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13 d13 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Drop Edged beam for Council but not CDC

Thanks
These are the drawings I signed off on my contract. If Im reading them correcty, there is no indication of drop Edge Beams. To be honest, I dont have…

14 d14 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Drop Edged beam for Council but not CDC

Hoping someone can explain to me something as I feel like Ive been taken for a ride.
Long story short we failed CDC because of from setbacks (about 1m). I spoke…

21 d21 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Knockdown - What to do with existing materials and parts?

Did it over a few weeks, house was empty, we'd moved out. Some of the time I just let people in and took the cash before they dismantled. Other times…

23 d23 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Knockdown - What to do with existing materials and parts?

I sold just about everything, even things I didn't expect. Outdoor plants, hedges, powerpoints, ceiling fans, solar panels, hot water systems even a 30 year old ducted air con unit…

24 d24 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

However, the challenge they have is proving delays are a result of COVID19.

25 d25 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

With the coronavirus impacting the global market, I think shipping from China or even Europe now may be delayed. Builders obviously don't want their builds to go over allotted…

25 d25 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

I think you'll find your quote from them is not time based. So you can shop around for a few months while the build is going on and then go…

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25 d25 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

So if I understand you correctly, if plans go to DA, council civil engineer will approve designs and inspect and certify the work once done?

25 d25 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

Ive PMd you.

25 d25 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

I was under the impression whoever built it should be able to certify their own work, assuming they are qualified to do the work in the first place.

26 d26 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Hydraulics engineer question

So basically he’s going to charge you to give you approvals of his own design? The whole hydraulics industry is criminal. Who built the system?

30 d30 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
acrylic water based gloss not smooth finish

Add a some water to the paint.

30 d30 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Gas or induction hot plate?

Induction is far superior in every manner unless you are a regular wok user. Better control, safer with no open flames, faster heat up and cleaning an induction cooktop is…

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30 d30 dBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Can’t get over the sand. Lol. Complete opposite over here on the east coast with reactive clay.

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

laid? Or plus labour. Thanks

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Love your driveway. Do you mind me asking what that costs sqm? Stunning.

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
New Build Extras Cost

Rule of thumb. Add a min 25% to your base price

1 month1 monthBrickfaceBrickface posted:
What have you done after handover and is it worth it?

I sat with my electrician (cousin) and went over the plans in detail. We mapped out the total electrical plan, then marked what he can do vs what they need…

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Yep. thats a lot of money for a bit of 40x30mm off cut with a couple screws each side.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
What have you done after handover and is it worth it?

Single or double story?
Electrical any and everywhere you can.
Butlers pantry would also be a significant saving. Just get them cap off the pluming.
Carpet
Are you doing a knock down.…

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae

Who was your sales person and client liaison officer?

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Landscaper for Onsite Water Retention

Bumping this. Living Edge Landscapes didn't come back to me after a few follow ups.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Cremorne 35 with Eden Brae

Wow. 20K+ staircase. Damn, good win there!

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

How often do you use it? We never use the microwave, so threw it in the WIP. If you use it alot, put it where its accessible.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Whirly bird or solar roof ventilation

They are extraction. But the air needs to come from where.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Basic cost prices

Budget to spend another 20-25% of the base price minimum.

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Two tone kitchen ideas needed

Pinterest is your friend

2 months2 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Knock down rebuild hidden costs

Hydraulics and storm wAter retention pits

3 months3 monthsBrickfaceBrickface posted:
Black tapware for a rental property

They look good but the powder coat does chip. They also show dust more.

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