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1 month1 monthOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Darbecca will send you a copy of their report which you then forward to your Site Superviser and formally request that the defects identified are rectified.
You then work through it…

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2 months2 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Not sure.
We built the Queenscliff which is in their Elegance range and we upgraded the door handle as well.

2 months2 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes

Which house are you building? Is it a special restricted package?
We had a myriad of Taubmans colours to chose from and one of them was even a Dulux colour that…

2 months2 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes

1. Why would changing the paint colour be upgrade?- from memory they use Taubmans so if it’s just a change of colour there shouldn’t be a cost depending on how…

2 months2 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes

We built with Fairhaven.
What sort of advice are you after?

2 months2 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
NEWPORT 275 - FAIRHAVEN HOMES

Use the search function - there are a couple of Newport 275 blogs on this site.

3 months3 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Questions re knock down rebuild in Sydney

We did a KDR (Melbourne) in 2016 base price was 290K at the time and optioned it up to display home specs at another $100K and had site costs of…

4 months4 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Exposed aggregate

When we did our driveway & path (November 2016) we paid $100psm.

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

They did it all.

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

Sure would - I was very particular about who I would allow onsite post handover as they were going to be working in a very tight & precarious situation (they…

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Building Queenscliff 416 with Fairhaven Homes

Davnic Excavations

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

Agree with you that refrigerated is clearly the best method and does have a high initial capital cost however not so sure about the running costs. Our electricity use last…

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

What is it that you think those that have evaporative don't understand about how it works and what specifically are you saying they are doing wrong when using it?

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/busines ... 2387a4d95e
Read the above and make up your own mind.

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Evaporative cooling vs Split system

There are plenty of people who went for evaporative and have had to install split systems later.
Get it right the first time.

8 months8 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Building with Metricon

We Used Gravity as well so another vote for them here - very professional, competitively priced and did a great job.

9 months9 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Make sure you water the turf twice a day until it gets established.

9 months9 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Plantation shutters how much?

Good luck trying to enforce any warranty.

9 months9 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
M Class Slab/Foundation on a Site Classified P?? KDR in VIC

$10.5K from memory - they ranged from 300mm (on the mud rock/shale) - 2800mm deep on the clay/fill).

9 months9 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
M Class Slab/Foundation on a Site Classified P?? KDR in VIC

Ask for a copy of the engineer's report.
We are in Melbourne and did a KDR last year and our site classification was P (most KDR's are P) and we are…

10 months10 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Newport 275+

Congratulations - it's looks fantastic!

11 months11 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Newport 275+

Looking good - look even better once they paint your front door!

11 months11 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Demolition recommendations - South East Melbourne

We used Gravity Demolition on our KDR and highly recommend them.
We also got a quote from Dig Dig but they didn't want to include the trees that we had…

11 months11 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Newport 275+

Looking good, you're nearly there.

12 months12 monthsOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Driveway contractors in Melbourne South East

Give Craig a call at Sejay Works P/L 0411 129 438 - He's done 2 driveways for me.

1 year1 yearOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Our Henley Amalfi 27/530

I was wondering what happened to you.
Sorry to hear things didn't work out with the other block with Fairhaven.
Good luck with your build with Henley.

1 year1 yearOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Demolition recommendation

How's your build going?
Have you started a thread?

1 year1 yearOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Looks fantastic Kat.
Now for the landscaping.

1 year1 yearOld BlokeOld Bloke posted:
Fairhaven Homes Newport 361 in Sth East Melbourne

Congratulations Kat enjoy your new home!🎉

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