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kbudgie
kbudgie
16 June 2009

Help! Base Price Increase!

Help! Base Price Increase!

As you know we are in Sandarra too (release 4). When we signed up we were not told anything in any detail by the saleman but when we went for prelim we got advised of the…

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kbudgie
Jun 16, 2009 8:16 pm
kbudgie
Novice Renovator
Novice Renovator
16 June 2009

Design and Construct vs Architect and Building Tender

Design and Construct vs Architect and Building Tender

What are the advantages and disadvantages ? Which do you prefer ? Which is cheaper ? For a home renovation, not new build thank you

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Novice Renovator
Jun 16, 2009 9:09 pm
Pat the draftie
Pat the draftie
17 June 2009

I wonder how many people just give up and move house

I wonder how many people just give up and move house

I gave up, Why; 1)5M slope on site....expensive. 2)No access to sides or rear of house for reno...expensive. 3)Would have to move out while doing the…

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Pat the draftie
Jun 17, 2009 11:00 am
Pat the draftie
FireFox
FireFox
17 June 2009

Average Hourly Rate for Architects

Average Hourly Rate for Architects

so a 10k fee including engineering isnt too bad then casa? working drawings/elevations/cost estimation/DA etc...

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FireFox
Jun 17, 2009 12:56 pm
FireFox
Kris000
Kris000
17 June 2009

Where to find barn/stable door for inside of house?

Where to find barn/stable door for inside of house?

Thanks for your replies! I do know how to make one out of a plain door, but I was more after the look of a barn/stable door, not a modern door cut in two pieces as I think…

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Kris000
Jun 17, 2009 4:02 pm
Michelle
Michelle
17 June 2009

Bulders who borrow licenses.

Bulders who borrow licenses.

I think i understand where you are coming from a mate is a qualiied cabinet maker that is now doing home renos using a builders liscence the…

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Michelle
Jun 17, 2009 6:31 pm
Michelle
Taffy
Taffy
17 June 2009

House plan/design question re: main bedroom

House plan/design question re: main bedroom

Thanks Bam. I am editing this as I go along as I just spent ages typing and computer played up and I lost the lot :( ::angry:: Here is something along the lines. This is one my…

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Taffy
Jun 17, 2009 10:01 pm
Taffy
thlo
thlo
18 June 2009

Zero interest rates in 2010 possible!

Zero interest rates in 2010 possible!
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Home Loan office ... it may be widely accepted (actaully don;'t believe it is) ... but doesn't mean it will happen, if economy keeps…

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thlo
Jun 18, 2009 2:11 am
thlo
danma
danma
18 June 2009

Problem neighbour building to high

Problem neighbour building to high

Part of our DA approval is to provide new fences on both sides of our property, we have to discuss this with the other owners to make sure that they are happy with what we…

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danma
Jun 18, 2009 2:07 pm
bev
bev
18 June 2009

Cabinet Maker Adelaide

Cabinet Maker Adelaide

Someone who does a cheap job might not be doing a good job. In saying that i'll PM you the name of the cabinet maker we use.

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bev
Jun 18, 2009 2:38 pm
bev
ladds
ladds
18 June 2009

Does anyone know where i can find????

Does anyone know where i can find????

That's great! Thanks so much! My husband just loves a spreadsheet so he'll be impressed with this one!

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ladds
Jun 18, 2009 8:32 pm
ProudMum
ProudMum
19 June 2009

Is IRONSTONE a good substitute for NIGHTSKY?

Is IRONSTONE a good substitute for NIGHTSKY?

Thank you so very much for your comments. The idea of a contrasting colour isn't something that I thought of. If I can't source Nightsky myself, I think I'll go with a…

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ProudMum
Jun 19, 2009 10:14 am
supasquirrel
supasquirrel
19 June 2009

How 2 upload pic??

How 2 upload pic??

Thanks, I'll give it a go!

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supasquirrel
Jun 19, 2009 7:59 pm
supasquirrel
bip
bip
19 June 2009

Can you help me??!!

Can you help me??!!

Thanks. I might call some cabinetmakers myself, to see if anybody around Perth makes it...

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bip
Jun 19, 2009 10:55 pm
lisanne
lisanne
20 June 2009

Formal lounges and formal dining... what a waste of time!

Formal lounges and formal dining... what a waste of time!
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My dad's place that he is building as a formal lounge at the front and they didn't want it, so they are moving the wall and making it a workshop off the garage but from…

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lisanne
Jun 20, 2009 11:27 am
Gatoblanco
Gatoblanco
20 June 2009

Extra bathroom and beds from garage - approval?

Extra bathroom and beds from garage - approval?

