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Brad_2477

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15 h15 hBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. Yes. All minor and several out of sight out of mind items e.g. sealing underside of entry door and rear garage door. The need to replace an excessively…

5 d5 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

"You generally do not use doors for ventilation" I agree.
I think the PC is taking the wording "all windows, external doors and other openings" in the DA conditions and…

5 d5 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End of week 18 (21 weeks since build started)
This weeks progress:
-Shower screens and mirrors installed
-Wardrobe doors
-Fly screens installed
-Skirting boards painted and paint touch-ups completed
-Driveway and path to front door installed
-…

7 d7 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Yes. As I said in my last reply, the independent inspector goes through Thursdsy next week. I'm not expecting him to find much but Im doing it for peace of…

7 d7 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. I had a pre-pre-handover walkthrough on Thursday. The formal pre-HO-walkthrough is on Tuesday 19th. I set up the Thursday meeting so that I know what to expect…

12 d12 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Darb. We should be at practical completion this Friday which will be 18 weeks of build time plus 3 weeks of shut down time over Xmas to make a…

12 d12 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End week 17 (20 weeks since build start)
This weeks progress:
-Floor coverings complete (looks awesome!)
-Fit-offs complete
-Driveway prep
-Practical completion confirmed for 15th March
Issues:
Excavator operator knocked a chunk of render off the front…

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
12 d12 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash - I responded to you via private message.

15 d15 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash,
My SS told me that QA inspections involve four sets of eyes. The SS, Coral Homes QA inspector, Certifier (leading toward occupation certificate I assume) and my lender also…

17 d17 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash, No not yet. I am just going by what my SS has told me which is 15th March. QA inspections is next week so I assume that we…

20 d20 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Bebbsy.
Thanks! Yes "safe and simple" was our approach to colour selection.
Impressions sublime teak riven on the cabinetry doors and the wet area floor tiles are Belga Grey…

21 d21 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End of week 16 (19 weeks since build commenced)
This weeks progress:
- Kitchen island benchtop installed
- Rough tiling in the niches corrected (still a slight imperfection on aluminium edging but a…

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23 d23 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

had our weekly update today. We are just waiting on our BASIX form to come to our Sales person and then if thats ok we can submit to council. Our…

27 d27 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Week 16 (19 weeks since build commenced)
Progress over the past week:
-Wet area tiles and kitchen and laundry splashback tiling completed (although corking still needs to be done)
-Garage door install
-Fit-offs starting…

30 d30 dBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

4 to 6 weeks is about right for BSC. I can't remember exactly but it was within that time frame for ours. It could be worse - I've heard that…

1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Its variable - after DA approval you have to wait for a construction certificate to be issued. I think we were given a start date probably a week after the…

1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Rhani,
They use private certifiers when it is a complying development. A complying development means that they can check everything off against state legislation, local council requirements, BASIX and Buidling…

1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi WowBingo - If handover is when my SS says it will be it will have been 19 weeks build time but 22 weeks since the start date. The build…

1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Not sure who the painter was. Their car didn't have any advertising on it but it had Qld number plates. The two guys that did the work were of Indian…

1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash.
Last week was week 14 (17 weeks since commencement).
The tiling commenced. Our kitchen and laundry subway splashbacks are looking good and our wet area floor tiles are down…

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1 month1 monthBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

End of week 13 (16 weeks since building commenced).
I have been a bit slack with posting up dates but that is because not much has been happening.
The painters completed…

Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW
2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

I know the final phase moves more slowly than the first 8 to 10 weeks. You want the finishes to move more slowly as they will then be completed with…

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash, ...... its been rendered and painted............. final coat and touch ups either today or next week.
Tiles delivered today so I suppose that is a clear indication that…

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Yes, and any other corners e.g. tile edge on a bath hob.

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

I think they use a smaller tile (not sure if 450 or 300) in the shower recess as its is too difficult to slope to the drain with 600 x…

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Good to hear. You are fortunate to get a specific date for PCI. So far ours is somewhere between end of March or April with a "murphy's law" disclaimer.

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes Daydream 28 Far North Coast NSW

Hi Tash. I have not seen or spoken with my SS since the start date (14 weeks ago). I have sent him a text about once per week when there…

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2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

Yes. I do think going in prepared with a sketch is best. We had $300 change from an allowance of $6K when we did our clipsec; but then we didn't…

2 months2 monthsBrad_2477Brad_2477 posted:
Coral Homes modified Noosa 25 Far North Coast NSW

I did a rough sketch of what we wanted and where before going into the Clipsec appointment. Just as well as we did because there was not a lot of…

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