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louwings
louwings
Yesterday

LED Downlights: to LED or not to LED, that is the question.

LED Downlights: to LED or not to LED, that is the question.
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Using LED lighting is a good investment. They cost less to operate, release less heat, and has a longer lifetime. I found a good source about advantages of using LED…

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louwings
Feb 23, 2018 6:47 pm
Ynnie
Ynnie
30 November 2017

Karndean looselay vinyl planks - any good?

Karndean looselay vinyl planks - any good?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Hi SeriealBuilder, wondering how your vinyl flooring is now? Do you have any regret installing it? Is it really hard-wearing and do you have any problem with it?

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Ynnie
Nov 30, 2017 12:27 pm

Local Tradesman. Save 1000's in Travel! Fully qualified and certified. All insurances and work done to current Australian Safety Standards. Local business employing…

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philthecracks
Nov 24, 2017 10:32 pm
philthecracks
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
20 November 2017

How to start making this simplified Washing Machine

How to start making this simplified Washing Machine

It could also be powered by a bicycle because electricity is expensive and unreliable in many disadvantaged areas. I have seen one made by hanging a nylon bag full of…

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SaveH2O
Nov 20, 2017 6:50 pm
SaveH2O
No1
No1
13 October 2017

Aussie architecture

Aussie architecture

it looks like it would be secure, not many entry points... even so it's a bold move to spend such a lot of money on a design that is going to reduce the resale value - not…

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No1
Oct 13, 2017 3:25 pm
No1
twylamc
twylamc
10 October 2017

Doors from Corinthian!

Doors from Corinthian!
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Probably a bit late of a reply but we have our 1200 x 2340 door in 4 hinges and also fine.

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twylamc
Oct 10, 2017 3:04 pm
twylamc
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
14 September 2017

Virtual Reality Interactive Home Design

Virtual Reality Interactive Home Design

alexp79 The best modelling engine kernel & file format is parasolid Archicad is in desperate need of Overhauling & Updating..pretend solid modelling and your file…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Sep 14, 2017 9:28 am
StructuralBIMGuy
MisterSlope
MisterSlope
29 July 2017

Use of Structural Insulated Panels

Use of Structural Insulated Panels
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brent06 You might want to look at this house, http://www.archier.com.au/project/five-yards-house/ , it is made from SIP designed by a local melbourne architecture practice…

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MisterSlope
Jul 29, 2017 8:30 pm
banu
banu
19 December 2016

Granite benchtops

Granite benchtops
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Whole granite can be taken so that the price will be pretty less than getting at pieces.

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banu
Dec 19, 2016 10:13 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
1 September 2016

Bean Bag Chair for Living Room

Bean Bag Chair for Living Room

If you like this knucklehead then you are going to love Abbott & Costello in this thread Save H2O... viewtopic.php?f=53&t=84493 Stewie

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Stewie D
Sep 01, 2016 3:24 pm

There is another poster called...ambientlounge lol. Sometimes the two SPAMMERS back up each other's posts! SPAM…

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SaveH2O
Aug 26, 2016 1:56 am
SaveH2O
golemheart
golemheart
23 March 2016

3D TV with no glasses is almost here

3D TV with no glasses is almost here

It's 2016 now we got 3D TV's for sure with 8K display being commercialized. And virtual reality headsets are in market right now. Check out Microsoft's Hololens. This some…

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golemheart
Mar 23, 2016 3:34 am
golemheart
golemheart
golemheart
23 March 2016

Have you heard of the stone Serpentine?

Have you heard of the stone Serpentine?

