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manderinne

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5 months5 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Hey jaedencook, how are you enjoying your place? Noticed a for sale sign out the front today, are you moving on already? Got the building bug perhaps

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral modified Stradbroke

We had Electrodry out to do our carpet and their brochure included grout recolouring, so that could be an option? If Coral don't come to the party, that is. I…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red

That's a good theory, we haven't pruned at all since we planted them in November. I'll grab a closeup in the morning.
The red growth was visible on the trees…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red

Thanks, the top of the root ball is level with the mulch layer ie. the trunks aren't covered. But I will try that.
The mulch is composted forest mulch which is…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red

We planted some acmena smithii redheads in November. These are a Lilly Pilly variety that we bought pleached to use as small trees.
They are described as having bright red…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Knotwood would be lovely! We're just going with Monument powder coating to match the gutters. We already have a lot of Merbau colour in the backyard with the deck and…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

That's the dilemma, either the roof overhangs the structure to align with the eaves, which could require extra support, or the posts are moved back in line with the eaves…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

We looked at a stratco aluminium open pergola at first which was around $5k for 25sqm. We also got a quote for a roofed patio just in case which was…

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8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
WALLS/LOCKUP Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochrome

One thing to consider is how much water drips and streaks will show up on shiny black surfaces (a lot). We went with black/white/blond timber throughout and think its a…

8 months8 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Hello, we asked for aluminium because the amount of maintenance for timber wasn't appealing!

9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Question for anyone who might be reading...
We received some prelim 3D drawings for our pergola design. You can see that the posts align with the alfresco brick post and the…

9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Mrs - are your master bed curtain tracks both wall mounted? If so, do they stick out quite far into the room? We have got quotes for the same kind…

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9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Newcastle House - landscaping - pool is in

Wow, it ties in so well with your house. So much extra space now!
Is the pool going in between the patio and the jacarandas you planted?

9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Thank you! We went with Laminex Sublime Teak throughout

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9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Oh thanks! We went with an industrial Scandi look, a bit different to the style being discussed in this thread but I love them both.

9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

I have no idea how to repost a photo, but you can see the professional photos we had done before we moved in on my
thread:
viewtopic.php?p=1480750#p1480750

9 months9 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Plaster Done!

Just had a read of your thread, looking good so far! Love the hamptons style. We have that Beacon tri pendant above our dining table and it's so pretty. Just…

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Congratulations on handover! Now the fun part begins :D

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We have several corners in the house which are not 90 degrees, maybe even have the same carpenters as you, but both the supervisor and the private inspector said it…

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Advice please waterfront property Brisbane for $545,000

There's a reason it's known as Depression Bay.

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

That render is shocking!

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Excellent suggestion, thanks!

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10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Hey, it's about 4.5m long and 1.6m wide. We paid a bit extra for set lengths (rather than random lengths) so we didn't have any joins or extra screws. I…

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Haha ;) We're on Markwell Crescent as well and were the eyesore of the street for a good year or so.

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Based on my experience and from talking to our neighbours, Urbex couldn't care less what you do with your land after you've paid them. I wouldn't worry! Realistically, what are…

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Deck update.
Noggins and picture frame boards installed.
Deck #1 boards laid (with about 500 screws still to go in)
Deck #2 boards laid (with about 200 screws still to go…

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10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

Sounds like a good plan! We waited a full year after moving in to lay turf - the dirt/dust was horrible :( and landscaping is still…

10 months10 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Vienna Q1 build in Capestone, Mango Hill (Plantation Homes)

I ride past your place all the time on my bike, it's looking great do you have landscaping plans for your backyard?

11 months11 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Cheers. The house is great! Apart from a few things we'd change with the layout and inclusions, we're very happy with it. I'm hanging out to replace all of our…

11 months11 monthsmanderinnemanderinne posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 29 (Modified) - Help with pergola design

Thanks, we have considered that and have put washers between the bricks and the joists to ensure a 25mm gap to comply with visual inspection requirements necessary to maintain warranty.…

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