Well, I did it. Today I gave in and wrote an email to Metricon stating our displeasure with the speed at which our house was being completed (or not so much completed actually..).
Despite constantly hearing from our SS that "things are under control", "everything is booked in up until completion", and "we are ahead of schedule" I was sick of not actually seeing any action - and after a week of total inactivity last week with this week shaping up to be the same I decided it was time to follow in the footsteps of Sandrine over at Craig & Sandrines BLOG and make some noise.
So I penned (typed) a fairly long email outlining our frustrations and suggesting that perhaps Metricon needed to address some issues which may or may not include - poor planning, poor communication, lack of trades, lack of resources and the distribution of resources to single storey homes (as they have a build time guarantee whereas double storey homes do NOT!) over doubles.
Within a few hours we received a call from our SS who happened to be in the office when the Construction Manager and Building Manager received our email.
Lo and behold - we will have PCI by next Friday. Maybe that would have been the case anyway but I feel better having let Metricon know what I think of the service they have provided so far.
Wish I had done it WEEKS ago.
Hopefully (how many times have I written THAT word throughout this build??) with PCI next Friday at the latest, we should have handover 2 weeks later, and should be in the house at the end of May.
Now to get moving on organising that independent inspection.