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shokel1975
shokel1975
29 September

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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That is tough. It shouldn’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 once when waiting…

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shokel1975
Sep 29, 2020 7:38 am
shokel1975
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
17 October

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
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Loving that agg! You're making me reconsider ours now. It's very similar but the colours and stone gradients of yours is perfect. Glad this crazy rain didn't damage…

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Blacktea2sugars
Oct 17, 2020 11:21 am
Blacktea2sugars
Becks
Becks
2 October

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Thanks dulie, we're erring to the way you have it. Also, great call on the insulation, thanks. :-)

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Becks
Oct 02, 2020 12:02 pm
Qng
Qng
25 September

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
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A nice design with its exterior color scheme. I would like to know the color of the external wall? Does anyone the similar color of taubmann or dulux?

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Qng
Sep 25, 2020 3:46 pm
Ozshaz
Ozshaz
13 September

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi Sparkyf there is a difference between lights manufactured in China…

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Ozshaz
Sep 13, 2020 10:39 am
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
30 August

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension
VIC
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We have our draft contract and preliminary plans. After compiling the list of errors and a few final additions, we are waiting for draft version 2 this week. And still…

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Sparkyf
Aug 30, 2020 6:41 pm
Sparkyf
Alfee
Alfee
29 August

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
1 ... 49, 50, 51

Hi dipinky.. Would you know please what interior colours were used in the SYDNEY Bordeaux display home for: - internal wall paint - kitchen cabinets Thanks so much :)

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Alfee
Aug 29, 2020 6:33 am

Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Your point on the trades sort of is half accurate. You realise what rates the volume builders pay for their trades and have you ever been on a site to see the level or…

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timthetoolman44
Aug 27, 2020 11:01 am
timthetoolman44
Freak_Zombie
Freak_Zombie
20 August

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
VIC
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Yeah seems to pump heat really quickly. The light is from the leds that simulate the fireplace. It's not as obvious in real life. Didn't notice it till you pointed them…

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Freak_Zombie
Aug 20, 2020 6:04 pm
Mirrmu83
Mirrmu83
17 August

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
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Bitumen paint just isn’t adequate. Have seen retaining walls where the texture coat blisters quite bad. Corflute sheets, membranes and/or waterproofing systems are…

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Mirrmu83
Aug 18, 2020 12:40 am
Renman
Renman
10 August

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 31, 32, 33

Haha! It never ends .... We still need to do all the planting in the backyard – all the landscaping has been done but the garden beds need plants. Still need to put s…

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Renman
Aug 10, 2020 10:51 am
Renman

Things are getting done pretty quick. Slab was poured this Monday and frames are already going up on Thursday. I don't know whether this is normal but I do know I missed…

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Phoenix77
Aug 09, 2020 6:39 pm
Alfee
Alfee
5 August

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
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Congrats Rajat on your beautiful home. Incase anyone sees this message, would you happen to know please what interior colours were used in the SYDNEY Bordeaux display home…

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Alfee
Aug 05, 2020 3:23 am
njer
njer
5 July

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade

Our Metricon Duxton 39- Coastal Facade
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi, Would you mind sharing the name of this carpet? Colour and brand please.? Would really appreciate it. Thanks so much.

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njer
Jul 05, 2020 10:20 pm
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Louise Robinson
Jun 26, 2020 6:23 pm

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
QLD

Hi Shane, How much did it cost you to build savanah 34? We are planning to build it. Thank you.

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Hieule1997
Jun 09, 2020 11:26 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
30 May

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique

Knock Down Rebuild - Doulton 57 Classique
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Did you end up going ahead with the Mode facade?

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Sparkyf
May 30, 2020 12:56 pm
Sparkyf
ocean
ocean
26 May

Building the Metricon Doulton

Building the Metricon Doulton
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Hi Stanus, in addion to the Hebel Powerfloor, did you also use acoustic bats between the levels? Trying to work out if I need from a thermal or noise perspective? My…

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ocean
May 26, 2020 12:39 pm

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon
1, 2

Hi Zanzibar hope you are enjoying your home! We’d love to see how calacatta gold benchtop and yukun in the cooktop has turned out for yout kitchen. I am thinking of the…

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firstdream
May 08, 2020 7:55 pm

Shower has been finished and looks so much better. Here's hoping it's easier to keep clean. We've had a serious mouse problem which culminated in one in our pot drawer…

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blackcat20
Apr 25, 2020 11:26 pm
blackcat20
dulie
dulie
13 April

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

More pics please!!

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dulie
Apr 13, 2020 2:52 pm
dulie
GeneW
GeneW
27 January

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

We just finished our build with Metricon. And repeated saw the same issues that you're having. We had 3 different site managers over the 10 month build, as they would…

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GeneW
Jan 27, 2020 5:34 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors

Expensive house inspectors VS Cheaper inspectors
VIC

luckygrizzly Mimi beejay WeezB Back Pocket - at any time during the whole process with the BI you used, did you have to meet-up with them face to face? Did they have an…

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 17, 2020 9:07 pm
Clean
Clean
6 January

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Thanks for your advice. Much appreciated for your time. My preference also for the same.

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Clean
Jan 06, 2020 6:38 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 December 2019

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3

goldenrock your situation sounds familiar. If they don’t want to rectify some items then It becomes a waiting game; your costs of delay versus theirs. They leverage this…

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Norfolk
Dec 12, 2019 3:51 pm
betterman
betterman
30 September 2019

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone
SA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

great networking setup. where did you guys get that enclosure from?

