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Gildea

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Joined 3 March 2009
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9 d9 dGildeaGildea posted:
Building with Fairmont Homes NSW - Balmoral 42

Hi All,
Thought it would be worth while to share my story so far with Fairmont Homes. They are a small to medium sized home builder in NSW, and it's awfully…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Sorry, I know grass will grow if I placed it ontop of said mix, but if I just but composte/sand in the hole, without putting new grass on top, will…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

No grass would grow there would it? or will the grass grow throw the holes (there not massive, biggest one is prob 15cm x15cm)... Or do I have to buy…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Sounds good.
What about the weeds that look like grass that aren't EZ grass? Looks like this http://www.forevergreenlc.com/images/Foxtail2.JPG
but not so dark where all the grass meets?
EDIT: And…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Whats the best stuff to use to get rid of unwanted weeds on ~3month old EZ grass?
I think there is like 5 different weed things... Winter grass, bindii, clovers, you…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Anyone building with Eden Brae and using PGH bricks???

Thats generally what happens :)
EB will no doubt quote for the whole house though - so be specific about it.

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Okay well - the fun starts! :)
Settlement postponed till Monday 10/05 thanks to the painters not showing up on Thursday when they where supposed to, which…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Time frame from PCI to Handover

Now the 03/05, one more thing fixed on our list....
*sigh* SS said possibly settlement on the 07/05...
Every week it just seems to get pushed back, I've really just had enough...…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

*sigh* Setlltement pushed back again now expected to be the 07/05...

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Ahhhh....
Got the edreeded phone call - no ETA will know by end of week. I'm going to cry...

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Time frame from PCI to Handover

We had out PCI on the 13/04, its now the 25/04 and only one thing on our PCI list is fixed (35 to go)... A bloody joke if you ask…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

omg WTF...
Lets hope its your street!
That or Telstra smartened up and is going to reroute to elderslie exchange.

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Our Prosperity in Spring Farm...Our bubby is here!

Hayters quoted me $10.5ea, and said we can work out a discount - I pushed on how much but they wouldn't tell me... seemed odd. I'll go ask for phil.

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

The elite devices are upto 21Mbps.
Not sure why you would be waiting until July for a fixed line :S seems strange as the area is already in the cable records…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Fridge cavity vs fridge size?

60-70cm is usually normal.
The doors will stick out infront of the cavity other wise you might have issues opening them fully.
You might find the firdge is 75cm depth with Handles…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Fence with integrated retaining wall

Hi,
we need to build some retaining walls in our block, the LHS and RHS of the house we would like this to be Part of the fence.
We are planing to…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Our Prosperity in Spring Farm...Our bubby is here!

What aggregate did you use to fill the blocks? Crushed concrete?
EDIT: On that note, where did you get them for $7.42, best I've found is $8.15ea

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Isn't it fun :)
Handover should be "before the 30th of April"
Lets see how accurate his prodictions are :)
On that note, we pick…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

PCI on the 13/04, Handover *should* be the 23/04
Wooohooo :)

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Wow seems like it took forever for your house! We should be in soon as well :(
Only Driveway, carpet and touchups left.

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Went back today and took all the bricks left back home.
I'm pretty sure its the tradies though, as they have only been disapearing on days when they are working.
Who knows!

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Brick work help

Question: The below looks wrong to me, what to do? Is it worth worrying about?
I've asked our SS 3 weeks ago and he said he would "look into it" and…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Went back tonight and now like 80% are gone - damn theives!
So ******* inconsiderate.
Honestly if I catch the people stealing them - god help them!
It wouldn't have bothered me too…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

::angry:: ::angry:: ::angry:: ::angry::
People keep stealing my bricks since EB…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Which Ducted Air-Con did you go with? Or are going with?

More then likely,
Fujitsu inverter Ducted
reverse cycle
Single Phase
10KW, 3 zones, 6 outlets
House 130m2 living
1 control pad
Return grill in hallway next to lounge room

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Quote for garages, crazy difference in prices

Need to ensure that the extra car sapce isn't changing the roof shape either, as this is where extra costs add up quickly.
We wanted to add 1m in extra length…

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
Building at Spring Farm with EB - Ummm OMG

Lucky you! :)
Long time coming!!

9 years9 yearsGildeaGildea posted:
HELP !!!! Does this look right???

Ummm... Yes indeed raise an issue with the builder.

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