Building A New House
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 18/9/12 KITCHEN is in!22
Oct 03, 2012 9:26 pm
OMG! Your floors are amazing!
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 18/9/12 KITCHEN is in!23
Oct 03, 2012 9:39 pm
OMG! Your floors are amazing!
Its boral silkwood pre-engineered in Jarrah. We got it off some classifieds for a pretty good price (about 45% off retail)
We only laid them in the foyer, and the guy doing it promised he would protect it after, but he did a really bad job protecting them. Its pretty badly scratched already at the garage door entry. We kind of already wrote off these floorboards as we have a 21month bub and another due in January and expect them to destroy it, so deep down not tooooo worried about the scratches
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 18/9/12 KITCHEN is in!25
Oct 08, 2012 10:21 am
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 18/9/12 KITCHEN is in!26
Oct 19, 2012 9:22 pm
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 18/9/12 KITCHEN is in!27
Oct 26, 2012 10:33 pm
Wall colour is a bit of an oopsies, we went with british paints : mountain peak 418w
and its a lot more blue then we expected. We are still ok with it, went out 3 times during the day to look at it in different light
and while during the day, the blue comes through, during dusk w, the grey comes through so we are sticking with it. Will cost too much for us to re paint
Here is a good pic showing how much difference the light can do when hitting it at a different angle.
These 2 walls are the same color, same number of coats.
The left wall is parallel to the window, wall on right is perpendicular.
Oh well, we are sticking with it now. Wife is ok with it and that's what matters
Next week, electrical fitout!
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 26/10 painting started28
Oct 27, 2012 5:09 pm
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 26/10 painting started29
Nov 10, 2012 8:38 am
Very Minor update
Things been going soooooo slowly
Electrical fit out was suppose to happen this week, but only 1/2 of it was done, which in turn means flooring that was going to go this weekend is now next weekend ....not sure why so slow. At least the switch plates look nice....clipsal stainless steel flush plates.
Not sure if we will get on before Xmas now with all the delays
Re: Building Kool Design WRIGHT-ACT 26/10 painting started30
Nov 16, 2012 10:21 pm
Some updates finally!
Ensuite and bathroom shower-head - Da mixa g-type
Lights are in!
Glass-splash back in. Bit of a stuff up here, they didn't cut the holes for the GPOS, so we will have to
put one on the left hand side cabinet. I actually don't mind as the glass will be once piece now
One of the built in's
The better 1/2's clothe storage
One of my clipsal brushed metal switch plates. I scoured ebay for months to get these at 20 bucks a pop instead of the wholesale price of ~$45 (1 and 2 gang ones). I had to buy the 3gang and higher at wholesale . These were a pain in the proverbial to install according to my sparky, but even he said they look nice afterwards
And front door stained!
This weekend, wooden flooring going in, as the electrical fit out in the area is done...!
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated31
Nov 17, 2012 8:50 am
Looks amazing!! Love those lights above the kitchen bench, exactly what I want in mine! Now to start looking for something similar over here in Perth... Good luck with it all, hope they speed up a bit and you get in by Xmas!
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated32
Nov 17, 2012 10:09 am
Thanks for the reply. The wife chose the pendants, it was a bit rushed as we needed to know the weight of them to see if the beams needed extra support. If i could change it, I would of got something abit more slimmer and sleeker, as our bench is only 3 metres long. Even so, we are happy with it....Deep down I do not think we will get in before X-mas, I have been told however it should be no problem, but I just don't see it happening
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated34
Nov 19, 2012 12:43 pm
hey unfunkable, your house looking really good. love your bathroom tiles and the kitchen pendants, did you need extra support for them or were they ok?
Land deposit 14.9.10
Land settled 16.6.11
DA submitted 13.3.12
DA appoved 17.5.12
Construction cert 6.7.12
Site scrape 23.7.12
Lock up 29.11.12
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated38
Nov 24, 2012 4:53 pm
We love the taps as well, got them off a friend for 50% off because he didn't like them anymore for his build . Its interesting watching the tradies try to use them as they slide not twist
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated39
Nov 24, 2012 5:35 pm
Realy nice looking house and I love the high ceiling but I always makes me think whos job its going to be to remove them cob webs
My wife would love your kitchen, never enough draws.
Re: Building in WRIGHT-ACT 16th November updated40
Nov 25, 2012 4:32 pm
I think ill wait for a light or 2 too blow before I do a clean up, will neeed to hire a 5 metre ladder - thats what my sparky told me he did to get up so high
he was not a happy chappy doing those downlights
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