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4 d4 dRhettiRhetti posted:
land elevation brisbane

If you're building a new house in the Brisbane City Council local government area you can construct retaining and filling without requiring planning approval where it is a requirement to…

6 d6 dRhettiRhetti posted:
How common is it to switch builders?

We had the same issue. We wanted a traditional, hamptons gable style house, 35sq, two storey and within our budget.
We went through the first 3 stages (each with a…

6 d6 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Woo! Congrats. That's kicking along nicely. I'd say you're at frame stage still.
Yeah I believe one of the supervisors has taken over two regions, so he's stretched pretty thin.…

6 d6 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Thanks mate :-)
Clarendon should have told you about the stages of the build. I think there's 6.
Step 1: Clearing of the site. Depending on the…

6 d6 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Lol. It's kinda of got a Hamptons coastal colour to it haha.

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6 d6 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Scaffold came down.
Looks like it might have been in the way of of the painters haha!
Can't wait for the bottom level to be finished off and painted which I imagine…

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7 d7 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I'm sorry to hear that mate.

8 d8 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Looking good Taco !
Damn. If the gas was on the opposite side you'd have a massive of side access. You still have heaps though. Enough to roll the mower to…

10 d10 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I am new to this hence my apologies for stupid questions. I read an old topic (back in 2016) in this forum as per below link about some sort of…

12 d12 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Update
Upper level painting started, external window trim installed. Tiler started last week and has finished screening, floors and feature wall in the master bathroom.
The timber look tiles are absolutely…

14 d14 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

'My parents came to see the house and we had some food on the alfresco in our camping chairs'
haha!
This will most likely be part of my handover day to

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16 d16 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Your black on black subway tiles are super cool! The cabinets/bench/splashback is not a combination I would have had enough balls to try... But man they work really really well…

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17 d17 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon left the power of my water tank to rain

That's an outdoor power point.
Note the inlets are facing down meaning gravity stops water from getting inside the PowerPoint.
It's totally fine.

22 d22 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Oh that is awesome news KT! Love the photos!

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22 d22 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Hey that's great news! I love the fairmont. It has such a great layout downstairs.
Are you making your own facade or going with the Clarendon Hamptons facade?

22 d22 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

I am so in love with the facade! I just can't wait for the scaffolding to come down.
Big week on the block -
Kitchen cupboards have gone in
Skirting and doors finished
Tiles…

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29 d29 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Yeah we did two dark oak stained treads with white risers at the bottom with the remainder in carpet.
We are doing the handrail in a dark oak stain, with 40mm…

29 d29 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Such good information...thank you so much.
Out of curiosity, I see that you're building over 500 sq mtr house (hopefully that will be enough room lol). But if we liked…

29 d29 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

How'd you go KT?

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Stairs have started <3

Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom
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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

Difficult to take photos with the scaffolding up. But I had a go. They put the wrong shaped decorative vent on so we have to wait for that to be…

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Yeah I agree, they'll sort something out for you for sure. Here's a few photos of mine. I have similar defects with my windows so I'll be chasing trim on…

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

100% you are meant to have bricks under the door ledge.
Also, re the gap around the windows, I have the same thing on my place and I will be hitting…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Lock Up Stage - Fairmont 35, hamptons facade - Clarendon Hom

So, I've been super busy and everytime I've gone to take photos ta been too dark lol.
So here is a massive amount of photos to catch you up.
Electrical and…

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Yay! Welcome to the clarendon family :-)
You façade is awesome!

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Haha. Yeah you're right. They've finished the bricks, rendering and gyprock so heaps has happened!
I have been getting home from work to late to get photos. So I pinky swear…

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

My driveway guy is awesome. I have used him 3 or 4 times with various renos and new builds I have done. He also did all my earth moving to…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Metricon Denver 45

Congrats on a stunning house choice. I really really wanted to build this, but the width was just a touch too big to make it work for our block.

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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Building Univ student accommodation

This advice is relevant to QLD, it may not be relevant to other states.
If you have dwellings that are operating lawfully as student accommodation than you will be able to…

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