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9 months9 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Anyone installing Quantum Next gen range of Vinyl planks ?

We installed Amsterdam 15 months ago into our newly constructed house. It is a great product, very hard wearing and easy to clean.
Having now been through one summer and two…

9 months9 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Quantum Next Gen vinyl planks

We laid Quantum planks in Amsterdam and very pleased with the result. I borrowed a couple of sample planks from a local retailer and that really helped in our decisionmaking.…

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9 months9 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Quantum Vinyl Planks by Proline

We installed Quantum planks 18 months ago on a concrete floor and have huge glass sliding doors, we have had no fading from the sun. It is very easy to…

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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

Val G. if that is your own design, it will cost more than if you went for a standard Statesman design which you then modified to suit your needs.

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

A couple of things to look out for.
1. The base price of the house you are planning to build might be around $150k, but by the time you have made…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

We built with Statesman and moved into our house last February. Very happy with the quality of the build.
We did visit the site every other day and picked up a…

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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Double Garage VS Extra bedroom?

Definitely go for the double garage. Off street parking is really important to home buyers, and these days there are more 2 car families than ever before.

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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
living and dining orientation

We have built 3 houses over the last 20 years, each with large project home builders in Adelaide. Each house was based on an existing design with some modifications specific…

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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Quote for partition shower screen - is it unreasonable?

The shower alcove in our main bathroom is 2400mmx1000mm. Unsure if it’s the same as you call a partition wall, but we have what our builder describes as nib walls…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
living and dining orientation

Has this floorplan been built as a display home that you can visit and actually walk through? You need to be able to envision living in this house.
Unless you are…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

Looking at your two photos, whatever they treated your bricks with appears to have made it far worse.

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

We moved into our house 8 months ago. We have had a similar issue with our PGH Oyster bricks, nowhere near as bad as yours though.
Ours have discoloured without patches…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

What bricks are they?

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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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2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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,…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Need Floor-plan Feedback/Recommendations Please

Huge improvement. 😊

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

2 years2 yearsBebbsyBebbsy 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…

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