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2 months2 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Glad to see you guys are progressing well.
You will get the final invoice with any extra charges if applicable taken from your provisional allowances. Whatever the balance is is why…

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2 months2 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I've asked this question from SS when I was building. 99% time you cannot get anyone from outside to do trade work. However he said there has been cases Clarendon…

2 months2 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

maybe the prices have gone up.!!
I know I almost fell off my chair when i saw the kitchen quote. someone who's built a kitchen from scratch in my old…

2 months2 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

AJ, do you have the dimensions of your kitchen? I'm being quoted $8,700 to upgrade to poly and my kitchen doesn't look that much bigger than yours! :(<br>
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3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi guys
I have a first world problem question to ask from those who have the my air 5 tablet for aircon.
Do you have Netflix app running? I try to search…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

What can I say, I got high expectations lol.
Yeh good, getting there. Got my my built in wardrobes (I deleted Clarendon wardrobes) last week so finally can take cloths out…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Yeh it's light and somewhat cheapish. But the weight of the full tub is distributed on a frame below made for it. So I don't worry about it breaking while…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi Mrs RS
I wouldn't stress about the cleanliness of the house just yet.
Remember it's still a construction zone and the house is not yours at present . Towards the…

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3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

PMed you

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks Wingzee
IMHO that's how they do the brick work. If You got red bricks, it's going to be rendered. All the outside imperfections will be covered with render.…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Timber noggins for downstairs is something u must do during your appointment. And yes for external just junction boxes.
GPOs he drill and patch on to the closest existing GPO.
Ex, I…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I did most of my downlights and provisioned light points for feature lights with extra strengthening during for downstairs during my appointment and did bare minimum for upstairs.
Since the sparky…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

thanks :)
yeh Laminate floors for stairs and whole of upstairs (not a fan of carpets). it's design is "spotted gum"
I wanted to do the bottom step…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I did 7 zones with my air.
Answer to your question if you can afford it do it. But something Shane (Clarendon aircon guy) didn't tell me was just because…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I had heaps of trouble getting them in pre handover. Ss don't want to "waste" his time and he doesn't want to give the inspectors the key.
I had to…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I got the smart drain, got it just for the same reason you are having as this is what I had in my old bathroom.
Reason it "rust" because of the…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Depends on the facade and how much you need to render. Mine costed $4.2k. The guy did it in one day.

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Yes got Clarendon to do the stairs, lighting was done later. They are from beacon lighting.
How are you going? Up to painting now?
Hope you are progressing well and not facing…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi
Tile is 600x600 sereno white polished upgrade cost ~$6k
Kitchen two tone colours. White on white for bottom and Ashlite for top
I upgraded the kitchen cabinets to polyurethane($4.5k) so you can…

3 months3 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi guys
Just wanted to give you an update.
We got the house 3 weeks ago. Been very busy.
Already ripped out the old council footpath and crossover and redid it.
Coloured…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I got the 4 stage inspection bundle. Was about $1900.
Individual reports are around $600-$800 I think.

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

This Friday. still all looking good. hopefully my SS won't change his mind.
been busy organizing my driveway/concrete, footpath and front fence tradies. all booked in starting from this saturday. So…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

account is under your name. so you do.
depending on the meter you got, AGL will be sending you estimated bills as they don't have access to the site to take…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Housepct builders initials are MM

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4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

RS. yes your sarking shouldn't have any issues at this stage however your insulation on the ceiling doesn't need to be perfect. They actually don't complete roof insulation until both…

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4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi all
As mentioned earlier I got my handover next Friday. I did my final housepct inspect on Tuesday. Mind you this was a mission it self. Ss didn't allow them…

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4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi Miliss
I went with laminate for all carpeted areas( i got 2 dogs). and left tile on the main living.
laminate flooring has come a long way. ones offered by carpet…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

ha ha Yep.
downstairs is Gemeni Silver. I think this is the most popular on this forum, hence i picked it. upstairs is called Stonebridge. it's a kinda grey but nice…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks
Today was the pre handover walk through. My handover will be later this month.
I still have few electrical work to sort out after handover(pendants/fans outdoor lights) luckily I got…

4 months4 monthsajedi2kajedi2k posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thx
I upgraded the carpet to spotted gum laminate with skirting to be done after.
Upgrade cost $7265
Stainless steel rails on the stairs $1200
Found another couple of pics of downstairs

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