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ECOECO
ECOECO
22 January 2009

More important to match windows to facade or interior?

More important to match windows to facade or interior?
1, 2, 3, 4

Timber windows are far more expensive in house building. Most builders charge pretty heftily for them. I just have to have a little think. :wink:

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ECOECO
Jan 22, 2009 12:44 pm
ECOECO
JoBen
JoBen
22 January 2009

My house has been branded- UPDATE - SHAREE IS ANGRY!!!

My house has been branded- UPDATE - SHAREE IS ANGRY!!!
1 ... 6, 7, 8

at least it's over and tehy removed it- stupid poeple!! good one you for standing your ground

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JoBen
Jan 22, 2009 1:16 pm
mdmack
mdmack
22 January 2009

Double Storey Extension

Double Storey Extension

Thanks Hoffie that's a big help :)

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mdmack
Jan 22, 2009 3:08 pm
enigma_brennan
enigma_brennan
22 January 2009

Sharee's whinge for the day..

Sharee's whinge for the day..
1, 2

Congratulations! You stood your ground (again!) and got the outcome you deserved. A win for the little guy/gal :) :) :) I think many of these agents and landowners just…

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enigma_brennan
Jan 22, 2009 5:53 pm
enigma_brennan
PrincessB
PrincessB
23 January 2009

I never want to rent again!!!!!!

I never want to rent again!!!!!!

You poor thing.. I feel really bad for you and I wont lie, as a former agent myself open homes are a nightmare for tentants to go through.. we were renting and moving…

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PrincessB
Jan 23, 2009 12:17 pm

Below is the sort of look that I want but with the cladding in a charcol look. Will teh cladding and stone go well next to each…

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stefnmick
Jan 23, 2009 1:14 pm
LeoAU
LeoAU
23 January 2009

Looking for reasonable priced builder for small jobs in Melb

Looking for reasonable priced builder for small jobs in Melb

Where abouts are you? Our chippie is a builder and he does mostly new homes, but may be able to help, he is fantastic to work…

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LeoAU
Jan 23, 2009 2:52 pm
maree
maree
23 January 2009

supa group

supa group

yes the sales/designer guy Chris was lovely and prompt, still waiting on other quotes so not much to compare with yet.... stay tuned.

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maree
Jan 23, 2009 3:45 pm
photogirl
photogirl
23 January 2009

National builders?

National builders?

I really should check the dates on posts. Just looking back at the first one and it's last year. You've probably fixed (hopefully) this problem by now.

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photogirl
Jan 23, 2009 5:26 pm
lisanne
lisanne
23 January 2009

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
1, 2

Ah excellent, thanks Wanna, I figure I can always ask them anyway :)

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lisanne
Jan 23, 2009 6:35 pm
eho
eho
24 January 2009

Rant: Owning a home...

Rant: Owning a home...

I remember I read something about title from my land contract. Basically, I own whatever underneath the land up to 15m…

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eho
Jan 24, 2009 2:00 pm
eho
ryan1980
ryan1980
25 January 2009

Where to get cupboard doors - Perth

Where to get cupboard doors - Perth

i guess i'll do that, i was hoping it would just be a standard thing you could purchase off the shelf somewhere.

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ryan1980
Jan 25, 2009 2:22 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 January 2009

Neighbours be gone - Part 3...

Neighbours be gone - Part 3...
1, 2, 3

The current view from the neighbours side is the frame and the rear of the blueboard. That will soon be a plain painted peice of blueboard …

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mattwalker
Jan 25, 2009 7:09 pm
mattwalker
Zerosignal
Zerosignal
26 January 2009

Origin Solar Eletricity Offer - Worth it?

Origin Solar Eletricity Offer - Worth it?

The price seems ok but remember the pay back period is LONG.

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Zerosignal
Jan 26, 2009 8:08 am
becagirl
becagirl
26 January 2009

what paint company makes colour dune

what paint company makes colour dune

sounds great thinking of it for my house exterior render

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becagirl
Jan 26, 2009 7:25 pm

Steel Designs Sydney ships to all parts of Australia. This table has a slate top : It's…

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Southies
Jan 26, 2009 7:45 pm
Southies
Hels
Hels
26 January 2009

Blogs

Blogs

I use blogger and photobucket too, but you can upload your photos directly to your posts in blogger, you don't have to use a third party site (like PB)

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Hels
Jan 26, 2009 10:20 pm
Hels
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Kenshi123
Jan 26, 2009 10:22 pm
pauljackson84
pauljackson84
27 January 2009

HELP! How much weigh can my 2nd floor hold?

