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MrsAJ
Apr 19, 2019 7:11 am

They've finished all the external work upstairs now. Our construction update from the SS is that insulation will be installed after the Easter break, with internal…

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TiredHalo
Apr 19, 2019 6:37 am
TiredHalo
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
18 April

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - enclosed stage

Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - enclosed stage
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Where is this display house picture? Is it available in coral website the 3d version?

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MrsAJ
Apr 18, 2019 9:17 pm

Build Day 4: Under Footings Today the under footings were laid. I was extremely disappointed with the labourers from QST Group who have been subcontracted by Hallmark to…

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NathanRetreat298
Apr 18, 2019 6:24 pm
NathanRetreat298
kks
kks
18 April

Stellabella's second build -builder liquidated, through QBCC

Stellabella's second build -builder liquidated, through QBCC
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Your timber work and your other construction has been exposed to weathering it shouldn't have experienced for, what, 12 months? Questions you must have answered: What…

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kks
Apr 18, 2019 5:04 pm
stellabella
stellabella
17 April

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD

Custom build on acerage in Ipswich QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh that's so handy and convenient! I'd be there every day too haha

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stellabella
Apr 17, 2019 8:03 pm
stellabella
Srijit
Srijit
17 April

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley

Coral Homes Noosa 23 - South Ripley
QLD
1, 2

amyelizabeth137 That’s awesome, hopefully will get a better SS when we get to that stage.

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Srijit
Apr 17, 2019 11:48 am

13/03/2019: I receive the frame invoice from CJ Homes, indicating that the frame stage is complete. While arranging the payment, I ask to…

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onlyann
Apr 16, 2019 9:44 pm
BuLe
BuLe
15 April

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs

Building with Ausbuild at Harrington Estate, Bridgeman Downs
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

We settled for land 30th July 2018 Slab pour 5 Oct 2018 Handover was 29 March 2019 See more at: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=92146

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BuLe
Apr 15, 2019 9:48 pm
BuLe
Peter112
Peter112
15 April

Custom design with Fresh homes

Custom design with Fresh homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

We didn't have to pay anything for the initial quote. They are good until you sign the contract. And you would stuck after the contract signing. We are not happy with…

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Peter112
Apr 15, 2019 8:37 pm
Peter112
dany
dany
15 April

Show us your facade...

Show us your facade...
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

was thinking of just doing the render on the projection . The bricks are no doubt really nice especially from the standard range. I have looked at other houses from…

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dany
Apr 15, 2019 4:40 pm
dany
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4218
15 April

Escape Homes and Developments

Escape Homes and Developments
QLD

Hi Sarah, Your not the only one, there are options including QBCC and posting a google review here Regards, Nigel

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4218
Apr 15, 2019 11:38 am
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 April

Coral Boston38 - SEQ

Coral Boston38 - SEQ
QLD
1, 2

Couldn't agree more - awnings look a treat, but they're dreadful for airflow

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KingTaco
Apr 14, 2019 8:17 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
KingTaco
14 April

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane
QLD

I've been using Allinspect - have done slab and frame so far. Very good communication, thorough inspections and couldn't do more to be helpful. Highly recommend them too.

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KingTaco
Apr 14, 2019 10:25 am
KingTaco
dvkent
dvkent
12 April

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes

Meridian 30 Brighton Homes
QLD
1, 2, 3

Week starting 9/4/19. Another slow week. Painters worked a couple of days and Electrician has been to remove some tiles in kitchen where kitchen back splash was tiled…

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dvkent
Apr 12, 2019 10:46 am
Rhetti
Rhetti
11 April

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries

Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries
QLD

Ha! I seem to have that small detail. Good point. 🤣

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Rhetti
Apr 11, 2019 6:38 am
Rhetti
vrnhansen
vrnhansen
10 April

Coral Homes Winton 26

Coral Homes Winton 26
QLD

Hi we are looking at building the winton also on 10 acres would love to hear how your houses turned out?

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vrnhansen
Apr 10, 2019 11:38 am

Are these bricks normal?

Are these bricks normal?
QLD

Yeah there were four different bricks used!

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NathanRetreat298
Apr 09, 2019 10:12 am
NathanRetreat298
Forg
Forg
9 April

Gas Hot Water System

Gas Hot Water System
QLD

The only way non-solar electric is as efficient as gas is if you're using a heat-pump electric system. If you don't use gas for anything else, then yeah you might…

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Forg
Apr 09, 2019 9:30 am

Upgrades at colour selection

Upgrades at colour selection
QLD

Yeah I think you can. But we wanted to be able to live in the house!

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NathanRetreat298
Apr 09, 2019 5:43 am
NathanRetreat298
Drew01
Drew01
6 April

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 53, 54, 55

That's weird... Ours go all the way up and it was never a topic for discussion.... So inconsistent

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Drew01
Apr 06, 2019 9:38 pm
Drew01
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patel1783
Apr 06, 2019 11:45 am

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
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
Jandak
Jandak
4 April

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?

Has anyone built with JKW Constructions in Brisbane?
QLD
1, 2

Hi Mk88 ... just wondering if your build is underway and how it is going? Do you mind me asking what your approx price /m2 is?

