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kavother

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7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
M&J's Build- FINALLY back with more pics page 18

we had the same problem with ours and our buikder acknowledged the poor condition early on but wouldnt come to the party later. We forked out an extra $1200…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Knockdown and building Fairhaven's Barwon 352

congratulations on choosing a builder. you need to change your title. we have built with Henley 11 years ago and Fairhaven last year, we thought the Henley experience…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Vinyl Floor Plank Installation - bumpy and not happy!

It is a new build and the builder doesnt give a damn, the slab was absolutely appalling and they did promise to put levelling compound on but never eventuated, then…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Vinyl Floor Plank Installation - bumpy and not happy!

We got our Polyflor vinyl wood planks installed in December and due to the first installer not prepping the floor correctly some of it was pulled up and replaced by…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
white paint turned yellow builder to repaint all

Thanks for the tips. If we had been warned about white paint yellowing then we probably would have picked a different colour. We werent and we were assured…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
white paint turned yellow builder to repaint all

we moved into our house december and recently had one of the doors on our double door replaced and pretty much all the skirts repainted due to overspray. The…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
OVER IT - 3 months later waiting for handover items

thats why im angry, they got thier money in full over 3 months ago, we have had to have tradespeople through our home while we are living it and im…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
OVER IT - 3 months later waiting for handover items

same boat! you just want to be proud of your home and its difficult when others pick up ******* areas or things that havnt been done too well. i…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Fairhaven Homes Review - Ongoing

well its been over 3 months in and we are still waiting on a few handover items to be finished and reimbursement as we had to pay for our own…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
OVER IT - 3 months later waiting for handover items

it is the truth and a matter of my opinion - no defaming anyone here. anything i have written has been an account of what happened to me. Other…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
OVER IT - 3 months later waiting for handover items

ive been debating whether to write my true and accurate description of our long and stressful build. I know alot of people on here dont write thier opinions as…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Quote for fibreglass Swimming Pool

touch wood i havnt had any problems. our installer was great and very thorough but my husband was also looking on and making sure the install went smoothly. we havnt…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Quote for fibreglass Swimming Pool

we have the elegance pool with a waterfall at shallow end which houses all the pool equipment. im pretty sure its the cascade but only has the centre spout,…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Quote for fibreglass Swimming Pool

we got a 6m x 3m elegance pool by leisure pools installed just before christmas, it is the perfect size for our young children and every kid whose swam…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Using an excel spreadsheet to record costs and expenses

we did a excel spreadsheet with auto sums and tallying of all credits i.e sale if house and debits right down to letterboxes we had estimates and then would check…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
which picture? one more added

i seconed the seconed one

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Builder refuses to install alfresco gas point

i thought it was a pretty standard item these days. Ours was included by the builder as oart of the outdoor fireplace privision but we are putting in a…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
what trees for front garden feature and blockout a 2 storey?

we have a 12 metre garden bed to landscape in front of our fence and sliding gate which is all to the side of a garage. across the road…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Pools - Concrete v Fibreglass

We have recently installed an 'elegance' fibreglass pool by Leisure pools. Our pool builder was wonderful and so far very happy with him. We signed up ages ago…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Powder ~ lanai ~ kitchen ~ pics! :: our Fairhaven Glenaire

congrats on the quick progress so far, hopefully it continues and i hope you dont have our supervisor and i suggest you keep a close eye on every aspect of…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Fairhaven Homes Review - Ongoing

They have fabulouse floor plans, the glenair is lovely. we have been in our whistler a month now and love our house but it has been a very hard…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Better Late than Never - Our Fairhaven!!

Looks great Brb, we have the same cubby on order and I will paint it the same as the house. I wasnt aware we had to leave it to…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Em&Jamies BAROLLO Finally some UPDATES and lots of pics!!!

Welcome back Em,
Your house is looking great, really nice colour selection and I wouldnt be too worried about your bricks, a little colour variation here and there looks fine, we…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
What do you want in/out of a park??

Wow you get to have a meeting with stock land about it, that's big of them - they have totally shafted all Sierra residents. We were sold on our block…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Who is supposed to be in by Christmas?

Our builder originally said cup weekend hmmmmm think we passed that now! Our kitchen and bathrooms are all in and painter to start this week, if the really pull together…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Better Late than Never - Our Fairhaven!!

Looks like the same company we are buying from when we finally get our house. We will be getting the one with their own garage to keep bikes etc…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Clean fill to be disposed of

Hey,
Thanks, thats a fantastic suggestion. I'll be talking to the local golf courses tomorrow. I might offer a carton of beer or 2 as sweetener!

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Clean fill to be disposed of

We will be putting in a fibre glass pool in early December and as part of the contract need to find a place close by to dispose of the soil.…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
PGH Bricks

That whole range of bricks are called alfresco and is only a thin layer of paint. We read some horror stories on here about the vino chipping and looking like…

7 years7 yearskavotherkavother posted:
Better Late than Never - Our Fairhaven!!

Love the pics, your house looks lovely.
I want to know about your shower too - does it have a lip at all or just walk in tiled base same level…

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