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11 d11 dGillyMGillyM 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…

20 d20 dGillyMGillyM 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…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM 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…

2 months2 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,…

2 months2 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!!

2 months2 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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2 months2 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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3 months3 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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3 months3 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…

3 months3 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 .....

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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hehehehe...... well there IS plenty of space for social gatherings, Gibson !!!! :z:

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Berry NSW :) ...... on the eastern side, so just south of Gerroa

3 months3 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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3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sure is, Marina..... just 5 minutes down the road from here. :)

3 months3 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…

3 months3 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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shouldn't be too hard to adjust to this .....

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3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

3 months3 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…

4 months4 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi Marina..... we also have Novelli brand tapware, but haven't any issues with them. Ours are over two years old now. Maybe give the maintenance people an email? Surely they…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Steep, slippery driveway........ looking for suggestions?

Received a msg abut this from Venessa, but HomeOne says I can't respond as the user is no longer registered, so hopefully Venessa will read this, and I will respond…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi Fisher75..... I got it from Eurolight, although this size has been discontinued. I actually bought it very early in our build process because when I found it and saw…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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it's in my last post .......but here it is again ...... blog -

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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feel free to browse my blog and if you would like any more pics, just let me know! :)

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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sure do .... blog -

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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We have pendant type lights over the kitchen bench, and we didn't have any extra supports put in. Two years later, and it hasn't fallen down!

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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fingerscrossed, i hope you create a blog! or a homeone forum page? we are thinking about doing it all again (this time, acreage), and stroud are one of the builders…

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6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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who did you end up building with, fingerscrossed?

6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Just thought there may have been so many issues (both current and during the build) that maybe you just don't want to be there anymore...... I think there was someone…

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