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seakyl

Qld
Joined 18 September 2008
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4 years4 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
renos have started!!! sorry for all the pics, lol

Hi all. Been a long while posting on this forum after our last new build. This time i am doing it on my own!!! Bought an old house in June…

6 years6 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
terracoter colour tile roof aaaahhh

We are purchasing this house which is only 16 months old but I really dont like the external colours! The terracotter colour seems so outdated. We are looking…

6 years6 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Wall decals - anyone have any tips?

If taking them off the wall dont pull it out but pull it back onto itself. Also, if you find this difficult you can use a hairdryer to soften the…

6 years6 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Building a Coral - Portsea in Hervey Bay - Boulder walls P7

Hi, been following you thread for a while. Just wondering where you got your boulders from. They look great!! We are from Maryborough so hopefully we can get them delivered…

7 years7 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
bamboo flooring and hounds.... How does it hold up?

that bamboo flooring sounds great Michelle. What brand is it?

8 years8 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
separate components or 'in-a-box'

Thanks heaps for the info... Yep, we will still need to buy a new amp as the one we have is a rxv-390.Served us very well. Thats why we would…

8 years8 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
separate components or 'in-a-box'

Hi All, We are finally organised in our new place and have started getting our theatre room set up. :z: So far we have a…

8 years8 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Dishdrawer or normal dishwasher

We had a double intergrated dishdrawers for 3.5 yrs and absolutely LOVED them! We now have a 'normal' dishwasher and wish that we asked the builder for the dishdrawers…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Joins in light coloured laminate... does it annoy you?

We have had some problems with a chemical reaction of some sort on our benchtops so the builder is replacing the laminate only.(wont use the same brand) We currently have…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

Well, we had handover yesterday!!!! It is officially OURS! :D :D :D
The…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Side of house alresco area, which way does yours face?

Ours will be east (8mtrs) and north 95mtr. We are also hoping to put a pool along side the east so that in summer it should be shaded by the…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

Tomorrow is handover....WOOHOO!!!!!
Maybe I should have a glass or 2 of bubbly tonight. Might help me sleep!

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Which direction for timber look flooring?

Thanks everyone for your replies. I was thinking of going this way to start with but the tiler suggested the other way. :shock: ..but I will…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Which direction for timber look flooring?

Hey all, we are getting our vinyl planks installed this week and now I have to decide which way to run the planks. This is our plan.
edit... oops, I posted…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Flooring suggestions please for my entry, hallway, kitchen

Just do a search on karndean on this forum. I have posted some pics of our last house that we used karndean throught the whole house, including the bathrooms. Absolutely…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

that price seems ok. What brand are you looking at?

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

we are getting a vinyl plank called 'casa' by gerflor. In our last house (built 4ys ago) we put in the same type of thing except in karndean brand. lots…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

Fantastic news ...'building with coral2009' Hopefully they will be able to pass on that figure!!! wow , just think about all the extras you could have.....mmmmmmm

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Extra power points direct from electrician

Yep, we paid the electritian $50 each for double power points, and light points (batton only) It was an additional $15 to install light fittings(eg downlights and pendants) . $80…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our Coral Heron:We're in and LOVING IT!

Congrats on your slab JellyLegs!!!!!!! ::cheerleader::
Can't wait to see the frame!! The house next to us is the 251 version to yours so hopefully it…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Does your builder provide you with a key at Lock-Up?

coral doesn't seem to have a problem with having other tradies onsite to install air con etc
Yes this is true, but you still need to fill out a form they…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

The hume accent range of internal doors are standard here with coral. ::cheerleader:: In real life they look FANTASTIC!!!, almost like 2 pac. very shiny!!…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our Coral Heron:We're in and LOVING IT!

I read in another thread that you have a slab down!! Congratulations, finally a start!! ::cheerleader::
BUT where are the piccies!!!

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

Yep, its the new colourbond 'loft' colour. Looks great in real life!
Well, it looks like wednesday in handover day...yay only 4 more sleeps!

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Does your builder provide you with a key at Lock-Up?

Yep, we have a construction key as well cause we are building with Coral Homes. :D
In fact we where there this evening…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
How old were you when...

I had only just turned 19 and hubby was 21 when we built our first home. :z:
Hubby got the land just before we were…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

Cant remember exactly when the site scrape was, but I definately know that the slab was poured on the !st of Dec!! :D

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Flashy Entrance Door

The downpipes here in this area of QLd are normally done like this. The "bits" are to collect the leaves from getting into our tanks. We are fully on rainwater.…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Our "Daydream"279".... It's OURS!!! carpet in

OH MY GOSH.... Have just spoken to the builder and it looks like handover will be towardas the end of next week..AAAHHHH..WOO HOO.
Now I need to organise the floor covering…

9 years9 yearsseakylseakyl posted:
Flashy Entrance Door

This is what we have. It is a 1200 wide 'hume illusions' door. We didnt get the pivot system but we are getting a soft close thingy installed…

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