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Team PD
Team PD
2 September 2010

Porter Davis Maintenance Question

Porter Davis Maintenance Question
VIC

I gave up on my unfinished 3 month maintenance 18 months ago. It was worth it to not deal with that company ever again. Service usually begins…

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Team PD
Sep 02, 2010 11:39 am
Team PD
blackjack46
blackjack46
2 September 2010

New home

New home

Hi , Do you have vaccant land and looking for a good quality builder but with less prices?? Standard…

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blackjack46
Sep 02, 2010 12:15 pm
rocketleaves
rocketleaves
2 September 2010

Can I use a KING bedhead with a Queen matress & base

Can I use a KING bedhead with a Queen matress & base

I've a king mattress with ensemble, and a custom-made bed head attached to the ensemble. The width of the king mattress is 1.8m while a queen mattress is 1.5m. There will…

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rocketleaves
Sep 02, 2010 1:51 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
2 September 2010

Does anyone want or need soil in 3030, VIC area?

Does anyone want or need soil in 3030, VIC area?

I have about 10 car trailer loads of clean clay/fill to remove. I have a close construction site that are happy to take the soil but if you you need a top/fill up then I…

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Adam.M
Sep 02, 2010 2:15 pm
johng
johng
2 September 2010

Masterton Build

Masterton Build
NSW

Many thanks Mrs Rose I have recently followed Lizzy build and see that you have been very helpful. I was actually going to build the Santori, but in a vogue type finish.…

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johng
Sep 02, 2010 3:27 pm
Missing Link
Missing Link
2 September 2010

Lock up Stage Payment

Lock up Stage Payment

Hi Everyone thanks for the reply's we sent builder a email regarding the issues and he has Acknowledged the issues but has kind of put the blame back on his sub…

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Missing Link
Sep 02, 2010 5:18 pm
upo
upo
2 September 2010

GJ Gardner homes

GJ Gardner homes
NSW

Has anyone built with GJ Gardner homes in newcastle?

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upo
Sep 02, 2010 5:30 pm
Dove
Dove
2 September 2010

Getting Nervous - 12 weeks to play with

Getting Nervous - 12 weeks to play with

I know how you feel. Took out a 12 month lease in March with a estimated completion of prior Xmas. Not confident. At this point planning to go month by month when lease…

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Dove
Sep 02, 2010 5:47 pm
Dove
sashla
sashla
2 September 2010

Red glossy ceramic tiles?????

Red glossy ceramic tiles?????
VIC

Thanks Vanilla Tree I'll check them out

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sashla
Sep 02, 2010 10:20 pm
sashla
Petermet
Petermet
3 September 2010

Home phone line connection

Home phone line connection
1, 2, 3

I think that you can only move your (same) number to new place (if that's what you meant) if the 2 places are within the same exchange. And it should…

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Petermet
Sep 03, 2010 12:19 am
shonzilla
shonzilla
3 September 2010

Hammond Park, WA - Australia - Share Experiences

Hammond Park, WA - Australia - Share Experiences
WA

Not to sure to be honest, it was 12 months ago and prices have changed alot. 9/10 out of ten builders dont include painting in the house price, it would be an added extra…

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shonzilla
Sep 03, 2010 11:29 am
shonzilla
JAC&RBH
JAC&RBH
3 September 2010

Independent Building Inspectors for PCI

Independent Building Inspectors for PCI
VIC

Hi Everyone, We are about 6-7 weeks of our new home being completed. We have tossed up whether or not to hire an independent inspector for our final inspection. From the…

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JAC&RBH
Sep 03, 2010 1:02 pm
Phillshz
Phillshz
3 September 2010

Building a house on a block of land

Building a house on a block of land
VIC

Wow, pretty expensive stuff, lots of cash over the base price, where does the extra $$$ go? Also, I'm curious as to if you can change the plans,…

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Phillshz
Sep 03, 2010 4:24 pm
Belial
Belial
3 September 2010

Help! Builder wants us to sign contract with provisional sum

Help! Builder wants us to sign contract with provisional sum
VIC

yes, yes there is but you've come to the right place :lol: We didn't have any…

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Belial
Sep 03, 2010 5:44 pm
Belial
Dove
Dove
3 September 2010

Porter Davis Facade for Francis

Porter Davis Facade for Francis
VIC

My home had a standard 22 degree roof pitch that I increased to 25 degrees. My concern is not style but to ensure that water comes off the roof as quickly as possible. I…

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Dove
Sep 03, 2010 6:02 pm
Dove
Adam.M
Adam.M
3 September 2010

What not to do with Builder?

