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Alpal

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6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Automation Master,
I still had to speak with Choice even though I supplied the SC with a signed letter of the approved loan from the bank. It is really silly…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes - WE have great taste! ::lol::

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey monkeypantz,
They are exactly the same as yours, wet cemet 600x300. We love colour and pattern on the tile.
Its just in the wet areas as we are not huge fans…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

All,
Just updated my blog with some pics if anyones interested...
Im around 3 weeks from PCI....

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

HI Sim_mun,
PD do Batten "Chinaman hat" lights as std - one to each room.
Downlights are an optional extra...
Cost for 12V Halogen around $105 each and for LED $150 each.... adds…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Did you hear this through the media? Or do you have someone on the inside?
Interested to see if this is rumour or fact

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Lets Talk Turkey

Hi,
470K is really high for 36Sq house. Does this pricing include demolition? do you have a difficult site?
Im currently building a 38sq house with PD and Im at least 100K…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
YET again issue with Metr!con

Its an unfortunate position to be in.. This issue is quite common with bricks. I would not be happy as it seems to be due to their disorganisation.
Playing the devils…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey T,
Just checked out your latest blog - impressive info..
I have increased the wall insulation to 2.5 but stuck with the 3.5 for ceiling (was undecided but can easily change…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

OK my update for the week..
Fixing invoice recieved and the painter starts today....
Really interested to see how the colour turns out as the sample looked nothing like the example at…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Gren,
Humble had a contact which they were really happy with.
I think he\she either posted the details earlier in this forum (about 6 weeks ago) or in his own forum…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
Just updated my blog for anyone interested...
Officially locked out now which is disappointing - this is the best part to see of the build.
Some good progress this week…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Chris & Kristen's Metr1con Nolan 45 knock down and build

Hi Chris,
All the others in this forum would have contracts with the same clause.
I never had an issue attending the site until lockup. From there I've had to arrange site…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Unexpected costs?

Siteworks can depend on a number of factors...
Assuming your block has been cleared does not mean site works will be cheap.
Fall, soil type, access, retaining wall requirements, drainage etc play…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey Alpal, was just wondering how your build was going....so much happening and looking good.
Sorry guys been MIA with work the last few weeks...
Have been informed kitchen cabinets have now…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks and No problems - its Boral Lambassa - cat 5
They use this brick on quite a few of their displays...

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Father in Law helped out.. he did a awesome job, its def a 2 person task, and even then its hard work.
So sore. :(<br />
I'd imagine that not…</p></div><div class=

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

JC\Rups,
Banks do not really care about the house when it comes to the valuation, their valuation is 70% based off the land itself. Location (suburb) and size of the block…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
If money was no object?

Yup - mine cost +$7k for 17 windows (for double glazed windows)
Hope this helps

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Chris & Kristen's Metr1con Nolan 45 knock down and build

Hi Chris,
I was quoted a 16KW for a 38SQ home. 18.2KW should be sufficient. As its a double storey house the heat will all be upstairs. You will find you…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Cooling options for double storey house

Hi All,
Ive done extensive homework on this (I should mention Im building double storey as well) and the price quoted is way too much. I have recieved quotes from 15…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

T1,
You might find some people bookmark the page instead of follow (this way you dont get spammed with every update) You having so many hits indicates there are more than…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Ebony,
Appreciate the response and update.
One question - If PD are "growing" as you indicate why would the Northern PD office close?
Forgive me - I'm a "half glass empty" type…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Interesting - definately makes you think about concreting the sides of the house....

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Your lucky Humble that yours has finished before all this has started...
In my opinion things will get worse before they get better in the building industry..
Thinking the next 8-12 months…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

All,
Just been informed my SS is changing... Surprise surprise.
My SS informed me they have shut down the PD North Office and moved some of the staff back into the east…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
How to wire a newly built house

Hi,
I wired my own CAT 6 Cable and Coax (TV) throughout the house. Bought a 305m roll on ebay for $90.
Checked with my SS first and he gave the all…

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Agreed - this seems to be a regular occurance in the new estates....
If they are not vandalising their stealing...
Whats the world coming to....

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

Correct on both counts...

6 years6 yearsAlpalAlpal posted:
Porter Davis homes

PD has just sent me a lock up invoice...
Considering the doors are installed and no locks put on how is this lockup?
Cheeky... :n:

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