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11 h11 hBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Ours is liquorice but looks similar to yours ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ

13 h13 hBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks great! Whatโ€™s the stain color?

4 d4 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Thanks! Haha roof pitch is there. Trickery of photo. It is 15 degrees pitch. Also the facade color is Vanilla Quake and the shadowclad stain is Liquorice.

5 d5 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Received few photos from SS.

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12 d12 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Ok, update on the stacker issue. There was an issue I suppose but I was not there to see it. It was highlighted and TA have acted on this and…

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14 d14 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Itโ€™s difficult to gauge the problem without having a look. But Looking at TAโ€™s own internal review which highlighted all the windows and stacker to be not flush, I am…

14 d14 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Yes, bottom floor is laser levelled and square set.

14 d14 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I am waiting for the photos from inspector. I am thinking when we look around standing in the kitchen we will find the stacker not reaching the ceiling and the…

14 d14 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Today had our Pre-plaster Inspection done. One major issue he noted and also was highlighted by TA's own internal review. To explain in detail, for our house the focal point…

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
19 d19 dBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Wow! Looking good. We are still in first of each of the above pictures. Still awhile to go for us. Is your garage door shadow clad?

1 month1 monthBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Quick Tip for others building with TA. Make sure once the roof is built, the builder also installs temporary downpipes. It is listed on the first page of the plan.…

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1 month1 monthBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Budgeting for a pool

You are actually describing the same situation we had. Our pool is quite near to the fence and the soil was caving in below the fence line and could have…

1 month1 monthBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Budgeting for a pool

Hi sifntdaz, we encountered surface water too in the month of June and we couldn't proceed with the pool and it's been postponed to after the build during summer months.…

1 month1 monthBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Not quite right regarding add on cooling. It is generally refrigerated cooling and not evaporative. Google Brivis add on cooling.

1 month1 monthBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Build progress is hampered due to stage 4 restrictions. Also no private inspections can happen during this stage 4. Catch 22 situation, whether to progress further without private inspection or…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Yes I got. Generic email regarding impact due to stage 4 and site visits not possible. Lucky for me I live 5 minutes by walk from the site. So I…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

The BV's were the changes all from your end or from TA? I am on BV3 but the changes are all from their end.

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Not sure if moving couple of switches need a new building permit. Worst case is I get another set of switches, shouldn't cost more than $200. Best case is I…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Update on the frame saga. The SS said for one of the contentious issue he has fixed by doing a brace box or something. The remaining defects, some of them…

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2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Your master ensuite looks very nice. Very big as well from the photos.

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Hi Kathz, pm me what you want to know and I will help wherever I can.

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Technically they have 300 odd days to build. Let's hope it gets built sooner. More photos please ๐Ÿ˜€

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I have engaged Darbecca for pre-pour, frame and pre-plaster.

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

I am hoping it will get fixed. Will be calling up the SS tomorrow and find out where they stand. Up until now there has been no issues so…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

Sorry for not posting earlier. We had our frame completed and inspected. The inspector found 10 issues and TA had a look at the report and emailed saying they will…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hue 42 Bayside Build - 2020/21

Wow, slab looks so wonderful. Can't wait to see your wine room built. Lucky break with pool ending up close to alfresco and not needing to pay exorbitant pool cover…

2 months2 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Great progress blacktea2sugars. Looks like not too long to go.

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3 months3 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

๐Ÿ˜€ you guessed it right.

3 months3 monthsBigDaddyBigDaddy posted:
Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21

We have a slab!

Thomas Archer Hive 46 (customised) Build 2020-21
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