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3 months3 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building an Allworth Home in Coast Central Estate at Wyee

Hi Lauren,
I just noticed the link to my thread wasn’t in my last message, making it rather useless. Here it is.
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3 months3 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

It’s gorgeous, tidy and so family friendly!!!
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3 months3 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Yep the ending part happened super fast. It was such an anticlimax too since we got it all done and then left it to the agent to find tenants (not…

3 months3 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Monument or Surfmist window frame colour?

Hello, we have used Monument for our windows, gutters and colorbond fence
I think they look great with the white painted trimming

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3 months3 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

Hey! Great job doing the tiles, it’s bloody hard to do any jobs with kids are around!!!
I usually work 3 days a week, Tuesdays I have off with my…

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4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Fencing done and dusted!
Front half of the side fence is colorbond Monument to match the gutters and roof, second half is ARC banksia mesh so we can see the basin…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Ducted air conditioning completed, I am so glad my brother in law did the job, it meant that I got an awesome 14kw Daikin system and got to put outlets…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Vinyl flooring going in this week. It’s not as dark as in the photo, even the walls look a different colour so must be my phone, and covered in dust…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Show me your kitchen...

We just had our kitchen finished this weekend and I am in love with it.
Polar White Silk cabinetry
African jet black granite tops and waterfall
We hand picked the exact…

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4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Undermount Sink - Installation costs?

My builder charges $1000 which includes the sink upgrade and stone polishing
I ended up doing my own stone and sink post handover because it was ridiculously overpriced. I think our…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Smartstone benchtops

My benchtops are caesarstone brand and I have a crack in each bench top. We paid about $400 to have one fixed and it just stopped it from growing and…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

We didn’t bother removing the baton light in the kitchen because when the aircon goes in next weekend I will just get them to put the vent there, that way…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

It’s been crazy busy!!!
Had handover on Wednesday 10am and I was there till 5:30 raking 300sqm to get all the rocks and building waste out of the yard, then put…

4 months4 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Hubby went down for PCI on Wednesday and everything went well, there was half a dozen very minor things like adjust shower door, clean a few bricks etc...
I am…

5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Best value for money home builder

We got tenders with New Living, Beachwood and Allworth
Allworth was best value and we are having handover in a couple of weeks. The quality of the build has been…

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5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Hi, thanks for stopping by my build thread.
I will have a look through our contract tomorrow and get back to you about some of those prices.
We had to upgrade the…

5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Your house is looking great, I really love how it’s all come together, especially your tiles.
I remember we started around the same time and I was upset with all of…

5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Extremely poor brickwork or expected too much?

Wow! and not in a good way.
I’d be disgusted with that.
I am sorry I can’t help as my brickwork was perfect, but we aren’t rendering.
I hope someone pops along soon…

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5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Plumbing missed after slab

After doing this post we also realised they missed the drainage from the butler's pantry too.
To fix the one in the alfresco they had to bring a pipe up next…

5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

PCI on the 4th and handover booked for the 11th!

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5 months5 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

Tiling, cornices, skirting boards, are all done and all but 2 doors are hung.
The painter is due to begin at the start of next week.
We are having an on-site meeting…

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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

SS called hubby yesterday to advise the house will be done by the end of month. The bathrooms are done and painters are due to start next week. They’re just…

6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Waterfall edges after handover?

We are doing our own vinyl planks after handover. We’ll have the stone done first so it can be laid on the hard surface.

6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Waterfall edges after handover?

You can do them with a shadow-line joint instead. You’d need the ends to have a 20mm overhang
I just had temporary bench tops with my build and am getting…

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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Our First Dream Home G&P Builders

Looks lovely. Teal is my favourite colour. I want to do pops of it and cushions for the lounge
It goes with so much and is gender neutral. Your progress has…

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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Gorgeous Chris, looks absolutely divine!
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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW

Your back room looks just like mine except we moved the side stackers to the opposite side!

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Building Grange 25 Coral Homes - Northern NSW
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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

No pictures this update but Timpelle have gone down and pulled out the kitchen. Then a concreter has spent 4 hours grounding down the concrete to make it flat and…

6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Building the Hampton with Allworth Homes

It looks great, can’t wait to see the concreting and landscaping down the track

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6 months6 monthsaphstaaphsta posted:
Allworth Avalon / Sonata Our Dream Home - Handover on Wednes

And because building never goes smoothly we had our kitchens installed on Tuesday and because of where they cut the slab and filled it in is a hump out kitchen…

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