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onc_artisan
onc_artisan
29 November 2009

Raising Concrete Floor.?

Raising Concrete Floor.?

I'd say no mesh for the screed. and not barrier for the 2x4's the concrete will 'pull back' from them during cure.

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onc_artisan
Nov 29, 2009 4:59 pm
onc_artisan
Bam
Bam
29 November 2009

Evap cooling question

Evap cooling question
1, 2

We have evap in our current double story house. We have 6 outlets upstairs - one in each of the 5 rooms plus on in the passageway which is a larger vent. And we have one…

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Bam
Nov 29, 2009 5:55 pm
Bam
calzo
calzo
29 November 2009

Plastered but roof incomplete!

Plastered but roof incomplete!

ours has been like that for about a month in the master bedroom...driving me bonkers!

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calzo
Nov 29, 2009 9:00 pm
cosmos
cosmos
30 November 2009

Treated Pine Retaining Wall

Treated Pine Retaining Wall

Hi Dan, We had to build a 25mtr long retaining wall that was 2mtrs high at the highest level, we were told that we had to have black plastic lining behind our wall it was…

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cosmos
Nov 30, 2009 4:38 pm
novotel
novotel
30 November 2009

Cost of Electrians

Cost of Electrians

my builder charge $100 per downlight.. is it worth getting your own electrician? but does this mean i have to get it done after handover then if i decided to get my…

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novotel
Nov 30, 2009 9:48 pm
dilla
dilla
30 November 2009

Certificate of Title - incorrect dimensions

Certificate of Title - incorrect dimensions

The problem with measuring boundaries is that you can never be sure you are starting to measure from the right place. Also, the distance on the title is taken 'as the…

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dilla
Nov 30, 2009 9:53 pm
dilla
mpcj
mpcj
1 December 2009

pergolas

pergolas

Are you doing it yourself or through a builder? We used a company and they applied for all permits and insurance. Large structures attached to your house will need a…

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mpcj
Dec 01, 2009 9:04 am
mpcj
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
1 December 2009

Cost per square to build in Tasmania

Cost per square to build in Tasmania

There is a specialty cabin builder down here that does exactly that sort of thing... kiychen/living bathroom downstairs and a loft bedroom; or an even more simple single…

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Cabinfever
Dec 01, 2009 3:36 pm
Cabinfever
jaelee
jaelee
2 December 2009

Costs for Variations

Costs for Variations

Ours is $400 and they enforce it. Even if it's a colour change. They may be doing a no charge variation due to their error, we have asked for something to be included in…

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jaelee
Dec 02, 2009 1:05 pm
Julie R
Julie R
2 December 2009

Wardrobe Doors

Wardrobe Doors

Does anyone know of any companies that do wardrobe doors in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Thanks

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Julie R
Dec 02, 2009 1:27 pm
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
2 December 2009

Building Permit - South Eastern Surburb VIC

Building Permit - South Eastern Surburb VIC

Miss Lotus I have PM'd you some details of someone that may be able to assist you. Good Luck Dirk

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dirkadirk
Dec 02, 2009 6:41 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
2 December 2009

Music Stand Auctions on eBay - Selby Acoustics :)

Music Stand Auctions on eBay - Selby Acoustics :)

Hey guys, Our quality range of Hercules Music Stands are on Clearance on Selby Acoustics eBay…

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mattwalker
Dec 02, 2009 8:42 pm
mattwalker
dilla
dilla
2 December 2009

what colour front door?

what colour front door?

What are the colours of your windows? Having asked that. I must say that I like bold colours. Some sort of burgundy/red maybe! :D

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dilla
Dec 02, 2009 9:40 pm
dilla
The Garden Whisperer
The Garden Whisperer
2 December 2009

Can't edit posts

Can't edit posts

After a certain amount of time you can't edit the post.

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The Garden Whisperer
Dec 02, 2009 9:41 pm
The Garden Whisperer
Goopta
Goopta
3 December 2009

Frame stage partially completed b builder COMPANY collapsed?

Frame stage partially completed b builder COMPANY collapsed?

