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Nightshade
Nightshade
17 May 2010

Before or after financial year?

Before or after financial year?

Don't know if it makes much difference. Someone like carpet sales might give you have a good special or can do a really good deal to make up their numbers for a particular…

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Nightshade
May 17, 2010 4:11 pm
kyton
kyton
17 May 2010

Convert DH's car to gas or not? $$ Vs. Space

Convert DH's car to gas or not? $$ Vs. Space

Trade it in for a vehicle that runs on diesel. To recoup the costs of gas conversion is hundreds of thousands of kilometres - financially it…

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kyton
May 17, 2010 7:12 pm
kyton
rojak1
rojak1
17 May 2010

infinity 88 - melbourne

infinity 88 - melbourne

anyone bought it? it's so hard to find any customer review on the net, it's an apartment though, not sure if i can post this. cheers.

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rojak1
May 17, 2010 8:45 pm
Frogger
Frogger
17 May 2010

How to get rid of acid in bricks

How to get rid of acid in bricks

Hi there,i need help how to remove acid from the brick,the cleaner cleaned our brick 8 or more weeks ago and our brick is turning orange in…

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Frogger
May 17, 2010 9:27 pm
zeke
zeke
17 May 2010

Instant Hot water on LPG. Bosch 16h

Instant Hot water on LPG. Bosch 16h

Hi I am looking at installing an instant hot water unit the runs on lpg. Can anyone help, with their experience , I am looking at a bosch 16h…

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zeke
May 17, 2010 9:41 pm
zeke
sara.alag
sara.alag
18 May 2010

Soakwells with builder or after handover

Soakwells with builder or after handover

hi bargainhunterbec, could u please pm the web address - its been deleted.

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sara.alag
May 18, 2010 11:18 am
vlt
vlt
18 May 2010

Engineering for HD soil and trees

Engineering for HD soil and trees

Your engineer should be working with plans which are fairly close to final. I would go with the 1st engineer given he wants ALL the info before providing a…

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vlt
May 18, 2010 11:39 am
klscomps
klscomps
18 May 2010

Objection to Plans next door. HELP!

Objection to Plans next door. HELP!

Agree with above comment. Fight it all the way if you have to as it appears that you had no knowledge of this possibility prior to purchasing your block. Good luck and…

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klscomps
May 18, 2010 11:41 am
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
18 May 2010

Builders think plans no good - do we start all over again?

Builders think plans no good - do we start all over again?

A few comments if I may: 1)No ones mentioned the importance of a Quantity Surveyor yet. If youre nervous about cost, you should involve…

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Biff Costanza
May 18, 2010 11:55 am
Biff Costanza
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Deemaree
May 18, 2010 2:22 pm
Deemaree
Huggy_B
Huggy_B
18 May 2010

Hello! + After some advice on interior walls :-)

Hello! + After some advice on interior walls :-)

Hi, I'm 27 and run some artist studio's / creative space in Marrickville. We are setting up a new warehouse and I am after some advice on…

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Huggy_B
May 18, 2010 3:41 pm
Huggy_B
Genna
Genna
18 May 2010

Letterbox review needed....

Letterbox review needed....

Whilst there are no formal regulations advised by Australia Post, SAI Global really get into the semantics of what makes an acceptable letter-box ::: Check out AS-NZ 4253 -…

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Genna
May 18, 2010 3:49 pm
pink2010
pink2010
18 May 2010

Is this fair ? Sudden imposition of 'administrative' fee

Is this fair ? Sudden imposition of 'administrative' fee

To everyone out there: Make sure you ask for everything BEFORE you sign anything! We have just entered into a…

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pink2010
May 18, 2010 6:18 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
18 May 2010

Before Signing

Before Signing

Great advise,thanks for that pink,will keep it in mind ::

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kerry-ann
May 18, 2010 8:13 pm
chippy
chippy
18 May 2010

Building new house - when to inspect building process

Building new house - when to inspect building process

[quote="kelyeah" they were only off by .001mm! very impressed. Wow did you measure with a micrometer! one thousandth of a millimetre is incredibly accurate. Even…

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chippy
May 18, 2010 10:47 pm
chippy
lee-lee
lee-lee
19 May 2010

Opinions on box gutters please....

Opinions on box gutters please....

Can I give an opinion from an unhappy previous box gutter owner-avoid at all costs!!! We have just sold our house because I just couldn't trust the box gutters to not…

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lee-lee
May 19, 2010 1:12 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
19 May 2010

Hot water recirculator and pressure

Hot water recirculator and pressure

Thank you all very much - that was exactly the thread I was looking for.

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Fiffaro
May 19, 2010 8:06 pm
Deemaree
Deemaree
19 May 2010

What are some good websites to house shop online?

