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2 months2 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Hi Cecilia
Unfortunately I don’t have it itemised - I just paid a set cost to upgrade particular windows and doors to double glazed.
Definetly ask, worth considering.
All the best with your…

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Also which private certifier did you use?
Hi SDS1, we used Daniel Connell from . We did 4 stages with him and found it very useful. He identified stuff that…

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Has anyone done a skylight (through 1st level through to ground level) into the kitchen? Can I see a photo (if so) please :).

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

2. External insulation upgrades e.g. include insulation to garage ceiling and walls - is your house 2 storey? What did you do? Is there not any insulation standard for the…

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Re Soundproofing, did you do double-glazed or VLAM hush? please. I read this earlier and thought you said $25K just for glass - nicer to re-read that it included…

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Re Soundproofing, did you do double-glazed or VLAM hush? please. I read this earlier and thought you said $25K just for glass - nicer to re-read that it included…

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Do you have any photos you would be happy to share? :) of your build?

5 months5 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

I'm still waiting on cost of double glazed doors...... Nervous about the cost!
Has anyone done square set wall and ceiling junctions to ground floor and regretted not doing it upstairs…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Elysebuild and SDS1 is there a 'better' location to visit for Accent/Beumont or do the …

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thanks SDS1, this list is great/helpful!
Still trying to decide on wardrobe fitouts and hadn’t considered door handles!
Did anyone do a security intercom? Thoughts/ideas/suggestions.
Any other nifty “must haves”?

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

Thank you for such a detailed reply! I’ve been recommended to do low-e for my sliders, but unsure if this will be a good long term option or whether the…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

YOur house looks amazing Hillsbuilds!
I've read a few of your posts... Do you mind sharing:
What level of insulation you used in your walls…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Acoustic insulation vs thermal insulation

Coming in very late to this post can anyone advise thought now you have lived with your hebel floors with or without extra sound or thermal insulation. If you just…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Hi Stanus, in addion to the Hebel Powerfloor, did you also use acoustic bats between the levels? Trying to work out if I need from a thermal or noise perspective?…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Hebel Powerfloor insulation

Does anyone have any further feedback regarding the hebel Power Floors? I am not sure if I need to add additional sound screen from a thermal/noise perspective. I…

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

What rating did you use if you don’t mind my asking asking?

6 months6 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thanks everyone - so many great ideas! What did everyone do in terms of sound screen between rooms etc? Thoughts?

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thanks so much! Exactly what I was after - the beam around the edge. :)

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thanks Zen. I wonder what the alternate is. BTW What is your carpet?! It looks fantastic! Hope you are settling in…

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

We are thinking of these same wood look tiles - but inside. Can you post a picture of them laid please? Also the finished ceiling detail of your al…

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Hi Jacks we are now looking at this too - I just searched to see what others said and found your post. …

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Is anyone happy to give a ballpark of where there electrical appointment came in.
I can see above that kitchen/bathroom upgrades may be into the vicinity of $25K
Trying to then think…

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

I’m interested too. So hard to work out the double vs thickened glass versus low-e love anyone to shed light :)

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thank you - lots of decisions

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

—- do you mind if I ask how much under floor heating you put in for that amount, just bathrooms? THanx

7 months7 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Hi SDS1,
Thanks so much, this is very helpful. I've started my list - and already have a few too many photos on pintrest. A lot of decisions -…

8 months8 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Thank you - so many decisions!
Is anyone happy to post photos of their completed kitchen or share great ideas :)

8 months8 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

It does sound scary! Did you do cupboards to ceiling in kitchen? It’s what we were thinking....

8 months8 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

Hi SDS thank you for your insights. Do you have photos of your media room/landscaping or are you not at that stage yet? I enjoy reading this forum, we are…

8 months8 monthsoceanocean posted:
Building with Hall & Hart Homes

For anyone who has built an Ellyse, especially with a 5th bedroom upstairs, how many sky lights did you put in and where.
Also interested in anyone with updated…

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