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24 d24 dshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Looks absolutely beautiful!! Love the backyard!

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2 months2 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Hi, I think you need a lot more lighting in each room - especially if they are downlights. Our build has 2 downlights in rooms such as study, kids bedrooms,…

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Congratulations! Enjoy your beautiful new home! looking forward to seeing pics of it set up :)

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Congrats!! House looks great!! What colour is your carpet? Is it blue or grey?

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3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Awesome!!! What a quick build despite stage 4 restrictions!

3 months3 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

New pantry carcasses installed today, bulkhead, kicker and trims tomorrow, handles once I can get them from the supplier
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Looks great Drew! We have noticed our top shelf sagging under…

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Congratulations! Such a great feeling to finally get in your house isnโ€™t it?? (Even if the hand soap is absolutely terrible!!) ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Good luck r_13! Such an exciting time!! Enjoy the ride ๐Ÿ˜

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

It all looks great!! I canโ€™t believe you are at PCI already.... how exciting!!

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

That is tough. It shouldnโ€™t be like that at all. I am not sure who you go to after the construction mgr. I only had to escalate to construction mgr…

4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building with Metricon

2 or so days. If it was much longer than that I chased them!

4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 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…

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

blacktea2sugars, your garage door looks fantastic ๐Ÿ˜‰

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Congratulations dulie! Very cute... where are you going to display his shoe collection? ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

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4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 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!

4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

Canโ€™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?

4 months4 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 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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5 months5 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

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

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5 months5 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

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

6 months6 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! …

6 months6 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 โ€“ all the landscaping has been done but the garden beds need plants. Still…

6 months6 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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6 months6 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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6 months6 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Thomas Archer Bayside Build

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

6 months6 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Perfect.
Thanks so much SaveH2O ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

6 months6 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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6 months6 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Ok, so it seems that our tank doesnโ€™t flush the toilets when the mains pressure is off. Our bad.
We can definitely hear the pump working when we flush…

6 months6 monthsshokel1975shokel1975 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Thank you for this info. It is very helpful. I donโ€™t know about the pump, but I know the power is switched on (it wasnโ€™t at handover but we switched…

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