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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 11:30 am
ingwen
ingwen
2 July 2009

Anyone building on "The Reserve", Tarneit

Anyone building on "The Reserve", Tarneit

Sadzz which stage u are at? I could see a lot work going on at the estate....

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ingwen
Jul 02, 2009 1:13 pm
Brickie
Brickie
2 July 2009

Its a BOY

Its a BOY
1, 2

Both......(insert wry evil smilie here) Wheres the smiles gone?

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Brickie
Jul 02, 2009 4:10 pm
Macy
Macy
3 July 2009

newbie home owner questions

newbie home owner questions

i reckon at least 25 years old. however, the…

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Macy
Jul 03, 2009 1:03 am
sweety
sweety
3 July 2009

building Home in Stage 59 Wyndham waters,Williams landing

building Home in Stage 59 Wyndham waters,Williams landing

Hi All, I am building home in stage 59 Wyndham waters has anyone started construction in this stage just wanted to know the site cost cost in this area c ya

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sweety
Jul 03, 2009 9:29 am
Shaun
Shaun
3 July 2009

Reflections at Tarneit

Reflections at Tarneit

Hey, Have built in reflections, building plans need to go through the office to get stamped....wasn't overly cumbersome as long as the guidelines are followed. Bank…

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Shaun
Jul 03, 2009 11:33 am
grandslam
grandslam
3 July 2009

Enduro Shield

Enduro Shield

Hi, has anyone used this product (Enduro Shield) and if so how did they find it. Am thinking of applying it to our showers screens and glass fence. Any feedback would be…

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grandslam
Jul 03, 2009 1:29 pm
becbrono
becbrono
3 July 2009

Help: Recommended Painter(s) in Sydney?

Help: Recommended Painter(s) in Sydney?

My unit is in the hills area and approx 120sqm. I have rendered walls in my unit & they needed alot of patch up work to them as well as picture railings that had to come…

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becbrono
Jul 03, 2009 2:34 pm
Salt&Pepper
Salt&Pepper
3 July 2009

New Carlisle display homes for the display home tragics!

New Carlisle display homes for the display home tragics!

With the new double storey Carlisle plan - I know a few people who were looking for designs with the master on the bottom floor. They have…

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Salt&Pepper
Jul 03, 2009 3:29 pm
Salt&Pepper
Brickie
Brickie
3 July 2009

Help! Co\/etek BioLock

Help! Co\/etek BioLock

With those finger print reader locks, all someone has to do is breath on the lock with a foggy breath and the reader sees your finger print.......

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Brickie
Jul 03, 2009 5:36 pm
lisanne
lisanne
3 July 2009

Stonecutters Ridge

Stonecutters Ridge

Welcome!! Click on search (top right) and you will find

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lisanne
Jul 03, 2009 10:24 pm
aajinoz
aajinoz
4 July 2009

Affordable but nice garage that complements rendered house

Affordable but nice garage that complements rendered house

How quaint, are you in Tassy? This looks very English. And just a slight history lesson. The use of pink in render colour is a medieval ritual. Houses in areas of the UK…

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aajinoz
Jul 04, 2009 4:16 am
-Rebekah-
-Rebekah-
4 July 2009

Timber Panelmasta garage door

Timber Panelmasta garage door

Yes the manufacturer that is supplying our garage door do both type of doors but unfortunately they can't show me a photo of either. Just a sample panel which isn't all…

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-Rebekah-
Jul 04, 2009 7:25 am
-Rebekah-
camelia
camelia
4 July 2009

rising damp

rising damp

someone (a civil engineer)mentioned to me that he thought the dampness in my house might be due to condensation. He suggested something called a cellar dryer. Does anyone…

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camelia
Jul 04, 2009 11:00 am
waylow
waylow
5 July 2009

Boys and their toys...

Boys and their toys...

Thats why we will be having a triple garage :lol:

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waylow
Jul 05, 2009 3:09 pm
kyton
kyton
6 July 2009

HOW TO ATTACH PHOTOS

HOW TO ATTACH PHOTOS

You need to join a photo hosting place like photobucket etc then post the link in your comments. Then the picture will show up. You can no longer post a photo straight…

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kyton
Jul 06, 2009 11:31 am
kyton
hetfield_86
hetfield_86
6 July 2009

Anyone need any help from a Town Planner

Anyone need any help from a Town Planner

How did everything go with the DA? Would love you to fly up!! haha.. had our site meeting yesterday (moved it forward).. and we have $3500 in…

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hetfield_86
Jul 06, 2009 2:44 pm
nine2eight
nine2eight
6 July 2009

What do you do when the goalposts keep being moved...?

