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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
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
4 June 2009

My head hurts! Is this normal?

My head hurts! Is this normal?

Hi esg, We checked out your threads last nite and I gotta say the missus absolutely loved the reno's that you're doing. Jeeze it does look good. The better half…

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shackonthehill
Jun 04, 2009 6:00 pm
shackonthehill
NatB
NatB
4 June 2009

My First Deck and House as a Qualified Chippy

My First Deck and House as a Qualified Chippy

Welcome to the forum Ronaldio! That decking looks great! Similar to what I'd like to do once my place is built. Shame your on the other side of the country ::wornout::

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NatB
Jun 04, 2009 7:07 pm
NatB
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lisanne
Jun 04, 2009 9:59 pm
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
4 June 2009

Which Melbourne Displays should we visit?

Which Melbourne Displays should we visit?

Mernda and Alamanda in Point Cook would be my recommendations for display homes, Mernda is fairly scattered but has some great ones. Alamanda in Point Cook has something…

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Zerosignal
Jun 05, 2009 12:03 am
Ronaldio
Ronaldio
5 June 2009

Did your slab look really small?

Did your slab look really small?
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Everytime i start a building a new home until i actually do the flick out they all look small. But at what stage does the house feel like it is large/small? As soon as the…

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Ronaldio
Jun 05, 2009 9:48 am
Ronaldio
Helyn
Helyn
5 June 2009

Post War Reno in Mt.Gravatt Qld.

Post War Reno in Mt.Gravatt Qld.

Hey JZ75Bris - you didnt buy wake-me's house by any chance? :wink: :lol:

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Helyn
Jun 05, 2009 10:24 am
Helyn
92blue
92blue
5 June 2009

escavating

escavating

Im building an extention to my home and at the moment im in the process of getting quotes for the site prep, i need it leveled for the slab and i getting a part of a hill…

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92blue
Jun 05, 2009 12:21 pm
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suh
Jun 05, 2009 5:11 pm
suh
Southies
Southies
5 June 2009

Adjustable Hanging Rail for WIR

Adjustable Hanging Rail for WIR

TDL......came across this (page 4) in my search for DIY wardrobe stuff - is it cheaper than Hafele…

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Southies
Jun 05, 2009 8:05 pm
Southies
Pebble
Pebble
5 June 2009

Telstra Line Connection

Telstra Line Connection
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Good new is that our electrician and plumber (plumber dug the trench) has run the phone line and put phone points to the hosue. Bad news is that the line doesn't seem to…

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Pebble
Jun 05, 2009 10:36 pm
Pebble
Anna1
Anna1
6 June 2009

Long Hallway at entrance of home.....what should I do?

Long Hallway at entrance of home.....what should I do?
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Anna, that looks fantastic! Thats exactly what I'd like to do. I wonder how much it would cost... Might have to look in to that one! ::wink::

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Anna1
Jun 06, 2009 11:11 am
Anna1
wake_me
wake_me
6 June 2009

Wake me up

Wake me up

:shock: :lol: :lol: aawwhh a thread named after me (well nearly :wink: ). Thanks Caz, Its an area that has seen alot of younger people move in recently and its great to see so many of the…

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wake_me
Jun 06, 2009 2:34 pm
wake_me
oztish
oztish
6 June 2009

Any recommendations for 2nd storey extensions for Melbourne?

Any recommendations for 2nd storey extensions for Melbourne?

My friends used Spacemaker for their renovations. Their house won an HIA award for best renovation too http://melbourne.citysearch.com.au/E/V/ ... /09/8.html I had the…

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oztish
Jun 06, 2009 8:09 pm
lavalyte
lavalyte
7 June 2009

How to release ventian blinds?

How to release ventian blinds?

That's what we thought. But myself, my wife and my father have all tried to release them that way with no success. They are stuck somehow, and I've tried WD40 to loosen…

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lavalyte
Jun 07, 2009 4:03 pm

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