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4 h4 hshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

That is great news! He sounds like an awesome guy!!

4 d4 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Thanks!! And thanks for the recommendation ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

4 d4 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Long time between posts, got a bit going on with life, warranty items, and so forth....
Spent the past few days revisiting our front yard.
We've removed all the river pebbles from…

4 d4 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

This is what we have....

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
4 d4 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Looking good Drew01... a very big job doing landscaping from scratch and getting it right.
We had Dannyโ€™s team install our solar…

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17 d17 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Cost to build Metricon home - Glendale / Salamanca

it depends on how many upgrades you want. We just moved into our Glendale 42. Base price with Peninsula facade was $320K, ended up spending about $530K plus…

18 d18 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Beautiful!! Thatโ€™s a lot of house for just one guy!! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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20 d20 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

That would annoy me! All of ours are centred. The only reason I can think is that you have a beam running through there and they had to put them…

20 d20 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Yes itโ€™s normal for the rain pipes to sit like that when youโ€™re rendered second story sits back from the brickwork of the lower story

23 d23 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

No set time. Depends on what needs to be fixed, availability of trades etc. it was 8 weeks for me. It is usually 4 weeks or more with Metricon in…

23 d23 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Final 10% is due on day of handover. You give cheque, you get keys.

23 d23 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

You are welcome....and nope... no other contractors allowed onsite until M handover. No fences.

24 d24 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

They will still be fixing things between your presentation and handover. At presentation you will spend about half a day walking around with your supervisor noting the items still…

27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

When we had handover with Metricon approximately 2 and a half years ago they gifted us a beautiful white box with a tall black and white salt and pepper grinder,…

Building with Metricon
1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

wow, this is never ending. I think you are going to have a battle on your hands to get this right.... but don't give up!!!

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

You may get in quicker than me - every build is different. I have my fingers crossed for you!!

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

I really wasn't going to try to go down that road - we didn't have to pay rent, and we had no mortgage on our home. Financially it was…

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

absolutely! it is just frustrating when they promise 3 weeks, but it takes 8 weeks and your other house is about to settle, and your family of 4 is…

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Yes neatep, the 8 week wait was very frustrating - especially when driving past each day and only 2 days in a week…

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Yes neatep, the 8 week wait was very frustrating - especially when driving past each day and only 2 days in a week…

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Have you had PCI yet? If not, you prob won't get in by next month. Metricon have recently changed their policy so that any issues you find at PCI MUST…

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Looks great!! Gosh it is a monster!!!

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Thank you! We are really happy with our kitchen and the layout works well. We wanted to keep the original house design of an open pantry โ€“ especially with the…

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Show me your kitchen...

After moving into our new build 3 months ago, I have finally been able to take some nice pics of our kitchen....

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

Nothing so far, but the timing sound suss. If the cooling guy was there there day prior, sounds like he may not have put everything back where he is…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Iโ€™m not an expert at all but looks pretty bad. Do u have an independent inspector? Email pics to them.

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Donโ€™t let them fix kitchen post handover. Hold off any final payment until it is right. You will be forever fighting them to get it done after handover, once they…

2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

I agree with darb74 ... it seems very expensive. We double glazed all 20 plus windows/doors/stackers on a double storey 42 square home…

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

Plantation shutters installed today ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

You can certainly do your own flooring (get your own contractor), but only after handover - M will not allow other contractors onsite during their build. Legally to get an…

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