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11 years11 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

Hi robinred, Yes I have seen these and two reasons I'm not keen on them are the price and when the vertical is drawn showing the sheer the wind can…

11 years11 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Sheer curtains under Vertical blinds

Looking for some advice to see if it is an ok idea to recess rod pocket sheer curtains with face mounted vertical blinds for windows and sliding doors.
Has anyone done…

11 years11 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Laying laminate with a tile skirting up walls

Hi there, you may have already fixed your problem by now if not you could visit a Timber Mill and get a skirting board made to order like the image…

Laying laminate with a tile skirting up walls
12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Dark roofs

I am in Brisbane and I choose the Magnum roof tile with sarking/roof batts and batts in the external walls. I do not regret getting the darker tile. A lot…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Bunnings - Probilt Floors - Vintage All Spice?

Sorry a bit late on this one, I found Lionking was great to deal with.
I cannot remember how long it took to deliver to the HiTrans depot (maybe 1…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Finish Quality of Our First New Home, What should we accept?

No, "the eave that butts into the Portico" this is major and something that cannot be easily fixed. Should the homeowner have to pay to…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Finish Quality of Our First New Home, What should we accept?

There is no way I would accept that, the builder has not built to contract. I would not pay the final payment.
I would be looking for compensation so another…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Laundry design - putting appliances mid height

I'm not sure on the mounting but if the appliances are to be mid height I would want a pull out shelf underneath the machine/benchtop at just the right height…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Need help... which HSTP is the best on the market...

I just installed a Ecosafe for my site at $11500, i just made the 30 mtr clearence from a waterway so I did not need the advanced system, although I…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
National Broadband Network

My cost was $250 (each) outlet for the first 3 and then $50 each outlet. All this included a 20 mtr lead in

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Site Costs - M Class Slab

Mine was $15,000
Cut 60 fill 40, M and P due to tress and only the fill half had piering with 20 mtr 3 phase lead in.
Others on this site have…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
How much 'room' is there when negotiating $ on a new build?

With my build I added 10k worth of alterations to the base price.
The builder would give me a 4k kitchen upgrade for free if i would sign with them.…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
suggestions for builder gold coast

Yes bare min as for what the bank will allow ie, kitchen, plastered, wet area tiled and painted, although I think you can still get the loan with painting deleted…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
suggestions for builder gold coast

I am currently building with Hallmark and very happy so far (frame and truss stage) They are very good on price for structual alterations and site costs, some were N/C…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Bedroom sizes

I like the classic size double bedroom of 3.6 x 3.3 and with a Master bedroom a bit bigger.

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Sloping Block

Check out this builder, they are specialists with sloping blocks http://www.pjburns.com/ They have a very good reputation on Product review and are at the Sunshine coast.

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Hallmark Homes (house and land package - Forest Park)

Welcome to Homeone and also welcome to (building) . Iā€™m about to build with Hallmark on my own land and they have been up front from the very beginning. …

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Anyone want to look over my plans!??

A WIR would be nice but you are limited in the width of the house. The internal wall for the WIR would be a waste of this very valuable space.…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Anyone want to look over my plans!??

With your Master Bedroom have you considered a robe with sliding doors, this would bring the two 12 6 AW into the centre of the room and the light with…

Anyone want to look over my plans!??
12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Rural Building Company

You could try http://www.pjburns.com/ they are sloping block Specialists.
They have a very good reputation on http://www.product (no space) review.com.au/p/pj-burns.html
I have not built…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Critique my plans please :)

Well now you did ask so ::hyst::
Near my alfresco the builder is providing capped off hot and cold water plumbing and capped of sewer…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Concrete driveway or Pavers??? pls help... building in SA

If you can afford a quality exposed aggregate job that is the best way to go and I think it looks very nice.
@Mclaren, The paver did a great job keeping…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Critique my plans please :)

I do not know if it matters to you but I would not like the first thing I see from the Foyer is the Ens hand basin if Bed 1…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
rock excavation cost

My watertank installer said to allow $50 p/hr if we hit rock and probably 2 to 3 hrs approx.
My Builder said to allow $200 p/hr if we hit rock and…

12 years12 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Concrete Sleepers or Treated Pine?

I was looking at concrete sleepers too and found this mob in Brisbane, http://www.wix.com/sponge2222/main#!prices
Not to bad compared to timber.

13 years13 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Promo's included in build,what did you get??

Mine is $185k Brisbane

13 years13 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Promo's included in build,what did you get??

For me I received a $4000 upgrade to the kitchen which was a very nice surprise as I was only going with the standard one. I spent all my money…

13 years13 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
Laminate Flooring Sydney

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Check the thread above it will save me lots of typing, if you want to message me for more information you are more than welcome.

13 years13 yearsOnebuildOnebuild posted:
HELP regarding deposit may need legal advice?? UPDATE!!

Is it a major bank cc? I find this strange they will not assist in an alleged f___d case.
Ring the builder and tell them you will ask the cc…

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