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Mernda Villages
Joined 15 February 2011
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5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Buying land - Mernda Villages or Craigieburn Highlands

We are in mernda Villages and have vacant blocks around us that were titled around 2 years ago and still haven't been built on. What stockland say and what they…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?

If you can delete them and install your own choice, do it. Otherwise, I would budget for comparatively early replacement compared with better quality brands.
If I knew how unreliable they…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?

OMG That is terrible that would justify a replacement IMO. We told our builders maintenance guy of our issues and he rang technika on our behalf it still took them…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?

Just an update, we have been in the house 5 months and our Technika oven has already broken down ::angry::
They have been out and…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Fence ripped out by builder next door

Who is the builder?

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Fence ripped out by builder next door

Did you have any luck this week?

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Fence ripped out by builder next door

I think it's disgusting doing that and just leaving it. Stuff the builder if it makes their job hard KEK the boundary is the boundary. The have NO right to…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
10m backyard is enough?

Our block is just over 600m and have a 30sq house and the backyard is 16m x 11m which is plenty for the kids to play.

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Are you Building with H3nley in VIC?

Our neighbours built with this builder and spent over half a million $$$ and this is just 1 of many serious problems they have had with them. My advice stay…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
selling house, what advertising is really needed

We went through selling last year and it is a pain in the a$$ :lol: You might as well spend a bit more on the advertising…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
colorbond fencing pricing Melbourne

We used Eureka Fencing & trevor was great to deal with. http://www.eurekafencing.com/

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
How much did your house go up from base price to finished sp

We were about $60k above the base price but we got exactly what we wanted and we are happy :D

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Air con for old house?

I love evap cooling it is great for single storey houses and works best when windows/doors are open.(When you have kids running in and out of the house it works…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

The delvelopers generally don't negotiate on price. We tried that and got a big fat NO ::hyst::

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Moving granite top vanity - need advice

Some granite is quite strong and others break very easily. Yours looks like it dosen't have many veins so it might be ok but a stonemason would not touch it.…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Water Theft

That is crap ::angry:: All the builder needs to do is get in contact with city west water and they will replace the meter. Looks like…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

This show is Channel 9 on Sunday 14th October and has a feature on Mernda Villages.
The show is called On Display
12.30pm - 1pm
Nine
Sunday
Focusing on a vast array of living options,…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Decking and Pergola Permit.....who did or didnt?

I wouldn't be so sure! We are also with whittlesea council and they have been cracking down on illegal decks & retaining walls. A person around the corner copped a…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Neighbour wants to use our power while they build

I would definately say NO. It's not your problem if they don't have power connected and they should be taking care of it instead of using your power. If you…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Before handover, window smashed and entered house !

Hi Padams we are around the corner from you and the last school holidays we had our garage wall plastering kicked in and the neighbours had a couple of windows…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
stone mason for tops

I work for a stonemason company in the north/east suburbs and they do an excellent job.

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Paint defects - how strict were you?

You will find heaps more once you move in.... :::

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
TECHINIKA KITCHEN APPLIANCES! YES OR NO?

We have the tecknika rangehood and oven, we have only been in the house 4 weeks so far the oven has been pretty good, I actually find it better than…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Need to construct fence but neighbour's land is on sale

In Victoria anyone selling vacant land has NO obligation to pay for their half of the fence. We wnt through this recently but luckily the owner of the land next…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Henley's H&L pckage*Final inspection booked next week:)*

You will probably have to clean them yourselves. Even if you get the builder to clean outside it still wouldn't be up to standard and you will end up cleaning…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
flushmounting an induction cooktop- need pro advice

If done correctly there would be around 1mm gap all around :wink:

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
Stone gouge in new concrete driveway

Why didn't you just leave it to cure?

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
dvestate's Build - Blog updated :)

I hate how builders make it your problem when they make a mistake and you have to find a solution. Mate we have just moved into our new build and…

5 years5 yearsButtercupButtercup posted:
What can't you live without in your home?

2 toilets/ bathrooms the whole reason we built a new house :lol:

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