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JohnnyD
JohnnyD
28 May 2010

Balconies

Balconies

Yes funny how we make our flooring choices based on our animals :lol: My two are little Maltese x's & lucky they don't shed to much hair! I have found black is not a good…

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JohnnyD
May 28, 2010 3:52 pm
JohnnyD
koala1
koala1
28 May 2010

TV Antenna installer in Caroline Springs

TV Antenna installer in Caroline Springs

Jim still send a local guy but I may get double charge from Jim and local guy. Any JIm may send a guy from nowhere. I can't pick the installer who have good reputation in…

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koala1
May 28, 2010 4:53 pm

Demolishing an internal wall - expensive? (Perth)

Demolishing an internal wall - expensive? (Perth)

I would get another couple of quotes and you should get a fair idea. Cheers, Dennis

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dennis restoration
May 28, 2010 5:01 pm
Southies
Southies
28 May 2010

Draftsman - inner west sydney can anyone recommend

Draftsman - inner west sydney can anyone recommend

Hi, Richard, I saw your reply to the Leichardt owner and wonder if you can help us with our plans too as we live in the Eastern Suburbs? Not…

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Southies
May 28, 2010 5:10 pm
Southies

Sound insulation with limited height

Sound insulation with limited height

G'day beeble, Mate CSR make a plaster board called soundchek deigned for noise supression available in 10mm & 13mm not sure on overall sizes just go to their website and…

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barkersontheblock
May 28, 2010 9:07 pm
AnD
AnD
29 May 2010

Double Storey Homes- Tips, hints, info.

Double Storey Homes- Tips, hints, info.

although someone was saying that with truss system, the lights and cabling can still be changed.. but not so for traditional method? Thanks guys for your thoughts! Very…

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AnD
May 29, 2010 1:02 am
Smiles
Smiles
29 May 2010

Home stretch !!! YEA !!!

Home stretch !!! YEA !!!

Congratulations!Thats great!

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Smiles
May 29, 2010 5:58 am
Pete_n_Pet
Pete_n_Pet
29 May 2010

Estimating costs for services to be supplied up driveway

Estimating costs for services to be supplied up driveway

In our area, it's an older suburb and we have overhead powerlines through the streets. There used to be a property (a community hall) on the land a while ago and…

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Pete_n_Pet
May 29, 2010 8:02 pm
seals
seals
29 May 2010

Easements

Easements

I had the same issue.... The storm water is acessed through the pit if any blocks happen. so council will never EVER let you build on a pit at all... BUT you can build on…

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seals
May 29, 2010 10:13 pm
Barwon374
Barwon374
29 May 2010

Terrazzo

Terrazzo

I'm from Vic, btu you could try a concrete warehouse company, or a manufacturer called Flextool.

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Barwon374
May 29, 2010 11:08 pm
sleven
sleven
29 May 2010

GST Question

GST Question

HI 75etd We have a provisional sum of $5k for concrete piers - our contract states that ALL costings in the contract are inclusive of GST - the provisional sum…

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sleven
May 29, 2010 11:21 pm
sleven
kiwichick
kiwichick
30 May 2010

Dyson DC15 - is this a good buy?

Dyson DC15 - is this a good buy?

My husband loves our Dyson. He chose it and loves to vacuum with it. Im happy too as I dont need to vacuum.

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kiwichick
May 30, 2010 12:18 am
kiwichick
kiwichick
30 May 2010

Drift Wall Hung Vanity

Drift Wall Hung Vanity

We are renovating our bathrooms and I have chosen very simular vanity suites, but the tops are made of porcelein, better for cleaning and I dont have to worry about nail…

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kiwichick
May 30, 2010 12:26 am
themax
themax
30 May 2010

Hail damage ....GRRRRRRRRR

Hail damage ....GRRRRRRRRR
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Wow that looks great Matt, bet those boys poured their heart and soul into THAT repair. I can see the dribble marks.... Have had my car done twice for hail. Pain in the BUTT.

