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8 d8 dBudapestBudapest posted:
A Hebel KDR project we finished this year

Looks excellent - great work!

21 d21 dBudapestBudapest posted:
exposed aggregate concrete in alfresco area

We are considering exposed agg in the alfresco for our build.
It sees danandmel and Debra50 are no longer circulating - has anyone gone down this path? Comments?

27 d27 dBudapestBudapest posted:
Doors - internal and external

Look at Agnew and Bowens building supplies online - the retail prices I have seen on their site isn't much more than the builder gets them for (for the limited…

27 d27 dBudapestBudapest posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
We have been looking more intently now - I've been pleasantly surprised about pricing so far.
Mostly we have looked at the hybrid (with interlock, 0.5mm wear later and built…

27 d27 dBudapestBudapest posted:
Facade help!

Maybe try find a similar general design on this visualiser to play with colours/finishes?
https://australbricks.com.au/ivisualise ... s/?loc=nsw

28 d28 dBudapestBudapest posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Sounds fair - thanks!

28 d28 dBudapestBudapest posted:
Building & Developing A Duplex In North Ryde

Is 32 MPa concrete for the footings standard for that size house?
Our footings and slab (internal, on ground) are both 20 MPa, but the standard notes have slab suspended slab…

1 month1 monthBudapestBudapest posted:
KDR - Custom Build - Perth

Our demo company originally handled the approval with council, and were scheduling around that - we moved out October 10. The next week we disconnected power and gas, and the…

1 month1 monthBudapestBudapest posted:
KDR - Custom Build - Perth

Bricks started today.

1 month1 monthBudapestBudapest posted:
Noisy Door Handles

Bit of an odd one - hoping someone can help.
We are choosing door hardware for our new build. Where we are living during our KDR is less than 4 years…

2 months2 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Top Leading | Weighing Equipment Supplier in Australia

Having seen the building prices, I might have to get into a side hustle that requires accurate measurement of small and powdery items, so the post isn't totally useless....

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2 months2 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
KDR - Custom Build - Perth

Hi all!
After a year of planning we are finally on our way with our build.
We bought a 3x1 half of a duplex back in early 2018. We did a…

2 months2 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
DA Application Cost Estimate

We have just started our build - it was a duplex half that had to be knocked down and tie into the remaining common wall. Block was an odd shape…

3 months3 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Thank you very much Michelle - much appreciated!

3 months3 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle!
We have just started building in Perth. It's through a family friend and we are quite involved and for a lot of items its a case of find what…

4 months4 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Initial Site handover responsibilities

Our demo contract includes a 850mm rake depth.
A friend is building with a project builder and they require 700mm

4 months4 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
FSR - Right of Carriageway

My (very limited) understanding is that it depends on how the battle axe is split up.
If you have a 'common property' like this (https://ibb.co/Smwgqqf) both 37…

5 months5 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Gas abolishment?

I’m not sure if you can disconnect before you move.
Our demo company said to only do it when property is vacant, but doesn’t mean the gas company won’t do it.…

6 months6 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Waiting for Demo - house/land insurance?

Cheers
Was able to get Youi insurance for an unoccupied home, paid monthly ($72 pcm) so all good, can cancel policy when the house get's demo'd finally!

7 months7 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Waiting for Demo - house/land insurance?

Thanks for the reply.
What sort of insurance will you be looking at? Building? Liability? I don't think a normal building policy will suit as its unoccupied?

7 months7 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Waiting for Demo - house/land insurance?

Hi All,
We are doing a KDR in Perth. We moved out mid October but our demolition has been delayed for at least another month - I will be shocked if…

9 months9 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Double glazing worth the $$ in Perth?

Has anyone dealt with double glazing enough to have an indication on pricing difference per m^2 between standard, super glass and double glazing?
We targeting a 7 star rating for our…

11 months11 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
LED Downlights and Dimmers - My Experience

Hi all, my question is kind of related and didnt want to start another thread.
I am looking at lighting layout for our new build.
In the living and dining we…

12 months12 monthsBudapestBudapest posted:
Invasion of privacy WA

Can you measure the setback and wall lengths on the weekend to see how they compare to the table structural guy referenced?
Are there any other rules that people know of…

1 year1 yearBudapestBudapest posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thanks twylamc - much appreciated!

1 year1 yearBudapestBudapest posted:
Cost of Knock Down Rebuild vs Buying New House ?

We are in the final planning stages of KDR in Perth. We actually bought the land with that in mind - didn't want to stretch the mortgage to get house…

1 year1 yearBudapestBudapest posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thanks for the response twylamc
Interesting you say that about the gap between the hotplate and edge, that's been the discussion point on another…

1 year1 yearBudapestBudapest posted:
SINK & COOKTOP ON SAME BENCH

Thanks for the feedback.
My wife and I worked through a few more things.
We agree with your 300mm gap from edge to hotplate so have used that, so we are…

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