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3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Clay, drainage , soil help needed

Well we have been busy since we moved in last November. Retaining walls done drains dug and a driveway around the house. We are in Tassie, and our land is…

Clay, drainage , soil help needed
3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

The lines Would. Not come off with window cleaner, method and water mix, plain metho, shower cleaner etc, razor blade etc. They looked like they where inside the glass, no…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Well we had our visit from the builders and the window company, the builders guy as soon as he walked in the door was talking about standards and tolerances without…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Thanks Eco as a person who installs and sells double glazed windows would you replace these? I think that as there are more than 50% of them with lines. Or…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes, looking up from the road you can't really see the house at all. There's not much traffic at all. we have to do more landscaping, things are on hold…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

I don't want to put curtains up it's that beautiful.will take some inside photos later , just On my way out.

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4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi I should have put photos up earlier but been so busy trying to fix site drainage retaining walls etc time just got away on us.

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Well we moved in at the end of last year, been busy trying to fix drainage,driveways , retaining walls etc. Not happy with the quality of some of the work,…

4 months4 monthsLorriLorri posted:
New windows with marks and scratches. Standards?

Hi,
As you might know we got our new house built and the windows which are all double glazed have quite a few small scratches and marks on them. The…

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1 year1 year
1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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. …

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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 …

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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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1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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.

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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?

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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.

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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.

1 year1 yearLorriLorri 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…

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