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2 d2 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

It’s very close to what I was looking for! Thanks
Do you know what builder/house that was in?
I’d be interested to see it in some more detail.

3 d3 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

Yes, is 20mm Silestone (Eternal Calcutta Gold) with 60mm edge, mitre joined.
Polar white cabinetry below.

3 d3 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

We are building with a major builder, so don’t have access to their cabinetmakers directly.
Here is what they originally specced for us, we would like to keep the same…

3 d3 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

So do the push to open drawers with soft close work well? I didn’t realise you can have soft close with push to open- I thought you would have to…

3 d3 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

Thanks for the pics
We have push to open for linen cupboards at the moment, but I can imagine bumping them open all the time- do you find it an issue?
What…

Shadowline and handleless island bench
4 d4 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

Thanks for the reply
That’s pretty much the idea. How do you open the drawers and cupboards? Are they push to open? Would you be able to show that in a…

4 d4 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

Hi all. We have specced a 60mm Stone benchtop, a 16mm shadowline and also L profile handleless draw fronts to our island bench.
We have been told it doesn’t work and…

27 d27 ddoogs82doogs82 posted:
Help with facade materials and colours

Hi all, we are building a heavily modified UE home on a corner block and as such we have a custom facade. Our sales consultant has done a great job…

6 years6 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Silver Birch yellow leaves

Hi, I planted 3x 8 foot silver birches in august and one is starting to get yellow leaves, and I also noticed that a couple of the lower branches…

Silver Birch yellow leaves
6 years6 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Can a commercial gas boiler be used as a spa heater?

Hi, I have recently purchased a Raypak 427BMM gas boiler and I was hoping to utilise it as a spa heater.
Input 420 MJ/HR
Output 94 kW
Is there any reason I could…

6 years6 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

Thanks! I know what I don't want (something that looks un cohesive) but haven't really set in stone the plan yet. We were minus a letterbox, so that was priority…

Ideas on facade update please
6 years6 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

I see your point, but to hide them, they would have to go red, I havent seen that done to good effect around here, although I have seen houses with…

6 years6 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

. We moved into our new home last week, and have been busy making changes...rebuilt the courtyard fence, made a letter box, and looking at putting in that…

Ideas on facade update please
7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

As promised, some more pics of the immediate area around the house....
The front porch needs extending for sure
What colour would you go for the downpipes and porch?, would a grey/…

7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

The outlook from the from is more a traditional one, old oak trees lining the streets, wider than average street, nice green lawns and lots of foliage... This house stands…

7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Driveway/Garage- minimum access size for turn in

Gavin: having... iPhone auto correct at its best

7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Driveway/Garage- minimum access size for turn in

Missy P, that idea became the least of our worries when the building quote came in almost 200k over budget....we had a long hard think about building there and decided…

7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

The front garden does need a substantial change! I'll have to start looking at designing something there, and I'm not a big fan of the path atm, so that…

7 years7 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Ideas on facade update please

We have recently purchased a home of which we love the inside, but feel the exterior is pretty bland. The house is only two years old, so we dont want…

Ideas on facade update please
8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Driveway/Garage- minimum access size for turn in

Rockabilly, agreed... Although, trying to cater for my wife, who isn't too keen on anything other than straight in and easy. Not that she cant do it, more that she…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Driveway/Garage- minimum access size for turn in

Wrexter and chrisandkate,I actually tried something similar last night with some wheelie bins acting as the fence and if I was having to back out straight until i was out…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Driveway/Garage- minimum access size for turn in

Hi, I was showing someone the site drawings of our future build,(side access on a corner/sloping block- with garage underneath living areas) and he made a comment regarding the distance…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Oven

I was speaking to one of the camberwell electrics reps at the home show (at the V-Zug stand) and she couldnt speak highly enough about the "paris" 76cm 104 ltr…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Mixing timber and aluminium doors and windows

Hi, just wondering if it would look strange to have timber lift and slide D/G panels next to aluminium louvre and awning windows? We don't think we can get aluminium…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Same $, do you get more value from higher end appliances?

chrisandkate, we have a 900mm gas cooktop at the moment, and I find that after I put a large frypan on the main burner, that it pretty much rules out…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Same $, do you get more value from higher end appliances?

Thanks all for the informative feedback!
Went back to the showroom to look at it all with a fresh head and taking your opinions into account and we are seriously…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Larger induction cooktop than 900mm?

I was wondering if anyone manufactures a larger induction cooktop than 900 mm? 1200 would be ideal, just looking at all our options...
Thanks
Doogs82

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Same $, do you get more value from higher end appliances?

Hi, I just wanted to know if anyone could tell me if they thought that you got more value out of using higher end appliances vs getting more, less high…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Dishwasher with cutlery drawer and room for tall glasses

Looking at the seimens variodrawer range at e&s yesterday...They have a cutlery draw on top and the rack below that can be height adjusted individually on each side (making the…

8 years8 yearsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Rough price difference between lockup and finished stages.

Thanks for that guys, I would assume there would be a little difference between lockup living and a large open garage space, but I guess I will see when the…

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