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shackonthehill
shackonthehill
26 November 2009

Wondering if you think this quote is reasonable?

Wondering if you think this quote is reasonable?

Hi Happyday Seems reasonable to me.We got quoted 45K to put in 3 windows to me it seems cheap. Where abouts are you located? We may be even interested by your builder. Caz

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shackonthehill
Nov 26, 2009 11:41 pm
shackonthehill
tamamontu
tamamontu
27 November 2009

Company/Tradie recommendations Perth

Company/Tradie recommendations Perth

Hi Guys, There are a lot of us building in WA. So I thought it would be nice if we start a thread in which we share our experience/recommendation. I am sure this will…

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tamamontu
Nov 27, 2009 12:37 am
andy
andy
27 November 2009

arghhh, I'm ready to throw in the towel!!!

arghhh, I'm ready to throw in the towel!!!

::: hi Banks are the necessary evil , dont get me started because I can you give you 100 e.g of how they take people for a ride . Just for good measure take the GFC banks…

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andy
Nov 27, 2009 4:49 pm
btherl
btherl
27 November 2009

Price of the things

Price of the things

From our contract with M "3. $360.00 Provide Metro antenna package including the installation of a combination UHF/VHF digital compatible antenna on a 1.8 metre mast and…

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btherl
Nov 27, 2009 6:16 pm
btherl
davinci
davinci
27 November 2009

Paving standards

Paving standards

upload pics and i will look into it

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davinci
Nov 27, 2009 7:28 pm
davinci
Rizzo
Rizzo
27 November 2009

For those of you who HAVE porcelain tiles...

For those of you who HAVE porcelain tiles...

I feel sick. We were out at the house today and all the tiles are down but not grouted. They are SOOO uneven. The tiles arent straight and some even…

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Rizzo
Nov 27, 2009 8:16 pm
joles
joles
27 November 2009

Whose house is it?

Whose house is it?

Kristi, it is probably the all time favourite house on the forum. :: :: If not the favourite, very close... so we all tend to remember it very well. :D [quote="Mrs…

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joles
Nov 27, 2009 9:50 pm
joles
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
27 November 2009

Help - our outside tap wont turn off!

Help - our outside tap wont turn off!

Is it a spindle type tap ie more than one complete turn? or 1/2turn ? You don't know I guess?? Is it shaped more like a normal garden tap or something different ( ball…

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onc_artisan
Nov 27, 2009 11:21 pm
onc_artisan
katie81
katie81
28 November 2009

Another renovating decision..

Another renovating decision..
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Hiya Kez! Congrats on your move!! :z: That sucks about the fridge. Hope they replace it with a brand new one! I bought a washing machine yesterday, the final piece of my…

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katie81
Nov 28, 2009 3:54 am
Anna1
Anna1
28 November 2009

Is it Olympic Rings? Is it an Audi? No, it's ugly windows!

Is it Olympic Rings? Is it an Audi? No, it's ugly windows!
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After we installed our sliding doors (no rings) I walked full pelt into it, luckily I had a plate in my hand which left a scratch on the door - funnily in the shape of a…

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Anna1
Nov 28, 2009 11:38 am
Anna1
_kelly_
_kelly_
28 November 2009

Sloping block

Sloping block

I;d never go back to living on the flat after living on my 25 degree slope for 10 years now. Somedays it sure does feel like 45 degrees but overall I love the feeling of…

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_kelly_
Nov 28, 2009 12:20 pm
_kelly_
Mango
Mango
29 November 2009

high gloss white water based enamel paint

high gloss white water based enamel paint

High Gloss enamel is super washable but i would never paint a wall or hallway with it as its very hard to get smooth. Its hard enough painting doors using a brush and…

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Mango
Nov 29, 2009 1:56 am
gadisdesa
gadisdesa
29 November 2009

recommendations

recommendations

I everyone, I'm a newbie here :) Anyway I was wondering if anyone can recommend a designer/builder preferable on Brisbane's northside..... we are…

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gadisdesa
Nov 29, 2009 5:28 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
29 November 2009

Raising Concrete Floor.?

Raising Concrete Floor.?

I'd say no mesh for the screed. and not barrier for the 2x4's the concrete will 'pull back' from them during cure.

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onc_artisan
Nov 29, 2009 5:59 pm
onc_artisan
Bam
Bam
29 November 2009

Evap cooling question

Evap cooling question
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We have evap in our current double story house. We have 6 outlets upstairs - one in each of the 5 rooms plus on in the passageway which is a larger vent. And we have one…

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Bam
Nov 29, 2009 6:55 pm
Bam
calzo
calzo
29 November 2009

Plastered but roof incomplete!

Plastered but roof incomplete!

ours has been like that for about a month in the master bedroom...driving me bonkers!

