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DanTheUpholsterer

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3 months3 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Home Questions

yeah my fridge is the same it fits in the space well enough but we couldnt put it right the way in because the doors couldnt fully swing open if…

3 months3 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Home Questions

I’ll have to check my plans but I think the measurements are internal sizes as we went off those measurements to buy our fridge
Also once you have the power…

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Roof and gutters are colourbond Monument

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Home Questions

1st of feb gyprock was done, pci was 27 April
Good luck with your build post some pics !!

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Yeah they did that on ours as I said before the brickie took about 3 weeks and they wanted to start inside so the wrap is put on to hold…

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Start of bricks was 30th january and pci inspection was 27 April so about 3 months
I would say you are still on track if pci is in September as long…

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Our build time was done within the timeframe that we were given from the first time they told us pci would be infact it was a week earlier than the…

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

My gyprock started before bricks were finished and it ended up being most of the inside was gyprocked and flushed before the bricks were finished. My brick layer was a…

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Here you go Em. Our bathroom and ensuite have the same tiles don’t remember the names though

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5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Flooring done was done a few weeks ago. We have lived in our new house for about 3 weeks now. All our furniture is done and the blinds finally got…

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6 months6 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Pictures will come once the flooring starts on Monday !

6 months6 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

Congrats on the progress !! Looking good !!

6 months6 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Hi Em pci went great, we found a handful of minor details that needed attention like paintwork defects and other chips and scratches but only one major thing that needed…

7 months7 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
Fairmont Homes - Custom build

Building in SA GD3
Everything has went well and as planned any hiccups have been sorted pretty quickly
Been quite happy

7 months7 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

So here we are FINALLY at PCI it’s tomorrow at 9am so looking forward to seeing the house finished and taking a lot of photos for you all !!
Handover…

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
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8 months8 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

My kitchen is so similar to yours looks great !!

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

We used Old Red Brick Co price was about 11k. They removed all trees on the property which included 3 trees that were over 15 metres tall. If it’s near…

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Follow pgh on instagram I’m pretty sure you will find photos of Mystique on there. But I’ll post a few other photos now aswell

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Also Lindsay Mystique was relatively new when we chose it and so was even harder to find photos of it. It was so new that the display wall at pgh…

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Front is nearly finished will post photos once it’s completed

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Hey
Thanks for the reply that’s interesting my brother works in the window industry and told me that all the windows they do would be like that but it’s…

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

One side of the house done while inside ...

We have all gyprock installed and flushed still cornice to be installed not sure what the next step is though

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9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

It is an upgrade brick I forget if it’s in the same tier as liquorice

9 months9 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Bricks day 1-3
Bricks are PGH Mystique
They also started putting the insulation inside and started Gyprock on the ceilings

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10 months10 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

We got our windows and sliding doors installed yesterday
Looks great but one thing I noticed is this part of the window in the second photo is zoomed in on the…

10 months10 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
Fairmont Homes - Custom build

I’m building with Fairmont aswell I’m at the framing stage and just updated my post with a photo of the gutters and fascias installed from yesterday.
Our contract hasn’t been…

10 months10 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Got our gutters and fascias installed yesterday

New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'
10 months10 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Made a little video if any cares to watch it of a walk through my house at the framing stage
https://youtu.be/_hYTtBdNtsE

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