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7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Hi All!
So sorry that I haven't been back in to update, life has gotten in the way lately :)
Well, we seem to have a new site…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Hi - no news, we are STILL waiting for a roof :( Its very disheartening I must say.
Jemsaf - I hope all of your plaster will…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Eden Brae - My First Home The Lawson 24

WOW!! Your house is looking amazing!! If you remember our slab was poured the same day - we are still waiting for a roof to go on! :(

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Thanks Onewheel :)
Yeah it must seem like years to them already Stellabella, its been 12 months since we put the deposit on our land lol.
Well, the…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Eden Brae - My First Home The Lawson 24

Wow your house is coming along so fast! Its looking great.
Our slab was poured the same day as yours and our bricks are only just finishing, no guttering, fascias or…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
custom adenbrook home north coast NSW moving in

Its all looking amazing!!!
And another who LOVES that corner stacker - gorgeous!!

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Some advice needed in regard to alarm system for new home

Well we won't be having evap cooling - we are in NSW and its not really the norm here.
About 50% of our windows are awning windows, so I don't even…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Jem's custom build - our journey! Flooring dramas!!!

Wow its looking amazing! I LOVE those bricks too, they definitely are very special.

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Onewheel - thank you! We can't wait to see how they look when they are cleaned up. THanks for letting me know about your wrap/insullation it makes me feel better!
Thanks…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

LOL I bet he does! And I bet you that your builders have never built a house as well as yours lol.

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Yes, it does thanks so much Kayla! And a big thanks to your DP too, mwah xxx

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our first Home - Deck has been stained ! *pics*

Oh wow Kayla, that really does look amazing!! I know decking isn't everyones cup of tea, but I just love them. I think they make homes look that much more…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Oh thank goodness!! Nope it doesn't say anything about sizalation in our tender/contract at all. I don't have a copy of the energy report, I may be able to get…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

On our tender it says R2.0 wall insulation and R 3.5 ceiling insulation does this help?
Thank you both for taking the time to help me with it.

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Some advice needed in regard to alarm system for new home

Hi all
We are building our first home at the moment and was wondering if anyone could give us some advice please.
We previously rented a house that had reed switches on…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our first Home - Deck has been stained ! *pics*

Oh. My. Lord. LOVE!!! ::kiss:: ::kissed:: ::wornout::

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

And thanks Kayla! We love the brick colour too, can't wait to see what its like cleaned :) :z:

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Tops :cry:
Its so hard when you have no idea what is supposed to be going on. They don't wrap any of…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics

Your welcome!! I can imagine how stressful its been! We are only up to the bricking stage and it feels like we are sweating blood and money lol.
Can't wait to…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Hmm, I don't know to be honest. Should it be? I don't think they wrap any of their homes. I know a lot of other builders in our estate do.…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics

I hate you. I Hate you. I HATE YOU!!! :evil: :twisted: ::angry::

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Block Getting Damaged

Yes I would take photo's clearly showing the damage and that you haven't started yet. Then see if the builder will put the temporary fencing up now to stop any…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Well we finally have brickies on site working away! They have been there for 2 days so only a little progress to show:

And I took this from the inside -…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our Cottage Block Build NOR, Perth WA- 2 Year Review &Tips

Oh John, I can feel your triumph with that drill!!! Did you feel a little naughty not asking anyones permission?? I know we will lol!
I LOVE your kitchen, and I…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Thanks Onewheel - they have a lot of houses going up at the moment all at very similar stages so that, plus the Christmas break and the weather has put…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Regarding FHOG Payment

Hi
We had our FHOG paid directly into our personal savings account once the slab was poured. We just had to fill out a form from our bank instructing them what…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
Our families first home--bricks nearly done - more pictures!

Hi Opu316 - nothing :(( I am getting so depressed about it, we are supposed to get bricks this week and bricking is supposed to start…

7 years7 yearsspottiespottie posted:
First time builder - Ellenbrook - Painting started...!

Aren't those colours greys??? lol - they are nice colours they chose!! Maybe I am missing something though :D

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