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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 8:16 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 8:23 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 8:24 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 8:49 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 11:56 am
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 1:21 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 8:35 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 12:54 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 4:15 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 10:00 am
PEARZ
PEARZ
29 December 2017

The CARLISLE HOMES General Information Thread

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

Hi MiG, it's because everyone is now on the Carlisle facebook group discussing their building and therefore not a lot of active people on this forum anymore, myself…

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PEARZ
Dec 29, 2017 5:22 pm
PEARZ
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Johnw
Jan 08, 2010 1:39 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 1:47 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 3:09 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 3:38 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 8:49 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 08, 2010 11:07 pm
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 8:35 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 8:37 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 7:10 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 7:13 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 8:19 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 10:16 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 7:14 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 9:34 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 2:49 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 4:22 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 6:29 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 6:54 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 8:16 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 8:45 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 11, 2010 11:05 pm
mpcj
T1ms
T1ms
12 January 2010

Home Content Insurance - QBE vs AAMI

Home Content Insurance - QBE vs AAMI

I am with AAMI for car and home/contents. Haven't had any home/contents claims yet, but have had a number of car claims over the years and have…

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T1ms
Jan 12, 2010 4:13 pm
T1ms
Macy
Macy
12 January 2010

A rant about dark roofs !

A rant about dark roofs !
1, 2, 3, 4

More deciduous tree's will make a huge difference regardless of roof colour. We lived in a house with a 60 year old oak tree on the Northern…

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Macy
Jan 12, 2010 5:41 pm
Nic_s
Nic_s
13 January 2010

Running cables under a floating floor

Running cables under a floating floor

I would appreciate any advice you could give, on running cables through a 2 bedroom apartment with rendered brick walls. Need to have the following cables in different…

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Nic_s
Jan 13, 2010 3:36 pm
IkonInteriors
IkonInteriors
13 January 2010

False ceiling & downlights

False ceiling & downlights

Hey Nic S and Casa Just spoke with the other half, Sparky... he suggests using fire rated fittings (they come with a heat guard) and if using regular globes, rather than…

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IkonInteriors
Jan 13, 2010 5:35 pm
IkonInteriors
to_do_list
to_do_list
13 January 2010

Naming of estates/suburbs

Naming of estates/suburbs
1, 2

We are building in The Ridge Estate. No prizes for guessing that it is named after the fact that it holds an elevated position and is on a…

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to_do_list
Jan 13, 2010 9:41 pm
to_do_list
Nic_s
Nic_s
14 January 2010

Floating timber floors - Sydney

Floating timber floors - Sydney

Can anyone offer advice or give a recommendation on where to purchase timber floating floors in Sydney? I have phoned two places this morning and the prices different…

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Nic_s
Jan 14, 2010 9:30 am
EKT
EKT
14 January 2010

Finding out House Numbers

Finding out House Numbers

Your local council will allocate the numbers. We even had ours changed within a day. We are on a corner block (duplex) and bother houses faced the other street so we got…

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EKT
Jan 14, 2010 9:51 am
Mozzie
Mozzie
14 January 2010

Is this a Henley Home!? If so - do you know any further info

Is this a Henley Home!? If so - do you know any further info

I'm looking out the window to the house directly opposite me and the facades are indentical - right down to the windows, entry portico and roof/gutter details. This one…

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Mozzie
Jan 14, 2010 7:34 pm
Mozzie
printer75
printer75
14 January 2010

Heated coil flooring????

Heated coil flooring????

Hi I have heating underneath my timber floor, I'm not sure what you mean by coil heating, what I have is water pipes attached to a hot water pump which is laid in the…

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printer75
Jan 14, 2010 10:37 pm
mel&mat
mel&mat
15 January 2010

Colours to match Windspray roof

Colours to match Windspray roof

Thanks to both of you for your replies. Buildingwithhamra I would love to take you up on the offer of seeing some pics of your home if it's not too much trouble... It's…

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mel&mat
Jan 15, 2010 2:25 pm
Macy
Macy
12 January 2010

Room with large windows.

Room with large windows.

You shouldn't have much sun in that window then, unless it's some summer sun early or late in the day. Covering for the deck is another matter, and probably a good idea.

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Macy
Jan 12, 2010 12:46 am
ChrisL
ChrisL
16 January 2010

How to attach bamboo fencing to brick wall

How to attach bamboo fencing to brick wall

I would drill some holes, put some "spaghetti" in, and screw some hooks in. Chris

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ChrisL
Jan 16, 2010 6:52 am
stu
stu
16 January 2010

Domain 300 Plus by Perry Homes

Domain 300 Plus by Perry Homes

I would get back all credits for included water tank, pump septic from Perrys and wait until after the build is complete to install your own (maybe just get underground…

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stu
Jan 16, 2010 9:55 am
stu

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