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2 months2 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

Its been a little while, but today was PCI day!
I had an independent inspector come along to also check things out.
Everything went really smoothly, there is a list of 14…

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3 months3 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

For those that have an alfresco outdoor room, what are you doing for the floor height of the room?
I am getting a honed concrete floor done after handover.
The concreter has…

3 months3 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I did this - everything that I could possibly want as upgrades was in the preliminary contract. I then used that price to shop around to compare against getting…

3 months3 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

Material-wise I think it cost about $1k extra above the cost for normal grout,
M didnt break down the costs in my tiling quote, so I only know this as…

3 months3 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I agree - i have had mine done in ardex epoxy grout for the floors in the entire house. I didnt do it for the wall tiling in…

3 months3 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I think it depends on your site manager. Mine has been good so far, there has been a number of issues I have found along the way and…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

Good luck with your build! I really love the Chelsea floorplan with the main bedroom at the back. I almost built this one before changing to the…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

Electrical 2nd fix and plumbing 2nd fix is pretty much done, the alarm system installed, data cabling terminated.
A few issues have been found:
1. the downlights above…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

I am a very happy man today, the SM has informed me that they should be doing the presentation week of the 4th, with final handover aimed for 18/12!
Looks like…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

They have tiled where the mirror goes in the main bathroom, but the ensuite has a backing board mounted and they have tiled around it.
I am actually not sure…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

Tiling is now all finished, and the stone benchtops have been installed.
The SM called on Friday with an issue with the glass splashback size, apparently they cannot do a single…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I just checked my quote, it doesnt break down the cost for the airtouch sorry. There is no ongoing fees.

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I used Magill Demolition. They did a good job, the communication wasnt the greatest about the completion and work schedule, but the quality of the work was excellent…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am getting my Daikin done after handover, but I am getting one of these controllers instead of the Daikin one - https://www.airtouch.net.au/airtouch/airtouch-3/

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

My demolition in Adelaide was $11,275 The land was flat, it was an old 1950's solid brick 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom place with a…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Fairmont Homes - Flagstaff Hill SA

Looking good!
You appear to be at roughly the same stage as me. The are finishing my last tiling today and grouting will be finished tomorrow.
Do…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

The grouting is underway, and things are looking good! Also noticed that my stone benchtops for the kitchen and bathrooms are in.

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

It was $580 for the following variation - "Provide 2372mm high x 5200mm wide (nom) opening to Garage external elevation A and increase height and width of front Garage door…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

dunno - i will tell you in a week or so when they finish :) the colours looked very similar between the…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

I did all the floor area (Bathroom, Ensuite, Laundry, Main living area) as I figured they would be the worst for dirt and staining. I didnt get it…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

Yes, its a special epoxy grout, apparently easier to clean and does not stain like regular grout.
This is the stuff they are using, in the "travertine" colour

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am happy, the SM confirmed with me today that the front door will need to be replaced with a new one.

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

The tilers started this week, things are going smoothly so far.
Epoxy grout is going to be used for the tiles, the tiler was querying why I selected this due to…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I have the same thing and the SM told me that is how they leave it. I was thinking of trying to get it rendered if I can do…

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4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I would keep it as a single bathroom, not two ensuites. Having a bathtub upstairs will be a good advantage. You really dont want to go downstairs…

4 months4 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am a bit concerned the holes they have drilled for my door pull handle are too high and will look stupid. I would have expected it…

5 months5 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am not an expert, but the inspector was saying it was done well, evenly, and waste waters done well. He also mentioned about the entire floor being…

5 months5 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am having housespect do independent inspections.
The first inspection was for slab, framing and brickwork. There were a few issues, but nothing major.
The second inspection was for internal linings…

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5 months5 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
Metricon Lincoln 32 in Adelaide

The internal doors have been hung, skirting is done in the rooms that will be carpeted, and the cabinetry has been delivered and ready to install next week. …

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5 months5 monthslincoln32lincoln32 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Looking great!!

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