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Joined 6 April 2020
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2 d2 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Sell with agent or no agent

When selling with an agent make sure that you clarify about the commission and all the fees and they are documented. When we sold our previous home, we have agreed…

2 d2 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Newly laid gloss tiles that lost its shine

It actually feels like a matt tile. Oh no, there are about 20 tiles. We have just moved in but I will contact our builder and hopefully they will be…

3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Newly laid gloss tiles that lost its shine

Thanks. We did many times already but still no luck. It looks like the gloss lift off the tiles.

3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Ducted reverse cycle system - incorrect zoning

Thanks. Does it mean we can also get the installer to fix Zone 3? Currently, when this zome is activated, there is heating/cooling to the entire ground floor + common…

3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Newly laid gloss tiles that lost its shine

We have just moved in to our new home but we've encountered this issue after cleaning our floor tiles several times. The tiling in our study area has lost its…

Newly laid gloss tiles that lost its shine
3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Ducted reverse cycle system - incorrect zoning

We had our handover but I need to contact our builder as the zoning to our heating/cooling were incorrect. This was not tested on our handover as our SS isn't…

3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Thanks 😊 We did spend a few on upgrades like 600mm gloss tiles, large island bench and bigger butlers. Building is stressful so I think this will be our last…

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3 d3 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Agree. It would be good if builders inform or get a consent from their clients before bringing in someone to go through your build.

29 d29 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Thank you so much and appreciate your kind words.

30 d30 dFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Thanks all. I just wanted to understand if this is normal so good to know. This build is with a volume builder as we can't afford a custom one but…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
How often do you visit your site?

To all building in Melbourne,
Are builders still required to have 1 trade out on site? Our builder has told me that the delay was due to this. For…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Hi all,
We just found out that our builder's sales agent brought someone to our home to view our property (at final stage now of our build). I am not sure…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Thanks. I will ring York/Bonaire to confirm if the unit can run 2 control units with this system.

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Our builder has advised that this is the unit that they have installed --> https://www.bonaire.com.au/-/bonaire/li ... 202017.pdf
Model 6850074 Indoor Unit / and 6850072 for the outdoor…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Sorry to confuse you. The heating/cooling unit has already been installed but we haven't moved in yet. The issue is the controller as there is only one for…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Thanks. We had Daikin split system in our previous home and we were very happy with it.
York is the only unit that our builder has and they can't do…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Thanks for the information. Our builder has told us that WiFI controller is not an option for our unit. I hope we can get the model and serial…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

I did contact them immediately after I received an email from our builder but Bonaire was requesting us to provide the model and serial number of the unit which I…

1 month1 monthFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
York 26kw 3-phase Inverter Reverse Cycle Ducted system

Hi there,
Does anyone have or know about this unit? We built a large double storey home but our builder only installed 1 controller unit downstairs and was told that…

5 months5 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Same here, location is in VIC and we are currently in stage 3 restriction. We are at the beginning of finishing stage and I have requested with our builder if…

7 months7 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Progress payment with the builder - to hold off

Thanks. Our contract is a standard one. I just came across the Consumer VIC website which states that progress claim can be made when the work is complete and I…

7 months7 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Progress payment with the builder - to hold off

Hi there,
We are at frame stage but there are few defects per the Australian standards that have to be rectified by our builder. We had our walk through but they…

7 months7 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Heating/Cooling duct - correct installation

Hi there, could anyone please advise if this is fine? I've asked the builder if they can fix as the heating/cooling duct is a bit squeezed here due to…

Heating/Cooling duct - correct installation
8 months8 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Coronavirus Impact to Build/On-Site Meetings.

Can we still check on our build during this lockdown period? I mean going there on a weekend and just look from the outside and see the progress.

8 months8 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Pipe plumbing insulation standard rules

Great to know. Thank you 😊

8 months8 monthsFirstbuild20Firstbuild20 posted:
Pipe plumbing insulation standard rules

Hi all,
I'm new to this forum and building our first home. Apologies if in case this was posted in the wrong thread. Appreciate your inputs and thanks for your suggestions…

Pipe plumbing insulation standard rules
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