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3 months3 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.

3 months3 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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4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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.

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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…

4 months4 monthsoptiopti 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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