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Michelle
Michelle
25 March 2008

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

Rain showers, orange and lime green kitchens......
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No problems Paula…looks like there’s enough of him to go around! :P :P :lol: :lol:

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Michelle
Mar 25, 2008 8:41 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…

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mattwalker
Mar 25, 2008 11:19 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…

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installation inspector
Mar 26, 2008 6:52 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…

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installation inspector
Mar 26, 2008 7:21 pm
installation inspector
Helyn
Helyn
28 March 2008

some pics

some pics
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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…

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Helyn
Mar 28, 2008 3:36 pm
Helyn
Paula
Paula
28 March 2008

Clothesline...

Clothesline...
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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…

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Paula
Mar 28, 2008 8:53 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…

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vpande
Mar 29, 2008 10:29 pm
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berniebgf
Mar 30, 2008 2:49 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…

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Shady
Mar 31, 2008 9:15 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…

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davinci
Mar 31, 2008 8:32 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.

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Paula
Apr 01, 2008 11:39 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…

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venno
Apr 01, 2008 12:54 pm
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,…

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Yak_Chat
Apr 02, 2008 6:15 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…

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McReidy
Apr 02, 2008 9:22 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…

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mattwalker
Apr 02, 2008 4:35 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

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ChrisL
Apr 03, 2008 12:50 pm
mikeval
mikeval
3 April 2008

Builder experiences

Builder experiences

Check out this web https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=1522 there are many blogs that you can see - which builder? which model? the construction progress? that…

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mikeval
Apr 03, 2008 1:24 pm
Helyn
Helyn
3 April 2008

Trees blown over, who pays?

Trees blown over, who pays?

We had a similar issue a few years ago, large tree on the footpath, roots getting into our water pipes, we approached council about it being removed and offerred to pay…

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Helyn
Apr 03, 2008 7:57 pm
Helyn
bglg
bglg
3 April 2008

DIY House Builing?

DIY House Builing?

In Vic if your an owner builder you must use registered building practtioners to carry out your work. If the sum is over $5000 inc materials. Trades that require…

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bglg
Apr 03, 2008 9:04 pm
bglg
brittany
brittany
3 April 2008

Driving directions..Help! :)

Driving directions..Help! :)

I went to Boral in Thomastown from Essendon a few weeks ago using the Western ring road and I think you simply turn left - very easy - you can't miss it.

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brittany
Apr 03, 2008 10:36 pm
brittany
kyton
kyton
4 April 2008

beechwood

beechwood

We built with them 7yrs ago and never had a problem with them - either during construction or in the following years. In fact the house looked just as good 7yrs after it…

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kyton
Apr 04, 2008 8:52 pm
kyton
off2theburbs
off2theburbs
5 April 2008

Good Lawyer recommendations?

Good Lawyer recommendations?

We did our practical completion inspection - did the list of items to be fixed, myself and my other half signed it and so did the site supervisor, they took their 10…

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off2theburbs
Apr 05, 2008 11:15 am
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Adrian B
Apr 05, 2008 12:39 pm
Adrian B
HowardV
HowardV
5 April 2008

Help with window or door

Help with window or door

I am renovated my house and need some advice or adding a window or door. I am about to put vinyl siding on the house (light brown) and adding grey shutters. I am also…

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HowardV
Apr 05, 2008 1:08 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
5 April 2008

Some useful links....new products

Some useful links....new products

We looked at Realcrete too at the show, and i was ready to start measuring the garden to use them as parrallel stepping stones so to speak on the blind side of the house…

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PhoenixStar
Apr 05, 2008 9:12 pm
PhoenixStar
robbybee
robbybee
6 April 2008

Roller Shutters

Roller Shutters

Hey guys, I recently got a quote for some roller shutters for my 3 front windows. 2 large windows are 1800mm x 1800mm and one small one is 1500mm x 600mm. They…

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robbybee
Apr 06, 2008 1:06 pm
jaarmstr
jaarmstr
6 April 2008

Looking for specific plasterer

Looking for specific plasterer

hi am looking for a plaster called Craig Machin, he does fixing mostly but i think his company does fixing and setting. He worked with someone called Drago and and drago's…

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jaarmstr
Apr 06, 2008 10:05 pm
robbybee
robbybee
7 April 2008

white powder on bricks

white powder on bricks

Evaporate, breathe, etc etc, same diff.... You know what I mean...

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robbybee
Apr 07, 2008 10:40 am
perryr
perryr
8 April 2008

Just bought some tools

Just bought some tools

I have the Bosch 18V cordless which comes with the 2 batteries. When working on the house putting holes in the frame for the speaker wires it was invaluable. Buying…

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perryr
Apr 08, 2008 12:39 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
9 April 2008

Hebel product.

Hebel product.

Notice that some of houses posted here are built with Hebel... Didn't know anything about it so have a quick browse via Google.... Would be…

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DeeElle
Apr 09, 2008 1:20 am
DeeElle
VJ
VJ
11 April 2008

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A STEAM WASHER & NORMAL WASHING MACH

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A STEAM WASHER & NORMAL WASHING MACH

I love it too! We're actually planning to buy one once we move to our new house. I hope it's worth the money.

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VJ
Apr 11, 2008 2:12 pm
VJ
piranha
piranha
12 April 2008

hot property tv show,, anyone enquire about it?

hot property tv show,, anyone enquire about it?

yeah I always suspected they manipulate things like that and tak it all out of context in such a way,, dissapointing you really cant trust much of what you see on tv even…

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piranha
Apr 12, 2008 6:04 pm
nzfiona
nzfiona
12 April 2008

Does anyone ever make the DIY furniture on BH & G?

Does anyone ever make the DIY furniture on BH & G?

I actually made a crafty thing from one of the BH & G mags a few years ago - shells encased in small frames that I painted then sanded over to give them a "distressed"…

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nzfiona
Apr 12, 2008 6:52 pm
nzfiona
DeeElle
DeeElle
12 April 2008

Is congratulations in order?

Is congratulations in order?

lol :lol: :lol: :lol: Paula it was very nice of you to notice ... dont listen to them :wink:

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DeeElle
Apr 12, 2008 9:38 pm
DeeElle
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

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