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13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

and me too.. they seem to have Reee.....ved it up

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Feedback on Clarendon

Hello
i am building with Clarendon and have gone through the whole process with them.
Bang for buck, quality, value for money its very very hard to go past them. The…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello Heathen,
the frame was inspected by an independent building inspector and Greenfields.. the Rot as mentioned was superficial.
The floorboards are being subjected to stress testing in a mechanical lab…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello Friends,
I have all good news to give about Clarendon at this Stage. They seem to be making up for some of the delays made earlier!
- till date
- all…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello Friends
to give an update on the Flooring issue... our independent inspector and Greenfields both asked that an Engineer certify that the boards are structurally sound. They have taken a…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
How would you order and install your solid timber floor?

Hello Eho,
I know you are building a C home like us close by. We are planning on ordering the timber directly from a timber mill in Ashby, NSW.
around $40…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello behw
thanks for the advise, I will get on this ASAP when the SS next calls me ..
lobo

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

hello Eho
did you run enough CAT5 ? what about the hometheatre wiring ?
lobo

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

hello Eho
many will tell you that the outside unit can be exposed to the heat and it does not matter. However from my own personal experience keeping the outdoor unit…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Sydney's Slowest Builder - Still Slow

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
And Southies are done....with EDEN BRAE!!

hello Southies
good to see the progress ... you are ahead of us, far ahead. Did you get independent inspection done for your frame ?
We did ours today as expected the…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Sydney's Slowest Builder - Still Slow

Clarendon have a knack of building slow, no better than my example. They do a reasonable job, but slow..
Expect the frame to get wet for 3-6 months far exceeding…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello Britt
The front door has been exposed to Rain for very long hence the color.....
lobo

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Exactly right... I have explained to howard the long exposure to weather and hope Clarendon will fix issues that do come up!!
Will keep all updated. The House is indeed Large…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Hello Southies
thanks, about the rotten floors and timbers, the SS did not agree they were rotting at first instance but i have arranged for an independent building inspector to inspect…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Our roofwork was complete Last week. Finally we have a roof.
Some pictures from the weekend.

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Junction Boxes for future outdoor lighting

Hello Eho
this is rather simple .....
The junction box will have a current rating .. example 10 amps......
Assume you have a 240 volt supply. The bulb resistance will cause a particular…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building in a Battle Axe Land

Hello
We are building in a battle axe site and went to C for the exact reasons as you have been thinking of.... it will be a slow slow build thats…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

Hello gongbuilding,
we have the same tile as yours and now suspect this could affect us as well.. one more point to discuss with C !
thanks

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

I will ask the SS about this ASAP. I am getting howard to do a independent pre plaster inspection of the home. I was disgusted at the Rot its all…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

http://docs.google.com/Present?docid=dcqp3cqt_198d8t6x395&skipauth=true
My frame has been exposed to weather by far the longest compared to Southies and Even eho .... :(
See the Rot ? See the…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

got some pics for Bobbuilder ..... and rest of us!!!

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

Well the point was the floor was designed not take that kind of load on the whole house. Bathrooms are relatively small areas!
I will ask them again... what they…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Clarendon Brighton - Builder done, my turn to finish it off!

hello Eho
i know the exact maker of the boards and have the tech specs given to me by Clarendons contruction team. It says max 3 months of weather exposure.
My roof…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

its PM, have messaged you

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
How often does your SS / Construction team contact you?

This has been a standout aspect about our Site Supervisor from Clarendon. He does call us up evry Friday and give a update what progress was made and what is…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Got a update from our SS who I must say has been the best part of my build with Clarendon. He does ring us evry Friday and give a update…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Bobbuilder,
I will post as many as I can.. The problem is there is hardly any progress other than tiling done for the first storey. We have a fair bit of…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building a Wisdom Homes Impression 33 MKII

Wow, I just spoke to my SS, my tiling is expected to be complete next week, I had a 3 month start on you bobbuilder and you have Zooooooooooooomed ahead…

13 years13 yearslobolobo posted:
Building the "Clarendon Crestmead"

Done .. Sent it was too messy to post it on the forum

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