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9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

One concern i have had from the beginning is the free AC(i know shouldn't complain its free) especially since no brand name had been mentioned either in the letter or…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi Normad,
floor is bamboo. The price on it has really come down in the last year or so (actually cheaper than standard timber floors now and some carpets), and…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

can you let me know who is doing your shutters
Hi Riccat...Horimber are doing the shutters. We looked around at a few places and they gave us the best price/service.…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

OK, finally got a few more photos done.
http://picasaweb.google.com/11160186760 ... ouseBuild#
Macca, it's not commercial lighting if it's in a domestic setting!!! I had a few of…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi All,
WE GOT OUR KEYS!!!!!!!!! We had the final walk through on Tuesday with the SS and went through what still needs to happen (a few small fixes and…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

X
Wheres the photos ??
Will try to get some new ones posted over the w/e. Bit of a bugger working in Syd and travelling up for the w/e's.…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi Xiphias69
We are building the beach house in Maitland and our SS gave his 2 weeks notice to MJH yesterday...thank goodness. I was wondering how soon after your SS gave…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Well I no sooner got back from interstate than our SS called. Flooring, aircon and a few last minute touches plus cleaning it up and we will be ready for…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi all....
Riccat...a quick tip for you, as we have just discovered, our big stacker door has been incorrectly installed. Only discovered because we had the flyscreen man around to…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey all,
great to see lots of progress going on.
Riccat: Congrats...the fun really starts now!
Bon: My greatest criticism of MJH has been the comms. Our experience has not been great…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Wow, that's gotta be even more frustrating seeing as you can probably see one of the three nearby power stations from there!
Bugger!
True, spitting distance from Eraring PS and we haven't…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Well, the aircon is sorted, but it has meant another $4k to be forked over. And that's the good part.
I rang Energy Aus who told me, yes it is…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey all,
good to see lots of progress happening. Just to catch up, 140 days for us, so it seems to be in line with everyone else.
We hit a snag…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Thanks for the responses all.
Jennie...My wife 'reminded' me that the home theatre stuff was offered. Seeing as we went to the colour selection in March last year no wonder…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

I'm sure I remember reading that MJH applies to the Council for the occupation certificate when they are satisfied they've finished the job. We got an electrical package that includes…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Thanks for that Jennie.
Another thing, who does the application for the council occupation certificate? And when is that done? Assuming that MJH won't do that or do they?…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi All,
just a question about getting services connected to the house. How has this been done? I thought it was by MJH, as I have brought the power/water/telecom…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey MrsW,
per what BM posted, if you're quick you should be OK, otherwise you might get hit with a contract change fee. Melissa did ours as well and she…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi All,
finally getting the foto thing sorted.
I have posted a few more at
http://picasaweb.google.com/11160186760 ... ouseBuild#
Hope everyone progressing well.
Cheers....

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hi VPW,
yes, this is the most frustrating time, at least that's the way I felt, well, guessing from this and the previous thread that others have experienced it as well.…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Congrats Katrina! Hope it is everything you expected!
...and BM...DINKS?!?!? Haven't heard that one for a while, and no, we aren't because yes we do but yes we are (confused…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey All,
the standard door handles are pretty ordinary - round ones - we changed them for lever style, which are also easier to open if you have your hands full.
And…

9 years9 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

Hey all....and thanks BM for the new thread!
And totally understand your excitement about the portaloo....was the same for us when it appeared!
We will be going for a look today, hopefully…

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10 years10 yearsXiphias69Xiphias69 posted:
USEFUL LINKS!!

Hi there,
looks like you've got lots of useful information here, but hopefully someone can help with a question.
We received a call from our supplier that the Essa Stone colour "Sable…

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