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Dove
Dove
20 September 2010

robberies

robberies

And make sure you have your insurance up front.

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Dove
Sep 20, 2010 4:54 pm
Dove
maycon
maycon
20 September 2010

colorbond roof...does it stain?

colorbond roof...does it stain?
NSW

Can any body help...we are in the process of choosing our external colours. We have lots of gum trees surrounding our property, and was wondering if these leaves leave…

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maycon
Sep 20, 2010 5:22 pm
FreeSpirit1
FreeSpirit1
20 September 2010

Aveling homes Perth---Info?

Aveling homes Perth---Info?
WA
1, 2

Hi all happy builders, I hope. Just wondering, been away from Perth for a while but just how long did it take for anyone to get their fixed price contract? I signed up…

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FreeSpirit1
Sep 20, 2010 6:44 pm
waylow
waylow
20 September 2010

wisdom home@ spring farm-concerns for after handover work

wisdom home@ spring farm-concerns for after handover work
NSW
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Saw you drive past on the weekend! Whats been happening with your house?

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waylow
Sep 20, 2010 8:30 pm
jayw
jayw
20 September 2010

The First Step - Custom Build Perth Foothills

The First Step - Custom Build Perth Foothills
WA

Nice block!!! You could build a fantastic home surrounded by the scenery. Have you got your ideas sorted for your Design brief?

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jayw
Sep 20, 2010 11:09 pm
jayw
sumsub
sumsub
21 September 2010

help please, electrical questions!

help please, electrical questions!

Posting so that this topic goes to top of the list ! Recessed downlights vs Surface mounted ones - if downlight covers are used (which I think is mandatory now), does…

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sumsub
Sep 21, 2010 1:39 pm
sumsub
ourhouseondunest
ourhouseondunest
21 September 2010

Our Hayman by B'bank Build

Our Hayman by B'bank Build
VIC

Ok - so I have been VERY slack :oops: with posting but we're up to bricks :z: . I'm currently uploading some photos so bear with me... :wink:

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ourhouseondunest
Sep 21, 2010 1:52 pm
ourhouseondunest
kamranshakil
kamranshakil
19 January 2011

What's new in the world of security?

What's new in the world of security?

I like these products... has anyone used…

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kamranshakil
Jan 19, 2011 6:42 pm
micks_k
micks_k
21 September 2010

147a

147a
1, 2

Hi Mel, It's finally the 21st of September. Do you have any news to share? Mick

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micks_k
Sep 21, 2010 3:13 pm
micks_k
AJW
AJW
21 September 2010

Plumbing Issues

Plumbing Issues

Hi, I can't think of what it is called. It's the bit at the back (or front) that is connected to the drains in the house. It usually has a grate…

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AJW
Sep 21, 2010 4:00 pm
Gazza
Gazza
21 September 2010

Built With SPH - Carpet Going in 2day :)

Built With SPH - Carpet Going in 2day :)
WA
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Your house is looking great ,bamboo floors are finishing things off nicely. I was hoping to get a completed house at PCI stage ,instead the couldn't care less supervisor…

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Gazza
Sep 21, 2010 4:28 pm
Sierra
Sierra
21 September 2010

Average Cost of standard timber decking per square meter.

Average Cost of standard timber decking per square meter.

This is probably the post your looking for. viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3229 If you pm me your details, I would be happy to provide some construction drawings and accurate upto…

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Sierra
Sep 21, 2010 6:58 pm
Sierra
dagget
dagget
21 September 2010

Building in Trentham, Victoria

Building in Trentham, Victoria
VIC

Where are you building in Trentham? We are doing the same as you but just moving from Woodend.

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dagget
Sep 21, 2010 8:48 pm
dagget
jessie87
jessie87
21 September 2010

Chinese Vs Italian Porcelene?

Chinese Vs Italian Porcelene?

Definitiely Italian tiles. They say the best are from Italy and Spain

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jessie87
Sep 21, 2010 10:02 pm
Lex
Lex
21 September 2010

Brick Clean - Prior To Handover ??

Brick Clean - Prior To Handover ??

^ what she said :D It can be done and it should be done if it's bothering you. The only thing is, often they don't take care and then use too strong a wash and then do…

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Lex
Sep 21, 2010 11:23 pm
Lex
Justbuild
Justbuild
21 September 2010

House building budget

House building budget

devank who did landscape for you? Are you happy with the work. based on your cost breakdown, he also did driveway for you as…

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Justbuild
Sep 21, 2010 11:37 pm
Dangerjim
Dangerjim
22 September 2010

Terrible tiles, Cant believe they have been laid.

Terrible tiles, Cant believe they have been laid.

