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2 d2 dRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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MartinsHarmony: Oh the cupboards look so much better! I'm not sure who the kitchen guy is but he seems to have very strange ideas and not understand his products. There's…

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I'm glad it's not just me that thinks it's ridiculous... the internal is 13cm wide which will struggle to fit a toilet roll... I'm going to ring and ask our…

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Are my expectations too high?
Seriously! I was lead to believe the top draw would be cut on site around the drain but the bottom would be fine or at…

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Nice SS 🤣
Ahead of schedule 🤣🤣
Well that rules it out! We are currently out of contract and out SS is a di*k... I'm not too worried if they say no;…

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The decorative timber they have used just doesn't go with the rest of the house which is very square and modern

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Well I think mine will be removed and plastered over 🤣

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So can anyone tell me if the hideous timber they put around our stairwell is standard or is it just a way for them to cover the dodge join they…

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Gibson our bath is freestanding so there will be no wall to stop water...

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Hey,
Does anybody have any experience with waterproofing... this is what they have done below where our freestanding baths will be installed. It doesn't seem right? Surely they aren't just going…

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Seriously 🙄 How can he not see that this does not line up and some of the door are on upside down! My OCD is in overdrive just looking…

2 months2 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Thanks for all the feedback on the rain water for the laundry. The plumber has to come back to change the heights of the taps in there so I might…

2 months2 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Quick question: our plumbing has been completed and the laundry has only a tank water cold tap for the washing machine... is this standard? I thought I might have two…

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2 months2 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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That's terrible Gibson, I fear we are heading down the same path...
7 weeks to go and we still don't have a completed roof let alone any internals.... no electrical, no…

3 months3 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Nothing done again this week except a few roofing deliveries... 9 weeks to go and we aren't even close to lock up. We spoke with the area manager this week;…

3 months3 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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So with only 9 weeks left on the contract we are no where near lock up and all the SS can give us is excuses as the the apparent lack…

4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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So the site meeting with the SS didn't go too well today
He said the different door heights is too hard to fix as the steel beam was installed too high.…

4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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They half painted the outside of ours last Saturday and Monday; most of the house but not the garage or boat shed?? Then no one onsite all week so all…

4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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We also went tiles downstairs but have picked an engineered oak timber floor upstairs. We plan on doing the majority of our living downstairs including the kids play room hence…

4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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MartinsHarmony
Yeah we have our fingers crossed for the end of July.
The render will be monument and surfmist with the timber boards being a greyish color called steel city.…

4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Wow MartinsHarmony, we started in August last year and you have quickly caught up. We had the render and half the roof completed in the last week or so. Still…

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4 months4 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Rendering has started... I'm hoping the two sliding doors at the back (in the 3rd photo) are the same height at the top as they look different in this pic.…

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Progress SO slow... only one day of work since the brickies finished two weeks ago and of course now it's going to rain for another week. We have 1/2 a…

5 months5 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Thanks Fisher,
Our roof has started to go on in the past few days and the flooring was laid early November. They have certainly been exposed to a lot of rain…

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First level bricks are almost complete and scaffolding has gone up. Our brickies are dedicated; they have been working Saturdays and in the rain. It will be a race to…

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We have 600x300 tiles in all of our wet areas (given we are in Newcastle it's with Tiles Direct). It didn't seem to be an issue for them.

7 months7 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Well still no work on the home since before Xmas... we are waiting for brickies apparently that were supposed to start this week but haven't as yet...
In the mean…

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8 months8 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Master bedroom
Master ensuite
Detached garage and front of house
Boat shed
WIR
A few progress shots. We'll only make it to frame stage before shutdown so next year will be very busy for them…

8 months8 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Great thanks for your advice guys.
SVE no boat till the house is completely finished... that's hes incentive to get the extra stuff done after handover

8 months8 monthsRox82--Rox82-- posted:
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Hey guys,
How do you approach your SS if you find something wrong with the build but you probably shouldn't have been onsite?? We are only at frame stage…

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