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3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

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Your house is looking really beautiful. You got some good colours going throughout. It is interesting how colours/paint can totally transform the look.…

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3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Nice :-) Not long to go then. How long you reckon left? 6-7 weeks?
Is that tiles for the whole house of just wet areas?
I am curious…

3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

MikW
If you take 2 or more you get discounted price on the Darbecca services.
At first I told them 4 stages but I ended up…

3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yep that is normal. Hebel will go on top.
There is a bracket they fix to the timber. Then the Hebel is screwed onto the bracket to hold the hebel

3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

MikW
Awesome another Madison home builder. Welcome mate.
We also swapped the bed to front but didn't go for the bed 2 ensuite or guest…

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3 d3 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis homes

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I know you can have square set windows without architraves. You get a cleaner look
If you are not doing square set windows there…

5 d5 dGioGio posted:
Is any building with SOMERVILLE 46 with Porter Davis

Swordfish Here is another home builder. Reach out and find out :-)

9 d9 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

How is everyone else going with their Madison build? Hope all is well. Here is the latest pics. :-)
Option 5 Stairs - Landing will be done…

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9 d9 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

ISSUE WITH MY PANTRY/GALLEY WINDOW.
Ok peeps, earlier during the build it was brought to my attention that the window in the pantry in the Madison is lower than what is…

14 d14 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Yep couldnt agree more. We are getting the fireplace mantle from them actually. They do have some really nice lighting products. Definitely worth a visit.
Can I also add Temple &…

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27 d27 dGioGio posted:
Waldorf Grange 50 garage opening height 2400mm

How about doing a 10ft ceiling downstairs? That should fix your prob. But will cost you $$.

29 d29 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

First coat of render started...

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29 d29 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

fademan
The cladding is not the same as per what you see on the facade photo on PD website. This one is called Newport.
It…

30 d30 dGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

fademan
Garage extended by 1m. Garage door centered. All Hebel except facade where we have cladding
It is the New England Facade.
Hebel almost finished..

Insulation in progress..

Cladding…

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1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Here's some pics from 3 weeks ago..... tomorrow will go on site take more pics, hopefully, the second-story Hebel is completed.
Still a long long long way to go...Worth mentioning that…

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1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Newhouse22 Looking good. Progressing nicely I see. Awesome.

1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

fademan floorboard looks great mate. Honestly I am on the fence here they both look amazing. I guess it will come down to the…

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1 month1 monthGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

It's been a while since my last post, just got back from overseas and went to check on the house, nothing has been done, slow progress. Wife's been on site…

2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

We decided to put the garage access door in the study and have timber floor instead of carpet in that room.
We had the same dilemma but we felt that…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

fademan Plan is looking good. Just be mindful of that garage access door. Opening it to go in the garage could cause a problem.…

2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Newhouse22 Fantastic.
Our build has been good so far in terms of deliverables.
All rough-ins completed
I have a Pre-Plaster inspection scheduled for Tuesday 25/7 which…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis in the South East VIC

I am building in Berwick/Clyde area with PD. Depends on your block. How flat is it? I am on a fairly flat block and site cost was $15k for a…

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis double storey

fademan No. They are seperate unit.
Ducted heating unit is located IN the roof and comes with 12 round outlets.
Evap cooling is located…

2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis double storey

@I got 12 heating & 9 evap cooling outlets

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2 months2 monthsGioGio posted:
PD Charlton - extended kitchen

goldencrumble I am a big fan of the Charlton33 with the extended kitchen.
I don't know the price but I know someone who built…

3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Natta thanks. Am glad you like it. I will keep posting as I go. Hopefully end of this week will have more time to…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Natta My brother-in-law did a KDR with Metricon about 2yrs ago. He got a contractor to clean up the site before Metricon started building.…

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3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

fademan Great news. :-) Congrats on securing a Jan 2018 site start. Don't think that it is so far away.…

3 months3 monthsGioGio posted:
Unexpected Sewerage Pipe ruining pool plans- Advice Please!

An exclusion zone is basically an area in the backyard where you don't want pipe running so that you can put in a pool/spa later. Pipes just run around the…

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