I have an attached garage with internal access in my PPOR. I am going to have it converted into 2 bedrooms and rent those rooms out. I will convert my laundry into a…

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Gatoblanco
Jun 20, 2009 12:49 pm
Gatoblanco
nww1969
nww1969
20 June 2009

Garage Advice

Garage Advice

You could do a few searches on kit garages, from memory around 2 grand. A few secound hand pop up on ebay from time to time and go for about 1 grand. However I would…

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nww1969
Jun 20, 2009 1:25 pm
JJ305
JJ305
20 June 2009

Solicitor/Conveyancer in Melbourne - need one asap!

Solicitor/Conveyancer in Melbourne - need one asap!

We had a conveyencor do the land transfer. But we are using a solicitor for the building contract we used the compay below, they charged $165 to read over the contract and…

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JJ305
Jun 20, 2009 7:49 pm
devinyl
devinyl
20 June 2009

What to do to make my old chimney safe for an open fire?

What to do to make my old chimney safe for an open fire?

I should add that we have hydronic heating, so this fireplace is not for heating but for the pure enjoyment of an open fire - the spectacle, the toasted marshmallows, the…

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devinyl
Jun 20, 2009 9:14 pm
ani
ani
21 June 2009

Fancy Blinds

Fancy Blinds

I like them! I don't think I would have them in my own house, but they are great! They could take the place of a painting on the wall. I wouldn't have the blinds, but I…

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ani
Jun 21, 2009 1:40 pm
ani
clath
clath
21 June 2009

New PD Lifestyle designs for the display home tragics

New PD Lifestyle designs for the display home tragics

:z: Haha i only live down the rd from Arena :wink: will have to go and have a looksy at the Camberwell, Theres a Cottlesoe which is being built around the cnr , i was having a…

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clath
Jun 21, 2009 10:40 pm
clath
baronvon
baronvon
21 June 2009

Pulling out due to finance problems

Pulling out due to finance problems

Have you signed a contract to build yet?

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baronvon
Jun 21, 2009 11:19 pm
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
22 June 2009

What can we do about our property managers?

What can we do about our property managers?

They have to pay every months rent, until a replacement tenant is found. They are also billed advertising costs by the agent. The agent…

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shackonthehill
Jun 22, 2009 1:34 am
shackonthehill
dreamhome
dreamhome
22 June 2009

Hinged Door or Pivot Door for Main Entrance

Hinged Door or Pivot Door for Main Entrance

yep, that is a little strange Casa - because the idea of the pivot is that door is better supported (by…

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dreamhome
Jun 22, 2009 11:04 am
dreamhome
Pebble
Pebble
22 June 2009

CORDLESS PHONE

CORDLESS PHONE
1, 2, 3

When we purchased our new ones we actually got the wrong model first ( I think it was the broadband friendly one instead of the long range one) anyway the range on the…

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Pebble
Jun 22, 2009 11:29 am
Pebble
Briz Ms
Briz Ms
22 June 2009

magazine article

magazine article

I would imagine the article is aiming to be humourous....

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Briz Ms
Jun 22, 2009 1:10 pm
Briz Ms
jason_85
jason_85
22 June 2009

Plaster Repair Quote

Plaster Repair Quote

Yep they are both the same and the plasterboard in the gap (where the wall is) is not higher than the original ceiling on either side so will just be a fill job.

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jason_85
Jun 22, 2009 11:27 pm
Djelibeybi
Djelibeybi
23 June 2009

Simonds Homes and Fashion Tiles

Simonds Homes and Fashion Tiles

Hi, just wondering if anyone has dealt with Fashion Tiles. We are building a house with Simonds and were wondering what they were like. Are…

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Djelibeybi
Jun 23, 2009 2:35 pm
petal
petal
23 June 2009

Tile & Window Cleaning-WHAT DO YOU USE???????

Tile & Window Cleaning-WHAT DO YOU USE???????
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Can you just pop over here and do my windows now, SuH?????? :shock: :lol: I'm not even gonna bother until we have no mud left, front, back, or sides!!!! ::frown:: ::celeb:: Yay that your…

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petal
Jun 23, 2009 4:29 pm
petal
wake_me
wake_me
24 June 2009

access to live sewer ?

access to live sewer ?

Give a plumber a call. they'd know for sure. In any case you cant do it yourself, so would have to get a plumber involved anyway. You will have to get approval from…

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wake_me
Jun 24, 2009 8:49 am
wake_me
Kris000
Kris000
24 June 2009

New fence...a lot of foliage on neighbours side who pays?

New fence...a lot of foliage on neighbours side who pays?

