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3 months3 monthssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Duplex build questions

Hi,
I am starting planning for my next build and am considering a duplex as an option. I'm still in early stages but had some questions that I was hoping I…

11 months11 monthssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Where to buy 12mm deformed bars

Hi,
I just need a few lengths of 12mm x 6m deformed bars for a small retaining wall project. I've taken a quick look online and a lot of steel places…

12 months12 monthssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Block wall cost

Hi h1,
I am looking to have a small block wall installed at the boundary. The height of the wall will be between 600mm to 800mm and about 15m in length.…

1 year1 yearsydneysidersydneysider posted:
Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

Hi h1,
Just turning to the collective experience of all DIY (and experienced!) landscapers on here.
I have tried Google but there is quite a variety of methods and some are not…

1 year1 yearsydneysidersydneysider posted:
Pebbles around plants

Hi h1,
This is probably a basic question but I just want to make sure I am doing it right.
I am planning to plant a few small plants next to…

1 year1 yearsydneysidersydneysider posted:
Paving - uneven slab

Thanks building- expert. Unfortunately the slab isn't all straight lines.. there are done concrete bulges and also what looks to be excess brick mortar. I suspect the concrete bulges will…

1 year1 yearsydneysidersydneysider posted:
Paving - uneven slab

Hi Homeone,
I am thinking of paving around my house (using 400x400 pavers). The house is newly built and there is currently just dirt around the house. In some sections, I…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Building with Metricon

I recall (from a few months ago) someone building with Metricon had transparent glass on their front door and applied a translucent/frosting film. Would anyone recall which thread that was…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Any updates Huhness? :)
Hopefully settlement hasn't been delayed!

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Looking good KD!
It's progressing quite quickly for you which is good to see.
Any chance you could share your plans - very interested in how you've positioned everything with the…

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Looking good K&D!
Your selections all come together quite well and complement the façade!
Keep up the progress pics! Following very closely :)

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

My contract says 2mm in the closest suburb, but only up until lockup. I recall that they can also claim "recovery days" if the rainfall is substantial but I…

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Do you mind if I ask what your grout issue was? I just want to check that I don't have the same issue when the time comes around. PM me…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Show us your landscaping ideas!

Hi Homeone,
I am getting closer and closer to the end of my build but am still stumped when it comes to landscaping ideas.
I have seen some very well thought out…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Good to see another Rawson build! Look forward to seeing your plans and the selections you've made :)
I'm slightly ahead of you (although not building the…

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Your blog was a great read, Huhness!
It sounds like you really know what you're looking for well before your appointments! It's translated well with your façade, layout and colours coming…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Building At Edmondson Park

Great to see so much progress with all the builds and town centre!

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

If it's in your tender, I would suggest that you ask Rawson to update your plans to reflect your tender. You will be given more plans at later stages of…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
House pathway ideas

Thanks for the pics!
They both look quite neat! And very practical also - allowing you to walk all around the house easily.
Concrete doesn't seem like too bad of an option..…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
New build Rawson Balmoral 38 - we have registered land.....

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Those colours really work well together - both the façade and the kitchen!
What's the wall paint colour you used? It looks quite nice with the LEDs.
And what…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Looking good! The timber battens look quite nice!
Has your SS given you a rough date for handover? I'm a little behind you but hoping for a pre-xmas handover too

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

Thanks - I will keep an eye out in lighting stores and display homes next time I visit them to see if I can draw any conclusions!

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

Hi,
I am still early in the construction phase, but am starting to do research for anything I have to do post-handover. I've started thinking about my LED downlights, and am…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

Fingers crossed it isn't a mould issue! I've also had my frames exposed to the recent rain, however haven't seen anything like mould on mine.

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Bathroom Traps

Hi H1,
My build is currently progressing with plumbing having just completed in the last week. I've noticed that the baths and vanities upstairs don't seem to have their own dedicated…

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
House pathway ideas

Hi H1,
Hoping to get some inspiration from those who are building or have finished building.
I am only just starting my build now, but have started to think about ideas for…

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Balmoral 34 MKI Majestic Facade (Syd) - Handover 16.11.15

Your driveway and pathway look completely different compared to before it was applied. Who did you ask to do the epoxy/concrete sealing, if you don't mind me asking?

2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Rawson have a new $25,000 cash back promotion for the next month for anyone taking up the lux package if anyone is interested or missed out on the orange promo.

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2 years2 yearssydneysidersydneysider posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Has anyone asked Rawson for extra noggins to be installed (to hold tvs, etc)?
I would like to also have my electricity meter inside the garage for easier access - has…

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