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19 h19 hHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Thanks!
We received our authority to commence construction letter yesterday and were added to the construction list! Now we just wait for our SS to pick up the file and get…

2 d2 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Trees recommendation for newly built house in Sydney

We need 4 natives and we're planting 2 Blueberry Ash and 2 Old Man Banksia.
Hope that helps!

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2 d2 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

FINALLY Our land has registered after an 18 month delay. We submitted our DA and it was accepted after 3 attempts. Our DA was approved after we made a few…

2 d2 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

We haven't started building yet but we had something similar with some of the SHS (Square Hollow Steel posts) being replaced with HWP (Hard Wood Posts), originally they were all…

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Awning vs Tilt only (no turn) windows

Either I've always had poor quality sliding windows (I've lived in houses with several brands) or it is just common that sliding windows just don't seal very well. Noises and…

1 month1 monthHuhnessHuhness posted:
Get the down lights from your own electrician is cheap?

Are you building a single or double storey home?
For single storey it is simple, an electrician can install downlights throughout your home.
For a double storey it is very expensive…

3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes & The Life Style Store - Any feeback?

I wouldn't worry too much, we turned up to our Electrical appointment expecting all our lifestyle store things to have been sent to Rawson and they hadn't received anything. They…

3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Ceiling height option for 2 storey - please vote

I don't like different ceiling heights between ground and first floors. You can tell when display homes have tried to carry the same door heights throughout the home when the…

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5 months5 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson build in Cameron Park

You've got to be careful with the longer boards too, some just repeat the pattern twice on the same board which you don't see on a small sample.

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5 months5 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 (Modified) in Baulkham Hills NSW

Wow what a opening post! :-D
So many Chifleys being built now!
We found all the initial costings as part of the tender process were pretty reasonable.…

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6 months6 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Lighting recommendations in Sydney

Space Furniture and Matt Blatt

8 months8 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

Nice to see another Chifley!
We'd have loved to build the 42 but our local council have a weird rule on the first floor rear setback... Lucky the 37 just fits!…

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9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

They must have changed that then. They no longer allow Dulux colours.

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Are you sure? I know they use dulux colours in all their displays but they made us choose a similar Taubmans colour. Even in their Look Book for their displays…

10 months10 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

We've completed our Tile and Electrical selections and also received our landscaping plans, just need to wait for land registration now before we can submit our DA to council and…

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11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Some may say form over function but it does look really impressive! You don't NEED to use the top shelves in the overhead cupboards.

Rawson Homes - General Thread
11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Plan presentation and external colours are fun, we're getting very close to council submission soon we just need our landscape plans to be finalised.
We just completed our selections, take a…

11 months11 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Cool so are we, have you started your build yet?

12 months12 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Personally we feel we're getting more house for our money with Rawson, we did get right up to the construction contact phase with Mojo Homes and they were terrible with…

1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

We're getting close to settlement of the land! Hopefully very early next year at the latest..
Things are progressing pretty well with Rawson, they only just re-sited the home plans now…

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1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

My understanding is that they don't do exposed aggregate driveways.
We asked recently at our external selections.

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1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Just beware that I joined similar groups for Mojo/MJH and there were definitely staff who were members. There's really no way to weed them out once they're in.. I'll join…

1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Thanks SydneySider!
I know what you mean about plans reflecting changes! But Rawson have been pretty good so far, we did completely miss our front door though which Rawson admitted was…

1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

We had our plan presentation last week. It went great! I really like how Rawson are so flexible for a project home builder. We were denied quite a few things…

2 years2 yearsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Just got our initial plans sent and have organised the plan presentation for next week.
They did a really good job translating the changes I asked for into the plans,…

2 years2 yearsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

From my understanding it's only unsightly. The mold will become inactive once the wood dries out again, the plan is that your brick veneer, hebel or cladding will keep the…

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