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James Bond
James Bond
10 December 2009

Floor level restriction - AHD question

Floor level restriction - AHD question

hi everyone, We purchased land off the plan a few months back and we recently received a…

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James Bond
Dec 10, 2009 8:41 pm
James Bond
phil74
phil74
10 December 2009

Anyone painted their own exterior in Moroka???

Anyone painted their own exterior in Moroka???

No ducking required Loretta! There is a mit with your name on it! You also have reserved seating on the scaffolding free of charge!

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phil74
Dec 10, 2009 9:25 pm
lazywriterbum
lazywriterbum
10 December 2009

Tarneit Suburb

Tarneit Suburb
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re; internet I'm in CP and use the 3G mobile network bigpond, I find it really fast and efficient. It's not cheap tho! That really pisses me…

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lazywriterbum
Dec 10, 2009 9:48 pm
lazywriterbum
Belial
Belial
11 December 2009

Estate Covenants - Specified Fence Heights

Estate Covenants - Specified Fence Heights

THen the question must be asked, "Where on earth are you building?" and more to the point is it something…

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Belial
Dec 11, 2009 7:50 am
Belial
gully
gully
11 December 2009

Energy Monitoring Devices

Energy Monitoring Devices

I've got an Envi Current Cost meter. http://www.currentcost.com/ Uploads data to the PC and helps you track down power usage for the whole house. Cost around $150. Works…

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gully
Dec 11, 2009 2:28 pm
take2
take2
12 December 2009

Do your window frames match your roller door?

Do your window frames match your roller door?

Mine will, woodland grey slimline panel lift door & windows, But keep in mind your interior colour scheme as the the window colour will efffect that more than the garage…

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take2
Dec 12, 2009 8:46 pm
take2
16.SFC
16.SFC
12 December 2009

Connecting LG side by side fridge to water

Connecting LG side by side fridge to water

Sorry I can't help - I am in the same situation. We also have a LG fridge which we will need to connect up to water when we move. I will keep an…

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16.SFC
Dec 12, 2009 8:56 pm
16.SFC
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JoBen
Dec 13, 2009 11:08 am
rodrocket
rodrocket
13 December 2009

PRICE DIFFERENCE - Quote Vs Tender

PRICE DIFFERENCE - Quote Vs Tender

i am not asking about base price Vs Actual…

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rodrocket
Dec 13, 2009 12:52 pm
Frogger
Frogger
13 December 2009

Termite protection

Termite protection

Hi frogger, Im pretty sure that here in SA we had to pay extra for it in our contract. Maybe just give your builder a call tomorrow to…

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Frogger
Dec 13, 2009 9:13 pm
take2
take2
13 December 2009

Garage Door Height - Lower Floor Level

Garage Door Height - Lower Floor Level

As we have 2.7 ceiling we lifted our door from 2100 to 2400 cost an extra $540 that was for the larger door. In our case it was the size of the lintel that changed not…

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take2
Dec 13, 2009 9:26 pm
take2
mattwalker
mattwalker
14 December 2009

STAFF REQUIRED....

STAFF REQUIRED....

Hi Guys, We are looking for 2 new staff to compliment our expanding business here in Hallam. Position 1 is for a full time warehouse person with…

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mattwalker
Dec 14, 2009 9:31 am
mattwalker
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
14 December 2009

If you have artistic or design skills I could use some help

If you have artistic or design skills I could use some help

Down here on the design page It does contain some photos of sunsets I need some advice on. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=27249 Many thanks cheers doug

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D200 Doug
Dec 14, 2009 12:40 pm
to_do_list
to_do_list
14 December 2009

How often do you check your BBQ Gas Bottle Fittings???

How often do you check your BBQ Gas Bottle Fittings???

Ok so now i am confused. I found this article on the internet today. Please read the following - *TWO hundred people were evacuated from a city…

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to_do_list
Dec 14, 2009 2:38 pm
to_do_list
House_of_Dreams
House_of_Dreams
15 December 2009

3 simple questions

3 simple questions

Thanks for the advice, I have been told the same by a friend just thought I would get a second opinion.

