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1 d1 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: so slow

Starting to look ready to finish with the brick and cladding. Really like how the façade is shaping up

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11 d11 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

1. Is it a good idea to put only the batten points and NOT buy lights from Rawson(except downlights). Will we be able to save some $$? I was thinking…

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15 d15 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Thanks cat. The design wasnt focused on the planting scheme, but rather shape and form of the garden. The feature trees will be either maple, prunus, forest pansy or teddy…

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16 d16 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

We finally locked in the design for the yard. A lovely UK based designer Ali Conway of silver grass garden design came up with a Mondrian inspired design. I don't…

25 d25 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
What is this in my Palmetto?

Looks like winter grass. Best to hand weed it if you can. To control this weed you need to spray pre emergent herbicides during winter.... The window of opportunity has…

25 d25 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics.
Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can find, along with a bulk…

25 d25 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

Unless you've created a drainage issue and risked the structural integrity of the building, then it's just as you mentioned... Fashion/taste/style.
Landscaping is usually to the home owners liking which rightly…

28 d28 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

KDHW = kiln dried hardwood.
Pine is not hardwood.

29 d29 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Custom House Build - Concord NSW

Looks great! That scaffold will be coming down soon I'd say. I guess they want to paint the eaves before taking it down. Looks like they have already painted the…

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

Just encourage the vertical growth and tip prune to make sure enough energy is put into the branches. Each month for the first 6 months, spray some confidor as young…

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: so slow

Bring on the bricks!! Let's hope it keeps moving from here on in

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1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Looking great fee. My very favourite kitchen design is in the Balmoral. Love this design!

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1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
OB in SA - The "Fun Stuff" Stage

Wow. With that big back wall it looks like you'll need a TV or projector screen that's about 400cm!
With your room maybe think about a projector system upgrade rather than…

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

So where did you end up following the term 3 holiday break.
OK, probably just framing as you've already said, but those windows are begging to go in.
I've really…

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

I've got 4 in the lounge kitchen dining area. Biggest regret was an outlet in the laundry. I got a second outlet installed in the master suite after handover due…

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1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Wow. Wasn't expecting that response sinbox. Let's hope that the CM does actually follow through with things and something tangible regarding the subject of compensation.

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2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Haha. Like this?

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

I don't have a home hub nor nbn, but yes, you need to connect your gateway modem in the home hub wall rack. Follow the setup card in your gateway…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Hi MS.
Add you can see the hub/ LAN switch in your wall rack connects to all your wall plates inside the house.
Any gateway needs to be colocated with this switch…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Help with my Turf

Be patient and keep the watering to a deep soak every 3/4 days.

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Our Clarendon Parkhill 29 Build in Brisbane

How did it turn out? Be great to see the house now

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Custom House Build - Concord NSW

Any updates?

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Building a Huntley 30 with Rawson @Colebee (Stone Cutters)

Well? Any updates? Keen to hear how it has all turned out for you

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Side path/ laundry slab and patio infill complete.
I had some provisions set in the slab formwork as these needed to be run now or otherwise never;
-Irrigation high pressure PVC…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Hi wrexter.
Hoping you might be able to explain a little more about your irrigation.
1. What's the loop and manual valve do before your solenoids.
2. Where's the x…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Check out forest pansy. They have beautiful wide leaves purple and black which drop in autumn and flower in spring. Perfect shrubs and trees on the western side are deciduous…

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2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Far out! That's a serious $$$$ window. I remember that upgrade list was huge on that staircase and window on display.
One of the drop dead gorgeous design ideas in…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Totally agree kat.
I've had two attempts at fixing noisy floors all requiring massive inconvenience over several months.
I'm expecting more mess and inconvenience in a couple of weeks to try…

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