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jaelee
jaelee
10 June 2009

Acrylic House Rendering

Acrylic House Rendering

I don't really know much about either product, only what I read yesterday on the website of the product they are using on our house. By the looks of it, it has a good…

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jaelee
Jun 10, 2009 12:18 pm
karen_welsh65
karen_welsh65
11 June 2009

Floor boards in an old house

Floor boards in an old house

Thank you so much for your advise I have took it on board Karen

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karen_welsh65
Jun 11, 2009 1:50 am
lucyshouse
lucyshouse
11 June 2009

Neutral but not boring...whites...help?

Neutral but not boring...whites...help?

devinyl - your house and mine sound very similar (I've got the same outside colours!) ... I'm going Vivid White for architraves etc, Antique White USA for walls - but a…

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lucyshouse
Jun 11, 2009 9:37 am
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
11 June 2009

Cost overruns and guesstimates

Cost overruns and guesstimates

Well we just got our quote for the renos that we want. 3 largish windows to expand the views from our place came in at $44,000. :shock: Never ever in a month of sundays would…

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shackonthehill
Jun 11, 2009 1:19 pm
shackonthehill
ElephantGuy
ElephantGuy
11 June 2009

Anybody building currently with Glenvill?

Anybody building currently with Glenvill?

I'm looking for anyone building with Glenvill.Just curious how they are being treated. I have been having very bad experiences with this…

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ElephantGuy
Jun 11, 2009 5:42 pm
keithygeorge1
keithygeorge1
11 June 2009

Render Colour and Guttering

Render Colour and Guttering

Thanks, that makes selection a bit easier. How about render. We were thinking a basic off white but I think once the sun hits it, it will blind people. Are there any…

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keithygeorge1
Jun 11, 2009 7:47 pm
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
12 June 2009

Laundry Question

Laundry Question

Hi ya Ron, The idea of the laundry in the garage may just be gaining momentum on the home front here, well until the missus reads this post anyway. :n: We…

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shackonthehill
Jun 12, 2009 11:43 am
shackonthehill
Cozmo
Cozmo
12 June 2009

most amazing furniture clearance sale in melbourne

most amazing furniture clearance sale in melbourne

And heres the website http://www.livingedgerental.com.au/index.html

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Cozmo
Jun 12, 2009 1:50 pm
suh
suh
12 June 2009

Oh So Pretty :)

Oh So Pretty :)

Beacon Lighting, I think you can buy online with them

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suh
Jun 12, 2009 2:43 pm
suh
indigoclover
indigoclover
12 June 2009

Old House v New House???? - Your Opinions Please!!!

Old House v New House???? - Your Opinions Please!!!

Good luck -I'm sure you'll find something that you'll fall in love with soon

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indigoclover
Jun 12, 2009 5:37 pm
indigoclover
vvs mand
vvs mand
12 June 2009

Boundary Trap and shaft pipe

Boundary Trap and shaft pipe

Seems a bit over the top, if its already excavated. Most plumbers charge between $70 and $80 an hour. If its exacavated theres more than likely less than a day's work, if…

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vvs mand
Jun 12, 2009 5:39 pm
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paulhend
Jun 13, 2009 8:01 am
Cozmo
Cozmo
13 June 2009

Guests Furniture Hire Clearance Sale 13 & 14 June, 2009

Guests Furniture Hire Clearance Sale 13 & 14 June, 2009

OK I went down a had a little look 'C' at what was down there and..... OMG Its crazy! People every where! I mean there had to be nearly 100 waiting to go through the…

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Cozmo
Jun 13, 2009 11:46 am
mrt11
mrt11
13 June 2009

beach cottage on piers - want to shift it 2 meters - help

beach cottage on piers - want to shift it 2 meters - help

mona vale, i cannot find anyone listed to do this. Does anyone know a house mover, restumper?

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mrt11
Jun 13, 2009 11:50 am
Brickie
Brickie
13 June 2009

Solar hot water panels.

Solar hot water panels.

Ive seen condensation in a lot of panels, I think it is just excess moisture that is trapped below the glass and nothing more.

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Brickie
Jun 13, 2009 7:19 pm
Nightshade
Nightshade
13 June 2009

Storm water connection?

Storm water connection?

Guess it depends on the easiest way to run the storm water. We were quoted 6k to run 100m so we took it outta contract and ran it to within 6 metres.

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Nightshade
Jun 13, 2009 7:53 pm
camelia
camelia
13 June 2009

ceiling battens

ceiling battens

Hi Nomad, I just had another look at some photos I took and I can see that they are finger-jointed pine battens. In the middle of the room one of them is nailed to a roof…

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camelia
Jun 13, 2009 8:40 pm
Hels
Hels
13 June 2009

Did i get a bargain?

