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Hobbes

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Joined 11 January 2016
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4 months4 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

No, the double PowerPoint on the plan is shown on the wall, so it's technically as per the plan, the problem is the benchtop between WM and the PowerPoint.

4 months4 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yeah, just checked the plan & the double powerpoint halfway up the wall above the benchtop is marked for the washing machine. Can't believe our inspector, my wife & I…

4 months4 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Morning All,
Quick Q: for anyone who has already moved into their home.
Did anyone get a powerpoint fitted as standard under their laundry benchtop/sink to plug their washing machnine into?
I've…

7 months7 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all,
Quick Q: has anyone managed to get a variation accepted after the build start date? We're now thinking our chosen carpet is the wrong colour and would like to…

7 months7 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Just wondering if anyone (who has a join in their kitchen caesarstone benchtop) had any problems with the join itself.
We saw ours the other day and the cut looks uneven/not…

8 months8 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Just wondering if anyone who got the standard supply pineboard shelving fitted in their pantry can tell me what gap/spacing they have between each of the shelves.
Checked mine last night…

9 months9 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I recieved the Origin form on the 6th Sep & returned it on the 7th Sep. Energex advised me they didn't receive the application until 30th. Our start date was…

9 months9 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Just wondering if anyone else has been hit by Coral for a generator hire cost?
I've been advised by my SS that due to there currently being no power at site,…

10 months10 monthsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

The fee is stated in the HIA contract - detailed in Clause 16 (Delay Damages).
The fee calculation figure is based on 0.125% of your contract value & is normally only…

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1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

No, decided to have both as the 60mm Anticon is only rated to R1.3.

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1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

No, I believe that's the base standard thickness product as I think it can also be supplied in 80mm, 100mm, 110mm & 130mm thicknesses.

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1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

The 60mm anticon blanket under our Marcoola 30 colourbond roof = $3439.

1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
New Build Retaining Wall with build to boundary question?

Hi,
I was hoping someone could assist with the following retaining wall query:
We have a block of land in Brisbane that was bought off the plan. Our new neighbours block on…

1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I signed my colour variation mid March and was charged $275 for the aquaenamel upgrade, which I'd requested based on previous concerns noted here.
However, if it's now a standard…

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1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi All,
Just wondering if anyone can recommend any fencing Co's who cover the Springfield Lakes area of Ipswich/Brisbane?
cheers

1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Ikea Valfri Double Oven Fitment Experiences?

Hi,
If anyone has fitted an Ikea Valfri Double oven in their kitchen, can they assist me with the following query.
The installation instructions (see link: http://www.ikea.com/au/en/assembly_inst ... 8072-4.pdf

1 year1 yearHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Does your contract include wall sarking? That's the blue/green wrap you are referring to.
I believe Coral now include it but probably best to check your tender to be sure.

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Personally I can't fault Coral's speed with paperwork so far. We went for our Clipsal electrical appointment on Friday morning and then received the variation details from them yesterday (Sunday)…

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all,
Has anyone got a rough idea of cost to add a couple of frosted glass sliding doors to a lounge/media room?
We've our colour appointment soon and are now thinking…

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Ello again all,
Many thanks for the replies yesterday re: 600mm tile laying costs query.
I've another question for anyone with longer benchtops.
We initially requested the kitchen benchtop in our Marcoola 30…

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Can anyone advise what's the approx extra labour charge applied by Coral to lay 600x600mm non-rectified edge floor tiles?

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Thanks for the info. Those cabinets look good.
General question for all - did anyone extend their main bathroom vanity unit to remove the gap between the bath and the shower…

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Thanks for the reply alex_and_emma. Greatly appreciated.
On anther topic, what's everyone's thoughts on the floating bathroom vanity units?
Reason I ask is my wife and I are currently debating their benefits,…

2 years2 yearsHobbesHobbes posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all,
I’m wondering if any current Coral builders can help me with a stone benchtop query.
We’re currently in the process of planning a Marcoola 30 build in Brisbane and my…

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