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PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
1 July 2008

Carlisle's Courtyard 35

Carlisle's Courtyard 35
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Do you need a study? You can always insert walls into the corridor and add double glass feature doors??? Or…

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PhoenixStar
Jul 01, 2008 6:07 pm
PhoenixStar
penjay
penjay
1 July 2008

Flying trampoline

Flying trampoline

Thanks for all the ideas! I just got a toy catalogue in the letterbox and the very enclosure I need is on sale! I'll be able to try it out - safely anchored, I hope.

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penjay
Jul 01, 2008 7:56 pm
penjay

petal, re. carpet, this is my daughter's bedroom, hope you can get a better idea of the…

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mek
Jul 02, 2008 9:51 am
mek
mudtrilogy
mudtrilogy
2 July 2008

Need some opinions :)

Need some opinions :)
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Stormy, just had a look at your blog - we have the same paint colour (namadic ivory) - you will love it although the quality is pretty crap - we are slowly starting to…

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mudtrilogy
Jul 02, 2008 9:52 am
Raz
Raz
3 July 2008

WIR ideas

WIR ideas

Thanks so much Paula- its great when you can see the handbags at a glance. Will look around in Sydney for someone who does WIR like that. Raz

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Raz
Jul 03, 2008 12:16 am
petal
petal
3 July 2008

how many sites does an SS work at one time?

how many sites does an SS work at one time?

Well, we're not even to lock up yet, and on toour 4th SS. The last one was very rarely there - I know the brickies, who were there for almost 3 weeks (and who had never…

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petal
Jul 03, 2008 12:47 pm
petal
VJ
VJ
3 July 2008

Which lounge set is better?

Which lounge set is better?
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Thanks for all your inputs... although we really love the Natuzzi's Nicolaus recliner for the HT, we are leaning towards not purchasing any yet for our HT. because…

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VJ
Jul 03, 2008 1:54 pm
VJ
ahuang
ahuang
3 July 2008

HS Art: Builders bar meddling buyers from construstion Sites

HS Art: Builders bar meddling buyers from construstion Sites

============================================================ If the builder can slightly less greedy, home owners would be happy to go through them on all the changes. If…

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ahuang
Jul 03, 2008 2:00 pm
ahuang
Moodyfish
Moodyfish
3 July 2008

Auspicious Dates

Auspicious Dates
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oh no!! we'll have to wait till Jan-feb to build??? instead of june-july??? noooooaaaaarrrghhh! :D

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Moodyfish
Jul 03, 2008 3:32 pm
Moodyfish
Draconis
Draconis
3 July 2008

Demolishing a house

Demolishing a house

hey if it's a timber house (Weatherboard or chamferboard) have you thought about selling it to a house removal co.? even if you only brake even with the rest of the site…

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Draconis
Jul 03, 2008 7:56 pm
Draconis
e99mayo
e99mayo
5 July 2008

Is LP Warren any good?

Is LP Warren any good?

I think 10k is pretty average for building on a slope, thats what we were quoted but that was over a year ago so if its still 10k thats very…

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e99mayo
Jul 05, 2008 10:05 am
Ancient Mariner
Ancient Mariner
5 July 2008

Rangehood air ducted to outside or roof?

Rangehood air ducted to outside or roof?

Steve, yeah we should have used solid ducting too, didn't think about it. But I'm happy -- just done the paper test on the newly installed hood and on its lowest setting…

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Ancient Mariner
Jul 05, 2008 8:22 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
7 July 2008

Fencing Qtn with neighbour-to-be?

Fencing Qtn with neighbour-to-be?
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Damn fences, Just wait untill settlement is my advice and talk to them first as you both have to pay you both should make the decision on type colour ect. I had a…

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ausfatcat
Jul 07, 2008 1:06 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
7 July 2008

Home library / reading room???

Home library / reading room???
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Oh BOY I'd love to have this room!!!! *envious* I'd put concertina doors opening outwards to reveal the glorious floor to ceiling back wall, directly opposite/first…

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grace_slick
Jul 07, 2008 5:01 pm
grace_slick
TJ175
TJ175
8 July 2008

Help with Exterior House Colour

Help with Exterior House Colour
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Morning Guys :D Judie :shock: :D I can't believe you went thru' that effort to show me the colours. Thanks Gal!! I really appreciate it. Did you use photoshop? (Now, why…

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TJ175
Jul 08, 2008 10:00 am
TJ175
haywgl
haywgl
8 July 2008

Staircase

Staircase
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no idea, I will be asking this at tender, it was 2 different s/c, one said 1888 the other said 3888, so I will be asking for a price breakdown at tender

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haywgl
Jul 08, 2008 3:12 pm
haywgl
kexkez
kexkez
8 July 2008

Has anyone built their own brick mailbox?

