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Lorri

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Joined 23 March 2014
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4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
roof not engineered for solar

I just looked at mine and it also say not designed for solar, but house is nearly finished so not sure what in needed extra, what did your builder say…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Insulation

Well I sent an email to the builder for what good it will do as they put the plaster up as soon as they finished putting the batts in. …

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Insulation

Well I am after advice again, most of the insulation was done today, and half of the plastering. I am not happy with it. Hubby asked the brickie …

5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Hi Ruraldoc,
We picked 3 colours but no idea of what that cost us, probably best not to know!
landscaping is hard to work out, for us there…

5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Hi Ruraldoc, your baby is so cute! The house looks great so far, not long until it's finished. What plans do you have for the outside, like gardens etc?
Your…

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5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Update 15/7
Went to the block and saw a bath, shower base and three doors have been delivered, must mean someone is going to be workingsoon, the bricks have been sitting…

5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

If you make it down to the Huon Valley come for a look at our place if you like.

5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
No building Envelope

We had none either , 5 acres and we could build where ever we wanted as long as the boundary distance was kept. Where are you building?

5 months5 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi all, we are getting there slowly, the roof is half on and the roofers disappeared for a week, poured down with rain for two days after they did the…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Worry over soil around slab

Hi I am worried about the soil the builder did when he did his cut and fill, he dumped the excess soil over the front and it is all loose…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi, just a quick update, the framing and trusses are all done. The roof guys are coming next week and house will be wrapped as well.
It's funny how I've…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Question about waffle pod slab

Thanks, the site supervisor is meeting us next wed on site so will ask him when is this happening. I thought that they would have graded it away from the…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi , yes it feels good so far, happy with it but once the inside walls are up will see if it's the same. The workmanship seem good, I look…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Question about waffle pod slab

Hi just a couple of questions about these, does the soil get built up so there's no step down or do you need a step?
We are having a verandah 1.5…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

The framing is going well, the guy said it takes him around 3 hours to put the trusses up but our house will take 2 days as it's not a…

6 months6 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

View from the back
Side view
A couple of photos from today, tomorrow is truss day if all goes to plan.

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Congratulations to you all, well done mum and bubba, back home soon I hope, and out of that hospital.
Ps the house is looking good Ruraldoc.

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes the edges do look neat, will work out if we need extra wood like you said.
No work done yesterday, weather was fine and raining today so sure none will…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes we love the view too, one of the main reasons we bought the land, can't beat it. Well the framing guys were hard at work today, amazing how fast…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes it's close by, only 5 minutes down the road from where we are renting, we pretty much go there every day except if it is raining. We are clearing…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Thanks , yes it's good to see things getting done now, went there today and there was a lone guy there measuring up bits of the frame, he said it…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Slab finished on Monday and framing started today.

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Things are happening at the block, some piers were put in, and slab framing has started.
Should this tree stump be removed before they fill cement in? Doesn't look like…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
What does "site access" mean?

Thanks, none of this was explained to us, it all started when they realised the place they thought was the pad was not the place the house was in the…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

Great progress Ruraldoc!

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
What does "site access" mean?

Hi there is a access road that there was ok'd in the contract, only because they did site works that they couldn't get on the pad.


The dirt at the front…

7 months7 monthsLorriLorri posted:
What does "site access" mean?

Hi can you tell me what the term site access covers, as our contract says we have to maintain it for the build. We have a drive into the block…

8 months8 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes it is a bit steep, they just put the base layer down. Just got an email from the builders asking for a 19 day extension because of the delay…

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