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17 d17 d1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
laying soil and Turf myself

It’s not at the moment cause Titan running their wheelbarrows over it and the weather change has dried it out a bit. This was after a week or so of…

17 d17 d1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
laying soil and Turf myself

Hi,
We did our own landscaping and turfing. Our block was a lot of fill and then some top soil and then we just laid the Turf on top. It’s hard…

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23 d23 d1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Almost Handover - Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochr

Yeah they have covers that are removed prior to handover. The dust gets in and they play up otherwise. It’s a good idea to get the vacuum onto them to…

26 d26 d1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Thanks Dylandbrooke. We used a company called Fence Co and they were great. We installed it ourselves.
Building our forever home!

27 d27 d1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Today marks one year since slab day! Happy birthday foundations! It’s been almost 8 months that we have been in the house and we are starting to compile a list…

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

So, the internet is still not fixed. They still have no idea why. They think it might be related to nbn co not finishing the job because they didn’t install…

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

We haven’t burned anything yet! Took forever to cook our chicken drumsticks the other night though so still need to work on that.
And I’m short so when I try to…

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

3 weeks for my replacement NBN appointment!!! NBN co are ******* useless!
Building our forever home!

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Things are slowly coming together to create a more homely feel. Had a very productive day off work yesterday after my dentist appointment. The electrician came back to install our…

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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Bit different with the grass down

Building our forever home!

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Long journey nearly over!

Can see it now. I think I like the second one. The first looks like it throws yellow. But I’m biased cause I hate yellow
Building our forever home!

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

I hope it stays that way.
Had nightmares the other night that when we got back to the house (cause we are still with the in-laws) that someone had…

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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Building our forever home!

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Grass looks great!!! (although again why is mine not green!! :P)[/we got this slightly cheaper cause it's frost damaged too apparently. Really happy with how it…

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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Phase 3: GRASS!!

We are still a couple of pallets short of turf (even tho we got 300m2!). More is coming on Monday or Tuesday.
Tomorrow we make a start on…

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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Phase 1: bobcat fixing levels and rock
Phase 2: Dirt, glorious dirt!!
Stay tuned for Phase 3: Grass - commencing tomorrow
Building our forever home!

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8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
First Home Buyer/Build - Bold Living

Your driveway still looks nicer than ours...
They should be able to get all that stuff done. You might actually move into your house before we do
Building our forever…

8 months8 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Super huge weekend planned! Bobcat is coming out Friday arvo to fix the levels and rock in the yard and then spread the 30m3 of under soil we are getting…

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Our place looks huge compared to some others. So much landscaping to be done

Building our forever home!

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Big day today! Can someone put all this stuff away for me?! It's so dusty after sitting in a shed for 9 months!

Building our forever home!

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

We unpacked a couple of boxes today. Ran some kitchen stuff through our new dishwasher ️. Went to IKEA! Shunned by our neighbours (Zacherine!)
It was a great day. My pa…

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Thanks for your hundreds of thousands.
Building our forever home!

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

It's today!! 2hrs to be exact!
Building our forever home!

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Building our forever home!

Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260
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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Don't get me wrong, I'm super excited for you, congratulations! But how did your keys come before mine? I feel jipped! It shouldn't have taken this long for us.
Now…

9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

So today wasn't as bad as I had thought. Still a few things but the major one with the tile had been fixed.
The private inspector still had a couple…

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

I like the house, but there's a lot of little issues that could have been done better.
Painting is the worst, lots of marks, and paint splashed everywhere, on window frames,…

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

I'm certain we will love our new house when we are finally in.
We can only see stuff from the outside obviously but there is a downpipe that has a…

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Wow! Check out that island bench! Bench envy!!
Building our forever home!

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9 months9 months1sttimer_stoneridge1sttimer_stoneridge posted:
Building with Homes by CMA - Ascot 260

Today we shoveled rock and dirt. Mainly rock. What a sh*t day. Even though we removed 2 small truck loads of rock, there is still at least this much to…

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