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Joined 6 February 2009
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4 years4 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

We bought in Mitchell's Run estate. Our block is just over 1/4 of an acre. Would be pretty hard pressed to buy something of similar size now in Doreen/Mernda.

4 years4 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Yeah, we wanted a bigger lot for our next place, we have been able to grab a quarter of an acre in the very first release so we will be…

4 years4 yearsLamLam posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Does anyone know how strict Mitchell's Run is with plans that have a Skillion roof? I know they say they want Gable or Hip only. I have only seen one…

4 years4 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Been over 3 years since we last posted here. :S
Looks like we will have to be active again seeing that we have just bought a block in Mitchell's Run and…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Thanks. It took us a while to get there, but we are really happy with how things turned out.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Have not started on the garden yet. Hopefully will start on the verandah this weekend. Once that is finished we can start on the gardening side of things.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

So it's been a month since moving in. Finally it's looking like a home. Didn't realise how painful moving was and I'm glad that it's over and done with. Have…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

No internet access in the new place :D but we don't mind. Keys were handed over on Friday. Spent the whole weekend moving feeling knackered…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Thanks Sveta, I did the riser myself so it was quite cheap. 2 sections of yellowtongue and some pine planks. I think about $150 all up. I used our builders…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Thanks Buzz. We are quite happy with it too. Fingers crossed for the weekend. :D

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Was told this morning that Painters are in for the final coat and pantry shelves are getting installed. Woo hoo.. ::

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Back again guys and gals. Been a while since we have posted anything. The house has been coming along slowly buy surely and it will be any day now that…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Roads were not in yet. Overhead power lines needed to go underground, water, sewarage and gas were all delayed. Aaarrrghhhh. the list goes on.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Nice homes on the Silkwood Dream website.
We are building with a private builder so the site cost was included in the house price. $10,000 does seem pretty high. We had…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Hi Ring09. We bought through mill park lakes office. It was the 2nd last stage. As for land settlement. It took us almost a year to settle, before signing we…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Annietom's - NEW PICS of our MINI GOLF put put area

Looking excellent. I love how much light you have spilling in where the bifolds and windows are. Painting adds a whole new dimension to the inside of the house. I…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Thanks. 2 Muts actually! one of them went around sniffing inside the house and then raised his blardi leg in the laundry. I almost nail gunned him to the wall…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Yeah we (well I :D) can't wait to get the HT finished either. I get 2 rooms in the house. Garage and HT

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

So I haven't been on the forum much lately. Another month has passed and a lot more progress happening at the house. Had a few days of delays due to…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Jas_Wants_A_House - received a tentative start day

When you do build your house though, make sure you paint a big FU in white on your roof tiles facing your neighbors balcony. Thats what I would do. Place…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Lam and Genevieve's Build- One month after moving in

Been a few weeks since the last update. A lot has happened since, will let the pictures do the talking though.
Roof trusses are up
Windows are in, we chose a blue…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Grandview 95" fixed 16:9 Projector screen

Hi guys I have the following screen for sale
Grandview 95" fixed 16:9 Projector screen. It has a black velour wrapped frame and is in Perfect condition. Very nice size screen,…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Metr!con...Tiling Done/Carpet Done....PICS p7...Handover Tue

Your house looks amazing mjl! Great colour choices. your facade is stunning :: :: ::

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
The Love it, Hate it, Not sure thread.

LOVE the windows! I'm trying to think of a place that we could use it in our house but i don't think we have a free wall

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

Render is not going to be an option, did toss up the idea but shot it right down. It will get sorted hopefully.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

Looks horrible, what the hell was the brickie thinking putting cut bricks in the middle. Anyone with half a brain would have realised that was a stupid idea.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

I don't mind if the bricks are misaligned here and there, I don't expect it to be 100%, If it was like your house Stormy, I would have no issue…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

I will give Selkirk a call today to find out more info to show the builder when I see him next time.

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

Thanks for all your advice and opinions everyone. I spoke to the Builder this morning and have also sent him the photos that I have posted up here. He said…

8 years8 yearsLamLam posted:
Help with your opinions on dramas with our bricks

Hi everyone,
We got to the great stage of bricking until we saw our bricks or more appropriately the way they were laid. We have our concerns, but would like your…

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