HELP! How much weigh can my 2nd floor hold?

Thank you all for the advice. I did contact my builder before going ahead, but obviously they will say yes its fine. …

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pauljackson84
Jan 27, 2009 9:57 am
pauljackson84
dreamhome
dreamhome
27 January 2009

Concreting the backyard...UPDATED 11/11/08

Concreting the backyard...UPDATED 11/11/08
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi Matt, Can you please remind me who you used for your exposed aggregate? Would you recommend them? Do they service the Point Cook area? Thanks lots!

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dreamhome
Jan 27, 2009 11:10 am
dreamhome
thlo
thlo
27 January 2009

House Valuation

House Valuation

At the moment we are with aussie. But I got our aussie lender to find us another one.. and now we are going with commonwealth.. which is what I…

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thlo
Jan 27, 2009 1:42 pm
thlo
PTCQLD
PTCQLD
28 January 2009

pergola building

pergola building

Attaching to the metal fascia can be done only if there is solid nogging permanently fixed in behind for fixing your brackets to. Being a structural element you will need…

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PTCQLD
Jan 28, 2009 8:57 am
Wingies
Wingies
28 January 2009

Renovating in Wodonga

Renovating in Wodonga

Same here in shepparton.... We supply but don't install....what's the point! I haven't used them but I might give them a go when we get to doing windows.

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Wingies
Jan 28, 2009 1:55 pm
Wingies
kristofw
kristofw
28 January 2009

Villaboard or Aquachek ?

Villaboard or Aquachek ?

A sheet of Aquachek is also often used on the lower half of the wall behind the kitchen sink/dishwasher Appreciate it! A very useful…

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kristofw
Jan 28, 2009 2:30 pm
kristofw
Adrian B
Adrian B
28 January 2009

Adhesive issue on a mirrored robe door

Adhesive issue on a mirrored robe door

Yep, true to your word Ed, The Big M (Mertreecon) have pulled out the big whacking stick and a call is being logged with the company to fix it under warranty. Credit…

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Adrian B
Jan 28, 2009 7:22 pm
Adrian B
yvette72
yvette72
28 January 2009

What sheets do you love?

What sheets do you love?
1, 2, 3

I brought some 400 from target too I have not tryed 1200.I have satin sheetes they are nice and cool on a hot night but as one person say you do slide verywhere and I find…

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yvette72
Jan 28, 2009 8:30 pm
yvette72
yvette72
28 January 2009

At what point do you crack it with the council?

At what point do you crack it with the council?

council will give you the run around especially if you donot speak directly to the person.good on you

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yvette72
Jan 28, 2009 8:37 pm
yvette72
yvette72
28 January 2009

Living in a warehouse

Living in a warehouse

i thing it would be great to have all that space in a apartment type space

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yvette72
Jan 28, 2009 8:54 pm
yvette72
yvette72
28 January 2009

Tiles - I need to have tested

Tiles - I need to have tested

you learn something on here very day I had not heard of this one

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yvette72
Jan 28, 2009 9:16 pm
yvette72
yvette72
28 January 2009

Wet days and building sites

Wet days and building sites

you poor thing you will have your hands full, I found building so stressful and I only had one child who is 11,but it all worth it in the end the children and building that is

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yvette72
Jan 28, 2009 9:21 pm
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donuts
Jan 28, 2009 10:34 pm
donuts
kristofw
kristofw
29 January 2009

Wet areas drop-down??!

Wet areas drop-down??!

Just to round this off - I've asked for advice: - a builder - he said "maybe, but rather not worth the trouble" - a floor heating supplier - he said "our wiring will…

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kristofw
Jan 29, 2009 12:12 am
kristofw
Rodda
Rodda
29 January 2009

My new homeone tool...

My new homeone tool...
1, 2

I don't know about HP... :? I know people who've had issues with their laptops and plenty of IT gurus who have personally warned me against their gear...

