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1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Double glazed windows, upstairs only.

Thanks Muhammad, IA it works out. Feeling stressed but hoping it pays off to do as much research as I can! I so appreciate your help. Thank you

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Double glazed windows, upstairs only.

Ugh so many variables. I'm finding this all so difficult! My house is facing SW, so not clear cut north, east etc.

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Double glazed windows, upstairs only.

Thanks Muhammad, I've been told there is R1.5 in the walls. I might see if we can increase the stud size so I can increase the R value. Do you…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Ceramic window tinting??

Has anyone heard of this? Apparently it's not as dark as regular tinting and this website claims it's great.
https://totaltintsolutions.com.au/produ ... ndow-film/

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Double glazed windows, upstairs only.

Wondering if anyone's done this? I am building in Brisbane and I do not like he heat, especially when going to the second level of a house. That heat that…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Independent architect to look at floor plan

I did see that too on the website. You're right I would prefer on site. Hopefully I'll be able to find someone in Brisbane who does the same thing.
Thank…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Independent architect to look at floor plan

Wow! What a wonderful idea for her to start a business doing this. This sounds really perfect! Do you know where she is based? I don't do so well with…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Independent architect to look at floor plan

Hi there,
I'm wondering if anyone does this or if this is something that is recommended? I'm building my first home and I've already chosen my builder who will be able…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Anticon/insulation, please help!

Thanks so much!

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Anticon/insulation, please help!

Thank you for your reply. That sounds great and I'm so glad the glass works for you! I don't require this as thankfully not in a bushfire prone area but…

1 month1 monthiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Anticon/insulation, please help!

Looking for some info please. I've tried searching the forum to no avail.
1. Does a higher anticon rating mean more noise reduction?
2. I'm building in Brisbane, not above 300…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Colorbond Roofs vs Concrete Roof Tiles (Melbourne West)

I really want to revive this thread. I need some help re anticon.
1. Does a higher anticon rating mean more noise reduction?
2. I'm building in Brisbane, is an anticon 60…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Interior designer recommendations Brisbane

I'm looking to hire an independent interior designer to help me with my new build. Does anyone have any recommendations for an individual or company in Brisbane?

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

3.6*3.6 should be fine but with a Queen Bed in there the room around the bed won't be as good.
Our cupboads are roller door type.
We achieved the bigger bedrooms by…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

Wow this seems really big to me for a bedroom that isn't a master bedroom?

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

Thanks JS. I think I'll leave it for now. It's adding costs I wasn't counting on to keep extending.
I grew up in a 4*3 room with 2 other siblings.…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

Thank you for letting me know. Sounds like I may have to extend the bedrooms? Do you think 3.6*3.6 seems too small then?
The cupboard space, is that with roller doors…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

Yeah that excludes the doorless walk in robe.
I was planning on a double but would like to fit a queen if I felt the need later on.
Do you…

iknowitsserious wrote:

Have you got pics of the current choices?

2 months2 months
2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

Alright great thank you. The current room size is 3.6*3.65m so sounds like it will work out!

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
What is a decent sized bedroom?

What is a decent size bedroom? I want to put in a double or queen bed as well as a desk? The room will have a walk in robe.
Not the…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
cost to connect sewrage and power in Brisbane?

I think it's a good idea to find a builder who suits you and ask. That way you're getting the info direct from the builder and they'll be able to…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
Double Storey Evaporative Cooling

You can, but evaporative cooling is the pits. Honestly it's terrible. It can get stinky if not cleaned out and if you have ever seen pads with mould you'd think…

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
New build, rough brickwork acceptable?

This is shocking! Who is your builder?

2 months2 monthsiknowitsseriousiknowitsserious posted:
$400k enough to build 5brm home in Brisbane?

Is $400k a reasonable budget for a 5brm build in Brisbane?
I want 2 storey, 5bedrooms upstairs (ideally, though 4 up.and one down OK), home office and media room plus…

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