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zonk
zonk
28 September 2009

Need a brick layer...

Need a brick layer...

I have sent you a PM Jo

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zonk
Sep 28, 2009 10:07 pm
zonk
Judie
Judie
28 September 2009

Colourbond Fencing - companies in Sydney

Colourbond Fencing - companies in Sydney

Not sure, but give him a call and ask. Tell…

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Judie
Sep 28, 2009 10:15 pm
Judie
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
29 September 2009

Renovation - addition and alteration, Bayswater

Renovation - addition and alteration, Bayswater

Hi Ibuild We just went through the same frustrations of over the top quotes. 45K for three windows!!! We have now decided to go the owner builder route. We dont…

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shackonthehill
Sep 29, 2009 3:18 am
shackonthehill
MagicJ
MagicJ
29 September 2009

Lessons learnt from our Reno....

Lessons learnt from our Reno....

The lesson I learnt was never assume that a tradie will do what you think is obvious. Tell them…

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MagicJ
Sep 29, 2009 10:16 am
MagicJ
tomking.chen
tomking.chen
29 September 2009

Just out 12 maintenance period, and here comes the problem

Just out 12 maintenance period, and here comes the problem

Just got a call from PD, they will send someone to have a look on this Thursday. Thanks for the reply guys!

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tomking.chen
Sep 29, 2009 10:22 am
tomking.chen
Eljay
Eljay
29 September 2009

Poll: Plan changes, let me know what you think :)

Poll: Plan changes, let me know what you think :)
1, 2

Is the "fudge Stream" a standard laminate colour? I'm really surprised that they did not allow your input with the kitchen. Also, I'm just…

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Eljay
Sep 29, 2009 12:55 pm
Rekha
Rekha
29 September 2009

:D Hi How about a Themed Restaurant in Highlands Craigeburn

:D Hi How about a Themed Restaurant in Highlands Craigeburn

Hi Thanks a lot for your Comments, as you say i dont have any Experience in Hospitality, but i have heard from my many people that its very Hard to run a restaurant with…

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Rekha
Sep 29, 2009 1:47 pm
jayR
jayR
29 September 2009

Civil works?

Civil works?

Civil works is when they build the sewer, storm water, roads, pavements, driveways, etc. Once the civil works are completed, the land can be…

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jayR
Sep 29, 2009 2:58 pm
klscomps
klscomps
29 September 2009

blinds - recommendations please

blinds - recommendations please

Home Outlet - they are in Hoppers Crossing, Thomastown and Cranbourne.

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klscomps
Sep 29, 2009 3:50 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
29 September 2009

AUSTPACIFIC GROUP

AUSTPACIFIC GROUP

Hmm - doesn't look good :evil: It pays to buy from reputable…

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Yak_Chat
Sep 29, 2009 10:49 pm
Yak_Chat
Strumer
Strumer
30 September 2009

portable basketball hoop

portable basketball hoop

A classic question with many answers. Sand is heavier than water, otherwise all the sand in the ocean would be floating on top of the water. BUT, sand is porous which…

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Strumer
Sep 30, 2009 10:16 am
Strumer
clueless2009
clueless2009
30 September 2009

Need cheap but nice blinds to sell house, opinions pls!

Need cheap but nice blinds to sell house, opinions pls!

See Kelly @ the Curtain Warehouse. She is cheap and good :) Give her a budget to work to and you will be impressed I promise.

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clueless2009
Sep 30, 2009 11:25 am
Adrian B
Adrian B
30 September 2009

Shed fluro lighting

Shed fluro lighting

Thanks guys, just what I need

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Adrian B
Sep 30, 2009 11:29 am
Adrian B
mel_b
mel_b
30 September 2009

HELP! Need to disinfect a couch!

HELP! Need to disinfect a couch!

Thanks Jazzie - I got nervous and ended up ringing a couple of people here. I've booked in with someone else but I'll grab his number. I might be able to grab him for…

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mel_b
Sep 30, 2009 12:39 pm
G&G
G&G
30 September 2009

Renovation Costs

Renovation Costs

Hi, We are about to embark on extensive renovations and the following is an outline of my budget. I would like to get some other people's opinions / experiences on…

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G&G
Sep 30, 2009 2:57 pm
erinleigh
erinleigh
30 September 2009

PD paint colours

PD paint colours

I think it's Dulux for the splashback.. as I remember we chose 'Stepney' and when I googled it apparently that's a dulux color.

