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3 months3 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Metricon Laguna 37 Kingston, southern Sydney

Thanks so much for posting more pictures!
What facade did you go with?

3 months3 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Metricon Laguna 37 Kingston, southern Sydney

Hi Camilla, we are considering building either the Laguna37 or the 34.
Do you have any more recent pics you could share?
Thanks again

3 months3 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Contracts signed-subject to Bank Val-

Thanks for the input so far guys. It’s very much appreciated.
We have formally written back to our builder informing them that had we received the full pricing in the contract…

4 months4 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Contracts signed-subject to Bank Val-

Hi, we signed our building contract with our builder subject to satisfactory bank valuation by our bank. The bank valuation came in quite a bit lower than we expected- to…

5 months5 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Fixed panel under induction cooktop- hard to change to drawe

Correct me if I’m wrong, but that drawing is to fit a draw under the cooktop, there was another drawing showing clearances if an undermount oven were fitted.
Pretty sure it’s…

5 months5 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Fixed panel under induction cooktop- hard to change to drawe

We have a 40mm stone top, so was hoping we can do this...as per the manufacturers drawings.
I’ll ask if we can have the fixed panel as a removable fixed panel.

Fixed panel under induction cooktop- hard to change to drawe
5 months5 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Fixed panel under induction cooktop- hard to change to drawe

Hi guys, we noticed in our plans we have a fixed panel under our induction cooktop- our builder refuses to allow us to change it to a drawer as “it’s…

Fixed panel under induction cooktop- hard to change to drawe
6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.

There is no room in the laundry
The compromise comes from making the pwd room a WC, taking 100mm from the theatre and taking 100mm from bed 4.
It’s a 5 bed…

Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.
6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.

There isn’t anywhere else for it to go- our original design had a powder room next to the bathroom at 1200 wide, but two toilets in a house of 6…

6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.

Thanks for the feedback- 3350x1930 is what we have to work with if that helps at all.
Given the above feedback, what do you think about this layout?

Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.
6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.

Hi all, we have asked for a toilet to be included in the main bathroom and our builder has given us three options- any opinions on which would work better…

Bathroom layout- opinions on which way to go.
6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

If we were to go down the route of “L profile” handleless drawers, I think we will end up going back to our original idea of waterfalls on both ends.…

6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

I was more wondering if something like this would work? Or would this look strange in a kitchen...

Shadowline and handleless island bench
6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

Have you seen any setups where the shadowline is part of the drawer front rather than part of the carcass?
Not keen on losing that amount of drawer space.

6 months6 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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.

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 posted:
Shadowline and handleless island bench

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

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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…

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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…

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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
7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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…

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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…

7 months7 monthsdoogs82doogs82 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
7 years7 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…

7 years7 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
7 years7 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…

7 years7 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

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