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GillyM

Gerringong NSW
Joined 13 August 2013
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12 d12 dGillyMGillyM posted:
Steep, slippery driveway........ looking for suggestions?

Received a msg abut this from Venessa, but HomeOne says I can't respond as the user is no longer registered, so hopefully Venessa will read this, and I will respond…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi Fisher75..... I got it from Eurolight, although this size has been discontinued. I actually bought it very early in our build process because when I found it and saw…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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it's in my last post .......but here it is again ...... blog -

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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feel free to browse my blog and if you would like any more pics, just let me know! :)

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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sure do .... blog -

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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We have pendant type lights over the kitchen bench, and we didn't have any extra supports put in. Two years later, and it hasn't fallen down!

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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fingerscrossed, i hope you create a blog! or a homeone forum page? we are thinking about doing it all again (this time, acreage), and stroud are one of the builders…

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1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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who did you end up building with, fingerscrossed?

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Just thought there may have been so many issues (both current and during the build) that maybe you just don't want to be there anymore...... I think there was someone…

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2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sorry to hear that you aren't happy with your new house. At least your air con is good! Are you planning on staying there or do you expect to sell…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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we have a front loader, but didn't have m do the laundry, so our hose just drains into the usual spot in the top of the tub. but i think…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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if you've got a front loader, there should be a slot/hole in the side of the tub cabinet where the drain hose goes.

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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For us, they cleaned up all the rubbish but the land is left as is. Our land slopes as well .... we could drive into one side, but not the…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hey redwynne! nice to see you here! as far as the 90 day inspection, well, we never had one. Probably because we are too far from head office? I sent…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Yep, I think it depends on what insulation you're getting. We didn't have it on our house.

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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For us, it was 3 and a half months from brickwork being complete to getting keys.

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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sandra, so much depends on what you find at pci. if everything is fairly good (ie: nothing major to be fixed) then you generally will get keys about two weeks…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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There's been a few on here during/since our build that got their keys early or on time. Don't think there's many here currently who are ahead of schedule though.

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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NJC, we have the double towel racks in the ensuite as well as the main bathroom (as well as one single rail). We requested that we be involved in…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sandra, on our plans we had no mention of the water tank pump or the power point that goes with it. it's just one of those things that they seem…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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i gather there's not another power point where you thought it should be. other than gas pipes or water pipes, i have no idea! maybe check with your ss?

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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the power point is what makes me think it is for a water tank pump. here's a pic of ours ......

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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we have gas hot water too, but its also on a different wall (not near the pipes in my pic). never had pipes sticking out of the wall near the…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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looks like the pipes for the plumbing that goes to the rain water tank pump.We had similar pipework sticking out through the bricks, although ours was one pipe that looked…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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I think it will depend on the area that you're building in. We had Alpine Glass, but they are based in Nowra, so unless you're in the Illawarra/Shoalhaven area, I…

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2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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We only had the 2 coats, and are quite happy with the finish. That being said, I think there have been others on here that haven't been happy with only…

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Gibson, we had a landscaper do the retaining walls (too much else to do..... if we had done them ourselves, it would have taken waaayyyyyyy longer!). He may have told…

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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We had about two pallets of bricks leftover...... our SS said we could have them if we wanted them. We used what we needed to build a couple of garden…

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Maintenance@masterton.com.au ..... and yes, I sent pics too!

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