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erinleigh
Sep 30, 2009 6:11 pm
erinleigh
Estimator
Estimator
1 October 2009

Leaf / gutter guard - recommendations

Leaf / gutter guard - recommendations

Hi Nightshade, we live in a forest and the best thing you can do is install some type of gutter guard. I installed the pvc (plastic) type myself but did alot of cutting…

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Estimator
Oct 01, 2009 12:52 am
Estimator
dunno
dunno
1 October 2009

Suspended driveway

Suspended driveway

We are looking at building a suspended driveway and entry to our home. We would prefer to build a retaining wall and fill but not sure if thats possible as we are in a…

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dunno
Oct 01, 2009 10:13 am
yaslin
yaslin
1 October 2009

Home Buyer Show 2009 (Melbourne)

Home Buyer Show 2009 (Melbourne)

Thank you Homeone... This is awesome!! Cant wait for Saturday!!

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yaslin
Oct 01, 2009 4:41 pm
Funfun
Funfun
2 October 2009

Building walls in the attic

Building walls in the attic

Thanks Kyton. It is managed by strata (it is part of "complex") I'll ask them at the next meeting.

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Funfun
Oct 02, 2009 10:13 am
JilaMint
JilaMint
2 October 2009

blinds - input please

blinds - input please

I can let you know in about a week what the Freedom ones are like, we have our whole house done with custom made Basswood Venetian blinds except for…

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JilaMint
Oct 02, 2009 3:14 pm
Milord
Milord
2 October 2009

Extension costs for Ensuite & WIR

Extension costs for Ensuite & WIR

Hi there, We've just bought our first home recently in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Built just before the 1970s, it is a weather board home with aluminium…

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Milord
Oct 02, 2009 4:14 pm
Emac
Emac
2 October 2009

Dulux natural white with white birch windows?

Dulux natural white with white birch windows?

Has anybody used dulux natural white for interior walls with white birch windows? Any pictures would be appreciated. I am trying to decide between Antique white USA and…

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Emac
Oct 02, 2009 6:32 pm
Emac
Emac
2 October 2009

Raw Cotton 1/4 or scally wag 1/4? Pictures anyone please?

Raw Cotton 1/4 or scally wag 1/4? Pictures anyone please?

Joles, I have still not decided. I am glad to know someone understands my dilemma about the overuse of hog bristle. The man at the dulux shop is also supporting my…

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Emac
Oct 02, 2009 8:20 pm
Salt&PepperMkII
Salt&PepperMkII
2 October 2009

Carlisle Homes - Matts House nearly 2 years on..

Carlisle Homes - Matts House nearly 2 years on..

lol! They sure are...Thanks again! We will most likely need your services for our new…

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Salt&PepperMkII
Oct 02, 2009 10:09 pm
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
2 October 2009

Timber Fence...no neighbours...what to do?

Timber Fence...no neighbours...what to do?

One more question... do I need to serve the neighbour with more than one quote? My preferred fencing bloke is going to give me a quote on…

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buildingwithhamra
Oct 02, 2009 10:30 pm
James Bond
James Bond
3 October 2009

How do I remove or disguise water staining on a timber door?

How do I remove or disguise water staining on a timber door?

use a product called revivor from a dulux trade outlet, very cheap mixed down with water. It containts oxalic acid which is used to prepare timber…

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James Bond
Oct 03, 2009 1:00 am
James Bond
James Bond
James Bond
3 October 2009

Owner Builder

Owner Builder

Do you own the land outright? If so, Commonwealth offer a loan whereby you can borrow against the land to build, no matter what your circumstances. JB

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James Bond
Oct 03, 2009 2:17 am
James Bond

We are paying around $5,000 for stacked stone installed by our builder, just for one pier at the front. It's the pier in this…

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btherl
Oct 03, 2009 3:16 am
btherl

Hello, My home of 21 yrs is a mere 10sq and although there is just myself and 18yr old daughter, we need more room. Actually, she wants a much…

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lynwill
Oct 04, 2009 3:09 am
serge44
serge44
4 October 2009

GJ Gardner Sunshine Coast

GJ Gardner Sunshine Coast

our experience was not to even look at them after a bad experience at the display village stage. what a tosser!! could be things are alright after that. :th:

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serge44
Oct 04, 2009 10:06 am
serge44
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
4 October 2009

PC items at retail or builders cost

PC items at retail or builders cost

In the HIA contract it says that the amount allowed for Provisional Sum Items or Prime Cost Items does not include an amount for builders profit and overheads, they are…

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lucyshouse
Oct 04, 2009 1:46 pm
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
4 October 2009

$598 to change swing of door

$598 to change swing of door

We don't have a very good relationship with our builder ... it's been a very long, nightmare build with lots of problems, so we will just forget…

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blessedpeople
Oct 04, 2009 2:44 pm
blessedpeople
our place
our place
4 October 2009

Builders forgetting items

Builders forgetting items

Hi, I have been following your thread with great interest...we are using the same builder! Stick to your guns with the driveway and the painting I say - that what he…

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our place
Oct 04, 2009 4:52 pm
[JADED]
[JADED]
4 October 2009

Platinum Micro - Anyone got pics?

