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5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

try Kitchen choice in Osborne Park or their Claremont store. German kitchen with lots of great ideas. I loved working with them on my kitchen.

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

try Kitchen choice in Osborne Park or their Claremont store. German kitchen with lots of great ideas. I loved working with them on my kitchen.

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Whirlybird air vents

We live in coastal WA and don't have air conditioning. We have six on our roof and we have no noise and am confident they help. They were…

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Wall/floor grout lines to match up - Common or NOT ???

Our tiles match but it took the tiler a hell of a lot of work and cost me dollars! Even in some really fancy shmancy show homes I have…

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Another OB in Perth Foothills...Finishing the inside & Games

Oh TamK your hones aggregate outside stuff looks better than my inside polished concrete. I am soooooo jealous!

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

Cant recommend them enough. We didn't have any problems with pieces not fitting etc. They have been doing this a long time, use the latest software and we…

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Sourcing Tradespeople

Too right!!!!!!!

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Sourcing Tradespeople

I just hope that our little warning can save someone the years of heartache and dollars that this person has caused us.

5 years5 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Sourcing Tradespeople

It has been a long time since I posted here but believe me this site was a saving grace for me throughout a long and tough owner builder project. …

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

Our kitchen is from Nobilia - here in Perth it is kitchen choice.

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

Another laminate fan here! I completely agree with you on the omitting things. One of the reasons we went with our laminate is because it is from a…

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

Here is the laminate that is used in laundry and all bathrooms bar one .... not at all cheap looking I would say!
http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac15 ... 1187_n.jpg
kayandandy!

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

NO probs
http://s895.beta.photobucket.com/user/k ... ort=3&o=23
Hope that works!
kayandandy

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Laminate = cheap?

Got to say I have to disagree with the above answers. We built a 1mil home and I CHOSE laminate bench tops! Yup I have five bathrooms, four of…

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Hobless showers and full height tiling question (WA)

WE were supposed to have no hob in our walk in shower but eventually decided to put a hob in. Actually two of our bathrooms have this. It…

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Another OB in Perth Foothills...Finishing the inside & Games

Tam K
Your house looks great. If it is ANY consolation, we have been in our OB and only got bathroom mirrors yesterday! (okay we had them in our…

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
1st time ob what a ride

we seem to be in the same position!!! We moved in and breathed a sigh of relief and rested!!!! We have got a squillion jobs still to do.…

6 years6 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Bathroom competition finalist!

Hi there friends
I know it has been awhile since I posted but life as a nearly completed owner builder still remains hectic!
As headline says we have had our bathroom selected…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
A Vision in Bayswater, Owner Builder

HI there
Check with Kristov if he sold his toilet. He had rather a mean looking toilet.
Your plans look great and I have to say a water meter…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
A Vision in Bayswater, Owner Builder

Welcome aboard Tristan! Good luck with your project and cant wait to see the pics. I was a Perth owner builder and have now completed project (well good enough to…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Modernising an Old Girl - We won a Heritage Award!

Looking good Rob! See Paul and his boys have been busy! I am missing them! Speak to Paul ref a welder. A mutual friend is a…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Owner Builder Loan - Independent Advice Report Builder Recom

why dont you pay and get a professional estimation done! Saves time and there is no begging involved!

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
What parts of the build did the budget blowout during OB'ing

This is where we blew out
* bathroom fixtures and fittings
* cabinetry
* tiling
This was because I chose rectified tiles and had them done floor to ceiling in five bathrooms!
I had everything…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
German kitchens

I have a German kitchen (nobilia/ noblessa) which I bought from here! I completely love it? It is so different and gets loads of compliments. It is carefully thought out…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Schloss am Meer .... ten weeks in!

Well I thought i would give a little update! I cant believe it has been ten weeks! It has actually been a really hard ten weeks as moving…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
What do you expect in a $2m property?

I am from the other end of the country but we have built a pretty flash house here so I will include my list of essentials. (mind some have…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Schloss am Meer .... ten weeks in!

Well the title says it all! We ARE finally in and loving it! Many aspects of the house look like a building site and actually who am I…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Schloss am Meer .... ten weeks in!

Well we have moved in so t o speak but of course not without drama! I am hoping that the beautiful rainbow I saw outside the house will bring…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
1st time ob what a ride

OMG you must be sooo p******! I would want to wind wire around the apprentice's neck! When did they promise to do the wire up! We have to…

7 years7 yearskayandandykayandandy posted:
Schloss am Meer .... ten weeks in!

Okay so yes, you read the message correctly and I cant quite believe it yet!!! We have an ETA of Wednesday. All the floors look like they will…

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