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Building with Metricon

Building with Metricon
NSW
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Oh, ok I will just have to wait and see then... Thanks

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shokel1975
Feb 22, 2019 12:51 pm
shokel1975

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50

Starting our KDR journey Metricon Glendale 50
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We had things seen to before our 90 days was up. Aircon (twice), power points, front door lock and our hot water service. We've also got some rubber stuff on our bathroom…

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blackcat20
Feb 22, 2019 10:50 am
blackcat20
Lksinnott
Lksinnott
20 February

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon

Building the Denver 29 with Metricon
NSW
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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

Thought I should post an update! Here are the plantation shutters in the powder room and bathroom - so difficult to get pictures with the light so I’ve done the best I…

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Bethany
Feb 20, 2019 3:56 pm
Melbournevic
Melbournevic
20 February

Merricks 45 with Metricon

Merricks 45 with Metricon
QLD
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Thanks. That's why it looks good too 😊

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Melbournevic
Feb 20, 2019 2:12 pm
cptslobodan
cptslobodan
20 February

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
blackcat20
blackcat20
20 February

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
SejaeD
SejaeD
18 February

Building with Metricon in Sydney

Building with Metricon in Sydney
NSW
1, 2

you are able to contact the certifier directly and demand the reports. Technically the certifier works for you not the builder

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SejaeD
Feb 18, 2019 2:12 pm
Rdeep
Rdeep
17 February

Metricon Vantage 35 - New Build

Metricon Vantage 35 - New Build
1, 2

Hi, I am building my first home with Metricon. We started planning our build process in July and find below timelines: Initial deposit Paid -…

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Rdeep
Feb 17, 2019 6:17 pm
Kimmykim
Kimmykim
16 February

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28

FIRST HOME – METRICON WINCHESTER 28
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Thanks! Yes. They look beautiful especially if you have seen the before picture

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Kimmykim
Feb 16, 2019 11:54 am
r_13
r_13
16 February

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
1, 2

Thank for your reply SaveH2O - your questions are on point, and I'm glad to answer: We are indeed planning to have retaining walls, and I had not previously seen the…

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r_13
Feb 16, 2019 9:22 am
r_13
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
13 February

Building Metricon Vantage 38

Building Metricon Vantage 38
NSW

I’m building the Vantage 40 in sydney. Almost finished, just waiting on final handover. Metricon have been good, but in my opinion, slow. They started in March 2018, so…

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Hurlingham
Feb 13, 2019 6:05 pm
jlawrie
jlawrie
10 February

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!

Metricon Savannah 34 - We are in!
NSW
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi Sam, We’re on the Sunshine Coast and about to start building the Savannah 34 and wondered if you found any good inspection companies? Regards, Jennie

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jlawrie
Feb 10, 2019 7:56 am

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
jlawrie
jlawrie
7 February

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
QLD

Wow!!! Thank you so much for sharing these pictures it is nicer to see how the rooms flow and the sizing. Your house looks absolutely amazing. We were tossing up the…

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jlawrie
Feb 07, 2019 9:16 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
6 February

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

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
stoff17
stoff17
25 January

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

Metricon Franklin 53 modified
SA
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Thank you. Yes the wife definitely got what she was after Metricon Franklin 53 modified

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stoff17
Jan 25, 2019 6:06 pm
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
paddycc
paddycc
23 January

Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

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

Thanks for this. Yes I have these off the website, but I noticed someone in the thread was starting a 56A build. I am looking at building the 56A in Brisbane. My…

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paddycc
Jan 23, 2019 10:05 am
Doulton777
Doulton777
15 January

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb

Our KDR Metricon Doulton - Melb
VIC

We buit our Doulton just last year. I remember thinking it would be great too have others that are building it too. We actually bought off the plan. In November 2016 was…

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Doulton777
Jan 15, 2019 9:29 pm
Doulton777
johar.ankur
johar.ankur
11 January

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields

Building Metricon Liberty 40 Schofields
NSW
1, 2, 3

Thanks mate, Yes, great suggestion & yes it will be harder to clean when we have a total of 6 showers!. All the best with your build :)

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johar.ankur
Jan 11, 2019 4:08 pm
r_13
r_13
6 January

Merricks 42 Build - Beveridge VIC

Merricks 42 Build - Beveridge VIC
VIC

Hey cazz82 did you ever proceed with the Merricks/Bentleigh? How's your project coming along?

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r_13
Jan 06, 2019 7:08 am
r_13
Macher
Macher
30 December 2018

Metricon Vantage

Metricon Vantage
1, 2, 3, 4

It's been a while. Any more updates for your build?

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Macher
Dec 30, 2018 11:36 pm
Macher
Macher
Macher
30 December 2018

Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Metricon Vantage 46 - Studio M Upgrades

Well a project builder will not have to spend much on drafting and engineering as they are duplicating the same style house. They build so many more houses a year so they…

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Macher
Dec 30, 2018 11:04 pm
Macher
dulie
dulie
22 December 2018

Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

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

Great setup! Perhaps mount the TV a bit higher?

