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tygwyn
tygwyn
28 February 2009

How do I find out if a wall is load bearing?

How do I find out if a wall is load bearing?

easy way is to stand outside and let hubby knock it down, if he casually strolls outside afterwards rather than running pale faced and sweating…

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tygwyn
Feb 28, 2009 10:15 am
kyton
kyton
28 February 2009

Laminex Samples

Laminex Samples

On-line they only send out small samples but if you look up on the laminex website to see if they have a showroom near you - then you can go in and pick up the larger samples.

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kyton
Feb 28, 2009 12:02 pm
kyton
Hels
Hels
28 February 2009

Porter Davis termite protection?

Porter Davis termite protection?

If you look at T&L's blog and scroll down to handover day they have a pretty good blurb about the termite protection.

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Hels
Feb 28, 2009 5:51 pm
Hels
joles
joles
28 February 2009

PD timber stain colours

PD timber stain colours

^^^ Ummmm.... I'm nosey, I'd also like to know! :lol: :lol:

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joles
Feb 28, 2009 8:46 pm
joles
sdabel
sdabel
1 March 2009

Additional light switches

Additional light switches

I was talking to someone about this last week, he has installed remote light switches for his extra downlights. The remote relay is a small box that goes in the ceiling…

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sdabel
Mar 01, 2009 12:20 am
sdabel
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mattwalker
Mar 01, 2009 7:50 pm
mattwalker
donuts
donuts
1 March 2009

House Design on an East West Block

House Design on an East West Block

just checked my plan again, it is 264 sqm including garage. I didn't know it was that big! :shock:

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donuts
Mar 01, 2009 8:29 pm
donuts
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suh
Mar 01, 2009 9:26 pm
suh
Bam
Bam
1 March 2009

Trouble with Private Messaging?

Trouble with Private Messaging?

^ I think that means that the person who PMed you changed their mind and deleted it from their end?

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Bam
Mar 01, 2009 11:50 pm
Bam
donuts
donuts
2 March 2009

Are you a -pic piggie-

Are you a -pic piggie-
1, 2

No, I know they are not fantastic but they are working for me at the moment…

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donuts
Mar 02, 2009 11:02 am
donuts
kassan1973
kassan1973
2 March 2009

Use of Hebel blocks

Use of Hebel blocks

Take a look at Thermacell blocks as well will most likely build a pool as described in website as can most of it myself. www.thermacell.com.au/

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kassan1973
Mar 02, 2009 12:09 pm
kekki
kekki
2 March 2009

GST are builders suppose to include this in the price?? ???

GST are builders suppose to include this in the price?? ???

hi again thank you for your responses. and a follow up to the last one is yes it was 100% GST on the invoice it has GST $25,000 that is why i was so shocked because i…

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kekki
Mar 02, 2009 2:05 pm
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
2 March 2009

Small concrete extension to rounded driveway

Small concrete extension to rounded driveway

Most concrete paving I have seen that's been done by amateurs, looks it. I have seen paved areas added for parking space but they stand out like the proverbial. Being…

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Uncle Arfur
Mar 02, 2009 3:45 pm
lazydays
lazydays
2 March 2009

garage remotes change post handover..?

garage remotes change post handover..?

Just change the dip switches......pretty straightforward job. Have heard of house breakers that drive down random streets pushing a garage door opener till they see a…

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lazydays
Mar 02, 2009 7:30 pm
suh
suh
2 March 2009

Sensors for rolling doors

Sensors for rolling doors

I know if it touches the car it will go back up :shock: how do I know you may well ask 8) I don't know if you can get a sensor to make it stop BEFORE it hits the car, that…

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suh
Mar 02, 2009 9:50 pm
suh
jmd
jmd
2 March 2009

Approval to move driveway

Approval to move driveway

How much normally it costs to build a new corssover? Is it cheaper to extend existing crossover or to build a new one?

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jmd
Mar 02, 2009 10:29 pm
HappyHome
HappyHome
2 March 2009

Letterbox Numbers Large Metal 3D

Letterbox Numbers Large Metal 3D

Like those zinc letters? Try icietla.com.au under accessories, it says numbers are available.

