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camelia
camelia
25 July 2009

removing stains from blackbutt floor

removing stains from blackbutt floor

Thanks for all your suggestions...I will be getting one of those magic erasers as soon as I get to the supermarket/bunnings. The floor is beautiful

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camelia
Jul 25, 2009 11:59 pm
waylow
waylow
26 July 2009

Custom Screen Doors

Custom Screen Doors

At a rough guess, using stainless one way mesh, and a triple point lock you will be looking around $7-800 installed.

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waylow
Jul 26, 2009 11:54 am
Jayneylou
Jayneylou
26 July 2009

Question on land contract signing

Question on land contract signing

With the Stockland contract I signed taking it to a lawyer before signing meant you forfeited your 3 day cooling off period.

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Jayneylou
Jul 26, 2009 9:03 pm
foster23
foster23
27 July 2009

American Barn House

American Barn House

Can anyone please help me we are building a Barn house to live in, in the country 12mx16m with 4x4 mezzaine floor. We are trying to work out the concrete slab details as…

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foster23
Jul 27, 2009 10:31 am
leah031183
leah031183
27 July 2009

opinions needed on improving front view of house

opinions needed on improving front view of house

yeah im not sure why its come out so small. im thinking enclosing the carport to make a garage is definitely the way to go. thanks for your opinions guys! very ehlpful

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leah031183
Jul 27, 2009 10:52 am
renojo
renojo
27 July 2009

Completion of extensions

Completion of extensions

Can anyone tell me, contract for extensions/renovations allows 14 weeks to completion. 1) from start of works? 2) since lock up no activity for nearly 3 weeks, say waiting…

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renojo
Jul 27, 2009 11:25 am
alk
alk
27 July 2009

Fencing and Land Developers

Fencing and Land Developers

What I think some of you are overlooking is that the block next to ours, isn't newly developed or released land. Rather than selling the lots directly to the left of ours,…

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alk
Jul 27, 2009 10:42 pm
alk
bmahmood
bmahmood
28 July 2009

Sunken Courtyard

Sunken Courtyard

I am in process of building a house in Pakistan. Temperature in summer upto 45 C - around 6 months. In winter, it is around zero . Does any one have any…

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bmahmood
Jul 28, 2009 5:40 am
elastic
elastic
28 July 2009

When does the lawyer figure in?

When does the lawyer figure in?

Thats your opinion and I do agree somewhat. However the past 5 properties good mates of mine have purchased all needed legal advice at some stage, whether it be…

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elastic
Jul 28, 2009 9:08 am
CiNnY
CiNnY
28 July 2009

Outer Metropolitan Ring Road Proposal

Outer Metropolitan Ring Road Proposal

Ok it is going to be good for commuters but not so good for some people who will lose properties but at the end of the day this has been planned for longer than i have…

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CiNnY
Jul 28, 2009 11:32 am
kyton
kyton
28 July 2009

Good home insurance? Anyone have it?

Good home insurance? Anyone have it?

We are with Westpac General Insurances and have found their coverage excellent. We have contents cover which allows us to cover all items all over the world - so a camera…

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kyton
Jul 28, 2009 1:49 pm
kyton
Carmel
Carmel
28 July 2009

Money back for garbage bins

Money back for garbage bins

Yep, we did that too. And when they give your bins back they are brand new - Bonus. Just remember to let them know before you need them.…

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Carmel
Jul 28, 2009 2:38 pm
Carmel
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Gloria Soam
Jul 28, 2009 10:18 pm
kymvass
kymvass
28 July 2009

Polished staircase or NOT

Polished staircase or NOT

We are in the final stages of our renovation, and I was wondering if anyone can tell me does floor sanding include polishing the staircase and the area that holds the…

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kymvass
Jul 28, 2009 10:27 pm
ddennell
ddennell
29 July 2009

Indigo Homes

Indigo Homes

We are considering building with Indigo homes, has anybody built with this company before and what were your experiences? Thank you all.

