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CC7
CC7
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Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29

Coral Homes - Modified Grange 29
QLD
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We really do have great taste haha We have a small splashback area in the ensuite with marble tile (i have NO idea how this will look, we couldn't afford anymore…

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CC7
Apr 22, 2018 10:07 am
CC7

So went out to the house on Friday afternoon. To our surprise, house was wrapped, all pre electrical and pre plumbing completed, windows and sliding doors installed,…

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breebarter
Apr 22, 2018 10:00 am
breebarter

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)

Manhattan 23 - Coral Homes (Week 7: Gutters, Fascia, Roof)
QLD
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Sorry its slow, Steph 😣 BUT your tiling looks awesome! That brickbond is 🙌 - also love your shower niche! Wishing we did that with ours now.... our one will fit my…

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Dylandbrooke
Apr 22, 2018 6:46 am
Dylandbrooke
Dani_J
Dani_J
14 h

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install

Our First Dream Home Wk 13 Stone Measure&Hopefully Install
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Gosh tiles are just the hardest to get right IMO. There are so many options out there and as much as I love trawling Pinterest myself and looking at display homes, it can…

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Dani_J
Apr 21, 2018 8:53 pm
SDP
SDP
Yesterday

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD

Seville 30 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3

Hi ash No still waiting on completion date. Almost done but supervisor won’t commit to a date until shower screens are in and Stegbar keep delaying We are putting…

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SDP
Apr 21, 2018 9:16 am
dulie
dulie
Yesterday

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
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Yeah we saved a lot of money doing things post handover and a lot of DIY stuff too. I'm pretty hands on, so it did save us a bundle of money.

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dulie
Apr 21, 2018 7:32 am
dulie
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
Yesterday

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.

Scenic Rim QLD Acreage Build With Bold Living.
QLD
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Powering along now Tribe... it’s great to see! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold Coast forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=87210

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 21, 2018 2:23 am
Bridgetwitch
sparrowsnest
sparrowsnest
Yesterday

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council

Iluka - Bray Park (G.J Gardner) - Council
QLD
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Great idea, after my tile debacle is sorted I think I might try and do the same. I don’t even know what I would talk about anymore if not for the house lol.

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sparrowsnest
Apr 21, 2018 1:14 am
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chrinee
Apr 20, 2018 10:37 pm

Slab piers poured! 20 April 2018 - piers were poured today for the slab which is due to be installed 27 April. However with the weather we are…

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pbwhi0
Apr 20, 2018 9:01 pm
pbwhi0
dan1986
dan1986
20 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
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Hi all, Love this thread so many great ideas, you should also have a look at Build Companion https://www.buildcompanion.com.au they also have some great inclusion ideas.

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dan1986
Apr 20, 2018 8:12 pm
Integrale1
Integrale1
20 April

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?

Anyone built or building with Integrale Homes?
QLD

Allot of mistakes were made. Keep your eyes open and record everything. Take photos and phone conversations or eye to eye doesn't work. If not sure get a second opinion.

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Integrale1
Apr 20, 2018 6:12 pm
kailie86
kailie86
20 April

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
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We’re going to his office for beer and ping pong once the house sells and we get the build sorted lol I’ll happily share his details round for anyone in need of a…

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kailie86
Apr 20, 2018 1:40 pm
kailie86
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
20 April

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
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Oh wow yes I wouldn’t want gutter like that either how can they not build to their own plans? It’s ridiculous... yes stairs do look dif but I don’t mind…

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BrownDog77
Apr 20, 2018 10:51 am
cigr
cigr
19 April

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)

Coral Homes - Grange 25 (it's started)
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Haven’t gotten an update as to when it might be finished 😔. Lol your husband knows you well, I’m the same.

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cigr
Apr 19, 2018 11:38 am
Tribe7
Tribe7
18 April

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)

Stylemaster WRI 305 MOD - Karalee QLD (First Home)
QLD
1, 2

Congrats on the slab Amish looks great, I might be worth asking your ss about the down pipes. Your powering along now, bring on the frames

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Tribe7
Apr 18, 2018 8:52 pm
Tribe7
Tribe7
Tribe7
18 April

Our Stylemaster Baybreeze 27 view BP

Our Stylemaster Baybreeze 27 view BP
QLD
1, 2

6 weeks holy crap. I’m so stoked it’s going quickly and well. The bricks look beautiful well done on the mortar I’m glad you could go to the off white…

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Tribe7
Apr 18, 2018 8:50 pm
Tribe7

Update: We finally had our slab poured last Friday. Our site supervisor has said his guys will be onsite tomorrow afternoon to start framing. With a bit of luck we might…

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lilbza
Apr 17, 2018 9:25 am
lilbza
Tribe7
Tribe7
16 April

Our new home by Pantha Homes

Our new home by Pantha Homes
QLD

Hello Majory, Congrats on your land purchase and also the commencement of your build. This is a great place to share your colours, plans and journey with. It’s a…

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Tribe7
Apr 16, 2018 11:43 pm
Tribe7
jay m
jay m
16 April

Practical Completion with Valeco Homes in Brisbane

Practical Completion with Valeco Homes in Brisbane
QLD

Apologies for the late reply. I decided to move in 3 weeks ago with defects still needing attention. Couldn't wait any longer because it was already 14 weeks past…

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jay m
Apr 16, 2018 8:44 pm
Caydenn
Caydenn
16 April

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Life after handover

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - Ormeau Hills: Life after handover
QLD
1 ... 27, 28, 29

Thanks everyone! Sorry for no photos, I'll supply some soon! We are landscaping in about 2 weeks and then I can show you what it looks like now :).

