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6 d6 dSethorSethor posted:
No fridge in main kitchen? Anyone done this

We are doing it, fridge recess in kitchen plans below is for a wine fridge. Can't give you feedback as house is still under construction. I think you will be…

No fridge in main kitchen? Anyone done this
11 d11 dSethorSethor posted:
Kitchen Layouts

Any layout will work just as long you get the work triangle (Fridge, Sink & Oven/Cooktop) right. What are the approx dimensions & orientation?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitchen_work_triangle

12 d12 dSethorSethor posted:
Kitchen Layouts

Pretty vague question to ask, what area do you have to work with?

12 d12 dSethorSethor posted:
Alfresco in the middle of the floor plan

Is this a site coverage issue? Council will include covered alfresco in site cover calculations.

12 d12 dSethorSethor posted:
Need advicesssss

28 course is standard ceiling height, so unless you specified higher ceilings how is your builder ripping you off? Builder is correct in saying reworked plans will have to be…

20 d20 dSethorSethor posted:
Hot Water System

Personally never heard of them before, there is a huge thread on Whirlpool about them (see link below). Quick skim through thread a few minor issues but warranty/after sales service…

25 d25 dSethorSethor posted:
Hot Water System

Having no solar I would not recommend a electric system. Between heat pump & solar, I would go with heat pump. Heat pump systems work in any weather conditions vs…

26 d26 dSethorSethor posted:
Hot Water System

Heat pump HWU's are great, just stay away from DUX & Rheem units as they have heaps of bad reviews. Best heat pump units on market are Bosch & Sanden.…

26 d26 dSethorSethor posted:
Double shower design help

I second moving toilet to same side as vanity, I would also move vanity to corner or make longer to corner. This way you have a more defined walkway with…

26 d26 dSethorSethor posted:
Heat Pump Dryer

They are definitely more efficient, how quickly you recoup ROI depends on your usage/energy cost.

28 d28 dSethorSethor posted:
Leather lounge recommendations

If your after quality look at King Living & Natuzzi.

1 month1 monthSethorSethor posted:
How does your fridge look? Pics?

You have to buy an integrated fridge if you want a flush finish. You could make the recess wider to allow for doors to open but you are left with…

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1 month1 monthSethorSethor posted:
Drain In Kitchen For Wall Oven

Just advise builder which appliances you're installing along with installation manual and point out oven requires a water outlet & drain, also check specs on your hotplate if it requires…

2 months2 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Acratex bubbling and peeling

Being 9 years old you're due for a re coating (Every 7-10 yrs recommended), there is some Acratex products which can be applied with a paint roller but texture might…

2 months2 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Need to know law

Have you spoken to your builder regarding this issue?

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3 months3 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Capped water point unusual cost ($5000)

Can't you just branch off existing tap? or does your feed direct into cistern from behind? Maybe just have builder supply & install unit? I wanted one but found out…

3 months3 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Engineered vs Solid Timber Flooring

I'm torn between these two products, I'm leaning more towards solid but most flooring stores seem to push the engineered flooring more. I plan to have either choice stuck down…

3 months3 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Overflow pipe too short

You can buy longer hoses at , or just buy some 3/4"/19mm hose, a 3/4" hose joiner & some clamps to suit to extend current hose.

4 months4 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Butlers pantry & finding the right spot for upright freezer

Maybe put freezer in WIP? if you do that you can also make WIP slightly bigger if you move the wall up a little. Will it actually get much use?…

4 months4 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Fridge Cavity

That 759mmD measurement would be overall depth including door & handle, the doors don't normally sit in recess unless you have an integrated unit. Look at the manufacturers spec sheet…

4 months4 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Blackbutt Flooring Recommendations Perth

Does anyone have recommendations for solid Blackbutt flooring in Perth?

5 months5 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Water Use During Build

Just received a water bill for a 2 month period (59 days), during this period our ground floor brickwork was completed, Does 221kL seem excessive? works out to 3746L/day. Plan…

6 months6 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Hilbert HGWA Build

The item below your meterbox is a Earthing Rod/electrode.

7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Hilbert HGWA Build

if it's in the addenda as horizontal maybe ask for a discount for stuff up or request them to rectify issue.

7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Hilbert HGWA Build

What was your reasoning/inspiration having them laid horizontally? Most people install floorboards/timberlook tiles front to back (vertically), laying them this way is more suited to your floorplan.

7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Shadowline Cornices

We had shadowline cornice in our variations on a 350sqm double brick two story (excluding bedrooms & study), it was a $10,000 option. In the end we took it out…

7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Things to do after move in to protect your home

If you want to retain the cements natural colour a sealer will work, just not 100% on durability.

7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Things to do after move in to protect your home

I think the epoxy floor coatings are terrible, I wish I never did it. Mine floor looks terrible after I jacked up my car on it, coating just cracked &…

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7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Color/Electrical selection after contract sign

I believe this is the process most builders use. Once contract is signed you will have tile selection at suppliers showroom followed by the pre-start meeting, you will have to…

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7 months7 monthsSethorSethor posted:
Methven Aurajet

My main concern with them is they are a non adjustable head. I use the jet setting on current shower head often, so i'm unsure if I can go without…

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