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edtheved
edtheved
10 March 2009

Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring

Thanks. Must apologise guys as I seemed to have jumped the gun here with my post..being a newbie and all. I subsequently found the search button and located a stack of…

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edtheved
Mar 10, 2009 10:16 pm
Pugs
Pugs
11 March 2009

Potentially Dumb Question :)

Potentially Dumb Question :)

on ebay but didn't really know what to look for. The screen door is quite an old one so not sure if they are universal or…

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Pugs
Mar 11, 2009 12:12 am
Pugs
dembi_2000
dembi_2000
11 March 2009

Fireplace Installation!

Fireplace Installation!

Hi. Anybody who knows of a plumber who is able to install a fireplace. Its a Canterbury Fitzroy in-built fireplace. There is already a false wall and gas pipe. Just need…

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dembi_2000
Mar 11, 2009 10:11 am
yas786
yas786
11 March 2009

First home - Mirvac Grandview (Leumeah)

First home - Mirvac Grandview (Leumeah)

Hello all, New to this forum (but really like what I see), new to home ownership (wife and I in the process of purchasing first home), and desperately seeking any…

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yas786
Mar 11, 2009 11:47 am
kexkez
kexkez
11 March 2009

Lets decorate on a budget..........Part 1. PHOTOS inc

Lets decorate on a budget..........Part 1. PHOTOS inc

OK since at this stage you are not sure if you will rent it out or sell it I would at this stage only consider doing things that will improve upkeep. So leaks, dodgy…

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kexkez
Mar 11, 2009 1:43 pm
kexkez
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Hellman109
Mar 11, 2009 5:17 pm
billdsl
billdsl
11 March 2009

Heat pumps....have i made the right decision?

Heat pumps....have i made the right decision?

Gas boosted would be a little friendlier than a heat pump, im not up to speed on the green'ness of gas and if its renewable or harmful to the environment. But a heat…

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billdsl
Mar 11, 2009 6:56 pm
billdsl
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
11 March 2009

Totally useless information!

Totally useless information!

Helyn...i did have one for you! ..lol... That's interesting archaeobabe...

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Moodyfish
Mar 11, 2009 11:13 pm
Moodyfish
Angelblue
Angelblue
11 March 2009

External Render

External Render

We are renovating our house and the external walls have a render. The house is about 16 yrs old and we've been in it for about 5 yrs. However we need to get a section…

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Angelblue
Mar 11, 2009 11:38 pm
rubyjames
rubyjames
12 March 2009

Drilling into a brick wall

Drilling into a brick wall

Thanks for the replies. Our plumber actually told us about Chemset yesterday too, so that sounds like a good bet. :D

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rubyjames
Mar 12, 2009 9:13 am
Helyn
Helyn
12 March 2009

Front fences

Front fences

It suites the house style, and unfortunatly the grass too (damn drought) but yeah if you have a lane thats a good idea, will keep people off…

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Helyn
Mar 12, 2009 11:10 am
Helyn
Hels
Hels
12 March 2009

PD Extras in Melbourne

PD Extras in Melbourne

Whats the difference with colorbond and standard? Is it purely color choices or does color bond have added benefits? Also, I don't see…

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Hels
Mar 12, 2009 12:32 pm
Hels
PeterH
PeterH
13 March 2009

So where can i talk about sheds?

So where can i talk about sheds?
1, 2

Yep FireFox, we put the slab down first. Things I would change: 1. Do the boxing up for the slab ourselves next time. The guy we got to do it made one side 100mm shorter…

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PeterH
Mar 13, 2009 10:35 am
tuned86
tuned86
13 March 2009

cornice

cornice
1, 2

Can't wait - I am interested in the symphony...wondering how it looks before i decide :)

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tuned86
Mar 13, 2009 12:29 pm
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
13 March 2009

Underground Fire Shelter

Underground Fire Shelter

Well we now have a HUGE hole in our garden. The tank won't be ready for a few weeks and we still have to sort out the crane issues. Looks like we are facing a huge…

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3timesbuilda
Mar 13, 2009 3:14 pm
3timesbuilda
vvs mand
vvs mand
13 March 2009

Plumber problems in Adelaide!

Plumber problems in Adelaide!

