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2 d2 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Our designer is a lady named Rose from KRN design. Shes excellent, really reasonably priced too. Highly recommended for interior/exterior colour choices.
We actually just signed off our exterior colours…

5 d5 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Thanks mate. The bricks look better in real life we shopped around to try find something similar to them to money but they are quite unique (over our budget but…

8 d8 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Went for a drive tonight. Saw that jemena put our underground power pit in.
They sure made a mess. Dug up both my nature strip and my next door neighbour.…

9 d9 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
KDR: Metricon - Signature Single Storey sloping block (pg4)

I'm so jealous. Love your big block!!! Looking great

9 d9 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Have just flicked you a reply. Hope that helps!!

10 d10 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Ok so just a bit excited. Had quite a bit of progress this week. Site cut and slab is being prepared. Very happy to see it coming out of the…

12 d12 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Very interesting update! I swear it's so frustrating you get a different story every time you call. I asked them for a confirmation letter and they refused. The best I…

12 d12 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Thanks mate. Yeah builder wasn't fussed. I wanted it done asap as didn't want further delays.
Hopefully slab going down soon. They are doing it in 2-3 stages due to…

13 d13 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

No worries. The team were quite condescending when I spoke to them, suggest you get your response in writing as originally they refused.
3.5k in fees later hopefully I get…

13 d13 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Hey mate. Yeah that's what the electrician told me to request.
The automatically generated quote from jemena has some stupid wording in the contract that says the "lesser of 40…

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29 d29 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home

Following with interest!

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30 d30 dChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Jemena knocked back my request for 3 phase power at 63amps per phase. They want to limit me to 40 amps per phase. Odd I didn't think they would care…

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1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Yeah I've got about 6 split systems and an induction cook top so will need a decent capacity to run it all.

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

no idea, from memory when i spoke to the sparky he told me to put in the other one because it was basically the same price.

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Today's update. Underground power quote 3.5k. Lovely.

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Thanks Steve that's exactly what I was thinking. I wanna beat the bad weather.
Builder seems to be moving things along which is good. They finished the plumbing today.
I…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Things are really moving now.
Our builder has been outstanding, very good to deal with. We are happy we went with a local builder as they have been really responsive…

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

So finally today 17/3 we had our first on-site progress.
Our land was pegged out today. Progress finally! Building supervisor (my 3 year old) was on site to check everything

1 month1 monthChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Thanks heaps... Yes very excited!

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Got our building permit today. Very happy!! We can now finally make a start after 3 long years of waiting.
So far I've signed off the hydronic system, and window…

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2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Demolish a house - Dummies guide to a stress free demolition

I'm a little nervous... Didn't get my sewer capped with my demolition. Demolition went awesome but Hopefully nothing goes wrong with the sewer. Builder should be starting digging for plumbing…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Did a trip to Bunnings today to get some colour swatches and bought a small sample Tin of the weatherboard colour.
Did a little summary collage and I think…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Went to go see bricks in the flesh at the brickyard, they look great. It's funny as it's not something I would have picked on my own however looking at…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Yeah Gumtree all the way. Start asap as selling on gumtree is like fishing u really need to wait for the right buyer.
Put up multiple adds and don't be afraid…

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2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Great tip thanks mate. I'll add that to my list of questions for her. Appreciate it.
I just realised too that the bricks are not overly visible in our design because…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Sloping/Narrow Melb build. Slab prep underway

Alrighty then. Just a little bit excited!
Contracts signed today which was a huge deal for us. My builder has been phenomenal to deal with so I'm very happy so far.
Also…

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
2 Gas Points in Alfresco? Or 1 is enough?

Is there a maximum number of gas appliances that can be connected before the size of the gas pipe needs to be upgraded?

2 months2 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Bradnams Stainless View Security Screens

Following this thread as also keen to know!

3 months3 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Wall Insulation Between Storeys

Hello. It depends on what your energy report specified.
Mine has it and it's also on my contract as I needed it to get 6 stars.
I think it's a…

3 months3 monthsChristoshizzChristoshizz posted:
Hydronic Heating - Which Brand to Choose?

Hoping to restart this thread.
Interesting speaking to various installers the different opinions you get. It seems to be there are 2 camps (Bosch resellers vs the rest).
Has anyone had…

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