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BuildlingPerth
BuildlingPerth
20 June 2010

3-Phase Cooktop Isolation Switch

3-Phase Cooktop Isolation Switch

Just reading through this... great thread and helpful for the person who was asking the question... Am i reading this right in the fact if I have a standalone cooker with…

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BuildlingPerth
Jun 20, 2010 5:33 pm
BuildlingPerth
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ebon
Jun 20, 2010 5:57 pm
joltinjoe
joltinjoe
20 June 2010

Progress Payment dispute

Progress Payment dispute

Its quite common in NSW for Builders to get front end loaded payments as the NSW Govt will not legislate to bring the progress payment maximums in liune with Victorian and…

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joltinjoe
Jun 20, 2010 8:34 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
20 June 2010

PD displays Somerfield, anybody know what homes they are?

PD displays Somerfield, anybody know what homes they are?

We actually went and had a look at them yesterday, one is the Jasper 33 and Santana 45 Had a nice little opening serving light breakfast…

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Lunchtime
Jun 20, 2010 9:40 pm
MR GLEE
MR GLEE
20 June 2010

Colorbond Garage Kit 6 X 7 x 2.4 Installers

Colorbond Garage Kit 6 X 7 x 2.4 Installers

Hi, I recently purchased a colorbond garage kit from a QLD online shed sales site. I am located in Sydney and was wondering if someone could recommend someone to erect…

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MR GLEE
Jun 20, 2010 11:01 pm
Mozzie
Mozzie
21 June 2010

Slight damage to powder coated window. Will it get fixed?

Slight damage to powder coated window. Will it get fixed?

Yeah my site supervisor also gave me the 'window service' spin. Told me they clean all the tracks and get all the paint off the inside of the window frame... Absolute…

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Mozzie
Jun 21, 2010 10:24 am
Mozzie
AlexHomeUser
AlexHomeUser
2 July 2014

Review - Samsung Fridge SRS702GDHSS

Review - Samsung Fridge SRS702GDHSS
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Have this fridge (SRS702GDHSS) for almost 5 years now, work great =) no hiccup =) only problem was one of the shelf has a crack, but they replace it for free for us, so it…

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AlexHomeUser
Jul 02, 2014 3:48 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
21 June 2010

Building a new garage

Building a new garage

Best off speaking to the council

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Dukekamaya
Jun 21, 2010 6:19 pm
Dukekamaya
Dollar
Dollar
30 July 2010

Dingo/Kanga hire

Dingo/Kanga hire

We hired one 24hrs =$180. The ground was probably a bit to wet for it. We may consider hiring it again but not sure.

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Dollar
Jul 30, 2010 1:27 pm
maria p
maria p
21 June 2010

Has anyone built with formula Homes recently?

Has anyone built with formula Homes recently?

We have been building with formula homes since December 08 but signed contracts in June 08, it's been 2 years since then and construction is still ongoing. Our handover…

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maria p
Jun 21, 2010 10:26 pm
Tegs
Tegs
24 July 2010

Wanting to renovate existing Down lights. ?

Wanting to renovate existing Down lights. ?

Hi All, my apologies for late reply have had major problems with internet service all fixed now ! Thank you for your suggestions. As to the ring adapter available already…

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Tegs
Jul 24, 2010 11:17 pm

I agree about the power Bills for sure, We turn ours off in Winter and notice a $300-400 drop a quarter. Although we did used to forget to put the spa cover on for a few…

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beer baron
Jul 26, 2010 9:13 pm
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lux
Jun 22, 2010 8:46 am
Miss Tes
Miss Tes
22 June 2010

Building Stages and Progress Payments

Building Stages and Progress Payments

So I have recieved my invoice for the stage 3 payment now and have been advised that my SS likes to "reverse build" i.e. do internal walls prior to external... regardless…

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Miss Tes
Jun 22, 2010 10:07 am
ring09
ring09
22 June 2010

Plantation Shutters Melbourne

Plantation Shutters Melbourne

Check out instyleblindsandshutters.com.au and another tiptopblinds.com.au and intoblinds.com.au, you can email them your plans and they will send you back a quote, seem to…

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ring09
Jun 22, 2010 8:46 pm
ring09
wizard
wizard
22 June 2010

airless spray painter

airless spray painter

A good one, thousands, but you can get cheap ones that won't do a great job. Where are you, I know of some places that hire this type of equipment in Melbourne

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wizard
Jun 22, 2010 2:55 pm
wizard
sweetime
sweetime
22 June 2010

Sliding door to be inserted on kitchen wall

Sliding door to be inserted on kitchen wall

huh! an excellent backup suggestion if it turns out I can't put the cavity/sliding door in. Thanks suh!!

