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2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Redink build - has this happened to anyone else?

Oh and i wouldnt be too concerned with the hole in the bricks as long as they patch properly...id be more concerned with long term pipe issues...and the damage to…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Redink build - has this happened to anyone else?

Id be more concerned that there isnt much of an angle on the horizontal bits...dont want anything sitting in the pipe and stinking up the house :/
Unfortunately this is one…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Asha's HGWA build - Bamboo floor update & pool pics

Dont pay til hes finished and youre happy....we had our paver do a runner. We listened to his sob story and paid with still a days work to be done…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Whiteman Edge-Blueprint Homes: PCI Complete!!!

Hello :) im up in the north bit on heaton...been there for almost 2 years now. Make sure you join the whiteman edge facebook page if…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Whiteman Edge-Blueprint Homes: PCI Complete!!!

Hello :)
Im a fellow whiteman edger ;) great quiet place to live!
Regarding the fencing we lost about 15cm along 1 side of…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
yet another decking oil/stain question

As a side note the deck was left uncoated for about 6 months before we put the sikkens on (thats how long it took us to build it lol )…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
yet another decking oil/stain question

Hello Google has failed me so im hoping someone can explain what we need to do!
We built a jarrah deck a year ago and it looked beautiful and we wanted…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Redink SOR First time builders-The end has arrived!

Keep an eye out on catchoftheday for floor rugs. We saved around $800 buying ours on there vs in a local store :)

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Redink SOR First time builders-The end has arrived!

We supplied and installed our own carpet and we can barely move the doors in the bedrooms except the master which seems fine. They don't have a standard floor height…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Paying off mortgage cheaper than 26 years ago

Love how these articles talk about "household income"...back then families were lucky enough to have just one parent work which was the household income and 1 could stay at home…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
J & M's HGWA build

The cost is the extra panel added underneath the overhead cabinets. You end up with a double layer so costs a fair bit :(

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!

3KW will make a nice dent in your power bills :) worth it in the long run!

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!

Yep the quotes we had seemed to be roughly $1000 per KW. Was the front of your house north or south? We have ours split with some on north and…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!

Yep just had a quick look and in each room there is a light in 2 corners next to each other (both 900mm in from each wall) and then the…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Commodore Homes, Alkimos Beach - Moved in - New pics!

that's about the same as my minor bedrooms and we went for 3 in each and its worked out well! Doesn't look weird with an odd number. Just measure out…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Vote For My Rangehood!!!

I have a glass one and find it very easy to clean compared to other stainless steel appliances I have in the kitchen. Would get one again without hesitation

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
J & M's HGWA build

Can you supply your own? We bought the small square tile insert drains for around $50 each from regal plumbtec in malaga. Guessing they have the long drains too or…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Kitchen bulkhead

The cornice is unfortunately standard unless your plans state otherwise then get on them!! :( wish ours was a flush corner too! Check it out carefully…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Re: Building in Aveley - Living, one year on...

I prefer the Westinghouse fridge as I've owned a couple upside down ones and miss them dearly! Noisy buggers but guessing the newer ones would be quieter?
I would be scared…

2 years2 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
J & M's HGWA build

Love your plan!! :)
If it were me I'd prefer the nib walls just to get more natural light into the ensuite. You would lose your recess…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Paintings / Prints from Lightinthebox?

It was actually cheaper with the airfare and accommodation than buying from aussie online stores. Found one that I was going to order from as it was safe but it…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Paintings / Prints from Lightinthebox?

I wanted to do the same but a bit cautious of the bad reviews so bought lots of canvas paintings in bali instead! You get to see them in person,…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Anyone With Black Cabinets?

Awww that's sweet haha it looks a lot better now that it's all finished!

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Anyone With Black Cabinets?

Hahaha that's my kitchen! If you want something really dark I wouldn't recommend the cuban wood...doesn't give that effect. It does have black bits in it but overall looks grey…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Kitchen bulkhead

I dont think the ceiling was fully finished like yours where the bulkhead was gonna go though but so hard to remember! When you see it finally go up you…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Kitchen bulkhead

Was with redink so should be same process as yours. Our recessed ceiling in the theatre was a wood frame so was done when the ceilings were as well

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Kitchen bulkhead

Our dropped bulkhead which I think is very similar to yours was made of a steel frame and done at a later date :) I remember…

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Depth of kitchen bench and below cabinets

For a large expensive custom cabinet company I would hope not....I think they mentioned something about them being 1100mm wide so not recommended to be deeper.

3 years3 yearsxxkatxxxxkatxx posted:
Cupboards above kitchen sink

Using my laundry as an example. The overheads above the sink are 340mm deep and 700mm above the bench. I'm 170cm tall and if I lean forward over the sink…

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