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15 d15 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Workman ship is crisp and neat, colour selections look awesome. Do you have floor wastes installed in the WC?

16 d16 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

Your facade and colors are just perfect. Its a beautiful home.

16 d16 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

Thanks house is built in QLD. what does the building code suggest here?

16 d16 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

the contract does not say anything about painting and acrylic finish. It just says provide "render finish to the facade and rest of the house" :(

17 d17 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

Not sure, I think the builder has not written anything about a second coat of rendering. Should the rendering be double quoted??

17 d17 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Render patchy

It's been about a few weeks rendering is complete, but it looks all patchy looks like it's bag painted and not rendered fully. Is this common or just me getting…

25 d25 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
sarking required between garage walls and house

darb74 thank you for the quick reply. There are plug points between in the internal walls of the garage (and now its just…

25 d25 dbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
sarking required between garage walls and house

Hello all,
Is it mandatory to have sarking between garage walls and house? Sarking is done externally, but it has been missed out by SS (although this is in the contract)…

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

No fixed windows in the bedroom.
Water point + gas point + electric point in alfresco for have small outdoor kitchen cooking

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building with Simonds VIC

Cool, looks like they have better promotions in NSW/VIC as comprared to what is offered in QLD. Had to pay extra to anticon.

1 month1 monthbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Building with Simonds VIC

Vrey nice. Looks like you have gone with the anticon blankets. Did you have to pay extra for this.

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Someone should create such a details list on this forum, it'd be very useful to every god darn one of us who is apprehensive about what the builder is doin.
I'd…

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Simonds QLD

We are building with them, I think QBCC suspended the licence only for short time due to some late submission since they are public company.

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Simonds Palisade in Adelaide

Excellent choices with the color selection, plan looks perfect, we are building QLD. I've liked the simonds house plans they are timeless.

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Floor waste pipe connected to the sides of the house

Thanks ya'all. I'm paying 4K for 2 bathrooms + 1 WC + 1 laundry area:
- water proofing the floor area
- plumbing work
- slope on the floor to make sure water…

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Floor waste pipe connected to the sides of the house

Hello all,
My builder does not install floor wastes in the bathroom, however I insisted on getting this done and paying out of pocket for floor wastes in all 3 bathrooms…

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
New home building inspector required

What is liquidating damages? Sorry am unaware of this cannot find this in me contract?

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
New home building inspector required

Thanks the area is Bellbird Park qld.

2 months2 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
New home building inspector required

Heya all,
I am building a new home, and recently was introduced to the site supervisor who is allocated by the builder during the site start meeting. The site supervisor…

4 months4 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Living in Brentwood forest estate vs Spring mountains

We are making two applications, with bankwest and NAB which ever comes back at the earliest will go ahead with it. Just doing that my broker wants to do.

4 months4 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Review color selections for single storied home

Excellent point! I never thought of it! thank you

4 months4 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Review color selections for single storied home

covenent design guideline :( not happy about that at all.
Is it generally not required to paint over rendered wall, because rendered finish is generally cement?

5 months5 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Review color selections for single storied home

Hello all:
I'm working with my builder (Simonds) on the color selections for a single storied home in Brentwood forest estate.
Here are some of the colors the girls have helped…

5 months5 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Living in Brentwood forest estate vs Spring mountains

Kayman2016 our bank evaluation came thru ok for the land. We are still working with our builder on the color selections.

6 months6 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Valeco homes

I'm thinking of going with Valeco, can you please highlight why you may not recommend them? Did the not meet your expectations as per the plans/contract/timeline? Appreciate any feedback.
Cheers

6 months6 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Anyone building with Valeco in Springfield RISE

Anyone building with Valeco homes in Springfield RISE? What are your experiences in terms of final build quality?
I am almost finalizing on signing a contract with them there offer…

6 months6 monthsbrightstarshinebrightstarshine posted:
Living in Brentwood forest estate vs Spring mountains

Hello members:
I have visited the Brentwood forest estate a few times and Spring mountains estate, both these place looks pretty nice. I've made the down payment and almost booked/purchased a…

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