Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
General Discussion
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
26 February 2008

Is it legal to?????

Is it legal to?????
1, 2

Now, come on, Vanderlay, she is cute. No more talk of poisoning, shooting, calling dog catchers. (anyway, V, at least I live hundreds of kilometres…

30
1478
Yak_Chat
Feb 26, 2008 10:01 pm
Yak_Chat
enigma_brennan
enigma_brennan
28 February 2008

So confused, need advice!

So confused, need advice!

Hi Rosie, this is exactly what we did 6 months ago and we have no regrets. In fact, the further down the track we have gotten the more exciting it has become. Enjoy the…

17
1607
enigma_brennan
Feb 28, 2008 1:14 pm
enigma_brennan
Michelle
Michelle
28 February 2008

It’s nice to see!!

It’s nice to see!!

From a personal point of view I'd like to see more male contributions to keep the…

17
1043
Michelle
Feb 28, 2008 7:37 pm
Michelle
ChrisL
ChrisL
29 February 2008

Help ! Pulling out fireplace

Help ! Pulling out fireplace

cabinfever, The bolt is nearly 80 years only. Even if you could reach it, I don't think that you'll be able to undo the rusty bolt. Only way to get it out is with an…

13
765
ChrisL
Feb 29, 2008 8:29 pm
nzfiona
nzfiona
1 March 2008

For the Melbournians!

For the Melbournians!

I have one: "You know you grew up in the INNER-eastern suburbs when... ...you rush around the house looking for your passport when you have to go over the West Gate…

11
964
nzfiona
Mar 01, 2008 10:01 pm
nzfiona
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
3 March 2008

Newbie ... from Adelaide

Newbie ... from Adelaide

I'm sure he does that anyway DH "what time are we leaving?" ME "I told you that an hour ago" DH "Where are we going?" ME "I told you that last week"…

11
651
Yak_Chat
Mar 03, 2008 10:12 pm
Yak_Chat
sirgoat
sirgoat
4 March 2008

Order of renovations

Order of renovations

what are you doing in the bathroom and kitchen you often need to split the sparkies and plumbers into two stages (or maybe 2.5 on a reno :P). Stage .5 Isolate…

2
427
sirgoat
Mar 04, 2008 1:20 pm
Rachelle
Rachelle
4 March 2008

Glass Cupboard Doors

Glass Cupboard Doors

They look lovely, I love Ikea though ssshhh

6
561
Rachelle
Mar 04, 2008 4:20 pm
bec
bec
4 March 2008

Hello Hello

Hello Hello

Congratulations!

3
402
bec
Mar 04, 2008 10:33 pm
11
589
Michelle
Mar 05, 2008 10:45 am
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
8 March 2008

Traditional Sounding Doorbell

Traditional Sounding Doorbell

I only have 3....... (and have had many more - at the same time too). But I have also had a few fords,…

14
1190
commodorenut
Mar 08, 2008 10:28 pm
commodorenut
6
643
Michelle
Mar 09, 2008 4:18 pm
Michelle
Djelibeybi
Djelibeybi
12 March 2008

Rainwater tanks

Rainwater tanks
1, 2

We're getting both solar hot water and a 5000l water tank installed by the builder. Overall, it might be more expensive, but it'll get done at the same time and its…

31
2116
Djelibeybi
Mar 12, 2008 6:24 pm
Paula
Paula
13 March 2008

Recommendation - Glenfearn Building

Recommendation - Glenfearn Building

If you do a search on the name of the builder it will show you if they have been sopken about on here. Good to hear you had a good experience.

1
372
Paula
Mar 13, 2008 1:19 pm
Paula
sirgoat
sirgoat
13 March 2008

wiring downlights downstairs

wiring downlights downstairs

is it really worth it if you are paying $40 per battern holder .. i would think just paying the $80 and being done with it would be better. $40 for battern holder $20…

9
2881
sirgoat
Mar 13, 2008 1:35 pm
Amber27
Amber27
13 March 2008

Once off home cleaning - VIP home services

Once off home cleaning - VIP home services

Amber are they cleaning windows as well? This is an expensive exercise on its own. Maybe base it on $20-30 per hour? Thats what I would expect to…

18
1336
Amber27
Mar 13, 2008 1:44 pm
royalblue
royalblue
13 March 2008

Problem with carpet supplier/fitter

Problem with carpet supplier/fitter
1, 2

Danny, Would you care to elaborate? Not sure just what you…

31
1952
royalblue
Mar 13, 2008 2:45 pm
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
14 March 2008

Picture Framers in Adelaide

Picture Framers in Adelaide

we have used Trim Designs 517c Magill Rd Magill SA 5072 ph: (08) 8331 2377 and they have been pretty good. Helen

