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Beazley77

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2 years2 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Spotted Gum or Blackbutt hardwood timber floor??

I'm a massive fan of the black butt

2 years2 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Shale Grey vs Surfmist

I'd go surfmist windows and doors too. We did. With Shale grey roof and gutters. Love it

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Window Cover Options - Ugly Glass

Curtains

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Decking merbau vs ekodeck

I've seen eco deck on some display homes in WA fade horribly....

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Doors

No I think it's quite common for bathrooms. We had two 620s put in our ensuite and I thought having only one open would be narrow and annoying but that's…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Advice and opinions please

Sounds to me like he is contractually in the wrong and needs to fix at his expense to your satisfaction

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Floor plan ,best solution

If your living area faces south then it might get ambient light but it won't get sunlight. There's s good book from the govt about solar orientation but I forget…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Gas bill during constructions

I'd be the same. Maybe connection fees only? Ring gas company and ask? Check your gas meter and turn everything off and see I it's still ticking over so maybe…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
NBN Not ready?

We've been through this in Perth and that's exactly it.
Developer puts pipes and NBN pits in road reserve ready for NBN company to come along and pull through the fiber…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
NBN Not ready?

You'd be silly not to make the builder put in an NBN provision as by law if it's a new estate Telstra isn't allowed to run any traditional copper wires…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Builder using neighbours electricity supply

I'd just go with the flow for now butler the builder know you'd like them to check these things with your first as its not in a contract that the…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Looking for Female Building inspectors and Certifiers

Wow what a challenge and how exciting! Well done you. All the best. Out the word iut on Facebook perhaps

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Triangle shaped block

At that size I'd have no qualms. That's a big block now days.

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Induction cooktop and ducted airconditioning

Keep your cooktop you wnst and just ask for two more circuits one for oven and one for aircon.

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Induction cooktop and ducted airconditioning

In WA you generslly only get four circuits. One for GPOs one for lights. One for oven and one for aircon. We added five more . Two for GPOs ,…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
HOME GROUP WA & POOL INSTALL

I think if you ask this on the building a new home forum you'll find a few. Maybe do a search for older threads.

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
First Time Building - Owner Builder or Project Builder?

Will you be able to get enough points for an owner builder licence?

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Nbn availability

Check the nbn website www.nbnco.com.au

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Garage doors

Give some garage door suppliers a call that do have your product

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Thoughts on polished concrete quote

We had our standard pad pour polished. We didn't uo the MPA but knew it was a risk and it came up lovely. We had pretty much a grind to…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Anticon Blanket for Colorbond roof - is it required?

Do it. We did. Great insulation.

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Install ducted reverse cycle during or after building?

We did ours after handover. Easy. One story build though.

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Dulux Natural White fo interior colour ?

Try Pinterest. We have vivid white ceilings and British paints Star White on walls

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Electrical advice for a new house

1 - yes. We have this in our house.
2_ its good idea to get conduits anywhere you might have two light switch plates on the wall, or maybe in the…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Evaporative cooling or split system?

Depends where you live. If it's a humid climate evap isn't nice or effective. I like the feel of evap over dry aur if refrigerated aircon and in WA it's…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Building our family home with APG in Fremantle, WA

Yeah, Structeere do this as bread and butter for builders in WA. We have polished concrete flooring. We didnt up the pressure of our pour though which was going to…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Building our family home with APG in Fremantle, WA

That sound like a lot to adjust by one Star. Dud they offer you a combination of alternatives to choose from to reach seveb Star? Glass wool blow in insulation…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
SLIGHTLY WARPED Southport HGWA Madora Bay WA

Hee hee. Looks like they muddled up your render colours then huh? Bugger. We did square aircon vents too. We discovered the round ones are made of extruded plastic which…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Footpath damaged, Water Meter Stolen during construction

It's pretty much always your responsibility if a water metre is stolen and unfortunately it happens a lot. I built with CL and would urge you to read your contract…

3 years3 yearsBeazley77Beazley77 posted:
Footpath damaged, Water Meter Stolen during construction

I'd read your contract and I'm sure you'll find you are liable.

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