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10 months10 monthslozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

Hi Bearcat,
Sorry just saw this now. I think the cost was about $3k per floor from memory. Think we paid bit over $6k to upgrade both floors .

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

oh great news!!
yes i have heard slab and frames go up.fast cuz they want the $$!!
guess 20% for each of those steps!!
Im not getting my hopes up just yet and…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi we are due for.slab to be poured on monday!! so pretty fast since we only went into construction on 2nd nov!

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

they said no to tacking on the skirting. they will fix it as per standard i guess

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Sorry I was talking about Sediment and erosion control which was offered by the demo company. I assumed they were the same things but not sure now.
Which demo company…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Yes, u need to pay S94 for parra.
The hygienist clearance certificate your demolition company can do for u as an extra charge. They will offer it to you as an…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

ad0303
I'm so impressed with your council!!
My friend still waiting on parra council close to 2 months now.
sam_syd;
Yup, that worried me too about the skirting. We will just have to…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

High ceiling make the room/house look more spacious and luxurious.
The first floor ceiling of 2.4m felt too low for us.
It's also one of the selling points if you…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

The standard tiles are only 450x450 I really don't like grout lines in tiles. We looked into upgrading to rectified 600x600, but was quoted close to 12k for the upgrade.…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

oh congrats!! that's exciting!! Have you got your bank pack yet? Which demo company were you going with again?

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Oh wow!! which council was this?!!!

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

Hi Sam_Syd

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1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Boston 42 with Clarendon

Hi Sam_Syd
oh wow your plan looks great!! Great idea about having the void over the top if you don't need so many bedrooms!
We raised our ceiling upstairs to 2.6m,…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi Bean 1969,
ducted aircon is included in sapphire but most people end up upgrading the aircon as the one offered can only run either downstairs or upstairs only.
No…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

I just checked out your build thread!!
What a journey you have had!!! my gosh!! ur finished product looks good thou! I see you got to build with sekisui…

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1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

Wow ur CDC was so fast!!
I asked my CSC if any chance CDC will be approved sooner and she said the notification period only is 10 working days? and that…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Our worry was having 2 different coloured bricks and regretting doing so when it was actually built! I'm actually glad I didn't like the Hampton fascade as couldn't believe…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Oh, i have no idea what Hebel is, is that what comes with the Hampton fascade?? I like all brick look so we actually had trouble picking fascade as…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

Thanks for the advice!
hmm yeah i might have to think about this one. Oh how come you demolished before DA approval? Our builder said if going thru DA we have…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

LOLZ
how much did your tender price come to if u dont mind me asking? ours were 550k

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

no my CSC is Clare.
we have done minimal upgrades and oxford fascade. we r doing floors handover. did do most of the electrical.like down lights thru Clarendon thou.…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

oh that's a relief to hear site demo are good as thats who I'm going with! :)

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hi LOLZ!
Oh that's a shame about ur CSC. Mine is great. emails and calls me with updates and very prompt in replying to my emails.
I actually asked her if…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

CDC lodged today!
LOLZ where are you upto now? has your approval come through? Have you booked for your demo? I'm told by our demo company i need to bookin 3-4…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

Thanks for the heads up! yes I've heard of this kind of trick that some demo companies play!! we have booked in with company that's actually recommended by…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

great thanks!

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

We do have a contract for a new home. Demo is not done by the builder so I have to organise it myself. Have signed fixed contract price.…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

Yup, demo has to be organised by myself, I'm building a project home and builder doesn't do it
Yup have got the demo approval. We don't have gas so the…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Demo before CDC approval

We are in the process of KDRB. We have been waiting for our builder to lodge our CDC for over a month. The stormwater design has finally come through and…

1 year1 yearlozsydlozsyd posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Well I'm told that Clarendon has just received the storm water design so the CDC wont be lodged til early next week!! we have everything ready to go got demo…

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