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Michelle
Michelle
9 February 2009

jasper colour garage door pics?

jasper colour garage door pics?

http://images.google.com.au/images?gbv= ... rt=60&sa=N I just went looking on Google for pics for you…but look what I found instead…… Sorry….no photos for you,…

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Michelle
Feb 09, 2009 6:30 pm
Michelle
DeeElle
DeeElle
9 February 2009

Thanks to the heat….

Thanks to the heat….

thanks to the heat ... we lost a few plants :( . A couple of our expensive ones too! Damn it :evil: . edit: just realised there is a thread in the landscape section…

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DeeElle
Feb 09, 2009 9:01 pm
DeeElle
hermi
hermi
10 February 2009

Protecting a house from fire.

Protecting a house from fire.

Thank you all for your reply's. I will be contacting the council and fire brigade tomorrow about products and procedures. I checked the blue cats eye on the road…

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hermi
Feb 10, 2009 7:34 pm
Kris000
Kris000
10 February 2009

Can anyone recommand a good fencing company?

Can anyone recommand a good fencing company?

i everyone, New to the forum :) Just wanted to know if anyone has heard of Modular wall Systems? We are looking at getting a front fence that has some sound barrier…

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Kris000
Feb 10, 2009 8:45 pm
Young_Aussie
Young_Aussie
11 February 2009

Anyone building in Cascades on Clyde?

Anyone building in Cascades on Clyde?

hi miki, are you still building the atherton with simonds. if yes when is your site start date. and how is everything going. i am thinking of building atherton2900…

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Young_Aussie
Feb 11, 2009 12:29 pm
popcorn-chicken
popcorn-chicken
11 February 2009

just gets worse

just gets worse

I wonder how Vic's builders doing...seems like Vic's builders are in better situations where our lands are more affordable. Feel sorry to all those NSW home owners who…

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popcorn-chicken
Feb 11, 2009 12:33 pm
stu
stu
11 February 2009

Need Advise on Cutting a Doorway through a Brick Wall

Need Advise on Cutting a Doorway through a Brick Wall

The process above seems to be lacking detail, just remember that this double bricked wall holds up your roof, and the reward for failure could be death. I would seriously…

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stu
Feb 11, 2009 1:55 pm
stu
yvette72
yvette72
11 February 2009

Lockyer Valley/Laidley Council Approvals

Lockyer Valley/Laidley Council Approvals

you could ring the building section and ask how long,we found them very helpful there

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yvette72
Feb 11, 2009 7:05 pm
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petal
Feb 12, 2009 8:01 am
petal
kyton
kyton
12 February 2009

I thought I should pass this on insurance and warranty SCAM

I thought I should pass this on insurance and warranty SCAM

Some insurances have different levels of cover - just like health insurance. For instance with mine I could chose basic or premium. The difference is that premium covers…

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kyton
Feb 12, 2009 8:31 am
kyton
karol
karol
12 February 2009

Carport advice - can we alter or should we rebuild?

Carport advice - can we alter or should we rebuild?

We had our builder around and he said that they could just "move" the carport that is already installed. I actually think the placement is alright (and I don't think we…

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karol
Feb 12, 2009 5:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
12 February 2009

Tips on buying a block of land help please

Tips on buying a block of land help please
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The easement at the back IMO is not such an issue - just be aware that maybe - if needed - someone - anytime - may need to get access to it to dig up the pipe - get access…

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Yak_Chat
Feb 12, 2009 8:46 pm
Yak_Chat
lazydays
lazydays
12 February 2009

Government Initiatives

Government Initiatives

No. One part is installed into your meter box and it transmits a signal up to 30m to the receiver which is just a free standing unit. Its all installed by the govt…

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lazydays
Feb 12, 2009 10:21 pm
Felix
Felix
13 February 2009

Building inspection for older house

Building inspection for older house

Hi, we are thinking of settling on an older house (25 years old). It is on foundations, and had an extension, renovated kitchen and looks really nice. Only problem…

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Felix
Feb 13, 2009 7:08 am
Rachelle
Rachelle
13 February 2009

Which facade and final touches to layout

Which facade and final touches to layout

I think it looks great. I really like your floorplan, but I think you should rethink all the openings in the theatre.

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Rachelle
Feb 13, 2009 8:43 am
Annietom
Annietom
13 February 2009

Is this standard building practice??!!

