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3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Double glaze windows and a warmer winter?

We built in a cool climate and used a polystyrene external walling system, double glazed Windows and PVC frames. Although all these products work quite well we found we…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

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3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Retaining wall

Last night on the Living Room Jamie Durie did a backyard using the Bunnings Ridgi Concrete Sleepers, they actually looked really good.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

We got them from a local husband & wife business in Yass called Designing Windows. I assume you are not in the area so you might be interested to…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Oooh I think it would look great - go for it!!

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

Sorry Admodra, I only just saw your message now. Thanks to the blinds I don't think we will need air-conditioning at all now. We got single cell solid…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Ha ha that's brilliant

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Forever home on 5 acres - Keys, painting & pics!

Hope you didn't have to pay extra for the dents :roll:

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Summit build in the South West - THE dining table!!

That table is perfect, so different too.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

Thanks Rache, I'll be out doing the rain dance soon :)

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

As the subject says I am well overdue for an update. Since moving in over 5 months ago time has just flown and I'm not sure what we have…

Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present
3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

Because we let nature take care of the germination process it is very slow, only now we are starting to see the grass growing.
This section is where it gets pretty…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

We used a company just over the border in ACT called Capital Landscape Contractors. When it was done in mid November the contractor said that if we water it…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Sounds just like the sort of luck I have!! I'm fully expecting the fiercest winds in a century to start blowing the moment I start building the roof
That's building for…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
H&H's acreage build - We are in!

Lovely bench colour

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Our Hillview build

I agree with TraceyWayne, don't worry about the grass - I would love to have that much!!

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Custom build on 40 acres - DH's house warming present

The builder first came up with a design for the sun shades but they were far too big and commercial looking as there was a frame around the entire outside.…

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

It's getting there but will be very patchy once its all grown. The week it was blown on we had the strongest winds you could imagine

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

You have done very well on your purchases. We also have a tile insert floor waste and it looks great. Good job on the dam jetty too!

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Forever home on 5 acres - Keys, painting & pics!

Great progress. Love all your kitchen cupboards, can never have too many. Oh and why didn't I think of a bath in the living room, great idea …

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

That's a bummer about your house sale - hope you find a buyer soon

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
H&H's acreage build - We are in!

Wow it's really looking great. Too funny about your ensuite window - would be an interesting sight from the outside.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Plumbing exhaust fans out through Colorbond roof

We vented ours outside via the eaves, have you thought of that option? might be cheaper.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
H&H's acreage build - We are in!

I think those curtains will look great with your grey walls, a cream curtain may look a little yellow against the grey.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Great idea, you can then avoid those pesky leeches too ::lol::

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Two story with Webb & Brown-Neaves on Mandurah Canals, WA

Everything looks fabulous, you must be so happy right now. And so good they got you in for Christmas.

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
H&H's acreage build - We are in!

Wow that is great that you get a key :z:

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Our Hillview build

Geez the fun police at it again.....

3 years3 yearsMnTMnT posted:
Having Septic system and HWS by others

Maybe the septic could be done before the build starts, that way no one is interrupting the builder? That is what we did.

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