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2 years2 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Hi Hoel,
The earlier responses on this post detail the options you have in addressing the issue.
All the best !

6 years6 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Pavermaker

Hi rachi,
we ended up going with an exposed aggregate driveway and didn't get to try this one out...if you do go ahead please let us know how you go

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Tool, I am so sorry to hear about your experience...where about are you building? Our builder took his time from Nov-June (slab & frame only) and then went on high…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

I know what you mean about the white elephant Fi, we too havent used the spa since we first moved in and we used it even then just to make…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Hi Rosa, So sorry to hear you're having severe defects. What are they. What does NBG say when you call them?
Hey Fi, how are you doing? we're finally working on…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
NBG Buckingham 36E, Moved in and lots of pics... finally!!!

Oh dear tool,
I am so sorry to hear of your horrendous experience and all the delays...that is sooo bad ::angry:: Don't gove up...keep at…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Neighbour's Garage on Boundary Wall Leaking-Need Advice!

Thanks Artisan, I will let our neighbour know. He is currently considering placing a ag pipe on our property.

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Neighbour's Garage on Boundary Wall Leaking-Need Advice!

Thanks Erin, its been pouring today and the neighbour's garage has flooded. He wanted us to come and have a look. We do emphatise & are willing to assist in…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Neighbour's Garage on Boundary Wall Leaking-Need Advice!

Thanks Erin,
Two councils reps came over at 3pm today to have a look and have advised that we aren't at fault and that it would be up to the…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Neighbour's Garage on Boundary Wall Leaking-Need Advice!

Thanks for your reply Erin,
Our neighbour's builder did not put in a retaining wall. We don't have any issues from our neighbour on the left eventhough he sits on a…

8 years8 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Neighbour's Garage on Boundary Wall Leaking-Need Advice!

Dear All,
It has been awhile since my last post. We have been enjoying our home and everything has been great. However, I am needing your advice on a matter.
To give…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Ashfield Estate Sunbury

Hi Mark,
Friends of ours are currently contemplating buying land in Brookhaven Rise Estate but it seems that prices have skyrocketed since you posted. They're looking at payong about $200k for…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
NBG Buckingham 36E, Moved in and lots of pics... finally!!!

Hi Mel & Em, how have you been?
I tried to visit your blog but a passowrd is needed :cry:

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
NBG Buckingham 36E, Moved in and lots of pics... finally!!!

Hi Rosa,
I am feeling absolutely gutted reading you post ::cry::
I remember you moved in back in Nov and you were so happy after handover…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Post contract variations, how much?

our variation admin charge was $150 each time after the final drawings were done and signed off on. prior to the final drawings, all changes were FOC

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
NBG Manhattan - pics p46

The hardest bit for us was the period of waiting between completion of paperwork and waiting for a site start & the final leg i.e. between fixing stahe & handover...so…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
NBG Manhattan - pics p46

Wow Rowena, you had a lovely holiday cruise except for the bout of sea sickness. Hope the final drawings come through soon...it would be great to follow your build!

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Thanks Rowena, Its good to be back...and for 5 weeks the house was hardly even dusty which was a double bonus. Can't say the same for our backyard, it looked…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Hello everyone...We went for a 5 week holiday to Malaysia and just got back a couple of weeks ago. Still enjoying our house very very much. Brittany is right the…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Conreters driveway wanted in Melbourne West - Caroline Sprin

Hi Praridhi, sorry to hear about the poor concreting. I would suggest you get intouch with one of the concreters our members have recommended in the posts above. Let em…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

I wish I could draw that well themax :lol:

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

I can't believe it got bleeped today. I posted it ages ago :lol: :lol: :lol:

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

Hey Neo,
This is exactly why we decided against knocking the pins. The carpet layers explained this and said they could still rpoceed if we wanted to but we decided against…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Carpet on Stairs - Pricked by smoothedge

We called the carpet layers back (Thank God for lifetime warranty on the laying of the carpets). We thought our carpet was pretty decent Ash...not top of the line but…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Jose & Henry's Home - Pics :-)

Wow phenomenal progress Jose, I like the kitchen cabinetry the colour you selected is amazing. I think we have the same handles :wink:

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Building the Santorini Grande: WE'RE IN!!

In melbourne, demolitions are completed fairly quickly once they get onsite i.e. about 2-3 days but definitely under a week. Is it done differently in Sydney?

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Thank you Lizzy, just that few days of work transformed the area from looking like a construction site to an occupied house :lol:

Jose, you…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

After the longest silence...i finally have some photos of the start of our landscaping. Everything is being done "in house" (meaning dh, 3 children & yours truly). Dh…

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
Any comment on National Builders Group

we too built with NBG and had no issues with the bank either. (CBA)

9 years9 yearsblessedpeopleblessedpeople posted:
A*J C@ventry 33 - Carpet laid updated pics 02/03

Looking good Tillie....CONGRATULATIONS !!!!

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