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22 d22 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Very nice, congrats 👌🏻

22 d22 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Decisions, Decisions.

You could contact THE UNDERCOVER ARCHITECT. Google her she is awesome but I think she doesn’t come cheaply, but you definitely get what you pay for with her. She definitely…

22 d22 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Building a pole home on a sloped block in tassie

I can’t help on a builder but can relate to thoughts of selling your block. We too had a block with sensational views, nearly sold it several times but it…

23 d23 dgillybeangillybean posted:
External Motor Rangehoods? Marketing or Fact

Do you just haunt this site looking for an argument?
Here's a hint - you're not going to get one so go away and be a troll somewhere else.
Seriously, post the…

23 d23 dgillybeangillybean posted:
External Motor Rangehoods? Marketing or Fact

Reference?
You said in an earlier post that “+90% of kitchen rangehoods WOULD BE vented externally”.
So is that “would be” in that you just voicing an opinion, or should…

23 d23 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Building Inspector Assistance via "Variation in Contract"?

Some people aren’t cut out to go through the process of building. They’re better off buying an established home.

25 d25 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Land lot size include nature strip?

Post the plans here, a photo would be good too.

25 d25 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Land lot size include nature strip?

So your setback is what, 4.5m, maybe 5m back from the street that cars drive along? BS.

26 d26 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Land lot size include nature strip?

They won’t be from the curb. It’s probably a master plan of the estate before footpaths and roads are shown. Your 450m2 is yours, then there will be a footpath…

26 d26 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Chipped PGH Alfresco Espresso chipped brick

Mate got same issue. Not get solution from PHG.

26 d26 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Double oven or two ovens

Yeah so true nothing worse than cables running all over the house from too many ovens. Thanks

27 d27 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

I agree that the proposed deal seems excessive, but end of the day they aren’t holding a gun to your head to sign up and I can’t see why everyone’s…

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28 d28 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Moving in this week! What to do first when you move in???

No.10 - plan garden. What? That should’ve been, at a minimum, sketched out long before the keys were handed over.

28 d28 dgillybeangillybean posted:
How often do you visit your site?

We visit 1-2 times a day and pretty well every night, but only live 200m away so pretty easy to walk around to check progress.
We also have an awesome…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

Which way does it fall? If it falls from front to back I’d be more concerned with drainage and street appeal and would just avoid altogether.

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Boundary between properties

Huh?
“We are planing a redesign of our frontyard, and we've come across an issue we had not been aware of.”
So you weren’t aware of the issue but you knew about…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Boundary between properties

So you never realised this when you bought it, wow?
Pretty simple solution really - you don’t own the land so don’t build anything on it, redesign the wall.

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Help with house plans

Definitely the first plan, the second plan the kitchen is facing away from the alfresco and just seems no connection to it.
Do you really need that 4th bedroom? If…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Help with house plans

Can’t see the plan or anything you’ve tried to link/load......

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Advice on floor plans

The first floor plan I actually much prefer over the second, the problem now is others like the second better, so now you have doubts and if you weren’t already…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Suggestions on our floor plan

I’d be concerned with the dining space what a squeeze that will be with a dining table & 6 chairs....

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Levelling my backyard

Couldn’t have said it any better. Imagine a fort type cubby up there somewhere. Oh to be 5 years old again :)

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Realistic budget for building a good quality home in Melbour

400k budget for a KDR custom built 40 square home designed and overseen during construction by an architect. You won’t even get anything decent in that price bracket with the…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Layout help

Again crude pic but gives an idea. You could have a larger vanity and/or shower or even enclose the toilet. I’d put the toilet where the shower is and enclose…

Floor Layout help
2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Layout help

I’d definitely get rid of that second window at top of bedroom 1 and I’d reduce the size down to 4m which would give a bit more room to the…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Layout help

Dining could be something like this

Floor Layout help
2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Layout help

Something like this, crude but hopefully explains

Floor Layout help
2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Layout help

I think for a retired couple or professional couple it would be great, but 2 kids also, most people would be looking to move into something bigger once a family…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Extension cord across laundry

Yeah ok probably can see why you’re in the predicament you find yourself in. Hope it all works out....

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