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5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

We are good - although powder room toilet is leaking again! Very frustrated - stage 4 restitutions and we have no downstairs toilet - no one will fix it until…

5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

blacktea2sugars, your garage door looks fantastic 😉

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5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Congratulations dulie! Very cute... where are you going to display his shoe collection? 😀😀😀

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11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

yes, very annoying when you think everything is sorted and then they tell you there are problems :( Love the garage door!

11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Can’t wait to see the garage door! Can you put some small bushes between the palms and Have the meter partially hidden by a bush? Still accessible?

11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Oh no! How awful that someone broke in! I guess it is good that nothing other than the door was damaged or stolen, but not a nice feeling…

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19 d19 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Such a painful stage. So close but so far! New purchases look great!

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Absolutely beautiful renman... I’m glad after all the issues with the outside, you have ended up with a stunning result. Perfect compliment to…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I have no words....
Ummmm.... AMAZING!!
Wow, it has come up so well! Hopefully our lockdown will be over soon so you can show it off to your friends! …

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Haha! It never ends .... We still need to do all the planting in the backyard – all the landscaping has been done but the garden beds need plants. Still…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Hey blacktea2sugars, while it may look 80-90% done it is amazing how many finishing touches need to be done towards the end. It…

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

There are many horror stories with every builder - remember... people tend to get online to complain when they are angry, rather than praise when they are happy. …

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

We extended our outdoor room after handover - it is fantastic now! The place looks great!

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Perfect.
Thanks so much SaveH2O 😊😊

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Had a look at it today. It is an external pump and it draws the water from pipe about 100mm (from memory) from bottom of tank.

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Ok, so it seems that our tank doesn’t flush the toilets when the mains pressure is off. Our bad.
We can definitely hear the pump working when we flush…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thank you for this info. It is very helpful. I don’t know about the pump, but I know the power is switched on (it wasn’t at handover but we switched…

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Yep that is what I am trying to establish. How do I know if the water in the toilet is coming from the tank? Is there an easy way to…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I just wanted to check if the tank was actually flushing the toilets (as per our contract). I thought if I turned off the mains, I would be able to…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Ok thanks, so I will need the mains water to be on for the tank to operate and flush the toilets?

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks Drew, will do it on Friday. Working tomorrow and come home in the dark 😀

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

It’s looking great! Really starting to take shape!

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Drew01 That is what our tank is meant to do: flush the toilets, but when it runs dry it switches over to mains.…

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3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

No purple pipes here. We just needed to install a tank. We thought it was working but it seems not....

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The water tank is meant to flush toilets... that is recycled water. What do you mean by restrictions??

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Yes they are so expensive thru M aren’t they!! Yes it is full - Actually I was surprised how quickly it filled up over summer to be honest –…

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Just discovered that our water tank doesn’t seem to be flushing our toilets as per our contract 😡. After 7 months we are not happy at all.
I turned our…

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks great!! Sounds like you have a great team working on the house - really good that things are being pick up as ‘not quite right’ and being rectified now.…

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