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donuts
donuts
14 June 2008

Tree Removal

Tree Removal

I know Paula! Glad the house is well and truly off our hands now! 8)

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donuts
Jun 14, 2008 2:38 pm
donuts
petal
petal
14 June 2008

Free "Look Home" magazine

Free "Look Home" magazine

Well, so much of all of those home-type mags are advertising, anyway, so I signed up - hey, it's FREE, and you don't get much for free these days :wink: ....anyway, we'll be…

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petal
Jun 14, 2008 11:05 pm
petal
kexkez
kexkez
15 June 2008

Did anyone move in without floor coverings?

Did anyone move in without floor coverings?

Don't know why I have only just spotted this thread but we got told of a neat trick by a friend years ago when we last built and it worked! This is to live with plain…

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kexkez
Jun 15, 2008 1:01 pm
kexkez
pengruijungmail
pengruijungmail
16 June 2008

Ideas of the color of concrete roof tile?

Ideas of the color of concrete roof tile?

Hello, I want to reno my roof. Does somebody give me some ideas what is the color for my roof? My house is red brick and light yellow mortar. Thanks in advance

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pengruijungmail
Jun 16, 2008 1:47 pm
HomeReview
HomeReview
16 June 2008

Still copying designs ... M3tricon at it again??

Still copying designs ... M3tricon at it again??

M-con actually removed the offending designs at the start of the proceedings. They kept the same offending floor plans but removed the 'alfresco quadrant' so that the…

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HomeReview
Jun 16, 2008 8:21 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
16 June 2008

Fencing / Neighbour Problem - Need Advice

Fencing / Neighbour Problem - Need Advice

Which council? Certainly sounds like something one of their departments should be addressing. Wrtite a letter with photos and if no response - try the local newspaper.

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Yak_Chat
Jun 17, 2008 12:12 am
Yak_Chat
Els
Els
17 June 2008

Don't want my house anymore...

Don't want my house anymore...

Yep, totally understand where you're coming from.... currently going through the same dilemma... Sounds like a great plan, good luck with it!! Els :)

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Els
Jun 17, 2008 1:05 am
jules21
jules21
17 June 2008

Art

Art
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i bought some great paintings when in india, fantastic miniatures and bargain prices. even if you're off to bali, if you seek out reputable artists you can buy great…

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jules21
Jun 17, 2008 11:51 pm
haywgl
haywgl
18 June 2008

Demolishing a house - what are the regulations?

Demolishing a house - what are the regulations?

Thanks Paula, I shall look into it :) Good to get a head start :)

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haywgl
Jun 18, 2008 9:27 pm
haywgl
DeeElle
DeeElle
18 June 2008

Furniture Sale - SA

Furniture Sale - SA

Hi Mrs B We paid for the goods and have to pick them up by Sunday so no pics until then. If you want to see what is in the store, I couldl drop by tomorrow morning…

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DeeElle
Jun 18, 2008 11:43 pm
DeeElle
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
19 June 2008

Auction Tomorrow!!

Auction Tomorrow!!
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Hope it was good for you!!! :wink: :lol:

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House-To-Be
Jun 19, 2008 11:54 am
Paula
Paula
19 June 2008

Size of rumpus room?

Size of rumpus room?

There was discussion before on the fact that renovating was more expensive than building, doesnt really make sense considering its really just walls and a roof you are putting on.

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Paula
Jun 19, 2008 9:25 pm
Paula
haywgl
haywgl
21 June 2008

PAULA!

PAULA!

Thanks Rach - I'm not good with posting pics - that's the one :) Very similiar to the one on the Henley site that like :) Atleast I now know the shades I am after - just…

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haywgl
Jun 21, 2008 11:14 am
haywgl
sirgoat
sirgoat
22 June 2008

KITCHEN WITHOUT DISHWASHER SPACE TO INSTALL ONE

KITCHEN WITHOUT DISHWASHER SPACE TO INSTALL ONE

would getting an integrated dishwasher solve that problem? We dont have filler pannels in our kitchen and it looks great.

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sirgoat
Jun 22, 2008 9:24 pm
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bec
Jun 22, 2008 11:29 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
22 June 2008

Addicted to Homeone?........me?......yes!......I think so!!!

Addicted to Homeone?........me?......yes!......I think so!!!
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

LOL, it sounds like you're keeping it a secret??? Don't stress, everyone is asleep at my place too....and where am i??? :roll: :roll: :twisted: :twisted:

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House-To-Be
Jun 23, 2008 12:50 am
dbims
dbims
23 June 2008

Post missing.

Post missing.

No problem at all. I understand. I wasn't suggesting someone should do it, nor whether I should declare or not, my Poll asked what would others do. I was curious as…

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dbims
Jun 23, 2008 8:20 am
Michelle
Michelle
23 June 2008

Did anyone else get it really wrong??

