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22 d22 dAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Never get the builder to do it, expensive and barely any fittings.
I had them remove any fittings, for a credit of around $500 then did IKEA ones myself.

22 d22 dAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi MelbourneVic,
Yes my ceilings are as high as I could go, I think it adds tremendous value in a larger sized house, it feels so grand.
So our downstairs is 2.7m…

3 months3 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Around $4k for 2 dressing rooms and 2 WIRs

3 months3 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks, it’s Ikea Pax wardrobe installed by me!

3 months3 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Wardrobes are ikea pax, installed by me!

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3 months3 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

So it’s been a while between posts but we’ve had so much to do. The pavers and pool fence guys are here working away and hope to have some finished…

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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks SAFA, right you are! The countdown is on
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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks Rachel,
You too! It’s getting close
Our Henley Aegean45

5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

So we had NHP today and I think it went pretty well. Darbecca also did their thing and found 25 items which apparently in a double storey of our size…

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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Evaporative post handover with a large split system in the dining/family/kitchen.

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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi Humphrey29,
The rear roller door cost was around $1k, I’d have to check docs for an exact price if you need it.
All internal doors including stackers and front door are…

5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

That seems very logical but our rent is just over $2k per month so a significant amount, especially when we’re paying a mortgage as well. We’re paid up until…

5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi Rachel,
Yes our gas line is in, our build has been in such a weird order based on others I’ve followed.
I have little pull out bins (like the kitchen) in…

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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

That’s funny pEast. Perhaps you’re right
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5 months5 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Soooo today marks 34.5 weeks or 242 days and the best I’ve got is an estimated NHP of 30/5. The build is still moving at a snails pace so…

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6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi pEast,
I actually ended up cancelling that inspection. And no they didn’t waterproof behind the vanities.
Found some old pics:

Still no idea when it will be finished, had a site…

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6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building an Aegean230 with Mainvue.

Coming along nicely. Love the feature tiling in the ensuite. Have you been given an estimated end date yet?
Our Henley Aegean45

6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi Rachel,
All window coverings are through Fabric Conversions.
All sheers are Wilson Husk II fabric in Ironbark. The Roman blinds are in the same fabric which will go…

6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi FTM,
Thank you, your place is coming along well, love looking at other Aegean’s.
No plantation shutters, we’ll actually have sheer curtains with a blockout liner for all the windows on…

6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks Rachel, it’s getting there, can’t wait for the stone & fittings.
Caught up with your thread today, you’ve flown past us! You must be rapt with how it’s coming together,…

6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

They are nice, different. I’m dying to clean them, grubby fingerprints all over them.
Our Henley Aegean45

6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Garage doors complete.


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6 months6 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Week 30...
It’s been a while between posts as not a whole lot was happening.
Henley couldn’t source the kitchen sink but found one eventually, then I needed to reselect ensuite basins…

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8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks sinbox,
Your place is coming along beautifully, very similar indeed.
Looks like you’re a bit ahead of us, hope the tail end runs smoothly for you.
Our Henley Aegean45

8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Yes we had the 7.1 prewire done and have asked for all the speaker wires to be left in the walls/roof so they can just be pulled through when speakers…

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8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Oh I would love one of those ceilings with the stars in it etc. but the budget won’t allow it unfortunately, I think we’ll paint the ceiling and the trims,…

8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks. Carpet will be done after handover to upstairs, theatre & study but main flooring downstairs will be tiled by Henley and will be the same as the wet area…

8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Painting coming along and internal doors have been stained.
Colours are:
Walls - Dieskau
Skirts - Brume quarter
Theatre - Tornado
Stain - V5.


Our Henley Aegean45

8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Hi Firstabode,
Double glazing was included in the promotion we received so I couldn’t say which way you’re better off, probably best at to ask Sales consultant for a price and…

8 months8 monthsAegean430Aegean430 posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Thanks Rachel,
U could be right about them returning to fix mistakes, I met the tiler onsite to go through everything and they still incorrectly tiled a whole wall and had…

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