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pandibabi

Brisbane QLD
Joined 7 February 2018
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2 h2 hpandibabipandibabi posted:
1st Custom Build with G Devel. in Brisbane - Titled

I just finalised my plans yesterday...
For 3 weeks it went nowhere, only when I called and the girl was off sick that it picked up she wasn't doing anything…

3 h3 hpandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Good luck, I am going through the same pain for the 3 pendant lights!
I was looking at this one https://www.electrolighting.com.au/prod ... dant-light
and 2x https://www.lightingillusions.com.au/sh…

20 d20 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Vaulted ceilings - costs?

Instead of asking for higher ceilings, has anyone requested for vaulted ceilings instead? Does anyone know how much that would cost?

21 d21 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Everyone ive talked to have said that this stage is the hardest as everything needs to be ticked and dotted to minimise errors.
lol.. my thinking too.. but reality...I doubt it
The…

21 d21 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Congratulations!
Holy sh!t just read you titled back in Oct? I titled in April so the chance of me moving in by end of year is nil?? damn it..

23 d23 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

I'm just surprised that they don't handle it all themself... and add a Mark up on top kaka

23 d23 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Sorry are you dealing with one building company or .. I have no idea what other way unless you are owner builder. Get everything in writing, preferably email (time stamps…

27 d27 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
1st Custom Build with G Devel. in Brisbane - Titled

Got my plans back and realise I should've turned the smaller room into a study not a bedroom! duh.. so I removed a robe and part of linen to get…

27 d27 dpandibabipandibabi posted:
Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Sorry but which app did you use to do your plans?

1 month1 monthpandibabipandibabi posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

I like a explain it like I'm 5yo step by step .. am i asking too much? :D

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

Every upgrade is costly, plus additional fees grrrr
Quite frustrating.. I found out today after of a month of weekly emails asking how my drawings are coming along (it was promised…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

sorry for the stupid question, but can this be done after build?

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Replacing standard shower head with a double shower head

I've been asking around, aparently as long as the double shower head I choose uses the one rail, like the Bunnings example, then it will be easy to swap over…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Replacing standard shower head with a double shower head

Hi Guys,
My builder is charging me a lot with no credit for swapping from attached shower head to a double shower head (the one with smaller hand held shower head…

Replacing standard shower head with a double shower head
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2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Prices for items that weren't installed in house

It depends on what your builder will charge.
For mine: $190 for fridge water point and $150 for an additional garden tap (1st 2 is incl,)

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Pewter vs blue steel flash

Wouldn't it be better to get samples vs looking at photos? Namely what you see on screen may not match what you see with in front of you. I had…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Economy Tiles vs standard

I have found economy tiles in the look I want at $12/sqm versus the same non economy at $24/sqm - what would you buy? I know its purely user preference…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
First Home - Custom Design in Ipswich - Fireplace & TV

Where did you buy for it to take so long?

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
$20psqm to upgrade to coloured grout - does that seem right?

Seriously most spaces around tiles are 1.5mm to at worst 5mm it's 1 finger to put grout through the spaces if your patching up right. It's quicker w their squeegee…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
$20psqm to upgrade to coloured grout - does that seem right?

I used sellers grout whitener and it was easy to do (to cover my brother's mould grout). Just use gloves n go over old grout til your happy with it.…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
$20psqm to upgrade to coloured grout - does that seem right?

Holy shiet seriously? I balked at the $50 extra for mine...

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

wow! amazing!

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Tile colours - help!!

I've seen ppl with different choices. I personally prefer the same look throughout.. but that's me. If it's a forever home then do what you like. If it's an investment…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

As in MBRC hasn't looked at it yet, or builder has not provided to MBRC?

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Waiting to start!

I would... gets your file attn... type A personality here 🤣

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

No it's not covered in home loan and other stuff totalling to $20k credit but then why ask for invoice on flooring? Maybe because without flooring it will look bad…

2 months2 monthspandibabipandibabi posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Ok at the contract we signed owner to do landscaping letterbox clothesline n flooring. The bank only wanted invoice for flooring. I'm wandering if we don't have those done they…

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