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1 month1 monthoptiopti posted:
Review my Custom Floor plan? [Double Storey, NSW]

Since you already have a second living space on the ground floor you may want to consider turning what appears to be a theatre room into a guest bedroom and…

1 month1 monthoptiopti posted:
Built in Desk (study nook) material

If the width of your space was slightly smaller around 2~2.4m then you could have easily done it with IKEA products, e.g: unit and . I built something similar…

1 month1 monthoptiopti posted:
Overlooking concern

Thanks for the reply.
Construction of theirs started around the time we bought ours, so if the council sent any plans to neighbours, they may have gone to the previous…

1 month1 monthoptiopti posted:
Overlooking concern

Hi,
A new double story house is nearing completion next door, without going into details I have strong reasons to think that few of their clear windows on the 1st…

11 months11 monthsoptiopti posted:
Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

When it’s the same colour they don’t have to be too careful when cutting in edges, so it take much less effort & time.

12 months12 monthsoptiopti posted:
Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

No, even though single glazed glass lets in more noise and heat than solid wood, IMO most of the noise and temperature loss is a result of the gaps around…

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1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Looking for recommendations for covering ugly tile flooring

Another option is floating laminated timber floors. If the floor is relatively flat and you DIY then you are probably looky ay around $25 per square meter.

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Digital Door Locks

I know this is an old thread, but to anyone who stumbles across this thread via a search (like I did), a quick note on insurance:
You can have a…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Variations/Upgrades to a new build

Their argument makes sense on the surface. But you have to also keep in mind that upgrades are probably the best profit making scheme used by builders. So what you…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Front door replacement - Perth (sorry long post)

Why are you looking to replace the frame? Are you going to widen the doorway or install a thicker double glazed glass door?
If you just want more light, then…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Facade Cost

Depends on the standard facade included in the base price. Some builders have very basic facades without a balcony in their starting price, while others have ones with a small…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Builder’s warranty and modifications.

I’ll be hiring a qualified builder for the work; I assume they would remove the drywall first and assess the wall structure before start cutting??. And suggest a workaround if…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Builder’s warranty and modifications.

I didn’t think I needed council’s approval for modifying a non-loadbearing wall. Anyhow, after your comment I called them to verify. The building permits department of my local council confirmed…

1 year1 yearoptiopti posted:
Builder’s warranty and modifications.

Hi All,
New member here.
My wife and I want to do a couple of alterations to a near new (~9 months old) previously unoccupied house we bought recently. The…

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