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sweetime
Jun 22, 2010 3:26 pm
mishb
mishb
22 June 2010

fence painting

fence painting

I've just done this (painted a paling fence), I didn't use primer but the first coat took twice as much paint as the second coat. You might find you save some money by…

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mishb
Jun 22, 2010 7:25 pm
sezza
sezza
23 June 2010

Which Vacum Cleaner esp for Pet hair

Which Vacum Cleaner esp for Pet hair

we just replaced our Dyson DC05 turbine head with a DC23 and I'm impressed with how much better the new model is. I resisted getting the…

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sezza
Jun 23, 2010 1:29 am
Helyn
Helyn
23 June 2010

Estimated time to Build a Cottage Home 107SQM

Estimated time to Build a Cottage Home 107SQM

Im not sure a small home would get finished any quicker than a larger single story home - you still have to wait for tradies at each stage etc - most homes take at least 6…

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Helyn
Jun 23, 2010 8:51 am
Helyn
GTI
GTI
23 June 2010

Building Inspection needed in Outer Eastern Suburbs

Building Inspection needed in Outer Eastern Suburbs

Hi There :) I am new to this forum and am in need of recommended Building/Pest inspectors in and around the Outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Thankyou All

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GTI
Jun 23, 2010 11:17 am
chillhot_divz
chillhot_divz
23 June 2010

Gas Meter Installation?

Gas Meter Installation?

In my case, I was told by the builder to call Origin to get the gas meter installed. Didnt have to pay anything though. Probably the buiilder already charged me for this.

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chillhot_divz
Jun 23, 2010 11:28 am
fireater
fireater
23 June 2010

Reno Floor Plan help

Reno Floor Plan help

Hi Ikon I like what you have done, give it plenty of space, something to give serious consideration too. Thanks for taking the time to mock it up, very much appreciated.…

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fireater
Jun 23, 2010 2:01 pm
Gustopher
Gustopher
23 June 2010

Renovation floorplans - your thoughts??

Renovation floorplans - your thoughts??

D@n - thanks so much. I like what you've done - just need to weight up losing the view in the kitchen/living, but I do like what you've done. Izzehz - makes complete…

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Gustopher
Jun 23, 2010 2:17 pm
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
23 June 2010

Termite Protection with Blue frame

Termite Protection with Blue frame

I'd recommend against steel if you are in bushfire zones -…

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Huggy_B
Jun 23, 2010 4:51 pm
Huggy_B
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
23 June 2010

Snap poll: lower ceiling or have a discontinuous line?

Snap poll: lower ceiling or have a discontinuous line?

Thanks everyone. My partner came round to dropping the ceiling by 7cm so we have gone with that. He is under strict instructions to suck it up if he later decides it was…

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Elizabeth
Jun 23, 2010 6:15 pm
Oceanus2
Oceanus2
23 June 2010

company for install crossover

company for install crossover

malv, Piara Waters is quite a distance from Rockingham. You should find plenty of tradies based in Canning Vale, Kenwick, Kelmscott... those sorts of 'industrial'…

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Oceanus2
Jun 23, 2010 9:47 pm
Planned LScape
Planned LScape
23 June 2010

Masonry sealant for rendered walls ?

Masonry sealant for rendered walls ?

If you go to a reputable render/plasterboard supplier they have a membrane/sealer that can be applied to the top of either the texture coat or fine base coat. It's…

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Planned LScape
Jun 23, 2010 9:49 pm
Planned LScape

Hi Definitely try to seek out some homes built in the same brick & colour. We changed our mind when we had a look at a recently built home and realised that the light…

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Emohruo
Jun 23, 2010 9:59 pm
lowau
lowau
25 June 2010

question on plastering and plasterboards

question on plastering and plasterboards

Its probably already painted now but you should have used some plaster glue to glue on on the studs. Nails or screws only really hold the plaster till the glue is dry.

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lowau
Jun 25, 2010 2:33 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 June 2010

Matt's away for the next 2 weeks.

Matt's away for the next 2 weeks.

Hey guys, Telstra in the infinite wisdom were supposed to have my cable connected yesterday and the failed to turn up and connect me and after a call they now cant…

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mattwalker
Jun 25, 2010 6:22 pm
mattwalker
kexkez
kexkez
25 June 2010

Boundary wall in WA, Limestone or rendered brick?

Boundary wall in WA, Limestone or rendered brick?

you are right huggyb silly me. I immediately thought retaining wall. If there is no retaining you could do the entire wall in internal bricks and then render it. This…

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kexkez
Jun 25, 2010 7:14 pm
kexkez
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
26 June 2010

Architect Woes

Architect Woes

Time to get a lawyer ddo.

