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4 d4 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Very exciting indeed :D was a little worried about some of the window sizes but they look nice and big so I'm happy, the stackers…

8 d8 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

SS sounds like he's on the ball, delays are annoying but awesome he's making sure things are done right.

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12 d12 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Site supervisor uploaded some pics of the slab for us as well as photos of all the fixes the inspector asked for ::party::also received a nice…

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13 d13 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

$10,500 seems reasonable for double glazing so many windows, annoying about having to change them to awning style tho :(
I have sliding double glazed windows (I…

15 d15 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Thanks Waldorf :) Main issues were reinforcement sitting too low, a mass pad missing on a corner, some sections of steel being cut for pipes and…

15 d15 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Boxing up is complete and slab is scheduled for tomorrow morning :D Went and had a look after it was all done and met my…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

The wait is definitely painful but keep your chin up and keep thinking about how wonderful it will be to move into that fantastic new home which you helped to…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

LOL that's exactly what I think too when I see downlights, lots and lots of holes in the ceiling.
My parents had them put in their last house and…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Haha you're the first person I've met that doesn't like downlights either! I've never been a huge fan, we've opted for non downlights for everywhere except the front hallway, plus…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Oh yeah another thing, downlights can lower your star rating! Since they have to literally cut holes in your roof insulation to put in downlights, they reduce the effectiveness of…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Just counted them up and it was 23 windows and 2 triple stacker doors.
Energy rating is a tricky one cos they won't do them until the end because any…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

We double glazed every window and glass door on our house and in came to around $8000 and the energy rating came back at 7 stars. My parents house was…

17 d17 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

We're going with Matisse also, great taste you have there hehehe!
With all the rain this weekend I have a feeling the boxing up and slab will be delayed, guess…

17 d17 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Went and checked out the block today and stormwater and sewage is complete, boxing in and inspection on Monday then it's slab time Tuesday, Woop woop woop :z:

20 d20 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Congratulations!

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21 d21 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

It never ceases to amaze me the faults found even with the most reputable builders. Imho an independent inspector is a must have in any build, they seem expensive but…

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21 d21 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Urgh that's a little annoying Waldorf, but at least it's only a small delay, hope everything went well today!

22 d22 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Hope everything runs smoothly for ya! Looking forward to seeing an nice slab there when I visit next :D

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23 d23 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Slab boxing today? Weather looks good for the pour tomorrow!

23 d23 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey dreamhomemummy
Our doors are 3 panel stackers, so all 3 panels open to stack on the last panel on the side, here's what it looks like from the back of…

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23 d23 dGravyGravy posted:
Paint Colour for timber fence and front yard idea's

I'd be inclined to match it with the gutters/downpipes etc

26 d26 dGravyGravy posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Mate it looks sensational, hope my backyard turns out 1/2 as good as this!

26 d26 dGravyGravy posted:
Newcastle landscape journey

Wow I'm so impressed how everything has turned out, even more impressed that you've been doing it yourself! Looking forward to seeing more updates :D

28 d28 dGravyGravy posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Nice, can't wait to see the next update

28 d28 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Yeah you'd think centering windows and doors etc would be done automatically but I've learnt unless you specifically ask for every little detail they won't touch it :P

29 d29 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

We had a similar issue with centering of windows and doors when they added a plumbing stack and it threw off the whole organisation of the living and upstairs kids…

29 d29 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hoorray congratulations! Off to the developers will mean it's not long to go till you get on site :D Yippeee!
I don't think the site supervisor…

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30 d30 dGravyGravy posted:
Our First Home - Local Builder

Love the floor plan! Great use of the space, nothing is wasted at all. The one thing I wasn't a fan of in the original was the study, it seemed…

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