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15 h15 hbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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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2 d2 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Agree on checking the roof insulation. Ours was in good shape
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2 d2 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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 d5 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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 d5 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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 d5 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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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9 d9 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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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30 d30 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congrats bet you'll love your new home.
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30 d30 dbrucefil2011brucefil2011 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…

Porter Davis homes
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Pre slab as you can not see anything underneath post slab. For post slab you can do it yourself. All you need is a 2m long straight edge some packers…

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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did slab, frame and final inspections. My feeling is a flat well made slab and a frame that is built correctly = a well built house.
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I can highly recommend them. I like the look of white rocks coming through and my asphalt is done like that. It takes about 3 months for the white rocks…

1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

It was about $40 per Sq m including all groundwork.
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Blog now updated.
Thanks to everyone hopefully you have all enjoyed our blog in the last 24 hours it has surpassed 1,500 visitors and 10,000 individual page reads.
Wow the power of…

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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Very exciting day with the bitumen going on today.
First wheelbarrow loaded, will update my blog with pictures after its finished today.
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis had one of thier team go through and Mark the wall frames that were not plum and the carpenter came back to fix them.
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I better get on with a list too. I must say our SS has been very responsive and good.
One strange issue we are having is a rotting fruit smell out…

1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We had some discounts dependant on a start date on site so had to push the builder. We were lucky as we had a rent free empty house to move…

1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We demolished before the permit. You need a separate demolition permit
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Usually within a month or two. They must start within a year.
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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We are very excited as tommorow our black icing will go on top. The guys told me they wheelbarrow the bitumen in.
They have been fantastic so far in both thier…

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1 month1 monthbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I feel for you. You must be gutted. Hope it gets sorted out quickly and permanently.
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

My dramas with Porter Davis continue. After being awarded costs by VCAT in the first week of March I needed to send this today.
During the build I ensured that all…

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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Always happy to save PD drama as I had plenty of my own
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

On the std doors I have already installed fly screens through A&L so no problem.
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yep mine was but no where that incomplete.
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

And most importantly I dont think you can lock them.
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

They do curtain doors but I dont think they are in crimsafe and I dont think you can lock them.
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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

They made it pretty clear to us that they dont do door screens.
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https://hoffmangoldwithporterdavis.wordpress.com/about/

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2 months2 monthsbrucefil2011brucefil2011 posted:
Porter Davis homes

We purchased our screens from A&L and the price includes delivery and installation.
We have a 2 panel for a 3 panel sliding door. You can get standard or locking and…

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