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13 d13 dKikaKika posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

I don't know much about defects but I believe your grout is defective as per Guide-to-Standards-and-Tolerances-2015, please see the link below in page 55;

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets ... s-2015.pdf

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13 d13 dKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

We have finally had our PC done and signed. So far we are happy with everything the builder has done and are willing to have handover tomorrow or Friday depending…

15 d15 dKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

We had gallery on the 30th of June and a week later paperwork was sent to council, then we got council approval at the end of July. We got 3…

16 d16 dKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Hi, the rio looks lovely! Portland facade seems to be pretty popular in QLD, so far I have seen at least 6 houses in my neighborhood with it.
Site was cut…

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17 d17 dKikaKika posted:
{Dawn} SE Melb Build - Should I get an inspection done?

Hi, long time follower. So much courage to do it by yourself, really admire your build journey. I would like to ask you whether you got the builder to paint…

17 d17 dKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

I have been so busy the last couple of weeks, no time to update here. On the 14th we had PCI which we did with a builder friend who took…

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21 d21 dKikaKika posted:
Help is my house missing NBN hub ???? needing help

Hi, my builder gave me a list of things I need to organise once handover happen and one is NBN connection. So I guess you paid for the hub and…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

I forgot to add photos of our hallway and the clock I like

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

I have finally bought pendant lights for our kitchen, I just found them yesterday but I think they will be perfect 😍 A friend is also giving us a wall…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Yours looks so much better, thanks for the photo. I have complaint to our SS, so he's agreed to get it painted.
The photo I posted belongs to…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Hi Katrina, I noticed the same issue with our build on the weekend. You can see that the black colour in eclipse brick is just the external part, and in…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Yes, it is a big difference when you have to deal with a big builder like Simonds. What I have been said by our SS is that he is supervising…

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2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Thanks KatrinaH, I have not said anything back to SS yet! My husband thinks the same as you, so making them to go with our original selection is the best…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

I tried again my luck with our SS yesterday and didn't go well. Basically my husband hates the brown we chose for our front door so I called SS to…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Things are moving quick even though we had a lot of rain the last 10 days. We got our Fix claim invoice last week and PCI has been moved in…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

OMG finally PCI date, congratulations! I hope everything goes smoothly that day, have you hired someone for the inspection?

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - CLAIM FIX COMPLETE

I am glad you are almost in lock up stage, is everything going according to initial plans? Ours has moved in as estimated PCI was showing the 7th of Dec…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

HI gemm01. Did you update your garage door with remote control system? I didn't and now thinking what to do.

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

OMG Almost finish ans it is looking amazing! So just garage door and driveway pending?

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Here an update of our build. On the 29th of September we reached lockup stage and then last Tuesday we received the invoice 😣. Any way I am happy with…

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
KDR - SE Melb - Simonds Flinders - ROOFING & ROUGH IN

Congratulations Bri1234! 100mm is not much. I hope that the rest of your journey gets smoothly.

2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Yes, I guess we had to paid NBN connection because it is a new estate. I will be following your build Bri1234.

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2 months2 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Hi Bri1234, I have been reading about your build, has your setback issue been fixed? I hope so. My experience with Simonds has been great so far, no big issues…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

We went on Saturday to see the build progress and found that bricks have been finalised and plaster has been started. We supposed to go into lockup stage this week,…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

Your black and white kitchen 😍 well done gemm01. Your house is looking beautiful, love also your tile colours in the bathrooms. OMG at…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

I sent a SMS to our SS asking him if we could move the NBN location but he said no. However he agreed to talk to the electrician and put…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

Thanks for the information JM1911A1 We were led to chose the garage but don't remember anything about NBN just doing installation in the garage.…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

My husband and I went to have a look to the build progress, he spent at least 1 hour reviewing all electrical connections 😎. When we did our gallery he…

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Simonds Prague Modified SA

It looks great Gemm01, it is getting closer to the end! Do you have an estimated PCI?

3 months3 monthsKikaKika posted:
Brookfield home By Simonds

So on Wednesday I went to have a look and found that doors and windows have been delivered, yeah. I also saw that the rough ins of the electrical work…

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