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Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
7 November 2008

Soil removal and dumping

Soil removal and dumping

Why not check out a local 'cart-away' bin company in the yellow pages? They are quicker, come in various sizes, you get them for a week or so and you don't have to…

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Uncle Arfur
Nov 07, 2008 9:50 am
Uncle Arfur
Uncle Arfur
7 November 2008

Fridge shelves

Fridge shelves

It depends how old your fridge is. I'm not in Melbourne but- Try contacting the local agent via the makers website OR if its much older model look in the yellow pages/…

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Uncle Arfur
Nov 07, 2008 10:00 am
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
7 November 2008

Incredibles House

Incredibles House

No it's just from the movie. The interior too is fantastic. Very retro sixties with the kitchen design and furniture. I wish it was mine to display! :D

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buildingadreamhome
Nov 07, 2008 1:02 pm
buildingadreamhome
Archie
Archie
7 November 2008

Floorzone.......Perth

Floorzone.......Perth

Well i have finally been released from jury duty so i am free to continue on my pursuit into the unknown. Thanks for the replies guys , much appreciated. I visited a…

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Archie
Nov 07, 2008 4:24 pm
acm2269
acm2269
7 November 2008

Dulux Courses

Dulux Courses

Yap, Michelle :lol: I'll be attending and looking forward to lots of…

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acm2269
Nov 07, 2008 4:44 pm
acm2269
Eager
Eager
7 November 2008

Single Phase/Double Phase/Triple Phase

Single Phase/Double Phase/Triple Phase

Just saw your post Eager - thanks for that! It is starting to make sense now ;) I might give the a/c company a call and…

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Eager
Nov 07, 2008 9:00 pm
Eager
Hoffies
Hoffies
8 November 2008

Plaster vs Drywall

Plaster vs Drywall

Glad to see you are Canadian with that Drywall terminology. Reading the heading I was worried that too many people are watching Holmes on Homes on Fox and sticking with…

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Hoffies
Nov 08, 2008 9:53 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 November 2008

Have I forgotten anything?

Have I forgotten anything?

We found in our old house that the Do Not Call register did not stop unsolicited calls entirely but did reduce them a lot. However we have same phone…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 09, 2008 12:40 pm
Yak_Chat
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4k_construction_limited
Nov 09, 2008 10:23 pm
donuts
donuts
10 November 2008

Everything I want is deleted.....

Everything I want is deleted.....

:shock: :shock: :shock: your tile got deleted too!!!?? :x why couldn't they tell us that at Beaumonts the other day when we were re-choosing my ones??? :evil: :( And as for architectural colours :roll:

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donuts
Nov 10, 2008 7:26 am
donuts
penny73
penny73
10 November 2008

Pulling out of a land deal would you lose your deposit?

Pulling out of a land deal would you lose your deposit?

I have sent an email to my conveyancer but is it worth sending one to sales person at the development? Perhaps they have some experience with it?

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penny73
Nov 10, 2008 8:27 am
mrs_smith
mrs_smith
10 November 2008

Does this website work for you?

Does this website work for you?

I'll try firefox then. I hate when they use flash - not everyone has it updated! Thanks for the warning!

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mrs_smith
Nov 10, 2008 1:39 pm
mrs_smith
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
10 November 2008

Taubmans Moroka

Taubmans Moroka

Wow! I had no idea. I thought they would only have a couple of colours. That's brilliant thank you.

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buildingadreamhome
Nov 10, 2008 4:08 pm
buildingadreamhome
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 November 2008

The beauty of eaves (sorry Matt)

The beauty of eaves (sorry Matt)
1, 2, 3, 4

I agree - EAVES SUCK - OUT THE HEAT OF THE MIDDAY SUN LEAVING A GENTLE SHADE ON YOUR WINDOW SILL …

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ECOECO
Nov 10, 2008 5:18 pm
ECOECO
joles
joles
10 November 2008

How big is my master bedroom?

How big is my master bedroom?

I won't mind no ensuite and WIR if I get decent length and width! :shock:

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joles
Nov 10, 2008 9:35 pm
joles
darryl 065
darryl 065
11 November 2008

timber frame or steel frame for double garage/granny flat

timber frame or steel frame for double garage/granny flat

thanks for the info ive no problems with timber just thought with the steel i could do it myself .im only around corner from a company called austech external building…

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darryl 065
Nov 11, 2008 4:14 pm
WFFS
WFFS
11 November 2008

renovating solid brick home

renovating solid brick home

It doesn't have to be expensive if it is load bearing. Do you have access to get up into the roof? Kind Regards,

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WFFS
Nov 11, 2008 4:27 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
11 November 2008

Dark paint on wood... warping?

