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5 d5 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Hi Pommie,
The Platinum range is an upgrade over and above Yes and Mansions. It doesn't matter that there is no Platinum package now , if you want a door marked…

6 d6 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Rox82 this is what our ensuite pipes look like.

6 d6 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Rox82 those drawers are ridiculous. There may as well be no drawers there at all if that's the best they can do.

6 d6 dGibsonGibson posted:
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P is an upgrade item , if you bought the Platinum package when it was available you got all of the 'P' items included. Otherwise you can buy them as…

7 d7 dGibsonGibson posted:
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There should be a legend on the last page of the door list showing M for Mansions Package and P for Platinum (i.e. An upgrade)

7 d7 dGibsonGibson posted:
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When we made our selections the Savoy and Newington ranges were included and Illusion was an upgrade.

8 d8 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Our carpets were laid yesterday, it's quite exciting to see everything finally coming together

9 d9 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Does anyone know which of the Tradies installs the bathroom fittings like towel rails and dunny roll holders?
We want to do extra tiling so we need to take them…

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9 d9 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Hey MartinsHarmony, it's looking good.
We are still waiting for the appliances to be installed. In the meantime we are having the carpets laid.

11 d11 dGibsonGibson posted:
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I found with all of M's suppliers that they wanted us to make selections and then they would give a price. Trying to get itemized pricing or a price list…

18 d18 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Hi Sevenths, for a while our SS was running 30 builds and was also the Area Manager. Not a lot got done during that time. It's very frustrating.
Since we've received…

19 d19 dGibsonGibson posted:
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A couple more pics of the house - in panorama.
Can't wait for the appliances to go in.

21 d21 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Quasi try spraying the hinges and locks with WD-40. The surface rust will clean up and the locks are probably stiff as they are new.

22 d22 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Thanks MGardz,
Post pics ! We need to see what life is like after you've settled in.

22 d22 dGibsonGibson posted:
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More pics

Waiting for the appliances to be installed...

22 d22 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Beeprelude, our tiles were the darkest 'yes' tiles, but since we did our selections I think M have added more tile choices.
Now we have the keys the real fun…

22 d22 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Our first night time visit to the house.
It's been a long and often painful road over the last 18 months. However the results are fantastic, we love the house.…

22 d22 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Thanks everyone.
Our PCI was actually good, very few issues and they fixed them all quickly.
MartinsHarmony they install all the 'stealable' items after keys; stove , cooktop, hot water…

23 d23 dGibsonGibson posted:
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The fence is coming down tomorrow and then we can start getting our Tradies in for the final touches.

23 d23 dGibsonGibson posted:
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January 2016
June 2017
Hang in there everyone. It's a rollercoaster of a journey, but eventually a house does emerge.

23 d23 dGibsonGibson posted:
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So this arrived today!!!

24 d24 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Hi Rox82, do you have a non-leg freestanding tub like this?

Then they will run silicon around the base where it meets the floor tiles and that will give you your…

24 d24 dGibsonGibson posted:
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Hi Rox82
Our bathroom was done the same way.
After the waterproof they built a wall for the bath, tiled over that and silicon the floor to wall join to make…

25 d25 dGibsonGibson posted:
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That's quality work Rox82

30 d30 dGibsonGibson posted:
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MartinsHarmony it's great to see your progress.
I'll post some more pics once we have keys. At the moment we are totally locked out and no Tradies on site to…

1 month1 monthGibsonGibson posted:
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Exciting news beeprelude.
Our PCI list has been completed, we are now waiting on the bank to get their valuation done on the house before releasing the final payment. Then…

1 month1 monthGibsonGibson posted:
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Hi Izee, they use the cheap ones!

1 month1 monthGibsonGibson posted:
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My experience is when they start to fall behind on the build they never catch up. All you can do is keep on to your SS to make sure they…

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2 months2 monthsGibsonGibson posted:
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Thanks MrRose.
The week after PCI nothing happened on the house , then this week a flurry of activity.
Our building inspector only picked a few issues which the SS…

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