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Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 570, 571, 572

We got our 3 in 1 lights from Clipsal. The ones with 2 heat lamps as the ones with 4 would have been overkill.

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bestspecials
Apr 05, 2019 9:04 am
bestspecials
Salfield
Salfield
4 April

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.

KDR - Rawson Chifley 42 mark ii in Newcastle.
NSW
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Actually hoping for a really cold winter this year. 😁

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Salfield
Apr 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Srooney
Srooney
4 April

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

Clarendon Classic Facade HELP PLS!

We are also going to be building with Clarendon Nsw . Going for the classic , but ensure of colours. Would be interest to see other people’s colour choices too.

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Srooney
Apr 04, 2019 7:23 pm
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MyFirst
Apr 04, 2019 6:00 pm

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park

New Breeze, Bardia, Edmondson Park
NSW
1, 2

Hi Landofoz, Can u plz share ur building experience? We too have a smart lot of 300sqm in bardia where we want build a loft over rear garage.... is council still giving…

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Katechiristin123
Apr 04, 2019 5:14 pm
jjjones
jjjones
4 April

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD
1, 2

Hi Mate, Any updates on your build? What you did with cutting the media room in half for a bigger pantry is exactly what im wanting to do. Very interested to see how…

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jjjones
Apr 04, 2019 4:57 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
4 April

Knockdown and rebuild

Knockdown and rebuild

I have had to move powerpoles in front of large projects and they cost circa $50-60k per pole and its a real pain in the you know what. So the builder you spoke to was correct

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SejaeD
Apr 04, 2019 4:29 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
4 April

Question about Bricklayer (Pictures attached)

Question about Bricklayer (Pictures attached)
NSW

They will use mastik or ableflex to fill the joint. Its an expansion joint so needs to be flexible and will look neat

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SejaeD
Apr 04, 2019 4:26 pm
thme
thme
4 April

(WA) Building house - tiling ourselves, which glue??

(WA) Building house - tiling ourselves, which glue??

You'll want something that is flexible, like Resaflex or similar. They have rubber compounds in them, so that if there's small movements in your slab it won't cause the…

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thme
Apr 04, 2019 10:49 am
miszsuby
miszsuby
4 April

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria

Vantage 42 (S-Series) by Metricon in Victoria
VIC

That’s crazy! Is this for the tiles chosen from Beaumont? I selected tiles which were in the same price range as the one provided by the Studio M Cat1. But…

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miszsuby
Apr 04, 2019 7:29 am
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MalSannie
Apr 04, 2019 3:26 am
MalSannie
stoff17
stoff17
3 April

Metricon Franklin 53 modified

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

Thanks mate, yeah been a very good experience. Very daunting watching and putting all the last pieces together to try and get it right. Anytime mate. Very happy to help…

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stoff17
Apr 03, 2019 9:43 pm

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat

Custom build Sydney Hills with attached granny flat
NSW
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Recently I have completed my custom home construction. It makes me financially weak. But I am glad because I am fully satisfied…

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gablesrocks
Apr 03, 2019 8:07 pm

Getting closer now, all electrical finished off today, even some of our feature inside and outside lights are up, and rangehood up. Temporary fence removed.

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Jamesp85
Apr 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Jamesp85
samsoft24
samsoft24
3 April

Cheap homebuild in a regional area

Cheap homebuild in a regional area
NSW

Hi all, Looking to build single storey 2/3 bedroom house in regional NSW (Cootamundura/Wagga Wagga/Hunter Valley) area. Just wondering where do I find no-frills…

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samsoft24
Apr 03, 2019 6:01 pm
samsoft24

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders

Owner/ Builder -Architect Build PM'd by Rehaan Builders
NSW
1 ... 4, 5, 6

travisaus I have not shared my elevations. Thanks for your lovely comments. We are going to start working on our cladding so haven't posted much so far as the weather is…

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gablesrocks
Apr 03, 2019 3:38 pm
bank
bank
3 April

Honest advertising

Honest advertising
VIC

I haven't but i'm seeing more and more of them around. There's a couple currently going up in my small estate. From the outside they seem to be moving along at an ok…

