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1 d1 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

What's the temperature inside the house before heater was turned on this morning for u all in Melbourne.
Im find it a bit underwhelmed with 6 stars home. Probably expecting…

3 d3 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

How was your leak fix BTW?

3 d3 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yes there is a unit cost for data points. I was charged $860.00 for 6 points and $750 for Wireless Access Point (WAP) installation.
A wireless access point is a…

3 d3 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Build quality not great - can I do anything?

Could u give some examples issues they refused to fix?

3 d3 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Build quality not great - can I do anything?

Even before final payment they can make your life difficult and drag on?

11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Metricon Doulton 56 - what is a MUST to upgrade

Do double glazing even if your home reach 6 stars without it.
Especially for windows u want to leave not covered by blinds or curtain through out the night and…

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11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon thoughts&Bordeaux 59 (Melb) &builder recommendation

Bear in mind Doulton 777 completed their house a while back and contract signed much earlier..
Between mid 2017 and 2019, Prices has gone up by quite a lot.

11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

Thought I revisit this topic.
Disclaimer: NBN may change their policy in future .etc. who knows what their policies are.
If you are in Melbourne and have NBN HFC at service…

11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN connection to new home build

All nbn does is pull the cable through all the conduits the builder has installed in your new house..
Without the conduits. It will be a mess.
So NBN is…

11 d11 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
NBN connection to new home build

I think its pretty standard. You definitely need the conduit inside your house and the data points.
But the conduit from the NBN pit to your outside of the garage, you…

14 d14 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

The diffuser doesn't help much. Still very harsh compare to a std led bulb.

14 d14 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

For point 2. U need to prewire with cat 6 data cables.

14 d14 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Who else is building with Eden Brae?

The trend is downlights.
In the past I read someone on this forum says downlights are very harsh and glaring light I didn't believe it
I just move into my recently completed…

16 d16 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Discolour in mortar after cleaning of bricks

If they use yellow sand and off white mortar u get yellowish tone mortar.
If they use white sand and off white mortar u get off white mortar.
I say…

17 d17 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Actually I build with a small custom builder.
So far so good no squeaking at all. Even with kids jumping on it.
The extra thing they did was after lock…

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Oh ok
I assume it must be squeaking in upstairs bathroom? Since u said tiles.
I guess a lot of messy work pulling out your celling below.. And not easy…

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Kitchen Silicone discoloured after a few weeks

Try wd40.. Google in Internet.
A friend just did it. It says its amazing..

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I reckon they won't access through celling at all.

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1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
New house slab work quality in doubt

I can't tell u if there are actual issues.
But from your the slab photos they looks fine IMO..
No different then any other slabs I seen.

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

So far I say you hit a "jackpot". Perfect timing to build.. Getting good tradies and fast built.

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Kitchen sink

Undermount sink the edges of the benchtop will be exposed.
So if u have a pot etc etc hitting it
it could chip.

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Kitchen sink

Risk of benchtop chipping is very real for undermount.
A friend Chipped his and on this forum people posted the same.

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

What a great time to build a house!
When it's not crazy busy for the builder and contractors and very little rain

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Potential problem with damp in new house....

Ok, looks to be same problem I had... Down pipe is blocked somewhere.. So water could be pouring out anywhere from the downpipe.
My issue was the connection of the…

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
House slab is exposed all along the sides. Is this right?

U should be happy mate.
The slab membrane is so perfect.
Never seen a completed house with such perfect slab membrane.
And expose slab edge. Yes is normal most builder…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I recently had handover from a small custom builder. They are not premium custom builder but basically cost around 60-70k more compare to big volume builders like metricon, PD and…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Hmm, Where will the car go?

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Scaffold through bracing pic - is this normal?

Yup is normal.
Even if someone says it's not normal.
It will still be done the same way.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
overhanging masonary and mortar defects

If the picture for the garage wall is inside garage wall. Then yeah, pretty common for messy mortar... Since brick layer will only treat one side as the "perfection" side.…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Yellow tongue Particleboard does swell of expose to lots of rain.
But looks like u are getting only 1 or 2 days of rain.
So no problem.

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