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3 d3 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)

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

4 d4 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

All powerpoints are installed 110mm from FFL from memory. The pic above shows the power points and the light switches, and fans and light locations etc.
It doesn't show where…

4 d4 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

They don't give us a plan like that in NSW AFAIK. In the contract it states placement of outlets at the disgression of their air con contractor.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by…

4 d4 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

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

5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

That's annoying. Hope none of the cabinetry is affected.
The tradies keep on removing window panels at my place and I don't know how to put them back in so there…

5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

So I went and had a look through the house today and the electrical job looks pretty good.
I was really worried about the light switch being behind the door of…

5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Looking good Nev.
The tarp on the kitchen floor - was that supposed to be covering the window?
Are you sure the water in the garage is from the door as i…

5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Looking great orph! Wish I had the budget for that.
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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5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Looking amazing Dulie! Love your triple garage and all the wet areas look fantastic. Great colour choices. Love the white benchtops and the dark cabinetry, especially since we've gone a…

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5 d5 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Builders for sloping block NSW

What ever you do, avoid Rawson. Waste of your time as they won't even entertain it and to make it worse, they'll tell you a drop edge beam isn't safe…

7 d7 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Hi Nev,
I'm sure it'll be fine. After a day or two you won't even notice I think.
I'm real happy I made sure to meet the sparkies on site. I cringe…

8 d8 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Glad you've found it helpful Q!
To be honest, I had to come home today and measure what we have in our flat just to double check and sure enough, it…

8 d8 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Electrical rough in happened today.
Lucky I met them on site because it turns out there was no data point provisioned from the nbn box to under the stairs where I…

9 d9 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

They upgrade the quality of concrete used in your waffle slab. Likely to be 32mpa and they will use more steel reo too.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North…

10 d10 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

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

15 d15 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Beac,
Congratulations on the speedy build of your home! I am in awe.
Lucky you to have it done so quickly!
Driveway looks great too.
Cheers NomNomNom
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore…

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16 d16 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

House is looking great. Lucky you getting the keys in April. Awesome.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread -

17 d17 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Yeah they have but only when I escalated to the Construction Manager.
He's a very reasonable chap and gets stuff resolved fast.
But, having reviewed matters recently, it seems as though that…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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 -…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom 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…

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom 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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