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Joined 6 October 2009
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7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
To Pin or Not To Pin - That is the Question?

I have had 3 quotes to do the concrete driveway and paths around the house. Two of the concreters want to pin the driveway and paths to our Waffle Slab.…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Well the journeys nearly over We settled yesterday and have started moving in. Thanks to all those people who provided advice and encouragement. Burbank have done a great job and…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

The build has really moved this week. Something happening every day. PCI is next week. For those just starting their build we had a site start in early August. We…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Building with Burbank...

Hi Ginz88, our Evolution 2300 is nearly finished. Likewise we have found the BB people good to work with. We have deleted the theartre room and incorporated the Alfresco within…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
┠ Acherion's Ascent 2500 | Moved in! ┨

Sorry to see the inspector's report. Hopefully BB will put robust fixes in place but its still time and a worry for you. I am also starting to lose faith…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
┠ Acherion's Ascent 2500 | Moved in! ┨

Our frame was correct to the perimeter of the slab. The SS was on site while the framers worked and checked their work. I have some other issues under discussion…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
CDandRB's Burbank Victory 1500 - Landscaping!

Congratulations CDANDRB, good that you had little that required correction.

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
The Gilletts crazy dream- sideway nearly there pics

I kike picture 2

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
How often do you visit your site?

It gets worse AV. The more they build the more you have to look. THEN if it stops DESPAIR sets in. Until they start again.

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Thanks CD, good luck with PCI. Based on your experience I will either get in around Xmas or early Feb. Any later and I will have to renegotiate our lease.

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Hi CD, looking at your time line you had carpet on 20/10. On the BB web site they show carpet as the last item before final payment. Can you tell…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Hi Coffedownunder, the build is moving along. Painting, tiling, electrical all nearly complete. Carpets and drive way yet to start. My guess is that if they can line up Tradies…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
How often do you visit your site?

We are renting a couple of blocks away. Go past the build a couple of times a day on the way to shops etc. Get to see lots of Tradies…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
The Gilletts crazy dream- sideway nearly there pics

If it helps to understand time BB were on site with our build in early August. Today the place is roofed, bricked, locked up, and plastered inside. They have also…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

CD, thank you for positive comment.
Dee, your progress is looking pretty good also. :) :) :)

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Here are some more progress pics. The brick work is complete, the facade is almost complete as is the plaster inside. Painters are due in next week.
Fire place and…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
┠ Acherion's Ascent 2500 | Moved in! ┨

Suggest you don't get to worried about the Site Start Letter. In our case BB had scraped the site and I think the basic drainage was in before a Site…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Building defects listed in Section32

Suggest you take care as you could be forced to do some expensive repairs if you buy the property. A relative of mine purchased a property with a list of…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Valley Lake, Keilor

I am building near by and drive thru there on the way home to compare progress. Suggest you look at the builders signs at Valley Lake. There are alot of…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
CDandRB's Burbank Victory 1500 - Landscaping!

Hi CD, your cabinets look good in wood grain. We have done similar only lighter tones. We also have the noodle bowls. For me time will tell with those. Your…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
This forum is awesome

Nice Mel, like colours and timbers.

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

CD/Janelle/Kaytee, Thanks for the comments. Brickies have just about finished the front now as well as more progress on one of the side walls. More excitement this morning. We went…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
My building Thread - Handover 11 March 2011

For what its worth we were Slabbed in early August. We are now Roofed, locked out, Plastered, and Cabinets installed. Brickies are about one third complete. They seem slow and…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Thanks Dee and Fraggie, they have now just about bricked up the front and and are progressing along the rear of the house.
The comment relating to bad bricks was…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Our Milan 2200 - pictures at last 27/04

Same thing happened to us. Avstral bricks had a factory problem. We lost 2 weeks. Fortunately our SS could keep the interior moving. For 2 weeks it wasn't worth going…

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
our house - curtains one year later :)

Very nice, I especially like the floor boards. They should come up very well when sealed. The polished concrete is also nice.

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

The Brickies have been working for the last couple of days. Every time they get a run on it rains :( :(

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Dove's Burbank Evolution 23 - Settlement & Moving In.

Went past Sunday morning. No activity. Came back around 6:00 pm after a spit roast with friends. A heap of blokes in masks finishing the plaster. Amazing!

7 years7 yearsDoveDove posted:
Our Oxford 28 with Cl@rndn - Vic. A few iphone pics ;o)

Over all nice. Try taking the roof grey colour down to the white facia to elimate the white stripe. Try matching the front door colour to the garage door. Just…

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