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Joined 23 November 2007
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12 years12 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Landscape contractors in Melb, SE

Hi Freddo,
We had both front and back gardens done by Panorama Landscapes both of which are low maintenance. They completed all work on time and on budget and did an…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Does anyone know what happened to the"Anyone building w

Hi all does anyone know what happened to Braveheats post "Is anyone building with Ashford"?

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

Hi Braveheart,
You can download the pictures and installation details here
http://www.caroma.com.au/products/index.html look under ( Model Leda Vasque Inset Vanity Basin)
Some of the issues are being addressed but it looks…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

Hi braveheart, we had our walk through yesterday with Kevin from New Home Inspections and it is true to say that there was not any one area of the house…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

Yes we will definately get them to instal as per manufacturers instructions, just hope it does not delay completion (according to SS the basin issues have already delayed us 4…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

Hi Brittany, this basin has a flat ridge http://www.caroma.com.au/products/index.html( Model Leda Vasque Inset Vanity Basin)
so that the sealant is hidden from view

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

Thanks for your opinion Judie,yeah we're really not happy and concerned that removing the sealant will reveal a poor cutout job in the caesar stone and if this is so…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Opinions please

As can be seen from previous posts the Builders have had lots of problems getting the correct basins installed. They now have the correct ones in place but we are…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Who should pay???

Get the prices for the Miele items for the old items and the new items. I think you'll find that the prices have not changed. If this is the case,…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Who should pay???

Some advice needed here :?
Since signing of contracts (Nov '07) and construction beginning (Dec'07) was due to be completed by 8th August '08 we have…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Well it has been a fair while since our last update, as you may have seen if you had been following our blog our walkthru that was scheduled for the…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

UPDATE
Site visit tonight revealed that tiling that was supposed to be finished today has of course not been completed! In fact not only have they not been grouted but all…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Back on site again today to discuss electricals with electrician to find tha t basins and sinks have been installed unfortunately they have installed the wrong basins :evil:

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

UPDATE
Finally got inside today and can show clearer pictures of benchtops throughout the house. The material is Caesar stone (Latte in Kitchen & Butlers pantry, Almond Rocca in Ensuite, Powder…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

That is good news, hope everything works out for you. There has been abit of progress on our house and things are looking good. They have not given us a…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Spoke to the Business Manager today along with the SS to discuss our dissatisfaction with the progress of our house. We have been assured that our house is being given…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
TV show seeking people building/renovating their dream homes

Sounds like yet another imitation of an overseas program (Grand Designs) to me. I hope it turns out better than the Oz version of Top Gear!

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

UPDATE
Well here we are nearly 3 weeks since the last update and frankly not a hell of a lot has been done since then. Here is a list:-
1. Shower bases…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

UPDATE
BTW work has again blocked us from accessing photobucket so I am unable to upload any photo's to this thread however for those of you interested you can see them…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

That's ok :) It is a very confusing and for some emotional issue and of course the media are only interested in 30 second grabs…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Recently EPA revised down their Methane standard from 2.5% to 1% of the total volume of air.
Methane is a flammable gas and is explosive in concentrations between 5% and 15%…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Hi all, just thought I would update you all on progress. First of all the situation with the Methane gas has not changed although it appears that most residents are…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Brookland Greens

Hi Perth, yeah unfortunately we've been cught up in this mess check out my thread here
https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.p ... sc&start=0

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

:x :x :x As of today this house has been under construction for 9 months!…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

The pull down shirt rail lets you pull the shirt rail down to chest height so you can either hang shirts on it or take them off without stretching or…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

All I can say is
The attention to detail is outstanding. Beautiful cabinetry throughout the house in particular the kitchen and WIR. Your colours are stunning and…

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Soap holders, etc...

For those of us that have trouble with balance for whatever reason have you thought about a folding shower seat? Great for leg shaving, washing kids and *********

13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Soap holders, etc...

For those of us that have trouble with balance for whatever reason have you thought about a folding shower seat? Great for leg shaving, washing kids and *********

Soap holders, etc...
13 years13 yearsmartymemartyme posted:
Building the "Cascade" (photo updates)

Aam visited site today after painter called to say all the feature walls were finished. All painters still need to do are skirting boards in several rooms, they are expecting…

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