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14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Any news Andrew?
Everytime I go to my place I can't help but check out your bricks. It's so poor. Grrr I'd be so angry!!!
Nic

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Looks great! Will have to go and check it out on the weekend :D

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Our roof is Jasper. It does change from light to dark - depending on where the sun shines :)

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Looks great mate.
I spy my house in there too :lol:.
I see your frame has arrived too. Will be up before you know it.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Opps sorry guys...been side tracked of late.
We have had quite a bit of development lately. The house is locked up now. We had some drama with a crane, emptying a…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Seeking opinion for exterior colour finish (render) please..

Oh thank you so much Michelle...I will do that :D.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
How long from plastering to handover?

Thanks everyone.
The supervisor told us that we have to have our kitchen ready to go in at the end of February. Both baths are in but we still have most…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Woohooo!!! We had more developments...
Garage
Playroom
Media room
Unfinished living room
Main bedroom Ensuite
More ensuite
Main bedroom
Looking out at main bedroom
They will finish off the other two bedrooms and living area today.
Brickies have done a…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Bad brickwork ?

...I'm just wondering if they thought you might have been rendering. I know its no excuse but some brickies don't tiddy up as much if they think it is…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
How long from plastering to handover?

Anyone... :wink:
Someone must of built a house already and can give me an estimation????

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Seeking opinion for exterior colour finish (render) please..

Me again...
Michelle, I can't seem to find any of those colours on the Dulux site :oops: .
Am I looking in the wrong spot? What type…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Seeking opinion for exterior colour finish (render) please..

Thanks Michelle :D.
Off to check out those colours.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Seeking opinion for exterior colour finish (render) please..

My DH and I still haven't deceided on the colour of the rendered finish (paint wise) of our house.
We have a Jasper Colourbond rood and guttering. We have cream window…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
How long from plastering to handover?

Hi everyone.
Gyprock has been delivered with installation starting today.
I'm just curious as to the time frame between starting plastering and hand over.
What was your experience?
Nic

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Thought I would update on a bit more progress...
We have sarking! Also have some bricks too although I haven't yet got photos of that. Plasterboard has been delivered and should…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Andrew...super news! Can't wait to see my neighbouring house :D.
Nic

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Rain delays plumbing work?

Oh I feel your pain!!!
The rain in Brisbane is driving me absolutely nuts. Since we started on site in November we have had more rain days then sunny days I'm…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
We Have a Roof ...... and Bricks

Adam, it is looking really good! They are certainly moving fast on your house.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Thats great news Jet. Can't wait to see your progress.
As for our progress, we now have windows and doors...

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Online 3D virtual sites for paint colours???? Know of any???

Thanks for your replies guys.
Off to have a look :D

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Online 3D virtual sites for paint colours???? Know of any???

Hi there,
Does anyone know of any online 3D paint colour tester sites (I hope you understand what I mean lol) that give you a virtual look at what colours things…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Thanks guys. The bricks are layburn I think. We are rendering anyway. It will be interesting to see what they look like.
They haven't done any more work today. That's what…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Stuff on my block

Andrew, looks like the stuff is gone, except for the odd piece of waffle pile. The slab was poured over the road today!
Can't wait for you to get started…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Hi everyone,
Well I’m happy to report that our roof is on!!! Finally…it felt like forever had gone by and nothing was done. The damn rain in Brisbane was driving me…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Stuff on my block

Andrew, I saw the waffle pods there on Monday.
Hey Grrrr to all this rain! It's driving me nuts! :twisted:

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Finally we have something to see!

It's looking really good.
I wish we had nice sunny days! This rain is killing us.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Growing old waiting for contract

Jet, just hang in there mate. Once you get those plans and start things rolling with the builder you really have nothing left to do with Dixon. We don't really…

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Query: Building delay due to rain

I must check how many rain delay days we are entitled too. In QLD at the moment all it seems to be doing is raining. :cry:

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

It's coming along nicely :D


Now I just have to wait the next 2-3 weeks over Christmas then things should get back on track.

14 years14 yearswantingahousewantingahouse posted:
House measure...Square metres or Squares?

Well 28 square metres would be small if it were a house
I should have been more specific...I thought 28 might have been short for 280 square metres.

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