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bigboyberger

Noble Park, VIC
Joined 11 September 2011
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8 years8 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
HIA Melbourne Home Show 2012 - 2 for 1 & Half Price Tickets

put my name down earlier, lets see if it equals success!

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
75mm frame- Is it good enough?

strange thing is, timber yards charge the same price for 70mm and 90mm pine. and the wholesale price is the same. not sure why they would spec down pine.. no…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Anyone know where to get these?

do you have a brand of the storage doors? is it from a kit? is there writing on the latch? Try a hardware store that's not Bunnings. they have access…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Can anyone id what model of Omega oven i have??

is there nothing written/sticker just inside the oven door?

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Article about NAtional Builders Group: The Age

no news is good news?

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Merbau - Melbourne

melbourne is a large city, so not sure where in melb.
Alpine Timber in Dorsett rd, bayswater
Dahlsens Trade center, laverton, kilsyth, cranbourne
if you narrow it down to a suburb i…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Rumor - Large Volume builder to go under

We have only put down a $500 deposit for their 'price freeze'. but I'm going to get it back as its fully refundable. not worth the risk, and surely another…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Rumor - Large Volume builder to go under

*******. better call my nbg rep and have a chat before we proceed any further

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Neighbour taking the 200mm of our land

basing land prices of $200,000 for a 330sq m block, and 1sq of land used by neighbor , it would be $600~ of land value. i'd want my 'rent' on…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Fridge tap - recessed?

Thanks. I will be having the coffee machine near the fridge anyway, so wont be too hard to double up.
Nope, not ducted vaccum, i'll get a picture and upload and…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
What would you think if a Costco went up in your area?

I shop at Costco in Melb, cheap when you buy in bulk, not overally busy, registers are reasonably quick, good variety. I also shop at IKEA in Springvale, been half…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Fridge tap - recessed?

we are going to install the fridge tap in the cupboard next to the fridge too. the power point will go above the fridge, as we will have some overhead…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
House Near Creek

is it a new house? We were looking at an estate in Hampton park, it was near a stormwater run off and near a disused tip, $25k cheaper than other…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Spiders taking over my home

already sprayed the house with what? flyspray or a barrier protection spray(mortein barrier?)

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Theatre room finally started

the rock wool insulation is acoustic insulation?

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Raised garden bed

the idea i had was to coat the post in a bitumen paint?

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Raised garden bed

the steel posts would be embedded into the ground/dirt/concrete anyways. would not be a problem. its galvanised

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Splashback or window

Awesome pics. Good news! I'm getting my window, unfortunately we compromised.. i have to let her have something, so that's a spa.

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Kitchen cookware ..where to buy?

Surprised Harris Scarfe has not been mentioned yet.
Bought my Circulon frypans, Stanley Rogers cutlery set & numerous items there, only buy when on sale, luckily sales every week!

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
New concrete driveway on top of old concrete driveway

sounds like a lazy concretor.
we have to do a 30 meter concrete driveway next year, but will be pulling up the old 2 strips plus making in .5m wider. not…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
New home, (In my opinion) poor workmanship pics

the house has been handed over in that condition?

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Planning and Building Permit estimate cost

seems a bit high to me. my drawings were $4400 and i think my final drawings/permit will be a few grand less than that too.

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Builder/building broker

curious to this as well. they give your plans to a 'number' of builders. and the best price comes back. costs nothing. im not sure if you can see other…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Splashback or window

We have just got our design back from the architect with a window behind the stove instead of a splashback, I want this, the partner doesn't...
For those who have the…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
House drawings

i'm spending $4500 on working drawings from scratch(all i had was an a4 bit of paper with a scribble. included in that is as many changes as id like, he…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Building out the back/land titling

When reading so many forums i see people spending well over $25-30k for sub division costs. and everything i have worked out comes to now $22k. is there a…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Does Subdividing add value?

we are going ahead with the subdivision. and will be building a townhouse for ourselves to live in. the value it adds/decreases is irrelevant at this stage. we have had…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Introductions Please!

Hi Everyone,
I've made a couple posts but never introduced myself.
My Name is Rob, and my Partner is Mel. We are both Sales Reps, and live in Noble Park
We are…

9 years9 yearsbigboybergerbigboyberger posted:
Downpipes cut into side wall of Huxley house

images don't appear to work?

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