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bank
Apr 03, 2019 3:29 pm
bank
Boro
Boro
3 April

Feedback on the plans

Feedback on the plans
1, 2

Thank you. On our modified plan (which I haven’t loaded as it has too much writing on it) we’ve actually extended the garage and put in a shower to the guest bed…

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Boro
Apr 03, 2019 12:42 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
3 April

Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Building at Bardia - New Breeze
NSW
1 ... 52, 53, 54

Your solicitor will inform you this amount. For me - I had to pay full year council rates and then I received similar invoice from council as well. So I had to fight for…

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IamSAM
Apr 03, 2019 11:36 am
IamSAM

Build contract

Build contract

We had the similar experience with our builder. Since your land is not registered assuming its not accessible, your contract is not typically a fixed price contract. You…

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InvincibleInDN
Apr 03, 2019 8:02 am
InvincibleInDN
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
3 April

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
NSW
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Thank u so much for ur reply. We decided not to go with building inspector n do it ourself.

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MrsAJ
Apr 03, 2019 6:35 am
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
2 April

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD - PCI

Coral Homes – Lisbon 25, Hervey Bay / QLD - PCI
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

the driveway does look great. That not normal concrete. what is it do you know? Hva eyou moved in? Would like to see more pictures :)

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Taniaimran
Apr 02, 2019 3:26 pm
Taniaimran
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
2 April

Build delays from consumer point of view

Build delays from consumer point of view

Just noticed you are in Victoria, check the link below for the equivalent to the QBCC I would also get in contact with the DBDRV to get an opinion on the matter

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l_vanslyke
Apr 02, 2019 1:35 pm
alexp79
alexp79
2 April

Custom Build Costs, Melbourne

Custom Build Costs, Melbourne
VIC
1, 2

Yes, their pricing is quite inadequate indeed.

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alexp79
Apr 02, 2019 1:33 pm
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41202
Apr 02, 2019 1:00 pm
41202
D.LAM
D.LAM
2 April

First home owner grant

First home owner grant

Thanks alot for your detail information, really great help!

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D.LAM
Apr 02, 2019 12:32 pm
Emboon
Emboon
2 April

Anyone heard of riverhill homes?

Anyone heard of riverhill homes?
NSW

I saw they have an ad in realestate but couldnt find any reviews. They are selling off the plan house and land packages They dont have a website. All i can find is the…

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Emboon
Apr 02, 2019 12:20 am
Dianka
Dianka
1 April

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?

Anyone built with format or dechellis in sa?
SA

Hi Hiya...we are in process of choosing the builder...good to hear positive feedback I know its early days ..but..

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Dianka
Apr 01, 2019 6:59 pm

Bricks and windows review

Bricks and windows review

If the bricks meet the AS3700 for dimensional size, compressive strength and match the display walls in colour and texture. Each manufacturer should provide bricks that…

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abrickspecialist
Apr 01, 2019 2:58 pm
abrickspecialist
kks
kks
1 April

Termimesh installed correctly?

Termimesh installed correctly?
SA

Mesh anti-termite material is stuck to vertical edge of your concrete slab, extended out under your brick-work - often at second course. Vital that external edge of your…

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kks
Apr 01, 2019 10:59 am
Taniaimran
Taniaimran
1 April

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD

Trinity Lux Q1 - Plantation Homes QLD
QLD
1 ... 11, 12, 13

Hi again - Thanks for your reply. We are choosing a grey too. not a charcoal but it is dark. i hope it doesnt look beige when its laid. But we did take a bigger piece of…

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Taniaimran
Apr 01, 2019 8:15 am
Taniaimran
MyFirst
MyFirst
1 April

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne

Custom Home Builder - Melbourne
VIC

I assume at 20k per sq u r getting upmarket inclusions? Hardwood timber flooring etc. If not wnhy does it need to be customed build house? I can understand if your…

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MyFirst
Apr 01, 2019 7:36 am
Chellos
Chellos
31 March

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36

KDR - Greystanes NSW - Lily Homes, Jasmine 34/36
NSW

We signed with Clarendon today. Now building a (little bigger than standard) Boston 36 with floorplan as per the one on display at Parklea. Fingers crossed we have a…

