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North West Melbourne
Joined 2 April 2007
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6 years6 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
National Builders Group Sold?

MM interesting - we finished our home with NBG a couple of years ago and assume all our warranty would be through the contracted builder not NBG so probably no…

6 years6 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Cara Constructions

Hi,
We're crazy but after building a home a few years ago now (this forum was my sanity) we're embarking on doing it all again for my in laws in…

7 years7 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Balcony is good but a bit of a white elephant!!! Expensive one too! Bit like the spa which hasn't been used since the first week we moved in.…

7 years7 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Re: NBG Buckingham - Frontyard (**Picture Fest**)

Hi, Sorry to hear your woes... What defects do you have?

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

Hi, No our garage is good except that hubby has filled it and I can't fit my car in! I don't think he ever intended for my car…

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

Hi guys!! Hope you are loving your houses still. We've still not had our maintenance done so I've got issues. Although my list is actually very small.…

8 years8 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Building the NBG Buckingham36 in Laurimar Doreen

I love the colour of your cladding. We went with a beige colour and would be one of the few things I'd change if I did it again. …

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Bad building experience!!

That is shocking and I feel for you and your horrible experience. I know that moving for children is scary enough but under your circumstances it would be excruitiating.
I…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
How many $s required after handover to make it complete :)

We've spent well in excess of $50,000 on the outside and our house is over 40 squares and our block size only 615 so we don't have a big yard.…

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

I'm dying to see your pantry and laundry now! Good idea on the two ovens. I probably don't cook enough to warrant it but the other night I…

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

Concept - I just found you have a blog!!
Where's the first bathroom photo - I can't seem to place it?
Love the tile features in the powder room - did that…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
White patches on concrete

Hi Lisanne - hows the concrete looking now? What did you end up doing?

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

Wow Concept Cutting !!
That has to be record speed. Photosssssssssssssssssss please :)
Blessed - are you still on cloud nine??
The weather was divine last night and…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

Should I mention that HE backed into HIS garage door the other day. It's left an almost invisible dint. He thought I didn't see it and was quite…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

I'm usually the one up early and HE hasn't left me any space to park in HIS garage. I've never been woken up by him coming home late at…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

We paid for the upgrade in the belief we were getting zoned heating. That never turned out to be what was represented to us by the girl at NBG.…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
White patches on concrete

I think you're meant to leave concrete for well over a month before you put a pressure hose on it.

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

Pretty sure we didn't get a credit for changing to a broom cupboard but I don't have my laptop with me today at work to check. The broom cupboard…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

I never had any problems with him returning calls and messages. He's good at email too. He was on site a lot but we live very very close…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

Our master bedroom is cooler than the rest of upstairs too but we rarely turn the bedrooms on and our bedroom is above the garage so less insulated.

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

We changed the linen cupboard in the laundry to a broom cupboard in our first alterations. We had the Caroma out to fix all the toilets because we had…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

In our town house we rented in Pascoe Vale before we had to move because it sold the upstairs was putrid the moment you turned the heater on. The…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

Our downstairs is warmer than our upstairs which I think isn't meant to happen. We leave our bedrooms turned off but the big room on and it feels cold…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
White patches on concrete

Our concrete (charcoal) came up with white patches only in certain areas at first and we were horrified. They quickly dissappeared within a few days. How long has…

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
THREAD CLOSED - NEW THREAD STARTED

Albany!! My god your time frame is amazing - this period took so loooooooooooooonnnnng for us and was frustrating.

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
My buckingham palace - all moved in!!!

Wow Albany you're building with Brian - lovely man!
Blessed - sorry didn't see your posts - wondering about the flue thing now?
We didn't give notice on our rental - they…

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

Oh I wish I went for shutters !!!! The front of your house looks so similar to ours except the brick colour and of course the shutters!!! Our…

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

Blessed - you're done and moved in!!!! ::hyst:: ::celeb:: ::surprise:: ::kiss::

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Building the NBG Ellington 25E - Pics of kitchen & plaster

Wow Abbey - great to see some progress!!!

9 years9 yearsbrittanybrittany posted:
Which will you choose NBG or Burbank ? UPDATED plan NGB 17/9

My only concern would be fitting a dining table and couch in on the Burbank plan. Try measuring your own space at the moment and if it is bigger…

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