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3 years3 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
best Independent inspector in Melbourne

I used these guys and was happy with the service. They also took the time to explain to me why certain things were not acceptable. I would recommend them

3 years3 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Safety recall Infinity brand electrical cable

I was about to post the same thing. From the dates, I don't think ill be affected but Ill email my builder for clarification

4 years4 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
DIY fence building

I would recommend getting quotes. My neighbour and I planned to DIY a fence but we could not source materials for cheaper than the fencing contractors would cost to build…

4 years4 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Multi Generation Dwelling Plans...

How about building a duplex - that way they can be seperated and sold off later on

4 years4 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
GPS to Radio-Controlled Atomic Clock

When the Trains and Buses operate to time tables at this level then perhaps there will be a need. But I doubt that will hapeen anytime soon
:lol:

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Will this contract carry any weight?

Firstly, you need to consider that any guarantee/warrantee is only as good as the business offering it. If your concreter goes belly up or leaves the industry then having it…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Stolen hot water system. Security ideas?

Tradies are obviously pinching them to install on their next job. An easy solution would be that tehy are marked with the address when they are first installed. (possibly with…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
"Neutral" colours with pink undertones?

We have a wattle colour ' new soft blush' it is a white with a very subtle shade of pink underneath

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Help with my lawn. Can we save it??

I would start again. the amount of time and effort to bring that back would be out weighed by breaking it up, getting so top soil and relaying new turf

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Concreter needed in Melbourne's West - reccomendations?

highly recommend www.nathanporterconcreting.com.au
he has done a lot of work around my estate including my own and have been happy with his work. Honest approach to business and…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
CROP KING 88 FOR LAWN????

CK does a great job on getting grass to grow. However its a short term solution rather than a self sustaining healthy lawn

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Opinion on workmanship sought...

Im thinking an average DIY job at best

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Advice on layout

Have a look at the heywood 29 by porter davis. they dont make it anymore but its more along the lines of your origional plan. You will find a few…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Pay final stage or wait for issue fixed?

once you hand the $$$ over it can be like pulling teeth to get things done. If you can, wait for everything being complete before you hand over.
Whilst I am…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Frame stage,is it suppose to be like this???

obviously a friday afternoon job and no care or consideration. I would ask them to come out again and replace those sections. Also worth making the effort to look around…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Nail-less decking system

I have used the camo decking system and been very impressed with the results. Very easy to use and I like the idea that i can replace individual boards if…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Is it worth Building in Melbourne's outer west? I think not.

I didnt buy a house for easy money, I bought a house for lifestyle and to raise a family. I can make my payments comfortably, I like the area -…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Urgent Assistance Required - Free Glazed Entry Door for Pics

We have not been happy with our front door. Ill speak to our designer (read:Wife) tomorrow and get back to you.

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Herald Sun Home Show 2012 - Free Double Passes!

Thanks for the tickets, they arrived today

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Herald Sun Home Show 2012 - Free Double Passes!

PM sent - thank you

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Porter Davis homes

Anyone know what the warrantee period for an exhaust fan is? our house is around 14-15mths old and we have had the one in the bathroom fail. I have emailed…

5 years5 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
What colour would you paint these screens?

can you let us know how he went about making these. It seems like a lot of work

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Question about study nook?

We used a combination of oyster and mushroom Linea on our kitchen. The oyster is a silvery colour and complimented the darker colour nicely. Perhaps have a look at that…

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Soil dumped not being removed

the issue is with the builder and not your neighbour (although if I was your neighbour I would do everything I could to help)
I would do as above, hire a…

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Porter Davis homes

Can anyone advise what sort of life expectancy we should get out of a Cat 1 carpet? ours is just on 12 mths old and already showing signs of wear…

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Can we terminate a building contract?

I would suggest you speak to a solicitor to advise you what your rights are. At a min I would guess that you have lost your deposit but you might…

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Lighting for attics

Sorry I have not had any experiences with those lights but I would like to see some pictures of your attic as I am considering doing similar

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
Question about Pendant Lights in Entry

Were having the same issue, we wanted a nice feature light at the entry but worried that it will close in the space and make the ceiling look lower than…

6 years6 yearsLunchtimeLunchtime posted:
“The Block”

Spot on. I really want to like this show but it just isnt working. It seems their target audience is now for those that like game shows rather than home…

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