What do you do when the goalposts keep being moved...?
1, 2

My example regards the removal/demolition of the kitchen is a case in point. They actually had quoted me for kitchen removal/demolition but later qualified…

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nine2eight
Jul 06, 2009 6:02 pm
Casa2
Casa2
6 July 2009

Hydronic Heating and solid timber floors

Hydronic Heating and solid timber floors

I have the same problem. Engineered floorboards are accepted, but I'm after Boral's Slimwood, which is a solid 13 mm timber. I've decided to write a waiver to the effect…

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Casa2
Jul 06, 2009 7:03 pm
Possumchops
Possumchops
6 July 2009

Hot Water heat pump in cold climate

Hot Water heat pump in cold climate

Dux have a new sub-zero version just released. I was hoping to go to the intro session at work but I was away on holidays so missed the info about it. It'd be worth a shot…

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Possumchops
Jul 06, 2009 8:18 pm
Rowena
Rowena
6 July 2009

Any building with JGkings in aurora estate Epping

Any building with JGkings in aurora estate Epping

We had originally thought of going with JGK but the sales people put us off. Plus, they didn't have a design which would suit our wide but skinny block. We would have had…

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Rowena
Jul 06, 2009 8:34 pm
Rowena
Biff Costanza
Biff Costanza
6 July 2009

A modern home office?

A modern home office?

:lol: @ kelly They were just random pics found on the web via good ol' google. My home office will be more of a part time affair with all the serious work actually being done…

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Biff Costanza
Jul 06, 2009 9:17 pm
Biff Costanza
Tillie
Tillie
6 July 2009

Question for those who shop at Harris Scarfe

Question for those who shop at Harris Scarfe

KGJB didnt' see any red here in Melbourne, well at Highpoint anyways ::lol:: They are SO big cannot wait to use mine. I got some salt and pepper shakers for my birthday from my…

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Tillie
Jul 06, 2009 10:25 pm
Kristi
Kristi
7 July 2009

Lap pool.. do you think this adds value to the property?

Lap pool.. do you think this adds value to the property?

I just my first quote back for the lap pool this morning.. approx $19 000. A standard 8x4 would probably cost about $13 000. Eek! Although I know that's pretty cheap…

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Kristi
Jul 07, 2009 12:20 pm
Kristi
paulhend
paulhend
7 July 2009

exhaust fan in basement

exhaust fan in basement

can anyone tell me if its ok to vent an exhaust fan into the cavity in a double brick home . As it is a basement it is difficult to vent entirely outside cheers

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paulhend
Jul 07, 2009 12:25 pm
tigressblue
tigressblue
7 July 2009

simonds homes victoria- feedback

simonds homes victoria- feedback

Before you build with Simonds, please read the reviews about this company at productreview.com. Be warned about this builder!

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tigressblue
Jul 07, 2009 6:32 pm
Skippa1
Skippa1
7 July 2009

Timber Deck and french doors

Timber Deck and french doors

Tim.. Didn't the council's approve "X" amount of square meter's you don't need approval??

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Skippa1
Jul 07, 2009 6:39 pm
Skippa1
sydhouse
sydhouse
7 July 2009

The Plans Are In,

The Plans Are In,

i would steer clear of the frameless ...........the glass panels can end up not being flat (have an ugly bow in the middle) and the company i used wouldn't do anything…

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sydhouse
Jul 07, 2009 6:56 pm
Pisces
Pisces
8 July 2009

Show me you Laundry room

Show me you Laundry room
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oo that is a very functional laundry! mine is only gonna a third of the size of that. -sigh-

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Pisces
Jul 08, 2009 1:27 pm
Pisces
Pisces
Pisces
8 July 2009

Which builder???

Which builder???

hi! check out my topic viewtopic.php?f=31&t=14485 there's a few of us building with HBC also checkout product review (one word) .com.au (cant write the acutal web address…

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Pisces
Jul 08, 2009 1:56 pm
Pisces
Nav
Nav
8 July 2009

Moduline power points question...

Moduline power points question...

Anyone happen to now the product code for the clipsal moduline powerpoints? Our electrician is asking me to provide one and I can't find one written anywhere. I'm…

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Nav
Jul 08, 2009 2:48 pm
Nav
kyton
kyton
9 July 2009

What can we buy? before we start building?

What can we buy? before we start building?

We are also building with a private builder. Some parts of the selection were much better then a standard builder - ie bricks / roof tiles - we had an amazing range to…

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kyton
Jul 09, 2009 6:16 pm
kyton
thorney
thorney
9 July 2009

We may be doing it all again!

