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6 years6 yearsPoloPolo posted:
National Broadband Network

If NBN Co is installing from street to house, it look like some builders are ripping off their customers. I wonder if the telecommunication ombusman or ACCC are aware of…

7 years7 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi,
I am joining up with Iprimus and would like to know those who went went with Iprimus did you buy the Netcomm NP803n router from them or did you bring…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Ayjayem - see page 10 on this thread for discussions on rock removal in aurora but in the mean time have a good read at this VCAT case, read the…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
┠ Acherion's Ascent 2500 | Moved in! ┨

This is how they fixed my slab when it was short, very similar to yours. In regards to the epoxy I think there was like dribble marks on the slab,…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi Acherion,
We had concrete and left over building materials from our neighbour's build dumped on our land back when we started, I was worried that we might have to fork…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LG or Westinghouse Fridges???

Thanks guys, appreciate your comments/replies. Sounds like the Westinghouse is the way to go. Thanks again much appreciated.

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LG or Westinghouse Fridges???

Hi all,
Just doing a bit of research and need some opinions or feedbacks. I am thinking of buying an LG GR-P247STSL or a Westinghouse WSE6970SA but not sure how good…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Wizards castle - PD Francis 29 – Half a step forward

Hi Wizard,
The workmanship on the bricks look great and from the photo it look way better than ours especially how they got the perpends around where the two walls seperated…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Help: Skirting to garage internal access door

Thanks Trinity for the reply and photo (looks great). There's no offcuts laying around. I want to know if other builders leave it empty and it's normal or my site…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Help: Skirting to garage internal access door

Hi all,
For those that have internal access door through the garage did you have the skirting board installed below the door (step down) to cover the concrete. My garage has…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
PCI Today - Inspector Finds Major Problem, SS Disagrees

Hi TLM,
Our rebate measurement is the same as yours 150mm wide x 172mm deep. If it concerns you, could you take some photo's to the building surveyor that is signing…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Wizards castle - PD Francis 29 – Half a step forward

Thanks Wizard, hmm the mortar in the front of our garage looks similar to the last two photo's, I'm going to bring it up with my ss at the next…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Wizards castle - PD Francis 29 – Half a step forward

Hi Wizard,
Can you provide information on what to look for in the workmanship that gave the brickwork a fail. This information would greatly help myself and others to know what…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
PCI Today - Inspector Finds Major Problem, SS Disagrees

Hi TLM,
We are at completion stage with a few more works to do such as glass splashback, showerscreens, and some more electrical fitouts etc. so hopefully not to long to…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
PCI Today - Inspector Finds Major Problem, SS Disagrees

Hi TLM,
Sorry to hear of the problem encountered. I think we have the same builder and the weep holes are done on the second brick course for my house and…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Galaxy Black Granite

You can't really see the crack line in the waterfall panel from a distance. The crackline on the edging piece you can see from a distance.


Are they acceptable or…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
King Furniture

Thanks Melbmeg for the reply. We ended up purchasing two sofa's from King one was the Phoenix and the other was the Oscar since both were on sale.

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Galaxy Black Granite

Hi all,
A question for those that have galaxy black granite benchtops, do you have any veins or faint white lines that looks like cracks running through your granite? Our galaxy…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
King Furniture

Thanks Joles for the links.

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Boral Blackheath: UPDATE 7: Page 5 - Clean bricks

Hi Wiz,
I understand how you fell as we have Blackheath bricks as well and we too have the mortar stain. The stain was probably caused by the brick cleaner using…

8 years8 yearsPoloPolo posted:
King Furniture

Hi all,
We are planning to buy some sofa's from King Furniture which has a sale on at the moment (looking at buying the Oscar) and have checked out the reviews…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Building The Galleria 250. Day 117 - Brickin almost complete

Hi Bel - Thanks, yes we are happy with the Blackheath and now can't wait to see it when it's cleaned.

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Congratulations Wondering :z: I hope PCI goes well and best of luck.

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Brick Perpends - should they be aligned??

Thanks Ed. I asked the SS to get it fixed, so hopefully they do and perpend will be aligned. I'm quite afraid that the brickie might take offence and will…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Brick Perpends - should they be aligned??

Thanks Bthrl - The bottom half was done the day before the top half therefore the mortar on the top half was still wet and hence why the colour looks…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Adminstration fee?

Our builder charges us an admin fee of $750 for variations made after we signed the building contract so between tender and contract signing no fees for variations. Was this…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Brick Perpends - should they be aligned??

Hi all,
Just out of curiosity can people tell me whether they have any mis-aligned brick perpends and where it is located (any photo's would be great)? Are there any Australian…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Building The Galleria 250. Day 117 - Brickin almost complete

Bricking is nearly completed with 80% of the brickwork done to the window sill and about 50% to the facade columns. If weather holds up for the next couple of…

9 years9 yearsPoloPolo posted:
Building The Galleria 250. Day 117 - Brickin almost complete

Bricking is about 98% done with all the house walls completed including the alfresco columns. What is left are the window sills, some more bricking to the front porch, and…

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