Building A New House
Sep 26, 2018 4:35 pm
Stormwater fixed and almost ready for me to get next delivery of mulch in.
damaged section was replaced with a flexible pipe so cant be squashed again as easily and is…
Fairmont Homes - Northridge Estate SA
We feel the same with consultant. We already submitted our tentative plan to them but I am not to sure about how they are going to charge for lights and bulbs.…
Things you forget - summary page 32
If you want an internal gas fire, make sure you consider where, and ensure the flue path is clear of plumbing, and you have a gas line run at frame stage
Driveway was done today. Slowly getting there. Now on to the landscaping!
Sep 24, 2018 6:28 pm
How often do you visit your site?
We live 10 minutes from our block of land, so we visit at least once sometimes twice a week. It's 2.5acres with an amazingly stunning view so we often just sit on the…
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I know it’s all the pics I have atm but with only a bit of paint to go and lighting our facade is nearly done
Electrical and security all done now, only air con and…
It's been a quiet week for us with the house plans so I thought I'd share another post.
We have enjoyed the flexibility of the Simonds Fusion process as it allowed us to…
Adelaide Marcoola 32
I noticed you're watching our blog Adelaide. Thanks and apologies that it has been stagnant for a while. It's pretty hectic working and having to make time to get all the…
Hi guys, just an update - house is coming along great, very fast, I reckon in a month or two we'll be done. We wound up signing the variation form for the generator hire …
Demo time. Fence up a week early and then day 1 completed today.
Two Wells Dechellis Build
Oh that is a great turn around 😁 I hope we have the same
Can’t wait for your build to start, good luck and keep us updated
Aug 24, 2018 9:17 am
Building with sterling homes adelaide
I did not end up signing the contract with Sterling, they were unable to clarify a fixed price contract before signing the contract. I have signed a contract…
Mount Barker Thread
I am building in Bluestone, They have mains gas, just wondering do I have to sign up to a provider?
Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
Yeah playing the waiting game with curing is so annoying but the right thing to do. Driving past every day and as much as the slab makes you happy, hunting for the next…
Eden Estate Two Wells SA
Thats what I thought too. The stage two civil works are all done, so not sure why its still blocked off. Maybe its easier then blocking off the two roads that branch…
SA Housing Centre - Advice!
I know this may be a little late for some but a few things with SA Housing Centre (I’m building the Idaho Alfresco).
1. The 10k is if you go with KeyStart and take the…
Weeks Custom build - Virginia Grove - SA
Goodness me... well, you seemed to get the rough end of weeks even earlier than us! Dont waste your time with trevor... he just went completely missing after making…
Correct. No catch. I guess it would add up about the same for the company as you're ineligible for savings through promotions. It was attractive for us as we would rather…
Jul 24, 2018 6:43 pm
Dechellis Home - Custom Design
looks like an amazing home! quite a nice little mock up. i really wish i had something like that for mine as i struggle to imagine it all
keep us in the loop how you go…
Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas
For what it's worth, I prefer the new plan - I think that it has a better flow between areas and makes better use of natural light into the main living areas.
Metricon Franklin 53 - SA
Yeah. We are quite excited as well. We live 5 mins. away and can't stop driving by the property now that the land has been cleared and cut.
I am going to have to spend…
The road, footpath, lights, water points for stage 2 is down. Our stage 3 civil works are starting and should be completed by November 😁
Jul 14, 2018 9:47 am
Metro Property Developments - Adelaide
Yes - that’s the lesson we had to learn as we bought it as a completed home and land package - not direct with the builder. Live and learn I guess. I agree with you -…
Metro Property Development SA
We bought a home and land package from a staff member of metro homes. We found him to be professional and helpful and that is where it stopped. Apparently once the house…
Building new home
Congrats for building.
We wanted the design like the home on display and even though they said yes, it was not 100% same. Because you will make changes or they will…
Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
So these are some of the selections we made. Going for a modern version of queenslander/hamptons style but very brighr and airy
We are about 40kms from the city so it's a bit of a drive but will be worth it for sure.
1. We have contemplated adding a window onto the family area which will be our…
Simonds Prague Modified SA
We are still yet to do any landscaping at our place. Retaining walls are so expensive
We have done lots of little things inside, but we haven't decided what to hang on…
Stormwater and retaining - please help!
Our Landscape Tanks sound like they could be a perfect fit for your above mentioned project.
Our Landscape Tank can address both your Retention/Detention…
Tips for building with Dechellis
My tip is DO NOT sign your 3rd floor plan draft and leave structural things to final selections. We wanted a slab set down 70mm for our alfresco but the plan said 50mm. We…