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6 d6 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Corinthian came out today to inspect our 2nd lot of defective doors. The rep agreed that the doors aren't to standard and shouldn't look the way that they do. He…

11 d11 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

The hilarious thing is we didn't get wind rated so Stegbar are saying tough luck and we'll have to just live with it

11 d11 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

We now have a battle on our hands with Stegbar windows and doors...
This is the state of our windows when there is wind: https://youtu.be/YLx2tKljFio
I've been told…

12 d12 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Haha I doubt it! Considering they thought it appropriate to stub out their smokes on our window sills I doubt they would've taken the time to back block our ceilings...
Who…

12 d12 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

No and it always seems to be the most basic of things!!!

12 d12 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

It's the laundry leaking under the door because they forgot to put the draft strip back on

12 d12 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

So we came home yesterday to find out laundry flooded - because someone didn't reinstall the draft strip after the door was repainted! YAYYY!!!
I have also now been…

12 d12 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

MERRY XMAS from CLARENDON!!!

20 d20 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

That's definitely different then! We got original peg out plan and then got an amended one at handover...it showed where the house was actually sitting in comparison to the boundaries

20 d20 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

You NSW or QLD?

20 d20 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

We were provided the final survey certificate as part of the handover pack.

27 d27 dbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

M and I have just had a huge arguement with our defects manager regarding the state of our replacement doors. What is called honeycombing can be seen on all the…

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

Yeah they are...and that was my argument...my partner is now having to take Monday off to talk to them when they come to finish up...because we've been told he wants…

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

And the punches keep coming!!!
Painters were cleaning up today on the driveway and supposedly wind knocked over one of their buckets with watery paint in it.
They attempted to hose it…

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

Yep and yet when i just spoke to the MIV he said it was glancing light and not really anything they could do about it...
I pushed harder and they agreed…

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

Finished product of leisure ceiling...looks like it will also be redone...

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

Gyprock take 3!
We have a different gyprocker here today fixing the issues the last gyprocker caused with uneven and wonky lines, lumpy sections and all the rest.
We had agreed with…

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

All the wavy lines are the finished and painted joins...

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

We've had the gyprockers finish up and the painters complete the ceiling...can't say we're impressed by the finish of our ceilings...
Looks like I'll be ringing the Boral Rep in the…

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

Will see how things go on Monday i think and then will look into our options i think

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

We've spent about 30 mins looking at all the work the gyprocker has done and it looks like pretty much all the rectification work needs to be sanded again...some probably…

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

If i had known this is what the quality would be like we would've looked elsewhere also...

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

Gyprocker decided to start his day at 10am today even though he told us on multiple occasions 7am...
So now my poor parents have an extra 3hrs of sitting around to…

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

Walking around the house tonight while i prep for the gyprockers day of work tomorrow, i now actually wonder if the original gyprockers ever actually bothered sanding back to start…

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

It's honestly heartbreaking that we're now almost 10 months in and are now back to living out of boxes while our house gets regyprocked and painted...what makes it even worse…

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

I don't know if anyone else has had this experience but it seems more often than not when Clarendon fix something, they create additional problems in doing so...
We've had the…

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

The joys of defect work!
We've had a gyprocker at the house pretty much all week and have been living in a shambles with everything basically boxed up and piled in…

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2 months2 monthsbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

We have Sheridan 35 and love it...didn't have to change a thing...we thought the flow was a lot better than Madison

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2 months2 monthsbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Doors, doors, doors...that's the theme of this week! I worked as an apprentice assistant to help get the job done, but 3 days have turned into 4 so luckily my…

2 months2 monthsbumblebee1985bumblebee1985 posted:
Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

We were told by out inspector we have up to 2years defect period legally...or something along those lines...
Yeah we've been checking everything that has been fixed and called them out…

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