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themax
May 30, 2010 2:18 pm
themax
Mrs P
Mrs P
30 May 2010

Powder Room Size

Powder Room Size

I'll just wait till I get my latest plans drawn up then post them. All the space between bed 3 & kitchen is laundry/powder room and pantry, just trying to configure it…

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Mrs P
May 30, 2010 4:20 pm
Eager
Eager
30 May 2010

One of my home appliances is broken... how to fix?

One of my home appliances is broken... how to fix?

And here's me thinking you would have been a little Red…

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Eager
May 30, 2010 6:41 pm
Eager
huntclubber
huntclubber
31 May 2010

Question about telstra velocity

Question about telstra velocity

We just had ours connected and they would not do the internet without a land line being connected first. With you tv…

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huntclubber
May 31, 2010 8:23 am
Ruprect
Ruprect
31 May 2010

Electricity Connections/ transfer

Electricity Connections/ transfer

All you need do is open an account with each stating your handover date and they should arrange for a meter reading for that day. All charges will then be billed to you…

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Ruprect
May 31, 2010 10:37 am
Ruprect
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suh
May 31, 2010 3:05 pm
suh
Ted White
Ted White
31 May 2010

Soundproofing a nursery in an apartment block..

Soundproofing a nursery in an apartment block..

It is much easier, more effective and less expensive to field damp rather than buy factory damped plasterboard.

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Ted White
May 31, 2010 11:06 pm
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kiwichick
May 31, 2010 11:52 pm
chippy
chippy
1 June 2010

Help...config of stairs/deck on our extension plans

Help...config of stairs/deck on our extension plans

Do you need to have a flat area continuing from your garage through to the rear of the deck? The reason I ask is that it would be easier to have the deck at one level and…

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chippy
Jun 01, 2010 9:32 am
chippy
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
1 June 2010

PDF not allowed?

PDF not allowed?

Either host it on your online files that most ISP's give you. Or convert the .pdf to a .jpg.

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Nathan SteelFab
Jun 01, 2010 11:38 am
Nathan SteelFab
Casa2
Casa2
1 June 2010

Heigh ceiling - increase window height?

Heigh ceiling - increase window height?

Don't foget to consider what it looks like from the outside. Ideally the head height of all windows should be the same form the outside (and inside, including door head heights).

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Casa2
Jun 01, 2010 12:58 pm
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
1 June 2010

Floor Plan changes.

Floor Plan changes.

Those outdoor rooms seems to cause a lot of issue, there was a case back in the 90s as well as copywrite of the outdoor room concept between two major builders

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Rebecca1983
Jun 01, 2010 1:22 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
1 June 2010

No Slab under edge of floor tiles - normal?

No Slab under edge of floor tiles - normal?

Not much progress building supervisor and tiler came around today, supervisor was pushing to have the tiler take off the 2 broken tiles and…

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fairy blue
Jun 01, 2010 3:44 pm
fairy blue
sirgoat
sirgoat
2 June 2010

House Plans...Opinions Please

House Plans...Opinions Please

i live in an apartment and the kitchen is not near the window (which is quite common in most apartments). i haven;t really noticed it as a major issue since moving in. …

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sirgoat
Jun 02, 2010 1:17 pm
MickeyD
MickeyD
2 June 2010

What are these mysterious holes dug on my land today??

What are these mysterious holes dug on my land today??

Indeedy... plus a 400mm retaining wall down one side too! I have had issues with the builder to date but lately the cards have been falling my way so I may yet end up…

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MickeyD
Jun 02, 2010 2:20 pm
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dilla
Jun 02, 2010 3:20 pm
dilla
jcif
jcif
2 June 2010

Indoor water wall...thoughts/advice/help?

Indoor water wall...thoughts/advice/help?

the area is in the hallway which is tiled. As I probably wouldn't have the water feature on all the time regular top ups would be needed before I was about use it. I would…

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jcif
Jun 02, 2010 6:30 pm
Southies
Southies
2 June 2010

Gutter guard recommendations?

Gutter guard recommendations?

Right click on the internet image & select COPY IMAGE LOCATION. Go back to your post & : Select - Img button at the top…

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Southies
Jun 02, 2010 6:53 pm
Southies
dadandsue
dadandsue
6 July 2010

Samsung SRS585HDIS Side by Side Fridge

Samsung SRS585HDIS Side by Side Fridge

I spent $11000 all up in there so they didnt mind a very skinny deal

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dadandsue
Jul 06, 2010 9:01 pm
donuts
donuts
3 June 2010

Roof or Bathroom?

