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Eskay40

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Joined 12 August 2009
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6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
E Z Turf laid in April, looking very sad. Advice?

Thanks Beatrix!
I was just so worried I was going to lose it because it went down so late. In the last 12 years April has been…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
E Z Turf laid in April, looking very sad. Advice?

Thanks for the messages guys. I'll just sit it out and hope for green shoots in the spring!
SK

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
E Z Turf laid in April, looking very sad. Advice?

Hi Folks,
We went with Empire Zoysia after reading about it here with Fu and loved all the aspects. We're in Melbourne and were told not to lay it from…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Hi Lot1202.
We didn't build into the 5 metre set back so I'm not sure if I can help you with that part. I'd try to find out if anybody…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Thanks Dandav,
My wife and I are regularly walking our little (big!) cavvie around the estate and we always walk past your place. You know when it's us, your little…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Hi J,
Yes, we were successful in getting it moved to 52% from 45%. It requires planning approval because you're changing the title AND you're asking for more than 40%…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Congratulations Claire. You'll completely forget aout the last 26 months when you finally move in and sit in your lounge room in the evening for the first time and…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Thank you so much Annette, Dee and VT. It's been a pleasure reading along with everybody and seeing all your stories as well. You're all so inspirational. …

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Title changes as the curtain comes down...

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Hi Annette, thanks for following along, one of the few.
I was a little in despair late last year thinking we weren't going to be in by christmas and there…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
Solar power - preparation now for installation later

Agreed. We're almost finished our build and we asked for the builder to do a Solar pre-installation. They ran the big black cable and what looks like some…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Thanks Denh. I'm in Adelaide at the moment but I'll be sure to come and check again this Friday.
No official date. The plan calls for the house…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Hi Denh,
I was there last Friday afternoon. The SS said he'd be coming but he never made it. I saw the double on. Has the single…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

I know what you mean. We had both tree's on out block right in front of the crossover. Of course it's where the garage would go!! where else…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Hi SRAC,
We had to have a report done as well. I think it was standard requirement when we were doing it. If you already have a tree lopping…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

That's terrible news xdc. I can tell you're not impressed with your builder and I can fully understand why. Design re-approval at this stage. wow. Feel…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Thanks Annette and Tamara for the lovely comments.
I dropped in today to speak to the SS. Tilers are on-site doing the tiling - will take a couple…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
Velouria's Build - Moved in pics

Great update V and how exciting to be within a few days of PCI!!!
Isn't it fantastic when there's a whole bunch of tradies on-site doing finishing touches and…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Funny you should ask Dandav!! I was just uploading a bunch from Sunday when I dropped by.
Didn't think I'd be able to see much but it turned…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Congratulations!!!! ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader::

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

What's your Planning Permit for? What needed to change?

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

That was just the trees :(
Planning permit to change the percentage of land used took almost 4 months.

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Received the Fix Stage Bill so that bit must be done. Heading out this evening for a look. Hope to have some more pics :)

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Hi SRAC, we had the same issue in Stage 1. Took them about 7 weeks :(
Lot 306 CONGRATULATIONS !!! …

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
Velouria's Build - Moved in pics

Beautiful Vel!! Great kitchen and ensuite - gotta have a spa!!! ::

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

haha :lol: :lol:
I'm afraid it would just be white cabinets Annette, until the stone is put on in…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Thanks Denh!! SS said it would be today and tomorrow. We'll be around tomorrow arvo for a look!

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
Roof insulation options - advice?

Check Ebay. There is a place in every city that sells them wholesale at about $20-$25 per bag and it's the same stuff as the big green shed or…

6 years6 yearsEskay40Eskay40 posted:
My electrical plans, any thoughts ?

Looks like you've specified Cat6 everywhere which is great.
Consider a power point in the broom cupboard in your laundry in case you want to charge a dustbuster or something like…

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