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Nathan SteelFab
Jun 26, 2010 9:57 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Southies
Southies
27 June 2010

Why are you building/renovating/moving?

Why are you building/renovating/moving?
1, 2, 3

1.I fell pregnant with my now 11 year old, so the house was too small with 3 teenage kids (then) & a baby. Put up with it for a couple of years, but the house was no…

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Southies
Jun 27, 2010 2:00 pm
Southies
vikkie1978
vikkie1978
27 June 2010

Structual Engineer Melb

Structual Engineer Melb

hi guys as the topic says can anyone recommened a GOOD structual engineer in melb? pref north suburbs we had our heart set on place and did the build insp and we found…

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vikkie1978
Jun 27, 2010 5:01 pm
rayray
rayray
27 June 2010

Facebricks Constrasting Darkness what should I do?

Facebricks Constrasting Darkness what should I do?

I'd say they are just wet bricks. Notice it is either the top brick & bottom courses. these are the ones that can soak water. Even the brick packs…

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rayray
Jun 27, 2010 10:24 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
27 June 2010

Builders final clean

Builders final clean

We've not built a new home for ourselves yet but we rented a brand new one a couple of years ago and the entire house was covered in white dust, the dark grey carpets were…

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MrsGreen
Jun 27, 2010 11:36 pm
MrsGreen
MissVintage
MissVintage
28 June 2010

HOUSE SOLD - FURNITURE FOR SALE CHEAP - PERTH?

HOUSE SOLD - FURNITURE FOR SALE CHEAP - PERTH?
1, 2, 3

Opps - Brown lounge room Sold - the only thing left is the Bedroom???? :z: :z: :z: :z: YAY - less stuff to pack.

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MissVintage
Jun 28, 2010 12:49 pm
MissVintage
deb17
deb17
28 June 2010

Would you buy this house?(REAL EST PICS PG2) Help pls pg4!!

Would you buy this house?(REAL EST PICS PG2) Help pls pg4!!
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Sharee, I have noticed that you have your house listed with the Greensborough Office. We have just listed ours with Ray White Epping, Tony Lombardi, he is very good. …

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deb17
Jun 28, 2010 2:32 pm
Sparksta
Sparksta
28 June 2010

Land opportunity

Land opportunity

It's in the Loddon Shire... North/North West of Bendigo. Apparently (hubby has only told me today) the section of land is part of a larger block. Hubs spoke to someone at…

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Sparksta
Jun 28, 2010 6:21 pm
elastic
elastic
28 June 2010

My land loan problem

My land loan problem

did you do subject to finance in the contract, if you did you should be fine to get out, if your didnt you need proper advice, ie legal advice, and not from a forum of…

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elastic
Jun 28, 2010 7:36 pm
Bee
Bee
29 June 2010

Standard height for a wall light

Standard height for a wall light

Thank you for your replies. I think a recessed light seems the way to go. House isn't finished yet. Just there is a light at 4th stair, at about eye height and it seems…

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Bee
Jun 29, 2010 9:09 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
29 June 2010

replacing a verandah on an old house

replacing a verandah on an old house

It is not neccesary to use framing brackets for this type of construction though alternatives are generally more labour intensive (such as checking out housings/rebates…

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Dukekamaya
Jun 29, 2010 10:29 pm
Dukekamaya
nrh157
nrh157
30 June 2010

Telstra Velocity Changes Possible

Telstra Velocity Changes Possible

Hi All, Just found this article which may effect home owners in Telstra Smart communities. Telstra Velocity faces uncertain…

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nrh157
Jun 30, 2010 6:50 am
nrh157
kid81
kid81
30 June 2010

Smoke detector problems

Smoke detector problems

Hold down the test button after you install the new batteries. this resets the alarm. Don't forget to do them all. Hard wired smoke alarms are usually also wired together…

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kid81
Jun 30, 2010 10:36 am
leng
leng
30 June 2010

plumbing headache

plumbing headache

Thanks again! That was a really nice breakdown for me Chris! I will try sealing the pipe connection point and see what happens - have to wait for heavy downfall too.…

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leng
Jun 30, 2010 11:30 am
jimnsal
jimnsal
30 June 2010

Renovate or Sell?? Love some thoughts on my dilemma please.

Renovate or Sell?? Love some thoughts on my dilemma please.

1/4 acre land? boy I can't even imagine land size that big and its double my land :oops: If it was me, I would take up both Option 2 and 3, renovate your current home, then…

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jimnsal
Jun 30, 2010 1:05 pm
jimnsal


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