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Eager
Eager
14 April 2008

Rental issue

Rental issue

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…

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Eager
Apr 14, 2008 9:02 am
Eager
eimaj
eimaj
14 April 2008

When contemporary goes too far.....?

When contemporary goes too far.....?
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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…

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eimaj
Apr 14, 2008 2:54 pm
enigma_brennan
enigma_brennan
15 April 2008

cost of renting

cost of renting
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Sprung, Big Brother is watching! :) :) :) :) :oops: :oops:

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enigma_brennan
Apr 15, 2008 2:31 pm
enigma_brennan
donuts
donuts
15 April 2008

Altona North

Altona North
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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…

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donuts
Apr 15, 2008 5:49 pm
donuts
Michelle
Michelle
15 April 2008

Imagine building this little hideaway!

Imagine building this little hideaway!

I’ve been to Paris, and I thought the tower was the ugliest thing! :shock: A marvel in construction for sure but not an attractive feature to the landscape.

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Michelle
Apr 15, 2008 7:13 pm
Michelle
vegemitesandwiches
vegemitesandwiches
15 April 2008

ex Display Home Furniture

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…

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vegemitesandwiches
Apr 15, 2008 8:43 pm
Paula
Paula
16 April 2008

Should I order a pre-purchase building inspection?

Should I order a pre-purchase building inspection?

but the agent says the vendor won't be making a decision until they have had a third open inspection once the splashback is up and the remaining unfinished…

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Paula
Apr 16, 2008 5:56 pm
Paula
Pebble
Pebble
16 April 2008

See....water tanks are good for you...NOT!

See....water tanks are good for you...NOT!
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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…

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Pebble
Apr 17, 2008 12:18 am
Pebble
mikeval
mikeval
17 April 2008

Lot Numbers

Lot Numbers

The link is very useful. Love it. I can see the new roads have been built. Great job, Jazz. :wink:

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mikeval
Apr 18, 2008 12:11 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
18 April 2008

Going to Home shows

Going to Home shows

Hey Judie, you might want to take advantage of this then: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=6312&highlight= Hope you have lots…

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PhoenixStar
Apr 18, 2008 10:38 am
PhoenixStar
haywgl
haywgl
18 April 2008

Golden Age Homes

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…

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haywgl
Apr 18, 2008 10:42 am
haywgl
royalblue
royalblue
18 April 2008

How NOT to kill mould

How NOT to kill mould
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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…

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royalblue
Apr 18, 2008 2:27 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
20 April 2008

New Avators....did I miss the memo???

New Avators....did I miss the memo???
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WHY am I always a day behind you guys. By the time I get on the same page y'all have moved on to the next thread. Story of my life ::dizzy:: ::crying:: ::crying:: ::crying::

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DeeElle
Apr 20, 2008 2:52 pm
DeeElle
Stormy
Stormy
20 April 2008

Laminex - different finishes

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…

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Stormy
Apr 20, 2008 7:57 pm
Stormy
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 April 2008

Repair Plasterboard

Repair Plasterboard

Check out http://www.how2plaster.com.au Steve

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Yak_Chat
Apr 20, 2008 10:41 pm
Yak_Chat
Helyn
Helyn
22 April 2008

Soundproofing an existing room

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…

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Helyn
Apr 22, 2008 11:00 am
Helyn
Helyn
Helyn
22 April 2008

translucent glass on front door?

translucent glass on front door?
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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…

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Helyn
Apr 22, 2008 5:12 pm
Helyn
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
22 April 2008

Cost of Sunrooms...

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. Steve

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Yak_Chat
Apr 22, 2008 10:02 pm
Yak_Chat
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
23 April 2008

Cabinetmaker - Adelaide

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 Regards Kevin

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Kevin Brown
Apr 23, 2008 1:00 pm
Kevin Brown
DeeElle
DeeElle
27 April 2008

Phone call from owner

Phone call from owner
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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…

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DeeElle
Apr 27, 2008 2:35 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
DeeElle
27 April 2008

Painters overspray all over tiles...

Painters overspray all over tiles...
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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…

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DeeElle
Apr 27, 2008 5:50 pm
DeeElle
jmoor
jmoor
27 April 2008

Painting idea

Painting idea

nope no colour bleeding through. :)

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jmoor
Apr 27, 2008 9:56 pm
short_stuff
short_stuff
28 April 2008

Extend-a-home

Extend-a-home

Hi, Has anyone used Extend-a-home before? thanks in advance.

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short_stuff
Apr 28, 2008 9:49 pm
Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown
28 April 2008

Built in shelves / drawers for WIR

Built in shelves / drawers for WIR

Hi We are planning to install shelves / drawers in our WIR ourselves after the building is completed. Anyone know where can we see…

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Kevin Brown
Apr 28, 2008 11:01 pm
Kevin Brown
Polo
Polo
29 April 2008

Site Costs

Site Costs

Hi Dreamhome, 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…

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Polo
Apr 29, 2008 2:03 am
klemaire
klemaire
29 April 2008

M3tricon or Porter Davis?

