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12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

Haha Brian, you actually think someone would believe this post? You’ve just joined the forum, you have commented on two posts saying the exact same thing about how wonderful Bradford…

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12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Grout issue Montgomery Homes and Tile Direct

Do you have photos of the tiles prior to handover? So that you can show them the problem was there prior to sealing them?

15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
$20,000 engineering placed on contract after soil tests (p).

Best piece of advice, get the soil test done independently, or if you pay a deposit that includes a soil test/contour survey, request that they agree to give you both…

18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Please comment / review this floorplan! Need ideas

I think you are trying to fit too much into this space. I just dont like it (sorry), no linen upstairs would be a deal breaker for me.
Do you need…

27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Love it! Agree makes the voids look huge. A gamble that definitely paid off!

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Onsite water detention osd costs

I’m not sure where you are located, but we paid a company approx $1000 to do a report, this provided us with a few options and we could pick from…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Floor plan feedback

That’s seems much better! Look forward to seeing what they com back with :)

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Floor plan feedback

Also if your backyard is north facing, then you are not making the most of it, you need big windows or doors, instead you’ve got one window! No kitchen window??

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Floor plan feedback

What do you plan for the space between fridge and pantry?
I think the butlers pantry looks like an add on the ends up with a wasted corner.
Agree about the double…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

What about porcelain panels? They are lighter, quantum quartz also do a 6mm thick panel for walls, assume they wont be as heavy as normal stone?

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metricon Question

Good luck, sorry I can’t help. Maybe ask on the Metricon thread.
Metricon seem to have a few problems in Sydney, and if they aren’t being helpful at this point, I’d…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Question about Statement of Environmental Effects (SOEE)

I’d call council and check. Every council would have different rules. $1320 sounds a bit steep though, our draftsmen did ours as part of our DA application, it’s not a…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

thanks, we built this home in 2011/2012, we’ve since sold the home, and we are about to build again.

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

Here is our old kitchen, to the left of the fridge was the pantry door, sorry I don’t have a close up of the hinge, but you can see it…

Design suggestions
1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

Sbanu, the hinge was a pivot hinge by hafaele, i think it cost close to $1000, but that was back in 2012.
It looked beautiful, completely hidden, flush mounted in the…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

Sorry i understand you want a door on your pantry, i was just saying we had a pantry door on our last house, it opened 180 degrees, you push it…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Acreage build

We are about to embark on an acreage build in Sydney.
The main one is septic, however what we were predicting cost wise, was about double, ie we were advised to…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

Do you need the 5 bedrooms upstairs? If not I’d be doing 4 good size bedrooms, rather than bedrooms that would only fit a single bed, however if you’ve got…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Design suggestions

We have been renting a house with master above garage, the noise of the garage door opening was annoying, i work shift work, was difficult to sleep.
Also my big pet…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Walk Thru Floor Plans

Just out of curiosity what do you do when homes are to big?
Our designer provided a 3D walkthrough which was helpful, I’m lucky i can visualise our home, but at…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Zen where are you building? And when would you want the sparkie

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building a custom designed home

Probably need to give more information such as what state and preferable area you are in..

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building with Metricon

I think it depends on what state you are building in. NSW seem to have a lot more problems (we also looked at the Denver)

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
m2 cost for custom build sunshine coast

Seems pretty reasonable, assume you will still have additional upgrades (floor to ceiling tiling, upgraded tiles, upgraded kitchen etc) and costs at colour selection time, plus potential site costs, basix…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
fisher and paykel appliances

We are currently renting a new home that has F+P appliances, assume they are all basic models.
The dishwasher is ok, but generally things don’t dry unless you put it…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
What do I do about this skylight - stupid

If you wait and do the alfresco after OC, you will still need to get approval for the alfresco, although you could potentially add a pergola with a clear roof,…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks good!

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Caesarstone Benchtop Problems??

There’s a very long thread on the houzz discussion boards, some love it some hate it...

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building At Macarthur Heights (UWS Campbelltown)

Our last house and our next house will have a 600mm split, yes the cost is more, however you end up with a flatter block of land and more importantly…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]

I was talking about the main entry, it’s seems very narrow and long, will be dark.
Also in regards to the suggested en-suite change, if you make the void smaller you’ll…

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