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20 h20 hHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

Circulation width of WIR is 1.2m (assuming joinery 60cm deep) which I would think is plenty. Makes a difference if it’s one person getting dressed at a time or two?…

2 d2 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Need Suggestions for under 350k for 40+ Double Storey Homes

Have you spoken to real estate agents to get their opinions on what will or will not sell on that street? If all the houses being built are beautiful, high…

2 d2 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Need Suggestions for under 350k for 40+ Double Storey Homes

Look at single storey designs instead. They are at least cheaper per sqm to build. They’re fine on a 700 block too, plenty around where I am, they don’t look…

4 d4 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Can i change colour of my facade during Construction?

For what it’s worth, we didn’t select our external paint colours until a couple of months ago - and we got CC last year.

5 d5 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Custom Home Builders

Agreed. Ours in Sydney is over too.

5 d5 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Feedback on floor plan

Shuffle the internal garage door up so it doesn’t clash with the understairs storage door?
Which way is north?

5 d5 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Took my mum to see her granny flat today. The framework has been done for her walk in shower and the bench, so she sat on it to test the…

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6 d6 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Is this poor framework??

I had exactly the same question for my builder when I saw big holes in some of our timbers. Mentioned it to our builder and turns out it’s temporary bracing…

9 d9 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Nice, I like the hallway joinery especially. Provides a great landing spot for when coming in the front door.

9 d9 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

I replied to your PM. But also, I think the 2740 ceiling will be very nice.

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9 d9 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

40 bench is 20 with an extra layer around the edge, as you described. Purely personal preference. Same with waterfall. I decided not to have the waterfall as I want…

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10 d10 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Looks great! Our scaff came down this week too but I can’t seem to get a good pic of our facade, as the construction fence gets in the way

10 d10 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Loooong meeting with builder and various tradies on site today, to discuss electrical, plumbing, joinery, landscaping, flooring, jigsaw...
This next pic might seem very boring and unglamorous, but I was very…

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11 d11 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

darb74, thank you . Being “hamptons” we certainly took inspiration from American New England architecture, of which Rhodes Island is a part of…

11 d11 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

amilelka, do you mean to have the jigsaw as one piece and either slide it up vertically or across horizontally? I’m going to…

13 d13 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Ah, well that makes sense. I see that the shower tiling runs right up to the edge of the vanity mirror, so maybe if you put the glass blade on…

13 d13 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Hey darb74, looking good!
Just curious, you have that half height nib wall between the shower and vanity - will there be a…

14 d14 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

I have given our builder a bit of a challenge. Our main living area has a wall hung tv which I would like covered up when not in use. So…

18 d18 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Comment on floor plans

I think it’s a good design. It’s nice that the grandparents have a northfacing courtyard. Ideally garage wouldn’t take up north side, but I can see why you’ve put it…

25 d25 dHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Very nice. What are the tiles on the bathroom floor and walls?

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

gillybean Thanks! And so true, wish more home builders knew about it.
I’m now keen to see how it functions in summer to…

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1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

The lower roof is now complete. It’s been great to be able to get a better feel of our main living space.
Standing in kitchen looking through dining and living area.…

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1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

vhome no worries, I’ll get you a pic when available. It’s a 5 panel bifold from AVS Windows and Doors.
I should clarify, the…

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

Ours is a custom build too. The stacker was in the original price, and when we changed it to the bifold it was an extra $2k. Our opening is 4m.…

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Double door vs single door?

Large single. We currently have a double and it’s only ever been fully opened when we have a large furniture delivery!

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1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

Do you mean something like this?
https://www.trendwindows.com.au/quantum ... y-stacker/
We were looking at this but decided on bifolds instead due to the extra wall space required…

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Timber vs James Hardie Scyon Linea weatherboards?

We are using 180mm Scion Linea for our entire house. The low maintenance compared to timber was a no brainer for us!

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hey darb74, I made a mistake about the ventilators. There are no ducts between the roof ventilators and the indoor vents. With flat…

1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Looking out from the MBR feature window.

About three quarters of our 80m2 attic space which we decided to go ahead with. An adult can stand up comfortably in there, the…

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1 month1 monthHillsbuildsHillsbuilds posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

So if I take a photo at a crazy angle and crop the other stuff out, it could almost be a completed house
Upstairs external paint done.

Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat
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