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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 8:12 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 2:49 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 8:59 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 10:06 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 10:23 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 10:31 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 10:48 pm
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onc_artisan
Jan 04, 2010 11:13 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 11:20 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 12:23 pm
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 7:14 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 1:10 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 7:41 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 9:00 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 9:16 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 9:23 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 9:24 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 9:49 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 12:56 pm
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 2:21 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 9:35 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 1:54 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 5:15 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…

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Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
Timmylol
Timmylol
11 December

The CARLISLE HOMES General Information Thread

The CARLISLE HOMES General Information Thread
VIC
1 ... 360, 361, 362

Sorry to hear this dbat, that's an unfortunate position. I just went through Colour Selection so it's still fresh in my mind - I was asked to sign a "Client Disclaimer…

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Timmylol
Dec 11, 2017 4:55 pm
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Johnw
Jan 08, 2010 2:39 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 2:47 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 4:09 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 4:38 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 9:49 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 09, 2010 12:07 am
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 9:35 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 9:37 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 8:10 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 8:13 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 9:19 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 11:16 pm
bel
bel
11 January 2010

Second Storey addition costs - sydney nth beaches

Second Storey addition costs - sydney nth beaches

Hi Jaycee, I'll send you a pm - my parents are currently doing a major reno in Castle Cove. Cheers Bel

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bel
Jan 11, 2010 8:14 am
bel
Richo
Richo
11 January 2010

Eminence Doreen

Eminence Doreen

I have a block in Stage 5 which is currently being developed. There are a couple of blocks on Eminence Bvd for sale in Stage 7 that is selling at the moment, but these…

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Richo
Jan 11, 2010 10:34 am
Richo
Michelle
Michelle
11 January 2010

RENOVATE OR BUY

RENOVATE OR BUY

We are considering moving to a larger property however we are reluctant to leave our much loved home. If we were to stay in our home we would like…

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Michelle
Jan 11, 2010 3:49 pm
Michelle
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 5:22 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 7:29 pm
themax
themax
11 January 2010

What's this on my tank?

What's this on my tank?
1, 2

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 7:54 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 9:16 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.

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Vundaful!
Jan 14, 2010 9:45 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 12, 2010 12:05 am
mpcj

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