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oklouise

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5 h5 hoklouiseoklouise posted:
Changing roof pitch and roof tiles to build a dormer

to change roof pitch is a very expensive option and adding an extra floor means that you have to lose a substantial amount of floor space to allow for stairs…

1 month1 monthoklouiseoklouise posted:
Renovation questions (a lot) and advice and tips

if the house is already safe and comfortable enough for tenants i would move in and live in the house for at least a year to see how it feels…

1 month1 monthoklouiseoklouise posted:
Room size

post your plan showing approx dimensions and direction of north and i can draw up a rough plan that can show the size of the whole house and individual rooms…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Fireplace and TV joinery in a family room with a void?

if the fireplace is meant for heating as the void will make all the heat rise up to the upstairs rooms and the family room will be cold...but why…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Garage door entrance to Skullery / Kitchen

a copy of the floorplan would make suggestions easier

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Roof Replacement - First Steps

it looks like it would be easy to use the small bedroom as an ensuite and use the existing family room as a third bedroom but you would lose access…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Roof Replacement - First Steps

first discuss with roofing companies for a quote for the simplest repair and/or replacement of existing roof cladding including better insulation and extras including new gutters, downpipes, fascia and eaves..(make…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor plan for a porter Davis home built in 2005

check with local council: they could still have a copy of he original plans from when the house was first built and assuem you've tried to contact the Porter Davis…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Two Story Home Design feedback please!

looks good d@n but i personally don't like a bathroom open to the wiw and bedroom but doesn't matter what we like it depends on the owner and can you…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Two Story Home Design feedback please!

suggest an alternative and i'm happy to make changes

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Raising Ceiling Height

simples way to achieve the result is to remove the whole roof and build up the walls and make a new roof but a huge expense for no extra living…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Two Story Home Design feedback please!

using your original dimensions my suggestions include more realistic stair size and more generous downstairs ens and kitchen, pantry and laundry with more private powder room and a mudroom... making…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Two Story Home Design feedback please!

i also have concerns about the staircase..it feels more like a spiral staircase in size and not long enough for comfortable use..i would have expected to need at least 2m…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Comment on the design - What would you change

my suggestions include swopping the study and bedroom and stealing space off the master bedroom to allow more space in the kitchen and bathroom ... this keeps the bedrooms all…

Comment on the design - What would you change
2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Comment on the design - What would you change

what is the width and length of your block, describe your climate, where is north, how many and what ages will live in the house and what is the maximum…

2 months2 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
living and dining orientation

always add scale sized furniture and fixtures and, although there is enough space for lounge and dining table, the kitchen feels cramped and do you also need space for storage…

living and dining orientation
3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Design and orientation - advice appreciated

my suggestion include adding furniture to help suggest ideal door and window locations and you need to lose the extra doorway through the kitchen and pantry, add a handbasin in…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

to keep all the quiet rooms and noisy kids together and usually the similar size of the rooms makes it easier to group them together..as you can see by my…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

how wide is the nook? i've seen a fridge in this location before and maybe you could have twin tall narrow side by side fridge and freezer in the nook…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Bath and shower in sedate rooms

could you post a plan of the house showing existing rooms showing plumbing, doors, windows and dimensions with a wish list of what you want to achieve?

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

the space under the end of the stairs should be plenty for a stacked washer and dryer or if you decide to omit the sliding external door for the laundry…

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3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Seeking feedback ideas for 30sq Custom Floorplan - SE Melbou

we need the latest floor plan with dimensions to make specific comments

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

highlight windows are great for small rooms close to the neighbours' and also consider louvres throughout the house to improve air circulation and investing in security screens and matching floor…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

with limited space my suggestions include two fridge options: ..sacrifice the small wardrobe (adding bedroom furniture will show that the current wardrobe restricts the room) and lose the tiny study…

Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry
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3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

my suggestions also swaps the bedroom and media and by losing the extra pwdr room and careful pruning this plan is under 50% total floor area without the entry porch

Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block
3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

what is the width and length of the block and the setbacks for front, side and back...can you have the driveway on either side and would you use a zero…

3 months3 monthsoklouiseoklouise posted:
Floor plan critique

and simplifying the family bathroom allows more floorspace, adult sized shower, easy access linen (plus storage under double vanity) easy access towels for vanity shower and bath and the toilet…

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