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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
1, 2

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
kek
kek
10 March 2010

Do they have to re-clear our block? - ANSWER

Do they have to re-clear our block? - ANSWER

:? Hmm. One thing I've learned is to never rely on anyone's verbal assurances. No matter how trivial it might seem, put it in the contract... ::frown:: Lucky it's worked out OK…

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kek
Mar 10, 2010 5:41 pm
kek
merbert
merbert
11 March 2010

Builder for Reno Recommendation?

Builder for Reno Recommendation?

Can anyone recommend a builder who works in the Fitzroy North area for a renovation to a Victorian terrace? Yes - I know word of mouth is supposed to be the best, but the…

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merbert
Mar 11, 2010 1:09 pm
Eager
Eager
11 March 2010

Sold our house ... again!

Sold our house ... again!

:oops: Shows how often I look at the General Discussion…

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Eager
Mar 11, 2010 6:37 pm
Eager
borg
borg
12 March 2010

CSR vs Boral Plasterboard Quality. Which one is better?

CSR vs Boral Plasterboard Quality. Which one is better?

I think there might be a difference in the label. One say Boral Plaster board the other says CSR plaster board :shock: . Other than that they are the same.

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borg
Mar 12, 2010 9:34 am
borg
JJ305
JJ305
12 March 2010

Fire Regulations '10/30'

Fire Regulations '10/30'

Hi, We applied for a planning permit in 2009 before the fire regulation 10/30 (clear Trees & shrubs 10 metres from house/ Clear shrubs 30 metres from house without a…

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JJ305
Mar 12, 2010 11:27 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
12 March 2010

New HDMI range ... ebay only!

New HDMI range ... ebay only!

Thread moved to here with a free giveaway viewtopic.php?f=1&t=30953 Closed

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mattwalker
Mar 12, 2010 12:35 pm
mattwalker
Dollar
Dollar
13 March 2010

Need to reselect bricks- help!!

Need to reselect bricks- help!!

I like Vic Blue best but I am biased. Blue Rio is nice too. The domino bricks would be nice too but not sue how it'll look with the windows.

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Dollar
Mar 13, 2010 11:49 am
serge44
serge44
14 March 2010

Bellflower Estate - Sippy Downs

Bellflower Estate - Sippy Downs
1 ... 5, 6, 7

updates on Bellflower or Forest Grove estates?

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serge44
Mar 13, 2010 11:41 pm
serge44
gaza001
gaza001
14 March 2010

Costs of reblocking and re pinning

Costs of reblocking and re pinning

Hi, I live in outer south-east melbourne, and i have a 13 square home. I think i need to get either reblocking or repinning work done. Does anybody know ballpark figures…

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gaza001
Mar 14, 2010 8:55 am
lachjor
lachjor
14 March 2010

Any recommendations for builder to renovate in South West WA

Any recommendations for builder to renovate in South West WA

Hi, Asking on behalf of a family member, just wanting to know if anyone here has any recommendations or experience (good, bad or otherwise) for a builder to renovate an…

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lachjor
Mar 14, 2010 2:17 pm
lachjor
Macy
Macy
14 March 2010

What colour to paint the fence???

What colour to paint the fence???

I'm not sure I'd bother if you're planting in front anyway. Is it a standard paling fence or lap and cap? Do the neighbours have gardens yet? I know people who've been…

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Macy
Mar 14, 2010 3:01 pm
dr_jode
dr_jode
14 March 2010

Re-roofing.

Re-roofing.

Hi all, not sure if this is the right place for this question? I need to get a new zinc iron roof put on my place. However, because I live out of town I'm finding it…

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dr_jode
Mar 14, 2010 3:23 pm
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
14 March 2010

New estates.. building old looking houses

New estates.. building old looking houses

As far as covenants go surely we all have a bit of common sense here to realise that unless they stipulate you can…

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IkonInteriors
Mar 14, 2010 6:48 pm
IkonInteriors
kek
kek
15 March 2010

L-shape wooden bifold doors - Do they let in drafts?

L-shape wooden bifold doors - Do they let in drafts?

Nope, no drafts. The weatherproofing is actually way better than on standard hinged doors. You don't see the seals when they're closed, but they do a great job.

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kek
Mar 15, 2010 5:57 am
kek
Vundaful!
Vundaful!
15 March 2010

Problem with Birds (Cockatiels)

Problem with Birds (Cockatiels)

I'm thinking that maybe you could start with some chicken wire, fashion up a cage yourself and place it over the evap cooler. If this doesn't deter them, maybe you need…

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Vundaful!
Mar 15, 2010 12:31 pm
Vundaful!
Macy
Macy
15 March 2010

Asbestos in Eaves

Asbestos in Eaves

The asbestos website put up by our local government says asbestos is likely in houses built prior to 1985.

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Macy
Mar 15, 2010 1:46 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
15 March 2010

Damage to neighbours tree roots on my property - liability?

Damage to neighbours tree roots on my property - liability?

You would probably also be liable if the tree dies or is permantly damaged, something along the lines of destruction of your neighbours property and landscape. Their…

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BeatrixKiddo
Mar 15, 2010 2:58 pm
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Fiffaro
Mar 16, 2010 1:06 am
HappyHome
HappyHome
16 March 2010

House built in wrong spot

House built in wrong spot

The offer went unconditional before they started questioning it, so their motivations are unclear. We have legal representation waiting in the wings if it comes to it,…

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HappyHome
Mar 16, 2010 6:45 am
tempura
tempura
16 March 2010

Has anyone hated their house after building??

Has anyone hated their house after building??
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which builders do you guys used? perhaps a pre-cautious note for those people that are planning to build their new house?

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tempura
Mar 16, 2010 3:45 pm
tempura
mattwalker
mattwalker
16 March 2010

Matt's house is sold...for a third time!

Matt's house is sold...for a third time!

Oh they all thought they could....looks liek the reigns might have been pulled back! ;) Anyway should be good this time! Cheers guys :)

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mattwalker
Mar 16, 2010 4:43 pm
mattwalker
robinred55
robinred55
16 March 2010

Site Costs

Site Costs

Our soil tests came back M-D on a flat block of land and site costs have come to around $12,000. We were originally quoted $8.500 but the found some fill on the corner of…

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robinred55
Mar 16, 2010 5:11 pm


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