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5 d5 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
How to know fall in land and how much would it cost extra ?

How deep is the block? A 2m fall over a longer distance may not have a significant impact, but there are so many variables, including whether it’s pretty constant over…

20 d20 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Coral Homes Building issues in Sydney, NSW

Oh I could tell you some stories. Currently in the middle of NCAT proceedings with them. Coming up to three years post handover and there’s still defects they need to…

28 d28 dMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Can i change colour of my facade during Construction?

Is your build via complying development or council approval? Facade colours are included in the documentation provided to council to get your building approval. Perhaps regardless of your willingness to…

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

holy guacamole! 70 lights?! Your electrical bill must be equivalent to my entire landscaping bill can’t wait to see it!

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

Ugggg I know the feeling. You think ‘don’t wanna rock the boat too much with them given how much is left to do’. We have a bit of a friendly…

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

It’s all coming together! Once the foundation work is done it won’t take long. Sorry to hear you’ve had some issues. As long as you’re both on the same page…

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

Ohhhh come on... I posted when cut outs were cut in travertine I did a heap of posts where I’m sure no one could see any progress. Pooooooost!

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks renman! We had all the landscaping connected to Clipsal pixie switches. There’s an app you can download that enables you to switch them all on and off manually, and…

1 month1 monthMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks so much Steve. Always good when the finished result makes you go ‘yeah it was worth it’.

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

Any updated photos?? Can’t wait to see that water feature powered on!

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Looks fantastic! I agree- sometimes you just have to close your eyes and press ‘pay’... the result is fantastic. I’ve found you can sit there agonising over 5 different quotes…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks so much. Feels so good when something goes smoothly. And even better when you’re also happy with the result. Looking forward to getting final defects fixed so we can…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

House numbers finally on... signalling the end to our landscaping journey... well.... is it ever really over?! haha

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Hahahaha agree! But relative to the whole landscaping project it’s about 1% of the total finished cost. That’s how I’ve justified it to myself anyway !

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thank you
I’m away for work at the moment so will double check when I get home- but from what I remember it is 1200 wide, and rakes up from…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Yep the letters are. The numbers aren’t totally solid I don’t think. He didn’t leave them with me when he came to check placement otherwise I’d check for you.
Each…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Funnily enough I was talking to our electrician about it and he said ‘my Dad runs a laser cutting steel business- we can do the letters and numbers for you!’…

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Letterbox numbers and letters have arrived! Can’t wait to see them go up on Tuesday!
Numbers are 250mm high and the letters 80mm. They are 15mm depth and we went…

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

I think it’s coming up to about 18 months. Coral’s stupid building ‘expert’ from KSpec who has zero product knowledge, told me it’s normal to peel in a wet area.…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks so much SteveMc. We are really happy with it. I love the French pattern travertine. So happy he talked me into it.
Really looking forward to the plants outside…

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Hahahahaha no we didn’t. We tried that for the first time in America earlier this year and unfortunately I didn’t think they were worth the mess!

2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Lit up the firepit for the first time last night!

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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks so much.
Many were chosen just on what they looked like- and even the landscaper unfortunately doesn’t know the name of some of the succulent varieties.
Here’s the front…

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
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2 months2 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Can’t wait to see this complete. Already looks sensational!

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

We had the same issue with grout. In the bathrooms we had dark grout and a build up of poster dust couldn’t be removed. We had epoxy colour put over…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Night shot

Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!
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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Haha small world hey!! From what I’ve heard Aaron is the best up your way too! I must admit we have a saying in our house now- ‘Dave Franklin who?’…

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Yep!! Still going on! Second hearing at NCAT In a couple of weeks. And also still a whole stack of things they need to fix- another 5 days off work…

3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

Thanks so much Just so glad to finally be settled! Now if we can finally get Coral Homes off our hands, life will be sweet again!

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3 months3 monthsMrsJMMrsJM posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..Landscaping is on!

It was just included in the base house price. It’s apparently slimline, but I reckon it still has to be a metre wide. I think it’s 5000L from memory

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