2
289
MaylandsManor
Mar 14, 2008 4:07 pm
MaylandsManor
Michelle
Michelle
14 March 2008

Glass Partitioning

Glass Partitioning

Shame you don’t live near me I have the prefect company for you! :? Can’t help you in Perth, sorry! But I would try a kitchen supplier, they may have some info for you. :D

1
405
Michelle
Mar 14, 2008 7:38 pm
Michelle
Smarty
Smarty
17 March 2008

House Removal

House Removal

We are building two new homes on a subdivided block in the brisbane bayside suburb of Wynnum- There is an existing home on the block which I am hoping I can sell and have…

0
334
Smarty
Mar 17, 2008 12:03 pm
Rachelle
Rachelle
17 March 2008

How fussy can I be?

How fussy can I be?

yeah not too fussy, I would want that fix

10
863
Rachelle
Mar 17, 2008 12:24 pm
Strumer
Strumer
18 March 2008

I can't believe they'd have one!

I can't believe they'd have one!
1, 2, 3, 4

Just because you've got your thumb back! Anyway, aren't you supposed to be chasing down some reputed postees of negotiable affection? Or was that of noticeable affliction?

77
4953
Strumer
Mar 17, 2008 11:16 pm
Strumer
VJ
VJ
18 March 2008

New to this forum and need some advice.

New to this forum and need some advice.

I would think that fixed site contract includes all cost in relation to that site Yes, that was what I believe too. Even when we…

7
703
VJ
Mar 18, 2008 6:20 pm
VJ
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
18 March 2008

Roof, windows and exterior render colours

Roof, windows and exterior render colours

Well you could always do the festival of lights trick :wink: I saw some of it the other week and I'm going again before it leaves town :wink:

6
636
Yak_Chat
Mar 18, 2008 9:20 pm
Yak_Chat
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
19 March 2008

Cheapest Timber yard in Sydney?

Cheapest Timber yard in Sydney?

$12.95 isn't a bad price if they are grade 1 sleepers. We sell them for about that, we also do 2nd grade for $9.90 ea.

5
465
Dukekamaya
Mar 19, 2008 7:07 pm
Dukekamaya
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
19 March 2008

Can anyone recommend a good quality stud finder?

Can anyone recommend a good quality stud finder?

Or you could just use this method: Our builder did Quite effective by the loks of it :shock: Just a pain in the neck to repair after…

18
2182
Yak_Chat
Mar 19, 2008 10:50 pm
Yak_Chat
royalblue
royalblue
20 March 2008

How to clean dried wall paint residue off tiles?

How to clean dried wall paint residue off tiles?

Try this........ Make a dam around the paint spot with talcum powder, and apply a bit of metho in the middle. After about 5 minutes dwell time, use a white nylon…

6
1015
royalblue
Mar 20, 2008 12:57 am
dembi_2000
dembi_2000
20 March 2008

Delays galore!

Delays galore!

Hi Martyme... saw you blog... and I can see what you mean... Simnds finally called and they said that the contract will be issued on 25-April-08... ANZAC day!!! At…

3
510
dembi_2000
Mar 20, 2008 11:35 am
VJ
VJ
21 March 2008

Drafter / Building designer recommendations in Melbourne

Drafter / Building designer recommendations in Melbourne

DH is a draftsman... PM me if you're interested to have a chat.

5
741
VJ
Mar 21, 2008 11:34 am
VJ
Nora Conci
Nora Conci
21 March 2008

Ceramic Tile re-glazing

Ceramic Tile re-glazing

Does anyone know of a product that can be used at home to reglaze ceramic floor tiles that have lost their glaze. My tiles are white and have had the glaze worn of in…

0
287
Nora Conci
Mar 21, 2008 2:53 pm
Strumer
Strumer
21 March 2008

More from Dubai

More from Dubai

The wind turbines are a particularly nice feature. Seems to me though that most of those funky shape combinations will rarely be achieved unless an overriding program…

3
461
Strumer
Mar 21, 2008 5:18 pm
Strumer
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
22 March 2008

S137B Reports

S137B Reports

As this report will cover any defects, is it also worth undertaking a professional pre-purchase…

1
378
PhoenixStar
Mar 22, 2008 10:31 pm
PhoenixStar
-mick-
-mick-
23 March 2008

What would you do?

What would you do?
1, 2

Hi All, Haven't been here in almost 6 months :shock: I'm typing this while I sit on a mattress on the living room floor (which is empty otherwise) watching a 51cm TV... which…

21
2329
-mick-
Mar 23, 2008 10:03 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 March 2008

Painting Timber Skirting Boards - Prep before paint?

Painting Timber Skirting Boards - Prep before paint?

Lots of work - you normally buy pre-primed skirtings/architrave for a paint finish. If they are meranti (pacific maple) you'll find the grain shows through the paint.

