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GillyM

Gerringong NSW
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2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Cliveas do well in shady spots. I've had them under trees in a previous house, and I rarely watered them and they did really well. :)

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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i expect its fairly standard practice. Plus, you're looking at worst case scenario..... we only had the one ss, they claimed about 6 weeks in rain delays (and they were…

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2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Our rain days were calculated as they occurred..... we received a letter every time the rain (or when they were roofing, the wind affected them as well) letting us know…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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yep, we're the same with towels..... we always buy super soft bath sheets, and I doubt the ones M were giving would have been ones I would use anyway.

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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woohoo!!!!! happy days! its nice when you can finally say that its all done!!

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Gorgeous!! Been in for 3 months and nearly finished painting....... and getting the plantation shutters installed today. Love living on acreage!! :) :)

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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I've seen a lot of peeps here get towels..... but we also got zip! I figured that our SS was/is just getting himself a nice collection by not handing them…

2 months2 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi Pommie..... you are quite right in saying that the SS is crucial to getting the build done. We only had the one SS during our build, but he was…

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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That looks soooooo much better!!!! It would have done my head in the way they originally installed it!!! 🤗🤗🤗

4 months4 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Not sure if it's the same for every job, but I know the guy who did ours also did all the skirtings and architraves. Only know this as I had…

4 months4 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Building on a cul-de-sac triangle shaped block

we built about 2 and a half years ago with Masterton. We started with one of their designs and changed lots of it! we added rooms, changed the design to…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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They're both nice! The first one will be more of a contrast though, so if that's what you're after, then maybe that one will tick that box? The second one…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Ours is the same, Gibson....... toilets, garden taps, and laundry are all on rainwater. Our plumber said he sometimes has customers who (after getting OC) have him return and alter…

6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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We were in the same boat with our front door, martinsharmony. It was supposed to be stained a dark walnut colour, but seeing it raw made us change our mind,…

6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hang in there, Gibson...... the reward of getting the keys to your gorgeous new home is nearly in reach! Can't wait to see the pics when it's all yours!!

6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sadly, it wasn't cheap! We got the one that has a wind and sun sensor...... so if the screen is down and it gets too windy, it will automatically go…

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6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi jol0 ..... we built the Overture which has a kitchen splashback window as well. As the stove is also in front of the window, we really couldn't put a…

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6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Can someone tell me, after gyprocking is it just doors and then lockup?
That's what it was for us! Won't be long now! And its looking great!!!!!
shiraz_elite, I would like…

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7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi ms_jd ... the tiles around the window are called Overland Oyster (according to our tile colour sheet) and the supplier is listed as "DW". They are a 600 x…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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We have 3 metre ceilings in our kitchen and also have higher cupboards (although not to 3m!) and yours look similar to ours. Here's a pic .....

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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hehehehe...... well there IS plenty of space for social gatherings, Gibson !!!! :z:

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Berry NSW :) ...... on the eastern side, so just south of Gerroa

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Wow, V ....... the shower screen saga continues??? !!!! I hope they are finally on top of the problem and getting it FIXED properly this time! As much…

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7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sure is, Marina..... just 5 minutes down the road from here. :)

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Not building this time .... as much as we would love to do it all again, vacant acreage blocks are rare around here. So there is a house on the…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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shouldn't be too hard to adjust to this .....

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7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Yes, we sure are! Still love the house, but have decided we want to move to acreage. Would have loved to build again - we learned soooo much the first…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Regarding the choice of tiles vs floorboards.... our previous house had timber floorboards, and when we moved in we had a 3 year old girl and 2 year old…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Wow, Fisher and WK, I would be p!!ssed off, to say the least, if they did that! I have never had a tradie (M or otherwise) not offer to remove…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Seems to have happened to a few of us! The plumber got about half a bucket full of tilers rubbish out of our ensuite drain, and a similar amount out…

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