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12 h12 hBebbsyBebbsy posted:
First Home Build - Mount Barker

We are building the Felixstow Alfresco, it’s slightly modified as we added 700mm to the entire back of the house, and 500mm to the right side, so that wall aligns…

13 h13 hBebbsyBebbsy posted:
First Home Build - Mount Barker

We’re building at Kersbrook, it’s not on fill and we do have some clay but the land is totally flat. During the quoting process we were informed that the slab…

15 h15 hBebbsyBebbsy posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

Thanks for the tip, that’s very helpful.

15 h15 hBebbsyBebbsy posted:
First Home Build - Mount Barker

Good luck with your build.
We are also with Statesman and also failed the energy assessment, we had to change the size of windows in bedrooms 2, 3&4, add low…

18 h18 hBebbsyBebbsy posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

The Electrolux is one of the models I have been looking at, read a couple of negative reviews but they are outweighed by the rest.

1 d1 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

Interesting you recommend the Freezer doors because we looked at an LG fridge on the weekend and liked the 2 doors to the freezer, providing really good visibility into the…

5 d5 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

Starting to look for a new French door fridge / freezer with plumbed in water dispenser and ice maker.
Have read a lot of reviews and quite surprised the number of…

7 d7 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

Which company is giving the 20 year guarantee, If it’s the brick manufacturer then likely that’s ok. But if the builder or another company, whose to say they will still…

9 d9 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Your house looks fantastic, you must be very happy with how it has turned out.
Have you got any quotes for your pergola yet?

16 d16 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

We actually went with the nuance finish, so it has a wood grain texture.

16 d16 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Although the photo may not show the true colour, Basalt is actually a dark grey, it is not dark blue.

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17 d17 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I am going through colour selection with Carlisle and I am having a difficult time deciding between white (safe colour) or burnished wood (dark colour) for my kitchen cabinets.
Thinking…

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
22 d22 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Common trench for services

Hi, can anyone advise how it worked on their own new build with trenching from the house to the road for water supply, sewage pipes, stormwater pipes, electricity, phone (NBN)…

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1 month1 monthBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Design and Orientation (Pic attached) - any advice welcome!

I love your design, it’s deceptively simple but very functional.
The only slight negative is bedrooms 2 and 3 are just a tad small and if you could add an extra…

1 month1 monthBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Building a new home in W.A.

$4k to tile those areas seems very cheap, especially given the labour cost.
Having said that, to charge you $8k more to increase the tile size does appear excessive.

1 month1 monthBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Building a new home in W.A.

How many rooms is the builder actually tiling?
(You could compromise and have 400mm tiling in the laundry, would save you money and probably not such an important room to…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Love that barn style sliding door, and your vinyl planks look great, do you know if they are 5mm thickness and glue down or looselay?

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

I see you are installing vinyl planks in your lovely new house, what manufacturer and colour did you decide on?

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Suggestions on our floor plan

The changes suggested above would give you more usable space in the areas you need it most. Also consider changing the window in the meals area to be a sliding…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Advice on floor plans

I prefer option 2, the floorplan has a better flow. However the WIP now off the laundry does not make sense.
Do you really need the pantry given the…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Coral Homes Building issues in Sydney, NSW

When you see such poor workmanship, you wonder just where do these builders get their tradies?

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Layout help

I saw the 2 sinks and wondered why you would need them. Especially in a house this size.
So just have one sink under the window.
I like Gillybean’s photo of the…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Layout help

My suggestion is to get a tape measure and check the kitchen and dining spaces in the house you are currently living in. Then you have something to compare to.
Other…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Layout help

Most dining tables are 1m across, allowing for chairs either side and also space to walk around the chairs when people are seated, I don’t think you will have enough…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Layout help

Photo?

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Layout help

Have you worked out where your dining table and chairs will be located? And your living room sofas and TV?

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3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Looks fantastic.

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Private Building inspector

Any recommendations for a building inspector in Adelaide?

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Is this poor framework??

Doesn’t look structurally sound. I would be sending a couple of those photos to your SS.

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

What a beautiful home in such a scenic setting. Enjoy!

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