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7 months7 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Thankfully no sinkholes here.
We just had our 6 months defects period, so I'm glad!!
Our driveway on the other hand.... :cry:

12 months12 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Looking fabulous!

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Yay for roof sheeting!!
We did the upgrades - gold tubing, two outlets and AirTouch controller.
Happy so far.
No idea if the tubing upgrade was worth it....
Although considering how hot my…

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Rossmoyne WA - First Build With Ventura

Looking great!
We're close by, City of Canning too :-D

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Yes definitely, the next few weeks/months will be so exciting!
:)
Love the new house, though the moving/organising new house/sorting out old house for sale not so much…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Similar to our timeline I think.
Roofing finished on 27th or 28th, sheeting delivered on 7th, and installed on 10th.
Things happened super quick after that - glazing on 12th, plasterboard delivered…

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Yep ours needed measuring too.
Went up super fast though, once they started.
8:30am
9:50am

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
1st Build - New Choice Homes

Yay!!!

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Byford Build!

Bit late on the reply here so might be too late for you! But a couple of thoughts from my experience:
- didn't check the depth of our wardrobes so the…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Yay! Looking great :)

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Fingers crossed for a smooth week next week!
So exciting!

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Portifino HGWA - Homegroup Karnup WA

I was thinking the same, can you dig the tank down? Or is the groundwater level too high for that..

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Haha now its completely covered with boxes!! :lol:
Hoping to get things looking semi-organised and then take a few snaps :)

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Larger plumbing pipes in WA

You could spend your $1500 and find that you have no pressure issue.
The water regulator specifies a very large window of 'allowable' pressures supplied to customers.
There would be…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

LOL I wasn't joking either!
Hubby (an engineer) was there almost every day with a hose, and then a sprinkler when he got sick of the hose :lol:

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Our slab was down April 20th and bricks delivered May 2nd.
Our internal bricks were placed on the slab itself, and they drive on the slab with the little brick…

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build with Summit Perth WA

Yay! Congrats!

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

Agree, kick up a stink. They have proposed a stupid solution and you shouldn't have to foot the bill to make it usable.
And I also thought that variation fees like…

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
DIY Downlights

I'm going to copy a comment I made elsewhere..
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Gosh the builders charge for downlights are ridiculous aren't they!
I originally thought we'd save the hassle and get the builder to…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
B & D's First build with HGWA

Well that's a winner then LOL!! Problem is that some of the nice looking sofas aren't comfy, and the comfy ones aren't great looking! But comfy and good looking... yay!…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
B & D's First build with HGWA

I love your sofa! Keen on ones like that which have a movable neckrest thing.
Where did you get it from? Are you happy with it?
:)

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
1st Build - New Choice Homes

I've ordered my blinds from DIY Online Blinds and the prices seemed good, plus heaps of fabric options and they send out the samples super quick. I noticed that the…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Aveling Build - Rosehill Waters

I feel your pain. We had the same kinds of delays :(
Everything in the office seemed to take way longer than it needed to.
Fingers crossed that…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Timer (Built By Momu @ Calleya)

Gosh the builders charge for downlights are ridiculous aren't they!
I originally thought we'd save the hassle and get the builder to do them, but they wanted to charge a…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
NEW BUILD - HGWA SOUTHPORT

You could just get them to add in the door frame but not the door, we did this on our kids hallway. The door frame gets installed with the brickwork,…

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1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building with MOMU at Brightwood (Baldivis)

Haha sounds like my hubby :lol:
I like both your choice and your wife's.
At the end of the day its just paint, can always change it in…

1 year1 yearspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building with MOMU at Brightwood (Baldivis)

Looks fabulous! Love the facade too.
We chose something similar. I'm wondering if we should have gone with a slightly darker grey on the front like you're going with -…

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