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shokel1975

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1 year1 yearshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We won’t be chasing anything up again! Will fix ourselves if problems occur again. Will be quicker!

1 year1 yearshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

yep - very similar to us.... it was an issue with the drain leaking. Good luck - it is such a pain going through plumbing refits! And they…

1 year1 yearshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

That is so bad blackcat20 ! Our main bathroom shower had to be completely replaced as it was leaking through lounge ceiling.…

2 years2 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Hi Drew01, Narellan Pools built our pool. Local landscaper did the pool paving and fence. Clayton’s did the outdoor kitchen - custom made…

2 years2 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It has taken a few months…. Mainly due to a 4 month delay in pavers, but the backyard makeover is finally complete. 💦☀️🍻

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2 years2 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

The house is looking fabulous! Nothing like finishing touches to make it a home! Enjoy your little piece of paradise :)

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Has anyone employed an Independent Inspector mid build?

Overall we were pretty happy with them - but double and triple check all upgrades in your draft contract and all floor plans.... the number of mistakes that came back…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Has anyone employed an Independent Inspector mid build?

Hi lasotm, we paid a little over $3K for them to do all inspections (about 7 I think), on a double storey 42…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Pool has been installed for about 6 weeks now. There were delays due to the 2 week construction closure and our pavers should arrive in the next fortnight.
Official handover…

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks Rameshn, appreciate your feedback 😊
As we built a two story house we wanted to do pre-wiring for solar panels, CCTV, as well…

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Looks fantastic - love the colour of the shed!
What are you planning to use it for? Just storage?

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Narellan Pools 😊
Should be finished by Wednesday, minus pool equipment, which has to wait for concreting to be done in about 10 days. Paving and fence done late October -…

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Special delivery today….

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

The shed looks great! Nice size. Gardens are forever being redone and redesigned…. Good luck with the grass.
We are installing a pool next month…. and we will…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

The shed looks great! Nice size. Gardens are forever being redone and redesigned…. Good luck with the grass.
We are installing a pool next month…. and we will…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Always does that when I edit after 🙄

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

After 20 months, we finally had our S Fold sheers installed over the weekend. Just need the living room to be done now as they made a mistake with the…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Has anyone employed an Independent Inspector mid build?

We used Houspect and they were great! Very detailed reports.

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Has anyone employed an Independent Inspector mid build?

You can definitely contract an independent inspector at any stage of the build for as many or as little number of stages as you like :)

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
KDR| Belrose/Glendale 50| Metro Eastern Suburbs VIC

That is great news! You’re very lucky to get a studio M appointment so early in the process. It really helps with the final costs having those selections made so…

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
KDR| Belrose/Glendale 50| Metro Eastern Suburbs VIC

This is from our contract. Two charges, the first to extend the slab, the second charge is for bricking up the pillar (it was only timber initially).
117. Provide extension…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
KDR| Belrose/Glendale 50| Metro Eastern Suburbs VIC

Can I suggest you extend your outdoor room so the pillar is in line with the side of the house? We extended ours as the Glendale usually has the…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Wow! The jewel in the crown! How stunning is that!! Love your plant selection-especially the ferns😀

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3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
KDR| Belrose/Glendale 50| Metro Eastern Suburbs VIC

Welcome to the forum and good luck with your build!
We built our Glendale 42 in 2019, moving in 15 mths ago. We upgraded pretty much most items,…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Hello everyone, has anyone provided your own stuff during the building? I am looking to buy some smart light switches and let the electrician to install. Is this possible?
Thanks
Not with…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Not with Metricon I don’t think. It all has to be as per your signed contract - fixtures and all to be supplied by them.

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

I can’t remember having a pre contract presentation .... we had many upgrades and changes so we had a few meetings with them. I can’t remember what came first.…

3 years3 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

They will give this to you at some stage. We were given it a couple of weeks after it was conducted. We built in Melbourne.

4 years4 yearsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks absolutely beautiful!! Love the backyard!

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