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Michelle
Michelle
19 October 2007

Colour question...HELP :)

Colour question...HELP :)

My pleasure….I hope it has helped you TO see the big picture. Your kitchen looks nice, love your paint work, can’t wait to see more photos :D

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Michelle
Oct 19, 2007 9:15 pm
Michelle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
19 October 2007

MASS EXODUS??

MASS EXODUS??
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks Matt, :oops: It helps when you're addicted!! :twisted: :twisted: Plus i think that we have heaps of fun on here, as well as discussing and resolving all of our building issues. :D

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PhoenixStar
Oct 19, 2007 10:01 pm
PhoenixStar
rellie
rellie
20 October 2007

Rate My Space !

Rate My Space !

Has anyone else come across this fabbo website ? Hmmmmm think I can see where the rest of weekend will be spent :lol: http://ratemyspace.hgtv.com/ If you are stuck for…

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rellie
Oct 20, 2007 11:56 am
Michelle
Michelle
20 October 2007

PROJECT MANAGERS……

PROJECT MANAGERS……

Sorry rerob1, had to do the 2000 post first. I know a lot of people are fine with handling things themselves, like you. But there also seem a lot in here that MAYBE…

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Michelle
Oct 20, 2007 8:30 pm
Michelle
epiphany
epiphany
20 October 2007

Construction Loan settlement question

Construction Loan settlement question

Just be *really* sure the valuation has been done before you go to pick up your cheque, etc. We have our mortgage with Suncorp & had sent in our valuation request…

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epiphany
Oct 21, 2007 12:30 am
epiphany
epiphany
epiphany
20 October 2007

ARTIFICIAL GRASS

ARTIFICIAL GRASS
1, 2

Our neighbour is going to put in fake grass. I have visions of her having to hose her grass off because my cat (or worse - my chickens) have escaped & left her a gift. :lol:

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epiphany
Oct 21, 2007 12:34 am
epiphany
Michelle
Michelle
22 October 2007

Outdoor Entertaining Area and Synthetic Grass

Outdoor Entertaining Area and Synthetic Grass

I have finally sorted out my outdoor entertaining area under our rear full length verandah.. I have put up the PVC patio blinds at one end and…

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Michelle
Oct 22, 2007 7:47 pm
Michelle
memphis
memphis
22 October 2007

White set plaster

White set plaster

I've been thinking about my question more and have come to the realisation that I'm probably asking the wrong questioon. The only reason I'm…

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memphis
Oct 22, 2007 10:32 pm
memphis
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eimaj
Oct 23, 2007 3:23 pm
eimaj
eimaj
24 October 2007

Renovation cost estimate

Renovation cost estimate

Try the archicentre website - they have a cost guide which should help you :) Eimaj

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eimaj
Oct 24, 2007 12:53 pm
Michelle
Michelle
26 October 2007

RenoWorks / HomeWorks?

RenoWorks / HomeWorks?

Do you sell it???? :? Sounds good.

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2007 9:34 am
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
26 October 2007

Tradesmen Ettiquite - Should I stay or should I go ?

Tradesmen Ettiquite - Should I stay or should I go ?

If you do for what ever reason decide to stay. Make sure you feed them with some morning tea and lunch as well as a few beers at the end of the…

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Michelle
Oct 26, 2007 3:17 pm
Michelle
Mikita
Mikita
29 October 2007

House removal dramas

House removal dramas

Sorry for the delay in my reply, our internet has been down. Thanks for the replies - we've decided to go with GAH. We spoke with the buyers over the weekend and they've…

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Mikita
Oct 29, 2007 8:52 am
Mikita
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
29 October 2007

Arrgghh!! How strong is a fence supposed to be?

Arrgghh!! How strong is a fence supposed to be?
1, 2

Great work Missy, glad that everything worked out ok. :D

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PhoenixStar
Oct 29, 2007 10:19 am
PhoenixStar
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
29 October 2007

Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Precision Doors & Blinds Pty Ltd (Wayne), trouble too?

Ant I think you know aht you are dealing with now. He has taken a fair bit of money from us for a security door and custom made venetian blinds.…

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Yak_Chat
Oct 29, 2007 10:01 pm
Yak_Chat
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
31 October 2007

Reusing old timber

Reusing old timber

It is more time-consuming with…

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Dukekamaya
Oct 31, 2007 9:31 pm
Dukekamaya
cynarion
cynarion
31 October 2007

FOXTEL OR OPTUS DIGITAL - IS THERE A BETTER OPTION?

FOXTEL OR OPTUS DIGITAL - IS THERE A BETTER OPTION?

