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10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi there,
It wasn't much.
Maybe around $2,000
I will have to check the contract later this week.
In my opinion it was worth doing our own thing with the appliances.
Just ask any reputable…

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi There,
We have just finished building with Porter Davis and negotiated not to use any Blanco appliances.
We installed twin Siemens ovens, a large Siemens Induction plate and a Serius Range…

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

+1 here
Still can't get them to send somebody out to fix my rangehood - it still goes nowhere and I still have no way to exhaust steam or smoke from…

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Everyone
Just a friendly tip.
Don't pay your final payment if everything isn't finished.
Don't fall into the trap where commitments are made to fix things - Then Surprise Surprise
Nothing happens -…

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Things are getting closer for us.
PCI is now Nov 26th
Our floating floors were being installed today.
Very happy with our selection of Sydney Blue Gum
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10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

I totally agree with you.
We are doing our own appliances and flooring as well.
We have $24,500 worth of flooring being installed Wed - Thurs of next week.
We are using Siemens…

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

We get the keys on Nov 26th
Floating Floors, Light Fittings, Carpets, European Kitchen Appliances, Air-conditioning, Window Dressing, and Landscaping have all been ordered or are already underway.
December 16th …

10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congrats to those starting out with the Slab pour.
We are almost at the pointy end of the deal.
Final walk through is on November 19th and handover is on…

Porter Davis homes
10 years10 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Well we have a date to get the keys........ November 26th

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Well the Brickies arrived on Thursday of last week. (finally)
The Gypsy Rose bricks are starting to look a real treat, and well worth the upgrade to category 4.

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Its now July 15th
Still waiting for the Brickies.

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

The bricks have arrived, and the frame is now partially wrapped.
It looks like the Brickies will start on Monday.

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

I hope it doesn't sound too corny, but it's a lot of fun to do.
Do you have a blog or any pictures of your build?
Our roof is almost finished.
We are…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

I hear what you are saying
We upgraded the handles to the same in the display
Same went for the WC's, and also got the soft closing seats.
We Respectfully declined PD's floors,…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Well its 2 weeks later, the frame is up and the roof tiles have arrived.
Bricking starts towards the end of this week
Yippee

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Porter Davis homes

Gotta hand it to PD.
They told us last week that our frame would be finished on Tuesday.
Just checked the email, and my invoice for $103,000 for the completion of the…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

The framers finally arrived and got started on the frame to my new house.

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

I will have to check.
The annoying things is PD asked us to get the house demolishers to hurry up back in February. Then nothing happened for weeks and weeks. My…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

If it ever stops raining we might get past the slab stage.
My windows arrived today, together with the flooring for the second storey.

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
How often do you visit your site?

We are doing a knockdown Rebuild in the inner eastern suburbs. We have just had our Slab poured, and with the Frame due to start on Tuesday. We are normally…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

I met the Site Supervisor on site on Thursday and had a good chat.
I have been assured that PD are going to catch up on my build schedule big time.
The…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

Excellent News
Good Luck with the Slab Pour
I had a look at our block this morning and all of the boxing around the slab has now been removed.
There seems to have…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Yes Ashburton (vic)
Well it's been all action stations since yesterday.
The Waffle Pods arrived yesterday and were installed in a day by the PD team.
Then to top it off,
Our Slab…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Our Marbella Build with Porter Davis

Hi Dave,
Your story sounds very familiar to me.
Delays seem par for the course.
Your house sounds like it will be fantastic once finished.
Like your dream home our Marbella 42 is fully…

11 years11 yearsAshy RedbacksAshy Redbacks posted:
Building the PD Marbella 42 in 2013

We have now been assured that our slab will be poured on Tuesday (June 4th)
After having had our block cut on April 29th
I have a feeling that the overnight rain…

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