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House-To-Be
Sep 01, 2008 1:16 pm
Helyn
Helyn
2 September 2008

do I need an independent lawyer?

do I need an independent lawyer?

Hi, Helyn. I know trust is important, but as I am not experienced, just wanna be careful..... Our cases were different, in both cases…

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Helyn
Sep 02, 2008 1:36 am
Helyn
FireFox
FireFox
2 September 2008

[ADL] Zego Workshop

[ADL] Zego Workshop

Hey Guys, i signed up with Zego's website and they have a training workshop in adelaide; Housing Industry Association Cnr Port Road & Station Place,…

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FireFox
Sep 02, 2008 1:45 am
FireFox
montemoo01
montemoo01
2 September 2008

Rural Land

Rural Land

Hi Sha & Tony Thanks for the replies....even though both are very different amounts to connect power, they are still well under what I thought we'd be paying so I am…

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montemoo01
Sep 02, 2008 8:16 am
sirgoat
sirgoat
2 September 2008

Order of Work

Order of Work

(a) some patching of the plaster on one wall (b) repainting of the ceiling and walls (also need the loungeroom ceiling repainted but that is all through the house) (c)…

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sirgoat
Sep 02, 2008 8:01 pm
acm2269
acm2269
2 September 2008

Recommended Painters in Southeast Melbourne

Recommended Painters in Southeast Melbourne

Hi! Can anyone recommend a good painter in Melbourne,particularly Southeast area. I plan to do featured walls after handover. I'd appreciate any help... cheers, Hannah

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acm2269
Sep 02, 2008 11:45 pm
acm2269
T&V
T&V
3 September 2008

90 X 90 Gal angle lintel 6 or 8 mm

90 X 90 Gal angle lintel 6 or 8 mm

good advice thanxs pat. regards T

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T&V
Sep 03, 2008 1:23 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
3 September 2008

Is this good for an electrician?

Is this good for an electrician?

I got another quote from an electrician. Here is what I want and the prices… 1. Remove existing kitchen fluoro dome style light and replace with 4 directional…

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grace_slick
Sep 03, 2008 1:46 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
4 September 2008

Is this painter too cheap!?

Is this painter too cheap!?

Oh god no! lol. My partner’s mum did some of her place herself (she’s 70!), but…to be honest, it’s very streaky and uneven. I would just never trust myself to do…

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grace_slick
Sep 04, 2008 9:45 am
grace_slick
Ozibob
Ozibob
4 September 2008

best value kit homes to lock up stage

best value kit homes to lock up stage

Try these guys These guys are really helpful. We were going to use them…

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Ozibob
Sep 04, 2008 11:08 am
FireFox
FireFox
4 September 2008

Excellent online floorplan app

Excellent online floorplan app

yeah same MVH is really irritating and annoying when you dont always have a net connection; punch is good easy to use everything is easily adjustable but yes quite bland…

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FireFox
Sep 04, 2008 12:20 pm
FireFox
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
4 September 2008

Can painters make slight alterations to colours if you ask t

Can painters make slight alterations to colours if you ask t

Ho ho ! I sympathise. In a lot of areas and with a lot of trades the old "get lots of quotes" rule is completely out the door. I went through five electricians - three…

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Cabinfever
Sep 04, 2008 12:43 pm
Cabinfever
soda
soda
4 September 2008

Made it to Canada

Made it to Canada

Get onto the Canucks asap. I worked at Big White (interior BC) for two seasons and love Canada like a second home. Still a massive Canuck (NHL) fan to this day, (No.6 Sami…

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soda
Sep 04, 2008 1:27 pm
nesspop
nesspop
5 September 2008

you opinion please marriot waters

you opinion please marriot waters

Gee that have stung you a few times ::: ::crying:: I hope they dont get the chance again. We will be heading down too on Sunday as we have a little persons party to go to on…

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nesspop
Sep 05, 2008 7:18 am
nesspop
grace_slick
grace_slick
5 September 2008

Any special way to get rid of new paint smell?

Any special way to get rid of new paint smell?
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OHH, really? That’s ok then. There aren’t really any brushstrokes cause I used a mini roller, not a brush.

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grace_slick
Sep 05, 2008 10:52 am
grace_slick
Raz
Raz
5 September 2008

Pulling Out - Help with conflicting tender clause re deposit

Pulling Out - Help with conflicting tender clause re deposit

Just back from an amazing holiday in Thailand... Great win for you Rachelle, but its also noteworthy that they refunded money to you without a fight. Not many…

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Raz
Sep 05, 2008 2:25 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
6 September 2008

Anther painting question

Anther painting question

The girl at the paint store gave me the wrong paint, I wanted 2 litres of ceiling white tinted spanish white, as I am topping up paint I already have to do a second coat…

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ausfatcat
Sep 06, 2008 5:38 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 September 2008

TDLS's TDL got a whole lot bigger.......