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HappyHome
Mar 02, 2009 10:41 pm
yyldennis
yyldennis
3 March 2009

compaction report delayed and tens of Ks will be spent?:(

compaction report delayed and tens of Ks will be spent?:(

Hi guys, I am new to building. A week ago, we got our late compaction report saying it is level 2 where our house required level 1 soil. We therefore need to spend…

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yyldennis
Mar 03, 2009 2:53 pm
Salt&Pepper
Salt&Pepper
3 March 2009

Assistance with reno plans please

Assistance with reno plans please

Yeah I agree d@n, but if its a smaller type house briz should give the open plan look a go - and I think it will look pretty good! :)

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Salt&Pepper
Mar 03, 2009 7:27 pm
Salt&Pepper
SmartPack
SmartPack
3 March 2009

Step and Touch Report, why wont anyone give us one?

Step and Touch Report, why wont anyone give us one?

Hi This is the situation. My parents had put in a liner pool about three years ago and loved it. However, it flooded and had to be taken out. It was then…

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SmartPack
Mar 03, 2009 11:10 pm
SmartPack
AJ_
AJ_
4 March 2009

re-plastering for renovation

re-plastering for renovation

Thanks all ! i googled vermiculite and that is what the ceiling is. also found out that it could potentially contain asbestos as it was common back then so will have to…

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AJ_
Mar 04, 2009 6:17 am

Put em in the ceiling ... like…

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mattwalker
Mar 04, 2009 4:22 pm
mattwalker
thlo
thlo
5 March 2009

Interest Rates on Hold - March 3rd

Interest Rates on Hold - March 3rd

Well thought answer. Seeing that TDL quoted my post in this thread to the Home Finance thread, I'll continue there.

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thlo
Mar 05, 2009 11:47 am
thlo
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
5 March 2009

Sound Recording Studios

Sound Recording Studios

all the plasterboard manufacturers do

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Dukekamaya
Mar 05, 2009 7:28 pm
Dukekamaya
Bazza
Bazza
5 March 2009

Building a Garage and laying a slab

Building a Garage and laying a slab

Can anyone tell me a rough idea on what a single garage would cost with one wall brick (because in the plans I need a firewall), with a slab or a rough idea on both…

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Bazza
Mar 05, 2009 11:31 pm
pinkfairymagic
pinkfairymagic
6 March 2009

Lodging a complaint against builder - Meletis Homes

Lodging a complaint against builder - Meletis Homes

Oh no you poor bugger! I would be making sure you are completly happy with the compensation they are offering or I would be taking it further. Good-Luck

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pinkfairymagic
Mar 06, 2009 9:46 am
pinkfairymagic
velocci
velocci
6 March 2009

canamould

canamould

Hi all, anyone hear of canamould or have used it in the past? is it good? cheep? John

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velocci
Mar 06, 2009 10:40 am
GottaMow
GottaMow
6 March 2009

Asbestos Removal

Asbestos Removal

Google "asbestos Mr Fluffy" and check out some of the links. I believe he was the only guy putting in Asbestos insulation and that was in Canberra.

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GottaMow
Mar 06, 2009 6:38 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
6 March 2009

Anyone seen one of these before?

Anyone seen one of these before?

Hey Phoenix, maybe they got suburbs mixed up and were supposed to go to Brookland…

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PhoenixStar
Mar 06, 2009 8:07 pm
PhoenixStar
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
6 March 2009

New or used timber ?

New or used timber ?

There are actually span tables available for recycled timber now - they are based on species and visual appearance etc. You can actually pay more for it, especially in…

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Dukekamaya
Mar 06, 2009 10:32 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
6 March 2009

cost of different type of stumps

cost of different type of stumps

what???? you have obviously never been to queensland then. Steel is definately the most common but concrete and timber are used in a lot…

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Dukekamaya
Mar 06, 2009 10:36 pm
Dukekamaya
themax
themax
6 March 2009

Ikea

Ikea
1, 2, 3

My 10 yrd old DD has the Ikea in her desk drawer and circles all the wishlist things....BUT... when we get there she drives me crazy because she is ''bored'' after she has…

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themax
Mar 06, 2009 10:39 pm
themax
leebee1
leebee1
7 March 2009

Wyndham waters

Wyndham waters

We recently purchased land in Wyndham Waters and are thankful we did. There are design guidelines in place and it will be a nice estate once fully built. As Annie said…

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leebee1
Mar 07, 2009 11:45 am
ChrisL
ChrisL
7 March 2009

Laminated glass?

