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Joined 27 June 2014
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19 h19 hChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Thanks Steve that's exactly what I was thinking. I wanna beat the bad weather.
Builder seems to be moving things along which is good. They finished the plumbing today.
I…

2 d2 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Things are really moving now.
Our builder has been outstanding, very good to deal with. We are happy we went with a local builder as they have been really responsive…

7 d7 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

So finally today 17/3 we had our first on-site progress.
Our land was pegged out today. Progress finally! Building supervisor (my 3 year old) was on site to check everything

7 d7 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Thanks heaps... Yes very excited!

15 d15 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Got our building permit today. Very happy!! We can now finally make a start after 3 long years of waiting.
So far I've signed off the hydronic system, and window…

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26 d26 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Demolish a house - Dummies guide to a stress free demolition

I'm a little nervous... Didn't get my sewer capped with my demolition. Demolition went awesome but Hopefully nothing goes wrong with the sewer. Builder should be starting digging for plumbing…

30 d30 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Did a trip to Bunnings today to get some colour swatches and bought a small sample Tin of the weatherboard colour.
Did a little summary collage and I think…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Went to go see bricks in the flesh at the brickyard, they look great. It's funny as it's not something I would have picked on my own however looking at…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Yeah Gumtree all the way. Start asap as selling on gumtree is like fishing u really need to wait for the right buyer.
Put up multiple adds and don't be afraid…

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1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Great tip thanks mate. I'll add that to my list of questions for her. Appreciate it.
I just realised too that the bricks are not overly visible in our design because…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Alrighty then. Just a little bit excited!
Contracts signed today which was a huge deal for us. My builder has been phenomenal to deal with so I'm very happy so far.
Also…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
2 Gas Points in Alfresco? Or 1 is enough?

Is there a maximum number of gas appliances that can be connected before the size of the gas pipe needs to be upgraded?

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Bradnams Stainless View Security Screens

Following this thread as also keen to know!

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Wall Insulation Between Storeys

Hello. It depends on what your energy report specified.
Mine has it and it's also on my contract as I needed it to get 6 stars.
I think it's a…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?

Hoping to restart this thread.
Interesting speaking to various installers the different opinions you get. It seems to be there are 2 camps (Bosch resellers vs the rest).
Has anyone had…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Installing a Power Pit

No idea. Whatever it is just have to pay it.

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Installing a Power Pit

Probably single but depends on what cooling option we put in. Might upgrade it to 3 phase.

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Installing a Power Pit

Hey mate I'm in a similar boat.
Originally I was budgeting 5k for this but understand from friends who had it done recently its closer to 3.5k now.
Price will…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

Anyone seen the Ring brand of cameras? They look pretty good

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

What an amazing idea. How hard is that to do??!

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2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
KDR: Metricon - Signature Single Storey sloping block (pg4)

Looks great mate. I feel your pain with the slope, mine is also 5-6m.
I'm curious about your site costs, can you ping me an email?!
Are Metricon doing your…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Met our interior designer today. She's great. Has so many ideas but I recon she is gonna cost me a bomb lol.
The biggest thing we are struggling with is…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Hoping another month max. Just trying to finalise building contract and some pricing with the builder.

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Site ready to go. Wow so happy the demo guys did a stellar job. Now have a clean site, it looks so big .
For me it's funny to think that…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Block nearly cleared. Just some rubble remains. Getting there, should be done by tomorrow.

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Let's talk about front door hardware

Definitely get some kind of a lever!!!
My parents just built their house with no lever and it's the worst. In effect you can't close the door without locking it.
We…

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2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Thanks heaps mate. We are very excited. If I can make my house look 30% as good as your last build I'll be thrilled.
We have a colour consultant appointed…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Cracking day today!!! Demo kicked off and the guys leveled the house in less than a day.
Bloody impressed with this demo company. Honestly on such a narrow block there…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping Narrow build inner Melb. PLUMBING IN!!

Some progress today... Demo company dropped off their excavator and demolition will kickoff tomorrow ! Finally yay!

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