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21 d21 dbankbank 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…

1 month1 monthbankbank 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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1 month1 monthbankbank 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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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3 months3 monthsbankbank 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…

3 months3 monthsbankbank posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Congratulations!

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3 months3 monthsbankbank 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.…

4 months4 monthsbankbank 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…

6 months6 monthsbankbank posted:
Building Delta(Bliss/ Facade) JG King Shepparton north (Gram

This was how ours was done.

6 months6 monthsbankbank 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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7 months7 monthsbankbank 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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7 months7 monthsbankbank 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…

7 months7 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

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

7 months7 monthsbankbank 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…

7 months7 monthsbankbank 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…

7 months7 monthsbankbank 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…

7 months7 monthsbankbank posted:
Show us your facade...

Black, I'm a big fan of contrast.

8 months8 monthsbankbank 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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8 months8 monthsbankbank posted:
Our Acacia Home

Wow! You think you've seen it all on Homeone...
Good luck with your maintenance inspection. We're still waiting on a few things from ours about 5 months ago

8 months8 monthsbankbank posted:
Height of kitchen/ splashback/ wall cabinets

I'm 156cm tall, our overheads and integrated rangehood are at 158cm (would have been 160 before flooring), gap between bench and overheads is 69cm and I don't find this an…

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8 months8 monthsbankbank posted:
New single storey home scaffolding question

We built a skillion with 2.7 ceilings. We required scaff at the front but it's not a cost we ever saw, I assume it was built into the price…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
Double shower design help

Assuming you mean the hinges are on the vanity side, I would change the door so it is hung from the other side. A bit more work but I…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
Microwave Position

Completely agree with this. We have under bench in new house, and previously came from a rental with it at about head height (I'm short so shoulders for most…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Mostly we didn't need to upgrade much. Tiles is probably the area that it is easy to spend more, however you do get a better range than alpha and…

9 months9 monthsbankbank posted:
JG King modified Heywood - Landscaping

Very happy so far, obviously too early to comment on reliability but they work very well, best appliances I've had. Previously the best I have used were Miele and…

10 months10 monthsbankbank posted:
Replacing cabinet doors with handle less

Given that you lose space inside handle less drawers, I thinking it makes sense that the inside must be different? Not sure about cupboard doors though.

10 months10 monthsbankbank posted:
Why frames overhang on slab?

The frame needs to be built to the size on the plans or everything will be out from there on. Why adjust everything when it's the slab that is…

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10 months10 monthsbankbank posted:
What is this?

They are smartpans, they give them a bit of wriggle room with the positioning of the toilets etc. It's normal for them to be at slab level once poured.

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