Roof or Bathroom?

should the title of your thread say roof or kitchen? i'd do the kitchen. yes, the roof will be the first thing ppl see but won't necessarily put ppl off buying it, but…

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donuts
Jun 03, 2010 11:29 am
donuts
chippy
chippy
3 June 2010

Need a new outdoor deck!

Need a new outdoor deck!

Seranay. I'm a carpenter that has built lots of decks and I can assure you that CCA pine is fine. It may not look as good and the odd board may want to warp but with most…

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chippy
Jun 03, 2010 11:52 am
chippy
daisyxs
daisyxs
3 June 2010

Driveway width restrictions?

Driveway width restrictions?

Nuts! Well there goes that idea. Thanks anyway

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daisyxs
Jun 03, 2010 6:36 pm
Candylea
Candylea
4 June 2010

Broadband connection in Canning Vale WA

Broadband connection in Canning Vale WA

It doesn't matter who you try, if there are no ports, there are no ports. I'm sure these people (including myself) have tried other providers with the same result.

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Candylea
Jun 04, 2010 3:15 pm
Candylea
zx9
zx9
4 June 2010

concrete slab with polished floors OR stumps and timber floo

concrete slab with polished floors OR stumps and timber floo

this decision was made on the factors of cost and that we have 3 young children, I was told a slab floor is low in noise and offers ease of…

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zx9
Jun 04, 2010 4:32 pm
reddyva
reddyva
5 June 2010

New land release this weekend @ The Ponds

New land release this weekend @ The Ponds
1, 2, 3

Guys any idea if we are any other place in ponds other than on POnds Boulaverade we are entitled to go to the ponds school. (Jhon Palmer public school). Ta Reddy :th:

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reddyva
Jun 05, 2010 1:06 pm
dadandsue
dadandsue
5 June 2010

Buying on eBay

Buying on eBay

Have decided not to go anywhere near the afore mentioned items on eBay. thanks for the advice. dadandsue haven't got a dedicated…

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dadandsue
Jun 05, 2010 1:46 pm
borg
borg
6 June 2010

Colourbond Roof Cost per square meter

Colourbond Roof Cost per square meter

Old post I know, but info can be useful I got two quotes for 117sqm of colorbond roofing. Including disposing of old metal roof/metal tiles,…

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borg
Jun 06, 2010 7:03 pm
borg
OMG
OMG
3 October 2010

Solar Panel installations for electricity

Solar Panel installations for electricity

Hi Try reading thru here - heaps of useful info. http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum/138 Cheers Kim

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OMG
Oct 03, 2010 8:50 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
6 June 2010

I've stuffed up!!

I've stuffed up!!

Oh righteo .....…

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Jazzie
Jun 06, 2010 9:48 pm
Jazzie
jassy
jassy
6 June 2010

Guttering overflows

Guttering overflows

It's just like a piece of downpipe which goes up the side of the tank and over and drains through a filter into the tank.

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jassy
Jun 06, 2010 10:49 pm
nonono
nonono
7 June 2010

SPRING FARM,CAMDEN-COSMOPOLITAN HOMES

SPRING FARM,CAMDEN-COSMOPOLITAN HOMES
1, 2

I have built with Cosmopolitan Homes. I could say that it was a painful experience, except for the sales consultant and site supervisor. I thought that one of the…

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nonono
Jun 07, 2010 1:57 pm
mswilmot
mswilmot
7 June 2010

House Renovation - Where to start?

House Renovation - Where to start?

Thanks for all the advice guys. We're certainly trying to minimise the amount of structural work to be done to the existing shell. Typical of the weatherboards here in…

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mswilmot
Jun 07, 2010 7:58 pm
mummagoose
mummagoose
8 June 2010

Habitat hectare assessment and offset?

Habitat hectare assessment and offset?

Thanks Luke. Council did require a botanist, and we had the report done a little while ago. We actually got our planning permit yesterday. Thanks anyway. Seems not too…

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mummagoose
Jun 08, 2010 1:34 pm


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