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alymei

Ipswich QLD
Joined 13 September 2014
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6 h6 halymeialymei posted:
Floor plan feedback

This floorplan hurts my brain.
Is it possible you could post the original?

2 d2 dalymeialymei posted:
Pot drawer panic

We have 2x3 drawers. Lhs is Cutlery, then plates/bowls, then salad bowls scales big containers. Rhs is utensils, cups, plasticware. Works really well

5 d5 dalymeialymei posted:
Design suggestions

I would do 4 big beds over a 5th. I would add WIR to them all too. You could maybe squeeze a little study niche in too.
We have a cavity…

5 d5 dalymeialymei posted:
Acreage build

Consider wind ratings. We also had to run electricity from the bottom of the block which cost a bit. We have town water, but you could consider adding a rain…

7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

Qbcc tolerances state this -
I dont call these minor imperfections.
Ill see what I have and maybe check with the certifier too

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7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

So if it was in our building contract for the builder to do the driveway, they have to be held responsible right? Its their trades.
There are definitely air bubbles,…

7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

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Theyre denying that its a pour mix, Im guessing suggesting an acid wash maybe caused it?
We are being told it needs to be sealed but I think the concrete is…

7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

Sure does

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7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

Lots - so basically was poured in july and pebbles keep coming loose. Its in both driveway and alfresco which were poured different days. We moved in Aug and…

7 d7 dalymeialymei posted:
Exposed Agg specialist

Hey Everyone - we had our driveway installed and unfortunately its quickly deteriorating.
Any concrete specialists in here that can offer some advice please?

8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Double oven or two ovens

We went 2 and I love it

8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Porter Davis Savoy 35

I think the toilets fine. There are a number of voids upstairs, I would utilise that space in the rooms. Possibly add another cupboard by pwd room entry, and I…

8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Design suggestions

Beds 2,3,4 are a bit tight for the sized house IMO. Add some more north facing windows too

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8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Design suggestions

I would do a wall between rumpus with big doors so you can choose to have it 1 big room or 2 seperate spaces. You could sacrifice a some space…

8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Porter Davis Savoy 35

Is that a void upstairs? Id consider adding a WIL. I think its a good floorplan though in general

8 d8 dalymeialymei posted:
Design suggestions

I dont think you want pantry door swinging out. Also, do you really want the prayer room as a thoroughfare? You could consider moving the internal access door. Maybe storage…

9 d9 dalymeialymei posted:
Building a custom designed home

We did a custom design, was roughly based on another floorplan from another project builder. I had a list of wants/needs and went from there. The floorplan we ended up…

9 d9 dalymeialymei posted:
3 or 4 bedrooms in new house?

We have 4 beds, 3 with WIRs plus a study.
I would think it would make a difference to the valuation.

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19 d19 dalymeialymei posted:
First steps for a newbie

We've built a couple of times. Each time found land first, pd the deposit, then found a house that worked on the land. We then got finance for house and…

20 d20 dalymeialymei posted:
Cost to build Metricon home - Glendale / Salamanca

You are probably best to speak with a salesperson to get an accurate idea

30 d30 dalymeialymei posted:
Two tone kitchen ideas needed

I did white haha - with dark navy and gold accent

30 d30 dalymeialymei posted:
Suggestions/Feedback - PD Vancouver 29 vs Boutique Riva 29

Morning-what orientation is the block of land?

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Land orientation good or bad?

Yes you are correct about orientation.
I would be mindful of minimising windows facing west or tinting them to try to keep the house cooler in summer.
It feels like there…

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1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
We layed our turf 8 days ago and it's starting to die

Water water water.
Maybe try Watering before work as well - its many hours between 7pm and 3pm. I would turn sprinkler on around 4/5am so it gets a good…

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Exterior Colours

We have monument roof, surfmist garage door - our render is Stormy Shadow and cladding Silvertone grey - not sure it helps...

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
We layed our turf 8 days ago and it's starting to die

How much have you watered it?

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]

Which way is North?
I think your main bathroom layout is flawed - with the vanity position. I also the the ensuite is poorly designed.
The cooktop, is it not…

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