M3tricon or Porter Davis?
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I'm really in love with the Mercer 35 - Californian facade. That would be my first choice followed by the Jasper,…

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klemaire
Apr 29, 2008 9:26 am
klemaire
builda
builda
30 April 2008

Setbacks and council

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…

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builda
Apr 30, 2008 8:31 pm
builda
VJ
VJ
30 April 2008

1000 posts for Casa

1000 posts for Casa

Congratulations Casa! Your contribution here is very much appreciated! ::cheerleader:: ::party::

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VJ
Apr 30, 2008 11:05 pm
VJ
oztish
oztish
1 May 2008

Timber flooring from outside supplier - not builder?

Timber flooring from outside supplier - not builder?

PS - Truegrid floor will do their own quad skirting that sits between the floorboards and your existing skirting board. It comes with the floor.

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oztish
May 01, 2008 11:10 pm
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Djelibeybi
May 02, 2008 11:42 am
Duminda
Duminda
2 May 2008

HELP need to make a decision whether to buy in this stage

HELP need to make a decision whether to buy in this stage

Check the soil and the wind rating Our block is 500m from the bay ... we have increased site costs because of sandy soil (class 'P' site) and higher wind rating (thanks…

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Duminda
May 02, 2008 12:14 pm
Duminda
lobo
lobo
2 May 2008

Demolishing a house in Homebush (Sydney)

Demolishing a house in Homebush (Sydney)

Hello Please check out Menai Civil and Speak to John Dicker @0414 288 288 www.menaicivil.com.au they are pretty decent and reasonable Lobo

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lobo
May 02, 2008 3:19 pm
lobo
DeeElle
DeeElle
2 May 2008

Stay away from or not, PM me

Stay away from or not, PM me

hey there, 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…

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DeeElle
May 02, 2008 11:32 pm
DeeElle
MICA
MICA
2 May 2008

3 or 6 month maintenance

3 or 6 month maintenance

hi there, i can only say word, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything, everything,…

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MICA
May 02, 2008 11:32 pm
MICA
Garn
Garn
4 May 2008

Contract terms clarification.

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…

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Garn
May 05, 2008 12:52 am
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to_do_list
May 05, 2008 1:39 pm
to_do_list
Neverfinished
Neverfinished
5 May 2008

Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes

Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes
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I'd like to add my thanks for the tickets also. After my rude comments about my neighbours :oops: (but still deserved based on past experiences) our tickets were delivered on…

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Neverfinished
May 05, 2008 9:34 pm
Neverfinished
builda
builda
5 May 2008

Any experience with consumer affairs?

Any experience with consumer affairs?

I don't know if this is suitable for your situation, but maybe an arbitrator could help Whatever you do, don't do this! Arbitration…

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builda
May 05, 2008 10:39 pm
builda
VJ
VJ
6 May 2008

Welcome to our new forum - Classifieds

Welcome to our new forum - Classifieds

Wow, I like this idea. :: Now I can sell all our stuff before we move in to our new place! :z:

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VJ
May 06, 2008 11:29 pm
VJ
kiwi056
kiwi056
7 May 2008

Query

Query

Or they could be for assisting plant growth!!!!!…

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kiwi056
May 07, 2008 4:20 pm
kiwi056
MICA
MICA
7 May 2008

House Visit

House Visit

Thumbs up! Looks great, and im sure you'll make it better! Good luck!

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MICA
May 07, 2008 4:28 pm
MICA
MICA
MICA
7 May 2008

Air Vents

Air Vents

hi there, 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.…

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MICA
May 07, 2008 5:03 pm
MICA
Polo
Polo
8 May 2008

Is this correct????

Is this correct????
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Thanks Builda for your response much appreciated.

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Polo
May 08, 2008 1:27 am
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
8 May 2008

Slabs?? Should they crumble?

Slabs?? Should they crumble?
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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…

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Cabinfever
May 08, 2008 10:11 am
Cabinfever
Minx
Minx
8 May 2008

Carport -> Garage - Infills?

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.

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Minx
May 08, 2008 10:23 am
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dreamhome
May 08, 2008 2:55 pm
dreamhome
ptmtaylor
ptmtaylor
8 May 2008

New Victorian stamp duty concession for first home buyers?

New Victorian stamp duty concession for first home buyers?

No worries, I went looking for it too. And we were wanting to know the exact same thing!!

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ptmtaylor
May 08, 2008 5:41 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
8 May 2008

Mud Room - What The?

Mud Room - What The?
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Paula wrote: Kevin Brown wrote: I'll look your hubby up on the grey pages, and send him a text message What are Grey Pages?? …

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Yak_Chat
May 08, 2008 8:53 pm
Yak_Chat
ausdesign
ausdesign
8 May 2008

Steel beams

Steel beams

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…

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ausdesign
May 08, 2008 10:26 pm
ausdesign


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