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3 h3 hthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

I think we're set on the Kajaani White now (went back to Homebase Subiaco yesterday to check out the Limecrete colours again, much to the kids disgust... :))

3 d3 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

The stairwell looks great. Have you got a nice feature light planned for hanging above it? Sometimes we regret doing a single storey....

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3 d3 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

We're having a Monument coloured garage door, so we think that the grey might look a little dark against the darker colour?

3 d3 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

We’re getting close. Only a few minor things inside and out before they’ll be ready for handover and then the real work starts with all of our own finishings (flooring,…

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3 d3 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Front door gloss coat done

Garage floor done yesterday (CCS Onyx)

External painting started (Eaves and render finished)

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5 d5 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

That's pretty good going for a double storey.
The internals do seem to take a long time. Ours has been really dragging the last couple of weeks. Originally they said June…

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6 d6 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

June 18 - Shower screen, mirrors and sliding doors installed

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11 d11 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Managed to have a look inside today (caught the electrician/aircon man finishing up after 5).
Site tidied up, rubbish bin and site toilet removed
Power connected and air con installed

Shower fittings swapped

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13 d13 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

They've done your white set before the ceilings. It's interesting how different builders do it to different schedules (ours did the ceilings first and then the white set).
Either way there's…

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17 d17 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

The shower rail that’s not supposed to be there!
It’s supposed to be in the main bathroom... I haven’t told them about it yet.

17 d17 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Finished up the electrical today.

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18 d18 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Bit of action over the last few days.
Intelligent home been in and completed the install -


Electrician started wiring things up (we're missing an oven.....)

Plumbing complete (they've installed the wrong shower…

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20 d20 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Someone told me (who works in the building industry), that some of the builders will give the trades a deadline and that if they don't meet the deadline they will…

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23 d23 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Moving along really quickly for you now.
Next will be the ceilings and white set and you’ll be locked out.

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24 d24 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

The walls look good with the grout in, it hides any sort of imperfections.
The niche tile looks a bit funny in photos, but in person you can’t see it…

24 d24 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Tiles are finished. They started grouting today, however I don’t think they finished as they left pretty early.
Plumbing and electrical finals booked for next week, along with the fence…

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26 d26 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Tiling finished to ceiling height in all rooms now. They’re just finishing off the fiddly bits (window sills, around bath, etc).

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27 d27 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

We have Matt black taps and door handles throughout.
Trying to keep to fairly muted tones (black, white, grey and timber tones) and then dress it up with colourful artwork…

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27 d27 dthmethme posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

The closer you look at things the more you see..... we’ve got some areas of our ceiling that are pretty average. You would probably not even notice it in an…

27 d27 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Getting close. They’re trying to get handover in June.
Now it’s panic time for us, getting paint colours chosen, quotes for aggregate driveway and flooring, blinds etc.
It’s hard to…

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27 d27 dthmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

Looks great.
You’ll be getting your next invoice any minute now...... :)

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27 d27 dthmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Kitchen stone finished and rangehood installed.

More tiles

Plumbing and electrical booked to be completed next week. Painting for the following week.

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28 d28 dthmethme posted:
Individual Design - New Choice Homes

I’ve been mentioning things quite often, however I feel like they’re not really interested in hearing about it until the end, due to more damage being done by the trades…

28 d28 dthmethme posted:
Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Just as some feedback, I'm starting to notice very similar to what you've posted above in our garage and alfresco ceiling, however not inside the house as yet. The ceiling…

1 month1 monththmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Most of the stone installed today. Only kitchen island bench (Calacatta Gold) left to do.

Nearly finished ensuite tiles.
Laundry floor finished (except skirt tile)

Fence booked for Monday/Tuesday next week.

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1 month1 monththmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

More tiles....

1 month1 monththmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

More tiling, started the walls in the ensuite.

Kitchen cabinetry finished and scullery door installed
Scullery skylight installed

1 month1 monththmethme posted:
Our build with Express Two Storey (Ventura) in South West WA

You should be closed up soon, before the risk of wet weather comes.

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1 month1 monththmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Bit more tiling done today.
Still waiting for benchtops to be installed.

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1 month1 monththmethme posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Had our tile meeting today. So many questions, I didn’t realise they care about the direction which they lay them in (the little arrow under the tile).
Changed the floating…

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