Hi encouraging_angels, We have also fallen into the Paulding crisis. Do they owe your parents any money or did they complete the work up to the last installment? In our…

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Goopta
Dec 03, 2009 1:01 pm
joeygbh
joeygbh
3 December 2009

Jacking up a house

Jacking up a house

Hi there, We have just bought a house (affectionately nicknamed the wreck) which needs some piers replaced. As I will need to buy some…

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joeygbh
Dec 03, 2009 2:46 pm
joeygbh
andy the pm
andy the pm
3 December 2009

So who's in Sydney/NSW?

So who's in Sydney/NSW?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Northern Beaches of Sydney here, but about to move to the Hunter Valley to renovate the wreck....

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andy the pm
Dec 03, 2009 2:51 pm
gettingThere
gettingThere
3 December 2009

LED Downlights

LED Downlights

I would like to know too :)

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gettingThere
Dec 03, 2009 3:53 pm
[JADED]
[JADED]
3 December 2009

fencing before landscaping or vice versa??? which one first

fencing before landscaping or vice versa??? which one first

We kinda did both at the same time. The fence guy came out... put the posts in and did all his concrete shenanigans. THEN we got the turf down and some landscaping. At…

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[JADED]
Dec 03, 2009 4:30 pm
[JADED]
sammy84
sammy84
4 December 2009

Best way to enclose Garage Door opening?

Best way to enclose Garage Door opening?

Hi everyone :) I've been browsing as a guest for a little while, but I've finally got a question worth asking! I have a split level home up in Townsville. Presently there's…

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sammy84
Dec 04, 2009 11:32 am
mishb
mishb
4 December 2009

Natuzzi & King Furniture - over rated?

Natuzzi & King Furniture - over rated?

Honestly, we change our furniture so often, whats the point spending ridiculous amounts of money. I've got fantastic furniture lounges from 10 years…

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mishb
Dec 04, 2009 11:58 am
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onc_artisan
Dec 04, 2009 6:31 pm
onc_artisan
swarvy
swarvy
4 December 2009

How long to wait before painting internally?

How long to wait before painting internally?

theres a simple rule to follow any bare material = sealer undercoat finish coat different paint manufacturers have developed some paints that seal and undercoat, or…

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swarvy
Dec 04, 2009 7:20 pm
pac-manny
pac-manny
5 December 2009

credit card

credit card

o thanks for the heads up...i hope that there won't be any issue

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pac-manny
Dec 05, 2009 10:14 pm
Ceebs
Ceebs
6 December 2009

Cost of pool fencing

Cost of pool fencing

Thanks H2B & 4Walls - H2B I am in Melbourne too - the property we are looking at is in Mt Eliza. - 4Walls thanks for the tip re eBay. Ceeb

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Ceebs
Dec 06, 2009 3:36 pm
cashews
cashews
6 December 2009

Outdoor Gas Bayonets

Outdoor Gas Bayonets

hmm sounds expensive, although do you have gas appliances planned for the house?, such as a heater, cook top, hot water. The reason i bring that up is that they may have…

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cashews
Dec 06, 2009 9:08 pm
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
7 December 2009

types of material?

types of material?

You can use White Knight Laminate paint "for the time being", as long as you follow instructions it works a treat for vertical surfaces. Benchtops however would scratch…

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Mikaela_D
Dec 07, 2009 9:22 am
Mikaela_D
Princess1
Princess1
7 December 2009

Lawyer specialising in building disputes/contracts??

Lawyer specialising in building disputes/contracts??

Hi All, I need a lawyer specialising in building disputes/building contracts in melbourne. Can anyone assist? Thanks

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Princess1
Dec 07, 2009 10:23 am
suh
suh
7 December 2009

Looking for a post - online shopping sites

Looking for a post - online shopping sites

Yes that we me :oops: who posts a lot :lol: www.dealsdirect.com.au (for just about everything) www.dusk.com.au (candles and other pretty things) www.celebratingchristmas.com.au

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suh
Dec 07, 2009 2:05 pm
suh
d@n
d@n
7 December 2009

Difference between Opera and Firefox

Difference between Opera and Firefox

A lot of differences come down to personal choice. But please use Firefox. it works great on both win and mac platforms and the less browsers in the market, the better it…

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d@n
Dec 07, 2009 2:14 pm
kek
kek
7 December 2009

My exposed backyard by my neighbor. What can I do next?

