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Treeseachanger

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1 year1 yearTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

It's a roller coaster ride for sure, so you just hang on tight and wait for the hills and valleys... BAL costs can't be avoided either, did you know…

1 year1 yearTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hey Lorri, we had the same deal with a custom builder, it covered drafting, council approvals, and initial survey of block.
If we had not gone ahead with the…

1 year1 yearTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Sending positive thoughts your way for the site costs :D :D

1 year1 yearTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

I wonder what the guy meant by "too problematic"? Sounds more like he decided it was too problematic to source it for you!
We got the soil test done after…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Two story with Webb & Brown-Neaves on Mandurah Canals, WA

Hi Hbtw, the marri bedhead is stunning and the blue throw is perfect with it. I can't even remember if I congratulated you on moving in, sorry it's…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Great plan, love the big kitchen and verandah.
From memory, our soil test was P.
The primetex was 3mm thick. I hope you can look…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

The good thing about the Primetex range is that it's quite thick and insulating, not like the old fashioned sheet vinyl, and when you can afford it down the…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Building in Chittering Retreat...Redink

Ditto, I'd love to see the finished product :D

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
House Orientation - Cool house in summer, warm in winter

Hi Picketty,
Just a few general comments, having lived in easy walking distance to the ocean in Perth.
You have to be very careful with passive solar in Perth.…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Very easy actually. Because you don't paint the main surfaces, you hardly need to tape anything before you paint unless you are doing a trim.Oh and you just…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

You can use whatever pastel paint color you want and it will look great. I used white becos I was going for hamptons style.
Our wood stove was…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Acerage 1st Build Southern Highlands *moved in*

Great choices, that splash of colour lifts the neutrals. Love the sink, it was one of my wants but didn't make the cull....!
PS I just chalk painted a…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Is there someone in Tassie who does stained glass? Might be worth checking out...

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Our Half Acre Heaven- Bushman's cave

HI Beazely I've sent a PM :D

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

Winter concrete may contain more accelerant in the mix to help it set sooner. But there's no quality control or standardizing of mixes which is the real issue here.

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth

OOOh can't wait to see the floors. My favorite wood (with spotted gum). What finish is on them Trixee?

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!

I've missed so much, have to browse manually as not getting notifications....again. Can't wait for more photos, it's looking wonderful. :D

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Simonds Avalon Adelaide

Hi TC, just catching up due to no notifications. :( Fingers crossed you'll have your first christmas in your beautiful new home!!

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Landscaping our half acre heaven- the last hooroo

Thank you Trixee, we just love how it's turned out and are looking forward to enjoying it for years to come... :D

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Fake or Real Grass

Please consider using green mulches in your landscaping, or real grass, rather than using artificial lawn. We all need to cut down the "urban heat island effect".

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Yanchep RedInk build...Keys - and fence!

Fingers crossed for keys to be yours very very soon Mals, (sorry didn't get notifications- again!)

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Trixee's Passive Solar Build Perth

Oh wow, you have your keys and you've been in for 4ish days already!!! Again, no notifications... but happy belated house moving!! :z:

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Landscaping our half acre heaven- the last hooroo

It's been a long time since I posted pics on here.
We've just been enjoying the garden and getting veggie gardens established and fruit trees netted.
We now have a gate…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Re: Small custom rental build WA- basalt or wallaby

Ohhhh the piggie bank is empty, so that's it for quite a while, if ever. (But never say never.)
Still, in the words of the lazy university student…

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Re: Small custom rental build WA- basalt or wallaby

Hi Malsannie, we've finished sealing the new plaster and onto the second coat, it's keeping us busy. Will soon be signing off this thread!!

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Re: Small custom rental build WA- basalt or wallaby

That's two for basalt so far Beazely, you and me.

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Re: Small custom rental build WA- basalt or wallaby

::study:: There's only one doorway where two "lines" left by the bottom frame show up...just. That will be sanded or scraped flat. Maybe …

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Re: Small custom rental build WA- basalt or wallaby

Just got the KEYS ::smile::
(there was a delay with keys as the ppl haven't sent the garage door controller yet but it's coming tomorrow....!)

2 years2 yearsTreeseachangerTreeseachanger posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

Does that give you an "out" to say he can do it later if he hasn't changed his mind by then? :lol:

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