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5 d5 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Plant ideas

if you have a dog, don't plant brunfelsia as their seed pods are poisonous.
Does it get full sun, IE. Was the pic taken in the morning?
My tips are;
Casade Lilly…

12 d12 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Block wall cost

Guys. The rules regarding engineering also apply at any height wall (yes, even 30cm) within 1 metre of a boundary.

17 d17 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...

Bring on the new plan mate! Your arcitect is brilliant. Looking forward to those new ideas!

21 d21 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Sourced from tile gallery Concord
Oakwood collection - Ash
Spanish brand "living colour"
https://www.sydneytilegallery.com.au/co ... 7254861443

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22 d22 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

After two years of occupancy we finally have our lighting sorted on the ground floor.
-Vossloh downlights with gimble deep fittings.
-panorama pendant from beacon over the dining table

Also some simple…

22 d22 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Congrats ! Always a bitter sweet time when it comes to the end. No one ever said building a home was easy or fun.
You made it though. Enjoy

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23 d23 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Concrete Pavers - Sealing

I used this stuff which isn't cheap but was highly recommended to me by a landscaper who uses alot of natural stone.
but I have to say it works a treat…

Concrete Pavers - Sealing
29 d29 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Buffalo lawn with other grass coming through.

Personally I'd hand weed through winter. Herbicide treatment is possible with Buffalo but there isn't much of a big deal to pull out the offending weeds

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1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Looking great K&D!
So good seeing it all come together.
Congratulations.

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Landscaping and highly reactive clay - prevent ground movt

Having had a similar build on piers/posts/bearers I share your concerns. Avoid any possible water movement to your piers/posts and your all good. In my case I had piers in…

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2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Bathroom looks awesome. Great when those final touches get done..
What's the plan with the ramp between the retaining walls? Grass or concrete?

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2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Long time between updates Chris.
What's been happening?

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Looking good already Shaz.
And the Brom rack looking great as well...
I'm thinking of a similar look but instead stack sections of steppers.
Are you planning to let some ground cover…

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Please Help me identify these plants.

1.2 = native violet ( don't confuse with aftrican violet)
2 = tricolour jasmine

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

If you have good Optus 4g Reception this product is good to use as a home gateway. I got one on a month by month vivid plan for my parents…

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Grass Identificationh

Looks like Kikuyu.
Very invasive and nearly bullet proof. It's not exactly a weed but rather common in council parks and thoughout the suburbs.

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

What's on your shortlist?
I have two varieties of Syzygium australe;
Aussie southern
-issues with psyllid so I have to treat with confidor tablets
+Absolute top performer. Large leaf, dense and shiny almost…

KDR Sekisui House - St George
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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

View the thread on Chrome and it's all there. Tapatalk seems to have an issue on the home one server with my previous app version. Now after updating the app…

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Can you see them now?

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error

Still waiting for that " told ya so" moment cat!
Happy to eat my hat, but I've seen many virb disasters as they didn't plan for it's "girth"

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

update: Tapatalk server is down

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Btw.
Re; grate on the kitchen ceiling.
After the bath is installed you have an "inspection" cover for the sink trap.
In the master ensuite it's located over the garage.
With the main bathroom,…

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Can't see the pics either.

Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie
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4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I too piggy backed the power points on two walls but kicked myself by not putting enough on the external wall areas downstairs.
You can save some money post handover but…

4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Quite a collection of bromeliads there!
Surely you have a plan for them all.
Have you put down any of those ideas on paper yet, or is it somewhat an evolving…

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4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Hey nd.
Regarding that drop edge beam insert on the front entry, you'll definitely be disappointed in the way the bricklayers infill that section.
I ended up rendering mine as it was…

4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Well, in that case it's a matter of personal preference.

4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Where is North? Ideally grass and plants will do best in best sunlight. Pools with solar heating can cope and are often better or of direct sunlight. Opinions differ there…

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Personally I think your back yard is spacious enough considered your planning on constructing a pool. You still have a decent area adjacent to the pool and an additional side…

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Lilly pilly hedges growing unevenly

No. Just water usually (enjo), and floor cleaner (Koh) .

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