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13 years13 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Lakewood 29 at Jacobs Ridge

Hey.. We built the Lakewood 28 in Shailer park... Could not be happier. We had an excellent experience from start to finish... Would go with them again in a second!…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Ok... no problems about the questions.... this forum has helped me heaps, I can only try and repay...
last week I got hold of the Australian Standard AS3700 which covers all…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Well well well.... my faith in this building company has been totally restored.... We have come to an arrangement that I'm really happy with. they've dealt with the whole thing…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Right... Well I've spoken to the BSA and they have advised that they can only inspect when the contract is complete. I am fine with that.... I am going to…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

The part that looks like its off the slab is a front pier of the house. It has a seperate foundation... Thanks for your feedback, the more I get the…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

No they're not being rendered... Well they weren't going to anyway, now that they've done a rubbish job I'll be asking them to render it...
I'm in QLD. Does anyone know…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

They're actually a double height brick. It's the Bianca Presto by PGH.

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

I've gone around to the house again today, and the bricks look even worse.... We're absolutely devastated about them! I've spoken to the building supervisor, and he said they'll be…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Thanks guys... I'll try and take some pics this afternoon and put them up... I don't know if I'm just being picky, I suppose you see EVERYTHING when it's your…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
poor brick work.. PLEASE HELP!!! WE HAVE RESULTS!!! THANKS!

Hi Everyone,
Our house is being bricked at the moment, and I'm not very happy with the results. We're getting double height bricks with flush mortar. In quite a few different…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Help... Crack in slab...

ok.... so from all this, I gather that my crack (in the slab) is fine?
THANKS!!

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Just Begun!!!!

Hi Angie,
We are building with Adenbrook at the moment. We've found them to be excellent so far. Which house are you looking at? If you want any advice let me…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Help... Crack in slab...

Thanks so much for inspecting my crack. I understand this is a very personal request. :lol:

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Help... Crack in slab...

This may well be me just freaking out for no reason. But can you guys please look at this crack and tell me if its something to worry about? The…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Hi Everyone!! We have a frame! We're motoring along at the moment.... Check out the pics...
Front of the house.
Back of the house... You can see the garage door coming from…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Great Ideas.. Thanks for that...
Yes they did include areas like that... They even put one down for the gas bottles which is cool. I'd forgotten about that one!

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Hey All,
Well we have a slab! How exciting!!! Check out the pics!
This is just before they laid the slab

And here it is!!! How cool is that?!?!

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Well everyone, we're now well and truely on the way... Our land has been cleared, the plumbing has been put in, and theres an electricity box up... It's really quite…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Another Cabling Question

Thanks for that... I have ended up getting the builder to put just the conduit in place with a piece of wire in so I can pull through my cables....…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Excellent, I bet you're happy about that. I don't think we'll have cut land today, we had a little flooding near the land yesterday. I'll be happy with the weekend…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
On the Starting Blocks!!!! PHOTOS of my FRAME! Updated 13/03

Hi Everyone,
Well we've done all of our structural changes, colour choices, electrical plans and we're ready to go! I just had a phone call from our Construction Manager who advised…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Another Cabling Question

Hi Guys...
I'm building with a company in South Brisbane. I am about to go and do the consultation with the "electrical engineer". They have given me prices for everything and…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Anyone else having problems with @d3nbr00k or M@kbuild?

Hi! I hope you got everything sorted out with Adenbrook. I still haven't had any drama's with them. Where and what are you building again?

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

That roof looks so hot! I love it! Hey I think our bricks look very similar... what sort are yours?

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
My experience with @d3nbr00k

Hi,
I too am building with Adenbrook... and I believe it is the same franchise that I'm dealing with. I can understand your frustrations, and obviously your situation has taken a…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Doing electrical work through the home builder

mmmmm you guys have got me thinking... I'm also building with Adenbrook in South Brisbane. Maybe I should get a sparky to put the lights in after handover. I haven't…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Stuff on my block

hahahaha brilliant.... Thanks for the advice everyone. :)

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Stuff on my block

Nah I don't want to cause problems for them. I just want to make sure I don't get screwed if it's left there too long. :)

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Stuff on my block

Hi Guys...
We're getting ready to go on site next week and the builder has told us that if anything is on our land (like other peoples building materials) then we…

14 years14 yearsGriffBNEGriffBNE posted:
Anyone else having problems with @d3nbr00k or M@kbuild?

Hi,
I'm building with Makbuild and haven't had any problems as yet.... We've signed contract and have selected colours.... Start date is in March...
Where are you building and what are you…

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