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16 h16 hGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

We had a similar issue with centering of windows and doors when they added a plumbing stack and it threw off the whole organisation of the living and upstairs kids…

18 h18 hGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hoorray congratulations! Off to the developers will mean it's not long to go till you get on site :D Yippeee!
I don't think the site supervisor…

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2 d2 dGravyGravy posted:
Our First Home - Local Builder

Love the floor plan! Great use of the space, nothing is wasted at all. The one thing I wasn't a fan of in the original was the study, it seemed…

2 d2 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Yes very happy, just excited it's finally started :D It was cool to walk around actually be able to see the footprint of the home,…

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2 d2 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

I'm pretty sure the 30 year warranty with Burbank covers the slab, provided that certain measures are taken to protect it. Things like slope away from the house so water…

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3 d3 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

OMG Doulton you must be like superwoman! I only have 2 girls and I've already said to hubby I don't think I can handle more :lol:.…

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3 d3 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Wow dreamhomemummy that is a very cool version of the Indigo! I absolutely LOVE the way you've rearranged the stairs, it would look awesome from the living/kitchen areas. The whole…

5 d5 dGravyGravy posted:
How to kill couch grass under trees?

I'd imagine a thick layer of cardboard or weed mat for a few months would take care of it.

5 d5 dGravyGravy posted:
Crumbling slab edges - is this normal?

That doesn't look OK at all. If the edges are crumbling what's the rest of the slab going to do when the weight of a house is on top of…

5 d5 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

I know what you mean about waiting patiently! We put the deposit down for our land back in August 2015 and having just broke ground finally it all feels very…

6 d6 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Awesome! Glad to see another indigo build, when we were at the sales stage we asked if they had any indigo 5100s on the go so we could have a…

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7 d7 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Well after over 2 and a half weeks we still have no word on when the site start will be, initially we were told they have everything sorted, we'd be…

11 d11 dGravyGravy posted:
Actron Ducted Air Conditioning

Have heard nothing but praise from Actron systems which is why we're putting one in the new build we're about to start.

12 d12 dGravyGravy posted:
landscape plan

I did mine with Microsoft paint. We were quoted $1000 and I thought bugger that!

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Buying appliances off eBay?

If you buy from the big retailers, I'm pretty sure they still have to provide the same warranty as in store. I've purchased a fridge from ebay and had no…

16 d16 dGravyGravy posted:
Metricon Price increase

Think this is pretty standard with all builders. I had some lengthy talks with metricon a year and half or so ago and they definitely had the option of locking…

20 d20 dGravyGravy posted:
Can you recommend a handheld vacumme?

I avoided dyson for quite a few years cos I thought they were overpriced hype.
After chewing through several hand helds from el cheapo kmart ones to expensive bissel ones…

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21 d21 dGravyGravy posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

I can't quite remember what we had in the walls (R2.8 maybe? I do remember them saying there was a limit due to the cavity size) but I know it's…

22 d22 dGravyGravy posted:
How much emphasis should you put into your R Value?

I asked for the maximum amount of insulation in wall and roof when in contract stages, it was actually very affordable, less than 2k for a 50sq house from memory.

22 d22 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey Barry, don't really want the final costs up here for the world to see but I'll PM you and give your a rough idea of what it cost

24 d24 dGravyGravy posted:
Retractable flyscreens for stacker sliding doors

Thanks for the info Gaudi. Please let us know how you go with the testing, be really good to see what you end up going with.

24 d24 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

I think it's about 50squares? Don't quote me on that tho

24 d24 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

That's exactly what we were planning Waldorf, great minds think alike! Hopefully they fall for our trickery and it all goes smoothly.

24 d24 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Thanks Doulton777, it's just under 460m2, we love entertaining and having people over so having nice big open spaces to congregate was a must have. The original plan had an…

24 d24 dGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Thanks Maywill! It has indeed been a long process, we had anticipated it to take awhile cos we had heard Burbank can be a little slow when it comes to…

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25 d25 dGravyGravy posted:
Difference in advertisement and inclusions

Sounds illegal. Have they since fixed the advertisement or is it still the same?
Have a look at this https://www.accc.gov.au/publications/ad ... ve-conduct

25 d25 dGravyGravy posted:
Retractable flyscreens for stacker sliding doors

I'm in this same predicament, have two triple sliders in our living area and hate the thought of having to look at a screen when they're not in use. Was…

25 d25 dGravyGravy posted:
Toilets. Not sure which is the best bowl shape

THIS!!! The house my parents are currently renting has a small 'shelf' on the back of the toilet, hey it looks great but you need to clean it EVERY SINGLE…

25 d25 dGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Lovely bumping into you today :D The grass is looking fab, honestly it made me jealous haha! Our's is nowhere near as nicely trimmed -…

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25 d25 dGravyGravy posted:
Our Watersun Build - Kent 27 - Bricks and Plaster!

So sorry to hear about the trouble Wickie! Must be so stressful going though something like that, but so great to see the kindness and fantastic help from Tash, would…

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