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1 month1 monthCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis homes

Same as us. 5 whole weeks was wasted/lost waiting for KC to reply to fundamental errors/issues we found with our designs, and by escalating continually through our BC, it took…

2 months2 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis homes

Very helpful post!

3 months3 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis. No mod for (length) for a garage?????

We're planning to build with PD in early 2019 (Hoffman Villa) and we're extending our garage, but by width not by the length. I have a feeling had we asked…

3 months3 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
NBN point in your new house.

After weeks, they finally send me a quote and it's for $1,056!!!! To cut a HFC cable and update their internal records.
Trying to get the assigned Case Manager on the…

3 months3 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Thanks for the details, will look into some of those recommendations.
Your electrical pit for $3600, was that single phase or 3-phase power?

3 months3 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Hi brokenstick. A pit is for electrical power. My questions were for a gas connection. Do they also require a pit?

3 months3 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Can fellow Porter Davies home purchasees please advise if PD organises all the gas connections during construction? Do we as the owner need to do anything or bare any of…

4 months4 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis homes

We were told this same thing in our tender in the past week. It was said in a semi-nasty way, and not that it can incur but that it WILL…

4 months4 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
NBN point in your new house.

Did you get the refund and/or were you told off for having the demo people do it?

4 months4 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
NBN point in your new house.

We're in a HFC-based NBN area planning to KDR in 6 months.
Current old property has that very same modem you speak in a single point in the house (via…

4 months4 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have our tender appointment in a few days, and have also been presented with the same 3 options.
From what research we can find, all three are panned online, talk…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Thanks for the input.
Part of my frustration is around that VIC demolishers won't do a lot of that, especially the abolishment of electricity and gas supplies. It's all excluded. Some…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Thanks Old Bloke, that makes the decision pretty easy for us, the side that the driveway isn't on. Cheers.
Elsewhere I've been advised that some volume builders, PD seems to be…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Shared a few emails with the energy distributor for our area today, and was told we cannot use the neighbour's pit as it's not within the property boundary. This confused…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Cheers, will do, thanks!
Side note, we're in Kingston council, and I've been told they're actually pretty good to deal with, especially for KDRs, they're quite supportive. Heh, here's hoping.

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Yep, in the South East/Bayside. Who did you use as your demo company? I'm conscious of the chance we may have asbestos being a near 60 year old home.
In the…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Thanks Old Bloke.
No we're not living there thankfully. We have a tenant there till late October, once they're out the property will be ours again to get the ball rolling…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Thanks MyFirst! That's provides a very helpful start.

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
A detailed task breakdown start-to-finish for a KDR?

Hi homeone,
Fairly new member to the community. Have paid our $2000 deposit, and next step is the tender appointment in 6-7 weeks (or so we're told). Anyways, this post is…

5 months5 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Demolition of house with NBN HFC cable already there.

Hi all.
Can I please be provided the email address(es) and/or phone numbers that you all used to speak to the correct department within NBN Co in relation to the disconnect…

11 months11 monthsCheltsiderCheltsider posted:
Porter Davis price increase

Hi all,
New member here, about to begin the long, painful process of a KDR. Had done some early looking into this over the past 6 months, no further than receiving…

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