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6 d6 dcasabonkacasabonka posted:
Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Thanks for that.
Noticed a couple of green shoots coming through. Hit it with some dynamic lifter and top soil. Fingers crossed.

9 d9 dcasabonkacasabonka posted:
Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

The outer ring is from the fungicide. Is it worth trying to hit that with some top dressing or fertiliser?

10 d10 dcasabonkacasabonka posted:
Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Hi everyone!
I've had a couple of bad brown spot patches in my sapphire buffalo. Have used some fungicide to treat and 2 days later, my grass looks like this.
Any ideas…

12 months12 monthscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Regarding the Brivius, we didn't have any option to change brand and I was a bit unsure, but nearly 3 years in and the thing is great **touch wood**
Even with…

2 years2 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

We did standard bricks with ours, here is a pic of ours. Amazing it's been over 12 months since we took the keys!

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

I'm pretty sure ours was taken down the day before hand over from memory.

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
FHO - cost of completing a build and general advice

Oh and to add to it, we were really happy with allworth. We had a couple of small maintenance issues which they fixed straight away. Also quick, 16 weeks from…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
FHO - cost of completing a build and general advice

Hi kristi, welcome to the forum. We just finished building with allworth in stage 2 in june.
The biggest underestimate for us was landscaping. Assuming your block is like the majority;…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

we got the Brivius ducted for about 10,500. Havn't used it for cooling yet as our house hasn't felt hot when we have had a couple of warm days, but…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Thanks Dcox! Im super happy with the Bamboo - its hard to get clean initially with all the dust from laying it and the builders dust. There are still a…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

It's been a while since I have been on, been busy finishing off my retaining wall and drainage. All the august rain pushed everything back!
We emailed our warranty list through…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Hello from Lake Macquarie

Thanks!
Good luck with the build, hope it all goes smooth. Loving living there so far - nice and quiet and a great bunch of people that we have met…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Hello from Lake Macquarie

Welcome to the forum! Are you building in Aquilo?

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Yeah, mentioned it last page, we had an 8 course step down. It's to avoid your driveway being too steep. And ours is steep enough as is!!
Benefit is you get…

3 years3 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Our sink with the Altona was standard and we did get the push down drain/strainers.
Nearly time to send off our small defects list for the 90 days, so will…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Hi rajy,
With the step down it will be so your driveway isn't too steep. We had 8 course step down. Check out my blog to see pics etc.

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

We were about 1100mm cut and apparently we were close the cut off, he was saying within 50mm. That's a shame. Good luck with who ever you end up with!!

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Sounds good, hope it all goes smooth!!

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Problem is you can't get final approval without the contract. I kept following up our person to hurry along contracts as they seemed to take ages. Have you already done…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Haha ann, yes you know about all the fun of retaining! We have someone coming out Saturday to quote on a bit of earthworks so we can level out the…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Haha the add ons calculate quickly!!
We finally moved in on the weekend, so are still unpacking whilst now having a 2 hour journey to work, but worth it.
Best thing…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Retaining is me and a friend, we are using clip stones. All up it is about 50m x 450mm h.

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Not yet, just got updated retainin wall plans approved by council so need to do that first. I have no neighbours on any sides so no rush for the fence.…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

Ended up about $95/m2. Plus about an extra $2k for the steps and path around to the water tank.

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

No pattern, just coloured cement!
Yes, we are in a rush to get everything done so we can move in!

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

We nearly have our driveway done!
Also had most of our internal lighting done, just need the lights at the front once the driveway dries.
Bamboo flooring goes in tomorrow and…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

We got our keys today! Very happy with the end result. Not moving for another 3 weeks so just waiting on aircon and appliances to be installed.
Driveway starts Friday,…

4 years4 yearscasabonkacasabonka posted:
Who is building with Allworth Homes

You only need a conveyancor for purchasing the block of land. Not for the build. As to what type of insulation? Who knows!!

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