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17 d17 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

That's awesome! You have a very good view of the pool from inside the house. Looking forward to see it!

17 d17 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Your home is looking amazing! May I know how far is your pool to your house slab? We are planning to build a pool after hand over but worried that…

18 d18 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Additional water heating

Thanks and I agree with all your points, very helpful. I have asked my builder if possible for them to relocate somewhere appropriate in the ground floor. I was more…

20 d20 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Additional water heating

Hi,
We've requested with our builder a separate instantaneous water heating to the first floor. We are building 2 storey home. I have received the final floor plan and they put…

Additional water heating
22 d22 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
How to improve the home security?

Are rollers shutters good too? Been thinking to have them installed outside the windows and sliding doors to all ground floor.

24 d24 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Kitchen bin drawer

Yes agree, that's why I don't leave them there under the kitchen cupboard overnight. Every after dinner we get rid of them but for the smelly ones we immediately throw…

24 d24 dMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Kitchen bin drawer

This is the one we have in our current home and it works perfect.

1 month1 monthMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Distance between House and Pool

If the pool is 2 metres away from the house slab, does the house slab need a slab protection or not required?

1 month1 monthMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Resubmit drawing and colours document to Developer for appro

Thanks. There is a variation fee of $1k for any changes which we are okay to pay but was told that colours can't be amended as it has already been…

1 month1 monthMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Alfresco - Raise height

We poured concrete on top of our alfresco slab to raise it then we tiled. We still have a step down after this but just only 50mm from the…

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1 month1 monthMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Resubmit drawing and colours document to Developer for appro

We haven't signed our contract yet and we still have a few changes to make. I am just frustrated as we've been told that we can no longer make…

1 month1 monthMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Building on a pool that is at least 2 meters away from the m

Hi there,
Is a slab protection required if an inground pool to be installed is 2 meters (edge of pool) away from the slab of the house? And if so, around…

2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Concrete tile roof question

I guess I'm referring to a normal concrete roof tile - which is commonly installed on roof. Sorry not sure if there is any other type. That's great to know…

Concrete tile roof question
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2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Concrete tile roof question

Pardon me for this silly question. I love the look of a concrete tile roof and had a look at Monier atura profile which looks really nice.
Is there a chance…

2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Variation fees - when is the limit

Thanks. I guess not all builders are the same. I've reviewed our floor plan again and I think I know what I like/need now. I'm now on 7th page…

2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Variation fees - when is the limit

Hi there, I'm feeling a little overwhelmed with the process of building even though this is already our second time. I think mainly because we are building a 50+…

2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Colour questions?

Thanks Michelle and no probs at all. If Barramundi is a mid to light colour then we should be fine but I'll check with the builder.

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2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle,
Our developer has advised us that we can't choose a roof colour darker than 808080. I searched on google which looks similar to grey. We are going for Monier…

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2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Rangehood to install after hand over, possible?

I have a preferred model which is a Schweigen rangehood. Is it complicated to install a rangehood after hand over? Do they all differ in installation requirements? We are…

2 months2 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Ducted reverse cycle air con, is it worth it?

Why is that? We are thinking to go for ducted reverse cycle heating and cooling as we don't prefer gas heating and planning to install solar panels after hand over.

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Thanks. I'll give them a call to enquire.

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Thank you. Do they service VIC State too? The pool in your photo looks great, is this yours and may I know how much did it cost for…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Good pool company in South East VIC, please recommend

Thinking between concrete and fibre glass pools and just a small size around 1.5M x 4M. Can anyone recommend a good pool company please? Thanks

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Canopy at Amstel

Our land valuation came back good. Just the same as the contract price less the $5k incentive. I've heard it's also the same for others.

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

Thanks. Almost the same as ours. I think the dimension is just right. I thought mine will look odd due to it smaller in size until I saw your…

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

Looking good. May I know how wide is your balcony and the sliding door in it? I am not a fan of a glass balcony so we will enclose it…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Such a lovely kitchen! They all work together perfectly. Is it difficult to maintain a white kitchen most especially the cabinetry?
Nope just give it a wipe. No different to any…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Balcony - with or without roof?

Thank you. We are now thinking to include the roof in the balcony, and yes will make it look better. Also even if we don't use it often,…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Ducted reverse cycle air con, is it worth it?

Is the ducted reverse cycle include heating and cooling and both uses electricity? Does it heat the house effectively? We have ducted gas heating and it does warm the…

3 months3 monthsMelbournevicMelbournevic posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Such a lovely kitchen! They all work together perfectly. Is it difficult to maintain a white kitchen most especially the cabinetry?

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