Dark paint on wood... warping?

Quite the opposite Michelle - if a piece of timber wants to move it will…

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Dukekamaya
Nov 11, 2008 6:58 pm
Dukekamaya
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 November 2008

WHAT DOES A TERMITE LOOK LIKE?

WHAT DOES A TERMITE LOOK LIKE?

If you want some intersting facts on termites, search in Mastotermes darwiniensis from the north of australia. They eat almost anything.

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Yak_Chat
Nov 11, 2008 9:51 pm
Yak_Chat
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nesspop
Nov 12, 2008 12:06 pm
nesspop
ausdesign
ausdesign
12 November 2008

Variation to rescode - Melbourne

Variation to rescode - Melbourne

Street frontage is defined by the title address.

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ausdesign
Nov 12, 2008 1:10 pm
ausdesign
gweluphome
gweluphome
12 November 2008

Research....Can anyone help with this house style....Please.

Research....Can anyone help with this house style....Please.

Those are great pics, Thanks Michelle and Thanks again Sdabel for that info. :D

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gweluphome
Nov 12, 2008 8:01 pm
wellinformed
wellinformed
13 November 2008

Rocks at our demo site

Rocks at our demo site

if they are not within the building area then they dont need to be removed, if they hinder access to the block yes they will be removed..the excavators will charge the…

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wellinformed
Nov 13, 2008 5:35 am
joles
joles
13 November 2008

Parapet Wall

Parapet Wall

Hmmm..... I don't think this would bother me if it was my place.... you can't see the wall but she can. BUT if it does bother you, I think you better look at putting a…

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joles
Nov 13, 2008 7:42 am
joles
penny73
penny73
13 November 2008

Buying and selling land the same day = no stamp duty???

Buying and selling land the same day = no stamp duty???

Thanks everyone I really appreciate the info. Will probably list it early next year (provided we buy something established but that is looking increasingly likely)

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penny73
Nov 13, 2008 10:22 am
BrisbaneOwner
BrisbaneOwner
13 November 2008

Favourite Builder Australia Voted By Homeone

Favourite Builder Australia Voted By Homeone

I'd leave out Marshall Thompson, they just laid off their Qld staff and appointed an Administrator. Wouldn't touch them with a barge pole. Plus they still haven't…

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BrisbaneOwner
Nov 13, 2008 10:45 am
Judie
Judie
14 November 2008

Ideas on how to disguise the laundry area

Ideas on how to disguise the laundry area

tdl - a friend of mine has hers set up like this. Hers is in the kitchen though. She has a chest freezer to the left of the machine, and the dryer is on the wall. Works…

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Judie
Nov 14, 2008 2:10 pm
Judie
Grace16
Grace16
14 November 2008

Austral Nougat bricks, available soon?

Austral Nougat bricks, available soon?
1, 2

ABSOLUTELY!!!! Don't settle for the Parchment Mikkyg if you really prefer Nougat! Be true to your first love.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Grace16
Nov 14, 2008 2:11 pm
sammy
sammy
14 November 2008

Can anyone recommend a fence builder for Sydney Inner West?

Can anyone recommend a fence builder for Sydney Inner West?

Good luck finding a fencing company. I have called 5 and they don't call back after leaving messages. I managed to chase one up after numerous calls to get a quote. If you…

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sammy
Nov 14, 2008 4:04 pm
sammy
donuts
donuts
14 November 2008

Is this a bad tile job?

Is this a bad tile job?

Thanks FF :) Rachelle - you're right, that is what I'll ask them to do. Today I noticed several spare tiles sitting in a box next to the door, so they can use those…

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donuts
Nov 14, 2008 8:20 pm
donuts
buddy
buddy
15 November 2008

Merbau Post

Merbau Post
1, 2

have a look at this supplier in bayswater (outer east melbourne) - they supply ethically sourced merbau http://www.outdoortimber.com.au/

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buddy
Nov 15, 2008 8:34 pm
chuth77
chuth77
15 November 2008

How hard to add a power point?

How hard to add a power point?

Should be a fairly simple job for an electrician then. 1/2 to 3/4 hour job at most!

