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17 h17 htrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Ok need some advice....
Our neighbour (rear of our house) contacted us recently to say they were going to have the fence put up, we were happy with the price, colour…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

We had a team of about 4-5 not sure how many were actually laying the bricks though. I think the scaffolding has been a major delay, missing parts, pieces put…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

I'm not sure but it was a good year ago I think. We first met her in 2015 and she did all our contract and variations, came out to our…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Our original sales consultant was called Monique she was absolutely amazing unfortunately she left to go work with Metricon, I happened to bump into her late last year and we…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Yes I think your timing is realistic there. We started bricks on weds 10th May. I reckon we have another 2 weeks at least depends when they can get brickies…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Good thing is there is another load of sand delivered and also hundreds more bricks so hopefully we will see more action this week.
Our Acacia build -

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

If you have a look at my post and pic from last week (20th May) that will show you what they have done so far, the brickies haven't been back…

3 d3 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Cleaner than ours, looks like the apprentices have been let lose on ours!! I'm hoping after it's cleaned up it will look better.
Our Acacia build - http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86619

5 d5 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

We had a team of about 5 i assumed they all laid the bricks but maybe they didn't, explains the slow pace if it was just the old guy that…

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5 d5 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui | Burbank - Cedarwood1828

Post away please! It gives us reassurance that Burbank is getting builds underway. That's great news with the roof tiles, that would be an absolute relief for me when we…

5 d5 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

that is SUCH great news!!!!!!
Our Acacia build - http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?t=86619

6 d6 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

Oh no that's just the pits. I wonder if it's anything to do with the rain we had last night, if the site is too wet it's usually not possible…

7 d7 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

That's good to hear, it's the inaction that is so frustrating, we are still having scaffolding put up, what should take a day and a half for a house our…

8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

That's great! They can't do anything without that, have you been told when they will start? Not sure if that's much good we were given two different dates and they…

8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

We only had enough delivered for the ground floor as they had to leave room for the scaffolding now that's up they will deliver the rest. We are down to…

8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Had a day off today so went by the site late this afternoon, looks like they have added a significant amount of scaffolding including a temporary staircase all the way…

8 d8 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 19 windows still not complete

Both colours are great CB we will be having the same dark charcoal carpet, we already have a nice gray leather corner lounge but want another for the upstairs media…

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10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Yes the weeds are pretty rampant where we are too, they were cut down the other week by Burbank so hopefully they will be keep them tamed!
Our Acacia build…

10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

They've not done much bricking this last week most of that was done in the week previous hope they return! Also I'm wondering when the front pegoda thing will be…

10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Sekisui / Burbank -our Acacia home-frame stage finally!

Had an update from SS yesterday, some of the scaffolding has been delivered but they are missing parts and need to chase up next week. I drove down to look…

10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

No we kept the same home design we originally chose and all the variations and the new builder promised to honour the contract but they have changed almost every single…

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10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

If I could go back I would have gone with a smaller builder, I thought I had researched the best builders and chose one we were really happy with, everything…

10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Wow it makes you wonder how many people get ripped off! Yes I agree about trust especially when you catch them trying to cover up, I honestly felt like they…

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10 d10 dtrimumtrimum posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

You really need to keep an eye on all charges we went over every single variation and final costings only to discover we had been double charged on about 3…

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11 d11 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

I think we had Glen as our SS when we first started, we are on our second one although haven't heard from him for 2 weeks now so who knows!…

14 d14 dtrimumtrimum posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

It's such a difficult decision isn't it? We have gone with all tiles in living areas and carpet in bedrooms and upstairs lounge. Burbank are doing the tiles and we…

16 d16 dtrimumtrimum posted:
Charlibear's Build - Week 19 windows still not complete

I would try and stick it out with the inlaws if you can, we are renting while we are building and it's a costly way of doing things, save money…

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