My exposed backyard by my neighbor. What can I do next?
1, 2, 3

My thoughts ::frown:: if someone asks for help (which I believe is different from an opinion) regarding a situation, and is desperately and genuinely…

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kek
Dec 07, 2009 4:00 pm
kek
themax
themax
7 December 2009

Ceiling Fan - 3 or 4 blades

Ceiling Fan - 3 or 4 blades

There was a discussion re this Fanaway, I will try to find it. edit - viewtopic.php?f=8&t=10473&hilit=fanaway

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themax
Dec 07, 2009 4:58 pm
themax
harribeka
harribeka
7 December 2009

Building in Mooroolbark... or Henley Circa in Melbourne

Building in Mooroolbark... or Henley Circa in Melbourne
1, 2

Hi there, Hopefully should have the keys Wednesday. Will move following Friday. Harribeka

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harribeka
Dec 07, 2009 5:37 pm
harribeka
lisanne
lisanne
8 December 2009

Master Builders Assoc Contract

Master Builders Assoc Contract

They need unconditional approval and this is can be done via a letter from the bank. Make sure you get the contract subject to finance, that way if it comes back short of…

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lisanne
Dec 08, 2009 10:37 am
Funfun
Funfun
8 December 2009

Strata question

Strata question

ok then. Anybody I could call then to find the answers?

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Funfun
Dec 08, 2009 6:37 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 December 2009

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

floor boards question - I'm so dissappointed

Sometimes depending on the type of timber used means that there may be parts that are raised but this is more likely due to the density of the…

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Dukekamaya
Dec 14, 2009 11:45 am
Dukekamaya
jodester
jodester
8 December 2009

Microfibre Magic!

Microfibre Magic!
1, 2

Aaah, children - they're so delightful. Apparently I ate dirt as a toddler and my brother ate wood and sticks (even have photographic evidence!). My eldest son (now 19)…

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jodester
Dec 08, 2009 7:42 pm
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Kaytee
Dec 09, 2009 9:58 am
Kaytee
McKhenry
McKhenry
9 December 2009

For the first homebuyer/ builder

For the first homebuyer/ builder

Hello All, For all of those of you whom are first home buyers looking to build in WA, I have stumbled across a very useful site…

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McKhenry
Dec 09, 2009 12:56 pm
Merlin
Merlin
9 December 2009

Skirting board question

Skirting board question

This type of cable ducting has been around in various forms for many years and a google search will no doubt turn up many of them. http://www.escoind.com.au for…

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Merlin
Dec 09, 2009 3:14 pm
mishb
mishb
10 December 2009

Do you have to reveal reserve at auction?

Do you have to reveal reserve at auction?

however the reserve price still needs to be no more than 10% of the selling range. I thought they introduced a rule like this…

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mishb
Dec 10, 2009 11:32 am
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
10 December 2009

What will you NEVER get sick of seeing?

What will you NEVER get sick of seeing?
1, 2

My answer..... NOTHING. I think that every single thing/selection we become tired of eventually. That's why I chose things I loved for my home,…

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buildingadreamhome
Dec 10, 2009 3:29 pm
buildingadreamhome
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Surveyor
Dec 10, 2009 3:42 pm
sslc
sslc
10 December 2009

New Floor Extension: Recommendations and Advice

New Floor Extension: Recommendations and Advice

Thanks for the advice, Lol, we just signed today.. I guess we wanted a larger firm (more $$$ but the trade off is peace of mind). On our next projects (investments) we…

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sslc
Dec 10, 2009 5:03 pm
rodrocket
rodrocket
10 December 2009

If only I'd... I wish we had have... If I knew then...

If only I'd... I wish we had have... If I knew then...
1, 2

Hi Rocket, It is Tempo cornice in 90mm. We are really happy with how it looks in the house. A bit of interest but not too decorative if that makes…

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rodrocket
Dec 10, 2009 6:13 pm
Cherryripe
Cherryripe
10 December 2009

I have to pay for my builder to use an undercoat!!!

I have to pay for my builder to use an undercoat!!!

You are seriously confused....a primer is for EXTERIOR WOOD. Not bare plaster. Here's a link to the Haymes Paint website that describes it's Acrylic Sealer Undercoat with…

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Cherryripe
Dec 10, 2009 7:47 pm
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


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