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4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Closed planters with bamboo on stormwater easement

Hi,
We have a 2m wide storm water easement along our back fence. we want to plant some screening plants along the fence line to screenout our neighbours rear facing window…

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Solar Power System Huawei Sun 2000 5kW or Fronius Symo 5.0kW

Hi makido, sorry for the late reply, if you like to research bit about solar systems and installers this is a good resource..
VIC solar rebate is in addition to…

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Solar Power System Huawei Sun 2000 5kW or Fronius Symo 5.0kW

Yeah they had to grind some roof tiles to fix brackets for solar panel mounting rail. This may or may not require as it depend on your specific roof tile.…

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Solar Power System Huawei Sun 2000 5kW or Fronius Symo 5.0kW

No, we built with Carlisle as well. Only thing they said, was there will be no warranty for roof and tiles if someone else climbed up there and had a…

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Solar Power System Huawei Sun 2000 5kW or Fronius Symo 5.0kW

Thanks for your info Ramee :)
Thanks! We installed our system with 10kw hybrid inverter Solax X3 Hybrid 10kw with Trina Honey M 330w panels.
System is…

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Solar Power System Huawei Sun 2000 5kW or Fronius Symo 5.0kW

Both are good brands. I have few friends who installed Huawei and they work fine and also cheaper. But I heard there are few limitations like MPPT current rating etc.
Fronius…

11 months11 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn! They are very similar color, garage door was little bit off because we coudn't find the exact match!
There were no big issues at the PCI, or we…

11 months11 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

So finally we got the keys from C after bit of a delay from our bank evaluation and final check release. It took about 12 days for the bank and…

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11 months11 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Yes we got heating , appliances , hot water and spa motor installed after we received the keys from C. They do it like that to reduce…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Wow very nice and neat build! Congrats! It is great to see everything finally sorted out and you are ready to move in. Yeah our builder recommended us to apply…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Ballarat (VIC)

Looking good and nice to hear flooring issue sorted out at the end to your satisfaction. Hope everything is ready by the PCI next week and things go smoothly.
It…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Ordered some lights for dining and island bench, beacon lighting eBay shop is bit cheaper !
Only issue is we have to buy led lights for each globe, globes comes with…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Nice! ours is Sherwood facade too, bit modified/ shortened because of the tree protection zone. Yours balcony will have full width!
Concrete contractor know about the issue, just…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Krithi, I think it came down about 20k in price, but they didn't say exact value but said these, these options are free because we have a titled land…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Yes they say we have to have a gap between concrete paving and the wall(hebel/ brick) They recommend to have some kind of expansion foam or foam layer between…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

So PCI went relatively ok, except we couldn't meet the supervisor as he did let us know that he will be going for holidays for a week. Another guy is…

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1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Yes your time frame is dead on.. I think they have all the inspections scheduled before final presentation. We will have our independent inspection on Monday and I believe…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks makido, They are
Gastone Carrara White Shine

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

So our house is finally almost complete. We did an visit yesterday, spend sometime inspecting and taking pictures. More like a pre PCI inspection before actual PCI which will…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, Yeah it is just about four and half months from site start to handover, if we get the handover end of this month.
If you are at…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Last two weekends we were busy so couldn't visit the house properly. Good news is that C informed us our final inspection coming up in the beginning of next week…

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1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Good to hear all going well. Yeah they will most probably finish yours on time before December!

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Yeah they seams to be amazingly quick. It is only three months in to build so far. However we are still lot behind you in terms of finishing. They haven't…

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1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Macher it is Lexicon Half (St Clair
Quarter) - SW1G2

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, Yes they are in colorbond wallaby if I remember correctly.
We will do driveway post handover, when we asked C they said driveway is part of landscaping and…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Some more pics of interior painting..


We also got the left side fence installed, thanks to our neighbour for sharing half the cost and finding a good fence builder. They are…

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, SS said PCI could be late next month or so.

1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

They are doing interior painting now and outside scaffolding is almost removed as top floor wall rendering has completed.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
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1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Very bad weather last few days and one spare part of the temporary fence has fallen on to our neighbours property and gas meter. Very lucky not much damage.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
1 year1 yearRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! vickieee 😊

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