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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Moulding separating from eaves

Hi everyone
I have noticed that the moulding (hope I have that right) was separating from an upper eave and after the rain, it looks like it’s ready to drop…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dual Occ FSR Calculation in Sutherland Shire

Ours wasn’t included. If you look at your building plans and the size of the house, does the floor space take into consideration that void? It shouldn’t. That’s what council…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dual Occ FSR Calculation in Sutherland Shire

Also built in the Sutherland shire. A void wasn’t included in the floor space ratio. ie we have a void above our dining room and the dining room on the…

7 months7 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Can anyone tell me what type of grass this is..

That runner is definitely kikuyu

10 months10 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cleaning high windows voids, etc

If you come across window cleaning robots like the Hobot , tread with caution. I bought the Hobot298 for my high void windows and it was terrible. For something over…

11 months11 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Getting TV cables behind the wall through bullnose

Yep what Pulse explained is what we are trying to do. We had the bullnose installed for our wall mounted tv and we connected a soundbar which sits on the…

11 months11 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Getting TV cables behind the wall through bullnose

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of a website or YouTube video please!
We moved in to our new build a few years back and I remember the sparkie…

11 months11 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Adding Style/Feature to build

All of the above… plus wall panelling perhaps? Even wallpaper, a nice print/artwork or even timber lined feature niches would be a good idea.

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cost of landscaping

Lowest quote was $45k odd- basic block garden edging, turf, plants, some paving. Final price was over three times that but so worth it. We have a space we can…

Cost of landscaping
1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cost of landscaping

So what did we do... We got three quotes ranging from basic work through to a real designer look with hardscapes and softscapes. It was to be expected that this…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building with Metricon

Thank so much for replying. I also just got an email reply from Metricon and they have stated no owner supplied items. So the next question for us is what…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi everyone... have been in our new home for four years and thinking about doing it all again!
One important thing to me is flexibility with fit out. I know…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Who has flexibility for Owner supplied items?

Can’t believe I’m saying this- but I might be about to sell our still new-ish (4 year old) home to do it all over again!
I’m wondering which volume…

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1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Absolutely. You need someone there acting for you

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

KSpec work closely with Coral particularly supporting them at NCAT. If I were selecting an inspector on that basis I wouldn’t go with KSPEC.

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscape for new house

Speak to Corey Fox Landscaping- assuming you mean inner west Sydney. You might find you need to wait a bit with a lot of landscapers and while Corey is no…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cabinetry steam protection

We have had our kettle sitting directly below overhead cabinets in our pantry for almost 4 years. Our doors are also rolled edge meaning that the product is a polytec…

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Volume Builder Recommendations for Concept Design (NSW)

You could most certainly approach a volume builder. I think you’ll find very suitable floor plans. Only thing that looks a lot different to a lot of floor plans I’ve…

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Help Buffalo Grass

Where do you live?
Looks similar to my lawn when I first had grubs. I didn’t get the standard big circles of dead lawn that a lot get.
You can start…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steam Oven/Combi Oven

I have the Bosch series 8 and hate it. Hardly use the steam function. Only really if cooking meat. Otherwise I steam everything on the cooktop.
It has intuitive cooking…

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscaper in Oran Park

Corey Fox Landscaping. Perfect if you’re preconstruction as you can book him in advance. He is so good that he books up early. Check out his Instagram and Facebook

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Buffalo grass colour change

Nothing to be worried about. Normal for colour loss and changes in winter. Just a change in the temperature and soil nutrient levels. I’ve hit mine with Seasol all winter…

Buffalo grass colour change
2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Help fixing my lawn :(

The best thing you can do is to stop watering daily. I know it sounds strange but the worst thing you can do is overwater it. Two to three deep…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscaping in South Western Sydney

Work is as amazing in the flesh and he is very professional, as are his team. Everything done thoroughly and no shortcuts taken. That shot it my yard and it’s…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscaping in South Western Sydney

You can check with Corey Fox Landscaping. Sensational work!!

Landscaping in South Western Sydney
2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Black beetles in lawn?

My Sir Walter lawn was doing well even though the warm months, until that torrential rain event hit Sydney.
Since then I’ve had parts of the lawn turn to straw…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Water issue? Skirting separating from wall

During our build there was an issue with this wall and water.
Three years down the track and after the recent rain event in Sydney, this happened within days. My…

Water issue? Skirting separating from wall
2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscaper Recs - Sydney

Corey Fox Landscaping but you’ll need to book ASAP. He is unbelievable and worth any wait you may have. Look at his Facebook and insta

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Plants and hail damage

thanks stevemc. Much appreciated. Going to tackle this over the weekend and hopefully there’s enough growing weather left in the season to get some new foliage happening!

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