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AlexAndRachel

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5 months5 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Carter Grange vs. Thomas Archer

We spent close to 2 years in a process with TA. It was horrible..... we got to tender, and the first cut was 50% over our budget which "they care…

5 months5 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Beacon Lighting 20% Discount

thanks again Simeon,
I took advantage of this, and got the consultant session done. Working with our builder now to be able to supply lights, 20% off is nice!

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5 months5 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
InForm SE Suburbs Melbourne

Hey Lighthouse,
They build amazing homes, I think 1.5m would be their STARTING price. It was around 1.1M before covid hit. You'd get a very nice, but smaller house for that.…

8 months8 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
How much a ~50sq home cost nowadays?

i am. In Bayside

8 months8 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
How much a ~50sq home cost nowadays?

iamcurious we're building 47.95 - decent spec. PM me if you want details.

8 months8 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
CUSTOM BUILDER RECOMMENDATIONS WESTERN MELBOURNE

for a full design and build? or just a builder?

9 months9 monthsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Excessive piers for a house???

How good is Simeon?! Always taking time to help others out! Wish we were building in NSW and could work together.
Thanks for all that you do!

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1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!

Thanks Alex,
Definitely looking at edge only.
My research tells me in screed is used a lot when the polished concrete finish you want is expensive, i.e. the cement and aggregate,…

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!

Hey alex,
Keen to understand your comment about inslab vs inscreed. I understand there are differences, but haven't seen anyone suggest that it would impact the actual heat output?
Our builder wants…

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!

I'm in a similar boat, keen to get answers from someone? anyone?

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Tips on maximising energy efficiency in Canberra

hi bimbob. I know this is an old post, but im deciding whether or not to use slab insulation for a home with…

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Fireplace comparisons

we've been through the same journey, don't want to rely on a gas connection, and don't think the electric ones are any good.
We've settled on Bio Flame, the gas…

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hot Water - Distance to shower

Thanks Patrik, we did look at this system, but understand it to be quite expensive. Any idea what this would cost?
They just keep saying it's a lot more labour and…

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hot Water - Distance to shower

Hey Kenny,
Would love to hear how you go in a couple of weeks. Good luck!
We will opt to take our chances unless it's a very bad experience for you!

1 year1 yearAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hot Water - Distance to shower

Hi Brains Trust,
We are building our home, and we've had to place our HWS (Heat Pump) on one side of the house, and the ensuite on the complete other…

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Smart Home with theatre & granny flat

Hey Darren,
What ecosystem do you specialise in?
Simeon - We're looking at Fibaro too :)

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
does anyone know the cost of a screw pile?

Nice, we are waiting for the engineer spec, before tendering out to a few local providers 🙏

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
does anyone know the cost of a screw pile?

Nice. We only need 6-8 😂

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
does anyone know the cost of a screw pile?

I need screws to reenforce an adjacent wall. Called a couple of providers, they said $800 per screw, supplied, delivered and installed.

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Smart Home with theatre & granny flat

awesome looking house!
Love the shadowline cornices, awesome work!
Which smarthome ecosystem did you use?

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

thanks all!

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

amazing, thanks!

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

Thanks Simeon - Best case we can shave the hebel, otherwise have hebel and foam just for the curve.
I guess we need to look at the supporting structure for…

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

Hi Simeon - there is a large curve in the front, and then a minor one in the back.

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

No, it's a custom build :)

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2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Hebel + Polyfoam Construction

Do you know the order of magnitude re: extra cost of hebel vs foam?
We have a curve in our facade which we believe will require the foam, can you…

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Stormwater Drainage - Pump to Street

We are in the same position, not at a stage where we have costs yet. Our plans have "CHARGED OR MECHANICAL PUMP SYSTEM IS REQUIRED DUE TO NEGATIVE FALL TO…

2 years2 yearsAlexAndRachelAlexAndRachel posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 44 Bayside Build - 2021

That's disappointing, good to know how much that pattern costs!
Who are you using for demolition?

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