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5 months5 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Second Story Design change - Please Help/Provide feedback

Makes complete sense!
I like that idea - many thanks!

5 months5 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Second Story Design change - Please Help/Provide feedback

Thanks for the reply!
Little bit confused about your guidance, are you suggesting I add a door in between bedroom 2 and 3 and create a small walk in linen cupboard?

5 months5 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Second Story Design change - Please Help/Provide feedback

Hi all!
Appreciate some help with my second story.
Long story short:
House Progress: Slab down, bottom frames/steel up
Issue encountered: Stairs although legal are too steep - To reduce this, we've decided to…

Second Story Design change - Please Help/Provide feedback
8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Please review our first custom floorplan

Hi,
I like your plan; three things that I would change (personal preference).
- Main bedroom - not sure i like the door/vision straight into the master from the living
- Alfresco…

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Custom Floorplan comments and review

Yeah two pours is the way to go; they should be able to put down a thermal barrier in between the two pipes - will increase the effectiveness of your…

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Custom Floorplan comments and review

Hey mate,
I like your design.
For me, unless you are a big bath person - i would re-think in the ensuite; in place of a bigger WIR. My main issue is…

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Ensuite Layout - Please help/Vote!

Many thanks! I think I’ll go for the original option and just have an oversized shower.
Appreciate all of your thoughts/suggestions!

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Estimating costs

https://www.mcdonaldjoneshomes.com.au/h ... floor-plan
Custom = architect/draftsman and a smaller builder.
Volume builder = already have designs (above) (you usually can make some adjustments)
The cost of 650 was for…

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Estimating costs

If you are going for a complete custom job, I would say 950-1.2m is probably accurate - depending on the quality of your finishes.

I agree with other posts, you…

8 months8 monthsJosh22Josh22 posted:
Ensuite Layout - Please help/Vote!

Hi guys,
About to go firm on the design of our house - need to convey locations for the drains for the slab in around 2-3 weeks.
Currently we can't decide on…

Ensuite Layout - Please help/Vote!
1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

The guy at door plus said they didn’t sell cavity sliders?
Maybe they just sell the doors that go in them?

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

Not yet - I was hoping people would give some guidance and that would help!
I think one of the sliders (for a main room) will be a Tornex Cavity Slider;…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Cavity spiders/pocket doors - brands?

Hi guys
I’m trying to understand the difference in quality for cavity sliders/pocket doors. I have a number in our new build and I’m trying to pick a brand.
I think I…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Thanks - have gotten into contact with them :)

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
window company - canberra?

Nice - many thanks!
I’ll send them the plans and ask for a quote. Did you do much research regarding the quality of their windows - wers etc?
I’ve tried to look…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
window company - canberra?

Hi guys,
I’ve been struggling with choosing a window company for a new build in canberra. The one we’re dealing with hasn’t been able to get the quote right on three…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Cheers mate, we have polished concrete to the entire downstairs; just carpet to two rooms. But I appreciate your feedback; we’ve got the same insulation as you, decent orientation, but…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Ahh ok, I will talk to the builder. My thought was to do the whole bottom floor except thale garage; to ensure the whole floor was heated. But I can…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Hey mate, that window in the lounge is meant to be 2m wide and 2.4 high, it will probably end up being 2.1 high though (just checked the window quote…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

“Warmed the tiles”

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Hey mate,
I’ve been in a house that had it, harmed the tiles and the ambient temperature felt nice. In short my wife gets cold - so has asked for it,…

Hydronic heating - carpet?
1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Mate thanks - great news!
Do you think its worthwhile having split zones for the in-slab heating?
Right now I have a large open plan area, small powder room, laundry, and…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - slab insulation

Thanks, I think I might only do the edge stuff :)

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Thanks mate, do you have it installed?

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Hi guys,
We are getting in slab hydronic heating to our entire first floor a majority is polished concrete; however two large rooms are carpeted.
I have received mixed guidance from hydronic…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
Hydronic heating - slab insulation

Hi guys,
Can someone let me know if slab insulation - underneath and edge insulation is worthwhile for a waffle pod slab?
My builder is unsure if the juice is worth the…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!

Haha, money is money.
Mainly as I’m not sure how effective it is. I’ve got the builder saying the last job didn’t use it; so I’m not sure if the juice…

1 year1 yearJosh22Josh22 posted:
New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!

Hi everyone - Ive spent countless hours obsessing over hydronic heating - and I’m getting nowhere. So many websites, so many people pushing products it’s hard to know what is…

New build - hydronic in slab heating questions!
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