Yes Joseph. Physically, serpentine is a high density and high hardness material, close to zero rate of moisture absorption, which is a desirable aspect for outdoor…

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golemheart
Mar 23, 2016 3:24 am
golemheart
jhiace
jhiace
16 February 2016

Robovac

Robovac

I had a roboking, it never did what it was supposed to, always got lost, couldn't find home, would often get stuck on the same thing and just go flat trying to find its…

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jhiace
Feb 16, 2016 12:08 pm
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Treeseachanger
Oct 08, 2015 11:02 am
clairelv
clairelv
8 September 2015

painting for you

painting for you

i am not professional but i love painting . i also painted for my own house . https://www.facebook.com/claire.lv.16/m ... 203&type=3 it is my facebook ,there are some…

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clairelv
Sep 08, 2015 5:54 pm
Grout Perfect
Grout Perfect
8 September 2015

Grout Colour Sealing DIY Kits from Grout Perfect

Grout Colour Sealing DIY Kits from Grout Perfect

We have just recently launched our new website www.groutperfect.com.au and now have 24 colours for you to choose from. Grout Perfect`s grout colourant is long lasting and…

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Grout Perfect
Sep 08, 2015 9:10 am
Grout Perfect
Stewie D
Stewie D
25 August 2015

How very Dr. Seus!

How very Dr. Seus!

Everyone of those are useable as standalone storage for books etc. They are mostly only slightly less efficient than a square box from Ikea or Bunnings that looks a lot…

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Stewie D
Aug 25, 2015 9:35 am
janidbest
janidbest
19 August 2015

Indoor Ceiling Fans

Indoor Ceiling Fans

Is it worth going for ceiling fans I don't have any idea I'm building with summer breeze evaporative cooling system $5400 .. Please help me to decide

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janidbest
Aug 19, 2015 11:54 am
canberrauser
canberrauser
13 August 2015

Led downlighting

Led downlighting

Thanks great advices

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canberrauser
Aug 13, 2015 7:19 am
batmantrilogy4
batmantrilogy4
22 June 2015

Samsung Smart Window

Samsung Smart Window

Probably Samsung's Smart window was nothing more than just a concept luring everyone's attention ! Many such concepts have been made like the phone in the movie TOTAL…

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batmantrilogy4
Jun 22, 2015 12:00 pm

I was the first one on the forum to do a printed splash back and 5yrs on I still love it as much as the day I had it made. I had a high resolution photo printed out…

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kyton
Apr 04, 2015 3:15 pm
kyton
Mel Smith
Mel Smith
5 February 2015

Wow.....Truly amazing wallpaper

Wow.....Truly amazing wallpaper
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Greenstone , the original picture was posted on Sept 08 2008 and is no longer available. Click on the link and you'll find some there among…

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Mel Smith
Feb 05, 2015 2:58 am
Berstan Homes
Berstan Homes
26 September 2014

New powerpoints with USB ports for charging stuff

New powerpoints with USB ports for charging stuff
1, 2

Good idea we install then in some of our builds and they cost around $35 extra per point. You can also purchase several portable adaptor types from the usual suppliers.

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Berstan Homes
Sep 26, 2014 11:35 am
Berstan Homes
Danette
Danette
23 July 2014

Laminex Metaline splashbacks

Laminex Metaline splashbacks

I too was hoping it would be cheaper than a glass splashback. Unfortunately my kitchen quote is already $4000 over budget so for me I think it's back to tiles :(

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Danette
Jul 23, 2014 9:41 pm
Danette
GBDesign
GBDesign
4 July 2014

Concept designs: new oven & kitchen tap

Concept designs: new oven & kitchen tap

Hmmm, certainly a design point, but can't see that being an issue, with the fact that it would have multiple layering(inner tube & outter tube, the temperature limiting…

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GBDesign
Jul 04, 2014 5:35 pm
GBDesign
MR2
MR2
3 January 2014

New R ratings in May

New R ratings in May

to be honest I'd be a fan of the lifting of minimum R ratings/Basix Again in light of the rising temperatures.

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MR2
Jan 03, 2014 6:51 pm
MR2
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 28, 2013 7:37 am
CuttingEdgeKitchens
bradster181
bradster181
14 November 2013

Wireless motion sensor

Wireless motion sensor

This DIY project is amazing cool.

