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13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
werribee line

I'd say that if you are happy to decide to live in tarneit in the first place then you should ok with the railway.
Is there a risk of car…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Why I like Master Bedrooms at the front of the house..

What if they tried to break thru the back door?

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Double storey windows (privacy screen or no habitable window

This is part of the standard ResCode requirements.
The reason as to why you havent noticed other houses with similar windows is most likely due to:
i) the house being built prior…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
claiming damages from builder

Having considered a similar strategy myself last year, I came to the realisation that such action would only further sour relations between us and our builder and the extra few…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Damani appliances

Would it help to say that I had Westinghouse in my previous home and my oven had to be replaced after a couple of years? Like with all appliances, its…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Damani appliances

Yes, I built with Henley who supplied us with the Damani range of products you've specified. All are working well for us and do the job just fine.
I do recall…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Best location for a tap in fridge cavity?

My tap is right in the middle just above the skirting.
Not sure that you exactly need the extra space. Dont forget that the fridge should not be up against the…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Which Estate? Taylor's Hill v Caroline Springs v Craigieburn

Yes, I live in Taylors Hil and concur with borg's comments...quiet streets which are nearby to most facilities that you need. See my first post on page 2.
I'd suggest that…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Which Estate? Taylor's Hill v Caroline Springs v Craigieburn

I went through a similar dilema (Caroline Springs vs Taylors Hill vs Hillside) about 2 years ago.
In the end I chose Taylors Hill estate (not Watervale) as it was more…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Is this poor framing an issue ?

Southies,
You need to ensure that you do not dilute the number of concerns you express to the builder with non-issues otherwise the builder will consider you to be a…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Ducted Heating Flue

The flue coming out of my ducted heating unit and running up out of the roof is solely made from PVC, basically its the same as the 'stink' pipes that…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Independent valuations of carpet installations

Perfect, thanks for the info Michelle

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Independent valuations of carpet installations

We had our carpet installed a couple of months ago and ended up with the view that some of the installation was below standards where by the carpet was not…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Home Outlet for Blinds

I bought plantation shutters from them...there quote came in $5000 cheaper than others and there was no compromise in the quality of shutters.
Just dont expect the greatest of service (at…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
YOUR OPINION NEEDED! - 4 PANEL INTERNAL DOOR VS 5 PANEL?

We had the same decision to make. We chose the 5 panel door.
By mistake the 4 panel door was initially delivered and installed and then we got the builder to…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Concrete footing for brick fence

I want to have a small brick fence running up the side of my driveway. My drive slopes up to the house.
My question is in respect to the concrete footing…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
ANY RELIABLE EXPOSED AGGREGATE CONCRETER in DEER PARK Area?

I can recommend Taylors Lakes Concreting.
They seem to do concreting with a passion (if anyone can do such a thing) and I found the team very receptive to my minor…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Exposed Agregate Concrete Driveway

I've just had 190 squares metres done for approx $17,000

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Big Kev - holidays?

Sounds like that its a bit of pot luck in terms of getting Kevin to call you back these days.
about 6 weeks ago, I tried all forms of communication (email,…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Big Kev - holidays?

I concur with MikkyG.
Responding to people's queries within a reasonable timeframe is a basic fundamental in providing quality service to consumers. If you can't do this then how can…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Off white mortar

Upgrade for colourbond fasica! Next thing they'll do is start charging you to provide the builders with lunch.
Tell me again why PD are so popular?

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Off white mortar

Yes, just over a $1000 for a 50 sq home.

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Temporary Crossing Question

Maybe they are using the wrong terminology? Perhaps they are referring to mud-prevention whereby the Melton council does require you to have something there to 'minimise' the amount of mud…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Tinting grout

Could anyone please recommend to me someone (in Melbourne) who colour tints grout?
Thanks

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
Walk Through today!!!

Congratulations, it must be all very exciting for you and your family.
I'm jealous on two fronts i) you have your inspection today and ii) you only signed up a year…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
BACV

Has anyone had any experience in dealing with BACV (Building Advice and Conciliation Victoria)?
The combination of Henley being 7 weeks late already and the on-going phenomena of old quality issues…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
H3nley Render - the results

I've tried contacting Kevin to utilise his services (even dropping the HomeOne forum in my messages) but have not received any call back from him. Considering that I'm in the…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
H3nley Render - the results

Hi P,
I agree that it does look much better.
They worked on the render on Thursday and then moved us on to Handover on Monday.
I dont know who our Handover people…

13 years13 yearslouie772louie772 posted:
H3nley Render - the results

Regular posters to this forum may remember that I created a blog containing pictures of the render applied to our Henley home.
Your comments/opinions were used to assist me persuade…

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