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3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
OB in SA - Decking

Yes went undermount this time as we needed more cupboard space. Suction wise - yes@1600cm3, the largest for that model.
We did the paper suction test @ Spartan electrical (Torrensville),…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
OB in SA - Decking

Great progress there!
No experience with whispair but have a Schweigen undermount UM1170-9s (single motor 1600cm3 so only 1 hole cut in roof) and my stove plates are 900 wide, love…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Building in Adelaide wth Oakford - PCI

Yes, brush (cut in) to areas which you can't roll first but at least try to roll as close as possible to edges after cutting in. Maybe my…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Building in Adelaide wth Oakford - PCI

Good progress - make sure you are onto the painters. Two pics of what I mentioned about "not rolling after cutting in". Yes I am pedantic especially when…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
South Australia builds

Suntrak Solar, AESS - check whirlpool forum.

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Building in Adelaide wth Oakford - PCI

the SD is technically still a wet system except it uses syphonic drainage principles. I started with 4 and after installing that, i was doubtful of it initially and even…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Building in Adelaide wth Oakford - PCI

Looks great, are you going with the standard spec for painting? Getting an extra coat? Just pay attention when they are painting, to me their painters are amateurs…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Connection to Stormwater Sleeve after Handover

Get a few quotes and decide (~$1650 to $2200 based on my quotes). You can do this prior to handover as long as your builder approves it, 1 less…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
OB in SA - Decking

Looks good! Love the reuse of bricks.

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Neighbour trying to claim land

I think most buyer when submitting an offer to the vendor, most will probably place subject to finance, building and pest inspection etc. In a hot market, the less restrictions…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Sterling custom on 10 acres Adelaide.

Love the bricks!

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Rainwater collection - questions??

If the image was provided by Dennis, I will go with it.

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Rainwater collection - questions??

the low restriction inlet needs to be optioned hence the reason why I went with a colourbond steel tank (suspect you can't do with Poly as most will have a…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Rainwater collection - questions??

Disclaimer – I know I have mentioned supadiverta a lot in my posts and some will see it as advertising for Dennis. I have spent a lot of time…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Water storage. How much did you have?

13,000 litres (the largest size that I could fit on my block).

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Wow!
If you are going to replace the fence and pay it all by yourself (which was what I did), still send in the Form2 to your neighbour and give them…

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Custom build in Adelaide.

Looks great, wow when you said triangle shaped block and different slope, the picture really tops it!

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Nice! Sir walter for lawn? as there is a lot of shade from the tree?

3 years3 yearsboostaboosta posted:
First home - Adelaide

roller blinds - DIY measure and order from Aliexpress.
re: window splashback, depends on how wide you have outside, I only have the 1m clearance so I'm looking at the colorbond…

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
bedrooms sizes

I have increased the kids bedrooms from 12m2 (old house) to 14m2 (4 x 3.5) (current house) and both with sliding BIR). This is factoring a single bed and…

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Looks great! I'm testing the velida easy wring spin mop for mopping my bamboo flooring so far so good. No enjo mop to try....

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

I like that shed and I need to get one quick!

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Reactive soil - Concrete + Paving or pattern pave concrete?

I went with concrete (coloured) for perimeter and exp agg for driveway, this time instead of pavers, yes with reactive soil class of E-D/ P(fill).
In your case, I will opt…

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Congratulations!

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Oakford homes-Adelaide SA-BRICKED

Updated blog and still work in progress.....

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Looks good, just did exposed agg for $115/m2 and ~$77/m2 for coloured concrete done.
The tiles look great!

4 years4 yearsboostaboosta posted:
Oakford homes-Adelaide SA-BRICKED

We have been busy unpacking over the weekend so no pics yet. Things still to be done but organised - screen doors, built-in robes, carport, fencing and concreting to…

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