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11 d11 dsteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Here are a few more recent photos of our progress. Pretty happy with the pace and workmanship overall. I usually get around once a week to inspect and see changes…

24 d24 dsteelsteel posted:
Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

A lot of people seem to suggest having one. I personally don't necessarily buy into it and I personally won't be getting one. I regularly inspect and take photos but…

28 d28 dsteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

So upstairs walls are in and roofing done. Looks beautiful. Stuck my head upstairs to try and get a feel for the rooms. In some ways it seems much bigger…

2 months2 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Upstairs slab and framework is complete. Upstairs roof frame is complete and I assume they are on break for Xmas at the moment. But its looking good. No delays so…

2 months2 monthssteelsteel posted:
How often do you visit your site?

I have no suggestions but whatever is afoul is on them and they will have to fix it. I'd get it assessed by someone for damage.

2 months2 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

I didnt make any ammendments. Ask BT for clarification.

2 months2 monthssteelsteel posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Holy brutal. What are you going to do?

2 months2 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Upper floor slab was poured this week. Looks good.

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

BT only does that after you have selected your prestart variations and signed your "FINAL" contract for build. I think our variations process went over about 2-3 months then final…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA Demolish and Build - Ben Trager

Hi Imprinting.
All of that gets done in Prestart with Ben Trager and after you have signed your construction contract. Mostly I suspect because thats a lot of time and work…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
How often do you visit your site?

Weekly to fortnightly. Im not into construction but I am curious by nature (engineer). So I like to track and follow how they do it and the order.

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Gotta love those final touches.

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3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

I have added a basic timeline of how our build has progressed. It took a little while to get started. We had some issues with valuation which Ben Trager and…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building with Dale Alcock in the SW

Swapped off Owner Build? WHat made you switch?

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Modified Pemberton - Complete Homes

Looks good. Would love to see the rest of your photos. Really quick construction.

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
pivot Doors - Yeaaa or Nayyy?

They are essentially the same but they list as different products. The 1200 wide version is the Pivot LUM5S version. I know this because I had the same argument with…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
pivot Doors - Yeaaa or Nayyy?

The Lumina LUM 5S is not a Pivot Door. The Pivot LUM 5S is the pivot version
You will loose some of the width using the Pivot System but if you…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Things to do yourself/after handover?

Wow that is a lot of money to throw down after its all done and dusted. I imagine you have quite a large block and house

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Things to do yourself/after handover?

Thanks everyone, I hadn't thought about blinds,I just assumed they weren't part of the build.
It's tricky trying to weigh up the potential savings against the hassle of managing separate…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
B1 Homes Perth WA -Custom Design

Hows things going now sparky? Should be just about done yeah?

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Things to do yourself/after handover?

Things done by Builder that I could have organised myself:
Carpeting because they had great prices and requires minimal effort.
Bathroom/Laundry tiling because it was already included and had what we wanted.
Front…

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
How often do you visit your site?

To check landscaping in my new lot which prevents artificial turf being used out the front.

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

Ill keep an eye out thanks for the tip. I guess thats why they charge so much for the upgrades :)

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Is concrete slab needed for future decking

I dont believe so. Thats a lot of concrete wasted.

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

How is the build going? Any news on final lockup?

3 months3 monthssteelsteel posted:
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park

So we signed our final contract about two months ago and our slab is down. Not much to see though at the moment..
We had a fair few struggles with…

4 months4 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building with Ben Trager in Eglinton WA

Unfortunately, new builds are rated against current sales so its a hard time.
We had a similar issue and we had to get certain things adjusted and some discounts to…

4 months4 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

So close yet so far. Hopefully they get it done. Looking good and cant wait to see the final pictures mate.

6 months6 monthssteelsteel posted:
Building again, Ben Trager homes WA

Any updates tinkster?

7 months7 monthssteelsteel posted:
Any Questions on Windows and Doors, incl. Energy & Acoustics

I am at the stage of my where I am looking at windows and so far, I have only asked for my upstairs master bedroom to have double glazed…

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