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16 d16 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I have to pay for trafic control. But im on a busy road

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

20k for hydraulics. Jebus

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Having said that. Ive found them pretty reasonable ppl. Under those same terms, ive forced them to include an extra gas bayonet, at their own cost, that was in the…

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

One last thing. Make sure u read that contract in detail. Dont skim.
They clearly state that whats in the contract is part of the contract. Outside of that ur on…

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

I had to go through council due to setback.
As for the soil test, that was my case only. Not sure if its a regular thing or a once off. I…

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Heres a bit of pros and con for ur consideration.
The guy that did my site test faked atleast half the report. Yup faked it. Report saids front and back were…

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Guildford actually. So close to u
40k is a lil steep, but will depend on what they need to do ofc

20 d20 dBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Not sure what H1 means. Piering depends on ur land so i cant really say. Which is why they need to do the survey and soil test. Take into account…

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Did u get an independent inspector? If so were there faults worth noting?
We are inclinded not if their quality is decent now

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Thats weird. We werent told who our tiler would be. Did they give u a choice or just said who it would be and that was that

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

House looks great. SS was ok with u doing ur own stuff? Hope mine is as well.
Congrats man

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Yikes on that constrction manager issue. Least the SS was good. Hopefully i get a decent SS too

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Who was ur SS btw? How did u find him? Im told a bad SS can really screw up the build

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

JCGC107
ive read similar reviews about those guys on google, not trust worthy. Luckily i managed to get floorings for the dry area…

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Not sure about independent inspector at this point. Trying to save money where possible since we are at budget at the moment. Will try to visit as much as possible…

1 month1 monthBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Im at the council stage, but from what they are telling me, what i want to do to the house has to be done after handover. Insurance and guarantees etc.…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Hi sais. Thx for the response
My land slopes back to front and not too steep so im lucky there i guess. What about ceiling height? Did u have to upgrade…

5 months5 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Sorry to hijack the post a bit, but is hydraulic engineer required for every council? The before the tender acceptance, the sales rep saids it depends. But at plan presentation,…

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Dont think ill need to get in there. Just running wires and installing fixtures.

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Oh, that's plenty to run wires for more light points post handover

6 months6 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Side track question. How deep is the crawl space between the ground and first floor.

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Afaik ACH will issue you the OC on handover. You can do the rest later

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Demo yes
And yeah we are doing all ground floor stuff as priority
Thing like driveway, landscaping, fencing we can do later

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Sadly we cant afford all those atm. We were planning to save up a couple more yrs before rebuilding, but then the drain pipes breaks down and might cost around…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Wow really? 30k for a frop of less than 1m? And i was told my site cost wont be more than 10k. Getting a nasty feeling thinking if ive…

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Worth a shot
Now im praying mine isnt going to be that high
Ugh

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

That it is.
But i guess it will be the same with all builders considering its the requirement of the land hey.
But wow 100k

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
KDR - Allcastle Homes Grandworth 45 MK2

Wow
What?

7 months7 monthsBao NguyenBao Nguyen posted:
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Thats reassuring

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