Cheers for the feedback. Espeically Adam m. It is the tile that is defective not the slab. I am in discussions with the tile shop and builder at the moment. Will keep you…

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Dangerjim
Sep 22, 2010 12:29 pm
dagget
dagget
22 September 2010

Blue Mount Glenrowan - Trentham Vic

Blue Mount Glenrowan - Trentham Vic
VIC

Hi Annie There have been some great bargains in Trentham over the last couple of years, could get a decent weatherboard house that needed renovation for around $220K but…

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dagget
Sep 22, 2010 12:55 pm
dagget
Lex
Lex
8 March 2011

Can someone tells me this is right or wrong !!??

Can someone tells me this is right or wrong !!??

jimsting, so the last pic does not look like that any more? It is starting to "fall apart"? If so, it's probably due to house settling. How long ago was the house…

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Lex
Mar 08, 2011 7:30 am
Lex
MadCow
MadCow
22 September 2010

Builder damaged council footpaths, are they responsible?

Builder damaged council footpaths, are they responsible?

Thanks for the info, sounds like something the builder or their contractors need to fix. I don't recall getting an asset protection permit from the council, I was only…

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MadCow
Sep 22, 2010 2:31 pm
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higherdestiny
Sep 22, 2010 2:48 pm
feeg
feeg
22 September 2010

Help! Struggling with facade colors!

Help! Struggling with facade colors!

Hi Beeg, have you checked out Taubman's Silkworm?? Thats the color I am going for which has kinda lightish greyish finish..guess will look good…

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feeg
Sep 22, 2010 8:13 pm
Lex
Lex
22 September 2010

Tiling over sheet material

Tiling over sheet material
NSW

Thanks Joanna, yes, that sort of material. Just wanna know if this is actually doable. Am getting some pros to come over, have a proper look and discuss it but ... it's…

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Lex
Sep 22, 2010 8:34 pm
Lex
mel_mox
mel_mox
22 September 2010

Tender process?

Tender process?

Got a copy of our site tests today :-) Don't fully understand it but says m slab required which I know no upgrade! Great! Also says slight to moderate fall! Hopefully it's…

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mel_mox
Sep 22, 2010 9:32 pm
David Kosonen
David Kosonen
27 August 2011

Side Gate & Television Antennas in Melb - who's best ?

Side Gate & Television Antennas in Melb - who's best ?

Hi Paul.Jason If you need an Antenna installed out west i would recommend www.melbournetvantennas.com.au. They have a 10 year warranty and give pensioner discounts.

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David Kosonen
Aug 27, 2011 3:51 pm
ibfragalot99
ibfragalot99
23 September 2010

Frame Issue - Help

Frame Issue - Help

Yep, no biggie.

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ibfragalot99
Sep 23, 2010 8:59 am
ibfragalot99
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
23 September 2010

Our bath water is green?!

Our bath water is green?!

Don't forget to catch the water and re use it!!!!! I don't care that they lifted restriction on Melbourne, we still have stuff all water.

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chrisandkate
Sep 23, 2010 12:10 pm
Micklou
Micklou
23 September 2010

Our build / reno

Our build / reno
NSW

Hi, We are doing an extension of our existing house in the Sutherland Shire in Sydney. We are also embarking on a reno of the old bit of the house. Our old blog is…

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Micklou
Sep 23, 2010 2:46 pm
Beazley77
Beazley77
3 December 2014

Just checking out the rules....

Just checking out the rules....

Hello, what is this * thing that can make your signature and profile private from google searches and how do I do it?

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Beazley77
Dec 03, 2014 2:03 pm
Beazley77
TheOK
TheOK
10 October 2010

Polyester carpet ?

Polyester carpet ?

It remembers alright.... that's why it stays down. :z: :z: :z: ::lol::

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TheOK
Oct 10, 2010 2:03 pm
TheOK
Dove
Dove
23 September 2010

Just a quickie!

Just a quickie!
VIC

Now I know I'm out of date. I printed the pages I wanted. Then photographed each page and load them to Photobucket. Primitive but it works. Reminds me of James Bond

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Dove
Sep 23, 2010 5:47 pm
Dove
joles
joles
23 September 2010

What is required fr me for an accurate quote fr a builder

What is required fr me for an accurate quote fr a builder
NSW

For any builder to give you an accurate quote, they have to do a contour survey and a soil test to determine the fall of the block and the type of slab required. Generally…

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joles
Sep 23, 2010 7:20 pm
joles
jacaranda
jacaranda
23 September 2010

Anyone else building in Arthur Court, Woodend?

