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2 d2 dchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Handover!
A few things outstanding which are getting fixed over the next few days but overall happy with the result. Our site supervisor has been super. Nothing was too big…

14 d14 dchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

I had quotes for $1200-$1500, but this artichect was a friend of a friend so he charged $800

15 d15 dchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

We have hired a landscape architect to help us plan out our landscaping as we had no idea where to start. Really happy with what he has come up with.…

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
19 d19 dchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

So we completed PCI yesterday as it got pushed back a week due to the gas connection. Overall we are happy with how the house has turned out. Waiting…

1 month1 monthchekiichekii posted:
Fencing Query: neighbor's garage is on the property boundary

We had to put in temporary fencing while we were building. Not sure if the cost will fall on you or your neighbour.

1 month1 monthchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

So it's one more week till PCI! It's been booked in for next Friday. This week they were busy getting things fixed and finished. Today they were replacing the master…

1 month1 monthchekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Yay, they are back to work this week. Doors were painted and front door was getting stained. Aircon was delivered and should be getting installed soon. Shower screens and mirrors…

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Can I ask what the name of the floor tiles are.
Hey. They are called Bellingen in White from Tile Expo

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2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

No one was at the house, but grout is in. Looks like main tiles are done. Now nothing for two weeks... 😪

Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth
2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Tilers were doing the main tiles, so couldn't walk around the house. Will be interesting to see when the grout is in. We have chosen a light grey, same as…

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Narrow block worthwhile?

Congratulations and good luck with your build! Building on a narrow block and now nearly completed my biggest regret is not having more internal courtyards. I have a single story…

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Hey Bebbsy, it's called 65H x 265W Petite Bella White Matt Ripple. It is matte and is textured. Very nice looking subway tile 😊

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Perth Project Builders M2 Pricing

I would say $880 psqm is quite low and would be the very basis cost. What type of specs is the builder offering?

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2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

I was thinking something similar to this. As the walkway is only 1m wide it will need to be something that doesn't take too much space. Now that you pointed…

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

The painters were at the house this morning so we were able to go in, yay! Feel so bad, they have been doing the internal walls the last few days…

2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Those floor to ceiling windows are amazing 😍

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2 months2 monthschekiichekii posted:
please recommend a good trader for driveway and crossover at

Sorry to hijack, but we are also looking for exposed aggregate concreters. Do you have any recommendations Chippy?

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thanks 😊
It's Oyster Grey in Natural

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Went to the house after work. Unfortunately no one was there so was only able to take a few photos from the outside. Wet tiling has now been completed.
The…

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3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Had the day off so I went to visit the house. Tiler was there starting on the bathrooms. All benchtops and sinks are now in.

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3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Is your bathroom on the second floor? I read if it's on second floor they waterproof the whole floor.

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
New home build - Custom Design WA

Loving the bathroom tiles!

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3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Had our tile meeting today. Can't wait to see the kitchen splashback which is white subway tile laid 45 degree herringbone. The tile has a ripple texture throughout it. Bathrooms…

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Visited the house today. No one was working so all the photos I took were from the outside. Having our tile meeting next week. Christmas/New Year shut down period is…

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3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Does Surfmist and Colorbond Dune work?

We went with monument roof, dune render and surfmist garage. Unfortunately not completed yet.

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Thank you 😊

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Our First Home with My Homes WA, Perth

Cabinetry is in! Loving the colour Oyster Grey in Natural for our colour choice. Very subtle and I think it will carry well over the years. All doors are in…

3 months3 monthschekiichekii posted:
Narrow block worthwhile?

Yes. I have my home plan on my thread if you wanted to have a look.

4 months4 monthschekiichekii posted:
Narrow block worthwhile?

I'm also in COS and building a single storey on a narrow block. Our block is 9.39m wide and our garage door is 5m wide with internal space being 5.6…

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