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Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
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Don't be worried; Its a matter of taking the face plate off, unscrewing the old fitting, screwing in the new one and clipping the new face plate on. Given the walls are…

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blackcat20
Feb 20, 2019 8:34 am
blackcat20

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Just an update that the request to move the wall has been declined. I was told that no structural change in the production. Anyway, I should be happy for what it is now.…

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Melbournevic
Feb 19, 2019 1:00 pm
v1v3k
v1v3k
Yesterday

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC

Infinity Estate - Plumpton, VIC
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi All, I will be moving to the estate soon and was just driving around to check the landscaping in the estate. I have noticed that there are hardly any trees on the…

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v1v3k
Feb 19, 2019 10:37 am
CalicoCat
CalicoCat
18 February

Fairhaven Homes

Fairhaven Homes
VIC
1 ... 19, 20, 21

I went with Darbecca and they were great. I would request a written reply to the Independent Building Inspector's report, stating what has been rectified, how and if…

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CalicoCat
Feb 18, 2019 10:28 pm
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Lenz88
Feb 18, 2019 9:36 pm
EmmaK8
EmmaK8
18 February

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade

Fairhaven Riverview 266 with Surfcoast facade
VIC

Hi Krishna, it was $6470 for the surf coast facade on our Riverview.

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EmmaK8
Feb 18, 2019 5:16 pm
EmmaK8
SeanArnott
SeanArnott
18 February

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297

Hotondo Homes Modified Tarwin 297
VIC

Hi Rhonda, Any progress with your build. I'm also looking at the Tarwin 294 and would be interested in how the process with Hotondo goes. All the best, Sean

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SeanArnott
Feb 18, 2019 11:25 am

Hi there, I’ve started a blog to share my thoughts and experiences on homedesign, rebuilding and renovation. Homedesignedge.com

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ahoythere
Feb 18, 2019 5:48 am
manojn
manojn
17 February

Life Estate - Point Cook

Life Estate - Point Cook
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks a whole heap folks...appreciate your help

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manojn
Feb 17, 2019 10:27 pm

A few comparison shots so you can see the difference in finishes we're having to deal with...

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bumblebee1985
Feb 16, 2019 7:55 pm

Week 29 We managed to pick a time to visit today when the tradies were still on site and happy for us to come in. Paint is 90% done, just some…

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Clareymoo
Feb 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Lksinnott
Lksinnott
15 February

Anyone building Pemberton JG King?

Anyone building Pemberton JG King?
VIC

would love to know if you started this build? We are also looking at this design

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Lksinnott
Feb 15, 2019 8:16 pm
reps
reps
15 February

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370

KDRB Bentley Homes Kyalami 370
VIC
1, 2

Hi. I'll be building the Kyalami 34 soon (hopefully June-ish) in Mernda. How is the house so far now that you've lived in it? Were there any problems to do after you…

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reps
Feb 15, 2019 1:09 pm
Drew01
Drew01
15 February

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
VIC
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Asset protection is a bond, not an insurance policy. Some builders make good, Metricon don't

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Drew01
Feb 15, 2019 11:40 am
Drew01

Mass Constructions design and build custom extensions and renovations across the Bayside and Mornington Peninsula suburbs, for the discerning client who requires a…

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massconstructions
Feb 14, 2019 11:04 pm
massconstructions

After lot of searching for builders and house designs we have finalised a house design with Carlisle homes, It is going to be a Sorrento 39 with a rumpus extension and we…

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Ramee
Feb 13, 2019 3:15 pm
ReaBurns
ReaBurns
13 February

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

So Sorry, OK so we are about 4 week out from completion with Yarrabank homes. We have built a custom design 26sq home in Rosebud. Overall the build process has been fairly…

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ReaBurns
Feb 13, 2019 10:33 am
brucefil2011
brucefil2011
11 February

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 859, 860, 861

My recomendation is to have everything bullet pionted and in writing so there is a record of the concern plus any follow up items. Its unfortunatly not good enough to say…

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brucefil2011
Feb 11, 2019 1:26 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
11 February

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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Agree completely, I regularly point out things as I see them. My SS has grumbled a little bit but I have explained to him the benefits to both of us - I would rather point…

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brokenstick
Feb 11, 2019 9:53 am
brokenstick

WINDOWS/DOORS This is likely not something many people will bother to change much? but I did want to improve on what we…

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darb74
Feb 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
9 February

Obscure windows

Obscure windows
VIC
1, 2, 3

They do it so it’s easier to pass council permit. Our council only requires 1700mm. As we went to see them before we had the dispute with Metricon. But they still…

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Doulton777
Feb 09, 2019 6:48 pm
Doulton777
claire91
claire91
9 February

Granvue Builders

Granvue Builders
VIC

Hey baronx we are building with Granvue Homes as well. We are building with a waffle-pod slab however my biggest advice would be to follow up any meeting you have with…

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claire91
Feb 09, 2019 12:55 pm

this week we had the bricking finalised. Mouldings should start next week and rendering the following.

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stanus
Feb 08, 2019 6:58 pm
stanus
Jrose
Jrose
8 February

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.

