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7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop

Well guess what? After much to-ing and fro-ing Caesarstone have come to the party!!
We are now the proud owners of an Ocean Foam CS bench top. It was the…

Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop
7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Is there a 'Show me your Front Door' thread on here?

Can anyone point me in the right direction if there is, and if there's not, show me your front door!!

7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Quick help needed on Entrance Door handles

My front door is being installed today and I need to rush out and buy handles and locks.
I love this look with a long pull handle and the lock underneath…

Quick help needed on Entrance Door handles
7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Metallic/Auto paint for splashback?

I'm sure I've read here someone who has used auto paint for their splashback. How would you go about choosing a colour? I know I want a deep,…

7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Paint one side of sliding door and stain the other

Does anyone have any pictures they can post of sliding doors stained ones side and painted the other. Also the frame, and if you have two tracks (with fly screen…

7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop

Thanks for your replies everyone. I've emailed the photo to Caesarstone after speaking with our builder. The sales manager is following it up for me. I'll let you all…

7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop

here's the sample on our benchtop.
I've been given the batch number and told to contact caesarstone direct so will do that later today. But in the meantime? Would you…

Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop
7 years7 yearsbrombrom posted:
Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop

Hi everyone,
It's been a while since I've been on here, and in that time, we've abandoned plans to demolish and rebuild, abandoned plans to extend up, out, or up again…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
help with floor tile colours

Given your kitchen will be black and white, I'd go with a mid grey tile. Something like this

help with floor tile colours
8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Knockdown/Rebuild - how far forward can you come?

You'll need to speak with your council as they all have different rules. We are not allowed to come any further forward than the average of the houses either…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Melbourne House Inspector

I've sent you a pm with a contact :D

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Master room paint colour - Pic Pg2

I like these colours - we have very similar in our current house. I think they'd go well with your other chosen things too. Although the lighter colour…

Master room paint colour - Pic Pg2
8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Help me with colour choices for my kitchen/living area

I agree with Kyton. I'd be going with either a white for the cupboards, or perhaps black or a mocha brown like the brown fleck in the granite. …

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Need recomendations - builder Melb (Outer) Eastern Suburbs

Hi everyone,
So we're discovering a few things about our block and the large volume builders that are completely blowing our budget. We're now looking at finding an independent, local-ish…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Building with Burbank...

Hi Everyone,
We're trying to build the Stoneleigh with BB, but as yet haven't got answers from estimating on what the final costs will be for what we thought were fairly…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
HELP! Our tile colour is darker than we thought

I quite like it. I think with a white on white kitchen, the tile will warm up the area a little. What colour is it? I'm taking…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Typical cost of carpet fully installed

Have a look at onlinecarpet.com.au - they have a great quoting tool.

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
shipping containers

For a move I wouldn't bother. We looked into using them for storage for 12 months, but unless you buy one outright, they're not much cheaper than some of…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Anyone ever built the Burbank Stoneleigh without the void?

We've asked Burbank but all 4 displays have the void and they don't have any photos or even diagrams to show us. You'd think that somewhere there'd be some…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Kitchen Colours - Help Please!

I'd do the tower in Lustrous Elm - Love the pic you have posted.

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Simonds Homes problems

Vtac, we had soils tests done last week, and I only know because I watched the guy do one hole out the back. He basically had a post hole…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Give me your opinion about my door handle. PLEASE HELP.lol

That would completely p@#$ me off every single time I looked at, or even thought about it. Good luck getting it changed.

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Are we forgetting anything? Budget for new house build.

Thanks everyone, I've updated my original list with the things we hadn't thought of.
1sthome, do these levies apply if we're building in an established area? And I thought the…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Are we forgetting anything? Budget for new house build.

Hi everyone,
We're very close to signing with Burbank to build the Stoneleigh, after we have demolished our current house. I've been making a list of all the 'extras' that…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
house setbacks are wrong

Wow, what a mess! I have no advice, except that I'd be mentioning it to the builder as soon as possible. Good luck.

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Light colour benchtop verses darker colour benchtop

Sorry I can't help, but I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm also not sure about a white benchtop but I'm not sure why.
A friend has a black…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Installing/organising an electricity supply pit

Thnaks irkj, that's really helpful. For some reason I had a figure of $3k in my head, so it's nice to hear it might be less. Guess who's…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Can you lay second hand floorboards over a slab?

Great, thanks Chippy. Any idea how much we'd be looking at for installation per square metre? We're in Melbourne so I'm sure it will vary, but really trying…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Installing/organising an electricity supply pit

This was mentioned to us very briefly by one of the sales consultants that we spoke to. We're in an existing area with overhead power lines and it was…

8 years8 yearsbrombrom posted:
Can you lay second hand floorboards over a slab?

Thanks everyone, I'll continue to look into it. Greenbuild, will the moisture content of the slab still be an issue with old floorboards? Ours would be about 35…

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