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3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Flapping Noise Coming Through From Exhaust Fans

Ah I see. Thanks for that :)

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Flapping Noise Coming Through From Exhaust Fans

Ah so you’re saying this is normal and of no concern?
Also it looks like the backflow flaps are inside so even if it is opening and closing, no rain should…

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Flapping Noise Coming Through From Exhaust Fans

Hi,
Just noticed that on windy days there’s a flapping noise coming through from the externally flumed exhaust fans.
Is this normal? Because I don’t remember our rental having any noise.
I’m not…

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Instantaneous HWS in a new house - gas or electrical?

We’re building in WA and didn’t want any gas at all because maybe one day we could install a tesla battery wall and use all/most of out energy needs from…

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Double glazed or laminate windows?

Here is the set up of our double glazing windows done with laminate for one pane and a eco plus pane for thermal benefits.
Just got installed today and I got…

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Neighbour built on zero boundary

Yup exactly this. I had a friend go through a similar situation where the neighbours garage wall was 200mm into their land. The neighbour’s builder had to knock down that…

3 years3 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Concept Plan

Wow that looks like an amazing plan. Very unique I like it a lot

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Double glazed or laminate windows?

You can have both laminate and low e coating added to your double glazing along with argon gas.
Here is our double glazing setup:

Double glazed or laminate windows?
4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What stage are Pilings Installed?

Oh thanks for the reply. I remember asking my inspector at the slab inspection pre-pour about the piling and he said it’s installed later.
So either he didn’t know what he…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What stage are Pilings Installed?

Hi anyone know what stage the pilings are installed?
I assumed it was be at the slab stage but it wasn’t and now they have started the brickwork.
See pic below for…

What stage are Pilings Installed?
4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Surfmist vs other whites for external colours

Here are a few pics I found with dark bricks and surfmist garage.

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4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

In our rental we have floor to ceiling tiling (fully tiled) and there is tiles behind the vanity and mirror.

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

WOWZA! Very pretty indeed! Btw do you have an instagram page for your build?

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4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
HIA contract advice

Yes this is normal to prevent thief during the build. Not sure about the others

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Is my potential double garage build too small?

Nope they actually had to make the garage door smaller from 5.2 to 5.1 because of council requirements

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Is my potential double garage build too small?

Ended up with a 6,090 x 6,700 garage with a 5,110 wide opening for the door.

Is my potential double garage build too small?
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4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
House designs for a square block

Search up “Squat lot floorplans” on google and you’ll get a lot of ideas for square block designs.
I’m a big fan of squat lot designs because you can get…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Roof Range hood installation

It depends on the model. What model are you getting? Some of their rangehood models can be up upwards of $2000+
Make sure you get them to specify the model number…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Change to Floorplan after signing PPA

Yes you can make structural changes but depending on the builder it might cost a fee.
I even made structural changes after the HIA contract was signed and after we got…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Building a Rawson home at Wyee, Central Coast.

What colour combination is your roof and gutter?
Looks like basalt roof and monument gutters?

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Help! How to decide on a builder without quotes

Yeah weird. I just contacted another builder today and was told if I wanted an initial quote that would cost me $500, and was told it would take over a…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Tile insert shower grates - injury risk

Yeah we have the 900mm tile insert shower grate in our rental and never had an issue with it while taking a shower.
However when I went to clean it like…

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4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Penalties for cancelling before preliminary works assessment

My experience is that the PPA is not the same as the HIA contract and you can walk away but you will lose your deposit.
In terms of being charged further…

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?

Yeah that’s what I was worried about. If you look at the pic above, they recommend the entire wall of the cavity slider to be water proofed as well.

4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?

Hi I was quoted close to $5k to upgrade our ensuite and bathroom to floor to ceiling tiling and when I asked why it was almost the same price as…

Water Proofing for Floor to Ceiling Tiling?
4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
What is the cost to upgrade to a garage door like this?

Yeah I asked for a garage upgrade and was quote just over $5k for the upgrade
https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/89639_1592568149.jpeg
This was the type i wanted. Centurion Architectural Garage Door Series

What is the cost to upgrade to a garage door like this?
4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Narrow Block - 7.5m Frontage - Hammond Park WA

I think double garage is fine. If anything it can be used as extra storage space.
Can’t put windows east because that’s a boundary wall.
If you really wanted more natural…

Narrow Block - 7.5m Frontage - Hammond Park WA
4 years4 yearsBobjaneBobjane posted:
Kitchen layout - U or Island

Yeah it depends on where the kitchen is placed. Show the full pic. By the looks of it your kitchen is placed in the corner so a U shaped kitchen…

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