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neri
neri
31 July 2008

Wooden floors and visitors!!!

Wooden floors and visitors!!!
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Is estapol still the best protection for wooden floors?

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neri
Jul 31, 2008 12:30 pm
haywgl
haywgl
31 July 2008

My stairs!!!

My stairs!!!

That's right Petal!! I remember now, gorgeous staircase though ;)

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haywgl
Jul 31, 2008 3:49 pm
haywgl
grace_slick
grace_slick
31 July 2008

Warm or Cool colours for my apartment? Michelle!? lol

Warm or Cool colours for my apartment? Michelle!? lol

Thanks Michelle! No rush. I have a tendency to inadvertently monopolise peoples' time. lol

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grace_slick
Jul 31, 2008 7:29 pm
grace_slick
donuts
donuts
31 July 2008

Château TDL....Flow Color tick and minor update!

Château TDL....Flow Color tick and minor update!
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You've been busy TDL! But I'm confused ... where are the pics?? :lol: With your cubby house - if you make it elevated make sure you use some strong wood for the floor. …

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donuts
Jul 31, 2008 11:46 pm
donuts
PrincessB
PrincessB
1 August 2008

Help please - noisy neighbours!

Help please - noisy neighbours!
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LOL at Kevin :lol: :lol: thats the best idea- and it wont cost you anything!

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PrincessB
Aug 01, 2008 11:11 am
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Rachelle
Aug 02, 2008 7:53 am
tygwyn
tygwyn
3 August 2008

Power supply for detached garage

Power supply for detached garage

You should check with your local electricity commission. Here in NSW we are able to run the power cabling along the outside of the home safely…

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tygwyn
Aug 03, 2008 8:28 am
kristofw
kristofw
3 August 2008

Parapet Walls, what to do ?

Parapet Walls, what to do ?

I'm in the final stages of planning my Owner-built new home, and I've run into a bit of a problem with the parapet walls. On my plans two walls of the garage are parapet.…

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kristofw
Aug 03, 2008 11:52 am
kristofw
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
3 August 2008

council rates

council rates

Grace - you know that you can pack yourselves and buy your own moving insurance for a lot less! The 2 main companies in Australia are:

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stonecutter1309
Aug 03, 2008 3:33 pm
stonecutter1309
Philly26
Philly26
4 August 2008

FREE BRICKIES SAND

FREE BRICKIES SAND

::cheerleader:: FREE BRICKIES SAND!! ::cheerleader:: I have nearly a metre of brickies sand sitting on my front lawn at the moment. I live in Southern…

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Philly26
Aug 04, 2008 2:50 pm
joles
joles
4 August 2008

M3tricon into Sydney in 2009

M3tricon into Sydney in 2009

I just logged onto my account on the M3tricon website and noticed they have announced they will begin building in Sydney in January 2009. I thought this may be of…

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joles
Aug 04, 2008 7:15 pm
joles
maggie
maggie
4 August 2008

too good to be true how to verify whether company exists

too good to be true how to verify whether company exists

The person's co. who will be fitting the benchtop is called Omegastone, Mullaloo, the guy is Scotish, but the supplier is Granite by Design in Bayswater. The suppliers…

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maggie
Aug 04, 2008 9:03 pm

Heres some better quality pictures for…

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memphis
Aug 05, 2008 12:01 am
memphis
PrincessB
PrincessB
5 August 2008

Need an exposed aggregate driveway - help!!

Need an exposed aggregate driveway - help!!

I know one thing, its not cheap. It can be from 3,000 - 10,000 depending on the size. Call 0434 589 017 Pro Pacific Concreting in Brisbane, they are in Gordon Park right…

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PrincessB
Aug 05, 2008 2:18 pm
martyme
martyme
5 August 2008

CANE FURNITURE

CANE FURNITURE

Where are they martyme On the website I can not find a phone number or address. In your last photo of the 3 chairs how…

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martyme
Aug 05, 2008 10:36 pm
martyme
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mikkyG
Aug 07, 2008 3:51 pm
commodorenut
commodorenut
8 August 2008

old style garage doors?

old style garage doors?

