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Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes22
Apr 18, 2016 12:39 am
Went to see the block yesterday morning and saw the SLAB .. I assumed builders don't work on the weekends... surprise !
I found this blue stuff all over the slab.. anyone know what is it?
Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes25
Apr 18, 2016 1:11 am
No wait, it is actually slows down the curing process. The point of the spray is so you don't have to keep wetting the concrete every hour to stop it from cracking.
So it doesn't speed the curing but actually slows it down.
Wish they'd done that with our slab cause that was poured o. The 42 degree day
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes26
Apr 22, 2016 1:55 pm
Welcome to the Vale, Aveley and congrats on slab!
Exciting times ahead! We moved into the neighbourhood in Oct 2015 and are loving it.
Look forward to following your build.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes27
Apr 28, 2016 7:23 pm
Congrats on the slab - looks like we are only a couple of weeks behind you. Exciting times ahead!
Our Landsdale Build by Dale Alcock (Based on the Santa Monica)
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes29
Jun 07, 2016 2:06 am
Sorry for ignoring my thread over the last few weeks its been bit crazy. I didn't get a chance to visit the property in the mornings and when I reach after work been really dark.
Our brickwork has been bit slow over the last few weeks due to the weather. I got an email from CLO confirming the plate height is expected to be completed this week.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes31
Jun 07, 2016 11:00 pm
Wow it's starting to look like a real house now that walls are up
We got our independent inspection booked for Friday. CLO confirmed the Roof framework is scheduled for 15th June. Hopefully everything will be moving quicker once the roof is up.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes32
Jun 11, 2016 10:19 pm
Plate Height complete !!!
We got our independent inspection done on friday. The inspector identified few issues that need to be sorted but nothing too major.
Looks like the bricklayer forgot roof straps in some places. Apparently it has to be spaced at 1.2m apart. Also missing flashings in some place which need to sorted. Glad we are doing the independent inspection done at all stages.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes33
Jul 03, 2016 4:29 pm
Lot happened since my last post.. Roof framework, Roof cover, Gutters, Electrical & Plumbing chasing complete.
Our independent inspector highlighted few issues during the plate height and Roof cover inspection. But CH site supervisor has been great and he worked with our inspector to address everything that was highlighted in the report. We even got photos from the supervisor to say when it was done. So far I am happy with how CH has been handling any issues that gets raised
Now that the roof cover is done we are hoping to have grey float and render to start soon.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes35
Jul 05, 2016 12:00 pm
Just discovered your thread now. I've been neglecting following other people's builds but hey here I am. Lol.
Love your floor plan.
That's pretty good of CH playing nice with your inspector and getting things done
Look forward to seeing your house come along.
Our Easystart Build in Annie's Landing https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=81061&p=1478674#p1478674
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes36
Jul 08, 2016 9:43 pm
Not much happened since my last photos. I was hoping they will do the front render but looks like no has visited the block since last friday.
Just dropped an email to CLO.
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes37
Sep 29, 2016 4:14 pm
Looks great, looking forward to following the rest of your build
Re: Building in Vale, Aveley with Celebration Homes38
Dec 09, 2016 5:55 pm
Hey rjrj! we are building in the vale with celebration homes as well. Your plan looks great! hope you find some time to update here again. look forward to see what has happened. Cheers!
Follow our journey @ https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87104
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