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Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

I’ve had a quick look - things I would consider are widening the garage if you have space on your block (it makes it easier to get two cars in…

2 months2 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Our balcony doesn’t have it but our Porch does. I don’t notice it too much now

2 months2 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Katrina's 2nd home build - Gympie

Ours got painted in after we commented on it. Not sure if it was standard but I like it painted better

2 months2 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Did you change cabinetry after plans were finalised? Maybe they didn’t move plumbing from the original position.

2 months2 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Make sure you have all defects at handover well documented. We noticed our glass splash back was scratched about 3 days after handover. At the six month inspection they wouldn’t…

2 months2 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Plain flush door unless you specified otherwise.
Plumbing holes will be cut through the sides of the cupboard for the washing machine. Otherwise it’s a bit hard to say without a…

3 months3 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Bold Living + Us + South East Queensland = Housing the Tribe

Looks awesome! All the best with build no.2

3 months3 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Tribe the suspense is killing me! Can't wait to see your new plan! If you want marble garden ornaments let me know. We are in Vietnam at the moment.

4 months4 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Waldorf Grange 50 garage opening height 2400mm

What ceiling height are you having downstairs. If it was 2750 or higher I wouldn't think this was a problem. If it's 2450 that might be why they can't do…

4 months4 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I don't use bleach so not sure what it is... the only cleaner I have used directly on it is the stainless steel cleaner Clarendon said to use.

4 months4 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi KLB.
It's not fun trying to get stuff fixed. Did you upgrade to the smart drains in the bathrooms? Ours are rusting (not in the showers though just the…

6 months6 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Hi Gambit
Do you have a wood grain? If you do and it's running vertically then there will be joins. We have joins in ours but you don't notice them once…

7 months7 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We were in the BCC area and were told that if the neighbours didn't sign off on building to the boundary it didn't mean you couldn't, just that council would…

9 months9 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

Thank you - we actually did it in parts so we aren't sure exactly on total cost but somewhere in $5-6k mark. We have a 15.2m frontage.

9 months9 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

Landscaping done

10 months10 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Wow! Congratulations the block looks fantastic! Can't wait to see your next project commence.

11 months11 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Hand over tips please

At handover you will be given a list to fill out in a book - you get a copy of the list and sign it with your supervisor. Take your…

11 months11 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Hand over tips please

Hi Bella
Whatever you do make sure if you do handover you write everything you find down on your handover defect list and do another big walkthrough. Our PCI list…

11 months11 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

We didn't get freebies either.
We paid about $5k to upgrade our air-con to the Daikin inverter and a slightly larger size.
We are queensland but got a relaxation on our front…

11 months11 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
What bricks did you choose - Show and Tell

Moondust with off-white mortar
Eclipse with offwhite mortar on post

11 months11 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Congratulations! I can't wait to see the new build too!

12 months12 monthsMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

Seven months in and finally painted a feature wall

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

Just make sure you put everything you possibly can in your tender and provisions for electrical and flooring. They were the two that we totally underestimated (electrical by $8k, we…

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

It's Better if they fix them now. If they do them later more than likely they will have variation in mortar colour.

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

Painting done! Only one fence to go!

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

Nearly finished... just a bit of paint to go.

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

We had upgraded to a diamond kitchen and the smeg undermount rangehood including overhead cupboards was $160. It is a Smeg Pum90x.
It is good overall, a little noisy but I…

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

So close to having grass!

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1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Fairmont 34 by Clarendon in Brisbane

It's looking great! I love the heartwood tiles on the floor and walls.

1 year1 yearMinandBMinandB posted:
Our Madison 39 by clarendon

We moved it into a wall tower above the oven.
You can kind of see it in the corner where the fridge usually is. We changed the kitchen, laundry and…

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