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2 d2 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Anyone know what Coral's policy is on the use of private trades during construction? We want to get some electrical/data work done privately and obviously it is significantly easier to…

3 d3 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

This makes me sad for you Charlibear! :-(

3 d3 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

They've been dropping something heavy... a number of chunks out of the slab. Doesn't matter too much because the flooring will cover it.

Main bathroom

3 d3 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

These were a slight upgrade but yeah in the qld range... you building in vic?

3 d3 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Some larger holes still left in the Thermoseal. SS said the guys on site had been instructed to tape them as the insulation went in but now all the plasterboard…

3 d3 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Week 5: last of the windows went in, bricks 60% done and internal linings/plasterboard went in.
Here's some pictures of my PGH moondust bricks with off white mortar which I love.…

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7 d7 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Lots of movement over the last couple of days. The rest of the bricks arrived, insulation started going in the walls, corner sliding doors to alfresco went in and they…

8 d8 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Bricks started going in up today too..🙌 but they've laid 4 palettes and there are no more on site yet 😮

8 d8 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Merbau stain, so a darker richer colour.

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8 d8 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

H_family_build I think we will have some very similar bits!! Good choices haha! I'm changing my rangehood after the build is finished to…

8 d8 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Yes they say up front that changes are billed direct through them and not through coral. Makes it a lot cheaper! Pity couldn't have done more lights like that!

9 d9 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Met with electrician on site today. Really
nice company Brett Morgan Electrical from Caloundra. My lighting plan was mostly ok, just added some external power points that I'd been meaning to…

9 d9 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Here's some proper in-focus photos without lego-tradie.
Really happy with colorbond Wallaby. Is definitely a mid-grey. Looks very light in the overcast weather we've had but nice and grey on…

9 d9 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Week 3 and 4 "Hat is on"
Gutters, roof sheeting and thermoseal wrap went up.

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9 d9 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Has anyone else noticed in their contract it says you can't select tiles over 400x400 for bathroom floors or they won't lay them? Something to do with the shower space..…

10 d10 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Hey StephLee glad you found the info - I haven't been on for a couple of weeks. The garage door was one of the…

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25 d25 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Week 2: frame including roof all done in a day and a half.

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26 d26 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Thanks Dougang. Unfortunately my first two requests to do with moving the hot water system and db were a no, and so they have gone ahead now and poured the…

27 d27 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Half the roof trusses went up today too! Will take pic on Saturday!

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27 d27 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Can't get the photo with Lego man til I get out there on the weekend! I only see it after dark during the week thanks to work. Got this taken…

27 d27 dkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Guys! The record breaking speed continues! Week 2 of build and frame is up!

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1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Slab poured in first week of build and on a Saturday! Was pretty stoked it happened so quickly.

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1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

These images are great! Exactly the furnishings I'm looking for too!!

1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

🙌 roofed just in time! 🌧

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1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
First Home- Coral Homes- Modified Grange 23

Great choices traceyt! Are you happy with everything?

1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

Anybody had things changed once on site? At the time I was getting a start date I asked about a couple of changes, (swap rangehood out for a undermount, shifting…

1 month1 monthkleaklea posted:
The Jeffery Pad - Coral Homes - QLD

That's a shame there was no one there today. It was such perfect weather for building! My earthworks start next week and I'm worried now that it looks like another…

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2 months2 monthskleaklea posted:
Coral Homes Build SEQ - modified Grange 20

So my first run with coral at trying to get a variation or something swapped once you've be got a start date or are under construction. I need advice!!
I always…

2 months2 monthskleaklea posted:
Coral homes Noosa 23 central coast

Great thanks Denym . Hoping that means it'll be about $400 plus a variation fee for me to change and no more!

2 months2 monthskleaklea posted:
Ryalls - Coral Homes Noosa 26 - Leaking ensuite??

If monument is getting hot enough to ruin gyprock then the builder isn't installing suitable insulation in the ceiling/roof cavity!!

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