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Living room / Home Theatre

Simply put - if you are looking for a HT experience in a living room purpose built or with sound bars or whatever your are not going to get that…

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Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

They were built temporarily as our land sitting below from either side. Cost was low as they didn't use H brackets and etc. I removed it b4 building a concrete…

1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Building at Willowdale

Be top on your SS and constantly check and compare every part of house with final plan. Adam (if he is ur SS) made couple of mistakes with us..

1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Mcdonald Jones Homes Vs Masterton

You could ask here what the usual contract period goes into the HIA contract who have built with Masterton. You will know average time to build. There is a masterton…

1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

I forgot to post what I went for - I went for a local landscaper who quoted $7.3k. Now build all finished, I will have to move it after fence…

1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

You could do tiling, decking or anything you want on top of porch later and get the slab to the height suits and little higher than driveway. If driveway and…

1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

I have been using Aldi's one since 2015 - still working and it does the job and has laminated floor now and used it on carpet too- good on both.…

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1 year1 years-X-ss-X-s posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Unlikely you are going to get a unlimited plan on 5G any time near future as they won't allow it as it will choke the network and technology is not…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Raspberry Pi/Arduino and other Roll Your Own Home Automation

If anybody successfully finished any projects with Raspberry Pi or Arduino - share it here. How to do it and components and little guidance too. I'm interested in it…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

tile gap is more closer when u go for rectified tiles as my understanding goes. 600 x600 rect tiles will have smaller as rectified tiles will have fine edges and…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

@mpricecs Beautiful your house after the landscaping finished. Glad to see a finished work almost similar to ours (Grange 29, St.Kilda and frontage -slope etc). I have been thinking…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

For us, every Mon there would be calls. But if you missed it and return the call, never got them (2-3 times only tried). So I was mostly doing with…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

If anybody doing downlights with builders for $100++ could look at these . I know you will need downlight+bridge ($69+35+installation) , but you get from cool white to warm in…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

If this is the one - its just controller i think.

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2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

It should be doable - if you just want the controller option with mobile app. But full system of myair, airtouch or izone needs changes to ducts, but aircon installers…

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2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We took this as part of flooring and aircon promo for $4999. So we thought it was good deal... it comes with basic invertor and it won't run as far…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We took that promo as well... But after some research I decided to add myair ($1997) as Daikin's not that energy efficient like Actronair and needs the main zone running…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

So you mean you already asked Clipsal to do ur donwlights? And you are supplying the LEDs and they charged $89 each without LEDs? why would you do that?

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

My guy is a brother my friend - so we know each other. He quoted $48/downlight with 5 year warranty was last year. He will be doing it next year…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

It's still possible i think. But you can upgrade power points at appointment. If you think you need a double where Coral provide single or in places like ITHub/media room…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

If its single storey - I don't suggest going over the basic. If you know a good electrician - have a discussion with him and do all downlights after hand…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

If your house is double storey and you want downlight - you will have to do it at this appointment. Single storey too you can do , but if you…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We went from floor color (white-grey glossy) and splash back (glass window+white tiles). So we selected night sky(black) stone and selected contrast colors for cupboards based on that.
Ice snow…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

A 600x600 porcelain rectified upgrade for our main floor areas cost us $7.9k (of that $5.0+k for labour) - rectified laying charge is higher. But via builders they charge $1.5-2k…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

@ , Could you post a picture of the facade if front is all finished please... We are also doing St.Kilda facade, so curious to see...

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

First of all, all the best for your color selection. Don't feel blankk - look at pre-start color selection pdf which should have been sent to you by now. Have…

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

@bestspecials . Great looking grass... Could you tell me what grass you used ?

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

I have 3 different quotes - 1) 17k (28+13= 41m) 2) 11k 3) 7.3k . Such varying quotes...

2 years2 yearss-X-ss-X-s posted:
Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

Hi,
My builder wants us to build timber retaining walls on both sides of the block before building works start. I have been looking for…

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