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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Missed this one, sorry....
We're getting that with AGL, on a plan called Solar Savers
Even this last quarter, which has been really bad for solar generation, we got a $250 feed…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

More to come, pantry is being done at the moment

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We sold about 1000 leftover bricks, and had never planned on using these. I managed to find some in Gumtree, but wasn't going to Tarneit to get them, not…

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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

And, the design for the pantry is done, need to get a cutting list ready...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Also bricked up half of the open end of the alfresco, which I'll install a window on, as most of our crappy weather comes from that direction... Also added…

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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Wardrobes are in, got a tweak to make in the study so we can slide the printer out to use the scanner more easily

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

Why can't they tile precast steps??? They'll tile a precast portico!!!

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, we're very happy... Wardrobe fitout is being installed this week...
Big unit in the middle, small unit midway to each end, and lots of hanging space

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Can you take a photo of the connections around the tank and pump? Sounds like somethings been missed

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Our tank flushed toilets at our last place used a Rainbank water diverter inline with the plumbing to the toilets and taps from the tank.
When the tank ran dry, and…

3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Thanks Louise! It's been a long time coming, but we're happy... Here's an updated photo with our artwork up...
I still can't believe how flukey the placement of the…

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, it's custom made, based from Pinterest inspiration!
Cost about 1/3 normal pricing due to mates rates

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3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We're using the room straight inside the front door, opposite the garage...
We use the "Study" as formal dining

3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Finished installing our study today

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The only issue with film face bricks is when they chip, it's generally red brick underneath, so you use a maintenance paint to touch them up. Not a massive…

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5 months5 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Yup, I'm hearing you... You have to pick the right battles

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5 months5 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We're still in disagreement with them about grout colour... Our laundry has a patch of light grey in the middle of charred ash, and they claim it's per spec...

6 months6 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Yeah, we removed 60 cubic metres from our back yard in skips... And then had to buy another 60 of clean fill back in...
Your little girls groei6 up fast! …

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6 months6 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Nice system!!

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6 months6 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I have system envy!! Did you go with an enphase system in the end?
We're looking at adding another 10kw into the shed when it's built...

6 months6 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Long time between posts, got a bit going on with life, warranty items, and so forth....
Spent the past few days revisiting our front yard.
We've removed all the river pebbles from…

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7 months7 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

What cooling system do you have, and what was the guy there for?

8 months8 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

not sure it works that way, the Metricon insurance pays for the repairs is my understanding.
Hopefully it's fixed as quickly as our leaking shower was

9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Sprinkle bicarb all around as well...
The service contacts are ****... I'm convinced their KPIs are to refuse as many claims as possible in hope you'll give up.
I'd ring their emergency…

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9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Put it this way, this quarter we're already nearly $500 in credit, with a feed in tariff of 22 C/kWh

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9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Our system is producing some incredible outputs at the moment. These past few weeks, 70-71 kWh most days!!

9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

That's a magnificent effort in a day!!
We decided to seed our lawn, and going to have to redo it in the New Year, as the heat has absolutely smashed it

9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

That's awesome use of the Harry Potter cupboard!
We've got camping gear, and a bunch of other stuff in there as well as wine racks, but they're not as flash as…

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9 months9 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Metricon are no different... We paid for wash and wear, and you can't wash anything off without the paint coming with it

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