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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

100 mm slab poured

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Custom Build with Summit Homes Perth

Hi Stilettos,
Welcome!
So how did you go at pre-start.........spend 30-40K like the rest of us! :lol::lol::lol:
If you need any help with electrical queries, let…

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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Top of the list is defiantly gutter guard.....lots of build-up of leaves already and can cause some issues if not on top of it, I'm sure it will be a…

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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Little more progress today,
Tapware looking great, just the look we were after. The ladies at #seaofwhite were great to deal with. Highly recommend them!


Garage prep, should be poured sometime…

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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Owner build VS Established builder

Get builder to do to lock up stage, then you complete the rest with you finishing trades

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Looking great tinkster,
They defiantly put up a lot more scaffolding these days!

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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Feature wall grouted
Baths have arrived

Painted has started on front exterior

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2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Changing a bulb outdoor light

Have you figured this out?

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Garden lighting brand?

Superlight have great products and have used them many times
https://superlight.com.au/exterior-landscape-lighting/

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Tiling finished
Grouting to start next week

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
RF lightswitch retaining manual functionality

As "Pepsi_Drinker" said, Fibaro Z wave is the way to go as you can control the lights from an app and the relay sits in behind the switch still allowing…

RF lightswitch retaining manual functionality
2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Colorbond and CCTV

Any decent security/electrical contractor wouldn't see this as an issue. Yes it does take a little longer for the installation. We have our tricks...like using a plastic snake.
Its defiantly easier…

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
LED downlights cut out diameter.

Generally you will find
70 mm is for fixed
90 mm is for adjustable
Also depending on type of light

2 months2 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Australian Lighting Wiring Question

In the 1950's generally you will find exposed "train track" like installation (single insulation) wiring with porcelain cleats. The joins in the roof are exposed with no covers. It was…

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Thank you CC7,
Credit to my wife, she has a vision and I just run with it.

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3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Feature tiling started....
Bathroom

Ensuite

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Front door is hung!

B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design
3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Floor tiling has started!
Laundry


Ensuite
Bathroom

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

I could imagine, will look epic! I have completed a few 2/3 storey homes in my time and that's design would be hard to do with standard brick at the…

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Pre-cast Concrete House Build Perth

Its great to see something different, Electrical would take some planning/thinking...

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Water proofing completed, ready for the floor tiling to start today!

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Yes they are a clean looking switch....although we are using them for switches only, and some GPO's in the same range for the kitchen.
The rest of the gpo's & TV/Data…

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Floor wet area tiling to start Friday
Will post some photos soon

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Internal Switches (with blue indication lights)

Internal Recessed Lighting
XDK 10 W
https://www.corsalighting.com/copy-of-l ... -j5w5o53m3
Garage Lighting
https://superlight.com.au/exterior-land ... d-12w-led/
Outside front exterior lighting

Pendants we have chosen

3 months3 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Kitchen, laundry, bathroom & ensuite cabinets have been installed

Deep Water (Taubmans) with Setler profile & Hafele handles
Stone to be statuario Venato
Falmec undermount rangehood (Inside roof motor)
Laundry
True white cabinets with…

4 months4 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Hilbert HGWA Build

Some nice selections, looks awesome!....the end is near!

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4 months4 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

We're Locked up & shelving has been started
Good thing is being the owner/electrician, I get a construction Key!!

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5 months5 monthssparky_JsPsparky_JsP posted:
Building 2 storey with APG Homes in WA – Our build thread

Looks fantastic guys!
Great news on the quality of the build, got to be happy with that from the inspector!

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