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5 h5 hourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 28: We had some of our scaffolding come down, and they finally done a site cleanup (literally walking on/over bricks and crap everywhere).
Wall and ceiling insulation was put in…

5 h5 hourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

yes I agree 100% with you, its so annoying when they've made a mistake its no big deal and they run things by you and its done verbally no problems..…

5 h5 hourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Im hoping my blog will help others on what to look out for and other steps as we go through our build!
As for wall straightening it was a bit…

10 d10 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

We'd had a design issue where our S/S proposed to install capping on top of the brickwork, instead of having recess in brickwork and sloping colorbond roof section:
We didnt mind…

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10 d10 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 27 Not a great deal had occured in wk 27.
We received our independent inspection report from houspect, for pre lining and it was quite comprehensive with most of the…

17 d17 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Yeah I think my S/S is getting narky with me perhaps highlighting issues as I see them and emailing him.
He's not going to be happy with the building inspection report…

17 d17 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Just out of curiosity have any of you guys been warned by your builder not to enter the site via email?
I must admit it was my own fault I went…

18 d18 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 26
We had our electrical and A/C rough in completed last week, and the eave carpenters have completed most of the lower eaves.



Having a quick squiz most of the electrical…

18 d18 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Chifley 37 MKII Metro Facade Build

Hmm we have finger pull cabinetry also, and like yourself we never had seen the profile of what they would provide (I didn't actually ask for it either!)
Our kitchen is…

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22 d22 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Evaporative Cooling / Gas heating vs Refrigerated cooling

You said before that you will be mainly be using two rooms.
Perhaps you could put ceiling fans in bedrooms and split systems in areas you'd like heated/cooled?

24 d24 dourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 25:
We had electrical rough in booked, but they didn’t show up, and we had the front door (side door in our case) frame installed and framework started on…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
French door fridge recommendations?

I was looking at an LG french door fridge (insta view model) research done found that there was major issues with the seals, and the only reason I was looking…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Unfortunately we haven't met the owners of the chifley to ask them what they'd specified :(
Ha weird sne@ky is banned, my message wasn't meant to be!?…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 24: We met with our S/S today to go over a few things, and it seems the trades which were booked before the scaffolding came down never showed up…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Shortage of tradies ? NSW

Our brickies took a tad over 8 weeks

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Door edges unpainted

Hmm its one of those things that most tradies would assume homeowners wouldnt check.
TBH I didnt paint top or bottoms of my doors when I was painting my interior…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Shortage of tradies ? NSW

yes similar thing occurred for me by rawson took ages to finish the brickwork! (Newcastle NSW)

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 23 As per previous weeks not a great deal had occurred we had guys installing the 'metal capping' which goes on the facade then when I turned up on…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson homes

oops sorry to the OP for 'polluting your thread' I searched for the rawson general thread and had thought this was it!
Yeah in an ideal world a long settlement would…

1 month1 monthourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Ive used Taubmans endure on my current property personally and after 3 years has held up great with one coat of primer and two coats of top coat on exterior.
I…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson homes

Hey guys may I get some feedback on your construction times?
i understand there are a lot of factors (weather, region, demand, single storey double storey etc) but I know of…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 22 Not a huge amount has happened last week, waterproofing guys had done some more work, bulkhead frame above kitchen cabinets installed and sliding door frame installed for butlers…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Damn I bet you were over that having to live with it for 7 weeks!
How's your house going mate, been happy with everything so far?
We have yet to get our…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 21 we had our render on our fascade done (so glad to cover up those ugly red bricks!!) some more downpipes done and the waterproofer guy commenced work on…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Ahh OK, we done our exterior selection in Oct 2018 and I'd made sure it wasn't actually timber (no way I'd be reoiling that every 12 months) and yeah they…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Hi there, seems like you have PM's turned off? I had just notice it was sitting in my outbox undelivered?

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Sure that'd be great, I'll PM you!

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Thanks so much for the info, I'll discuss with our S/S to see what their plan was and if we can specify the blue board colour :)

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Hmm that's interesting!
currently there's no board there I was wondering what they'd put behind it TBH as I assumed it would have been bricked up.

The Chifley fascade on the display…

2 months2 monthsourrawsonbalmoral38ourrawsonbalmoral38 posted:
Rawson Balmoral 38 MK1 - Newcastle NSW

Week 20 Last week was a short 4 day week with the long weekend and a bit of rain. We've had a bit more cladding installed on the rear and…

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