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8 months8 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
What species of the this tree?

Probably a privet. The tree looks to have been hacked at several times over its life.

11 months11 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
Struggling with Colour selection - decking

A light grey or antique grey as shown in the link https://www.abbeytimber.com.au/composite-decking/ would be my pick. John

12 months12 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
HIA contract issue with bank

sifntdaz
Thank you for your reply. We’re dealing with the Bank through a mortgage broker so I’m not totally sure what our Bank will do before making progress payments. …

12 months12 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
HIA contract issue with bank

sifntdaz
Thank you for your reply. Our build is in Sydney. My understanding (and I could be completely wrong) is that councils now require driveways and landscaping submitted as…

12 months12 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
HIA contract issue with bank

Fore2
Thank you for your reply. Comforting to know that it’s not an issue with some Banks at least.
John

12 months12 monthsnosliwnosliw posted:
HIA contract issue with bank

Good Afternoon
Wondering whether you have had encountered difficulties with Banks refusing a loan for constructing a house in response to clause 22 in a HIA build contract. The…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Hills District Dwelling Width

Seems at odds with the photos in the same document showing new builds being quite close together. Maybe the document wasn’t quality controlled checked before release. Phone the…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
ceiling height and door height selection

Many display homes I looked at had 2700mm ceilings with 2040mm internal doors. The space above the doors didn’t seem disproportionately high. I would use 2340mm doors if…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Help with Floorplan

Can you switch the garage over to the other side of the house and use the space between beds 3 and 5 as the internal access? Also I wouldn’t…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Building in Canberra - Costs

We built a house in Canberra in 2006. The house is about 30 squares plus a separate large carport. All up cost back then was about 720k, including…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Internal floorplan re-jig - after your feedback!

The view from the master bedroom into the carport is hardly to die for. Try swapping it’s position with the ensuite/WIR.

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1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
topic closed - please delete

Exposed brick interior could be unrelentingly monotonous. However can looked quite elegant if covered with a thick acrylic paint.or render.

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Building with Metricon

DeepBlue - In answer to your questions, 1) May 2021, 2) Sydney. Contract build time is 36 weeks, not 32 weeks as I previously stated.

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Building with Metricon

Kippers01 - $205 a week from memory. However I doubt that this can ever be invoked given the strange times we live in such as a shortage of timber…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Building with Metricon

Our HIA contract says 32 weeks plus Christmas shutdown. However building period hasn’t started yet, and building approval is pending with council. However based on our builder’s advice…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

It is a very good looking house. Thank you for sharing.

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1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Can Someone Please Tell Me the Purpose of a Corner Soffit

Maybe it’s a builder’s idea of good taste and classy design? Another possibility is that it is there to cover a beam over.

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
HELP! URGENT! Brick Vs Cladding/Lightweight

A judicious mix of brick and cement fibre planks for the front facade would be attractive. Use something like JH Newport planks on the side. You could also…

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
highbury homes perth

Redcripp 1 Aren’t you laying it a bit too thick with your review?

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Updating our ugly duckling

Looks swish. Thanks for sharing.

1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
Give me some facade ideas to improve street appeal!

Widen the front gable to incorporate a covered porch for the front door would bring a huge improvement. Then add some plants and voila!

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1 year1 yearnosliwnosliw posted:
No family downstairs bathroom?

Go for 2 bathrooms, one downstairs and one upstairs, and ditch the ensuite. More versatile and desirable to buyers if you choose to sell later.

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