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3 d3 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

Woohoo! Best news!! Now hopefully he sticks to his word. So happy you've finally had good news

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3 d3 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

At this stage handover has been pushed back 2 days, which is annoying, but at least they are trying to rectify the issues! And we'd rather them fixed before we…

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4 d4 djmart90jmart90 posted:
A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast

Just caught up on your thread - can't believe the run around you've been given!!
Loving your colour choices though, and those photos CB found on the caesarstone page are stunning!

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4 d4 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Ridge

Congratulations guys - super exciting!
We originally fell in love with the Noosa 25 MkII before signing with GJ, so following along :)

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4 d4 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

It doesn't look like there were any trades on site again yesterday - not too sure what's going on.
Our driveway was hosed though and it doesn't look like what…

4 d4 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks rural! We can't wait to see them installed :D I think the texture will definitely add some depth rather than a block colour!

4 d4 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

It definitely helps having friends in the right industries ;)
The blinds ended up coming to approx. $200ea, which includes being custom made to size and installation…

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5 d5 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks B, we're trying to just forget about it for now and see what happens come Tuesday.
We were always going to go with plain, but we were offered to…

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5 d5 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Definitely a good way to put it. I'm sure the owner wouldn't be happy with it for himself, and they definitely wouldn't want it on display as an example of…

6 d6 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

He's definitely supportive and more annoyed than me with some things! He emailed them last night seeking clarification on the more substantial defects, so hoping to hear back from them…

6 d6 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Coral homes - Marcoola - Pimpama

How are you settling in Skye?
Would love to see photos of your driveway after being sealed - ours has just been poured and we're wanting to seal it as…

6 d6 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

There were plenty of the "standard" defects like:
- paintwork not completed/up to scratch (tops and bottoms of doors and window frames not painted, paint not cut in around skirtings and…

6 d6 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

So.... Our PCI today was a bit of a let down. Not sure if we're actually going to doing handover next week.
We found several major (we thought) defects that…

8 d8 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks ruraldoc! It doesn't look like any trades were on site Friday and still heaps left to do! Bit disappointing...
The vacuum we used wasn't actually that good and after…

9 d9 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

It's gone quick, but also dragged on at the same time haha
We are super excited to get the keys, but also for all of the drama to be over!

10 d10 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Not very good photos, but here's some snaps of our driveway and carpet:
Master:
Bed 2:
Bed 3:

10 d10 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Latest update: our carpets were laid on Tuesday and our driveway and porch went in yesterday.
And... we have PCI on Monday morning!! ::cheerleader::
PCI was supposed to…

10 d10 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks CB!
It must have been a male install the powerpoint :-? We raised it with our SS so hoping it's been fixed!

10 d10 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Coral Homes Avoca 25 in Gainsborough Greens

Best news!!
They are bloody adorable!

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10 d10 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

The email we finished with the following got the quickest response, from the GM.
GJ Gardner promises like "We want your home build to be memorable for all the right…

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15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

That was my first thought - Hair straightener, hair dryer and toothbrush... Obviously a male did it haha

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

And this is the main bathroom...
We messaged the tiler last Friday because the tiles were put up without holes cut for the powerpoints in both bathrooms and the light…

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

This is our ensuite
We love how it's coming together!
We knew they'd miss the door on the shower! Every time the plans came back it said no door, and…

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Quite a few little things have been completed this week
- smoke detector to hallway and bed 4 installed
- remaining powerpoints and data points
- switchboard to power box 
- remaining tiling to…

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks ruraldoc!
There's so many new houses going up at the moment, I'm sure if you drive by you could pick it from the facade ;)

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Thanks shellu!
The fans wobble a bit at the moment, so hoping they sort themselves out once they've been used a few times or we'll have to get someone out…

15 d15 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Our First Home - Local Builder

We are having the same discussion at the moment! Originally wanted a cupboard pull out bin, but on our island bench from the right it goes sink, dishwasher, cupboard then…

22 d22 djmart90jmart90 posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 23... Finally some progress

I was speaking to our sales consultant about your build yesterday, you should've seen the look in his face when I told him your now in week 20 and windows…

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22 d22 djmart90jmart90 posted:
GJ Gardner - Rosewood 225 Modified - Riverstone Crossing

Oops, fans* are dark grey or 'titanium'

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