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4 months4 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Looks fabulous

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4 months4 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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5 months5 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

5 months5 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Looks great!

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7 months7 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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7 months7 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…

7 months7 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.

7 months7 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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7 months7 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…

7 months7 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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…

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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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8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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…

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

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

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

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

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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…

8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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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8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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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8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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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8 months8 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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…

9 months9 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

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

10 months10 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building with Metricon

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

10 months10 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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
11 months11 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 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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11 months11 monthsblackcat20blackcat20 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

That's not looking good.

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

$1500 delivered, which I thought was pretty good for custom.

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

The issues we have weren't there at PCI, it was damaged caused during other repairs.
And yes the delays are frustrating, ours stagnated for weeks while the SS was on jury…

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

Interesting that it's not just us. We've been arguing with then for months about it and they insist that we just have caused the damage (because I really had the…

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