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5 d5 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

k3nnis, what colours are your trims and ceiling? I assume the pics above show your walls with winter ice?

7 d7 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

just wondering what everyone here chose as your main wall colour? there are so many shades of white!

12 d12 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Building a Clarendon Ferndale MK II

21 d21 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

unless you have significantly upgraded the kilara (like added $500k worth or super platinum upgrades), the valuation of the bank usually is quite close to the contract price. no builder…

23 d23 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks all - the below is what I'm talking about. It looks like they are adding a lot of items, but really it's just to shift the laundry from the…

24 d24 dBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Anyone had any problems with Clarendon refusing to provide a breakdown of certain cost items in their contract? What did you do?
We have an item which provides for the…

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Steve, I was in your shoes and I opted to go with Clarendon, because the land I wanted was being sold by them.
I must say that while Clarendon…

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Hey bumblebee1985, i was just wondering what paint colour you opted for in your interior? it looks a bit purple and i'm hoping my choice isnt the same!

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Yup don't be pressurised by them to sign on the spot - they just want to save themselves the hassle of chasing you and emailing you but take all the…

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

thanks lovely :)

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Mrs Llamas - what is the blue feature colour on your entry way and the grey in your study? I love them!!

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I think it makes sense that they quote 2600mm measured to the unfinished floors, mainly because the difference between say different laminate, vinyl, timber or even concrete floors are different.…

1 month1 monthBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

is the Merriden a new design? I don't remember seeing it on the Clarendon website!
I would say, go see some display homes and think about what you like included in…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Noob lighting questions!

Thanks Liam! I've asked the builder and they have refused to install a manhole as I've already sign the building contract :/ So I'll probably have to think of cutting…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Kinda rethinking my choice of cornices and architraves...thinking of swapping to the new york ones from the standard...did anyone here opt for the new york and how much extra did…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

thanks Chizcake and aaron! I was wondering if it would look weird if i were to lengthen the top cabinets as I don't quite like the look of too much…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi guys, for those with 2.75m ceilings, what was the length of your upper cabinets?

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

Yeh, you've got it right unfortunately!
Ooh the end's almost in sight though - one more month!

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Thanks :) once my house is actually built I’m pop by again to get your pontoon steps contractor off you - no joke I actually dreamt…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Hi Orph, new to your thread and am in love with your landscaping!!!
Would like to ask about your pantry fitout - would you mind sharing your contact for the kitchen…

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2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Love the landscaping you have been doing! More pics please :))

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

How are things going over at your place jaya?
I've got my floor plans already and although I feel like I should make more changes, it's gonna cost $1500 to amend…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Has anyone installed skylights with Clarendon before? Would love to get some reviews and who I should be contacting (electrical or would this be structural?)

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks that's perfect, I'm still waiting on kitchen quotes so no rush :)

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Butting in here, but ozmonkeyoy, I would love to see more photographs of your island and kitchen benches if you have any more! I'm currently considering bianco drift for my…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Colour questions?

SNAP. I'm going with Caesarstone Turbine Grey (although like your swatch, marble was my first choice but too expensive/upkeep too difficult!!)
I'm probably going with Snoop over Pit stop - I…

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2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Colour questions?

thanks lovely! Even though the thread is relatively 'old', I've gleaned lots of help with my external colours from your past comments, and am glad you're back to help

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

oooh the doors sound like a fantastic idea! The problem with mine is that the kitchen is not at the very end of the house, so the alfresco opens to…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

The extra height doors and windows are included in the 'free upgrade', so I did not have to pay any extra. I am wondering if this should apply to the…

2 months2 monthsBuildingourfirstnestBuildingourfirstnest posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

can't see your reply went35
Another random query - for those who had the 'free' upgrade to 2.7m high ceilings to the ground floor, I know this includes extra height doors,…

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