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Glint-Bladesong

Western Australia
Joined 14 February 2006
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12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Has anyone had home window tinting?

We had window tiniting applied on 4 windows in our house that do not have external shutters on them (window in external door, sidelight windows by front door, and a…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Your opinions on this please (brickwork)

Excellent news on the brickwork!

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Your opinions on this please (brickwork)

Maybe I'm just not stylish enough :D but I completely fail to see how this could be done on purpose to achieve some…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Roof - Colourbond vs Tiles

We chose a colorbond roof over tiles mainly becuase of the SES (State Emergency Service) background both my wife and I came from. In 5 years of attending call…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Independant Building Inspections

There are less expensive options for building inspectors. We hired a building inspector to inspect 4 stages of the house construction (Slab down, Walls up, roof on and completion)…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Soft Thick Carpets

When getting pricing for you carpet ask if they have a builders discount. Some carpet companies do a lot of business with certain builders and they will offer a…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Dirt dumped on Site

Has the builder given a reason as to why he refused to move the sand?
Depending on how difficult you want to be you can start by giving him notice in…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Smart Wiring

I guess it comes down to the builder you are using.
We used a volume builder and even with the issues we had with them they did allow us…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

We are getting (have got - finally) ducted evaporative air con. And I have to say that now that it is finally working (the electrician turned up at 6pm…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Hot water all sorted! So now there is just the brick paving and the low voltage downlight to fix.
On an unrelated note (house related but for once nothing to…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Quick Update.
We moved into our home over the weekend othe 18th of November, all of the heavy furntiure being moved in on the 21st, so the 21st was our first…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Well, today I pick up the keys. Which is an amazing feat, who would have thought!
The PCI meeting last Friday went fairly well, with little argument over what needed…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

We went round to the house on Saturday and the plumber was there installing the toilets, which was quite exciting... well as exciting as toilets get.. you know what I…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
THEY PUT OUR SLAB IN THE WRONG SPOT!

I'm sure its redundant information, but I'll say it anyway - Make notes about everything that is said, write it all down, log it with time and date and get…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Seriously its like juggling eels! Trying to organise all of the people that need to come along to finish your home (Painter, tiler, etc, etc) after the house is…

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Well I'm onto my third supervisor, seriously they are like a cheap pair of sneakers, they dont last long before wearing out and some of them stink.

12 years12 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

In my last post on here on the 14th of August I stated that we had 6 weeks to go. Well its now the 11th of September and we…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

It would appear that we have 6 weeks to go and our house will be finished (at least according to my NEW supervisor).
If true then I am very pleased with…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

I had a phone call from my builder yesterday afternoon (a momenteous occasion in itself!) telling me to go ahead and organise for my electrician to come in and repair…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Yesterday I posted an update to my blog staying how well I thought the on site meeting went and how things seem to generally be running on time.
And I was…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Update number: whatever :)
The gyprock ceilings went in yesterday AND the plumbing and gas lines. Quite a busy time. On the…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
New Home Owner Experience - not good

I agree with the comments by builda. As a person who is currently having their home built, and is currently getting greyer and greyer hair as the weeks progress,…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Saving on your mortgage

I pay mine off weekly and always with a little bit extra added in, plus I have a 100% offset account linked to my mortgage, and just by having money…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Long time no update. Oops. I keep updating my blog (occasionally) and I visit here often, I just keep forgetting to update this thread. :?

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Hey my dad is (was) a pom so all is good.
Anyway if they say that by slagging them off lost them money I will counter with the fact that their…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Perceptions is a two storey specialist, so if that is what you are after then you should be good.
It also depends on where you are going to be building. …

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

Oops, its been nearly a month since I posted here to say where the house is up to.
If any one was reading this SORRY! Things just keep cropping up.
So…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Just started building in perth

the deposit was $1000 and I think i read some where that it cannot be more the 2.5%
The slab down is around the 12.5% mark for me. I'm not sure…

13 years13 yearsGlint-BladesongGlint-Bladesong posted:
Finding a design

Is there some easy one-stop shop with all the predone plans for looking through or is a case of doing the rounds with oodles of building companies and hoping
And its…

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