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10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM 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
16 d16 dMrsJMMrsJM 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…

25 d25 dMrsJMMrsJM 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…

25 d25 dMrsJMMrsJM 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…

26 d26 dMrsJMMrsJM 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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27 d27 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Absolutely. You need someone there acting for you

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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.

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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…

5 months5 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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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6 months6 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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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6 months6 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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…

6 months6 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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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8 months8 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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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8 months8 monthsMrsJMMrsJM 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
1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Landscaping in South Western Sydney

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

Landscaping in South Western Sydney
1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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
1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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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1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM 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!

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Caesarstone Benchtop Problems??

We have the fresh concrete on our island- and yes it is super high maintenance. I imagine raw and sleek are worse given they are darker and would show up…

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1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Plants and hail damage

Unfortunately in that crazy Sydney storm last night I wasn’t home to even try to protect some of my plants. The hardest hit (to both the plants and my heart)…

1 year1 yearMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Scratched window frames

Yours are a lot worse than mine were in places - but in my experience all that was done was that the window company cane out and spray painted the…

2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Colour Selection Help: Brick, Front Door, Caesarstone

If you go with any glass or a sidelight at your entry, definitely consider either opaque glass or some kind of privacy film. I hate mine because my house is…

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel frames - Coral homes

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel frames - Coral homes

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2 years2 yearsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Oh my gosh!!!! I haven’t been on homeone a lot lately and my alerts aren’t coming through. I’ve just caught up on all of the awful drama that you’ve been…

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