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8 d8 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Some more pics from today's visit to the site. According to SS frame stage will be completed by next Friday!

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11 d11 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Site supervisor rang to let us know that framing stage is officially started..

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
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14 d14 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

During the weekend we removed the neighbours fence and setup a temporary gate for them, also did best we can to protect his concrete pavement.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
14 d14 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Yeah .. we are heading into the winter it is going to bit difficult for builders anyway.

16 d16 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Some of the frame parts arrived just 2 days after the slab pour!
It is raining whole week so I think it is on hold.

18 d18 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

C was pretty inflexible,irresponsible regarding this whole situation and should have requested removing the fence before they pour the slab. Finally after much negotiation neighbour agreed to remove the fence…

20 d20 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! shokel1975 it was a nice pic too! :)

20 d20 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Macher, yeah that would be the best way, not suddenly asking to remove the fence like C is doing. Anyway neighbour not happy at all. He is ok to…

21 d21 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Went to see the slab in the weekend and it looks great to my untrained eye! "C" didn't even take 24 hours to send us the quote for slab stage…

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
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23 d23 dRameeRamee posted:
KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

hmm .. that is not good with the extra inspection fees. Normally they will call the site supervisor in the morning of the previous day slab is being poured. …

24 d24 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Yesterday early morning visit to the site while going to work to see a glimpse of slab pour preparation, We have appointed NHI for inspection so hope every thing will…

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
24 d24 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Some more pics of sewer/drain piping and site prep we took on the weekend

24 d24 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks Mark! I did put a tape measure through few of them and I could get to almost 12 ft before reaching the bottom so I think at least some…

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
24 d24 dRameeRamee posted:
KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

Hi Macher, Congrats on your build and wishing good luck with your slab pour! We had our inspection for slab pour by NHI Wednesday and they found few issues…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Macher, Oh that is great news! Yes our slab pour is scheduled on next Thursday as well..! I didn't see your build thread until now! Your's going to be…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

From borehole logs from soil test report, one borehole data reports natural sand start around 1m mark. Other four boreholes data reports 30cm to 50cm deep from surface.

I managed to…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Our kind neighbour send this picture today..they are doing the drains

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Today went to see the construction site to see some screw pile action but it was already done and gone when I arrived. They must have done really quick or…

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1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! I will try to get the pile installation logs from C but so far couldn't get hold of the SS.

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

I am not 100% sure , But they seams to be on time so lets see.
This is a link I found about site start date Site start day is…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks a lot! looking forward for the next steps!

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Mark,
Yes they have included lots of screw piles in their design. They have recommended 2.3m minimum depth or go deep until 75KN working load is achieved in their design.…

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Finally Carlisle is on site. Yesterday temporary fencing went up and site scraped and ready for site start.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
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1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

After submitting for the building permit by our builder it didn't get approved first time due to proposed house design eves are encroaching in to the tree protection zone by…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi WaldorfL, Thanks! Yes we had a bit of an issue getting our building permit approval but now it is behind us, we are ready to start building..

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Great to see the progress so far! It is happening really quick!

4 months4 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

After lots of searching for builders and house designs we have finalised a house design with Carlisle homes, It is going to be a Sorrento 39 with a rumpus extension…

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
5 months5 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks! That is a very beautiful area to live in. Looking forward for your next updates on build!

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5 months5 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Wow, That is a long block of land, may I ask where are you building? Yesterday we went again to see a Glendale 42 display home in Rockbank to…

6 months6 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Hi shokel1975, Thanks! We are building in Carrum Downs, in a Wattlewood state block of land. It is relatively long block ~40m but because we have a…

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