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Ayr
Ayr
29 December 2009

Question regarding mail/letterbox

Question regarding mail/letterbox

If Australia Post is aware of your address and has sorted out a schedule for delivery to your property, they don't care if you're there or not. Best thing to do is call…

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Ayr
Dec 29, 2009 8:57 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
30 December 2009

Curing concrete

Curing concrete

The engineer will have a note on your plans for curing. ... as tdl says it is the responsibility on the concretor (grano).

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onc_artisan
Dec 30, 2009 9:10 am
onc_artisan
jayw
jayw
31 December 2009

South Yunderup Site Works

South Yunderup Site Works

No problem, I've sent you a pm with my details. Give us a call or email when you have a chance and I'll hopefully be able to help in some form. Cheers Jay

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jayw
Dec 30, 2009 11:28 pm
jayw
Julie R
Julie R
31 December 2009

Plans to Council - when?

Plans to Council - when?

Thanks so much everybody, your input it is really appreciated. We just need to find a builder! Unfortunately (for us all) there is so much work around that it is hard to…

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Julie R
Dec 31, 2009 8:11 am
stecam1
stecam1
31 December 2009

Recommendation for builder in lower north shore

Recommendation for builder in lower north shore

Hi. I'm looking for a builder in the north shore that can give me some ventilation solutions advice as well as to fix some holes in the wall that may follow as a result of…

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stecam1
Dec 31, 2009 10:41 am
Lex
Lex
31 December 2009

Liquid drop sheet

Liquid drop sheet

Thanks, getnewlookjason, no worries, whenever you get to it ... BTW, you are not (yet) in Australia?

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Lex
Dec 31, 2009 7:15 pm
Lex
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themax
Jan 02, 2010 8:10 am
themax
detonate_renovate
detonate_renovate
2 January 2010

Floorplan - What would you change?

Floorplan - What would you change?

We can't find anyone 'competent' to inspect it. We had someone come and take a look at it. He said all the external walls and eaves were asbestos, and from my research, I…

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detonate_renovate
Jan 02, 2010 8:47 am
karol
karol
2 January 2010

Reno-Post War - Roof and Floors

Reno-Post War - Roof and Floors

We ripped up our own carpets etc, but the cost of polishing the floors was 2.5k and took about three/four days by a professional.

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karol
Jan 02, 2010 11:05 am
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
3 January 2010

QUESTION: RETAINING WALL BETWEEN TWO NEW PROPERTIES (VIC)

QUESTION: RETAINING WALL BETWEEN TWO NEW PROPERTIES (VIC)

Also I believe that if the wall is further than 1m away from the boundary and less than 1m high planning is not required. However, if the wall is on the boundary you will…

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dirkadirk
Jan 03, 2010 3:31 pm
Bam
Bam
3 January 2010

Suite Deals Annual Warehouse Sale

Suite Deals Annual Warehouse Sale

Oh.... I dont know?? Perhaps ring them?

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Bam
Jan 03, 2010 3:58 pm
Bam
Field_Bob
Field_Bob
3 January 2010

OMG, our valuation!!! Update, good news

OMG, our valuation!!! Update, good news
1, 2

I know, and that was based on me doing 5 minutes research and finding two block in our street worth comparing against!! To be honest, I don't think they…

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Field_Bob
Jan 03, 2010 8:16 pm
mikeandshaz
mikeandshaz
4 January 2010

Recommendation for a builder/project manager in Newcastle

Recommendation for a builder/project manager in Newcastle

Hi BruceinOz, we would be very grateful if you could send us a PM with the carpenter's name and contact details, Thx!!

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mikeandshaz
Jan 04, 2010 7:12 am
kek
kek
4 January 2010

Renovation Budgets

Renovation Budgets

ditto to what lucyshouse said! The only other thing I can add is that once you have a beatiful, renovated dream home, you're not going to love your old furniture or…

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kek
Jan 04, 2010 1:49 pm
kek
mummagoose
mummagoose
4 January 2010

Home Ideas Centre - Melbourne

Home Ideas Centre - Melbourne

Has anyone been to the Home Ideas Centre out in Oakleigh? Is it worth a look?

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mummagoose
Jan 04, 2010 7:59 pm
indigo9
indigo9
4 January 2010

Anyone else hating this no-building week??

