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4 d4 dKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Just now in half sun

Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024
4 d4 dKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Here you go. This was around 8:30 this monring. I'll post a couple more pics later on when the sun is hitting the water.

24 d24 dKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Progess pics of the tiling - Pool tile is Ezarri Niebla 2560-A

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1 month1 monthKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Building a pool for a battleaxe plot

Not a battle axe block, but I did house first then pool, but only becasue I knew I'd have around 2.4m width down the side of the house for an…

2 months2 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Been a busy time of late with plenty happening in the backyard.
The pavers (Atlantic Grey Marble) have been installed along with the pool filter / pump / and heater.

3 months3 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Double Brick homes

Just moved from a rental that was bearer and joist floor with double brick walls throughout.
Worst house ever! Granted in Summer we didnt need any form of Air-Con to…

3 months3 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Best electric hot water system in 2024?

For our new build in NSW we opted for a heat pump with a 315L storage tank. Early days yet as we only moved in 6 weeks ago. Haven't run…

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3 months3 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Eden Brae Homes Feedback

I built with EB back in 2009. Check out this thread on this forum.
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=12911&p=154061#p154061
I can't speak for recent expericience however, we had no major issues during…

3 months3 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

All good, no issue with your comments.
There is a drain pot for the HSV. The pic I took before the pour shows a hose coming out of the pot which…

3 months3 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

I luv the smell of fresh wet concrete in the morning.
The guys did a great job. Got it done a few hours before a spinkle of rain came thru, which…

4 months4 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

mofflepop - We had to add 8 extra reinforced piers to the plan along the 2 main edges of the house slab in…

Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024
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4 months4 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Front setback minimum requirement for battleaxe plot

Each Council area has their own Developement Control Plan which stipulates what the requirments are. They differ from LGA to LGA so best to get a hold your council's DCP.…

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4 months4 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Ideally the pool shell should have been done and then covered before the build. I'm fortunate enough to have 2.4m wide side access down the left hand side of the…

4 months4 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Building Near Train Track - Additional Cost for Acoustics

I built on a main road (Highway) which also was near a rail line (Sydney Metro Electric). Yes you will need an acoustic assesment condcuted for noise and vibration. The…

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5 months5 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

I'll just leave this here.

Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024
5 months5 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Yep the big clean is happening Monday and then the house is clear to handover from Tuesday next week. Just aligning mine and the Mrs calendars to make it happen.

5 months5 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

The wall is complete! Over the moon happy with the space it has created.

5 months5 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Phase 2 of the retaining wall has commenced.
The wall is a 9.5m extension of the first wall down the side boundary and then across the width of the block to…

5 months5 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

PC walkthrough conducted today and we did our defect and imperfections mark up with painters tape.
Recevied the Occupancy Certificate this morning.
Handover looking good for 13/14 - Feb.

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6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Cheers thanks, yes we are almost there.
In answer to your questions, starting off on the right foot with your SS is critical. Have a discusion and agree on what each…

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6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Cheers thanks. Yep building a house has many elements and challenges along the way.
Before we bought the block we knew it wasn't going to be your typical build, and…

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6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
3m ceilings

My sloping block allowed for a double split level to the ground floor, so I have 2.59 in the front, 3.4 in the middle, and 4.3 down the bottom. All…

6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Thanks for the question, as per the last pic from SJT76, we have space either side of the windows so the track will be mounted to the ceiling in front…

6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

The temp fence has been removed! The final site clean has been done, and PC walk-thru booked for Friday next week.

Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024
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6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Solar system install completed. 11.44kw (26 x 440W panels). Will need to wait until the NBN is connected so I can do the Enphase App setup but the system is…

6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Window coverings installed yesterday. Went with a mix of single and double roller blinds combining a sunscreen and a blockout. Very happy with the result. Some of the blinds are…

6 months6 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

Our builder is back on deck today completing the last bit of the driveway and footpath concreting. We are about 2 weeks away from handover.

7 months7 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

There was enought break in the weather yesterday to get the side path and the driveway done. The Council crossover and the footpath will be done in the new year.

7 months7 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

The weather beat us this week. The driveway and side path have been pushed to after the new year.
On a positve note - the Carpet has been installed.

7 months7 monthsKnockItDownKnockItDown posted:
Custom Build, Pool Tiling pics 21/6/2024

We are so close now. Driveway and side path is ready to pour. Hot Water System is in, the laundry steps are tiled, and the place has had a full…

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