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1 d1 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Buying land with 2m fill

If the developer provides a compaction certificate (preferably level 1) that means that regulated/clean fill has been imported that has been monitored by an RPEQ engineer as it has been…

14 d14 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Site Cost

Just check if it's a provisional sum. At 25k it'll likely be a worst case scenario if it's provisional.
If it's fixed, its a different story

15 d15 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Site Cost

Half the time only 10k or so is fixed and the remainder is provisional. My site costs were about 25-26k and I got back over 10k because there were no…

17 d17 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Battle Axe Block

Depends
If you mean does the m2 of my access handle contribute in terms of something like site cover (50% of the total m2) than yes.
What does your title search say?…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Hamptons double-storey Melb - back landscaping stage 2

unreal! thanks for sharing

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

Anyway.....
Kate3079 you need work out if you builder has not complied with the approved building plans, or if your certifier has not not complied with the town planning approval, then…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Non compliant site levels / elevations - Help please!!

Build-expert whilst I agree with you, not everybody is aware that they can use a independent inspector - and to be honest, I don't think an inspector would be looking…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Storm water path affecting future developement

No problem. That option also works :-)

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Storm water path affecting future developement

It looks like they are try to avoid chasing grade. aka they were being lazy.
The short answer is no it won't stop you from developing in the future, but the…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane

make sure they mark the plans to install the battens offset front any framing. Otherwise when you swap the down lights out after handover you'll be patching holes for days.

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Started framing up the new open slat pergola

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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

This is the complete opposite experience I had. I'm sorry to hear that.

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

To be honest. I could give you my opinion on the items, but I don't think it would mean as much as if you had a private building inspector come…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Grass Stage 2 :)

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Hey Rose Gold,
Our site supervisor picked up most of the visual defects before we got there and we had a independent building inspector to was pretty thorough. He produced a…

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Neighbours slab higher than my house

Hey mate, I work at a surveying firm and the retaining wall cost is always paid for by the person it benefits. They are in full, so they are being…

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Help with pool builder

Is it the filter or the pump attached to the filter that's not working?
If the pump still works id be vacing the sludge to waste, filling up with chlorine and…

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Heaps happening,
- Pool is pebblecreted, plumbing connected, coping done - few more weeks and it will be ready for a swim.
- I finished tiling the main patio, grouting it today.…

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3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Hi everyone, we are planning to build with Clarendon in Bridgeman Downs. Have put a $2000 deposit but I have heard that build with Clarendon will end up paying at…

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Haha no way!
It's about 700m2 of the grass in total we had to break it into two stages because it's soo much. Way too big for me to do…

3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

My wife is absolutely nailing the styling.
We up cycled the kitchen table (got it for $100!) and the tv unit.

Pool fence is in and certified meaning the internal…

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3 months3 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Woot. Grass!



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4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

I know what you mean... At one stage I fell in love with the plantation hamptons trinity. 45k for a hamptons façade? No freakin way!
I am a town planner and…

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Hey Sue,
I am glad someone was inspired by this. Its proof you can get a custom looking home with a project builder! :-)
If you want to…

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Call All Inspect as soon as you know PCI date.
All Inspect will take about 8 hours to prepare and send through the report.
Clarendon will have 2 weeks from PCI for…

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Installing Ducted Air

I faced the same dilemma.
It's just my wife and I, and I couldn't justify 20k on a low end cooling only unit that idles at 6kw at its lowest output…

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Floor tiles down - looking great.

Pool started. Semi infinite edge :-)
Concreting next Monday

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Thanks Saika

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Master bed
Walk-in

Ensuite
Feature wall came out with way too much yellow. One of our first jobs is to hit it with a white wash to tone it down ...

One of…

5 months5 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Retainer wall needing council approval

Cheapest and simplest option is to do a stepped wall
https://fencescape.com.au/wp-content/up ... g-Wall.jpg

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