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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

It has 3 layers/coats of polyurethane.
It’s extremely hard wearing and is a commercial application.
The pic you posted looks like an oil based product. Looks great when new but with…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

I don’t know about tiling, Sorry.
I think they should be able to rebate the slab to accommodate.
I would definately challenge them.

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Sure, Taken this morning =)

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

I think I might be the only one who’s upgraded the wall wrap to CSR bradford Thermoseal XP (single Foil)
The standard wrap is envrioseal by bradford. It’s blue and has…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Anyone building with Metricon have this put up on their fenc

Beacfaith had that pit up on her place on her build in QLD.
From memory, She was told it was just precautionary.
I suppose it’s a good deterrent.

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Renman,
You most certainly can. In fact, Make sure you tell your SM that you would like a site visit before he issues each invoice so that you can inspect the…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Dulie,
Great job on the deck there! Looks amazing.
Did you use Merbau?
What’s the expected maintenance of the deck too?
My landscaper is encouraging me to consider Modwood as it’s low maintenance but…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

I originally had stacker and sliding door rebates but these were eventually cancelled by M when I told them I would be doing my own hardwood flooring post handover.
If you’re…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

What?!? only $315 too? That’s cheap vs what I paid.

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Thank Dulie. Yeah, when a mate of mine showed me his floor in blackbutt, I was in awe.
A polished timber floor looks awesome and certainly helps with the resale…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

It’s a satin finish so semi gloss.
The floorer used Lobadur 2k Duo which is a commercial water based Polyurethane. Low in Chemicals and therefore low VOCs. (no smell in…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

So final coat of waterbased polyurethane went on the floor this evening and the floor looks absolutely stunning.
It’s taken a lot of time and effort to get it to this…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

CSR bradford batts

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

I paid about $800 to be connected underground.

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Just stumbled on your thread and read thru it all.
I am so jealous (but happy) you were able to build this house.
I’m building a Newhaben which is essentially the designer…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Fixing dripping Dorf tap

Without a picture I can’t say.
But hazarding a guess you need a strap wrench....
https://www.bunnings.com.au/haron-160mm ... h_p4900119

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Yeah doesn’t look likely we’ll be in For Xmas now. M are trying to force it but we had a final building inspection this week and there are a number…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Thanks Dani!

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

I’ve had some discussions with people asking about overhead cabinetry height in the kitchen.
Just to explain, the default design by Metricon is that if you have a kitchen window as…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

flooring all laid. sanding and putty today.

Lacquering and driveway cut tomorrow.
Also put in TV antenna today.
Ended up being $650 which got me....
* Aust made Antenna with 5 yr warranty
*…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Yeah, It was more! Ended up being $650 which got me....
* Aust made Antenna with 5 yr warranty
* Colorbond roof mount. Designed to go with colorbond roofs so can use…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

2200 sounds about right.
My Ensuite plans are below. Doesn’t show here but the shower head is above the glass and the glass is 2000mm tall.
We upgraded our shower heads also.

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Congratulations! Awesome news.
Can I ask who you’ll be using for Tv Antenna instal? I called Jim’s antennae and it’s $380 for a double storey home. Wondering if you’ve had a…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Premature Invoicing

You are not in breach of contract for failing to pay a progress payment, if you are asserting that the work required to achieve that progress payment has not been…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Premature Invoicing

I’ve had quite a bit of success with M’s Customer Care team new Melbourne.
They do seem to listen and have been very helpful in getting a resolution for me.
I would…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

My suggestions are
1) Widen garage and the garage doors. Esp if you have an SUV and your block can allow it. 6m door would be good.
2) I’d put your timber…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Premature Invoicing

One thing I implemented with my site manager was a walk thru to inspect work at each progress payment stage.
If they try to brush you off, you are entitled to…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

What? They make you pay for the floor and don’t give you a credit if it’s not being used?
I’d have a chat to my sales agent and call their bluff.…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Hi Vet,
I’m doing the flooring with my own contractor. Was meant to be done post handover but they’re so late on my build they’ve agreed to let me contractor on…

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