Has anyone built their own brick mailbox?

I built a brick mailbox once and it always remained wet inside for a long time after it had rained. This was in Europe though, nevertheless, "my 2…

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kexkez
Jul 08, 2008 7:16 pm
kexkez
bec
bec
8 July 2008

Which dining table?

Which dining table?
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thankyou for your detailed response theres no doubt at all it will be absolutely STUNNING!

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bec
Jul 08, 2008 8:46 pm
melanie02
melanie02
8 July 2008

5 weeks for a slab??

5 weeks for a slab??

Congratulations Sharee ::cheerleader:: I wonder what your SS will say when you tell him you have a slab :shock: :oops: Good news when I went up to our block today.....they have delivered…

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melanie02
Jul 08, 2008 9:01 pm
smartkill
smartkill
10 July 2008

pest and weed survey

pest and weed survey

high all! just thought id introduce myself, my names Harvey and im in the process of opening a small buisness here in Sydney doing pest control, weed control, general…

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smartkill
Jul 10, 2008 7:23 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
10 July 2008

Channel Nine Domestic Blitz

Channel Nine Domestic Blitz

Ok, I'm back with the answer to my own question. I emailed the Dulux website and a day later got a reply (pretty darn good, eh?!), and the colour in that particular ad…

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grace_slick
Jul 10, 2008 7:41 pm
grace_slick
razzle
razzle
10 July 2008

Difference between Stud and Noggin

Difference between Stud and Noggin
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some of the noggins in our place are OB hardwood, is that bad?

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razzle
Jul 10, 2008 9:06 pm
nesspop
nesspop
11 July 2008

Photos please!

Photos please!
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This is the master bedroom for the house we are building... Plan is to imitate it as much as posible... Carpet & walls are will be the same colour...

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nesspop
Jul 11, 2008 12:16 pm
nesspop
kristofw
kristofw
13 July 2008

Deep Connect site dunny??

Deep Connect site dunny??

Is it possible to connect a "deep connect" temporary site dunny to the sewer inspection hole at the back of my plot??

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kristofw
Jul 13, 2008 8:39 pm
kristofw
MrT
MrT
14 July 2008

Miele dishwasher bargains

Miele dishwasher bargains

Agree with 'chelle about the Choice subscription. Just joined up a week or two ago to look at dishwashers, TVs etc. Once you join up you can print out all the documents…

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MrT
Jul 14, 2008 10:17 am
MrT
petal
petal
15 July 2008

My Virtual Home Free software

My Virtual Home Free software

Groan......if you'd only built a Brookvale, perry!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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petal
Jul 15, 2008 3:15 pm
petal
MeThinks
MeThinks
15 July 2008

Council Drainage in the backyard...

Council Drainage in the backyard...

I wouldn't think it would affect any future sale price, but you might need to disclose this to any potential buyers.

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MeThinks
Jul 15, 2008 7:10 pm
Paula
Paula
16 July 2008

Fridge Space

Fridge Space
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The tap is important as we needed to change our filter this week and you need to turn the tap off first! Matt I never turned my water…

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Paula
Jul 16, 2008 8:34 am
Paula
ellyash
ellyash
16 July 2008

Help me organise my house PLEASE!

Help me organise my house PLEASE!

Yes I did post it twice, I thought it might get more traffic that way. Sorry if that was confussing. My reply in the other area (decorating) reads better than this one so…

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ellyash
Jul 16, 2008 3:02 pm
Helyn
Helyn
16 July 2008

Buying home and land package what to look out for?

Buying home and land package what to look out for?

McCracken Country Homes. Relatively small builder, mainly country SA, but does do a lot of building in our town. Not sure what part of Australia you are in, may be…

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Helyn
Jul 16, 2008 7:30 pm
Helyn
donuts
donuts
17 July 2008

Nine Foot Ceilings Question

Nine Foot Ceilings Question

Another option which I've seen in some displays, is to have a recessed ceiling in some rooms (like a niche only on the ceiling), this can look really good. Or you…

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donuts
Jul 17, 2008 12:43 pm
donuts
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House-To-Be
Jul 17, 2008 6:54 pm
donuts
donuts
17 July 2008

Question about blogs

Question about blogs

Oh that's clever - so I just click on that every day and it will give me any new posts, looks like? Thanks Paula :)

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donuts
Jul 17, 2008 10:35 pm
donuts
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
18 July 2008

Looking for cost estimates for a few different things...

