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11 months11 monthsWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Our First Build

Conslabulations!

12 months12 monthsWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Our First Build

That's ridiculous! Definitely time for an angry letter

12 months12 monthsWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
My first build - Celebration Homes - Brightwood Baldivis WA

It is allowable to have a non solid core door between the garage and house, this happened to us during construction!
Our SS offered to replace it with a solid…

12 months12 monthsWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

It's a been a while since I posted, so here's what you all really want.. some pics!
Very bare still, and we still haven't got skirting boards
Main living area. I…

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12 months12 monthsWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
DAH Build in Landsdale WA - PCI

Looking good, I'm sure your blind/carpet match will be fine - it's such a gamble choosing things from samples isn't it!

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Doing it again

Amazing progress, I love how fast it is progressing you chose a beautiful brick, I love the tone through it

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock Build - Landsdale

We got ours included in finance too - it was a fairly substantial sum, about 15% of our original contract price again. It was easy for us though as our…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
B & D's First build with HGWA

Might be fingerprints on top cupboards, good point we have a light colour wood grain so can't tell on ours. What stone have you chosen?
We have all horizontal…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Hi Lily, no we moved ourselves; Mr W2T has access to some small trucks courtesy of his work. My back wishes we hired someone!
Recommendations from the local chat page are…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
SLIGHTLY WARPED Southport HGWA Madora Bay WA

Woohoo, countdown is on! You managed to arrange it for when you are back next?

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Those belong to Miss 8 she was given the first set by her Gran and then I have got her the other two from the Babushka shop in Melbourne.…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Meanwhile, I'm doing some unpacking today. Ironed a bunch of pillowcases while Mr W2T wasn't here to laugh at me for doing it
Opening boxes of things I haven't…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Not sure what's up with it Decka, they are calling Mr W2T tonight at 7.30. Fingers crossed.
You are right Ms Prez, thank goodness for smart phones! I love my chairs,…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Umm not a lot has changed from above! We've been going flat tack trying to get the old place sorted- did the gardens yesterday, almost everything is out now, exit…

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
FHBD - Vista estate, Singleton (All moved in!)

You have moved in so fast, well done! My place looks like a bomb site!

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
SLIGHTLY WARPED Southport HGWA Madora Bay WA

You're on to winner with that Spuddles - I remember building first time round, and even it was suggested this time I think - different colours for the kitchen, ensuite,…

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
DAH Build in Landsdale WA - PCI

Glad you have found a good company!
I had to get quotes 12 months ago to put in our home loan valuation and ABC and Kresta wouldn't give me the time…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Well we have moved pretty much everything here, now the fun part of positioning it all starts
Priority one: beds!

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Secret Harbour WA Build. Any advice?

As we were very very limited on house designs that fitted our design brief, it came down to the only two that could meet it.
In saying that we did have…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Can't say I'm sad to see the back of this stylish decor!
Yellow patchy walls, crazy purple teardrop light, skirting that falls off as you walk past!

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Custom Dale Alcock in Wellard Village - we have the keys!

Moving in day today!
Mr W2T has done most of the big stuff already, today we have the beds, chests of drawers, all our clothes, the kitchen and all the…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
FHBD - Vista estate, Singleton (All moved in!)

Woohoo! Congratulations

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
FHBD - Vista estate, Singleton (All moved in!)

Love it, you are smart getting the letterbox in, we haven't even thought about that!

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Builder or Owner - Things to do yourself

We're in WA, we did quite a bit after handover ourselves:
Flooring, painting, air conditioning, driveway and all paving, window treatments, security doors and skirting boards. We got the quotes for…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Secret Harbour WA Build. Any advice?

Here's ours prior to finishing it off. We have 31c ceilings in the living room so the eaves are at 28c across the rear of the house.
Along the sides…

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
What upgrades, items or extras do you wish you had added to

Courses are the height of your brickwork, *most* windows are 25c as in 3 course between the top of the window and the ceiling. When you raise ceilings to 31c,…

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
What upgrades, items or extras do you wish you had added to

Oh yes, definitely try and get the deeper fridge recess.

1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
Doing it again

Amazing, our brick work only started at the four week Mark! Love the stripy wall

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
What upgrades, items or extras do you wish you had added to

Yeah they quoted us $7k!
If we desperately wanted one, we could probably retrofit one to our kitchen in a few years time.
We were actually moving our 5 boxes…

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1 year1 yearWellard2ndTimersWellard2ndTimers posted:
What upgrades, items or extras do you wish you had added to

I love that you're going to flip the front, will give you so much more useable room.
If money was no object the extras I would've added are:
Servery window between kitchen/alfresco
31c…

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