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ausfatcat
ausfatcat
20 October 2008

Haymes paint....

Haymes paint....

What Acrylic more like Gloss??? Acrylic is water based paint it come in flat, low sheen, semi gloss, gloss Enamel is oil based paint and comes in semi-gloss and…

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ausfatcat
Oct 20, 2008 9:24 pm
ahuang
ahuang
21 October 2008

Anyone living not too far from Auburn, Sydney? Please help!

Anyone living not too far from Auburn, Sydney? Please help!

Thanks Maxie. Yes, we did mention about this when we lodge complaint to Fair Trading. Actually I never thought of taping until they started acting in a very hostile…

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ahuang
Oct 21, 2008 9:02 am
ahuang
avwbugz
avwbugz
21 October 2008

Build or not to build?? Need advice

Build or not to build?? Need advice

hey, Thanks for the advice muzzman.. by the way, did you organise a temp fencing or a permanent (colour bond) fence? I will probably leave it for now..

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avwbugz
Oct 21, 2008 11:49 am
ed.
ed.
22 October 2008

Posting photos and their size.

Posting photos and their size.

Just link the small ones to the large ones and if people want to see the larger version they can :) Michelle, your large isn't large enough to make me scroll :lol: :lol:

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ed.
Oct 22, 2008 11:03 am
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
22 October 2008

What colour is your house?

What colour is your house?

My house is pink at least until tomorrow when the painter paints over the pink primer.

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ausfatcat
Oct 22, 2008 9:35 pm
donuts
donuts
22 October 2008

Is anyone else having Photobucket problems?

Is anyone else having Photobucket problems?

thanks mikkyG. I have worked out how to e-mail them to photobucket so have done that, now just waiting for photobucket to receive them... OH! they're there already! Nice one 8)

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donuts
Oct 22, 2008 10:37 pm
donuts
petal
petal
22 October 2008

Cheap bar stools

Cheap bar stools

Paula - pics, please!!! Yours sound like exactly what we want...I need to see them!!! :lol:

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petal
Oct 22, 2008 10:37 pm
petal
buildingadreamhome
buildingadreamhome
23 October 2008

house colour

house colour
1, 2

I agree with donuts - the stackstone does clash a little with the house. I think I prefer it simple, but with the planter box. :D

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buildingadreamhome
Oct 23, 2008 10:11 am
buildingadreamhome
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
23 October 2008

How many cupboards... is enough?

How many cupboards... is enough?
1, 2, 3

i think we all want those! hehehehe...lucky…

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House-To-Be
Oct 23, 2008 10:17 am
laldous
laldous
23 October 2008

Marshall Baker Homes

Marshall Baker Homes

Hi, we have also been involved in the Marshall Baker thing. Are your defects major structural things or just small things that are costly to be redone? Are you currently…

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laldous
Oct 23, 2008 9:18 pm
JiMb0
JiMb0
24 October 2008

HELP! Water penetration from courtyard into living area

HELP! Water penetration from courtyard into living area

Just to clarify the walls are plasterboard over brick so not sure if that's as bad as rising damp in a concrete wall, but either way there's definitely something going on…

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JiMb0
Oct 24, 2008 3:49 pm
sammy
sammy
24 October 2008

Let's go shopping - advice on appliances

Let's go shopping - advice on appliances
1, 2

thanks donuts, will definitely have a look. Never thought of ice trays, Snake. Will talk to DH as he is the one making ice for his "drinks"! :D

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sammy
Oct 24, 2008 4:06 pm
sammy
Honeyfly
Honeyfly
25 October 2008

Reno's have started!

Reno's have started!

Very exciting, welcome to renovation world. We are mid-renos and I am going a bit crazy!!! :lol:

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Honeyfly
Oct 25, 2008 1:13 pm
Honeyfly
mikkyG
mikkyG
25 October 2008

Help finding an old Post: garage floor paint

Help finding an old Post: garage floor paint

Bingo! I spend the best part of 40 minutes just searching for that... grrrr. Thanks again!

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mikkyG
Oct 25, 2008 1:29 pm
claego
claego
25 October 2008

Upgrade to Clipsal Slimline Switches

Upgrade to Clipsal Slimline Switches

my builder actually has slim lines as standard inclusion, so i always thought that this is the most standard range and easy to install.. But now i think i know why i…

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claego
Oct 25, 2008 4:25 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
25 October 2008

photo test

photo test

http://images.orgill.com/200x200/3358249.jpg This works too :wink:

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Yak_Chat
Oct 25, 2008 10:34 pm
Yak_Chat
misstash
misstash
25 October 2008

Extension to 30yr old house

Extension to 30yr old house

Thanks Lyn! Not sure exactly on size at the moment but definately under 10 sq... I'm thinking extend the existing rumpus and add a bedroom - so no wet areas or majorly…

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misstash
Oct 25, 2008 10:55 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
26 October 2008

Fibre Optics Installations

Fibre Optics Installations
1, 2

Telstra is actually more profitable than Telecom New Zealand Changed for acurancy didn't want to quote and give links to articles wanted pure figures instead. EBITD…

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ausfatcat
Oct 26, 2008 1:22 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
26 October 2008

weatherboard or brick veneer

weatherboard or brick veneer

Have a lookat using hebel or timbercrete. Both have better thermal properties. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Oct 26, 2008 9:18 pm
Yak_Chat
joles
joles
26 October 2008

Cornicing

Cornicing

Check out Petal's blog.... she is using it. :D

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joles
Oct 26, 2008 10:16 pm
joles
grace_slick
grace_slick
28 October 2008

Not sure my dishwasher is working right

Not sure my dishwasher is working right
1, 2

Ugh, more problems with my dishwasher!! Last night I put it onto the cycle I always choose (just the standard one. The delicate one is quicker but doesn’t seem to…

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grace_slick
Oct 28, 2008 1:14 pm
grace_slick
gweluphome
gweluphome
28 October 2008

Can you make a driveway?

Can you make a driveway?

You could just ask the question if you feel like its bothering you......sometimes even when its staes its included you can still ask if you take it out how much will you…

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gweluphome
Oct 28, 2008 3:19 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
28 October 2008

Woodrot - how bad is it??

Woodrot - how bad is it??

One thing to keep in mind is that when treated pine is cut, whilst painting will offer some protection it should still be properly resealed - there are various products…

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Dukekamaya
Oct 28, 2008 7:52 pm
Dukekamaya
petal
petal
28 October 2008

q. about earth in shower area

q. about earth in shower area

.....yeah...just a little bit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::kiss:: ::kiss:: ::kiss::

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petal
Oct 28, 2008 9:36 pm
petal
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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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:

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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:

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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

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