Platinum Micro - Anyone got pics?

yep thats just reinforced my decision (not that I could change it or anything - too late haha) Should be seeing my cabinets in the next week or 2 .. super excited !!…

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[JADED]
Oct 04, 2009 7:29 pm
[JADED]
Ben01
Ben01
5 October 2009

What is growing on my limestone??

What is growing on my limestone??

Thanks onc, yep that sounds about it ... bit of a bummer. I've hosed it off and yeah, it disapears, but then gradually returns. Its such a nuisance because there's just…

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Ben01
Oct 05, 2009 4:44 pm
hand2plough
hand2plough
5 October 2009

Paslode gas framing gun

Paslode gas framing gun

Hi All, does anyone know of anyone who wants to sell their Paslode gas framing gun in Melbourne??? Thanks for your help.

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hand2plough
Oct 05, 2009 6:43 pm
lynwill
lynwill
5 October 2009

Reccomend me a Mattress

Reccomend me a Mattress

If you were wanting latex pillows, 'Catch of the day' have a set of 2 for $29.95 (plus postage) http://www.catchoftheday.com.au/index.php These are filled with latex…

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lynwill
Oct 05, 2009 9:07 pm
Pebble
Pebble
6 October 2009

LPG bottle inside kitchen cabinet ?

LPG bottle inside kitchen cabinet ?
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Well perhaps get a 2nd or 3rd opinion on where bottles are legally allowed to be (in regards to proximity to house and kitchen etc). Like others have said one would think…

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Pebble
Oct 05, 2009 11:01 pm
Pebble
Nott
Nott
6 October 2009

Help!Bank messed thing up!

Help!Bank messed thing up!

thanks for all the advice. However, we did sign and authorize payment. The problem, however, is the instruction for payment: not direct debit as previous payments but a…

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Nott
Oct 06, 2009 12:08 pm
Nott
Opal
Opal
6 October 2009

Skylight recommendations?

Skylight recommendations?

Hello, Could anyone tell me a good skylight to get? I got a quote for a Solatube which was $1035 without installation. I didn't think they would be that expensive. What…

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Opal
Oct 06, 2009 1:04 pm
katie81
katie81
6 October 2009

We did good !!

We did good !!
1, 2, 3

I have a friend coming to stay for about a month in late November and I really wanted a few weeks in the place on my own before she arrived but might…

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katie81
Oct 06, 2009 2:26 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
6 October 2009

Which comes first - structural engineer or architect/drafts?

Which comes first - structural engineer or architect/drafts?

We were originally going to do a second storey extension to our existing home, our draftsman organised the structural engineer to assess if it was possible and to design…

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fairy blue
Oct 06, 2009 3:20 pm
fairy blue
JackIves
JackIves
7 October 2009

Help with Roof Pitch

Help with Roof Pitch

just a note: generally the wider the house the more obvious the pitch will be. Keep this in consideration

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JackIves
Oct 07, 2009 8:06 am
JackIves
billdsl
billdsl
7 October 2009

New colorbond fence falling apart

New colorbond fence falling apart

Nasty. I'm fighting with my builder at the moment because the fencer has scratched the heck out of all the fence rails and was happy to just leave it. So im hoping my…

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billdsl
Oct 07, 2009 10:41 am
billdsl
grace_slick
grace_slick
7 October 2009

Renovations in Apartments are ANNOYING!

Renovations in Apartments are ANNOYING!

Yeah, true. It gets SO hot around here, and up in Bris where you are. 6am? Ouch. I'm not a morning person, so in the past when we had our place painted it was done at…

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grace_slick
Oct 07, 2009 3:42 pm
grace_slick
Ari
Ari
7 October 2009

HELP! advice on house options needed

HELP! advice on house options needed

knock it down. You wont be able to handle going from 12 foot ceilings to low ceilings. It will feel cramped.

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Ari
Oct 07, 2009 4:51 pm


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