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24 d24 dMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Eden- Two Wells- Soil and Gardening

Hi,
We are in Eden. The existing soil is heavy clay, so we have added a lot of compost and sandy loam to our garden beds. Im planning on raised…

2 months2 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

I've given up on them fixing anything. The previous fixes have made things look worse. Glad it is generally all cosmetic.
I wish we had done inspections at earlier stages. Our…

2 months2 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

Hi Hamish,
Plumbing issues were resolved, though now we have water damage showing in the adjacent wall, so hopefully the plumber is still happy to fix it.
How has your Format experience…

5 months5 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

Yeah, it was very frustrating as I could finish unpacking properly, and the devastation of seeing someone cut our walls open!
I suppose this is what happens when the SS only…

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5 months5 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

First major hiccup.
On day 8 of living in the house, I stepped into the walk in to find wet carpet!
Frantic calls to the site supervisor went un-returned, luckily I had…

5 months5 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

So, as it happens, life got busy and I stopped updating this page.
We have now been in our new home for three months , with a few hiccups along the…

11 months11 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Your bathroom is really making me regret not having floor to ceiling tiling, its stunning!!!

11 months11 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Looks amazing!
I thought we had to use the colour ghost
Shhhhh ;)

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11 months11 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

The Chippy was onsite last night, so I didnt have to be a stalker!
Joinery almost complete, should be done by the end of the day.

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11 months11 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

So I havent updated this for a while.
We are now at lock up, and the joinery is being installed last week/this week.

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11 months11 monthsMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Hi,
We are basically at lock up with Format. The paperwork process extended to 10 months for us, slab was poured first week of March. We are on track for…

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Once the landscaping is in, it will really pop.
And if not, a coat of paint is an easy fix!
I still freaking LOVE your front windows

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells - Eden Estate

Hi Josh,
How exciting!!
Our final plans also say 10,000 connected to the house as part of council approval, So I would assume they will not issue a certificate of…

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

I thought so, thanks. Thats what we have chosen too. Glad to see it looking amazing!
Great idea...

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Eden Two Wells SA

Howdy,
What bricks are these please?
Oh the dust!!! Im so tempted to dust the frame before the internal walls go up..

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

There were so many things I didnt even think about, different windows, cabinetry etc... just rushed to get it signed off.
Im sure Ill still love it... but could have…

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Is it bad that I think I love your house more than mine?????

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1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Loving it! Those tiles are stunning! And i love all your window choices

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

I wish...all ive got is '6 to 8 months from slab pour'
Ugh

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

The summary of action from last week.
Fascia delivered.

Custom build Format Homes SA
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1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Custom build Format Homes SA

Some more action on the block.
Frames were delivered Wednesday 20th, and started doing up the day after.
Roof framing due to be finished this week.

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1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Two Wells Dechellis Build

Love love love!
You had carpenters out there today :)

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Hahahahah... everyone knows!!
Fingers crossed they start framing soon.... Im so sick of waiting!!!
But yes - I dont doubt the quality will be there :)
where abouts are…

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Does your concierge's name start with an I?
How long did you wait between slab and frame?

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Yeah, thats what they say...
Slab was poured two weeks ago, frames to be delivered end of this week, windows the week after, and construction of frames to start in 1-2…

1 year1 yearMonkey55Monkey55 posted:
Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

We are building with Format.
Paperwork stage was 10 months due to a useless 'Project Concierge' and useless council (god their new ad really pisses me off).
Slab poured two weeks ago.…

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