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housebee

Joined 29 October 2010
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7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Natural vs staining for timber staircase?

What about maple for the stairs? Would they be a good match for Sydney Blue Gum?

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Flooring advice please

Has anyone else overlay a timber floor onto an existing timber floor?

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Flooring advice please

Thanks namtrak for your thoughts.
We basically wanted a dark wood floor. But I've seen cypress stained to a dark wood colour, so maybe we can keep the cypress and stain…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Flooring advice please

Needing some advice and opinion...
I currently have a cypress pine floor, with carpet on top. I was thinking of pulling up the carpets, and installing a hardwood floor on top…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Front door question

Clear glass is cheaper than frosted, so I would not be surprised that the builder has taken the cheaper option, if this is not spelled out in the contract.

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
2nd Level Addition

My research so far (including talking with prospective builders) is that it will depend on what is to be done, and how much is to be done (in floor space…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
2nd Level Addition

I could not find any threads on Homeone from anyone adding a 2nd level to and existing house.
I am interested to learn more about things to be aware of, materials…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Do I need house insurance during building?

Sorry I forgot to say that I will be adding a 2nd level to the house, and remodelling the downstairs. Does it matter?

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Do I need house insurance during building?

Do I still need to maintain my normal house insurance during the building phase? I am referring to the normal house insurance one generally have to protect against damage.
Or that…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Zoning advice for air conditioning my home

How much is the Actron ESP Ultima system installed (with and without ducting)?
I am planning a major renovation, and am thinking of a 7 zones set-up.

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Size of bathrooms

17.4 sqm for an ensuite? That's massive!

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Size of bathrooms

What is a good/reasonable size for bathrooms? Doing some planning now and I have the ensuite at 6 sqm and main bathroom at 9 sqm.

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
PVC Windows

Anyone else care to comment?

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
PVC Windows

If you have PVC windows installed in the last 10 years, what has been their performance? In particular, I am interested to find out if they would discolour under the…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
New member from Sydney

Thanks for the welcome! I just spent the whole day discussing with my partner, details of the reno, and can't wait to get my plans into council soon.

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
Introductions Please!

Hi all,
I thought I should also introduce myself. I live in Sydney and am currently planning a renovation of our home. Look forward to getting more informed and educated from…

7 years7 yearshousebeehousebee posted:
New member from Sydney

Hi all,
Just joined the forum and thought I should introduce myself. I live in Sydney and am about to embark on a 2nd level addition and ground floor remodellling. So…

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