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10 years10 yearszonkzonk posted:
Could I be in big trouble?!

Seriously though - can anyone track down an application from Yarra Valley Water to build over an easement? I found one for City West Water - but it's Yarra Valley…

10 years10 yearszonkzonk posted:
Need a brick layer...

I have sent you a PM
Jo

10 years10 yearszonkzonk posted:
Need a brick layer...

Hi, we MIGHT be able to help you. My hubbie is a bricklayer with over 30 years in the trade. What suburb is the job in? Double or single story?…

10 years10 yearszonkzonk posted:
We have got our building permit

congrats on your start JB :D
getting there - there is another thread on saving hire costs on toilets
here it is
http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=14451&hilit=+site+Loo+

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Rangehoods and bulkheads

Is your glass splashback 1 whole sheet of glass going up to the rangehood? Or is there a cut somewhere?
dembi, the splashback is actually 3 pieces of glass, one horizontal,…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Rangehoods and bulkheads

jellylegs,
I have a bulkhead/canopy rangehood in my new kitchen....these are the only pics I have so far cause we have just moved in :D
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Moving in without Handover

and if you dont have friends or relatives nearby you could put your stuff into storage and arrange temporary accomodation at a cheap hotel or caravan park?
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Austral Nougat bricks and Ebony Roof tile

some more photos of woodland grey/gunmetal tiles for you.....
bear in mind photography isnt my forte
Jo

there are some solar heating pipes in this section

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
WOO HOO....guess who's got a kitchennnnnn!!!!!

thats a very lovely kitchen SuH, I am glad you are so pleased with it :D
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Austral Nougat bricks and Ebony Roof tile

hi Stephen,
we ended up with gunmetal grey tiles, woodland grey colorbond for gutter,fascia,downpipes and windows through A&L (dune garage doors)
we have fully rendered bricks but thought these pics might…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Site Loo - when should I take it away?

Hi Ruth,
we had a similiar problem . Once we got to lock up, my DH bought a toilet from bunnings (around $90.00) and installed it to the plumbing in…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
credit card rates

hi ...try
http://www.ratecity.com.au

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
anyone use browns/stone colours for exterior

here is our brown house
the render is dulux stone
Our garage is dune

good luck with your decisions
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

the render is Dulux "stone"
we were originally going to have a lighter colour(paperbark) but when the renderer applied it it looked too light (almost white)

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

thanks folks!
the vanities are mushroom linea and the benchtop in the laundry is stipple seal.
I am very happy with how the kitchen turned out, I was a bit worried it…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

Hi all! :D
DH finally got the floor tiling/wet areas finished.
looking through front door

kitchen area
we installed a vacpan in the island bench,…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Gas Wall Ovens

I have just bought a gas wall oven, you can get them from "the good guys" in melbourne, dont know if you have that store there
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Gas Wall Ovens

I have just bought a gas wall oven, you can get them from "the good guys" in melbourne, dont know if you have that store there
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Owner Buider home loans

ah....it all makes sense now!! :oops:

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Owner Buider home loans

are you sure you didnt sign any paperwork for that loan Borg? :shock: :shock:
I sourced my loan through the credit…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Owner Buider home loans

yes our loan is a line of credit against the land.(owned 100%)
It is not a construction loan.
we used it to build the house as owner/builders. We drew down the…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
Owner Buider home loans

We borrowed against the equity in our land to build our house and when I filled in the application, one question was
"what is the purpose of this loan"
my answer was…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
cleaning grout haze off tiles

thanks for the tips!
I finally got the finish I wanted using the tile cleaner from bunnings
now I have nice shiny tiles :D
Jo

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
cleaning grout haze off tiles

hi all
DH has just finished tiling 100 m2 of tiles in our new place.(glossy white)
I have mopped the area 2 times already with a microfibre cloth...damp with a floor cleaner
but…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
*** Christmas Giveaway - Selby Acoustics ***

Selby Crt, berwick

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

pringles..we are owner builders in rowville...its all our own work
julie thanks for your encouragement
suh...sorry about the pic size...photoesizing is not my think...oh well
ed....if you look at the 5th photo..you can…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

pringles..we are owner builders in rowville...its all our own work
julie thanks for your encouragement
suh...sorry about the pic size...photoesizing is not my think...oh well
ed....if you look at the 5th photo..you can…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
updated pics jan 2009

I finally have a chance to post some new pics of our house
as we have 100 m 2 of floor tiles, DH is laying them to save money
first tiles going…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
indicative price for glass splashback?

thanks ed,
I just spoke to a supplier, as we have just finished our flatpack kitchen and DH cant get his head around what happens behind the rangehood.
I guess the…

11 years11 yearszonkzonk posted:
indicative price for glass splashback?

thanks for the replies.
we are having 2 cutouts for power points.
We have overheads with a butterfly canopy range hood in between them
I really like the look of the glass splashback…

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