Did anyone else get it really wrong??
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I really don't want to offend anyone but there is a real sense of sameness creeping in. All the displays and everyone's colours seem to come from a…

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Michelle
Jun 23, 2008 11:26 am
Michelle
MJAB
MJAB
23 June 2008

Who gets the biggest bedroom?

Who gets the biggest bedroom?

We have 2 girls 3.5 and nearly 2. Our room plans are identical size, WIR identical and ensuite each to try to stop arguemnts in future years??? Rooms sepaerated by a 3rd…

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MJAB
Jun 23, 2008 2:51 pm
nesspop
nesspop
23 June 2008

Anyone going to the MW family day??

Anyone going to the MW family day??

We were there, however didnt actually go to the event due to the rain... We wondered thru our frame then headed home. Its a shame it was such bad weather :(

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nesspop
Jun 23, 2008 6:08 pm
nesspop
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
24 June 2008

Has anyone upgraded to miele with M3tricon?

Has anyone upgraded to miele with M3tricon?

hmm interesting topic this, I was about to go into the process of researching baumatic applicainces but looks as though Jo has done the leg work. We currently have a…

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Peter_OZ
Jun 24, 2008 4:15 pm
Michelle
Michelle
26 June 2008

Apathy/Miserliness in Design

Apathy/Miserliness in Design
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I’m locking this thread until I speak till Homeone!

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Michelle
Jun 26, 2008 10:51 am
Michelle
Rachelle
Rachelle
26 June 2008

Online room planner

Online room planner

now that logic is…

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Rachelle
Jun 26, 2008 1:16 pm
Paula
Paula
26 June 2008

Settlement Delayed.....ARGH!

Settlement Delayed.....ARGH!
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Well settlement was supposed to occur on Friday....banks were ready, conveyancer was ready, new owner didn't have enough money to cover the…

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Paula
Jun 26, 2008 5:47 pm
Paula
donuts
donuts
26 June 2008

NYE 2008!

NYE 2008!

sounds great stonecutter! $795? Bah - just the cost of a few sexy-looking ceiling fans! :wink: enjoy! :D

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donuts
Jun 26, 2008 8:44 pm
donuts
mel
mel
27 June 2008

An electrician stole our fuses and outside lights!

An electrician stole our fuses and outside lights!

Hi all, Have you looked on the sa electrical licensing site to see what complaints you can lodge? I just had a quick look and there a complaints…

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mel
Jun 27, 2008 8:29 am
mel
Adrian B
Adrian B
27 June 2008

Fencing Notice

Fencing Notice

Who mentioned Milli VanillI??? Back on topic, have you heard back from your builder? After seeing what damage the council did to a nearby property, I would be holding…

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Adrian B
Jun 27, 2008 1:12 pm
Adrian B
ahuang
ahuang
27 June 2008

Who pays for fencing?

Who pays for fencing?
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We thought about court as well for our neighbour, then we were told that you need to go through "Community Justice Centres" first, file a record and then send them letters…

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ahuang
Jun 27, 2008 4:49 pm
ahuang
ssherra
ssherra
27 June 2008

New User

New User

Thanks Petal...new to blogs not sure how to start one...we are building the Prestige Atrium 33. will call and try to change our colour/electrical appt prior to…

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ssherra
Jun 27, 2008 7:06 pm
House-To-Be
House-To-Be
27 June 2008

Hebel external wall cladding

Hebel external wall cladding

This is the blog for the Hebel house

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House-To-Be
Jun 27, 2008 8:35 pm
Casa2
Casa2
27 June 2008

Geotechnical Report

Geotechnical Report

Thanks vanderlay, to_do_list and Duminda for your replies. Looks like about $450 should cover it.

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Casa2
Jun 27, 2008 9:04 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
27 June 2008

HELP Phoenix!

HELP Phoenix!

Finger trouble :?: :shock: :wink:

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Yak_Chat
Jun 27, 2008 9:08 pm
Yak_Chat
melanie02
melanie02
27 June 2008

Cat park

Cat park
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Thanks everyone for your kind words about my kitten (Zee)......I miss him so much....I wonder sometimes if it,s the right thing to do to get another one..I just get so…

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melanie02
Jun 27, 2008 10:46 pm
Paula
Paula
30 June 2008

Combined Washer/Dryer

Combined Washer/Dryer
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dan my normal wash is 1 hour and 18 minutes. I have a quick wash at 30mins

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Paula
Jun 30, 2008 12:51 pm
Paula
mattwalker
mattwalker
30 June 2008

Lookinf for a Builder for Extension in Eastern Melbourne

Lookinf for a Builder for Extension in Eastern Melbourne

Hi Em, I can recommend Extensions Unlimited.. Richard and his crew did some work for us a few years back and we were impressed with quality and…

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mattwalker
Jun 30, 2008 2:32 pm
mattwalker
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 7:07 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 8:56 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 10:51 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 10:52 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 1:16 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 1:47 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 2:54 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 3:00 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 4:32 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 8:56 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 11:05 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 9:22 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 2:06 pm


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