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5 d5 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We had a few items to be sorted post handover. They write them down on a handover from. PD were very responsive post handover
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

So how many days delay so they allow for the "independent" inspector you are forced to get through them and the sheet they make you sign to say you have…

3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have the ones with the pins and they can only be locked from the inside
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3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

The black box has a tea pot 2 cups and some tee2 tea. **** after being 11 months late you need a gold box with diamonds in it

3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Most of ours have been done in 2 weeks. We only have 1 unresolved item.
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3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

First fence panel test fit. Perfect
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3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Started on fencing welding up 2 gates today and have my blade fencing prepared to weld tommorow morning.
We will powder coat black before installing
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3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Front landscaping now started. Need to buy some native plants.
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3 months3 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have had most of the items on our 3 month inspection fixed. The guy who came out from PD was great. Concretefx have now ground and sealed the garage.…

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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Ours told us the old chestnut that it would void the warrantee and that the frame wouldn't past Inspection with holes in them.
This said even though there was no problem…

4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

That was my argument with argus yet my cables still remain unterminated.
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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Check any smells from your toilets as they have installed 3 toilets with faulty seals at our house and the plumber said it has been a big problem at many…

4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I had exactly the same problem with my stereo wiring and my camera wiring.
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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

It's the site supervisor who triggers the invoice. To meet their internal targets the trigger it when they think the stage will be finished. If there are delays you get…

4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I'm amazed you haven't already got it before slab pour as you'll get all the others before the stage is finished
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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

that is a standard slab upgraded to 32 Mpa to stop cracking. It's been done by concretefx. It's a grind ants seal. Our house which is mechanically polished looks even…

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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Some bs about needing bituman
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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

It's the original concrete that's been ground and sealed. It needs to be professionally done. Concretefx have done my whole house and they have done an amazing job. Grind and…

4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We had to pay a bond for the demolition and PD had to pay a bond for the build as we are a knock down rebuild.
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4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

A little update:
Have had our 3 month inspection and most things fixed. Still to be fixed our entry wall that is over 10mm out of plum and a continuing stinking…

4 months4 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I'm using my left over herbal for retaining walls. I'm going to paint them white and build in wooden benches.
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5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sorry to give you the bad news but it takes probably 4-5 months after lockup to hand over. We had lockup start November 17 and hand over end March.
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5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Agree on checking the roof insulation. Ours was in good shape
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5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

It's an australian hardwood mix of spotted gum and Tassie oak.
I was lucky enough to buy 600m for 500 bucks and made the deck myself. It's not as hard…

5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

That is so *******. My entry wall is a s type. Found out putting skirting boards on. At my 3 month inspection im getting PD to pull it off and…

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Haven't posted an update on the hoise for a while.
Some artwork finally up and work started on the front deck.
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5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We had the same problem as I wanted a pivot door and was told around $5k. So I have purchased a second hand pivot door for $600, can buy…

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5 months5 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

They rap the whole house on the outside of the stud walls with foil to seal it. We've just moved in and today on a 13 Dec day in Melbourne…

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6 months6 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congrats bet you'll love your new home.
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6 months6 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I found gmail and Google drive an excellent resource. Confirm everything in writing with PD. One suggestion made to me is to take photos of the frame plus electrical and…

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