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Joined 23 March 2014
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2 d2 dLorriLorri 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…

13 d13 dLorriLorri 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…

19 d19 dLorriLorri 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…

20 d20 dLorriLorri 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…

22 d22 dLorriLorri 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…

22 d22 dLorriLorri 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…

24 d24 dLorriLorri 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.

29 d29 dLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

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 month1 monthLorriLorri 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…

1 month1 monthLorriLorri 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…

1 month1 monthLorriLorri 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…

1 month1 monthLorriLorri 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…

1 month1 monthLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Slab finished on Monday and framing started today.

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

Great progress Ruraldoc!

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

We have progress at last, a new drive done and a huge area cleared up on the flattish bit of land up behind the house. Also the digger guy came…

2 months2 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

Underfloor heating is really good, we did consider it but when we got a quote for $50000 to install it and the wood boiler we said forget it and when…

2 months2 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

Hi again, for our heating we will have a wood boiler in its own boiler room, with 10 radiators through the house, walls have 2.5r batts and sarking, roof…

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Working drawing in contract.

We have not got those drawings, might have to ask the builders for a copy.

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Haha the backhoe is hubbys toy, he has been making tracks with it and other stuff, having fun with it.
Trouble is we can't do anything around the house site, or…

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
The epic home building race - BRICKING AND PLASTERING NOW!

Hi your pad is built up like ours is,but we don't have a retaining wall. Stanthorpe is a great place, we are in the Huon Valley in Tasmania and…

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Yes, the delays are not good, 5 days work since 20 Feb. The only good thing is that we are getting to clear up a lot of the dead…

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Hi all, well met with driveway guy onsite and he said the earliest he can get to do the driveway will be after Easter! I can't believe how it…

3 months3 monthsLorriLorri posted:
Lorri's One day House in Cradoc Tasmania-- update. 5/6/17

Well so much for progress, diggerguy told us on march 7tht he was off, said he could not do any more until driveway was put in. And that nothing could…

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