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13 h13 hBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Welcome back everyone! No real news for our build, still waiting on the drawings to be done for the 2nd draft.
Meanwhile... the next door neighbour has had their land…

6 d6 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Builder receipt to book land

So you must build with Henley in that case? Seems to look ok, but I'm no expert at all..... See if you like any of their designs and do some…

6 d6 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Builder receipt to book land

Is there paperwork involved, like a contract type of thing you get to read over? I'd be sceptical if it was "Yeah, give us $850 and we'll save you a…

7 d7 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

From the research I have actually done on these, they manufacture non solar tiles to combine with the solar tiles. So you choose the size of the system you want.…

8 d8 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Has anyone done research on these? I'm super interested and it looks as though you can order. But not much info and I'm not blindly paying $1300 to "order" when…

14 d14 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Why do SS quit so often???

So you think some do it for a chance to get off the tools for a bit.

15 d15 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

LOL - I was shocked at this also... but yep - they'll get you for anything they can. Let the $$$ for unexpected things start!

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15 d15 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Why do SS quit so often???

So if that's the norm - and most have previous SS experience, why would they take the job? Even if your new to the industry, I'm sure you'd get word…

15 d15 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Why do SS quit so often???

I guess when you deal with Tradies and paying customers it might get a bit much.
Having to whip tradies to get good quality work done so the customer doesn't…

15 d15 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Happy Holidays! Hope everyone had a great break. And to those who got their new houses before Xmas - hope your enjoying the new digs.
We are still on hold…

15 d15 dBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Why do SS quit so often???

I have been reading through a heap of build threads and have notice a trend - "The SS quit last week and we meet the new one soon"... and so…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Had a great weekend - went and took a look the display house were are modelling our design off. It's great to get to walk round and see it in…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

So I've ben ringing round getting quotes for our driveway. Does anyone have a good team that are in Bris - North side.
I'm pretty sure the builders simply get…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

Oh - Be sure to check out the new AMAZON AU site - they do lighting also. Some really nice stuff in there by the looks.

Like this one! How…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

This is from Gearbest - just one page of MANY!
Have fun!
B&A

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

Have you had a look at online shops like Banggood, Gearbest and Aliexpress?
Cheers
B&A

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
pendant lights - do kitchen and dining need to match?

I think - and this is just my opinion - that if you keep it in the same style/family of design it will look great. So if you have metal…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Finally we begin ....GJ Gardner Galleria

Small footprint... Tall house! Can you imagine the buildings in the city, skyscrapers... Their footprint is tiny... then they go UP!

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

EEEWWWWW..! LOL I don't want to imagine that!
do you have a build thread of your house?
Cheers
B&A

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Oh - that's not even close to what we are paying! That's the base price.. We have included about 80K of upgrades...

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

We had a meeting with GJ last night for about 2 hours to go over the first lot of drawings. Have to say - impressed! Only 24 changes, very minor…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Hey Yarraland - thanks! Well, builders are happy to change plans to suit your needs/likes and what not - you just need to know where you want things to be.…

1 month1 monthBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Hey - that exra linen in bed 4 will be setup as shelving for dialysis stock, it was easier for them to label it linen so they know to put…

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Hey - yep, the land is ready to go! It was a knockdown and subdivide. Flat as you like and 607m2 :)
Cheers
B&A

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Hey Jamby - you are 100% correct about the stacker doors and good spotting. For some reason I told the sales guy to do that. Don’t fear! - I have…

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

Oh, and don't take no for an answer if they say that's the only appointment you can have..

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Rude Beaumont Tiles consultant :(

Call your builder - explain what happened and ask for another appointment with a different consultant. You are paying GOOD money for a wonderful experience. She will get in trouble,…

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

Even better -
Ill remove the end of the shower - the glass panel to make it a walk in
Where the door is, I'll make a full glass panel
The tiles…

2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Yep, stick to you guns on this, if it was reversed, they'd pull the contract card on you...
Refuse, deny, complain and whine.. Pull the pregnant card, cry if you have…

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2 months2 monthsBrentandAllisonBrentandAllison posted:
Building the Iluka in Bray Park (G.J Gardner)

LOL - you should see the printout of the plan I have... I literally went over it with a ruler and highlighter from front to back... So every stroke of…

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