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homeone
homeone
1 March 2010

KUC Cubby House Challenge 2010 - VOTE NOW

KUC Cubby House Challenge 2010 - VOTE NOW

We appreciate all your votes. As a token of appreciation, those who have voted for People’s Choice winner - to be announced - will automatically go in the draw to win…

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homeone
Mar 01, 2010 4:20 pm
homeone
Annietom
Annietom
1 March 2010

Do most people go for ultra-modern bathrooms?

Do most people go for ultra-modern bathrooms?

Just don't do a boring old 80's bathroom, which I still notice soooooo many new home owners doing, I guess cheap builder... you…

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Annietom
Mar 01, 2010 9:56 pm
Annietom
riffa
riffa
2 March 2010

Roof for Deck?? Perspex? Colorbond? Or what?

Roof for Deck?? Perspex? Colorbond? Or what?
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Hi I just wanted to say how fantastic this looks. It is exactly what we are thinking of doing. If you don't mind - how much did it cost you…

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riffa
Mar 02, 2010 6:34 am
riffa
OMG
OMG
2 March 2010

House not yet at PCI & received junk mail from real estate

House not yet at PCI & received junk mail from real estate

We received a nicely laminated folder with about 30 pages of info on a particular property management company - and we haven't even started broken ground yet! What I…

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OMG
Mar 02, 2010 8:37 am
GSK
GSK
2 March 2010

How much did you pay for your Dyson?

How much did you pay for your Dyson?

I use my CC for all work expenses so I collect around 100,000 points a year. I just figure out how much in cash I can redeem with the said amount of points, and then work…

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GSK
Mar 02, 2010 10:23 am
gettingThere
gettingThere
2 March 2010

Arched or rectangle toplight for our double entrance door?

Arched or rectangle toplight for our double entrance door?

From looking at your front elevation, it doesn't look like you would have much room for a colonial top light. Has your builder told you it is…

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gettingThere
Mar 02, 2010 8:37 pm
Estimator
Estimator
2 March 2010

Question about gables

Question about gables

One of our nearby neighbours are building the exact same house as ours but we have gables whereas they do not. The only thing that I can see is…

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Estimator
Mar 02, 2010 10:12 pm
Estimator
Estimator
Estimator
2 March 2010

Advice needed Re: Fence

Advice needed Re: Fence

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but Your house is nearly complete, so it's not that the neighbour accessed a vacant block of land. I disagree with the comment that it's…

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Estimator
Mar 02, 2010 10:22 pm
Estimator
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
3 March 2010

Builders warranty for these defects? Please advise.

Builders warranty for these defects? Please advise.

The short length has 'let go' as the longer sidewall is somewhat tied into the brick mortar lines (indents). The corner that leads to where the HWS would be the path of…

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onc_artisan
Mar 02, 2010 11:19 pm
onc_artisan
cazoraz
cazoraz
3 March 2010

What makes a bath parent's-back friendly?

What makes a bath parent's-back friendly?

Getting in with them or putting them in the shower. Baths are paaaaaaaaaainful when bathing little babies or toddlers, I'm glad ours love the shower :)

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cazoraz
Mar 03, 2010 12:08 pm
cazoraz
whattodo
whattodo
3 March 2010

What is the height of your Ceilings?

What is the height of your Ceilings?
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Our extension is having 12' celings to match with the existing 4 rooms and hallway that we are keeping (1925 bungalow). The ensuite, main bathroom and laundry will be…

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whattodo
Mar 03, 2010 1:06 pm
keyboardwarrior
keyboardwarrior
3 March 2010

Estimated Cost:Fascia Boards + Eaves ?

Estimated Cost:Fascia Boards + Eaves ?

Hello All, I need some help and I was thinking someone may have the answers i need. I need to replace the Fascia Boards around the roof on my house and was wondering how…

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keyboardwarrior
Mar 03, 2010 1:17 pm
BecH
BecH
3 March 2010

QLD Builders, QLeave???

QLD Builders, QLeave???

If you hate the QLeave levy, then maybe I shouldn't mention the brick training levy built into the price of bricks and blocks?? :sh:

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BecH
Mar 03, 2010 2:22 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
3 March 2010

EVE estate - Cranbourne North

EVE estate - Cranbourne North

Hi there, Anyone living in this estate yet? Thanks/regards Leanne (Arrived in Melbourne 6 weeks ago from South Africa :z:

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fairy blue
Mar 03, 2010 4:47 pm
fairy blue
larajane
larajane
3 March 2010

Furniture Stores Melbourne

Furniture Stores Melbourne

Thank you :D I have heard of them, I think there is one on Frankston/Dandenong road in Dandenong from memory. Will definatley go in and have a look!

