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4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

We didn't have too many issues post handover. And any issues we did have they sorted out for us without any back and forth, they just got the appropriate trade…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Pool is great! We're loving it Are you getting fibreglass? Good luck the kids will never get out lol

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Yeah, I wouldn't be happy with those. We have had nothing remotely like that, we can't even see many hairline cracks, thankfully.

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

That second one doesn't look so good. Where is that located? Not the corner one I mean, the other one.

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Nothing at the moment. My husband is yet to build something around it. We've looked at a few housing boxes, but they are really expensive, hence his desire to build!

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
A Guide to Building a House... Properly!

Terrific guide. Great job

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

So we had handover on Tuesday 22/12. Pump was switched on and (thank goodness!) works beautifully (I was having some sleepless nights imagining the worst!) still have to get…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Building in Brooks Reach - Community Thread

Thank you! It is 10.7 metres x 2.5 metres. The pool is 1.2 metres off the house wall and 1.2 metres off the boundary fence. We couldn't have the…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Building in Brooks Reach - Community Thread

It took 40 hours to fill with a garden hose, we took a photo of the water meter before and after and the end result was 35700 litres. We're going…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

It took 40 hours to fill with a garden hose, we took a photo of the water meter before and after and the end result was 35700 litres. We're going…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Well, they 'forgot' about our flyscreens, so we didn't get ours done until mid-late January and we had moved in on 20th Dec...so that wasn't fun, good thing we had…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

They came in right at the end and did a s**t job!

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4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

It did take a lot longer than I expected!

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Still filling! Has about 40cm left. Told the kids they could hop in anyway. That was pretty awesome

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Not really sure to be honest, don't think it will be done by morning, maybe mid morning, latest lunchtime I'm hoping ::lol::

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Thanks Bek, the pool itself, as in the concrete shell, was done by Blue Haven, the surrounds was not done by them. We had a great landscaper who did the…

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4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

So great to see the progress happening for everyone, especially so close to Christmas!
I have an update on my pool build for those interested:
So....after much back and forth (read me…

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4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

So....after much back and forth (read me being a very, very squeaky wheel) we finally have a result. I am not a whinger nor a squeaky wheel by any stretch…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Well that's interesting, they keep reminding me that it is dependent on weather....

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Oh thanks! That fills me with confidence...not! ::: I'm concerned now that the weather will be the issue ::hyst::

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Everything is ready to go, has been since 18th November, however still can't nail down a date for the pebblecrete (definitely getting pebblecrete now) installation. Getting super frustrated (read 'angry')…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Building in Brooks Reach - Community Thread

Well tonight just proved what a fabulous community we live in....What an effort by everyone! Just amazing. ::
Our very own 'Sherry' found the missing…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Building in Brooks Reach - Community Thread

Aw Rubes, that's awful!

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Quartzon vs Pebblecrete

Because apparently they contract out this part of the job - BH themselves don't have interior installers, so they don't have any
say on when it will be done. According…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

What was the original quote?

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Quartzon vs Pebblecrete

Hi all, I am still very impatiently (and crankily ::angry:: ) waiting for our pool interior to be completed. Apparently there are only a…

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Our fridge isn't as big as yours Bec, we find it sticks out a bit much, cavity just not deep enough. Not sure what decade they are designing fridges for…

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4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Who is building with Beechwood

Oh that's pretty CoastToValley :shock:

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Thanks Nat...been a long ride! Nearly there :D

4 years4 yearsWizardofOzWizardofOz posted:
Pool build underway....finally!

Thank you. Hmmm...good idea! They have a nice big 'showroom' with lots of pools :lol:
Thank you!
Still having issues, got another email (very impersonal…

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