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banu
19 December 2016
Granite benchtopsGranite benchtops
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There are affordable granite bench tops. But of course there are benefits and disadvantages in almost every material out there. Granite looks classy and they are elegant…

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banu
Dec 19, 2016 9:13 pm
Rochelle-1212
1 December 2016
Doors from Corinthian!Doors from Corinthian!
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Does anyone else have their 1200 Corinthian door on hinges and not pivot and have had no problems and think it's easy to open still?? I got told we shouldn't so I'm now…

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Rochelle-1212
Dec 01, 2016 2:15 pm
Stewie D
1 September 2016
Bean Bag Chair for Living RoomBean 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 2:24 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 12:56 am
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atko
9 April 2016
Karndean looselay vinyl planks - any good?Karndean looselay vinyl planks - any good?
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I have just joined in the Karndean discussion and we have had loose lay squares (rectangles) , we have laid them ourselves on the salesmans advice that it should be easy…

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atko
Apr 09, 2016 3:40 pm
golemheart
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23 March 2016
3D TV with no glasses is almost here3D 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 2:34 am
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golemheart
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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 2:24 am
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jhiace
16 February 2016
RobovacRobovac

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 11:08 am
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Treeseachanger
Oct 08, 2015 10:02 am
clairelv
8 September 2015
painting for youpainting 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 4:54 pm
Grout Perfect
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8 September 2015
Grout Colour Sealing DIY Kits from Grout PerfectGrout 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 8:10 am
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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 8:35 am
janidbest
19 August 2015
Indoor Ceiling FansIndoor 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 10:54 am
canberrauser
13 August 2015
Led downlightingLed downlighting

Thanks great advices

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canberrauser
Aug 13, 2015 6:19 am
batmantrilogy4
22 June 2015
Samsung Smart WindowSamsung 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 11:00 am

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 2:15 pm
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Mel Smith
5 February 2015
Wow.....Truly amazing wallpaperWow.....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 1:58 am
Berstan Homes
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26 September 2014
New powerpoints with USB ports for charging stuffNew powerpoints with USB ports for charging stuff
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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 10:35 am
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Danette
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23 July 2014
Laminex Metaline splashbacksLaminex 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 8:41 pm
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GBDesign
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4 July 2014
Concept designs: new oven & kitchen tapConcept 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 4:35 pm
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chardy
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17 April 2014
Use of Structural Insulated PanelsUse of Structural Insulated Panels
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If I could owner build I'd use SIPs industries but mainly because they were recommended by the supplier of our OSB SIPs for our UK self build.

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chardy
Apr 17, 2014 11:35 am
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MR2
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3 January 2014
New R ratings in MayNew 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 5:51 pm
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MR2
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31 December 2013
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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with the latest LED lights I suspect you don't actually need as many of them as you do halogens(now that you are getting near 1000lm LED's), so in theory you could run…

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MR2
Dec 31, 2013 1:07 pm
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CuttingEdgeKitchens
Dec 28, 2013 6:37 am
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bradster181
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14 November 2013
Wireless motion sensorWireless motion sensor

This DIY project is amazing cool.

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bradster181
Nov 14, 2013 10:47 am
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Omg 1800
26 March 2013
beat the heat with Solar AIR Conditionerbeat 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 3:16 pm
Marmalade
20 February 2013
Internal Glass Sliding DoorsInternal 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 7:20 pm
MR2
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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 7:01 am
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MR2
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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 7:00 am
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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 8:49 am
JagSRK
9 October 2012
WallpaperWallpaper

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 12:34 pm
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 12:13 pm
MattR
11 September 2012
Gainsborough G+ Access SystemGainsborough G+ Access System

Looks interesting. Has anyone installed it yet?

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MattR
Sep 11, 2012 8:08 pm
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 8:34 am
Ben Vander Veen
4 June 2012
Polished Concrete ImitationsPolished 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 4:48 pm
sceen7
29 May 2012
Bedroom Lighting suggestionsBedroom Lighting suggestions

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

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sceen7
May 29, 2012 9:05 pm
finthom
16 May 2012
TV cabinetTV 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 11:17 am
Peter Clear
1 May 2012
funky stairsfunky stairs

mmm, interesting

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Peter Clear
May 01, 2012 11:14 am
Stewie D
18 April 2012
polished plasterpolished 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 11:08 am
Eager
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30 January 2012
Aussie architectureAussie architecture

Also that house you are referring to sienna81 I'm pretty sure featured on better Homes & gardens a few weeks back. Pretty swish and very…

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Eager
Jan 30, 2012 3:10 pm
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sienna81
16 November 2011
Recessed Power PointsRecessed Power Points
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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 1:59 pm
Variegated
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16 October 2011
Universal Houseing, Ageing in Place, Adaptable HousingUniversal 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 7:06 pm
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Wathaurong Glass
11 October 2011
Custom slump glass splashbacks by Wathaurong Glass ArtsCustom 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 11:21 am
Darren Stewart
15 August 2011
Perfect laser levelerPerfect laser leveler

I want a really nice spinning laser with detector, but for the moment I actually get really good results with my Stanley x line laser! I've did decks and everything and…

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Darren Stewart
Aug 15, 2011 5:38 pm
Wrighty1
17 July 2011
Large VaseLarge Vase

I have seen VERY similar vases at Sam's Warehouse, although they were in blue, they had a similar shape BUT this was going back about 5 years ago and I know they rotate their stock

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Wrighty1
Jul 17, 2011 6:59 am



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