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10 h10 hDrew01Drew01 posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

That looks soooo much better than clear glass... Very glad we went translucent on our front door now I've seen yours!

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10 h10 hDrew01Drew01 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Looks like you and I are going to have a fairly similar set of gates, Bruce!
Our front I'm thinking horizontal blades, in an offset rectangular pattern, but a single gate…

19 h19 hDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

Depends on the relationship between you and your SS I guess...
You may find he/she doesn't want to, due to it not being what's on your bill of materials.

1 d1 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

We've currently got temporary doors installed if that's what you mean? Normal for lockup stage

2 d2 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

The Envoy is the brains of the Enphase solar system we're going with post handover.
The prep wiring is basically a 240v rated data cable from the switch board where the…

3 d3 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

It should be pretty close to flush which makes it vermin proof

4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Sounds like your SS saved the day with the plastic... Our downstairs windows have a fair bit of bricking cement on the Goop... Will be interesting to see how everything…

4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

They're not meant to cut Goop off, it should peel off on a sheet. I had a really long chat with the guy when he did our place, and…

4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

We can't wait to move in, and be part of the neighbourhood.
Going to have to hire a bobcat when we do the front yard though, the amount of steel and…

4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

That's awesome! I'm really pleased with the progress at our place. Going to get some fencing quotes, driveway quotes and start planning our front fence and security gates…

4 d4 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Today's site update - we have stairs!!! And the cornices are in, shower screed done, plaster sanded, floors sanded and levelling compound poured throughout the house, electrical cutouts mostly…

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5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Outside scratches tend to be from when the clean up the spatter from the rendering. Very common, and why they have Goop installed on the windows... Bummer they didn't…

5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

I've spent way too many years of my working life running cabling, and in our build, I've had outlets run for each TV location, and for our Enphase Envoy connectivity.
The…

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5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I reckon at the pace they've set we should be looking September timeframe. That world be ideal, so we can move the kids for the last term of school

I've…

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5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Are the scratches external from the renderers, or internal?

5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Long time between updates, I've been flat out at work.
As of about 10 ago, the plasterers were finishing stopping and the brickies were about to come back to finish The…

5 d5 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering

Our brickies did a sensational job... They told me our bricks were awesome to work with, and the way they've been laid is testament to that I think

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6 d6 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

What have they replaced them with? (Something to keep an ear on)

10 d10 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

couple of great outcomes there :)

10 d10 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

TOU is Time Of Use - have a look here based on your postcode https://www.agl.com.au/get-connected/ra ... act-sheets
The one below is an example of one of the…

10 d10 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

If you sign up to a time of use plan, they don't get a choice... The smart meters are all remotely programmed, and if your switch to TOU, they do…

10 d10 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I do my best! As I say to my wife and kids "I do the funny stuff around here..." Life's too short not to get in a few…

11 d11 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

We made sure we got them hardwired.
Bugger, I don't think they ran ours... Going to be a phone call made tomorrow morning....

11 d11 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Ours is right in front of the house... The power company will put them wherever they want to, you won't get a choice

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11 d11 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

reaver We paid $5700 to have a three phase pit installed with around a 25m cable run by United Energy. M stick…

11 d11 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Got a price for my new shed yesterday.
8mx6m with pitched roof, on 125mm slab, side security door, window, single 5.5m motorised roller door...
About $16k all up - all Aussie steel…

13 d13 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

I can't recall our classification, but we're in a flood overlay, and sites were an extra $56k including 800mm high slab with 1800mm edge beams and 28 piers

13 d13 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Similar number of windows though

13 d13 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

We were quoted significantly more than that by them... :(

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