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5 d5 deirraceirrac 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…

9 d9 deirraceirrac posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge

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…

9 d9 deirraceirrac 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…

9 d9 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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)

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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.…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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…

10 d10 deirraceirrac 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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11 d11 deirraceirrac posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

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

12 d12 deirraceirrac 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…

12 d12 deirraceirrac 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…

12 d12 deirraceirrac 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…

3 months3 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?…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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

3 months3 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…

3 months3 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

external floor tiles

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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 :)

3 months3 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

Kitchen layout
Pantry layout

3 months3 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

floor tiles

3 months3 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

kitchen is similar to this but all cupboards are white only surround is lustrous elm

3 months3 monthseirraceirrac posted:
GJ Gardner Montville- First home build- QLD

We have designed our kitchen and hoping colour selection is okay. Going polar white silk laminate cupboards, lustrous elm nuance finish for island surround and infinity arabella tempest splashback. Hoping…

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