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21 d21 delisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

22 d22 delisziaeliszia 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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22 d22 delisziaeliszia 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…

22 d22 delisziaeliszia posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

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…

2 months2 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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2 months2 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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2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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…

2 months2 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PLASTERING

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…

2 months2 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.
Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

2 months2 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…

2 months2 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Modified
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…

4 months4 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.…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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/…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

5 months5 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…

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Soil Reports and Engineer's Report

Unfortunately you have to sign on the dotted line before they then order soil test. You can get an independent report done. Not sure where in Adelaide, but I'd give…

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

We have, they have put some timber type bracing information of it today. Hopefully they move it to the back where it's flat.
Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

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5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

End of week 3. They have wrapped lower level and looks like they are starting second next week. The skip is a worry, its slowest sliding down the hill

Metricon…

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

More progress this weekend. We got back after the long weekend and they'd done most of the lower level framing. A few still not stood up but yay to progress!…

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Hey!
The rangehood vents out through the roof, was a painful thing to get at first, because they kept trying to say they couldn't. I eventually won. the window prices is…

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5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Metricon Glendale 34 Modified

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

You are almost there, once this wait is over it gets more exciting every time you see progress. Good luck and looking forward to all the pictures :)

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

Thanks! I'm very happy to finally see movement. Not long now, you must be getting excited, hopefully council approval comes through soon. We had a few changes after it was…

5 months5 monthselisziaeliszia posted:
Metricon Glendale 34 Springlake

After the longest month in history. They have finally started doing something. Our structural steel went up just over a week ago.
Last night we had a call from our…

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