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calzo
Nov 29, 2009 10:00 pm
cosmos
cosmos
30 November 2009

Treated Pine Retaining Wall

Treated Pine Retaining Wall

Hi Dan, We had to build a 25mtr long retaining wall that was 2mtrs high at the highest level, we were told that we had to have black plastic lining behind our wall it was…

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cosmos
Nov 30, 2009 5:38 pm
novotel
novotel
30 November 2009

Cost of Electrians

Cost of Electrians

my builder charge $100 per downlight.. is it worth getting your own electrician? but does this mean i have to get it done after handover then if i decided to get my…

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novotel
Nov 30, 2009 10:48 pm
dilla
dilla
30 November 2009

Certificate of Title - incorrect dimensions

Certificate of Title - incorrect dimensions

The problem with measuring boundaries is that you can never be sure you are starting to measure from the right place. Also, the distance on the title is taken 'as the…

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dilla
Nov 30, 2009 10:53 pm
dilla
mpcj
mpcj
1 December 2009

pergolas

pergolas

Are you doing it yourself or through a builder? We used a company and they applied for all permits and insurance. Large structures attached to your house will need a…

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mpcj
Dec 01, 2009 10:04 am
mpcj
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
1 December 2009

Cost per square to build in Tasmania

Cost per square to build in Tasmania

There is a specialty cabin builder down here that does exactly that sort of thing... kiychen/living bathroom downstairs and a loft bedroom; or an even more simple single…

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Cabinfever
Dec 01, 2009 4:36 pm
Cabinfever
jaelee
jaelee
2 December 2009

Costs for Variations

Costs for Variations

Ours is $400 and they enforce it. Even if it's a colour change. They may be doing a no charge variation due to their error, we have asked for something to be included in…

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jaelee
Dec 02, 2009 2:05 pm
Julie R
Julie R
2 December 2009

Wardrobe Doors

Wardrobe Doors

Does anyone know of any companies that do wardrobe doors in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Thanks

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Julie R
Dec 02, 2009 2:27 pm
dirkadirk
dirkadirk
2 December 2009

Building Permit - South Eastern Surburb VIC

Building Permit - South Eastern Surburb VIC

Miss Lotus I have PM'd you some details of someone that may be able to assist you. Good Luck Dirk

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dirkadirk
Dec 02, 2009 7:41 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
2 December 2009

Music Stand Auctions on eBay - Selby Acoustics :)

Music Stand Auctions on eBay - Selby Acoustics :)

Hey guys, Our quality range of Hercules Music Stands are on Clearance on Selby Acoustics eBay…

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mattwalker
Dec 02, 2009 9:42 pm
mattwalker
dilla
dilla
2 December 2009

what colour front door?

what colour front door?

What are the colours of your windows? Having asked that. I must say that I like bold colours. Some sort of burgundy/red maybe! :D

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dilla
Dec 02, 2009 10:40 pm
dilla
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
2 December 2009

Can't edit posts

Can't edit posts

After a certain amount of time you can't edit the post.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Dec 02, 2009 10:41 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Goopta
Goopta
3 December 2009

Frame stage partially completed b builder COMPANY collapsed?

Frame stage partially completed b builder COMPANY collapsed?

Hi encouraging_angels, We have also fallen into the Paulding crisis. Do they owe your parents any money or did they complete the work up to the last installment? In our…

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Goopta
Dec 03, 2009 2:01 pm
joeygbh
joeygbh
3 December 2009

Jacking up a house

Jacking up a house

Hi there, We have just bought a house (affectionately nicknamed the wreck) which needs some piers replaced. As I will need to buy some…

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joeygbh
Dec 03, 2009 3:46 pm
joeygbh
andy the pm
andy the pm
3 December 2009

So who's in Sydney/NSW?

So who's in Sydney/NSW?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Northern Beaches of Sydney here, but about to move to the Hunter Valley to renovate the wreck....

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andy the pm
Dec 03, 2009 3:51 pm
gettingThere
gettingThere
3 December 2009

LED Downlights

LED Downlights

I would like to know too :)

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gettingThere
Dec 03, 2009 4:53 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 5:30 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 12:32 pm
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 12:58 pm
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onc_artisan
Dec 04, 2009 7:31 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 8:20 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 11:14 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 4:36 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 10:08 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 10:22 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 11:23 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 3:05 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 3:14 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?
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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 5:00 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 5:58 pm
themax
harribeka
harribeka
7 December 2009

Building in Mooroolbark... or Henley Circa in Melbourne

Building in Mooroolbark... or Henley Circa in Melbourne
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Hi there, Hopefully should have the keys Wednesday. Will move following Friday. Harribeka

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harribeka
Dec 07, 2009 6:37 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 11:37 am

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