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2 d2 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I'm sure Peter Campbell is well aware of how his business is operating and the quality of the finished products. He would be well aware of the cost of the…

2 d2 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Yep! They did that with our brickwork too and we cracked it...
The saying goes, if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys...and from what we've been told they definitely pay peanuts

2 d2 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

That's the next step for us too JK...which is the main reason i started this blog as it's a way to record and organise all the photos and evidence...we've had…

2 d2 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Partner was looking around in the ceiling last week to see how much space we had for the exhaust fans we wanted to install and came across this...Would be lovely…

3 d3 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Wow you're prices are cheaper as well...so crazy that the prices differ too...
Yeah we asked if they would install them and were told no...so annoying as now we have to…

3 d3 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

They wouldn't let us do that in the Illawarra either

4 d4 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

There's definitely stuff we will be telling them they need to fix but other things will just be easier for us to fix - they seem to 'fix' problems by…

4 d4 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

How's things now that we're in? It's pretty average to be honest...we've had Austral come out to inspect the bricks we've complained about and their local rep agreed with us...now…

4 d4 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Oh really? What is it???
It's pretty average to be honest...had Austral come out to inspect the bricks we've complained about and their local rep agreed with us...now he's been told…

5 d5 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hey JK
We had ours a week ago...very similar to PCI where you walk around and note things and then get an electronic copy emailed to you.
They go through all…

7 d7 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hey BrisBuild
How did you go???

8 d8 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Wow sounds like a fair bit of changes!
I hope for your sake Clarendon come to the party and you get the outcome you're after. Good luck with everything! Keep us…

10 d10 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Looks like a nice house - massive main bedroom!!! What design is it if you don't mind me asking??
I guess you could always ask - you have the upper hand…

10 d10 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Have you double checked that the construction plans you signed off on had the room at the right measurements? We had things mysteriously move or disappear from our plans during…

10 d10 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I totally agree you should ask for compensation but not sure you'd get 3k - They're pretty tight when it comes to giving money back!...is it just a matter of…

13 d13 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Thanks K3nnis
How were your defects noted at handover???

13 d13 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

So today is meant to be D-Day...or H-Day technically and it's raining
As of yesterday afternoon the grass hasn't been trimmed so it's almost waist height at both the back…

14 d14 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

We wouldn't want it rendered as it's too much upkeep and have seen render jobs go terribly wrong...the only option to completely fix would be to completely replace the effected…

15 d15 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Happy New Year everyone!!!
Not sure if you all know but started my own thread when we started our build...feel free to jump on over and have a read..!!!

15 d15 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

We're giving the Area Manager a call tomorrow to see what he has to say but will more than likely handover so we can move in and take it from…

15 d15 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Have the below email typed up but am too chicken shît to send it...
So angry about this whole situation!!!

15 d15 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Went by the house today in prep for handover this week at some stage...so disappointed! The brick issue is back to how it was...no different to when we had the…

19 d19 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hey Sherlock
Sorry to hear handover didn't go as anticipated!
How the hęll did they damage all of your blinds? Thats cr@zy! Was that the biggest issue?
How did your SS note down…

1 month1 monthbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

It's such a shame that as customers we're all spending so much money to get sub-standard finishes... I'm over having to fight everything as well and being made out to…

1 month1 monthbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Wow... that's surprising

1 month1 monthbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Without you mentioning it or did you bring it up first?

1 month1 monthbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Area Manager visited our site today and agreed that the bricks didn't look great and they would work towards getting them looking as they should...will see how that goes!
Told them…

1 month1 monthbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

What did you speak to him about if you don't mind me asking?

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