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7 d7 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Lol - yeah, I was worried the green would look funny, but seeing up on the wall, happy.
It’s a cool idea with the doors, makes it all too easy…

7 d7 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Things to do yourself/after handover?

I think it’s pinned at the top of the forum. But I think I saw that post also.
We have elected to do driveway, paths, carpet, floor tiles, feature lights,…

8 d8 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Bricks are up

3rd of December?????? What!! Here I am still bloody waiting for paint!
Congrats, you get Xmas in your new house :)

8 d8 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Bricks are up

Wow - it’s amazing he different tastes people have :)
It’s completely opposite to my colours!
Looks great.

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8 d8 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Well a new week. I’m still in hospital, no word on when I’m getting out.
Allison popped by the house to pay the painters for the extra work they did…

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12 d12 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Not sure off hand. Report back next week.

12 d12 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

I’m fine, had my parathyroids removed, it’s all part of the kidney thing. Have to stay in for a week.
You’ll overtake me now, steaming ahead!

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12 d12 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Just a quick update, still in hospital for a few more days, but it’s all going smoothly.
Painters are still onsite from what I have been told. No new pics…

19 d19 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Custom Build with G Devel. in Bris - Bricks are up

I'm using Manny from MPA Concrete Solutions. He's been really good so far - came out and had a chat about what we want and what he can do. Very…

19 d19 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

All good - I found it in my messages :) Thanx

19 d19 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

RIGHT!! lol. Did you send through the info for your guy?

19 d19 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

RIGHT!! lol. Did you send through the info for your guy?

20 d20 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Still... that’s not bad!
I’m guessing I have a few more doors and windows than you ( not bragging ).

20 d20 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

No dramas. I’ll check this arvo.

20 d20 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Oh wow. I got a quote from a crimsafe dealer $16k!!! Give me your guys number!!!

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20 d20 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Well the painters are still working away :)
No other dramas to mention, still really happy with how it’s all going :)
Here is…

20 d20 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

It's all OK, we have come to the realisation that it's better to let it be and just deal with it all. It would have been such a rush and…

27 d27 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Yeah - best I can hope for really.

27 d27 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

You are correct. I wasn't keen on signing up to a 3 month lease then the possibility to have to break it.
No family we can stay with - we…

27 d27 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

UUUGGGGHHHHH! Now the owners of our rental want to sell up. ASAP! FFS.
Honestly, I think they can wait until we are out. If I didn't have my dialysis setup…

29 d29 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

That's what I have emailed and asked if we can actually go in and do some work. Curtains etc. Driveway - paths, garden.... I wish Xmas didn't happen this year…

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29 d29 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

So bad news. Due to Xmas shutdown, we wont get handover until Jan some time. Completion date is too close to shutdown and there will be no one to process…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Projects to do after New Home Handover

I really want to do this in my media room - it has coffered ceilings :)

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

A bit of a lost week this week - no work scheduled until Monday when the painters are due. 2 or 3 weeks they plan on being there. We will…

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1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Most wardrobes are 60cm deep x 100cm wide. That’s with doors. Without they are typically 58cm deep.
So allow that space plus room for you to move around if it’s…

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1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Really??? IKEA will have up to 40% off wardrobes??

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Painting this week :) I'm ready for this house to have a paintjob.
Meanwhile - Allison and I went to IKEA and say down in their wardrobe…

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1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Tiling has been completed. Price came in under what was quoted - so YEAH!!!
Enjoy :)

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1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting

Not much more to report from last week- tiling is still being done.
It’s a massive job so I guess that takes time.
I managed to get a few pics…

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