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Forum: Australia
Dec 27th 2008, 11:54 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

i will pop some photos on tomorrow but i look at the house while i listen to led zep and ive just had a swim after cooking up an eye fillet on my grill and its all good. the last six months has been...
Forum: Australia
Dec 27th 2008, 11:00 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

Well here we go. My last post on here i had a serious case of the shits (not literally, those in oz know what i mean).
Just over 10 weeks have passed and we are moved in. The house is nearly...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2008, 11:52 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

just thought i would put a quick post on before i go over to the house. everything is progressing well. electricity on, tiling just about done (very happy with the polished porcelain). all the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 11:02 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

apologies for the language but im about as pissed off as i get right now
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 11:01 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

well i must have tempted fate with all this talk of security screens. last night some low life theiving c^&* decided to burgal our build. i went to open the site this morning and noticed quite a few...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2008, 9:47 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

if you get a big snake in the house just grab it by the tail, swing it around your head and launch it. snakes have yet to figure out centrifugal force:rofl:
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2008, 9:41 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

we will be having a mixture or fly screen and crimsafe. just fly screen over the louvres ( as they are as secure as any fixed window) and crimsafe over the opening windows. its getting to crunch time...
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2008, 12:57 pm
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

the louvres in the front are just wood. you can get cheaper louvres that dont seal. these ones have a rubber seal so when they are closed they seal for both air movement and noise. if someone wants...
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2008, 12:03 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,919
Posted By youngy73

Re: Any meet ups in Cairns City area?

no matter where you live in cairns the mountains are in the background.
Forum: Australia
Sep 12th 2008, 11:51 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

today we had an expensive shock. so far during the build we have had a good idea on prices and we are very close to our estimated cost of $1000 a sqm ( house, driveway,earthworks and retaining wall)...
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2008, 10:23 am
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By youngy73

Re: any families or friends in cairns?

stu:0 is organising a night out in town on saturday.pm him
Forum: Australia
Sep 11th 2008, 10:16 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,463
Posted By youngy73

Re: Are you financially better off here?

i would be lost without my credit card whilst building the house. we get a free dyson after spending $120,000. got the free coffee machine after $35,000. bang it all on the cards. there a tool.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 6th 2008, 11:00 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,906
Posted By youngy73

Re: have you got a new kitchen recently?

jet black granite shows every crumb, piece of dust etc. its easily cleaned but you will be wiping it regularly. my joins were good. you wont notice them.
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2008, 10:31 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,919
Posted By youngy73

Re: Any meet ups in Cairns City area?

me , stu, marc and possibly adam( foxy ruthies oh) are out next weekend for a few if you fancy it. Stu:0 is sorting it out.
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2008, 10:22 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

some more photos of the pool.
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2008, 10:20 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

the pool was sprayed today. here are a couple of photos.we are very happy with it so far. i also managed to get the house to lock up today . i went and picked up a set of keys from bradnams ( still...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2008, 10:07 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,782
Posted By youngy73

Re: diy concrete pool

as im just getting a pool done at the moment i would be interested in photos.
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2008, 3:43 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

the pool is not as big as it looks. the block is 1/4 acre. should have another job by the end of today.
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2008, 10:29 am
Replies: 65
Views: 4,296
Posted By youngy73

Re: Pools - Worth the hassle or not?

hey steve, its not a requirement in qld. maybe just your local council.
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2008, 10:18 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

sorry for the spider pictures. they are plastic ones, honest:eek:.
the pool guys http://www.placidpools.com.au/component/option,com_expose/Itemid,85/
have finished all there piping and its getting...
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2008, 10:08 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

the gyprocking also started today. this will take a couple of weeks. they have got most of the sheets on the walls today. photos are of the tv room, corridor to beds, our bed and the kitchen.
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2008, 10:04 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

the pool guys came and continued the steel on the pool today. its starting to take shape. you can see all the form of it now
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2008, 10:01 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

this is what a $7000 bifold door looks like. 5 metres by 2.1. we initially were going to have sliders (the cheapest) then we went for a stacker (in the middle)and then went what the hell. if your...
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2008, 9:50 am
Replies: 319
Views: 24,223
Posted By youngy73

Re: Youngys house build/trinity beach cairns

we managed to get the roof trusses fixed up first thing this morning thanks to ross the chippy. if there is any advice i could give any potential housebuilders is get a good chippy on board from the...
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