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Joined 20 April 2015
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8 d8 dGaniltonGanilton posted:
Open living tv placement

Love how bright and unique your house is!
I’d place the TV against the Windows in the left wing area. I’d keep the blinds behind TV closed all time. It’s…

8 d8 dGaniltonGanilton posted:
Advice / Help - Building Contract

- under current economic conditions, are there any special conditions we should definitely include to protect us ?
We built our house through a large builder. Our contract had one ‘No…

8 d8 dGaniltonGanilton posted:
How much does tiling cost? (Al fresco, concrete slab, approx

Thank you for your explanation. The al fresco is part of the slab of my house, the slab was poured as one piece. So I’d say there was mesh put…

10 d10 dGaniltonGanilton posted:
How much does tiling cost? (Al fresco, concrete slab, approx

I’m not sure what you meant, but there are grips on the slab in that area.

10 d10 dGaniltonGanilton posted:
How much does tiling cost? (Al fresco, concrete slab, approx

It’s been a few years since we moved into our house. It’s time to tile our Al fresco... We are considering doing it ourselves or getting someone professional, but…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

I found this http://www.build.com.au/ground-level-concrete-slab-subfloor
But it depends on your solid type also
Our build with MJH
http://ganilton.blogspot.com.au/?m=1

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4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Our land registration was pretty on time. I heard builders charge like additional $1k for every month passed price expiration date, but still cheaper than getting a new contract which…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi Safaa,
We got our final invoice about 2 weeks prior to our PCI. We were advised payment needed to be made at least 3 days prior to handover or pass…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi Jay,
It's been great so far, we are happy with the build. Our colour studio consultants, CLO and SS are all very helpful.
We did a lot research online before…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi Jazz926,

We did Gerflor and fridge cabinets with MJH. Our fridge is 180cm tall from the floor and the cabinet is about 44cm high. The gap we have left is…

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi Juni,
We built with McDonald Jones Homes. They have lots of H&L too. Their base price might be a bit higher, but lots of upgrades are included already.
Plus they…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi Guys,
Finally we are in our new home!
But... Our new life is hard without Internet... hahah
Just wondering if everyone has NBN set up already? We were told by…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

You will receive a voucher at your PCI. You will have three month to make your mind up and mail it to the mentioned company. :)

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi guys,
Does anyone have any photos of their house name plate/plaque?
We cannot decide what border design and background colour..
Thanks!!
Our build with MJH
http://ganilton.blogspot.com.au/?m=1

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

We just did our PCI this week. We ended up getting an inspector and they gave us a list of things to fix - mainly finishes which we already had…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi everyone,
There is an online sale on eBay, 20% off from Goodguys, Bing Lee etc. Perfect for new house shopping ends 22nd May 2016
You can choose to pick up from…

Building at Willowdale
4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi everyone,
There is an online sale on eBay, 20% off from Goodguys, Bing Lee etc. Perfect for new house shopping ends 22nd May 2016
You can choose to pick up from…

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

I would say it's Chase. Ours is Chase, and they look the same

McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread
4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

hi Rachel,
How did you go with your PCI?

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi guys,
Do you mind if my asking what sort of issues Howard Ryan didn't pick but you saw?

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Will try that, thank you !

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

I found this
http://www.hnkryan.com/report.html
Hope that's the right one

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

We don't have it... As it was done by MJH solicitor and the contract is kept by some gov authorities we were told ..

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi all,
We are finally at PCI stage with our first build!! (Our blog is very behind... )
We are now looking to get an Interim Occupation Certificate to make our finally…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi everyone,
Do you think getting an independent inspector for PCI is value added?
Any recommendations?

Our build with MJH
http://ganilton.blogspot.com.au/?m=1

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4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi Milby
Our SS advised it could be finished by mid to late May ( our contract date is in the first week of June)
We have decided to install…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

We did our own landscape plan based on our house plan and provided to the builder. Put down some colours and signs to show plants and grass, etc. as long…

4 years4 yearsGaniltonGanilton posted:
Building at Willowdale

Hi guys,
Our build is flying though and we can now start looking at plantation shutters and security doors.
Has anyone got recommendations?
Thanks in advance!
Our build with MJH

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