Recently we have seen quite a few posts that were more or less disguised advertising, but this one is a really misleading as it is worded like a…

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commodorenut
Aug 08, 2008 12:07 pm
commodorenut
claego
claego
8 August 2008

My 'photoshop' new house

My 'photoshop' new house

Thanks, those 2 pics are the sand and the mulch... i edit the post again... sorry if i confused you.. We are trying to use white sand and brown mulch, hopefully it can…

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claego
Aug 08, 2008 5:43 pm
tygwyn
tygwyn
8 August 2008

Converting a Car Port to a Garage - anyone done this?

Converting a Car Port to a Garage - anyone done this?

I think your better off asking your council as there would of been approval for a carport. Worst case scenario is that you don't get approval and is…

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tygwyn
Aug 08, 2008 7:19 pm
tygwyn
tygwyn
9 August 2008

final bill higher than quote

final bill higher than quote

No chance they'd get an extra cent out of me!! Stick to your guns and send payment with the original quote attached.

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tygwyn
Aug 09, 2008 9:42 am
maggie
maggie
10 August 2008

Latex Mattress

Latex Mattress
1, 2

They say it is recommended 10 years but we had ours for 15 I would say most people have them for longer. One year for pillows, unles you wash them regularly and they do…

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maggie
Aug 10, 2008 7:10 am
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Eager
Aug 10, 2008 10:37 am
Eager
grace_slick
grace_slick
10 August 2008

How to go about getting sliding louvered doors installed?

How to go about getting sliding louvered doors installed?

Yeah, I actually realised that after peering at all the pics. They all seem to be bi-folds except the one I DON'T want, which is sliding. Blegh. I was wondering if we…

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grace_slick
Aug 10, 2008 12:16 pm
grace_slick
Paula
Paula
10 August 2008

rumpus and pool design help

rumpus and pool design help

:shock: :shock: :shock: Might have to make that DH's job :wink: Or even better the kids can earn pocket money…

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Paula
Aug 10, 2008 1:58 pm
Paula
Casa2
Casa2
11 August 2008

How many metres wide is your double garage door?

How many metres wide is your double garage door?
1, 2

Some Councils will only allwo a 6 m wide garage frontage, which may restrict your garage width.

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Casa2
Aug 11, 2008 9:40 am
mrh20
mrh20
11 August 2008

building a brick wall - damp proof course?

building a brick wall - damp proof course?

a damp proof course does not have to use a plastic membrane which DOES weaken or even break the bond. The DPC plastic roll is mainly used on brick veneer where the wall is…

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mrh20
Aug 11, 2008 10:23 am
Helyn
Helyn
12 August 2008

Have you/will you change your powerpoint covers????

Have you/will you change your powerpoint covers????

This is one of my light switches, power points will be the same,…

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Helyn
Aug 12, 2008 9:17 am
Helyn
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
12 August 2008

Land! Land! Finally land!!

Land! Land! Finally land!!
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Well it's good thing that I don't like Chinese then :D Apparently there is a three month waiting list! 1639sqm - fantastic! What a great size yard you are going to…

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House-To-Be
Aug 12, 2008 4:05 pm
T1ms
T1ms
12 August 2008

Locked-in price too early??

Locked-in price too early??

argghh.. sorry.. typo.. my bad.. :oops: I meant 'Priority Development Zone' (PDZ)

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T1ms
Aug 12, 2008 6:50 pm
T1ms
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d@n
Aug 12, 2008 10:22 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
13 August 2008

structural changes

structural changes

I can't comment on the fridge space being made bigger but as for the height of the kitchen benches, tell them to fix it! People need to start reading plans!!! Too many…

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House-To-Be
Aug 13, 2008 3:12 pm
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
13 August 2008

Adding a room to the back of a small post war cottage

Adding a room to the back of a small post war cottage

doing doing something similar right now. 2 bedroom post war cottage (miners cottage). Demolished lean to which contained toilet laundry and added a new larger laundry…

