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2 months2 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Hi there,
We received handover of our house on 3rd May. Post that we completed flooring through our own trades, and moved into the house last weekend. We are ticking off…

3 months3 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Hi All,
Its been a long wait, but we have finally reached the pointy end. We will be having a pre-handover walkthrough this week, and the actual handover in another 3…

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4 months4 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Hi All,
Another exciting week has just flown by. In our last visit, we found that:
The electricians have already started working on installation of down lights
The external render paint is completed
Caesarstone…

4 months4 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Thank you!
Our bricks are Blackberry Austral (Wilderness Range), and cladding colour is Taubmans Marble Mist.

4 months4 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Lots of things happening over the last few weeks:
Gyprock patch complete
Internal painting in advance stage
Kitchen vanity install complete
Gas and electric meters installed

With the house under lock-down most of the time…

5 months5 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

I don't think there was any wrap used before bricking our house, although I do remember some sections had a black membrane covering parts of the house frame.

5 months5 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Thanks. The bricks are Blackberry by Austral Bricks (Wilderness Design).

5 months5 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Yesterday when we went for a quick stroll, we found that the front fence of the site has been removed.

Floor sanding and skirting installation has been completed. Painters have started…

5 months5 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Another exciting week has gone by - key highlights were the installation of rainwater tank, garage door, staircase, and all the access doors around the house.





This week it is expected…

6 months6 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our Home Journey with BetterBuilt Homes

Congratulations on moving in to your new house :)
Eagerly await more photos once you settle in.

6 months6 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

To our great (but pleasant) surprise, yesterday we were informed that the internal linings of the house were complete! We were kind of hoping it would be done soon, but…

6 months6 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Last few days have been spent in external work such as installation of lower roof, pending brickwork, cleanup etc. Work on the inside has also started - electrical and air-conditioning…

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6 months6 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Happy New Year 2019 everyone!
We are back after a long overseas vacation. Work on roof was completed last month while we were away. Bricks have been cleaned, solar panels and…

8 months8 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Bricklaying finished last week!! Exciting to visit the site and look around. We are really happy with the choice of brick colour. Work on roof (fascia, gutter, top) starts this…

9 months9 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

It was such a beautiful sight to see scaffolding up last week! The brickies will continue their work this week. Very fascinating to see how our house is shaping up.

9 months9 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Not much progress in the last few weeks due to the heavy rains in Sydney. Brickwork finally started last week, and it was good to see the external walls starting…

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Our customer service rep Renee sends us weekly updates - every Friday afternoon. This week there was no afternoon update, so we were a little disappointed. With the short week…

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Framing had started less than two weeks back, so I was not expecting them to complete it for another few days. But then two days ago, we received the invoice…

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Soon after the base was set, we were informed that framing would start. And sure enough, we saw the house taking shape on our next visit.

The speed of work is…

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Ever since we knew construction had started, we make it a point to drive to our site every weekend to see if we can catch a glimpse of action. On…

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Site preparation photos: ( taken on 01 Sep '18 )

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

As they say, a picture speaks a thousand words, some pictures now!
Start of construction:

10 months10 monthsVivekVivek posted:
Our new home construction journey with "Better Built Homes"

Hi everybody,
We are super excited about our new house we are building with Better Built Homes in (North) Kellyville NSW.
I am creating this topic with the intention of collecting our…

2 years2 yearsVivekVivek posted:
Our Better Built Homes Journey

Hi Annu,
We are also planning to build with BBH. If you don't mind could you please share what things you missed initially, and had to add later as upgrades? It…

2 years2 yearsVivekVivek posted:
Our Better Built Homes Journey

Hi Krusade,
Many congratulations on the completion of your brand new house!
We have been following your construction journey over the last few months, specially as we have also decided to…

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