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Stonecutters Ridge
Joined 9 December 2010
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6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Allworth, Beechwood, McDonald Jones?

Hi Exzy,
Not sure where you're building but have a look at Reward Homes also - http://www.rewardhomes.com.au/
We built with them as they do turn-key packages with everything…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Or peeping toms ;)

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Velocity Estates ~ Telstra Rebate

Yes we have received the credit in stonecutters ridge :)

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Looking for this towel rail

these are available to order through Tradelink... we got the 7 bar square non-heated and it's fantastic, great quality (returned 2 with damaged mounts from Reece before buying this one)

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
The Cable Connection is opening in Sydney!!

Do you do projectors and screens or only cables...?

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Slab down how long to lockup

Our slab was poured Melbourne cup day and we were at lockup Xmas eve... So about 6-7 weeks?

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
custom builders help

We used Reward Homes to build our home in Stonecutters Ridge, they do turnkey packages with awesome inclusions... They are also flexible with modifying one of their designs or designing…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
“The Block”

I went to last years open and the thing that struck me was how small they were! And how bad the finishes were in some areas... Wonder if it's the…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Delaying payment of stage invoice until work finished?

The other thing to consider is that when you submit your progress payment request to the bank, our paperwork said that by signing it we were confirming that the work…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Kitchen companies in Sydney

Would also like some recommendations of a kitchen supplier in Western Sydney (parramatta-blacktown-penrith-castle hill area) for a renovation... Sure there's google or the yellow pages but I'd like to hear…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Our application with Blacktown Council (with another builder) was lodged 30th August and approved 27th September (4 weeks)... It took longer for the approval from the estate developer than it…

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
Just found a metre what would you do?

+2 for bigger bedrooms

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
My builder may not have complied with design guidelines.

+1
if they have approved your plans with the solar panels in that location then that's the end of story.

6 years6 yearshparishparis posted:
CHRISTMAS SHUTDOWN

Our contract allowed for a 5 week "industry shut down" over Xmas...
However we still had tilers working over that period but that was about it. The builders office themselves were…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Dark Tiles in Bathrooms

We were originally thinking dark on walls and floors but ended up going dark floors and one feature wall, then gloss white 300x600 on the remaining walls, with vanity etc…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Using Solar hot water supply for a Dishwasher?

We don't have hot water connection to our dishwasher but we do have solar gas boosted hot water system on the house and it takes FOREVER for the hot water…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
What rule of thumb??

Don't forget you need to actually be able to get your washing machine in and out of the room... It's all well and good to build cupboards around it but…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Damaged Retaining Wall and Fence - What do you think?

I also agree the posts are on the wrong side... We built raised garden beds 3 sleepers high and the posts were on the outside of the beds, not the…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Driveways in Liverpool NSW

They won't pay to have it turfed because you can put bark or pebbles or leave it as dirt if you wish, however you must maintain it and if they…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Our nest - just got offers from builders

I would not buy a house that had only a bathtub in the ensuite with no shower!! Why not do a luxurious double shower in the ensuite (no bath) and…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Suggestions for Media Room Setup

Our entire media room is painted Dulux Fanfare which is a dark purple. Walls, ceiling, skirting, doors and window reveals! It's very dark lol

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Colorbond Dune and Monument together?

We chose the dune fascia as we thought having it all monument being a dark colour would visually lower the roofline whereas now having the fascia match the house it…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Colorbond Dune and Monument together?

Hi East Melb Build,
It was raining today but I found some pics from various times during the construction in different light environments for you to have a look at -…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Colorbond Dune and Monument together?

Hi, we have monument roof and gutter with dune fascia. I'll try And take a pic tomorrow for you. It looks great!

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
House Plan Blowout

That's a big block you'll need as well to fit that house on, where are you building? I'm thinking approx 19m frontage and then about 38m long with just minimum…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Stonecutters Ridge

Hi Griffiths,
That thread is 37 pages long and the later pages are more recent, otherwise try www.stonecutterscommunity.com

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Exterior Paint Colors to suit "Dune" Guttering

Our house is rendered in Taubmans Roman Stone, with fascia, Downpipes and garage door in Dune, and it all seems to go together pretty well!

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Caution Porcelain Tiles

Hi All,
We're also having real issues with hazy tiles at the moment... The tiles have been cleaned with vinegar and water several times but it just seems to spread…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Best bank for a home loan?

You can only get Homeside through a broker and you cannot get NAB through a broker, only by dealing directly with NAB... Just a word of warning, homeside took over…

7 years7 yearshparishparis posted:
Driveways in Liverpool NSW

Blacktown council requires the plain grey concrete from the nature strip to the street

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