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larajane
Mar 03, 2010 5:22 pm
larajane
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
3 March 2010

Tile choice, polished rectified or not polished rectified!

Tile choice, polished rectified or not polished rectified!

we were looking at similar - on the website these tiles are $42m2 to buy but the builder wants to charge $60 fully installed (this includes the allowance for the 'included tiles')

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Lunchtime
Mar 03, 2010 7:17 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
3 March 2010

Doorless linen cupboard?

Doorless linen cupboard?

The builder (relo) said we didn't need doors - can't remember why :th: :roll: but I went along with it at the time. The laundry is a long room off the kitchen (linen press at end…

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Jazzie
Mar 03, 2010 7:33 pm
Jazzie
pinkdiamond
pinkdiamond
3 March 2010

2 metre high retaining wall + young children

2 metre high retaining wall + young children

We had one that high and yes my son jumped off it :roll:, he is fine (I THINK) never did it again though

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pinkdiamond
Mar 03, 2010 9:28 pm
pinkdiamond
bacchusboy
bacchusboy
4 March 2010

Besser Brick outbuilding

Besser Brick outbuilding

Hi, I am seeking some info on building a besser brick/block structure as an outbuilding/storage shed. I want to make it two stories, but am stumped before I begin. How do…

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bacchusboy
Mar 04, 2010 9:40 am

Oh, and Ill move this to coffee break :)

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
thecat
thecat
4 March 2010

Building regulations

Building regulations

Hi, Seemed a relevant thread to re-open..... I too am from UK doing an owner builder rennovation looking to do most of the building work myself (e.g. framing, flooring,…

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thecat
Mar 04, 2010 12:00 pm
Mrs B
Mrs B
4 March 2010

Iron gate at front of portico?

Iron gate at front of portico?

Its Annietom's House :D She also put a glass screen on the edge...really nice finish. viewtopic.php?f=31&t=20394 Mrs B

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Mrs B
Mar 04, 2010 12:09 pm
Mrs B
davidstrataadvice
davidstrataadvice
4 March 2010

Renovations of a Strata Unit

Renovations of a Strata Unit

I am looking for help in regards to getting a advice and quotes for renovations of a strata unit property. It relates to the rooftop which is on my title, I want to put…

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davidstrataadvice
Mar 04, 2010 12:51 pm
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
4 March 2010

Who's connecting your power pole in Sydney?

Who's connecting your power pole in Sydney?

That's perfect thanks MrsR. I think I'll be going through Fair Trading to find someone.

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buildingadreamhome
Mar 04, 2010 9:50 pm
buildingadreamhome
ani
ani
5 March 2010

Recommend me a painter (Perth, WA)

Recommend me a painter (Perth, WA)

House going great! I'm not finding it easy to find the time to post or put up photos. The tiling is about to start and I've just had the grano done in my garage :D

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ani
Mar 04, 2010 11:35 pm
ani
aarons19
aarons19
5 March 2010

Guttering System Expenses

Guttering System Expenses

How much would it cost to get your guttering system renovated? Do you have any tips on how to keep it low-cost?

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aarons19
Mar 05, 2010 9:49 am
Macy
Macy
5 March 2010

Heat Pump hot water system ? yes or no ?

Heat Pump hot water system ? yes or no ?

Thanks for the comments. Looks like we won't be testing out how they go here, all the local suppliers regardless of brand steered us towards solar for our climate.

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Macy
Mar 05, 2010 1:20 pm
kiwi
kiwi
5 March 2010

to extend or sell and renovate

to extend or sell and renovate

so what did you decide to do? Nicky

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kiwi
Mar 05, 2010 5:06 pm
kiwi
seals
seals
5 March 2010

Storm Water Pit

Storm Water Pit

Hey All, The council have rejected my plans as I am trying to build my garage on a storm water pit. They said they have no issue me building on pipes just not the pit. My…

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seals
Mar 05, 2010 7:46 pm
camyperth
camyperth
5 March 2010

North Facing Homes

North Facing Homes

Hi, The house we are in now is north facing. We built it 16yrs ago, Going by your plan yor main bedroom is north facing, We have three rooms at the front, lounge with eave…

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camyperth
Mar 05, 2010 9:59 pm
Redman
Redman
6 March 2010

Internet Service Provider

Internet Service Provider
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100gb/s = 4 gb DVD takes 1 minute or thereabouts. I wonder if its worth it unless you run a server, intend to get TiVO should it ever come or similar "on demand" movie…

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Redman
Mar 06, 2010 3:26 am
Redman
camyperth
camyperth
6 March 2010

BUILDING CONTRACT

BUILDING CONTRACT

hehehe - obviously it's not easy to get away from H1 then - hopefully I'll not get addicted... ::lol:: ::lol:: ::lol:: - I'll have a look at your thread... ok…

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camyperth
Mar 06, 2010 8:56 am
just Erin
just Erin
6 March 2010

Do I report this damage now? If so, who to?

