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8 d8 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

I wouldn't worry about it too much. Keep him on his toes.
When I was supervising my plumber to do the stormwater works, he told me if he catches me on…

12 d12 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

It would seem best practice to seal the overlaps and windows with tape according to the manufacturer.
Next he's gonna say "oh yeah we don't tape up the penetrations through the…

12 d12 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

It's called Viridian comfortplus white translucent glass. It is 6.38mm thick and was $176 as an upgrade for a 514mm X 1810mm bathroom window, 2 panel sliding.
Hope this helps.
Cheers…

12 d12 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Drove past today, first floor wall wrap being installed with top hats and then hebel to go on next week.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (

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13 d13 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

So quite a bit of progress since I last wrote.
1) Wall wrap was replaced with the correct one, thank goodness.
2) Ground floor hebel was put on in two days! Some…

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13 d13 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Progress is looking great Nev. Your neighbours in their weatherboard house must be having a massive case of house envy by now.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven…

13 d13 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Looks good. I can see the wall wrap is ripped in one or two places and it should be taped and sealed at the overlaps.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog -…

13 d13 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

What a load of BS. I've got Viridian smartglass that is 6mm and translucent via their supplier Wideline.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build…

14 d14 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Vuster,
Your wet areas are amazing. Have just caught up on your build thread.
Things are going better for me. My SM is still being a pain so I escalate to the…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

My External walls on ground flr were meant to be done this week and scaffolding put up. Haven't checked this week, but will let you know.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

What Driveway?
Just read this article and thought i'd share as it gives a great summary of the options and their pros/cons
http://www.domain.com.au/advice/five-be ... -driveway/
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Is there anyway you can say the retaining wall forms part of the landscaping works which are covered by the landscape drawings. And therefore covered by the construction certificate and…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Thanks Tungfai, yes I really like the colour now. Each time I drive by the site and see it, I'm happy very with it. I can't wait to see it…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Wow! Looks great.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

I've looked at a louvred roofing system for my alfresco and it was quoted at $20k for 28sqm.
I went with the company who are the only ones to make their…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Hi Nev,
Belated Happy New Year greetings. Hope they fix all the items and get it right for you.
I just don't understand why our SM is so difficult when I hear…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Sorry, only just saw your post - was at a family event all day.
Another time perhaps?
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread -…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Nice pics NthHome!
Fancy bringing your drone round to mine so I can check out the roof?

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread…

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Looking nice Beac! So nice to get surprises too!
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Thanks, I was worried that it might be too dark as Council made us change it, but I think it looks ok.
We originally chose Surfmist but due to reflectivity…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Well drove up to site and no sign of the Wall wrap being replaced but I do have a roof now! yay!

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven…

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

True, I was really hoping for the ground floor walls to be up and the roof before xmas.
Apparently the correct wrap is being installed today so will take a drive…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

You should always aim for Private certifier where you can. Less time for approvals and faster to get to construction usually. That's how it is in NSW anyway. It might…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Hi Renman,
It seems the ability to make variations post contract depends on your CSC and whether you are going via private certification or council approval. I had to get Council…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Savannah 34 build - Windows have been delivered!

They could be foam for expansion gaps in the brickwork?
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

This is definitely not normal. Firstly i'm pretty sure the gutter should be temporarily connected to the stormwater drainage to prevent this sort of thing. I think this is a…

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Thanks Dulie! That looks awesome. I can't wait to be in our home next year.
Your mate has a very nice looking home there too! love his colour scheme too -…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Agreed but that's assuming Harpro is smaller than CSR. I think you'll find that Harpro's 3 manufacturing plants in China can easily supply all of the AAC needs of M.…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Ignore independent building inspection at your peril!

Good points. Ok, I will raise with my inspector why they're not doing this.
Thank you and hope you had a merry christmas!
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Ignore independent building inspection at your peril!

Thanks BI.
The stages I was looking at with my current inspector are
1) Slab post pour (already done)
2) Pre plaster (includes the frame inspection)
3) Wet area review
4) Practical Completion
In your view,…

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