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3 d3 dAJWAJW posted:
Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

We kind of went with the same in both. However in the en-suite, which is quite large we use the floor tile (albeit a larger polished version) as a feature…

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9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

Well if you let it go it happens automatically. In our case we wanted to speed it up by a few months. In end easier to let it run it's…

9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Bathroom Light, Heat and Exhaust Fan

Yeah steer away from the NEO. Not as good and has reliability issues.
We have the standard 3-1 4 light tastic and it is fine, and both bathrooms are a fair…

9 d9 dAJWAJW posted:
Land loan & construction loan

With you on this. NAB, whilst overall a good bank was a bit of a nightmare to deal with.
In our case separate land and interest only build loans, which rolled…

14 d14 dAJWAJW posted:
Buider forget 2nd data point

So do you reckon my 50 connections is a bit of overkill?

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Wide but slim profile fridge

Got to appliances online, you can search for fridges based on max dimensions.

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Actually my bad totally, it is actually Sleek Concrete.
So best to ignore my post!

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

What kind of grille do you have that you can see in?

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Where do I buy timber floating shelves?

I am in the market for some floating shelves for our pantry. L shaped similar to the ones in idea 1 in the link below.
Anyone able to advise where I…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Caesarstone. Fresh concrete, Raw Concrete

Here is our kitchen with Fresh Concrete, white cabinets and a dark floor. Glass splashback is Gun Metal grey.
Sorry pics are a tad dark.
Re streaking, yes you can notice streak…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Heating/Cooling return cavity

It is a functional space, not a space of beauty!

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Colours are doing my head in

Know you are talking paint colours here, but tell you a story about your choice of Caesarstone. I renovated the kitchen in my old house about 4 years back now…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Something's like lights they do go through beacon for. But they have a standard range programmed into Clipsec which they use to select and anything else you specify.
With taps…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Well if you don't have a lux package then look at the lux package details to get an idea of what is on offer.
If you have lux and want…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Plantation Shutters and .... flyscreen?

Don't see why there would be any difference. The shutters either normally sit inside the frame or around the frame. And regardless of window type should not interfere with the…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Evaporative cooling or split system?

Or buy one that has a winter seal.

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Neff Dishwasher...or otherwise

Which is interesting because not only the same company, same factory and for the most part exact same product, but higher price.
Similar exists with Westinghouse and Electrolux. Same products but…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Mightily Modified Metford 33

Like the sign on the door. Maybe some of the feedback I provided about my experience (specifically about how all trades just walk in off a building site onto newly…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I discussed this with them before signing, along with my other data and a/v requirements. They allowed me to provide the cable and installation specifications and they did the work.…

2 months2 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

They do. They use a program called Clipspec which is programmed with your base electrical inclusions and the prices of changing and adding to that base. So when you add…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Anyone installed Clipsal smart home technology?

Yes have C-bus in my house which was built last year and my previous house that I built in 2000.
It is a very good system, but is a little too…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Getting copies of neighbours plans

Again houses are not banks that house the Crown Jewels nor the nations secrets. Privacy yes security no. No common garden variety burglar is going to pursue house plans for…

3 months3 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Getting copies of neighbours plans

Thanks for the laugh? Seriously, dangerours, ASIO? You should have just stopped at privacy...

4 months4 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Zoned evap cooling

For evap not really much point to zoneing, and certainly not into 3 or 4 zones in a 24sq house.
Whole idea of evap is to get air moving, so in…

6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Sleek Concrete Caeserstone

Here is my place. Sorry pics so dark.

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6 months6 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Neighbouring house not compliant with estate covenants.

Old topic but got a response from the developer. Their response was:
Whilst the front façade design is the same as yours, their approved materials schedule is different.
So different colours apparently…

7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

I am in the ACT too, and have not had much luck here, quite the opposite in fact. And also remember Rawsons Canberra also use a lot of Sydney suppliers…

7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

I really sympathise with you. I have been attempting to have issues ranging from serious to minor and from cosmetic to functional fixed for about 2 months now. I'm not…

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7 months7 monthsAJWAJW posted:
Rawson Homes, Daikin A/C Zone set-up

So gather one of the units is a zone controller unit and the other a slave unit?
Interestingly did Metrocon offer this as an upgrade or did you need to ask?

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