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1 month1 monthgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

As I said, it's not itemised in the electrical selections paperwork, so I guess it's hidden in the cost of the induction cooktop?

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1 month1 monthgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

The house is finished and I have one

1 month1 monthgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

There is no mention of it on the electrical variations, neither the plan nor the costings.

1 month1 monthgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes, they did.

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3 months3 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

To make sure the meter box is big enough. We have ended up with no circuit breaker positions left so installing the Aircon means we will have to add…

4 months4 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Incorrect, I've done both in the same conduit.

4 months4 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Why is 1 not enough? What are you intending to order from the carriers!?!?

4 months4 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Metricon Contract Process Harpley

When we did it last year, we signed the incorrect contract and then a variation. The contract was never redone. This just seems to be how they do it,…

6 months6 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Brick Mortar

We were told it very much depends on the color of the sand which naturally varies

6 months6 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Neighbour build their garage right up the fence line

How is it different from having a fence there from that perspective?

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6 months6 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

For us it was an HIA specification document, the HIA contract document states the order of precedents of the contract.

7 months7 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Property law help please!

I agree with you, but at this point the deal's already done so it's too late to change that.
Best case you might be able to get some compensation but you're…

7 months7 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Property law help please!

Sure, but that is not your new neighbors fault.

7 months7 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Property law help please!

According to what our builder told us, they can go ahead and remove the fence and build on the boundary even without you signing the letter.
In that case the boundary…

9 months9 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

They tried to put the base price of the house up on us, so keep an eye out for that... no excuses for that changing!

9 months9 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
2.7m ceiling height and garage door height... thoughts..?

Whilst we didn't increase our ceiling heights (they were already 2.7m) we did increase the garage door height from 2.15m to 2.372m - that was as high as it was…

9 months9 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
House Demolition Adelaide

It depends a lot on if you are living in the house, renting it out or if it's empty.
We demolished earlier this year, before we had even submitted for council…

10 months10 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

We removed a lot of ours, I can't seem to find your plans in your thread to see your voids though.

10 months10 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Damn you guys are right. How do variations work once construction starts? We're getting slabbed in the next week or so.

12 months12 monthsgeorge27george27 posted:
Metricon - Sale accepted

in what context?

1 year1 yeargeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Yep we got the plans and various documentation. That way we could go to the prelim contract appointment prepared to address all of the things that they got wrong.

1 year1 yeargeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Selections for us..

1 year1 yeargeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

The local telephone exchange had a fire and melted... No doubt Telstra are doing all they can to get things going again but it takes time!
http://www.blacktownsun.com.au/story/46…

1 year1 yeargeorge27george27 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Some real golden ideas in this thread!

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2 years2 yearsgeorge27george27 posted:
Metricon Mantra 29 - Adelaide Hills

That picture is of the alarm system, not a network wiring hub etc.

2 years2 yearsgeorge27george27 posted:
Building with Metricon

Considering building with Metricon in Adelaide.
Does anyone have any information about:
- What suppliers they use here and selections?
- What they are like to deal with
- Things to watch out for…

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