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3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
DJ Roberts

Just wanted to pop back with an update since our build finished. I have to say I couldn't be happier with how everything worked out. DJ Roberts have given us…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Blanco vs ILVE - Oven, Dishwasher & Rangehood

Good work :) Enjoy!

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Opinion on floor plan

Great plan. I would put insulation in the bed 2 walls to reduce noise from laundry and powder room. Also, bed 4 could have the wardrobe lengthened a little while…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Garden Power Tools - Electric vs Petrol?

We have 3 blowers - 1 petrol, 1 electric, 1 battery operated. I would say the electric with cord gets used the most in our household. It has just as…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Ellison by Ausbuild, Albany Creek Brisbane - Paint Done

Very exciting, hope all goes well :)

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3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

As you look from outside to inside the dining room is through the glass doors on the left and the living room through the glass doors on the right. The…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

If you do tiles go with a dark colour. Outdoor tiles are such a pain to keep clean, we had white ones at our old house and they drove me…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

Thanks Tribe. We're nearly there! Deck in the alfresco area went down this week, as well as a small deck on the front porch. Now just need a hot…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Ellison by Ausbuild, Albany Creek Brisbane - Paint Done

Looking forward to seeing your build come together. We are just about finished our house, also in north Brisbane about 5 mins from you. Ours is also a battle-axe…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Anyone else regret building a new home?

Agree with AJW, the core issue is you were shown a sample, picked it in person, then something different installed. The confusion with the name could have been avoided if…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Shower door question

Is there a difference in frameless vs semi frameless vs not frameless? Ours swivels on a point so one small section swings in and the rest swings out. Is…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Anyone else regret building a new home?

I can see your frustration with the carpet, I'd be furious. Did you take any photos on the day by any chance? I know I was all excited and wanted…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Outdated patio and pool area - need inspiration/help!

Also, a water feature would look lovely cascading down one of your rock walls

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Outdated patio and pool area - need inspiration/help!

Also, a water feature would look lovely cascading down one of your rock walls

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Outdated patio and pool area - need inspiration/help!

You've got a lot to work with. The pool is a really nice formal shape and the patio area is a good size. I actually like the pool retaining wall.…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Hello! New member. First time home builder!

Congratulations Brodie, good luck :)

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Hello! New member. First time home builder!

Congratulations Brodie, good luck :)

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Stuck on internal paint colours for our outdated house

It's strange, I tried it in 1/2 strength and it looked terrible - all creamy and not grey at all. But in full strength it was perfect

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Stuck on internal paint colours for our outdated house

I've been really happy with Dulux Casper White. It is a lovely grey with no blue hint to it. I also really like Dulux Vanilla Quake 1/2. It is more…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Anyone else regret building a new home?

I would expect something called Silver Spoon to be Grey. 100%. Having said that I always cross-checked everything so I didn't run into any surprises. Unfortunately you have to be…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

Some photos at night
Stairs
Pendants over stairs
Kitchen
Upstairs living

Study
Laundry
Powder room
Downstairs living
Outside

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

Our builder has been really kind and allowed us access over the shut-down period to move some of our furniture and bigger items into the house. We are so grateful…

Our new home in Brisbane's north
3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

How long did you have it MrBee? I've been scared off Sir Walter because last time I had it and it was beautiful for the first couple of years but…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

Landscaping week this week! Fences are in, gates tomorrow, gardens mostly done, next is turf. I still can't decide between Empire Zoysia or good old couch. And if we do…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Blanco vs ILVE - Oven, Dishwasher & Rangehood

We had Blanco appliances throughout our kitchen in our last house. We had nothing but trouble with every one of them. Our oven had to be repaired numerous times for…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Building with Ben Trager - N.O.R.

Love your floor plan, great use of space. What's the total sq m? Have you thought about extending the alfresco to carry over in front of the kitchen window? It…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Our new home in Brisbane's north

Christmas Eve... Aaargh... We might have had our beautiful new home now if I wanted it. Did we make the right decision? I sooooo would have loved it but trying…

3 years3 yearsBjhfBjhf posted:
Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes

Our ensuite. Not finished yet but getting there.

Grey Bathroom Colour Schemes
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