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Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

We moved in June 2018 after a 12.5 month build and still have not heard a thing from them for our 6 month inspection. Obviously we will have to hassle…

4 months4 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Crossover

Does anyone know how much approx a crossover costs? Our builders have to replace our footpath because the whole thing was sinking but we have to pay for the crossover.…

6 months6 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

I have sent two more. I'm not sure what I am doing wrong.

6 months6 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

I sent one back last night. Hope it went through.

6 months6 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Our build took 12.5 months. It was the most stressful 12.5 months we had ever been through. We went through 3 site supervisors. Our final one was apparently given the…

9 months9 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

We since found out he charged us too much for things like $700 for one isolater for an air conditioner. We questioned it. They reinbursed us $350. he is a…

9 months9 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

I agree with everything. If we didn't have have an independent inspector, we would have no caulking, no doors painted top and bottom, wrong nails used at framing stage. Basically…

9 months9 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Custom build with Orion homes on Harpley Estate VIC

I totally agree. They are so bad. Our build took 12 months and 2 weeks. if we didn't have our independent inspector the house would be falling down.They used the…

10 months10 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

We have now hit 12 months and 1 week with these incompetent people who are supposed to be builders. No correspondence from our emails dating back to May 13th. I'm…

10 months10 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Any value-for-money custom builders in East Melbourne

NO WAY! 12 months and we still haven't moved in. Stay clear.

10 months10 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Our pricing was not at all accurate. We were told our underground powerpit should not cost more than $700, and only once in his 10 years of working had it…

10 months10 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Custom build with Orion homes on Harpley Estate VIC

Unfortunately, NO, we would not be recommending them to anyone. We have also been very upfront and told the owners this. I tried to give them constructive criticism approx 6…

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10 months10 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Custom build with Orion homes on Harpley Estate VIC

You made the right decision! We are into our 12 month. It has been nothing but a nightmare.

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11 months11 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Occupancy Certificate

When you receive your occupancy certificate, should you receive all the other documentation with it like the waterproofing, termite barrier, double glazing, insulation etc, or does this get given on…

11 months11 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Prices for items that weren't installed in house

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone could give me an estimate of the price of a water point to a fridge cavity, and also a front outdoor tap? Thank…

11 months11 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Independent Building Inspector

We too have used David Seville. We have been so impressed with issues he has picked up in our build. If it wasn't for David I would hate to think…

11 months11 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Bathroom Floor Tile Replacement and Waterproofing

We are having the same issue with the shower base of one of our showers. Our independent inspector picked up that the tiling was uneven. They agreed to get the…

12 months12 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Liquidated Damages

Can someone please inform me when liquidated damages finishes? Is it when you do your PCI, or when you receive your occupancy ceritificate with a date of April 12th. Thank…

12 months12 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
gas line connected to wrong spot

We have just had this same issue. Our gas line took over 3 months to be connected because the woman in the office misplaced the email over the Christmas break.…

12 months12 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Waterproof Membrane

Thank you. We have just had our PCI and one of the bathroom showers has to be ripped up and retiled as the tiling is 10mm out. We want to…

12 months12 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
Waterproof Membrane

Just after some advise as to how long the water proofing membrane has to cure for before tiling? Thank you

12 months12 monthslolly72lolly72 posted:
occupancy certificate

Hi. I'm just after some advise. Our build has gone over our contract time and the two extensions of time the builder has given us. We had our independent inspector…

1 year1 yearlolly72lolly72 posted:
Gas Meter non Compliant

We have just had our our gas meter installed on Friday and we have noticed that the gas company has left a note saying it is non compliant because it…

1 year1 yearlolly72lolly72 posted:
Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Hi, where abouts are you building? have you had any issues with them?

1 year1 yearlolly72lolly72 posted:
Gas Line

Apparently it is through SP Ausnet and there is no phone number to contact them, only email. They then hire out their own contractors such as Red Energy who our…

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