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1 d1 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Great comparison renman... makes it so much easier to see the difference. Thanks!

1 d1 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Here’s hoping they find the issue Doulton, Nothing more annoying than creaking boards. Good luck!

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2 d2 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Good luck with it! When do you think your build will start? I’m estimating ours will be August or September.

2 d2 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

You are going to need a storage shed to store all your purchases soon! lol

2 d2 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Geez, that’s a tough bill to get!! Why is it so expensive?? Luckily before we bought our block the developer completely cleared it, plus it’s been slightly filled…

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
2 d2 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Floors look great Renman.... can't wait to see them once stained! Can't imagine how much work is going into laying them!!

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2 d2 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

A few things were different to standard.... in the display:
Kitchen appliance bench is extended by 700mm (which essentially extends entire kitchen width)
Island bench is extended by 300mm deep
Shower in ensuite…

3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

We measured sooooo many things in our Glendale display and compared it to standard plans...... lots of things were different! :evil:

3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks! Yes luckily our site costs went down from $40k to $38k - even with P class site and 4-6 piers needed. We have a great SC who makes sure…

3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Drew01 and I are both building Glendales. As Drew said, there is a wall below the shutters that is just visible at the cnr of the couch. We were talking…

3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Considering what I have read of others' experiences, I can't complain at all.... smooth sailing to date - just lots of things to think about and make sure we include/change.…

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
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3 d3 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

We had our Prelim Contract meeting yesterday.... all went pretty well, however it is amazing how some items just slip off the contract, that were in the original quote, and…

4 d4 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Absolutely! I can’t picture things from small swatches... much easier to see it in its entirety 😀

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5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Decreased? The sizes you mention increase.... are you referring to the ‘hole in the wall b/w family and rumpus? - that’s the technical term for it lol! I just…

5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

We have visited this display a few times as it is the exact floor plan we are building. We have decided to base most of our internal colours on this…

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5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

This fireplace at Rockbank is 420mm from carpet to bottom of mesh/glass

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
5 d5 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

I am going out to the Glendale 42 at Rockbank today renman.... want me to measure the fireplace there for you?

6 d6 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Congratulations! Such an exciting stage!

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7 d7 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Have you looked at the display homes and measured where their units sit?

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7 d7 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

I think I have read somewhere that you should not pay invoice until the stage has been completed and signed off - don’t worry about the accounts ladies! Do you…

8 d8 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

OMG! I’m in love 😍 😍. Stunning!

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9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

You prob won’t get a true feel for it until slab and frame are done. enjoy the ride!

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9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Finally Started!

That’s fantastic!!! You must be so pleased!! it is finally starting to get real 😀

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10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Wondering if anyone can recommend a Landscape Designer/Landscaper to assist us with creating a Landscape Design for submission to our local council. It is required in order to get…

10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Thanks R_13. I will ask about this on Sunday at our prelim contract signing. I am guessing we didn't get this as we received another promotion for the…

10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

As long as I’m not paying extra for the render! Lol

10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

I’ve just looked at our plans and we have eps cladding to second storey as standard. Not sure if this is rendered? Or looks same as render?

10 d10 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Its so confusing! Drew01 said he got a $9K saving going from brick to EPS? Might be easier to stick with the standard!

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