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pbwhi0

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Joined 23 September 2017
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1 month1 monthpbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Hey Grant, sorry I missed your post. Yes, been very busy. Had to vacate the rental and can't believe how much stuff we had to move. Seemed like it would…

1 month1 monthpbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Thanks all... but I am over moving. Such a big job with 5 adults in the house . Will probably finish on Sunday then comes the task of where…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Hand over done. Finally have access to house. Yay!
Electrician mate was able to install downlights to all carpet areas - carpet goes down tomorrow. He will finish the remaining lights…

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!
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2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

OMG Tajana...that is a great TV! Yes, you will be able to stream anything and I think it also makes breakfast :-D Streaming will be…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Lock up - Project homes

Hey Ace, here are the percentages for our 2 story build.
Stage
Percentage
Deposit (initial dep)
5%
Slab
10%
Frame
15%
Elec/Plumb rough-in
10%
Enclosed
25%
Fixing
20%
Practical completion*
15%
Total
100%

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Hey Tajana, it is great that your estate is a real little community. I hope ours is the same.
We are currently with iinet and have stayed with them. The $300…

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2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Almost :-D PCI was two days ago. Only small things to fix. We are getting the keys this Thursday and doing carpet, shutters and down…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Well, PCI is done and dusted. We engaged a building inspector but thankfully there were only a few minor things. Mainly paint associated which is good.
I was too interested in…

Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!
2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Hi Irish,
Coming along nicely now. Is that a ladder manhole in the garage? I considered one but decided in the end to do it after handover. Are you supplying or…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Here are the prices I have received (all prices include GST):
ORIGIN: $125.50 per 45kg bottle, $40.50 per bottle/annum for rent.
AGASNATIONAL: $135.00 per 45kg bottle, $30.00 per bottle/annum for rent.
SUPAGAS: $108.00…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Hey Tajana,
I am with Alinta Energy with their standard 28% discount on electricity. Supagas is only for gas bottles and they have provided a price well below Origin even with…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

I live down the road and Supagas have offered me $108 per bottle and $33 rent for 12 months per bottle. Origin just sound to expensive.

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2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Tajana, the usage is really dependent on how you use gas. As a rough guide a 45kg bottle will last between 40-50 hours of continuous showers. So if only one…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Gas bottle prices - Brisbane. How much do you pay?

Hi All,
Our construction is near completion and we are now organising utilities. Never had gas before so have started doing the rounds of retailers to find their prices. They give…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Thanks Tajana, will be good for peace of mind. Plus takes the pressure off us to look at things closely.
SupaGas had a special which our neighbours were able to get.…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Hey Tajana,
That is great the inspection went okay. Could I ask who you went with for the inspection and how much they charged? We need to organise someone for 2…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Hi Tajana,
To be honest I haven't found the info about the back yard, only the front - and that is one month from moving in. I can't recall anything about…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Our covenant requires front landscape to be done within 1 month of hand over.
Yeah, we ordered our shutters 5 weeks ago so that they would be ready when…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

We receive keys on 1 November and then have planned for the downlights, carpet and window shutters to be installed on Friday 2 November. Removal truck is booked for Saturday…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Hey Tajana, that is great. Bet you can't wait. Are you moving in straight away?
Our inspection is 25 October and handover 1 November. The house will be all but finished…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild - Newbury 39 - Altitude Thornlands

Hey Tajana, have you been given a date for PCI and handover yet? Must be close :-D

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
First time build - plan presentation prep

Hi Catgee, looks a good plan.
King Taco is on the money about a bigger shower. You could look at just moving the toilet into the place where the shower is…

First time build - plan presentation prep
2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ceiling height cost

Hi jeanlaw, to be honest it is hard to tell the difference between 2.55 metres and 2.7 meters unless you are standing in a room that has both heights so…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Hey Grant, lucky catch to grab the 200. We didn't have enough left over for the letterbox so the SS had to order more. To his credit the bricks were…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

All going well. Letterbox has been installed a lot earlier than expected.

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Looking good Sandracma. Bench tops should be on shortly and then it really starts to come together.
Did you go for the Arto oval vanity basins? I find it interesting that…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Thanks SandraCMA
We were advised today that PCI is scheduled for 25 October and handover will be 2 November if all goes well.
The items still to be done between now and…

2 months2 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Excellent! Always good when the original plan comes together.

3 months3 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Have Ausbuild given you an option to revise your selection? The Austral brick we had originally signed off on had a substantial colour variance between the one in the Ausbuild…

3 months3 monthspbwhi0pbwhi0 posted:
Ausbuild Finlay 36 - Handover completed!

Yep! Sure is. No additional cost but we had to ask for it. Don't know why they don't just offer it during the sales process. Anyway, we asked and they…

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