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2 months2 monthsgummzgummz posted:
If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

Leaning towards grey with white trim but trying to avoid render due to it's maintence. I'm hoping someone has a brick,mortar,roof combo that can pull me in another direction other…

2 months2 monthsgummzgummz posted:
If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

Will do some browsing :)

2 months2 monthsgummzgummz posted:
If you had to pull of country/hamptons but needed to use bri

If wanted to go country/hamptons but had to go for a brick exterior ... What brick (and colour) would you choose?
Another catch is that the mortar need to match or…

3 months3 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Insulation

Did you go higher than R4.0 for the roof?

3 months3 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Insulation

Hi All,
Is it worth upgrading ceiling insulation during the build or can you retrofit more insulation after the build?
Would it be as simple as buying more batts and placing them…

3 months3 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Bundanoon 282 - WE HAVE KEYS

Congrats!!!!!!

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
450 versus 600mm eaves

Use this site to calculate the angle for your area
- find your location
- zoom in
- set the date and also time
- set the height so you can see the shadow…

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
450 versus 600mm eaves

Ah i must mention that my previous post were walls facing (map) north.
When the sun sets in the afternoon its angle is alot lower so eaves probably depth won't make…

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
450 versus 600mm eaves

West facing so the afternoon sun. Many things you could do
- seperate awning ledge for lower ground window... Maybe a pergola with vines like https://goo.gl/images/aBY8Tm
- plant…

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
450 versus 600mm eaves

Depends on your location but it doesn't it's not much of a change. I've modified my single storey sketchup and raised it by an extra 3meters. You can see the…

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
450 versus 600mm eaves

Which state & area are you building?

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
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Any major milestones? :)

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Which Master Bedroom - help me pick!

The shower looks too close to the bed IMO. If you don't put the right ventilation in your whole bedroom could get humid (leading to dampness).
Adding a window to the…

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Which Master Bedroom - help me pick!

maybe interchange WC and shower depending if you are frosting the smaller window or not (for privacy)

4 months4 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Which Master Bedroom - help me pick!

Hmm my thoughts :)
- First mistake is 50/50 his and hers. its more 30/70 his hers in read life.... they invade and take over
- Change the…

5 months5 monthsgummzgummz posted:
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Nice gables and progress!!
What colour is the roof?

5 months5 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

Nice selections.
Oh they let you provide your own vanties? Do you get much $$$ back.

6 months6 monthsgummzgummz posted:
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:-D
and it starts ~
Congrats!!

6 months6 monthsgummzgummz posted:
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congrats!!!

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7 months7 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Mountain Views 310

marz, how long did registration take? Ours has finally been submitted to LRS too :)

8 months8 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Master Bedroom Layout

Hi JAMBY,
Thank you for your input. I've tried to fix the pictures however they are coming up as links.

8 months8 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Master Bedroom Layout

I'm trying to think of an alternative master bedroom layout... was wondering if the Walk-In-Robe concept would change in a few years. Anyone thought of replacing a WIR with a…

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 Bundanoon

Nice progress!
I like the Double Hung windows in the main bedroom. Are they from A&L windows?

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

ohhh my how nice is that ceiling height!!!

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
GJ Gardner Mandalay 282 - Bundanoon

Awesome, awesome awesome!!!!
The bricks above the alfresco sliding doors. Did you have to ask GJ's for that pattern or that is the default way they lay it?

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Glazing to Mass ratio for a U shaped house

I will check out those companies.
I have changed the courtyards sliding doors into 2x french doors. They are currently 2.4m high as i'm not too keen on 2.1m.
I asked about…

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Glazing to Mass ratio for a U shaped house

Hi alexp79,
Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read my question :)
I was also worried about shading so I spent a few nights learning how…

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Glazing to Mass ratio for a U shaped house

When calculating thermal mass what has direct contact with sunlight... do you take a snapshot at say noon around june 20th? Or do you assess it as the general area…

10 months10 monthsgummzgummz posted:
Glazing to Mass ratio for a U shaped house

Hi building-expert,
Thankyou for the info.
Will this mean some areas (those facing north) of my home will overheat but over time the temperature will roughly even out throughout the house?

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