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10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

I will have statements from other qualified electricians stating the defects in the work. My builder have already issued me a notice of breach stating the defects due to electrician.…

10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

its 350 sqm 2 storey

10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Hindsight is a great thing - now I am into this, so just want to get out as best possible.
Builder had taken the licenses, insurance etc other details before…

10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Hi, I am looking for some advice based on people's experience as I have run into some complex and unfortunate situation.
I am building a new home through project builders in…

10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Hi, I am looking for some advice based on people's experience as I have run into some complex and unfortunate situation.
I am building a new home through project builders in…

10 months10 monthsvhomevhome posted:
Electrician poor workmanship and property damage

Hi, I am looking for some advice based on people's experience as I have run into some complex and unfortunate situation.
I am building a new home through project builders in…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Cladding - axon vs EasyLap (James Hardie)

I have got Axon cladding currently in my base quote from the builder.
(New Home, Brisbane City Council, Queensland, 2 storey).
If I downgrade from Axon to EasyLap (both are james…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

We were able to agree them to what we were saying. As with all builders, they create some BS story to suit what they want to tell.

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

yeah that's great idea, we were thinking to do something similar along the driveway
We would only have 1 mtr towards the same side as yours so not sure how wide…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

hey KT these are great pics.... u didnt go for the concreting on the whole pathway to the side? Left for some garden bed or what?
And is there a retaining…

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1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

yes that's right... in our case it's addnl $5k

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1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

Thanks both for responseejae
SejaeD, I have posted this in another forum as well and let's see if I any gas expert bump into this post...

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

Hi, we are building a new house. We shall have gas cooktop and electric (heat pump) hot water system. We shall have bottles.
We decided on heat pump over gas continuous…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

thanks all for the responses..... at least we know now that we are not being overcharged
Hillsbuilds - it would be great if u can send the pic ....f u have…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Double door vs single door?

We have 2.2m wide hallway so we can fit double, but thinking of going with 1200m wide single on hinges.
Should we have that in the middle of entrance or towards…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

Yes, something similar to the pic in the link.
We asked for the bi-fold before and that was also upward of $5k. Our total width is 3m so would be multi-folds.…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Double door vs single door?

What would you have as a front entry door? Opinions?

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Can a zacuzzi / jet spa be retrofitted in place of bath tub?

Hi, I will have the builder put up a standard bath tub 1650mm. I checked there are jacuzzi / jet spas of same length 1650mm. My builder is charging arms…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Cavity sliding door for alfresco - worth $5k?

We are building a new house. There is a sliding door with glass panel to enter the alfresco. I had asked my builder the costs for making it a cavity…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Gas related questions for a new build - is my builder right?

Hi, we are building a new house. We shall have gas cooktop and electric (heat pump) hot water system. We shall have bottles.
We decided on heat pump over gas continuous…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Hi can I ask how did you sort out your electric reqmnts? Is there any smarter way to get this done through builder's sparkie and rest later? Any advice would…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Great update King taco, yeah the HWS has kind of blocked that access pathway, but it does look neat though!
Can I ask what all you got done through builder's…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Thanks, that gives a very good idea. You're right that PAX won't fit in and would need something like what you have done with your WIR - completely bare.

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

thanks for the advice KingTaco
So if we put the Ikea shelving in the built-ins then no need to take the standard shelf and rail out? That's a good idea! Do…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

What did you guys do with the standard robes that builders provide? They only give 1 shelf and a hanging rail. If I have to put any flat pack robes…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Flyscreen pricing / after handover?

All of that should be insured by the builder's insurance, Soph2, isnt it?

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

So we already have taken the pre approval without needing to provide the contract yet.
I would assume that they would have asked you for final contracts for both land and…

1 year1 yearvhomevhome posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Handover!!

Hi King Taco - amazing to note your journey. Can I ask about the finance approval - how did u get that approved without having a building contract prior?

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