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dmj1983
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2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
New Sapphire Buffalo lawn.

Grass looks great! Good job. We are struggling getting ground so flat! Well done

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Evap Cooling and bugs

Hi all
I have just finished building a new home and moved in a couple of weeks ago. Now the weather has heated up. I used the Evap cooling and…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Landscape help

Hi guys, we have just moved in our new home and need an idea on how to scape the left hand side of the house as the driveway sits much…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

Thank you Rixsta!!! Yes I agree someone could have asked lol oh well, over all that now! Our driveway apparently has been done now ??? I haven't been there for…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
What else is there beside downlights?

Yeah we are lucky one of my partners mates will fix this for us ;-)

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
What else is there beside downlights?

Lol thanks! I see the funny side now but seriously as if someone wouldn't mention something to you...

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
What else is there beside downlights?

We sat down with the sales consultant and chose the layout where we wanted our down lights, which he drew into paper, turns out I now have 12 flying UFOs…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Best way to get an offer

ahhh i see! I'm pretty sure this one finishes in 2025! :-/ Im pretty sure thats what was in our contract unless i read it wrong.

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Best way to get an offer

No but the landscaping in this estate must be completed in 120 days

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Fairhaven Homes - Deck'd!

Wow looks great! Only just seeing your Post now. 1.5 yrs later! May I ask how much your turf cost? We are debating turf or seed? We are building in…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Best way to get an offer

Waterford Rise is only a new estate that is slowly growing bigger. They are planning shops and I think a servo (:-/) out the front opposite the daycare. The parks…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

And they haven't really left any tile to put the showerscreen on. Excuse the ugly wall tile.

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

Thanks for your response,
I will definitely have a look at that.
Yes we are in Vic :-)
I think I have a picture of the tiles shower…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

Yes jessicana the display had downlights and they are all positioned in what should be downlights but are written to be ceiling batten lights

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

On the plans it states ceiling batten lights but we didn't know what that was we just assumed it meant what we asked for, there have been heaps of issues…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

That's a shame!
We really wanted to build with boutique but they wouldn't go as far as where we were at the time!
What has been happening your end?

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

Thanks for your reply,
Seeing he was the only salesman at the display home we asked him 5-10 times if it was for the whole driveway, he said yes.
The only…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Need a vent and DFH I'm not enjoying building with...

How many of you were not advised that the concrete pricing didn't include the crossover? So angry! Building with DFH has been the biggest mistake ever!... So disappointed in even…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Splashback color advice

Cherylrios my partner is a glazier so he also installs splashbacks... Comes in handy. We just are unsure what color splashback to get. We will be having it on…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Splashback color advice

Here is a photo before wrong benchtops installed. I tried to do something different with the cabinetry lol not sure it works but too late now :-)

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Splashback color advice

Sorry I just saw these replies now!

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Splashback color advice

Our benchtop will be a white caesarstone - once they take the wrong one out! Costly mistake for them to make!

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Feeling Frustrated - caesarstone benchtop

So we told them they put in the wrong benchtops, it's only now, few weeks later, that they are trying to get out of it. Only offered us $2000 for…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Feeling Frustrated - caesarstone benchtop

Sorry I did mean between the archs and plaster on wall. We are having tiles and carpet.
It is all on them, but is super frustrating :-)

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Feeling Frustrated - caesarstone benchtop

Need a RANT!
Having a horrible build experience! I thought I would be excited but each time I goto the house I feel disappointed.
Not only is the electrician an incompetent…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Dennis Family Home - Cosgrove 292 - Post Handover

House looks great!
We are also building with Dennis Family but the Lakewood.
Just a quick question, we never thought about using a private inspector and are at the fixout stage now.…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Splashback color advice

Hi guys,
Just wondering if anyone is able to provide advice on what color Splashback would match the color laminex "sorrel"... It's a taupey looking color in the sun... Such a…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

Does anyone have Boral - Ironbark brick house they will share a photo of? :)

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Boral - IronBark Bricks

Hi guys,
Just curious if anyone would be able to post a photo of their house if they have the IronBark bricks?
I have done searches here, google etc and cannot find…

2 years2 yearsdmj1983dmj1983 posted:
Not what we asked for BUT signed contract

Thank you for your advice, they say they are waiving the variation fee of $500 and the entertainment stacker door will cost $1100 and we keep the other door…

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