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gpierce
gpierce
8 September 2008

How to remove super strong adhesive from doors & walls?

How to remove super strong adhesive from doors & walls?

In my experience, the best thing for removing sticky residue is Orange Oil. It won't eat anything except the glue. It is a problem on wall surfaces. You have to soak it in…

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gpierce
Sep 08, 2008 2:56 pm
sean
sean
9 September 2008

marriot waters

marriot waters

just wondering if anyone that is building in marriot waters or surroundings that is looking to put a gazebo in the yard if so take a look at this website

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sean
Sep 09, 2008 9:29 am
BigKev
BigKev
9 September 2008

The Rise, Lyndhurst

The Rise, Lyndhurst

We are on the corner of Aylmer Rd and Tetrabine Way. We settled in Nov 07. The original settlement date was June 07. We are currently building with New Dimension…

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BigKev
Sep 09, 2008 12:00 pm
suh
suh
9 September 2008

Opinions on 2 things

Opinions on 2 things

My daughter had a kitchen not unlike yours. This is what she did..... Left the window and put a white timber look venetian on it. Put the fridge and pantry on the…

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suh
Sep 09, 2008 2:48 pm
suh
gweluphome
gweluphome
9 September 2008

Yay I am finally In

Yay I am finally In

Well done wingies..finally in your own place. Have a nice rest and then lots of photos..... :D :D

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gweluphome
Sep 09, 2008 3:08 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
10 September 2008

Weird Architecture...

Weird Architecture...
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Thanks for that! Will take a look (am at work now and site is taking forever to load so will have to wait till later, grr)

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grace_slick
Sep 10, 2008 1:01 pm
grace_slick
Mikaela_D
Mikaela_D
10 September 2008

Not satisfied despite beautiful renovations?

Not satisfied despite beautiful renovations?

I’m gonna have to write down totally detailed instructions so she knows without a shadow of any doubt where each and every piece of…

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Mikaela_D
Sep 10, 2008 5:10 pm
Mikaela_D
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
10 September 2008

Problem with downlight being dimmer

Problem with downlight being dimmer

Swap the globes around and see if its the different brand/ or wattage globes.

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Dukekamaya
Sep 10, 2008 7:43 pm
Dukekamaya
GG
GG
10 September 2008

Building my new home

Building my new home

Yeah, we opted for the ensuite to guestroom downstairs. I was told I can nominate my SS. Any recommendations here? I am in the Eastern suburbs. I am only at the…

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GG
Sep 10, 2008 9:05 pm

Here's a quick photoshop version: Judie

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Judie
Sep 10, 2008 11:05 pm
Judie
ellyash
ellyash
11 September 2008

We got our plans back - what do you think?

We got our plans back - what do you think?

Oh that would be just lovely...but the cost of moving hte two toilets would just be beyond us, and I also think it may be over capatilising for this particular house at theis time.

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ellyash
Sep 11, 2008 8:55 am
Keewee Swan
Keewee Swan
11 September 2008

Has anyone had home window tinting?

Has anyone had home window tinting?
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Thanks so much for your reply Lilian. Wow those prices seem really good - I think I will get them out for a quote. Thanks again for your help.

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Keewee Swan
Sep 11, 2008 4:38 pm
Helyn
Helyn
11 September 2008

It's all starting to happen!

It's all starting to happen!

Sassy Bud, we can get excited by laundry troughs too!! Come on, pic, pic, pic!!

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Helyn
Sep 11, 2008 8:42 pm
Helyn
Helyn
Helyn
11 September 2008

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

On anther point whats the telephone plug (I think it is a telephone plug any way) on right side of the bench doing up so high? Is that…

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Helyn
Sep 11, 2008 8:46 pm
Helyn
Sharee
Sharee
11 September 2008

Join mark in kitchen panels??

Join mark in kitchen panels??

Thanks for that Earl, I will give them a call directly. :)

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Sharee
Sep 11, 2008 8:57 pm
Sharee
lavalyte
lavalyte
12 September 2008

Air vents in Roof - anyone recommend someone in Melbourne?

Air vents in Roof - anyone recommend someone in Melbourne?

I've just put some plywood flooring in the roof space for some extra storage. I'd like to find someone who could install a couple of air vents in the roof so it doesn't…

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lavalyte
Sep 13, 2008 12:17 am
vintage
vintage
13 September 2008

Neighbours be gone.... not the plants ;)

Neighbours be gone.... not the plants ;)

Look forward tp seeing it finished too, what a geat idea, maybe you could put bamboo that you get in a roll onto the back so the neighbours dont look at wood and blue…

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vintage
Sep 13, 2008 9:06 pm
vintage
suh
suh
14 September 2008

Front Loading Washing Machines

Front Loading Washing Machines

Thanks everyone I will look at this thread. All sounds good.