What not to do with Builder?
WA

We were lucky that the builder had a $15k for $40k worth of upgrades. You could see bluntly on the page the exorbitant prices. Like $8k for a evaporative but after the…

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Adam.M
Sep 03, 2010 7:59 pm
Alex88
Alex88
3 September 2010

Laurimar Shops

Laurimar Shops
VIC

I know the medical centre will eventually expand :P That's about it, I'll ask my mother next time I speak to her as she works there, see if she's heard any news from the locals.

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Alex88
Sep 03, 2010 8:34 pm
Alex88
Alex88
Alex88
3 September 2010

Things to start buying before moving in?

Things to start buying before moving in?

A few stores held onto our furniture and delivered to the new house, they were life savers. One place we buy lots from let us have a 12…

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Alex88
Sep 03, 2010 8:38 pm
Alex88
Trinity
Trinity
3 September 2010

we have the keys!

we have the keys!
VIC

thanks! it'll be a busy week with Blackbutt timber floor, carpet and extra electrical work going in.

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Trinity
Sep 03, 2010 9:23 pm
MrsGreen
MrsGreen
3 September 2010

Concrete Flooring?

Concrete Flooring?
WA

Hmmm, Beaumonde haven't mentioned who they usually use. I wonder if Onc would be any cheaper.. or willing to write the bill to my company LOL I suppose Onc work with a…

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MrsGreen
Sep 03, 2010 11:29 pm
MrsGreen
Momo1979
Momo1979
4 September 2010

Electrical Plan headaches!

Electrical Plan headaches!
QLD

You guys are good ! Wish i had trolled this forum before i did pre start. But i had as many electrical points i could and smart wired mine with Cat 6 as well. Good tips,…

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Momo1979
Sep 04, 2010 2:12 pm
Momo1979
THOMMO77
THOMMO77
4 September 2010

Our Knockdown Rebuild Project

Our Knockdown Rebuild Project
VIC
1, 2

What have you guys decided on with flooring? Cant believe how speedy your build seems! Considering the long wait you had to get the old…

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THOMMO77
Sep 04, 2010 4:54 pm
jodie76
jodie76
4 September 2010

Andrew & Jodie's New Home -All moved in - new photos!!

Andrew & Jodie's New Home -All moved in - new photos!!
VIC
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Sorry to hear about the dramas Jodie... $132 gosh... Why do people have to make things so difficult?? Tell me about it Flaggie, all the…

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jodie76
Sep 04, 2010 9:46 pm
take2
take2
4 September 2010

Our Building Thread – Bad experience with builder.

Our Building Thread – Bad experience with builder.

Sorry to hear about you bad start. Spend the money and seek legal advice, there may be a way of keeping your land and using a different builder, would be concerned if…

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take2
Sep 04, 2010 11:01 pm
take2
overwhelmed
overwhelmed
4 September 2010

Please recommend Independent Inspector

Please recommend Independent Inspector

HI Yellow Great to hear that you've finally started the build process!!! We used new home inspections. Kevin is fantastic and was very professional to deal with. His…

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overwhelmed
Sep 04, 2010 11:09 pm
bats37
bats37
5 September 2010

Drywall vs Masonry

Drywall vs Masonry

Thanks for the tip.

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bats37
Sep 05, 2010 6:57 am
Lex
Lex
5 September 2010

Kitchen in Wrong White, what to do?

Kitchen in Wrong White, what to do?

I didn't like the sample colour when we were selecting, but looking at this finished product, I really like it! It would be especially nice if you were having a pure white…

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Lex
Sep 05, 2010 7:16 am
Lex
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rhi3384
Sep 05, 2010 10:17 am
shellb78
shellb78
6 September 2010

How to clean glue off new tiles?????

How to clean glue off new tiles?????

Hi all, My glazed porcelein tiles in my bathroom have spots of what I think could be glue or something stuck on them. It is clear so just looks like I need to mop the…

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shellb78
Sep 06, 2010 11:26 am
Dove
Dove
6 September 2010

Fencing Contractor

Fencing Contractor
VIC

He does timber and colourbond. Sorry can't help on cost per metre

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Dove
Sep 06, 2010 3:59 pm
Dove
Team PD
Team PD
6 September 2010

PD Rowland 41

PD Rowland 41
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Hi ggitt, Sorry for misunderstanding your previous post! I didn't know that your balusters were a completely different material to the ones in the display home, I just…

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Team PD
Sep 06, 2010 4:27 pm
Team PD
kerry-ann
kerry-ann
12 August 2011

stair lighting

stair lighting

HI, ARE THESE WHAT BECON ARE CALLING "STEP LIGHT" Maxx 160173 cheers

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kerry-ann
Aug 12, 2011 11:17 am
corked
corked
6 September 2010

Our Sandarra Dream by M3tr1c0n **05/09/10 photos!**

Our Sandarra Dream by M3tr1c0n **05/09/10 photos!**
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Looks fantastic!!!!! Still reeeeeaaaaalllllly love your bricks. Have you hooked your internet up through clubcom and if you have please comment on speed and ease of setup.

