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5 months5 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Hi all!! Such a long time. Happy to share pics if anyone is still interested

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7 months7 monthsLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Hi!
It has been a long time since I have posted here and I'm not sure if any of my old forum friends are still around. Knowing this place, quite likely!
We…

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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Help from a sparky please re metreing

Hi

Long time all!!

It has emerged out electrician completed the connection application without discussing different types of metres available to us. We assumed beinga brand new build it would be…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
6 Star Energy Rating vs "Energy Compliant"

They're the builder and should be able to point you to the regulation. Keep pushing.
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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Wow it's been awhile! I've been back at work busy busy and the days are just a blur. Hubby has been busy getting landscaping done. Out the front we have…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Quality and Price of Bunnings/Masters vs Specialty Stores

I don't disagree. In my case there was a substance of fact attached to the matter - a 3 year warranty as opposed to 5. So my only comment is…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Quality and Price of Bunnings/Masters vs Specialty Stores

When we were building I was looking at a particular fan made by Mercator. I couldn't discern the difference between two models. Bunnings was selling one cheaper than the wholesaler.…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Excessive site costs?

Seems like a lot. We had about the same amount of fall with P class soil. Our costs were around 27k plus demolition (14k, could have gotten it…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Thanks! I'll get a few more updates soon. We're doing landscaping at the moment.

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Yeah there is no point overcapitalising

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

I find it so hard to get a pic of the house from the street with the slope!

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Did I post the driveway?

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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Newcastle KDR (Sekisui)-Post build -Patio cover & Landscape

Can't wait to see it come together! We've got some grass.. That's it.. Getting there
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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Aw I'm sorry to hear it. That's crap. But putting yourself through too much financial strain won't make anything worth it. It's hard sometimes with plans to know if…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

We have turf going down today!
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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Painting costs seem huge

Our builder didn't charge anything for extra colours and our painters used old fashioned brushes and rollers. No spray guns in sight. We didn't choose a different colour in the…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Dulux Wall Colours

What about natural white? It's quite white without being too yellow or too cool. We just did our whole new build in natural white - architraves, ceiling the lot. We…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

Sure thing, I'm 99% sure that's right anyway we changed things so many times. They soft close lovely. The bin is a little slow if you want to be like,…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Yes they are polytec brand doors though in what I think is a vinyl wrap. Looks a bit nicer than straight melamine etc. Classic white sheen. The bench is laminex…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

They're Blum still but a less deluxe model...

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Quite pleased with my laundry now it's not covered in builders dust ha ha. I hate laundry so it helps..

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1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

We changed ours to what they said was still good quality but cheaper version - still super happy with them.

Top drawers or shallower ones

Heavy duty pot drawers.
They…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

Heh lol. Slowly we are getting things put away! Need to do lots more in terms of generally making it nice like a rug, some art and of course my…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

We originally found the glass ones on a site called fat shack vintage. Nice range and great service. The large one we found on go lights. We ended up getting…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

We originally found the glass ones on a site called fat shack vintage. Nice range and great service. The large one we found on go lights. We ended up getting…

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

This will be us for awhile..well we still have a back and front yard of dirt too.

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
Custom Bearers and Joists on Sloping Block - Home Stretch

This will be us for awhile..well we still have a back and front yard of dirt too.

1 year1 yearLeksie5000Leksie5000 posted:
custom KDR - Newcastle NSW- Driveway pour

We need a rug and cushions eventually. Don't want too much clutter but. My daughters room has the sheets and temporary
blockout stuff up (and still gets up at the crack…

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