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1 year1 yearrocketshiprocketship posted:
Shale Grey vs Surfmist

basalt roof and gutters. Surfmist fascia, garage door. Monument windows.
They are austral bricks from the industrial range. We used the dark brick (Char) for the main section and the light…

3 years3 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Shale Grey vs Surfmist

You have possibly already made your decision but hope this helps. We chose basalt roof and gutters. Surfmist fascia, garage door and render. Monument windows.

Shale Grey vs Surfmist
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4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
House built 30cm to the right

Agree with qubtel.
Be really careful to agree just because they are being nice. Of course they are playing nice, they don't want you to force a rebuild.
Also, why are you…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
House built 30cm to the right

How did your meeting go?

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
House built 30cm to the right

Hi Kei, I don't have any advice for you, sorry, but I wanted to say how sorry I am to read this thread. What a nightmare for you when you…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
freestanding vs underbench oven

I prefer a built in oven. We have a 900mm at bench height. I like it. In another build we are currently doing we have gone for 2 600mm in…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Sliding door or window in master bedroom

I would have the opening end closest to the ensuite end. That way, you don't have to walk around the bed to get out the door.

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Timber Flooring - Melbourne

Not quite Melbourne but Kemellies is in Geelong.

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
North facing block: Masterbed upstairs in rear or front?

Are you having eaves? Are you double glazing? What type of window covering will you have?
A north facing bedroom will get the winter sun and if you have eaves you…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Fireplace - where oh where shall you go?

What did you decide to do?

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Urgent help for kitchen colours

I like it, I would keep the black splashback or go for a smokey mirror look (or this may even be something you could decide once the kitchen is in?)…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Advice on pool size and placement please

With the easement being there, it looks like it will be pretty tight. In my opinion, teenagers mean the pool needs to be bigger rather than smaller.
You should take your…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Keys During Build

I think you will struggle to get keys but, like aloenyx said, you could negotiate times to be there when tradies are there so you can still keep an eye…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Garage internal door placement help

What is the overall size of your garage? Just thinking about how much room you will have around your cars?
I would be going into the corner or offset like…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
My island bench width??

You have plenty of space around your island, for me, I would increase the width and length (as much as you can afford). You will never regret a bigger island.…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Urgent help for kitchen colours

I think the pattern is subtle enough that they would go together ok but personally, I think all white OR black and white cupboards would look better. Let the calacatta…

4 years4 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Fireplace - where oh where shall you go?

For me, I think somewhere in between is your answer. Do a space for a TV unit in the corner and then the fire next to it. I don't think…

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7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
bar stool colour??

Hi hachy,
We have a mainly white kitchen with a set of black upright and overhead cupboards. We went with white bar stools because it blended rather than stuck out. Black…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Rocketship's build...

Thanks LeanneR - you might not say that if you saw it at the moment - kids toys everywhere, washing everywhere, dishes from dinner still on the bench!!!!

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Rocketship's build...

Thanks gogo - very excited here too! This baby will go downstairs to one of the spare bedrooms, I'm sure when she is older she will appreciate having a bathroom…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Where do you keep your tupperware/plasticware?

I think it depends just how much of it you have. I have heaps & heaps of tupperware. Yes, I am a little obsessed. The modular mate containers are mostly…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Rocketship's build...

Hi Dee,
Was surprised to read a notification from this thread... it has been a very long time between drinks. ::wink::
I still get onto homeone every…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Gogo's build- outdoor update 99% done

Haven't been on here much lately but logged on tonight and just wanted to say, the outside looks great gogo.... I didn't expect any less really after the spectacular job…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Recommend an Audio Intercom

Hi jazzy,
It is definately difficult to find audio intercom systems because every sells video intercom.
We have this http://psaproducts.com.au/Audio-Intercom-Kit.aspx in our house. It is very simple looking…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
SunshineT's Build: Garden pics

Hi T,
We are in the same position with doors slamming!! Our house is amazing - hardly turned the heater on (which is partly a shame because we love having the…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Rinnai 26 questions

We had one in our last build, loved it, put the enviro 26 in this build and so far it is just as great. we have a distance to our…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
decorative glass screening and doors etc....

Well, count me in for a quote on 2 glass sliding doors when you have more specifics!!! Cheers

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
decorative glass screening and doors etc....

Hi Tengals,
We have been very interested in getting glass sliding doors custom made for our home. When we looked into it and got quotes it was just too expensive for…

7 years7 yearsrocketshiprocketship posted:
Fireplace frame finish or colour - help please

Your choices so far look great.
I, personally, would be plastering and painting the fire place. I would also be keeping it the same colour as the rest of your walls…

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