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ausfatcat
Aug 13, 2008 11:00 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
13 August 2008

Weatherzone website

Weatherzone website

HTB, You have no idea how much I hate summer!!!! :x But I think it's worth trying what we are trying with the knowledge we have. :? If after one…

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House-To-Be
Aug 13, 2008 11:05 pm
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mattwalker
Aug 14, 2008 5:20 pm
mattwalker
'chelle
'chelle
15 August 2008

Has anyone bought appliances from appliances online

Has anyone bought appliances from appliances online

Haven't bought anything through them, but their prices are very good. We're wondering whether to buy through them, or go to a local store just to make warranty issues (if…

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'chelle
Aug 15, 2008 6:41 pm
'chelle
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Paula
Aug 16, 2008 1:42 pm
Paula
HomeReview
HomeReview
16 August 2008

VERY compact blocks

VERY compact blocks

Density is not the problem with development, but rather detailed design. You can fit a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, double garage home on a 200m2 patch of land and still have a…

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HomeReview
Aug 16, 2008 2:31 pm
mel
mel
18 August 2008

help! why won't my drill work??

help! why won't my drill work??

so am i.... but have done it myself :)

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mel
Aug 18, 2008 8:35 am
mel
mikeval
mikeval
18 August 2008

Melbourne at home - Expo - 27th, 31st of August

Melbourne at home - Expo - 27th, 31st of August

Check out this link, https://www.infosalons.com.au/melbathom ... gister.asp You can buy the tickets for $10 - EarlyBird Special (ends 5pm, 24th August) If you are…

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mikeval
Aug 18, 2008 10:47 am
donuts
donuts
18 August 2008

Certificate of Occupancy questions

Certificate of Occupancy questions

thanks jamiet, will definitely make sure we get temporary one from builder. So it sounds like we need to apply for permanent C of O directly from council, once we move in.

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donuts
Aug 18, 2008 11:43 am
donuts
commodorenut
commodorenut
18 August 2008

Old concrete laundry tub - what's the metal rim?

Old concrete laundry tub - what's the metal rim?

I brokeone up not that long back, and it was way, way tougher than lead. Lead is very soft, and will bend easily. I found the steel rim to be quite hard to bend. I…

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commodorenut
Aug 18, 2008 2:16 pm
commodorenut
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
18 August 2008

How to remove old paint from window frames

How to remove old paint from window frames

Would be a messy job. You would possibly need to use a paint stripper taht won't damage the aluminium. Have you thought of replacing the windows? They aren't that exspensive

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Dukekamaya
Aug 18, 2008 9:28 pm
Dukekamaya
joles
joles
19 August 2008

Exhaust fan in bulkhead?

Exhaust fan in bulkhead?

All that build up is one of the things that sarking is supposed to minimise isn't it? I feel even better about having sarking now!! Jo

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joles
Aug 19, 2008 11:08 am
joles
Judie
Judie
19 August 2008

New Colorbond colours

New Colorbond colours
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I really like Evening Haze. Wonder if it's too late to change my colours? (contract next week). Judie

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Judie
Aug 19, 2008 11:16 pm
Judie
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
20 August 2008

Shopping for bathroom fittings - from the comfort of home!!!

Shopping for bathroom fittings - from the comfort of home!!!

The wall mounted toilet brush holders are great. You can simply mop under them rather than having to move them all the time to clean. :D

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House-To-Be
Aug 20, 2008 12:40 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
20 August 2008

Washing machine...how to move it?

Washing machine...how to move it?

Well...I'm not happy, but I am relieved that it's organised. I rang up the spare parts people for LG, and they're sending out the 4 screws and the bungs (rubber seal…

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grace_slick
Aug 20, 2008 4:43 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
grace_slick
21 August 2008

Is this quote for painting ok?

Is this quote for painting ok?

I didn't realise either! I honestly assumed painting our place would cost around $600-$800! HAHA! It is to laugh! lol Anyway, the quote is technically just over $1,600…

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grace_slick
Aug 21, 2008 8:30 pm
grace_slick


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