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Chellos
Mar 31, 2019 10:21 pm
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MyFirst
Mar 31, 2019 1:10 pm
ben888
ben888
30 March

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block

Inspired Homes/ Como Homes - Custom Build Corner Block
VIC
1, 2

Well spotted. Our land is on a special building overlay (SBO) which means that the land can potentially flood in a 1 in 100 year storm. The finished floor level of the…

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ben888
Mar 30, 2019 8:27 pm
ben888
esanto1
esanto1
30 March

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector

Building with Clarendon - Private Building Inspector
NSW

Not sure about their own inspector. If they had one, he didn’t pick up many issues! Thankfully we didn’t have any major issues but they were mostly identified by our…

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esanto1
Mar 30, 2019 9:57 am

Building contract with Metricon

Building contract with Metricon
VIC

Then don't talk to builders until your land settles.

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sweetswisssteel
Mar 30, 2019 9:32 am
alexp79
alexp79
30 March

The best slab design

The best slab design
NSW

Depends on the soil - you may not need any piers at all. In-ground slabs are generally better. No matter what are you doing, you would need to make sure you have a good…

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alexp79
Mar 30, 2019 12:46 am
Cleef85
Cleef85
29 March

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 29, 30, 31

We're building the kimberley 30 😊 and know another building the 28

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Cleef85
Mar 29, 2019 10:18 pm
Trent Smith
Trent Smith
29 March

Angle Vale Dechellis Custom Build

Angle Vale Dechellis Custom Build
SA

We built our own design. We are up to brick stage next week

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Trent Smith
Mar 29, 2019 8:26 pm
kks
kks
29 March

Expert on Slab Advice please

Expert on Slab Advice please
SA

And over in Queensland (?), whose MasterBuilt Home slab was this, this week? The Concrete Nija at his best..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG38fj1REn0

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kks
Mar 29, 2019 7:59 pm
Perchance
Perchance
29 March

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri

First Build - GJ Gardners Custom Rural 255 - Totally Off-Gri
NSW

Hi Darb74 - feels very quick that is for sure! Our estimated hand over isn't until August. Bricks to start next week which we are really excited about! The solar is a…

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Perchance
Mar 29, 2019 7:15 pm
Perchance
SejaeD
SejaeD
29 March

BASIX help? Any gurus?

BASIX help? Any gurus?

Alex is spot on. BASIX is a big waste of time and the modelling they use is pseudo science. put your heating in afterwards, although very curious what area you live in…

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SejaeD
Mar 29, 2019 2:50 pm
Jacqui1
Jacqui1
29 March

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone

Has anyome built with Reward Homes- Riverstone
NSW

Actually, I’m in Accounting and do not work for the company I am suggesting. I am just giving my own personal opinion which is the point of this forum. I have built…

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Jacqui1
Mar 29, 2019 1:36 pm
SejaeD
SejaeD
29 March

Building with Metricon in VIC - provisional costs invoice

Building with Metricon in VIC - provisional costs invoice
VIC

Technically, they are supposed to seek your approval before issuing you a variation and my understanding is that PC items need to be approved of by you. I could be wrong…

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SejaeD
Mar 29, 2019 12:33 pm

Increased site costs

Increased site costs
WA

We had the same issue but was a $17000 increase (after a fixed price on initial sign up after we had paid for a engineer to give us our initial quote) we were quite…

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Tysonandkaylie
Mar 29, 2019 7:30 am
ReaBurns
ReaBurns
29 March

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Hi, so handover was meant to be yesterday however there was still a lot to be done so we have postponed it. A big one to thing to look at is the painting as this is where…

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ReaBurns
Mar 29, 2019 6:53 am
Teddy2009
Teddy2009
28 March

Owner Builder

Owner Builder

Thanks heaps mate, yeh getting given the run around and we are totally confused!!!

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Teddy2009
Mar 28, 2019 9:43 pm
callmeal
callmeal
28 March

Joining new house to existing granny flat

Joining new house to existing granny flat
NSW

So... not sure if this is a really stupid idea, but we need to upsize and build a house, but are hoping to join it to our existing (currently separate) granny flat to make…

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callmeal
Mar 28, 2019 8:42 pm

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