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betterman
Sep 30, 2019 3:33 pm
rum_home
rum_home
28 September 2019

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC

Metricon Bentleigh 38 - Wollert VIC
VIC
1, 2

Wow some time has passed, and had not bothered to keep this thread updated. Titling of my land occurred in Jun 2019 and site build started beginning of September. Metricon…

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rum_home
Sep 28, 2019 2:43 pm
rum_home
lindagyt
lindagyt
25 September 2019

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)
QLD

---->Aluminium stacker doors in lieu of sliding doors can I please check with you if there's a huge cost difference to this upgrade? we are first time home builder too our…

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lindagyt
Sep 25, 2019 1:05 pm
Renman
Renman
24 September 2019

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)

Metricon Liberty 45 (Turramurra)
NSW
1 ... 22, 23, 24

Seems like we are in a similar boat on having a terrible experiences with landsaping.

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Renman
Sep 24, 2019 11:22 am
Renman
weising2009
weising2009
22 September 2019

Metricon - Duxton 39

Metricon - Duxton 39
VIC
1 ... 86, 87, 88

Spent one week to finish reading the whole story although it happened two years ago. No matter you can come back or not, I still want to say thank you to the blogger…

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weising2009
Sep 22, 2019 8:19 am
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 September 2019

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

No probs, Suggest you accompany housepect on the inspection to observe and understand any issues they may identify.

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Norfolk
Sep 12, 2019 12:19 pm
nyaskvjp
nyaskvjp
7 September 2019

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!

Chelsea 33 by Metricon!!!!
NSW

Hi zooch, your blog is extremely helpful and thanks for sharing your experience with M. Was wondering if you could clarify few things: Just want to understand what you…

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nyaskvjp
Sep 07, 2019 10:05 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
31 July 2019

Tips on building & private inspectors

Tips on building & private inspectors
VIC
1, 2

Just ask their salesperson to add the clause, or explain why they can’t / won’t. Alternatively ask them to delete all references to liquidated damages. If they do this…

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Norfolk
Jul 31, 2019 3:28 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
2 July 2019

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thanks a lot for your response...we have a lot of area to tile outdoors so just considering options https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=ht ... are_type=t

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excited_builders
Jul 02, 2019 9:22 am
Tran18
Tran18
22 June 2019

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon
VIC

I bailed out and have not looked back. This doesnt help you, I know but I wasnt prepared to have more ‘surprises’ with them.

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Tran18
Jun 22, 2019 10:20 am
catelise
catelise
16 June 2019

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA
1, 2

Was there anything you wished you’d changed but hadn’t? How are you going furnishing the place? Feel like I’m going to need a lot of new furniture lol

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catelise
Jun 16, 2019 9:17 pm
kiddz7
kiddz7
6 June 2019

KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside
VIC

how long does it normally take from signing contract to when they start building?

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kiddz7
Jun 06, 2019 11:38 pm
heatl0rd
heatl0rd
19 May 2019

Looking for a Liberty in victoria

Looking for a Liberty in victoria
VIC

Hi Jon, We are just going through initial quotes for the liberty in south east Melb. Very hard to find any liberties here in Melb. Also frustrated yo hear VIC won't…

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heatl0rd
May 19, 2019 12:16 pm

We finally did the fence for the backyard. We got council permission after a very long wait and now have placed the order for the front and side fence. .

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excited_builders
May 10, 2019 9:32 am
Drew01
Drew01
29 April 2019

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan
VIC
1, 2

We also didn't pay for our island bench top to be 3m long, as it's the size of a sheet of Caesarstone, so in theory we saved them money but late by them not having to make…

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Drew01
Apr 29, 2019 9:14 pm
Drew01

I am building the vantage 40 cube facade and worries about the non flat roof line that shows up in the contract. Any thoughts? Has your build completed?

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eshan
Apr 27, 2019 8:49 pm
miszsuby
miszsuby
4 April 2019

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria
VIC

That’s crazy! Is this for the tiles chosen from Beaumont? I selected tiles which were in the same price range as the one provided by the Studio M Cat1. But…

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miszsuby
Apr 04, 2019 8:29 am
r_13
r_13
18 March 2019

Building Metricon Fortitude32 - Bannockburn: FLOORING

Building Metricon Fortitude32 - Bannockburn: FLOORING
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

That is possibly because this post/thread is about 5 years old... the prices listed above reflect that. I was reading the list thinking 'wow, so cheap options...' then…

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r_13
Mar 18, 2019 9:09 am
r_13
dhavetam
dhavetam
7 March 2019

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)

North Shore Newhaven (Sydney)
NSW
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Good job with your build My wife and I were looking at yours and Nthhome yesterday. Was great reading as we are looking at building Newhaven 42. Really like your…

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dhavetam
Mar 07, 2019 12:11 pm
Bethany
Bethany
27 February 2019

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux

Metricon Trentham Build - The Baby Bordeaux
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Yeah it’s an expensive product but I don’t know how difficult it is to lay? I thought it wouldn’t be too bad coz it’s not a floating floor. But I don’t really…

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Bethany
Feb 27, 2019 7:15 pm
excited_builders
excited_builders
26 February 2019

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
1 ... 37, 38, 39

Thanks QB and did both cables come through the one conduit that M instslled. The Telstra lead in tech told me that he will push the Pstn wire through the conduit to the…

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excited_builders
Feb 26, 2019 1:37 pm
Lksinnott
Lksinnott
20 February 2019

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

this is a long shot as you’ve long since finished your build, but I was wondering if you have a photo of the floor plan you went with? We are looking at the Denver, and…

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Lksinnott
Feb 20, 2019 11:25 pm
cptslobodan
cptslobodan
20 February 2019

Metricon Liberty 45 problem.

Metricon Liberty 45 problem.
NSW

Hello Paga. I too have the same design. The discharge pipe should go to the gutter on the first floor - not via a pipe on top of the garage roofline. That's just sloppy work.

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cptslobodan
Feb 20, 2019 1:20 pm

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