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25 d25 dCBPHCBPH posted:
Outstanding Final Inspection

Hi All,
Not sure if this is the right place to post so apologise if not!
We have a small issue - we are getting ready to sell and have found our…

3 years3 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grass Type?

Just hoping someone can tell if this is Kykuyu growing?
It seems to have taken over parts of our Sir Walter and want to get onto it just having trouble identifying…

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Umm, was a standard inclusion when we built, NSW spotted gum. :)

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

No, for us the perspex looked cheap and tacky, having seen it now in a few homes we are very glad we didn't do it.
Overheads were pumice, all others were…

The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread
6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Our kitchen was 4,000 in vinyl wrap gloss. We had 9 pot drawers, 4 cutlery drawers and 11 doors.

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

House plan specific.

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

This depends on the soil type. Once the soil tests are done you will know what level of slab you will need.
5. Previous posts suggested that getting evapourative cooling through…

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

That is due to the pitch of the roof and how many tile rows there is.

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

I can get my brother to quote your job for you. Has public liability etc but does it on weekends so for you it is generally cheaper (he works with…

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

No they haven't gone back on their word, they just seem to not acknowledge it as a problem.
End of the day, we couldn't give a crap about the past…

6 years6 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

If you were refused an itemised report of the costs you do not have to pay, unless of course you agreed to rock removal costs in the contract, in which…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
House framing defects, saving on inspections?

I think what is worse than the building comission is when builders say "No problems, go to the building comission" as a retort to their shady work!

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi Jeremy, I had a big post typed up...but figured best not to say or do anything now that we are back at the solicitors. I wish you all the…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Our PD Livingstone - 18 months on

In regards to the front tap, if you need it moved, shoot me a pm, there is a lara plumber that does it dirt cheap. We moved ours across for…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

Wont find any rock around here. The extra costs are additional.

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

Most are HD, some people have got away with H though, mainly in the early stages where less fill was required.

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

Is the person building a carlisle home in kingfisher court on here, I noticed a frame had roof done, now they have ripped it down?

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Opinions about our two builds..

Clarendon for me, childrens bedrooms beside the master? No thanks. On top of this the clarendon home has a "living area" up stairs, the other does not.

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
corner blocks.. yes or no?

Depends on the estate.
Some estates require special facades, certain conditions for the sides etc, some require different fencing that affords zero privacy. Personally I like not being on a corner.…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Our bank needs a quote for getting the crossover done...

Do concreters do cashies for crossovers? Given the concreter requires a certain limit of public liability insurance and you need a building permit to do it I thought they usually…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Are you Building with H3nley in VIC?

One thing to remember, review sites usually only get reviews with people who have an issue. Not many go out and give good reviews.
When there is too many good reviews…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

AHD survey is compulsory in this estate.

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

Seeing the couple are wanting to get married, I did my good deed for the year and offered them my services at no cost to help them alleviete some stress!
Sad…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

We caught a few "new australians" in the act out here a little while back, turns out they were the trades of one of the builders, no need to break…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

Give mena a call at the Geelong office, her number is 524933308. They have been so damned helpful to us, kind of makes me wish I built with them. We…

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Looks like they have also dramatically decreased inclusions!!

7 years7 yearsCBPHCBPH posted:
Grand Lakes Estate, Lara, VIC

You need to get an asset protection permit from the City of Greater Geelong, around $150. Just go in to one of their offices and they will do everything for…

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