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D&SG

Toronto, NSW
Joined 20 April 2009
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14 years14 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Plantation Home Building Supervisors

Sorry, I can't comment on your query. I just kind of cringe when I see people post full names of others without their knowledge. If you're not willing to post…

14 years14 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Progress! - Moving right along! 08/11/09 (pics pg 7)

A few updates :)
We were finally able to get in and have look around! It's been a couple of weeks since my last fix, so…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Should l go for Brown or white tiles? Please help!

We went with brown floor tiles and white wall tiles, here are some pics of how it looks:
Our selections:
Sorry, the floors are still dirty :?

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Montego 344 Two Storey Coral Home - LOTS OF HARD WORK AHEAD

::cry:: I like invitations... and pancakes... and ice cream... and caramel... and vanilla cream... and bananas... and invitations... ::cry::
Seriously though, it…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Fairy Blues New Home - Front landscaping pics pg34

That's a good idea, I'd try to find something made of clear plastic. That way if you're in the house and the kids are out there, you can still keep…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
ugly looking fence

I agree with the others, just paint it. You'll find lots of other uses for that extra money that you'll be saving.

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Building House in Canberra

I can't remember what the site costs were unfortunately, I "think" he said 25k, but I'm not sure if that was including the piers... :(
here…

Building House in Canberra
15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Building House in Canberra

You can see the floor plan and other pictures here:
viewtopic.php?f=31&t=18422

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Building House in Canberra

This is what I mean by piers (only slab is where the garage is):
Concrete footings
Piers
Flooring over piers

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Building House in Canberra

We were in the same position as you are now. We have a 3.1 m fall on our lot. Instead of cutting for a slab, we went for piers.…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Front Yard plant ideas

Hi Vanessa,
If you visit this link, viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1272 , you'll find out how to post some photos.

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Jodes House - Aussie Liviing (WA) Garage Door FINALLY on :)

Which bit?
(*L*)(*_*)<(*i*)> <---this is what had me stumped for a long time, but I can see it now :lol:
or
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><…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Buying kitchen appliances online

Pepper, you may not realize, but this is an Australian forum. I think very few people would be interested in importing items all the way from the US.

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
[POLL] which state are you building in??

I remember... that's why I was clarifying ;)

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
[POLL] which state are you building in??

Toronto, NSW (NOT Canada! :lol: )

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Question about overhead cupboards - anyone NOT have them?

I kind of felt the same way when we first started thinking about the kitchen layout, but, I wanted the canopy rangehood and I wanted overhead cupboards, so we had…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Progress! - Moving right along! 08/11/09 (pics pg 7)

Thanks Haven, we're very pleased with the floors (even if we've only seen them through dirty glass! lol), and the views.
My DH and I both have the day off…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Building House in Canberra

It's hard when greed wins out over the little guy isn't...
I'm sorry I can't help, I live in NSW, but I hope you can get it worked out.

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Progress! - Moving right along! 08/11/09 (pics pg 7)

Thanks! I can't wait to get in there and walk barefoot on them :lol:

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Who else here, started their build in July 2009?

:lol: A very important comparison point I suppose...
281 sqm :)

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Are we being strung along

We're almost done, I'll give you whats left of my own patience then :lol:
Hang in there, it'll happen... some day …

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Do custom designed builders have a standard range

Yeah, it really depends on where you're building and who you choose to build your home for you.

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Who else here, started their build in July 2009?

Ours didnt exactly start in July, our trenches were dug at the end of June (27/06/09), so, very close the same time.
Our timber floors are in, and as of today,…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Progress! - Moving right along! 08/11/09 (pics pg 7)

They started on the timber floors today, sanded and first coat put on! I love how it's looking so far! :z:

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Are we being strung along

I think you definately need to find that "well-spring of patience" and put a plug in it to build up some reserves. Building a house definately requires lots of…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Do custom designed builders have a standard range

lol yea, sorry! :)
Thats includin site costs, tiling, carpets, solid wood flooring, fencing, driveway, the front of the block will be landscaped, not sure how much…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Do custom designed builders have a standard range

We're also going through a custom build, our cost per sqm is roughly about $10k (we've gone a bit over our price but it's coming out of our pocket) $9933…

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Taffy"s House

You can borrow mine, I'm a bit jealous too!

Taffy"s House
15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Reminder to all Newcastle members (Expo * Expo * Expo)

Thanks for that! We knew about the expo but had forgotten about it :lol:

15 years15 yearsD&SGD&SG posted:
Charlie's Place | PHOTOS! |

They "could" find things to do in the meantime, but it would be expensive for the builders. We spent a number of weeks waiting for the rest of our…

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