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yvonneh

St George area, Sydney, NSW
Joined 22 October 2013
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2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Newcastle House - landscaping

Omg that looks amazing! What a fantastic job.

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2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

Could you add another gate next to the current double gate?

2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Don't worry about the furniture. It'll still be there when you move in.

2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

Yay sounds like a very fruitful trip to spotlight!

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2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Our neighbours had brickies on site this morning. I only saw two... No idea who they look like! But I waved to them as the guys who were there…

2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

That's terrible that the carpenters haven't been paid. Their contract manager would still be head office...

2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Great progress (don't want to jinx you though!)
Bricks are looking fabulous.
Can I ask how much extra the brick infills cost above the garage? (Yeah I'm jealous )

2 months2 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Looking great and sounds like a good schedule.
I like your floor choice too. My pick of the 3 in your pic.
With curtains will depend on the look you…

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3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Which floor board is what?

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

Great that things are getting moving now.

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Mortar does become whiter...
Looks great so far! I found our brickies fantastic and it sounds like yours are really looking after your home.

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3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

I have some of shazaw's bromeliads... And don't know what to do with them (ie where type put them). So if you want a few let me know as they…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

The teapot looks great! Can't wait to see it finished!
The classes sounds like a great idea for stress relief. Although i would think it's even more stressful…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

I think that as you have said to leave it to the inspector to decide. Keep the payments paid and maybe send an email to the CSO and SS to…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Window furnishing is always so expensive! A back up plan - Ready made is a lot cheaper if you can find one you like... Or do the rooms that…

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3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Yay to the correct bricks!

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3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR with Sekisui House: post handover

my hubby reminded me about the time we had the wrong kitchen sink installed... with the wrong ceasarstone... and Sekisui having to replace it and the caesarstone as the 'refund'…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
KDR with Sekisui House: post handover

blessed to have met a couple of the lovely homeone forum members today at a party to celebrate the deck being installed! ehhc and shazaw -- great to meet…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

I say "Go for it." A cordless circular saw would be perfect!
I remember when we asked to move our manhole (originally from the garage to the WIR)…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Looking great! Lots of progress!
Make sure you take lots of photos and reference measurements for you pipes if you plan on putting things on walls.

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Could you do your own noggins? Usually they just use scrap pieces of timber from the site and at them in anyway!

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

The inside of our front door is the same colour as the internal trim and internal doors.

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Definitely argue re the door. Whilst they can change suppliers they need to advise. Also you should be getting similar to the display.
What have they said re the aluminium…

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
First Home Build - Sekisui Sydney - Luzia

Hey Epaul
Any updates? Photos?

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Just looking back at your SketchUp design. I'm very jealous of your patience in learning SketchUp and now your skills in it! Looks fabulous!

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3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Yeah their raked ceiling looks great but it's hard to justify the dollars

3 months3 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

You will learn turn live with it. Yes the details matter... The Work Order plans are super important. And unfortunately can change from your final version you think you have…

4 months4 monthsyvonnehyvonneh posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

We have the same ceiling height. But I think you are getting the raked ceiling? I'm very jealous. I tried to get a raked ceiling but it was too…

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