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2 months2 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Project builder, custom builder or owner builder

We looked up project build vs custom build. We are building project. While there were additional charges for downlights slightly above cost price this also includes the electrician to install…

2 months2 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Covercrete cost

Hi
We are tossing up between exposed aggregate, stained concrete or plain concrete driveway with covercrete.
We have had a quote of $89.50 a metre for agg, and are waiting on plain…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
What to do with bare concrete?

We are having a slab laid for a shed. They are doing a little bit extra concrete for a path next to the shed (just along the side of the…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills - Week 4 Slab Pour

congratulations on your new purchase! We are also building having owned homes before but never built. Our loan is split in two (as said previously this is pretty standard). The…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Upgrade Costs?

Hi
As said above different builders have different levels of inclusions and within the same builder they have different inclusions based on the range of home you are selecting. We are…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Dry creek bed

Hi all
Our block is part flat (where our house is situated) then slopes away to the side down a hill. Our water tank etc is in the ground on the…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

I am not sure how each franchise charges but we have put in a lot of feature walls and have only been charged for a 'change of paint colour' for…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Im not sure how well it will do but cousin it is a good one for cascading.. its a australian native... (casuarina glauca (cousin it)

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Dragon tree?

My parents have this in their yard. I used to think it was a type of yukka but its not.
I think its either some sort of cordyline or a…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

So we have made some modifications regarding internal colour scheme. We had original planned to have the internal walls painted white exchange half with skirting etc painted plan white with…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Help with design for a house -wide frontage but short depth.

Some of the homestead houses are made for wide street frontages. These are generally for acreage blocks but they do make smaller ones. These are all single storey however.…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Concrete for external areas

As far as I am aware standard brushed concrete is the cheapest and can be stencilled on later, tinted (but this fades with UV), painted or tiled on or you…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Cladding ??

Did you sign the plans? We changed our facade from stacker stone to linear board so we knew exactly what we were getting. The elevations on the plans had this…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Crimsafe quote

I got another quote which was significantly less from another company. I spoke to the one we had signed with and they matched it giving us about 5 grand off!!…

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4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

o i cant see the pics! im sure it looks great tho :)

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Help! Paint Decisions!

We have similar colour floor tiles (I think). We are going with white exchange half and having white white skirting architrave etc so it makes a contrast. One tip I…

4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

We have Hebel in our current home and are getting it in our new home. Pros of Hebel I find is good insulation.. the walls are never got and windows…

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4 months4 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Crimsafe quote

So after discussing with my husband that we were absolutely not going to sign any contracts regarding crimsafe we had a sales person over on Friday and signed a contract…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Great looking yard! Look forward to seeing more progress and finished product.
In regard to the design did you do this yourselves or get a landscape architect to design for you?…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
New build - GJ Gardner

I really like those tiles!
We are building with GJ gardner but here they go with Groove tiles. I think most tile companies can get the same tiles though. I…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
New build - GJ Gardner

We are also getting these for exterior. They are also quite cheap in the wood-look range and they have a lot more options in terms of colour.
They are called timberland…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
New build - GJ Gardner

We havent started building yet but considered getting these. My husband was keen on getting the wood look whereas I wanted concrete. The price also was quite expensive. We ended…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

cabinet colour above (just linea licorice and the stone bench top there is no polar white in this room)
Main bathroom colour selection
Feature wall
Main walls
Floor tile

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

This is the only picture I could post of the facade... we have changed it a bit... the main entrance where there is stacker stone will be merbau timber posts…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

external floor tiles

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

We finally have building approval! Now just to wait for slab..apparently this will start within 10 working days :)
Below are some pictures of the colour selection…

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

Thanks so much. We are building Gold Coast North. Hopefully wont be too much longer and build will start :)

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

Kitchen layout
Pantry layout

7 months7 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

floor tiles

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