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ddennell
Jul 29, 2009 9:02 am
McKinnon
McKinnon
29 July 2009

Some info about acrylic render, please ??

Some info about acrylic render, please ??

From what I know and I am no expert, sand and cement render leaches salt, it will be patchy and need touching up more frequently.Eventually I will have my 43sq double…

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McKinnon
Jul 29, 2009 12:13 pm
lisanne
lisanne
29 July 2009

Change of builder

Change of builder

When I bought my…

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lisanne
Jul 29, 2009 5:42 pm
banter
banter
29 July 2009

Information or publications on housing types

Information or publications on housing types

Thanks Gloria, thats a good start! I'll check out some of those books ::cool::

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banter
Jul 29, 2009 8:28 pm
JJ305
JJ305
30 July 2009

Draftsmanship work

Draftsmanship work

Our council stated that you only need a structual engineer to process permits if you have structual differences that are outside the standard building regulations. So who…

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JJ305
Jul 30, 2009 4:04 pm
Onebuild
Onebuild
30 July 2009

Kitchen reno - 1st timer

Kitchen reno - 1st timer

Try this mob they are good. Get a quote. All Kitchens Pty Ltd PH : 07-3841-8841 Fax : 07-3841-8842 Email : sales@allkitchens.com.au Website : www.allkitchens.com.au

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Onebuild
Jul 30, 2009 9:13 pm
apeg
apeg
30 July 2009

Which fence is better,colorbond frame/timber or just timber

Which fence is better,colorbond frame/timber or just timber

Tossing up with which fence to get. An all timber fence or the new style of fence that has the colourbond frame and the timber slates in between. Any recommendations…

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apeg
Jul 30, 2009 10:32 pm
King willy
King willy
31 July 2009

Blue Rio brick with Monument/Woodland Grey Colorbond roof???

Blue Rio brick with Monument/Woodland Grey Colorbond roof???

I went for Woodland grey roof & gutter, paper bark facia & windows and a brown terrain brick. The best thing to do is drive round the new estates and get an off cut of the…

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King willy
Jul 31, 2009 2:18 am
King willy
monkeyupatree
monkeyupatree
31 July 2009

Internal Doors

Internal Doors

Good luck. Hope your DH is more handy than mine! His attempt to replace a door was a huge debacle! ::hyst:: We are now going to employ the services of a handy man to fix the…

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monkeyupatree
Jul 31, 2009 2:59 am
monkeyupatree

last 2 weeks, it…

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reneegogh
Jul 31, 2009 12:02 pm
billdsl
billdsl
31 July 2009

Question regarding Air Con outside cables

Question regarding Air Con outside cables

it should be covered by either a metal or plastic cover, power would be in those wires and its just dangerous if not covered, are they actually finished with the fitting?…

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billdsl
Jul 31, 2009 3:42 pm
billdsl
erinleigh
erinleigh
31 July 2009

FHOG and Share Accomodation

FHOG and Share Accomodation

You may laugh about the dress code thing but after having the displeasure of getting home from uni (many years ago) to the sight of your naked…

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erinleigh
Jul 31, 2009 5:59 pm
erinleigh
dilla
dilla
31 July 2009

Sharing fences with public reserves

Sharing fences with public reserves

Thanks for your advice. we thought we would try our luck with the people who sold us the land before checking with council and - believe it or not - they have agreed to…

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dilla
Jul 31, 2009 10:58 pm
dilla
Mrs B
Mrs B
1 August 2009

Would you replace your old windows with new double glazed?

Would you replace your old windows with new double glazed?
1, 2

Ahhh MrsB... but "if" you had to replace your windows in your period style home because they needed replacing... and the difference…

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Mrs B
Aug 01, 2009 5:53 am
Mrs B
renojo
renojo
1 August 2009

Roof insulation rebate

Roof insulation rebate

But it's not a new home, there are extensions which I know you cannot apply for but we replaced the whole asbestos roof. :th:

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renojo
Aug 01, 2009 12:00 pm
Djelibeybi
Djelibeybi
1 August 2009

The perceptions of building

The perceptions of building

Well, on Monday we had "a week and a half…

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Djelibeybi
Aug 01, 2009 1:04 pm
Flo
Flo
1 August 2009

render

render

Hi there My job was about 25square metres or so that would work out about $625 and that would have been toooooo much for me That's why I tried the DIY I have not painted…

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Flo
Aug 01, 2009 1:59 pm
fairy blue
fairy blue
1 August 2009

Plaster or Fibro to alfresco ceiling?