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corked
Sep 06, 2010 7:12 pm
Lex
Lex
6 September 2010

Masonary colouring to repair brick faults?

Masonary colouring to repair brick faults?

Mr Ed, how did you go? You must have been disappointed when you had no replies :( (and I swear I didn't see this thread until now :D ) OK, yes, we've had it done. If you…

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Lex
Sep 06, 2010 7:56 pm
Lex
rhi3384
rhi3384
6 September 2010

Anyone use the Metalite from Laminex??

Anyone use the Metalite from Laminex??

oh thanks for that!! I think you just saying it scratches is a big no for me to!

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rhi3384
Sep 06, 2010 8:23 pm
rajan_g4
rajan_g4
6 September 2010

Selecting garage door

Selecting garage door
VIC

Great. My colors is on the 16th Sept, then the tender maybe somewhere around the end of Sept. My land doesn't title till march next year,so I have asked for Tile Selection…

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rajan_g4
Sep 06, 2010 10:22 pm
rajan_g4
Adam.M
Adam.M
6 September 2010

Recommendation to buy furnitures and white-goods

Recommendation to buy furnitures and white-goods

If your on the west side of Melbourne, there is a furniture place in Melton. We bought a hardwood king size bed, 3 tallboys and 2 night stands for $2,200. Whitegoods your…

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Adam.M
Sep 06, 2010 10:31 pm
JMAP
JMAP
7 September 2010

Gas, Telephone and Electricity connections

Gas, Telephone and Electricity connections
VIC

dirtbag - I am currently (attempting) to gather all my certificates for a subdivision and even though it is not mandatory, it is desired (council's words not mine).…

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JMAP
Sep 07, 2010 8:40 am
DamNita
DamNita
7 September 2010

Building a Liana - Moved in Photos!

Building a Liana - Moved in Photos!
1 ... 6, 7, 8

I have conquered (somewhat) the cleaning. Blast the a/c, hot water with a little pineoclean and wooden floor cleaner (yes yes I know, they are not wood.). But it works,…

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DamNita
Sep 07, 2010 9:16 am
DamNita

Hey all...I have a problem! Well two actually...! Our hallway downlights are supposed to be in a line (all three) however because of the roof truss we have to have the…

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Aimeh
Sep 07, 2010 9:28 am

Hey all...I have a problem! Well two actually...! Our hallway downlights are supposed to be in a line (all three) however because of the roof truss we have to have the…

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Aimeh
Sep 07, 2010 10:24 am
bigred
bigred
7 September 2010

Big Red's Burbank Brewery - PCI 24/08

Big Red's Burbank Brewery - PCI 24/08
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Move in tomorrow (08/09/10). Still overseas though! Is it time I close the thread?

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bigred
Sep 07, 2010 6:51 pm
bigred
jnik
jnik
8 September 2010

Looking for a tri-level builder in Melbourne's East

Looking for a tri-level builder in Melbourne's East
VIC

Hi, We have a great block that slopes down from the road (to the south) and backs onto a large park. I know building on a sloping block is a more expensive option, but…

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jnik
Sep 08, 2010 8:54 am
larajane
larajane
8 September 2010

Lara and Josh's House. MOVED IN! PICS AT LAST!!! :D

Lara and Josh's House. MOVED IN! PICS AT LAST!!! :D
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Thanks for the lovely feedback everyone ::lol:: Can't wait to get started on the garden!

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larajane
Sep 08, 2010 9:16 am
larajane
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BuildlingPerth
Sep 08, 2010 12:09 pm
BuildlingPerth
sij
sij
8 September 2010

Feature Walls & French Doors? Builder through or not?

Feature Walls & French Doors? Builder through or not?
WA

http://www.scottparkhomes.com.au/metro/ ... d-bayview/ has the sample of what the builder will do with the display wall So wasnt asure what peoples experience are in…

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sij
Sep 08, 2010 12:58 pm
lauren&richard
lauren&richard
8 September 2010

Metr1con Preview Estimate and $1000 Deposit....

Metr1con Preview Estimate and $1000 Deposit....
VIC

Hi there, We're building the Newhaven with M3tric0n also (on the South Coast of NSW) - I also went over all of the time constraints etc in the contract. We didn't find…

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lauren&richard
Sep 08, 2010 1:34 pm

I think you'll need to save the driver to a CD or memory stick from another pc then install it on your Dell. ...that's what we did on my sons pc.

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Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am


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