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MissAlison

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Joined 24 June 2009
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25 d25 dMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
I work in flooring - do you have a flooring question?

Hi Michelle,
How will tassie oak floor boards come up after having tiles and a plaster sheet laid over the top in the kitchen. The house is from 1981. I am…

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25 d25 dMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Old tiles over sheet in kitchen. Will the boards look ok?

Hi All,
I'm having my kitchen renovated and polishing the floor boards in the living area and hall. The house in from 1981.
I thought the floor was lino, but it…

2 months2 monthsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Concrete balustrades, what on earth to do?

Good idea re-demo. They are pretty busy around here, but I could always try.
It's in Avondale Heights, north west of Melbourne. These era houses are becoming more popular with young…

2 months2 monthsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Concrete balustrades, what on earth to do?

Hmmm they see easy to knock out. I've rung far and wide though, but I can't find anyone willing to do the job.
Around here, you could make a…

2 months2 monthsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Concrete balustrades, what on earth to do?

My house, if I could just get rid of these darned concrete balustrades! I cannot find anyone that will remove them. It'll be a cute retro home once they are…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Pergola or shadesale?

We have a smallish home, with a 10*10m garden. The back of the house faces west so we are getting a huge amount of evening sun coming through.
We would like…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?

You might get a small house in Pint Cook, just. If you want would be ok. If you want a bigger place, Truganina and Tarniet would be ok. They just…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Porter Davis homes

Ive just finished with PD.
No issues, great customer service, great site supervisor.
House looks great, better than I expected.
I would be more than happy to build with them again.
I washappy…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Was "the dream" of building a home what you expected?

Building was never my 'dream,' rather just how it all turned out.
Considering that I wasn't expecting all my hearts desires and did not have all mapped out in my head…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
How long to wait for final payment of a contruction loan?

So I rang for the 'have you got the paper work and how's it going?'
And, yes, exactly as you say.
They have ordered the valuation, good.
But, I was told that…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Ill PM you Amy. We have used Jasper, so its a dark grey with a touch of warmth to it I guess.
Looks like we are all done, and I had…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Upcoming Suburbs - Melbourne?

I work in the suburban west of Melbourne and I am always dealing with these sorts of public issues. I tend to disagree that the 10-20 year old estates…

7 years7 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
How long to wait for final payment of a contruction loan?

My house is done, and I am awaiting my final draw down from ANZ so I can be handed over the home.
I understand the bank must do a couple of…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

PCI for me is nor weeks away. Just finishing the tiling now!
It looks like the site have been averaging over 1000L of water a day! Does this seem excessive?…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Looks like I should be in late September. The house is coming along nicely.
Anyone need a gym buddy?

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

With the internet .....
My house included smart wiring. Which is nice.
Now do I have to pay to have the cable connected to the house?

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Yay, my frame is done in stage 10.
Cos I'm a cheap skate and bought a tiny house, I think mine will be the first to be completed. Can't wait!
Does anyone…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Yep, I have been told 30/4 and most likely earlier than that.

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

I am with PD and in stage 10.
We originally were meant to start in feb, but of course we were delayed. PD just changed our start date to before April…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Delay in land title+rediculously high bill from Builder=HELP

Anyway, section 4 of that act has nothing to do with 5 months.
What about this?
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/vic/ ... 5/s33.html
I really cannot find anything about 5 months from signing. It…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Delay in land title+rediculously high bill from Builder=HELP

This happened to me.
However, my builder clearly stipulated that it would cost this much IF we were not able to start by date x. I was able to weigh up…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Stage 10 should be fine for tomorrow. My block was registered yesterday!

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

I might ring the titles off ice to ask how long the wait is at the moment.

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Waiting waiting waiting .....
Can't be long now? ::hyst::

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Through the Alamanda site. They must have just updated it.
Also, if you look at the link a few posts back which has your street number, you can see that stage…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Stage 10 is now at the titles office. :: ::
Bout friggen time!
I wonder how long this process will…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Vs Featherbrook

Everyone is meant to pay the body corporate. I am not sure how they enforce it. They would have to have a very nifty agreement if they follow normal body…

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Alamanda Estate - Owners Forum

Any good recs for a driveway?

8 years8 yearsMissAlisonMissAlison posted:
Calling all PD clients in VIC (or any vol builder client)

I have had nothing but a good experience with them. The office has always been helpful and have given me plenty of time to discuss things with me. They always…

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