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Joined 9 April 2009
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1 year1 yearluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Hi Tara
We had to have a freestanding oven because we selected a glass splashback!! Maybe this is your issue?

1 year1 yearluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Thanks all for the advice, our lease finishes in 3 months and they haven't started yet... might be asking for month to month with a view to being here for…

1 year1 yearluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Hey Guys.... What was your build time from tap to handover.... We're trying to judge when to end the rental contract!!!
Thanks

2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone actually go out and measure their block before signing the contract.... be honest.... ::lol::

2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Looks great anyone92, cheers for the pic.... you're right, the shelf doesn't quite cut it!!

2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone got a photo of their shower glass shelf? We're about to add it to our contract...

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2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
NBN locations?????

Hi all, Our paperwork for the new build is coming up soon and in the electrical plan we must show where we want NBN points... Anyone got tips for this…

2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Hi Joelgia,
Riverstone for us... assuming BankOfMelb gets their fingers out and organises our loan... Grrrrr

2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Hi Bugnada,
Thanks so much for that, it's really helpful !!!! We're building in Doreen, Nthrn Melb.

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2 years2 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Hey Bugnada, we're building the Jasper 17 as well.... how much did those upgrades cost you ( if you don't mind me asking ! ) We are looking at exactly…

4 years4 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Hi All,
Anyone had good experiences with a decking company / guy in the area?? Looking for some positive feedback after someone has had a job done!
Thanks

4 years4 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Great , thanks for that.. will make the boss very happy..

4 years4 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Has anyone had a piece of leftover carpet "edged" ( trimmed and stitched ..) for a hall mat.. We don't know where to go
Thanks

4 years4 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Hi All, Has anyone built something (pergola-outdoor room etc )in their backyard post new house handover... I'm after some usefull tips and names of surveyors etc you were happy with...

4 years4 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Link 2 rainwater tanks some distance apart

Check with a plumber, but I'm sure that if the two tanks are at the same level, you can link them with a buried (large) pipe and they will, in…

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

A new mobile phone tower has been approved for Mernda folks, good news if your mobile reception is a little lacking....

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Top 10 most burgled suburbs in Melbourne

Worrying, but I wonder what their definition of a burglary is??? Would theft from a construction site count?? Lots of those suburbs have large new estates...
Lock em up folks ..just…

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Does anyone know what they are building behind the Commercial Hotel??

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Just had a call from Chromagen.....
Panel to be replaced foc.. very pleasantly suprised. No argument about liability, just a booking for repair and replacement at my convenience!!! Hope everyone has…

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Solar Water Panels...
We rang Chromagen ( the manufacturer ) direct and had a plumber out late the next day who by-passed the roof unit and left. He suggested re-ringing the…

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Anyone had trouble with their solar hot water roof panels?? Ours seems to have burst a copper pipe ( after being frozen? ) inside the unit and leaked water down…

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

OK, hands up everyone who felt the 'quake' at 8.50pm???? ::hyst:: ::hyst:: ::hyst::

5 years5 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Streaky floors using a steam mop!

Hi all,
Does anyone have a tip so that it don't get streaky floors using our steam mop. We have white porcelain tiles and at present, only use water in the…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Henley - Tender Update

Welcome to building with a volume builder...
Cheaper price = compromise... something we also discovered at our tender appointment.
We didn't get our dream home, we got their home with some expensive…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Technika Oven Exploded

We were changed TO a Technika ... from a brand that I hadn't heard of ( something Italian sounding starting with D- maybe??? I've got a shocking memory ).. Like…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Technika Oven Exploded

Hi All,
Just before our handover, the brand of our oven was changed because of this problem... apparently its something to do with running the oven on its hottest setting -…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

Maybe that's the fried fish shop..... sorry :lol:
The Carome Homestead has applied for a liquor license... anyone eaten there ? Worth a stop on…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Decreasing roof temp to assist a/c

We are running ducted refridgerated a/c... Interesting idea for the garage, ours isn't insulated and gets steaming ...will definately look into that.

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Decreasing roof temp to assist a/c

Hi all,
Any ideas in this hot weather to decrease the roof space temperature ?.. ( and therefore the heating effect on the house in hot weather ) We have…

6 years6 yearsluckygrizzlyluckygrizzly posted:
Merbau - Melbourne

Is there a quick way to work out the cost difference between 140mm versus 90mm timber... 90mm is cheaper but 140mm covers more area.. What's the standard spacing people use?…

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