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daveandally1

Mandurah, WA
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2 years2 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Whoa, I really should come by here more often haha!
Dream Catchers, we just got the glass shelf from Bunnings. Over a year now and no issues, easy to keep clean…

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2 years2 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
HomegroupWA in Success - The green green grass of home :D

Ermagherd!! It's been so long! Congrats on the baby girl, she's gorgeous!!!
So exciting to be building again AND near me as well!!! (I just saw your post on my thread...…

3 years3 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Haha no Leanne, they're just cute pinup exercise themed posters :)
Thanks Bradster. That's the idea! And it's still amazing that after 2 years, we still have…

3 years3 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Haha yeah that's me hiding on the edge, I was trying not to be in it but it was impossible to avoid cos of it's sheer size.

3 years3 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

A new post today to celebrate the fact that as of last Thursday, we have now been in our house for TWO YEARS! *hooray*!!! Time has flown by and it’s…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016

I know the feeling about wonky driveways.... ;-) but you'll get used to it and end up flying out at a million miles an hour like…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Hi housebythewater. Roman Cobble isn't bad, I suggest going to see the actual samples at Atlas Paving before making any decisions... we did and I ended up changing my mind…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Thanks Treeseachanger! It definitely feels sensational :)
Nah, not a dancer or a gymnast. Just an exercise enthusiast, haha! :-P
Oh yes, I forgot…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

A very VERY overdue and long-winded project has finally been completed - our driveway!
--> Atlas Paving-Ironbark pavers (main) and Mocha pavers (edges).
When we bought our block, there was an existing…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Home Group WA Reviews....

We were about $2.5k over at prestart and I had the funds ready to pay on the day, but we were told it would be paid at the first slab…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
First home buyers in here

My partner and I were in our mid-20's when we built for the first time. We had $20k deposit and our total mortgage in the end came to $330k. Our…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Home Group WA Reviews....

Hi Daniel,
I did a lot of looking for reviews on that productreview website as well - and I found that every single builder had a few negatives. None of them…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Home Group WA Reviews....

Hi Daniel,
I built with HGWA back when they were still Scott Park homes. My build was finished in August 2012 so I've been in my new home for over a…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Thank you everyone :) it would have been a lot easier, of course, to get everything done with the build so the house was finished, but…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Cambridge, Home Group WA

Congrats on your build! I've been living in my HGWA (still Scott Park when I built with them!) house for a year now and it is still my favourite place…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

She's adorable :) she is quite hairy but doesn't shed too much. No more then my cat. I do vacuum every day but having three hairy…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

We have been EVER so slowly building up the activity room study area, and finally it's (almost) finished.
BEFORE:

We did the overhead cabinets before moving on to the desk area. We…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
antenna and tv points

You should research putting conduits on interior walls for future TV points, as interior walls are single brick and the only way to run a wire after handover is to…

4 years4 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Our HGWA build in Wellard - PCI Done

Hiya!
My partner and I also built with HGWA (though when we built they were still Scott Park homes) and moved in just over a year ago in September 2012.…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Cutting laminate bench top for sink....

My partner did the same as mentioned above with a laminate bench from Bunnings, we cut a bit off the end (it was too long) and a space for the…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

I have absolutely no idea. :lol: that's just the idea, I assume Dave will create something similar himself from various hooks and things from Bunnings...

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

Yes, a sparky :) he's very handy in all facets actually. His parents are very handy people and he's grown up to have a lot of…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
HomegroupWA in Success - The green green grass of home :D

Lol! Same! Lucky his friends are less electrical nerds and more actual nerds, so I have to throw in words like 'termagaunt' and 'D20' to join in the conversation

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Show me your diamond gloss benchtops

Nope. I've never got a red/pinky hue from it at all. My bathrooms are white with beige walls and a dark brown floor tile, but even then, no red or…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Building the Sorrento by Scott Park Homes

A few little updates. We fitted out most of the garage (shelving sections)...

Dave and I used brackets from Bunnings and planks of leftover wood that we cut up with…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
HomegroupWA in Success - The green green grass of home :D

Yeah, Dave goes off on tangents about network wiring and I'm like *nod uh huh... *nods more* yup, uh huh.... :lol:

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Show me your diamond gloss benchtops

Here are some pics of my laminex diamond gloss. I have white Valencia in the kitchen, and stipple seal in the bathrooms.
The stipple seal doesn't have a line through it…

5 years5 yearsdaveandally1daveandally1 posted:
Goodlife/Gemmil - Backyard & Decking July 2016

I was the same Sar - the whole get-finance-before-losing-the-land thing was soooo stressful, I was a mess. I knew my MIRVAC rep's phone number by heart and I called her…

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