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Sheilzy

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2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Landscaping has been more stressful than the entire house build. After the delayed start, we have had to endure further delays due in part to bad weather but mostly due…

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2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Our OB ..Sydney

Yay for lockup. Your house is looking very grand! Great idea getting your brick fence done now. Lovely touch leaving your marks on the concrete

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Thanks cat_dunc. I'll upload more pics tonight. We got our curtains from Creative Curtains. No roller blinds behind the curtains.
http://www.ccbd.com.au
The semi sheers are Allusion-Rattan.

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Thanks Orph. We installed shutters to all windows except for the downstairs powder room and WC we opted for blinds with pelmet. We also have motorised blinds for the stairs.…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Finally our long awaited semi sheer curtains have been installed and they are worth the wait. It's amazing what a difference they make to the house. Very happy

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Yay for gumtree! Within minutes of posting the ad, I literally had dozens of people replying. Thanks guys

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Bet you're a fun mum and your kids think you're cool. I'm the same with my kids. My husband's even worse! Sometimes I think I have 4 kids the way…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
KDR Custom build in Ryde NSW - Landscaping

Wow gyprock just made your big house look even more enormous! Love the timber floorboards. Great progress.

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Building Metricon Franklin 40 Sydney

Yay for lockup. House is looking fab! Fantastic street appeal. We have a Japanese maple tree going in at the front. I'm also a huge fan of Magnolia and Crepe…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Haha you just made me laugh!

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

We definitely didn't think we would spend that much on landscaping! We could have built a pool with where we are right now with the budget. I should have known…

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2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Landscaping is plodding along albeit scope of works and costs are ever changing! It's partly our fault as we keep adding more features but we also have to fork out…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Alkira Homes "The Sienna" KDR Ryde (NSW) - complete

Looks fantastic! What a massive difference a bit of greenery makes to the house. Enjoy

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

D don't even get me started! We signed up with TPG and they connected us ASAP but speed was outrageously slow! Despite numerous visits by their technicians they couldn't resolve…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Thanks gandn. I've missed the forum! We still don't have internet at home so I've put a self imposed limit on data roaming

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Thanks tribe. It's amazing how quickly the last 3 months flew by and I'm so glad to have the majority of internal post handover items behind us now. We are…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Building Metricon Franklin 40 Sydney

I'm praying for sunshine all week?

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Building Metricon Franklin 40 Sydney

Yay for the sparkies doing a great job! You're nearing another exciting milestone - plastering. It's amazing what a difference gyprock makes to the house.

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Thanks franky. I was just catching up on your thread. Wow your facade is fab. I'm glad I was able to help you sneak in extra electrical work. It's definitely…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Our OB ..Sydney

Gandn your bricks and commercial windows are to die for! Praying for a reprieve from this stupid rain so your trades can work their magic.

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Hi raina, we booked our landscaper back in July but unfortunately he had a family emergency which delayed start. They finally started last week then the rain decided to come…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Site prep including excavation cost roughly $2k. Rubbish removal is $600 per truckload

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

We originally only needed retaining on the right hand side but we decided to level the backyard which require extending the wall all the way to the side boundary and…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

After work ground to a halt because of the rain last week, our landscapers did an amazing job playing catch up yesterday. They did more excavation to level the backyard…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

No I didn't end up getting a quote from Davella. Sent you a pm on joinery prices

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

Will check out the Felix. Thanks

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

We used Ijoinery. They are not the cheapest but we are reasonably happy with the end product. Although installation took longer than necessary.

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

I see you've been shopping up a storm! Fantastic selections Mona. The Oasis fabric looks very similar to our home theatre modular. The Felix studio looks very apt for the…

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Oh no another donation to council's coffers? How much this time to certify alignments?

2 years2 yearsSheilzySheilzy posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Pool looks inviting! Love the front steps too. I can't believe how expensive landscaping has turned out. We decided to spend more on making the front and rear garden a…

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