We were trying to find out what sort of broadband we can expect at our new place in Mernda when we move in (about a year away, but it pays to find these things out early).…

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cynarion
Oct 31, 2007 11:11 pm
cynarion
_Al_
_Al_
1 November 2007

Signed off.....

Signed off.....

Small dramas. Council didn't have a copy of plumbing certificate. Trip to the council to deliver it. Got a letter asking for $160 to organise final inspection…

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_Al_
Nov 01, 2007 3:33 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
1 November 2007

Timber deck - No nails

Timber deck - No nails

Screws also are countersunk so if a deck ever needs to be sanded its easy

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Dukekamaya
Nov 01, 2007 7:59 pm
Dukekamaya
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
2 November 2007

Cheap blinds

Cheap blinds

i'm looking at i seek blinds, the samples i got for the sunscreen blinds were some of the nicer material i have seen used for them, anyone…

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Cookiemonster
Nov 02, 2007 7:30 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
2 November 2007

Backyard is a blank canvas - NEED HELP!!!

Backyard is a blank canvas - NEED HELP!!!
1, 2, 3

McR - Yep I know where you are based on a previous thread. :) Agree re Aggs - I used to have 50 metres of aga's in my property in the hills up behind you guys. The…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 02, 2007 10:37 am
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
3 November 2007

Jasper roof/Surfmist roof - anyone has any pics?

Jasper roof/Surfmist roof - anyone has any pics?

It’s a very natural photo…….you look like a model! I think he did a great job with it!! But don’t tell him that!!! :lol:

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Michelle
Nov 03, 2007 7:33 pm
Michelle
davinci
davinci
4 November 2007

Slab curing

Slab curing

waffle slabs no matter the class should be laid on a compacted rock base or packing sand base when poured on clay or clay base sites concrete does crack but with due care…

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davinci
Nov 04, 2007 5:47 pm
davinci
kasiakm
kasiakm
5 November 2007

Clean fill and how to get it - cheap or free!

Clean fill and how to get it - cheap or free!

have a look in the newspaper. you must only remember about the fire ant zones. You can also drive around the new estates and talk to the builders or to the bobcat…

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kasiakm
Nov 05, 2007 7:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
5 November 2007

laundry renovation

laundry renovation

Just be careful they are not crumbling due to rising damp - - ie salt - or sealing it could lock the water in and make it travel further up the wall. Where is the house…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 05, 2007 8:20 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
6 November 2007

Heating rooms with Raked Ceilings and Voids

Heating rooms with Raked Ceilings and Voids

Yes it does create an issue kfc. My place has raked to roof ceilings with 2 inches of fibreglass rockwool and sisalation under the tile, which traps the heat inside the…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 06, 2007 12:17 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
6 November 2007

Leak between fascia and gutter

Leak between fascia and gutter

It's possible the fall of the gutter is not enough in that section and the water is backing up a bit and overflowing over the back edge - hence…

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Michelle
Nov 06, 2007 8:23 pm
Michelle
jacky18
jacky18
6 November 2007

Northridge Homes

Northridge Homes

My house is now completed. Guess what, it's a Meridian :) One thing generally with Northridge/henley is the timeframe to building the actual house. in my case, took 9…

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jacky18
Nov 06, 2007 10:32 pm
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
6 November 2007

Recommend a renovator

Recommend a renovator

You have to say that until he leaves. :wink:

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Cookiemonster
Nov 06, 2007 11:03 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
7 November 2007

How do we landscape a sloping block??

How do we landscape a sloping block??

Hi Mike, we went past yesterday, and had a look at the house... Loved it by the way... :D Hubby suggested that you go half half. Retaining wall so that you don't have too…

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PhoenixStar
Nov 07, 2007 10:36 am
PhoenixStar
VJ
VJ
7 November 2007

French doors to balcony... what to cover them?

French doors to balcony... what to cover them?
1, 2

it doesn’t matter what you contribute to the forum, its just good to have you here Michelle, thanks for that! Love to be part of this…

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VJ
Nov 07, 2007 11:02 pm
VJ
Zoidberg
Zoidberg
8 November 2007

Electricity connection Tasmania

Electricity connection Tasmania

Yes as I mentioned we are considering the solar option for sure. Thanks for the offer of help! I'll keep you posted. It really doesn't matter whether I trust the…

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Zoidberg
Nov 08, 2007 1:09 am
jparrie
jparrie
8 November 2007

North Sydney Draftsman?

North Sydney Draftsman?

