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6 years6 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just had our final inspection and are off to pay
::lol::

6 years6 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Chorlton, we had ours last week and picked out every single item we could see, paint runs bubbles, gaps in beading, all the general things that may not matter after…

6 years6 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Roshi,
our PCI was supposed to be the 23rd of June with handover on the 28th, as the SS was being pushed to complete by EOFY. We had our NHI independent…

6 years6 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Chorlton,
If you take a look you should find a hole, or depression in the floor under the bath. At our place this was filled with cement after the pipes were…

6 years6 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Well after 141 days (including tomorrow) we are having out PCI.
NHI found 30 faults including ones that were obvious to me like no sink installed in bench :)

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Clearly not good enough.
There's not much else to say I'm afraid

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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JC,
Our site start was feb 17th and we should be finished in the next 2 weeks. Contract stated 177 days (+28 for christmas) which only applys in certain circumstances

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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It's been a while between postings, with a new job and housesitting a place without internet
PD are trying to get us in before June 30th, and have booked PCI for…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Snoofie, they weren't that dear ($23 or $33) ask if you can have a BV done, we upgraded prior and they have forgotten some, and the SS advised that they…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Looking good Mel :D

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Agree with all the comments regarding NewHomeInspections.com.au
Rob was great and well worth the money, Frame inspection was good. Just had pre plaster (unfortunately PD had the pasterers start early D'Oh)…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Victoria,
glad your SS is able to acknowledge faults from your independant inspection.
I'm afraid mine doesn't acknowledge what is on my report, nor is he able to give any estimates on…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
What to watch out for when demolishing a house?

Mims,
we used Pearcedale plant hire, recommended from here, they weren't too bad. Cheaper than Whelan the wrecker.
we organised the following things ourselves.
Disconnection and Abolishment of all services. (Gas, Power and…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Ask your SS if you can install timbers where they are going to go, will save you from pulling it ut of the wall in a few months or years…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Menang,
a good outcome, sometimes a potential delay just wears you down. We haven't even started bricking yet and I'm all worn out ::wornout::
We are…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Jess,
I sent a PM on Wednesday night.
Any Update on my questions?

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Menang,
i am in the opposite situation where PD have advised that the Contract is the overriding document, in addition to PCV's and as a result something I have asked for…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Thanks SSAZ & FIngers crossed, just sanity checking whether I am being too demanding :)
I've PM'ed Jess with a response on how to escalate

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Can anyone give feedback on how long it took for a building variation form to be processed, or an email request actioned?
is 10 days too long or just par for…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Just a quick update on My Frame Inspection.
Rob from newhomeinspections.com found 9 items that require rectification. We have advised the SS CSA and Accounts team on Thursday that they require…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
When your neighbour wont agree on the boundary fence.

you've got two options, refer to the local council and see if they have options.
Or discuss with your fencer, an order to fence - this might be a council thing…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Jess,
I think that getting things in writing is a joke, as this is precisely why I am in this mess. I asked the question and had a response in writing,…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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::wornout::
I'm off to go and re-read my contract tonight, as it appears that "whilst Management agree that I have made the appropriate selection, and…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Thanks SSAZ & Tstr1a, I'm following up again this morning. I will post an update, as it seems that they are, as you said covering themselves. ::frown::

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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The item is in the Colour selection document & contract , and the point is stated in the PCV's as we were still uncomfortable with the vagueness of the answer.…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Can anyone help me out here, our SS has made a mistake, which has meant that there are items we asked for, and have in writing that they will be…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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JPZ,
we had the same delay, the concreter said it all added up to a better slab, and the inspector we had was fairly thorough. Would you mind PM'ing me the…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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We had our roof tiles put on.

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
Kurrajong Bricks - Happy or Unhappy??

H,
we've picked these as well, after looking at plenty with Porter Davis. To see some completed have a look at SSAZ's blog for the finished product. from Memory it's ssazcamberwell29.…

7 years7 yearsGeorge'sGeorge's posted:
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Does anyone have an idea about how we can request a new CSA?
After 2 months re-writing PCV's for things that were raised at Tender and not recorded properly, we are…

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