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5 years5 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Recommendations in Adelaide?

Thank you! I have contacted summertime and am waiting to hear from them. The area where we live has reasonable ground movement, so I'm thinking against concrete now.
Do you…

5 years5 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Recommendations in Adelaide?

Absolutely zero recommendations for pools in Adelaide?

5 years5 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Recommendations in Adelaide?

Greetings
We are about to begin the process of organising a swimming pool, and I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations of builders/installers in Adelaide? I haven't quite decided…

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Our house on the hill - SA

WOW - house is looking amazing, and those views are TO DIE FOR!! Incredible!

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Auto off lights

You can now get motion detecting LED stick on lights that auto turn off after 5 mins of no movement. Only prob being movement needs to be about 1m away,…

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Floor plan help

Just wondering if you have considered plans that put the kitchen wet areas close to the laundry? Bottom right corner? Always more cost effective to keep wet areas together.
That…

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Choosing Exterior Colors

The "environment" stuff is for the same reason why you get hotter while wearing black in the sun. Dark colors will take in heat, light colors reflect it.
It can…

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!

I completely love this. I'm amazed at how much this is selling as a kick-starter campaign - absolutely rapt for them!! Every time I look they've added another $100k to…

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Powder ~ lanai ~ kitchen ~ pics! :: our Fairhaven Glenaire

looking amazing :) I'm sooooo, so very happy for you all. xx

8 years8 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Speed date a sustainable designer (Brisbane MAY, Sydney JUNE

I totally love this idea!!

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Reverse brick veneer

Our experience was the builders we spoke to wouldn't touch it or had NO idea what we were talking about... If you find someone who will and does, please MAKE…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

shaezy, based on one or any of the diagrams above, I'd do my standard heckler for storage thing... You have a huge area for your ensuite and/or retreat, so I'd…

Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!
9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Welcoming feedback on our plans

it's not necessarily the area between the overhang on the kitchen bench and the wall that you need to worry about. Do you plan on using this as a breakfast…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
copying house designs

stinomus, refer back to first paragraph and the "what are you hoping to gain" section ;) I don't actually give a damn, and it IS…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
copying house designs

Realistically, I'm not hoping to "gain" from it at all... That said, I've been wanting to study sustainable architecture for some time, and have been told by the university that…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
copying house designs

My architect wasn't their architect because it was me... I self designed my home, and it took YEARS of research and playing with designs, and we discussed a lot of…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
copying house designs

Because someone paid an architect a huge amount of money for that architect to use my work, that's why...

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
copying house designs

Does anyone know how many "coincidental similarities" there needs to be before one can safely assume that a bunch of design decisions on their house have been directly copied?
There is…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Query on housing design changes

Thanks all! There is nothing definite on the cards - I guess a lot of the shine has worn off it after having built my own dream home, dealt with…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Custom Design floor plan thread post them here!!

If you're willing to remove a teensy bit from the length of the study and increase the depth of the pantry, you could have a door to your garage from…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Powder ~ lanai ~ kitchen ~ pics! :: our Fairhaven Glenaire

looking amazing. Hope you get handover soon and can finally enjoy everything you have worked so hard for

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Query on housing design changes

Thanks all! Food for thought...

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
decision made....

It's a good decision. Another year on here and being able to save that but extra will get you so much closer to understanding exactly what is right for you…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Black Windows and Tiles - a few concerns!

I made that mistake with the first house I built. Never again ;)

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Gogo's build- outdoor update 99% done

Gorgeous design!!
Think I'd just go with a slightly smaller window in the study so that you could potentially line the walls with bookcases without blocking the window. Otherwise, just wow!!

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Black Windows and Tiles - a few concerns!

Black absolutely will absorb the heat. Lighter colours will reflect.
The big problem also with black on your windows is that the aluminum frames are incredibly conductive. The heat that…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Query on housing design changes

So... I've helped a bunch of people on here with minor (and sometimes major) modifications to their home designs. I'm thinking of starting a small sole-trader business whereby people can…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Building with Dechellis in 2010

Just saw this. From what I hear the cats are quite ok with their area of the laundry, and it really does reduce the mess immensely. When I was still…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Double Storey or Single Storey

Single storey. Always. If you have the land and the ability. Better resale, more market. Double storey automatically excludes those with certain disability, aging and worried about future mobility or…

9 years9 yearssomewomansomewoman posted:
Longridge Madison - lalala

Looking unlikely - broke. Work still haven't moved me to full time pay (hours wasn't a problem, they had me doing full time hours for most of my "part time"…

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