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bubblynutter

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9 d9 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Quality of render finish

It was 100% agreed to be a defect but the company has yet to come back and fix it, 2.5 weeks after handover... site manager is dealing with it.

27 d27 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Hi Riles! Welcome aboard, even if this thread is soon to dock. Lol
We put a cavity slider in the ensuite/master doorway. We also reconfigured that space as we removed…

28 d28 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Sheers and last of the pelmets went up today! Cleaners did their thing, but the last of the trades didn't turn up. Handover is still going ahead tomorrow, but time…

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29 d29 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Thanks charli! Hopefully GJ get their act into gear for you.

29 d29 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

It's a medium grey metallic. Done privately,so I can't remember the actual colour name sorry. He brought samples, I said "that one" lol

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29 d29 dbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

After a nightmare week and only receiving occupancy permit this afternoon (thanks council for failing to issue our Permit to Use for the septic for 5 months...), I can confirm…

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Because nothing can just go smoothly... We may be moving our stuff into the garage while we wait for the bank to get their stuff sorted.
Only received final invoice…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Will get some final photos once cleaners have done their final clean on the 30th too. Still too messy today.

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

I need to get packing!!! Hahaha

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

PCI all done!! Biggest issue is some brickwork and the brick hearth needs to be extended, but we have handover booked for June 2nd!

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

We have Drew. Will send a PM.

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

I honestly don't think it looks odd!
I tried to grab a pic today but it was too sunny. PCI is tomorrow so will have another crack.

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

The tiles just butt up to the cornice. We have standard cove, 75mm I believe.
They had trades everywhere today so I didn't grab a better pic, but I'll try…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Painters there today doing final coats on skirting etc after they were put back on over the floors. Clear coat on the staining was all done, and doors hung. Caulking…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Quality of render finish

Thanks for the feedback. We have PCI on Thursday so we will see what the Site Manager will do about it. I'm thinking they will paint it.

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon - Duxton 39

Good luck!! Ours is Thursday now.

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Tiles to ceiling, just in the shower?

Not a great photo, will get a better one tomorrow, but we did it and it looks fantastic.

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes we had the others in our contract. We weren't notified of the change, but were supposed to have been.
These were just installed instead. I was a bit peeved and…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Only pushed back 2 days actually! Not too bad. Could have done it Wednesday but I chose Thurs as I only have 2 of the kids with me that day.…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Floorboards are done, blinds are in (pelmets and sheers next Thursday). Sparkies installed the last of the appliances, lights and wall fittings. Plumbers fit the drain grates on the driveway…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Building with Metricon

Not sure if anyone has posted these yet, but here are the new Iconic switches.
I'm getting used to them, but they definitely aren't as nice as the slimline impress.

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Quality of render finish

Much worse to the eye. The light was bouncing around and making it hard for my phone camera to pick it up.
I'll make sure the SM gets someone in to…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Quality of render finish

It's the Dulux acrylic render. Name escapes me at the moment, but comes pre tinted for the top coat.
Edges looked good from the quick glance I gave it -…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Quality of render finish

What is considered a defect with render finish? I'm concerned our final coat (acrylic) isn't thick enough, as you can still see obvious brick mortar lines through it on one…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon - Duxton 39

Emmz!! Wow!!
Can't believe we started at the same time and are having PCI on the same day! So exciting!!

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1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Flooring started today, and cleaners were there. They cleaned all windows and inside cupboards. Won't be back till after everyone has finished next week for the final clean.
Render is complete…

1 month1 monthbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Silk finish is an upgrade from matt finish. It's in between gloss and matt. Nice sheen without the fingerprint issues of full gloss.

2 months2 monthsbubblynutterbubblynutter posted:
Metricon Denver 47 - Handover 2nd June

Sure did!!
Thank you, I'm so happy with it!! The splash backs are going on tomorrow, then all that's left is to paint the infills under the bulkhead and the flooring.…

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