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19 h19 htrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

I would think fixing out includes all fixings too but our contract says ‘fixing out OR 85% completed’ I guess they can make a judgement as to whether they believe…

1 d1 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

No update this week from SS so I guess nothing has happened this week.
Our Burbank Acacia build -http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86619

1 d1 dtrimumtrimum posted:
How long Kurmond Homes will take to build double story home?

Burbank...was told 40 weeks. We are now at 40 weeks and have only just had insulation completed. We are about 20 weeks behind.

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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Yes I took the electrical plans and went round to check every single power point and light fitting, it was then that I noticed a light noggin was missing and…

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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Our SS is back, the frame inspection is complete and was passed. Not completely sure if they did ALL the recommendations from the inspection report. The brick errors will be…

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8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

I really hope you are in by Xmas it will really give me hope that we will be able to finally complete too although my head is still saying Easter…

8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Great idea with the towel rails too!! Do it!!

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8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Looks awesome progress compared to ours where week after week nothing seems to change!
Do you have a cupboard under the stairs? We do so I guess if ours are…

12 d12 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

It always feels one step forward 2 steps back with Burbank!

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13 d13 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

I have been debating doing this too! How did you work out how much fabric you needed?

16 d16 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

We are building in South West Sydney near Oran Park. Hope your build gets going and they catch up on some of the time lost! It certainly is a roller…

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16 d16 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Rawson Homes - Balmoral 34 MK1 St George Area NSW

We are in exactly the same boat! At week 37 out of what should be a 40 week build and been told we are only around half way into our…

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JG King modified Heywood - Tiling

Isn’t it painful having to be on top of everything sometimes I think the SS’s are given too many jobs to project manage. Looking forward to seeing the scaffolding down…

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20 d20 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Went up to the site this morning on our way to the cinema as I wanted to take some photos, there were two carpenters there when I arrived, I asked…

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20 d20 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

That’s not good but fortunate you spotted that. You’re like me you know your build like the back of your hand!

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20 d20 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

shazaw
I’m not sure what we will do with the space other than turf it, I wanted a concrete path all down the garage side…

20 d20 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

How on earth would they have done that damage? Is that in the garage?

20 d20 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Yes it gave us a lot of options when we were considering what house to build. I originally wanted a 500-550m2 block but when we went to the land sales…

21 d21 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

This was a company called Dapple Designs. We had to get this done really quickly so were grateful Burbank had someone to do the plans.
Our Acacia build -

21 d21 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

In order to get council sign off and CDC to start building we needed to have a landscape design submitted, our builder had a landscaper that was providing basic designs…

21 d21 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Oh wow really $1k?? Ours was actually only $120 they are pretty basic I will put them up on my thread....
Our Acacia build - http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86619

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Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

I read somewhere that if your block was higher than your neighbours then it was their responsibility for any retaining wall - the person who owns the lower ground has…

22 d22 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

I think I would say something to the SS too, you will probably get told off and maybe have the letter we got a while back but they need to…

23 d23 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Thanks Bridgetwitch it was hard for both of us but I feel completely worn down by their behaviour to be honest, I just don’t have much fight left in me…

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23 d23 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Thanks for all the support it really does help to share all this! Our temp SS is looking after all of Sydney at the moment as the other SS’s are…

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Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Well we are still in a holding pattern of sorts....
We have contacted Vaccaro who have said they will do the extra ceiling batton in the dining room and sort the…

23 d23 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

Well good and bad today
The bad: they disagreed with some of the points raised in the inspection report and the AM and SS admitted they rarely read any of them…

23 d23 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home- Bricks Complete!

So anxious about the meeting this morning, I just want to see it all repaired so we can move on. So sick of the waiting and the delays.
Our Acacia…

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KDR in Sydney - Sekisui Luzia 2

That’s a long wait for the tiles but back in June our SS and AM said that tilers were proving extremely difficult to schedule as there was a shortage. I…

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