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5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

So it's time for our building thread. After a few months of planning the contract is finally signed and we are steaming ahead ::wink:: building…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Yay , seems like everything is finished and house is ready for us, can't wait to finally move in next week. ::celeb::

Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)
5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

PCI stage is over and looks like we will be definitely moving in in two weeks ::celeb:: Overall everything went well, few paint fixes…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Thanks everyone, hope all of you who hasn't done so will be enjoying your new houses soon. ::wink::

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

We are using variety of blinds-curtains for different rooms. For instance double pleated curtains combined with venetian blinds in the bedbroom for maximum sound-light insulation and privacy. Or Luxaflex Silhouettes…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Packing is in progress :D

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

PCI is booked for Friday, finally! Now we have to get bunch of contractors (Air Con.,Flooring, Network/sound, blinds etc.) to finish their work and get a final payment from the…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Some update. Our preliminary PCI date is 25th of October! :z: We are really hoping builder will make it as our rent is about to expire…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Thanks guys, the ensuite unit colour is Jarrah.

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Entrance doors are installed and garage door has been ordered. Apparently B&D no longer produces Jarrah coloured doors so we had to urgently select different one. That in turn triggered…

Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)
5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Stairs are standard MDF, we will be covering it with laminate boards after handover.

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

We've finally got stairs! ::lol::

Also benchtop measurements have been taken and it should arrive approximately late next week. Not much remaining now: Painting, tiles/splashback and…

Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)
5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Another productive week, we have all kitchen/bathroom cabinets installed. No kitchen benchtops and splashback yet.
Kitchen:
Ensuite:

Bathroom:

Linen:

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Thanks, veluxes are great, but quite expensive. We've got electric remote controlled ones with flyscreens, rain sensors and blockout blinds (550x980mm). That package via the builder was priced roughly at…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Thanks guys, we are pretty excited and can't wait to see the loft from the inside now when we have natural light there (may be this weekend...). :)

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Skylights have arrived yesterday morning. They have been delayed by one week due to wrong color delivered. But all's well that ends well:
They look smaller then they actually are. May…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Fully functional panorama here: http://360.io/kJ4tL9

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Past week appeares to be very productive. We have roof finished, data and audio/video cabling as well as electrical wiring has been done, first part of ducted aircon installed ,…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

3 and 4 are metal including rail. 2 is wood.

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Thanks everyone. We hope once it is finished there won't be any more "bad weather" excuses.. ::cool::

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Ok, roof is now on the way. Still not fully finished , but almost there.

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
South @ Seaford Meadows

Ah well, one of the "perks" of building in a new estate...

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
South @ Seaford Meadows

Where that music is coming from? Shopping centre?

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Spoke to our brickie, who is about to finish, roof should go up once he is done. Apparently technology they are using does not allow roof mounting before walls are…

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

Had a chat with SS, he hopes roof should be done during next 3 days, hope he hopes right ::lol::

5 years5 yearsRagnarDRagnarD posted:
Custom loft with Format in SA- Moved in and happy :-)

I wish it'll go faster, still no roof... Anyway congrats on your move! We'll try to stop by next time we are there ::wink::

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