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2 d2 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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.…

15 d15 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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…

16 d16 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Laminex Burnished Wood Silk Finish

No scratches and we have been in for 15 months.

17 d17 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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…

17 d17 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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…

17 d17 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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
17 d17 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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.

20 d20 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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

22 d22 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Which floor plan would you choose to build ?

I prefer the flow of the Burbank

23 d23 dbestspecialsbestspecials 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.

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials 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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2 months2 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…

2 months2 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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2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Boundary between properties

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

2 months2 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
2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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.

3 months3 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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3 months3 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
3 months3 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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3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

I think it is a good size. .

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

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

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

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

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

I have added 2 photos of our house - one before painting
and one after painting
Our render looked exactly like yours before painting. I hope this puts your mind at ease..

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3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

That looks exactly how ours did after rendering. It was then painted and looks perfect.

4 months4 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Gj gardener Brisbane north

I know of 2 people in last 9 months who built with GJ Gardner (one at Narangba and one at Newport) and both unhappy. Not sure which franchise though.

5 months5 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Open Plan Family/Kitchen/Dining/Alfresco-TV & couch position

Option 1 creates a much bigger space and when you are sitting on the couch, you can can still enjoy the outside space.

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