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2 d2 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

I have plantation shutters on my front windows. I hate to say it, but I don't like them now and regret it.
Mainly because I didn't consider the aesthetics when…

4 d4 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Gj Gardner Wentworth

Great floorplan, love the facade, it will be a beautiful house when it’s finished but I think you’re going to need a cleaner because it’s huge! 😉
Two points to consider…

5 d5 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
HGWA Brabham

Nice floorplan, flows well, perhaps a bit more storage required. You can never have enough!
The alcove in the hallway to beds 3 and 4, are you using that space…

7 d7 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Bathroom Tiles - ask tiler to install our own bought Tiles a

We elected to tile the kitchen splashback after handover. Only a small job and easy enough to find a local tiler, but we had opted for a very large format…

8 d8 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

Huge improvement to the floorplan, the house actually makes sense now.
Would definitely extend out the kitchen/laundry and bedroom wall to increase room sizes unless there’s a really good reason not…

10 d10 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

Good question, there was a reason but I can’t remember what that was. Something to do with being able to gain access that room in an emergency, eg someone collapses…

11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

Thanks Louise will pitch it to the builder! I took the idea of putting the fridge in the study and doing a stand alone robe in the bedroom. As you…

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11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

I agree with other comments, the kitchen/butlers pantry and laundry need further work. I do think the changes made by Best Specials were an improvement, by having the entry to…

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11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

That floorplan works so much better, plenty of storage throughout, and all living areas look onto the alfresco.
Additional changes I would make are to the windows in bedrooms 2 and…

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11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

I’ll p.m. you a copy of our floorplan. We extended the the living room on both sides, and bedrooms 2 and 3 at the rear. We also aligned the…

11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

I would talk to your salesperson before you go any further. Building a house is an expensive exercise and you want to get it right.
We have built twice before and…

11 d11 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

We built a modified Felixstow Alfresco, which we moved into 6 months ago. We love the floorplan, it flows really well.
So I’m curious why you didn’t build the Myrtle Alfresco,…

17 d17 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Need Floor-plan Feedback/Recommendations Please

Huge improvement. 😊

17 d17 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Battle axe build

We live in SA and built on a battle axe block with a 35m driveway. Additional cost for services came in around $13k including stormwater and sewage disposal. The builder…

17 d17 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Need Floor-plan Feedback/Recommendations Please

Apologies for providing negative feedback, but IMO the house design does not flow well.
Have you drawn this yourself, or had someone do it for you? I’m not sure it makes…

19 d19 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floorplan suggestions

A few suggestions...
1. Don’t swap meals and family rooms over, keep the larger space for the family room it is where you will spend the majority of your time.
2.…

20 d20 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan feedback

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I would not switch your en-suite toilet and shower as you appear to have indicated in your floorplan.
Our en-suite has the same layout and works perfectly. We have full height…

24 d24 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Ceiling cornice

It come down to personal choice and if you can (or want to) pay for an upgrade, which can be costly depending on the size of your house and the…

25 d25 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Hickinbotham Selections - Shower

You just go in, no need for an appointment. However they won’t give you prices.
Take photos of the upgrades you like and then go back and see the salesperson you…

1 month1 monthBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Belga white tiles

We have Belga White tiles on our bathroom floor and are very happy with them. Had never considered them for living areas, or externally, but your photos show how great…

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1 month1 monthBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Timber floor or porcelain tiles

I would go for the engineered timber flooring, choosing a neutral timber that will be future proof to go with new styling and furniture as other trends emerge.
Floor tiles become…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Hickinbotham Selections - Shower

Best advice is to go into the Design centre on North Terrace and check the selections yourself. We visited at least 4 times ahead of our selections appointment and chose…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Please Help!! What colour do you think has been used for the

The house we rented while building had black window frames. The house was only 7 years old and already the frames had faded and in summer particularly, always showed the…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Planning and be Building for Retirement

We moved into our ‘retirement’ house a few months ago, and like you felt the need to downsize and simplify how we live.
However we still wanted to retain well proportioned…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Planning and be Building for Retirement

We moved into our ‘retirement’ house a few months ago, and like you felt the need to downsize and simplify how we live.
However we still wanted to retain well proportioned…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Planning and be Building for Retirement

We moved into our ‘retirement’ house a few months ago, and like you felt the need to downsize and simplify how we live.
However we still wanted to retain well proportioned…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Bedroom size

Also worth remembering that allowing for the wardrobe (usually 700mm depth) the usable floorspace of bedroom 3 will actually be 2800 x 2700. So very small.
I suggest you look at…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Bedroom size

Tallboys have a different purpose to hanging wardrobes in that they have drawers as well as a surface area for storage and display of personal items. (One of my sons…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Bedroom size

Bedroom 3 would take a double bed and 2 bedside tables if located on the wall shown on your floorplan. A QS bed (2030x1525) would be too large.
Also Bedroom 3…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Building in Ingle Farm SA with Statesman Homes

It is a relatively small house so maximising storage is key, and thinking about furniture size and placement in each room is really important. A few suggestions....
- by reducing the…

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