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gillybean

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1 d1 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Condensation on windows

Is the water on the inside of the house/window?
That’s usually the case with condensation 😕
PatPat35,
Entirely normal when cold air is on the outside and warm air in, the colder the…

1 d1 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Look I think so far you’ve got a well made job and at the price you agreed to at the start, so can’t see how that can be an issue.…

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1 d1 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Open Plan Family/Kitchen/Dining/Alfresco-TV & couch position

Firstly the tv will introduce noise into the next room regardless of whether it’s on either wall, unless it’s been sound treated it’s just how it is.
I’d go first…

1 d1 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Type of build for Investment

Also, for rental don’t be upgrading anything, go the minimum fittings, floor coverings, blinds etc. When the time comes to sell you can spend some money replacing all those and…

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1 d1 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Type of build for Investment

Purely for rental sake go minimum of 4 beds 2 living. As far as wide or long, for rental doesn’t really matter, but I’d be choosing one over the other…

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2 d2 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Orientation of lot

The south facing one in the quiet street. Living areas at rear for north sun. Pretty obvious really, although plenty of people would still choose the busy street and put…

3 d3 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Build quality not great - can I do anything?

Unfortunately once you hand over final payment you basically hand over any bargaining power as you’ve accepted the finished product as acceptable.

7 d7 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Smart Light Switch - Recommendation?

We’ve gone the smart light route via a combination of Phillips Hue & LIFX products. Minimal number of light switches (most switches are out of sight and control is via…

22 d22 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Door Issue

Go to Bunnings, spend about $5 on a roll of foam backing for draft proofing doors. Problem solved.

29 d29 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Builder Illegally Using and Damaging Property

Yeah pretty annoying, you’d wonder what the builder would do if you had already built. No doubt they’d manage so this just arrogance and laziness on their behalf because they…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Opinion on concrete path please

Yep terrible job.
The black thing is the water drain that’s why it’s positioned directly under the tap and I’d guess that white thing is where they terminate the pest/termite…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Containment for pets in the living room

Yeah we had the same problem with our Staffy dog, George, always in the kitchen messing around with knives and turning the gas on and off. We eventually just told…

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1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Slope Land Site Cut - VIC

$50,000.00

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Worried about Land Valuation

Someone else had a similar situation in another thread. Keep in mind you don’t just lose your deposit if you walk away, you will also be liable for the shortfall…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Alfresco Decking min step down requirments

Yeah if you say it’s 70mm step down that would allow 45x90mm joists (laid flat so the 45mm is the height) and then your choice of deck over the top…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Walk away from my 18K land deposit or somehow settle? SE Mel

I know with a house that the vendor is entitled to keep the deposit and if they then sell at a price less than the contract that was not honoured,…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
what things should I take care when constructing house

Thread is over 8yrs old, they made your mistake 7yrs earlier....

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Skillion

I don’t know what your end game is. As per the other thread you’ll just get opinions about what others like/prefer. Who are building the house for, yourself and your…

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2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Home elevator

If it’s to the side as you say it is, I don’t see the issue. Much like a HWS it can be screened off from sight if you wanted, although…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

What do you mean “bulky”?
Are you mixing up “bulky” with “large”?
65 - 82 inch flat screens ARE slim line. We are talking about screens sold now and the last several…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Hi Miss81, may I ask what is the color of your interior wall? is that hog bristle full?
thanks.
Seeing as the thread is 11 years old its fairy doubtful hog bristle…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

...but the glass front cracked whilst trying to mount the monolithic unit - the key words here being “trying to mount”.
The actual cracked screen has nothing to do with it…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Can you add a waterfall edge after installation?????

Seeing as the thread is 11 years old its fairy doubtful hog bristle was even invented then, let alone getting a reply.

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

^^^
Yep it’s not hard, show some decency and pay your share.

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

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Some people shouldn't be able to purchase vacant land because Patrick might move in next door??
Seems like a good plan.
Worst neighbour ever.
So he’s done everything right and as a last…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Ceiling height concern

Even if it was a mistake (which it isn’t) no one would be able to tell anyway. Stop worrying about trivial matters and put your energy towards making sure it’s…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

It’s a great looking product and from what I’ve researched they would crap all over your standard project built brick veneer for both quality and energy efficiency. But I do…

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3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

And now they have edited their post. Lol.
Good luck Patrick, some people should never be allowed to purchase unfenced vacant blocks. They’re either too stupid to factor in the…

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