Laminated glass?

Does anyone know how I can tell whether a window is laminated or not (other than taking it out and looking at the edge)? Ed (or anyone), you mentioned that intruders…

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ChrisL
Mar 07, 2009 1:55 pm
grabber
grabber
7 March 2009

Ducted Evap Cooling and Heating

Ducted Evap Cooling and Heating

:arrow: I have two quotes for the installation of ducted evap cooling and heating. One company is using Brivis and the other uses Braemar.…

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grabber
Mar 07, 2009 3:54 pm
lisanne
lisanne
8 March 2009

Help with PD Illoura 36 exterior colour

Help with PD Illoura 36 exterior colour

The sales people there should have been able to tell you

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lisanne
Mar 08, 2009 12:46 pm
JohnAndTarin
JohnAndTarin
8 March 2009

simonds homes branding logo

simonds homes branding logo

here you go i found the post regarding this http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=10955&highlight=branded

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JohnAndTarin
Mar 08, 2009 1:56 pm
JohnAndTarin
donuts
donuts
8 March 2009

Front fence quote - is this a good price?

Front fence quote - is this a good price?

:?: beg pardon? what do you mean please. I have not…

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donuts
Mar 08, 2009 1:56 pm
donuts
Michelle
Michelle
8 March 2009

DIY

DIY

I went to Freedom today, and ordered 3 floating shelves in the Wenge laminate So if your after floating shelves, Freedom keep them now also.

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Michelle
Mar 08, 2009 4:27 pm
Michelle
kassan1973
kassan1973
8 March 2009

3 PHASE OFF PEAK POWER

3 PHASE OFF PEAK POWER

Yes time of use is correct. Our meter on agility system is setup as two peak reads . Want to charge $400 to change on system to 1xpeak and 1xoffpeak spoke to a lady there…

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kassan1973
Mar 08, 2009 5:19 pm
Bam
Bam
8 March 2009

Inspiration Pics - concrete masonry with partial render?

Inspiration Pics - concrete masonry with partial render?

Ooooh, I get it! Something Ill keep in mind when I look for pics :D

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Bam
Mar 08, 2009 10:11 pm
Bam
wake_me
wake_me
9 March 2009

How much were your renovations?

How much were your renovations?

I completely renovated our small post war for $40,000. Full internal and external re paint, roof paint, ceiling insulation, air con, new deck, new laundry, bathroom ,…

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wake_me
Mar 09, 2009 11:01 am
wake_me
fitnhealthy
fitnhealthy
9 March 2009

What Front Loader would you buy?

What Front Loader would you buy?
1, 2

Thank you everyone for your help. I went to The Good Guys yesterday again and checked them all out and in my price range it came down to two options really. Electrolux…

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fitnhealthy
Mar 09, 2009 11:06 am
Casa2
Casa2
9 March 2009

Solar panel

Solar panel

20W isn't much power. Of the items listed, there would only be enough power for some sort of light. But only when the sun shines.... I see a problem here.

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Casa2
Mar 09, 2009 12:53 pm
hjack
hjack
9 March 2009

Brick ID

Brick ID

Hi guys, Thanks for your replies. Joles, this house is in Pakenham, Vic. Taffy, tried that but nobody answered the door. Gator, I've checked and this is not…

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hjack
Mar 09, 2009 1:50 pm
She&He+3+3
She&He+3+3
9 March 2009

Hickenbotham Homes

Hickenbotham Homes

Hi, I cannot speak from personal experience as we haven't built with them. However, we walked through some of their displays in Adelaide a few months back and were really…

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She&He+3+3
Mar 09, 2009 7:45 pm
She&He+3+3

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