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Joined 18 March 2008
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1 month1 monthradiuzradiuz posted:
Builder recommendations North East Melbourne

Have a look at martex.com.au... they are pretty focussed on looking after their customers

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6 months6 monthsradiuzradiuz posted:
Knock Down Rebuild plus Investment - Beginning the Journey

Sounds like an exciting journey ahead... given you have some concerns about paying mortgage and rent, it seems you don't want to extend yourselves too far, so I would take…

7 months7 monthsradiuzradiuz posted:
Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

From memory the infloor cleaning added an extra 8 - 10K to the pool installation

8 months8 monthsradiuzradiuz posted:
Floor plan feedback.

I like the floorpan although room measurements will define if it all works. I feel the upstairs bathroom toilet area could be redesigned as per the attached, ie toilet moved…

2 years2 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Floor plan feedback

A couple of stand out issues with your floor plan. The double hallway is a big waste of space and does not work, also the activity room / study has…

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2 years2 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Compass Pool vs Narellan Pool

We recently installed a Compass pool in January of last year, so 12 months completed and had the same competitors quote and it was the infloor cleaning system that sold…

2 years2 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Single cavity sliding door which can span 2.8 meters?

Not sure what state you are in but take a look at this website which shows standard cavity sliders upto 3500mm wide.
https://www.cavitysliders.com.au/standard-range
Good luck.

2 years2 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Fibreglass Pool

I think there is an OHS that occupants need to leave their house when a pool is craned over it so it would be only courteous to give them advance…

2 years2 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Increase the Alfresco Concrete floor height 5cm - 8 cm

You could have a 40mm stone paver layer over screen which will do the job. Speak to a reputable paver or landscaping expert. We laid 20mm porcelain pavers over screed…

3 years3 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Small custom builder recommendations in Melbourne

I have heard positive things about Martex Constructions, their website is http://www.martexconstructions.com.au, I think the owner's name is Mario. good luck!

3 years3 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Show us your facade...

I've come across a great instagram account called house.floorplans which has become my go-to for inspiration... it shows off house facades and floorpans

3 years3 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Looking for recommendations for covering ugly tile flooring

I've used Senso self adhesive timber vinyl http://sensoflooring.com.au to cover ugly tiles. Not necessarily cheap but easy DIY job, looks great and quite durable. Good luck!

4 years4 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Custom build price

$549,550

4 years4 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Merbau Screening

Merbau stain is very difficult to remove from sandstone pavers. You could cover the pavers for approximately 2 – 3 months, which is what it will take for the merbau…

4 years4 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Is there any problem in buying such property? (plz chk post)

House lots within 1 km of high voltage overhead powerlines normally sell below market value. There is no guarantee these lines will ever be placed underground and it is your…

4 years4 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
New house: Clean garage floors?

That is not acceptable. You are paying for a NEW home, not one that has surface marks and crap on the garage floor because the tradies/builder were too lazy to…

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Advance Bricks - anyone used?

When we built about 6 years ago we had the same dilemma, loved Daniel Robertson's Melbourne series but couldn't justify the extra cost so came across Advance bricks. We liked…

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Rinnai Enviro 32 - Is it easy to add controllers later on?

I had a Rinnai 20 installed in our rental without any controllers as our plumber advised that if you install one of these units without a controller you will receive…

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Covering Alfresco Area - Door / Something else?

You could install one of these http://www.stratco.com.au/products/home ... nt-blinds/ which are a bit like a window screen but designed for outdoors and have channels on each…

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Extend passage for privacy

Babies are only small for a very small period of time and usually the more noise they get used to the better they will sleep. If you can swap …

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Recommendation of Construction Lawyer in Melbourne

Ed Samo of Samo lawyers has a ton of experience and may suit you.

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Supply own appliances for new build - insurance?

Builder's trades did the install on the day before handover

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Supply own appliances for new build - insurance?

We supplied our own appliances which were installed the day before handover, but have to admit our builder didn't mention anything about who would be responsible in the event they…

5 years5 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Island Bench with Angled Top

I have seen this a display home and it suited the home as it followed the angles of the house design. Why has it been drawn on your plans? Is…

6 years6 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Melbourne - South East - Rough Cost ideas of Custom Build

We went down the custom home build just over 5 years ago and a few things I would have done differently if I had my time again.
First thing we…

6 years6 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Particle Boards at Frame Stage

I'm intrigued by your frame... why has your builder used a mix of termite treated framing (blue) and normal pine framing? Almost defeats the purpose of paying more for permit…

6 years6 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Owner Build Electrician referral

For those of you looking for a reliable registered electrician in the Bayside Frankson area can highly recommend Andre from Sparky Boys. He took the time to make sure our…

6 years6 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
Acclimatising timber

We left ours for a week in our living area (19 mm solid vic ash) before laying them and there was no movement, secret nailed and glue

6 years6 yearsradiuzradiuz posted:
New Build - Floor plan advice!

Another thought would be to forgo the garage cupboard, reduce the size of Bed 2 to make similar to Bed 3 and put your separate toilet here, see link for…

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