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Entilzha

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3 d3 dEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

veranda approved by council today and delivery date is 7th JAN
I wanted surfmist top and bottom but turns out my option was surfmist and plain grey or surfmist and woodland…

1 month1 monthEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Spent an afternoon at virginia nursury last weekend and made a few changes based on their advise
I took out the yukka's before they got established and have put them back…

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
2 months2 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

floors and pendants look nice.

2 months2 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

Grats. now the real fun begins
at least you have a few spare garage door openers :)

2 months2 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

they will send someone out to check the tiles but advised they get a lot of high moisture levels as a result of the pest company and havent found an…

2 months2 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

just had my first pest inspection all good aside from high levels of moisture behind shower walls - but doesnt appear to be in cavity. See how long builder takes…

2 months2 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

The front is just about finished now.
think i Just need to add a couple more groundcover plants and hope i dont kill them and get some more of the…

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
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3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

my driveway and front path plus crossover (was about 32m2 in total) and was quoted between $2600 and about $3500 from memory

3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Stormwater fixed - The damaged section was replaced with a flexible pipe so cant be squashed again as easily and is perhaps 2 cm deeper now.
Now almost all set for…

3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

thanks for that and i know it will probably be a hassle to chase the other builder. have heard back from the guy who did my pipes and he will…

3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

like that mailbox how much did it cost?

3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build

Question for those with expereince/ knowledge in this area
I had settlement nearly 7 months ago and the house next door started about 2 months after this and recently completed (4-6…

Damaged Stormwater pipes front yard after neighboring Build
3 months3 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Last piece of work from my defects has been done - was confusion over which trade should have done the work.
and found that my bathroom window scrapes on the fly…

4 months4 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
New Home Questions

best thing is to take the measurements on the plans and then allow an extra 1-2cm for variation and then get a final accurate measure once its been constructed. and…

4 months4 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

that garage door looks good. what colour /style iwill your driveway be?
only a couple of weeks to go now isnt it

4 months4 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

still have 1 item outstanding from my handover/defects list. holes in kitchen cupboards where water pipes enter still waiting to be sealed. no response from builder to last 2 emails…

4 months4 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

well down to last 2 things on my repair list and had a good talk to the carpenter/maintenance guy who came round this morning and got advise on best way…

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5 months5 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
1st home build Clearview SA with Hickinbotham

impressive splashback, bet the tiler was happy when it was done. those black floor tiles where they standard range or a premium range
i picked a cloudy black tile and grey…

5 months5 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

wont be too long and you will get to see your kitchen and tiles areas done. i think thats is a great feeling as you see the inside come together…

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5 months5 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

was very quick response and electrician was here by 12. only took 10 minutes - was a faulty wall socket. but they did another minor piece of remediation (cleaning up…

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5 months5 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

well builder has rectified some of my defects so far but a few from handover still remain - apparently their kitchen supplier and also tiler will be in touch .…

Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover
6 months6 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Sent of my defect list today - was sent nearly 2 weeks late but they where aware and had advised no problems
I kept delaying it looking for more issues as…

6 months6 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

those bricks look good.

6 months6 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

well nothing eventuated about looking into the damage as expected. could not pin it down to anyone so i get to wear it. Will get it fixed when i'm doing…

6 months6 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
First home build SA Hickinbotham- keys 26/2

Hope you get it sorted.

7 months7 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
ADH - custom KDR in Clearview. Countdown to handover!!

looks good. you will have walls up before you know it

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7 months7 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

I have made a habit to take pictures of every little thing.

7 months7 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

yep - meant to put up a picture

there is actually a footpath under this and you can see the ground compressed where whatever it is was unloaded/driven down the footpath
It…

7 months7 monthsEntilzhaEntilzha posted:
Hickinbotham Torquay Mod - Post Handover

Someone recently decided to take a spin down my footpath using a caterpillar track vehicle. starts site next door and goes past me and another house then onto vacant land.…

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