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PolkaDots

Joined 8 February 2012
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5 d5 dPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Central stage 1

Hi all, for what it’s worth, I saw a excavator being dropped off where the house they need to knock down is.... hopefully this means progress for you all.
Believe…

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2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ahhh good to know. Thanks pEast

2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ok, so I had to go outside today and check that out, as you can probably see I don’t venture out there very often. It’s a drain. I have no…

2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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FINALLY remembered to take a pic of our grass

2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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I will take a pic for you once it’s done. And I just remembered I need to take a pic of my grass too. I will do that tomorrow...

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2 months2 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hey Ezza78, so sorry for the late response. Our concrete is going to be sealed in the new year. My dad (an ex-concretor) did it all for us and he…

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

PEast - No, we’ve just got charcoal concrete which needs to be sealed. That will do for now, as we have to start putting our money into the front landscaping.
Ezza98…

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

We’ve been in the house now for 3 months, it’s just gone so quick!! Happy to report we don’t have much at all on our 3 month maintenance list. We…

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3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hi pEast, so sorry for the VERY delayed response. And thank you!! We are pretty happy with our house and after all the stress it’s come together nicely.
Our builder charged…

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hey Noni, glad to hear that your house is almost there.
Yes I must say that, now that all the stress is over, Ashford going under was a blessing in disguise.…

5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Handover on Friday!! Woohoo!!
We had PCI last Tuesday. Hubby couldn't make it so I brought my mum and Dad with me for extra eyes.
Not many issues to report.…

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6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Thanks Joker. I will look into it.

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Hi,
Was wondering if anyone could suggest a tree or plant for our front yard?. We want to plant a couple on the side fence line, however the trees will need…

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Oh, I have a question. So I've noticed that our kitchen sink is not set centre to the window as per our plans and elevations. I know it's way too…

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Thanks Reg. I've been slowly doing my own vacate clean, amongst packing, while we wait to get the keys. Our house is quite clean, so it's not taking too long.
As…

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Thanks Tash! I've been google imaging and the crimesafe is definitely one of our options. But I've also got another one or two that may look ok

Or

It's so hard.…

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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So we've been given an estimated handover date of the 15th September. Dean homes have been so accommodating and are letting us instal our carpet earlier that week because we…

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6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Heritage Views

For what it's worth. I saw the machines all working this morning when I drove past

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Tash. It is all starting to feel very surreal. Can't believe we will finally be able to call this place home in a few weeks!

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6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Reg!

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6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Went past our house today. Tiling is done. Wardrobes, linen, pantry is all fitted out. The house is looking really great. And thankfully not as dark as it was looking…

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7 months7 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Look at me, posting twice in one week!!!
Tiling has started and is looking great (well in photos anyway). I haven't seen them in real life yet but my site supervisor…

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7 months7 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hmmmm... what else do I need to organise so close to moving in?

7 months7 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ok, so I have been THE worst for maintaining this thread (and we haven't even moved in yet)!
We are not far off though, maybe 3 weeks!!!! All cabinetry is in,…

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8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Our Forever Home Build

Oh no! Is that something you can claim on insurance??

8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Ok, photos as promised
Front door from outside
Internal doors have been delivered
Skirts and archs delivered
Waterproofing in bathroom
Inside of front door

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8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ok, I'll hopefully go on the weekend and then flood this thread with photos

8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Yes there has been a bit of progress. I've just been really slack and haven't gone for a while just can't be bothered getting the kids out of the car…

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8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Our Forever Home Build

Congrats Ladybugs2, it looks beautiful!!

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8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

So, the new contractor has started work on the wetlands and it's due for completion in December

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