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North Brisbane
Joined 17 March 2015
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1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

We spent about $70k in changes to the base home, but your builder might have more inclusions than ours or cheaper upgrades, or you might simply not want some of…

1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Building the Bella with Homes by CMA in North Harbour, SEQ

First - congrats on starting a thread and starting on this exciting journey! ::celeb::
Don't worry about it - when you're dropping that kind…

1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

We finally got around to putting bookshelves in the cavity that we had M put in our study wall at RichandShez's suggestion.
I painted each shelf background a different colour Orange…

1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Great - we love our place! I've ripped up some turf in the front yard and made a garden bed and planted a bunch of edible plants. This…

1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

were you always planning to render, Tribe, or you decided over time th bricks weren't your thing?

1 year1 yearChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Ours was only about $500, but we are a single story. I haven't had any marks that I've had to clean off yet, so not sure how to judge…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

It would depend on the contractor. Its not Metricon that installs the tiles. They'll have different contractors in each location.

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

The photos I had are mostly old photos from my phone. The Nerd Room now has roller blinds to match the ones in the bedrooms which is great as…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

Ahhhh that makes sense. We have Wash n Wear paints - who wouldn't with young kids?? they are stuck for now but don't seem stuck hard. And the…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

Here's some pics from my phone - very candid shots!
My 2 yr old loves the new road and car stickers by his bed!
He also loves the toy room (and I…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

Let me see what I can do about pics...

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

False alarm - it stopped mid-cycle again and is full of water. He'll have to bail it out tonight again and we'll be hand washing

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

No, nothing from M yet, but we only logged it with them yesterday.
After bailing out all the filthy water at the bottom, hubby managed to get it going again tonight…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

We've had a couple of minor things to log with Metricon service portal but the one that is really grinding on me is our dishwasher, mostly because it being out…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon - Coomera QLD

We've been in since 5 February :)

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon - Coomera QLD

Looking good - we have the same tiles as your kitchen splash back in our shower niche.
At the inspection your site manager will go through and tag any items to…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

We did the opposite! Our Home Solutions build included a built in microwave, but I didn't want it so I had it removed but kept the cavity. We've…

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2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

How do you open the plantation shutters on the windows with Pelmets?

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

We finally got turf in the backyard on Friday!

Side of the house with bonus swimming gear on the line and dog :)

Our tiny backyard witht he…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Class P
("This Site is classified as Class P due to low bearing capacities encountered in the upper natural clay profile. However, site characteristics are similar to H1")
Our site works…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

At Studio M we got block out blinds put on all the bedrooms so that we could sleep in the house immediately. For 5 windows it was $750ish. …

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

I will - though our house is still in the setting up phase!

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Wow that isn't many!
In Qld the Cat 1 bricks are Austral and Boral bricks, and a good mix of light, reds, browns.
We've got the Austral "Freedom" brick

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Our whirlybird was included in the colourbond upgrade. We got sarking too, and paid for it. Not sure I'd bother with the sarking in hindsight - with the…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

In Queensland it is just Dulux colours behind glass!

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Looks lovely! You have such an eye for interior styling!
I'm scared to put up pics of our place with furniture in it after seeing all yours!

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

So far so good for the most part! We are LOVING the new house. Its so good to have our own ensuite! The WIR behind our bed…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Ours left an entire pallet untouched and a few spare from another! We weren't going to waste them all - we didn't rescue them all though, only about a…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes, you do. But you have to move them away from the house - we had to stack them up against the back fence. Otherwise they take them…

2 years2 yearsChatonChaton posted:
Our Brisbane Barkly Build - Post handover: bookshelf

Yes - we slept here last night. Without the kids! Oldest had a sleep over at my brother's place with his cousin, and was SUPER excited about it…

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