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SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!
4 years4 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Long time no update!
Finally got around to installing flooring to the rest of the house.
About 18 hours of work so far and probably another 18 to go! but worth it…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Carpets in the bedrooms as of last week.

SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!
5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

I quite liked them, quite modern but should still look good in years to come.
Only thing I'm not 100% keen on is how they are a coated brick so any…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

thanks, will get more pictures up soon (and as each bit is finished e.g. carpets)

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Hello All
Read lots of helpful information on this site so i thought i would post up my pending build.
Went with a house and land package through Rivergum Homes at Bayriver…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

thanks - exactly my thoughts.
Will aim for smooth then, i think it will look better too.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Got my keys yesterday.

Little mix up with keys to the front door due to changing from gainsborough to lockwood (gainsborough burnt down in china = no locks!) but got them…

SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!
5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Carpet picked and booked for install on friday for the bedrooms - just went with a charcoal commercial carpet.
Posted a question regarding laminate flooring in the flooring section if anyone…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
Textured vs Smooth Laminate flooring

Hello all
Im just about to get the keys to my new house.
I need to decide on flooring for the main floors of the house (bedrooms are carpet and that's booked…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

thanks
Land is not cheap in there, i got lucky and got an affordable homes block which was significantly cheaper.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

PCI today.
Few minor finish issues and little bits to sort out but should have the keys tuesday next week.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

PCI is booked for Tuesday
Not much has really happened over the last few weeks, Roller door is in as is the range hood but thats about it.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Should have PCI in the next week and hand over about a week after that :)

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Power is on, shower screens in and eaves painted

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

14 weeks so far from levelling of the block. Inc slow 3 weeks of christmas

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Managed to get in for a look friday night - back door got left unlocked.
Electrical is almost complete, Needs shower screens, a roller door, some paint on the exterior, door…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Very little communication from the builder but it really looks like its almost done.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Updates have slowed due to not being able to get in (or have any luck someone being there when i try)
Here is a few photos through the windows.


Not much left…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Tiles have started going down :)

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Thanks
Interesting thing with the pantry - i don't think i paid for cupboards - was just expecting shelving.
Nice bonus but :)
Also looks like my front…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Got lucky tonight and the back door was unlocked :)
Render done, not yet painted
Kitchen
Bathroom cabinet
Pantry

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Some progress
Kitchen is in, cornices are done, wet areas have been screeded, downpipes in and busted window fixed.

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

No idea what the footings cost alone but the tender was dead on (as it should be as they take soil tests etc )
I didn't upgrade much but few i…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Great so far, maybe a little lacking in communication during the build but got a good contact via email now which is working well.
Insulation is all pink batts.
Selections was easy…

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
First Build - Largs North - statesman, help appreciated :-)

Where in largs north are you building?

5 years5 yearsmacmanlukemacmanluke posted:
SA Largs North First build - Got my keys!

Not much progress this week
Waterproofing has been done in the bathrooms

Bit surprised the showers will be hobbed - most are hobless these days.

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