Is this standard building practice??!!

yeah that sucks for you, as Dale suggested, talk to a building inspector (get it in writing etc)... Annie

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Annietom
Feb 13, 2009 1:50 pm
Annietom
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 February 2009

Easy way to find trades and service people

Easy way to find trades and service people

MegC, Sorry we dont allow link like that here... Also when submitting a site such a this it would be a good idea to declare your commercial position to others first ;)

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mattwalker
Feb 13, 2009 7:50 pm
mattwalker
cyclone
cyclone
14 February 2009

Improving your star rating

Improving your star rating
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hmmm, i think the garage should of been on…

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cyclone
Feb 14, 2009 5:43 am
cyclone
suenmatt
suenmatt
14 February 2009

Master Builder QLD building contract - does anyone have one?

Master Builder QLD building contract - does anyone have one?

jacktheaussielad, do you mind describing your bad experience? And on that note, does anyone know/recommend any "building specialist" solicitors in the Brisbane…

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suenmatt
Feb 14, 2009 8:37 am
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
14 February 2009

Pre-settlement Inspections-Sydney

Pre-settlement Inspections-Sydney

Anyone thinking of building a new home might also want to check out Charm Homes (www.charmhomes.com.au), which is Howard's (or his son's) building…

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stonecutter1309
Feb 14, 2009 10:44 am
stonecutter1309
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
15 February 2009

Can't believe how much our rates cost!

Can't believe how much our rates cost!
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we live in rural vic our rates for our house no water were 500 per annum the rates on our vacant land were 72.00 yes seventy two so i feel very lucky.as for council…

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bingoshelley
Feb 15, 2009 1:08 am
Emerson
Emerson
15 February 2009

Wireing for ceiling light fitting

Wireing for ceiling light fitting

Thanks GottaMow you've been a great help 8) I appreciate it

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Emerson
Feb 15, 2009 6:16 pm
maurita
maurita
15 February 2009

Victorian Bush Fire Appeal

Victorian Bush Fire Appeal

I was watching Sunday Sunrise today and they were talking about a new site that some ladies had set up to help with the Bush Fire Appeals. I checked it out and got…

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maurita
Feb 15, 2009 6:28 pm
maurita
jamesr
jamesr
16 February 2009

builders going under?

builders going under?

After a bit more research, I found that the BSA in QLD offers Home Warranty Protection which seems basically like insurance against your builder going under. If so,…

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jamesr
Feb 16, 2009 9:09 am
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
17 February 2009

Furniture and appliance auctions in Sydney?

Furniture and appliance auctions in Sydney?

oh well! for some reason I've never purchased anything on ebay that isn't located in Australia - I want to be able to knock on someone's door if something goes wrong 8)

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stonecutter1309
Feb 17, 2009 8:18 am
stonecutter1309
dinga
dinga
17 February 2009

floor tile grout issues

floor tile grout issues

silicone should be run around the edge next to skirtings, not grout

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dinga
Feb 17, 2009 12:10 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 February 2009

sky lights

sky lights

With skylights does double glazing and/or good design completely prevent the heat transfer ?. I am thinking about a skylight for my butlers…

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ECOECO
Feb 17, 2009 1:19 pm
ECOECO
lisanne
lisanne
17 February 2009

Need to add provision for evap cooling?

Need to add provision for evap cooling?

I think you will find that that depends on the unit you get

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lisanne
Feb 17, 2009 1:34 pm
seakyl
seakyl
17 February 2009

taps in stone benchtop

taps in stone benchtop
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Well done Wanna!!!

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seakyl
Feb 17, 2009 6:08 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
17 February 2009

Adelaide Pergola Bulders any recommendations?

Adelaide Pergola Bulders any recommendations?

Hi, we are new here and have brought a home. We would love any recommendations to help us find a Pergola builder. It is a 1940's home, we want…

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Kevin Brown
Feb 17, 2009 8:34 pm
Kevin Brown
Rachelle
Rachelle
18 February 2009

NEW HELP - External colours

NEW HELP - External colours

Hi, If you post your facade and also the colours you are considering we can give opinions.

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Rachelle
Feb 18, 2009 6:02 am
joeygbh
joeygbh
18 February 2009

Help me and my research project! A 5 min survey..

Help me and my research project! A 5 min survey..

