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1 month1 monthjol0jol0 posted:
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Our newbie ss is the best one we've had. He's done more in 3 weeks than the last guy did in 4 months.

1 month1 monthjol0jol0 posted:
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This is nothing. We're in our 11th month of our build and still don't have a lower roof.

2 months2 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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That is some seriously ******* brickwork. The brick colour variation is completely unacceptable in my opinion. Wow. I can't believe they are fighting you on this.

2 months2 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Hi and welcome! We are building a double storey design in Sydney as well. Our experience so far has been ...brace yourself for major delays.
We are in our 10th month…

2 months2 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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What possible justification could there be for such a massive price change??

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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That's crazy! What's the reason the council has given for the changes?

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Oh they will definitely include it as a part of your contract term. Don't expect an extension.
Our site has sat vacant for 2 months and now a further month…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Wtf? Shouldn't the letter actually state this explicitly? Which days/how many they are claiming?

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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This forum has been great. We knew going on there would probably be delays. Our biggest reason for sticking with them was the fact that we loved the design and…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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You're allowing for the fact that there will probably be major, significant delays on your build as has been the case with most of us here. There appears to be…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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We had oue slab poured in January. We are now in September and don't have a finished roof or cladding on half of the second floor. We are beyond furious…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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We've had two ss leave so far. Our house has sat with no trades for 2 months and now another month. Ss is critical to your build. For us to…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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You can only use the supplier they advise. We used tiles direct for ours but that's mainly because we are closer to them than dons. You can go in to…

3 months3 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Some of the things you need to consider with the build of a kdr...
-the knock down. Hidden asbestos, rock etc will cost you extra.
-you may need a different type…

4 months4 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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So our second ss just resigned. Bricks have only just finished and we are entering the 9th month of construction.
I'm not really liking our chances of being in by…

4 months4 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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It looks ugly rox82. I don't blame you for hating it. Demand they change it. It seems like lazy work.

5 months5 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Six weeks with not a single.damn.thing. happening on our house. Incredibly frustrating. I've stopped driving by to even look as I want to forget it's even happening atm. And yes,…

5 months5 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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You are correct Gibson. We've asked for dates and day and been told one thing and then another happens. Even our neighbours have raised an eyebrow at how long things…

5 months5 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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We are supposed to be in by Xmas and haven't even had bricks finished... going into our 3rd week with nothing happening on site. Literally not a thing.

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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If you provide an indication of what you are looking to upgrade we can try to help give an idea of whether an extra cost is generally charged

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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What is the wall colour? Haha I like it

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Wow that is some seriously ** brickwork. Did you use a inspector? Get one for your final inspection. Where are you building? There were details shared above for an inspector…

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Hi Alex, that sounds about right. We were told by the time we did the driveway, landscaping and all other odds and end to have a fully finished block and…

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Great news Gibson!

6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Where did you build again s-ve? That's terrible. I hope you're going to consider taking it up with fair trading If you haven't already.

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6 months6 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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That's awful s-ve. What happened? Who's to blame for the errors? Poor SS management?

7 months7 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Forum experts and those that have already been through doing floors after handover...Can you all please give me an indication of what you paid in labour only for tiling and…

7 months7 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Very helpful gillym...thanks!

7 months7 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Gillym, thank you thank you thank you!!! This is a fantastic idea! I was considering roller shutter but this is so much better !!!!

7 months7 monthsjol0jol0 posted:
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Hi izee! We are also building he tempus elite but we modified the top floor so we don't have the wrap around window. Custom made shutters or roller blinds could…

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