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D&SG
D&SG
27 May 2009

Stair balustrading for kids.......Horizontal v Vertical

Stair balustrading for kids.......Horizontal v Vertical

Are you my husband? :th: He said exactly the same thing to me last night.....thats how much he wants the horizontal. I told him to stop trying…

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D&SG
May 27, 2009 11:35 am
D&SG
Tony & Emma
Tony & Emma
27 May 2009

Timber retaining wall Berwick, sugestions for who to use?

Timber retaining wall Berwick, sugestions for who to use?

Hi all.... Can anyone point me in the direction of a timber retaining wall contractor? I don;t want anything fancy, just something that holds the soil back. It id for…

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Tony & Emma
May 27, 2009 1:28 pm
JJ305
JJ305
27 May 2009

Help

Help

Focus06, just be careful. You have posted a plan that you are basically copying, just changing things around. You have potentially left yourself…

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JJ305
May 27, 2009 2:31 pm
chuth77
chuth77
27 May 2009

Kitchen/new room electrical disaster

Kitchen/new room electrical disaster

I'd hate to say it.. But.. Without a solid contract, the work has been completed by the kitchen company... Where abouts are you located? What state? Most contracts don't…

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chuth77
May 27, 2009 2:56 pm
TimmyDunlop
TimmyDunlop
27 May 2009

What are the processes from here? I'm confused :(

What are the processes from here? I'm confused :(

Hi Eljay, Banks have a few terms which get thrown around and can get confusing. These are: 1. Pre-approval You're basic over the web valuation…

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TimmyDunlop
May 27, 2009 5:33 pm
SYD-YYZ
SYD-YYZ
28 May 2009

Cost of structural engineers?

Cost of structural engineers?

Does anyone know the cost of a structural engineer? We need to get one to do a report on our site prior to builder tender.

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SYD-YYZ
May 28, 2009 1:00 pm
Hels
Hels
28 May 2009

How to re stain a new dinning table?

How to re stain a new dinning table?

I would take it to a furniture restorer and get it done professionally. I recently bought some secondhand furniture and the coffee table top is marked. I have been quoted…

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Hels
May 28, 2009 1:17 pm
Hels
belzy
belzy
28 May 2009

looking for new house/land

looking for new house/land

We are building at Sandarra in Sandhurst - according to the metlink website it will be about 50 mins into the city (where i work) from both the merinda park or carrum…

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belzy
May 28, 2009 5:13 pm
klscomps
klscomps
28 May 2009

Minimum bedroom size???

Minimum bedroom size???

I would leave as is for the moment as it doesn't sound like you need it as a bedroom at the moment but can still get good use out of it as a study/spare room with good…

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klscomps
May 28, 2009 6:22 pm
donuts
donuts
28 May 2009

The story of a front fence

The story of a front fence
1, 2

thanks Mark, they are a small company who I believe build houses and stuff as well as fences. Not sure where you are; PM me if you like.

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donuts
May 28, 2009 9:29 pm
donuts
to_do_list
to_do_list
28 May 2009

Boral Masonry Factory Seconds (40% of RRP)....not spam!

Boral Masonry Factory Seconds (40% of RRP)....not spam!

I must be on some email list at Boral... :? anyway someone may be interested... Boral Masonry factory seconds - concrete bricks, blocks, pavers and retaining wall blocks…

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to_do_list
May 28, 2009 10:53 pm
to_do_list
Pebble
Pebble
28 May 2009

Floating floor cleaning gear

Floating floor cleaning gear

Yes, a friend of mine sells Enjo as a side thing, you just need to find a dealer in your area like others have said, then just fill out a form and they will order whatever…

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Pebble
May 28, 2009 11:21 pm
Pebble
wonderland
wonderland
29 May 2009

Design assessment panel-Marriot Waters

Design assessment panel-Marriot Waters

Why are there two ongoing threads that are exactly the same peedee?

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wonderland
May 29, 2009 1:33 pm
wonderland
gweluphome
gweluphome
29 May 2009

Is this variation charge fair?

Is this variation charge fair?

Daveden, I completely understand your frustration over the Kleenmaid variation but any of the structural changes ....like your door and cornices. I would ask for the…

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gweluphome
May 29, 2009 4:08 pm
lymbo
lymbo
29 May 2009

roof tiles

roof tiles

found konkrete roof tiles at the address below Statewide Salvage 18 Wood Street BASSENDEAN WA 6054 08 93783111

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lymbo
May 29, 2009 5:46 pm
lisanne
lisanne
29 May 2009

Where to go in Melbourne for furniture and accessories??

Where to go in Melbourne for furniture and accessories??

