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

OMG!!! We have the keys to our house!!! Very happy with the end result - Clarendon has done an exceptional job on our house.

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

Yay! All my appliances were installed today: Smeg ducted rangehood, dishwasher, microwave and stove. Gas continuous flow hot water system also in! NBN connection booked for…

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

Hi Nis, we only paid $300 to remove the curved edges on the steps so that the laminate flooring can be installed.

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

We had provisions for the carpet (top floor) and ceramic floors (ground floor) about 15k as part of the sapphire package. We changed up to laminate flooring and added…

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

We had provisions for the carpet (top floor) and ceramic floors (ground floor) about 15k as part of the sapphire package. We changed up to laminate flooring and added…

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

Thanks Nis, we picked laminate flooring with CarpetCall as part of the standard range. Same material was used for the stairs.

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

Thanks KLB, in our view Clarendon has definitely redeemed themselves! They have done a great job with our house and can't wait to get the keys on Wed. …

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

Finished our PCI - took 2.5 hrs as the house is nearly done! Except for minor painting touch-ups, our house will be handed over on Wed, 29th Jun'16! Our…

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

We had to double check the meter reading. We had to ask AGL to read the meter again... we paid about $100 for the quarter... should be very minimal…

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

Bit anxious and nervous - we're doing our practical completion walkthrough tomorrow... Hopefully we don't miss out anything. Any tips?

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

Definitely worth getting 3-coat system. Will post pictures tomorrow after our walk through.

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

Hi bumblebee1985 thanks! We picked Austral Bricks Whitsundays Orpheus, off-white mortar, fascia and gutters is monument colour, our window colour is surfmist, we picked terracotta french ebony glazed. …

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

Thanks pandj.lydds! It cost us less about $2.9k to render the facade. To render the single pier in the middle would have cost an additional $1.5k which why…

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

Wow leese happy to hear about your progress. It's not long now...

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

Thanks KLB - yes that's exactly what I keep reminding myself. Our SS is continuing to complete all items we have raised... can't wait to see the finished product...

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

Hi leese, ours came down when they're ready to paint the externals and ready to commence work internally.

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

Thanks leeleh! How's things coming along with you house?

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

Hi leese, thank you! Taking it one day at a time... nearly there. Yeah.. I have the shelving with support bars in the middle which is different…

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

thanks pandj.lydds, seems to be a really long journey to date... can't wait to put this behind us.

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

Hi bumblebee1985, checking back on our quote, these were pricing from last year:
- Extra Light Circuit and Extra Safety Switch = $240@
- Light Point = $58@
- Junction box for future…

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

Some update from my end:
- Our SS has moved PCI to this Friday (from Wednesday this week) :-(
- Handover is still booked for Wed, 29th Jun…

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

Hi HomeTweetHome, I build a Sheridan 34 and have my garage and driveway on the lower side of the property... check out my blog site... all the details are there.…

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

You're able to make as much changes with no cost until you've signed the tender & contract. Once you have gone into construction, that's when you get hit with…

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

Hi HomeTweetHome, in certain cases Clarendon has to flip the design based on how your land was configured - ours was flipped as the developer of the land had storm…

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

SS in his update last Friday confirmed PCI to go ahead for Wed, 22nd June... he also indicated that handover may be ready by the following Wed, 29th June... ---…

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

cruise007 congrats on getting your keys! Will Clarendon fix the scratches?
Our PCI was moved from Mon, 20th to Wed, 22nd Jun next week. Hopefully we can get the…

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

Congrats bk84... our frames went up 20 days after slab was laid and received the invoice same day. Then 15 days after, the frames and roof trusses were…

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

Too loooong.... our land was pegged on 19th October 2015, we got the land last 27th Dec 2014.
This is week-35, (240th day) out of the 30-week construction build +…

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

Our PCI is booked for Mon, 20th June... Hopefully there are no major issues...

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

Congrats KLB! Amazing stage...

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