Looking for cost estimates for a few different things...

Had a look at toilet seats today, I definitely mean the hard solid plastic, not ceramic! my mistake.. Also have looked into dying the carpet, seems to be a great idea…

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Mikaela_D
Jul 18, 2008 8:38 pm
Mikaela_D
Minx
Minx
19 July 2008

Timber floor

Timber floor

Whats the condition of the chipboard?? My floors were chipboard and my partner just put 12mm jarrah floorboards on top. He used glue (liquid nails??) and he also secret…

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Minx
Jul 19, 2008 1:33 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
19 July 2008

Neighbours drive on our land!

Neighbours drive on our land!

Uh...let's see...the unit was originally my grandparents'...they bought it in 1995 (as it is now, with the existing fencing and layout)...so that's 13 years. I dunno.…

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grace_slick
Jul 19, 2008 4:32 pm
grace_slick
Mozzie
Mozzie
19 July 2008

Brick above garage door.

Brick above garage door.

:lol: Mozzie, but you know how these builders do like to charge!!!.....remember that left kidney you had to sacrifice for…

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Mozzie
Jul 19, 2008 11:24 pm
Mozzie
scottb721
scottb721
20 July 2008

Side Gate latch problem

Side Gate latch problem

A brick wall extends off the front corner of the house then becomes a coulorbond gate and fence. The gate has a slide bolt and when the gate is closed the end of the bolt…

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scottb721
Jul 20, 2008 9:57 am
Paula
Paula
20 July 2008

Internal Painting onto Concrete?

Internal Painting onto Concrete?

Are you painting yourself?? If your getting a painter in, he should know.

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Paula
Jul 20, 2008 10:13 am
Paula
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tygwyn
Jul 21, 2008 4:50 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
21 July 2008

Weather Stations

Weather Stations

Hi Phoenix, I have an Oregon Scientific WMR 968 wireless weather station, which I purchased from US from ebay several years ago. It cost me…

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House-To-Be
Jul 21, 2008 5:58 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
21 July 2008

Shoe Racks

Shoe Racks

What's wrong with Ikea?? I think they have some great storage idea…

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House-To-Be
Jul 21, 2008 6:10 pm
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
21 July 2008

What do we do between carpet and wood flooring?

What do we do between carpet and wood flooring?

Thanks very much monkeyupatree and ash! The pdf was very helpful, at least now I know what I'm talking about. Ash not sure if you saw my other thread with questions,…

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Mikaela_D
Jul 21, 2008 7:37 pm
Mikaela_D
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
21 July 2008

Help:Neighbours double storey house looking into my bathroom

Help:Neighbours double storey house looking into my bathroom

we are building and our rescode through Whittlesea Council was that if our house was within 3.5 metres of our side boundary then the windows had to be obscure. We had…

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House-To-Be
Jul 21, 2008 9:42 pm
to_do_list
to_do_list
22 July 2008

How good is Bunnings for floor coverings?

How good is Bunnings for floor coverings?

I have also spent a year trying to find the "perfect" carpet, there it was at Harvey Norman on Sunday, the exact texture and colour I wanted. sales…

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to_do_list
Jul 22, 2008 8:57 am
to_do_list
wonderland
wonderland
22 July 2008

When is enough .. enough?

When is enough .. enough?
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We blew our budget by about $100K!! But that was because I am quite young and didnt know anything about building. I was just hoping that we would get a house for $150k…

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wonderland
Jul 22, 2008 11:34 am
wonderland
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
22 July 2008

Who to hire

Who to hire

ADX Building Systems Acoustic Materials &/or Services - Edwardstown, SA Address 844 South Rd Edwardstown SA, 5039 Australia Contact Details Ph:( 08 ) 8292…

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Kevin Brown
Jul 22, 2008 5:34 pm
Kevin Brown
louie
louie
22 July 2008

Door to Door Car Transport ? Melbourne to Tasmania

Door to Door Car Transport ? Melbourne to Tasmania

Hi There :) Not home or building related so Mods feel free to move the post. I am wanting to have my car Transported…

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louie
Jul 22, 2008 7:23 pm


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