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24 h24 hD and BD and B posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We didn't have to choose gas or elect.
We did have to fill in an online form with ecnsw for the gas meter to create an AGL account. Coral handled elec…

7 d7 dD and BD and B posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

$519 for Clark Polar double bowl undemount, (PPL20BU)

7 d7 dD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Quick update.
Received our final two invoices yesterday with paperwork of an expected possible handover of Oct 6.
PCI walk through could be end of next week or early the week after.
ATM…

11 d11 dD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Here is the driveway we asked to be removed at start of sales process being finished.

Some tiling photos I got when organising with the Electrician for fit out.
Apparently our tiler…

18 d18 dD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Update time.
Still painting, tiler should be working.
Apparently getting driveway tomorrow even though we asked to have it removed right at the start.... yet another thing they haven't got right. It…

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1 month1 monthD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

No tiling this week as initially planned, tiler pulled out so SS has to find a new one and this will affect more than just our build.
Painting will still start…

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2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Some updated photos as well.

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

We ended up going through the electrician due to how hard coral tries to keep you off site.
If you need his (Geoff) number I can PM it, need to be…

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Not 100% sure, but probably photos and wall hangings.
David's been busy getting Google to add streets & names to Cliftleigh Meadows as there wasn't even roads showing, took 6 weeks…

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We are currently bricking for 8 days with an entire side to go plus bits and pieces.
The brickie is doing a good job though.

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Some more photos from last week

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Batts were indeed pinched, didn't stop the plasterers sealing everything up, hopefully its only the roof that is incomplete as it can be rectified.
Some more photos

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Brickie slowly making progress, doing a decent job atleast.
Plasterboard going in and should be completed today.

2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Visited house to sneak in extra hole for networking, and someones unlocked and left the gate wide open, looks like someone pinched some batts.
We had 2 brick layers today getting…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Met with the electrician Friday and discussed what we needed to do to fix.
They almost got it 99% right the second time, just got to sneak in on Sunday and…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

As expected the electrician didn't do what we wanted for network, just want conduit run as I'll do cabling later with the cables I decide and not the base cat5e…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 - Hallway wall Recess

Update:
We ran into light switches problems. Electrician just moved them to alternate locations from plan.
So even if you are told they fit they won't install them there, they moved Bedroom…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Was dealing with Energy Australia, but they made it sound like a Jemena Gas as they are the supplier and that everybody takes that long.
Also doesn't help when I leave…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

NSW mains gas thing, bottled gas doesn't need the meter.
SS is a little slack with saying whats going in when, only tells me things if I had to ring about…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Framing still not 100% complete!
SS suggesting to get gas meter orgnised for 3 weeks time just after bricks are up..... made a few phone calls and its a minimum 12-16…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Framing still not complete but should be on Wednesday as roof goes on Thursday.
Fascia and guttering completed.

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3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Dropped by today, frame and roof trusses are still not completed. Could see 1 marked wall frame to go in and atleast 3 more roof trusses to still go in.…

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3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Total extensions days - 16
Days since start date - 35
They keep using poor drainage to ask for extensions even though they work when it is no different to any other…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Arrived home today, did a drive-by of the block to find out they were delivering our roof trusses. Talking to the driver they had got lost and was delivered to…

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

It's good to see some progress while we can't be there.
Unfortunately today we are 28 days in and we already have been issued 11 days worth of extensions...

3 months3 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I think we have 3 valuation inspections throughout from the bank at $100 a pop.

4 months4 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Slab poured, pretty miserable weather. Frame is being delivered Wednesday.
Nicola will add new photos for us while we are out of the country so we can see things progress.

4 months4 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

SS rang and seemed a little butt hurt about the letter, went on to say they are currently running on roughly 20 week builds (ours is 30 weeks), and I…

4 months4 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

No slab today due to the rain.
Extension letter finally got emailed to us though.. replied back to Coral SS with an almost 1 and half page essay.

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