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Joined 16 November 2016
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3 months3 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Building a Clarendon parkhill 29 in Brisbane

The reason I don't like "combo" pantry/laundries like that is that a pantry is a place to store your dry foods and your veges which need cool, dark places. An…

3 months3 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
HEBEL help??? Pros and Cons, need to make a decision!!!

A friend lives in a hebel home. He says the insulation quality is far superior to any other home he's ever lived in.

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3 months3 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Can we fit a security screen door behind the entry door

Those doors are fantastic! Thanks for the link. I've bookmarked it.
On your question, I agree with others that it would be very difficult to fit a security door inside. Perhaps…

4 months4 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

How are you finding Plantation overall? I had originally looked at doing a kit home, but found it not cost-effective. I was looking at Plantation yesterday and found your thread…

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

Those dining chairs are awesome. Where from?

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

That is a gorgeous yard. However, I don't envy you having to do the pool-cleaning. I've lived in several properties with pools and will never do so again. So expensive…

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Custom home design Sydney - narrow block: WE ARE IN!

I see plenty of space in that fridge... You need to learn the art of packing.
PS, I also have a Samsung. I love it.

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Ryalls - Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Leaking ensuite??

Super-Amart is pretty cool for bargains. I bought a dining/entertainment package from them about five years ago. I upgraded the dining setting from the 7-piece to the 9-piece. The whole…

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10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
First Home - Mango Hill, QLD

Moreton Bay area. Nice! My land is at Apple Tree Creek (up the coast a tad). We should see if there is a "fruit salad" among the building sites on…

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
How flexible are the major home companies on materials?

I'm happy (sort of) to wear larger costs to avoid paying for materials to a loathed company. A very close friend of mine was killed by materials produced by those…

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
What is a good width for a dining verandah?

My chosen design has 2.6m verandahs all around the house. The dining area at the back opens to this with folding doors. However, I am thinking that 2.6m is not…

10 months10 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
How flexible are the major home companies on materials?

I have a found a home design that really suits my needs. However, some of the lock-up stage materials are from a particular company I'd rather not give money to…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Building at Northlakes Estate- Cameron park

I worked at a newspaper for 30 years. There's an unwritten rule that if you deliberately or accidentally photograph yourself in a pic, it's your round. You owe us all…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Home Furniture & Design Concepts

I know, but I am now 55 and this will be my first and last home, so am willing to splash a bit. I am not going to be borrowing…

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11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Home Furniture & Design Concepts

I am loving this floor-to-ceiling entertainment unit on Beaumont Tiles' gallery site:
http://imgur.com/a/OLYQz
Here's hoping I can find a cabinet maker (Bundaberg area) to replicate it and do me…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Seasonal trees

Thank you so much for the suggestions! I hadn't even considered crabapples, but they're so lovely...

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Seasonal trees

I'm building in 2018. I want to plant advanced trees in the front yard which is why I'm posting now, so I can order them from tree growers.
I've been trying…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Our first build

I might have to learn to high jump, but will not go without my baths... It will be my forever home. I'm building later in life than most. I don't…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Any metal-working designers out there?

It has occurred to me when doing my design research that grab bars in bathrooms are incredibly ugly. If a bath or shower niche could have something decent on the…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Our first build

Ours is a decent size so I doubt you'd encounter what you've described...it's 1780mm long so your hips won't really be near the tap ware and if they place the…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Our first build

Thanks for that. I haven't actually visited bathroom centres yet, so have no idea of the tub sizes. Was just going by the one in my rental...

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Our first build

I love your bath, but may I ask you and others on this thread: are people concerned about having tap fittings centred? I ask because I have a broken femur…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
A hello for Qld

I like the simplicity of the layout, Helen. I have an even simpler one in mind for my place :-)
But the windows on the front? They…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Hi. I'm new, thought I'd leave a message here

I was skulking around on Whirlpool when I got directed here. I'm planning to build in 2018 but having a darn good time of researching in the interim. I tried…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Absolutely love your kitchen cooktop and ovens. Personally, I am terrified of gas (lived in a rental which had a leak), but I want a really, really large cooktop in…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Question about customising a kit home.

Thanks. I think some people would be offended at having a design presented to them. However, it's certainly an option I'm willing to look at. I don't think this plan,…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Question about customising a kit home.

An idea of what I am talking about. First pic is the original design. Second is a very rough of how I would rearrange the floor plan (Dimensions are not…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Coral Homes Marcoola 32 at Canungra QLD

Paradise point i think it is
Paradise Point is awesome. My parents lived there for years. Fab place to take the kids for holidays!

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Question about customising a kit home.

I have found a kit home design I almost like. I would want some modification to the interior layout and also to replace the cladding and swap out some external…

11 months11 monthsLee54Lee54 posted:
Bamboo Flooring, yes or no?

I'm so glad I read this thread. I was considering bamboo, but now think I will go for tiles. I didn't realise you can't steam mop bamboo. I will be…

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