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Joined 19 April 2019
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4 d4 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

No they won’t allow any extra trades outside their own and independent inspectors.
I sat down with my sparky first. Went through the whole “this is everything I want” plan.…

5 d5 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Yep. I got them to do the basic minimum to then have my own sparky come in and do everything else. They were completely fine with it, as im sure…

5 d5 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Yep. Then you go into options and blow it out anyway. :lol:

5 d5 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Electrical Plan Critique/Help

More lights in the kitchen. Work areas need light. The light in the middle will cause you to cast a shadow on all work spaces.
Place your PowerPoints if you…

5 d5 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Front Door Size

820 is standard and it’s also internal standard. The grander the entrance to your home the more welcoming and grander it will feel. Design dependant of course.
Plus getting furniture…

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7 d7 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
OMEGA 90cm Freestanding OF916FX

Just be mindful freestanding looks good but there’s not seal between stone and oven. So expect to get sauce, liquid etc fall between cooktop and cabinetry.
Induction for the win.

10 d10 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

You could also entertain independent build inspector. Someone like housepect. For just over 2k they will give you additional peace of mind across all the major stages including water proofing.…

11 d11 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

I think you’ll find most major issues will arise within that first 6 years. I’m no builder or litigator but I dare say it would be pretty hard to prove…

23 d23 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Finished level for pool and alfresco

I’m in the same boat. I’ve opted for. 200mm step down into the pool area. Purely as I don’t want water coming into the alfresco when I have a dozen…

23 d23 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Room doors

Inside your house you can have as many or as little doors as you want. And make them what ever colour you want. There are no laws that say you…

23 d23 dKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Paint

Builder wants to charge me $2k extra for water based enamel for internal skirts and architraves. Does this sound right. Would had thought everything about water based is quicker and…

1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Thanks mate. Does the builder require any paperwork to state it meets OHS. Or is it a visual inspection.
I’ll have no issue having it to spec. When I’m done…

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1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Did you get it certified? And by who?
Thanks

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1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Thanks Chippy
So in your experience I shouldn’t need both fence and cover?
I’ve got a large colour bond roofed pergola and deck that I’m demoing (along with the old house). Plan…

1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Yep concrete pool that’s 8x4m. Agree on the simplicity. Even if I was to go extreme on joists Every 600mm I’d get a mint one done under $1000.
Not sure…

1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Pool is 8x4m so not massive by any stretch. And that DIY job you’ve shown is what I was thinking of doing myself. Thing is it needs to be certified…

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1 month1 monthKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

I’m putting a pool shell in before the build. Builder wants shell fenced (fine) and if it’s within 3m of the house they want a trafficable hard cover.
“clients responsibility…

2 months2 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
What’s your approximate build cost?

42.5sq
2 story Sydney
Includes Pool & Landscaping (on the cheaper side).

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2 months2 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Eden Brae’s Sandringham38

Which facade did you go with?

2 months2 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Show us your facade...

Just a render that I’ve put together. All feedback welcome.

Show us your facade...
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2 months2 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
What’s your approximate build cost?

600-700k not including land and dependant on your block slope/s.

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3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
New build - Outrageous Electrical costs

Remember you are paying for labour and the cabling not just the visual end component. But yes, those prices are high. Very high. Get the builder to do your downstairs…

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Skirtings

It’s called a scotia. Looks ugly but only work around is to remove all skirts and add them back after floors laid. What you have is very common.

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
How to maintain this area dried after raining?

Not sure about the water, but those power chords are playing havoc my OCD.

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
[COMPLETED] - Building Windsor 40 with Eden Brae (Caddens)

, Loving your build and external colour choices. Do you mind me asking what colour is your render I'm trying to avoid being too light or too dark. Yours, for…

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
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This is in WA but should give you better ballparks.
https://www.watercorporation.com.au/hom ... ater-meter

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Best pool size with children

Size of pool is a personal thing. Especially taking into account budget, yard size, number of swimmers etc. Is it a lap pool or a recreation pool? Only you can…

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Helpful tools for First home buyers

Google docs -
Google sheets - I’ve used sheets to keep track of every item and cost and what’s been paid and what hasn’t and when it was paid with…

3 months3 monthsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Hi all
Did anyone get an independent
Inspection through the build and find stuff Tyrells didn’t?

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