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2 years2 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Thanks heaps for the advice Cat_dunc and Bashworth.
Cat_dunc, it's completely taken over now, I'm looking into using a pre-emergent herbicide next Apr/May.
Bashworth, I haven't been watering it much recently thinking…

2 years2 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Hi Everyone,
Nov 2016 less than a year ago, I laid Zoysia in the front and Kikuyu in the back from the same supplier. Located in Melb east.
Same soil preparation and…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Loud Solar Pump - Rheem Solar Boosted Gas Hot Water

Gday all,
We built with Simonds Homes and took keys a few months ago.
A solar boosted gas Rheem standard unit was installed.
During the day time when the solar has kicked in,…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Advice: Driveway being laid, when to etch garage for epoxy?

Hi all,
Need some advice on timings. I plan to epoxy my garage floor but being in Melbourne, it's been a bit too cold to apply.
The driveway is being laid early…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Congrats!!!!! We got our keys on Wed. Weekends are not going to be mine for the next 2 years...........haha.... Good luck.
PS. You will pick stuff up after you get the…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Dymark Epoxy Seal - Cold temps during Melbourne Winter

Thanks Bpratt and Lynneb.
LynneB, this Sigmacover 456 looks interesting after a quick view of their site, says it can cure even at -10 degrees celcius. The Dymark product requires 15…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Dymark Epoxy Seal - Cold temps during Melbourne Winter

Thanks goody and bpratt, I think it will be best to wait a couple of months until the weather gets warmer.
It won't be as cold in the garage as the…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Dymark Epoxy Seal - Cold temps during Melbourne Winter

Hi Everyone,
Thanks to all the wealth of info, I think I'm going to seal the garage floor with the Dymark Epoxy product.
I'm getting the keys to our house tomorrow and…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Small Quantities of Good Paint

Thanks rebuilder. You don't happen to be in Melbourne? haha
Appreciate the idea....working outside the box. ;)

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Small Quantities of Good Paint

Hi Everyone,
I'm located to the outer east of Melbourne.
I was wondering if there is such a thing as good quality paint available in small quantities without being charged an arm…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Simonds Bath Waste - Chrome Upgrade but not Chrome Installed

Hey Goody, it looks like you've got a great background to ask the right questions.
The only advice I'd give is that you can't expect a volume builder to build to…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Simonds Bath Waste - Chrome Upgrade but not Chrome Installed

Poor workmanship shouldn't be accepted. Good to know your regs, good to have a private inspector. Just be mindful that sometimes some things that you think aren't acceptable are, eg.…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Simonds Bath Waste - Chrome Upgrade but not Chrome Installed

Hi Everyone,
Am hoping for just some thoughts on whether I should be bothered with the thing that's bugging me below. :)
We're settling on our Simonds house…

Simonds Bath Waste - Chrome Upgrade but not Chrome Installed
4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Our reinspection didn't go too badly......still a few issues that needed to be resolved. I should be seeing the SS again on Monday to sign off hopefully and get the…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Hi,
I attended the PCI with my inspector.

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Hey Harmelb, how did your re-inspection go? Our reinspection of defects is happening on Monday. I can only assume handover will occur soon after that if all issues raised are…

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Simonds - Villa Vittoria

Good luck with what sounds like final'ish changes.......looking forward to your updated plans!

4 years4 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Simonds - Villa Vittoria

Hey TK5, wow, I didn't realise Simonds allowed such massive modifications!!! How many squares has the house increase too, it's massive.

5 years5 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Hey guys, I've recently had the same discussion regarding the vent mesh.
I visited a few display homes and low and behold, most actually didn't have any mesh and when you…

5 years5 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Holy crap, every time you give an update, I shorten the difference in time between our builds, I reckon you're only around two weeks behind us now! :)

5 years5 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Hey Dran15, fantastic tip going to Home and then manually selecting Onsite...cheers.
This is what I see of the building stage...

Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne
5 years5 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Not sure about my completion date as mine is still sitting in 'Getting Ready to Build'. Long story.....admin/HQ stuff up.
But I have been told it will be 6 weeks after…

5 years5 yearsnoisufnoisuf posted:
Our Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne

Fantastic progress harmelb! Looking great.
We started back in late Nov and would only be 1 month at most ahead of you. I guess there was Xmas and NY in between.…

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