Fair crack of the whip... he is a British university student... :lol: :lol:

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joeygbh
Feb 18, 2009 8:27 am
joeygbh
ECOECO
ECOECO
18 February 2009

rough price on a couple of additions?

rough price on a couple of additions?

Security style doors... Crimsafe style - $600 - $800 Standard doors with stainless mesh $300 - $400 Obscure film to bathroom window (or just keep your jocks on) $130/m2 Ed

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ECOECO
Feb 18, 2009 11:49 am
ECOECO
mrs_smith
mrs_smith
18 February 2009

Wood-lookalike garage doors

Wood-lookalike garage doors

Excellent! I feel much more confident after seeing your colour choices :) It'll look really nice! I'll get samples of the wood to double check.

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mrs_smith
Feb 18, 2009 12:08 pm
mrs_smith
homeishome
homeishome
18 February 2009

Curtain tracks/rods

Curtain tracks/rods

Thanks guys, I just got a quote for curtain tracks from a curtain shop, for $55/m thats stainless steel with finials, including installation and GST. Does that sound…

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homeishome
Feb 18, 2009 3:17 pm

Very nice!!!!! :D :D Even I didn’t think of grey, :roll: I like it, I think it will work well. …

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Michelle
Feb 18, 2009 5:49 pm
Michelle
joles
joles
18 February 2009

Quick 5 star window question.

Quick 5 star window question.

Thanks James Bond, I know I was over simplifying things. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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joles
Feb 18, 2009 8:18 pm
joles
Hellman109
Hellman109
19 February 2009

reading house floor plans - help!

reading house floor plans - help!

All good plans will say "1:100 when printed A3". Generally there is also a scale on the page too, check that with a ruler before doing anything else! I used to work…

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Hellman109
Feb 19, 2009 9:20 am
ICK
ICK
19 February 2009

Duty of Care

Duty of Care

Good luck and good on you!! Most of the big name building companies would probably play dumb and simply blame it on the contractor at the time anyway if something did…

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ICK
Feb 19, 2009 9:51 am
ICK
Brad & Ree
Brad & Ree
19 February 2009

replacing part of wall section. Is it needed?

replacing part of wall section. Is it needed?

In the kitchen of a rental we are doing up. Currently competely gutted except for stand alone stove. The internal wall/plasterboard has water damage where the sink…

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Brad & Ree
Feb 19, 2009 11:15 am
donuts
donuts
19 February 2009

pest control. Is it needed?

pest control. Is it needed?

we didn't have to wash…

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donuts
Feb 19, 2009 12:08 pm
donuts
kyton
kyton
19 February 2009

Balustrading on an old building?

Balustrading on an old building?

There is a new forum member here called Stumpjumper - if you look in the introductions thread you will find him. He restores old buildings so maybe he would be able to advise you.

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kyton
Feb 19, 2009 1:54 pm
kyton
haywgl
haywgl
19 February 2009

Brimbank gardens - Help them pick a lot

Brimbank gardens - Help them pick a lot
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:lol: :lol: I said they would struggle, but they think they have seen a few...Burbank does a complete range of double storys starting at about $220k... Funny they could have…

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haywgl
Feb 19, 2009 3:37 pm
haywgl
Fiffaro
Fiffaro
20 February 2009

Ooops! Paint stuff up.

Ooops! Paint stuff up.

Sharee, reading that cheered my up. Sorry! It's good to know that I'm not the only one to make seemingly major mistakes in an area I know little about. This house building…

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Fiffaro
Feb 19, 2009 11:50 pm
cliffdodger
cliffdodger
20 February 2009

Moving a Piano

Moving a Piano

It would be simple enough to get some casters and build them into some home made padded piano feet. I should say piano boots as opposed to piano feet. Build a few…

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cliffdodger
Feb 20, 2009 7:20 am
Pugs
Pugs
20 February 2009

Bad electricians

Bad electricians

got a awesome pic from a mates install I'll post it up when he sends it to me...

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Pugs
Feb 20, 2009 5:51 pm
Pugs
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Bam
Feb 20, 2009 6:21 pm
Bam
vasco
vasco
20 February 2009

fencing quotes

fencing quotes

does anyone know a good fencing co in or around lyndhurst? we have asked for numerous quotes for our new home and have received 1 response out of about 10 requests!!!

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vasco
Feb 20, 2009 9:18 pm


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