Building, Renovation & Maintenance
Building contract with Metricon
1. Your sales consultant does not know the full extent of engineering or site works involved. It is only an allowance.
2. No two blocks or house designs are the same.
If the quotes were organised 3 months ago and the fence is due to start next week, wouldn’t they already have signed the permission form anyway? You’d normally agree…
Things are going swimmingly at the moment pending the Xmas shut down. The concrete blokes are great guys and said things always slow down around the time the house starts…
Things to do yourself/after handover?
I think it’s pinned at the top of the forum. But I think I saw that post also.
We have elected to do driveway, paths, carpet, floor tiles, feature lights, fencing,…
BAL rating in Willowdale
I have recently purchased a land. haven't got contract yet. I was verbally told that the land will have BAL 29 rating. The land is bush faced.
KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
I remember the ardu. Nice design. Yeah good idea getting the inspector too check it out.
I felt that way about my windows. I wish I would have got the 300 series. But…
Dual Occupancy - Narre Warren South (VIC)
To be honest I was surprised that Metricon doesn't build in that area when I spoke to them. So I'm looking for other builders in that area that can build a dual occ…
Many thanks for the reply, however they were advised this is a charged system for rain water tanks above ground at the start of the build, and appears the pipes move…
Nov 13, 2018 3:16 pm
Building with Wisdom Homes
becks81 I would say no to be honest
You still have to go not in exact order( and off the top of my head)
Draft End Panel
Our brickies have all finished, now looking forward to our next process.
Framing - Gap Between Slab Edge and Frame
Mine is exactly like yours. Currently under construction.
I worry about lots of things.. However this issue doesn't bother me at all.
The frame is sitting firmly on the…
G.J Gardner build - Week 17 - Painting
I was imagining lime green for a moment hahaha love the colour choices! your house is gonna look like a display home. I went to Metricon's over the weekend (getting paid…
Two Wells Dechellis Build
After seeing a heap of display homes our decision to pick Dechellis was easy, their houses are beautiful and good quality.
It is! Make a list of all the things…
Eden Brae Homes Quality isses
Consider getting an independent inspection carried out on your build. We can assist or provide more information if you would like to have. a chat.
Hi all, I am about to start and house extension and will be doubling the size of the house (it's a small house). Part of the extension will be on a subfloor with concrete…
Hi everyone, things have been a bit quite on our front while we wait for our land to title. Its getting close. Coral have got access now and our soil testing was done last…
Owner Builder - was it worth it?
I like you reply. I am seriously considering doing an owner builder project for hopefully my final home.
In my case, I have used a custom home builder and a…
It was quite an effort getting the 10.5m roof panels up 6m with each weighing 126kg. We had to fashion up a crane from some old trusses.
But it's all up there…
Knockdown & Rebuild vs Renovation
Sell and then buy in a declining market? Might work if you sell now and buy at the bottom of the market next year. Huge risk though at calling the bottom.
Our bath tub has quite major cracks on the edges and where two surround wall join together. Also the some titles on the surround wall crack. What's the best way to…
Nov 12, 2018 9:54 pm
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW
Looks really good, I didn’t get the pros just the standard plus a couple of domes as well, look forward to playing with mine one day.
New home build with Oracle
Hi Allyh, unfortunately it’s been long but I think the clause is the same, Oracle took just over 7 months to build our house. It was so long and frustrating . I…
Arden - Votivo 43
That's what was throwing me off, the missing crossbar!
I thought they might have been the Mock Double Hung but the crossbar wasn't showing in the brochure.
Building with Kurmond Homes
great! congrats! if kitchen is there and tiles are in then probably 3-4 weeks more.
as for the appliances, they sent us an email today, they say they will deliver and…
Helpful tools for First home buyers
Does anyone know any tools or website that could help first home buyers do following:
1) Keep track of Cost
2) Allow to make a list of inclusions with cost…
WA - Ben Trager - Hammond Park
So we signed our final contract about two months ago and our slab is down. Not much to see though at the moment..
We had a fair few struggles with our prestart…
Nov 12, 2018 2:07 pm
Wait until you start building, it’s even worse. If I don’t follow up an issue, I don’t hear from them but when I do it’s the same line “I’ll follow it up for…
Building at Willowdale
How is Kaplan homes? When I was purchasing land the sales representative was suggesting me to go with Kaplan homes and she also has provided me with a one story 4 bed design.