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Rodda
Jan 29, 2009 10:50 am
Rodda
ICK
ICK
29 January 2009

Major Power lines over houses?

Major Power lines over houses?
1, 2

My ex girlfriend was brought up on acreage in Cranbourne South and she had those huge powerlines running through her…

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ICK
Jan 29, 2009 11:53 am
ICK
karol
karol
29 January 2009

How to get glued on lino off floorboards?

How to get glued on lino off floorboards?

Just get a large scraper under the edge and a hammer and prize them up roughly. I doubt the floorboards will splinter unless you gouge…

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karol
Jan 29, 2009 12:33 pm
Wingies
Wingies
29 January 2009

Limitations of renovating and asbestos

Limitations of renovating and asbestos

I have asbestos in my Laundry and toilet, It was definatley mentioned in my building report (as it should be) if my entire house was asbestos there is no way I would have…

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Wingies
Jan 29, 2009 1:47 pm
Wingies
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suh
Jan 29, 2009 7:38 pm
suh
Cheeky
Cheeky
29 January 2009

Eden Brae - is it a boutique builder?

Eden Brae - is it a boutique builder?

Actually, according to the reviews on that website, ALL the builders are crap! I wonder if that's a reflection of project building in general.

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Cheeky
Jan 29, 2009 11:00 pm
kumar
kumar
30 January 2009

Carpet Company in Liquidation

Carpet Company in Liquidation

Yeah, then it would be a REAL closing down sale for once!

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kumar
Jan 30, 2009 1:30 am
leebee1
leebee1
30 January 2009

Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet

I had/still have wireless internet with 3 and it was so bad that we went with iinet as they…

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leebee1
Jan 30, 2009 5:21 am
haywgl
haywgl
30 January 2009

Austral - PD brick categories

Austral - PD brick categories

Thanks guys :) I might have to give the CSC or even Austral a call for her ;)

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haywgl
Jan 30, 2009 9:12 pm
haywgl
gsingh77
gsingh77
30 January 2009

Pulling out of Land Contract on Alamanda estate, PC

Pulling out of Land Contract on Alamanda estate, PC

Has anyone pulled out of a land contract in Alamanda estate and managed to get all or majority of your 10% deposit back. Settlement will be in the summer, my…

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gsingh77
Jan 30, 2009 9:59 pm
thlo
thlo
31 January 2009

Eligibility for FHOG

Eligibility for FHOG

Well a bit of variety is good. I'd say let…

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thlo
Jan 31, 2009 7:07 pm
thlo
thlo
thlo
31 January 2009

Good news for ppl in outer northern suburbs of Melb

Good news for ppl in outer northern suburbs of Melb

Just reading the Herald Sun today and the northern outer suburbs are bucking the trend of housing prices plunging.. Cragieburn had a…

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thlo
Jan 31, 2009 7:38 pm
thlo
Polo
Polo
31 January 2009

Pulling Out of Building Contract

Pulling Out of Building Contract

Hi all, Thank you for your replies and I will update the outcomes once everything finishes. In the meantime, if anybody else have similar experience could you please…

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Polo
Jan 31, 2009 9:54 pm
Cleishy
Cleishy
31 January 2009

Name & Address of Land Owner - Where?

Name & Address of Land Owner - Where?

Hi I guess this is really simple, but where can I find the name & address of a land owner of adjacent land which…

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Cleishy
Jan 31, 2009 9:55 pm
Cleishy
ellyash
ellyash
1 February 2009

colorbond roof for carport tiled roof tiles for house

colorbond roof for carport tiled roof tiles for house

No we haven't bricked around it, it remains open. We are going to build in one side to use for storage. We used a kit from Stratco, my husband and father built. Their…

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ellyash
Feb 01, 2009 8:59 pm
d@n
d@n
2 February 2009

Layout of open plan kitchen, lounge and dining...

Layout of open plan kitchen, lounge and dining...

I've never liked open plan designs. Kitchen and dining can be together, but not the lounge. Very distracting if you're watching tv.

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d@n
Feb 02, 2009 8:33 am
Lostris
Lostris
2 February 2009

Plumbing Question

Plumbing Question

Comes down to what the plumbers have been trained in, and what they are more comfortable using. The alternative to copper is the auspex or rehau systems, which is…

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Lostris
Feb 02, 2009 1:15 pm


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