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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

A normal painter can do it.
Just make sure you buy a good sealer.
I got one from Di Lorenzo. cost about $120 but it’s worth it.

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement

I would suggest as follows.
Speak to an electrician, show them your plan and ask for a quote to put LEDS in the whole house where you want.
We had LEDs installed…

Building Delta 25S and advice for colour appointement
3 months3 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

That is untrue. Maybe not near the bath, But you can get it near the basin or hidden underneath in the vanity.

Otherwise where else will you plug your hair dryer?

3 months3 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Bricking and plastering

If you can, spray paint a marking on the concrete gutter (and back fence) in line with the peg.
If the peg goes missing at least you have a fall back…

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3 months3 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I hear ya! I had the same issue. My concrete grinder is European and couldn’t believe the humps in the slab.
Even after telling M, over a year later they…

3 months3 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

They don’t sell antennas in NSW from what I remember.
I had to do so mine post handover.

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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

I got a folding version from bunnings called TopDry.

I wanted to preserve most of the yard as we don’t have much space so a foldable line was the way to…

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

So... anyone with a hebel house needs to know that after handover, you need to have the hebel sealed where the slab and hebel meet.
This was advised to me by…

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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Yes we are moving in slowly too. getting driveway poured in next week or so.

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

And We’re in!

Building with Metricon
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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

yep. Make sure you check em.

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

I actually believe there are Two crews with Metricon.
Crew one only work on Signature Build homes.
Crew two is everyone else.
I’m glad to hear you have had a good experience with…

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Ask for photos. They should have been done and pics taken before plaster went up.

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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

How did your building inspector miss the laundry door and no weather tight frame?
There should be a proper door frame for your laundry door, It should have had flashing plus…

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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building Liberty 45 Vogue in Dee Why

yes. You can get anything custom done if you have enough $.
If you want to use ikea stuff post handover make sure you check the depth is the same as…

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Poor trades and then the site managers not chasing up on them to get the job done right.
Like any big business, M have large sub contracts with key suppliers. Their…

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4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Promo was in NSW. You get 25 sq m for free plus tiling from the luxurious “Builders range”

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Big news all... One year and 6 months on my PCI/Settlement is finally booked in for this Thursday.
I can’t wait.

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

M were running a promo when I bought my home with only 25 sq m of alfresco slab. I had to pay for the rest... another 4 sq m plus…

4 months4 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

One year and 6 months on, we are finally getting our keys this week!
PC/ Settlement is happening this Thursday.
I cannot wait.
Hopefully they’ve fixed everything on the list.

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5 months5 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 37 Kingston, southern Sydney

House is looking great and the progress is really fast.
Are you using a Building inspector?

5 months5 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Kitchen Cupboards Alignment Check

That’s shocking quality. Makes you wonder if they’re building a chicken pen or a house.

5 months5 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks all for your input. I’ll have to have a chat with the CM tomorrow as I don’t have a SM anymore.
They’re really eager for PC to happen so this…

5 months5 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Anyone have any issues like this?

Building with Metricon
6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I Can’t believe they reduced designer roof insulation to r4.0 now. On Freedom/ Metro that’s ok, but not on Designer level homes.
It’s like how they deliberately don’t have a…

6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon - Chelsea 37

Congrats. Make sure you get the inspector to check the Concrete slab is level and poured within tolerance.
It might be an extra inspection but if the slab is not level,…

6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

I used Tyrrells Building Inspectors. Ask for Alex Ohem.
They are in Sydney.

6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

That’s good news. Maybe for extra peace of mind, ask what the price would be to
a) build solid slab over the area instead of waffle pod
b) cost to have…

6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

I did.
Try for $60 per day not the standard $30 per workingday.
LDs are meant to be your best estimate of costs you are likely to incur if they run late.
Only…

6 months6 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Do builders usually insulate behind the cornices?

That is ******* AF!
I had a similar issue where Metricon were not insulating my house in large areas of external wall. Eg around bath hob, behind overhead kitchen cabinets and…

Do builders usually insulate behind the cornices?
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