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13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Off white mortar

We upgraded to off white mortar it cost just over $1000 for Windsor 47. Be careful because it is light grey and not off white as you may…

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Pre Handover checklist

We are due for our pre completion inspection on Friday. Does anyone have a checklist we can use to make sure we cover off everything. Or some advise…

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Pre Handover checklist

We have our pre completion inspection on Friday. We don't want to miss anything. Does anyone have a checklist or can offer some advise of the items that…

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
PD and Bricks

Just be really careful when you pay for white mortar. We did this with PD and our mortar is grey. White it PD language means light grey.

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
What can we expect from Porter Davis?

We are building the Windor 47, and our experience has been nothing but one disaster after another.
Bricks have chipped when washed
Mortar wrong colour
Niches in ensuites are uneven
Cracks appearing at front…

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Porter Davis and Boral

We had a meeting with PD onsite on Monday and they still say the bricks are OK.
They have agreed to fix all our other problems, and have offered to render…

13 years13 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Porter Davis and Boral

Good question. It is because our first choice brick was deleted and the the replacement was not able to be supplied by Austral. Given that our windows and…

14 years14 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Porter Davis and Boral

No they haven't suggested any solution. Practically we would need to look at that as an option but we really didn't want a rendered house. The house is…

14 years14 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Porter Davis and Boral

We have spoken to every one up to the state manager and no one acknowledged there is anything wrong with the bricks.
We have lodged a complaint with consumer affairs and…

14 years14 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
Porter Davis and Boral

We are building the Windsor 47 with PD, and having no end of troubles. Our major problem is that our bricks have pitted and chipped when they have been…

14 years14 yearsanderson1462anderson1462 posted:
PD tile upgrades anyone??

We are building with PD and the cost of the tile upgrades was significant. As an example we put mosiac tiles in the niches in our bathrooms, on average…

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