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24 d24 dlindsayrlindsayr posted:
Concrete Path

Hi there,
concreting the whole lot and putting a couple of drains in the middle of it. Unfortunately our stormwater goes to a rubble pit in the back yard and not…

Concrete Path
5 months5 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Colour scheme

Hi there,
I am interested in advice regarding colour scheme for house. Roof/gutters are all monument. Looking at potentially painting the vertical cladding up the top monument as well. Downstairs…

Colour scheme
7 months7 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Identify pipe

Thanks buildingandlegal. I have confirmed it is an old
telecommunications one

7 months7 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Identify pipe

Just further to this, it appears to go most of the entire length of the boundary and looks to go 90degrees downwards around 1.5m from the water meter. I am…

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7 months7 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Identify pipe

Hi there,
Anyone able to suggest what this would be? Around 70mm in Diana et I think and comes from the direction of the water meter. I had thought an old…

Identify pipe
8 months8 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Wet/Charged Stormwater

Thanks for your feedback. I was hoping for a different option but think it is best.
Lindsay

8 months8 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Wet/Charged Stormwater

It appears to suggest rubble pit for our situation...
https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/files ... -sheet.pdf
Lindsay

8 months8 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Wet/Charged Stormwater

Thanks SaveH2O.
I think it will take most of around a 50sqm roof area.
It is for an extension in the front of an existing house. The existing roof goes into…

8 months8 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Wet/Charged Stormwater

Hi moudzj,
Thanks for the rely. I am in the Moreton Bay region in Queensland.
I don’t have a site survey or plan with contours on it unfortunately. The plans I have…

8 months8 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Wet/Charged Stormwater

Hi there,
Our house is lower than the street. Is anyone aware if there is any guidelines/standards around how low below the kerb level the stormwater could go to then go…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Facade colour combination -

We used Dan at newhomevisuals.com and was very happy with what we got.
Lindsay

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10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Rendered extension - brick veneer or cladded

It’s a double storey extension on the front of a single storey house.
Lindsay

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Rendered extension - brick veneer or cladded

Thanks for your feedback Stewie,
That was my thought although can get the house rendered as well if we do hebel paneling or blueboard on the extension as opposed to brick…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Tile vs colorbond roof

Thanks arcadelt. Very informative and well thought out reply. We are not planning on moving in the future, we have 3 young kids, one who starts school in 2 years…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Tile vs colorbond roof

To be honest I do like the look of colourbond but it’s more the fact of given we are doing work on the existing roof, and putting another 55sqm ish…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Tile vs colorbond roof

It is a nice sound! Not sure I would replace it just for that tho.

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Tile vs colorbond roof

It’s brick veneer and putting a double storey extension on the front of the house. It has been suggested to clad and render the extension instead of brick and render.
Roof…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Rendered extension - brick veneer or cladded

Hi there,
We are doing an extension and now thinking we would like to render the bottom floor instead of plain bricks. It has been suggested to clad and render the…

10 months10 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Tile vs colorbond roof

Hi there,
We are about to do an extension on a house with concrete tile roof. The house is around 43 years old with original roof. We were going to put…

11 months11 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Surfmist vs other whites for external colours

Do you know what the darker colour is juliep100?

11 months11 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Kitchen layout

Anyone know of a paid service for floor plan assistance, preferably that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg? I could just get a kitchen company out I guess..

12 months12 monthslindsayrlindsayr posted:
Kitchen layout

Hi there, we are looking at doing a renovation which in part will open up our existing kitchen/lounge/dining area.
Any creative people for any ideas? We are not looking at anything…

1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
Window Placement for Facade

I don't have a photo at the moment. It is around a 1970s brick veneer home with quite an aweful brown brick at the moment. I am looking to render…

1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
Window Placement for Facade

That is interesting, should have said I do not want to go ultra modern.
Lindsay

1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
Window Placement for Facade

Hi there,
Anyone love designing window placement and facade? We are looking at doing an extension at the front of a brick veneer house. Currently house has sliding windows. Looking for…

1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
House Extension

Hi SIRIUSKEY,
No that would not be my intent. I am intending that it would be fully enclosed downstairs with a half wall upstairs.
After…

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1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
House Extension

Thanks oklouise,
Will take that on board, makes sense what you are saying, will see where we end up. Thanks again
Lindsay

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1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
House Extension

Hi oklouise,
Just thought I would let you know what I have been thinking. I have been playing with the design, and thinking of…

1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
House Extension

Thanks for the reply oklouise. We were intending to keep the width of the extension the same as the current house but would need to check the required side extension.…

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1 year1 yearlindsayrlindsayr posted:
House Extension

Hi there,
We are looking to build on to the front of our property to have extra living space and master bedroom. We are looking at lounge area on bottom floor…

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