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MrsJM

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2 d2 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

so sorry you're having these issues! Their certifiers are maniacs. I sent away my final council approval for the driveway to get my full OC and they won't certify it…

3 d3 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

They have come back twice now- once to treat the roller marks with solvent, and the second time they put another coat of sealer on, but unfortunately it is no…

4 d4 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Pretty sure we only had a single pipe under the island and dishwasher and sink feed into the same waste

5 d5 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral homes alto plumbing issue

I'm surprised they don't just remove your post off Facebook themselves and block you as they have me! That's usually how they deal with bad feedback. Useless company. Sorry to…

5 d5 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Hmmm I thought the zones were independently measured... maybe not!
If I had my time over I would have considered the wifi. I wasn't told it was an option lol. And…

5 d5 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Our Daydream in Mundoolun

It's all looking great! That driveway! Wow it's huge! The rock wall also looks great- glad you got someone to do that! Looks like a back breaking job!

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5 d5 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Modified Bahama 50

Happy handover day!! Can't wait to see more photos!

8 d8 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I feel your pain. We wanted to change a fair bit from standard (not necessarily more expensive- just went to Reece and picked different tapwear etc) and our colour consultant…

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9 d9 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home

First time around they didn't protect the stairs during construction so they were damaged and the lower platform tread split because we had a leak during construction.
They came back…

9 d9 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Help!! What is this colour stain door? Wisdom home

I'll give you a shot when it was still under construction and looking schmick. Coral later ruined it and now it looks horrid and needs to be sanded and restained…

10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

I wouldn't worry- it's already looking amazing! Can't wait to see it all done. You will love it too. I think we all go through that second guessing ourselves and…

10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Good news is the Team who did the driveway resurfacing have responded to my email- they think the sealer has dried too fast causing the streaks and are coming on…

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10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 8 - Bricked and Elec Rough In

Happy days!! I remember how excited I was when I saw Brickie's onsite... it's really gonna be a house soon!
Love your external colour selections!

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10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

Thanks everyone
Thought I would reserve judgement on the driveway until this morning. Hmmm.
I think for $5500 I could expect slightly less roller marks. I think the neighbour suggested…

11 d11 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Let the defect remediation begin!

So given the new court date isn't until the 4th December- and given the difficulty I anticipate getting cash out of the dodg¥ Concreter, we went ahead in advance and…

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11 d11 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Any updates??

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12 d12 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

That's very close now!!

14 d14 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

It's a bit like that isn't it. Just want it all to be behind us!
Naa can't talk hubby into it. He is worried about property prices and what they might…

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14 d14 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Mine are through the stone and even they have come loose so I would absolutely insist on this being changed

15 d15 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

lol I just read your post questioning the windows and thought 'have I dreamed the last year? Is orph still in construction phase??' Hahaha YES build another home! Would love…

16 d16 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I only got mine then because handover was a day or two later. However I doubt I would have been covered if anything happened to my appliances that I owner…

16 d16 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Good choice! That's my fridge hahaha. I remember thinking it was the only one that looked big enough inside to hold any decent amount of food- in reality it is…

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18 d18 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Builder unable to install basins and I have to pay?!

When you had it added to the contract for the builder to supply owner installed basins did you provide or did your tender letter or contract have a note that…

19 d19 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Haha exactly! I think that highlights the different between bear minimum to meet standard, and a quality job... just beware of the 'coral standard' which seems to often be a…

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19 d19 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Wow wow wow wow!!!
Stunning! The polished makes it all look so big and spacious! Totally wishing I went polished tiles now after seeing yours!
You might be surprised how much…

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Metricon Metro 32 Qld

So insanely gorgeous!!! I'm in love! Those tiles are divine! Can I ask what colour your front door stain is? It is beauroful

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Don't worry- I researched everywhere but at the time there wasn't much chatter online about them. Not even that could save me from the heartache that is Coral Homes.
I…

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

By pre-build i mean this silly stage where the council has approved the DA and now trying to attain the construction certificate but the certifier won't provide it.
Got so many…

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

We had our entire staircase sanded and restained once already post handover as they had damaged it before handover. But they packed too many coats on without adequate drying time…

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23 d23 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Me too- over 10 months post handover. What happened to yours? Sorry to hear you're also having dramas.
Then I see these damn stunning stairs and balustrade and I realise…

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