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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
mrssnowden
mrssnowden
24 September 2010

BLUE!

BLUE!
NSW
1, 2

I'm considering a blue bathroom http://lightndreamy.blogspot.com/p/bathroom.html Love House of Turquoise!

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mrssnowden
Sep 24, 2010 7:49 pm
rramesh
rramesh
24 September 2010

Building at The Reserve - Tarneit

Building at The Reserve - Tarneit
VIC

Anyone who has land that's already titled at the Reserve would like to know how long it took for you guys to get to the titling stage. We are in stage 29 which was…

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rramesh
Sep 24, 2010 9:24 pm
davidj
davidj
25 September 2010

Site costs and price rises - building with Big M

Site costs and price rises - building with Big M
VIC

About your bricks, I'd talk to your sales consultant about this. They may be able to do something for you. What size is your cut?

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davidj
Sep 25, 2010 7:34 am
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Kaytee
Sep 25, 2010 12:35 pm
Kaytee
kb46
kb46
25 September 2010

Any ideas on timber directions

Any ideas on timber directions
WA

+1 (But I wouldn't like to be the one matching the boards in the corner V's!)

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kb46
Sep 25, 2010 8:00 pm
david242gt
david242gt
25 September 2010

Formal Tender or not

Formal Tender or not
QLD

Sierra, Thankyou for your response. The hardest part for us is which other builders do we selected to tender with. We would have to either use the internet or yellow pages…

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david242gt
Sep 25, 2010 9:19 pm
david242gt
Surfboy
Surfboy
27 September 2011

ceiling fans in Perth???

ceiling fans in Perth???

I was considering fans for my house in Sydney and bumped into a bit of research by RMIT on the impact of ceiling fans on Energy Star ratings and energy saving. It is hard…

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Surfboy
Sep 27, 2011 6:19 pm
2pais
2pais
26 September 2010

Our Topaz in 2010 Backyard Pics

Our Topaz in 2010 Backyard Pics
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

yes n&n02 and Pebbles, guess we all feel the same about the weather. I love the rains but at the moment im singing 'Rain Rain GO AWAY come again another Day' ::wink:: n&n02 i…

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2pais
Sep 26, 2010 6:46 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
22 October 2010

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Ordering Flyscreens - Don't leave it until the last minute..

Bump... flyscreen suppliers usually close early over the holiday... the queue will get longer... Ed

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ECOECO
Oct 22, 2010 7:07 am
ECOECO
kiwi
kiwi
26 September 2010

Selkirk Macedon - What do you think?? *House pic first post*

Selkirk Macedon - What do you think?? *House pic first post*
VIC

I viewed, but didnt even think bricks dated!! some bricks I dont like...but I am sure these wont date. I wouldnt have chosen them, but only cos I want a sandstone look!

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kiwi
Sep 26, 2010 10:09 am
kiwi
kristyv
kristyv
26 September 2010

Rawdon Hill @ Marriott Waters - Moving In - The Adventure...

Rawdon Hill @ Marriott Waters - Moving In - The Adventure...
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hey guys! House looks awesome. Hopefully building the Montague with Rawdon Hill soon. Just wondering if you I could ask how much your driveway…

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kristyv
Sep 26, 2010 10:53 am
Leonardo_23
Leonardo_23
20 September 2014

Melbourne: recommend building inspectors

Melbourne: recommend building inspectors

Hi Eve Dweller, You've surely got one by now, but structural engineers are not very familiar with some aspects of a building. They are trained on structure and…

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Leonardo_23
Sep 20, 2014 12:44 am
TazR
TazR
26 September 2010

Construction Insurance vs Home Warranty Insurance

Construction Insurance vs Home Warranty Insurance

From some research I have done, it seems that the Home Warranty insurance covers you when the builder fails to satisfy their obligations. So in the case of vandalism, the…

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TazR
Sep 26, 2010 8:53 pm
Builder77
Builder77
26 September 2010

Know any custom house builders that is not afraid of 2m slop

Know any custom house builders that is not afraid of 2m slop

Hi, There is a company called Samor Homes, they do anything and are better priced than most and they build on anything. I know Genjusho and they have wonderful looking…

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Builder77
Sep 26, 2010 9:31 pm
Echo
Echo
26 September 2010

Building not just a house, but a Gemmill Home..

Building not just a house, but a Gemmill Home..
WA

Plan , Plan , Plan , Plan , Plan...... ::lol:: Where ? Hurry Up ....

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Echo
Sep 26, 2010 11:46 pm
Echo


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