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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...
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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
Mrs P
Mrs P
26 May 2010

Alfresco slab after handover?

Alfresco slab after handover?

I'm going to ask the guy at work what sort of concrete he gave me the price for. Goes to show how much I know!

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Mrs P
May 26, 2010 9:28 pm
sleven
sleven
26 May 2010

What happens with your services when you move temporarily?

What happens with your services when you move temporarily?

Thanks heaps for your reply Rebeca, luckily we are well out of any contract dates. I guess we will just have to drop everything and pray that there are good deals going…

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sleven
May 26, 2010 10:30 pm
sleven
jimmalenko
jimmalenko
27 May 2010

Telstra - New Pricing Bundles

Telstra - New Pricing Bundles

Is it purely coincidental that Telstra has become a whole lot better since saying adios to Sol ???

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jimmalenko
May 27, 2010 1:28 pm
Nightshade
Nightshade
13 September 2010

decking made of recycled plastic?

decking made of recycled plastic?

As I posted awhile back..we used it for our front portico deck..about 10sqm. It's fooled quite a lot of tradies who think it's timber. I'm loving it so far. This w'end…

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Nightshade
Sep 13, 2010 7:02 pm

Walk In Robe, not sure what to do, HELP!

Walk In Robe, not sure what to do, HELP!

These companies are Perth based go have a look at their website and make your decision from there. www.completewardrobesupplies.com.au, www.creativebydesign.com.au,

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barkersontheblock
May 28, 2010 9:42 am
Izzehz
Izzehz
28 May 2010

Decision time - How wide is your fridge cavity?

Decision time - How wide is your fridge cavity?

Actually, one thing I would change about the fridge space is the depth. Ours is only about 600mm or so. We have the side-by-side ice maker/water dispenser. It sticks out a…

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Izzehz
May 28, 2010 2:05 pm
Candylea
Candylea
28 May 2010

Double Height Brick Costs?

Double Height Brick Costs?

It also affects the placement of windows from the standard location... but that should just make it different for the drafty to do.

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Candylea
May 28, 2010 3:10 pm
Candylea
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


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