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6 d6 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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M4bath, I am in North Ryde, but sorry, dont know any arborist. Have you tried local classified/true local?

6 d6 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Yeah, we had similar. the hanging power points are for down lights. Did you ask them to leave provisions - as I had similar and just pushed the cables in…

6 d6 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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I have linear outlets in the drop ceiling with vent facing dining. In other cases, they should put a vent in dining near the window. Do you have a plan…

18 d18 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Thanks jqcc0 and chompy, that was very helpful !

18 d18 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Thanks a lot aaron2008, you guys are champs! Have to pick up my battle with W on this, as my SS is very…

19 d19 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Thanks ozmonkeyoy, looks like its the same lock that MIM11 also posted. I have seen a…

19 d19 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Thanks a lot Mim11! Looks like this is the photo of display home. I am more keen to see a picture of door…

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19 d19 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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We had similar experience towards the end. Weeks of no action with very ambiguous updates and no clear comms. I would have expected handovers to be better than that. Patience…

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19 d19 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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After repeated requests, I still have my garage filled with building material, though we had handover mid December. My cars still parked outside despite having a garage, and with other…

19 d19 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Thanks aaron2008, this is the photo of door from inside and yes it's a hole. I think it should have a knob to…

20 d20 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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Hi everyone, a question about inside door lock for main entrance, my main entrance is missing the knob that I can turn to lock it from inside, is that how…

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20 d20 dsingalgsingalg posted:
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In plans, it was one row high, but what we got is tiles all the way to laundry cupboards, which I think is 2 rows.

1 month1 monthsingalgsingalg posted:
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Doosra, Thanks for that, looks fantastic. I've noticed a few things since handover:
- Missing towel rails
- Antenna cable not connected
- No internet still…

1 month1 monthsingalgsingalg posted:
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Beautiful house doosra!
Its amazing you sorted so much out so quickly! We are one month in, and still landscaping is yet to start,…

2 months2 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Absolutely beautiful house Kazi! and curtains bring a great look! I have the same question too - where are your curtains from?

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2 months2 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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spk_homebuild, new year, new house, exciting times!
It did not take long for us for handover. It could have been done just on a…

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2 months2 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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aaron2008 - How exciting! We were moving last Saturday in the middle of rain with no driveway/landscaping - it was not fun. Glad…

2 months2 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Hi, its been a while since I have been back here as we were busy moving (Saturday - in the middle of rain and storm), glad its over (Just). Without…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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We had done 2 tenders (W and Clarendon), and decided to go with W. Quotes were very comparable, but we found Majestic's design more practical to our needs, and the…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Kvav27, we did not have any bank involved. We actually had received a variation from W (credit note) that I had to sign…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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We requested W for an early handover, and then continue with works post handover.
For e.g., Driveway is yet to go in, and shower screen to be replaced

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Becks81, dont remember doing anything ourselves for sediment control for our KDRB, probably was all done by W.

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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doosra, thats what I also found - everything seemed to slow down significantly. The house has been ready since the last 3 weeks,…

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3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Hi Kvav27, We were also quite overwhelmed as not knowing the unknown as what will be the process from PCI to handover.
We completed…

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3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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spk_homebuild, PCI went well with mostly being minor cleaning/paint patch issues (they have all been addressed on Saturday morning). 2 big ticket items…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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not yet Manhattan52.
My SS has been pretty good, and I am sure he will get them sorted.
Getting blinds installed tomorrow morning - and…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Doosra, great news! good to know you got the IOC already and got the keys! That was very quick - between PCI and…

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Manhattan52, no it wasn't 'heated' in the tender - so you are correct and I shouldn't expect a heated ladder!

3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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Chompy, We had a frameless shower included to ensuite as a part of signature package, so we did not pay anything for this…

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3 months3 monthssingalgsingalg posted:
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becks81, we did it ourselves, and also had an inspector go through. Still waiting for report from inspector.
I am waiting for feedback from…

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