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Lara, Vic
Joined 10 July 2010
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6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Two Way Switches Question

I've honestly never paid any attention in any of the houses I've lived in with two-way switches (which is most of them, I think) as to whether the switches are…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Budgeting for window furnishing

You can use the window sizes from your plans to get approximate costs from online blind suppliers (though you'll need actual measurements to order). I did this with several…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
BEDROOM SIZING

And that's where it comes down to personal choice and how your kids use their rooms. :) Ours keep very few toys in their…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

So I decided to start a proper thread for our build. More to come!
Timeline & Links to specific posts
3/4/13 -- First meeting with draftsman
19/4/13 --…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Handover Friday was quick and simple - confirmed the rectifications were done, handed over the cheque, had a bit of a chat to the builder and it was done and…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Handover 10 am tomorrow.
::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader:: ::cheerleader::

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

We had our PCI on Monday and it went really well.
We had our independent inspector there as well and while he picked up a few issues, none were…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Super quick update while I inhale a coffee :D
The big news is that we have our PCI tomorrow afternoon ::celeb::

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Yes, the Spada ones. Once they're in I'll get some photos as all the ones online aren't very clear.
The Sibel lights are in the family and dining rooms. …

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Thanks all - we're SOOOO happy with them it's just not funny LOL
Claypot, they're Karndean Van Gogh in Lancewood. Initially it was a toss up between this…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
POLL: Who did you build with in VIC?

If you're looking for raw volume figures, the HIA reports for 2013/14 are probably a few weeks away based on the release date in previous years but here are the…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
KDR with Sekisui House: post handover

Sheesh - who'd think tiger tails would cost so much??
Today is day 229 from site start in January for us and we have about three weeks left too (we're neck…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

Aww, thanks joanne, trixee, yvonne and cat_dunc! ♥ Excruciating is definitely what it is! I'm just in a holding pattern - I can't even really pack as we…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Does anyone have any experience with Vinyl Plank?

Have you done a search on here? There are a few threads that specifically discuss vinyl planks which we used in our own research as well as some individual build…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

We're into week six since lockup and it feels like it's taking f-o-r-e-v-e-r! The finish line feels so close I can smell it (I hope that's what I can smell…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Bryan & Petersen build in Victoria - LANDSCAPING

I hate the thought of getting in their way as well - especially when we're technically not supposed to be there anyway. But most have been happy for me…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
No 'Protection Notice' from demolition next door

I'm not sure where you are located so it may be different but for our demolition in Victoria (City of Greater Geelong) we had to serve a Protection Work Notice.…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Anyone used Laminex Alaskan?

It does look kind of beige in the picture, doesn't it? It was taken with my phone and it tends to have a bit of trouble with white balance).…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Anyone used Laminex Alaskan?

We have it in our main bathroom and laundry. We're really pleased with how it's come up - I will admit I was a little concerned as the sample…

Anyone used Laminex Alaskan?
6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Builders acess to land durong construction

Our builder had one display home in our area when we were in initial discussions with them (which has now closed as it was a few years old) but we…

6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Ideas for kitchen layout and materials/colours

Our kitchen is still a work in progress but might help. Some kitchens I've seen are useful simply because I can see they're completely NOT to my taste and…

Ideas for kitchen layout and materials/colours
6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Re: SR's KDR/custom build (Lara) - Handover and pics

We had a meeting this afternoon with a council inspector to confirm what we can and can't do with our driveway crossover - basically we have to run it at…

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6 years6 yearsSlightly RandomSlightly Random posted:
Bryan & Petersen build in Victoria - LANDSCAPING

Wow, it's looking fantastic. Love the tiles to the ceiling in the bathroom and ensuite!

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