010

post handover clean up tips

post handover clean up tips

Unfortunately metho didn't work but nail polish remover did (for the paint on tiles). I ended up having to just scrape paint from the grout and some bits I had to leave as…

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Trinity
Sep 16, 2010 9:58 pm
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emma7
Sep 16, 2010 10:53 pm
garden lover
garden lover
17 September 2010

FRONT ENTRY DOORS!!!?? HELP??

FRONT ENTRY DOORS!!!?? HELP??

We didnt have a pivot door for our large single door. Just used a very very strong door hinges to hold a solid jarrah door approx. 8ft tall, and I cant remember the exact width.

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garden lover
Sep 17, 2010 11:49 am
Dean - MFD
Dean - MFD
17 September 2010

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

fly wire screens on windows & french doors - or alternatives

Hi Ceebs, It actually depends on your intention - do you want to keep the bugs out ... or intruders. If it is simply about keeping insects and bugs out, then you have…

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Dean - MFD
Sep 17, 2010 3:11 pm
Dean - MFD
Timm
Timm
17 September 2010

PLANS AND MAPS

PLANS AND MAPS

Another small tip - put a strip of sellotape along the bottom side of your paper plans... it makes them last a bucket load longer.

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Timm
Sep 17, 2010 4:45 pm
Timm
Nightshade
Nightshade
17 September 2010

Was "the dream" of building a home what you expected?

Was "the dream" of building a home what you expected?

For me, been in 6 months but not quite "finished" yet. Back deck should get done this w'end and a nightmare driveway is left to do. The house ... I really like it,…

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Nightshade
Sep 17, 2010 5:21 pm
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 11:46 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 11:48 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 18, 2010 12:42 am
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 7:56 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 3:38 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 10:42 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 10:57 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 11:40 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 1:00 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 9:25 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 11:28 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 20, 2010 12:39 am
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bellabelinda
Sep 19, 2010 11:30 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 20, 2010 12:10 am
Rudolf1980
Rudolf1980
20 September 2010

Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?

Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?
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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 12:28 pm
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 5:54 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 10:03 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 11:58 pm
jayw

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