We may be doing it all again!

:lol: :lol: Ah Taffy, you crack me up! :lol: :lol: Some have a gambling addiction, some have nicotine addiction, our Taffy has a building houses addiction :lol: :lol: Your new block sounds…

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thorney
Jul 09, 2009 9:06 pm
thorney
kristofw
kristofw
10 July 2009

Cost of plastering ??

Cost of plastering ??

What should I expect to pay for good quality plastering (float and set) in Perth ? There was a post about that some time ago but try as I may, I can't find it :oops: Chris

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kristofw
Jul 10, 2009 11:39 am
kristofw
_kelly_
_kelly_
10 July 2009

Builder fence run around

Builder fence run around

:roll: :evil: buggers! One of my neighbours paid for their share although they weren't building anytime soon ....10 years later they still haven't started! :o :z:

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_kelly_
Jul 10, 2009 3:52 pm
_kelly_
coljacqld
coljacqld
10 July 2009

Calling all QLD folk...

Calling all QLD folk...

There is a place off the bribie rd called Southern Pacific Sands, price wise they were heaps cheaper than the lanscaping yards and they gagave a range of stuff so you can…

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coljacqld
Jul 10, 2009 5:35 pm
Kris000
Kris000
10 July 2009

colorbond for front fence?

colorbond for front fence?

Hmmm, I am thinking now we might go brick...I just dont think colourbond will go with the house. We would like a 1.5m solid brick then slates to make it 1.8m. Our…

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Kris000
Jul 10, 2009 8:08 pm
Sierra
Sierra
11 July 2009

Problem Next door----Help Please

Problem Next door----Help Please

When you have this problem and builder wont clean it up, what authorities can you go to force them / fine them? Are councils interested if its private land?

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Sierra
Jul 11, 2009 11:05 am
Sierra
lj3376
lj3376
11 July 2009

Which Frontloader do you have? Do you love or hate it?

Which Frontloader do you have? Do you love or hate it?
1, 2

I have an Electrolux and I DESPISE it! ::angry:: Everyone tried to convince me I would love front loaders once I used one. I knew I should have stuck to a top loader- tried and true.

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lj3376
Jul 11, 2009 1:42 pm
glen
glen
11 July 2009

How much does the Porter Davis Brookvale 45 cost to build?

How much does the Porter Davis Brookvale 45 cost to build?

Just finished a Brookvale. Base price $311,000. Copped a $10,000 out of build zone surcharge. Any reasonable facade will cost an extra $4000. Had $15,000 in site costs…

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glen
Jul 11, 2009 7:07 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
12 July 2009

90 dia pipe - grey v white elbows?

90 dia pipe - grey v white elbows?

If you are talking storm water 90mm pipe it is because it is mostly made from recycled plastic and batches varry a bit in colour. blueish white, grey, white, pinkish white…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 12, 2009 12:32 am
TheGardenWhisperer
blessedpeople
blessedpeople
12 July 2009

Some exciting progress.............Reno's started.......

Some exciting progress.............Reno's started.......
1, 2

Wow !! Love the transformation...it looks very elegant...Excellent taste! :: :: ::

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blessedpeople
Jul 12, 2009 10:57 am
blessedpeople
royalblue
royalblue
12 July 2009

Dyson Upright Filter Cleaning Question

Dyson Upright Filter Cleaning Question

Hey Jo, just came across this post in my digging around the place. I find Dyson to have excellent support, so you are probably already sorted. Usually, on the actual…

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royalblue
Jul 12, 2009 2:51 pm
MBBN
MBBN
12 July 2009

HELP! the house setback doesn't comply with the requirement

HELP! the house setback doesn't comply with the requirement

Can i just ask if you spoke to your neighbour about the issue? The reason i ask is, our neighbour (who throughout construction was quite pleasant to us and we were…

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MBBN
Jul 12, 2009 5:23 pm
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Pat the draftie
Jul 13, 2009 2:27 pm
Pat the draftie
Pebble
Pebble
13 July 2009

Split system solar HWS, working or not?

Split system solar HWS, working or not?

The edwards sales person was nice and helpful, I kind of hate ringing the edwards number as they put you through your nearest retailer, but the retailers shouldn't have to…

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Pebble
Jul 13, 2009 3:48 pm
Pebble
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
13 July 2009

Scyon (sp?) linea cladding boards

Scyon (sp?) linea cladding boards

Check out their promo website. http://www.lookhome.com.au

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Yak_Chat
Jul 13, 2009 9:38 pm
Yak_Chat

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