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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 1:35 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 4:50 pm
DeeElle
jmoor
jmoor
27 April 2008

Painting idea

Painting idea

nope no colour bleeding through. :)

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jmoor
Apr 27, 2008 8:56 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 8:49 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 10:01 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 1:03 am
klemaire
klemaire
29 April 2008

M3tricon or Porter Davis?

M3tricon or Porter Davis?
1, 2

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 8:26 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 7:31 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 10:05 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 10:10 pm
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Djelibeybi
May 02, 2008 10:42 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 11:14 am
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 2:19 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 10:32 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 10:32 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 04, 2008 11:52 pm
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to_do_list
May 05, 2008 12:39 pm
to_do_list
Neverfinished
Neverfinished
5 May 2008

Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes

Sydney Home Show 2008 - Free Double Passes
1, 2, 3

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 8:34 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 9:39 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 10:29 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 3:20 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 3:28 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 4:03 pm
MICA
Polo
Polo
8 May 2008

Is this correct????

Is this correct????
1, 2

Thanks Builda for your response much appreciated.

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Polo
May 08, 2008 12:27 am
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
8 May 2008

Slabs?? Should they crumble?

Slabs?? Should they crumble?
1, 2, 3

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 9:11 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 9:23 am
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dreamhome
May 08, 2008 1:55 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 4:41 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
8 May 2008

Mud Room - What The?

Mud Room - What The?
1, 2

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 7:53 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 9:26 pm
ausdesign

I think the concept of green is great, just that the green you've used has too much yellow in it. What about…

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Judie
May 08, 2008 11:08 pm
Judie
sarahlou
sarahlou
9 May 2008

Re-wiring & re-plumbing

Re-wiring & re-plumbing

Hi stewy, Well we have had a building inspection done on the property that we will probably put an offer on on Sunday and the inspector recommends that the electrics…

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sarahlou
May 09, 2008 1:00 pm
ksutcliffe
ksutcliffe
9 May 2008

Wooden panels on wall

Wooden panels on wall
1, 2

Kat, Not too sure if the panels come painted. Im sure someone from Boral could give you some more info. To_do_list, You read my mind! :D We…

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ksutcliffe
May 09, 2008 1:31 pm
ksutcliffe
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
9 May 2008

Query

Query

Hey - we love questions here - it just all seems a bit cryptic at the moment. :)

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stonecutter1309
May 09, 2008 4:35 pm
stonecutter1309
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 May 2008

Covering ventilation grilles

Covering ventilation grilles

So Pete, are just there to provide gas heating ventilation?

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Yak_Chat
May 09, 2008 7:59 pm
Yak_Chat
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Rachelle
May 09, 2008 8:02 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 May 2008

Centrifugal water pumps

Centrifugal water pumps

Their principle, Mr Weatherbee, wasn't happy. :lol:

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Yak_Chat
May 09, 2008 8:37 pm
Yak_Chat
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DeeElle
May 10, 2008 8:09 pm
DeeElle
devank
devank
10 May 2008

Lighting Showrooms in Sydney - Any recommendations??

Lighting Showrooms in Sydney - Any recommendations??

I saw one big lighting shop in on Old Winsor road (Seven Hills or Blacktown). You can't miss it when you drive through there. - devank

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devank
May 10, 2008 9:46 pm
devank
Ausnadian
Ausnadian
11 May 2008

Melbourne Home and Building Expo

Melbourne Home and Building Expo

the Mrs and I will be there on the friday, hope to learn a few things and open my eyes to others.. and if nothing else is gained from the experience and the trip to the…

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Ausnadian
May 11, 2008 10:46 pm
zaff
zaff
12 May 2008

Rendering the exterior of my new home

Rendering the exterior of my new home

IMO, if I was building the house I would leave it brick. It's so maintence free and IMO, looks better. Depending on the product, the render should hold together for…

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zaff
May 12, 2008 3:05 pm
Michelle
Michelle
12 May 2008

Septic Stink Pipe Cover Ideas

Septic Stink Pipe Cover Ideas

Waiting…waiting….waiting…where’s that photo woman? :wink:

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Michelle
May 12, 2008 6:59 pm
Michelle
Kryten
Kryten
12 May 2008

What would you do???

What would you do???

It's possible that the solicitor who handled your purchase has not advised the Body Corporate of the sale details. I'd contact the Body Corporate Manager and find out if…

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Kryten
May 12, 2008 8:29 pm
Kryten
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
12 May 2008

Wooden verandah brackets?

Wooden verandah brackets?
1, 2

2 days to moving in :shock: I trust the brackets are for the new place :D

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Yak_Chat
May 12, 2008 11:44 pm
Yak_Chat
haywgl
haywgl
13 May 2008

Fingers Crossed!!

Fingers Crossed!!

Thanks everyone :) I am trying really hard not to get too excited (but it is hard!!!) I should hear back from the real estate re: setbacks/section 32 etc, then we…

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haywgl
May 13, 2008 10:40 pm
haywgl
Duminda
Duminda
14 May 2008

Floor waste

Floor waste

I already know the regulations and information for my assignments. Then why are you asking the same question three times? :shock:

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Duminda
May 14, 2008 9:16 am
Duminda
klemaire
klemaire
14 May 2008

Advantage and Disadvantages of House & Land Package

Advantage and Disadvantages of House & Land Package

Hi everyone, Thank you very much for all your replies. Everyone's been really helpful in the forum. I guess there are always pros and cons with both. I found some…

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klemaire
May 14, 2008 10:38 am
klemaire
Helyn
Helyn
14 May 2008

House and Land Information

House and Land Information

2. Buying the land from the developer prior to construction will mean that you pay a deposit on the land (usually 10% of the purchase price). The balance…

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Helyn
May 14, 2008 12:53 pm
Helyn
Helyn
Helyn
14 May 2008

DIY disasters

DIY disasters

So anyway where was I, yeah its all new, and so we get stuck in and after about an hour we have ripped out half the kitchen and its time for a cuppa.…

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Helyn
May 14, 2008 1:43 pm
Helyn

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