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27 d27 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Review my floor plan please

I would turn the stairs the other way around. This would also make a better sitting area upstairs (instead of it feeling like a wide hallway)
And, swap the toilet and…

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Eaves to be added in working diagrams

It will depend on what your setbacks are as to whether or not you can add eaves to the garage. The setback may be 1200mm which would be why…

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Installing gate in common driveway

Where is your boundary and who pays the rates on the common driveway?

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Garden Size

Depending on the setback from the front and the sides will determine what size to buy. Our house is 254m2 on a 400m2 (12.5 x 32) block and we…

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Garden Size

Are you looking at one or two storeys?

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Facade Lighting - up/down lights vs downlights

You have a similar façade to us. We did up/down lights on the posts, a downlight at the front door and a spotlight (same design as the up/down light) over…

Facade Lighting - up/down lights vs downlights
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2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Help with master bedroom layout

Good luck with whatever you do. I am sure it will look great.

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Help with master bedroom layout

Sorry, didn't realise you had already started the build. Might make it difficult as the framing would have already been ordered.

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Help with master bedroom layout

Not knowing the age of the other people in your house, I have had a play with the plans.
You could then put bi-fold doors onto the study and it…

Help with master bedroom layout
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2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Help with master bedroom layout

Are you using all the upstairs bedrooms for kids?
Who is going to be the main users of the study area?

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Narrow eaves + water pours in when it rains

Our front porch is 1.1m deep and keeps out light rain from coming in the front windows. We live near the water and when the wind is behind the rain,…

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Would you lose a bedroom to gain more living space?

Can I make a suggestion - the Manhattan Two plan would be a better option

The media room is already in the right place. If you flip the orientation of…

Would you lose a bedroom to gain more living space?
5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Would you lose a bedroom to gain more living space?

Do you have a plan of the house?

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

If they are proud to show prospective buyers through your house, they must be very happy with the finishes. You should be getting a quality home.

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Lease

Contact your real estate. Depending on where you are, there are usually a lot of people looking for rentals.

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Is the fence that has been recently put up correct?

That looks right. When you build to boundary, the wall is usually around 15-20cm inside the boundary to allow for the guttering to remain within the property. The…

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Surfmist gutters

We did monument roof with monument gutter, surfmist fascia, surfmist windows and garage door. Our downpipes are the same colour as the walls.

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7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Congratulations.

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7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

I would think accessibility to bathrooms. Makes it a bit more private if you have to go to the toilet and there are people in the lounge.

7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
My builder says I can't have 2 different floor tiles joining

Maybe, you should ask for an explanation. I would think that 2 different tiles may look a bit weird. Is there a reason you don't want to use…

7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

Putting the fridge in the corner gives you more space in the pantry as fridges are usually deeper than shelves. I would look at the space and do what works…

7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

I have had a little play with your plan. Do you have any objections with putting the fridge in the pantry. A lot of displays have this now.
Flip the laundry…

Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry
7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

How tall do they think the retaining wall at the back of the house will be?
And, do you need 2 powder rooms that are the same distance from the living…

Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block
7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
West facing corner block . Please advise

We have a wrap around alfresco (north and west)
After we built, a highset was built next door. We get sun into the family room in the morning for about an…

7 months7 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
West facing corner block . Please advise

We built with Coral and have a large covered outdoor area to the north. We have no problems with light coming into the house. We built the Grange 25 with…

8 months8 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Floor plan feedback

I would extend your scullery to include the scullery and laundry and that way the room marked "Bedroom 4" could be a lot larger.

8 months8 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

It is so exciting when it all comes together.

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8 months8 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Troubles of a North Facing Block

I would go with design 2. You get good natural light through your living areas.

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8 months8 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Then I would definitely get them to fix it.

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