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9 months9 monthsmyclmycl posted:
Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Hi all,
I am planning to have artificial grass installed in the front yard.
It is mainly rectangular in shape, bordered by garden beds mainly, except for a couple of crushed rock/pebble…

2 years2 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Bathroom mirror - extend down to vanity benchtop or not?

Thanks guys... I think you guys make a lotta sense!

2 years2 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Bathroom mirror - extend down to vanity benchtop or not?

Hi all,
Not sure whether I should extend the bathroom mirror right down to the benchtop to give the illusion of an extra wide sink, (but at the risk of water…

3 years3 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Front entry double door or wide 970 mm single door?

Hi all,
Just wondering what everyone's thoughts are re: front doors...
Double doors 2 x 820 or 770 mm wide, or single door 970mm wide with two side lights (30 mm wide…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Handle-less kitchen drawers - square edge or shark nose?

Thanks guys...
I guess I'm referring to these diagrams in terms of which is 'best' ...

In particular options 2 to 5 (5 being the 'sharknose')
People all seem to talk about the…

Handle-less kitchen drawers - square edge or shark nose?
4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Handle-less kitchen drawers - square edge or shark nose?

Hi all,
If going for handleless drawers - is it better to have a drawer edge with a Sharknose 45 degrees, or square-edge?
Or other?
Our kitchen designer thinks that square edge…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Alfresco - Retractable louvre roof ('vergola') Vs Skylight?

Thanks guys... leaning towards the adjustable louvres ... combination of light, ventilation and rain protection all in one, but pricey.
Also, been told that when it rains the lighter coloured ones…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Island benchtop vs. rear benchtop mitred edge 80mm?

Hi all,
We are considering going 80mm mitred edge for the island bench (marble or caesarstone), and so what mitred edge should one go for the long rear kitchen bench (with…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Waterfall ends

What do people think about islands with a waterfall at one end and overhang at the opposite end?

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Alfresco - Retractable louvre roof ('vergola') Vs Skylight?

Hi All,
We are planning on having a 4.2 m (N-S) x 5.8 m (E-W) alfresco which is north & west facing ...
... and have so far designed 3 skylights 600…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Thanks for the pics ...
Do you have any close up pics of the sill?
Would it be like this?
How easy/hard/expensive would it be to do this flush sill?

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Thanks for all your responses.
Been considering other brands ... any recommendations?
Has anyone used these?
AWS:
http://www.awsaustralia.com.au/vantage/ ... iding-door
http://www.awsaustralia.com.au/vantage/ ... iding-door
Rylock:
http://www.rylock.com/uploads/pdfs/Prod…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Sliding stacker door - any reason why it can't be recessed?

Hi all,
I am told by our builder that the window manufacturer does NOT recommend installing their sliding stacker door recessed into a concrete slab. The stacker door is 2.4m tall…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Staircase landing window - should it be openable?

Hi all,
We are designing our place with a switch back staircase with a north facing window at the level of the landing.
At the moment we have specified a double…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Driveway dimensions & gate - how wide for 2 cars?

Hi all,
Our paved driveway is up to 8.2 m deep.
Double garage door width is 4.8m.
What driveway width is needed to park two cars on the driveway?
If we have a gate…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
LED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?

Hi all,
I am in the process of designing our lighting plan, and our builder has included LED downlights.
Two brands/models that have been suggested to us (both MR16, 3000K warm white;…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Steam Oven + Oven Placement - side by side or stacked?

Hi all,
I'm interested in getting some opinions on placement of a steam oven + normal oven. They are going to be placed next to the rear bench on the left.…

Steam Oven + Oven Placement - side by side or stacked?
4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Home theatre/media room design incl ?Sliding or double doors

Hi all,
I'm at the planning stage for our home theatre/media room. It is 5.6 x 4.8 m with ceiling 3m. It has a three panel sliding stacker door on…

Home theatre/media room design incl ?Sliding or double doors
4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Reducing garage door noise- panel tilt or sectional? Brand?

Hi all...
We are planning on having the master bedroom over the garage.
Does anyone have any tips on how to reduce any associated noise?
- garage door type? motor type/brand?
- acoustic insulation?…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Exterior door swing - swing in or out better?

Thanks Ed...
Except I don't think there's enough width for a sliding door.
Is there that much difference in water-sealing between out-swing and in-swing?
Also, being aluminium, and in a laundry with tiled…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Exterior door swing - swing in or out better?

Hi all,
Originally we had the doors planned to swing in for the exterior laundry door and rear garage door. I've been told that it may be better to swing the…

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Rangehood - Qasair or 2x Neff/Siemens better

Thanks AussieMark, what are the dimensions of the Qasair Westmore rangehood? What does it look like? I presume its important to cover or overcover the cooktop with the rangehood ...

4 years4 yearsmyclmycl posted:
Rangehood - Qasair or 2x Neff/Siemens better

Hi everyone...
Considering two options (needed for 18MJ wok burner + two burner + induction - Siemens - anticipating 1.2 m wide rangehood needed to cover the cooktops)
1. Getting 2 side…

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