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2 d2 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Rainwater tank/Stormwater

Thanks again, rather than try to answer only 1 or 2 Qs....I might do some measuring and photos tomorrow and report back in with everything. Cheers

2 d2 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

CEILING INSULATION
We had our insulation team arrive early yesterday to start 'blowing in' the cellulose ceiling insulation. We had already put up 'perimeter batts' around the main living zones…

2 d2 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

No problem, and yes I'm confident with some more discussions & info beforehand you will get a good outcome.
For us I am sitting here a bit frustrated to be honest.…

2 d2 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Rainwater tank/Stormwater

Hi all (esp. @SaveH2O), here are the images I took today of the tank setup. A couple of things I thought were weird include the pump housing is not attached…

2 d2 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Hi Newy-Jan,
I'm glad now we can at least help others going down the vinyl plank path. Basically what I would suggest now is…

3 d3 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Rainwater tank/Stormwater

Thanks a lot for that info. I just took some images and will post them up tonight. Cheers

3 d3 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Rainwater tank/Stormwater

Sorry to 'borrow' someone else's thread, but I have a quick question regarding our own water tank setup. Just gone in, and I notice no 'first flush' device.…

3 d3 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Hi StorewallAU . Nothing mentioned as yet by our site supervisor. But normally when he's sorting out stuff like this he…

4 d4 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Cornice Choice

If you contact a retail plaster business, they can give you list prices for different cornices. I did this when we were trying to work out rough costs…

4 d4 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

APPLIANCES FITTED....AND THE KITCHEN SINK
Over the past couple of days we've had the electricians back to install the ovens and a few final tweaks to the electrical setup on the…

5 d5 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Yes it looks like a great house with a great outlook, and a relatively painless building experience by the sound of it.

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7 d7 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Which builder is good in Bendigo for house and land packages

hi, best thing to do is try and find some people who have built (or currently building) with some companies and gauge actual customer experience directly. If you…

7 d7 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

EXTRA CABINETRY INSTALLED
We had our additional cabinetry installed onsite late last week also. We had three separate areas setup, including:
Hallway cupboard (incl. 'network' equipment shelf)
Small study nook desk and…

8 d8 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

SPLIT SYSTEMS GETTING INSTALLED
We are installing 3 split system reverse cycle air-conditioners as 'owner supplied' items. We are using a company recommended to us by our builder, and they…

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10 d10 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

VINYL FLOORING INSTALLED
Our vinyl planks were installed into the following areas of the house over the past couple of days:
Entry
Hallways (both main and the small one leading to the boys…

12 d12 ddarb74darb74 posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Yeah I'm a bit jealous (looks great!) as we are currently getting driveway quotes organised ourselves, and trying to keep costs down so just considering normal concrete.
Not sure what area…

12 d12 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Yep that was our thoughts exactly, because we already had a shower niche we figured if we put the screen on the shower side, then the top of nib wall…

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12 d12 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Hi Hillsbuilds, I really like your external details and colours. It actually reminds me a bit of some of the houses…

12 d12 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Howdy Hillsbuilds, yep the screen is going to run flush on the shower side of that 1000mm high nib wall, like this:
One…

Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria
12 d12 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

FLOORING INSTALL TODAY?
I think our vinyl plank flooring is due to be installed today. I dropped around to the house late last night after picking up my son from basketball…

15 d15 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

CARPENTRY FINAL FIX & VINYL FLOOR PREP
We had a fair bit of action on the house this week, and today in particular.
Plumbing fit-off a couple of day ago (still…

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16 d16 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Comment on floor plans

Hi,
Nice looking house plan from a functional living perspective. From an energy efficient perspective, the main challenges I can see are:
Garage taking up previous north aspect
Guest bed/bathroom taking up…

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19 d19 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Hi brightstarshine
Thanks, yeah the tiling has come up really well.
No we didn't get any floor waste's in WC (or anywhere else). …

19 d19 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

TILE GROUTING COMPLETED
Our tiler finished the grouting off yesterday, and we're happy with both the workmanship and how all the colours have come up. Considering our tiles are all…

19 d19 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Brisbane - Building and Energy Efficient Home

Firstly I am a bit concerned about the 70mm stud walls, geez even our 90mm stud walls seem a bit flimsy to me! For brick veneer, I would strongly…

20 d20 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Looking good. Wow, that bathroom (or ensuite?) looks massive! I'm not sure we could even swing a cat around in ours, lol.
Kitchen setup also looks nice…

20 d20 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

TILING READY FOR GROUT
We dropped in early Saturday to work out grout colours with the tiler. Overall I think we have 3 different 'Mapei' colours going in:
White (100) -…

20 d20 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Awesome thanks, that gives us a good reference point for our plumber meeting Tuesday.
So when is your move-in date at this point? We are still thinking we are 6-7…

21 d21 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Hi Alymei,
I like your shower setup, and we are hoping to do something similar with ours in terms of shower head type etc.…

21 d21 ddarb74darb74 posted:
Kitchen tiled splashback....what grout colour?

...well funnily enough when I dropped into National Tiles this morning to collect some more tiles, the guy that served me said our tiler who ordered the additional tiles was…

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