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4 months4 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Thanks dreamhomemummy, we had the doors put in to help keep noise and heating/cooling in, only to find out we'll need to leave it open in order for the heating/cooling…

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4 months4 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Went and had a peek this last weekend and the kitchen cabinets and stairs have been installed :) All the doors are in as well as…

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5 months5 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey dreamhomemummy, don't think cladding can be rendered, but i'm no expert! Worst case scenario I guess you could just take the cladding off and then render over that?

5 months5 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Went and had a look at the house today to see how things were going, and we have plaster! The plasterers were actually on site finishing off the final touches…

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5 months5 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Not sure yet, probably dark grey, will see how it all looks with the render, garage door and driveway in. We thought we'd like to have that contrast so picked…

5 months5 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey everyone sorry for the lack of updates, been extra lazy and there hasn't been a lot of progress on the build so haven't been updating.
We have finally completed lock…

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6 months6 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Wow they're absolutely smashing it out! At this rate you'll be in your beautiful new home in no time :D exciting stuff

6 months6 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

It's been awhile since I've made an update because we've been a little busy to go up to visit, but happy to report that electrical rough in has now been…

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7 months7 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

My parents went down to the house to have a look at their newly laid slab today and took a pic for me, looks like all the brickwork has been…

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7 months7 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey Dreamhomemummy!
YAY site start! Wonderful news! You must be over the moon :D
Not a lot going on for us atm, we haven't been on…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Fingers crossed indeed Stayxtrue! Pretty annoying when these little hiccups occur but good to hear they got things back on track, how do you stuff up a soil test I…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey Dreamhomemummy, after developer approval we had to then get council approval to get the planning permit and then building permit. Ours took 3 months (with Xmas break) and my…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Went and had a look today and not a lot has happened this week, the scaffold has been delivered and partly installed but still a little more to do, hopefully…

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8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Ahh how exciting, so hopefully you should be on site soon! The beauty of a smaller house is they should be able to smash it out in no time. I…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Hey Waldorf,
Looks like we both had quite a few issues with our frames, a few of the defects in your list were also in mine. After my inspection with…

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8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Thanks stayxtrue! It's very true about the space vs travel time, hubby and I had many discussions/arguments on whether to stay where we are now or take the plunge and…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Hey Dreamhomemummy
Our site costs were also fixed, and yes they will not be able to charge extra for the slab no matter what. When we needed to change our garage…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

I find it strange that they won't tell you, with us they told us straight away when they heard back. I'd ask for it regardless of it being 2 pages…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Oh no Dreamhomemummy I'm so sorry to hear that :( Hopefully with new management Burbank will get their act together and get your contract and drawings…

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Amazing work mate. Turned out absolutely fantastic! Gives me hope that we can also hopefully have a crack ourselves when out build is done. Thank you for the inspiration!

8 months8 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

Some brick progress pictures, looks like they fixed the master bedroom windows frames and they've now been installed :)

9 months9 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Looks fantastic!

9 months9 monthsGravyGravy posted:
Modified Burbank Indigo 5100 in Grandvue Officer

From memory they are around the 3500 x 2300mm mark, a little give or take :)

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