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19 d19 dtwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

More progress photos.
From right to left:
Driveway
Parking Bay Area (gravel)
Area for a row of plants with gravel as well
Area for fake grass
Area around/outside of the pavers will be plants with…

27 d27 dtwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Roof on back verandah is done.

We are currently doing our pavers which we will only have as edging to frame our front yard.

2 months2 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Driveway (acid washed and sealed with two coats)
We also re-sealed our garage floor with one coat cos having no driveway, we trashed it. Looks good again.

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3 months3 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

My partner drew our landscaping plan for me. This was just to give me an idea how it will look like. Driveway was done first which ended up wider than…

OB in SA - Front Yard
3 months3 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Driveway done! We will acid wash and seal it later.

We will re-seal the garage now that we will not be tracking dirt in it.

3 months3 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Our walk-in pantry for $300 done by my partner. We tried to buy those welded posts from the kitchen place where the builders usually get them from but they wouldn’t…

3 months3 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Driveway being continued and finished today.

Some pictures during prep

3 months3 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Our driveway in progress. It wasn’t finished yesterday and weather was not so good today, neither it is tomorrow. So good the way it comes up to our ramp.

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5 months5 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
Hot water system - heat pump vs continuous flow vs solar

The amount came up to be $840 at the time (late in the year 2017). Location of the system is in Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. We have the Thermann…

5 months5 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
Hot water system - heat pump vs continuous flow vs solar

Below is where we claimed the STC for our Solar Hot Water system. We filled up a form, provided a photo showing our SHW details plus a photo of it…

5 months5 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
Solar thermal Hot Water with Heat pump tank

This is what we did. Get a sparky to do it for you.

7 months7 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Just a few more little updates:
We have fans installed a while ago. They’re DC fans and they’re sooo quiet!!!
Master’s
Office

This is for the other two bedrooms (same as in the…

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7 months7 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

So, we have started the work on our back verandah. Or the front verandah for the shed. Don’t mind the scratched paint, will repaint the whole thing once done. We…

10 months10 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
Perth NOR OB on 5 Acres - Kitchen and Pool :-)

It’s so beautiful !!!

10 months10 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
Kitchen island.....waterfall or not?

I also like 20mm stone cos you know straight away that it’s stone. With 40mm sometimes you have to go near it to check cos laminates can look the same.…

11 months11 monthstwylamctwylamc posted:
External Motor Rangehoods? Marketing or Fact

We have been using our Whispair for 1 year and 2 months now. Cleaning is a breeze. I just put the baffle filters in the dishwasher today. Good as new!…

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

More decking pictures! Cos I love our outdoor area.
This is our decking off the master

OH watching The Grand Tour on the main deck.

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Some handrails being installed by OH. The rest are still being stained which takes time cos he waits 24 hours after each coat. We will also paint the posts’ feet…

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Decking posts have been painted and some of the handrails have been stained same as our front door. This is how the handrails will look like. We also got two…

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Just a few more little updates:
Installed a fireplace a while back and it’s great! The space was originally intended for OH’s fish tank but fish tank got moved. We also…

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Thanks Steve. We’re pretty stoked with it. It really is a wonderful space.

1 year1 yeartwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Our decking update. We opted to use the Ekodeck bunnings. Soo happy with it! I won't use it though if it is not undercover as it can get hot but…

2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Hi! This was from Beacon Lighting and is called Ledlux Strix II I think.

2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
Building with Simonds in Adelaide

Gorgeous home Marshall!

2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Our yellow kettle. I love it! A pop of colour in our kitchen.

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2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
Tondelver House - Southern Highlands

Good to hear everything went great WG! And enjoy being waited on hand and foot. You should have a bell app on your phone for it. All the best!

2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

Third and looking like this is OK as final coat. We will see how it is when it dries up.

OB in SA - Front Yard
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2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Our kitchen. Will change the fridge and kettle later on.

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2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

First coat done of the concrete and stencil seal.

Second coat . Another coat to be applied today.

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2 years2 yearstwylamctwylamc posted:
OB in SA - Front Yard

I should get a cut from Whispair.
Anyway, just really happy with the rangehood. So here is an updated video. Notice that there is the chip cooker which is…

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