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Selena Kearley
Selena Kearley
11 January 2010

What to do?

What to do?

you would have given some rights/authorities to change it whenever you want

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Selena Kearley
Jan 11, 2010 4:22 pm
athomasd
athomasd
11 January 2010

The house hunt continues.....

The house hunt continues.....

Thanks Kek, that forum is really helpful and should answer all my questions!

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athomasd
Jan 11, 2010 6:29 pm
themax
themax
11 January 2010

What's this on my tank?

What's this on my tank?
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Yeah Í breed 'em smart don't I? :roll: :roll: :roll: You weren't meant to see that... ::cool::

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themax
Jan 11, 2010 6:54 pm
themax
building aimlessly
building aimlessly
11 January 2010

??? colorbond roof - laid the wrong way ???

??? colorbond roof - laid the wrong way ???

Hi Issy just thought I'd make a comment on this... I'm a roof plumber in Adelaide and thought my expertise might help put your mind at rest, somewhat. As a rule we always…

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building aimlessly
Jan 11, 2010 8:16 pm
building aimlessly

GTI MKV here. Love it to bits! Yes, I was going to say we need to head to the VW forum...bahaha. I haven't been there in a while though.

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
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Vundaful!
Jan 14, 2010 8:45 am
Vundaful!
mpcj
mpcj
12 January 2010

CHOICE Results: Mid-priced vacuum cleaners

CHOICE Results: Mid-priced vacuum cleaners

Agreed Ash. Found it very useful for babies items, but other items not so much. I do read them and subscribe but tend to use them as a starting point rather than…

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mpcj
Jan 11, 2010 11:05 pm
mpcj
T1ms
T1ms
12 January 2010

Home Content Insurance - QBE vs AAMI

Home Content Insurance - QBE vs AAMI

I am with AAMI for car and home/contents. Haven't had any home/contents claims yet, but have had a number of car claims over the years and have…

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T1ms
Jan 12, 2010 4:13 pm
T1ms
Macy
Macy
12 January 2010

A rant about dark roofs !

A rant about dark roofs !
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More deciduous tree's will make a huge difference regardless of roof colour. We lived in a house with a 60 year old oak tree on the Northern…

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Macy
Jan 12, 2010 5:41 pm
Nic_s
Nic_s
13 January 2010

Running cables under a floating floor

Running cables under a floating floor

I would appreciate any advice you could give, on running cables through a 2 bedroom apartment with rendered brick walls. Need to have the following cables in different…

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Nic_s
Jan 13, 2010 3:36 pm
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
13 January 2010

False ceiling & downlights

False ceiling & downlights

Hey Nic S and Casa Just spoke with the other half, Sparky... he suggests using fire rated fittings (they come with a heat guard) and if using regular globes, rather than…

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IkonInteriors
Jan 13, 2010 5:35 pm
IkonInteriors
to_do_list
to_do_list
13 January 2010

Naming of estates/suburbs

Naming of estates/suburbs
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We are building in The Ridge Estate. No prizes for guessing that it is named after the fact that it holds an elevated position and is on a…

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to_do_list
Jan 13, 2010 9:41 pm
to_do_list
Nic_s
Nic_s
14 January 2010

Floating timber floors - Sydney

Floating timber floors - Sydney

Can anyone offer advice or give a recommendation on where to purchase timber floating floors in Sydney? I have phoned two places this morning and the prices different…

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Nic_s
Jan 14, 2010 9:30 am
EKT
EKT
14 January 2010

Finding out House Numbers

Finding out House Numbers

Your local council will allocate the numbers. We even had ours changed within a day. We are on a corner block (duplex) and bother houses faced the other street so we got…

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EKT
Jan 14, 2010 9:51 am
Mozzie
Mozzie
14 January 2010

Is this a Henley Home!? If so - do you know any further info

Is this a Henley Home!? If so - do you know any further info

I'm looking out the window to the house directly opposite me and the facades are indentical - right down to the windows, entry portico and roof/gutter details. This one…

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Mozzie
Jan 14, 2010 7:34 pm
Mozzie
printer75
printer75
14 January 2010

Heated coil flooring????

Heated coil flooring????

