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19 h19 hoklouiseoklouise posted:
Seeking advice for a backyard sunroom with a pergola/veranda

i think option 2 is much better with easy access to the garden without having to walk through the new sunroom which makes it a better room for guests and…

Seeking advice for a backyard sunroom with a pergola/veranda
22 h22 hoklouiseoklouise posted:
Renovation - swapping kitchen and bathroom and other fix ups

without any big surprises a new kitchen, bathroom and laundry might be achieved for $100,000 depending on your choice of finishes and appliances but biggest unknown is cost of rearranging…

Renovation - swapping kitchen and bathroom and other fix ups
1 d1 doklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan Questions

having built in different rural locations may i suggest that the house should suit the location and needs to be different from homes in town..eg if you will be…

Floor Plan Questions
2 d2 doklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan Questions

i would like to offer some ideas but need to understand your site better...can you describe your local climate, do you plan for a separate garage, where will that be…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
To Knockdown and Rebuild or Renovate?

if the original house is in good condition most of what you listed could be added in stages without the need for KDR and costs and disruption of having to…

To Knockdown and Rebuild or Renovate?
2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Custom Home Design - Suggestions and Recommendation

ideal house depends on the site and location as much as internal floor plan....what is the distance from the house to all four boundaries, where is north, describe your local…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Narrow block design with 2 car space

dimensions on your original plan are inconsistent and with accurate dimensions (including site plan, upstairs and down) i could make a proper scale drawing with furniture and some other ideas…

Narrow block design with 2 car space
3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Narrow block design with 2 car space

will the carport or the garage have room above? if not, the carport could be made to feel like a courtyard with some transluscent roofing but i would be inclined…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Does this Bedroom + Ensuite Make any Sense?

if i have understood your dimensions correctly my suggestions include using the smallest toilet and wall hung handbasin eg Caroma Urbane with in wall cistern, small wall hung vanity and…

Does this Bedroom + Ensuite Make any Sense?
4 months4 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Alternative to hallway?

please share the plans for the proposed alterations and a google earth view the existing roof to help explain the problem with the new hallway

4 months4 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
New custom build - Floor plan - Need feedback

attached first variations

4 months4 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
New custom build - Floor plan - Need feedback

yes please...include direction of north and any views as well as approx distance to all boundaries... i've done a rough draft of my suggestions but having problems uploading

4 months4 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
New custom build - Floor plan - Need feedback

there seems to be inconsistent overlaps between the different levels and all dimensions are not clear so my suggestions are based on approximations and, depending on the orientation and size…

5 months5 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Newbie to Home renovation: DIY?

a building inspector should be able to tell you about any major problems but we need a floor plan with dimensions to clarify options for extra bedrooms ... sometime an…

5 months5 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
New custom build - Floor plan - Need feedback

can you share your house plans for feedback

10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Need some advice on the design

widening the whole house allows for 4 bedrooms across the back separated by the wiw for parents' privacy and a the more private bedroom on the front could be for…

10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Need some advice on the design

placing all bedrooms across the back would need a wall opposite the top of the stairs, bathrooms at the sides and lots of empty space across the front to be…

10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Need some advice on the design

I thought you asked for the master bedroom facing the backyard?? ...please list what you want for every room and i will attempt to provide what you want

10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Looking for house plans improvement recommendations

based on approximate dimensions my first suggestion would be to save floorspace by using smart toilets instead of separate bidets and a 5 bedroom house needs more flexible bathroom options…

10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Need some advice on the design

my teenage children spent a lot of day time hours in their bedrooms and potential overheating can be modified by suitable insulation and external shutters if needed but it's already…

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10 months10 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Need some advice on the design

what changes do you want?

11 months11 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Return stairs with understorage access

side access to the full length of the under stair space from the lounge would involve having to remove major structural support and would be too low for a comfortable…

Return stairs with understorage access
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1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Leaving (wet) rooms unfinished in build contract

first check with whoever approved your plans because you may not be able to obtain your occupation certificate (ie and not be able to move in) without completed wet rooms…

1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Dinning room space

consider a rectangular table that can be extended when you have guests and pushed against the wall if you need more walking space between table and island

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1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floorplan options - adding indoor/outdoor access

you would be amazed at the cost of removing the original external walls and adding the huge bifolds to lose a bedroom without adding any useful additional space ...my suggestion…

Floorplan options - adding indoor/outdoor access
1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floorplan/Build Suggestions

some variations for consideration

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1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Home Reno - Questions + Floorplan Changes?

I don't know how we can offer more information without more accurate details...for adding my suggested modest new kitchen and walls for a walk in pantry, new laundry and wiw…

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1 year1 yearoklouiseoklouise posted:
Home Reno - Questions + Floorplan Changes?

any proposal is further complicated by the angled boundaries and lack of specific information so i would first obtain ideas for future floorplans and quotes from companies that do upstairs…

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