Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
General Discussion
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
snipfer
snipfer
29 October 2008

neighbour's driveway on "my" block

neighbour's driveway on "my" block

Hi Snipfer The property with the problem driveway should be reflected in the 'asking price' other words unless you get it 30-40% under land value…

10
1003
snipfer
Oct 29, 2008 2:02 pm
ahuang
ahuang
29 October 2008

Whats cheaper??

Whats cheaper??

Don't know the answer, but can think of a few things. are you only adding rooms, not toilet or others that require lots of plumbing and complicate stuffs? if you land is…

5
883
ahuang
Oct 29, 2008 3:57 pm
ahuang
Willow
Willow
29 October 2008

Tiles vs Carpet in Brisbane bedrooms. Advice appreciated

Tiles vs Carpet in Brisbane bedrooms. Advice appreciated

Friends of mine have tiles in all bedrooms, looks great !! Sooo clean ! The whole house is tiled, it does make it look better, the rooms flow really well. For a rental…

15
1087
Willow
Oct 29, 2008 4:21 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 October 2008

PVC Cafe Blinds - best way to secure them

PVC Cafe Blinds - best way to secure them

Chandleries are awsome for all sorts of things in the garden and home :) here's a good example with an online shop :) http://www.boatshop.com.au/category17_1.htm

2
274
TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 29, 2008 7:27 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
d@n
d@n
29 October 2008

Photoshop pleeeease?

Photoshop pleeeease?

see the other thread. http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=10691

3
265
d@n
Oct 29, 2008 7:54 pm
snipfer
snipfer
29 October 2008

Time to buy next property?

Time to buy next property?

agree with jasnrach. if you can offset your rental income against the loan repayment, yes, it's called an investment. but not forgetting the yearly maintainance/tax/misc..etc

9
989
snipfer
Oct 29, 2008 10:01 pm
rzkman
rzkman
29 October 2008

Melbourne - Looking for builder to complete extension

Melbourne - Looking for builder to complete extension

Hi all, I have had the unfortunately experience of a builder doing a runner on use before my extension was done. I am now looking for a new builder to complete the…

0
267
rzkman
Oct 29, 2008 10:55 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
30 October 2008

does this appear to be misleading result to you by hebel

does this appear to be misleading result to you by hebel

There a song that sounds like that isn't there. :th: ahh that right - it's da dah dah dah. :wink:

5
620
Yak_Chat
Oct 30, 2008 12:09 am
Yak_Chat
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 October 2008

brick fence height

brick fence height

which side of the fence has to be 1.5? :wink:

3
383
TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 30, 2008 1:58 am
TheGardenWhisperer
KWOOD2
KWOOD2
30 October 2008

Cost of surveyor

Cost of surveyor

They usually range between $500-$800. Some surveyors will want to know how many boundary's they need to survey as it may have a bearing on price.

3
362
KWOOD2
Oct 30, 2008 6:41 pm
KWOOD2
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
31 October 2008

Renovating an existing extension

Renovating an existing extension

Without really knowing I would guess at being very expensive. Increasing ceiling hieght and adding a roof to that could possibly mean knocking down the existing framework…

1
340
ausfatcat
Oct 31, 2008 9:09 am
grace_slick
grace_slick
31 October 2008

Driveway ruined by crane during build - whose responsible?

Driveway ruined by crane during build - whose responsible?

Yeah, if he has no insurance, then that's terrible and a sign of dodgy-ness. I work in insurance and we get claims sometimes where a building company carrying out works…

8
978
grace_slick
Oct 31, 2008 4:18 pm
grace_slick
sammy
sammy
31 October 2008

Increased price of flooring after deposit

Increased price of flooring after deposit

That's what we think. What happened was that the the floor company ordered the kempas and called me to say that it is waiting for me, just let them know when we need it.…

4
409
sammy
Oct 31, 2008 4:18 pm
sammy
Treechangers
Treechangers
1 November 2008

Laying laminate flooring

Laying laminate flooring

Hi guys I have a question regarding laying laminate flooring. We have left the skirting boards off to attach after boards are down. We are going to do it ourselves…

0
283
Treechangers
Nov 01, 2008 9:27 am
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
1 November 2008

Recommendations?

Recommendations?

Is it a lot of shelving or only a little??? Does it involve the use of a sparkie or plumber If it is a lot I know a bloke who will travel from Ballarat to it, and…

1
326
ausfatcat
Nov 01, 2008 10:29 am
thlo
thlo
1 November 2008

1% rate drop in official interest rates..

1% rate drop in official interest rates..
1 ... 5, 6, 7

I have a good friend that is a mortgage broker - in the last 12 months, 10 non-bank lenders have closed shop - that is, decided to stop…

136
7402
thlo
Nov 01, 2008 5:18 pm
thlo
stormie
stormie
1 November 2008

Role of Site Developer when choosing new area

Role of Site Developer when choosing new area

How important is the role of site developer when choosing an area? I am considering two areas one Lyndarum ( developed by AVJennings) and other in Mernda ( developed by…

0
192
stormie
Nov 01, 2008 7:04 pm
mez
mez
2 November 2008

Wattyl what?

