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3 months3 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Will DM your inbox

3 months3 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

The new additions to the house have come out nice 👍🏽

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6 months6 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

What others have said is correct. Is yours a custom build? If so I'm thinking might be the reason. But I would still question that.

8 months8 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Melb Demolition company

I went with Dig Dig Dig Demolition. After comparison found them reasonable.

10 months10 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

For Solar, I have installed a 8.65kw with Winaico top of the range panels and Solaredge 3 phase inverters (optimisers). Costed me 12k out of pocket. The company I went…

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10 months10 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Is $74k including or excluding pavers and retaining walls? If including then it's pretty cheap. My landscaping has crossed 6 figures and counting. I did reach out to Adam Cox…

10 months10 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

It sure does. Spent some bucks for indoor plants today which were not cheap. Sigh! never ending expenses. We still have to get our fireplace cladded and other rooms decorated…

10 months10 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Wow! Looking great! Your landscaper is very fast. Did you get your windows and house cleaned from outside? Now to sit back and wait for spring to come to enjoy…

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

After 8 months in transit, today was the day our custom pharaoh crystal void light went up. Light is from Lucretia. Putting up scaffolding and getting the light up was…

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks. There are few photos of kitchen/family during build but not after we have moved in. Still setting up our home so will upload once the rooms feel complete.
We modified…

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

wow did you render that wall yourself? i can't even get my husband to hang a painting :lol:
It wasn't easy I'll tell you that. It's actually…

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Master bedroom. Feature wall by yours truly 😀

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks! Curtains are from Dollar curtains in Oakleigh.

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks! 3 sides and it overlooks the pool. Once pool is commissioned will show how it looks.
The table is from Globe west and chairs from Trit house.

11 months11 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Our dining room.

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
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12 months12 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks. For us it was around 16k per square. Mind you the prices would have gone up now since we signed the contract. Yes can't escape the traffic control cost.…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks. The first artist truly caught my eye and really wanted one of her paintings. The second artist's painting is called perception and both my wife and I liked it.…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thought I would show off our original paintings adorning our hallway. Ecstatic how good these paintings look 😀

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1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Evoke (Modified) Kingston Build - 2020/2021/20

Good luck! for the slab. Hope it will be smooth sailing from now. Will be watching this thread to see how it all comes along.

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Yes. Installed few days ago. Highly recommend Dollar curtains in Oakleigh. Nice people and good service. Installed shutters, blinds and curtains throughout and these ppl were lower compared to quite…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

I went with Dollar curtains in oakleigh for timber plantation shutters, roller blinds and sheer curtains. Will upload photos once they are installed.

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks Blacktea2sugars. When you get a chance can you please upload a photo of your window? So I should ask them to caulk…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

For the sliding doors, they have applied caulking from inside on all 4 sides. And for the top of the windows. Some of the windows in bathrooms have all 4…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Only the top part is caulked from inside the house. The below and sides are not caulked. Should all 4 sides be caulked? I can see gaps in the bottom…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

When you say caulking, do you mean all 4 sides of the window? And outside the building or from inside the house? I could see only the top part being…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Nope. Nothing has been applied except the rendering. I found out the hard way. There is a small gap between the window frame and inside wall on one of our…

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I went with ‘In the swim’, the same pool builder as Frank’s house. Yes I recommend them.

1 year1 yearBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

That’s what I thought about saving on the engineering cover. Alas, due to failed dig earlier and redesign/re-engineer the cost of failed dig was the same as the cost saved.…

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