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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 5:47 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 9:25 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 9:50 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 9:51 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 11:35 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 8:07 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 10:15 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 11:56 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 8:55 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 10:28 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 11:30 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 2:28 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 8:02 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 10:42 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 3:05 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 4:10 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 4:52 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 5:53 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 6:01 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 6:10 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 10:07 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 2:02 am
Smiles
Smiles
29 May 2010

Home stretch !!! YEA !!!

Home stretch !!! YEA !!!

Congratulations!Thats great!

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Smiles
May 29, 2010 6:58 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 9:02 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 11:13 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 30, 2010 12:08 am
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 30, 2010 12:21 am
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 1:18 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 1:26 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 3:18 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 5:20 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 7:41 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 9:23 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 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

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