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Candylea
Candylea
26 January 2010

Perth subdivision companies

Perth subdivision companies

Hello drs10 Is there already a house on the lot? My work (Summit Homes) has a Strata division called StrataLiving http://www.stratalife.com.au/index.php Looks like…

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Candylea
Jan 26, 2010 10:10 pm
Candylea
beans
beans
26 January 2010

what type of gate do you have for dog run?

what type of gate do you have for dog run?

Hi Would you please post pictures/attach links/describe what kind of gate you have for your dog run? Thanks.

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beans
Jan 26, 2010 10:41 pm
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
26 January 2010

How the other half live - Cate Blanchetts Award Winning Home

How the other half live - Cate Blanchetts Award Winning Home

I've always liked the 'less is more' approach, that said my house is so tiny I would need to throw everything I own into a skip bin to achieve the look :lol: And you've got…

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IkonInteriors
Jan 26, 2010 11:08 pm
IkonInteriors
Browny16
Browny16
27 January 2010

Extending & renovating. Any advice greatly appreciated

Extending & renovating. Any advice greatly appreciated

Hi all, I just "stumbled" across this forum by chance via a google search. I was actually searching for local laws for the City of Banyule. This is my first post by the…

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Browny16
Jan 27, 2010 12:06 am

Thanks for the reply Dirk, next step is to get a draftsman to draw it up properly. Hopefully they'd also be able to advise on the feasibility. I took down some more…

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SydneyWest
Jan 27, 2010 12:09 am
Belial
Belial
27 January 2010

getting a large nature strip classified as a reserve

getting a large nature strip classified as a reserve

Hi guys, My parents currently live in a court they're required to maintain the council 'reserve' nature strip, however they aren't allowed to plant or change the council…

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Belial
Jan 27, 2010 9:02 am
Belial

I know this isn't a massive size for a master bedroom, but I would like to also be able to fit a small ensuite into the area and will of course need to take care of…

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SydneyWest
Jan 27, 2010 4:03 pm
Rooster2
Rooster2
27 January 2010

PORTADA HOMES

PORTADA HOMES

Hi I saw you are building with PORTADA HOMES. What stage are you at with PORTADA HOMES?

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Rooster2
Jan 27, 2010 4:49 pm
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
27 January 2010

LED Lighting

LED Lighting

g'day as an electrican, i have found people wish they didnt go led lighting. yes they do last longer but the light given is a weird BRIGHT WHITE doctors surgery light…

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cenemelectrical
Jan 27, 2010 7:22 pm
Jodie80
Jodie80
27 January 2010

PORTADA HOMES: PORTDA HOMES House and Land package

PORTADA HOMES: PORTDA HOMES House and Land package

:lol: :lol: :lol: I just had a mental image of a cop riding around on a tin of spam... :::

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Jodie80
Jan 27, 2010 7:32 pm
Jodie80
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ihjan
Jan 28, 2010 9:59 am
Trinity
Trinity
28 January 2010

water meter: can any plumbers out there clarify this for me?

water meter: can any plumbers out there clarify this for me?

All about to be resolved. The builder has agreed to put in the extra piping early and has even rung the water company to advise them of the date so they can replace the…

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Trinity
Jan 28, 2010 10:58 am
nikkit
nikkit
28 January 2010

Espresso Ligna kitchen cupboards with timber floorboards??

Espresso Ligna kitchen cupboards with timber floorboards??

Help!! We have our tender appointment next week. At our colour selection appointment at the start of this month we went with an unexpected choice for our kitchen drawers /…

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nikkit
Jan 28, 2010 12:43 pm
shineon
shineon
28 January 2010

Glass splash back

Glass splash back

I've been trying to find a decent glass splash back companyt in sydney that also do bathroom shower screens, frameless shower screens and semi frameless shower screens.…

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shineon
Jan 28, 2010 2:36 pm
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
28 January 2010

Wind turbine with feed in tarrif

Wind turbine with feed in tarrif

Last time I looked there weren't any approved home wind turbine systems to feed back into the grid (only to create and store your own) ... would love to know if this has…

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lucyshouse
Jan 28, 2010 5:13 pm
Twiggy
Twiggy
28 January 2010

buying land

buying land

To my general understanding of the process, the site costs are fixed and you can't be asked to pay any more for it - even if they find a cathedral under you…

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Twiggy
Jan 28, 2010 11:32 pm
Twiggy
kiwi
kiwi
21 August 2011