What are some good websites to house shop online?

* waving at Pepples: Will see you on the other side of the black hole Peebs! :lol:

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Deemaree
May 19, 2010 8:23 pm
Deemaree
kek
kek
19 May 2010

Allergy-friendly home

Allergy-friendly home

Five of us with asthma, two with severe dust/dust mite allergies, and all of us with grass pollen allergies. I refuse to have cold hard floors in our climate, so we do…

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kek
May 19, 2010 9:08 pm
kek
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penny73
May 20, 2010 9:01 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
20 May 2010

Socceroos training sessions - Open to the public for free

Socceroos training sessions - Open to the public for free

Oh and as pointed out ... This is at Monash University - Clayton campus :)

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mattwalker
May 20, 2010 12:13 pm
mattwalker
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
20 May 2010

Private Sale - advertised price vs actual sale price

Private Sale - advertised price vs actual sale price

My husband and I recently went through this with selling our unit. We had a figure in mind that we wanted ($287,000), had seen people in our same complex get to that…

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Rebecca1983
May 20, 2010 12:26 pm
Casa2
Casa2
20 May 2010

Sydney Home Show 2010- Anything special there?

Sydney Home Show 2010- Anything special there?

I went. It seems to get smaller each year. There was nothing that took my interest this year. There were a lot of solar panels on dispaly (both photovolatiac and hot water).

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Casa2
May 20, 2010 1:14 pm
Helyn
Helyn
21 May 2010

Garages - do you have a window?

Garages - do you have a window?

Hadnt thought about heat getting in, Eager. However our garage window faces south and is sheltered by the large pergola behind it and then fence and house wall on each…

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Helyn
May 21, 2010 9:16 am
Helyn
MickeyD
MickeyD
21 May 2010

Under Construction Unit. Need Timber flooring,Splash back

Under Construction Unit. Need Timber flooring,Splash back

I guess typically you would need to pay a builder’s margin to get the upgrades included in the contract on top of their cost price. If it was me I would get the builder…

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MickeyD
May 21, 2010 1:34 pm
kek
kek
21 May 2010

Help in finding a post

Help in finding a post

I was going to offer these pics to you as I saved them and want to steal this idea. I think its great. Hope you dont mind…

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kek
May 21, 2010 5:47 pm
kek
fairy blue
fairy blue
21 May 2010

Pipes - Help!

Pipes - Help!

That's great news, wizard. Good job noticing before it was too late!

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fairy blue
May 21, 2010 6:33 pm
fairy blue
dilla
dilla
21 May 2010

section 32?

section 32?

Hi S&M. The Section 32 (or Vendor's Statement) is a document attached to, and forming part of, the contract of sale. If you look at your contract the front few pages…

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dilla
May 21, 2010 9:42 pm
dilla
Gustopher
Gustopher
22 May 2010

Recomendaton for builder in Canberra

Recomendaton for builder in Canberra

Hello all, I would be grateful if anyone can recommend a builder in Canberra for a rennovation. We want to build upstairs (bedroom, study, ensuite, deck) and do a bit of…

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Gustopher
May 22, 2010 6:45 am
issy jo
issy jo
22 May 2010

Is this rust stain/corrosion on my brand new Colorbond?

Is this rust stain/corrosion on my brand new Colorbond?

By your pic it looks exactly like what I had all around the underside of my gutters. I would have sworn it was rust but when I got up on my ladder and it all just wiped…

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issy jo
May 22, 2010 10:21 pm
issy jo
leannec1966
leannec1966
22 May 2010

fencing

fencing

Hi All, Please Help We are replacing the colourbond fence around our existing pool and Im finding it hard to choose a colour as at present the old fence is olive green in…

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leannec1966
May 22, 2010 10:38 pm
zeke
zeke
22 May 2010

Ok I made a mistake

Ok I made a mistake

Just maybe you were too quick to try scraping it off. I remember painting a zincalume tubular fence with acrylic paint maybe 20 years ago. After it had dried I…

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zeke
May 22, 2010 10:56 pm
zeke
cjmcmahon
cjmcmahon
22 May 2010

Looking to volunteer in Brisbane to learn the trade

Looking to volunteer in Brisbane to learn the trade

Hey d@n, thanks for the reply.. And yeah I assumed there could be a few logistical issues with it. And yeah I may end up just having to do some courses. Just thought…

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cjmcmahon
May 22, 2010 11:25 pm
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ausdesign
May 23, 2010 12:02 pm
ausdesign
JohnnyD
JohnnyD
23 May 2010

