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8 m8 mads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Hey Guys,
Sorry for delay, been so busy cleaning, unpacking, cleaning, unpacking... more cleaning!
Finally settled in, almost everything complete. Our SS quit the other day, so new SS is…

7 d7 dads87ads87 posted:
Valeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield Rise

Hey Stacey, good luck with the color selection! Can't wait to go for a drive around the rise once it's up! We just moved in to the peninsula, it's amazing…

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14 d14 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Handover tomorrow morning :) they still haven't asked for final payment either lol.
They asked if I will bring a cheque and I said you guys haven't…

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20 d20 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

It went really well, LOTS was done by 10am. The inspector we had was really good and really helpful/nice. Few things to be sorted like hot water and connection for…

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22 d22 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Thank you . Inspection tomorrow and toilets not even installed! They in middle of bedroom, LOL can't wait to ask the builder wtf is this?! And so many other %*^>…

22 d22 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Cladding is something called like ecogroove I think. No watertank required anymore in qld / our area

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23 d23 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

What a disaster we have had. So much to do and 1 day left till PC. BBQ benchtop won't be in for a week. The cladding is all done but…

24 d24 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

What we did before signing or paying for quote, we got everything on the quote and kept changing it till it was perfect. Then signed it and played the 3k…

26 d26 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Thanks :) we just got to coffs today, we will finish the drive tomorrow. Will swing past on the way, and then be back every day…

30 d30 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

We knew the couple, they very nice. Knew it would be a way to get pics :)

30 d30 dads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Thank you :)
Inspection pushed out to Thursday... lol!
When we where in Bris last, we met a couple building with same builder but they are in admin…

1 month1 monthads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

heya - apparently ok.. PCI on monday. I did ask builder for weekly updates/photos... of course, nothing :)
We move this weekend! SO stressful!!!!!

1 month1 monthads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Yeah our contract is till 1st march. 50$ a day if delayed. They are doing everything.. landscaping / drive way. We just had to remove the fence from the…

1 month1 monthads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Had the blinds guy onsite today, but the builder forgot to meet him. Luckily a delivery of additional tiles came in so the driver jumped through the window and opened…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
Valeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield Rise

Don't go with GJ. Been a nightmare. Wouldn't recommend unfortunately. Hope your build goes smoothly

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
Valeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield Rise

Don't go with GJ. Been a nightmare. Wouldn't recommend unfortunately. Hope your build goes smoothly

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
Valeco Homes, Custom Home - Forest Ridge at Springfield Rise

Very nice! We are building with GJ Gardner in Springfield. We are in the peninsula stage 1. The whole area is coming along amazing!

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Couple photos from builder(more.tomorrow), they are trying to get us to do handover&inspection on the same day! I really don't want them to fix after we get the keys. Maybe…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Yeah we had quite a few things going on with family etc, we will be moving up and my grandpa will move in with us once. we settle in.
It was…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

nope - can't get a pci date or anything.
Will email SS tomorrow again to follow up
Good thing is, if the house is delayed I can stay at friends houses

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Heya,
Apparently we have had all tiles laid last week. I asked the builder to send me weekly photos.
they reckon they will be finishing at the end of feb (As per…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

Neighbour just did a drive by and went through the photos, we have a garage door!

Interesting though, they requested the enclosed progress payment even through the cladding hasn't been finished.…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm

Absolutely stunning!!!!

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2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?

just a few things with the frame around the garage, the way our builder does it is a little different so it got picked up.
They picked up a chip…

2 months2 monthsads87ads87 posted:
New home build inspector Brisbane reccomendation?

$250 per stage
practical completion / handover $400
2nd handover $200
I had a major miscommunication with my builder, where the slab wasn't laid and they didn't let kspec know. I found…

3 months3 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

I have a feeling that we changed our mind, and then changed it back (according to the wifey)... hence the stuff up..Oh well :)

I think the…

3 months3 monthsads87ads87 posted:
First Build - GJ Gardner - Modified StillWater

I flew up last week as I had some family stuff to attend. No changes since the previous pics, but I noticed some silly things:
1) Main bathroom tap heights, the…

3 months3 monthsads87ads87 posted:
GJ Gardner - modified Peninsula 255sqm

Looks amazing, we are also trying to push for a date for us...we can't really plan without it. Hopefully 1st March for us

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