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3 June 2008

Would you be Happy with this Fence??

Would you be Happy with this Fence??

But seriously, isn't there some legal requirement that you need a certain amount of access around the water meter? Hey i might be pulling at…

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to_do_list
Jun 03, 2008 9:37 am
to_do_list
Rachelle
Rachelle
3 June 2008

open staircase

open staircase

We planned for our stairs to be open all the way around pretty much, even on the top floor, but I'm worried about heat loss, is that a big concern? So we kind of have…

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Rachelle
Jun 03, 2008 11:41 am
vanderlay
vanderlay
3 June 2008

Channel Nine On Display

Channel Nine On Display

We actually first saw the house we built on that show....went to have a look....and ended up building it!

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vanderlay
Jun 03, 2008 3:34 pm
vanderlay
Michelle
Michelle
3 June 2008

ANYONE KNOW?

ANYONE KNOW?

cjklbed, It's probably appropriate that you started your threads in the bathroom forum cos last night everything ended in toilet…

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Michelle
Jun 03, 2008 9:40 pm
Michelle
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to_do_list
Jun 04, 2008 12:59 am
to_do_list
zaff
zaff
4 June 2008

Buying house with un-permitted renovation?

Buying house with un-permitted renovation?

Wait 4 more years until you sell it. If the council doesn't pick it up in seven years, it can stay. There’s a point Al, but how do…

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zaff
Jun 04, 2008 12:43 pm
Michelle
Michelle
4 June 2008

Lets stay on topic - Please

Lets stay on topic - Please
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I’ve had a little peep in the woodwork forum……lots of men in there! And I have noticed some snipping at each other. I wouldn’t be game joining…..as I think…

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Michelle
Jun 04, 2008 7:21 pm
Michelle
kexkez
kexkez
4 June 2008

Roof Tiles or Colorbond?

Roof Tiles or Colorbond?
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Joey I'm with you. The rain on a tin roof would bring back memories of my early childhood living on a farm. We are planning on a colorbond patio extension to the …

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kexkez
Jun 04, 2008 8:17 pm
kexkez
Allyissia
Allyissia
5 June 2008

Slab protruding from underneath brickwork??

Slab protruding from underneath brickwork??

Thanks for the response builda... if i get a chance i may take another snap shot for you to take a lookie for peace of mind

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Allyissia
Jun 05, 2008 3:50 pm
vpande
vpande
6 June 2008

Tiles or pavers for alfresco

Tiles or pavers for alfresco
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For those on a budget, there's a coloured concrete with a paver'cut' . I have only seen their website and waiting for addresses to check them out. I think thats worth…

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vpande
Jun 06, 2008 12:00 pm
bec
bec
6 June 2008

anyone know where to get a NICE large desk from?

anyone know where to get a NICE large desk from?

oh thats interesting :) still looking :( unfortunately I cant get into domaynes website :cry: should anyone find large dark desks on the site would love to see them

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bec
Jun 06, 2008 12:12 pm
Noskcid
Noskcid
6 June 2008

why extension is so expensive?

why extension is so expensive?

exactly alot is unknown when you do an extension, they would also be required to harness all the cabling and sewage from your existing house to connect it up (maybe even…

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Noskcid
Jun 06, 2008 1:24 pm
grace_slick
grace_slick
6 June 2008

Insanely expensive price for painting!!

Insanely expensive price for painting!!

Yeeeah, it seems to be very popular in the apartment blocks like my one...it's only 12 yrs old (so 1996) and yet has this ceiling. *mystified* At first I quite liked…

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grace_slick
Jun 06, 2008 9:06 pm
grace_slick
ausfatcat
ausfatcat
6 June 2008

A unuasual Verandah Ideas?

A unuasual Verandah Ideas?

noticed a house on the main road here in town on my way home today of around the same vintage and also with the same double front posts. I'll…

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ausfatcat
Jun 06, 2008 10:59 pm
neveragain
neveragain
7 June 2008

Anyone used this builder

Anyone used this builder

Hi interested to hear from anyone who used Hometec and your experience with them

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neveragain
Jun 07, 2008 7:03 pm
Paula
Paula
8 June 2008

How much to replace kitchen cupboard door handles?

How much to replace kitchen cupboard door handles?

If you are going from a handle that has one fixing screw to two, the only problem you will have is with draw fronts, as the handles wont be…

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Paula
Jun 08, 2008 9:59 am
Paula
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
8 June 2008

legal height - what does it mean?

legal height - what does it mean?

We had a rental which had a utility room downstairs. The tenants plugged in a t.v, dvd player, playstation and stereo. Said room is a utility room…

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Kevin Brown
Jun 08, 2008 2:04 pm
Kevin Brown
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 June 2008

Anyone know a cheap carpet cleaner?

Anyone know a cheap carpet cleaner?
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4 months !!!!! The way you're posting questions about your apartment I thought you must be almost in there by now. :shock: :D Simon and Garfunkel - Right up there at the…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 09, 2008 11:00 am
Yak_Chat
to_do_list
to_do_list
9 June 2008

Elfa Storage Systems

Elfa Storage Systems

Sorry, I didn't know which category to put this in so I've gone with "General". I'm thinking of putting in an Elfa Storage System in the…

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to_do_list
Jun 09, 2008 6:21 pm
to_do_list
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 June 2008

Can this material possibly be used on a retaining wall?

Can this material possibly be used on a retaining wall?

A larger pic would be nice. Looks like besser blocks or a charcoal style of block. Sometimes besserblock is filled with concrete - particulalry in the tropics for…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 09, 2008 8:43 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
11 June 2008

ADVICE- RENOVATION OF INVESTMENT APARTMENT

ADVICE- RENOVATION OF INVESTMENT APARTMENT

Southies and Kevin, As with everything - there are no guaranteed profits in anything - real estate more so. :shock: You really need to undertand the area and the…

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Yak_Chat
Jun 11, 2008 9:43 am
Yak_Chat
petal
petal
11 June 2008

How did you survive this process with kids?

How did you survive this process with kids?

My kids (12,10 ,8 and 6 and 1/2) reckon we've been to every display home in Melbourne - twice!!! We normally do the "cone from Mc Donald's" bribe, and let them watch a…

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petal
Jun 11, 2008 2:05 pm
petal
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
13 June 2008

'Smart' House Tours this Sunday

'Smart' House Tours this Sunday

Maybe you can get to one of these houses in Sept Fiona. http://www.solarhouseday.com.au

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Yak_Chat
Jun 13, 2008 9:33 pm
Yak_Chat
kexkez
kexkez
13 June 2008

Does the mess onsite drive you.....

Does the mess onsite drive you.....

Our building contact yesterday during prestart told us when her sister was building she'd go in every day and sweep the concrete floor of her new build... Was…

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kexkez
Jun 13, 2008 11:01 pm
kexkez
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
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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

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