New Home Builder

New Home Builder

Hi Optimistic, as Jodge said we have recently built in Camden Acres so it's great to find someone else building there! We have only been here 6 weeks & are in Stage 2…

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JohnnyD
May 23, 2010 2:01 pm
JohnnyD
naijacoder
naijacoder
23 May 2010

Glenvill Homes

Glenvill Homes

I fully agree with suzuki01 with this builder. You can write a book with all negatives. Not near a professional builder at all. You will have to monitor them and make sure…

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naijacoder
May 23, 2010 5:59 pm
SpArKLyStAr
SpArKLyStAr
24 May 2010

How much

How much

Hi Bill, Where in Geelong are you? I've had two (local) Geelong builders quote me roughly between $127k - $140k for basic, three beds, double garage, 12 - 16 square…

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SpArKLyStAr
May 24, 2010 4:34 pm
hmmmmm
hmmmmm
24 May 2010

First home owners Grant - Victoria

First home owners Grant - Victoria

Hi jaygka, From the SRO website... * You (or at least one applicant) must occupy the home as your/their principal place of residence for a continuous period of at…

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hmmmmm
May 24, 2010 7:34 pm
issy jo
issy jo
24 May 2010

Inspection

Inspection

Hi Sara, I think independent building inspections are well worth the investment. Consider the amount you are investing in your house- the IBI's charge is nothing in…

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issy jo
May 24, 2010 11:20 pm
issy jo
whoville
whoville
25 May 2010

If you need ideas or inspiration

If you need ideas or inspiration

No problem, I find it can be a dangerous site though because I can just look at all the beautiful houses for hours.

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whoville
May 25, 2010 10:07 am
whoville
Elzbeth
Elzbeth
25 May 2010

LCD / LED TV's - help please!

LCD / LED TV's - help please!

Thank you, thank you so much! You have all been really helpful. 50" LCD in living room it is and then maybe a 46" plasma for the retreat :wink:! Now to find a good deal... :?

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Elzbeth
May 25, 2010 4:44 pm
candice.novak
candice.novak
25 May 2010

Advice on builders quote for renovation works please!!

Advice on builders quote for renovation works please!!

thanks for the link - that was part of my confusion I had costed the skylights at approx $450 each so was wondering why it would cost $2K to install but as I mentioned I…

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candice.novak
May 25, 2010 4:47 pm
zircon
zircon
25 May 2010

What I love about HomeOne...

What I love about HomeOne...
1, 2

Or deliveries of bricks and cement bags and piles of sand...

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zircon
May 25, 2010 8:25 pm
RoadkillNZ
RoadkillNZ
25 May 2010

Kitchen Flood

Kitchen Flood

I would say advise your insurance company of the event in case of future claims if the floor has issues, we did this once when we were in NZ after we had a rather big…

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RoadkillNZ
May 25, 2010 8:50 pm
kek
kek
25 May 2010

Identify the brick ?

Identify the brick ?

Pfft. Easy-peasy. I just did a search using the same keywords as the OP (luckily the pic was saved with the search string as part of the file name), then checked Google…

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kek
May 25, 2010 8:51 pm
kek
arkanah
arkanah
25 May 2010

Colorbond roof colours and pool solar heating

Colorbond roof colours and pool solar heating

Ironstone is a blue grey colour, and I picked the roof about a year before I even thought of solar electricity :) 18 panels gives me a 3kW system. I'm in Brisbane, the roof…

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arkanah
May 25, 2010 10:35 pm
Nott
Nott
26 May 2010

Do u put vases on the dining table?

Do u put vases on the dining table?

my kitchen, dining and living room is in a row, and TV is in the living rm. While cooking, I still could watch and listen to the TV. Our dinners are always with Mr TV :lol: :lol:

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Nott
May 26, 2010 7:07 am
Nott
pedro.lyn.josh
pedro.lyn.josh
26 May 2010

HOW LONG FOR A TENDER DOES IT TAKE?

HOW LONG FOR A TENDER DOES IT TAKE?

lol yeah well i was just thinking about boxing it out. but then i thought you know what you can stone stack feature or bamboo fence with nice shrub going bali anyway..lol…

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pedro.lyn.josh
May 26, 2010 9:15 am
pedro.lyn.josh
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
26 May 2010

Approx cost of steel or timber framed home

Approx cost of steel or timber framed home

I strongly advise you see someone such as a builder or building company to get you a quote. So many variables. If I say $15k per sqm and you allow for that, then it turns…

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Nathan SteelFab
May 26, 2010 10:56 am
Nathan SteelFab
Casa2
Casa2
26 May 2010

Is This Brick Rust ?

Is This Brick Rust ?

Yes, get the builder to fix it.

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Casa2
May 26, 2010 7:55 pm


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