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Frame Complete

At 2:51 pm yesterday, I received a text message from Metricon Homes notifying me that the next invoice had been emailed. This of course signalled the completion of the roof and wall frame stage! 334 more words


I spy with my lil eye more frames..

So you want the good news or the not so good news?

Let’s start with the not so good…as the title suggests, the carpenters are still hard at work erecting the remaining house frame.   432 more words


Finished External Facade

They’ve finally rendered and painted the two columns / posts (whatever they’re called) at the front of the house… we’ve been waiting since the beginning for them to do this, because we knew it would make such a big difference. 49 more words

And so we have frames

Before the Christmas break, our site manager informed us he was aiming to start framing the week of the 12th January. By that time, the slab would have well and truly cured after 28+ days of laying dormant. 396 more words


Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015!

Happy New Year everyone!

If 2014 was the year of planning and designing the dream home, 2015 is the year that we finally get to see that vision come to fruition. 284 more words


Building with Metricon

4 years ago when I was 18 in 2010, I built with Metricon homes and the result was a bland 47 square double story home that costed $100,000 more than what we had budgeted for (oh and that doesn’t include landscaping either which was another $60,000 on top). 542 more words


Independent Building Inspections

Building a new house is undoubtedly a huge financial undertaking. It’s a commitment not for the faint hearted, and such a significant investment requires a close check on the works carried out to ensure they are built to your specifications and in accordance to relevant building codes and Australian standards. 280 more words