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Joined 22 January 2007
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10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Variations on Henley plans

Hi,
We had to make quite a few changes to our plans due to council regulations (we are in a heritage area) and Henley did these without any drama or issue…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
H3nley Carnaby

Hi,
We also built with Henley and overall we are very happy with our new house which is now 5 months old. We tried to maintain clear communication at all…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
left over bricks - how to get rid of

We also had around 400 left over bricks and we sold them on Ebay for a small amount. But for us it wasn't so much about the profit, more…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Batten Lights

Hi,
Our builder put in batten lights, downlights or junction boxes at our request and according to our electricial plan. After handover we then had an electrician come in and…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
looking for affordable landscape quote in melb

You should try Davinci Outdoor Living. He sometimes posts on here which is where l got his details from - just search for username Davinci and you can PM…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Hairline cracks in brand new floorboards

Hi DeeElle,
They are the Uniclic system so no glue has been used. l had the Premium rep come out who was a really straight shooting type of guy and…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Hairline cracks in brand new floorboards

Hi guys,
l have a quick question with regards to my floorboards - we have Premium Readyflor Blackbutt. l am a bit of a clean freak so am sometimes down…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Ducted Refridgerated Installation Cost

Ours was $11K for a 43sq house. Best money l ever spent, we had a 2 days in a row over 30 degrees and within 1/2 hour the entire…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Lifting and buckling floorboards

Hi DeeElle,
We had the exact same thing happen to us and our brand new house 2 days after our boards were laid and the day we had our appliances…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Cleaning Timber Floors

Hi,
Thanks for your advice. When you say "neutral detergent" do you have any product recommendations or things for me to look out for?
In my old house we had highly…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Cleaning Timber Floors

Hi Guys,
We have the Premium Readyfloor blackbutt timber flooring in our house. l was told to use a product called Pledge Wood magic to mop. It is just…

10 years10 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Our Dream Home

Hi Ladyice,
l adore your house and love your taste in furniture and decor! l spoke to you ages ago about your fabric covered low line unit. The furniture maker…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Help...supposed to have settlement tomorrow

Hi Phoenix,
Can you please give me the name of your contact person within Henley. We are having HUGE dramas! You can PM me if you prefer.
Thanks,
Leonda

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Help...supposed to have settlement tomorrow

Hi,
We are having our final inspection at 1pm tomorrow and then doing the settlement procedure straight after.
My problem is...l went by the house tonight and there are still yellow dots…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Any recommendations on Fence company in Melbourne

Hi Snistr, We are using a company call PY Fencing. They are a family company with exellent customer service. They were the only one we could find that would back…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
For anyone building with H3nley...

Thanks guys, l hope l haven't jinxed myself by praising H3nley too much before we settle. Our final inspsection is in a week and a half so l hope…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
For anyone building with H3nley...

Hi everyone, l am a big reader of this forum but am very slack with posting. However, l wanted to share my experience with H3nley for anyone currently building…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
How long from plastering to handover?

Hi,
We are also currently at Plaster stage with our house. Our Supervisor has said the house will be ready for handover within 3 months. l was at…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Effects of Rain on our Timber Frame

Thankyou for your help everyone! That makes me feel much better, plus it is set to be a hot one this week so hopefully everything will dry out nicely…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Effects of Rain on our Timber Frame

Hi Phoenix,
l checked out your blog and noticed you are building with the same company as we are. Apparently their procedure for double story homes is finish the wrap,…

11 years11 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Effects of Rain on our Timber Frame

Hi Everyone,
We are building a double story Henley house and are currently at Frame stage. The insulation wrap is on the house but there is no roof and for…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Any good/bad experiences with Henley?

Hi,
D&B - It's not a truely independant building inspector as at the end of the day Henley pay their bills, but they are an external company and as nswreview said,…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Any good/bad experiences with Henley?

Hi Conchi & Stewie,
We are also just about to sign our tender documents with Henley next week. We are building the Ascot Mk3 Royalston facade, but l adore the…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
ducted vacuum

Hi,
l have owned 2 properties with a ducted vacuum system and l agree with everyone's comments that they are low maintenance. However with both systems we were not able…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Downlights

Thanks everyone, you have been really helpful!
Leonda

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Downlights

Hi everyone,
Just a quick question regarding downlights. We are building a Henley house and they include standard battern lights in all rooms, but we are putting low voltage downlights…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
demolition costs

Hi,
l am no expert but we have just been down this track of getting numerous companies to quote on the demolition of our house. We have a double brick…

12 years12 yearsleondaleonda posted:
Building company feedback

Hi everyone,
l am an avid reader of these forums but have never posted before. We are just about to go to the New Home Tender appointment for a house…

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