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3 d3 dShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you supersleuth !
Were your builder charged the similar amount for 3 phase ? I am probably leaning towards 3 phase and planning to leave the surge protection for…

4 d4 dShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you Joker. I'm in the same boat, can't foresee any reason why 3 phase would be required for my case other than fast charging electric car if I ever…

5 d5 dShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Hei Aussieta,
Considering mine is a single storey and my builder only had the Brivis options, I'm planning to install the refrigerated cooling post the handover. Haven't finalized yet, but below…

5 d5 dShiShi posted:
3 phase power and surge protection - urgent help needed

Thank you aussita. By the way, my plan was to put a single phase AC.
Just wondering when we say 15KW AC, it is the heating/cooling power right with efficiency…

12 d12 dShiShi posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Anyone upgraded the front entry door from 2040mm x 1020mm to 2340mm x 1020mm ? What was the upgrade cost? Carlisle is apparently charging
Structural variation to increase the facade…

22 d22 dShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Thank you all for the reply.
The problem here is my builder provides Brivis Gas heating + Evaporative cooling as a default option. And then the upgrade option is to a…

23 d23 dShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Thank you. I will have double glazing throughout. Its melbourne, at least 10 km areal distance from sea.

23 d23 dShiShi posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

Dear all,
My planned house is of single storey 29 squares with 4 bedrooms, 2 living areas and 1 open theatre . Total of 9 vents are present as per the…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

You are right alymei . In my current home, I have Philips Master LED MR16 (GU5.3) 7W DIMMABLE 400 Lumens. I have…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Thanks for the reply building-expert. I am talking about elecrtical fitings through licenced electrician post the handover, which is not violating any…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Thank you alymei. Its indeed a great help for me. The plan I shared is a regular (not a custom) plan from my…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover

Hello all,
I am currently in the tender stage of building a new house and looking for your help in deciding the electrical work. It’s a single storey house, so I…

Help with electrical work with builder vs post handover
1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Thanks a lot Ben888, it has been a great summary of advise for my entire list of concerns.
Thanks and Regards,
Shi

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Hi All,
It would be really helpful if you could share your thoughts on my issue. Original plan vs new - should I ask my builder to revert back to the…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

I am experiencing one issue with my plan. Originally when I paid my deposit, my plan was called Piermont 29. However, 2 weeks after my deposit with my builder, they…

1 month1 monthShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Thank you aloha for your help and suggestion :-D

2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Hei MrsJM, Thanks for the advise. Yes, defenitely. Privacy/security was the main reason I was hesitant to go to side light. But considering way having more light, it inevitable too.…

2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Thank you Ben. Below is my floor plan. Yes, your are right, more light would give better feel inside the home.

Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone
2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Bebbsy , kester , yes, it is more of dark gray. It is of RGB (109,108,110)

2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Thank you for the reply and suggestion ☺️
My current selection of renders colours are as below. Veiled Dusk (colour code : S1488) for render in pillars and Grain Harvest …

Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone
2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

4. Corinthian_Infinity_INF4 with sidelight

5. Corinthian_Infinity_INF14G with sidelight
6. Corinthian_Infinity_INF4_Double Doors

2 months2 monthsShiShi posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

Hi All,
I am trying to choose between couple of bricks - PGH Barwon ($1000 Upgrade) or PGH Brown Terrain ( standard included). I have jarrah coloured wooden slats in the…

4 months4 monthsShiShi posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

Thank you gogo65 !

4 months4 monthsShiShi posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

The door I am worried about is the regular door between kitchen and Butler's Pantry (900mm opening). I also think it would be better have a sliding door between Butler's…

4 months4 monthsShiShi posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

I have attached the complete plan now. It would be great if you could have a look

4 months4 monthsShiShi posted:
Building new house - Kitchen and Theater help

Thank you @ @Clean @Bebbsy for your valuable replies.

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