Anyone else building in Arthur Court, Woodend?
VIC

Woodend is a fine place, great to find out who and what is being built there too, often drive past just to see how much progress is being made. We…

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jacaranda
Sep 23, 2010 9:00 pm
jacaranda
Chuq
Chuq
23 September 2010

getting fibre-optic cable from street to house

getting fibre-optic cable from street to house
QLD

It was available on TasCOLT (FTTH trial system…

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Chuq
Sep 23, 2010 9:09 pm
Chuq
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eho
Sep 23, 2010 9:16 pm
eho

Having our pipes installed today I think it’s a time to post some photos of our construction. Started the process back in few months ago when we signed contract with…

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NewInPointCook
Sep 23, 2010 9:46 pm
nettie.b
nettie.b
23 September 2010

Cavity sliding door question

Cavity sliding door question
NSW

I see, One should never make assumptions. Thanks for your help with that. Much appreciated. Cheers ::

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nettie.b
Sep 23, 2010 10:17 pm
nettie.b

Should I be worries/complaining about these connected to each other by sticky tape…

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NewInPointCook
Sep 23, 2010 10:34 pm
paul.jason
paul.jason
23 September 2010

Can you help installing towel/hand rails - Melbourne ?

Can you help installing towel/hand rails - Melbourne ?

Hehehe...to be honest, no we didn't - we had work to do (the benefits of working from home !), and I'm not one to stand over a tradie (unless he did a shonky job).

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paul.jason
Sep 23, 2010 10:50 pm
paul.jason
wesky
wesky
17 October 2015

Fence Contractor in Keilor East,VIC

Fence Contractor in Keilor East,VIC

No idea about fencing - it's a bit hit and miss in the western suburbs. I've used two and both were not simple. Nicole - use CDC homes. Theyre in Keilor at Arabin plaza.…

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wesky
Oct 16, 2015 11:48 pm
hoffdog
hoffdog
24 September 2010

Oakford Homes

Oakford Homes
SA

Our block was sloping but we did not do split level. We built in one of the land estates that oakford owns, and 4 years ago (not sure if they still do it now) everyone…

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hoffdog
Sep 24, 2010 7:45 am
jakeau
jakeau
24 September 2010

How in the building company named " HomesNow" ???

How in the building company named " HomesNow" ???
VIC

http://forum.homeone.com.au/search.php?keywords=homesnow&terms=all&author=&sc=1&sf=titleonly&sk=t&sd=d&sr=posts&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search…

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jakeau
Sep 24, 2010 8:28 am
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
24 September 2010

Homestead Tan Bricks - Natural or Off White mortar ???

Homestead Tan Bricks - Natural or Off White mortar ???
VIC

Hi all, I am using Austral Homestead Tan bricks for my new home. I was just wondering have many people here built with this brick? Im torn between the natural (grey)…

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rajan_g4
Sep 24, 2010 12:13 pm
rajan_g4
brb_654
brb_654
24 September 2010

Intercom system bought from PD

Intercom system bought from PD

That's understandable, we were lucky enough to only really need the one, although 1 in the master could have come in handy :th: might look into adding it later!

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brb_654
Sep 24, 2010 2:14 pm
brb_654
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
24 September 2010

Homestead Tan Bricks - Mortar Colour??

Homestead Tan Bricks - Mortar Colour??
VIC

White sand it is then !!!! Thanks for the tip, Arena ( sorry, dont know your name :-) ). I have already made heaps of changes since my Colors. My tender signing is on 21st…

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rajan_g4
Sep 24, 2010 2:30 pm
rajan_g4
namzunger
namzunger
24 September 2010

Homesnow - Site Costs $40,700 - House Type Le Grande - 34 Sq

Homesnow - Site Costs $40,700 - House Type Le Grande - 34 Sq
1, 2

Hi kkurni Do you already start build with homesnow? Your site cost is around 30k, how is your land like?? My land is p class and around 2m fall from front to back.. I…

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namzunger
Sep 24, 2010 4:10 pm
dagget
dagget
24 September 2010

which building company do Timber Floor Foundation in Mel??

which building company do Timber Floor Foundation in Mel??

Our builders, Yarra Valley Homes only work on stumps, and build anywhere here is what they have done for us so far.

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dagget
Sep 24, 2010 4:28 pm
dagget
newshirehome
newshirehome
24 September 2010

Bamboo Flooring - new home

Bamboo Flooring - new home

Hi, We are considering bamboo flooring for a new home project......any thoughts - good, bad or otherwise? Anyone got photos of recent projects? Any feedback about diy…

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newshirehome
Sep 24, 2010 4:46 pm
Abthi
Abthi
24 September 2010

Any built or building with HomesNow?

Any built or building with HomesNow?

We are building with IQ Living....so far so good......Have a look their deals

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Abthi
Sep 24, 2010 4:58 pm
ESB
ESB
24 September 2010

Ducted Air - Fans or not fans??

Ducted Air - Fans or not fans??

We're having ducting through our house and also fans. I'm having fans in every room, including the media room. Actually, the only room I'm not putting one in is the…

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ESB
Sep 24, 2010 5:41 pm
ESB


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