Baumatic Appliances

Baumatic Appliances

see the 'dishwasher thread' re baumatic viewtopic.php?f=16&t=50341&p=771476#p771476 we had a 45 cms baumatic dishwasher..useless. we have a ceramic hob and round hood…

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kiwi
Aug 21, 2011 7:24 am
kiwi
Stormy
Stormy
29 January 2010

Re covering a couch

Re covering a couch

I re-upholstered our dining chairs (just the seat part) and it is very easy, just requires two pairs of hands at times to stretch the fabric evenly while the other…

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Stormy
Jan 29, 2010 8:30 am
Stormy
kek
kek
29 January 2010

TV above Fireplace

TV above Fireplace

I've seen it done, so it must be possible, but I wouldn't. Apart from radiant heat near appliances being a bad idea, the TV would have to be mounted quite high and that…

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kek
Jan 29, 2010 11:59 am
kek
kateypink
kateypink
29 January 2010

What happens with small permanent errors?

What happens with small permanent errors?

Personally I feel if you specify something and want it how you said and paid for it it should be 100% and if your not happy they fix it or you dont pay. It seems to only…

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kateypink
Jan 29, 2010 2:26 pm
cooperplace
cooperplace
29 January 2010

Do You Have Them At Your House & How Do They Affect You????

Do You Have Them At Your House & How Do They Affect You????

You're lucky, they're OK. I thought you might have been talking about silverfish....

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cooperplace
Jan 29, 2010 2:45 pm
Pugs
Pugs
29 January 2010

Phone line Installed, What to do next?

Phone line Installed, What to do next?

we must install a smart wiring package(part of the guidelines).2 phone lines,4 tv pts ,1 data pt .to get free to air we…

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Pugs
Jan 29, 2010 4:55 pm
Pugs
mupsil
mupsil
29 January 2010

Austral - Orange Grove bricks?

Austral - Orange Grove bricks?

Hi all, just wondering if anyone has built a house using Austral - Orange Grove bricks? Cheers!

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mupsil
Jan 29, 2010 6:08 pm
kylaMCD
kylaMCD
29 January 2010

extension - easement / water corridor implications

extension - easement / water corridor implications

Hi all! I've just started researching the extension that I'm wanting to do in a couple of years time and just wanted to see if anyone had any experience doing extensions…

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kylaMCD
Jan 29, 2010 7:24 pm
arms
arms
30 January 2010

Sealing a newly installed kitchen sink

Sealing a newly installed kitchen sink

The sink was supplied by the kitchen company and its made in china (unbranded). They didnt supply the plumber...who has his own agenda and it…

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arms
Jan 30, 2010 9:01 am
arms

Haven't tried it yet, but most definately will be soon!

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 11:00 am
LouiseR
LouiseR
31 January 2010

Front setback dispensation question

Front setback dispensation question

Kek, it's a real shame as we used to get along so well with them. Their kids would babysit our kids. This whole drama has irrevocably damaged…

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LouiseR
Jan 31, 2010 3:03 pm
Blue
Blue
31 January 2010

Council Rebates

Council Rebates

We can get back $300 for ours, but alas we had no sub-base :( So can not claim. Our council is City of Wanneroo (we're up in Yanchep)

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Blue
Jan 31, 2010 5:46 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
31 January 2010

Concrete garage floor sealer

Concrete garage floor sealer

Prolly just get what you pay for. Just make sure it is NOT PVA polyvinyl acetate, as they can re-emulsify :wink:

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onc_artisan
Jan 31, 2010 6:18 pm
onc_artisan
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 January 2010

Utility savings

Utility savings

Gas was our big surprise - this house is three times the size of our old place, yet our gas bills are averaging out at the same as we used to pay…

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DeeElle
Jan 31, 2010 6:26 pm
DeeElle
kek
kek
31 January 2010

Large Drive land

Large Drive land

Total land size is 556 sqm out of which 200 sqm is driving way. Hence, would like to know advantages and disadvantages of such a large…

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kek
Jan 31, 2010 8:47 pm
kek
mupsil
mupsil
31 January 2010

Anyone used Belka?

Anyone used Belka?

Just wondering if anyone here has used or know of anyone who has used Belka interior wall coating material? It's described as an alternative to paint or wallpaper? And…

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mupsil
Jan 31, 2010 9:22 pm
mpcj
mpcj
1 February 2010

A question about an oven.