There are a few furniture places on Burnley St between Victoria Street and Bridge Road, near Vic Gardens

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lisanne
May 29, 2009 8:20 pm
themax
themax
29 May 2009

Top floor unit roof reno

Top floor unit roof reno

No, can't help, but you did send me down memory lane for a moment here. Spent most of my life at that beach, went to Maroubra Bay High (now gone), spent a lot of money…

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themax
May 29, 2009 8:21 pm
themax
themax
themax
29 May 2009

Carpet Re-stretching, How many times??

Carpet Re-stretching, How many times??

You might need to move this question to the Home Decorating Section in the Flooring and Floors section. You may get a better response perhaps.

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themax
May 29, 2009 8:27 pm
themax
vicky_qj
vicky_qj
29 May 2009

Bench top for a desk

Bench top for a desk

we got one from ikea, cost us $200+ few years ago! easy installation! we are still using it now!! everyone saw it would love it!

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vicky_qj
May 29, 2009 10:10 pm
vicky_qj
cazz79
cazz79
30 May 2009

Help choosing colour for panel/roller door please

Help choosing colour for panel/roller door please

At this stage i am having an exposed aggregate (pebble) driveway in a light beige colour to match my windows..... this is another reason i am leaning towards jasper.…

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cazz79
May 30, 2009 10:26 am
Helyn
Helyn
30 May 2009

Marriot Waters - Not all that its made out to be!

Marriot Waters - Not all that its made out to be!

Yes, I notice that too kek - about developments in general, nothing to do with MW. Ours are not very strict, thats fine with me, but I notice structural things get…

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Helyn
May 30, 2009 11:43 am
Helyn
kyton
kyton
30 May 2009

I need a listing of builders in NSW

I need a listing of builders in NSW

Also go to your local newsagent. There are a few publications out for building new homes. We used to peruse these prior to going to the display homes - quicker then wasting petrol.

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kyton
May 30, 2009 3:05 pm
kyton
Casa2
Casa2
30 May 2009

where to start engineer soil plans

where to start engineer soil plans

I would start with a survey plan that shows your contours (land heights).

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Casa2
May 30, 2009 7:35 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 May 2009

Australian chainsaws

Australian chainsaws

Are ya bringin' one of these over? V8…

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ECOECO
May 31, 2009 12:39 am
ECOECO
unimaru
unimaru
31 May 2009

correctly building a flat base

correctly building a flat base

hello there, I would like to build a skating ramp behing my house but the land is not perfectly flat.. it has a slope so I would need to build the base with concrete…

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unimaru
May 31, 2009 5:06 am
paulhend
paulhend
31 May 2009

best ever home addition

best ever home addition

steveo can;t seem to paste it in Im uploading the image and then pressing inline. What am I missing other attachments working ok , must be the file?????

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paulhend
May 31, 2009 11:45 am
pineapple
pineapple
31 May 2009

upstairs ext.

upstairs ext.

I want to add 2 rooms in the roof space & come out of the roof line.

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pineapple
May 31, 2009 1:33 pm
themax
themax
31 May 2009

pipe across ceiling

pipe across ceiling

Don't suppose it could be a type of curtain rod could it? ::dizzy::

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themax
May 31, 2009 3:12 pm
themax
paulhend
paulhend
31 May 2009

test

test

good win

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paulhend
May 31, 2009 7:51 pm
themax
themax
31 May 2009

Render cleaning issue! Help needed :(

Render cleaning issue! Help needed :(

Chris & Bel, you may need to move this post to another heading in the Building and Reno section, you may get a better result there...Good Luck

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themax
May 31, 2009 8:05 pm
themax
Casa2
Casa2
1 June 2009

Design guide - What is your interpretation of this?

Design guide - What is your interpretation of this?

I would certainly hope that there are no estates that insist on rendered exteriors. It is environmentally irresponsible. Face brick requires no maintenance and is as…

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Casa2
Jun 01, 2009 9:42 am
Maniradha10
Maniradha10
1 June 2009

Land, Bank, Broker, Solicitor = Newbies.. Info needed!!

Land, Bank, Broker, Solicitor = Newbies.. Info needed!!

10 DAYS settlement is just a matter of choice. If I settle within 10 days I get 5000 discount on the settlement price. If I dont, it is up to me but I wont get the cash…

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Maniradha10
Jun 01, 2009 10:23 am
1sthome_builder
1sthome_builder
1 June 2009

Dispensation required for building garage wall on boundary

Dispensation required for building garage wall on boundary

lol thanks for correcting me roger.. defintiely not a midget ...... I guess my level of stress shows on the post!!!!!! Its 9 ft celing .. and not 2.7 :lol:

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1sthome_builder
Jun 01, 2009 3:28 pm
newbie82
newbie82
1 June 2009

Geo-tec Fabric

Geo-tec Fabric

Im in Sydney.... I managed to find somewhere close to home..... thanx all :)

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newbie82
Jun 01, 2009 5:23 pm
Helyn
Helyn
1 June 2009

How CHEEKY!

