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Latrobe Valley, Vic.
Joined 24 February 2008
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3 years3 yearsEagerEager posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

In all seriousness, I can attest to this.
I live about 20km from the epicentre of the 5.4 quake that shook the Moe area in Victoria in June 2012. My house,…

4 years4 yearsEagerEager posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

:wink:

4 years4 yearsEagerEager posted:
Nonna's nest (art deco house)-Finished off pics 3/4

Congratulations Nonna on a great and sympathetic build!
I don't visit here often nowadays but I have always enjoyed your story and pics, and the retention of the original facade. Great…

4 years4 yearsEagerEager posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

^ Spoilsport! ::wink::

4 years4 yearsEagerEager posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Urban Myth - believe it or not!
Many people chuck in a dollar coin when the slab gets poured, for good luck. But if the coin ends up laying against the…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

Good job, Bob! ::

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Evaporative cooling myths

There was a recent news report where two evaporative units in Melbourne caught fire on the same day. Typically, the media were beating it up to say that the problem…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Evaporative cooling myths

I haven't witnessed their unit being serviced, it would be 3yo now but the noise from it has been consistent throughout. Maybe it is a cheapy.
We were offfered an evap…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Evaporative cooling myths

We get on well with our neighbours and they were around one night last summer for drinkies on our deck; it was a hot day and evening. He was amazed…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
crack in house slab noticed

No, the cracking never got any worse so we didn't bother making an issue about it.

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Are you building a "Mcmansion"?

Yes.
It is important to remember that if everyone had the chance to build a house on the quintessential 1/4 acre, a house of that size would still not dominate the…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

I haven't caught up with this thread for a while.
Rob, one word: magnifique! :)

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Solar Panel Positioning

That is a very good point.
We got solar PV panels installed this year and were hampered by the location of our solar hot water panel - it was plonked directly…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Show use your front door!!!!

The very common 4-horizontal pane door here, painted in Deep Ocean, a Colorbond colour to match the gutters and fascia.
Apologies for the poor photo! This was just after we moved…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Carbon tax increase

That's a very good point and almost worthy of it's own thread (coming soon...). What you pay for insurance is actually negotiable.

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Carbon tax increase

The tax will not be applied to fuel.
A big problem is that not everyone knows everything about the ins-and-outs of the tax. I certainly don't, but I did know about…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Carbon tax increase

Any person or representative from any business that is trying to justify a price increase due to the Carbon Tax should be dobbed in to the ACCC.
Personally, I'd like to…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

Maybe he could moonlight as a mime! :lol: :wink:

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
RANT: Why we're not eco.....

Our system has now been installed and signed off by the electrical inspector. There was a delay in the delivery of the panels because they were a new range (so…

5 years5 yearsEagerEager posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

No worries! :)
To give a bit of a history lesson (to anyone that cares to listen! :lol: ), Art…

6 years6 yearsEagerEager posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

Rob, I was alerted to this thread because of your Art Deco plaster choices (thanks Stewie! :z: ).
Stunning! ::
I'm also…

6 years6 yearsEagerEager posted:
NBG Vaucluse: We're in, finally some MORE moved in pics!

Thanks mate...I will resume my seat at the back of the bus now. :wink:
Mike must be wondering WTF is going on!

6 years6 yearsEagerEager posted:
NBG Vaucluse: We're in, finally some MORE moved in pics!

Pure as the driven snow, hey? Which is pretty amazing considering where you've come fr....oh, hang on, I can't say that here can I!!! :roll:

6 years6 yearsEagerEager posted:
How important is car access to the back yard/shed?

^ Ummm, your imposter, Mclaren, saw the finished product about 6 months ago and left some very welcome comments! :D
The only changes…

6 years6 yearsEagerEager posted:
Are you building a "Mcmansion"?

It is the cost of land that is the problem, not the material cost of the dwelling itself. Because of the constant stream of people heading to the CBD for…

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