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Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1021
Oct 20, 2014 6:18 pm
I feel the same way . I even tell The trades see what it looks like .fix it dont make in ten times worse .I think coz things like paint work .a crack tile they get handymen to do it .if we wonted handy men I would get my partner to do it . Your house is beautiful and you should be proud of yourself . Enjoy and just think of it as a mini reno . Im trying .lol
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1022
Oct 20, 2014 6:32 pm
Thanks Melsie, all so true. Good luck with your 'mini reno' too, and enjoy your new home xoxox
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1023
Oct 21, 2014 2:52 am
Great home you have there momomo.
Sorry to hear about troubles with not getting fixed.
I think most builders are like that I am sorry to say.
Just do the very basics and try to get away with a lot. Not good at all when you have spent a lot of effort, love and money to build your home. Very unprofessional .
Hope you get everything sorted out.
Building in Myalup with Redink
PCQ : Nov 2012
Prestart: 17 th March 2013
Builders Permit: Sept 2013
Completed build Aug 2014
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1025
Oct 21, 2014 11:07 am
Thanks guys! Feeling the love
These posts were from aaaaages ago though - we've been in a full year now and have fixed most stuff (ourselves). It is par for the course with building, but we've built a few times and this was the worst for sh.itt.y workmanship by far! Lucky I have a handy hubby and a sense of humour, eh?
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1026
Oct 21, 2014 9:28 pm
Haven't been on here for ages, was good to get the email notification to catch up on things.
Glad you got everything sorted, lucky for you that DH is so handy.
Mine is too but he has way too much on his plate all the time (I don't want to push my luck) and it's looking more and more like we will have to pay someone to fix our long list of things. I really don't want to grr.
The latest is parts of the front of home rendering is bubbling up, turning white and falling off. Great.
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1027
Oct 21, 2014 10:06 pm
Hi SB Great to talk to you again! <3
I can't believe you guys are having that issue too - so are we! Wel,l sort of. Our front render has gone all white along the bottom - really badly; and it shows up a lot against our brown render. It looks so bad. I talked to the paint place and they recommended painting a sealer over it (Solver Smartseal) and then painting the beaver colour over that again. Hopefully it works?
I feel so bad that yours is bubbling up and falling off though....I would probs contact Aveling about that if you can be bothered....that's something that they would have to recognise as being a problem caused by them and in their domain to fix!
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1028
Oct 21, 2014 10:13 pm
That's what happens when the painter continually insists on painting in pouring rain lol
Can't believe it's happening to you too. C.rap hey?
Still keen to catch up soon, have been working full time for quite some time but I WILL be in touch, have not forgotten you xx
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1029
Oct 21, 2014 10:20 pm
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1030
Oct 23, 2014 11:56 pm
I love everything you have done! It's definitely a home, not just a house. I think the floor tiles were a perfect choice!
Our first home build
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1031
Oct 24, 2014 10:15 am
Thanks so much, xxj!
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1032
Nov 10, 2014 3:29 pm
House looks lovely, love the full height tiling in the bathrooms!
Everything is so organised in the pantry and wir....
Re: Sim & Gwyn's Aveling Build - 6 month maintenance1033
Nov 10, 2014 3:58 pm
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