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vid
Jan 15, 2009 7:44 pm
vid
jembsb
jembsb
16 January 2009

Darnley Homes

Darnley Homes

Thanks for the replies. laldous - No I didn't do the fences myself, had to get the professionals in to do them. I wish I could have, it would have saved me quite a bit…

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jembsb
Jan 16, 2009 3:49 pm
Bam
Bam
16 January 2009

Anyone with living/alfresco areas not facing North?

Anyone with living/alfresco areas not facing North?
1, 2

Thanks for the info dymonite :D Now your going to have me working out window %'s! lol

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Bam
Jan 16, 2009 10:38 pm
Bam
da68za
da68za
17 January 2009

Not another floor plan thread (or poll)

Not another floor plan thread (or poll)
1, 2

plan b , for the kitchen and layout ...

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da68za
Jan 17, 2009 5:34 am
da68za
ECOECO
ECOECO
17 January 2009

Thread for people who work in Hallam

Thread for people who work in Hallam

I thought I hadn't been to hallam.. but had a look on google maps and I must have went past it when I drove from my brothers old house in…

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ECOECO
Jan 17, 2009 7:19 am
ECOECO
thlo
thlo
17 January 2009

Advice on buying land

Advice on buying land
1, 2

The equation would be very different in Sydney, though. Interest cost during this process is much higher. Which lenders are you using for construction? (for my poll

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thlo
Jan 17, 2009 12:19 pm
thlo
thlo
thlo
17 January 2009

First Home Owner Grant now $24000! Sydney House Prices Next?

First Home Owner Grant now $24000! Sydney House Prices Next?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Australian Property Monitors economist Liam O'Hara is a "bear for the short-term", predicting further falls of up to 14 per cent in areas such as Bondi, Mosman and Palm…

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thlo
Jan 17, 2009 3:36 pm
thlo
L plates
L plates
17 January 2009

Extending second story only

Extending second story only

Thanks Michelle, I might see if I can find a builder to do a quick inspection for me to see if the possibility is viable. I guess that way I can discount the possibility…

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L plates
Jan 17, 2009 9:37 pm
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
18 January 2009

installing a vehicle hoist

installing a vehicle hoist

phantom - they would need to custom design and price the ceiling height. They would need to price the cost of additional bricking, framework, internal gyprocking…

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stonecutter1309
Jan 18, 2009 3:09 pm
stonecutter1309
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
18 January 2009

Fascias & guttering

Fascias & guttering

I was thinking the same thing - thats crazy to put the roof on before the fascia and guttering. Someone will need to be ultra careful and fiddly to avoid cutting their…

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Dukekamaya
Jan 18, 2009 7:01 pm
Dukekamaya
T&V
T&V
18 January 2009

Painting - spray, roller or brush & Pink Primer.

Painting - spray, roller or brush & Pink Primer.

Hi All, i'm about to start painting outside verandah framing of a house i'm building. painting & materials have changed since my last build cos when i went into paint shop…

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T&V
Jan 18, 2009 10:26 pm
wake_me
wake_me
19 January 2009

Opinions on DIY layout

Opinions on DIY layout
1, 2

Hi Wake_me, Re the two alternate living area plans you posted, I am liking the second one. Although I am slightly biased as it would give a…

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wake_me
Jan 19, 2009 2:07 pm
wake_me
Kippaxian
Kippaxian
19 January 2009

Building, renovating in Adelaide....

Building, renovating in Adelaide....

and need a Plasterer ? www.freshlookplastering.com Phone 0430008792 Freshlook Plastering offers you a competitive no obligation free quote for all…

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Kippaxian
Jan 19, 2009 4:50 pm
Kippaxian
Kippaxian
19 January 2009

Rendering Front of House

Rendering Front of House

www.freshlookplastering.com Phone 0430008792 Freshlook Plastering offers you a competitive no obligation free quote for all types of solid plastering,…

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Kippaxian
Jan 19, 2009 4:53 pm
fasteddy_au
fasteddy_au
20 January 2009

Leaking Balcony tiles, ceiling damage

Leaking Balcony tiles, ceiling damage

Hey guys I have a tiled balcony and there is a bedroom underneath. I'm pretty sure its leaking because the ceiling in the bedroom underneath, has paint bubble…

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fasteddy_au
Jan 20, 2009 4:02 pm
thlo
thlo
20 January 2009

To buy or not to buy is the question????

To buy or not to buy is the question????

I would be more worried about liquidity of the real estate market, especially if declines sharply. In the big city, where there is nett migration you can always find a…

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thlo
Jan 20, 2009 8:06 pm
thlo
wake_me
wake_me
21 January 2009

Painting old colorbond garage?

Painting old colorbond garage?

fine, even steel wool will do.

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wake_me
Jan 21, 2009 12:07 am
wake_me
Arabella
Arabella
21 January 2009

Golf course Estates & Financial Crisis

Golf course Estates & Financial Crisis
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Yes, we have bought at Eynesbury. It is a bit further out and has a country feel to it. It is not everyones cup of tea but I could not justify paying an extra $50k to live…

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Arabella
Jan 21, 2009 8:09 am
Briz Ms
Briz Ms
21 January 2009

Wall removal

Wall removal

Not sure about NSW but in QLD you would probably need a licensed builder and also council approval....

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Briz Ms
Jan 21, 2009 1:14 pm
Briz Ms
karol
karol
21 January 2009

Asbestos and vinyl...

Asbestos and vinyl...

Sorry, I should have been a bit clearer. Yeah, just sheeting. Not glued down, just laid on the floorboards and stapled in. Some of it did tear when we were ripping it…

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karol
Jan 21, 2009 5:46 pm
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 11:44 am
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 12:16 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 2:08 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 4:53 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 11:17 am

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 12:14 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 1:52 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 2:45 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 4:26 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 5:35 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 1:00 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 1:22 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 6:09 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 7:08 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 6:25 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 6:45 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 9:20 pm
Hels
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Kenshi123
Jan 26, 2009 9:22 pm
borg
borg
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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borg
Jan 27, 2009 8:57 am
borg
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 10:10 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 12:42 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 7:57 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 12:55 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 1:30 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 6:22 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 7:30 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 7:37 pm

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