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4 months4 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Hi Ozshaz . Thank you.
We have now moved into our new home as of last Sunday and we still have plenty of landscaping…

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4 months4 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looking good. The wet areas are huge!

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4 months4 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

The builder has given us today handover date of 7th of August. Plumber has finished all his work and sparky only has an hour worth of work left on Thursday…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Thanks Ozshaz
The rangehood is Sirius. The exact model is linked below. We went with the SEM7 external motor as we specifically wanted…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Rangehood and external wall motor have been installed today. The rangehood is big and so far on level 3 and 4 it’s a little loud when standing in front of…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

The tilers (praise their hard work) successfully cut and installed the 2nd tile on top. It was nerve wrecking as the tile is very heavy and also thin. They still…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Hi Mining_Man our tiles in bathroom, ensuite, WC and splashback are all Metaline series tiles. I have mentioned the exact colour in previous…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Faucets have been installed in scullery, kitchen island and laundry. We went with a semi-pro faucet from Methven for scullery as that is where our dishwasher is located and we…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

The basin inside guest WC and en-suite have been installed and they look fantastic. Shower rail has been installed as well which is Methven AIO Aurajet in chrome. Laminate flooring…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Our kitchen, laundry and scullery benchtops including sinks were installed today and they looks fantastic. Sparky has enabled power for all of house so we were able to turn ON…

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5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Hehe. It starts off with purchasing 1 Sonos speaker. Then you buy another and then another and before you know it your house will have Sonos gear all over the…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Hi dan_walls,
Thank you. I am glad you like the house design and materials selection as well.
First of all just like you we decided…

5 months5 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Laminate installers have been hard working at the site for past 4 days working till late nights with their own night lights. Tonight they will be working until midnight and…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Tiling in completed in kids bathroom 100%. Guest WC tiling on walls completed 80%. En-suite all tiling has not started yet. We went with Metaline Steele Matt 1200 x 600…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Thanks. Hehe you raised a very good point and no luckily only the conduit is spray painted black. The external double power point is available in black or white colour…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Yeah we will stand these vertically one on each end of the induction cooktop benchtop. The holes inside the red marked area are for double power points to connect the…

100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey
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6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Tilers have almost finished laying floor tiles in both bathrooms and guest WC. We love it. The big size tiles laid in 1/3 staggered bond layout looks great and the…

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6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

I agree Steve. These are our first Sonos purchase of any kind and the timing worked out with the new Fives announcement so more processing power and newer WiFi chipset…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Deck framing finished around the back of the house. Today the builders were doing deck framing around the front main entry exit and laundry/garage exit area. Decking timber will be…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Ordered first set of our furniture from King Living branch in Auckland and paid them a deposit. We will not have the furniture delivered until 3rd week of September. Our…

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6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
Aircon Ducting

The floor joists should have had enough height to accomodate the required ducting width. In terms of running the ducting across from first floor roof HVAC unit location to rooms…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
Aircon Ducting

If you are in the framing stage then now is the time to confirm with your HVAC installer where you would not like the ducting to be running from. They…

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6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
Aircon Ducting

Did you get a HVAC installer on board while your plans were being worked on as they would then discuss their ducting and trusses requirements with your builder and your…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
100% Pure New Zealand. A Kiwi build journey

Most LED lights have been installed inside and outside the house. Still waiting for the art lights to be inside. Power to inside of house has been turned ON from…

6 months6 monthspowersquadpowersquad posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Nice design. I agree with alexp79 510mm are way too narrow for wardrobes. Ideally you want 620mm so 20mm is lost to gib/plasterboard…

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