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1 year1 yearkavehmankavehman posted:
Taubmans smooth pebble

You have very good timing, I thought I'd come for a little peek on the homeone forum.
We used smooth pebble on our interior walls.
http://kavehmansprovincialhomesfairligh ... ot.com.au/

2 years2 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

I would just let them do it as they want, the cut's they made on ours aren't even noticeable. The gap is less than 1mm on ours where they made…

2 years2 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

I think it's pretty much up to yourself to calculate rain days. In reality it's not the rain that delays, it's the endless weeks without any activity happening. Living in…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Post Build Cleaner recommendations

Try putting and advert up on serviceseeking. They seem to be good at giving you three quotes within 24 hours.

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Hi all,
contact i used for flyscreens has a web page below.
http://customscreensandblinds.com.au/
If you want to get him out to measure it's a 3 to 4 month wait,…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Finally I picked up fly screens today. I tried Bradnam's but they weren't too interested in supplying any flyscreens. I tried a few others and was quoted anywhere from 60…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

NiknAndy your place looks great. Must be really happy with the way it's turning out.
Little update from us, we have had our ups and downs with getting maintenance completed. Provincial…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Plumbing Standards - Outlet for shower head ?

Just an update in case this happens to anyone else.
The plumber came to fix it and he said he could either use an extension piece to give a bit more…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Plumbing Standards - Outlet for shower head ?

Thanks for the advice Stewie.
The tiles aren't that thick. It's just this bathroom that has the problem, I removed the original one because it was leaking and it was starting…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Plumbing Standards - Outlet for shower head ?

I have read through the plumbing standards, searched the building standards but can't seem to find what I am looking for.
Is there a standard that covers how far the threads…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Good to see some progress NikNAndy. In one of your photos the overflow hose (black hose) from the rainwater tank is dumping onto the ground. I wouldn't accept that it…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

In my opinion as long as they are in the contractual period, let them work to their own pace. I agree it probably has taken a bit longer than I…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Out of curiosity, what kind of issues were found ?

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

As I am finding building a house seems to be never ending.
Landscaping is under way. We had a bobcat guy come out and fill and level the block, compact roadbase…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Polyurethane is a spray painted finish, and is one of the most durable out there. It leaves a seem free finish on cabinets so you don't see any joins like…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

With Provincial I think you would most likely choose the upgrade package which means Polyurethane finish is what you will get on all cabinetry.
You can choose any color you like…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

SB944, looks like your experience is a good one so far. With some of the upgrade costs they can be quite large. But from what I have seen going through…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Our OB ..Sydney

That's pretty amazeballs, nice to see there are some brickies out there that really care.
I reckon our brick layers were pretty good, none of the features of our house called…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Nice to see that peoples builds are progressing along. Looks like they have really picked up the pace for most people.
We have had shutters installed, and ducted air con going…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

The more I work on this house, the more I wish I had a car that could tow a trailer ::hyst:: Maybe my next…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Wasted space. Layout advice wanted.

Without even reading your full post I was thinking make it a walk in robe.
At the time of building I thought having two massive walk in robes was a waste…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Hi Leelah i'm pretty sure the color consultant has a list of all the colors, you could e mail her for the list ?
Bit unfortunate to see it's so slow…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

I can't see your pictures at work, but am very impressed with the Plan I can see, what program did you use to put that together ?

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

sb944, once the slab goes down it should be smooth sailing. There is a bit of uncertainty before that happens.
ProgD we haven't requested our appliances be installed yet, we are…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

ProgD i think each council is diifferent but we did need a $130 inspection to take place before the driveway was poured. Most concrete rs should be across this. My…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

With independent inspections I had one done at frame stage, and not sure how worthwhile it was. I don't think the guy I used was all that good to be…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

ProgD you can apply for an interim occupancy certificate which should allow you to move in. This of course costs a little bit of money.
Our driveway was done over the…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Hi Jahasabe, hate to tell you this, but we still haven't moved in. We are trying our hardest to get flooring done before we do.
Like i said getting quotes from…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Provincial Homes

Jahasabe hang in there, we had the same site supervisor initially, and to be honest our house turned out really well in the end. The trades used were top notch.…

3 years3 yearskavehmankavehman posted:
Neighbours Using My Block For Fill

I wouldn't be too worried to be honest. Looks like they will push most of it back to cover up the drainage.
Doesn't look like they are done yet, it will…

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