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3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Been in for a couple of months now and things are going well, except for the hot water :( Hot water doesn't appear to have…

3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

If it was anything like Clarendon Homes, which I'm sure they are all the same, they will have conduit running from the NBN pit to the side of your house…

3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Some builders just won't do it. They don't want the liability. I think our driveway was about 6 or so for exposed agg

3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi minandb my Madison buddy! I didn't mess around really when we got the keys it was pretty much same day digging out the driveway and then pouring I…

3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Been a while since I posted anything. We've been in for about 6 weeks now and just got out shutters and security installed on Saturday which made a massive…

3 years3 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

We built in stage 7 and have been in for about 5-6 weeks now. I'm glad we didn't wait for the later stages and very happy with the corner…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

What does the clause say? I don't remember there being one myself.
We budgeted for H but ended up M which was good.

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Builder did it. No clause in contract.

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

We built in Stage 7 and it came back as Class M. Next door to us they had some weird rating from their initial soil test, but they re-did…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

We got our keys last week. Built in Stage 7.
There are a lot of houses going up now in Stage 8/9, pretty crazy. I think I even saw…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Amazing! I love the colours in your house. Stair case is wow wow. Love what I assume is your garage floor. I want to put epoxy…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I'll see what they have at Bunnings. I was looking around for my sheet from colours but I've packed a lot of stuff away, so I may have to…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Driveway is in
Curious on what others have on their front door. We only have a dead lock...

Would really like a normal latch! Key to open is a pain

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Went really well thanks min!

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I went through the house with my SS about 1 1/2 weeks prior to handover. The house wasn't clean at this stage. Had the inspection scheduled 1 week…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Unsure yet I'll find out soon enough. Mixer taps were not yet installed in basins on Monday but we knew they wouldn't be. Hopefully they went in yesterday…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

We used them for slab, frames and lockup although the lockup one was a waste of time and they didn't charge me for it. Kspec don't do a waterproofing…

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4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Ours went on Monday and picked up a bunch of things:
- More Paint Touch-ups
- Paint/seal tops of sliding doors (not done grrr)
- Dummy tile
- Debris in silicone
- gap not sealed…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks, handover is today @ 9:30am, so only 3 hours to go :)

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

oh cool. We got our driveway getting poured on Friday. Pretty crazy! Had to get them to come out and do the termite treatment ready for the…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Thanks MinandB, hows things going post handover for you? Has your bricks issue been resolved or have a resolution?

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Less than 24 hrs until handover!! Picked up final bank cheque and were good to go.

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

It was approximately 2 weeks between getting a soil test & survey done and signing our building contract. The dates went like this...
6/7/2015 Land Registration
16/7/2015 Notification of when soil…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I'm unsure if I'll do a review or not at this stage.
For us, the build experience has been reasonably enjoyable. As it has gotten closer I've certainly been a…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

That is a pretty slack SS. Our SS told us about a squeaky floor etc in our house that they had taken care of without us knowing etc. …

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Good Luck Min!

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4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I trust it works ok? :D
You made some really nice choices in your wet areas Min.
You must be really excited to get your…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

It is pretty overwhelming isn't it? We went with a feature strip in our ensuite & bathroom.
In the downstairs and upstairs powder, we put the feature strip under the…

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4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Lets hope its more ::celeb:: ::celeb:: ::celeb:: ::celeb:: and…

4 years4 yearsbmitchelbmitchel posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Don't you have handover tomorrow min? How is everything tracking? Is everything resolved for you now?
When I went on Monday, we didn't have any mixer taps yet. …

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