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2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

There's a join in the gyprock under there but it's in the display home too

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Oh gosh what a bit of a r i p off with the paint.
We have the Ark security doors and mesh on the stacker doors. They are pretty good.…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

We used a non standard colour for our render so it can be done unless they've changed it since then

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Thanks Sk1985 it was lots of work but building is stressful and there's not much out there to make it a little less stressful. So this was my way of…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Sk
More info here
https://mandgbuildatmulgoarise.wordpress.com
Full frameless is about $2000 each from memory
Beeprelude looks great

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Yes there's a junction box and hubby just dug the trench to then wire the cables to the shed.
Hubby made that from all the raw materials he purchased from…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Looks good beeprelude and martinsharmony!
Cathyp we had a outdoor conduit put in to power hubby's shed it was about $100 or so at electrical appt
Runs under those rocks from…

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Buildinsydney the build times are increasingly worse it took 13 months for our house and there is nothing you can do unfortunately, other than go to another builder. My friends…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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The aircon that m provided at the time we did colours was only big enough to service a 25 square home. I think it only had 2 zones and was…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Hi Buildinsydney yes 50 pages! Most of the issues were with the bricks, weep holes, architraves, gyprocking and chips in our expensive kitchen!! The tile grout was also discoloured. It…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Buildinsydney the price I think depends on how many times you want them in. Some do a package for slab, frame, PCI I think ours was about $500 from memory
The…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Hi Buildinsydney yes, we had one go through at various stages.
In regards to your question re PAs for the bank you can get quotes for your blinds and fences…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Hello the slab yes do it at the time of the build but the tiles no. We save about $1k doing the tiles and screed after handover and they actually…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Oh how good is IKEA
We did our storage in the garage and under stairs from the Besta range and hemnes in our nursery and one of the spare rooms…

Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0
2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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We have a villina elite and there were no tiles under the stairs. The guys who did our alfresco after handover did it for us and was much cheaper. M…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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We had Mr Masterton the owner and the son speak to us directly, that being said none of it fixed the build time just some issues with our bathroom design…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Shiraz i totally get the catch 22, we stuck with them because of the floorplan and the value for money you get. The SMEG appliances are great and the little…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Freiswold yes pretty much 2 years from deposit to keys and then 12 months more until they actually fixed the outstanding items from PCI.
Timeline below. Also whoever asked for…

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Freiswold 2 years!

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Hi Shiraz Elite only you can make that call about what to do, I personally would not recommend Masterton and we had the same bad feelings in the beginning and…

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2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Oh our towels are still in the box. You're not missing out on much. They did at least try to colour match to our selections hehe

2 years2 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Congrats Martinsharmony!
Pommie the ss is critical to the build you get no continuity when they keep leaving...if I had my time again I'd go to a custom build. Yes…

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Gibson congrats and what a wonderful place! Our 1 year anniversary for keys is today. I can't believe how quickly that went. We are pretty much done except for a…

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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To think they just celebrated 55 years, don't be fooled new customers...take your hard earned money elsewhere. Whilst I love our house, it's not perfect, some of the horrible workmanship…

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Alex have a look at my blog there's a piece on budget but it's a bit older now

3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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I hope I won't have to deal with M anymore (touch wood!) our journey ends just in time for our little girl's first birthday and our home was just perfect…

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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We on another note are officially free of Masterton (touch wood). All our PCI items are fixed. It only took them nearly 11 months post keys!!

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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If you're sure that that stuff hasn't been done and it's things that you can't move in without, don't agree to PCI as your liquidated damages stop after that date

3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Oh no SVE and Gibson!
SVE if m drag the chain on the fixes I recommend FT once we finally went so many things have been done. Once the stacker…

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3 years3 yearsMGardzMGardz posted:
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Looking great martinsharmony!!

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