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2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Yes definitely will update when the time comes, I have hired an private inspector. It is a necessity in my opinion. Not really even about workmanship in some cases but…

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2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

I am currently building with them, they are good value for money.
However I am having some issues at this current time, nothing that can't be rectified, but I will with-hold…

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2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Do you think this fix would be passed a building certifer?
I talked to an building certifer the other day and he says in his 15 years of experience working…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Looks like the builder is sticking to their 'hardwood' fix. Guarantee to pass a building certifier and also certified by an engineer.
Let's hope it doesn't cause brick overhang and…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Yes I will make sure I ask for engineering details for the fix! Going out to measure the slab today , I suspected the very expensive H2 waffle pod slab…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

haha well spotted, my secret is out.

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Just called the construction administrator , wouldn't let me sight the Form 16's that supposedly passed the form work and slab.
That 8cm overhang had to come from somewhere my best…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Yeah that's crazy 5 months over ?
Do you mean ontop of your designated build time? How long was your build in total?
I'm definitely allowing 1-2 months for "delays"…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Thanks for you constructive comment.
I'm definitely not trying to win one over on the builder. Just a first time builder whose anxious about building.
Probably rightly so, Just found 8cm…

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2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

yeah I'm probably going to do what you suggest, being my first home hopefully my builders are somewhat honest !

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

You assume I'm asking for financial gain. Jumping the gun aren't we. In any case I wanted to compare to similar situation. If this was the other way around which…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Contract in my favour?

Hi,
Just wondering if anyone has come across conditions in their favour by alot?
I spotted a fine detail which is most likely a typo , it says my build time is…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

I'm only spending 2000-3000$ on electrical, do it afterwards and do smart placement of lights. Allows the sparky afterwards really easy access.

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Yeah I agree.
My builder charges 150$ per LED downlight.
Going for bare minimum in each area just for the connection. Then will call an sparky afterwards to connect as many as…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Yeah Builder tried to quote me for a 3-phase upgrade. For adding an induction cooktop.
I ended up arguing about it and reduced to normal single phase.
You really shouldn't be paying…

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

I'm on the end of Beesand Street. One of the 20m frontage ones.

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Which stage are you on?
It's a surprise for such an huge cost, but if everyone is coming up with similar costs then it makes me feel much better.

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Yeah original quote is on M slab.
Are in your Carson stage?
I'm on Beesand Street.

2 years2 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Building in Carson release builder just came back with H2 slab upgrade for $12000
Anyone had the same slab level needed as well ?

4 years4 yearsnarbenarbe posted:
Who's building in Capestone, Mango Hill ?

Hi All,
Just wondering if anyone can share some details about what class their soil test is?
Looking at the new stages in Capestone Bouvelard and found out they subject to soil…

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