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19 h19 hCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Slab cleaning before handover

Hi,
I am getting flooring done after handover and the flooring company had said that the slab needs to be leveled and clean.
At my PCI walkthrough I noticed lots of uneven…

20 d20 dCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Laminate version of real timber

We were quoted 85 per square meter.

1 month1 monthCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building with Metricon

We had the same experience, admin stage was horrible. Miscommunication, delays and incompetence. We didn't get our post contract variations for 55 days after contact signing. The build has so…

1 month1 monthCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Stacker door installed wrong direction

Hi people, hoping to get some handy advice.
Basically we missed what direction the stacker door opened and it's unfortunately been installed with the door opening from where the furniture would…

1 month1 monthCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi,
We are at lockup stage with Metricon now and they will be ready to start painting next week. We want to change our wall paint to quarter strength, do you…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
(Melb) Anyone have temporary blinds that they no longer need

Hi, we are moving in soon and need some temporary blinds to keep us going until we can afford them. Anyone no longer need them?

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Independent Building Inspector

We are using Darbecca right now and it is well worth the money. They provide you the report which you than time to your builder and gives you some documentation…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Few more photos from today

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Laminate version of real timber

Hi,
We visited a flooring warehouse on the weekend and found the perfect colour flooring for our house.
Unfortunately it's out of our price range, does anyone know of a laminate alternative…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring

Hi,
We were thinking of getting Greenearth laminate flooring, Bordeaux 2.2 line. We got a sample and ran keys over it and it just didn't scratch whereas the other samples we…

Greenearth Bordeaux 2.2 laminate flooring
2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Wow a lot of time had passed since I posted an update! I had grand plans but then life got in the way, a new addition to the family and…

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2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
House at lockup -skirting problem

Thanks for all your responses, I'm just going to get them to install it and I'll get quad. Too much hassle otherwise

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
House at lockup -skirting problem

Hi,
My house is at lockup stage and they are about to put skirting in.
However as I am doing flooring after handover I asked my SS to just tack them…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building with Metricon

First payment always takes longer. This response was from my broker when I queried
"Normally I would say builders rarely charge interest on late progress payments, however from our experiences with…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Builder requesting stage payment with defects in the build

Thanks for the replies. My site supervisor said the items will be rectified and they can be checked at the pre-plaster inspection. I just thought it was a bit rich…

2 months2 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Builder requesting stage payment with defects in the build

Hi all,
I am building with a major volume builder and they have just "completed" the frame stage. My private inspector has found 11 defects that do not meet Australian Standards.…

7 months7 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Woodlea Stage 19 Henley site cost

Hi Chels, that's a really good fixed site cost. We paid 30 with Metricon. How is your build coming along?

9 months9 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A

First of all, thank you for this thread. Lighting is probably one of the most confusing things about building a new house and definitely one i know least about.
Can…

Ask a lighting design engineer - general Q&A
10 months10 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Base and Frame completion

Looks fantastic, hopefully we can see this stage by the end of the year with our build. Where are you building and with who?

10 months10 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Sealing tlies and grout

Has anyone done this? Can mould sneak under the sealed grout. Ive seen this and would imagine cleaning unsealed grout to be easier?

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Should I take legal action on this matter?

Taking legal action is a long and lengthy process, and not worth it most of the time. I would instead ask if they can reimburse you something, like a credit,…

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

We decided the sink after the appointment, it was approx. $800 extra.

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

We can't undermount because we have laminex benchtops. Cam they do flush mount in laminex?

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Great minds! Have you finished building yet, do you have any photos of what it looks like?

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

About two weeks ago now, we atteended our Studio M colour appointment. Wow, 6 hours of choosing! I think we took longer than average. Here are some of our selections.
External…

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

We ended up choosing Ironstone. My wife like the rough texture more than Macedons smooth texture.

11 months11 monthsCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

This Wednesday we have our Studio M colour appointment, so we finally looked at some bricks in preparation this weekend as that is one of the big things we haven't…

1 year1 yearCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Woodlea Stage 19 Henley site cost

10k seems low for Woodlea. I would be wary that its not just a provisional amount which may change after soil survey. Make sure you ask for "upfront" fixed site…

1 year1 yearCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

pvbuild what stage are you at in the process? Your plan is very similar, we have a small block so 25 squares is…

1 year1 yearCellarasoCellaraso posted:
Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25

Just got my email from MyMetricon, an online portal for Metricon customers to track their build. Still waiting on sales acceptance team to come back with OK but assume everything…

Building in Melbourne with Metricon - Delta 25
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