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Kippers01
Kippers01
12 June

Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Agree with you. In the curret environment its unlikely contract build times will be achieved, or any (token) liquidated damages paid out. Best to plan on a much longer…

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Kippers01
Jun 12, 2021 5:59 pm
Renman
Renman
23 September

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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We can't imagine what it will be like being in Melb lockdown in our hold house. So glad we finished the build and landscaping and got to enjoy it now.

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Renman
Sep 23, 2021 4:19 pm
Renman
shokel1975
shokel1975
19 September

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

Thanks Rameshn, appreciate your feedback 😊 As we built a two story house we wanted to do pre-wiring for solar panels, CCTV, as well as Internet and data outlets in…

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shokel1975
Sep 19, 2021 11:57 am
shokel1975
Alexg90
Alexg90
10 September

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!
NSW
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PBD - How have you progressed with this? My husband and I are looking at building the Savannah 34 - we are waiting on land to be released.…

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Alexg90
Sep 10, 2021 10:20 am
jlirv
jlirv
9 September

Building a Doulton in Geelong

Building a Doulton in Geelong
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Hey Sparky! Followed on insta looks great. Dying to see the kitchen and talk cabinets

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jlirv
Sep 09, 2021 10:12 pm
davi
davi
10 August

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

Overall it wasn’t to painful however we did get stuffed around with the drawers in our walk-in robe. The colour was not what we picked and they didn’t honour a…

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davi
Aug 10, 2021 8:49 pm
Doulton777
Doulton777
9 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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. Much prefer the ones we got through lumi lighting. But these are nice for the price

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Doulton777
Aug 09, 2021 8:39 pm
Doulton777
Kippers01
Kippers01
6 August

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
NSW
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Hi Henry, whats your understanding of the Metricon site manager's job?

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Kippers01
Aug 06, 2021 1:27 pm
alexp79
alexp79
19 July

Sloping block - need recommendations

Sloping block - need recommendations
VIC

One of the simplest options for the basement level will be: 1) Pier and beam footings 2) Dincel for retaining and basement level walls 3) Bondek or Speedfloor suspended…

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alexp79
Jul 19, 2021 12:18 pm
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yogik1437
Jun 22, 2021 12:48 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping
VIC
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Yeah we had the same problem, I had to contact them multiple times to get things kicking off again.

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blackcat20
May 24, 2021 9:12 am
blackcat20

Upstairs curtains look like this:

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r_13
May 07, 2021 8:17 pm
r_13
vladmari
vladmari
27 April

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)

Metricon Franklin - SA (Moved)
SA
1, 2

cornellengineers, in SA that's how do they do the slabs. I have heard Metricon had some problems in the past with the slabs here in SA as they…

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vladmari
Apr 27, 2021 4:08 pm
vladmari

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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I think Hebel has been around for a while do should be good. Im mostly going with Hebel becauyse of the insulation and also prefer the rendered look

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Roy Allantos
Mar 01, 2021 11:11 am
Roy Allantos
leo20041022
leo20041022
29 January

My Doulton 56 Classique - Metricon Melbourne

My Doulton 56 Classique - Metricon Melbourne
VIC
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nice house; nice price base price for doulton 56 in nsw is already $630k now

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leo20041022
Jan 29, 2021 8:50 am
Phoenix77
Phoenix77
18 January

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde

Metricon - Liberty 38 with Provincial facade - Ryde
NSW

Hang in there. I reckon with the $25K government grant, they are getting are busy. Are you applying for this grant? If not maybe you need to consider postponing before…

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Phoenix77
Jan 18, 2021 5:49 pm
Clean
Clean
5 December 2020

Merricks 45 with Metricon

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

I haven't done the cooling yet. However, enjoying the new home. Came good on the expected lines. Done wardrobe with Ikea pax turned out great and exactly as I imagined…

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Clean
Dec 05, 2020 12:05 pm
Freak_Zombie
Freak_Zombie
12 November 2020

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified

Metricon Sentosa 52 Modified
VIC
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Freak_Zombie
Nov 12, 2020 7:59 am
VistaDream
VistaDream
30 October 2020

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our Metricon Liberty 45 on the Northern Beaches, Sydney
NSW
1 ... 68, 69, 70

Hardie deck is doing great. No maintenance to date, it has expanded and contracted a bit, so small gaps between boards but that is easily rectified by hammering together…

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VistaDream
Oct 30, 2020 4:58 pm
Qng
Qng
25 September 2020

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!
NSW
1 ... 275, 276, 277

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 2:46 pm
timthetoolman44
timthetoolman44
27 August 2020

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 10:01 am
timthetoolman44
Alfee
Alfee
5 August 2020

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4

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 2:23 am
njer
njer
5 July 2020

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 9:20 pm
Louise Robinson
Louise Robinson
26 June 2020

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb
VIC

Awesome, checking them out now!

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Louise Robinson
Jun 26, 2020 5:23 pm
Hieule1997
Hieule1997
9 June 2020

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 10:26 pm
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
30 May 2020

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 11:56 am
Sparkyf
ocean
ocean
26 May 2020

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 11:39 am
firstdream
firstdream
8 May 2020

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 6:55 pm
dulie
dulie
13 April 2020

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 1:52 pm
dulie
GeneW
GeneW
27 January 2020

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 4:34 pm
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
17 January 2020

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 8:07 pm
Norfolk
Norfolk
12 December 2019

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
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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 2:51 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 2:33 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 1:43 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 12:05 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 10:22 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 7:19 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 11:19 am
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 9:05 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 2:28 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 8:22 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 9:20 am
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 10:38 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 11:16 am

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 8:32 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 8:14 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 7:49 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 7:29 am

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