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Cabinfever
Cabinfever
5 February 2008

UPDATE - Repairing damage between purchase and settlement

UPDATE - Repairing damage between purchase and settlement

Sheesh. Well if they don't want their bathroom out of action; don't want to move out early; and don't want to change the settlement day, that doesn't leave much wiggle…

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Cabinfever
Feb 05, 2008 6:32 pm
Cabinfever
rapacious
rapacious
5 February 2008

PAINTSHOP PRO…..HELP!

PAINTSHOP PRO…..HELP!
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That is really funny stuff - some marriage there

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rapacious
Feb 05, 2008 8:57 pm
rapacious

Plus, you can take them with you if you relocate - or sell them on if you're not getting the use out of it. Can't exactly do that with a…

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sneakersss
Feb 07, 2008 7:46 am
sneakersss
VJ
VJ
8 February 2008

Planning to invest on land.. body corporate fees

Planning to invest on land.. body corporate fees

Thanks Kryten and arkraider for your responses. If we can find another block in another estate that do not have this kind of fee, then we would prefer that.

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VJ
Feb 08, 2008 9:18 pm
VJ
VJ
VJ
12 February 2008

Who went for a triple garage?

Who went for a triple garage?

We extended the garage, but from the inside we will use it as a mud room (for shoes, coats, etc.). Anyway, we might not have the money to buy another car... with a big…

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VJ
Feb 12, 2008 8:51 am
VJ
dna
dna
12 February 2008

A builder's quality, how fussy can u be?

A builder's quality, how fussy can u be?

Well as we know, as designed and as constructed, are usually two different things....

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dna
Feb 12, 2008 10:58 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
13 February 2008

Ideas for Insulation for steel floor frame

Ideas for Insulation for steel floor frame

Wherabouts? Options are standard fooring with standard insulation held up with wire, or lined underneath.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 13, 2008 1:14 pm
Yak_Chat
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
14 February 2008

Server time issue

Server time issue

**Phoenix** wrote: Yes i noticed it last week.... maybe it set to Qld time??? Oh sorry that's 20 yrs, not 1 hr.... …

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Cookiemonster
Feb 14, 2008 9:10 am
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
14 February 2008

Independent Inspector... anyone aside from Kev?

Independent Inspector... anyone aside from Kev?

I just got off the phone with Kevin....he's sounds so nice... Will be sending him some infor for him to go through and hopefully he'll be onsite soon. :D :D

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PhoenixStar
Feb 14, 2008 4:40 pm
PhoenixStar
Amber27
Amber27
17 February 2008

Which Front fence would suit

Which Front fence would suit

Thanks so much people :) You really are all a wealth of information, especially you Michelle :wink:

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Amber27
Feb 17, 2008 2:05 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
18 February 2008

Software Issues....

Software Issues....

Sound like they just got the wrong country version of girlfriend there :D

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Yak_Chat
Feb 18, 2008 11:57 am
Yak_Chat
arkraider
arkraider
20 February 2008

The new addition to the frontyard...

The new addition to the frontyard...

Looking good Matt !!!!!! :) :) :) :) :) Sorry mate I was meaning the house, not actually you..... :lol: :lol:

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arkraider
Feb 20, 2008 8:43 am
arkraider
ausdesign
ausdesign
20 February 2008

Bloody Builder

Bloody Builder

I'd say that merits a mention of the builders name !

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ausdesign
Feb 20, 2008 11:05 am
ausdesign
sirgoat
sirgoat
21 February 2008

Interior Painting

Interior Painting

will the 5k quote still be good once all the other stuff as gone in or will it increase? I would probably suck it up and pay the builder myself then its one party to…

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sirgoat
Feb 21, 2008 10:16 am
GavinRight
GavinRight
21 February 2008

Starting construction in 1 week

Starting construction in 1 week

Hey all, The drains are all in... Once the digging was done it looked as if they were not going to stop digging There is a new Actew requirement in canberra that…

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GavinRight
Feb 21, 2008 7:22 pm
Kryten
Kryten
22 February 2008

Living Room photo from web

Living Room photo from web

My old room-mate had a thing for the show :roll: Somehow I don't think he was tuning in to watch Hef :wink: Dana

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Kryten
Feb 22, 2008 11:38 am
Kryten
ausdesign
ausdesign
22 February 2008

Identifying Load Bearing Walls

Identifying Load Bearing Walls

In the roof space, look for any timber members from the roof to the top of the wall along its entire length. If there…

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ausdesign
Feb 22, 2008 3:04 pm
ausdesign
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
24 February 2008

What colour fence???

What colour fence???
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That being said you can actually use the corrugated profile Colorbond for fencing - then you could use Woodland Grey :wink: It looks pretty smart when…

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Dukekamaya
Feb 24, 2008 6:39 pm
Dukekamaya
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
26 February 2008

Enclosing a rear verandah - how and what to use

Enclosing a rear verandah - how and what to use

I like the idea of the translucent panels to let light in, but wouldn't tin make itr quite hot enclosed? Depends on if it's summer or…

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Yak_Chat
Feb 26, 2008 3:10 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
26 February 2008

It goes both ways.

It goes both ways.

Below is a testimonial from a forum member who I have just completed my first email consultation with. Note the bold…

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Michelle
Feb 26, 2008 5:50 pm
Michelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
26 February 2008

Flood/Water Proofing your home

Flood/Water Proofing your home

Further to this issue. This the sort fo document I got for my house in Brisbane back in 81. And this link is for a Suburb in…

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Yak_Chat
Feb 26, 2008 7:36 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
26 February 2008

Is it legal to?????

Is it legal to?????
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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"…

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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…

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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

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

Hello Hello

Hello Hello

Congratulations!

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bec
Mar 04, 2008 10:33 pm
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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,…

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

Rainwater tanks

Rainwater tanks
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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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

Problem with carpet supplier/fitter

Problem with carpet supplier/fitter
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Danny, Would you care to elaborate? Not sure just what you…

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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!
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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?

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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…

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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:

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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.

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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…

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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…

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royalblue
Mar 20, 2008 12:57 am


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