Plush Furniture Opinions?
Thanks for the heads up about Collins. We went ahead and ordered from plush (have been lusting after this for 6 months! and saved close to $1000 on retail) but we will…
Problems receiving mails in new estate...
Silly postie still at the pub . Even at new estates the mail should still be delivered no problem check your redirection there may be an issue and Aust Post won't do…
Make sure you check everything and hassle them all the time remember they are not your friends you are the boss trear them like crap check yuor house every one to two…
Sep 13, 2009 12:27 am
Owner Builder novice
What cost saving could i expect if I owner build and ran the project myself as opposed to going to a boutique builder? House build would be around 450K with a…
when does a carport become a garage
doubt that council would ever be bothered about checking everyone's yards to see if they have any unapproved structures. The issues come up when you plan…
Whirlpool washing machines
Our Simpson washing machine broke down after 13 MONTHS
Under warranty and we got it fixed for free but took 5 weeks to do so - was heartily sick of the local…
Sep 13, 2009 5:08 pm
Sep 14, 2009 10:13 am
Rude salesperson at Homeworld
it's really sad isnt it?
I experienced this first hand too earlier this year when i was trying to find a builder.
I blame this on my youthful appearance (Hahaha jk) like…
Study power keeps tripping..
When I was a little kid I found a device in my dad's electrical equipment box - you plug it into a power point and it lights up to tell you if there's any problem with it.…
Stamped concrete on alfresco slab
based on not a lot of info
you'd be best to remove the existing slab for 2 reasons;
1. you can retain exsting FFL's and maintain clearances for DPC and weep holes
We're in a reno cluster too. Like you we're in a good location but full of period homes that are heritage protected. Add onto that the affluent nature of our neighbours…
Design help needed!
Slightly OT & a quick hijack for the uninitiated and now back on track
Leigh & kate have you done anything?
Range hood tradie????
The electrician will install the rangehood, and its best to get a roof plumber to duct it externally if you want to make sure its done properly
We had a mould issue in our closet. Clothes were all mouldy ( even the ones hanging up)... pillows up the top of the closet were ruined and had to be thrown out.
Putting up colorbond fence
I'm needing to replace one of my boundary fences soon as it is starting to fall over, and we now have a couple of puppys that will soon be able to find ways…
Electrical question - Vic
2.5mm 2c + e seems pretty small.
The electrical contractor needs to work out maximum demand and must also take into account …
Sep 17, 2009 8:30 am
Sep 17, 2009 11:17 am
Cost of a single gable carport
Can anyone provide an apporximate cost for a single gable carport. The carport will be 3.6 * 6 meters, gabled to match the existing house, weatherboard clading at the…
our next door (vacant land) is sold recently, but take 90 days to settle, the previous owner understandably didn't want to pay for the fence, directs us to…
Planning the Reno
Yeah it will be a big job, but we are hoping to break it up as much as possible but like i said the more i look at it the more it seems to be bigger chunks then expected.
Sep 18, 2009 8:51 am
My account has been hacked!!
Seems nothing has happened in a week so if you want we can spam each other's threads? Back to gold in no time.
Joking of course. Hope you regain your deserved…
Sep 19, 2009 6:04 pm
leveling then raising
Sort of need a little more info. If you are on stumps and have good access to these then leveling is not real expensive.
If you are on stumps that are hard to get at then…
Sep 19, 2009 6:20 pm
Fence post height
I'm going to be putting up a colorbond fence shortly, and have 90 sheets of 7' colorbond iron to use.
What height posts would I need for this, and how deep…
Sep 20, 2009 1:08 am
thats cool website. didnt even think about they do these stuff. great idea's
If I understand correctly, the issue is that you were expecting small attractive and bright halogen downlights, and instead got the big, ugly, energy-efficient kind that…
Upholstered Bed Frames
I was watching Better Homes & Gardens a few months back and the 2 interior designer chicks on there made one. They totally made the process look really easy (im sure its…
Pool tiles protectant?
Thanks for the replies.
I have used the 'standard' ceramic 60x60 mosaic tiles with Just-2-ezy adhesive and an off-white grout (with Uniprime additive)
I will check out…
Stainless Steel Splashbacks
If the splashback is for just behind the oven, you can buy them as standard pieces from Harvey Norman, Rick Hart etc. Ikea even have one .. I think from memory around…
My gyprock rock guy sucks!!! He gyprocked over an entire wall that I was going to have patched with render. One ceiling is inches lower than all of the rest. And the other…
draftsman for inner city terrace house
wondering if anyone might be able to help or point me in the right direction of a draftsman company that has experience dealing with inner city terrace…
Buying a house with no slab?
I'd be hoping the mudbricks are on strip footings.
But I'd be inclined to remove the soil against them inside and out
and reveal the footing.
There is no problem pouring…