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Joined 27 April 2007
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13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
NEIGHBOUR BUILT ON MY LAND!! HELP

Hi there,
I work at a large trauma hospital, and recently saw a parent go through the grief of seeing her toddler die due to a play accident. I think…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
I have the keys to my new home...

Hi there,
Sorry for the delay. We had neil Gettins, he was great. Got the job done, easy to talk to.
We had a good experience with Statesman, finished…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
what is the most cost effective retaining wall

Hi there, we are in the process of organising retaining walls, and am wondering what the most cost effective option is.
Options as we see them are:
Timber/concrete sleepers (proves expensive when…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
House Number

OH CRAP... we were lot 442, meaning "die" "die" "easy" :shock: , luckily street number is now 3, new meaning "life/live"... Phew, that was a close…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Any comment on statesman homes ?

Hi there,
We just moved into our recently built statesman home. We built a modified 'clarendon'.
We have been more than happy with the whole build process, and would…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
I have the keys to my new home...

Hope this works...
Here are a couple of photos of the inside, kitchen really...
Now, we havent gone with the modern look, there is no glass splashback, stone bench tops, fully…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
I have the keys to my new home...

Yes, its true. We had handover yesterday.
I want to put a "good build story" on here :D .
We have had a…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Our troubled start

Hi there danma,
After reading about the difficulties you are having at this early stage, is this a builder that you want to build with in the long run

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Statesman Homes SA

Hi there,
We are building with Statesman, and have been really happy so far. Originally signed with them in march 2007, but our land took longer to develop than anticipated…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Steel frame in Adelaide

Hi there,
Hubby is an electrician and says he wouldnt build a steel frame. Says they are alot more difficult to do electrical in afterwards, and the roof cavities are…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Which builder in Adelaide?

Hi there Metter,
We are building with Stateman and its been great (2 weeks till handover). There was an issue with a window not being centered (combination of frame error…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Hickinbotham Homes in SA

Hi there dj,
After weighing up our options, we decided to leave it as is. Structually, the house is sound, its just a visual thing.
Our SS was fantastic,…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Hickinbotham Homes in SA

Hi there,
The selections centre is at the head office, 25 North Terrace, Hackney.
Looks like a great plan, where are you building? Have you spoken with a salesman yet? We did…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Hickinbotham Homes in SA

Hi there,
We are currently building with 'Statesman' who are owned by the same people that own 'Hickinbotham'. We too loved the designs of both Hickinbotham and Statesman, although Statesman…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Rainwater tank question...anybody

Thanks steve,
Yeah, it was about lenght of pipe and position. We are looking at going with some sort of slim line thing that will hardly be noticed from the…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Rainwater tank question...anybody

Hi guys,
I have a question that I know somebody on this forum will be able to answer :D
As per regulations we have a rainwater…

Rainwater tank question...anybody
13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Thanks guys,
Yes, you are right Joles, our builder has been great. At the beginning of the building process I was expecting long delays, bad communication, and a lot of…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Hi guys,
Hubby spoke to the site supervisor, who agrees that it is not to plan.
As this is a fault of the sub-contractor (carpenter), our builder will not be…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Thanks guys for your replies.
The site supervisor is going to the house tomorrow morning to have a look, and is going to give hubby a call.
As we are renting and…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Im not sure if there is one around??? The builder has two designs that look the same from the outside but are slightly differant on the insides. The 'Adelaide'…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Now that we are all together on what window we are talking about... :lol:
This is a really popular design, I cant see that every house they…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

That was really doing my head in, I think Im getting a migraine... :lol:

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

ohh :oops:
Im fine with the lounge room window, its the study window that bugging me.

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Im sorry Michelle... what :shock:
At the risk of sounding incredibly stupid, I have no idea what you are talking about. I just look at the pretty pictures and…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

It will be interesting to see what the builder has to say, Im thinking that they are not going to be in a hurry to re-build a wall. Looking…

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Angry pants, thats got to be better than the brown pants :D

13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Here is the floor plan, its correct (in the centre) in this plan, as well as in the elevation plans...
What would fixing it require, knocking down the wall and starting…

Oh, come on now...
13 years13 yearsadlseadlse posted:
Oh, come on now...

Hi everybody,
An update, we are building our home, are really happy to have had our kitchen installed and quoins recently done, but have just noticed that the window in the…

Oh, come on now...

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