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Joined 16 October 2008
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8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Gainsborough internal door Handles / Lever sets

Hi we have the carla levers and love them-they feel really solid to hold onto and look modern

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Confused please help me to knowHow is Carlisle home builder?

Hi Hardy we have just built the Tribeca 40 and absolutely love the floor plan. We had a few issues with the builder but overall they were pretty good…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
double story plan for a 13.4 meters frontage in Melboune

Hi, we have just built with M and built the Tribeca 40 and it would fit on your block. I think there has been a few price rises since…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Bifold Door Flyscreens

Hi Bam, we have the Canterbury bifolds with the flyscreen. M charged us $3200 for the flyscreen which seemed insane at the time but I must say I couldn't…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What mulch is safe to use next to the house on a garden bed?

Thanks for your help-much appreciated!

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What mulch is safe to use next to the house on a garden bed?

The bed is the same level as the slab and is quite small. I'm pretty sure it is not against any weep holes but i'll double check. What…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What mulch is safe to use next to the house on a garden bed?

Hi, we have a couple of garden beds against the house which i have just bought organic soil for at this stage but i'm not sure what mulch to use…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Demolition Cost

Hi Yellow, we have just built with M in the same area as you. I had 5 quotes for demolition and the cheapest and best were Pearcedale plant hire.…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Baumatic Appliances

Hi, we have been in our M house for 2 months and the Baumatic appliances seem fine. I think the cooktop is a bit ugly but it heats really…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Can you buy a gimble downlight the same size as a fixed one?

Hi, I have a downlight that I would love to change to a gimble as I have a dark area in my hallway that in hinesight should have had another…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Gloss or Satin timber floor?

Hi Rinny, i'm not sure but i think semi-gloss and satin may be the same. What we have is a slight shine at the moment but don't have the…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Gloss or Satin timber floor?

Thanks for all the food for thought. I'm told they can't do the gloss with the heat at the moment so I may have no choice but to stick…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Gloss or Satin timber floor?

Thanks so much for all your replies-although I think i'm more confused now as I had had in my head that i'd be going gloss since I started building the…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Gloss or Satin timber floor?

Hi, we are just having our floating floor laid and i'm tossing up whether to pay extra to get it glossed. It has a satin finish on it already…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Anyone building the Nelson with M?

Hi Rinny, we built the Tribeca 40 which is virtually the same house-happy to answer any questions about anything.

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Big M / Metr!con Homes: - Studio M & Upgrade Prices!

Great idea for new people building with M. Would have been great info a year ago when we were going through all the preliminary stuff. My advice would…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Re: TC2000 - 10/06/10 STILL NO INTERNET

Hi TC2000, your house is going up so quick and looks fantastic. I was also major stressing about our mortar. We had a wall on the south that…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Is this a reasonable quote for decking?

Thanks for everyone's info-much appreciated.

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Is this a reasonable quote for decking?

Hi dukekamaya, do you mean i add the $49 and $100 sq/m together for a deck with joists? Although you are right ours will not have joists. Thanks

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Is this a reasonable quote for decking?

Hi, we have just had a quote for our front decking that is over a concrete portico slab. It is 8m2 and they have quoted $1800 for 90mm merbau…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Window Splashback

We have one and it is my favourite thing in the kitchen-it lets in so much light into the kitchen which would have been very dark otherwise. Ours is…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Our PorterDavis Cremorne 42: 14 months later

Hi awallace, your house is stunning! You must be so happy with how it has all come together-all the hard work must feel worthwhile now. We have just…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
M3tr1con question - fees

Hi Bek, I was also surprised that M did not seen fazed that we were looking at walking. The day before we signed our contract I was so angry…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
M3tr1con question - fees

Hi Bek, the extra amount got added to the contract price so each progress payment was a bit more-it was another expense we had not factored it!

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
Anyone have photos of their white or charcoal exp aggregate?

Thanks cozmo, your house is lovely!

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What is the best product to get off grout from tiles?

Thanks royalblue, i'll give both those options a go-much appreciated

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
M3tr1con question - fees

Hi Angel, we didn't find about the extra site costs until 2 days before signing the final contract. It had been e-mailed to me and even the CSC said…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What is the best product to get off grout from tiles?

Also the grout is just standard grout a brown color I think-the tiles are chocolate in color and are textured (are on the balcony) Thanks for any info you…

8 years8 yearsjspitzjspitz posted:
What is the best product to get off grout from tiles?

The tiles are ceramic and have only been laid about 2-3 months ago-is metho okay to use on them or should I use the other product you suggest?

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