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11 d11 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Something to keep in mind with Tesla battery, you will need to replace the battery every 6-8yrs. Over time the performance of the battery will degrade. The 5.6kw is good…

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11 d11 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Yea am pretty sure you'll be in way before xmas.
Looks like you gonna be racing against fademan. Looking forward to this race

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29 d29 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

I think you only get one profile, don't think you can select a different profile.

30 d30 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

aplaceforeverything the facade colours aren't the same. We went for a light greyish colour for the render and more of an antique white...grey pebble…

1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

MikW I have been busy ever since we moved in, am resuming work on 6th of Feb. I managed to get a fair bit…

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1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

aplaceforeverything Good pickup, you are right. I went back to check the KC doc, and it doesnt say the profile there. I ended up…

1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

It is a colourbond roof flashing/capping that is installed before your moulding goes on. Because there is cladding the only way to stop water from going in is to install…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

BLOG UPDATED
I have updated my today with some pics. You will find fireplace, curtains, landscaping progress, xmas etc..
Tip before moving in
If you are building a double storey and have…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Madison40builder I got the blinds company to go in once the skirting and architraves was installed to take the measurements. Just let your SS…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

There are some areas upstairs the floor squeaks, a bit annoying. Already spoke to my SS about it. It will be sorted next week. Carpet will have to be removed…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Move in update
We got the keys on the 12th, got all deliveries done on the 13th, fireplace and curtains/shutters installed on the 15th and moved in the 16th Dec and…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

I went to Pakenham sand and soil as well as cranbourne premix before going to Gully Premix, I found the colours at Gully better.

2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Exposed driveway and path done. We went with the colour Bertham from Gully Premix in knoxfield
Here is how it looks after 2 coats of sealer. Plan to do another 2…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Will look fantastic once it's all painted. I accidentally came across the same facade couple of days ago in keysborough, there was a beautiful xmas tree all lit up on…

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Gio wrote:

Good pickup

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Started 1st of June 2017.
I live just 8mins away so it's easy for me to be on site almost every day and inspect and make a list of issues…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Ok Peeps, we had our PCI today, it went really well. I am glad to report that the SS has been on top of all the issues I have raised…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Waldorf_Grange_Build brucefil2011
Thanks for your input. At first I picked B, then I changed to A. Missus like…

Gio wrote:

thegman the average cost per sqm is $110 for exposed. I was charged 115 per sqm but i manage to negotiate to 110 and get my cross over extension done for free.

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Ok Peeps, would appreciate your input here
Which one of the following exposed aggregate do you prefer A or B or C
House Render Colour is -
A - Bertham…

Gio wrote:

Like the tiles. Is that in master or 2nd bath?

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Gio wrote:

Kitchen is taking shape. You got the doors already installed for the overhead. Am still waiting for mine to be installed would be very similar to your overhead cupboard but with round corners.

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sarking definitely would be nice to have. I don't have sarking but I plan to put in a rubber membrane inside the roof on top of my home theatre to…

3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Thanks. I have already done a 'Pre-PCI' which I have arranged with my SS before considering I have sold my house and gotta be out by 21st Dec, hopefully PCI…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

I know the feeling, it sucks when you realised something that you wanted is not in the drawings. Been there and done it. I thought to myself, if I really…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Steel Post fencing done. Back yard and right side. Left side next week

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

If you are looking at doing exposed aggregate for your driveway/path around the house.
Take a drive to Gully Premix in knoxfield
http://gullypremix.com.au/exposed-aggregate/
Covering about 168m2 of exposed aggregate…

3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

We have PCI booked for next Thursday.
Went in this evening to start marking up with blue tape for touch up paint on Monday.
Items to be completed next week:
Kitchen to be…

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