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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…

1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble 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

1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble 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…

1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble 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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1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
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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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1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble 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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1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Brickwork nearly finished. Blackwood bricks with grey mortar.

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1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Fridge size vs Fridge space

We are currently building a house with Porter Davis, and for the first time ever, we will have a designated space for the fridge. We are currently looking at French…

1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

We had an Arden home built across the road from us and they started framing the next day. Apparently its also good if it gets a lot of rain just…

1 month1 monthgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Our slab was left for 1 week before framing commenced.

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2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Natural grey - you?
Going to have a look later and take some photos

2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Building update:
It has progressed a lot more quickly than I thought it would that's for sure.
9 May - slab poured
23 May - frame completed, windows in.
31 May - roof…

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2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
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We wanted to change our front door from standard 820mm wide to 1020mm wide at WOS. Not allowed we were told, must be done at tender :(<br>
It’s not…</p></div><div class=

2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So we just got our frame invoice through. Is it normal to have this finished and we haven't even heard from our construction supervisor? I had no idea it would…

2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
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Its been a busy 2 weeks on site

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2 months2 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

That's great to know about the insulation. Our previous house have no insulation at all, it was awful.
Has anyone changed their front door? I was advised at WOS the…

3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Pre slab inspection today.
Darbecca called. Slab due for pouring tomorrow. Darbecca are inspecting today but aren't getting there until really late, so I wont get the report though to tonight.…

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3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So we have action! Our slab supervisor called me and looks like pouring Tuesday next week. Went past and plumbing was going in.
Has anyone got soaker pits? They were digging…

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3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just had our construction supervisor changed before we even start that! Benjamin Hughes. Anyone had him?

3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

That's what I originally had down to do. Did you do the pre-slab inspection, or after the slab was poured? I didn't realise they were 2 different inspections available.

3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have contracted Darbecca for our house inspections and I need to get back to them.
Can I ask everyone what parts they used an independent inspector for?

3 months3 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have finally started! Site started yesterday with a our site cut.
I just wanted to ask what people have done with tracking their build and documenting things. I'm trying…

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4 months4 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yep, I am wondering who has done it though. PD or the council? We currently have asset protection from our demo that still valid. I am wondering if they are…

4 months4 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Can anyone shed some light. We are doing a KDRB. These blue markings have appeared in front of our land.

5 months5 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

So finally the day has come, the site has been cleared, house gone, trees gone. I need to email some pics of the site to our BC tonight.
The only…

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5 months5 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Question for anyone doing/done a knock down rebuild. We are in the middle of getting our house knocked down. There is damage to the footpath that the excavator has done…

5 months5 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
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Haven't been here for a while as have had nothing to report! The demo on our house has finally started! Asbestos removed and the recycling team have taken the windows…

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6 months6 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Finally have our gas abolished!! Everything has been held up by this one thing.
Will be able to give the demolition company the go ahead to knock down the house early…

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7 months7 monthsgoldencrumblegoldencrumble posted:
Porter Davis homes

Good morning!
Not much to report on our build at the moment. Awaiting gas abolishment from existing house and once that is done I can give the demo crew the go…

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