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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!
1, 2

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
tjilpi
tjilpi
29 June 2009

Corner beads - PVC or steel ??

Corner beads - PVC or steel ??

We just finished a job and used the steel. Can't give you the pros and cons of either though ::lol::

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tjilpi
Jun 29, 2009 1:09 pm
tjilpi
tjilpi
29 June 2009

When to insist on my way vs the easy way?

When to insist on my way vs the easy way?

I think the decoarations you are meaning are the little filials (sp?), we have those too and I'm pretty sure you can still buy those and add them (before painting) You can…

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tjilpi
Jun 29, 2009 2:23 pm
JJ305
JJ305
29 June 2009

Urgent:what is the general cost of your slab?

Urgent:what is the general cost of your slab?

Just have a urgent question: What is the cost of your slab of H-D level of 23 squares? The construction company will charge me more than…

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JJ305
Jun 29, 2009 2:54 pm
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
29 June 2009

$$$ for a plumbing mod ???

$$$ for a plumbing mod ???

Hmmm what can I say ******* ******* **** ** :lol: One day the tables will turn and you will be billing a plumber :lol:

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onc_artisan
Jun 29, 2009 8:14 pm
onc_artisan
Eager
Eager
29 June 2009

CHEMICAL USE-READ THE LABEL

CHEMICAL USE-READ THE LABEL
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Most people who work in garden centres have little or no education as to what is in herbicides or insectides, how to safely use them and what…

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Eager
Jun 29, 2009 10:01 pm
Eager
Brickie
Brickie
30 June 2009

Hebel walls

Hebel walls

First of all you need to get a an engineers report to say if the balcony can actually support the extra weight.

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Brickie
Jun 30, 2009 7:56 am
Melrich
Melrich
30 June 2009

Realistic Budget?

Realistic Budget?

Thanks. It would be approximately 80m2 so that would be in the region of 8.5 squares? So at $3k is $25.5K. Is that what you mean? So plus $25k kitchen, $15k Bathroom and…

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Melrich
Jun 30, 2009 11:53 am
Maver!ck
Maver!ck
30 June 2009

Strata Gas Storage Hot Water -conversion to continuous flow

Strata Gas Storage Hot Water -conversion to continuous flow

Hi All – I have been reading for a long time but this is my first post! I'm after some advice about the hot water system that is currently installed in my strata group…

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Maver!ck
Jun 30, 2009 2:58 pm
hetfield_86
hetfield_86
30 June 2009

Surveyor in Hurstville area

Surveyor in Hurstville area

My client is after a surveyor in the hurstville area for a reasonable price to do a detailed survey for subdivision. Does anyone know of any reasonabley priced ones in the…

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hetfield_86
Jun 30, 2009 4:29 pm
Aveley
Aveley
30 June 2009

Renovating in Perth

Renovating in Perth

We are renovating our kitchen in Perth and need a wall knocked out & moved. Does any one know of a good builder who could do this for us? We think it may be under a roof…

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Aveley
Jun 30, 2009 5:33 pm
royalblue
royalblue
30 June 2009

Leather Couches!

Leather Couches!

Along with the furniture I got a note on how to take care of furniture and it mentioned damp cloth cleaning but not specific products i can use.…

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royalblue
Jun 30, 2009 5:44 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
30 June 2009

Powerlines

Powerlines

Wot you doin' noggin? …

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ECOECO
Jun 30, 2009 7:27 pm
ECOECO
jamiet
jamiet
30 June 2009

Can anyone recommand a good sand and polish company in Syd?

Can anyone recommand a good sand and polish company in Syd?

Apollo Floor Sanding (02) 4572 5348 They do all the work for Sydney Flooring. One caveat - if it is a new home, make sure you have light fittings installed beforehand or…

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jamiet
Jun 30, 2009 7:48 pm
lisanne
lisanne
1 July 2009

Slat Bed Maintenance?

Slat Bed Maintenance?

heheh psssst we all are!! ::stop::

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lisanne
Jul 01, 2009 11:26 am

'Off the plan' VS 'building contract'

'Off the plan' VS 'building contract'

We signed a contract for an off the plan unit 18 months ago. The sunset clause expired and we renewed the deposit bond as we were still happy with the area & the external…

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dulwich hill michael
Jul 01, 2009 6:36 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
1 July 2009

The Dining Room Mirror...

The Dining Room Mirror...

Matt The mirror looks great, it's funny when you see the first mirror and then the new one, the first one become mini me. We have the same…

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mattwalker
Jul 01, 2009 9:57 pm
mattwalker
Lostris
Lostris
1 July 2009

Woolworths Laurimer opening next month!!!

Woolworths Laurimer opening next month!!!
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Thanks Grace and WBA...I'm so pleased to hear we will have a nice little (actually big) Woolies to visit when we go…

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Lostris
Jul 01, 2009 10:33 pm
MJAB
MJAB
2 July 2009

Vergolas

Vergolas

Hi Has anyone regretted having a vergola or similar product??? Are there any issues with them?? Should the slats run N-S or E-W thanks

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MJAB
Jul 02, 2009 12:30 pm


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