Anyone else hating this no-building week??
1, 2, 3

The tradies working on our house have been working through except on public holidays... on one hand, I'm happy that they're working through and sympathetic because it's…

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indigo9
Jan 04, 2010 9:06 pm
builda
builda
4 January 2010

Project Manager for Mornington Peninsula please

Project Manager for Mornington Peninsula please

Happy to help if we can, we are based in Seaford - what sort of project do you have and what part of the Peninsula?

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builda
Jan 04, 2010 9:23 pm
builda
builda
builda
4 January 2010

Restumping and Excavation

Restumping and Excavation

What you are describing is a major renovation/construction project that will require significant engineering, not that it is overly difficult but you cannot afford to risk…

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builda
Jan 04, 2010 9:31 pm
builda
OMG
OMG
4 January 2010

Water Flowing down our block.

Water Flowing down our block.

The house we recently sold had this problem We were about 1/2 way down a hill. Neighbors above us had put in some drainage but not enough. Heavy rain saw our backyard…

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OMG
Jan 04, 2010 9:48 pm
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onc_artisan
Jan 04, 2010 10:13 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
4 January 2010

I seem to have created some more time for myself...

I seem to have created some more time for myself...

:th: I only have 2 :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: Glad to be of assistance. We did a conveyor line ( a big one ) used 15 pallets of SG100... Think the line was 50k :th:

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onc_artisan
Jan 04, 2010 10:20 pm
onc_artisan
kaindec
kaindec
5 January 2010

Stamp Duty in Qld

Stamp Duty in Qld

There is a clause in the legislation that allows for not meeting the needs of the purchaser. I think I my have a reason given one of my kids…

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kaindec
Jan 05, 2010 11:23 am
to_do_list
to_do_list
5 January 2010

Green Loans Program

Green Loans Program

Just checked the website, its too bad its not available to new builds as far as I can tell... 2.2.6 The Home being assessed must…

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to_do_list
Jan 05, 2010 6:14 pm
to_do_list
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
8 January 2010

Wall colours / cladding

Wall colours / cladding

Hi ya CHE101 Hmmm, Colours are not my forte`... but I noticed this post about 7 pages back. Good luck :wink: Onc

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onc_artisan
Jan 08, 2010 12:10 pm
onc_artisan
building1
building1
5 January 2010

Are land/home prices negotiable?

Are land/home prices negotiable?

Thanks for your replies, definately going to negotiate (or try) any saving is a good one :D

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building1
Jan 05, 2010 6:41 pm
Striking
Striking
5 January 2010

Vinyl wrap doors - laundry, bathroom, kitchen

Vinyl wrap doors - laundry, bathroom, kitchen

there can be issues with vinyl wrapped doors, however there are quite a few kitchen suppliers the supply them with warranties. I would have the cabinet maker supply the…

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Striking
Jan 05, 2010 8:00 pm
Striking
Striking
5 January 2010

Old Apartment renovations

Old Apartment renovations

Hmmm, so I assume you are not on the top floor where there is roof access via a man hole ? and it would probably be heritage listed so that rules out running conduit on…

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Striking
Jan 05, 2010 8:16 pm
Striking
Striking
5 January 2010

so i want to connect 2 laminate plates together...

so i want to connect 2 laminate plates together...

Depends what you are trying to achieve, you can manually install some dowel joints just be pretty precise with your holes to ensure the top side joints flush (if this is a…

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Striking
Jan 05, 2010 8:23 pm

Here is my picture. This is what happens if a door is not sealed correctly. I mean it is not going to cost much for us to get another door but geez it is annoying, one…

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maurita
Jan 05, 2010 8:24 pm
maurita
Lex
Lex
5 January 2010

Moving the driveway

Moving the driveway

Thanks, Geoff. So it was all on the same side of the house, vey handy .. BTW, your house looks amazing, like from a magazine !!

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Lex
Jan 05, 2010 8:49 pm
Lex
Purple Patch
Purple Patch
6 January 2010

Converting roof space into attic

Converting roof space into attic

Hi Wizzard, My regular sparky does work for Attic Ladders in Oakleigh. The specialise in roof space conversions. Might be worth a call. Cheers PP :D

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Purple Patch
Jan 06, 2010 11:56 am
shazba1
shazba1
5 January 2016

Crimsafe vs Clearshield

Crimsafe vs Clearshield
1, 2, 3

I have bought Clearsheild I had to call them back to fix the front Security Screen Door as it wouldn't shut properly in the 1st year. 2 years later the front door won't…

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shazba1
Jan 05, 2016 1:21 pm
Jazzie
Jazzie
6 January 2010

Are these furniture items worth anything?

