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4 months4 monthsitsits posted:
Build Inspection on every stage - worth it and which stages?

Thanks guys.. I understand there is mixed reaction and both sides of the coins
From the three links given above, could anyone recommend or list them on preference?
Still trying to…

4 months4 monthsitsits posted:
Build Inspection on every stage - worth it and which stages?

I was told that Pre Slab might not be necessary too as that is done properly normally by engineers (or someone - can't remember)
Was told to do the following
1) Post…

5 months5 monthsitsits posted:
Build Inspection on every stage - worth it and which stages?

Hey Guys
Building a standalone townhouse with a small builder. I was wondering if I should get an inspection done at every stage? Is it worth doing? Which stages?
I have been…

10 months10 monthsitsits posted:
Worth getting external tiles and concrete sealed?

Was looking at getting high pressure wash on our external concrete tiles (porous) and exposed aggregate. Was told to seal it as well..
Was told u use something like
Are they…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Thanks.. We have gone for
Siemens Cooktop
Miele Dishwasher
Qasair Rangehood
Bosch Oven

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Flooring Options in various areas

Sorry.. Embelton might be engineered flooring.. But what would you suggest between solid or engineered? and any brand etc we should look at?
What brand / quality carpet would you suggest?…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Caesarstone and draining grooves

Thanks..
I am looking for a granite large single bowl sink with drainer or double bowl.. Not able to find many..
https://oliveri.com.au/sinks/santorini- ... th-drainer : 34L…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Caesarstone and draining grooves

Hey Guys
Was trying to find a good large single bowl or double bowl sink in granite with drainer and haven't found one yet.
We were also thinking to get draining…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Both are :) must have in our list
difficult decisions

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Yes I know.. they look extremely similar.. although I do like the wok burner look of Siemens but the price difference is about $1200 (based on face price - not…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Thanks for the insight..
So can still go for Bosch for dishwasher and cooktop and save money? and use that on Qasair instead of Sirius / Bosch?

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

We were looking into Bosch PPS9A6B90A but then were also shown Siemens ER9A6SD70A..
Liked Quasair Lismore as well as it sounded quieter buy much more exp.. Miele Dishwasher also looked good..

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Thanks guys.. will look into them.. also heard the brands kohler and hansgrohe.. will have to see which are in the cheaper range.. budget is blown already....
do recommend if…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

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Any help guys?

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Lol still haven't understood as to what to compare for gauge from the oliveri link
In terms of appliances, we have now been shown Siemens cooktop and oven over the bosch…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Rangehood choice / type and ducting for Townhouse

Hey
suddenly Qasair is also into play now.. much more expensive but sounded much quieter with indoor motor..
Any recommendations between undermount Qasair / Sirius / Bosch or any other..

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Flooring Options in various areas

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Any help guys.. visited a shop today and recommended engineered wood.. and embelton ones which have 6mm thickness or something like that..

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Moving Local in Melbourne - Queries

Thanks.. Yeah will probably get 2-3 quotes mid next year and see how it goes.. We do intend to pack most of the personals ourselves and leave the big stuff…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Moving Local in Melbourne - Queries

Hey Guys
Still a year away from moving houses within Melbourne. But wanted to get a rough budget for it.
Do they
1) Quote per hr or a fixed price for entire…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Flooring Options in various areas

Hey Guys
Couple of queries in relation to flooring. We are building a townhouse (double storey)
1) First Floor - Must be carpet? or can go timber?
2) TV / Theater Room…

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2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Rangehood choice / type and ducting for Townhouse

Thanks.. Just visited a shop and there were some comments against Sirius baffle filters and recommended honeycomb/mesh filter for gas cooking. Is that true? She was saying on the line…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Thanks
So eg: https://oliveri.com.au/au/sinks/nu-peti ... th-drainer
0.8mm thick <-- is that it ? and thus too thin??

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Rangehood choice / type and ducting for Townhouse

Hey Guys
So looking into rangehoods and found a couple which is good I think.
Going for the undermount design, brands I found are Sirius, Bosch and Schweigen
Now I am guessing best…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Thanks.. Gauge Number? is that like "18/10 Stainless utility tray"?? Also thinking to go top mounted sink to get that extra drainer and go double bowl?
Will check out glass splashback…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

My builder is very helpful (not major player).. either he will quote me the price difference... and upgrade.. still need to work it out with him

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Brands Recommendation for Bathrooms

Hey Guys
Building and going to have two bathrooms (not very big) and have no idea what brands to look for for taps / basin / shower / pot / tub…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Thanks
Yes will get pyrolytic oven.. was thinking something like Bosch HBG672BS1A
Will go stainless steel .. thanks.. any brand recommendations?
Will look at Dorf.. thanks..
What's better.. glass splashback or tile?…

2 years2 yearsitsits posted:
Kitchen Appliances: Brands and Recommendations

Hey Guys
So we are building a small townhouse and getting the following appliances in the kitchen.. needed recommendations
1)
INCLUDED
THINKING
Cooktop
Smeg 900mm CIR597X
Bosch PPS9A6B90A / PCR915B91A
Oven
Smeg 600mm DOSPA6395X (double)
Bosch (single)
Rangehood
Smeg 900mm PUM901X
Sirius SL906-L…

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3 years3 yearsitsits posted:
Overcapitalizing on Landscaping?

Hey Guys
Lets say, we have approx 500sq land and and 100sq of it is simply front lawn (20%).. Assuming the house and land is say $500k and if we want…

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