We will be getting colourbond...but the problem is that our fence runs next to our garage and will make it very hard for the fence man to squeeze in between to erect the…

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Kris000
Jun 24, 2009 9:30 am
MrTrump
MrTrump
24 June 2009

Fibro home reno & extention (Perth)

Fibro home reno & extention (Perth)

Hi all, Nub reporting in. Question for all the knowlegdable experts on here. scenario: we are considering purchasing a fibro home in perth (2x1) and doing a make over…

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MrTrump
Jun 24, 2009 12:26 pm
Aleisha&Brad
Aleisha&Brad
24 June 2009

Interim Certificates

Interim Certificates

yeah that's what I thought, thanks for that. I hope we can get one !

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Aleisha&Brad
Jun 24, 2009 5:07 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 June 2009

Mini corrugated iron wall cladding

Mini corrugated iron wall cladding

If its not very shiny its more than likely Zincalume finish Mini-Orb. The galvanised Mini-Orb is very shiny

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Dukekamaya
Jun 24, 2009 7:30 pm
Dukekamaya
Pebble
Pebble
25 June 2009

Ceiling Fell Down months after moving in!

Ceiling Fell Down months after moving in!
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Oops, sorry replied to wrong post here, ignore!

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Pebble
Jun 25, 2009 5:42 pm
Pebble
diy8
diy8
25 June 2009

Cutting expanded metal

Cutting expanded metal

thanks for the response.........angle grinder with metal cutting disk worked a treat

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diy8
Jun 25, 2009 10:39 pm
hetfield_86
hetfield_86
26 June 2009

i want to build a granny flat and keep the existing studio

i want to build a granny flat and keep the existing studio

Have you talked to the council about if granny flats are allowed? If they are allowed then there are size requirements that have to be complied with. I would say that…

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hetfield_86
Jun 26, 2009 10:13 am
Helyn
Helyn
26 June 2009

Bed in an alcove

Bed in an alcove

Sofa beds are good but a bit cumbersome to set up, if you have guests sleeping over frequently could you try a futon bed, easy click out from the middle to open up to…

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Helyn
Jun 26, 2009 7:45 pm
Helyn
nww1969
nww1969
27 June 2009

Grays Online/Kleenmaid

Grays Online/Kleenmaid

People need to investigate a bit further…

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nww1969
Jun 27, 2009 10:04 am
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
27 June 2009

2nd hand magazines

2nd hand magazines

thanx havingfun... i'll get on to it the moment my kids are better! Thanx for that!

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Moodyfish
Jun 27, 2009 10:45 pm
Moodyfish
Candylea
Candylea
28 June 2009

Wind damage.

Wind damage.

:lol: good one fu :wink:

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Candylea
Jun 28, 2009 2:29 am
Candylea
FireFox
FireFox
28 June 2009

Ebay bargains ...

Ebay bargains ...

found some more similar remotes, they do seam to be quite long in length though? 330mm-354mm product details are hard to find, i heard that phillips has pulled out of…

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FireFox
Jun 28, 2009 3:35 pm
FireFox
King willy
King willy
28 June 2009

They accepted our offer $43K below listed price WOO HOO

They accepted our offer $43K below listed price WOO HOO

Make sure the letter from the nice real estate agent is incorporated by reference in your contract, in the special conditions section. As some times any other agreement…

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King willy
Jun 28, 2009 3:55 pm
King willy
leebee26
leebee26
28 June 2009

Design of this 50's house?

Design of this 50's house?

Looks an attractive well kept house to me I really wish it had been well kept. Unfortunately is had been very neglected, but we wouldn't…

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leebee26
Jun 28, 2009 7:24 pm
just Erin
just Erin
28 June 2009

Building plans, driveway.

Building plans, driveway.

Hello and welcome Steve01 :D What is the set back from the front boundary? I'm a bit confused by your query. I'd assume you would get a driveway from the front boundary…

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just Erin
Jun 28, 2009 10:42 pm
just Erin
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 June 2009

Thanks for reporting spam

Thanks for reporting spam

I didn't catch who it was before I deleted the rubbish, but a big thank you ::lol:: Thanks for reporting…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jun 29, 2009 2:38 am
TheGardenWhisperer
doghouse
doghouse
29 June 2009

Aero Bed

Aero Bed

We bought a similar one from Dealsdirect for my mum's place - only about $60-70 from memory. We have slept on it and it was really comfly. It was also the double height…

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doghouse
Jun 29, 2009 11:38 am
doghouse
playhouse
playhouse
29 June 2009

Looking for room to Rent - Magill SA

Looking for room to Rent - Magill SA

Hi, Is there anyone here knows a room to rent or share accomodation in Magill South Australia? Preferrably near UNISA campus. Appreciate any reply. Thanks, KG

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playhouse
Jun 29, 2009 12:10 pm


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