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11 h11 hNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Now just need landscaper to blast through, a few trips to IKEA, Kingliving, freedom and who knows how many other shops to get the house looking more like a home.....…

6 d6 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Fair play, it's really down to M to make this stuff clear, not like we've don't this before.
You could get "works completed as planned" certificates for storm water, electrical…

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6 d6 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Wow - I'd clearly not thought it through in enough detail. I had assumed that with Sky-fi we'd have full control. I knew I wouldn't have thermostat in every zone/room.…

6 d6 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

That looks like a lot of fun! I'm guessing you've not got a full occupancy certificate? Did M hand over the IOC?
Build thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=78995

8 d8 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

Couldn't agree more NomNomNom, if, as a customer, you don't hold your ground they will just look to push it through.
M Having installed wooden floors and partially covered them…

8 d8 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

I'd agree with April..... 2019. In fact if they started your build now and it went like mine April 2019 is a realistic date!
My dates:
June 2015 -initial deposit
June 2016…

8 d8 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

Took us about 7 months, then another 5 to submit to council and get approval, and M still managed to send the wrong external selections to council......I believe it! Just…

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8 d8 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

I Hope so BC20, but don't your breath, a week's delay in admin really is just the tip of the ice burg. We've got to over 6 months delay in…

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9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Thanks, looking forward to getting a run down from M. Have to say it's not the full remote/wifi controller id expected.... electrical consult did a good job of up selling…

9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Thanks SteveMc, I had upgrade to the Skyfi. I'm assuming that M simply haven't installed the correct control panel!
Will have a look at the cool nest options.
Build thread:…

9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Did you have to request this controller specifically as part of electrical consult?
It seems a perfectly sensible option but I don't recall it having been called out/specified in the…

9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Tell me about it. At a minimum those switches need to be Saturn. We have 4 zones and had fully expected to have them integrated as part of the main…

9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

AC unit zone control:
Did anyone in sydney/or anywhere else get their AC zone switches integrated to the overall ac control panel??
We upgraded our ac to have the wifi…

9 d9 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 39 LE (Melbourne Metro)

Welcome to what I hope is a enjoyable experience. Sounds like you've selected/upgrade most of the usual stuff some minor pointers we've found:
The zone control switches may not be…

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12 d12 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

And so the wait/repairs continue!!! But we now have updates from Metricons GM! Yes we've escalated and are at least getting some management support to our tieless CM. M did…

25 d25 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

No I didn't but now that I'm over 6 months behind contractual completion if I had I'd have cover my landscaping off and then some. I'm sure it would also…

25 d25 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

Only other tip I'd add to anyone building is up the late deliver fee! The $30 a day or $100/$500 a week isn't enough for all the pain you go…

25 d25 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Building with Metricon

We went with a door, the sliding door didn't make sense for us as we wanted to have more space for the fridge and a regular door simply open onto…

26 d26 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

If only emmyawards!
So at least 7 of the trades that were planned for last week failed to either turn up or finish their jobs! Safe to say that we've…

29 d29 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

We adjusted by 8 hours and bang, trades down tools and close up at lunchtime Friday! Give an inch and we've lost at least two days,
Build thread:

29 d29 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

And as if by magic... delays have occurred and PCI at risk!
We've book houspect in for Monday but there will still be cleaning, M's QA and scaffold up! If…

29 d29 dNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

Seems in the end you just pipped us to the finish line.
Would love to hear how you go with LD as I'm sure I'll not be far off you…

1 month1 monthNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Today is all about painting: all of it needs to be finished to keep our pci on track.....
Build thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=78995

1 month1 monthNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Glendale 37+

Still have scaffold up! But now that CM has taken over from our third SM (he too has now left, but I think he was moved along) we've been given…

3 months3 monthsNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

It's that "couple more" that just never seems to get done! Seems like we're still very much in step with each other. Trying to get a realistic presentation day from…

3 months3 monthsNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Liquidate Damges for builders

from my understanding when the fail to deliver/handover your house on the agreed date as per your contract.
Build thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=78995

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3 months3 monthsNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Liquidate Damges for builders

I'd heard that Clarendon are currently offering $100/day. I know whom I'd go with!
Build thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=78995

3 months3 monthsNRyde Glendale37+NRyde Glendale37+ posted:
Liquidate Damges for builders

As at June/early 2016 Metricon were offering $30/day LD.
Build thread: http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=78995

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