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10 months10 monthsvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

this is our preliminary plan

10 months10 monthsvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

we have got the pricing for the display house in Two Wells. It was around $270,000 mark from memory.
We did do some modifications to the plan adding third garage and…

1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
Hidden costs and upgrades

First thing to add is always footing provision. Depending on the area and the size of the house it can be between $20,000 and $45,000. For my son's house which…

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1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
92mm Architraves - too big?

For our house to change just skirting boards to 92mm and architraves to 67 mm would cost around $1600 according to sales consultant. And that's not including windows trim.

1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
92mm Architraves - too big?

I agree with the post above.I really like how it looks. I would lover to have the wide trims but it cost too much.

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1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

I short update. Last Wednesday we have signed the contract on the land and also signed Preliminary contract with the builder. Did go to Austral Brick Center and PGH Center…

1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

Went to see the builder last Saturday, visited the display house again, but looked at the house in more detail now. Did a few changes to the plan at our…

1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

cornellengineers, in SA that's how do they do the slabs. I have heard Metricon had some problems in the past with the slabs here in SA as they were doing…

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1 year1 yearvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

A bit of an update. We found the block we liked, put an offer in and has been accepted. The land development under the process at the moment so no…

2 years2 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

I have built with Statesman my first home 7 years ago. The process was easy and the build was good too. We had a few hiccups along the way but…

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2 years2 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

Third single garage cost around $5,000 but we still waiting for a quote from the sales person.
Manny Calavera, I wish we can buy such a big block of land.…

2 years2 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide

Hello everyone. We are planning to build our home with Fairmont - Grand Design - which we absolutely loved when looked on display in Two Wells. The only design we…

Fairmont Grand Design - Northern Adelaide
2 years2 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Jesus, 1200 is not too bad, mine is only 900 at the current kitchen so can you imaging how narrow it is.

2 years2 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

hi everyone. I have built my first home over 6 years ago and me and my partner just made a decision to build another one. I have used this summary…

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Awning Blinds for north facing windows

I need outside retractable awning, seems this one doesn't do it

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
FIrst Home build Rosewood Grove, Elizabeth North

I have built a house with Statesman 3 years ago at Elizabeth Park (near the Elizabeth Park Primary School). The original quote for the footing was about $24,000 but it…

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Statesman, Greenock MKII

Glad to see them working even in the weather like this.

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Statesman, Greenock MKII

Sarah159,
It was 18.5 weeks from the slab to the keys. Very quick even though we were not under 18 week build guarantee. The preliminary works took a long time and…

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5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Statesman, Greenock MKII

Congratulations on your build. I have built Greenock modified 3 years ago (we got the keys 1 August 2014) and I am very happy with the work done. Good luck…

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Patio Floor???

I have concrete floor at my alfresco area and seriously thinking about putting tiles as the concrete is so difficult to clean with the large dog going into the garden…

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Awning Blinds for north facing windows

http://www.onlineblinds.com.au/_product ... 0404-.aspx
Thanks again, found this company and it will cost me only $700 for both. Will be ordering from them shortly.

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Thanks guys, will look into Veneta and search online stores.

5 years5 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Awning Blinds for north facing windows

Hello everyone, I have built my house with the huge help from this forum three years ago. Now I am back :-) I have north facing…

6 years6 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Sound proofing the bedroom

we have solved the problem by simply changing the showhead from the usual one to water saving one. The water flow is less with the new one and it doesn't…

8 years8 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
fruit trees for the garden

Hi Leonardo_23, thanks for the information. I have bought triple grafted apricot tree (Moorpark, Trevatt and Hunter) and plum tree for my sister (Santa Rosa, Mariposa and Satsuma). It would…

8 years8 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Sound proofing the bedroom

Thanks, I will wait until my parent come from overseas and see if my Dad will help me with it.

8 years8 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
Sound proofing the bedroom

Stewie D, thanks a lot! I have read the article and realised that I relied on the builder to know what they are doing but obviously they don't so it…

8 years8 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
How to Grow Stone Fruit With No Copper Sulphate

OK, have done some research and reading. Thanks strawlizzy for mentioning it. Will be planting this green manure in my garden this year. Absolutely amazing stuff!

8 years8 yearsvladmarivladmari posted:
How to Grow Stone Fruit With No Copper Sulphate

We have lived in the old house for 10 years and did not use any chemicals ones. Every year we had an absolutely huge crop of peaches and mandarins. Apples…

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