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rosemi

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Joined 7 March 2010
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22 h22 hrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Wow CB! Glad to see some more progress on the house. Looks massive inside.
Here's hoping the builder keeps to his word.

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22 h22 hrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

That's precisely why i dug up the back yard. I want to give my futures garden - lawn more so - the best chance at surviving.
So , after living in…

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6 d6 drosemirosemi posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

Hehe think of the money you'll be saving by not going shopping or out to dinner as often .
I moved from Ballajura to here 7 years ago. Miss…

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7 d7 drosemirosemi posted:
First timers - Smart Homes for Living in Wellard

It's all looking great silentbob. I'm envious of your laundry cabinets - so wish i could have done the same.
I like the wood look laminates your partner chose. Very…

7 d7 drosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Hi Dawn
I'm still following your build, and am in disbelief over your gas connection issues.
Your to-do list is quite short and by my estimation, could be completed within 2 weeks…

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29 d29 drosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Decking will look good. You might want to look at eco decking rather than natural timber decking - less ongoing maintenance tequired

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

And then to this....
So much crap hidden beneath the surface. Halfway through i broke my hoe, & now the prongs on my garden fork stick out every which way. I…

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

This last week i've been off work with a horrendous cold. Instead of moping around inside, i got out in the backyard.
The yard went from flat & seemingly level to…

1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Woohooo light at the end of the tunnel. Great news Dawn

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Hehe love your excitement over windows cb! Glad to hear windiws are going in

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Exciting times ahead for you both Enjoy your new house

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Woohooo!!! Congratulations on getting your keys. Will you two be sleeping in your nee home tonight?

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1 month1 monthrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

How did pci go today? Got your keys?

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Aw shucks - thanks El!
I can't wait til i've got plants & lawn in. Could be a few more months away yet, especially if i go to Bali with my…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Yay for the shed being moved!
Boo for ANZ
Yay for final inspection next Thursday & keys shortly after!!!

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Woohooo Full steam ahead CB
Glad to see things moving along now. The weekend will be here before you know it and you'll be able to go out &…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

You're entitled to rant, especially this late in the game. The arrogance & complete lack of courtesy would rile me up too. If you can, maybe have a chat with…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

2nd coat on the wall is done. Got enough leftover for 1 more coat.

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Busy morning so far.
● Bunnings at 7am
● Prepped the brick wall & then smeared 1st coat of Wattyl Solagard Ready Render onto it.
● Put up the privacy screen between…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Looks great El! Pity you can't charge Celebration homes rent for the land that their shed is on. That is rude if them to ignore your request.
I'd tell them…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Woohoo! Congrats!

2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

So Anzac day & yesterday were spent helping my Dad do the wall capping for my garden beds.
It looks pretty damn good if i do say so myself
The red wall…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

I hope they get all those trusses, guttering, eaves lining etc all done today! Fingers crossed. Look forward to seeing proof

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

Hppe tomorrow's first pci all goes well

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

That sucks big time CB! I wonder what the issue is

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Dawn,
A lot of these items will take half a day or less to do & some of them may be done by the same contractors (mirrors & shower screens for…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
Doing it again

Does anyone have any ideas on what i could use for wall capping on garden edging/retained garden bed?
Remastone reconstituted limestone capping (@ $7.75 each) is too expensive for me as…

2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
10m Frontage Block - Dreamstart Build - Calleya Estate

The last few weeks are the most frustrating part of the build... mine slowed right down too. Hopefully they don't drag it out too long. You should have keys by…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

Something i've seen in a display once - sheer curtains over the top of blockout curtains. It really softened the look of the drapes as well as the overall look…

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2 months2 monthsrosemirosemi posted:
{dawn} SE Melb Build - 38 of 27 weeks and counting

I like the dark curtains with sheer roller pic.
As for your sidelight, if you don't curtains or anything, then you could opt for the darkest window tint possible to provide…

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