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3 months3 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Concrete slab - some rust marks and cracks. Should I be conc

Hi,
Had my slab poured recently noting that I had ore pour inspection by ind engineer with some minor defects rectified.
I noted two things when seeing the finish slab apart from…

4 months4 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Metricon Inclusions/Exclusions

I am building a WF51 in Sydney it’s now a 53sq with some changes.
My base with facade was about 560k (2 price rises prior)
There is 370k upgrades spent plus 40k…

4 months4 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall & council woes what next

Long story as these things usually are.
Approved plan has a retaining wall adjacent to side boundary. Engineering details are included etc. my block side boundary requires 600mm retaining of which…

12 months12 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Need help to decide the roof type and colour (monier or colo

Edit here is the sambuca.
Would it be right to assume the monument would be lighter? The profile may show the colour differently but wasn’t sure...

12 months12 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Need help to decide the roof type and colour (monier or colo

Hi all,
We are stuck on our last externals choice, we opted for our home to look exactly like the display home which is a bit more of an elegant/ contemporary…

12 months12 monthsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows

Thanks so much for the replies and advice.
ECOECO I’ve been following a lot of your replies and can see you know a thing or two about glass!
I opted against…

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows

Hi,
I am building a large two storey home in Sydney (north west)
Cold winter mornings (zero or below) . Hot summer afternoons...
We have 3 large direct north facing windows.
Two are double…

Help! Glazing options for new build - lots of windows
1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine

Many thanks Simeon, will do exactly that
Regards

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine

Hi,
Bit of an unusual situation, To comply with my estate guidelines I need to install a natural finished timber pergola for my new house being built.
My builder has included a…

Advice needed on painting over stained treated pine
1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

The area where the understairs door in existing design has a 265mm bulkhead
if we put a 2340 under stairs door this wont work. I also want the door height…

Entry bulkhead design help needed!
1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

It’s Stanford facade, I have repositioned balcony but yes balcony over portico.

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Entry bulkhead design help needed!

I’m down to the final change on the plan, after 5 months and over 300 changes I just want to sign the damn contract!
Entry Bulkhead, people with an experienced eye…

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Yep going for M'con design Stamford. So want to copy that but was always concerned about Hebel durability, cracking etc.

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

I like the idea of better insulation but wanting cladding on facade for top floor.... I think cladding has reasonable insulation properties??

1 year1 yearBcr83Bcr83 posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Hi, I am looking at building a large Metricon home in Sydney and deciding between a Hebel ground floor or Brick. How has the Hebel held up and have you…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall design and visualisation company?

Thanks for the reply as we run the recycled water and a rainwater tank for my property this is not needed

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Retaining wall design and visualisation company?

Hi I'm currently in the process of deciding between retaining wall design and placement for a new build.
Are there any companies people know of that easy to work with who…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
How can I make a laundry chute work here??

Yes was hoping this wasnt the case.. I would say if there was any chance it would have to be accessed by the master bedroom bed one but that's not…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
How can I make a laundry chute work here??

Thanks for the reply, yes you are right with WIL and WIR2. The left side of the laundry as per the plan will run a stone bench top and appliances.…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
How can I make a laundry chute work here??

Hi,
I'm currently going through the design process for a metricon build and cannot find a way to have a laundry chute set up.
I'll be willing to make some small additions…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Can i add an angled laundry chute based on this plan?

Hi, i have been dealing with metricon who are telling me i can only use a vertical chute, i am finding examples of builders doing upto 30 degree bend and…

Can i add an angled laundry chute based on this plan?
2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Floorplan check - is my study too small?

Thanks so much for the reply I feel much better after reading your comment!!
A 630 m2 house is massive, I agree I prefer to keep the rooms separate it's…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help with front door and sidelights, privacy issue?

Might need to look for a new style of door....

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Gables- Box hill new land release

Ah ok this ones 700m2

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Floorplan check - is my study too small?

Hi it is a modified Waterford 51 from Metricon

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help with front door and sidelights, privacy issue?

Yes there are lots of options but ones that suits a 10k front door! That example was horrific!

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Help with front door and sidelights, privacy issue?

Hi I'm in the process of confirming a build design and I absolutely love this front door with side lights as pictured. The issue is obviously around privacy with all…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Gables- Box hill new land release

Whats your budget i know of a private block on ironstone parkway. Better location. I also just bought my block privately 720m2 in aplite circuit

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Floorplan check - is my study too small?

Yes i was thinking of running a 500 deep desk along the wall and still give me about 1m behind my desk chair.
Almost feels weirdly small for a 50sq house…

2 years2 yearsBcr83Bcr83 posted:
Floorplan check - is my study too small?

Hi,
I have removed a guest bedroom and ensuite from the ground floor and replaced with a study and formal sitting room.
Currently to this plan there are no doors to…

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