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suh
Sep 14, 2008 5:32 pm
suh
dreamhome
dreamhome
14 September 2008

Anyone has a picture - kitchen benchtop 20mm waterfall edge?

Anyone has a picture - kitchen benchtop 20mm waterfall edge?

That's right Wonderland is building the Mercer! :lol: :lol: Yeah I'm pretty sure it did include the outside 40mm profile... will double check. Electrical…

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dreamhome
Sep 14, 2008 6:03 pm
dreamhome
Casa2
Casa2
14 September 2008

Issues getting quotes from builder/s

Issues getting quotes from builder/s

Why not get your own wind classification done and then pass this on the the builder. Keep doing this until they give you a fixed price.

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Casa2
Sep 14, 2008 7:46 pm
zozzles23
zozzles23
14 September 2008

Photoshop help pleeeease....I'm useless!!

Photoshop help pleeeease....I'm useless!!

Well, we haven't officially seen the tiles, but there are several new homes near us that we are positive look like they are them! but we originally got the idea when we…

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zozzles23
Sep 14, 2008 9:21 pm
zozzles23
HomeReview
HomeReview
14 September 2008

Brookland Greens

Brookland Greens

I'd say land sales should be frozen. This is yet another example of a development getting refused by both Council and the EPA and then the developer going to VCAT and…

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HomeReview
Sep 14, 2008 10:03 pm
nesspop
nesspop
15 September 2008

What is "potable Water"

What is "potable Water"

Or from your nice warm bath on these cold wet & windy days :D

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nesspop
Sep 15, 2008 12:11 pm
nesspop
Sassy_Bud
Sassy_Bud
15 September 2008

Calling all google experts!

Calling all google experts!

I had brown mosaic tiles at my last house and I am trying to stay away from the mosaics again this time

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Sassy_Bud
Sep 15, 2008 3:50 pm
petal
petal
15 September 2008

No conveyancer when building with PD?????

No conveyancer when building with PD?????

I second Mozzie - esp when you get to the drawings stage - check every little, tiny, minute detail of the plans to see that the drawings reflect the exact details you want…

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petal
Sep 15, 2008 5:25 pm
petal
pumpkinbum
pumpkinbum
15 September 2008

is davis homes = porter davis?

is davis homes = porter davis?

Thanks for the replies everyone. Just wanted to check if they were part of the same group or related companies. The reason why i ask is that there is a lot of…

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pumpkinbum
Sep 15, 2008 5:37 pm
T1ms
T1ms
15 September 2008

Tv point for pay tv?

Tv point for pay tv?

If you're going to run Foxtel points during construction, run at least two Pay TV points to each likely location. The new boxes (Foxtel IQ, and…

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T1ms
Sep 15, 2008 5:56 pm
T1ms
zergling
zergling
15 September 2008

Pre Handover checklist

Pre Handover checklist

I think the best thing is to hire a building inspector on the day, you have spent thousand $$$ - a few hundred $$$ for peace of mind is worth it.

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zergling
Sep 15, 2008 11:59 pm
jamiet
jamiet
16 September 2008

Underlay of Carpets

Underlay of Carpets

No. I wouldn't have known. We found out powerpoints were faulty when some contractors plugged their gear in and the RCDs went off immediately. I'm going to go around to…

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jamiet
Sep 16, 2008 1:15 pm
_kelly_
_kelly_
16 September 2008

Water restriction exemptions?

Water restriction exemptions?

Have PMd you Adrian. Cheers :D

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_kelly_
Sep 16, 2008 1:30 pm
_kelly_
ahuang
ahuang
16 September 2008

Downlights or not?

Downlights or not?

Of course you can, but the process might be quite messy. Not an expert in this, but I can imagine your electrician would need to cut holes on all those places where you…

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ahuang
Sep 16, 2008 3:34 pm
ahuang
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
16 September 2008

Burst sewer pipe

Burst sewer pipe

Thats on thing I like when doing my extensions recently I found out there is no sewage joint on my property :) My sewage runs to the middle of the next door neighbours yard…

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ausfatcat
Sep 16, 2008 3:52 pm
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
16 September 2008

How do you express appreciation of your SS's work?

How do you express appreciation of your SS's work?

