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Joined 13 October 2007
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13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
What is considered "Fixings" stage?

Thanks for your replies,
I am definately past all those things and I found it in my contract and we have everything.
And I got great news today we should have hand…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
What is considered "Fixings" stage?

Hi all,
I just recieved my fixings invoice, when is the house considered to be at fixings stage?
I still need shower screens, wardrobe doors, door handles, insulation, kitchen sink…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
BAD site costs given to me at tender :(

Wow, $17K seems like nothing to me. You want a horror story, I was quoted $75K by Adenbrook!!!!! I still ended up paying $28 with our current builder.
Cheer…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Well it took longer than we thought to get the slab laid. Because we had so much fill and were having a piered slab we had to wait 10…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Building our Flagstone - Pics of our latest decorating!

Congratulations!!
It's looking good. We try to wait till Sundays to go out as I feel weird walking around the block when builders are on it.
Keep the photos coming.

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
READY.....SET..... GO!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh you poor thing. A plumbing issue is the last thing you need when moving in to a house you have waited sooooo long for. I hope they…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Help with choosing a splashback

I don't really want to keep the tiles as I hate cleaning grout.
As for keeping stainless clean, I had a stainless steel splashback behind my hydrobaths when I was a…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Help with choosing a splashback

Hi all,
I posted this question on my topic in building a new house but thought I would post it in here too.
I have recently been given the option of changing…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Well fingers crossed the rain stops in the next couple of days because my slab is booked in to be poured on Friday and I've waited too long for it…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
READY.....SET..... GO!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations Phoenix.
Well today's Monday so ONE MORE SLEEP!!!!!! I bet tonight will be a long one.
Can't wait to see photos and hope everything goes smoothly.
Jet

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Good Luck with the council, that's where all our problems started.

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Who did you decide to build with Mike? I see you have pegged out an area I assume is where you are putting your house?

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Thanks Guys, you've made me feel really welcome.
Now I just have to stop myself driving out there EVERY day. Petrol is too expensive. Maybe twice a week won't…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Riksters place - Kid's play area

Beautiful house, I am sure I'm not going to be the only one taking ideas from what you've done.
I love colour framed in white!!!

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Double storey VS Single Storey house

It is a personal choice, land size is a big problem these days and if you want enough rooms for the family you sometimes have to go with a two…

13 years13 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
I'm back and ready to build! Slab update 20/07

Hello all,
It has been a while since I have been on to the forum as we had sooooo many problems up until now. We even entertained the idea of…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Council amalgamation, Bris - VENT

Thanks Blackmax that's good advice.
I actually went in to the council today to fix a bungle the builder and council had made and was really happy with their response.…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Hey, what's been happening with the build? Have they fixed your roof yet?

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Council amalgamation, Bris - VENT

Ok, so it might not be simple to move the files to a different system but I know that there are some staff in this department that moved to Logan.…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Council amalgamation, Bris - VENT

Ok, bear with me I need to vent.
Due to our builder taking their sweet time getting our plans into council we found our application got stuck in the middle of…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Next: Stainless Steel rope balustrade

Stratco sell everything for the wire and glass rails and fences. A lot more reasonably priced than what the builders want to charge. As long as you or…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
WE'RE BACK!!! Latest Pics...

Your house is looking awesome Ricci. Won't be long now.
Please post photos when your floors are in, we are thinking dark wood as well and would love to see…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Our Dream Home

Sounds like you've caused a bit of a headache for building companies everywhere Ladyice!! :lol: :lol:
Everyone's…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Building with Di#on/Tamw@@d - SE Qld (watch the progress)

Wow, I must have missed your last post. Your house is looking great. Keep the updates coming.

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Adenbrook Sandhurst 37

Wow your house is looking great.
We are building at Spring Mountain on 1.5 acres, so just around the corner.
Keep the photos coming.
Jet

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Finally reached Lock Up stage

Congratulations Sue, that's so exciting. It's looking good.

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
READY.....SET..... GO!!!!!!!!!!!

Your brickies have done a nice job Phoenix. It's really coming along and looking great. Lets hope the rain your predicting won't put them too far behind.

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
lockup

Oh Yvette, you have had nothing but problems getting this build done in a reasonable time, haven't you?
Post some photos and that might make you feel better.... Maybe I…

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
Our House

Now if you could just knock down that power pole your view would be perfect :D

14 years14 yearsJet79Jet79 posted:
We have a house. Just need the land

Those other photos of the land had amazing views but you said the building area was flatter?
Get the builder to come out and give you an estimate on what they…

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