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2 years2 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

The Stair Studio
How else do you make selections if not through photographic reference?

2 years2 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Cover gap between wardrobe and wall

the cupboard has bowed. Very good chance the wire for the switch is running up the wall. Remove the with plate to check, then screw below.

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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Swimming Pool Cost

60k + for 8x4m. But sooooo
Many variables will increase that cost.

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Roof - colour bond Vs Tiles?

Funny. I love the sound of rain on colourbond. Very comforting to fall to sleep to.

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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

We got them to do all floor tiling as we wanted the same floor tiles throughout the house including through wet areas. Did annoy me they tile around cabinetry though.…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

Yep. They have to do the wet areas but you can do everything else yourself. Suggest you look at carpet yourselves too as the std is below std imo (-“as…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
WC Door Clearance Space?

Cavity door for the win. Then you’d get a tv in there too

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Opinion on fibreglass pools

$700 is nothing in the scheme of the costs of pools. I always Go with reputation over dollar savings. Otherwise you’d easily spend that money fixing a cheaper companies mistakes.

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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
First home - timeline?

They’d be better placed to give you a time. They know how many other builds they have on, their trades and logistics.

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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.…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

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

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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.

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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.…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Temporary Trafficable Pool Cover

Did you get it certified? And by who?
Thanks

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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto 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…

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
What’s your approximate build cost?

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

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3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Eden Brae’s Sandringham38

Which facade did you go with?

3 years3 yearsKamadoJustoKamadoJusto posted:
Show us your facade...

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

Show us your facade...
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