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5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Hey Speedway,
Sorry about the delay. Have been busy with moving houses.
We are finally in the house. Moved in last week. Got the tiling sorted before we moved in. Got most…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

We have an update on our build:
We have been sent our final invoices from the accounts department on 24 Sep. This is the first contact the builder has made…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

We reported the rubbish to the Shire Ranger who inspected the site, took photo's and informed the builder of their requirement to clean up the rubbish. Aveling stated that they…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Our latest update:
So far we have not heard from the Builder since around 18 Aug. that is when we reported the incorrect tiling in the bathrooms. We were informed…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Hi Speedwaychick, the colours are:
Tiles: Perlino Chocolate
Bathroom & laundry Laminate: Stipple Seal Benchtops and Tawny Linewood Natural finish cupboards
Kitchen: Benchtop Platinum Micro Natural Finish and Blackened Linewood Natural finish for…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Finally took some new photos of the interior yesterday. Two weeks ago we reported to the builder that the tiles in the bathroom and ensuite were incorrect. the skirting and…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

The clean drain prior to interior fit
How the drain looked yesterday
The drain yesterday
Rubbish with the Builders Name and our Lot Number
Where the Skip Bin was with a view to the…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Main Bathroom (Skirting Tiles incorrect)
Main Bathroom (skirting tiles and bath tiles incorrect)
Laundry (tiles correct)
Ensuite (skirting tiles incorrect)
Kitchen
Kitchen
Kitchen

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

We reached lock up last week and already they have painted the ceiling and installed all of the cabinetry for kitchen, bathrooms and laundry. the tiling is due to commence…

5 years5 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Our retaining wall went in mid Jan and the block was cleared early to mid Feb with slab down mid Mar. We were fortunate that site works were completed before…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building on a rear strata lot

Good Luck with whatever decision you make. With your 11 months to completion, that is really hit and miss luck of the draw. We have had friends who have singed…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Things are really starting to come alone, wont be long until lock up. Went to the block over the weekend and most of the white plastering is complete.

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Portico and Entry
Front Boundary looking toward rear boundary
Living Room looking towards Dining Room with Kitchen to the right
Dining Room looking towards living room
Side View

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Finally worked out photobucket here is our final house plan.

Building with Aveling in Serpentine
6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Hi Speedwaychick
We signed with Aveling early last year so they must have changed their area after that. We are nearly at lockup so the build itself has come along quite…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

hi Jays, it is just a standard 4x2. we went the Allure and made a few of our own amendments. We will upload the plans once I work out how…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

We had our pre-start meeting on 04 Jul 13 and were well prepared so the meeting only took around 2 hours. During pre-start we discussed having a fireplace installed and…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building with Aveling in Serpentine

Hi all, we have been watching this forum for the last 18 months and have finally decided to add our build. Unfortunately our build to date has been very frustrating…

6 years6 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Compensation from builder for delays??

I am not sure about compensation from builders but we are definitely looking into it ourselves.
We signed with a 'reputable' WA building in Feb 13, and have only just reached…

7 years7 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Aveling in Mandurah - anyone still out there?

Hi Serialbuilder,
I walked through the Wellard display home today and really like it. Its pretty close to exactly what we want. I have pretty much decided that I want to…

7 years7 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building in Serpentine, WA

Would I be better off getting some sort of an inspection done on the site before I went any further? Like soil tests etc. So I can get some idea…

7 years7 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building in Serpentine, WA

Hi Abby,
Thanks for the reply.
Havent decided on a builder yet. Have just found the block and still trying to do research on it. Hence why i have posted on…

7 years7 yearsGingaskippyGingaskippy posted:
Building in Serpentine, WA

Hi,
Im a new member. And i have done a search of these forums but cant find the info im looking for.
I am looking at building a new home in Serpentine…

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