Are these furniture items worth anything?

First one does look like solid wood which could be an antique, so check the inside drawers & see if it's just pine. Pine tallboys will sell good on ebay, but if it's an…

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Jazzie
Jan 06, 2010 8:35 pm
Jazzie
singlemum2daughters
singlemum2daughters
7 January 2010

Builders are back

Builders are back

thats awesome i was wondering when they would come back , now it makes me think i should go check on my house...who knows i could be just as lucky happy new year ::celeb::

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singlemum2daughters
Jan 07, 2010 12:54 am
singlemum2daughters
gaunty
gaunty
7 January 2010

House Tiles

House Tiles

Hi Everyone, I'm currently building a new house and I've chosen the Sandstone Beige (400x400) tiles from Beaumont Tiles. I'm tiling the Kitchen area, Family Room, Meals…

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gaunty
Jan 07, 2010 4:15 pm

Forward-thinking! Excellent! I like to go out looking for things that I like before Christmas, then go back in January and see if they're on…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
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Johnw
Jan 08, 2010 1:39 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
8 January 2010

Yellow pipe in backyard

Yellow pipe in backyard

It should have a concrete collar & grate that sits on the top of the cut with a (flange or rebate) to stop the collar from slipping down/off.

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onc_artisan
Jan 08, 2010 1:47 pm
onc_artisan
deletedpenguin
deletedpenguin
8 January 2010

Right builder?

Right builder?

My post/feedback isn't about any particular builder, but rather the kind of advice you'll receive in many online forums. While this forum seems different than many…

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deletedpenguin
Jan 08, 2010 3:09 pm
deletedpenguin
18 bundeena
18 bundeena
8 January 2010

I need a builder for a renovation project at Bundeena.

I need a builder for a renovation project at Bundeena.

We are renovating our home and need a builder .Moving a few internal walls , closing in a verandah, new garage, 2 decks, new kitchen, 2 new bathrooms. any recommendations?

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18 bundeena
Jan 08, 2010 3:38 pm
leah.girl
leah.girl
8 January 2010

Anyone relocated/or bought a house for removal, Advise.

Anyone relocated/or bought a house for removal, Advise.

Hi, I am seriously looking into buying a house for removal and putting it on a block of land rather than buy or build. Can any one who has been through this process…

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leah.girl
Jan 08, 2010 8:49 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
9 January 2010

concrete path around the house............

concrete path around the house............

Lex, concrete goes further so more forms, more distance to walk, push a barrow, finished edges, control jointing, cutting mesh, plastic. It is a LOT easier to pour a heap…

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onc_artisan
Jan 08, 2010 11:07 pm
onc_artisan
to_do_list
to_do_list
9 January 2010

What goes around comes around....

What goes around comes around....

Never let the facts get in the way of a good story... :wink:

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to_do_list
Jan 09, 2010 8:35 pm
to_do_list
hippymum
hippymum
9 January 2010

SE QLD-Recommend a builder for a stumped house on narrow lot

SE QLD-Recommend a builder for a stumped house on narrow lot

Not sure where you are in South East Queensland but I have been using a builder. We had a few issues with our first home and he has been really helpful in steping us…

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hippymum
Jan 09, 2010 8:37 pm
wombat
wombat
10 January 2010

WHAT WOULD YOU DO ?

WHAT WOULD YOU DO ?

Sorry, I assumed that as a contract…

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wombat
Jan 10, 2010 7:10 pm
Striking
Striking
10 January 2010

what faults should i be looking for before handover..

what faults should i be looking for before handover..

Thanks for the positive feedback, I did leave a few minor item off the list as I didn't want it to seem to exhaustive, but there really is so much to look at. Any broken…

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Striking
Jan 10, 2010 7:13 pm
rodrocket
rodrocket
10 January 2010

Looking for a Builder - Gem Homes

Looking for a Builder - Gem Homes

greetings all several years ago i built with a company called Gem Homes, they were based in Morris Road Hoppers Crossing in those days i have done a web search & the…

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rodrocket
Jan 10, 2010 8:19 pm
mishb
mishb
2 April 2010

short term rentals??

short term rentals??

We had this problem last year, the gap ended up just under 4 weeks. We found an apartment rental in St Kilda on Stayz. and treated it like a long holiday.

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mishb
Apr 02, 2010 10:16 pm


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