Do I report this damage now? If so, who to?

Report the water meter to your water authority. Our storm water pit was damaged a few times while our road was being built. The council fixed it all up for us. After…

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just Erin
Mar 06, 2010 10:17 am
Mantas
Mantas
6 March 2010

Outdoor fire place and materials

Outdoor fire place and materials

Thanks for that cherub. Great diagrams, I didn't realize they were so big. Seems like a lot of work and I'm not sure that I'm serious enough about my pizzas for that. I…

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Mantas
Mar 06, 2010 10:21 am
tomc
tomc
13 November 2016

Tree Removal in Brisbane

Tree Removal in Brisbane

Tall Timbers Tree Services offer superior service and knowledge in all aspects of the tree business.with a free no obligation quote.

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tomc
Nov 13, 2016 12:10 pm
Frogger
Frogger
6 March 2010

Notifying builder of building inspector

Notifying builder of building inspector

Hey Polo thanks so much, I will go have a read of that thread :) :)

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Frogger
Mar 06, 2010 10:34 pm
hsv216
hsv216
7 March 2010

boundry regulations nz

boundry regulations nz

Hi Dez, I cannot help you, but I would think best bet will be the local Council. It seems that there are different rules for different councils, so think would be the…

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hsv216
Mar 07, 2010 10:56 am
Macy
Macy
7 March 2010

Glass bricks

Glass bricks

No-one has glass bricks any more?

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Macy
Mar 07, 2010 12:13 pm
Helyn
Helyn
7 March 2010

What is your carpet preference??

What is your carpet preference??

I had carpet for a while in my old house which must of been plush - it had the characteristic you mention that tread marks, vacuuming lines etc stood out, always made it…

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Helyn
Mar 07, 2010 8:45 pm
Helyn
Nic_s
Nic_s
7 March 2010

Glass sliding wardrobe doors

Glass sliding wardrobe doors
1, 2

No Packers in NSW.. ::sad:: Great pics on website though.

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Nic_s
Mar 07, 2010 5:08 pm
MrsRose
MrsRose
7 March 2010

Amber have 25% off Boral Pavers & free delivery in NSW & ACT

Amber have 25% off Boral Pavers & free delivery in NSW & ACT

Hi All, Currently out shopping for pavers and came across this internet deal which I thought I would share - its valid for the next 2…

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MrsRose
Mar 07, 2010 6:02 pm
MrsRose
rosypaige
rosypaige
7 March 2010

Kids Outdoor Play Areas

Kids Outdoor Play Areas

That's the one I was looking for Purple Butterfly! Thanks. Found to-do-lists, Fairy Blue - that's the one that gave me the original idea. It's fantastic.

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rosypaige
Mar 07, 2010 6:09 pm
swarvy
swarvy
8 March 2010

What first - internal doors or painting ?

What first - internal doors or painting ?

doors need to be hung first so they all hang correctly then painters remove them and re-fit them.

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swarvy
Mar 08, 2010 12:41 am
fruitty
fruitty
8 March 2010

FHOG

FHOG

You can apply for an extension if there are reasonable reason for the delay.

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fruitty
Mar 08, 2010 12:44 am
fruitty
jaelee
jaelee
8 March 2010

AUST STANDARDS

AUST STANDARDS

If you contact your local council they have all that information. We picked up a couple of flyer sheets they had. We are just going through the process now (fibreglass…

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jaelee
Mar 08, 2010 11:09 am
kek
kek
8 March 2010

alternative to plantation shutters in walls

alternative to plantation shutters in walls

These timber screens aren't in wall voids, but used between rooms instead of walls:…

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kek
Mar 08, 2010 12:44 pm
kek
nine2eight
nine2eight
9 March 2010

Balcony balustrade suggestions...

Balcony balustrade suggestions...

Yea thought so...I'm think I'm over the wires look at the moment anyway, and steering away from glass..maybe just a nice wood panel or similar..also need to redo a side…

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nine2eight
Mar 09, 2010 2:25 pm
donuts
donuts
9 March 2010

anyone bought anything thru adrians.com.au?homewares website

anyone bought anything thru adrians.com.au?homewares website

thanks haywgl & CJV :) glad to see others like it as much as me! i think i might give them a shot anyway, if i can save $50 going thru them.

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donuts
Mar 09, 2010 3:40 pm
donuts
page26
page26
10 March 2010

Builder recoomendations please

Builder recoomendations please

Hi, unlike my project if you're building in a new estate you can build with pretty much any major volume builders. I don't know anyone who built with them - in fact I…

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page26
Mar 10, 2010 5:08 pm


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