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Trimega

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Joined 14 September 2016
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5 d5 dTrimegaTrimega posted:
Void and/or increased ceiling heights

We have a void above the entry in our build. It's still at frame stage at the moment so a little hard to picture how successful or otherwise it will…

27 d27 dTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Appreciate the feedback! Yeah, probably too far along to do much the alfresco area. Will just have to see how it turns out. We'll look to plants to help with…

1 month1 monthTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Been to visit the site a few times - still only frame up but all the rooms and spaces feel smaller than we thought it would. Our project manager said…

2 months2 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

We went away for a few weeks and came to this.
Blog updated for those playing at home :)

2 months2 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

We went with Blackett Homes - no the plans stayed pretty much the same.

2 months2 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Looks great! Hope ours turns out that well!

3 months3 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Slab down!

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3 months3 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Slab scarring

Thanks. Have asked builder to inspect it and get back to us.

3 months3 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Slab scarring

Hi we went to inspect our site after the slab was laid and noted a few “scars” along the side of the slab and looks to be exposed. What do…

Slab scarring
4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
How does a parapet wall help with building height?

Thanks for that! Yes, you were right. They drew us a diagram and helped clear things up!

4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
How does a parapet wall help with building height?

So our builder just informed me that due to depth of the sewer pipes or something, they need to raise our slab by 150mm - problem being that the house…

4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

Did they even come out and take a look at your block? Would be good to know how they come up with that figure. They may have done some ground…

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4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Visited the site again after last week's demolition. Pic from my DJI Spark drone 50m above the site :)

Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra
4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Home Building Blogs

, Blackett Homes, Canberra Custom KDR

4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
How often do you visit your site?

We just started our build last week and turned up to watch the demolition! We'll probably visit the site once every few weeks to document the progress.
Follow our project…

4 months4 monthsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

So it's been over a year since my last post, but happy to report that demolition commenced today! They demolition team turned up and didn't waste anytime tearing the place…

Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra
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2 years2 yearsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Thanks for the comments! Some interesting points we hadn't considered and glad that it seems mostly OK.
We might need to rethink some of the west facing windows.
The void…

2 years2 yearsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

Hi all.
So we've finally bitten the bullet and decided on a KDR of our old home! It's an exciting time but we're total noobs and have found this forum…

3 years3 yearsTrimegaTrimega posted:
Stormwater easement

Hi guys. So we're in the (very) early stages of a KDR on narrow block in Canberra. We've been looking for designs that will fit on the block (13.1m wide…

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