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Joined 10 September 2014
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5 months5 monthslathiatlathiat posted:
Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?

Yours sounds significantly worse than some of us. Not sure if that’s good or bad.

11 months11 monthslathiatlathiat posted:
Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?

Follow-up 3 years later; the builder has brushed the issue off as normal from impacts despite the fact it has gotten much worse and there is damage to pretty much…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
3 bigger or 4 smaller bedrooms?

I would definitely go with 3 bigger rooms. Small rooms are generally just terrible and likely to result in clutter/not wanting to spend time on them, and then clutter…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
What is the best brand for Ducted AC

My biggest suggestion is to get something that has a highly variable internal fan, e.g. 10-15+ speeds instead of 3 (high/medium/low).
Look seriously into Actron Air, I went with iZone 311+Panasonic…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Hidden costs in House & land packages

With regards to the above URL, a house and land package will include many of them.
Main things to be aware of are:
- Settlement Fees ('Legal Fees')
- Stamp Duty…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Ducted air or 3 split air

If you get ducted, and you wanted to get a dynamic zoning system for every room I would HIGHLY recommend that you get a unit with variable inside fan speed..…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Wellard WA Build with Dreamstart Homes [PCI & Handover]

House looks great.. we built a similar narrow lot design in Baldivis with Aussie Living.
Your meter board is in a much better place though... ours is in the front door…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Update 2 yrs on: Build with Dreamstart homes

Those bottom holes are intentional to let water out and generally vent the space. Sometimes called a "weep hole".

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Paint Peeling - Plaster too soft?

I am having similar problems here in WA.. if anyone wants to share what specific tests they got done that would be great.
Photos in album here, sadly they don't seem…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Plaster chipping on internal walls of new house

Some photos... another fun bit is that in one place we managed to rip the paint off the wall with a post-it note!
Photos in album here, sadly they don't seem…

4 years4 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
Plaster chipping on internal walls of new house

Hi Folks,
I am hoping some people may have either anecdotal or professional-level advice. We recently had a new home completed in Baldivis, WA about 6 months ago. We…

5 years5 yearslathiatlathiat posted:
NBN help!! - WA

Here is the NBN fact sheet explaining exactly what you need
http://www.nbnco.com.au/content/dam/nbnco/documents/key-information-for-builders-and-cablers.pdf
The idea is you give them that and they will handle it.
Short version:
- Conduit from the street to…

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