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1 d1 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

So my beloved kitchen splash back went in today. Extremely disappointed.. tiler laid them vertically. I don’t even know what to do. I feel like it’s so rude of me…

Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate
2 d2 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

It’s so annoying, not even sure why these restrictions are in place, not like it makes a difference to anyone else..
I’m a little jealous of some of our neighbours…

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2 d2 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks gr8ly, we will probably spend most of our time out the back, but will be nice to be able to sit outside on the porch with a coffee or…

2 d2 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks Tribe,
Yes I didn’t think about that! Too late now to change anything. It would probably look worse if we add concrete to it later.
I’ve been following you on Instagram!…

2 d2 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

We were able to get in today to have a look at the tiling, so exciting to see everything come together, I hope our ensuite isn't too dark, we will…

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3 d3 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks Tribe. Driveway got poured today, no photos though. Hanginggggg outtt

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4 d4 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Didn’t even know this was happening today.. so I guess we will have a driveway and concrete on the right and left side soon yay
And you can see our…

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4 d4 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks gr8ly hanging out to see our tiles, we went to look today but the tiler seemed a bit grumpy..? So we left lol

6 d6 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Almost Handover - Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochr

You can count the days now Stacey!

7 d7 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks guys, I love them even more than the freedom one so im happy lol!
The black will hopefully tie in nicely with our dining room chairs.
Here’s some better…

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7 d7 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Sorry gr8ly, Tapatalk has not been giving me notifications all week.
Thank goodness they are fixing it for us lol.

7 d7 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

So this week, tiles were started but no grouting yet, were meant to be finished yesterday however our tiler was taken off site to fix another Valeco job on the…

12 d12 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Tiles, started today, unfortunately I have no pictures as it was getting dark and couldn't see through the windows much.
So this is the outcome of the no bricking situation on…

12 d12 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

They could be doing all the easy stuff, like you said the cornices.
I really hope they catch up for you somewhere gr8ly. So sorry to hear :(

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14 d14 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Have they said what the hold up is ?

15 d15 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

This week didn’t go as planned, however something was bound to go wrong sooner or later!
Wednesday, tiling was meant to start, met the tiler on site at 6am, he…

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16 d16 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

That’s Stacey! Was all meant to start this week but we had a few hiccups! Bound to happen lol

16 d16 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks allblaqk! So nice to hear

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19 d19 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Thanks :)
Our build time was 182 days or 6 months. Our estimated completion was meant to be 25th September..
Our SS told us straight away…

20 d20 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Valeco first time build North Brisbane

Hi Tashmc, so exciting to be building your home! Welcome haha. Cant wait to see your plan and when you go to selections - that was so exciting for us!
As…

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20 d20 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Just got back from our weekend away in Kiama down in Sydney and we knew they had done a lot on Friday before we left but I was so excited…

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20 d20 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Wowsers! Gr8ly it looks so amazing, so unfortunate that it is slow, but at least you are getting a quality build with your defects being corrected!
The coffered ceiling looks great!…

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24 d24 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks guys :)
SS rang this morning, he wants to render it, so we agreed.
I actually think it will look even better this way, than the…

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24 d24 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Apologies for the long winded post!
Okay so today we had....
Cabinetry (except butlers pantry overheads?)
Front door delivered
Bricks finished
Internal doors hung
Architraves and skirtings installed
Anddd... a little hiccup with our front entry…

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24 d24 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Aw no! Haha 🤣
Better to let it cure I guess but doesn’t mean the anticipation is going away lol!

25 d25 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Thanks Kailie, we really are so pleased. I said to mark if we ever build again, I hope we don’t get disappointed if it’s not as good of an experience.…

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25 d25 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Our First Home - Building with Valeco in Brookhaven Estate

Waterproofing today, bricks so so close to being completed it’s not funny! Our beautiful corner less stackers installed and internal doors, architraves, skirtings delivered. It’s week 7 and so far…

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25 d25 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

I can’t imagine how frustrating the situation is for you!
Some people just think the world owes them.
I think your deal was very reasonable!

26 d26 dbreebarterbreebarter posted:
Almost Handover - Valeco Homes - Polished Concrete + Monochr

Ah Stacey! Your home is so amazing! Can’t wait to see how you furnish your home
On another note.. who’s god awful idea was it to make all of…

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