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Caydenn
Apr 16, 2018 11:03 am
Caydenn
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CC7
Apr 16, 2018 7:50 am
CC7
cigr
cigr
15 April

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane

Building a modified Grange 25 - Coral Homes - Brisbane
QLD
1, 2, 3

Yep we are doing decking, thinking Merbau stain like what we are having for our front door but starting to worry about the up keep. Also considering extending the deck a…

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cigr
Apr 15, 2018 9:23 pm
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sweetswisssteel
Apr 15, 2018 12:15 am
vonsta76
vonsta76
14 April

Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage

Coral Capri 25- Week 6: Lining Stage
QLD
1 ... 37, 38, 39

M just worried about 200 days tender because someone said they can hold price for 200 days but construction should start in 200 days from the day you paid initial deposit…

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vonsta76
Apr 14, 2018 4:37 pm
vonsta76
Aitch
Aitch
14 April

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
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About once a week, but there have been times where I've not looked for a few weeks, mainly due to lack of progress (at least 6 months into build - 10 months from contract…

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Aitch
Apr 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Joggles
Joggles
12 April

Brisbane Build with Dixon

Brisbane Build with Dixon
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Thanks gr8ly! Driveway and additional paths should be poured next Wednesday. Final inspection and handover end of next week if all goes according to plan. I think we are…

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Joggles
Apr 12, 2018 10:24 pm
Joggles
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
12 April

Coral home Kirra 23 project

Coral home Kirra 23 project
QLD
1, 2

Hi Pablo sorry I did not receive your last notification regarding electrician... We are in Newie but when we spoke to him before rough in he asked us if we wanted to any…

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BrownDog77
Apr 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Eddielouise
Eddielouise
12 April

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
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Can anyone advise me of their start date of construction and their end date with Valeco Homes? Just wondering how long your build took. Also what was the estimated build…

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Eddielouise
Apr 12, 2018 5:36 pm
Eddielouise
larry1124
larry1124
12 April

What changes of plan will impact engineer report & approval?

What changes of plan will impact engineer report & approval?
QLD

Thank you for your reply building expert. To meet the expiry date of my pre-approved loan, i signed the contract with the builder first and then proceed with colour…

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larry1124
Apr 12, 2018 10:04 am
_sallz
_sallz
11 April

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE

Custom VALECO build - BRISBANE
QLD
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Hey iTool, no, we have JT. He was meant to contact us to introduce himself - but never happened. JG might be the same guy Gr8ly has though. Our first SS didnt have…

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_sallz
Apr 11, 2018 8:55 pm
_sallz
Agent_009
Agent_009
11 April

Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics

Our Grandview 37 Toowoomba - We have KEYS! + Some Pics
QLD
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Hi Tash Not sure if you still get notifications from this thread? Is there any way to look at pictures? None of them appear to be loading anymore. We are building this…

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Agent_009
Apr 11, 2018 11:36 am
Agent_009
Ivanna
Ivanna
10 April

Sunshine Coast - Tradies

Sunshine Coast - Tradies
QLD

Maxwell Conran - the worst electrician ever!

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Ivanna
Apr 10, 2018 8:49 pm
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arcadelt
Apr 10, 2018 8:36 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
10 April

False p’board bulkhead???

False p’board bulkhead???
QLD

They haven’t put it in, so I have asked my site supervisor to have a look and get back to me! - B A vue of the pines on the Gold…

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Bridgetwitch
Apr 10, 2018 2:18 pm
Bridgetwitch
Rocchet
Rocchet
8 April

Open WIP or door to WIP??

Open WIP or door to WIP??
QLD

Anything where you can see into open pantry shelving I’m a big fan of a door. If you were putting cabinetry in then open. My pantry shelves aren’t tidy enough for me…

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Rocchet
Apr 08, 2018 3:40 pm
Roomeat
Roomeat
7 April

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!

The epic home building race - HANDOVER FINALLY!!!
QLD
1 ... 23, 24, 25

Hi Tribe7!!! Long time between posts for me. Been so so busy with work we left the house as is for the last 12 months. Been doing serious work over the last few weeks. If…

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Roomeat
Apr 07, 2018 2:25 pm
Roomeat
algernon
algernon
7 April

JG King - Madison 2

JG King - Madison 2
QLD

Looks good! Thanks for the photos - it's helped confirm our choice to go with the Lemon Spotted Gum as well.

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algernon
Apr 07, 2018 12:19 pm

Coming along! Driveway is FINALLY in, although really bummed we werent allowed to cut out the footpath Now we just need fence, turf and someone to paint our…

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kikihome
Apr 07, 2018 7:18 am
kikihome

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD

Coral Homes – Grange 29 (St Kilda façade) HB/QLD
QLD

At our electrical appointment, Brodie suggested that we have glass powerpoints on the kitchen splashback (not too much extra). I also added a powerpoint to the back side…

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bestspecials
Apr 06, 2018 9:42 am
bestspecials
bashworth
bashworth
3 April

Question regarding Building process

Question regarding Building process
QLD

The following link explains the actual construction phases with links to each phase.

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bashworth
Apr 03, 2018 6:46 pm
bashworth
Caydenn
Caydenn
3 April

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7

Coral Homes Noosa 23 MK11 in SEQ - Week 7
QLD
1 ... 7, 8, 9

That decking is incredible!? Mind if I ask what timber and stain you used on that, got me interested in doing it now!!

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Caydenn
Apr 03, 2018 9:32 am
Caydenn
alexp79
alexp79
1 April

How much normally can be saved by doing floor covering, elec

How much normally can be saved by doing floor covering, elec
QLD

Porcelain tiles - you can get those for as cheap as $20 per sq m in various outlets like https://www.tfo.com.au/. Installation is $50-60 per sq m + GST in Sydney, in…

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alexp79
Apr 01, 2018 11:21 pm


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