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bradster181
Nov 14, 2013 11:47 am
bradster181
Omg 1800
Omg 1800
26 March 2013

beat the heat with Solar AIR Conditioner

beat the heat with Solar AIR Conditioner

beat the heat with solar air conditioner with solar hot water heater all in one unit , up to 80% saving on power, great for new and older homes

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Omg 1800
Mar 26, 2013 4:16 pm
Marmalade
Marmalade
20 February 2013

Internal Glass Sliding Doors

Internal Glass Sliding Doors
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We have similiar hanging sliding doors but in timber. Previous owners were too cheap to put cavity sliders in. Hate them to pieces, always bumping into them. Glass…

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Marmalade
Feb 20, 2013 8:20 pm
MR2
MR2
15 January 2013

how tall can we go?

how tall can we go?

Thread Nechromancy! probably not going ahead after the GFC lol

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MR2
Jan 15, 2013 8:01 am
MR2
MR2
MR2
15 January 2013

LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!

LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!

would like a network based controller that does that for groups of lights :)

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MR2
Jan 15, 2013 8:00 am
MR2
Stewie D
Stewie D
8 November 2012

What material is this?

What material is this?

To me its look like carbon fiber.

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Stewie D
Nov 08, 2012 9:49 am
JagSRK
JagSRK
9 October 2012

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

checkout http://www.humeinternationale.com/ they are based in VIC. I haven't used them yet. Jag

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JagSRK
Oct 09, 2012 1:34 pm
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
7 October 2012

You have to see this!

You have to see this!

Oh my :shock: i feel quite sea sick :( Is this real or something to be built :th: I dont know if i would know if i was coming or going...... Though at least you would not need a…

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kerry-ann
Oct 07, 2012 1:13 pm
MattR
MattR
11 September 2012

Gainsborough G+ Access System

Gainsborough G+ Access System

Looks interesting. Has anyone installed it yet?

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MattR
Sep 11, 2012 9:08 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
6 August 2012

hmmm... Interiors...

hmmm... Interiors...
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I'd install a speaker in the ceiling and every time someone sat on the loo I'd play creaking sounds so it sounded like the whole bathroom was about to fall down the…

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Stewie D
Aug 06, 2012 9:34 am
Ben Vander Veen
Ben Vander Veen
4 June 2012

Polished Concrete Imitations

Polished Concrete Imitations

The biggest problem with the polished concrete industry is that there is no trade package or qualification. At the moment we are currently writing a certificate 3 module…

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Ben Vander Veen
Jun 04, 2012 5:48 pm

Yeah we went a bit overboard....but who doesnt love swinging from the…

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sceen7
May 29, 2012 10:05 pm
finthom
finthom
16 May 2012

TV cabinet

TV cabinet

wow that is a very nice looking cabinet but I am not sure where you can find one.

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finthom
May 16, 2012 12:17 pm
Peter Clear
Peter Clear
1 May 2012

funky stairs

funky stairs

mmm, interesting

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Peter Clear
May 01, 2012 12:14 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
18 April 2012

polished plaster

polished plaster

We did a refurb on an upmarket apartment in the city ten years ago and the owners had this done in their entrance foyer and hallway walls From a distance it looks just…

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Stewie D
Apr 18, 2012 12:08 pm
sienna81
sienna81
16 November 2011

Recessed Power Points

Recessed Power Points
1, 2

cool idea- maybe they could work on the aesthetics a little more- you never know when you will need them visible and when you won't- so they should be pleasing to look at…

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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 2:59 pm
Variegated
Variegated
16 October 2011

Universal Houseing, Ageing in Place, Adaptable Housing

Universal Houseing, Ageing in Place, Adaptable Housing

Good list of things to look out for Stewie D! As an Occupational Therapist (not practicing at the moment) I would suggest removing all steps - they can be a real problem…

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Variegated
Oct 16, 2011 8:06 pm
Variegated
Wathaurong Glass
Wathaurong Glass
11 October 2011

Custom slump glass splashbacks by Wathaurong Glass Arts

Custom slump glass splashbacks by Wathaurong Glass Arts

Just done a bit of searching and found this site. Just thought we would let you all know we have updated our site and added lots more images. Glad to know people like our…

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Wathaurong Glass
Oct 11, 2011 12:21 pm


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