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17 h17 hbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Soil test results

Congrats on your results.
Just ring your sales consultant and book a time to finalise the plans.

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Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I would talk to the developer.

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Coral Homes / Milan 24 / South Brisbane - First build

Will be fun to watch your build. We had Mel at our colour consult too and she was great.

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Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

From memory, I think our soil tests took about 2 weeks. Our sales consultant emailed us a copy.

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Framing - Gap Between Slab Edge and Frame

When we built our last house, we had a step down to the garage as well.
The slab was slightly out which ended up the same as yours. That…

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Changing late completion clause in contract

Just wondering what is making you worried about the build going over the contract. We had nearly 7 months in our contract and they finished in 4 months.

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Custom build

I have been having a bit of a play with your plans. If you add a wardrobe to the playroom, it then also become a 4th bedroom/ playroom (which…

Custom build
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Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Thanks, we are very happy with how the house turned out.
We ended up with E soil and N3 wind rating, so our site costs were quite expensive at $26281.
We had…

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Suggestion re entry foyer and study

Personally, I would remove the door (nearest to the front door) into the Theatre room and make the other one wider. It will be very hard to hook back…

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Need advice re Facade.

I am not a fan of the arch. I would square it off but raise it higher so not blocking any of the door.
We have an awning window and…

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Professional Landscape Plan

Most new estates have a covenant on what is required for the front landscaping. Our covenant was double driveway (not plain concrete), edged gardens, 1 tree, 5 plants and…

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Building with Hotondo Homes Toowoomba - Final Quote concerns

And double storeys are usually about $50000 more than same size in lowset.

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Building with Hotondo Homes Toowoomba - Final Quote concerns

I don't know what Hotondo's pricings are like, but that seems really expensive for a lowset house.

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Changing the location of driveway in a new estate

Some blocks allow you to build the garage on the boundary. And, that is usually why the developer tells you which side you have to put your garage. …

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Is this exposed aggregate normal?

Sealing the driveway after the sandblasting would be a good finish.

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Changing the location of driveway in a new estate

Are you buying a build to boundary block?

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Is this exposed aggregate normal?

I hope you get a good result with the sandblasting.

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Coral Homes general build thread

If you included all the owner-supplied lights in the Clipsal appointment, then you don't pay any more. They charge per light/ fan. We had 4 owner supplied…

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Coral Homes general build thread

We got the Daikin ducted air con and are very happy.
We did Elegance inclusions and the promo was the same as now with Ducted Air Con, Carpet and Tiles included…

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Is this expected with exposed aggregate?

We have exposed aggregate and while there are a couple of patches that don't have as much stone, I would have to say that 95% is like your top photo.…

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Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

I would employ a draftsman or architect to draw up some plans. Talk to the professionals/builders about costings.
The front bedroom doesn't change size with the WIR as the…

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Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

So, if you are looking for the easiest renovation without knocking down any walls, I would keep the kitchen where it is and work within the spaces you have. I…

Advice for floor plan - inner city family home
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Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

It should be easy enough to build up the floor for the pantry. It would give you more space in the kitchen. You would only be taking out a part…

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Advice for floor plan - inner city family home

I have been having a play with your house design. I like the idea of adding a 4th bedroom and putting cavity sliders on to either make an extra bedroom…

Advice for floor plan - inner city family home
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Coral Homes general build thread

Mrs AJ,
Not sure what windows colours you are looking at, but we did Coal Tiles, Monument Gutter, Surfmist Fascia, Surfmist Windows, Surfmist Garage Door, Merbau front door, Linseed render, Mt…

Coral Homes general build thread
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Review standard inclusions provided by builder

It is hard to know if this is good value or not without looking at other builders and their pricings. It also depends on what soil rating you have…

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Help! I'm confused which cabinet goes with my chosen floorin

For me, I would go with the darker one.

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Coral Homes - Grange 25 (Newport)

Thanks. The grass is Sir Walter. It is growing madly.

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