TDLS's TDL got a whole lot bigger.......
1, 2

Cheers Mike, good to chat- but it's much better to have Vic's precious resource looked after properly :D Good luck in the new abode and make sure you make time for your…

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Yak_Chat
Sep 06, 2008 8:54 pm
Yak_Chat
buddy
buddy
6 September 2008

Painting...any suppliers of good quality paint...but cheap?

Painting...any suppliers of good quality paint...but cheap?

we used solver on our ourdoor steps (their deck paint) and it was TERRIBLE -- peeled, chipped -- I would never, ever touch it again. i did other stairs around the corner…

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buddy
Sep 06, 2008 11:41 pm
buddy
buddy
6 September 2008

Repack and reblock my piers and stumps

Repack and reblock my piers and stumps

i used to be a reblocker for many years (many moons ago!). are you talking about redoing the stumps under the floor or under the walls? if it's the floors it's a matter…

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buddy
Sep 06, 2008 11:47 pm
zaff
zaff
8 September 2008

Questions on render/texture coat on blueboard

Questions on render/texture coat on blueboard

I used Quikcote pruducts on blueboard at my place. Here's their site: http://www.quikcote.com.au/ The blueboard stuff (Flexi-patch) was about $36 and the normal stuff…

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zaff
Sep 08, 2008 8:13 am
gpierce
gpierce
8 September 2008

How to remove super strong adhesive from doors & walls?

How to remove super strong adhesive from doors & walls?

In my experience, the best thing for removing sticky residue is Orange Oil. It won't eat anything except the glue. It is a problem on wall surfaces. You have to soak it in…

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gpierce
Sep 08, 2008 1:56 pm
sean
sean
9 September 2008

marriot waters

marriot waters

just wondering if anyone that is building in marriot waters or surroundings that is looking to put a gazebo in the yard if so take a look at this website

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sean
Sep 09, 2008 8:29 am
BigKev
BigKev
9 September 2008

The Rise, Lyndhurst

The Rise, Lyndhurst

We are on the corner of Aylmer Rd and Tetrabine Way. We settled in Nov 07. The original settlement date was June 07. We are currently building with New Dimension…

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BigKev
Sep 09, 2008 11:00 am
suh
suh
9 September 2008

Opinions on 2 things

Opinions on 2 things

My daughter had a kitchen not unlike yours. This is what she did..... Left the window and put a white timber look venetian on it. Put the fridge and pantry on the…

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suh
Sep 09, 2008 1:48 pm
suh
gweluphome
gweluphome
9 September 2008

Yay I am finally In

Yay I am finally In

Well done wingies..finally in your own place. Have a nice rest and then lots of photos..... :D :D

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gweluphome
Sep 09, 2008 2:08 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
10 September 2008

Weird Architecture...

Weird Architecture...
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Thanks for that! Will take a look (am at work now and site is taking forever to load so will have to wait till later, grr)

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grace_slick
Sep 10, 2008 12:01 pm
grace_slick
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
10 September 2008

Not satisfied despite beautiful renovations?

Not satisfied despite beautiful renovations?

I’m gonna have to write down totally detailed instructions so she knows without a shadow of any doubt where each and every piece of…

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Mikaela_D
Sep 10, 2008 4:10 pm
Mikaela_D
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
10 September 2008

Problem with downlight being dimmer

Problem with downlight being dimmer

Swap the globes around and see if its the different brand/ or wattage globes.

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Dukekamaya
Sep 10, 2008 6:43 pm
Dukekamaya
GG
GG
10 September 2008

Building my new home

Building my new home

Yeah, we opted for the ensuite to guestroom downstairs. I was told I can nominate my SS. Any recommendations here? I am in the Eastern suburbs. I am only at the…

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GG
Sep 10, 2008 8:05 pm

Here's a quick photoshop version: Judie

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Judie
Sep 10, 2008 10:05 pm
Judie
ellyash
ellyash
11 September 2008

We got our plans back - what do you think?

We got our plans back - what do you think?

Oh that would be just lovely...but the cost of moving hte two toilets would just be beyond us, and I also think it may be over capatilising for this particular house at theis time.

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ellyash
Sep 11, 2008 7:55 am
Keewee Swan
Keewee Swan
11 September 2008

Has anyone had home window tinting?

Has anyone had home window tinting?
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Thanks so much for your reply Lilian. Wow those prices seem really good - I think I will get them out for a quote. Thanks again for your help.

