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2 months2 monthsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Does anyone have a rough cost for building a single level house in a flood zone 1% aep + 500? Do beechwood build the slab up higher or do…

2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

PCI on Monday and we picked up the keys today. I will post pics soon.

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

PCI went well, thanks for asking newb!!! Our site supervisor (Garry) has been great. Our quick build time has come down to him booking in trades and being on top…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

We have our PCI on Monday too. We still need carpets, appliances, and fly screens. With only 1 working day to go I am thinking it won't be finished either.

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

No I dont have a thread, only a blog I put pics on. I am building a simple single storey with beechwood.

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Charlibear's Build -Finally in!

Sorry to hear that charlibear. Ive been following your journey. I am about 23 weeks in and the house is nearly complete. Its only a basic house though. I hope…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

My contract says its a 33 week build. It will only be 22 weeks on Thursday and that includes the 4 weeks close down at Christmas. You never know what…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

We are getting our carpets in today. I cant believe how quick this build has gone. We havent got a PCI date yet but the SS says probably late next…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Beechwood set up an electric and gas account with AGL. We have been sent our account info from AGL and we have had one bill for about $60. We have…

2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Awesome tapasr!!!

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Yes its all to Australian standards. The walls have to be water resistant to 1.8 not waterproofed we first thought. They have used a water resistant sheeting. Beechwood are doing…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Just a quick update, sorry I didnt take any pics but we've had our tiles delivered, they're in the garage. I was shocked, didnt expect to see them for a…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Has anyone reading this had their bathrooms waterproofed yet? If you have can you tell or show me a pic of what areas beechwood covered. We went to our house…

Who is building with Beechwood
2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Great to hear you're so close to getting your keys. Your place is looking amazing. Love the bathroom. I like the hexagon tile too, are you going to keep or…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Registration, tenders and council are a pain and drag on but once the build starts it seems to go quicker. Work started on our block on the 3rd November. We…

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2 years2 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

From my experience with Beechwood they are very slow. I have noticed on my build they only book one trade at a time. I would expect the build time to…

3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Yes sorry we did that too. We paid part of the slab to beechwood out of our money. Then the bank took over on the frame.

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Ours is interest only for the duration of the build. We just email the invoice to our broker and she sorts it all out.

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

We have cornice now. Called the ss yesterday to check in and he said everything is on track. He has heaps of trades booked in this month. Waterproofing should be…

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Congrats looking awesome.

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Really!! As far as I knew Council is responsible for it but beechwood are ment to organise it. If your sick of waiting for beechwood just fill out the form…

3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

It now includes sewer as well but that seems excessive maybe it was leaking. we got ours the other week for around $450 and no water was even used. I…

3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

I know how you feel. The exact same thing happened to us. I took photos of it and emailed the photos to the neighbours builders head office (Macdonald jones). I…

Who is building with Beechwood
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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

This is off topic but check with your council if you can get pre approval to build before settlement. Sorry I dont know the correct term. Our council (Gosford) let…

3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Thanks!! we are building the moscato 5. our roof is 26°, our bricks are Urban one Chiffon. Roof, windows and gutters are monument and fascia is surfmist.

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast

Great colour choices. Your place looks amazing!!! You must be so excited. Love your kitchen. May I ask what colour your kitchen benchtop is?

3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Our walls are going up today.

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Maybe they do it different where you are. I am from the central coast so we deal with the north coast head office. We did our electrical same time as…

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3 years3 yearsGrace33Grace33 posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

We saw beechwood for our electrical apppintment at their head office. We never met with the electrician or even knew the company they used.
The electrician did call us directly a…

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