Did i get a bargain?

Yes it does sound like a bargain providing it all works ok :)

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Hels
Jun 13, 2009 10:03 pm
Hels
kirbstar23
kirbstar23
14 June 2009

Residential elevators

Residential elevators

Yeah, they really are that expensive! My hubby builds and installs them for a living..... they don't even waste their time with home installs. Preferrs CBD..... where…

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kirbstar23
Jun 14, 2009 7:06 am
kirbstar23

Yep just saw that in your other thread :oops: .... I just assumed ( :oops: ) that it was the long side as you said "a big expanse of blank wall." If there is already a window in the…

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monkeyupatree
Jun 14, 2009 11:07 am
monkeyupatree
Jochicho
Jochicho
14 June 2009

Problems posting comments on blogs - anyone know why?

Problems posting comments on blogs - anyone know why?

Thanks Stormy, I don't even get the error msge but apart from that sounds very similar... I have discovered that there is one blog I can post comments onto without much of…

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Jochicho
Jun 14, 2009 2:45 pm
Brickie
Brickie
14 June 2009

Internal walls look like rendered plaster in our old house..

Internal walls look like rendered plaster in our old house..

Thanks for the pic. What you have is solid plaster that consists of a base coat of normal sand and cement with a skim coat on top. To achieve the effect you have the skim…

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Brickie
Jun 14, 2009 3:16 pm
lwbjl
lwbjl
14 June 2009

NSW Building Contracts

NSW Building Contracts

hi, Thanks for the advice... I am building with coral but mine is what you stated . So i think i am fine thanks

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lwbjl
Jun 14, 2009 9:51 pm
lwbjl
lwbjl
14 June 2009

Coral Homes name confusion with Bundaberg based builder

Coral Homes name confusion with Bundaberg based builder

I am going with coral building the fraser 251..... Am happy so far..... ta http://buildingfraser251withcoral.blogspot.com

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lwbjl
Jun 14, 2009 9:55 pm
9finances
9finances
14 June 2009

How do you know how old your house is?

How do you know how old your house is?

When we bought our house 16 years ago, the real estate agent said it was built in 1909. We want to celebrate 100 years!!! but how do we actually…

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9finances
Jun 14, 2009 10:01 pm
piscean
piscean
15 June 2009

Painting Laminex - Help!!

Painting Laminex - Help!!

ah ok, it sounds like the weathering wasn't the best way to go so at least we know better now, thanks for the advice!

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piscean
Jun 15, 2009 12:22 am
lynnebin1968
lynnebin1968
15 June 2009

Help needed for siteworks in Perth

Help needed for siteworks in Perth

Hehehehe ... of course I think I am building…

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lynnebin1968
Jun 15, 2009 1:14 pm
lynnebin1968
ozhappy981
ozhappy981
15 June 2009

Ballpark figures to replace a meter box?

Ballpark figures to replace a meter box?

Can anyone give me an idea of how much I should expect to pay in Sydney to have a new meter box/board supplied and installed (not…

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ozhappy981
Jun 15, 2009 3:50 pm
Brickie
Brickie
16 June 2009

Raising the floor level over a concrete slab

Raising the floor level over a concrete slab

Nail and glue some battens to the slab then put on the flooring as per usual.

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Brickie
Jun 16, 2009 11:14 am
TheIrishSetters
TheIrishSetters
16 June 2009

Plasterers

Plasterers

Hi all.....Just joined up so first post. We're living in Perth at the minute and are a family team of White Set Plasterers. Although I must admit work has slowed down…

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TheIrishSetters
Jun 16, 2009 11:44 am
shazburger
shazburger
16 June 2009

anyone get money from visa re:kleenmaid?

anyone get money from visa re:kleenmaid?

We also got money back but for our carpet deposit paid to Macey's. We applied for this nearly 6 months after we paid and 5 months after they went bankrupt. This is…

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shazburger
Jun 16, 2009 1:11 pm
shazburger
Tony & Emma
Tony & Emma
16 June 2009

Recommended cleaning companies for new build cleaning?

Recommended cleaning companies for new build cleaning?

Hi all... Our builder only provides a 'builders clean', (i.e - wipe round with an oily rag), prior to handover. We'd like to have someone come in and thoroughly,…

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Tony & Emma
Jun 16, 2009 3:54 pm
Eljay
Eljay
16 June 2009

What are you paying for fencing?

What are you paying for fencing?
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Yep they are all sold - months ago :(

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Eljay
Jun 16, 2009 6:10 pm
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 7:16 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 8:09 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 10:00 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 11:56 am
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 3:02 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 5:31 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 9:01 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 1:11 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 1:07 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 1:38 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 7:32 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 9:14 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 6:59 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 9:55 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 10:27 am

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