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Jandak
Apr 04, 2019 2:19 pm
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
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
dany
dany
28 March

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 31, 32, 33

i have made a time lapse for the pictures taken - it's not yet finished but just a snapshot . Have a look

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dany
Mar 28, 2019 1:17 pm
dany
DanC
DanC
25 March

Building with Hallmark Homes

Building with Hallmark Homes
QLD

I built with Hallmark in Morayfield way back in 2003, mostly irrelevant now I guess. For this latest build I dealt with Dylan who works closely with Cassie, both great to…

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DanC
Mar 25, 2019 12:26 pm

Building in Queensland [QLD]

Building in Queensland [QLD]
QLD

Nathan, I am building a Retreat 298 with Hallmark Homes in Cabooture. It is a QM Property development “Hammond Crossing”

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NathanRetreat298
Mar 24, 2019 10:23 pm
NathanRetreat298
Clean
Clean
21 March

Crack in slab

Crack in slab
QLD

Thanks for your comment. I should tell that your PCI guide is really good.

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Clean
Mar 21, 2019 10:27 am
gillybean
gillybean
20 March

Wrong render color?

Wrong render color?
QLD

It could also have been 1/4 or 1/2 strength Terrible Billy. Billy proving to be a little sh*t

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gillybean
Mar 20, 2019 1:46 pm
gillybean
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 March

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed

Notice of Completion by Builder when work not completed
QLD

My contract says the below Owner to provide signed defects list to Builder in certain circumstances If at the final inspection of the Works the Owner claims any defects…

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brokenstick
Mar 19, 2019 2:42 pm
brokenstick
kailie86
kailie86
14 March

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast

Miami 31- Brighton Homes- Northern Gold Coast
QLD
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Yes very happy and proud and yes, changed the flooring and garage door during construction. We had a big freak out over the garage colour after the house was rendered…

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kailie86
Mar 14, 2019 12:33 pm
kailie86
Maris
Maris
8 March

Anybody dealt with KG CSC at Metricon

Anybody dealt with KG CSC at Metricon
QLD

Is that Kimberly Gauci that you are referring too?

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Maris
Mar 08, 2019 12:21 pm
dulie
dulie
7 March

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD

KDR Metricon Liberty - Hampshire 45 QLD
QLD
1 ... 86, 87, 88

You say that now, but i'm sure when the time comes i'm sure you'd be able to stretch =P

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dulie
Mar 07, 2019 2:07 pm
dulie

New Build - Evans Head - Northern NSW - Ben Campbell Buildin

New Build - Evans Head - Northern NSW - Ben Campbell Buildin
QLD

Hi Les, We're thinking of building a similar design. How did your build go? Would love to see a couple of shots of the finished product. thanks Janelle

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bignewadventure
Mar 01, 2019 10:58 am
bignewadventure
javonanka
javonanka
24 February

About to sign contract - Seeking feedback on plans/layout

About to sign contract - Seeking feedback on plans/layout
QLD

Regarding cavity sliding doors, trying to avoid them if possible. Mate who is builder strongly advise against them, especially when using 70mm frame. Maintenance issues,…

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javonanka
Feb 24, 2019 9:28 am
PGx2
PGx2
22 February

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?
QLD

We built with them over 12 months ago....if we could turn back time!

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PGx2
Feb 22, 2019 8:37 am
Clean
Clean
19 February

Beaumont Tiles Pricing

Beaumont Tiles Pricing
QLD

I just want to update on tiling journey. Discounts that BmT say would not impact pricing when you bargain. I got a discount of around 45%. May be it depends on the quantity.

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Clean
Feb 19, 2019 7:07 pm
blackcat20
blackcat20
18 February

G.J Gardner build - Week 20 - Fitoff

G.J Gardner build - Week 20 - Fitoff
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

We managed to bust our garage door a mere 3 weeks after we moved in, so I feel your pain.

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blackcat20
Feb 18, 2019 2:43 pm
blackcat20
ahoythere
ahoythere
18 February

Home Building Blogs

Home Building Blogs
1 ... 75, 76, 77

Hi there, I’ve started a blog to share my thoughts and experiences on homedesign, rebuilding and renovation. Homedesignedge.com

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ahoythere
Feb 18, 2019 4:48 am
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
17 February

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast

Our First Build: Vantage Homes Sunshine Coast
QLD

Hi, how are you doing? Construction started??

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MrsAJ
Feb 17, 2019 5:44 pm
sweetswisssteel
sweetswisssteel
17 February

Valeco homes

Valeco homes
QLD

QBCC Licence search

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sweetswisssteel
Feb 17, 2019 3:13 pm
r_13
r_13
16 February

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
1, 2

Thank for your reply SaveH2O - your questions are on point, and I'm glad to answer: We are indeed planning to have retaining walls, and I had not previously seen the…

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r_13
Feb 16, 2019 8:22 am
r_13
jlawrie
jlawrie
7 February

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane

Metricon - Savannah 34 build in Brisbane
QLD

Wow!!! Thank you so much for sharing these pictures it is nicer to see how the rooms flow and the sizing. Your house looks absolutely amazing. We were tossing up the…

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jlawrie
Feb 07, 2019 8:16 pm
alymei
alymei
6 February

Austral Wilderness Grey Gum

Austral Wilderness Grey Gum
QLD

We are eager to see pictures of the Austral grey gum bricks- has anyone used these please? Tossing up between the grey gum and blackbutt

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alymei
Feb 06, 2019 3:08 am
Nublette
Nublette
2 February

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA

Redbank Plains Custom Build: Homes by CMA
QLD

Hi Rob, sorry about the delay in replying I've had a helluva January haha. I haven't updated this one in a while but I've been slightly better with my instagram…

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Nublette
Feb 02, 2019 8:11 pm
Nublette
Kuma15
Kuma15
1 February

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD

Relaxation of boundary clearance QLD
QLD

HI Louise, Can you please elaborate a little bit more. I have to go through the same process in getting my front set back reduce from 6m to max I can, not sure if it is…

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Kuma15
Feb 01, 2019 6:49 am

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