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4 h4 hPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Building with Metricon

Is that wall going to be rendered? The brickwork looks pretty sloppy...

18 h18 hPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Building Bayside : Design Change...

Nice Drew. I really like the white to break up the dark - what we did as well.

1 d1 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Inspections

I don't think they're generally done by a council inspector any more. They used to be... Builders will sometimes ask if you're ok using "their" inspector (legally, you're not obliged…

2 d2 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

Looking amazing Dulie! Going to have some cracking parties :D

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2 d2 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Carpet Choices HELP!

Do you have indoor pets? If so, loop pile is out as their nails can get stuck in it and pull it up.
We went with a 10mm denser underlay, with…

3 d3 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
How long for each stage of construction?

How long is a piece of string...
Ours is a relatively complicated build, with split level and heaps of retaining.
5/4/17 - site start
Easter Break in between
12/5/17 - slab complete
17/5/17 - frame…

3 d3 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Nothing major - one faulty gutter, and a repetitive leak. Just frustrating.

5 d5 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Yeah, unfortunately the house is already at lock up - so already installed. :(

5 d5 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Thanks Ed. Are there any other alternatives which can improve that butt joined window above?

6 d6 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Thanks Ed, fixed butt joined window.
West elevation

North elevation

6 d6 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Low-E, Double Glazing, uPVC, Aluminium, U-values, SHGC

Nice post, thanks Ed.
Quick one for you. We have double glazing everywhere except one window, as it is a frameless corner window which Metricon refused to double glaze. It is…

7 d7 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING

Hey Chris, any updates? Hope all's well.

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8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Buying / Landscaping a Sloping Block

Every time I see a nice load of rocks (mostly on local gov't buildings) I also think that... The reality might be a touch harder!! :D

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Not sure on this webzone, suggestions welcome

I'd make bed 4 bigger, and then turn the webzone into a proper study. Being a hallway though, it is a bit of wasted space. You could have a built…

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Sloping block - need recommendations

Putting a basement garage under the house is going to be very costly... and yep, custom build territory. We looked at it for our sloping block single storey and quickly…

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Landscaping recommendations

Best off giving each company some guidelines / sketch plans, so you know they're all quoting apples for apples.

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Landscaping recommendations

Ezza, are you looking for plans or actual people to talk to regarding construction?
I had plans drawn up, package for $1,750. This guy only does plans, he can recommend trades…

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
First Home - Play it safe of stretch the budget?

You need to price the upgrades before you fall in love with them, otherwise you'll be incredibly disappointed at contract.
Every single thing in a display home is pretty much an…

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Buying / Landscaping a Sloping Block

Nice Kagan. We've done the same with the backyard, cut it in half - we kind've had to with our house site. Would have been nice to keep it all…

8 d8 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

We are 1% away from being locked up.. It's frustrating, but hopefully we get there today!
My poor site manager keeps getting SMS with pics of defects to be rectified asap…

11 d11 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Christmas shut down - Metricon

Depends on their subbies I think too. I've seen some Metricon subbies on site in the first week of Jan.

11 d11 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Building Inspector - Help

Colin, different area to you but we're paying $2400 for all inspections on a 36 square single storey KDR.
Inspections are / were:
Pre Pour/Base Inspection
Slab Inspection
Frame Inspection
Pre Plaster/Lock up Inspection
Post Lock…

11 d11 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Buying / Landscaping a Sloping Block

I have a more sloping front yard than that, and am not retaining it.
We have a big 3m bank at the front which we're doing a rockery / succulent…

11 d11 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Doulton you can request your soil report from your consultant, as well as your engineering. Definitely worth getting a copy of both of them for your records. We're at bricking…

12 d12 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Building Bayside : Design Change...

Fabulous Drew! Do you know when the build will start?

12 d12 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Custom downslope build - Northern NSW

Just read your thread Ninnygray.
Love your facade, the skillion roofline looks so good. Be really interested to see your build progress, you have about 3 x as much slope as…

13 d13 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: FRAMING

That's average Chris. I hope you can sort it out.
Seriously though with the pit, no-one builds overhead anymore.. sounds like a crock to me :/

14 d14 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Thanks dulie! Seriously looking forward to some drinkies on the deck... it's a bit deceptive in that pic, the deck is 7x4m.
Can't wait! :D

15 d15 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

A really terrible pic of the living area, and a bit of the dining area.

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15 d15 dPVBuildPVBuild posted:
KDR: Metricon Signature Split Level Sloping Block

Will do Petal. Our site costs for custom were more expensive, but the design was bearer and joist rather than slab.
Bricks are finished, apart from under windows, and whole house…

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