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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Arh yes, the displays. Where you see things you like but they seem so hard to actually get into your build!
I had a phone call from the PD Construction…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Mak - I don’t understand how they can think stuff like that is actually acceptable!!
Update - hubby had a massive blew with our SS and put a complaint in. We…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

I think we are going to make a formal complaint about our SS. Nearly 4 weeks post handover and honestly I can’t even begin to explain how bad he has…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thank you. That’s good and somewhat comforting to hear.

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So.....we have handover tomorrow afternoon. It's been pushed back a few times so my excitement levels aren't high anymore.....
We have had a non-stop issue with our pantry bench. Its not…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Exposed Agg vs Coloured Concrete

We should hopefully have handover of our house in approx. 3 weeks, so we have started to think about the driveway. At this stage we are torn between coloured concrete…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Outrageous water bill whilst building - Porter Davis

Thank you. I will check our contract.
Leak is fixed. I have been taking photos of the water meter as well and it’s not moving. It was a significant amount…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Moving in with no concrete paths/driveway

Hi everyone
So our build is hopefully coming to an end and i have started thinking about packing up our rental ready to move.
We won’t have any landscaping/driveway done when…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Outrageous water bill whilst building - Porter Davis

So I received my water bill from our build today - and at over $4500 for 2 months, so say I almost had a heart attack is an understatement!
My SS…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
How does your fridge look? Pics?

My partner and I are in a bit of a battle about how far the fridge can stick out of the cabinetry. It's something that is hard to visualise when…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Has anyone removed laminate flooring skirting.

Do you know if its hard to get off? Assuming it's glued down.

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Has anyone removed laminate flooring skirting.

Has anyone pulled up the laminate floorboard skirting before? In the picture below, this is a fridge space. That extra 30mm would give us a lot more options with a…

Has anyone removed laminate flooring skirting.
2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Has anyone pulled up the laminate floorboard skirting before? In the picture below, this is a fridge space. That extra 30mm would give us a lot more options with a…

Porter Davis homes
2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Welcome!
We have used Darbecca, as most people on here do, for our house inspections. Price varies depending on what inspections you want and if its a single/double storey. Best to…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Has anyone kitted our there wardrobes using IKEA? Would love to hear your thoughts on that if you have.

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes. Has anyone gone back to there BC to query this? I don’t see how they can make the connection with clause 34. I will reply back to my BC…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Poor form PD, poor form. Just received 2 letters from our BC, advising because we have had 2 x independent inspections, they have extended the time to be finished by…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Wow, they really don’t like them do they. In saying that, our SS has been great with Darbecca and we haven’t had any issues or delays. But our Darbecca reports…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So things are ticking along with our build. Tiling has been done. Electrical done. Plumbers were there today. Its looking really good with minimal issues.
I will say I was disappointed…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

For those of you who upgraded from standard to boutique stacker door, do the boutique come with a keyed lock? The AL website says it’s as standard. The item on…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Left over bricks

The builder told us we can either keep them, or get them to take them away at the end of the build

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

What is wrong with the driveway - looks great to me! We have to swap our crossover to the other side as well, plus the demo guys (and PD) have…

2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Left over bricks

Had a meeting with our site supervisor today. Looks like we will have about $1000 worth of bricks left over (about 2.5 of the cubes they come in). Porter Davis…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So we finally got to see what our recessed ceiling in the living area looks like today - had a meeting with our SS this morning, but I would have…

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2 years2 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yep, they don't stuff around on sending invoices. I had a call from our SS to apologise for accidentally hitting the finished stage a few days earlier as well.

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3 years3 yearsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Brickwork nearly finished. Blackwood bricks with grey mortar.

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