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House_of_Dreams
Dec 15, 2009 10:35 am
House_of_Dreams
Belial
Belial
15 December 2009

Stamp Duty Victoria

Stamp Duty Victoria

No its different to lenders mortgage insurance, that fee was added to my bank loan and paid by the bank. I ended up using some of my savings that…

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Belial
Dec 15, 2009 1:08 pm
Belial
kelvinlars
kelvinlars
15 December 2009

Kids Outdoor Settings

Kids Outdoor Settings

It is good to create one at outside your house and create a pavilion...

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kelvinlars
Dec 15, 2009 9:19 pm
16.SFC
16.SFC
15 December 2009

Installing Light Fittings $$

Installing Light Fittings $$

Downlights generate a lot of heat, especially halogens. Over here in the west, it's compulsory to…

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16.SFC
Dec 15, 2009 10:28 pm
16.SFC
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themax
Dec 16, 2009 3:13 pm
themax
Lighting Designer
Lighting Designer
16 December 2009

Disappointed with ceiling fan in alfresco - Any advice?

Disappointed with ceiling fan in alfresco - Any advice?
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a high quality brand of ceiling fans is Hunter Pacific - great style selection amazing airflow and quite !!! the prices are also not too bad, i have found an online…

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Lighting Designer
Dec 16, 2009 4:33 pm
Lighting Designer
Tornado_ALIVE
Tornado_ALIVE
16 December 2009

I can’t believe our luck

I can’t believe our luck

Talk to your bank ASAP regarding your construction load and confirm you will have enough savings for the required period and get it in writing. Also brace yourself for…

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Tornado_ALIVE
Dec 16, 2009 9:56 pm
Tornado_ALIVE
Lex
Lex
17 December 2009

Warranty issue on new home.

Warranty issue on new home.

Great, moondog! :z: :z: Have you actually already lodged the complaint (or whatever it's called) officially with the DoFT? I'm guessing you are already keeping everything in…

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Lex
Dec 17, 2009 4:00 pm
Lex
nietzche
nietzche
17 December 2009

FHOG boost addendum not completed AGHH!!!

FHOG boost addendum not completed AGHH!!!

ha missed that little detail, SRo states the claim will be paid at the first progress payment, thus anytime after that is "penalty time".…

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nietzche
Dec 17, 2009 5:14 pm
taththi
taththi
17 December 2009

Staples in my lovely tas oak floor :/

Staples in my lovely tas oak floor :/

I finally finished ::lol:: Took me probably 4-5 days all up and my knees and back are fu.... very sore! However I'm so pleased to be done! My technique improved over time but…

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taththi
Dec 17, 2009 9:17 pm
Rogue
Rogue
18 December 2009

Help Needed Putting Aerial Cable Into Wall

Help Needed Putting Aerial Cable Into Wall

If you have access to the wall cavity from above and it's an external wall, then tape the cable to a length of yellow-tongue flooring "tongue" or PVC pipe (like electrical…

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Rogue
Dec 17, 2009 11:45 pm
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
19 December 2009

Wrong Coloured Grout!!

Wrong Coloured Grout!!

Thanks kek! I sure hope it doesn't scratch up our tiles!! We've left a message in the house for the tilers in case they come back this morning or Monday before I have a…

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buildingadreamhome
Dec 19, 2009 7:44 am
buildingadreamhome
Casa2
Casa2
19 December 2009

need some help in ceiling height!

need some help in ceiling height!

If I was going to drop the entry way, I would drop it to 28c (2408 mm). 25c (2150 mm) would be too low with your nice 31c (2666 mm) ceilings.

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Casa2
Dec 19, 2009 9:05 pm
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Djelibeybi
Dec 20, 2009 9:29 am
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
21 December 2009

Building permit to enclose al fresco with brick cavity wall?

Building permit to enclose al fresco with brick cavity wall?

If you talk to three different people at the council, you'll probably get three different answers. Who knows if any of them is right? :roll:

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Fiffaro
Dec 21, 2009 6:10 am
ritab25
ritab25
21 December 2009

Need info, Please help!

