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Joined 25 March 2019
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2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

in my case it will be over 3M from the closes point of the house. I am told we don't need any additional protection.

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

We made the internal dimensions smaller. The external ones stayed the same. I have big rooms anyway so it didn't bother me.
I also initially upgraded the frame spacing to be…

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

Eden Brae, but the others were prepared to do it too.
What I found is that sales and admin don't know much about "non-standard" things, unless they cam across it in…

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

I did. Cost me about $800 to upgrade on a 42sq house

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
What tree to plant

Hello everyone.
The council has provided me the approval to remove a tree on my property (which is causing me issues) with the condition of planting another tree (anywhere on the…

What tree to plant
2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

The sewer is 1.6m deep. My pool builder is telling me that if the pool is deeper than the sewer (which is the case) then it can be at 1m…

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

I like pools close to the house too. My issue here though is there will be a passage between the pool and the house, and I want to know whether…

2 months2 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Distance between House and Pool

Hello everyone. I was hoping to get some feedback on my proposed pool and house position. I have a sewer line at the back of the block, thus limiting how…

4 months4 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

I got it now, thank you!

4 months4 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Thanks darb74. Are you able to elaborate on the relocation of powerpoints ans switches. Maybe point an example on my plans as I am a bit confused....

4 months4 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

thanks for the tips. I have two of these on the stairs (connected to a sensor light) and I'm not overly happy with the fact that each light costs 350…

4 months4 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Plan Feedback

Hello everyone!
I was hoping I could get some feedback on my electrical plans if possible. I've tried to implement all the feedback I read on this forum but am worried…

5 months5 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Appointment Tips

this is a great idea. thanks for that brokenstick.

5 months5 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Electrical Appointment Tips

Hello the brains trust!
I've recently signed up with a project builder and have my electrical appointment next week (completed my colours/kitchen appointments this week). From the appointments I completed this…

7 months7 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Can you ‘upgrade’ frame with project builder?

I am currently Considering a couple of project builders (Metricon and Eden Brae) and while both of them (they say) use 90mm external wall frames, I was wondering what is…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

That’s great! Thank you.

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Would be great if you could take a few photos of the large open space from family end, kitchen and entry hall. I struggle a bit with the dining table…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

This looks like elyse 42, is that right?
I’m keen to know what people have done with 36/38....

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

This is what we had in mind too but despite extending the space a bit, the size of the family room is only about 3.5 m deep and over 5…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

What has everyone building the elyse done with the ground floor layout? The standard layout has too much light into the kitchen blocked by the theater, moving the theater to…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

Thank you.
On our modified plan (which I haven’t loaded as it has too much writing on it) we’ve actually extended the garage and put in a shower to…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

What about these two options?
The top on is the same house as my original post, just the kitchen swapped and droping the theatre and moving the study behind the garage.
I…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

the main reason we went with this size was the 36sq house plus our additions making it a 38sq. I guess it came down to budget, a larger house would…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

I can change the plans, although I’ve paid the tender fee, the builder is reasonably flexible with me changing the layout, as long as I don’t touch the stairs.
My…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

Thanks for the reply. This is the standard plan from which I modified. I had two problems with it, Dining table being in the way of walking through the house…

Feedback on the plans
8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

Thanks for all the ideas guys, I’ve got a bit of work to do

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

there is a balcony off the master bed, not on the plans but it will provide the required shade. Bed 4 is spare, not sure if we will ever use…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

thank you for the quick reply. Do you mind clarifying "but I would also look at re positioning the door off the hallway to the end where the bathroom is…

8 months8 monthsBoroBoro posted:
Feedback on the plans

thanks for the quick reply.
North is at the front of the house.
The plan with the Theatre is to have it as a kids play room for a few years, wife…

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