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25 d25 dhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Fun and games. Enjoy the planning stages.
Courtyard is tiled and ready for the feature garden. Had a lady from the nursery around yesterday and waiting for her quotes for…

27 d27 dhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Heaps of light. Only put lights on after dark. Our colours are light but I can't imagine it being dark regardless.
How long till you build?

27 d27 dhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Quick photo of right now

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27 d27 dhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Design is awesome. I've hardly been inside though . Had over 700m2 turf laid on Monday and doing our best to keep it alive in this scorching heat while working…

1 month1 monthhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

We'll post more pics and info when we're settled. Being on over half an acre there's still a lot to get done and I'd like to post the landscaping to…

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1 month1 monthhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Thanks for messages. Been flat out and there's next to no reception here on our phones.
We're loving it already and can't believe how big it is now that we're…

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1 month1 monthhazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Been flat out since getting keys for the shed.... but quick update - we got keys to the house late this arvo. Was a bit of a blur when the…

2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Cheers - pretty much have work to do around the property everyday till hand-over so it's all going to work out well.
Looking forward to your build starting and seeing…

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2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Australia Day happens to be my daughter's b'day so she's pretty excited to have the first b'day in the new house.... could be cutting it fine with the pool though.…

2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

We have a hand-over date - January 12-13th. But GJ have been awesome as they've given me the keys for the shed (last Friday arvo) :-D

2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

haha one day (so much landscaping to do first!) - once the kids go back, we go back! lol

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2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Yeah, next Friday is the last day of trades. Not sure if the pool builder will take the break though, he might work during the down time as he is…

2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

We're getting closer... but still a little bit to do - the bits that seem to take forever, but will give it, its finishing touches. Over the past week or…

2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
First Build Experience -GJ

Awesome.... the worst part is being locked out! Kitchen and family area looks well placed for outdoor living with those corner stackers - going to be great.

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2 months2 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner Mandalay 338

So cool.... it's an amazing place

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3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Can't wait.... especially with the mother-in-law moving to town haha

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Shed plaster is done.

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

We've found the same with the stacker doors - as soon as they're all opened the cross breeze is awesome.
A place close to where we're building started a few…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

That's the go.
Our coping got laid today. They sent the fancy skimmer lid (granite with stainless steel surround - blends in with other coping) - so we had the option…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Buildingonup - yeah, the screen is on the unused side of the house and no biggie at all - he did approach us last week and ask if we were…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
First Build Experience -GJ

Your build is certainly taking off.... would be nice walking through and getting a feel for it

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Having the distance from where you are and your build would add to the frustration I'm guessing.... I'm lucky enough to check on ours every arvo after work.... it's exciting…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Bit more happened in this heat wave over the last few days.
Floorboards are mostly in - just the skirting that needs to go on by the looks of it.
Shower…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
Location of plumbing (taps etc)

I'd advise sorting it out at drafting stage... we thought we'd have a say and it ended up being at their discretion. We did change a floor tap (bath) to…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Thanks Yarraland and Livpal... we can't wait to move in and enjoy it now

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

No PCI yet... Christmas is a slight chance but if that doesn't play out it's likely around the new year which will be great as we'll be on holidays…

3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Got a quick look through this morning. Most taps are fitted.... forgot photo of pantry tap (kitchen sink, BBQ cabinet/sink not installed yet).
Floorboards are starting today. Can't wait for them…

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3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
Site costs for H1 soil- Marshall, Victoria

Our site costs were just over $17k for H1 raft slab with 11 large cement piers (for pool close)... house size 32 squares. Regional Qld. Hope that helps a little.
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3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
Charlibear's Build with GJ Gardner

Hope you get your slab laid before the break

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3 months3 monthshazza80hazza80 posted:
GJ Gardner - Mandalay 298 - QLD

Thanks... we have both our parents visiting this weekend and it was nice for them to walk through and see it.

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