Need info, Please help!

You can apply to the SRO for an extension for the FHOG which is likely to be approved if you can show that the delays are legitimate (letters from developer and builder)…

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ritab25
Dec 21, 2009 8:10 am
ob's
ob's
21 December 2009

large borer problems need help

large borer problems need help

I've just taken over my grandfathers house and it has some extensive problems with borer damage in the floorboards the areas that have been affected are in the pine t&G…

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ob's
Dec 21, 2009 2:32 pm

Im going to move this to Coffee Break as General Discussion is about building :wink:

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
22 December 2009

Opinions needed!

Opinions needed!

Your kidding!? My excellent rep is Gary S. He's a friend of a friend :) gotta love contacts! What's even creepier is I applied for a job with summit awhile back but ended…

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shonzilla
Dec 22, 2009 12:35 am
shonzilla

If they give you any grief, you could always do what we have done. This is our standard ensuite…

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wizard
Dec 22, 2009 7:01 am
wizard
pinkdiamond
pinkdiamond
22 December 2009

Please help - How much did your SE Qld house extension cost

Please help - How much did your SE Qld house extension cost

If we did go ahead with ours it would have been 118,000 , pretty much what you want do. Our house was on a hill. So for us it was sell move back to Melbourne and build…

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pinkdiamond
Dec 22, 2009 12:42 pm
pinkdiamond
bel
bel
22 December 2009

Roof insulation - Sutherland area?

Roof insulation - Sutherland area?

Hi funfun, It was a while ago but we used http://www.abbcoinsulation.com.au/ Abbco insulation. Bevin is a great guy - he was lovely to deal with, answer questions…

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bel
Dec 22, 2009 1:50 pm
bel
steffndaz
steffndaz
22 December 2009

Sarking costs!!!!

Sarking costs!!!!

Thanx Guys!!! Our roof area is 381m2. So maybe doesnt sound to bad after all considering, we need to pay extra for travel allowance.

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steffndaz
Dec 22, 2009 9:26 pm
Lex
Lex
23 December 2009

Rushing Frame Stage

Rushing Frame Stage

According to…

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Lex
Dec 23, 2009 10:44 am
Lex
Hels
Hels
23 December 2009

3 months maintenance

3 months maintenance

We had a cracked roof tile and the builder wouldn't fix it because they reckoned the patio roof builder did it :roll: However, the builder did fix up the ceiling. I contacted…

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Hels
Dec 23, 2009 1:36 pm
Hels
Funfun
Funfun
23 December 2009

How is that triangle called used when tiling?

How is that triangle called used when tiling?

yes it is very similar. Uncle Arfur I do the same. ::wink::

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Funfun
Dec 23, 2009 2:02 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
21 May 2011

camyperths house : " MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE"

camyperths house : " MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE"
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Thanks Camy,slow & steady :D Slowly putting things together in my head,gee its hard coz i keep thinking "do it right" Once its done thats it,cant afford to say nah dont…

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kerry-ann
May 21, 2011 9:58 am
just Erin
just Erin
23 December 2009

PLUMBING

PLUMBING

Depends on your area. Sometimes the authority allow you to connect direct to the sewer without a boundary trap. Best to check with council or your water authority

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just Erin
Dec 23, 2009 8:57 pm
Nott
Nott
23 December 2009

Clotheslines keep loosing

Clotheslines keep loosing

Thanks I'll try and see.

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Nott
Dec 23, 2009 9:53 pm
Nott
houwelp
houwelp
24 December 2009

Brick & Liner swimming pool drawings

Brick & Liner swimming pool drawings

Hi Mark, I've just had some drawings done by a drafty and an engineer rubber stamped it and provided some extra paperwork. The pool is rectangular and a fairly straight…

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houwelp
Dec 24, 2009 12:58 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
24 December 2009

Cleaning polished porcelin tiles???? help

Cleaning polished porcelin tiles???? help

When I chose my porcelain tiles I was warned the polished ones are the hardest to keep clean so I chose others which I wash with water with a dash of metho.

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Uncle Arfur
Dec 24, 2009 10:20 am


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