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shokel1975

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Joined 29 March 2018
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8 d8 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

I can't believe the speed of your build Ramee! You started about 2 months after us and we will have PCI around same time - and our build has been…

9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Congratulations stanus! That is fantastic news! When is moving day??

9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

thank you! appreciate you taking the interest :-D

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9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

yeah, I think you are right. But we are not losing sleep about it. Happy to leave it as is. :)

9 d9 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

haha! yes, you noticed dulie!
We never planned to go all the way to the top, mainly as we had been…

11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks kingtaco, I’m still not 100% sold on the en-suite feature tiles. But I agree, it looks better with the mirror 😀
Yes, interesting…

11 d11 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

We’ve had a productive few days... all ppts and switches installed, mirrored wardrobe doors are on, en-suite mirror is up, linen press shelving installed and shed electrical has been roughed…

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13 d13 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Looks great! It is a very exciting time.... you will see so much change over the next 2-3 months. Enjoy the ride!

14 d14 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It looks great kate3079! It is such an exciting time when cabinetry and Benchtops are installed we have great taste hey! …

15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

We are going carpet after handover so we will get a chance to do this 👍

15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thank you!! Do you have any pics of your builds?

15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Your landscaping is going to look amazing renman! Loving the pics.

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15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks renman, I will do that - appreciate it.

15 d15 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thanks Ramee :)
Would you believe we forgot to ask our SS that! Can't believe it. …

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16 d16 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Actually we completely forgot about that!! But I didn’t notice any squeaking. I will definitely check it out next weekend when we sneak in (as we do most weekends) 😜
Thanks…

16 d16 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I spent the entire day onsite today. Started with a walkthrough with our SS, which went really well. He pretty much accepted every issue we raised and marked them up…

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17 d17 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

You are flying along! amazing!!

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19 d19 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Wow you have had a very quick build! That is awesome 😀

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20 d20 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Hi Ramee, we have a walk-through with our SS on Monday and hoping he will give us an indication of a PCI date…

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24 d24 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Getting stairs is an exciting time! Looks great!

27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I am not going to be negative about it Norfolk. I know you have had a very bad and trying experience, but it…

27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

There are 4 or 5 payment schedules you can select from with M - each has a different % for each stage. Our bank wanted this particular one as…

27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Glass Stairs Metricon

Not during the build... no other contractors allowed to do work during the build period. And I doubt you would get an Occupancy Permit without balustrading on your stairs.…

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27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

So far, we have decided on the following furniture:
Main Living area:


Front Sitting Room:

Now we just have to finalise a buffet, TV unit and new TV.

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27 d27 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Mmmm.... it has been a very quiet week so far - not much getting done at all. It seems that when you only have the final $10K to pay,…

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Hi Rex, I’m not sure what brand the cladding is, but we definitely have insulation batts in external walls upstairs 😀

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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

This week our garage door was installed, and tiling has been finished. I will post some pics of the tiling once they have been cleaned up.
I ran into…

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
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1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
First Home - Building Glendale 34 in VIC

Hi wild, have you started your build yet? How is it all going?

1 month1 monthshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Difference between site superviser and building inspector

A site supervisor is employed by the builder and he/she manages your build, co-ordinating trades and overseeing the work being done. A building inspector is generally employed by you,…

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