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6 d6 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Recommend a builder

Stay away from Coral Homes. Disgusting.

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7 d7 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Hi all, it’s me, negative nelly again.
Just want to update the thread so anyone who is curious about the building experience with Coral is fully aware.
We are now…

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10 d10 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

You’re supposed to get a folder with all of your certaificates eg electrical certificate, a bunch of information about warranties (caeserstone, bathroom stuff, plumbing, hot water, aircon) and a card…

11 d11 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Where about a do you mean movement? Post handover and mine is a pain in the backside. Even the hint of a breeze and if the door is closed it…

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13 d13 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cost of landscaping

You’ve done a superb job! Your place looks amazing. And thanks so much for sharing! Gosh I think I’m gonna be in for a rude shock when we start getting…

13 d13 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cost of landscaping

Thank you
It’s like building a house really- the budget or price you’re prepared to pay is relative to what you get. We ended up spending twice what we…

13 d13 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Cost of landscaping

How long is a piece of string... I know....
Anyone who is willing to share- would you mind posting a photo of your finished landscaping with a rough cost? Maybe with…

13 d13 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Only about $220 from memory. I deleted all appliances and got about $600 back in total

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24 d24 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Yep- well put! Really unprofessional. And not accountable- want to continuously tell me that they can’t fix or be responsible for what certain coral employees did and didn’t do during…

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24 d24 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Bahama 33

Anything is possible... what we have all learned on this forum with coral is that anything is possible and there’s no standard timeline. I had my glass splash fitted the…

25 d25 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Bahama 33

About 3 days

28 d28 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I built a double and half the issues during construction were caused by the incompetent draftsman and staff at head office stuffing our plans and variations. Every ss we had…

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Your floor looks simply stunning !!

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

I think there’s fine print on the Clipsal paperwork saying placement is only approximate. Did your Clipsal consultant make specific notes with arrows pointing to your tv points that were…

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

So glad you’re finally in! Hope your move goes well. And so glad the coral nightmare is behind you.
I’ll mail up our welcome package for you- **** plastic picnic…

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Mine is from rugmart. It’s 300x240 and it wasn’t a custom size. There are quite a few that are 300 or even 340 so that should definitely be big enough

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Ours arrived in pieces like yours and it was all assembled onsite. And literally every door and drawer was scratched or otherwise damaged. Luckily I took photos the day it…

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Building - Mid North Coast - Recommendations wanted

Coral homes will ruin your life. Especially up your way- they are dreadful. Lots of threads on here about Coral builds. Also check out coral homes general thread. They are…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

Yep it’s all talk. No one calls me back and he only responds when I call the office on a rampage. It’s a frigging joke. 18 months down the track…

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1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

Yay ! One step closer for you!

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
BL- Coral - Grange 26 - Week 21 - its like a lottery

Good luck today!!

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

So sorry- I don’t get notifications for my own thread so it’s only when I happen to stumble in I see posts!
We weren’t able to seal our grout because…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

Your stairs were stained wrong again??? The new ones??? Oh gosh I’m really feeling for you guys right now. We were only 3 months over and even that was excruciating.…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

So glad your issues are being fixed and particularly that the floor noises are gone. Sounds like the same issue we have. They spent a whole day just fixing one…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Your flooring looks divine!!

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

The lounges are stunning. I can tell that’s gonna he one special room when you have your way with it! It’s already looking special!
All in good time. I still don’t…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

New larger rug delivered. Hard to get a photo that shows the true colours in this room.
Still missing something I feel.
Got a quote for pelmets for the curtains…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Yeah they do. Some don’t fully appreciate how much of an emotional drain it has been and that by the time the weekend comes, the last thing on my mind…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Aww thank you. The lamps are just beacon! We just couldn’t have anything that looked like a light because it would have clashed with the wall sconces. These were perfect…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Thank you ️
I’m trying to find a little table for the corner and a pendant light... thinking something in gold maybe would show up nice against the dark paper... and…

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in
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