Wattyl what?

Thanks guys, I'll go into our local paint place and have a chat. At least I now know I have the right brochure and I am not going mad...yet :wink: Mez

4
1317
mez
Nov 02, 2008 3:56 pm
Dakis
Dakis
2 November 2008

Problems with builders - what can u do?

Problems with builders - what can u do?

Not much you can do without building contracts and permits, its the old saying always get everything in writing and never ever just trust a builder freind because as you…

2
641
Dakis
Nov 02, 2008 9:11 pm
misstash
misstash
3 November 2008

Decking and extension plans WWYD?

Decking and extension plans WWYD?

Oh thats great - Thanks Pat! I was hoping that we could stagger the works and if there is no pressue on completing all at once that definately is a load off. Thanks again!

2
332
misstash
Nov 03, 2008 1:15 pm
piranha
piranha
4 November 2008

Private v's Public certification

Private v's Public certification

I am going through this now ipswich council estimated it would take 12 weeks to get building approval and 2 weeks for plumbing approval, not wanting to wait that long we…

2
370
piranha
Nov 04, 2008 12:39 am
6
351
bgor
Nov 04, 2008 8:35 pm
tygwyn
tygwyn
5 November 2008

Any recommendations for a good builder in Sydneys West?

Any recommendations for a good builder in Sydneys West?

Ok we're in our new house and have been flat out for the last 2 weeks decorating/renovating! Its looking pretty good, and is ok to live in now...but we need to make the…

0
163
tygwyn
Nov 05, 2008 10:29 am
smeagol
smeagol
5 November 2008

Personal Banker at CBA

Personal Banker at CBA

Hi Everyone, My personal banker has moved up in the corporate ladder to do better things...and so i need a new personal banker.. does anyone have a good reliable,…

0
313
smeagol
Nov 05, 2008 10:59 am
smeagol
Michelle
Michelle
5 November 2008

OK to rent out car space?

OK to rent out car space?

Let him to park on the road for that! :shock:

7
682
Michelle
Nov 05, 2008 7:06 pm
Michelle
Eager
Eager
5 November 2008

Defect

Defect

We had a large gap underneath some of our windows, the SS made the brickie redo the sills. Gaps next to the windows is different though, but I can't imagine that it would…

5
497
Eager
Nov 05, 2008 8:59 pm
Eager
bingoshelley
bingoshelley
6 November 2008

Am I eligable for the 21K first home buyers grant??

Am I eligable for the 21K first home buyers grant??

the only way you can get the grant is if you are not with your partner.it dosnt matter what name the house is in if you both live in the house and either one of you has…

6
577
bingoshelley
Nov 06, 2008 1:15 am
VJ
VJ
6 November 2008

What if we raise more issues after pre-handover inspection?

What if we raise more issues after pre-handover inspection?

He hasn't come back to me re: the inspection (and we haven't even paid him because none of us went with him during his inspection). Our settlement date is next Friday,…

8
677
VJ
Nov 06, 2008 1:16 pm
VJ
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
6 November 2008

easycraft paneling

easycraft paneling

Fairly pricey over pine panelling but much quicker to install and a much better paint finish

1
295
Dukekamaya
Nov 06, 2008 7:50 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
6 November 2008

Decking Timbers

Decking Timbers

Merbau prices have gone through the roof - 90mmx19mm is into the $5 plus…

6
760
Dukekamaya
Nov 06, 2008 7:53 pm
Dukekamaya
snipfer
snipfer
7 November 2008

Chrome Bottle Traps - Worth the cost???

Chrome Bottle Traps - Worth the cost???

Lol, yes a wise investment in this case, VERY wise. we have cabinets under all ours so I'll save that cash for something…

9
554
snipfer
Nov 07, 2008 3:37 am
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…

1
499
Uncle Arfur
Nov 07, 2008 10:50 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/…

1
273
Uncle Arfur
Nov 07, 2008 11:00 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

2
512
buildingadreamhome
Nov 07, 2008 2:02 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…

9
1360
Archie
Nov 07, 2008 5:24 pm
acm2269
acm2269
7 November 2008

Dulux Courses

Dulux Courses

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

2
267
acm2269
Nov 07, 2008 5:44 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…

10
1101
Eager
Nov 07, 2008 10:00 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…

2
347
Hoffies
Nov 08, 2008 10:53 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…

18
1130
Yak_Chat
Nov 09, 2008 1:40 pm
Yak_Chat
10
905
4k_construction_limited
Nov 09, 2008 11:23 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:

6
496
donuts
Nov 10, 2008 8:26 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?

5
462
penny73
Nov 10, 2008 9:27 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!

4
337
mrs_smith
Nov 10, 2008 2:39 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.

2
472
buildingadreamhome
Nov 10, 2008 5:08 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 …

61
3550
ECOECO
Nov 10, 2008 6:18 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:

20
926
joles
Nov 10, 2008 10:35 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…

3
539
darryl 065
Nov 11, 2008 5:14 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,

7
717
WFFS
Nov 11, 2008 5:27 pm


Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017