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4 months4 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Experience

After a 9 month delay due to a wall being altered, facade not being what we originally selected, Metricon submitting paper work in the wrong estate, misleading pricing and having…

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4 months4 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Thank you Dulie.
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4 months4 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

It’s a brand new year, and we have moved into our brand new home.
Happy New Year to all!
We accepted handover on he 21st of December, and officially moved in…

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4 months4 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA

Progress! And quickly too. In no time you will be moving in!
I realised today I can see your house from my back yard :p
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5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Concrete Look Floor Tiles-anyone use them?

We’ve used a concrete like tile, on our wet areas floors it is lovely but I wouldn’t use it in a big space. Like mentioned it is very cold and…

6 months6 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Thank you
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6 months6 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

I have been so busy of late that I’ve completely forgotten about this thread.
Latest updates. WE have a completed house!!! Handover will be the 21st of December.
We have…

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6 months6 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete

The progress is looking superb. Love the front door and your landscape design :)
Not long now!
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6 months6 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi DRT,
My husband used to be a carpet layer and the first place carpet wears out is on a stair case.
I personally think option 1, having treads and…

Building with Metricon
7 months7 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

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7 months7 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

We had a site visit yesterday to ensure the correct tiles were ordered they were.
The stairs have been installed. They look amazing and the husband is very…

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7 months7 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

I havent been on for a while. So have a few updates.
The wrong cornice was delivered. We were straight into the SM and the correct cornice was delivered.
Another…

7 months7 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete

We have been dealing with Craig from Mt Barker steel for a veranda and he has been fantastic. They also work very well with the Garden Depot. Ours will be…

8 months8 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Internals have started. Gyprock is up, and flushing has been taking place all weekend.
The open living down stairs is looking great. Doors are on site, so I'm guessing we…

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8 months8 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Today scaffolding came down. The light render looks fantastic against the monument/black windows, roof.
Our SM is hoping for the garage roof and gutters to go up tomorrow or start…

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9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

I never knew how much gardens cost until now. I thought the quote we got was excessive, 56k minus fencing and pergola, but that was before we decided on the…

9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

The amount of damn I could I should have, could have has been constant. Our SM must hate us by now. After every small stage he rings us for a…

9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

A friend of our said "you have to build at least twice" before you know what you actually want and need *sigh let's hope we both got pretty close. Metricon…

9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete

Wowee its all looking amazing. I love the brick colour. Yours is going full steam ahead compared to us. Its so exciting to watch. Our friend literally live across…

9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Aw Thank you! The sliders are 2395 high from memory. Are you attending the estate movie night? We would love to meet you.
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9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Aw Thank you! The sliders are 2395 high from memory. We drive past every build too, its lovely seeing all houses through the different stages.
Are you attending the estate…

9 months9 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

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Looking good! Do you reckon you'll be done by Xmas?
Whats your brick called?
Our SM is aiming for a pre Christmas handover. Fingers crossed.
The brick colour is…

10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

After a few weeks of not seeing any movement. I went for a look and was pleasantly surprised at finding the brickies almost half way done with the lower story.…

10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

The Isla is beautiful! I wanted a balcony but counsil limited us to two facades :( and also pushed the house back a further 2.8m…

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Our SM is just all around great. He's fixed up all the problems and said whatever else comes up as we move along he will sort.
I'm a happy camper…

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

So the last month has been fairly unproductive. We saw the roof going on and the windows installed on the upper level.
We've also had some major drama with missing/…

Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake
10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

I drove past your place today, lots happening on site
Hi Neighbour! Finally we see some sort of house looking structure, and being able to now walk through and get…

10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Oh thank you! The stairs were a must have for my husband, and though I love them, it came at a hefty price. I'm sure once it's all done I…

10 months10 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

I believe I spotted yours a few weeks back when I went up to the block!
I've been so slack at replying recently. Hello future neighbour! We will have to…

11 months11 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Project Sicily / Building in Springlake Mt Barker SA

Congratulations! And awesome having a big return on the footings! Ours was also reduced but not that much.
I love all your selections. Cannot wait to see you start your…

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