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DanTheUpholsterer

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10 d10 dDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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…

14 d14 dDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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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20 d20 dDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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

21 d21 dDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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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29 d29 dDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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…

1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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…

1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Got our gutters and fascias installed yesterday

1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer 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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1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
First home build SA Hickinbotham

How long has the total build been though from slab down until now ?

1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
House Demolition Adelaide

We demolished our house in september last year
We had planned it long in advance and booked in february
The company was back logged only 6 weeks. we called them about…

1 month1 monthDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Hi everyone happy new year to you all
I’ve been pretty busy so I haven’t really been active on the forum so since my last post there has been a…

3 months3 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

Concrete is all poured !!
We found out our pci date is 30th of April
We should have our sewer being laid early next week and deliveries should be happening…

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3 months3 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New House Build KDR Blackwood SA Fairmont Homes 'The Grand'

We are now ready for concrete I think, there was a lot of progress this week workers were at the block every day this week trenches were dug in 2…

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

Site works start tomorrow.
But just found out that after the trenches are dug out we will have about 80 tonne of soil left over to remove at a cost…

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

6 weeks of wetting the block ? Wow we only had to do 2 hours a day for 2 weeks and we didn't need to vacate premises for 4 weeks…

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

Yeah it's downward sloping but pretty flat will need a cut and fill to level out
It's the reason we decided not to move to another block as it is…

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

Yeah thanks
We were put in very high risk BAL18.5 I think its called

4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
New Build - Weeks Building Group - Balhannah SA

Nice plan
Well done on only needing a 2000L tank for fire fighting purposes
I live in Blackwood and got slapped with a 22,000L for fire fighting purposes plus 5000…

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

They finally started the demo today

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4 months4 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

All looks great ! Getting council approval is such a big relief !
Signing the bank stuff is also a big relief once done !

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

Thanks Rachael
Yeah it's been a bit over whelming the last week or so but we got over the line !
Looking forward to seeing the house come down next…

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

Today is D-Day as in Demo day !!!!
Roof will be taken off first today as it's asbestos
This last week has been hectic I've been at the house frantically…

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5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
KDR - custom home in Clearview, SA with ADH

That sucks I think that's a big mistake on the tile rep. They should of known that the tiles were going to be discontinued soon.
But also in my field…

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
KDR with Fairmont Homes

Very nice
What colour have you used on the walls ?
Did you make your entry way narrower ? Our design we have 2 full size doors... is that front…

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

We havent got a timeline from Fairmonts yet about when they are starting to do footings but demo should be done by the 7th and then we need to wet…

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5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
KDR with Fairmont Homes

Any updates ??
I need to see more photos of the build Im building a modified version of The Grand aswell
Would really like to see what you have done!

5 months5 monthsDanTheUpholstererDanTheUpholsterer posted:
Floor plan feedback HGWA - Vienna

I like the design all suggestions so far are all valid
I have a home theatre in my design and its an open design with 2 entry points with no…

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