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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 11:37 am
Ruprect
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suh
May 31, 2010 4:05 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
Jun 01, 2010 12:06 am
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kiwichick
Jun 01, 2010 12:52 am
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 10:32 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 12:38 pm
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 1:58 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 2:22 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 4:44 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 2:17 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 3:20 pm
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dilla
Jun 02, 2010 4:20 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 7:30 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 7:53 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 10:01 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 12:29 pm
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 12:52 pm
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 7:36 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 4:15 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 5:32 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 2:06 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 2:46 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 8:03 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 9:50 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
6 June 2010

I've stuffed up!!

I've stuffed up!!

Oh righteo .....…

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Jazzie
Jun 06, 2010 10:48 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 11:49 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 2:57 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 8:58 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 2:34 pm
piscean
piscean
8 June 2010

Second hand roof tiles

Second hand roof tiles

Had some friends who sold there old roof tiles on either ebay or gumtree, can't remember…

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piscean
Jun 08, 2010 7:37 pm
baley@thefarms
baley@thefarms
8 June 2010

building with Clarendon?

building with Clarendon?

Sorry for the delay..here are our plans so you can see... I hope this works...I am shocking with computers

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baley@thefarms
Jun 08, 2010 9:08 pm
Nott
Nott
9 June 2010

Calling all microfibre mop owners!!

Calling all microfibre mop owners!!
1, 2, 3

I still used to broom the floor first. oh, may I know when u put the microfibre in the washing machine, do u need to remove the hair and dust first? My floor got so much…

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Nott
Jun 09, 2010 12:47 pm
Nott
s_franken
s_franken
9 June 2010

L Plates building adventure

L Plates building adventure

Hi there, I know this post is a bit old but I was wondering if you decided to go ahead with your project? If you did, which builder did you go with and what your…

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s_franken
Jun 09, 2010 1:52 pm
kyton
kyton
9 June 2010

Tropical Lifestyles?

Tropical Lifestyles?

Has anyone dealt with Tropical Lifestyles at all? http://www.tropicallifestyle.com.au/index.html We are looking at having a gazebo built beside the pool 10m by 6m. So far…

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kyton
Jun 09, 2010 3:29 pm
kyton
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
9 June 2010

Any potential problems with slab pour in cold weather???

Any potential problems with slab pour in cold weather???

I had mine poured at this time last year ... I was worried too since we do drop below zero out here ... but all the info I found seemed to suggest that cold was better for…

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lucyshouse
Jun 09, 2010 8:54 pm
sleven
sleven
9 June 2010

Butlers pantry - sink in there?

Butlers pantry - sink in there?

I wanted one, but didn't quite have the space for it. Butler's pantrys with sinks are great when you are preparing food,…

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sleven
Jun 09, 2010 11:23 pm
sleven
candice.novak
candice.novak
10 June 2010

Can I see your double door pictures please?

Can I see your double door pictures please?

ohh very nice felistopher! Im torn I love the look of the panels however the kids (2 and 4 ) make such a mess Id really like to be able to close it off when I wanted to.

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candice.novak
Jun 10, 2010 5:04 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
11 June 2010

Need help with family room size

Need help with family room size

Think about the exact lounge you'd like. Now I have my lovely King furniture lounge - I wish we'd given our living room another 1m of width since it's so huge!

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stonecutter1309
Jun 11, 2010 11:16 am
stonecutter1309
dreamz
dreamz
11 June 2010

Deposit STicker

Deposit STicker

just an update we evetually got our sticker not deposit but SOLD :)

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dreamz
Jun 11, 2010 1:55 pm
williams189
williams189
11 June 2010

Seeking opinion from electrician on small jobs

Seeking opinion from electrician on small jobs

Hi everyone I am looking for an opinion from an electrician or anyone who has recently used one. (sorry if this is the wrong forum, couldn't see any that were more…

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williams189
Jun 11, 2010 5:58 pm
Eager
Eager
11 June 2010

Single to 3 Phase power

Single to 3 Phase power

Another reason why some people need three phase is due to the distance between the power pole and the house. According to my father the retired…

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Eager
Jun 11, 2010 8:10 pm
Eager
mum2cj
mum2cj
11 June 2010

house plan - opinions please!!

house plan - opinions please!!

I would leave heater in living room as you will heat up more area here than being in lounge room as you have doors to close off bedroom and…

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mum2cj
Jun 11, 2010 11:32 pm
paul.jason
paul.jason
12 June 2010

fhog

fhog

For some reason or another, we were told to do it directly (by our stupid mortgage broker who lasted all of 3 weeks), so now we're having to wait for the final invoice to…

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paul.jason
Jun 12, 2010 11:29 am
paul.jason
dilla
dilla
12 June 2010

how to measure land size

how to measure land size

If the block is in Victoria you can use this website http://services.land.vic.gov.au/maps/interactive.jsp . Just put the address in the left…

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dilla
Jun 12, 2010 6:57 pm
dilla
Tony and B
Tony and B
13 June 2010

New Home

New Home

We are about to sign the paper work with Danmar for a new home -0 has anyone had any experience with them - good or bad? Regards

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Tony and B
Jun 13, 2010 2:54 pm
pat-rice
pat-rice
13 June 2010

Playgroups in Brimbank Gardens

Playgroups in Brimbank Gardens

Hi all, Doesnt have much to do with building as we have lived in Brimbank Gardens for over a year now but I was just wondering if anyone knows of any Playgroups operating…

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pat-rice
Jun 13, 2010 3:05 pm


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