4
838
Dukekamaya
Mar 24, 2008 6:04 pm
Dukekamaya
Michelle
Michelle
25 March 2008

Rain showers, orange and lime green kitchens......

Rain showers, orange and lime green kitchens......
1, 2

No problems Paula…looks like there’s enough of him to go around! :P :P :lol: :lol:

29
3388
Michelle
Mar 25, 2008 7:41 pm
Michelle
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 March 2008

Hot Water Service

Hot Water Service

This was the standard with Carlisle Homes: http://www.dux.com.au/products.php?name=D1FNP3W2AC hmmm Considering the spa is 300 litres…

14
1277
mattwalker
Mar 25, 2008 10:19 pm
mattwalker

******* a/c installer cops a massive fine from fair trading

******* a/c installer cops a massive fine from fair trading

Just a friendly reminder to make sure you check to see if your electrcian is licenced before using him (or any other trade requiring a licence, for that matter!) You can…

0
360
installation inspector
Mar 26, 2008 5:52 pm
installation inspector

Electrician charging $1000/day

Electrician charging $1000/day

I would think $1000 is excessive to replace existing light fittings and socket outlets with new ones. Even if he supplied all the parts, if you're talking about…

6
983
installation inspector
Mar 26, 2008 6:21 pm
installation inspector
Helyn
Helyn
28 March 2008

some pics

some pics
1, 2

Of course they're not artist impressions - they're all actually photographs of various rooms in my house, actually a selection of my property portfolio, I have various…

26
1963
Helyn
Mar 28, 2008 2:36 pm
Helyn
Paula
Paula
28 March 2008

Clothesline...

Clothesline...
1, 2, 3

The hills hoist in the backyard as a kid was superb as a merry go round. Especially standing on the top of it as someone else ran around with a rope tied…

40
5759
Paula
Mar 28, 2008 7:53 pm
Paula
vpande
vpande
29 March 2008

Approx Costs for Re-Painting

Approx Costs for Re-Painting

approx 3-3.5 K. we had single storey 3 br house done last easter. cost in 2 storey can be more for staircase balustrades etc. woodwork takes longer. ceiling takes the…

6
667
vpande
Mar 29, 2008 9:29 pm
2
292
berniebgf
Mar 30, 2008 1:49 pm
berniebgf
Shady
Shady
31 March 2008

Any lawyers here? "Contract" binding?

Any lawyers here? "Contract" binding?

Well in answer to your question I cant quite remember few things that need to happen for a contract to be binding (Its been so long since I did Contract Law an UNI) but a…

2
504
Shady
Mar 31, 2008 8:15 am
davinci
davinci
31 March 2008

From Sydney to Perth

From Sydney to Perth

i had 2 giant clam shells brought down from far north quensland to perth when i constructed a private theme park there only cost $180 odd dollars using toll road…

3
434
davinci
Mar 31, 2008 7:32 pm
davinci
Paula
Paula
1 April 2008

some silly suggestions

some silly suggestions

Love the tree house, imagine how much the kids would love it.

1
454
Paula
Apr 01, 2008 10:39 am
Paula
venno
venno
1 April 2008

Outdoor Blinds

Outdoor Blinds

My patio faces east so it only gets the morning sun. My main concern is to block wind, rain is not really a problem as its infrequent here. The pvc is guaranteed to…

3
537
venno
Apr 01, 2008 11:54 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
2 April 2008

Time capsules

Time capsules

Good idea Al. As you say - will it ever be found, who knows. I always hand over the houses papers when I've sold. Things like plans, irrigation pipe layouts,…

4
507
Yak_Chat
Apr 02, 2008 5:15 am
Yak_Chat
McReidy
McReidy
2 April 2008

Outdoor Heating - what to use

Outdoor Heating - what to use

Thanks Rod - what you listed there is exactly what we are after.. Not really sure on what sort of budget we would look at, but that seems pretty good.. Thanks for all…

7
3065
McReidy
Apr 02, 2008 8:22 am
McReidy
mattwalker
mattwalker
2 April 2008

Melbourne builder recommendations

Melbourne builder recommendations

We used extensions unlmited a few years back and found them to be really professional and reasonably priced. Richard is the guy I would speak…

4
1075
mattwalker
Apr 02, 2008 3:35 pm
mattwalker
ChrisL
ChrisL
3 April 2008

What's the best concrete, masonry, etc waterproof sealer?

What's the best concrete, masonry, etc waterproof sealer?

Greg, Have a look at www.crommelin.com.au I used one of their products for my (solid brick+mortar) shower wall (prior to tiling). Chris

1
491
ChrisL
Apr 03, 2008 11:50 am


Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy
Professionals
Advertise
Contact Us

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017