How CHEEKY!

Someone building adjoining house to us (after we moved in) came over and asked to use our power, which they did for 2 days and paid us $20 for the favour, we were happy,…

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Helyn
Jun 01, 2009 6:42 pm
Helyn
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serge44
Jun 01, 2009 9:53 pm
serge44
Brad & Sonya
Brad & Sonya
1 June 2009

Cost of Tiles, paint, carpet etc, building in Perth

Cost of Tiles, paint, carpet etc, building in Perth

Hi ladsos, we bought all of our lights from beacon. We got a quote for everything we wanted and then just bought a few each fortnight while we were building, and then…

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Brad & Sonya
Jun 01, 2009 11:59 pm
Brad & Sonya
muzzman
muzzman
2 June 2009

Cheap house for sale...

Cheap house for sale...

Detroit has many many abandoned houses... this may be one of them, or in the same…

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muzzman
Jun 02, 2009 3:50 am
muzzman
Blue
Blue
2 June 2009

Insurance????

Insurance????

Just called the bank and yes, just need to include a copy of the builders insurance. So I have just copied that and will put that in with the other paperwork. :) YAY!!…

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Blue
Jun 02, 2009 10:41 am
aussiemum
aussiemum
2 June 2009

extending up...

extending up...

thanks for the reply's we have decided that if it will cost too much we will sell and buy some land and build from scratch. I prefer not too as we have done so much to…

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aussiemum
Jun 02, 2009 1:10 pm
Judie
Judie
2 June 2009

What is the best way to strip paint of doors?

What is the best way to strip paint of doors?

I'd get them professionally stripped. Whereabouts are you? I know there's a good place in Drummoyne if you're in Sydney. Judie

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Judie
Jun 02, 2009 5:10 pm
Judie
rodrigo
rodrigo
2 June 2009

About construction video

About construction video

Could anyone recommend any web page where you find different building advises as for example on this page http://www.1001answers.com/

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rodrigo
Jun 02, 2009 7:09 pm
juzdownunder
juzdownunder
3 June 2009

2nd storey addition to an Edwardian in Melbourne

2nd storey addition to an Edwardian in Melbourne

Hi all, I'm looking to add 2 beds, bathroom and open rumpus via a second storey extension to my fully-renovated Edwardian in the inner Northern suburbs of…

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juzdownunder
Jun 03, 2009 11:14 am
Moonos21
Moonos21
3 June 2009

Should I get Title Insurance?

Should I get Title Insurance?

I've looked at this and I think it's a greedy money-making move on behalf of insurance companies and conveyancers (who no doubt get a commission).…

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Moonos21
Jun 03, 2009 2:14 pm
davinci
davinci
3 June 2009

cleaning up sandstone that has been under dirt for years

cleaning up sandstone that has been under dirt for years

concrete sander, but if it is a deep stain you will be left with them

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davinci
Jun 03, 2009 2:59 pm
davinci
donuts
donuts
3 June 2009

Tile laying/direction??

Tile laying/direction??

Hmmm I would have said do them long ways, but I can see mellybuilding's point about making the hallway look wider. I am just thinking of floorboards, I know they are a…

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donuts
Jun 03, 2009 4:25 pm
donuts
nesspop
nesspop
3 June 2009

Recycled water price hike - SE Melbourne - Important Meeting

Recycled water price hike - SE Melbourne - Important Meeting

Hi Guys, I had an email from Rob this morning, he has asked if I can pass on this website www.purplepipe.org.au Is anyone interested in being the face of Marriott…

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nesspop
Jun 03, 2009 4:56 pm
nesspop
nine2eight
nine2eight
3 June 2009

Render finishes, coatings..

Render finishes, coatings..

Thanks guys, no I hadnt thought of cladding or limestone. Yes davinci i am in Vic (vermont), i will investigate limestone rendering over the weekend and might make it out…

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nine2eight
Jun 03, 2009 6:13 pm
Hammerhead
Hammerhead
4 June 2009

Sound Proofing glass doors

Sound Proofing glass doors

If your room mate has timber floors, you could try getting him some large room sized carpet pieces. That will help absorb noise at floor level. Good luck, & welcome. HH

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Hammerhead
Jun 04, 2009 8:19 am
Hammerhead
princessfee
princessfee
4 June 2009

Where is your man-hole (person hole)?

Where is your man-hole (person hole)?
1, 2, 3, 4

Ah ha!!!! I found it... it was on the electrical layout plan with a…

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princessfee
Jun 04, 2009 8:58 am


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