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Our Acacia Home

Thought I would put a bit of an update on here we are now 3.5 months into living here and have to say I absolutely love our home. We still…

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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Looks fantastic well done!!!!!

2 months2 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

And yes they are filing cabinets! One thing I wish we had done was to get PowerPoints fitted above the benchtop but we have neat cutouts in the benchtops to…

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Our Acacia Home

Yes the hot water is all fixed! Hubby phoned our SS yesterday morning and he got a plumber out to fix it and by the time we got home it…

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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Our garage is an absolute war zone so we kind of missed the boat with that one we took the paint back for a refund so we will live with…

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Our Acacia Home

Thanks I really like it but needs a sort out, hubby is away all weekend and half of the week so it’s a great time to set up and declutter…

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2 months2 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Just had our study fitted out, quite pleased with it but hoping hubby doesn’t make it a dumping ground!
The coving is being done next week and then we will paint…

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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

The driveway looks great don’t worry about the colour too much it loses the ‘shine’ and dulls pretty quickly. Envious of the garage floor we may do ours one day!

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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Wow great job!!! Are you going to lay all the garden pavers too?

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2 months2 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Yes it’s blue metal gravel and should stop movement although I still may get some. I was advised by Bunnings to use it. It certainly feels pretty solid now.

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Our Acacia Home

We went with just the standard 200x100 pavers. I went on YouTube and got some advice from Bunnings. I tried out a 4.5m length this morning and am over the…

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2 months2 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Yes found the spray gun! Haven’t bought it yet but I know where to find it. Just a question about your fence paint ...what colour /make did you use? I…

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Take Two

Love seeing your home come together it’s going to be beautiful when it’s finished. I thought that moving in would be an anticlimax after going 35 weeks past our contracted…

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Our Acacia Home

Fence is complete at last and I absolutely love it!! So so pleased with it and the security it gives us. There were some gaps below the gate that we…

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Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

We have used retractable clothes lines lots of times in the U.K. they worked really well! We didn’t consider them this time though because we really liked the fold down…

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Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

We have ours on the wall, there isn’t a lot of sun down this side of the house but we haven’t had any issues with clothes drying snd it’s winter…

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George
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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Will be great to see what you think, we haven’t done anything with our garage flooring yet.

3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Love seeing pics of your home it is great seeing a different style of the home we have. You have really done an amazing job both inside and out!

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Hopefully by Tuesday it will all be done. I really thought we were getting the metal framed one like yours but nothing is written down so a bit annoyed…

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

This fence is causing me extreme grief at the moment! I was so pleased when we finally got someone to agree to do the fence and were happy with the…

Our Acacia Home
3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Can you tell me what spray painter you got from bunnings I will be going and getting one next week if this fence is ever finished!!

3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

How good is it to be in!! Enjoy Shazaw you’ve waited long enough for it all to happen. I honestly thought it would be an anticlimax after all the stress…

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Our Acacia Home

Didn’t get to water it yesterday we need a good downpour but not tomorrow as the fence goes up! It’s as dry as anything at the moment and I’m a…

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Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Looks great! I love that new concrete look it never appears that clean again

3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Daylight

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

I’m really interested in this topic as I’m wanting to do the same. So what steel would you recommend to use and do you put that down first then the…

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Our Acacia Home

Also an update with electrics.... Vaccaro have come out twice since handover now to correct wiring and get aerials and data points working but they seem to have resolved everything…

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Hubby sent me these I can’t wait to get home in a few days to see it all! He kept going into the night laying turf with just the streetlight…

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

Turf underlay levels have been brought right up now I can not wait to get pics later of turf going down!

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3 months3 monthstrimumtrimum posted:
Our Acacia Home

I know I will probably hear the swearing and cursing here in Melbourne! I told him to only do 100 but he wanted to do 200 we compromised and agreed…

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