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chuth77
Nov 15, 2008 9:17 pm
beegeers
beegeers
16 November 2008

Dennis Family Homes & Color Selections

Dennis Family Homes & Color Selections

I've had to make a few phone calls, done a bit of leg work, but my builder is letting me go out side the square... go away from standard.…

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beegeers
Nov 15, 2008 11:08 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
16 November 2008

weatherboard in summer?

weatherboard in summer?

having lived in a brick house, then a double brick house and now own a weatherboard home.. With double brick and to a degree brick house it takes a day and a half of…

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ausfatcat
Nov 16, 2008 6:34 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
16 November 2008

Discovered Defect - Carlisle

Discovered Defect - Carlisle

Just ring your SS (you should have his number) and let him know. They will fix it for you!

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mattwalker
Nov 16, 2008 2:36 pm
mattwalker
mattydals
mattydals
17 November 2008

Why are some builders names censored?

Why are some builders names censored?
1, 2

I still disagree. If I have a problem that I have experienced with a particular builder then I will name names. Same goes for anything. Why beat around the…

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mattydals
Nov 17, 2008 9:14 am
Pat the draftie
Pat the draftie
17 November 2008

Would like to build....

Would like to build....

My two cents worth: I would suggest your biggest hurdle will be that your ideas might scare the be-jesus out of a builder, who will, in a…

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Pat the draftie
Nov 17, 2008 9:20 am
Pat the draftie
danma
danma
17 November 2008

Old Convent

Old Convent

Wow, I can't wait to see this. I love doing up old homes, I just hate the heritage listings that go with them. We had one that we renovated and extended it was so much…

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danma
Nov 17, 2008 12:42 pm
Dale
Dale
17 November 2008

Tradesmen referrals for Gisborne

Tradesmen referrals for Gisborne

Hi, We are building our house with Carlisle in Gisborne Victoria. Unfortunately Carlisle doesn't do driveways/concrete or decking/pergolas. After seeing Matt's…

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Dale
Nov 17, 2008 2:44 pm
karol
karol
18 November 2008

Garage quote outrageous?

Garage quote outrageous?

From what we've seen from friend's renos, the second you need a concrete slab, the cost starts getting pretty high. Your price sounds about as much as friends paid to…

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karol
Nov 18, 2008 12:33 pm
Ozswede
Ozswede
18 November 2008

lining my shed

lining my shed

Thank you dymonite69 for your answer

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Ozswede
Nov 18, 2008 3:47 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
19 November 2008

Help! Builder wants more money!

Help! Builder wants more money!

Hi, ask to see the original invoices from the earthworks company just to make sure that they aren't charging you twice for the same job. Our builder…

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ausfatcat
Nov 19, 2008 5:38 am
karol
karol
19 November 2008

What can we do about our driveway on a limited budget?

What can we do about our driveway on a limited budget?

Hrm. I'm not convinced I like how it looks in urban areas... and if it's going to be as expensive as concrete well... forget it :lol: I'm having trouble finding somewhere…

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karol
Nov 19, 2008 8:22 am
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
19 November 2008

Formica Flooring

Formica Flooring

I posted this in the flooring section but didn't get a good response so figured i would try here.... Has anyone had any experience with Formica Laminate Flooring? I…

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buildingadreamhome
Nov 19, 2008 12:03 pm
buildingadreamhome
RosieA
RosieA
19 November 2008

Need help finding a spare bed (quirky post I know)

Need help finding a spare bed (quirky post I know)

Ikea has a day bed 'Hemnes' that is a day bed, single bed with storage underneith and also converts to a double bed. its $599, i'm considering getting one for the spare…

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RosieA
Nov 19, 2008 1:04 pm
RosieA
nesspop
nesspop
19 November 2008

When pavers somehow turns into a motorbike

When pavers somehow turns into a motorbike

Give DH an early XMAS present, a bike chain and lock. If he promises to finish the owrks agreed in writing (that alone is funny :) ) then you will…

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nesspop
Nov 19, 2008 2:29 pm
nesspop
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Justin
Nov 19, 2008 5:30 pm
haywgl
haywgl
20 November 2008

Underground Power PIt (AGAIN!)

Underground Power PIt (AGAIN!)

Hey Guys Well we applied for an underground power pit installation and have heard back from the company to instal it. Once I forward the payment they said they can…

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haywgl
Nov 20, 2008 5:06 pm
haywgl


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