I'm a plumber and although noone has taken me to court, I have on occasion taken customers to court....sort of. I don't know about SA, but in NSW, there is a tribunal…

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vvs mand
Mar 13, 2009 6:18 pm
piscean
piscean
14 March 2009

Removel of spring in window sil?

Removel of spring in window sil?

They sound like they're springs left over from venetian blinds which might not be there any more. They should have a small circle/eye on top and the blinds had a pin at…

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piscean
Mar 14, 2009 3:22 am
TimmyDunlop
TimmyDunlop
14 March 2009

Marriott Waters retail outlet?????

Marriott Waters retail outlet?????

Yeah, sorry kd those are for Marriot Waters residents ONLY!! GO FIND YOUR OWN!! Nah just kidding :lol: :lol: :lol: I'd say those shops wont be ready till about 2011 at the earliest…

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TimmyDunlop
Mar 14, 2009 11:02 am
iTalk
iTalk
14 March 2009

What did you buy before your house was built?

What did you buy before your house was built?
1, 2, 3, 4

Just got the Blanco microwave and trim kit delivered yesterday :D

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iTalk
Mar 14, 2009 1:14 pm
iTalk
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
14 March 2009

Cypress timber framing - green or seasoned?

Cypress timber framing - green or seasoned?

Very few people would bother with cypress framing these days, I know it is used a little more in Qld though. Are you wanting to use it for termite resistance? If so just…

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Dukekamaya
Mar 14, 2009 6:56 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
16 March 2009

Noggin question

Noggin question

I was assuming 600 centres which would need a 600mm plate to span between the 2 studs, 900mm would actually span 3 studs at 450mm. :wink: But thanks…

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Dukekamaya
Mar 16, 2009 4:29 pm
Dukekamaya
esm
esm
16 March 2009

Will you buy a circa 1930s Heritage Home

Will you buy a circa 1930s Heritage Home

very helpful comments... i think my wife would not want to be stressed out like this in the future. No No No No No & No we had a beautiful…

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esm
Mar 16, 2009 5:16 pm
billdsl
billdsl
16 March 2009

Device to stop water flowing into downpipes ??

Device to stop water flowing into downpipes ??

ours is exactly the same, every time we get a downpour i have overflowing water digging holes in the ground because of the overflow fail standards setters, fail, wonder…

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billdsl
Mar 16, 2009 8:18 pm
billdsl
cezar_oz
cezar_oz
16 March 2009

Sydney Home Show (Apr.3-May 3) tickets - anyone?

Sydney Home Show (Apr.3-May 3) tickets - anyone?

Pls PM me if someone got a few spare... I need 2 - for me and mrs. :)

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cezar_oz
Mar 16, 2009 9:01 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
16 March 2009

Moving to Mernda

Moving to Mernda
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

PD displays in MV have now closed :cry: I did love the Hayman there. New displays open this Saturday. I'll be there after lunch!

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House-To-Be
Mar 16, 2009 9:56 pm
cascade
cascade
17 March 2009

Recommendations Plse Older Home Inspection - S.E. Melbourne

Recommendations Plse Older Home Inspection - S.E. Melbourne

Don’t bother trying to contact Kevin.. he’s extremely busy…due to this …very poor customer service. He inspected my house recently …. However still no report……

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cascade
Mar 17, 2009 12:47 am
lisanne
lisanne
17 March 2009

Builder responsibility to neighbours

Builder responsibility to neighbours

You may also like to point out to your neighbour that the longer they try to cause delays the longer the building will take to get done

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lisanne
Mar 17, 2009 7:58 am
MKR
MKR
17 March 2009

Mover Recommendations for Melbourne ?

Mover Recommendations for Melbourne ?

thanks photogirl! Will give them a call tomorrow :)

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MKR
Mar 17, 2009 5:30 pm
MKR
joles
joles
17 March 2009

neighbours and a party brick wall

neighbours and a party brick wall

I know people don't see things the same as me, but I can't believe people make a big deal out of these things. I'm in a townhouse at the moment, completely attached to one…

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joles
Mar 17, 2009 8:22 pm
joles
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Southies
Mar 18, 2009 7:03 am
Southies
stu
stu
18 March 2009

Designer or Architect

Designer or Architect

Designers and architects are like car mechanics, you get good and bad of both. Ultimately the quality and finish of the job depends a lot on the natural ability of the…

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stu
Mar 18, 2009 9:36 am
stu
muzzman
muzzman
18 March 2009

Plans/Builder: 2x bdrm's upstairs/2x downstairs?

