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alymei

Ipswich QLD
Joined 13 September 2014
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2 d2 dalymeialymei 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…

19 d19 dalymeialymei posted:
which side of the brick faces external facade?

Some pics would be helpful. Brick colours can vary quite alot too. Have they not been blended well by the bricklayer?

23 d23 dalymeialymei posted:
Feedback on a two-story home design

I really like the plan overall. I would consider:
1) Making wirs between bed 2 + 3 to service each bedroom. Our kids WIRs are only 1250mm wide but its amazing…

25 d25 dalymeialymei posted:
Plan Feedback - Custom Built Home

Building in Qld then Im afraid your orientation is kinda shot.
IMO your ensuite and WIR should flip with Alfresco and living areas. While I understand you have spent time…

25 d25 dalymeialymei posted:
Plan Feedback - Custom Built Home

Where are you building? I would be mindful of west facing windows, consider how you can wirk with those (eg tinting) as it could get really hot.

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Metal strip in tiling of wet area doorway.

I think this is normal practice and doesnt end up being noticeable in the scheme of things

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Floor Plans Feedback

I would pprefer to have Master at the rear, also consider no access to laundry from pantry. Im not sure how often youd utilise it. Also add media doors to…

1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Just a note, that master is pretty small, maybe consider doing a slightly smaller ensuite and Id definitely extend the alfresco if you can

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1 month1 monthalymeialymei posted:
Tell me it can work - west facing blocks

We upgraded to tinted glass and its made such a difference to our rooms. Id include 2 outdoor options if you could

2 months2 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Setback rules for this corner block

Probably best to go directly to council and ask

3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Shi - I think 62 downlights is a tad excessive - we have less than half that for the same sized house.

3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

You could consider attending site during build and ask sparkie to upgrade to DL, you supply DL and you could save money there. We added a gpo and a couple…

3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

As a guide, heres what we did - plus an extra gpo in wip

Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover
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3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

We went 1200 wide hinged door - not pivot abd its beautiful - definitely consider 1200 w

3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

And do you want the MH in wir? We put ours in gge

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3 months3 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Im just going to say - I think 2 DL in master is sufficient and I wouldnt be doing 4 DL down entry hallway, Id reallocate these to other rooms
I'd…

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4 months4 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Show me your kitchen...

This is the Polytec Blossom White and Venette Oxford

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5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Suggestions on our floor plan

Id move the garage forward to be inline with the master bed, and put laundry at the end of the garage, then extend WIR etc. Toilet could then have a…

5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
How to maintain this area dried after raining?

When its on cool, it should come out the condenser pipe, but whilst on heat it will come put under there :)

5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
How to maintain this area dried after raining?

Its not from using the AC on heat is it?

5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

I think its big enough. Id have separate door to ensuite though, not have to access thru wir

5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Some photos from our Builder, Pantha Homes today. So pleased with how our new home has come together.

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5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Aww Bless, she is doing so well!
Pleased to hear you have progress, once plastering is done it should start coming together quickly

5 months5 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Finally the front door got painted today. So excited to get the keys Wednesday, moving in Thursday

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
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6 months6 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

We move in on the 15th - just minor stuff really, we are lucky that our Supervisor is the owner and hes been really accomodating.

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6 months6 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Hampton style wide home

20m isnt that wide, but I think I'd go custom. Have you google searched?

6 months6 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Any update? How are you doing?

6 months6 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

There is what was on the plans:

6 months6 monthsalymeialymei posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

We are building with a different builder to you :)
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