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Elzbeth

Victoria, Australia
Joined 30 July 2008
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14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Anyone got a gas fireplace in your new home

We moved in last week and have a high output heat n glo, as we want to use this as our main source of heating in the evenings...and I love…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
PD Hayman 34-Mia's Folly 'Yes, I'm Back'

More please!

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Doing it with green.....show us here!

If you link to my blog, you can kind of see the Anticipation in one of my pics but it's not that great, thesplashback is yet to be installed. Sorry…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Doing it with green.....show us here!

We are yet to complete our build but we have got Laminex Anticipation at the back of our bench, it's a green leafy pattern and we have a painted glass…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
A & E's House! Pg 85 - a year or 2 worth of updates 11/12/14

Well done, guys! You really have a very impressive home! Congratulations! :D

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
A & E's Panorama - Settling in... and LOVING it!

I am so so pleased for you guys, I can feel your excitement! Looking forward to the pics. Enjoy! ::celeb::

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just sticking up for us miserable minority :wink: (although I'm not sure how minor we are) , we did in fact have a wonderful build…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Porter Davis homes

This is our second build with PD. the first time was 5 years ago. And the experience was wonderful so we returned. we are building same size house…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
LCD / LED TV's - help please!

Thank you, thank you so much! You have all been really helpful. 50" LCD in living room it is and then maybe a 46" plasma for the retreat…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
LCD / LED TV's - help please!

:lol:

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
LCD / LED TV's - help please!

Thanks muchly everyone so far...we will be keeping the 'box' for the kids playroom as there is a niche for the entertainment unit which will swallow up most of the…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
LCD / LED TV's - help please!

In 6 weeks time we move into our new house *fingers crossed*, we are probably the only family not to have an LCD/plasma tele and need some desperate help! …

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Pergola cost and is it easy to DIY?

Very good tips - thank you. Any idea on cost? Fingers crossed we can afford it - my house is desperate for the feature!
Thanks again!

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Pergola cost and is it easy to DIY?

Hello there!
My house is currently being constructed and looks like a box! We have a north facing wall that is screaming out for a basic timber pergola which we…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Asphalt price vs stenciled concrete

Hi there!
We have approx 140sqm of sloping driveway and I wanted to get an idea of price for asphalt or stenciled concrete - we are not sure if we can…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
My off white mortar looks dark grey!

Thank you very much for your reassurance-it really looks like standard mortar and I was freaking out! Will keep you posted of anymore worries! Thanks again!

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
My off white mortar looks dark grey!

Any brickies or people with similar experiences, could you please reassure me that despite my newly applied mortar looking dark grey that it will dry off-white?!!! I am concerned…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Problems with Boral - Bricks

Yep, Boral have been a nightmare with most of their bricks out of stock. We were advised in mid Jan that we wouldn't have our bricks until mid Feb.…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
If you built with PD, how long did it take?

Admittedly we are double storey but it has been SLOOOOW! Site scrape in November, shut down for 6 weeks over Christmas (yes 6 weeks not a sole came on…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
So I'm thinking about artificial turf!!!!!

Eek! It shows my naivety - I just can't bear the dead grass :-(
Thanks for the opinions - keep them coming...!!!
:D

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
So I'm thinking about artificial turf!!!!!

I know that this is not ideal, but I'm thinking for the section where the kids play to get artificial turf. I would like to know recommendations, an idea…

14 years14 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Don't scream but I want to mount an LCD above gas fire

Would love some thoughts please, comments, experiences etc...
I suppose I would like to know if it is a guaranteed disaster, what the minimum distance between top of firelace to bottom…

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
PD Marina Started!!! updated blog - fix completed! picfest

Hi Lisa!
Found you - congrats on the frame stage!
Read your history and sounds like we have lead parallel lives! Glad though that things are looking up and you have…

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Home Building Blogs

Hi Perry!
I'm ready to be added under Porter Davis!
Thank you!
Warm regards,
Elizabeth :D

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Building the PD Marina 42 - The portaloo has landed!

Hello Lisahello!
Well, won't this be fun!!! You must start a blog or do you have a thread I can keep my eye on? PM me and let me…

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Building the PD Marina 42 - The portaloo has landed!

Hi Everyone!
I have been around a while but due to so many complications with the process of choosing a house, getting finance and the frustrations of the administration side with…

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Losing Out due to Bank Lending Policy Changes?

Hi Rizzo, we were told we could have 95% due to a combination of factors as they changed policy on us too. We were existing customers with our land…

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Losing Out due to Bank Lending Policy Changes?

Nice work thlo!

15 years15 yearsElzbethElzbeth posted:
Losing Out due to Bank Lending Policy Changes?

Hi thlo! Well we seem home and hosed - we are just waiting for site start. I have to say though, until that first draw down has been…

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