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4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Builder not paying supplier, supplier taking back stuff??

The builder has left with some little unfinished items. I am tired to chase him up. I still owe him couple thousand dollars , but the work he…

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4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Builder not paying supplier, supplier taking back stuff??

(builder finally paid off the balance after I wrote a long email giving him sh*ts)
So for future forum user's reference, if this happens, does home owners just call the police…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Builder not paying supplier, supplier taking back stuff??

Yes....that's if you have a decent builder.

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Builder not paying supplier, supplier taking back stuff??

I wouldn't say it's an official handover.
The builder towards the later stage just slowed down and is not finishing off little jobs. But I have moved in regardless and…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Builder not paying supplier, supplier taking back stuff??

My fxxked up builder is oweing suppliers money . Now I have a security screening supplier calling me saying my builder not paying the outstanding account, so they have…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
what steps to take to make neighbour pay half fence cost

During my build, i had to put up the fence first as my neighbour has not began yet.
Originally I wanted Timber Fence. But neighbour wanted Cement Sheeting (Modular fence…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

yes. not $50 though. Only agreed on $15 per day.
But when we were 3 months behind schedule, he came up with some BS about weather and material that…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

didnt' sign any paper for the variations. Only for the actual house build.
But both variation and the house is taking a while.
Paid all the variations in full before work…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

In my opinion, always a loose loose situation when things get to court.

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

His quality was good at the start.
But Becoz,he start to run out of money, he is overlooking whatever he can. I even have to fork out money to fix…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

Legally not allowed to do that right ??
Plus I only owe him less than 10k as I have been helping him out with paying all the deposit for all the…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
How do i deal with this builder?

Cutting the story short
My build is towards the finishing stage, but builder been extremely slow to finish off work .
Contract 165 days. Now is been 320 days.
Now…

4 years4 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Building with Beechwood in the Hunter Valley

Hi,
Not sure if you still reply to the blog.
but I am really curious if you have put in any expansion joint for your Bamboo floor (australiana??)
I see you have a…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
cost of Daikin SkyFi or Myair

Any myair4 user can confirm if the android or ios app can let you turn on and off the air con remotely from outside the house?

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Building in Pasadena Clyde - Botanic Homes FINAL WALKTHROUGH

My sister has those square internal door handles.....they look stylish and nice. But make sure they tighten it and make it straight. CoZ through time of use, they…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Calacatta marble splashback - OPINIONS REVIEWS?

Keep in mind.....the 2.5k per 3m slab is about right. But the cost to cut and slabs will cost a fair bit as well.
For my kitchen island.....my quote…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
First Home in Ecco Ripley with Sekisui

Love that dark brick colour. Going with white mortar?
So you are shrinking Bed 2 and turning Bed2 into a study?
I would have also considered shrinking Bed3 and…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
cost of Daikin SkyFi or Myair

wow...that is expensive.
from my understanding, SKYFI allows you to remotely control your home's air-conditioning anywhere in the world as long as the SKYFI is connected to internet.
But MyAir…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
cost of Daikin SkyFi or Myair

Does anyone who have Daikin Duct installed know how much would the SkyFi cost? or Myair?
By the website and some home builders, it seems sometimes they are included if…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Could you tell me the name of your laminate for the island back and cabinets? !
They look great. Looks like what I am thinking of using.…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
kitchen color selection suggestions (calacutta island)

Your photos all looks beautiful. I hope it blends in with my Calacutta island and desert sand bamboo floor....

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
kitchen color selection suggestions (calacutta island)

Thanks for your suggestions.
I have changed my colors to
Cabinets + Draws === Formica Rock Salt GLOSS FINISH
Island Back Panel === Laminex Tawny Linewood Nuance HORIZONTAL

also I realized that there are…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
First build with Redink Homes- We have keys :-)

Mind me asking....what is your flooring? Is it Bamboo ?!

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Landscaping comments/advice needed !!

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=bauhinia&client=firefox-a&hs=Wth&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Ptk7VMraKMPBigK1r4CwCQ&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=657#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=dAl47NWaCpfS6M%253A%3BEmjdnkLB2HtUTM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fselectree.calpoly.edu%252FPhotos%252FBauhinia_variegata%252Fimages%252Ftree%28flowering%292.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fselectree.calpoly.edu%252Ftreedetail.lasso%253Frid%253D194%3B550%3B509
beautiful tree.....maybe could go in the front yard.

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
kitchen color selection suggestions (calacutta island)

already done my color selection. Kitchen color is suggested by one of their interior adviser.
But most of family friends doesn't quite agree with the color.
Any color experts could…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Landscaping comments/advice needed !!

Thanks for the advice. Will look into some trees in the corners of the yard.
Maybe a small fruit tree ......
the back of my house backs onto another BIG property…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Landscaping comments/advice needed !!

In South Brisbane. And yes, low maintenance indeed.
what size area for landscaping (plantation if you mean)...I dont really know. Dont want too much but not too little either...would…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Termite Barrier now a compulsory item in new buildings?

Loooks like there is nothing that really sympathise white little buggers wanting to come in for a feast.
I found my builder has it included as a common practice in…

5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Landscaping comments/advice needed !!

Must say wife and me are never gonna get a job in landscaping...
but the photo is what we came up with and hoping for some comments and advice for improvements....
Don't…

Landscaping comments/advice needed !!
5 years5 yearslovepublovepub posted:
Termite Barrier now a compulsory item in new buildings?

As title.
Most of volume builders have the termite barrier included in their build.
But since I am going with a private builder, is this something that is to be included by…

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