Plaster or Fibro to alfresco ceiling?

Ours is plaster, we didn't get a choice, that's just how it was done. I was wondering about the weather part too.

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fairy blue
Aug 01, 2009 4:46 pm
fairy blue
Kash
Kash
1 August 2009

HBC - how long between preliminary works & final contract

HBC - how long between preliminary works & final contract

Ours took about that long. we signed the preliminary agreement on the 19th Feb, and then the contract was ready for us to sign on the on 24th of march, but we couldn't…

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Kash
Aug 01, 2009 7:03 pm
netbreaker59
netbreaker59
1 August 2009

Long Island Homes

Long Island Homes

Does anyone know anything about Long Island Homes ? Went though there Display House in Poinrt Cook and it was realy nice. They Build in the Melbournes west.

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netbreaker59
Aug 01, 2009 7:24 pm
netbreaker59
buildflex
buildflex
1 August 2009

How to Tile on a Wall

How to Tile on a Wall

Hi Apeg, If you want to keep the existing tiles, before you tile the walls apply a bead of silicone to the top of the existing wall tile ( between the tiles and wall).…

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buildflex
Aug 01, 2009 7:29 pm
1homebuyer
1homebuyer
2 August 2009

Pre-purchase Inspection

Pre-purchase Inspection

Hello, We are looking for a reliable inspector to conduct a pre-purchase inspection for the property that we are buying. We are based in perth - WA, the property is in…

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1homebuyer
Aug 02, 2009 12:04 am
kek
kek
2 August 2009

Suburb Boundaries - City of Whittlesea

Suburb Boundaries - City of Whittlesea

Didn't say it was.... :wink: I just said Mill Park existed.... …

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kek
Aug 02, 2009 9:03 am
kek
Nightshade
Nightshade
2 August 2009

New PD designs.

New PD designs.
1, 2, 3

You can actually upgrade the liberty to have 5 ensuites aswell..and you pretty much end up at the imperial. I think the imperial killed the fancy stairs that i love in the liberty

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Nightshade
Aug 02, 2009 9:05 am
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Eager
Aug 02, 2009 9:04 pm
Eager
brittany
brittany
3 August 2009

Where's me dunny?

Where's me dunny?

Our home theatre cables wandered off the day of plastering - by the plasterers I'm sure.

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brittany
Aug 03, 2009 1:30 pm
brittany
innovativeGLASS
innovativeGLASS
3 August 2009

Any tips for photographing house interiors like the pros??

Any tips for photographing house interiors like the pros??

some simple tips 1. don't use a cheap camera, borrow or hire a good quality, high mega pixel SLR with a wide angled lens. 2. presentation, presentation, presentation 3.…

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innovativeGLASS
Aug 03, 2009 1:35 pm
innovativeGLASS
innovativeGLASS
3 August 2009

building frame slightly damaged

building frame slightly damaged

absolutely nothing to worry about........

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innovativeGLASS
Aug 03, 2009 1:45 pm
natbut
natbut
3 August 2009

Home inspection

Home inspection

I think in regards to payment that may depend on your contract. I had a HIA contract and I can't remember the exact wording but I think that if there were minor things…

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natbut
Aug 03, 2009 2:29 pm
Bam
Bam
3 August 2009

Have you recently had double glazing installed...

Have you recently had double glazing installed...

We are aiming for double glazing throughout the house, however it will come down to cost. I saw double glazed windows for the first time on Sunday and was speaking with…

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Bam
Aug 03, 2009 3:17 pm
Bam


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