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Harweeeee
Harweeeee
21 February

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD

Coral Homes Grange 22 Build - QLD
QLD

Helloooo.. we officially signed off the contract and other relevant documents on Wednesday. Went through the plans and the lady pointed out things…

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Harweeeee
Feb 21, 2020 3:52 pm
Harweeeee
Underthesky
Underthesky
21 February

Criticise my home design? (for my first home)

Criticise my home design? (for my first home)
QLD

I understand. Threats definitely constitute abuse, and screaming too if it's extreme or excessive. All would fall under the category of emotional/psychological abuse,…

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Underthesky
Feb 21, 2020 10:22 am
Joey c
Joey c
19 February

Anyone building with Tribute homes?

Anyone building with Tribute homes?
QLD

Hi mumzee, thanks for the recomendation. How did everything go. we are still seeking quote. Thanks

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Joey c
Feb 19, 2020 9:13 pm
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
19 February

Ducted air-con added to tender?! Acoustic report

Ducted air-con added to tender?! Acoustic report
QLD

Hi Harweeeee, Not sure I understand your question, are you saying you builder has added ducted air conditioning because of the acoustic requirements of your block? That…

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l_vanslyke
Feb 19, 2020 9:59 am
NewBuildQld
NewBuildQld
13 February

Deleted

Deleted
QLD

Our builder is rushing us to a handover with a signed form21. Can’t believe they want to give us a leaking house. The leak went inside the garage. They tried hiding it…

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NewBuildQld
Feb 13, 2020 5:59 pm
r_13
r_13
10 February

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne

Metricon Merricks 42 Clarion - Melbourne
QLD
1, 2

Thanks for sharing your plans juddy29 It's interesting to compare the original and final versions. Your changes look great, creating the entry to garage and understair…

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r_13
Feb 10, 2020 9:01 am
r_13
Trimega
Trimega
9 February

Show us your facade...

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

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Trimega
Feb 09, 2020 5:08 pm

Coral Homes general build thread

Coral Homes general build thread
QLD
1 ... 576, 577, 578

Hi Tess, We built the Daydream 28 (in 2017). Starting price was $209k (before site and basix). Our contract price came in at $270k, plus we spent around $7k…

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Makingdreamshappen
Feb 04, 2020 7:20 pm

Hi All, Wondering if anyone has built with Silver Birch or Grey Gum Austral Bricks? We are having a hard time deciding between the two and I would love to see any…

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pattywatty28
Feb 04, 2020 3:00 pm
domwild
domwild
1 February

Things you forget - summary page 32

Things you forget - summary page 32
1 ... 56, 57, 58

Doctor tells me in 95% of homes the gov. support workers will not work in due to OH&S regulations re doors, which are too small or corridors unsuitable for wheelchairs,…

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domwild
Feb 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Build1234
Build1234
25 January

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
QLD
1 ... 4, 5, 6

You’ve been in the house for a few months now, are you still happy with everything?

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Build1234
Jan 25, 2020 2:08 pm
Communer
Communer
16 January

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill

Ausbuild Capestone Mango Hill
QLD

Am starting the contract process with them. Not good. The sales consultant chose the wrong model for the foundation quote. Wants more money ("a small increase") for the…

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Communer
Jan 16, 2020 3:00 pm
Communer
saminamin
saminamin
14 January

Home Building Blogs

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

Bridgetown 43 by McDonald Jones:

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saminamin
Jan 14, 2020 10:44 am
saminamin
TeslaCyberTruck
TeslaCyberTruck
14 January

How often do you visit your site?

How often do you visit your site?
1 ... 33, 34, 35

Thanks for sharing the details about 's company

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TeslaCyberTruck
Jan 14, 2020 6:43 am
megan85
megan85
13 January

Brighton homes build Qld enquiry

Brighton homes build Qld enquiry
QLD

Hi, We are about to sign a contract with Brighton Homes in Qld who are a company under McDonald's Homes in NSW. Just wondering if anyone has advice from the same builders…

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megan85
Jan 13, 2020 7:31 pm
RubyornotRuby
RubyornotRuby
10 January

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth

My new home in Capestone Mango Hill with Clarendon Wentworth
QLD
1, 2, 3

Legend!!! BTW - you're house looks really good. Good work :)

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RubyornotRuby
Jan 10, 2020 11:10 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
10 January

20mm or 25mm residential water meter

20mm or 25mm residential water meter
QLD

Hi, We've been told we'll need to install a water meter before building commences. We have a 420sqm residential block in a suburban area, would it be best to get a 20mm…

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Harweeeee
Jan 10, 2020 10:43 am
Harweeeee
Amandatui
Amandatui
6 January

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane

Plantation Retreat Nouveau Q1 build on acreage in Brisbane
QLD
1, 2

Hi Saz! I’m trying to find the rest of your build progress!! Did you stop documenting it?

