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4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

The blue tool is a board straightener....you'll find that the decking boards are never straight...if you want straight lines on your deck, this tool does the job easily.

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Congratz :) its looking pretty good.
You'll find that there will be tradies coming in and out of your house after hand over for at least another…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hurro? Whats been happening peeps?

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Awesome stuff Knyght
Hope it goes all smoothly for you.
2 more days till I pick up my keys lol..Been a year long journey.
I don't envy anyone that's just starting their journey,…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hey Jack..
Has your driveway and concrete apron around the house been poured?? Would love to see some photos

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Remember the HDMI debate we had a few months ago... lol..
This is classic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxfLXH6qe9w

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

I'm pretty dissapointed with the shelving....will be redoing it all after hand over with some hardwood timber....

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

For those who opted for the 24port data package....this is what the 6RU cabinet looks like.
Can't see the 24 port switch.....I'm guessing you'll have to buy your own patch…

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

You may think its weird, but if I put myself in PD's shoes.....you'll think differently.
Below are just my assumptions...
PD buying power would immensely improved when customers select option/s from their…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Build Time : 277 Days (Site Start -> PCI Date)
Contracted Build time: 238 days (210 days + 28 days xmas period)
Days over: 39 days

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

If all goes well with PCI...I will be in next weekend.

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
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4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Decisions decisions....anyone have anything good to say to any of these companies?
Who are you currently with?
I'm looking for a company that's fair.....none of these estimated readings and overcharging and…

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

I've opted for NBN phone instead of VOIP.
From what I can see, the phone lines run directly into the NTU.
Then there's a separate Ethernet line running from NTU to your…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hmmmm I've just had a look closer at my Electrical contract.
For those who opted for 24 port data points, were you told by ARGUS rep that you need to allocate…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Nice one Sogg :)
Hows your build coming along?

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hey Sogg
Dont know yet, will be alot of trial and error . Will let u know how I go

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

I've been using a ASUS RT-68U for quite some time now and have no complaints.
Decided to stick with ASUS, and this is the latest generation in terms of wireless connectivity…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Home Network Sorted.
ASUS RT-AC3200
Tri-Band Wireless-AC3200 Gigabit Router
ASUS EA-AC87
5 GHz Wireless-AC 1800 Media Bridge/ Access Point
Gonna use the TPLink 24Port switch supplied by Argus for now, if it doesn't cut…

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

What reward card lol....I haven't received one and doubt they would discount on an discounted item

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Dont go off the price advertised...they have specials on at the moment....
I got a King and Queen ensemble for $8500. as opposed to the retail of $11498 total.

4 years4 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Bed purchased....and dang its comfy.
Gotta say....it's like a 5 star hotel grade bed
If you're shopping around for one, have a lie down on one of these.....sold the instant I laid…

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Furniture shopping day
From Ridgey Didge Melbourne

Nick Scali Dining Chairs

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Pearz - will tell u once they finished the Master Ensuite.
But my BI reckons mine is not Semi Frameless.
Here's a few other things he found.
Official PCI now moved from 28th…

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

I'm just bringing this to your attention now.....so if you are getting a better deal, please let us know....
If they do it for one...they should do it for all...since its…

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Sogg, no...PD regional manager said that have more then one supplier for shower screens.....they can have different interpretation of what semi frameless is.
What a joke....

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hi TBH,
Definitely doesn't look like the one you have in your blog
Apologies for the pic, my BI needs to learn how to take better pics
So be aware TBH...you'll get…

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Just be aware PD's interpretation of a semi frameless shower is "fully framed"
I've had a dispute with PD over this and they wont budge.
When I asked them what is…

Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hey Joea
I expect it to be finished the same way as displayed......not like this.

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Hi All
If you have opted for a spa bath instead of a stand alone bath...be weary.
There's a pump and external power plug which PD will install,
I was not expecting for…

5 years5 yearsFilthyfilFilthyfil posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

PD are known for their speediness in regards to invoicing.....everything else for my build has been delayed
There was a promise from PD that I would be in my new…

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