Hi all I am about to start work on a large extension to my home in North Sydney and I was hoping some one here could recommend a good draftsman for the project? It…

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jparrie
Nov 08, 2007 10:01 pm
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
9 November 2007

HIA Contract- Anybody has the pdf file?

HIA Contract- Anybody has the pdf file?

HIA sell blank copies of the contract online. http://hia.com.au/store/products.aspx?region=N&category=CONSDOCS NSW Residential…

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Cookiemonster
Nov 09, 2007 9:45 am
Lotte
Lotte
9 November 2007

******* Building Inspection??

******* Building Inspection??

If it's bare, in some cases you can tell. If you can see the back of it, again sometimes, you can tell. Also, the age of your home will give you a…

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Lotte
Nov 09, 2007 12:24 pm
Mel_jade
Mel_jade
9 November 2007

Point Cook anybody??????

Point Cook anybody??????
1, 2

Hi Ray - my parents house is actually in Sanctuary Lakes. They have lived here for around 9 years and there have been no issues at all with movement (to date!!!).…

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Mel_jade
Nov 09, 2007 10:31 pm
Mel_jade
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
10 November 2007

COMPOSITE CLADDING & FENCING

COMPOSITE CLADDING & FENCING

Probably less than the cost of hardwod with 5 years maintanance

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Dukekamaya
Nov 10, 2007 9:12 pm
Dukekamaya
TheStig
TheStig
11 November 2007

Owner builder licence

Owner builder licence

you need warranty insurance if the work is over $12000. you must provide it if the builder is hired as a subbie. illeagle otherwise!

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TheStig
Nov 11, 2007 12:21 am
Michelle
Michelle
12 November 2007

AVATARS PLEASE!!!

AVATARS PLEASE!!!
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Like this one V. :wink: Now now...... -…

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Michelle
Nov 12, 2007 6:37 pm
Michelle
installation inspector
installation inspector
13 November 2007

My Virtual Home software - FREE

My Virtual Home software - FREE
1, 2

Is it just me, or does the program seriously slow down when you get part-way through creating a second storey? I haven't gone through and deleted all unnecessary items…

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installation inspector
Nov 13, 2007 11:14 am
installation inspector
installation inspector
installation inspector
13 November 2007

new downlight fitting

new downlight fitting

How did you go with this? Technically, an electrician isn't required to change the "gimble" (frame) of the downlight, as it's no different to changing a globe (because…

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installation inspector
Nov 13, 2007 11:42 am
installation inspector
mek
mek
13 November 2007

demolishing a house

demolishing a house

I hope it's clear to all interested people that Golden Age Homes do not demolish houses - they relocate, so you end up with a "profit" - as opposed to demolition (I guess…

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mek
Nov 13, 2007 3:57 pm
mek
Michelle
Michelle
13 November 2007

Downlights - How much to pay??

Downlights - How much to pay??
1, 2, 3

Good point installation inspector :D …..I won’t even turn my down lights on in summer when it’s really hot….they create so much heat! I only use at the best of…

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Michelle
Nov 13, 2007 5:55 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
14 November 2007

WIN SOME LOSE SOME!!

WIN SOME LOSE SOME!!

It appears that I have attracted the attention of some UNWATED affection! I know this person is watching……there are 4 moderators on this forum and you have been…

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Michelle
Nov 14, 2007 5:16 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
15 November 2007

Happy Birthday Michelle....

Happy Birthday Michelle....
1, 2

Thank you everyone!!! Much appreciated! :D

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Michelle
Nov 15, 2007 9:33 am
Michelle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
15 November 2007

Dutton Direct

Dutton Direct

For the discerning buyer. http://www.duttondirect.com/directory Enjoy. They send me an email each month and enjoy reading them for…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 15, 2007 8:06 pm
Yak_Chat
lrhodes1
lrhodes1
16 November 2007

stormwater drainage

stormwater drainage

My mum's block at West Pennant Hills has a Section 88b requirement from Hornsby Council to build a concrete stormwater retention pit of 5 cubic metres. The Builder Jandson…

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lrhodes1
Nov 16, 2007 1:45 pm
lrhodes1
mattwalker
mattwalker
16 November 2007

water bill

water bill

me too!

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mattwalker
Nov 16, 2007 4:34 pm
mattwalker
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Yak_Chat
Nov 17, 2007 8:45 am
Yak_Chat
_Al_
_Al_
17 November 2007

Not quite a deck, bit more than steps

Not quite a deck, bit more than steps
1, 2

Stuff I used is Diggers brand, 100gm/1000ml. For $12. Yeah, I used the karcher to do the clean, and hose down half the house.....

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_Al_
Nov 17, 2007 8:57 am

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