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Mikita

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11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Needing some advice from a green thumb

Thanks very much for your help so far. I do like the Cycads. We're in Melbourne and the plant will be in a very large urn in the…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Needing some advice from a green thumb

Hello. My husband and I know bugger all about gardening and will be getting our front and back yard landscaped very soon. We have to choose some feature…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
We're in!

Thanks very much, it's very exciting! ::smile::

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
We're in!

Just wanted to share the good news - we're finally in! Well we actually moved in last Saturday but it's taken a while to get round to finally logging…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Tuscany Microwave Convection Grill only $300!! Anygood?

We're wanting to buy a microwave/convection/grill too and having the same problem - they're all huge.
Would be interested to know how you go with this.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
PD tile upgrades anyone??

We're building with PD and upgraded to the Category 3 range of tiles - cost us $1500 to upgrade.
We tried to be prepared for our appointment so…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Shutters anyone ?

Have sent you a PM but I can't see it in my sent items - have you received yet?

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Shutters anyone ?

We're building the Hamilton 34. Will PM you now.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Shutters anyone ?

Bel,
We're in the process of getting quotes for our windows.
If we would have plantation shutters to all windows, it would cost us $20K (if we choose the most expensive one…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Neigbours-to-be - how would you guys deal with this???!!!

Am I reading this correctly? You're going to build your house to keep your neighbour happy? No offence but I think you're mad if you build in a…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
PD Customers - Did you use Big Kev the Building Inspector?

We're building with PD and had Kevin help us with our pre-plaster inspection and so glad we did. Had we not used him, we would have just signed it…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Neigbours-to-be - how would you guys deal with this???!!!

Sounds like they're just mouthing off. Aside from quietly faxing off to the council so it's recorded, I'd just pretend the conversation never happened and go about my own…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Neigbours-to-be - how would you guys deal with this???!!!

I know you've said to us that there are convenents preventing you from killing the tree but did you actually tell them that? And did you tell them you…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
door/skirting colours.....confused

Hi - we're building with PD and according to the color consultant who helped us, the ceiling and the cornices should be white. The architraves and skirting can…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Finished At Last.

The colour is Wattles Seduction and it is on all four walls of the home theater room.My wife calls it the poofter room because of that colour - I think…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Handles-what did you choose

We went with bow nickel handles.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Rental issue

We this dilemma too and ended up going with the cheaper one....and still here. It's really ordinary with an oven from the 1950s but we figured it was…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
What order of app'ts - Tender, Colour, Tile...

In theory it should be national tiles, hopetoun interiors and then tender but unless they've improved their processes, for us it went tender > hopetoun > national tiles.
The idea is…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
HELP URGENT! what colour splashback?

We couldn't decide on a color so we went with a mirror - looks great and makes the room look bigger.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
PD Delaying construction start - any advice?

We're building the Hamilton 34 as well and our contract allows 27 weeks from memory. The 20 weeks starts from when they cut the site and is only guaranteed…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Where did you all go?

Damn, I like these. Too bad I'm in Melbourne... :roll: Thanks anyway

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Building the Hamilton 34 by Porter Davis

HIya. We're building the Hamilton 34 as well - just passed lock up stage.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Where did you all go?

Looking for tall unit with a combination of doors and shelves. I've looked at IKEA but no joy.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Where did you all go?

I know - and it was me who asked. :sh: But people must have their glasses and grog stored somewhere!

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Where did you all go?

I'm trying to find a nice modern wall unit for glasses and alcohol but have not been able to find anything and we don't want an actual bar. I…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
What did you do?

Well then, that all certainly puts a dampener on things - thanks Matt! :roll:
Is there somewhere you can find what sort of things…

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
What did you do?

Thanks Phoenix - We're going to hold out as long as possible - even thought we're dying to get in there!! Fingers crossed that all the planets align.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
What did you do?

Thanks Casa - very good advice.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
how helpful is your csc... rate 1 to 10...

Ours has been great, no complaints. We're building with PD and are at lock-up stage. She gets 10/10.

11 years11 yearsMikitaMikita posted:
Standard inclusion lists

We got a list in the info pack once we received our quote. I don't think they have it online though. They could probably sent it to you…

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