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2 d2 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Our plans show the same, we were asked at colour selections for the colour of the “frame” but the frame is just the house..

Our house is Hebel but they still…

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
3 d3 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Thanks! It is really coming together now, our tiling and painting should be finished this week.

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3 d3 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

looking great!
Just quickly though! Get onto your SS to make sure they paint the cement board behind your aluminium wood look slats black! Tell your neighbour too! There was a…

Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW
7 d7 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson homes or Mcdonald Jones

On the other hand we've had an incredible experience with Rawson Homes... Swings and Roundabouts..

20 d20 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
What’s your approximate build cost?

Between $1 and about a kilo.

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23 d23 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

Thanks jokster ! We actually went 6 months into the building process with Mojo Homes, we were going to build the Soul 40.…

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Selecting a Builder - Rawson high upfront site costs

A colleague of mine is out >$40,000 in additional site costs with Kurmond in the Ryde area.. He just finished in late August. His build is also a KDR. All…

27 d27 dHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Things are progressing pretty well now, the exterior of the house really took much longer than we all anticipated. We understand why, it was so fiddly and one part really…

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1 month1 monthHuhnessHuhness posted:
Elba Kitchens

They supply and install ALL cabinetry for several builders in sydney, which would equate to 1000's of kitchens a year. They have 5 reviews over the past 7 years. I…

2 months2 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Minimum requirement for internal concrete

In our unit block there was plenty of exposed structural concrete in the garage with zero finishing over the top. Being a garage and not a living area I don't…

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3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Looking great! Can't wait to see the mini chifley facade!
Those windows and frames can take a beating! don't be too concerned about them. Plus once your first floor sticks go…

3 months3 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Quick week 23 update!
Other than some of the details at the front, 3 more skylights and the cladding at the back around the alfreso the exterior is done!
We had…

6 months6 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Love the mini chifley facade! :-D
How far away are you from starting onsite?

6 months6 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 9
Its week 9, the weather is starting to cause a few delays for the trades but they've been smashing work out between the showers. The Hebel on the ground…

7 months7 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 6 - Day 1
The ground floor frames are erected! This is going to be a good week!

7 months7 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 5
The frame was delivered and the exterior plumbing was completed. Electricity was run to the slab.

7 months7 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 4
The moment we've been waiting 2 and a half years for! The slab was poured and it looks great!

7 months7 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

WEEK 3
Piering and slab preperation. We also had our waffle pods and reo delivered.

8 months8 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Hey LuxBuild the only slab design drawings we received were in the construction plans. They were the survey plans for location on the site and the slab plumbing.
You don't get…

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness 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…

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness 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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9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness 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…

9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness 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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9 months9 monthsHuhnessHuhness posted:
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…

10 months10 monthsHuhnessHuhness 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…

12 months12 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…

1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness 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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1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness 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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1 year1 yearHuhnessHuhness 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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