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kiwichick
kiwichick
11 May 2010

What to do with leftover bricks from build

What to do with leftover bricks from build

The leftover bricks can be used creatively. If you need to lay a patio, the bricks look great used in a pattern in a concrete slab. The bricks will help tie the patio to…

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kiwichick
May 12, 2010 12:53 am
wallacetai
wallacetai
12 May 2010

Handover / Moving Home Check List

Handover / Moving Home Check List

One other thing that wasnt in your original list was to get all carpets dry cleaned at your current rental. You mentioned you were going to…

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wallacetai
May 12, 2010 9:48 pm
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
13 May 2010

Wireless Intercom Systems

Wireless Intercom Systems

I bought a Panasonic cordless phone system with a total of four handsets. These can be used as intercoms, with the ability to call individual phones or all of them…

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Fiffaro
May 13, 2010 2:07 am
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
13 May 2010

brackets for bookcase?

brackets for bookcase?

If the bookcases stand on the floor, so that the brackets are there only to prevent the bookcases tipping forward, then they don't need to be particularly large or strong.…

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Fiffaro
May 13, 2010 2:16 am
kek
kek
13 May 2010

Why is everything painted fluorescent orange?

Why is everything painted fluorescent orange?

:lol: Our lot number is still recorded on the gutter in bright blue paint....more than three years after it was done. It needs to last throughout the build, until council…

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kek
May 13, 2010 8:22 am
kek
kek
kek
13 May 2010

How much are you insuring your new house (Building ONLY)?

How much are you insuring your new house (Building ONLY)?

You also need to factor in the replacement cost of EVERYTHING on your land. That includes fences, driveway and paving, sheds, water tanks, clothesline, letterbox, any…

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kek
May 13, 2010 8:34 am
kek
tradeup
tradeup
13 May 2010

Anyone used Choc Brown Wood Venetians???

Anyone used Choc Brown Wood Venetians???

I agree with HappyCamper. We have these in our kitchen and although they look great, practically speaking I would avoid having them. When the sun shines on them, you…

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tradeup
May 13, 2010 9:54 am
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ECOECO
May 13, 2010 2:10 pm
ECOECO
dreamz
dreamz
13 May 2010

Dollars and Sense!

Dollars and Sense!

One of the nicest advice i've been told personally in a long time! "Don't Build your home until you know exactly what you want... after all it's on of the biggest…

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dreamz
May 13, 2010 7:15 pm
gacho
gacho
13 May 2010

Does anyone know a good cheap person to remove soil ???

Does anyone know a good cheap person to remove soil ???

hehehe.. wish it was that easy :) Anyways.. just an update I called the site supervisor to our adjacent property and he promised to move the soil by the weekend.. *fingers…

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gacho
May 13, 2010 10:17 pm
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aLLaNNa1
May 14, 2010 12:14 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
14 May 2010

Getting rid of my pool...

Getting rid of my pool...

Would it be possible to seal the top with out destroying the pool incase you ever wanted it again?

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Lunchtime
May 14, 2010 12:49 pm
TimmyDunlop
TimmyDunlop
14 May 2010

MOYA LED LIGHTING---LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE

MOYA LED LIGHTING---LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE

I'm assuming this is spam? Same post, posted on multiple forums within 12hours

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TimmyDunlop
May 14, 2010 1:48 pm
joeT
joeT
15 May 2010

CONCRETE SLAB ENGINEERING??????

CONCRETE SLAB ENGINEERING??????

Soil and concrete testers can do it, have a search in the yellow pages.

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joeT
May 15, 2010 10:10 pm
Rebecca1983
Rebecca1983
15 May 2010

Urgent help needed with layout

Urgent help needed with layout

Thanks for all the advice, we actually ended up redesigning the whole kitchen and pantry area about a week a half ago, we tried to move things around but basically ended…

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Rebecca1983
May 15, 2010 10:13 pm
OneShow
OneShow
16 May 2010

Tiger Tails - How much did you pay?

Tiger Tails - How much did you pay?

Hi All, We are in a particular energy provider's area where only this providers approved technicians can install tiger tails (rubber tubing that goes over the electricity…

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OneShow
May 16, 2010 8:28 pm
reddyva
reddyva
16 May 2010

is anyone building/has built with Eagle Homes?

is anyone building/has built with Eagle Homes?

Hi, I cant say yes right now that i am building with eagle homes, But i have paid 1K deposit to do soil test and come up with Contour plans. The sales guy i am dealing is…

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reddyva
May 16, 2010 9:33 pm
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themax
May 16, 2010 9:40 pm
themax
fairy blue
fairy blue
17 May 2010

Nearmap update - NW Sydney

Nearmap update - NW Sydney

My area is still the 12th of January! :(

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fairy blue
May 17, 2010 5:08 pm
fairy blue
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 5:11 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 8:12 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 9:45 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 10:27 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 10:41 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 12:18 pm
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 12:39 pm
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 12:41 pm
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 12:55 pm
Biff Costanza
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Deemaree
May 18, 2010 3:22 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 4:41 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 4:49 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 7:18 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 9:13 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 11:47 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 2:12 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 9:06 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 9:23 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 10:08 pm
kek
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penny73
May 20, 2010 10:01 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 1:13 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 1:26 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 2:14 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 10:16 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 2:34 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 6:47 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 7:33 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 10:42 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 7:45 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 11:21 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 11:38 pm


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