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Keewee Swan
Sep 11, 2008 3:38 pm
Helyn
Helyn
11 September 2008

It's all starting to happen!

It's all starting to happen!

Sassy Bud, we can get excited by laundry troughs too!! Come on, pic, pic, pic!!

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Helyn
Sep 11, 2008 7:42 pm
Helyn
Helyn
Helyn
11 September 2008

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

On anther point whats the telephone plug (I think it is a telephone plug any way) on right side of the bench doing up so high? Is that…

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Helyn
Sep 11, 2008 7:46 pm
Helyn
Sharee
Sharee
11 September 2008

Join mark in kitchen panels??

Join mark in kitchen panels??

Thanks for that Earl, I will give them a call directly. :)

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Sharee
Sep 11, 2008 7:57 pm
Sharee
lavalyte
lavalyte
12 September 2008

Air vents in Roof - anyone recommend someone in Melbourne?

Air vents in Roof - anyone recommend someone in Melbourne?

I've just put some plywood flooring in the roof space for some extra storage. I'd like to find someone who could install a couple of air vents in the roof so it doesn't…

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lavalyte
Sep 12, 2008 11:17 pm
vintage
vintage
13 September 2008

Neighbours be gone.... not the plants ;)

Neighbours be gone.... not the plants ;)

Look forward tp seeing it finished too, what a geat idea, maybe you could put bamboo that you get in a roll onto the back so the neighbours dont look at wood and blue…

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vintage
Sep 13, 2008 8:06 pm
vintage
suh
suh
14 September 2008

Front Loading Washing Machines

Front Loading Washing Machines

Thanks everyone I will look at this thread. All sounds good.

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suh
Sep 14, 2008 4:32 pm
suh
dreamhome
dreamhome
14 September 2008

Anyone has a picture - kitchen benchtop 20mm waterfall edge?

Anyone has a picture - kitchen benchtop 20mm waterfall edge?

That's right Wonderland is building the Mercer! :lol: :lol: Yeah I'm pretty sure it did include the outside 40mm profile... will double check. Electrical…

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dreamhome
Sep 14, 2008 5:03 pm
dreamhome
Casa2
Casa2
14 September 2008

Issues getting quotes from builder/s

Issues getting quotes from builder/s

Why not get your own wind classification done and then pass this on the the builder. Keep doing this until they give you a fixed price.

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Casa2
Sep 14, 2008 6:46 pm
zozzles23
zozzles23
14 September 2008

Photoshop help pleeeease....I'm useless!!

Photoshop help pleeeease....I'm useless!!

Well, we haven't officially seen the tiles, but there are several new homes near us that we are positive look like they are them! but we originally got the idea when we…

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zozzles23
Sep 14, 2008 8:21 pm
zozzles23
HomeReview
HomeReview
14 September 2008

Brookland Greens

Brookland Greens

I'd say land sales should be frozen. This is yet another example of a development getting refused by both Council and the EPA and then the developer going to VCAT and…

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HomeReview
Sep 14, 2008 9:03 pm
nesspop
nesspop
15 September 2008

What is "potable Water"

What is "potable Water"

Or from your nice warm bath on these cold wet & windy days :D

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nesspop
Sep 15, 2008 11:11 am
nesspop
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
15 September 2008

Calling all google experts!

Calling all google experts!

I had brown mosaic tiles at my last house and I am trying to stay away from the mosaics again this time

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Sassy_Bud
Sep 15, 2008 2:50 pm
petal
petal
15 September 2008

No conveyancer when building with PD?????

No conveyancer when building with PD?????

I second Mozzie - esp when you get to the drawings stage - check every little, tiny, minute detail of the plans to see that the drawings reflect the exact details you want…

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petal
Sep 15, 2008 4:25 pm
petal
pumpkinbum
pumpkinbum
15 September 2008

is davis homes = porter davis?

is davis homes = porter davis?

Thanks for the replies everyone. Just wanted to check if they were part of the same group or related companies. The reason why i ask is that there is a lot of…

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pumpkinbum
Sep 15, 2008 4:37 pm
T1ms
T1ms
15 September 2008

Tv point for pay tv?

Tv point for pay tv?

If you're going to run Foxtel points during construction, run at least two Pay TV points to each likely location. The new boxes (Foxtel IQ, and…

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T1ms
Sep 15, 2008 4:56 pm
T1ms
zergling
zergling
15 September 2008

Pre Handover checklist

Pre Handover checklist

I think the best thing is to hire a building inspector on the day, you have spent thousand $$$ - a few hundred $$$ for peace of mind is worth it.

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zergling
Sep 15, 2008 10:59 pm


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