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dulie
Dec 22, 2018 9:51 pm
dulie
G-K
G-K
21 December 2018

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon

Building the Zanzibar 45 with Metricon

Hi Zanzibar, I am deciding on building zanzibar45 and was looking for some reviews... how happy are with your build and would you like to suggest something to me Thanks

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G-K
Dec 21, 2018 9:00 am
Build Right
Build Right
11 December 2018

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon
VIC

Hi, the sales consultants have estimate price for the areas that you are build than its the soil conditions This how it works 1. the size of the home you are building…

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Build Right
Dec 11, 2018 1:40 pm
Build Right
Cin
Cin
1 December 2018

Salamanca 34 in Melbourne with Metricon

Salamanca 34 in Melbourne with Metricon
VIC

Hi there, I am considering building this on my own block .... how is your build going? Do you mind me asking what the cost is? Any other suggestions would be great :) Cin

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Cin
Dec 01, 2018 1:23 pm
r_13
r_13
30 November 2018

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified

KDR Vantage Mode facade modified
VIC

I've been told by M yesterday that they are taking out the rebated stacker doors from my estimate, and that they're not offering it any more due to issues with water…

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r_13
Nov 30, 2018 2:26 pm
r_13

Finally some progress since deposit been paid. Soil test, survey all completed and I have received site Drawing and preliminary floor plan. They’ve done a good job and…

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JXYL
Nov 19, 2018 10:09 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
15 November 2018

Metricon - Chelsea 37

Metricon - Chelsea 37
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Sounds like you've got a lot going on!

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blackcat20
Nov 15, 2018 8:19 pm
blackcat20
NewJourney
NewJourney
13 November 2018

Glendale 42 with Rumpus

Glendale 42 with Rumpus

We went with the custom builders to get the plans we wanted.

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NewJourney
Nov 13, 2018 11:44 am
melobious
melobious
10 November 2018

Metricon - Savannah 40 - Adelaide Athelstone

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

So jealous, looks amaZing... we are no where near starting!

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melobious
Nov 10, 2018 1:19 pm
davi
davi
6 November 2018

Trentham 30 metricon

Trentham 30 metricon
NSW

We are getting real close to handover. Hopefully in before xmas

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davi
Nov 06, 2018 9:52 am
shokel1975
shokel1975
5 November 2018

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan

Building Glendale 34 Limited Edition with Metricon in Wallan
VIC

I think that is a great idea. We left ours as a sitting room also. If you have kids, you can use it as a separate living space - and it will get used more than a spare…

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shokel1975
Nov 05, 2018 12:12 pm
shokel1975
Pizzapocket
Pizzapocket
2 November 2018

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build
VIC
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Thanks for that looks great

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Pizzapocket
Nov 02, 2018 9:53 am
dfin
dfin
29 October 2018

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW

Building with Metricon - Liberty 45 - NSW
NSW
1, 2, 3

Dear All, The handover will be happening in about a month or so :) Just want to check with you guys if it is wise to get a concrete apron around the house? I have…

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dfin
Oct 29, 2018 10:31 am
JB1
JB1
27 October 2018

Stacker/Sliding door height - is the price excessive or ok?

Stacker/Sliding door height - is the price excessive or ok?

It's very expensive and wouldn't cost more than 25% of what they are charging you. Having said that you'll have no other choice if you want it and they won't discount.…

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JB1
Oct 27, 2018 10:31 pm
shokel1975
shokel1975
23 October 2018

Electrical plan in sovereign 50 Metricon

Electrical plan in sovereign 50 Metricon

We were told you won't need as many downlights as the display homes - they are lit up like an airport. We are building the Glendale 42. We have the following number of…

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shokel1975
Oct 23, 2018 2:16 pm
shokel1975
Chippy891
Chippy891
21 October 2018

Metricon Kirra 23

Metricon Kirra 23

Hi just wondering how you enjoy your Kira 23 we are also needing the acoustic as we are near an airport. Any feedback will be greatly appreciated Thanks Jhai

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Chippy891
Oct 21, 2018 4:58 pm
sparekh
sparekh
19 October 2018

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.

Metricon Trentham 30 plantation facade.
NSW

Can I ask how much it's costing you? We are currently set on Glendale but Trentham is our second choice if Glendale goes over our budget.

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sparekh
Oct 19, 2018 12:03 pm
sparekh
sparekh
sparekh
19 October 2018

Metricon Trentham

Metricon Trentham
VIC
1, 2, 3

Hi ,can I ask how much was the total cost to build this house?

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sparekh
Oct 19, 2018 11:13 am
sparekh
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
19 October 2018

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options

Metricon CSC very slow response. What are my options
VIC

Yes , we saw this in Perth at the end of the last boom period Now I suspect they won't be building any time soon BTW, you don't have an enforceable contract until they…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 19, 2018 9:44 am
StructuralBIMGuy
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Doulton777
Oct 17, 2018 11:49 am
Doulton777
Forg
Forg
17 October 2018

How to increase ensuite size - Bentleigh 42

How to increase ensuite size - Bentleigh 42
QLD

OK … so maybe think about how you'd use the space, and if there was extra space how would you use it? For example if you put extra room into the ensuite itself, would…

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Forg
Oct 17, 2018 7:51 am
Tim65
Tim65
13 October 2018

Metricon Variation Document sign-off problems.

Metricon Variation Document sign-off problems.

To a degree this was our experience as well, we did have a great csc in the end and was on to things straight away , you just have to keep checking and put everything…

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Tim65
Oct 13, 2018 3:14 pm
Tim65
dany
dany
30 September 2018

Building Metricon Merricks 37- Western Sydney.

Building Metricon Merricks 37- Western Sydney.
NSW

Yes i can see some major defects . My suggestion is to document every thing and send them the list of defects which they need to address . They should give you dates and…

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dany
Sep 30, 2018 11:02 pm
dany
Renman
Renman
30 September 2018

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 97, 98, 99

Absolutely beautifulThanks Shokel. How's your place going? Well, after waiting 6 weeks, we finally got town planning drawings from M. Only to find a…

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Renman
Sep 30, 2018 5:29 pm
Renman

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