Hi I have heating underneath my timber floor, I'm not sure what you mean by coil heating, what I have is water pipes attached to a hot water pump which is laid in the…

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printer75
Jan 14, 2010 10:37 pm
mel&mat
mel&mat
15 January 2010

Colours to match Windspray roof

Colours to match Windspray roof

Thanks to both of you for your replies. Buildingwithhamra I would love to take you up on the offer of seeing some pics of your home if it's not too much trouble... It's…

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mel&mat
Jan 15, 2010 2:25 pm
Macy
Macy
12 January 2010

Room with large windows.

Room with large windows.

You shouldn't have much sun in that window then, unless it's some summer sun early or late in the day. Covering for the deck is another matter, and probably a good idea.

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Macy
Jan 12, 2010 12:46 am
ChrisL
ChrisL
16 January 2010

How to attach bamboo fencing to brick wall

How to attach bamboo fencing to brick wall

I would drill some holes, put some "spaghetti" in, and screw some hooks in. Chris

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ChrisL
Jan 16, 2010 6:52 am
stu
stu
16 January 2010

Domain 300 Plus by Perry Homes

Domain 300 Plus by Perry Homes

I would get back all credits for included water tank, pump septic from Perrys and wait until after the build is complete to install your own (maybe just get underground…

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stu
Jan 16, 2010 9:55 am
stu
stu
stu
16 January 2010

Has anyone had any VCAT experiences?

Has anyone had any VCAT experiences?

Not too good with enforcing the payment of money but they may be good at getting building issued corrected. If its a money issue get a ruling from them then use a debt…

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stu
Jan 16, 2010 10:09 am
stu
jetson
jetson
16 January 2010

Not successful with staining the chair

Not successful with staining the chair

I have used some wattyl stain and laquer all in one, only needed to lightly sand the old desk and draw and then "painted" this stuff over it. Worked brilliant, saved loads…

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jetson
Jan 16, 2010 6:47 pm

Has anyone used sexy floors on this forum ? We are thinking of using the epoxy floor in our new house. Any feed back would be appreiated.

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
suh
suh
17 January 2010

Help with Glass Splashback Colour selection pls

Help with Glass Splashback Colour selection pls

Are they all browny colours? Have a look at this thread "She Me Your Kitchen" there are a lot of nice splashies in there. It might give you some inspiration.

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suh
Jan 17, 2010 10:41 am
suh
Bam
Bam
17 January 2010

BRICKS!!!!

BRICKS!!!!

Upgrading to a brick you like surely would be cheaper than paying for render?! Drive around and take some photos of the bricks you like. Or vice versa like I did - found…

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Bam
Jan 17, 2010 2:30 pm
Bam
royalblue
royalblue
19 January 2010

Painting Floor Tiles?

Painting Floor Tiles?

Hmmm.... may be problematic if that's your ultimate plan. Perhaps concentrate on saving to get the retiling done, and just look above floor level in the mean time. Ash.

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royalblue
Jan 19, 2010 2:22 pm
andy
andy
23 February 2010

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

we are not sure if white plantation shutters or timber look shutters will go with blackbutt flooring . the walls are off white . any opinions txs :?

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andy
Feb 23, 2010 8:34 pm
shelby75
shelby75
17 January 2010

Help us decide! Security screens

Help us decide! Security screens

We had a mix of crimsafe and grill in the house we renovated and we will do the same in the house we are building. The things I liked about crimsafe were : very easy to…

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shelby75
Jan 17, 2010 6:47 pm

Correct Andy, having just been through this issue myself. Ours have been certified as ok. Here's ours as an example. Maybe something similar would be…

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themax
Jan 17, 2010 7:59 pm
themax
Lex
Lex
18 January 2010

Restaining the deck....

