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9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

I received a letter they pushed back my PCI by two weeks + floor coverings time. :(
Called the head office and they have been unable to…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

My kitchen is being installed. Started yesterday and hopefully they are there today :D

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Who pays for electricity during build?

You will need to pay the:

- connection cost (unless built into contract) - I'm paying $450ish for three phase connection
- Usage

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Ohh nice.
I would think that would work in your favour, as you just see the contractors go one house to the next.. but hopefully wont suffer too much delay...

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Ingle Farm in south australia

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Leaving frame exposed for few weeks - heat / rain

My frame was left exposed for 8 weeks. Nobody from my builder seemed overly concerned.

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Power being connected to the mains today. (trenches dug yesterday)
Doors are on. Second fix carpentry stuff been sitting on my front lawn for 9 days..
Kitchen scheduled for week starting 12\01
House…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Building with Fairmont Homes / RealtySA @ Woodcroft Horizon

Also with Fairmonts.
Was due to finish early Feb but as they are doing my carpet and tiles its now March 3rd.
As my second fix carpentry is still sitting in my…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Heavy rain when waffles are down but slab not poured

They did mine over two days due to the rain as well.. They poured all the piers\waffles and then we had 6 hours of rain... They finished it off the…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

My house was left exposed for 8 weeks while we waited for the brickies to start.. I will PM you the email address.

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

I'm yet to speak to or contact my supervisor.
I always contact Fairmonts via email and most of the time I get a response a reply within 48 hours. I prefer…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont - Carpet\Tile question

Hi All,
Thought I would see if I could get an answer here before bugging Fairmont.
I have a PCI date of 10 \ 02 \ 15. Will this be a…

9 years9 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Coming to the end of week 5 with no action. (No bricks, no gypies, no insulation, no electrical)
Ill probably call next week to get an update on when I can…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

End of my third week of nothingness. Still awaiting brickies.
So far I have been very happy with fairmonts. I'm yet to bother calling my SS due to this thread setting…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Looks good!

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Driveway and Fencing allowance, excluded from valuation?

Originally my solar was meant to be part of the loan to be installed after hand over, but when i got the paper work they had left this out of…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Balance in your home

I really like that light, I wonder where I could get something like that

Balance in your home
10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Well any builds won't start for at least 6 months, by time they get past their admin/selection stage, so the adds are to ensure they have plenty of business starting…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Well they signed alot of people in Nov/Dec last year, so they are all probably around the same stage.
Glad to hear it will pick up again.
My estimated completion date is…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Home builders - South Australia

Fairmont build here as well (Northern Suburbs)
Friday will mark the two weeks of no action since my roof was installed.
My next door neighbour (different builder) has a single brickie who…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Wood Retaining Walls vs White Ants

Thanks for the responses guys
Im looking at a C4 treated pine retaining wall, Just want to make sure I'm doing it the right way

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
2 or 3 coats?

I only went with 2 coats.
My reason was within three years I'm hoping to have purchased
- New furniture
- Downlights
- Got the house the way I want it
- Paint a…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

I went will the mirror splashback, even though everyone warned me about how much cleaning will be needed to keep it looking nice.
Cost me just over $2k. My splash back…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Wood Retaining Walls vs White Ants

I have spent the last few days going through the threads on here and seem to be getting mixed responses & answers to my main fear\question.
I'm looking at a wooden…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Small Home Living

Nope. If I could have built bigger I would have.
Building 163sqm house (just me), but not big enough.

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
SA - Ingle Farm - Fremantle by Fairmont Homes - Bricked 80%

A while since I last posted, since the foundation was poured, this has happened.

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Fairmont Build @ SA WEEK 30 - SLOW PROGRESS

When I signed up on December 16th 2013, they said they had signed up 150 in December alone due to everyone wanting to get in before the end of the…

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
FHOG - what banks will let you use as a deposit?

I used my 5% savings to buy the land I wanted
I used the FHOG as deposit for the house costs.
Loan through BankWest (Organised by my broker)

10 years10 yearsST13ST13 posted:
Foundation started + lot of rain (Should I be worried?)

Just as a conclusion. My builders called, put my mind at ease about the whole situation.

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