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20 h20 hMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?

I know it’s hard to tell from the photo but it’s definitely the pod. You can when see indentations from where things have bumped it. Sounds like it’s definitely cause…

2 d2 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?

Thanks so much- this is really helpful as you always are- and much appreciated!

2 d2 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?

Thanks everyone. Much appreciated. I didn’t want to be an alarmist by contacting the owner of it was normal. I just can’t think of any situation where this is normal.…

3 d3 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?

A lady in my street is building a home and we’ve become friends with her, so naturally keeping an eye on her build.
When the slab was poured, they have…

Exposed waffle pod after slab pour?
4 d4 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Brick Issue with new house, rendering whole house, re-bricki

You would need to really give thought to it if you’re willing to accept a cash settlement. They would have a solicitor draw up an agreement and it’s likely that…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Feature Glass near entrance

Having built a home with voids and lots of glass... yeah looks pretty in the display but you need to think about:
-blinds
-privacy during the day without compromising light
-cleaning
-view
We have…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes - Modified Bronte

Hooray!!! On both counts! So glad you’re finally free from Coral. That telly is awesome !!

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Calling all Basalt renders

This is the only photo I could find that shows the colours properly. Gutters and front flashing is monument and the fascia is basalt. I wanted the flashing and gutters…

Calling all Basalt renders
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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Oh no I’d hoped they would have ironed all that out by now. The only was I ever got action was by losing the plot and escalating to the manager…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Big gap between plaster nd skirting

Unfortunately for us we couldn’t get them to do it until after handover. In fact we are two years post hand over and they are about to come back AGAIN…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

The water was torrential. We absolutely would have got water in the roof and down that wall cavity. But I’m guessing after being like that for two years that wouldn’t…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral is slow..

Even if you take them to another builder I can’t see them completing a tender based on the soil tests from coral because then they are liable if for example…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral is slow..

Unfortunately they are slow through admin, construction, and defect rectification. Even when the customer is lodging a case with NCAT they can’t be bothered to get their act together.
I…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

If it’s a defect or doesn’t comply with Australian Standards or the Standards and tolerances then yes, they have to rectify it. If they don’t you lodge with Fair Trading…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Think of us tomorrow when Sydney cops the worst storm in 40 years..... look at the state of my non-weather proof house! Thanks Coral. Another quality build.

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Wow. So an FYI regarding Clipsal Warranty process...
Downlight has died... had to lodge a claim with Clipsal which is going to take them 1-2 weeks to assess then they…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

Interestingly the certified seems to be missing documents. Actually they don’t even have a certificate from a surveyor confirming the pad level was correct, and the slab report is only…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

thanks so much. That’s really helpful.
They weren’t adding extra screws but they were saying the placement of them meant that when they were walked on and compressed, it was…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

Not well at all. Approaching the two year mark and it’s like getting blood from a stone. They’ve had so many attempts to rectify and they just stuff things up…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

Sorry to bombard you with replies- I’ve just been through my handover kit and there is no frame inspection included. I have emails dating back to construction bringing to their…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

Thanks so much for taking the time to respond. I am so appreciative
I don’t know whether it may help determine the cause but interestingly the sound didn’t exist…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Steel joists issue and builder won’t give info

So we will have the wonderful experience shortly of appearing at NCAT against Coral Homes. One issue of many is a noise coming from the steel floor joists on the…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Two so far. I don’t want to buy Clipsal again but I’m hoping there isn’t too much of a colour difference with beacon

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Nothing surprises me anymore with my house hahaha. If the bloody roof caved in I don’t even think I’d be surprised. Thanks for the info. So exhausted- I knew it…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Anyone know what the warranty is on electrical fittings? Would have thought it was unusual for LED downlights to die so soon. Any idea how to have lights replaced under…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I would absolutely recommend an inspector. I’m two year post hanDover and still fighting with them on rectifying issues. Our house was never cleaned prior to handover and we did…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Big gap between plaster nd skirting

Yes we had this too but there were some areas where walls were bowed outside of what the standards and tolerances allow. They simply filled the gap, but then when…

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Do you happen to know if there’s anyway to upgrade the aircon after installation to get remote connectivity at all? We were never given an option to change or upgrade…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yep- issues. We said from handover that there was a problem with the unit- sounds like a jet plane outside. Coral said no, installer said no. Installer came out and…

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building with Coral

Yep. Slow and inaccurate and every time you need to change something or they get something wrong, you’re back in the queue with drafting for 4 weeks!! Then they will…

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