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4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Darwin Builders

That's pretty good Spuddy. Definitely on the cheaper side of Darwin houses with a pretty good finish level.
Luke the DAPT foreman is awesome, he's building our front fence for…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi mate, yes I would recommend them.
There are issues with every build, ours were minor and they brought innovation and a willingness to help us understand what was possible…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Darwin Builders

Parrotfish - you are right it is very hard to find info, that's why I started this thread!
Darwin builders pretty much run on word of mouth I think.

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Darwin Builders

Craig, let us know how you go with Killarney! They seemed nice to us also however their price per m2 put them out of the running for us.

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi mate the timber posts are about 180mm wide.
Yes we do have more pics and updates but everything has turned into a really slow process now! Pool still isnt done…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi mate, we arranged them at the same time with the builders.
they can definitely be done separately they are a completely different company to the doors.
your builder will…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi guys,
Bit of an update from me! We have been stuck into the landscaping since moving in, and other things like our front fence are finally progressing after the Christmas…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi guys,
Sparky came this morning to install our pendant and fan! Kitchen is complete now :)

Custom House - Bendella - Darwin
4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Thanks guys :)
So it's been a few weeks, we have had PC and are getting the keys tomorrow! We had access all weekend from the builder…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Thanks Bank.
21 Nov 15
New kitchen sink has been installed and looks great
Pool with concrete set - This is the spa/table end

Plastic being pulled up
Front of the house with the face…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

17 Nov 15
Our replacement sink has arrived! Thanks Masters. The first one was damaged in shipping, so they sent us a new one. unfortunately it is also slightly damaged from…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

G'day guys!
14 Nov 15
Site inspection from the boss...
Kitchen has Rangehood, stovetop, lights, pendant, all looking really good!
View from the dining area out to the street with the doors closed.
Kitchen bench…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi Guys!
7 Nov 15 - Everything is moving quickly!
Pool being concreted

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

G'day guys!
I finally caught up editing the old posts to make the photo's visible thankfully..
2 Nov 15
Our pool has been excavated.
The Jarrah has been put onto our steel beams at…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

I am getting there with the edits slowly! I have held off posting new pics in the thread until I've caught up...
We have PC on monday so it's pretty…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Grrr I can only edit one post a day apparently :/ frustrating!

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Darwin Builders

Like I said, add another 50k to that by the time your totally finished. Compare that to your established price.

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Darwin Builders

Expect a 4br 2 bath house to cost you very roughly 450k. Add fencing landscaping etc to that (up to 50kish) and land.

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Thanks guys I'll host them a different way and fix it tomorrow :)

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi Guys,
Another week, another update.
Progress is smashing along at the moment!
You can see here that the Alfresco area tiles have gone down, and look great, our steel columns are…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

G'day guys,
Bit of a late update from me:
Stone is 70% in. The waterfall bench needs the tiles done underneath it first (which the tiler had to previously rip up as…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
New estate (not on google maps) Mail/Post question

Not necessarily, my house is in a new area and Australia Post refuse to deliver to it whilst houses are still being built in the area, siting OH&S for their…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

G'day guys,
We went out to the house today to have a look at progress, only the AC's have gone in :( partly our fault for…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

WE went to the stonemasons a few days ago to check out our benches and make some decisions on basin and sink placement with the mixers etc.
Stonemason was really nice…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Custom House - Bendella - Darwin

Hi guys,
Update from the weekend!
Retractable fly-screen is in and looking great.
When it's retracted
Checking out how our outdoor tiles will look with the indoor ones
Main bathroom shower screen is in:
Smart drain!…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
rectified tiles and mitered joints issues *UPDATED PICS/VIDS

I thought my bathroom tiling was a bit average and the mitre not done greatly...
I have a new appreciation for how difficult it is.

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Retaining wall built by neighbor on our side

Welcome to my world. Luckily we stopped the fencer after we saw the holes that they dug. Unfortunately they had already completely cut the neighbours land on the neighbours instructions.…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Houzz - search for ordinary houses?

Hi guys,
I'm trying to get ideas for my landscape on a small suburban lot.
I love looking at Houzz, but 99% of the stuff up there is architect designed large…

4 years4 yearsInsaneInsane posted:
Pool design input requested

G'day guys,
Requesting input into my pool design. Concrete, pool builder is doing the fence foundations for us so we can have it right into the wall.
Not sure how to do…

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