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13 years13 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Damn Builders!!

Hey natbut,
So you've been waiting 10 days for the building company to honour their commitment to deliver what you have already paid for.....not good enough.
Now let's see...we had handover…

13 years13 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
pool builders brisbane area

Hey Peter,
We've gone with Boomerang Pools........they start next week.....so will keep you posted.
We had 4 quotes.....pretty hard to get the various builders to quote apples for apples, as they…

13 years13 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
To all the 'YES' men out there.....

Jac,
Thank you for that post.....we are now living though our 7th Adenbrook Homes post handover month.......still waiting, waiting, waiting for agreed items to be rectified. We have been feeling…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Type of Lawn

Hey Tan,
Triy this link http://www.empireturf.com.au/
Cheers

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Adenbrook Homes

87 DAYS SINCE HANDOVER......still waiting for them to rectify items they agreed to in writing at handover. One of the items, damaged aluminium foot treads at the bottom of the…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Adenbrook Homes

Day 40 since handover......still waiting for agreed items to be rectified. Excellent customer service there :roll:

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Stains on Essa Stone

Hi Ash & Michelle,
Thanyou for the info...much appreciated :)
We tried some Mr Sheen and it seems to allow a lot longer before a anything…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Stains on Essa Stone

Hi All,
We've got Essa Stone bench tops in the kitchen which are almost white (Purity) that seem to absorb red wine and tea stains quite easily. Cleaner will get most…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Adenbrook Homes

We moved in 7th November, had a few faults and problems that needed fixing, so we signed the inspection notice whereby Adenbrook agree to rectify the listed problems within 14…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Building Sth Bris with Adenbrook

Hey Andrew,
We've just built the Ascot 30...had a few issues along the way...still a few things for them to fix, but now quite happy.
The best piece of advice I can…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Drains above ground??

Hey BMP,
Adenbrook finished ours the same way.....no problem with it. The pipes in the top pic are inspection holes. The sealed one on the left is sewer, the right…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Just Begun!!!!

What it cost and what it's worth could possibly be 2 different things :?
We had a serviceman come out from the door place to do…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Just Begun!!!!

Hi BMP,
It's a 6 meter wide aluminium bi-fold, with 6 panels.....almost to ceiling height. :D

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Just Begun!!!!

Hey Slugger,
We've just finished building the Ascot 30 with Adenbrook....still a few bits a pieces for them to to fix up....but all in all quite happy.
Yep...the $8k stacker doors "ouch"!!…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Number of days to make Progress Payment ...

7 calendar with our builder. Doesn't help when they send the invoice via snail mail on a Friday.....I only recieve it after work on Monday, so the 1st chance I…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Thanks Aaurora........we're just looking for some reassurance :|

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Gap above toilet door

Same in Brisbane.......with our builder it's not visible from outside the WC.
Mark

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Hi Aaurora,
We been given a handover date of 7th November.....can't wait. Quick question, have Adenbrook now fixed the few issues you had at handover?? If so, how long…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
What annoys Me

Hi Michelle,
I don’t necessarily disagree with TheStig, that some hi-volume builders may not have the same quality of sub-contractors that some low-volume builders do.
Like many inexperienced home builders who view…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
What annoys Me

TheStig,
Mate, I meet people every day, who use “I’m an expert”, “I’ve been doing this for 25 years” or the very popular “do you know how much I know”, to…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Building on land we don't technically own...

Hi Gus,
I doubt very much that any institute will provide you with a home mortgage, if you do not own the land. Think about it…if you default on the loan,…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
A new record for Carlisle Homes...

Matt,
Hang in there mate…….it’s not worth the brain aneurism!!!
Positive note: Rest assured though, should you ever choose to build again, your list of potential builders has just been…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Sure do......one that encroaches on the laundry door..as in, you trip over when going through the doorway. Another to the back of the house that doesn't actually have a…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Hi aaurora,
Congratulations :D What state did they leave the block in?? I'm not even going to make comment about not connecting downpipes…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Honestly.....apart from the mess, things are going well......they should be well and truly done by week 19 or 20.....not bad for a rendered 2 storey house. Everything in the…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Handover is Tomorrow!

Hey aaurora,
We've almost finished fixing stage with Adenbrook. I asked the question about levelling out the block, as we paid for 50 / 50 cut and fill and retaining…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Building - Mortgage Issue

Hi Natbut,
Just go slowly here...remember, the lender may not place the same value on your proposed construction. Do you have equity in the land or does the loan…

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Extra costs in building from a display type home.

Vanderlay,
51% over base price...excludes landscaping, blinds / shutters & in-ground pool.
Cheers,
Mark

14 years14 yearsnorthlakesnorthlakes posted:
Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

....how about this??

Slump glass for splashback... Let there be light !

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