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6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news yet again, Pulling tiles off the upstairs walls in not a good idea, they destroyed my walls to the point where…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Our Ben Trager Build - New photos!

Sounds like you have the same tiler I had, were they chinese by any chance..........

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Homes - Banksia Grove - Handover

You dont have to test the lights, electrician has to do a legal sign off before handover, so he has to test them for you, my LED downlights were complete…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Hi Archetto, yes splashbacks have to be fitted before hand over, but watch out, they dont know the rules, they use the word splasbacks very loosly, for starters my cook…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Our BTH Build in Doubleview

Good news is your new SS is good, just give him time to get his head around where you are up too, he managed to get my debacle turned around…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Our BTH Build in Doubleview

I heard from my SS that he has now taken over Doubleview, that must be you Dongster, he normally does up the coast, Iluka up to Yanchep, do you know…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Xmas has come early .....................

Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build
6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Start decorating tomorrow, downstairs only, floor tiler starts next wednesday, week monday carpets & blinds get fitted, then we move in ::wornout::

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Keys in the morning
:: :z: :: :z:

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Had final inspection today, had a close look at the tiling now that the glass is installed, the glass frame is strategically placed so that you cant see the exposed…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

I just looked at some close ups of my tiling in its early stages, the bath hob has mitred tiling where it meets the shower hob, but on the step…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Thats the problem with them taking so long, eventually you compromise quality just to get them the hell out of there

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

They only used the mitred edges on one of the edges, the lower step on the hob, shame really, but it looks ok, we didnt know they were going to…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Burns Beach Community Chat Group

Thanks Triggy, got it sorted now, went with Aus Post online, there is a section that allows you to ' Report missing mail' I reported that my house insurance documents…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

I figured the post issue out, forget phoning or visiting post offices, its just a frustrating waste of time, go online at the regular post website and click to report…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Burns Beach Community Chat Group

Anyone had problems getting the postie to deliver to their new house, we cant get the postie to come down our street, he stops at No 10, which is where…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Secret Harbour - Finally have Keys

Looking good. How did you get a TV aerial up so quick?

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

I think the MP is the way to go, I forgot to mention that the wife also spent 40 minutes on the phone to Aus Post, they offered h a…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

::angry:: Had a problem with the mail this morning, I took out house insurance for the bank final payment, Youi e mailed me the policy and…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Hi Dandy, I dont have downpipes on my portico, the portico gutters drain onto the main roof and then down the downpipe on the left of the garage and on…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

The Acratex has a sandy finish to it, Acrashield smooths it out, its just like a gloss paint

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Lots to be fixed, mostly decorator stuff, we ended up with 4 A4 pages of defects, most of it is niff naff & trivia

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Have a close look at your windows, they are shocking, one window which we thought was complete for the past 3 months only had a couple of retainers holding the…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Tiling is a vast improvement, main bathroom is better than the ensuite, not happy but acceptable, the glass shower screens look good.

Laundry leak has been found, the cabinet installer very…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

I didnt as I didnt have a ladder, the SS went back later with his ladder to check & report, hes not going to hide anything as I will only…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

Well thats PCI DONE, keys in two weeks, Glasskote came around and fitted the glass splash backs, they have to come back once the glue is dried and do all…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Sunshine Burns Beach Build

We are almost there, had a fairly productive week, not your usual 4 hours work a week, the gutter downpipes have been connected to the soakwells, the back yard paving…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Homes - Banksia Grove - Handover

I have to reccomend someone first, but I'm find it extremely hard after watching 4 Dale Alcock houses go up around me quickly and efficiently in less than 40 weeks,…

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Homes - Banksia Grove - Handover

Got an e mail off BTH giving me a $1000 to recommend a friend to build with them, whos signing up with BTH soon :)

6 years6 yearsDruid1Druid1 posted:
Ben Trager Homes - Banksia Grove - Handover

I went to the BTH show homes in Jindalee & Alkimoss a few weeks ago to get some inspiration on decorating & color schemes, got talking to the salesman, didnt…

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