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2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Clarendon Boston 34 design considerations

Our bedroom faces south-east and can be quite warm in the morning during Summer. I am not sure how much time you spend in your bedroom in the afternoon,…

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Setback rules for this corner block

Where are you actually wanting to place the house?

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

It was the MyAir Tablet on the wall. It just died, so they replaced it. The Aircon is great.

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

It would be a warranty claim. Refer to this link -
We had an issue with our aircon controller and we contacted Coral. They gave me the right…

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2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Electrical Plan Critique/Help

I would
1. Add a down light above the kitchen sink and the island bench.
2. Move the power point from the main entry to the hallway near outside the linen closet.
3.…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

It will look great. Just remember that if you put a powerpoint on the island (like we did on the right side of the photo) that you do it…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

No scratches and we have been in for 15 months.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

So, we basically used both the colours you are looking at (very strange)
We used the white on the top because the kitchen is in the middle of the house and…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

We had a great experience. We have been in for 12 months and only a couple of doors that needed tweaking and a couple of paint issues that needed…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

We used Burnished Wood (Matt finish) and White (Silk finish) with Ice Snow Caesarstone for our kitchen.
Love how it looks.
We did glass splashback in the same colour as the wall.

Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish
3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

We built with Coral in Newport. Had a fantastic experience. Obviously on the other side of town, but zero problems.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Builder mistake

I would have an outward swinging door or a cavity slider.
That way it doesn't take up any space within the room

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Which floor plan would you choose to build ?

I prefer the flow of the Burbank

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Which floor plan would you choose to build ?

What is the size of your block. It really depends if you are after back yard or side yard.

4 months4 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Kitchen design advice please

I like your changes to the kitchen.
I would just put cavity sliders on the Theatre though.

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4 months4 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Is it really - PGH Blue Steel Flash Brick ?

I remember when we chose our brick for our last house that we went around the brick centre and I really liked one, but I didn't like the one next…

4 months4 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Tile grout

I remember reading something about this a while ago and it seems that the whiteness was caused by using cleaning products with bleach in them which then bleaches the grout.…

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5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Boundary between properties

I would just put an angle on that part of the retaining wall and then continue to the boundary.

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Suggestions on our floor plan

Just a different suggestion - I would flip the kitchen and meals/ dining with the family room. You can then fit in a large Walk in Pantry. I would…

Suggestions on our floor plan
5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
New house - Interior colors suggestion

It really depends on what you are drawn to. Most people head for warm white (usually have brown undertones) or cool white (which have grey undertones). Personal preference.
Go…

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on floor plans

I think this is an improvement on the original. I remember seeing that one a few weeks ago. It flows really well. You have the biggest kitchen/ butlers…

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help convincing me we didn’t make our house too big!

We lived in a tiny rental while our house was being built and just loved the extra space once we moved in.

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help convincing me we didn’t make our house too big!

That's a great size and the big living/ dining will be fabulous. I love space.

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5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Floor Layout help

I don't think the meals and living will both fit.
Depending on how big your dining table is, if you move the pantry to the side wall of the kitchen, you…

Floor Layout help
5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

We love having the entry to the ensuite via the walk in robe. It means that you can close the door to the WIR and have a shower and…

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5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

I think it is a good size. .

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We had Coral tile our alfresco last year and they don't tile the side.

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Comment on floor plans

I think your floorplan works really well.
Do you need 2 door into the guest ensuite as it doesn't leave anywhere for a towel rail.
One thing I would suggest is…

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Gloss vs Matt floor tiles in wet areas

We have shine tiles (sometimes called lapato). They are a cross between matt and gloss. We have them through the whole house including in the showers and don't…

6 months6 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

Thanks. You don't see all the brick lines once it is painted.

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