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13 d13 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Demolition

If you suffer from bad luck. If your old sewer pipe is not cut and left in its existing spot by chance they pour concrete piers for your new slab.…

15 d15 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I'm not sure how other does it.
In my case the framer nail the yellow tongue board to the joist during frame stage.
After lock up stage and before carpeting/flooring.…

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16 d16 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Protecting your Slab

Does it slope away 70mm for the 1st meter?

17 d17 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Did u test out the 1st floor for any creaking or squeek?

17 d17 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Ducted vacuum in a new build

Dyson V11 battery last like 45mins but still mainly for upstairs.
And downstairs usually people have tiles or laminate then a robo vacuum is suffice with less regular handheld vacuuming.…

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Ducted vacuum in a new build

Hmm I reckon today with Dyson handheld and robot vacum not many will do ducted vacuum isn't it?
Unless it's dirt cheap else get a Dyson V11 handheld and u…

18 d18 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Our Arden Home - Votivo 43

I thought your build went so fast and smoothly except for this sewage pipe outside the house.
One of the faster build.

20 d20 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I agree, every builder is almost he same. You need to do the extra yard.
For my case. When I saw wood trimmings , saw dust all sweep to beside…

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24 d24 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Wow your build must be the talk of the street.
I see others houses in your photo looks like those std houses.
Is your build significantly higher price wise?

28 d28 dMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Does M has their own payment schedule?
Why only 10k for handover payment?

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

Question.
I see a lot of people putting path around but none will bother with a proper drainage.
Is proper drainage still required?

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

I understand u can't go after Henley yet since they are willing to work with u and repair damages once u put the path in.
But in the case of the…

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

Why not??
I ask a lot of these questions myself when I did my build recently.
Anyway my post was just to tell OP not to hope her house has some…

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

Henley and many builders surely won't do such reinforcement?
Safe to assume nobody does this, Especially in Victoria for standard build house

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

Wow u need court order for the soil report from Henley??
Surprised your vendor didn't give u the whole pack of documents when u bought the house?

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

A question in regards to slab dishing. How do we know if the edge heave or the "middle" sinking?

1 month1 monthMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Henley slab heave

Std response seems to usually put a path around the house.
I think u should check your slab engineering to see if u have any pierings and also historical Google…

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

Nice toilet.
But I reckon u need to keep some spare tiles.
Anything wrong with the toilet flusher u need to hack the wall to access it.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Hmm I'm surprised M don't provide waterproofing certificate?
Very surprised especially water proofing certificate is not worth the paper it's printed on IMO.
In Victoria any person doing the waterproofing…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Wow that's crazy cheap. Isnt it like 60 per cubic meters in average.
Anyway too late for me.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Builder demands $201,118 for non compliant defective work

Yeah thats what I thought in regards to 1.5mpa live load and that was regularly achieve using yellow tongue for the average build.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

How much is it for this 1st lot of 15 tonne?

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Return air filter. Do u have one in your new house?

Thanks all.
My question is for new house build in 2019.
Thought I confirm 1st before I ask my builder just in case he automatically reply and say no filter needed.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Return air filter. Do u have one in your new house?

Just ducted heating.

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Return air filter. Do u have one in your new house?

Hi
I just realised I do not have a filter for my ducted heating return air.
Could u check yours?
I wonder is it standard or my builder's contractor left it out.…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Some builders do, some don't , Mine did but it doesn't not matter , However, since it was outside the brick wall the connector all was dusty and expose…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst 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…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

How was your leak fix BTW?

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst 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…

2 months2 monthsMyFirstMyFirst posted:
Build quality not great - can I do anything?

Could u give some examples issues they refused to fix?

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