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11 d11 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

Although we're locked out, our tradies seemingly accidentally left our laundry door open so we've had the chance to explore upstairs this weekend!

15 d15 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

It is soooooo gorgeous - we're so excited with how lovely it's all looking, and just how nice the bricks are once they're cleaned (as the top story has been…

15 d15 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

Regarding the venting issue - our SS has already had the electrical team out to resolve it. The electrical company who installed it simply placed it in the wrong place/went…

16 d16 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Rangehood Vent In Wrong Spot - Ruining Our Pergola Plans!

Hi guys,
My SO and I went up to our block this weekend to find out that the electrical company being used to install the ducting for our external venting rangehood…

17 d17 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

Plastering has started internally. The few frame issues noted by our inspector have been fixed, and all but one of the brick/external issues have been reviewed and added into the…

24 d24 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Arden Developments

Depending on your builder and type of build, elements required for payment may be completed but the actual requirements for the whole area being discussed may not be.
Example: Given…

27 d27 dJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

We're talking to Craig as well - Wayne at Garden Depot recommended him and is going to coordinate Mt Barker steel as our pergola provider. We're going 9x4-5 (not decided…

1 month1 monthJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

We've got a Jan PCI date but it doesn't take into consideration Christmas break, so we're looking at Feb.
That's comforting - they've been quite good about responding but we…

1 month1 monthJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

LOCK UP a week away!
In less exciting news - we had a building inspection notifying us that some bricks had gaps etc, and that more concerning that there wasn't a…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Mount Barker Thread

Ours took a bit under a month (slightly delayed by our making a few last minute changes).

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

We got told to expect at least a month from 100% done to PCI which... urgh, but understandable!

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

We were told regarding NBN box that the NBN group will only put new build boxes in the garage, so Simonds set it up to be on an internal wall…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds - Display options price list

Do you mean the selections gallery upgrade options/options for in your gallery choices?
So far as we experienced there wasn't any overarching list - as you go through gallery and a…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

That could be an idea! We went for a matte/velour finish (much easier to match than glossy) with ashpalt (a plain grey, not patterned) so probably easy enough to find…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

That's alright! We took like a grand total of 5 minutes picking out stuff in our kitchen section (my god it just went so quick, we somehow got everything chosen…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
New Building Seaford Meadows SA

That stone is GORGEOUS!!!
Did you have to pay extra/much for the door types (the beautiful shaker style)? Cause I do not recall being asked about it and would have loved…

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2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

Bricks for the second/upper level is 100% standard, our facade also has some cladding at the front and on the rear (for design guideline requirements which was switched for no…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
How Much Space Do I Need?! (BBQ, dining, outdoor seating)

Hi all,
We're currently building our first home and hope to have something we will be happy with for at least the next 10-20 years.
A big part of our design, our…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Wow, full steam ahead for you guys! That facade is so pretty, I love the little break in the roof.

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

We were always planning 10-15% of the price for our landscaping so were thinking the 55-75 mark (and crying about it! :cry: )…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

We've had to work around my weird work schedule and the OH being a teacher so we're hoping to do a big walk through in the school holidays in 3-4…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Haha sounds so true - we started going "Oh we could have done X" after we'd signed contracts and everything was into council. Some bits we did add (front door…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

Thank you - we loved them so much seeing them on the display home and then in the sales centre, however we were really concerned that the brick layers might…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

They are powering through it despite the few changes with our SS etc. But definitely going full steam ahead. (The workers must all be powered by the extra strength coffee's…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Wow thats so high and lovely! We would have loved that high with our current width (only thing we're not happy with in the house but now planning to do…

2 months2 monthsJM1911A1JM1911A1 posted:
Best butlers/pantry wall cabniet options - Adelaide

Anyone have any recommendations of the best places to get upper cabinets for a pantry in Adelaide?
We also would be looking for an installer rather than DIY - the OH…

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