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21 d21 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Selections Centre - Hickinbotham - SA

Biggest tip I can offer is to have a contingency of $30-$50k set aside for additional footings cost, depending on the size and location of the house you are hoping…

22 d22 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Selections Centre - Hickinbotham - SA

If looking at a house with Hickinbotham or Statesman the salesman you are dealing with can definitely give you an idea of the cost of these upgrades. He or she…

26 d26 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

We built with Statesman Homes, part of the Hickinbotham group, and overall have been very happy with the quality of the build. From signing the contract in January 2019, it…

26 d26 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

We built with Statesman Homes, part of the Hickinbotham group, and overall have been very happy with the quality of the build. From signing the contract in January 2019, it…

27 d27 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Double glaze windows with Low e glass

We’ve only been in our house for 3 weeks and had no really hot weather in that time so difficult to tell. But as we have fantastic rural views out…

27 d27 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Double glaze windows with Low e glass

I wouldn’t say milky, perhaps a slight haze is a better description, it’s not crystal clear compared to ordinary glass. Having said that, if you didn’t know it had a…

28 d28 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan feedback

Do you really need 3 toilets?

28 d28 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Double glaze windows with Low e glass

We have Low e glass (manufactured by Viridian) on our double set of sliding doors. It is a clear glass but I think there is the slightest grey tinge to…

28 d28 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Hi, I just sent you a PM with the cost per sq metre.
Cheers
Bebbsy

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

Hi Peter, I sent you a PM with details of cost etc. 😊

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

The Adelaide based flooring retailer we ordered through were also very surprised. They actually phoned Proline floors while I was there so I heard the conversation. Amsterdam has been the…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

We have placed an order and paid the deposit but due to the popularity of this particular plank, Proline has sold out of all their stock and are awaiting a…

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
drain pipe mistake

Your builder says it is common? Doesn’t say a lot for the tradespeople they employ.

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
HELP:Builder wants to change door opening after construction

If too late for a cavity slider, how about a barn style sliding door?

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Hands down your modified plan is easily one of the best double storey floor plans I have seen. Great use of space and a very practical layout and the street…

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Solar aspects & designers

We are building in a rural town in SA on a block with east facing views. We chose a design to meet our needs (we are downsizing) but flexible in…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Internal Walls - Help please Surfmist Vs Winter Ice

We’re certainly happy with it. Good luck with your build. 😜

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Internal Walls - Help please Surfmist Vs Winter Ice

The photos are a good indication, although the wall colour does look darker than it actually is. You can see the tone is more of a greige than a blue.
https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/86033_1579668880.jpeg
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Internal Walls - Help please Surfmist Vs Winter Ice
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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Internal Walls - Help please Surfmist Vs Winter Ice

We are in the final couple of weeks building, and have selected Winter Ice for our internal walls and woodwork. The painter is currently on the second coat and while…

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

A new range of Luxury Vinyl planks hit the market late last year.
They are the Quantum Next Gen range by Proline floors who claim that....”During scientific testing, Quantum outperformed all…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stormwater via builder or not?

Contact your local council in the first instance.

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stormwater via builder or not?

Get a quote from your builder, I know friends who built 18 months ago and cost was around $10k from their builder for storing stormwater at the rear of their…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
First Home - Northern Adelaide

Exciting times ahead for you, best of luck with your build. 😀

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Feedback on a two-story home design

I also like your floorplan, it’s clear you’ve put a lot of thought into the best use of floor space to meet your needs.
A couple of suggestions/observations:
1. Are dimensions accurate?…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Window splashback or tiled/glass

Each to their own. I do like window splash backs when they are looking on to a garden, but they hold no appeal when your only view is a colorbond…

4 months4 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thanks heaps, I’ll check it out 🤞

4 months4 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Is that a Matt White subway tile in your kitchen? Can you remember the size or what it’s called? It looks really nice. Great choices in your entire house by…

4 months4 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Evolution Laminate Floor - Proline

That would drive me crazy!

4 months4 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

IMO it would depend on the length of your dining table otherwise might be overkill to go with the 1500mm light.
But they are both very speccy.

4 months4 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
First Home Build - Mount Barker

Fingers crossed that your construction footing report comes through quickly, ours took just over 4 weeks.
If you haven’t already visited the Design centre, then call in a few times to…

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