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buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
24 September 2009

colourbond fencing

colourbond fencing

I think she is referring to the fact that Stratco advertises in the mail and on those ads it says the price for colorbond in $70 somthing dollars…

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buildingwithhamra
Sep 25, 2009 12:53 am
Princess1
Princess1
25 September 2009

Help required

Help required

ok we found they laid the slab in the incorrect position - it's 4 inches out.... we're going to get an independant building inspector.

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Princess1
Sep 25, 2009 1:12 pm
lathi
lathi
25 September 2009

Free Soil/Clean Fill in Brisbane available now

Free Soil/Clean Fill in Brisbane available now

Hmmm...can still deliver if not too far. Whereabouts are you and the volume you…

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lathi
Sep 25, 2009 3:03 pm
popeye
popeye
25 September 2009

clarendon victoria

clarendon victoria

No ,no issues with the build . It is just frustrating that litttle or no work is done week after week. I have visited various forums and there is a lot of complaints…

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popeye
Sep 25, 2009 3:11 pm
jaelee
jaelee
25 September 2009

home ones depth of knowledge- renovating in West Aust

home ones depth of knowledge- renovating in West Aust

Hi, I can't help you .. but thought I would let you know that there is an "Owner Builder" section in Homeone that might be better suited for your questions raised. Good…

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jaelee
Sep 25, 2009 6:57 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 September 2009

Getting hot water ... faster! ... hot water recirculation

Getting hot water ... faster! ... hot water recirculation

the continuation is now here: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=24034

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mattwalker
Sep 25, 2009 7:46 pm
mattwalker
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
25 September 2009

Experiences with NSW fair trading for Building disputes

Experiences with NSW fair trading for Building disputes

Legally they have to build within Australian Standards. What are the issues you are having? If you still dont like it, but it is within standards they dont have to do…

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buildingwithhamra
Sep 26, 2009 12:03 am
Anke
Anke
26 September 2009

Electrician Recommendations Sydney

Electrician Recommendations Sydney

Hi I have a great electrician. Wouldn't use anyone else. send me your email address and I will pass on details to you. Regards Anke

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Anke
Sep 26, 2009 2:12 am
Anke
Anke
26 September 2009

Cheap Baltic Pine Floor boards

Cheap Baltic Pine Floor boards

I had the same problem when I had to get some Kauri pine floorboards. I eventually ended up letting my fingers do the walking through the phone book - recycling places.…

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Anke
Sep 26, 2009 3:27 am
jaelee
jaelee
26 September 2009

Wallpaper feature walls, any pics?

Wallpaper feature walls, any pics?

Hi and thanks Kek for posting those gorgeous photos. It really is starting to confirm to me that I may do a wallpaper feature wall .. was looking at tiles before, but…

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jaelee
Sep 26, 2009 11:36 am
2pais
2pais
26 September 2009

Bricking in process

Bricking in process

Hi lisamay Is it possible for you to post the picture of your bricks as we are doing our brick selection and bianca from boral is one of our choices. Not sure if thats…

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2pais
Sep 26, 2009 4:19 pm
JMS
JMS
26 September 2009

Skew Trap Pan

Skew Trap Pan

My clever builder placed the toilet floor drain too close to a side wall, can a skew trap pan be used to a floor outlet?

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JMS
Sep 26, 2009 5:14 pm
MagicJ
MagicJ
26 September 2009

going up or going out - extension

going up or going out - extension

Hi unsure, We went up in our old house in Melbourne (brick veneer) because we had no backyard to extend out into. The main extra costs, in my opinion, lie in…

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MagicJ
Sep 26, 2009 9:09 pm
MagicJ

I think the best bet would be to check with the manufacturer as they will tell you how close etc you can get. Perhaps a slat screen would be the go... Personally I did…

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mattwalker
Sep 27, 2009 12:15 am
mattwalker
kazza
kazza
26 September 2009

How bright is a Fanaway Fan?

How bright is a Fanaway Fan?

Thanks JilaMint That sounds like it should be plenty of light. Might even have to wear the sunnies ::cool::

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kazza
Sep 27, 2009 12:31 am
kazza
kexkez
kexkez
27 September 2009

Looking forward to the most?

Looking forward to the most?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

One thing I was looking forward to was a decent clothes line instead of the horrible, badly positioned wall line. The thing was too small and rarely got any breeze where…

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kexkez
Sep 27, 2009 8:42 am
kexkez
Salt&PepperMkII
Salt&PepperMkII
27 September 2009

bb

bb

LMAO!!! Im the owner of this thread now!! ::hyst:: ::lol:: ::lol::

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Salt&PepperMkII
Sep 27, 2009 11:55 am
yvette72
yvette72
27 September 2009

builder's emergency phone number

builder's emergency phone number

you are lucky you have a emergency number we did have that when we build we had the ss mobile that he never answered or turned it off and did answer messages left for him…

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yvette72
Sep 27, 2009 2:06 pm
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Jess09
Sep 27, 2009 5:45 pm
Jess09
Dassher
Dassher
28 September 2009

Termite question - in an established apartment/townhouse.

Termite question - in an established apartment/townhouse.

Thanks for the tips guys I appreciate it. However its a none issue now - Another place has come up that Im interested so I'm going to pass on this one.

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Dassher
Sep 28, 2009 2:17 pm
rosypaige
rosypaige
28 September 2009

Billy vs Besta

Billy vs Besta

I had about 10 or 12 Billy cases and they served their purpose for quite a few years. Now I have built ins. The difference is astounding. Free…

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rosypaige
Sep 28, 2009 2:49 pm
alpina
alpina
28 September 2009

Draftsman required for eastern suburbs area

Draftsman required for eastern suburbs area

Hi all, We are looking for a draftsman who has worked with the City of Sydney Council to help us with a commercial (food retail) property. We need assistance with both…

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alpina
Sep 28, 2009 3:39 pm
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 11:07 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 11:15 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 4:18 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 11:16 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 11:22 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 1:55 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 2:47 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 3:58 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 4:50 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 11:49 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 11:16 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 12:25 pm
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 12:29 pm
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 1:39 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 3:57 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 7:11 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 1:52 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 11:13 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 5:41 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 11:13 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 4:14 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 5:14 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 7:32 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 9:20 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 11:09 pm

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