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2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

ardenPointCoook it's an underground electrical pit. it's where your builders will get their electricity from. arden dont do it. you gotta apply for…

2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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oops i think it was united energy actually Tttt

2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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Tttt electrical pit was done with origin energy if i remember correctly. took about a month? and yes it needs to be done…

2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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ezza78 oh...possibly...she wouldn't allow us to even add lights though either so i think she was just being a b*tch.

2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

we're already at framing stage and hoping to sneakily do it during the build stage because our admin girl refused to do a post tender variation for us even though…

2 months2 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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i know there's the facebook page now but i don't want to ask this on there because there are arden employees in the group. Can anyone here tell me who…

3 months3 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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lymd1101 it's been about 11 weeks since our frames started and the second level still hasnt started yet. our SS said the first…

4 months4 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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we've had a change of SS but our new guy seems good. he used to work for boutique homes and he organised to meet us on site and walk us…

4 months4 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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has anyone successfully put in a variation when the build has been started? we are at frame stage (not yet completed) and tried to put in a variation form (to…

5 months5 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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richaley we're using houspect for our independent inspections. have done pre slab and slab inspections. so far communication is good and no issues.
Arden…

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5 months5 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

3PEAT wow that sounds positive for the rest of us.

6 months6 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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Just got told by Arden they do site cuts next week! Our SS is SC. Has anyone got him and how is he??
We have also decided to get houspect…

6 months6 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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wow. glad i signed when we did!
and yes the attraction for us to build with arden was that they let us make whatever changes we wanted. but i cant…

7 months7 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

ezza78 from the elevation drawings looks like the sliding window frame is quite close to the bench. it's quite a decent sized window.…

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7 months7 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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we have a sliding window from the butler's kitchen to the alfresco so if we have a bbq people can bring plates in through the window and dishes can be…

7 months7 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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how fustrating manj! something isnt working obviously in their organisation. it was weeks and we hadnt even heard back from them. it was…

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7 months7 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

manj was your experience with united energy for the underground pit a negative one? ours was. they took forever to get back to…

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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i wouldnt be surprised. i can imagine something like this in any company will always be a bit messy and would take a while before everyone finds their feet etc.…

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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interesting that arden have too much work now. i was under the impression they only take on so much projects so that they dont get over run and compromise on…

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8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

btw, i emailed NHI and asked if they inspect pre slab pour when tradies are on site and the reply i got was:
When we confirm the pre slab pour inspection,…

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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how infuriating laijer

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

ohh i get it now...so pre pour inspection is best done with tradies and SS on site...learning so much. thanks for clarifying pEASt

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

so was the report by NHI not good? did it not pick up many errors etc? Maybe i should change from NHI and go with Houspect....

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

ezza78 because of the easement along the length of the house we've had to turn from double to single garage and also cut…

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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we're using black wenge matt too. also black wenge in woodgrain which is an upgrade.
ezza78 we had to redraw our plans and so…

8 months8 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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ezza78 no i wouldn't think you'd need ceiling fans. we haven't included it with our ducted aircon

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9 months9 monthslaaalaaa posted:
Arden Developments

ezza78 they wont let us build over the easement on the side of the land. we thought it was south east water property…

9 months9 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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geminithinker we are building in springale. havent started build yet (hopefully slab pour is december).
if you get a SS who you're unhappy…

9 months9 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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oh and we engaged with houspect post contract. no deposit needed for our build to start in decemeber. they just need about 3-5days notice. some independent site supervisors offer contract…

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9 months9 monthslaaalaaa posted:
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we are going with houspect for independent SS. someone one this thread was using them. we found them cheaper and they called me and followed up with email whereas darbecca…

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