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5 d5 dRhettiRhetti 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

10 d10 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

I would suggest paying for a private building inspector to do the inspection with you. It's cost $550 but man it was totally worth it. He picked up heaps of…

10 d10 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

PCI went well. Handover booked for 17th.
Stairs look pretty great.

10 d10 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Hampton style wide home

You can check my build out. It's 14.5 which would give you a good amount of side access of 3.5m ish on one side.
Mine is a Clarendon standard floor plan…

11 d11 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Coral Homes - Noosa 23MK11- North Brisbane

Raked ceiling 😍😍😍😍

11 d11 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Building parts within BAL 29.

Is this Qld? Is it a new subdivision or a knock down rebuild?
Often in QLD if it is a new subdivision there will be a bushfire covenant in place which…

23 d23 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

I absolutely should have gotten my WIR done after handover. Yours look great compared to the ones I got through Clarendon :(
Great job!

23 d23 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

The grey and white is the easiest and then you can add colour with your styling. Well, at least that's my opinion :-)
The timber look floor…

25 d25 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Kitchen updates :-)

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27 d27 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Need some advice about building proposal

Hey mate,
I can't comment on other states, but I have done plenty of splitters in QLD under similar scenarios.
If you're in Brisbane I can probably give you more advice…

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29 d29 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

With landscaping, I haven't totally thought too far ahead. I have the pool going in and a new driveway and the rest will work itself out once we get there.
The…

30 d30 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Gable vent blew off in the hectic wind the other night haha.
Colours are looking great :-)

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Hey LOLZ,
I just realised your in NSW, I am in QLD. Our hamptons faΓ§ade looks a little different the NSW one. If I was goinging with display homes, I actually…

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

How's it all coming along Taco?

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

What's your hamptons facade look like? We custom made ours because the Clarendon one was almost 40k. Ours ended up around 19k.

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Hey Saika,
We signed our investigation engagement forms in early January (for the soil test etc).
We signed the QBCC contract on the 1st March
Building approval and post contract variations happened up…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

Painting internally is finished.
The outside painting is getting finished this week.
All the tiling is done and fit off is starting in side.
PCI should be the first week of…

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
post removed.

Hey mate.
Im a town planner and during subdivisions we do alot of QUU standard connections. A standard connection is about $2,500.00 but that includes supply of a new meter etc.

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Boston 35

Yeah, initially we were more budget conscious and was going to do lot more stuff post handover, but now we just want to minimise the hassle over saving few hundred…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Front and side setback in Rural area

Firstly, which state and local government area are you in?

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti 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…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti 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…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

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.…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

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…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

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

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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

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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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Portview 31

I'm sorry to hear that mate.

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti 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…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti 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…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Clarendon Fairmont 35, hamptons facade

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…

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