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Graham B

Ballarat, Victoria
Joined 14 June 2012
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5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Brightgreen D900's or D1000's

So will this new push button dimmer go down to close to 0% on the brightgreen d900's??

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Brightgreen D900's or D1000's

Gave Bright Green a call and they recommended using a Luxman T400P trailing edge dimmer switch and said this should get them down to approximately 10%

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Brightgreen D900's or D1000's

If a Clipsal dimmer is not compatible what is the best dimmer to suit the D900's? I think my electrician fitted clipsal dimmers and the yonly dim to about 50%…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Yes, everything that was an extra from the standard electrical plan was completed directly with the electrician though I do not know if this happens in other regions with DFH.…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
All moved in.

Paint looks good Mac.
We went similar colours to you. Our colours are subtle hint walls with gloss oriental white arches and skirts and builders white ceiling. We are also having…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Hi,
we changed the portico baton light to a downlight that we purchased so I am not sure what is standard, we added a down light above the feature matrix…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

No worries. Good Luck

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Our additional electrical work is all direct with the electrician. It had nothing to do with DFH, I guess some tradesman have an agreement with DFH to charge for additional…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

Hi,
Yes they did contact me but I did mention that I wanted to move some power points to different locations. I cant see why they could not fit you pendants…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
All moved in.

Hi Mac,
Hope you can find a garage door that you like through DFH that they will allow you to change to.
Our brick choice was Austral Access Fawn which was from…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
All moved in.

Hi Mac,
Your house is coming up great.
I had the B&D Classic Cedar steel garage door fitted and it looks much better in real life than in pictures and colour chip…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Finish Quality of Our First New Home, What should we accept?

Thanks all,
All the above issues have been fixed.
They used the wrong trimming on eaves and have now replaced them with a smaller quad, added another lower lintel with brickwork…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Cost of 600mm centre Trusses VS 900mm centres

Very funny, but you know builders. Make it as cheaply as possible hence why they made it at 900mm centres to start with I think
They didnt read the contract or…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Cost of 600mm centre Trusses VS 900mm centres

Hi, The roof is colorbond so I am sure it is strong enough, it is more the cost issue I think.
It is a bit late now to have it fixed…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Cost of 600mm centre Trusses VS 900mm centres

Hi,
I am hoping someone can help us.
We are trying to get an idea on the overall cost difference between building a house with trusses at 600mm centres compared to 900mm…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Taking forever DFH

Hi,
I agree with you both that DFH do take their time with contracts, 5 months for ours.
Great choice on the Hartley, we are having the Hartley built too. My…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?

We are building with Dennis Family and we had a electrical appointment with the electrician before any wiring was started. Before the appointment we went to Beacon and discussed the…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Finish Quality of Our First New Home, What should we accept?

Thanks for your feedback mgilla,
As it is the garage corner in the plans show that the brickwork should have been continued further through so it goes behind the stud wall…

5 years5 yearsGraham BGraham B posted:
Finish Quality of Our First New Home, What should we accept?

Hi all,
I am just after your opinions on some work that has been completed on my first new home that in my opinion is not acceptable.
I am having…

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