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3 months3 monthsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Roxy those drawers are atrocious! No way you should accept that. Obviously the cabinet maker has gone for worst case scenario. It doesn't actually look like the plumbing is in…

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4 months4 monthsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Join covered with skirting is standard. Other options are available but at extra cost but they usually forget to offer them to you.

4 months4 monthsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi Sunshine125,
I'm sorry that you've been left in such a horrid situation. Your $80K stormwater looks very overpriced if it is just those 2 concrete pits. I hope the solution…

5 months5 monthsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi Gibson,
PCI has to be only minor defects and omissions. Such works should only take 10-14 days and must mean that your house is able to be lived in safely.…

10 months10 monthsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Fisher,
I haven't used Nakaw but know of others who have used it. http://herlihy-riva.blogspot.com.au/sea ... -results=7 Has some photos of before and after. Search "nakawed" on the forum,…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Gibson,
The control joints foam insert has a tear off portion which is then sealed with a special thick silicon.
Cheers

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Council Approvals Advice.. need expert help plsssss!!

Depends on the Council. Our local Council has approved stuff that people couldn't get approved via DA as it didn't meet the LEP or DCP guidelines, but yes, it did…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Council Approvals Advice.. need expert help plsssss!!

Some Council's may allow what you have built if you request a Building Certificate for all of your unapproved construction. A building certificate is not approval of what you have…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Masterton or Clarendon?

We built with M, our friends built with C. We shared extensively about our individual builds and have seen both sides from all angles. Go with Clarendon, they were better…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Jordan Springs [NEW]

Anyone in Jordan Springs need nice clean fill this week? We're putting in a pool (in Emu Plains) and will have about 70tonnes of beautiful soil (no clay or rock),…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Re modular fencing we used Wallmark and installed ourselves paid 10% of your quote for 20 lineal meters at 2.1m and 2.4m. They do an Urbanwall which is an easier…

1 year1 yearMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Jasonm1,
You should have minimal trouble getting it through Penrith Council, they approve stuff all the time that don't meet their requirements. You'll have to submit a statement of Environmental Effects,…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi Bleaky,
We were a few months down the track when we filed but the Inspector said something along the lines that items on the PCI list should not be outstanding…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi Bleaky,
Your best bet is to file a complaint with Department of Fair Trading listing all your outstanding items (a copy of items from PCI ideal). An inspector will come…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Advise us on our new build

Hi,
Make sure you liked things from the Builders standard range as sometimes their standard selections are from the 1980's and can be expensive to upgrade. You may want to upgrade…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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R2d2,
Kitchen bench should definitely be glued in place! Good luck at NCAT!

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi MGardz,
We had tradies working Xmas Eve and back again after New Years, so M was only able to claim about 4 days of their 6 week shutdown. It depends…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
What external with PGH pearl grey/smokey grey

Yes that'd be me ? long term lurker.... Thought your name was familiar! Didn't take long for you to build again! Will head on over and check out your new…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
What external with PGH pearl grey/smokey grey

Thanks for compliment :) think the monument will be just fine! Yes bub arrived before house was finished (he's now 5 1/2) ?

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
What external with PGH pearl grey/smokey grey

We have PGH Pearl Grey bricks with monument gutters (PGH barramundi tiles), dune down pipes and fascia. We did a blue grey door (almost ironbark in colour). Our garage doors…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
What external with PGH pearl grey/smokey grey

We have PGH Pearl Grey bricks with monument gutters (PGH barramundi tiles), dune down pipes and fascia. We did a blue grey door (almost ironbark in colour). Our garage doors…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Why do Builders push for PCI when things aren't finished????

Practical Completion is the end of the contract, which means that liquidated damages are not payable for any further delays. So it's in their interests to get you to sign…

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

Michelle1980,
The issue with the hot water often relates to distance from the hot water unit. We get great showers (large volume of water) but due to the distance from the…

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

Good luck getting it resolved Fisher75 ?

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Fisher75, you need to notify your Principal Certifying Authority (PCA) about your concerns about the GraniteGuard (copy your M contacts and include your photos), not meeting the standards.
You are not…

2 years2 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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PCI is their way of finishing up counting the number of build days in your contract. Once you sign off on PCI it doesn't matter if they go over the…

3 years3 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Query on PRIVATE OPEN SPACE REG. 421

Hi,
No need for privacy screens as it has nothing to do with "privacy" rather that it is an area for your own private use (hence it must be at the…

3 years3 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

MGardz if your house was suitable for CDC pull your plans out from Council (you will get a partial refund) and go back to CDC and do your original plan/preferred…

3 years3 yearsMrsRoseMrsRose posted:
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Hi Vilinaeliters,
Glad to hear they've resolved your (1st) drainage stack issue to your satisfaction :) can't they solve your 2nd drainage stack issue the same way?…

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