Building with Orion Homes in Armstrong Creek, VIC.
VIC
1, 2

Another victim here as well. 9months in and its a nightmare, I could go on for days with issues. We drove around the estates in Geelong region/Armstrong there is 15 house…

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Jrose
Feb 08, 2019 12:21 pm
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easty
Feb 08, 2019 7:30 am
shokel1975
shokel1975
6 February

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
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Wow you are a patient and understanding neighbour! I agree it is best to get off on the best foot possible with them but I would be extremely pi55ed off!

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shokel1975
Feb 06, 2019 7:24 pm
shokel1975
Jodan
Jodan
6 February

blackwood brick

blackwood brick
VIC

Does anyone have pictures of houses with blackwood brick and monument fascia, gutters, windows and garage? TIA

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Jodan
Feb 06, 2019 12:11 pm
cooper229
cooper229
6 February

Simonds Dakota Kilmore

Simonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

So here we are... a few days out from a telephone confrence with the Domestic Building Disputes Resolution of Victoria. Needless to say things haven't gone well. Simonds…

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cooper229
Feb 06, 2019 10:34 am
cooper229
Wild
Wild
6 February

Dennis Family Homes - Harvard 27

Dennis Family Homes - Harvard 27
VIC

Hi Guys, For the titled land, how long generally does it take from initial deposit to commence the construction with dfh ? Any input will be greatly appreciated.

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Wild
Feb 06, 2019 8:36 am
Metronest Homes
Metronest Homes
5 February

Metronest builder review

Metronest builder review
VIC

Hi Patel, we are very sorry, we can understand your frustration but we really think that you are on the wrong page. We are Metronest Homes, not…

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Metronest Homes
Feb 05, 2019 11:22 am
Lukaa
Lukaa
5 February

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC

I hope that you are right. I think I have just been burnt a few too many times so my optimism has been tarnished.

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Lukaa
Feb 05, 2019 7:53 am
reps
reps
4 February

Anyone building in Rivendell Heights Mernda?

Anyone building in Rivendell Heights Mernda?
VIC

Stage 1 is already titled it seems, just recently, so getting there... ours at stage 4 might be around june. What stage u at? Have u considered split level? If so try…

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reps
Feb 04, 2019 12:02 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
3 February

Affordable but flexible volume builder

Affordable but flexible volume builder
VIC

Metricon are great. Some will disagree but we found them very good.

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 03, 2019 5:13 pm
James Brown
James Brown
2 February

What house did you build and how much did it cost ?

What house did you build and how much did it cost ?
VIC

You planned your house according to your family members and theirs requirements.

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James Brown
Feb 02, 2019 8:12 pm
Hanzo
Hanzo
31 January

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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The floors look awesome! Did you have to have quad around the kitchen bench? I thought you would need to if the floor is installed after the kitchen but it doesn’t…

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Hanzo
Jan 31, 2019 7:51 pm
immu999
immu999
30 January

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL
VIC
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Hi Spice Girl, Hope your build is now completed and you've moved in? Our land was titled on 9th Jan and settlement was on 23rd Jan. There were some delays in…

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immu999
Jan 30, 2019 9:52 am
Petal84
Petal84
29 January

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions

Modern / luxury home builder suggestions
VIC

You can get in touch with team We Build Australia for any of your requirement regarding builder new home. Here is the link to contact them: . And also you can explore…

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Petal84
Jan 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Judy29
Judy29
29 January

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee

Building Henley Yorke - Ashford Park Werribee
VIC

Hi Reneeh, Are you still building the yorke with Henley? If so, could you share the pics plz?? Thanks, Judy

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Judy29
Jan 29, 2019 10:35 am
amilelka
amilelka
27 January

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
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Your house looks amazing! How did your handover go?

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amilelka
Jan 27, 2019 2:41 pm
monashinez
monashinez
27 January

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle

Vaucluse 41 (12.5sq) Carlisle
VIC

Hi chatzyy Where r u building yours? We are about to build the same in western suburb. Will sign the contract in April and start in June. We were told it will be done by…

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monashinez
Jan 27, 2019 12:53 am

Unfortunately we decided to sell out villa in Greece but we were working on this project from zero. So it was planed carefully, if you need any help or advise you can…

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TheBee2
Jan 24, 2019 2:49 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
23 January

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
1 ... 74, 75, 76

Hahaha thanks. I just put the pic there. Cos I didn’t want my old pic as a sig. yes lots of pots draws was a must. I probably should have done all my butlers in it…

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Doulton777
Jan 23, 2019 6:35 pm
Doulton777
DustyBlue
DustyBlue
22 January

JG King Homes Colour Selection

JG King Homes Colour Selection
VIC

Hi Anyone who has or are building through JG king Homes. What are their standard colour choices like? Do they have much of a range. Did you upgrade?

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DustyBlue
Jan 22, 2019 4:19 pm
sharmin
sharmin
22 January

Newport 275

Newport 275
VIC

It's been seven months since fairheaven started our house but still didn't finish the brick work. Feeling so disappointed why they are working so slow. Most of the time…

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sharmin
Jan 22, 2019 10:55 am
insider
insider
20 January

2nd soil test - contours changed

2nd soil test - contours changed
VIC

yes they often will do a site scrap after demo.

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insider
Jan 20, 2019 5:23 pm
insider
justme15
justme15
20 January

Finding a custom home builder ??

Finding a custom home builder ??
VIC

Pj87, who did end up building with ? Thank you in advance.

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justme15
Jan 20, 2019 11:45 am

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