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Loulabelle

Far North Qld
Joined 21 January 2009
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8 years8 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Builders final clean

What was the state of your new house when you took handover??
We had handover on friday arvo and it looks like none of the kitchen/bathroom and laundry cupboards were cleaned.…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Canopy or slideout rangehood??? Peoples opinions on both....

I have an Asko consealed rangehood. I don't like slideouts and can't be bothered with cleaning a canopy rangehood, lol

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Our Custom Lander Home

It's been a while since I've put up pics. Internal frames are up and plastering has started this week, been told it should take 3 weeks as it's a big…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Has anyone used similar bathroom tiles? [PICS]

My parents use travertine in their bathrooms, sorry this is not a good pic of the tiles, I took it more for the doors that open up as we've got…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
KUC Cubby House Challenge 2010 - VOTE NOW

voted, I like the hut one

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Kids Outdoor Settings

I have a step2 one, I have the darker one (not the green one) http://www.step2.com/product.cfm?product_id=1337 It's not wood but step2 is a great brand and my…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Is it ok for someone to walk through your house?

that is the height of rudeness! and especially to be taking photo's too

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Is it ok for someone to walk through your house?

now that would freak me out. How did they get in if it was totally completed? wasn't it locked up?

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
What are you sick of seeing?

Lots of tall, lush planting would help soften out those angles near your bedroom. Make your enterance look more inviting.

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
What are you sick of seeing?

I haven't finished reading this whole thread so don't know if anyone else has said this but you can get retractable flyscreens for stacker doors. We'll be having 7 bi-fold…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Is it ok for someone to walk through your house?

We walked through our neighbours the other day, they have just had their roof put on. He also had his plans on the ground so we picked them up and…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Our Custom Lander Home

That would be great but our contract says 1st week of August ::surprise:: Seems like a long time away but I think they put an…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Our Custom Lander Home

More delays but finally the walls are starting to go up

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Crimsafe vs Clearshield

Thanks for the replies :D I'll look into those other products.
I received my quotes back and funnily enough the crimsafe was the…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
General opinions on what is acceptable wear n tear

That certainly is not acceptable!
And certain moulds such as toxic mould are extremely dangerous. Our last rental house had a terrible mould problem, I was sick with constant…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Frameless or Semi Frameless

We are having frameless in our bathroom and in the kids just a standard shower.

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
OMG- my splashback is in- PICS ADDED!

it looks fantastic!

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
arghhh, I'm ready to throw in the towel!!!

oh I forgot to say that my dh also works away at a mine, 9 on/5 off. What roster does your dh do? it's really really tough at the beginning…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
arghhh, I'm ready to throw in the towel!!!

we've had delays with our bank too and I totally agree it's so frustrating! We have the approval, just not the official approval letter yet that our builder requires, yet…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Monster's Build - 8 Weeks After Handover 22/02/10 PICS

Love your house, it's beautiful!

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
BLUE!

I'm using Duck Egg Blue paint throughout our house. The walls that will be painted Duck Egg blue are: Laundry, kid's rumpus, lounge, dining, 3 pillars on the patio and…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Costs for Variations

I'm yet to find out what my builder charges for variations, I want my daughter's room to be painted a different colour now so am awaiting on the quote. I'm…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Has anyone hated their house after building??

Building can be such a long and exhaustive project, hopefully once your in and settled you'll feel different.
We're only at slab stage and dh has already been saying he…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Crimsafe vs Clearshield

I'm still awaiting quotes for Crimsafe but today received my quote for Clearshield, apparently it's nearly an identical product to Crimsafe but a bit more affordable, it came recommend to…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
construction keys

As far as I'm aware they don't and will not give out construction keys. You will need to make an appt with your contact at Dennis Family to meet you…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Nicoshea - Building with Red!ink......updates :)

the house across the road is under construction and I was amazed at how much non building rubbish was dumped in the tip bin. Somone during the night dumped a…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Château TDL: The Backyard Chapter...the rains have come!

It looks amazing! must be so nice to sit on your patio and look out on it.

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
best place for pergola or alfresco?

Off the family for sure but if you can afford to do both then that would be a bonus

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
How do you security screen your lovely front double doors

We have double front doors, we are getting crimsafe for most of the house but the front door I'm not sure about. I've seen some wrought iron entry gates that…

9 years9 yearsLoulabelleLoulabelle posted:
Our Custom Lander Home

Yes! it would also be great if the roof would be up before the wet season. We'll have to wait and see.

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