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1 d1 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Thanks. Yeah I agree, a pretty bad stuff up.
I guess its a learning that when meeting with the tiler to ensure each and every area is covered.
Although that still hasn't…

2 d2 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Tiling has started!!!
Bit of a drama as somehow an old version of the tile specification was given to the tiler / ordered, so there were no feature tiles for the…

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3 d3 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
My little abode - Custom Blueprint Build

I have a few comments but feel free to ignore as everyone's tastes are different!
Firstly I LOVE your giant scullery! So much storage! I personally would make it slightly wider…

14 d14 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Its all happening!!!
Lock up 2 days ago, yesterday all the cabinets were delivered and they have been installing them yesterday and today.
Hubby went by on the way to work yesterday…

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16 d16 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Not sure if I should be happy or sad that we've been locked out now :shock:
*sniff sniff*

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18 d18 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
The problem with builders in general

Most of my frustration so far has been due to the time taken to get to construction.
Either there were not enough people for the number of jobs (contracts admin,…

18 d18 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Suggestions of how to add a personal touch to concrete slab?

So our concrete is due to be laid in the garage of our new home shortly.
I'd like to do something to mark/personalise it for our family.
I'll have to do it…

1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

The ceilings and 'superwall' have gone in!!
Need the cornices still though. It only took them two days, they were there after dark working with torchlight!
Pictures of the kitchen/living/dining included. So…

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Thanks Mrs Doe. Its already growing on me! :)

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Affordable wood look option to match jarrah skirting?

We're planning to replace existing ageing faux jarrah laminate with something nicer and more contemporary before sale.
I was originally thinking of some affordable but realistic looking oak laminate or similar…

1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Summit homes Perth

Hi!!!
We're building with Summit too. We had a changeover of supervisors a little while ago, and we lost Victor.
Your journey sounds similar to ours, very slow to start (also due…

1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Surfmist fascias - any photos to share?

Hi again,
I think (If I have understood what you mean correctly, am not 100% on tech terms) that the barge ends are made of the same material as the cladding,…

1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Surfmist fascias - any photos to share?

Link here:
Yes, window frames are white. It looks really good with the facade (though I'm having second thoughts about the combo of white with the face bricks we chose…

1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Surfmist fascias - any photos to share?

Check out my thread, I just uploaded the latest pics of my house.
I have similar to what you're planning - my roof and gutters are Woodland Grey and fascia is…

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

We have a roof (installed Monday), front cladding (installed yesterday) and glass (installed today!!).
So, our house is looking so much more 'finished' from the outside :-D

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Express Two Storey (Ventura Group) build in Hocking, WA

Love all those lights!!
Its so hard making all the decisions, isn't it!
I make myself feel better by thinking that I've already made the big $$ decisions (block, house builder,…

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

We're looking at getting them installed with our wood flooring.
We've been quoted about $13-$15 per lineal metre to "Supply and Install 92 x 18mm MDF (pre-primed not painted) Skirting".
To give…

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1 month1 monthspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
M & C's First Build with HGWA - Eglinton

Hi there,
Hope all starts moving soon for you!! I remember how frustrating it felt.
Don't want to dishearten you, but we had our prestart in November and earthwork didn't start till…

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New house floor plan advice please.

Looks amazing! The thing that would worry me is the unusable space in your ensuite/WIR that's used as corridor, but I can't think of a way to improve it.
Love…

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Hubby spent some time at the new place this weekend with a 360 camera he borrowed from his work (Ricoh Theta if you're interested).
Highly recommend using one! He took a…

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2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building with Summit on rural land.

When you are replying, click on "Full Editor" and it will give you a little "Upload Photos" button underneath the box where you type the test.

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2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building with Summit on rural land.

That rain is great for your slab!! My husband (engineer) was on site watering our slab for a week after it was laid, the concrete cures better with water

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2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Roof framing is completed! They will be measuring up for the Colourbond this week.

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2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Its great isn't it! I stole the idea from someone else and am so happy with the result :D

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Thanks Natasha! :)
As for the WIR, I can't believe how massive it looks! Can't wait to use it hehe :D

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Just got a friend of ours to take an aerial shot for us with his drone. LOVE IT!

Roofing is starting this week - so excited.

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