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Megera

Western Suburbs, Melbourne
Joined 30 March 2015
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4 d4 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

So all but the front 3-4m on our block is flat. We have about a metre fall over those front few metres (so our driveway is a bit of a…

4 d4 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

You used to be required to have one due to potential flooding/chemicals from the garage into the house.
Our garage is apparently slightly lower than 'normal' due to the slope…

4 d4 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

In our experience you won't hear anything unless you reach out to them. So text or email (he SS not the CRC they have no clue) and ask for an…

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5 d5 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

That's definitely how it happened for us! They were so quick I didn't get a chance to see the slab finished (without the frame).

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9 d9 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Express - Rathdowne - Western Melbourne

Not yet
Both good and bad. Bad because this is dragging on so long and is ridiculous but good because DD just started prep and I didn't want any disruptions…

10 d10 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Palisade in Drouin

It could also be that they have a few other builds starting a tiny bit earlier/same time and that's when they can fit you in to start. A lot of…

12 d12 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Express - Rathdowne - Western Melbourne

Yes, we are, despite the issues we are having with our tiles and the maintenance side of things we are very happy and our experience with the build team was…

19 d19 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

So does ours and we've been in a year now...!

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20 d20 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Palisade in Drouin

The actual contract itself is pretty straight forward and should be very similar to the sample they sent you. Have a good read through it but there really shouldn't be…

21 d21 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Looks fantastic! I love your cabinets!

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23 d23 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

The pics aren't working for me

23 d23 dMegeraMegera posted:
Custom Build in Warrnambool

For now until eternity

25 d25 dMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Palisade in Drouin

Ahh 5 months?! I would've gone insane! I think we took a week or two and even that was too long for me
Edited to say - your block looks…

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29 d29 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Good news! Shouldn't hold anything up then :-)
They did our place inside-out too :-)

30 d30 dMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Are they going to start on the inside while they wait for a brickie?

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Custom Build in Warrnambool

It was 10 days from final invoice to keys for us - we picked our final payment up as a cheque from the bank and took it to the builder.…

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

We have the exact same thing in our entry, we didn't even notice it until after we got keys.
Stick a decorative plaque over it ;-)

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Make sure you post here when you start your new thread so we don't miss it!
What a great adventure Can't wait to follow along!

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

So exciting!!!!!!
Hope you keep us updated on your new adventures!! (What do the kids think?!)

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Why though? There is no advantage what-so-ever for them purposely holding you up. They want their payments just as much (if not more!) as you want to be in your…

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Where did you buy it from? (If it's Harvey Norman and they did it up on an invoice, it's traceable)

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

I am actually!
The toaster takes almost exactly as long as it takes for the water to boil in the kettle which is kind of amusing (and I always forget to…

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Meeeee tooooo
(We even bought a morphy richards set too!)

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

I'm guessing they will get the matching toaster

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Express Westbury Build

Can you post the link? If people are using Tapatalk on their phone it's a bit of a process to get to your thread (signatures don't show up for example…

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

I like the titanium as well

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Palisade in Drouin

Oooh! The palisade is one of my favourites! Looking forward to seeing your house come together

1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Avalon Adelaide

ahhh looks sooo good TC!!

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1 month1 monthMegeraMegera posted:
Simonds Express - Rathdowne - Western Melbourne

Nope, still waiting. I was just talking to my mum about it today actually.
I have a feeling it is going to coincide with DD starting school :-/

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