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hfwangoz

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Joined 4 January 2012
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10 months10 monthshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
please advise the sequence of home renovation

1st time renovator, we were struggling to decide if hiring a project manager or hiring tradies on step basis.
since we are not touching kitchen and bathrooms, so we decide…

11 months11 monthshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
multiple items need renovated, what's the best way?

Hi,
It's 4 bedroom house with swimming pool.
Just want to seek advise on the best approach:
1. one stop solution to a renovation builder company.
or
2. get job done one by…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

1. SECTION6/7 needs WEINESS:
witness must not be an applicant or spouse/partner of an applicant and must not be related to the applicant or spouse/partner.
So who can be the witness? JP/Policeman?…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
A few FHOG questions

1. SECTION6/7 needs WEINESS:
witness must not be an applicant or spouse/partner of an applicant and must not be related to the applicant or spouse/partner.
So who can be the witness? JP/Policeman?…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
How to paint the block of interior wall SMOOTHLY?

I did some gyprock work to the wall a few months ago, but there was a block looks ugly...
I want to fix it smoothly. Can anyone advise the next step?
Sand…

How to paint the block of interior wall SMOOTHLY?
5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Is it easy to lay tile on patio concrete?

About 10 sqm outdoor leisure needs to lay tiles, got quote above $500 just for labor cost...
Is it easy to DIY? Checked some video online, seems a little hard? Thanks

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
What's on the brick?

Yesterday I got pay tv installed, I had a look at the dish and around, I found there's a brick covered by white things. Not sure what's it? Any advice?…

What's on the brick?
5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
how to remove the oil-based paint from wall?

I re-installed the skirting board after laying the timber floor. When painting the skirting board, I left some on the wall. Please see picture.
I undercoated gyprock again but cannot…

how to remove the oil-based paint from wall?
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5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Hi,
I am not sure if I can install a 180cm 6ft satellite dish to watch TV in GF?
Does it need neighbor or council's approval?
If I don't go through council, as…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

I have built the timber sleeper along side driveway, but the private certifier told me
"
Condition No. 20 of your Development Consent states "retaining walls on any boundary are to…

Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?
5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

My neighbor dig the natural ground level and installed timber sleeps rather than brick retaining wall, now Liverpool city council asked him to remove the timber sleeps and redo the…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Thanks. Is it installed after handover for most of the residents in GF? Is it an issue if installing satellite dish in GF?

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Is it easy to replace/fix this chipped brick?

I built a new home a few months ago and just found there is a chipped brick near door of garage. I suspect it was damaged when building the driveway.…

Is it easy to replace/fix this chipped brick?
5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

I got new TV and bought an indoor antenna, however I can only get SBS, SBS HD, SBS2, SBS3, TVS and NITV, I can't seems to get channel 7, 9,…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
New starter's questiones, please help.

Backyard is around 80 sqm , we have removed all the rocks and rubbish. What’s the next step? Lay soil and turf directly? How much does it cost for 80…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Hi guys, we are looking for installing a satellite dish. Council told me an application form should be lodged.
At http://www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/council ... d-policies,
there are heaps of forms.
Anyone…

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
DIY lawn from this stage, any advise?

Thanks heap guys:)

5 years5 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
DIY lawn from this stage, any advise?

Our house has been handed over for more than one month. We haven't started landscaping yet. The back yard looks flat, can I know some key steps from this stage…

DIY lawn from this stage, any advise?
6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

We installed timber floor after settlement, the original tacked skirting board was removed and re-tacked, it looks bad.
So we decide to re-install it, got a quote from builder's carpenter,…

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Thanks a lot. Now we will try to do slowing and DIY:)

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Thanks mate.
Builder told me from today we can finish landscape within one year to get a Certificate of Occupancy without extra cost, if we finish landscape after one year,…

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Just did settlement today, we found a storm drain in front of front yard. Please see pic below.
We did not see it before as it was covered by soil.
Mailbox is…

Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?
6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Advise on DIY landscaping please

My builder did it for me, it costs me $1400 for left-rear and rear's retaining wall.

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Advise on DIY landscaping please

Thanks guys, your suggestions encourage me a lot to DIY:)
Much appreciate.
Regards,
Hao

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Thanks guys for your suggestions, I will try to do as much as I can.

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Need advise on landscape, I have posted one:
viewtopic.php?f=19&t=64873
We also have 3 questions:
1. What's the minimum requirement on landscape to get a Certificate of Occupancy in GF?
2.…

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Advise on DIY landscaping please

It's expensive for us to ask the builder to do all of items below, can anyone please advise. We have a small 300 square meter land.
Excavation
1- Preparation of front and…

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Now I'm with TPG and will move to GF from next month.
I checked the NBN plan and found it's a little expensive.
Any recommendation on NBN? Thanks.

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
About Jarrah timber floor

Today we went to a shop to have a look at Jarrah, $60/sm for the pre-finished ones, but we have to install for both 85mm and 90mm wide ones, and…

6 years6 yearshfwangozhfwangoz posted:
Anyone building at George's Fair, Moorebank?

Thanks for advise. We already bought the GIO's h&c insurance.

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