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2 d2 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Thanks for the tips :) been taking plenty of pics etc and a vid following the pipes for future references too , also got all that…

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4 d4 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

I guess that’s stage 1 complete :D hoping for a slab early next week 🤞🏻

4 d4 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Thanks for the advice I’ll make sure I’ll get plenty of photos , I showed my mates that do footings and they were really impressed also on how earth footings…

5 d5 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

We have trenches! Looks like it’s going to be a busy couple weeks :D

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6 d6 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Yeah I’m hoping that’s not the outline of the slab? As it seems way too big and not square to the block 🤔

7 d7 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

We have a toilet and 4 new pegs!! :D Any idea what the new 4 pegs are for ? Points to measure from?

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA
11 d11 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

3 full days and 400 ton later we finally have a nice flat clean block ready for our slab 😍

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13 d13 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Awesome how exciting!! Yeah that sounds about right I think we will have about the same come out again or maybe even another 150 ton when they do the footings…

13 d13 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

We are very thankful with cutting the block ourselves we have saved $7000 as that’s what Simonds wanted to do it and if our calculations are correct there is around…

13 d13 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Making some great progress can’t thank kaylies dad enough for loading and dumping all our excess soil at one of their yards it’s taken 2 whole days so far and…

18 d18 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Thank You :). Yeah we will be on top off it all , Simonds have a really good reputation here in SA and the SS in…

18 d18 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

And it begins !! Our block has started to be leveled today sooo much more soil than we thought (about 300 ton) but it will be worth it leveling the…

Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA
19 d19 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA

awesome guys keen to see some progress :D

25 d25 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

I agree haha it has made it that much more exciting though :) very excited to see some progress pics of yours !! We went for…

25 d25 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Can anyone recommend a independent house inspector preferably north of Adelaide? And what sort of price have people paid before??

25 d25 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Oh awesome thats good to hear , not being able to walk through a display home was a big gamble which we also took but im happy to hear that…

25 d25 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Any Updates Guys??

26 d26 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

bebbsy It sure is ! 950 is a perfect size block i would have loved that extra 200 sqr metres!! Who have you…

26 d26 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Kersbrook is amazing !! did you get a massive block??
Im sure it will all full into place once you do the selections and hopefully you get someone with experience that…

26 d26 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Kitchen island.....waterfall or not?

I agree we downgraded from the 40mm promotion to 20mm and got a credit i think it just looks less bulky and more modern

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26 d26 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Kitchen island.....waterfall or not?

We also weren't sure about waterfall ends and initially had it in our contract but got rid of them last minute after seeing a lot of display homes not having…

26 d26 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

bebbsy How exciting though !! we checked out the statesman selection center and it was really nice :D
It…

29 d29 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Don’t worry ours has been a pretty long process still , it’s been around 8 months now but we did buy our land at the right time as it settled…

29 d29 dTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

SITE CUT NEXT WEEK!!!!!

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1 month1 monthTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Bradford homes sa- any experiences?

have you thought about simonds?

2 months2 monthsTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Should have finance approved by the end of this week and fingers crossed council approval comes back also :D Not long now!!!

2 months2 monthsTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
Building the Simonds Cleland 233 in SA

Very excited :) just want it to start now haha!

2 months2 monthsTysonandkaylieTysonandkaylie posted:
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