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planfan

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6 years6 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
noisy aluminium fence

It's all just poles with horizontal rails to hold them and vertical poles in the ground about 1500mm apart. It is like a wobble board but a…

6 years6 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
noisy aluminium fence

We have a 9 metre stretch of aluminium fences and gates. It makes a loud rattling noise on windy days. There's no garden yet to stop the wind.
We…

6 years6 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

Hi Ray
Looks good. Do you know for sure if you will be able to open the fridge door wide enough to get the vege baskets out to clean…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
pressed ceiling - art nouveau

One of the houses on The Block in South Melbourne had a big ceiling rose made out of plaster so I imagine doing a whole ceiling might have…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Hi Natlyn
I'd like the stairs to be more central in the house - eg along the garage back wall. Someone else had stairs at the…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Solar Energy

We aren't really ready to put in batteries - dollar-wise and still getting the outside areas paved and planted - and I don't know what we would expect in storage.…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Solar Energy

Hi Phil
I was just curious. We have a 5.13Kw system in two banks. We might get batteries if we can afford them. We have a credit with…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Solar Energy

Hi Philytee
Are you going to get batteries?
pf

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Solar Energy

Hi Moe
It took quite a while for us to get thru the power companies and even now after 9 months, we have a credit but we don't seem to be…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

You could have a little shopping basket and go shopping in your pantry or a trolley, but a passthru can work well. - I'll have to come clean…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

- depending on eaves and where the windows are and how low/high they are and the neighbours' house/trees. It ain't easy being cool.

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Some estates will let you swap the driveway side - costs money tho. If the driveways aren't done yet, it might not cost as much. Costs nothing…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

Can you get some proper info on that courtyard - it means an extra wall which costs - and I don't think you will get much benefit at all…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Look at the Melways for your estate and picture your block on it ??

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Nice plan Dan. Which way is north? Where are you? Are there any eaves?

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Kimmy & Fin's Jackson's View Build - 'Sundance' by Hotondo

A window in the pantry? maybe even a window to pass things thru?
Would the garage internal door be better at the other end of the laundry - even…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Ray's Adelaide build

Or put the bedrooms in sep areas of the house. Kids rooms will be hot in summer on west. Better to have parents on west as they go…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

I didn't expect you to be so quick Jodge and I had a whodunnit to finish.
I'd rather keep the toilet out of the bathroom.

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Great work Jodge - I should've stayed up. The rooms are good sizes for a house on a smallish block. Bedrooms on the east, kids separate. …

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Should we stay up or go to bed and switch on early......
Why are some messages an hour different from my time - who's on DLS?

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

Ok just to be radical
Put a tandem garage down the west side, put your outside living at the front, sheltered by the garage - easy for landscaping machines, …

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
EdenBrook Pakenham

http://www.buildingcommission.com.au/re ... v_2011.pdf
What will you get for 4K - just curious. Who rated it?
Grassfires travel fast on a windy day but there won't be…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Which Garage Door?

If the garage faces north or west and has an internal door to the house, then all that hot air can come thru.
There was a post a few months go…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Our New Build on Acreage in South Gippsland

Nice to have a friendly council. So many hills in Gippy, what's high in one hill could be low in a valley.
You should contact the Aussie Grand Designs team…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Frameless shower problems

We didn't have a door - just glass attached to one side and floor. It's 1.7m wide I think - no prob with water splashing past the glass.

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
“The Block”

I'm watching it. Which couple won't finish their rooms this week ? Suspense!

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
floor tiles/wall tiles marry up?

Suggest you look at some photos of bathrooms or some display houses.
We have tiles as skirting and they marry up. OUr shower has different tiles and different size from…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
Whats the problem with a light coloured roof - eg surfmist?

Have you been to the colorbond website and tried different colours - you have to pick a house something like your own. They also have a list of homes…

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
okjorg's build

I assumed it was above the shower - that's where ours is.

7 years7 yearsplanfanplanfan posted:
okjorg's build

Nothing takes up too much space but lots of nothings add up to too much!

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