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Joined 23 February 2018
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3 d3 dgillybeangillybean posted:
How to increase ensuite size - Bentleigh 42

If you move the wall you’d have to move the vanity which would then need the plumbing moved and so on. Being MetriCon they’d do it, but be surprised if…

9 d9 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Just advised my rental property needs to be demolished

My advice - if it were me I wouldn’t be wasting time asking on a forum, I’d be getting legal advice. But hey that’s just me. Good luck.

12 d12 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Home Theater Installation

Maximum Screen size will be determined by the projectors throw ratio. You’d be better to decide screen size after installation anyway and try different sizes onto the wall and then…

12 d12 dgillybeangillybean posted:
Home Theater Installation

for my home theatre, organised a raised platform, 7.1.2 surround sound to suit Dolby Atmos (could consider 9.1.2 as well), Data points, Conduits for projector cable + power point, bulkheads,…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Gas or electric stove top and oven

I actually read through all 3 links. I can see why commercial kitchens would use them, ease of cleaning being number 1. Cooking 100’s of meals each week the cleanup…

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
water heat

I think to run the heat pump on a normal free standing bath-type spa all day to keep the water warm would cost you a fortune.
Try these guys

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
water heat

Yep, it’s called a spa.

1 month1 monthgillybeangillybean posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Wireless speakers still require a PowerPoint to power them so if you go that way you’ll want to know exactly where they are going to avoid ugly power cables running…

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2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Help needed with lightings location please.

Have you done a furniture layout to scale on your plan? Can’t see how you’re going to place a dining table there and keep the overhead lighting in the living…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Do you have ducted heating outlet in your bathrooms?

It’s actually one of the most inefficient ways to heat a house, alexp79 is spot on with underfloor radiant heat.

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

That towel rail issue should’ve been picked up on the floor plans, how’s it shown on the plan, or better - where’s it shown on the plan? If that’s on…

2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Is there a maximum pendant light weight?

The electrician will attach them to the timber rafter, non issue.

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2 months2 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

That looks mint 😍

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Split Timber post on alfresco

Why TF they used bolts that long who knows, morons.
Anyway the post should be fine. If they haven’t already put a couple of 4inch nails in to stop…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Custom KDR Canberra

Layout looks awesome, I’ll have a closer look later but can’t see too much wrong with it atm.
Edit - Wrt fireplace I’d put it either on a 90 degree angle…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
How much space needed for back entry from garage?

3.5m would be way big enough.

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Where to put pool and entertainment area??

I’d put them there for sure.

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Owner build VS Established builder

Those savings are more based on knowing all the trades so you get mates rates. Also easier organising. The other side to that is getting them to site as they…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Porter Davis

Hey glad you resolved it but wow that’s a fair chunk of money to lose. Good luck moving forward 👍🏻

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Building new home

$80,000 display home, is it a caravan? 😁

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Porter Davis homes

So even if they had plugs on them, you’d still have to test each one to find out where in the house it’s located, yes?
We had a similar issue 12yrs…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Incorporate granny flat into new house

So you’ll need a kitchen, lounge, bedroom & ensuite as a minimum, and seperate access (especially if renting to strangers). Dining can be done at island bench.
As a minimum…

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
Cost of landscaping

The reason they ask for your budget is so they don’t come out, measure up, gather info, prepare a quote, and then you tell them you can’t afford it.

3 months3 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
FOWLER HOMES BELMONT 35

That actually looks pretty cool, and the cladding on the top right works too. Speak to the builder and see what he reckons, how it could be attached to look…

4 months4 monthsgillybeangillybean posted:
FOWLER HOMES BELMONT 35

It’s the same as the facade you originally posted, hopefully the matrix cladding won’t look like it’s tacked on if you go ahead.
How come the windows ended up opposite,…

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