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CalvinHobbes

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8 months8 monthsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Love the dining pendant! Home is looking ever so great!

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11 months11 monthsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

24/5/18 A new addition to the house...settled for an upright acoustic piano instead.
24/5/18 Turned on all the lights in the house for a quick visit by property agent offering free…

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Thanks, they’re from Australian Outdoor Living. I’ll message you the guy’s contact details who did the initial measure and quote later.

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1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Got them from Australian Outdoor Living. I didnt get any other quote as it is a specialized product suitable for Australian outdoors. I’m sure i’m gonna get cheaper…

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Outdoor blinds installed a few weeks ago. Still needing silicone between brick and track to seal the inside from creepy crawlies.

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1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

My latest indoor gardening experiment - full water orchid culture

Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15
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1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Finally coming together, rather looking great those brick fence!

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

Nice! Those purple plants needs constant trimming or they will overtake the garden. We used to have them in the old house.
Calvin

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

03.01.18 Got these little beauties “Perfect Pillar” on sale at FP for $7.5 per 190mm pot.


Then we’ll border these and the little gems and native shrubs in the…

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

30/12/17 After 2.5 reed panels, 1/3 of the southern boundary is finished. Not an eyesore anymore come the new year!

Would-be site for our small DIY shed

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

They’re factory seconds and cost us around 3k if i remember it correctly. They are quite heavy and require a steady foundation past a certain height. Ours…

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

29/12/17 Half done, southern boundary fence reed veneer. A trip to Bunnings tomorrow to get additional reed panels.

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

good old dryer! Still my preferred choice. It’s either that or ebay/gum tree so up on the wall they go.

1 year1 yearCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

So it begins...holiday at home doing works in and around the house...
1 of 2 versalines we bought 4 years ago at the Sydney Homeshow

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

As much as we considered against verticals, we ended up with one for our corner stacker doors due to space and functionality. My only consolation was that I got…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

Kat, congrats! Just love, love your place! It's a testament to the Balmoral's robust design and your great taste on details around the house.

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Hi, please check your inbox, i sent you his details. I'll be happy if you end up getting what you want in his business.

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

No problem with fading so far. I got quotes from 2 other, Golden Blinds came in the middle price range. Went with him coz he's a personal friend…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Our estimated handover was initially July and 4 mos down the track we did the hand over in November. I think the delays were averaging 6mos after us, so…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Our estimated handover was initially July and 4 mos down the track we did the hand over in November. I think the delays were averaging 6mos after us, so…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

It's dark walnut. I got Golden Blinds to do all my shutters, roller blinds, verticals and plantation shutters. We didnt take the option of motorised operation though, hubby…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Veggies loving the wet and cold atm!
4th harvest

First snow peas

Some blueberry
Some strawberry

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Did you increase the height of you garage door? We also have 3.1m ceiling in the garage. I wondered if we should have raised the height of the garage door…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Bifold doors do take up a lot of space so make sure when you decide to install one, you think about how much space you have and how often will…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

I got the bifold plantation shutters and yes, the dust shows but it's really not that bad compared to cream or white. As you see, i love black -…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Sounds familiar we had to live with dirt outside for a year! It'll all gonna come together in due course, so dont worry.

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Thanks, this will be the first and last time we're cleaning the house like this. Valuation just concluded today!
The stain is the closest match to the floorboards upstairs.…

2 years2 yearsCalvinHobbesCalvinHobbes posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Thanks Calvin for putting this together...
Next project is to cover that ugly fence on the southern side!
Hobbes

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