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10 years10 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

xpire, welcome to the thread.
Your builder should of done the trenching for you, as in layed the white pipe. Telstra contractors come out and connect it up for you. If…

10 years10 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi PKAZ,
Colours & materials just have to 'compliment' the examples in the standards book. It doesn't have to be exactly the same.

10 years10 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hey Danga,
Welcome to the forum, our builder went over their allocated days by almost a month.. they payed us out though!
Ken

10 years10 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi guys,
gacho, congrats with the progress but sorry to hear about your rock costs... is this an additional sum to your site costs ?? did you site costs have a…

10 years10 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hey Kure,
Pine lintels are common, specially when all of your framing is constructed in pine. They use double studs to support the window openings as all external walls are load…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

MurphySt,
Standard connection charge is $299, this is for a first time connection to a new premises. If they are required to dig out a trench then that will cost an…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi all,
Good & bad news, ADSL2+ speeds are available, but unfortunately you need to sign up with bigpond to get these speeds. Other ISP's cann6ot provide ADSL2+ due to pain…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hey all!
Regarding the internet, it was one of the first things I had chcked out. We have recently connected with Telstra (you have no choice, first phone connection to a…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi all,
It's been a while since my last post but im very excited to say that we have finally moved in, it has been over a week now and we…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
PCI ?

The less than 24 hours notice wasn't a huge surprise because this PCI kept getting postponed over the last few weeks.
Credit to the builder, about 95% of the…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Help needed please

Hi,
If you want the bulkhead then they must provide it as it is shown on the plans. Ask them why they cannot do it, otherwise its personal choice really.
Cheers
Ken

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
PCI ?

Hi guys,
I received a phone call today telling me that PCI is tomorrow ::surprise::
Most things are completed except the air-con / heater…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi All,
Long time since my last post... still haven't moved in yet :cry:
Have had problems but I keep reminding myself that…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

ohhh and watch out for them COWS !! I saw two massive black cows the other night (at around 8pm) and absolutely SHAT myself. THEY ARE HUGE!
If you guys don't…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

G;day guys,
Eliza, thanks for your wishes, that is very nice of you guys. After all the crap we have been dealing with, it is comforting to know that we have…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Happy New Year all!
It's great to see some progress in Carlingford, can't believe the display homes are completed. They hit them very hard in the last few weeks and now…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Sorry MurphyStreet, dunno how I confused your trademark green text with Monichi. :lol: I have a good eye for the Santorini. We absolutely loved that…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hello Carlingford,
Monichi, my interpretation of that is they want some sort of 'feature' windows on the side elevation. So for example, instead of the window that is divided and has…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Plantation shutters how much?

http://www.iseekblinds.com.au they do instant online quotes

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hello Carlingford,
Eliza - Your right, it's alive! People are walking the streets, relaxing at the park and some are even starting to move in. I saw your brick pillars the…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Building in Lalor - @ lockup fixing

Elli; Thanks! I think it might look better once the driveway & landscaping is done.
Monichi; We did not have a letterbox on the plans that Carlingford had approved, it's just…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi Kure, have you selected a builder yet ?

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
ANYONE BUILDING WITH PORTADA HOMES ???

Hi there,
Porter Davis is a very good builder (probably the best in melbourne), they build quality homes and the attention to detail is second to none. It also depends on…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Cheers Eliza,
i saw your slab yesterday, even took a photo of the concrete pump pouring the slab! (i can pm it to you or post it on here). Its…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hi all,
Goodluck today eliza!! i see the slab formwork is in place, crushed rock looks to be settled in nicely especially after all that rainfall, the slab pour should go…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Can't afford a TV unit?

to niche or not to niche! Personally prefer no niche for the tv unit but niches are great around the house and in the showers!

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Hey guys,
Drove past your block today J&G, saw some heavy metal working away, hopefully the rocks all cleared and it's ready for the foundation. How much rock did they remove?…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Good Coffee Machine

Taffy x 2!! The 6910 rocks!!!

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Good Coffee Machine

Hmmm a good coffee machine :th: I suppose it comes down what type of machine your after, Manual or Automatic?
If your after a…

11 years11 yearsken007ken007 posted:
Carlingford Estate

Eliza,
I noticed rock located under your garage area. ::: Don't stress too much, they'll rip it out with no problems. Did you have…

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