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Better Built Homes

Simeon The BBH reviews are mostly one time posters - even after years, usually mention all the staff (against PR's rules), disparage other builders, offer no balance, and provide no…

1 month1 monthKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Better Built Homes

All they need to do is produce a fake document and attach it. Product review does not check its authenticity with the business. They take no responsibility for the authenticity…

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1 month1 monthKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Better Built Homes

Any Productreview awards promoted by Better Built Homes based on aggregated anonymous and un-verified, 5 star reviews have absolutely no credibility anyway. If you read most of their reviews you…

1 month1 monthKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Are Wisdom Homes selling financial products now?

1 month1 monthKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Metricon signature vs custom builder

Agree, Metricon uses the cheapest lowest quality business processes and contractors to build houses. They don't have any quality assurance process. Once you sign the contract they will do the…

1 month1 monthKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Metricon

Agree with you. In the curret environment its unlikely contract build times will be achieved, or any (token) liquidated damages paid out. Best to plan on a much longer build…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Metricon

Metricon's waterproofing company in NSW a few years ago was Dryman (based in QLD). Lots of issues with their work in Sydney then, according to a waterproofing material manfacturer.

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Builder bringing in someone to our build for viewing

Thank you so much and appreciate your kind words.
I can understand your concerns. One of the reasons I avoided exceeding my 7.0m height restriction was to sidestep planning approval and…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Metricon

whats your penalty clause amount? This will influence how the builder behaves.

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Metricon

you are unlikely to get better liquidated damages term in the current hot market. $30 per working day is meaningless because this will be about $120 per week after rain…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Laminate Flooring - Expectation

My first floating floor installation had some clicking and popping noises. The installer blamed the boards (retailer), and the retailer blamed the floor leveller and installer... At the completion of…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

If it was my time and money i wouldn't find it funny at all!

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Laminate Flooring - Expectation

I am just a typical consumer albeit with experience of 2 successful floating floor installations after some mucking around to get them right. The flooring retailer, distributor, importer, agent...would be…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Laminate Flooring - Expectation

I see yours is a renovation, however here are some comments for new builds with floating floors. If you have selected a floating floor from the builders, or Carpetcall's etc.…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Laminate Flooring - Expectation

The clicking can be due to floor not level to the fine tolerances of the boards. I think tte Australian standard for floors and slabs level is more relaxed than…

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Better Built Homes

speakers did BBH explain to you the benefits of their ISO9001:2015 quality management system accreditation from SAI Global? It does seem inconsistent and…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
NOTICE OF PCI

Bring some basic measuring tools; a good torch, 2 metre straight edge, window packers, carpenters square, small spirit level, inspection mirror, ruler, stepladder, power point tester. Practice using them first.

2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
NOTICE OF PCI

Dont be distracted by the bits of blue tape on minor blemishes that can be fixed with one brush stroke. This is a trick. Check the walls, ceilings, floors ,corners,…

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2 months2 monthsKippers01Kippers01 posted:
Better Built Homes

Appreciate your contibutions to the discussion speakers . Which builders did you recieve tenders from?

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