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4 years4 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

Just my 2 cents:
We got soft close added to the drawers only at selections, not sure what brand they are, possibly blum. Check the kitchen threads, there has been plenty…

5 years5 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Simonds Avalon Adelaide [Pre-site]

I guess you haven't been around to see, however......
You've been scraped!!!
Actually I walked past this arvo and you've been scraped, trenched, drained and reo has been dropped off!
If you would…

5 years5 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

You should have the Building Inspector with you at PCI.
As McLaren said - Be VERY fussy. If there is something you want fixed before handover, make sure they know the…

5 years5 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

It's a metallic gold colour. A Dulux one, can't can't recall the name. We're very happy with kt

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Our walls were rolled. Only the ceiling was sprayed

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

We were rather dissappointed with their painting overall. I believe it is the quality of the paint they use rather than another coat making it look/feel better. On our place…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Building in SA with Dech£llis Homes- HANDOVER PICS!!

Good to hear you're nearly there. Hope all goes well on hand-over. The missus & I have been following and can't wait to see the finished pics (with or without…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Some more pics of the dining area showing the niches with sexy "Hurricane lamps", lit from led's above.

Ding's "Sorrento.2"
6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Thanks. We like the way colours highlight the water feature and blend well together. Took a lot of trial & error to make sure the burnt orange suited the main…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Now for some landscaping pics
Before:

Paving being done

Wall being done

Screens on & led installed - gratuitous night time shot!!

Lawn looking good & rear screens up, garden planted out & mulched

Special reward…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Well it's been a long time between posts....been busy getting more furniture, installing built in robes in the study, finding some carpet off-cut to be made into rugs (much cheaper…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Bar stools - 75cm high

We got ours from here
http://www.livingstyles.com.au/tbcart/pc/Bar-Stools-c734.htm who have a good range
Saw them in a shop at Mile End for a lot more than we paid.

Bar stools - 75cm high
6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Show me your kitchen...

We went with 2 ovens. A Pyrolytic on the bottom, and a Combo-Steam on top.
The Steamer can do all the normal oven duties as well as steam, just a bit…

6 years6 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Wow, great read. Congrats on using Dechellis, in the end we are more than happy with our new house, and seeing & hearing the troubles our neighbours have had with…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Building in SA with Dech£llis Homes- HANDOVER PICS!!

Congratulations. Great to see you've started!!
Looking forward to following your thread and seeing it all come together.
Will send you a PM shortly re the heater dimensions.
Yeah, the finance bit with…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Thanks everyone for your kind words.
We are very happy with our new house. Now waiting for the money tree to recover so we can do some outside work - now…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
[SA] Santorini 26 - Not Long Now

Good luck with your build, if they start soon you should be in by Christmas with any luck.
My neighbour built with M and they started with a flurry, dragged in…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Stools we saw at a shop at Mile End, but got them from "LivingStyles" online for a lot cheaper. They're called "Coco", come in black/white/grey/chocolate, maybe we shouldn't have got…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Re: Maddutchmans-golden grove(SA)-We are in!!!

Am interested to know who you are using. Can you PM me his name?

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Well it's been a long time coming, but we have finally moved in, been in 5 weeks now. Sorry for the delay in pics & info.
Have been very busy putting…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Pic of our expansion strip, sits about 4mm higher than floor, but is rounded off nicely

Ding's "Sorrento.2"
7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Thanks. We are really happy with the way our choices have come together.
There is one control joint in the walkway between the meals area and the passage. We have…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Building the Monaco by Dechellis

Good to hear that you have got a date. Hope you can get your floors organised soon. We were in that same boat; getting all the other bits done so…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Bamboo Flooring and Timber Flooring

Doesn't sound too bad...depends on how many sq/m you're doing.
We had 150m laid at $18/m. Beading and edging included (had minimal beading anyway)
Then had the 2nd fix carpenter back for…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Re: Maddutchmans-golden grove(SA)-We are in!!!

Looking good.
That's one large roof.
Gives it quite a street presence
Is 30degrees the standard for this style or have you increased it? What are the heights of your ceilings?
Looks like…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Building in SA - 2012/13

Contact him ASAP. May be easier (and cheaper) to do the retaining before building/walls get in the way. As previously said, do storm water as soon as down pipes are…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Re: Maddutchmans-golden grove(SA)-We are in!!!

It is Termite barrier. I saw they guy doing it.
Maybe you shouldn't lick it!!

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

Floors & carpet now all finished.
Skirting boards have been re-nailed, now to get down on knees for a day & putty & repaint them.
Driveway and fencing to go in this…

7 years7 yearsDingoD64DingoD64 posted:
Ding's "Sorrento.2"

The drama, abuse, name-calling and so on was from their side. Bit of an eye-opener to the level of customer relations that someone will plumb to when they can't get…

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