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11 d11 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Hi Nev,
Way to go. Is your new SM named WM?
The area mgr BW I've found to be quite good too.
Hope it all went well.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North…

16 d16 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

congrats orph on handover and moving in! Your house looks amazing. Looking forward to hearing about your journey post handover now, and seeing it all brought together.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36…

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16 d16 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

yay! nice slab
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

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16 d16 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Land Insurance before build starts?

We took out AAMI content insurance and it included cover for the block for free for a year. only the first year though.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North…

23 d23 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Good luck with it Orph. Hope it all goes well. They've certainly kept you waiting long enough.
Can I ask, did you get a credit for liquidated damages for being so…

26 d26 dnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Post handover...DEFECTS

dam they may as well just build you a new house!
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

That what I thought!
They're supposed to put temporary downpipes on, render and paint the house then put the real down pipes on and paint.
They just put the down pipes on…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Doesn't your house come with an inline water filter?
We're getting one free of charge from M.
They used to provide a separate water tap, but now it's a little switch on…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

Hi All,
I was inspecting the render on my first floor today and noticed they haven't rendered behind the downpipes where there are collars. This isn't correct is it?
See below pic

Cheers…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

In the contract it states up to 15 air con outlets. In mine, there are maybe only 10 max.
Has anyone had any luck in getting a credit for the unused…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Did anyone do the exact same tiles and cabinets in all bathr

I have 3 bathrooms in my build. The main bathroom and powder room have the same tiles and cabinetry.
For the ensuite, because we wanted it to be different, we chose…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Wow, that is frustrating about the door handles.
On the plus side, you must be excited if PCI is in 3 weeks!
If he's leaving in 2 weeks, did he say who's…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Our Glendale 39 - Metricon (Blackwood Park, SA)

looking good!
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

All powerpoints are installed 110mm from FFL from memory. The pic above shows the power points and the light switches, and fans and light locations etc.
It doesn't show where…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

They don't give us a plan like that in NSW AFAIK. In the contract it states placement of outlets at the disgression of their air con contractor.

Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

that looks awesome nev!
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

That's annoying. Hope none of the cabinetry is affected.
The tradies keep on removing window panels at my place and I don't know how to put them back in so there…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

So I went and had a look through the house today and the electrical job looks pretty good.
I was really worried about the light switch being behind the door of…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Looking good Nev.
The tarp on the kitchen floor - was that supposed to be covering the window?
Are you sure the water in the garage is from the door as i…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Looking great orph! Wish I had the budget for that.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

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

Looking amazing Dulie! Love your triple garage and all the wet areas look fantastic. Great colour choices. Love the white benchtops and the dark cabinetry, especially since we've gone a…

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1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Builders for sloping block NSW

What ever you do, avoid Rawson. Waste of your time as they won't even entertain it and to make it worse, they'll tell you a drop edge beam isn't safe…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Hi Nev,
I'm sure it'll be fine. After a day or two you won't even notice I think.
I'm real happy I made sure to meet the sparkies on site. I cringe…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Glad you've found it helpful Q!
To be honest, I had to come home today and measure what we have in our flat just to double check and sure enough, it…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Electrical rough in happened today.
Lucky I met them on site because it turns out there was no data point provisioned from the nbn box to under the stairs where I…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Building with Metricon

They upgrade the quality of concrete used in your waffle slab. Likely to be 32mpa and they will use more steel reo too.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North…

1 month1 monthnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

NS
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread - viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85092

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
Our new family home Metricon Metro 32 QLD

Beac,
Congratulations on the speedy build of your home! I am in awe.
Lucky you to have it done so quickly!
Driveway looks great too.
Cheers NomNomNom
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore…

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2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

House is looking great. Lucky you getting the keys in April. Awesome.
Cheers Nom
Newhaven 36 by M
Blog - North Shore Newhaven (http://nsnewhaven.blogspot.com.au)
Build Thread -

2 months2 monthsnomnomnomnomnomnom posted:
North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

Yeah they have but only when I escalated to the Construction Manager.
He's a very reasonable chap and gets stuff resolved fast.
But, having reviewed matters recently, it seems as though that…

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