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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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!

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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…

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piranha
Nov 04, 2008 12:39 am
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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…

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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,…

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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:

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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/…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 09, 2008 1:40 pm
Yak_Chat
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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:

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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?

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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!

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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.

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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 …

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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:

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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…

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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,

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WFFS
Nov 11, 2008 5:27 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 7:58 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 10:51 pm
Yak_Chat
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nesspop
Nov 12, 2008 1:06 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 2:10 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 9:01 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 6:35 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 8:42 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 11:22 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 11:45 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 3:10 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 3:11 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 5:04 pm
sammy

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