Plans/Builder: 2x bdrm's upstairs/2x downstairs?

Yeah I know the feeling mate... we've been looking at taps and furniture and styles and things over here in Canada :D ... wondering how and if we can do any of it in Melbourne :D

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muzzman
Mar 18, 2009 11:03 am
muzzman
Adrian B
Adrian B
18 March 2009

How to move threads/topcis to the right area

How to move threads/topcis to the right area

You are all correct. And a great idea Helyn about using the report button. Mods can move threads to other past of the forum. Let us know if you need to do so again.

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Adrian B
Mar 18, 2009 11:36 am
Adrian B
Pat the draftie
Pat the draftie
18 March 2009

Patio Plans for council submission

Patio Plans for council submission

Chris, I have PM'ed you an outline of what I do, and contact details. Regards, Pat.

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Pat the draftie
Mar 18, 2009 1:24 pm
Pat the draftie
kyton
kyton
19 March 2009

Where to get wallpaper in sydney?

Where to get wallpaper in sydney?

fasteddy_au - Welcome to Homeone. May I suggest that you use the search function on the top right hand of your screen. There have been a number of threads on wallpaper…

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kyton
Mar 19, 2009 8:45 am
kyton
clath
clath
19 March 2009

Another earthquake?

Another earthquake?

I'm rather annoyed...missed it completely. Just too busy trying to dry out my life, feed the dryer, fold the baby clothes and re pack boxes :( :(

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clath
Mar 19, 2009 5:20 pm
clath
Michelle
Michelle
19 March 2009

I hope this can be of help to some of you??

I hope this can be of help to some of you??

Thanks kyton….I have Pm’d mexham and he knows now what is expected. He was very obliging I must say….. Thank you mexham! :D

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Michelle
Mar 19, 2009 6:20 pm
Michelle
MBBN
MBBN
19 March 2009

Garage Floor(slab) cracks - serious?

Garage Floor(slab) cracks - serious?

As everyone else has mentioned, it's fine! As long as you can't get a key/dollar coin in it there is no structural issues. It can occur for many reasons! I've got…

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MBBN
Mar 19, 2009 7:23 pm
grantjohnson
grantjohnson
19 March 2009

Estimating Building Costs - Advice Sought

Estimating Building Costs - Advice Sought

Hello, We have an approved DA in Sydney for a mid-sized renovation. Since work has commenced my Wife is concerned the resulting living area won't be large enough. As…

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grantjohnson
Mar 19, 2009 10:32 pm
maree
maree
20 March 2009

urbanform

urbanform

has any body got any info regarding cemintel urbanform. we are looking to build with this product any infor would be great. product looks fantastic.

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maree
Mar 20, 2009 9:41 am
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
22 March 2009

Level floors in old cottage

Level floors in old cottage

Mmm... doesn't look too bad. Couple of places you might want to install some 'stirrups' and grout them. Looks like the bathroom floor leaks :wink:

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onc_artisan
Mar 22, 2009 9:51 pm
onc_artisan
Drax
Drax
23 March 2009

Sinking Stumps

Sinking Stumps

You should talk to a Master Builder. The house may need underpinning. Adrian T.

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Drax
Mar 23, 2009 7:27 am
mg
mg
23 March 2009

good builder

good builder

I have built with Simonds and have nothing good to say. It has been two years since we began our Simonds journey and they have been consistently second rate. I have…

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mg
Mar 23, 2009 12:52 pm
su ann
su ann
23 March 2009

Builders - Colonial Building Company

Builders - Colonial Building Company

Hi Dorothy They are one of our choices at the moment. Have you made contact with them yet? The service so far (we have not signed any contracts yet) has been great -…

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su ann
Mar 23, 2009 1:04 pm
kikin
kikin
23 March 2009

Normal batten vs Pendent

Normal batten vs Pendent

thanks for your answers....thus I can plan my electrical plan now :)

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kikin
Mar 23, 2009 4:07 pm
Willow
Willow
23 March 2009

Costings for work/renos WA

Costings for work/renos WA

Hi :D First time poster. Long time lurker :oops: . Just wondering if anyone would be able to give me a rough estimate price wise on a couple of things I would like to do…

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Willow
Mar 23, 2009 4:10 pm


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