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4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Is it really - PGH Blue Steel Flash Brick ?

What colour are your windows?
Sometimes it’s the accent colours that change the tone of bricks, they have a large white feature and white windows.
YOu could always take a few of…

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home Build - Acreage Layout

Something like this..

New Home Build - Acreage Layout
6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home Build - Acreage Layout

We are in th process of designing a large acreage home also.
My only thoughts in regards to kitchen is to run the bench directly into pantry, have pantry sink at…

6 d6 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Using exposed brick for a feature wall

The only thing i will mention is make sure you have a brick with colour all the way through, you wouldn’t want a feature wall with bricks that may get…

7 d7 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home on Block with 2.5m fall

I agree with Nuevo, we didn’t have the slope you have, but we have a step down in our house, going from 2700 to 3300 ceilings, it makes the back…

7 d7 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Costs for house plans

We ended up paying $6000 for a concept sketch and facade (it was $3k for the first sketch but paid for each version), we didn’t go any further but they…

8 d8 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Stylemaster

Most builders include laying for a 300x300 ceramic tile.
If you change to porcelain or rectified edge, larger size etc, they will charge accordingly, unfortunately this is where they make there…

8 d8 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home on Block with 2.5m fall

Would be good to know where you are located....

11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Acreage home

Depends on what pricey is to you?
They have standard plans but each area is owned individually so prices and inclusions are different.
I’s say definitely over $1500sqm but it would vary.

11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Acreage home

Try GJ Gardener and McDonald Jones, they both do nice acreage homes, I assume they both build in the area

11 d11 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Oran Park Neville St Champion Homes

Generally CDC is 2 weeks, if you do a full DA through council it can take months

12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Urgent help needed

Surely the sellers solicitor neeed to go through the buyers solicitor.
Maybe they’re hoping the new owners won’t fight it if their solicitor isn’t involved?

12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Metronest Review

First time poster singing the praises of a builder. No detail on timelines, how they manage issues, Photos of finished product etc.....

12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Oran Park Neville St Champion Homes

CDC normally takes two weeks.
I’m sure they’ll update when they’re back from holidays. They could still be progressing things on there end, even though they haven’t advised you.
It may…

15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Advice regarding Builders

You have to compare inclusions, have you got architect plans or will you design a home with each builder?
Comes down to cost per sqm/inclusions and for me, which builder do…

15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Advice regarding Builders

Both good but expensive builders.
Probably minimum $2500K/sqm
PLenty of builders in that price range but if you like what you see go for it!
Have you been to homequest at Kellyville,…

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15 d15 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

Building costs will reduce as less work will lead to an oversupply of tradies, as an example currently brickies are charging ridiculous price per brick this will reduce to a…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Need help choosing furniture colour

Is this room near the kitchen? If so will traditional timber match?
I’d be wanting to complement the kitchen first.
We currently have similar floor tiles and similar walls and have dark…

16 d16 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
building with mcdonald jones... yay or nay?

We are also interested in building with MDJ.
This is our 4th build, so we are going in eyes wide open.
We were offered extension of contract for free just before Christmas…

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18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Geez you’re really rude...
Not everyone wants a cookie cutter home, many of us want something very different to the standard project homes.
If it makes the owners happy who cares about…

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25 d25 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Concept design evaluation

Just me, if the bath is behind the closed door, then there’ll be no natural light into that area

26 d26 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Concept design evaluation

I do like the change of toilet location in amilelka drawings. I too don’t like a toilet directly off a living area.
I’m not sure of the purpose in your original…

27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Does ceiling height adds value to the property?

Walk through a few display homes, you can tell the difference between standard height and 9 foot.
If budget is tight then you may need to reconsider but I’d do that…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Insulating Garage Door

Are you in the US? As you are mentioning temperatures in Fahrenheit? In which case product selection will be very different there than in Australia(which is where this forum is…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Great to get slab down before Christmas!

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Wall looks amazing!

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Get the down lights from your own electrician is cheap?

What type of recommendations do you want?

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom build a new house, need some comment

From a resale point of view, I think you definitely need a double vanity in the main ensuite.
Also agree with others about flipping bedroom 3.

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Wisdom home newpark

There is a whole thread on wisdom homes, just ask any questions you may have there.

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