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3 d3 dD 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…

4 d4 dD 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.

5 d5 dD and BD and B posted:
Noosa 26 @ Cliftleigh Meadows

Some more photos from last week

9 d9 dD 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

12 d12 dD 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.

12 d12 dD 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…

14 d14 dD 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…

17 d17 dD 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…

17 d17 dD 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…

21 d21 dD 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…

23 d23 dD 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…

23 d23 dD 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…

27 d27 dD 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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29 d29 dD 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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29 d29 dD 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…

1 month1 monthD 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…

1 month1 monthD 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...

1 month1 monthD 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.

1 month1 monthD 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.

2 months2 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…

2 months2 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.

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

Prep'd for slab

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2 months2 monthsD and BD and B posted:
Coral modified Stradbroke

If you were getting the Technika in the upgrade, as long as they haven't charged you for it just go order it from the Good Guys, they don't keep them…

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

Assume it would be for us doing the retaining wall, which technically slowed them down a week.
Currently doing a draft of why they should have no right to extend.
Taken more…

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

Advised by email from SS late last night to expect an extension letter to arrive..
We plan to push back on them extending build time for last week and we are…

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

It is and we got a great deal from domayne.

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

It's very exciting. Every day this week we have driven past to see what has happened.

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