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1 month1 monthbankbank posted:
Buying land with 2m fill

We had a level 1 compaction certificate but our builder's engineers didn't care. They would only consider what the soil tests showed is actually there. Our site costs…

4 months4 monthsbankbank posted:
Small WIR design - ideas for cabinetry fit out

About 2m. We have 2700 ceilings. This gives room for double short hanging below, which we have in parts of the master WIR. It's not a practical…

4 months4 monthsbankbank posted:
Small WIR design - ideas for cabinetry fit out

I've also messaged you some pics showing them in use by messy teenagers. Ours are tucked around the corner out of line of sight from the bedroom entrance so the…

4 months4 monthsbankbank posted:
Small WIR design - ideas for cabinetry fit out

There are a couple on page 59 of my thread, link below.

4 months4 monthsbankbank posted:
Small WIR design - ideas for cabinetry fit out

We have a similar size WIR's (1900x1000) with no door in our minor bedrooms. I considered changing this to a standard robe as I wasn't convinced about the no…

4 months4 monthsbankbank posted:
Slab cut

In my experience the RBS's inspectors are about as useful as t1ts on a bull. I'd be amazed if ours even stepped foot outside the car, either that or they…

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6 months6 monthsbankbank posted:
Jg king site costs

At the time we built in our estate near Geelong they were one of the higher cost ones and we were one of only a few with piles. They…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
Build Inspection on every stage - worth it and which stages?

Pre slab is absolutely necessary, probably the most important in my opinion. Yes it is "checked" by the building surveyors inspector but I wouldn't trust that. If they…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
Liquidated Damages to client

Just keep pushing. Give them a detailed list of what is still outstanding. The admin person that replied likely has no idea where things are at onsite. …

10 months10 monthsbankbank posted:
Inclusions and Plan Drawings

Generally specification trumps drawings, however the specification isn't going to mention things not included, only inclusions. So if it is on your final drawings in your contract they have…

11 months11 monthsbankbank posted:
Temporary Fencing - Time between Registration and Build

I disagree on the mower. I would buy one when the grass starts to grow, before it gets too long to easily manage. Come spring the local residents…

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11 months11 monthsbankbank posted:
Water pooling against house and pathway issues

The expansion foam should have a strip on the on the top that tears away, leaving room for the caulking. That is assuming it was installed the right way…

11 months11 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King Geelong

Is the manager still a guy with the initials CS? He was new to the company half way through our build. Our impression was that he did a…

11 months11 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King Geelong

Wow and I thought my jgking geelong experience was bad! I thought we had every issue under the sun but screws protruding cabinetry I have not seen before!
Stick to…

12 months12 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Wow congratulations!! Exciting times!
The photo of Mali above reminds me how much everything has grown around here. Cousin its are much bigger now!

Cooler weather means Mali is seeking out our…

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1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Honest advertising

I haven't but i'm seeing more and more of them around. There's a couple currently going up in my small estate. From the outside they seem to be…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Congratulations!

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1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Hi, not sure if this is meant for me or trimum? We didn't go with the cretement in the end, i was too scared having never seen it laid.…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Kitchen Splashback - Window

I'm 5'1" and it is a stretch but I can just reach all of it without a step. I do use the effort it takes as an excuse to…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

This was how ours was done.

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

::surprise:: Oh no! I'm so sorry. That's a shock, she wasn't very old was she?
Mali is wonderful and couldn't be more loved! Amity…

JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping
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1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Looks fantastic! We used Sir Walter and it's taken off really well, most areas it's already hard to see joins. Have fun keeping it wet the first couple…

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1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

I would like to get the garden beds planted out in the next couple of weeks before the weather warms up any more but I can't for the life of…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

:lol: It was probably my least favourite landscaping job!

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

I was scrolling through my photos today and couldn't believe just a few weeks ago all we had out the back was clay, concrete and a few pots! Grass…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

The spreading, leveling and rolling is the tough bit! We moved almost 6 meters in a couple of hours with 3 wheel barrows on the go, but probably spent…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

This is good! I think you get more attention when they have multiple builds to visit in a location. We were on our own for all of our…

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
Show us your facade...

Black, I'm a big fan of contrast.

1 year1 yearbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Landscaping update...
We've been slogging along doing everything, excluding concreting, (we did the drainage, excavation and crushed rock base) ourselves. It's bloody hard work, especially removing a huge amount of…

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