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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?
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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
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


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