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7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Realestate.com Home Ideas Resource

Just received email from realestate.com
Introducing Home Ideas at realestate.com.au. Australia's No. 1 property site now offers an exciting, new destination for all our renovation and decoration inspiration.
Home Ideas organises thousands…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Does anyone have a dead man's retaining wall?

Personally I'd be looking at terracing it at about the halfway point...or enough to put your entertainment area at the top level and a lower tier garden. I reckon…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
wiping the bench directly into the bin

Sorry, I can't see the need for the unnecessary complication and the potential hygiene issue around the lid, bench and bin interface. I always use a one of those…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
curious kitchen bin question

Actually I like Matts bin in a drawer idea viewtopic.php?f=53&t=45022 I've got a pull out pin and tucking the back around the lip of the bin…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
wiping the bench directly into the bin

I've seen his setup on the tube where he chops everything straight on the benchtop and dumps everything into a bin but a) that's not a real kitchen b) I…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Help hanging a bed from the ceiling

Check out page 10-11 of this catalog http://www.bunkers.com.au/brochureVic/index.html easily strong enough for an adult

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7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Help hanging a bed from the ceiling

Hammock?

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
wiping the bench directly into the bin

Nah...pamphlet, doubles as a bench scraping implement...

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
wiping the bench directly into the bin

Wipe bench? Novel.

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Water based - Enamel vs. Acrylic - ?!?!?!

....or the years of fumes from your acrylic/enamel paints are starting to take a toll... ::lol::

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Bugs have got my Dwarf Eucalyptus *queue Lindy voice*

Well a week after the great Blundstone Genocide, as it's known in the Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle community, I can report that no new larvae have returned, some beetles have survived…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Bugs have got my Dwarf Eucalyptus *queue Lindy voice*

That's the sucker!
http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane ... sLeaf4.htm
Looks like I got them in time before they matured...but reading the www link I now realised I had some natural friends…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Bugs have got my Dwarf Eucalyptus *queue Lindy voice*

Howdy
I've got about nine dwarf eucalyptus in the garden and I noticed that one of the plants was being colonised by some awful looking bugs...they form small to large groups…

Bugs have got my Dwarf Eucalyptus *queue Lindy voice*
7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
garden shed security

I've got a NAS Alarm System and it "talks" to a sensor in the shed which is powered by three AA's...when I turn the house alarm on it sends a…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Wafflepod - Feel solid?

You won't know...it's a least a 75 mm slab spanning the void...the void may be formed with a polystyrene former but you won't notice any "drumminess"

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
New house built - renting a room out, but what to charge?

Although not a "contract" I'd still document the expectations (for both parties) on outgoings, payment frequency, etc. It's not enforceable but at least you can agree on a single…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Info on sharing a garden bore in Perth

Don't know where you are in Perth but some aquifers may have a usage limit.
In general the www.water.wa.gov.au gives guidelines on the usage of garden bores.…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Imposing penalties on builders

Penalty clauses are illegal...I'll point you to a thread were I posted about this rather than restating.
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=26057&p=352240&hilit=Penalty+clause#p352240

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Info on sharing a garden bore in Perth

If it's the same in Perth as Victoria, all bores need to be licensed and therefore one licensee per bore. You've raised some of the issues that could happen…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Mysterious goo in my garden, WTF?

Reminds me of an old joke...
Two are walking in the woods when one looks down and says," Look, dog poop."
The other bends down and smells it, "Smells like…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
IXL TASTICS - do they self seal

Yes...the flaps on the outlet side of the exhaust fan open up when the fan starts to suck air...and are weighted to drop down once the exhaust pressure drops.

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Another keypad or remote fobs?

Dunno...our door has a rolling code alarm...there's an extra button on the fob which operates the door.
I think it's like most fobs once they are "sync" i.e. do…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Malvern Springs by Aga and Bob - Scott Parks issues

What has nationality got to do with it...your neighbours, in your opinion, are rude. Full stop.
Your moderators are a bunch of liberal minded, multi-ethnic, multi-denominational people -…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
How much should Class M or H site cost's cost??

Check out the link in my sig for a ready reckoner :)

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
oooooh new and shiny!

Excellent!

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Steel Frames

Welcome to the forum meve :D ...it's a question that's been asked a few times, some answers I found using the search functionality of the…

7 years7 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Q: Tenants and damage by third party...advice req'd

Just a hypothetical...
If you are a tenant and a third party comes in and does work...say to repair water damage...and they say move furniture...and they say bust the glass on…

8 years8 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Anyone keeping Chickens?

1. 1 Steggles
2. None
3. Fisher and Paykel
4. Defrost before eating
...as you were.

8 years8 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
What other topics would you like?

The Shed...(insert Tim the Toolman ug here)

8 years8 yearsto_do_listto_do_list posted:
Traffic-free areas?

Regional Victoria....

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