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3 months3 months46fan46fan posted:
Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?

Thanks for the tips appreciate it.
I will check if we can just pay for the drawings, soil tests and permits and then decide if we want to go ahead.
or perhaps…

3 months3 months46fan46fan posted:
Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?

Read the comments in viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84496
There is a mention of the costs involved in engineering drawings, and that many builders do this.
Is it a reasonable…

3 months3 months46fan46fan posted:
Deposit with builder for drawings, what to expect?

Hey,
We are in the process of building in a inner city block, near Melbourne, will be a custom build.
Drew up a rough drawing of the floor plan and passed it…

5 years5 years46fan46fan posted:
Concrete slab - small one

that was very helpful, thanks B STAR, I will go on a hunt

5 years5 years46fan46fan posted:
Concrete slab - small one

Thanks B STAR, how deep and wide would you reckon the trench needs to go?

5 years5 years46fan46fan posted:
Concrete slab - small one

Thanks Offshore, the trouble is getting it to the backyard :-( I do not have a wide access from the front.
It is pretty regular though,…

5 years5 years46fan46fan posted:
Concrete slab - small one

Hey all,
I am planning to build a wood fired bbq and a pizza oven at the end of the deck.
The total area would be around 2m sq, but as…

6 years6 years46fan46fan posted:
Draftsman any recommendations - Point Cook VIC

Thanks Peter

6 years6 years46fan46fan posted:
Draftsman any recommendations - Point Cook VIC

Hi,
I am planning to build a verandah at the rear of the house and have to get a permit from my council, so looking for a draftsman for some drawings…

6 years6 years46fan46fan posted:
Neighbour blocking trees

Thanks

6 years6 years46fan46fan posted:
Neighbour blocking trees

Once again on this topic .... thanks to double storey houses on two sides Grrr...
All along our street and the one behind there are 2 double storey houses built ....…

6 years6 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

If the driveway concreting is yet to be done, then they are the best people to approach.
Get what postbox you would like and they can concrete and set this for…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Evaporative cooling - 3rd party or builder?

In our case the builder was more expensive, so opted out. In doing so we ended up getting electrical and water pipe put on there for future installation. Our quote…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Dishwasher fixup troubles

Thanks chrisandkate,
It is definitely there fault. We are expecting to see the guy who fixed it earlier, this afternoon. Have told them to pay for any damages.
Not sure if…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Dishwasher fixup troubles

hi fellow homeoners....
We had our new dishwasher serviced on Saturday 21 May. This was to do with no water getting in, this was fixed however now the water is leaking…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Let down!!!

Hope you have Independent inspection happening, just in case...

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Jess, much appreciated.
Will wait and see what happens.

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Jess - Team PD,
I have sent you a PM on troubles with 3 month maintenance. Please do check this.
Thnx

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did not arrange this to be done, and we are not very satisfied with the quality of build. I'd highly recommend getting independent inspections done.

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Good on you. hope all goes good.

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Differences between H and HD class

As them to send you the soil test report, this will have a clear indication of the requirement. If you have gone in for the fixed site cost they this…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

karmaz, you are better off getting all things fixed before accepting the handover. We were told to take things like this up in 3 month maintenance .... its been 8…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

The Impression we got after going thru the building process was more like ... if you want to build with PD then the conform to rules and guidelines set by…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Jess, in our case we wanted to do some reviews and be sure if our selections were good ... and in an appointment we have a few hours ...…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Jess, are you sure its the R 2.5 ceiling insulation batts? coz we have been given loose Cellulose. I too was under this impression that we were to receive batts…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
PORTER DAVIS. Share your experience Good or Bad!

I am totally with you on this ... And would not recommend PD.
We too had similar issues and after persistent push to rectify this something was done else on and…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

totally agree with SSAZ, render is a good option if it suits.

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
PORTER DAVIS. Share your experience Good or Bad!

I would go with Mozzie on this ...
We have not had a great experience building with them. We are still going on with fixups its been 6 months since we…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

It was our first house with PD, went by recommendations of family and friends. we would rate the build quality as average one thing we were not happy was with…

7 years7 years46fan46fan posted:
Porter Davis homes

Appliances and water heaters are installed after the PCI and when you go an collect your keys. This is to avoid them from being stolen. However when ours was done,…

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