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Amandatui
Jan 06, 2020 9:24 pm

Started framing up the new open slat pergola

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Rhetti
Dec 24, 2019 3:33 pm
Rhetti
Dan brissy
Dan brissy
20 December 2019

Boston 38 | Coral Homes

Boston 38 | Coral Homes
QLD
1, 2

Hey Patrick, We built a Boston 38 in Brighton QLD. Just ticked over 12 months since we moved in, very happy. Only items i would change if we had our time over again would…

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Dan brissy
Dec 20, 2019 2:00 pm

Hi KingTaco Excellent build and congrats on the wonderful home! I am now motivated to start my own thread.. I am currently building with Clarendon in SEQ as well and…

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Arma41_Sai
Dec 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
12 December 2019

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20
QLD
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Klea, if you're still active... how did recovery go? Just read about your build as we are building Grange 22... great selections all round, looks amazing.

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Harweeeee
Dec 12, 2019 4:08 pm
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
10 December 2019

G.J. Gardner Bridgewater Modified build in QLD

G.J. Gardner Bridgewater Modified build in QLD
QLD

UPDATE: Sorry guys, we told GJ we can't go ahead. There's a big possibility we can go over what we happy spending and we aren't comfortable with that. We've decided to go…

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Harweeeee
Dec 10, 2019 2:46 pm
Harweeeee
iTool
iTool
6 December 2019

Valeco Homes

Valeco Homes
QLD
1 ... 8, 9, 10

We had already initiated the complaint process with QBCC for a range of defects. QBCC found in our favour on all accounts, an insurance claim was approved, tender awarded…

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iTool
Dec 06, 2019 10:25 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
23 November 2019

Coral Bahama 50 - heavily modified

Coral Bahama 50 - heavily modified
QLD

This isn't unusual and is industry wide. A lot of new home buyers don't have their contract checked :(. The contract and build quality are separate. The build quality…

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SaveH2O
Nov 23, 2019 9:25 am
SaveH2O
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
21 November 2019

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes

First Home :) Building with Dixon Homes
QLD
1 ... 29, 30, 31

Just found this thread, I'm from the area and think I saw this on the market this year and when I was looking at the kitchen in this thread I was like wait... I've seen…

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Harweeeee
Nov 21, 2019 5:30 pm
Harweeeee
DanC
DanC
21 November 2019

Harrington - AusBuild

Harrington - AusBuild
QLD

Hi AlCaLuJo2 Did you end up taking some updated photos of your facade? I am considering the same facade on another Ausbuild design however they seem to be quite…

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DanC
Nov 21, 2019 2:07 pm
hayleyRetreat305
hayleyRetreat305
20 November 2019

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD

Build Feed: Hallmark Homes - Vouge 298 - Caboolture QLD
QLD
1, 2, 3, 4

Hey Nathan I am finally sorted!!! Check me out :)

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hayleyRetreat305
Nov 20, 2019 12:44 am
l_vanslyke
l_vanslyke
13 November 2019

Termite systems - Coral homes Ripley

Termite systems - Coral homes Ripley
QLD

You're more than welcome! Let us know how you go.

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l_vanslyke
Nov 13, 2019 9:31 am

Might be because I posted it a while ago, Here's another one

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em-n-craig
Nov 09, 2019 1:21 pm

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GarethB
Nov 08, 2019 8:41 pm
GarethB
stellabella
stellabella
6 November 2019

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+

Stellabella's second build - work stopped...again - 1 month+
QLD
1 ... 10, 11, 12

Well...I'm finally in. A lot has happened, my (now ex) husband and I separated, so I'm moving in to the house by myself, with the baby. Basically we will have to sell it…

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stellabella
Nov 06, 2019 10:45 am
stellabella
indo26slate
indo26slate
4 November 2019

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?

