Yeah, saving money came in to the calculations a bit for us too. If there was another advantage to the house not selling earlier, it's we don't have to pay rent for as…
Apr 14, 2008 9:02 am
When contemporary goes too far.....?
That first house looks awful to me. WAY too much going on. It reminds me of the new look McDonalds stores for some reason, just need the golden arches on the portico. And…
Apr 14, 2008 2:54 pm
hi haywgl, I think Altona North is great! When we were looking at land we were tossing up between Altona North and where we did end up buying.
(We ended up choosing…
ex Display Home Furniture
I went there a few weeks ago looking for furniture for our new house (six weeks to go!). We have absolutely no furniture as it's our first house as we've both lived at…
Apr 16, 2008 5:56 pm
See....water tanks are good for you...NOT!
Agree on the balance!
My father in law is a bit funny like that, he prefers to filter mains water but now that they have a rainwater tank he likes to drink that but it…
The link is very useful. Love it. I can see the new roads have been built.
Great job, Jazz.
Going to Home shows
Hey Judie, you might want to take advantage of this then:
Hope you have lots…
Golden Age Homes
Thanks for that Mek....
Hmm not exactly what i was hoping for, I thought they might pay closer to $30,000 - otherwise we can't justify the purchase of the land....oh…
How NOT to kill mould
Just a word of warning though....
Vinegar has been shown to be good at killing mould in porous surfaces. However there can be a trade-off.
If you regularly clean…
Laminex - different finishes
We used polar white for our exsisting bathroom when we did our reno about 8 years ago. We had the flint finish on the cupboards and went with the builders recommendation…
Soundproofing an existing room
Thinking about what cabin fever said about spikes of noise, that is very true, and the best advice here.
Even thinking about my own sleeping as an adult, I can fall…
Apr 22, 2008 11:00 am
translucent glass on front door?
That's interesting, Ray - no-one told us there were 2 sizes.
I know you don't have to have a sidelight either side, I was only going to have one on one side but width…
Apr 22, 2008 5:12 pm
Cost of Sunrooms...
Why not make your living room a sun room.
design the house so the sun heats a floor area and it will also act as heat bank thet exudes heat at night.
Cabinetmaker - Adelaide
Thats the sort of thing that I do, but n/e suburbs are a fair way from here
Bit hard to give you a price without seeing the kitchen, but usually about $400 or so
Phone call from owner
We sold our house 12 months ago and were happy enough to have the new owners come in a couple of times to take a look around and size up rooms for furniture. I wouldn't…
Painters overspray all over tiles...
youre kidding! jeez thats just unbelievable!
anyhow the painters are going to clean up their mess they said
just simple drop sheet could have saved…
Apr 27, 2008 9:56 pm
Has anyone used Extend-a-home before?
thanks in advance.
Not building with Big M, so can't help you on their processes. Hopefully someone from this forum who has built or is currently building with them can…
M3tricon or Porter Davis?
I'm really in love with the Mercer 35 - Californian facade. That would be my first choice followed by the Jasper,…
Setbacks and council
Can you sign a conditional contract on it so that you don't lose the block?
That is, make the deal conditional on getting the letter from planning within 30 days or…
Stay away from or not, PM me
never lose sight of old tricks .... door knock!!
always do you leg work, and ask people in the area you are moving into, who they used…
3 or 6 month maintenance
i can only say word,
everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything,…
May 02, 2008 11:32 pm
Contract terms clarification.
Hi, new to forum. I have a question with regard to the tern "commencement and price review date" as used in the HIA contract in Queensland. Is this the date that the…
May 05, 2008 12:52 am
Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes
I'd like to add my thanks for the tickets also. After my rude comments about my neighbours (but still deserved based on past experiences) our tickets were delivered on…
Or they could be for assisting plant growth!!!!!…
Looks great, and im sure you'll make it better!
my cousin recently renovated her home, and was told by a building supervisor that these are totally out dated now, especially as all homes are star rated now.…
Slabs?? Should they crumble?
This doesnt look like rain damage, it looks like something went wrong at the concrete company when they mixed the stuff - like forgot the cement or…
Carport -> Garage - Infills?
You may need council approval. I would speak to the council and provide the photos, as from the front it looks like a garage.
May 08, 2008 10:23 am
Mud Room - What The?
Kevin Brown wrote:
I'll look your hubby up on the grey pages, and send him a text message
What are Grey Pages?? …
The best way to go about it is to draw up roughly want you want to do with measurements and have a chat with a structural engineer.
You won't be able - if i'm reading…