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5 d5 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Carpet area around bar fridge

I'd think it'd be safe - as long as the fridge doesn't leak, which then goes into the carpet and stays wet and grows mould and becomes a hazard.... But…

6 d6 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Yeah that's right - they won't be wide gardens - 60-80cm. But that's plenty for maybe a hedge, a row of bamboo, some tropical shade loving plants... we'll make it…

6 d6 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I did slab, frame and pre-handover. Different people recommend different ones, but those were what was recommended to me.
I paid about $1300 for those three inspections. For slab, frame, enclosed,…

6 d6 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Wait you mean you're not keeping the green door? :-P It's looking really good!

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9 d9 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Yesterday we had the electric hot water system removed (sold on gumtree! $$) and solar hot water installed. The concrete company was also there to do all the excavation, as…

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9 d9 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Congratulations!! Was there much on the defects list to sort out?
Looking forward to seeing your post handover plans taking shape too :-D

11 d11 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

It's looking really good! What aggregate did you go with for your driveway?

11 d11 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

So the stair case pendants we got from Beacon Lighting, as well as the up/down lights for the front exterior. We got a LED bar for the garage from Lighting…

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11 d11 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

It was about $2500 including installation

11 d11 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Thanks! We went with Wardrobe Design Centre, at Slacks Creek. They were super accomodating, prompt, and the price was good too

12 d12 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

The walk in robe company finished their installation yesterday - we're very happy with how it's turned out!
Today was a bit of cleaning, some odds and ends, as well as…

12 d12 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Thanks!
Yeah we weren't either, so when they told us we needed it prior to the driveway being poured it was a bit of panic stations! Luckily the company are able…

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
12 d12 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Yeah the days are quickly filling with various trades, or at least quotes for various trades! But it's fun at least :)

12 d12 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The ensuite looks great with that mirror in - the tiles help make the mirror pop
Interesting addition above the kitchen... future storage nook? :-P

14 d14 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

We had handover today!! Very exciting though there's still a number of things to happen before we move in, and more still after that. Funnily, when the site supervisor arrived…

17 d17 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Ducted vacuum in a new build

My brother has ducted vacuum in his house (large single storey) and he says its just as annoying trailing the hose around as it was when he had a cord
Regarding…

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18 d18 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Private Building inspector

Hi DaniB, FYI you've created two identical threads for this topic...
I recommend it for sure. And the prices I've seen range from $250…

21 d21 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

So mine is Madison 35, but with the modifications we made its pushed it up from 320m2 to about 348m2, whatever that is in squares.
Is 46 weeks the contract timeframe…

21 d21 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

My contract was for 270 days until completion, however with handover next week, it will have been about 28 weeks or 196 days. Clarendon Qld say 27 weeks is about…

22 d22 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

More updates!
PCI was on Friday 26 July. Overall it was pretty good - they were still doing work, like running a silicon bead around plenty of joints, and still had…

22 d22 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

It's moving along nicely! Can't wait to see the finished facade either

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25 d25 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

So when we did our contract, the sales consultant went through it with us, and told us where we needed to sign, then let us go away and sign in…

29 d29 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Staircase is looking good. So carpeted, except for the bottom two which are polished wood? And what type of banister are you going with?

29 d29 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
KDR - New Choice Homes Custom design - Perth, WA

Those tiles look great. What colour grout are you having with them? And is that the layout pattern you're going with?

29 d29 dKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

I went out to the block again on Friday and Sunday, and the only change had been they'd taken the Goop off the windows. At least I could see clearly…

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1 month1 monthKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Hey Rhetti I found on our plan where it says about the support under the bottom track of the sliding door, and yep…

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!
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1 month1 monthKingTacoKingTaco posted:
New build Gordon bourke constructions

With such a great view all around, looks like you made a good choice with all those windows!
Nice progress, and looking forward to seeing the your exterior take shape

1 month1 monthKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

We went through our plan and put all the light, powerpoint and TV point locations where we wanted them. I then went to my sparkie friend and he told me…

1 month1 monthKingTacoKingTaco posted:
Electrical Appointment Tips

You have avo smash? How are you affording a house?? :lol::lol::lol:

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