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11 d11 dDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

The slab is finally happening!

15 d15 dDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Holly, the internal wall colour is Surfmist. Yes, the same colour that looks off white on external surfaces. If you are not convinced, grab a sample pot and see…

16 d16 dDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

I said to Clarendon to pretty much copy the internal colours of that display. :-)

16 d16 dDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

With the internal wall colour we actually went with Surfmist with white skirting/doors/architraves. It looks completely different when used internally. Example in a display home: https://www.clarendon.com.au/uploads/im…

17 d17 dDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Bricks confuse me which is why I have gone with rendered Hebel and Linea board (and the fact I’m going with Hampton’s facade) 😄. I do know that upgrading to…

17 d17 dDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi lozziloo, we ended up going with monument with sarking in addition to insulation. It was just easier for me to agree 😄

27 d27 dDanCDanC posted:
Ceiling Height

I built my last single storey with 2700mm ceilings and now building a two storey with 2750mm and 2600mm ceilings. On both I got windows 300mm higher and on the…

29 d29 dDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Finally starting to see progress!

Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40
29 d29 dDanCDanC posted:
Building with Clarendon in Brisbane

Hi Preetdhaliwal, we ended up around $580k with numerous upgrades however we could have easily spent another $70-80K if we threw out the budget on selections.

1 month1 monthDanCDanC posted:
knockdown rebuild and when to do it

To me it is all a matter of sums regardless of it’s age, my opinion.
I would factor in:
Can the building be sold off/moved.
How much to renovate to get something satisfactory…

2 months2 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Building with Clarendon in Brisbane

Were about to start construction on a modified Madison City (around 45 squares), Not quite the same but a similar size Clarendon Home.

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Steam Oven/Combi Oven

This just gave me some relief as we dropped the Bosch series 8 combi steam oven from our build in favour of a standard series 8 pyrolytic due to needing…

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3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Thank you Michelle, I will look at something with a little more grey too I think.

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle
I'm considering Taubmans Ice Cream for internal walls, any opinions regarding suitability?
Thanks in advance.

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Clarendon Oceanside 36 changes

How did you go with this? We made a lot of changes to our Madison City design and now have a dedicated ensuite to all 4 bedrooms.

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Ha ha, 5 bathrooms is a little over the top but I am not going to argue 😄. I guess it didn’t add as much extra cost as it may…

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

As I have been using other's builds for inspiration I thought it only fair I reveal our final product going to site this week!
This is something we have considered for…

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

A quite modified Madison City 40 with hamptons facade which ended up around 419sqm, I should post some details. 🙂

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Looking good! We’re hoping to have our Clarendon home starting on site in the next week or so too!

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Looking for ideas/advice about what interior wall colour I can use to replace Taubmans Vanilla Slices without opening a can of worms with current matching tiling, birch white window frames,…

3 months3 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

We have selected Surfmist for our interior walls on our new build. Construction starts in a few weeks so I have nothing to show as yet however Clarendon Homes have…

4 months4 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

In terms of our experience, I just say be aware of the cost of upgrades when you go to selections. We could have spent almost $100K above our Sapphire Inclusions…

5 months5 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Retaining Wall Expectations

Thanks again for the feedback!
I am inclined to insist on another sleeper be installed under that section. The information I provided to the landscaper indicated a wall height of…

5 months5 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Retaining Wall Expectations

Part two: Retaining wall has been lowered 100mm, now that the sleepers are in this is the most visible part of the wall (on neighbour’s side) pictured. Opinions on workmanship?

5 months5 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Retaining Wall Expectations

Thanks for the feedback!
I did provide a clear sketch of natural ground RL and what RL I wanted at top of wall at every point. This together with the contour…

5 months5 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Retaining Wall Expectations

Hi Guys
I would like some feedback regarding a retaining wall I am currently getting built in preparation for my new build.
I have recevied the contours from my builder with approx…

5 months5 monthsDanCDanC posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle, Hoping you can help settle a colour disagreement my wife and I are having with the colorbond roof colour. The facade is as per below, we agree on:
walls:…

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