Restaining the deck....
1, 2

Thanks, Duke. We might just be able to squeeze that much out, unless we bare a bit of the slab rebate! (This is if we go with decking ... we have lots of…

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Lex
Jan 18, 2010 6:56 am
Lex
jenz
jenz
18 January 2010

Anyone heard of Goodlife Homes (part of Gemmill Homes) in WA

Anyone heard of Goodlife Homes (part of Gemmill Homes) in WA

Hi We are building with them. We have had a positive experience so far and are hoping to move in to our new house late February! Good luck :)

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jenz
Jan 18, 2010 5:41 pm
jenz
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
18 January 2010

Cost & difficulty of installing new phone outlet

Cost & difficulty of installing new phone outlet

g'day obviously its hard to quote over the internet without seeing in person being on the lower level of an apartment building makes it more tuff.. first of all a…

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cenemelectrical
Jan 18, 2010 6:05 pm
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
18 January 2010

internal door warped............

internal door warped............

hi just been down to the house as p.c.i is due next, and when i got there the painter was there doing touch ups. so i went in and had a look…

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dirkadirk
Jan 18, 2010 6:27 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
19 January 2010

Plastering Prices

Plastering Prices

Hmmm... yeh we might be paying a bit more for being remote (ish) but yes 3k is probably about right for materials (more for us). Flushing and sanding is about 2days with a…

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onc_artisan
Jan 19, 2010 9:24 am
onc_artisan
larajane
larajane
19 January 2010

Home and garden brochures on line

Home and garden brochures on line

Oooo thank you. These will help ease the boredom at work =)

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larajane
Jan 19, 2010 1:05 pm
larajane
barkly
barkly
19 January 2010

Removing underlay staples

Removing underlay staples

Thanks onc_artisan for that. My Dad used to have one of these years and years ago and no doubt it will do the job I am after it to do. Looks like they haven't gone out…

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barkly
Jan 19, 2010 1:47 pm
Lee75
Lee75
19 January 2010

Anyone building with or built with Dechellis Homes.

Anyone building with or built with Dechellis Homes.

Hi Leeanne, I think you will find that this experience you have had is very common. I think most people would agree if all home builders had a list of additional upgrade…

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Lee75
Jan 19, 2010 4:02 pm
themax
themax
19 January 2010

what is engineering?

what is engineering?
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mmm Bacon.... See I knew you could be cute if you wanted to be.

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themax
Jan 19, 2010 5:14 pm
themax
kitty
kitty
19 January 2010

queenslander reno advise

queenslander reno advise

Thanks for responding to my very disjointed questions. You said you project mangage building jobs, I didn't know there was such a thing! Does this mean I could get a…

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kitty
Jan 19, 2010 6:27 pm
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emilygirl
Jan 19, 2010 7:11 pm
sveta
sveta
19 January 2010

Kichen Bench tops-CORIAN?

Kichen Bench tops-CORIAN?

We have corian as standard with our builder. There are some very amazing range of colours in corian. especially the earth tones. We are having granite in the kitchen but…

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sveta
Jan 19, 2010 9:42 pm
suenmatt
suenmatt
20 January 2010

Sheds in Brissy area - Can anyone recomend these?

Sheds in Brissy area - Can anyone recomend these?

We are shopping around for a shed in the Caboolture/Sunshine Coast region (Moreton Bay Shire). Has anyone used these companies and can they recomend them? ABS…

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suenmatt
Jan 20, 2010 9:19 am
camelia
camelia
20 January 2010

attaching photos

attaching photos

just personal reno pics...thanks wizard + southies etc, finally got it..must've been looking at the wrong info.

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camelia
Jan 20, 2010 7:57 pm
maurita
maurita
20 January 2010

A Man Has To Have His Shed - Ours Is Ordered But

A Man Has To Have His Shed - Ours Is Ordered But

Hi Suenmatt, Thanks for confirming the 'Black' issue. We also ended up choosing Monument guttering and roller door with classic cream walls. I am not a fan of classic…

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maurita
Jan 20, 2010 12:29 pm
maurita
oze
oze
20 January 2010

We have just bought....in Eminence!!

We have just bought....in Eminence!!

Congratulations! Welcome to Doreen :D

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oze
Jan 20, 2010 1:47 pm
oze
bel
bel
20 January 2010

Coastal Spec

Coastal Spec

Hi Miss Vintage, Another thing to think about is the fact you will probably need exposure grade bricks. http://boral.com.au/brickinsights/choos ... site=Boral Cheers Bel

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bel
Jan 20, 2010 4:22 pm
bel


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