Has anyone built with Plan Build Homes?
QLD
1, 2

I'll send you a private message with my number

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indo26slate
Nov 04, 2019 6:59 pm

I have missed to get an extra junction box for front garden lighting. Now I am looking for options how to achieve this. 1. I have a power point (PP) in the balcony…

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Clean
Oct 30, 2019 2:52 pm
ST-Hardy
ST-Hardy
29 October 2019

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build
QLD
1, 2, 3

We're not from Brisbane, we're in Port Macquarie so its just a local builder here. But you will find independent builders up there will be the same

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ST-Hardy
Oct 29, 2019 8:09 pm
ST-Hardy
Harweeeee
Harweeeee
28 October 2019

G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD

G J Gardner or Coral Homes Flagstone, Jimboomba QLD
QLD

That's great! It doesn't sound like major issues with the door and paint either. If we go with Coral i'm hoping to get a good site supervisor. So far, i've only heard…

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Harweeeee
Oct 28, 2019 2:12 pm
Harweeeee
Tamara1975
Tamara1975
21 October 2019

Steel frames - Coral homes

Steel frames - Coral homes
QLD

Our neighbors have a steel frame home and it is noisy but a different sound to those videos. Apparently it is the steel expanding and contracting. We can hear it from our…

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Tamara1975
Oct 21, 2019 6:21 pm
JoePathan
JoePathan
19 October 2019

Brand new house garage cracks

Brand new house garage cracks
QLD

mvlouman Hi Any updates on this case?

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JoePathan
Oct 19, 2019 6:21 pm
Bespokebuilding
Bespokebuilding
14 October 2019

Slab scarring

Slab scarring
QLD

Hi Trimega, Is there any way you could make the photo up so we could try to help you? Regards, Dan www.bespokebuildingconsultants.com.au Instagram @bespokebuildingconsultants

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Bespokebuilding
Oct 14, 2019 3:49 pm
Bespokebuilding
cpsjayr
cpsjayr
9 October 2019

Hardieboard on external Block

Hardieboard on external Block
QLD

Is it possible to use hardieboard over hollow block ? if it is, what prep is needed, and what adhesive do i need?

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cpsjayr
Oct 09, 2019 8:57 pm
Trimega
Trimega
1 October 2019

How does a parapet wall help with building height?

How does a parapet wall help with building height?
QLD

Thanks for that! Yes, you were right. They drew us a diagram and helped clear things up!

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Trimega
Oct 01, 2019 11:09 am
Thylacene
Thylacene
29 September 2019

M soil type

M soil type
QLD

M is moderate, so minimal impact on footings cost. Overall site costs vary depending on fall, drainage and design.

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Thylacene
Sep 29, 2019 10:24 pm
lindagyt
lindagyt
25 September 2019

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)

Glendale 38(Gold Coast)
QLD

---->Aluminium stacker doors in lieu of sliding doors can I please check with you if there's a huge cost difference to this upgrade? we are first time home builder too our…

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lindagyt
Sep 25, 2019 1:05 pm
MrsAJ
MrsAJ
14 September 2019

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes
QLD
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Any suggestions for plants for front of the house. Thinking of Cordylene at right corner , what goes well next to Cordylene? Not anything bushy. Less than Cordylene…

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MrsAJ
Sep 14, 2019 9:17 pm
ACJ4224
ACJ4224
13 September 2019

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE

BOLD LIVING CALYPSO 189 - FIRST HOME - BRISBANE
QLD
1, 2

Thank you so much!! Very helpful. Appreciate it. x.

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ACJ4224
Sep 13, 2019 9:23 pm
IsabellaBoots
IsabellaBoots
29 August 2019

90 days maintainence issues listing

90 days maintainence issues listing
QLD

what do you mean by small openings? can you take some photos.

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IsabellaBoots
Aug 29, 2019 11:45 am
effie
effie
23 August 2019

Modified Bahama 50

Modified Bahama 50
QLD
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Thank you for sharing. We are looking at this home too!

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effie
Aug 23, 2019 11:15 am
brokenstick
brokenstick
21 August 2019

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43

KDR + Building Urban Edge Andu 43
QLD
1, 2

Darbecca were pretty good. We did all inspections and they found quite a few things, many of which were minor. UE responded to each item on each report and fixed most of…

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brokenstick
Aug 21, 2019 8:58 am
brokenstick

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