A question about an oven.

Agree - replace. You paid money for new!!

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mpcj
Feb 01, 2010 10:42 am
mpcj
grinder
grinder
1 February 2010

Brick wall cutting?

Brick wall cutting?

Recently, a friend asked me if I can cut a square hole in his bathroom wall which is solid brick 15cm thickness. I can't do it right now because of some known reasons to…

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grinder
Feb 01, 2010 4:18 pm
grinder
just Erin
just Erin
1 February 2010

simonds

simonds

What, no razor wire and search lights around the perimeter? :shock:

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just Erin
Feb 01, 2010 5:49 pm
just Erin
Mango
Mango
1 February 2010

Tiling & waterfall edges

Tiling & waterfall edges

Are you kitchen cupboards already in and just waiting on the stone? As long as it wont effect your benchtop height, it wont matter if the stone is done last. We have…

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Mango
Feb 01, 2010 7:32 pm
BecH
BecH
1 February 2010

Let's talk about Storage

Let's talk about Storage
1, 2, 3

Storage was a must for us too, we have; WIR in all the kids bedrooms Built in robe in guest room 5m x 3m dressing room in the master bedroom Walk in Linen cupboard Floor…

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BecH
Feb 01, 2010 9:53 pm
anthonybaz
anthonybaz
1 February 2010

$150,000 quote for home reno & extensions seems excessive

$150,000 quote for home reno & extensions seems excessive

I am a builder and it is hard to comment unless you see the plans. Did you give the builder PC allowances or did he come up with his own? Is all the plumbing to be…

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anthonybaz
Feb 01, 2010 10:02 pm
trenomi
trenomi
2 February 2010

What colour bricks to go with a Jasper roof?

What colour bricks to go with a Jasper roof?

OK after much debate we have decided to go with Austral Nougat.....pheww. So far the houses & photos we have seen look great & we have seen a number of coloured roofs from…

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trenomi
Feb 02, 2010 9:40 am
gettingThere
gettingThere
2 February 2010

Favourite kitchen on the forum

Favourite kitchen on the forum

What is your favourite kitchen on the forum? Inspired by the "Favourite house on the forum" thread :)

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gettingThere
Feb 02, 2010 12:52 pm
building1
building1
2 February 2010

We have a hold on a block at Heritage Springs!!

We have a hold on a block at Heritage Springs!!

The waiting game is so hard, I don't know how i'm going to go if we actually get to settlement stage because everything works out the way we want it to. And building a…

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building1
Feb 02, 2010 2:04 pm
justcamping
justcamping
2 February 2010

Where do you iron?

Where do you iron?
1, 2, 3

I iron just about everything.Im a baby boomer and my mother told me that ironing kills germs so I have done it ever since so I blame her. One board upstairs and one…

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justcamping
Feb 02, 2010 3:46 pm
justcamping
JJ305
JJ305
2 February 2010

Meterbox locations and laws

Meterbox locations and laws

I'm pretty sure there are regulations, but the distance is usually measured from where the gas point is in your land. Its the same for water and electricity. The meter…

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JJ305
Feb 02, 2010 4:12 pm
gettingThere
gettingThere
2 February 2010

Looking for a Structural Engineer in Adelaide

Looking for a Structural Engineer in Adelaide

Can anyone recommend a qualified structural engineer who is able to sign off a steel framing stage of the building progress? Would love to hear your recommendations.

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gettingThere
Feb 02, 2010 4:38 pm
jodge
jodge
2 February 2010

Favorite house on the forum

Favorite house on the forum
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Yay! JohnnyD and Jodge for president! Who created this thread? Isn't it all about neighbour-loving???

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jodge
Feb 02, 2010 10:09 pm
jodge
anthonybaz
anthonybaz
3 February 2010

Joinery - Sydney area

Joinery - Sydney area

Hi Guys, I am a builder and can give you a name of our joiner. He is excellent and recently finished putting in $60,000 worth of joinery in our latest project in Balmain.…

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anthonybaz
Feb 03, 2010 10:38 am
gettingThere
gettingThere
3 February 2010

Steel Frame overhanging.....???? PLEASE HELP

Steel Frame overhanging.....???? PLEASE HELP

i wish our builder was as good as yours.........they keep telling us that it is normal...........ummmmm hello i dont think so!!! By the way i got…

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gettingThere
Feb 03, 2010 10:42 am


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