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6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

If you go here http://services.land.vic.gov.au/landcha ... pIntro.jsp
Click agree - then you can enter your lot details... there is a section where you click reports and can…

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
Did anyone give their site manager a gift?

We did a nice bottle of scotch.. ours had us in before Christmas which was a massive feat - we were wrapped!

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
Wallpaper hanger - Melbourne

Paperwheels phone 0411 502 042 or email info@paperwheels.com.au for a free quotation

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
Our Burbank Lukin 2800 - 10 Months On!

Window sills are usually the last things the brickies put in once the house is bricked as they have to cut bricks etc - i wonder if they used different…

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
Our Burbank Lukin 2800 - 10 Months On!

It looks like they haven't used off white mortar - that looks like natural mortar made with yellowy sand!

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
security options for a corner house

We have half of our boundary on a corner reserve - we have a monitored security system and we have advertised that with stickers on all of our doors and…

6 years6 yearsslevensleven posted:
House numbers - on the house? (poll)

I have on house and the gutter one too!

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi we had to install Brivis as that is what the provisions were for. We have a 17.1KW unit in a 36 square home (well its 29 square living)
From memory…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I have a question regarding ducted air-conditioning for those who have installed with Carlisle or from a different company after hand-over. What brand and model do you have, how are…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The Gilletts crazy dream- sideway nearly there pics

WOWZA great job :) Looks awesome!

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The Many Faces of Laminex

Diamond gloss bench tops are a nightmare... In my opinion... hard to keep clean, scratches easily and hard to keep clean... did I mention they were hard to keep clean???
We…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Congrats Andystar! Awesome news!
Love the house :)

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

I love mine - I got them colour matched to my timber laminate flooring. So they are dark almost black stained poplar.
Was able to get them on a take home…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Just how important IS location?

Financial reasons aside - I.E they say it's better to have the worst house on the best street, location location location... etc
I HATE the suburb where I live... if I…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Eaves and Building site coverage

The 60% is based on the slab area - so the "non-permeable" ground area.
Take your m2 of house size - divide it by your land m2 x 100 = your…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
What to do with large hallway space...extra storage or...?

What about a "study nook" - so where you wanted to put your buffet put a small desk and chair.
Handy spot for it as it's near the kitchen for when/if…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
House west facing

Yup i would just double glaze the front, upgrade the insulation.
Also is there an option for you to use like a hebel type product and render - hebel has much…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
EVAP/ REFRIDGERATED COOLING. CAN YOU COOL SELECTED ROOMS?

Mine is Brivis - I think my parents in law have a daikin - i think daikin can have more than 2 zones :)

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
EVAP/ REFRIDGERATED COOLING. CAN YOU COOL SELECTED ROOMS?

It will cost less as long as the actual unit you buy is designed to be zoned and you buy and efficient unit to begin with.
There is no point putting…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
House number

landa data tells you exactly - once it's registered and titled though :)

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Opinions about our two builds..

Which floor plan do you like the best??? I think that should be the deciding factor IMO!

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

I used the guy from the developer sorry!

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

Yes we did - for 2.4 metres it cost us $150

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Ways to make more space

HI My uncle did this out the back of his house for the same reason - 2 kids in a 3 bedroom home, nice house, street etc
He has his…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Before handover, window smashed and entered house !

Hey padams
We had our place broken into numerous times during the build, pallets of tiles, spa bath etc stolen - even on the day before settlement our fly door was…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Hey andystar - love your selections - good luck with your build :)
We too have heavy clay soil with poor drainage - 3 x riser pipes…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

We use P&A Gatt P/L (Philip) for our concreting and driveway - we used him in our old house too - and my parents and aunty's have used him before…

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
Internet in wyndham Vale - Bluestone Green

Cool thanks roomate -thought that was the case!! Still - I thought I would dream :)

7 years7 yearsslevensleven posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi fourgs. We had 2 also. This would have been plenty but our dead side of our home was cut approx 200-300mm lower than our neighbors block so when it…

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