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gillybean

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4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
builder construction quote details

I am obviously not as knowledgeable about restaurants as you are.
maybe you should try posting on yelp. This is a building forum jellybean
Trust me when I say my knowledge of…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
builder construction quote details

Cheers for that champ. Maybe take some of your own advice to actually help rather than post all the BS you have here. Basically a try hard looking to prove…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
builder construction quote details

Probably one of the best posts I’ve ever read on this forum. Nailed it.
👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
builder construction quote details

Next time you go out to a nice restaurant you should refuse to order until they give you a breakdown of costs to arrive at the value of the meal…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Deck and Pergola Permit Confusion

So you’ve spoken to council and they said you need a permit, but you’re here asking people not from the council if you need a permit. Wow.

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4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Floor Plans Feedback

Looks mint.
I agree about upstairs toilet, I hate toilets beside bedrooms, zero privacy.
I’d just put the toilet in between the en-suite and bathroom so the bathroom is beside…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

A lawyers threatening letter, lol, threatening what exactly? 😂😂😂

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Alarm system part of brochure, but excluded in contract

If you don’t specify everything in the contract, and then fail to read the contract and what’s included, then no doubt dissatisfaction will follow. Glossy brochure or not, the builder…

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4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Pacific 208 with GJ Gardner Bass Coast

You sound like you’re all over it, great to hear, especially with the North sun. Yes, after I wrote about the activity room it crossed my mind that if kids…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Pacific 208 with GJ Gardner Bass Coast

Hi I never usually advise on colours selection as it’s too personal and that goes for advise from others, be wary you will only get their opinion, the decision either…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Help! Split system letting in bushfire smoke

Get the bushfires put out.

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4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Neighbour Garage wall.

So with the re-survey and the 1.5m setback, has it prevented you from building the house you wanted to (as in have you had to make your house 2cm narrower…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Our thoughts too. With ceiling insulation it’s not like it’s a thunderous noise, it’s a beautiful sound and especially after a long dry period. Tiles are pretty much a relic…

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4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Cover for pool during build

Probably plastic tarps from Bunnings held down with some sleepers would be cost effective.

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Clarendon Boston 34 design considerations

You should be overly concerned that the main bedroom is West facing, its the worse possible way to face a bedroom. Anyone giving advice otherwise has no idea, seriously, who…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Build a home with hebel and steel frame yes or now

The thing is you wouldn’t have seen them do it because it was a BS suggestion that they would’ve destroyed all the panels with a chainsaw in the first place…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

Correct, not a camera. You can relax knowing they’re not spying!! 😊

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

That looks like neither, looks more like a standard alarm security system.

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
How to improve the home security?

Old thread but anyway, still relevant, at the very least just start with light sensors, the last thing a thief wants whether they’re looking at breaking into your car or…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Builder mistake

That red line into the butler pantry, is that a swing door? If so change it to a cavity slider also, otherwise that dishwasher needs to be moved to the…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Is this upto standard for exterior of home

Wow you must’ve been desperate to move in if you’ve accepted that horrible looking work. I feel sorry for you, good luck with obtaining any resolution. I’ll assume you’ve made…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Builder mistake

If he won’t do the sliding door because it’s money, I’d just pay to get it done. This should have been picked up before any sign of construction started. Just…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Builder mistake

Yeah thought they were still at planning stage when this stuff can be sorted without too many issues. As far as not building it how I would build it, well…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
Builder mistake

Bigger issue is the fact it’s in the entry to the home, I detest toilets positioned in entry’s and/or visible from living areas. Gross. I’d lose the linen cudboard, sacrifice…

4 years4 yearsgillybeangillybean posted:
JG King- Ballarat, new home build

Looking good, very exciting times being so close to move in day :)

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