Sending a letter to their boss is always best. I am absolutely against gifts or payola of any kind. It's a path that leads to bribery & corruption. Soon you have to…

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Cabinfever
Sep 16, 2008 6:45 pm
Cabinfever
joles
joles
16 September 2008

Are eaves included in a restricted building envelope?

Are eaves included in a restricted building envelope?

Don't know about the eaves, but I think matt walker had to go through them to get another crossover and apparently they're one of the easier councils to deal with. So…

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joles
Sep 16, 2008 8:55 pm
joles
FireFox
FireFox
16 September 2008

Evaporative cooling useful?

Evaporative cooling useful?

yes evap is quite useless in humid area's even…

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FireFox
Sep 16, 2008 9:44 pm
FireFox
bozzabonnici
bozzabonnici
16 September 2008

Residential building engineer

Residential building engineer

We've just had our plans drawn up by our draftsman for our extension but now we need to arrange an engineers inspection/report. Can anyone recommend a person/company to…

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bozzabonnici
Sep 16, 2008 10:39 pm
bozzabonnici
joles
joles
16 September 2008

M3tricon: Trying to take my own advice....

M3tricon: Trying to take my own advice....
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Actually to update this whole situation, it did get resolved to our satisfaction which was good. :D But thanks for bumping this thread..... shows I don't work for them! :D

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joles
Sep 16, 2008 11:18 pm
joles
Adrian B
Adrian B
17 September 2008

Does anyone know this kind of brick

Does anyone know this kind of brick

Looks more like a bluestone than a brick??

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Adrian B
Sep 17, 2008 10:15 am
Adrian B
arkraider
arkraider
18 September 2008

measuring question

measuring question

Measure the whole space!!! Then don’t forget to mention to whom ever that’s what you have done. Get those pieces back for cutting boards. :wink:

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arkraider
Sep 18, 2008 11:50 am
arkraider
kane
kane
18 September 2008

Termidor

Termidor

Just after some advice - we recently discovered we had had termites in our home. Thankfully the damage was very minimal and the termites were gone when we discovered…

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kane
Sep 18, 2008 10:05 pm
shazburger
shazburger
19 September 2008

PD Driveway Question

PD Driveway Question

thanks guys...we went into a bit of a panic but i guess we will find out all of the details at contact on Monday, but i appreciate your comments.

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shazburger
Sep 19, 2008 8:37 pm
shazburger
Minx
Minx
20 September 2008

Stegbar Aluminium windows & sliding doors Quality ?

Stegbar Aluminium windows & sliding doors Quality ?

Are you sure that they are the same window frame? Perhaps the display home has semi commercial windows or commercial windows which differs in look and price substantially.…

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Minx
Sep 20, 2008 9:59 am
kcam
kcam
20 September 2008

Jetmaster heater - Hnely homes

Jetmaster heater - Hnely homes

I am new to this forum but would like any comments re the Jetmaster model heater that Hnley homes install. Ie. are they effective?

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kcam
Sep 20, 2008 4:53 pm
andrew_123
andrew_123
20 September 2008

Carlisle Homes NEW T Range

Carlisle Homes NEW T Range

Hey all, Just wondering if any of you know of the new Carlisle display village that opened today at Marriott Waters Lyndhurst. I checked out the website, and found…

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andrew_123
Sep 20, 2008 5:45 pm
andrew_123
Paula
Paula
21 September 2008

Pet Doors & Heat Loss ....

Pet Doors & Heat Loss ....

HI enigma_brennan, I had a good look at our cat door, it seals itself up with a magnet. - she seems to think she will be able to put her little…

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Paula
Sep 21, 2008 7:44 am
Paula

Have to vote for the Asko, lowest water consumption we could find and built very well. About as automatic as you can get, for example it uses more or less water depending…

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sdabel
Sep 21, 2008 5:53 pm
sdabel
Michelle
Michelle
21 September 2008

dimensions of front load washer

dimensions of front load washer

Thanks Sean…I bought a top load instead. :D My original idea would not have given me the extra space I was hoping for.

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Michelle
Sep 21, 2008 6:14 pm
Michelle
mel
mel
21 September 2008

electrician costs

electrician costs

Hi Mrs Dreamy There are a lot of if buts and maybes with the questions you are asking What state are you in? What age is your house? Are you moving the…

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mel
Sep 21, 2008 7:27 pm
mel
haywgl
haywgl
21 September 2008

Finally saw my tiles! Not black!! Woo hoo!

Finally saw my tiles! Not black!! Woo hoo!
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They look awesome Mr T :) I love your wall colour too

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haywgl
Sep 21, 2008 8:28 pm
haywgl


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