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2 months2 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I honestly couldnt be bothered, the leak was so bad it had to be replaced immediately. In hindsight I should have taken it into Reece plumbing myself but oh well.…

2 months2 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
I'm Back: Building again in Ballarat

Oh how exciting!
Land prices are horrendous, out our way its an extra $100k to get something the same size as ours. We definitely wont be moving for a while....

2 months2 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

What a trip down memory lane rereading this whole thread! Feeling quite nostalgic as we're expecting baby #2 next month.
Had M back in a few weeks back to chase up…

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Looks fabulous

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9 months9 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Good use of leftover bricks! We had a whole pallet left, ended up giving heaps away and we still have plenty.

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9 months9 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

In some areas toilets must be flushed by recycled water, ie the purple pipes/tap

10 months10 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Looks great!

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11 months11 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

In our area, eaves are compulsory for the front but not the rest, and it looks ridiculous. I'm so glad we did it the whole way around.

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11 months11 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Waterproofing for wet areas is standard, you'll be given th certificate at handover.
I can definitely recommend eaves all around, sarking and double glazing. They all improve the insulation qualities of…

11 months11 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Going against Hampton style house/ kitchen

I like Hamptons but we went scandi with ours. We figure simple whites and timbers are unlikely to date, and you can accessorise however you like.

12 months12 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Shower has been finished and looks so much better. Here's hoping it's easier to keep clean.
We've had a serious mouse problem which culminated in one in our pot drawer and…

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
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12 months12 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

We have the
dripping noise above our master bedroom, which is the hot water system. Until your post I hadn't thought much about it but we do get a random…

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

The grout is cracking and has worn thin in places, you can see the terracotta tile colour around the edges.
My only disappointment is that we have a tile that sits…

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Ensuite shower gets stripped out tomorrow. The whole thing is going to be redone with epoxy grout.

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Busy weekend of painting. All our nail pops were patched Saturday and a couple of walls repainted. Our upstairs ceilings were all painted today, and the downstairs ones will be…

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Online, I'd have to see if I could find where

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

He's far more reasonable than others I've dealt with.

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Had M back through today to sort our ongoing issues and Iā€™m pleased that he suggested fixing addition issues, including stuff that got knocked back at service.
The disconnected down pipe…

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

And as a nice little insult, we have mice in our pot drawer in the kitchen. They havent sealed between the plaster and the benchtop behind the stove, leaving a…

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

So much builders rubble. I swear they truck in extra for good measure (they certainly topped our backyard with it)...

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

It's taken 16 months but I finally have the remotes and wall panel for our garage door
Since January 6 I'd sent three emails and made a number of calls,…

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Final Inspection & outstanding defects - Metricon Metro VIC

We were two months from inspection to handover, and it took them until the final couple of weeks to actually get stuff done.
Not sure whats going on with them lately…

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

Ours is still in the box at the bottom of the pantry....

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

Not sure that I do, it's the back of the garage

1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

An interesting development, one of our pipes has subsided and disconnected from the downpipe. Is this something M will fix under warranty?

Building with Metricon
1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Can you get one of those moisture absorbing buckets? That might help reduce the damp a little.

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We're a bit serious about our wine seems to be a relatively constant temperature in there so it's the perfect spot. Our garage is currently our dumping ground, that's…

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1 year1 yearblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We've been finishing off a few of the last things recently. I finally have ceiling fans in the bedrooms for summer.
I also picked up some bargain Batten fix lights for…

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
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