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6 years6 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
I am looking to get some concrete around my house and just wanted know if anybody knew a person who gave them a reasonable price and completed a good…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
Great to hear from new people moving into the area and building at Harcrest.
Been in the house nearly 3 months now, and I can say finally getting sleep at…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi aasa1978,
We went to Rob Kuhne Fences and gates. Most people on the estate have used his service, and he produces an impressive fence. Cost will depend on how…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
Been in the estate just over 1 month now, and settling into the house well. Had the fences complete, but need to get the driveway completed. Apart from all…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Could anybody suggest a person or company that does exposed aggregate on driveways and paths? I am looking for somebody who does a good job.
Thanks

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
Finally moved in. PCI and handover complete, but there are still a few things which are outstanding. I have been told by the builder that these will get…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just wanted to get some info, as part of the 6 star energy requirements, should porter davis be providing sealing around all external doors?
Gren

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
Been very quite on this site, I am presuming everybody is really busy and there builds are coming along well?
We are nearly at the end of the road, house…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

I am just about to have my PCI inspection (tomorrow) and was at my house yesterday after they had cleaned the site and noticed a couple of hairline cracks…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi,
I am quickly approaching PCI and just wanted to get some advise on what is done at PCI and what I should look out for?
My SS said it should…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Humble,
I am PM'ed you with my details.
Thanks Gren

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
I am currently building with PD, and my PCI and handover date have been given. The whole experience with PD has been great.
I am in the process of looking…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi All,
Not much has happened at our build hence nothing to report yet. I have been told by SS that most trades will be back on 16th Jan. I am…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi both Tramsok and Twakky,
Great to hear that you are in and nearly there. Our builder has said that we might be in around mid to late Feb, lets see…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Twakky and Tramsok,
How did you PCI go? I hope it was all good and that you are bale to move in before xmas. Just think you will be the first…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Tramsok,
Great to hear that you are at the end of your build, also congrats to twakky for also been nearly finished. We are currently having floor tiles installed. The house…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Tramsok,
Congrats on nearly being there and most probably the first person to move into the estate.
Have you chosen the design/type of garden landscape offered by Mirvac yet? Also have you…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi Bruno,
Its upto you when you want to make payment depending on what stage is completed. I have been advised that if you are not happy with the work, then…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
Just wanted to get some advice about payment at lock stage and what should have been completed.
PD's procedure of purchase states that lockup is "roof cover and brickwork completed.…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
We are currently at the fixing stage or lock-up and just received a bill from PD asking for payment.
Only thing is the bifold door and sliding door to the…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi Bruno,
I will try and make it tomorrow morning depending on the weather. Might me quite wet onsite.
We have just started plaster boarding fixing inside, hopefully the bricks have been…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
We are quickly approaching our lock-up stage and PD, and they have done a wonderful job so far, there are a few issues with gaps between the outer window…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Ebony,
I am seeing my SS today, he finally returned my call. I have not really checked PD 24/7 since we have started building, I will check it out tonight.
Has…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
We are building in the east and have had a great build so far with no real issues.
One thing is my SS never contacts me to let me…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi there All,
Well we have started with the bricks, hopefully, they will be finished soon depending on the weather, just needs some dry weather for a while.
We have not even…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi All,
I just wanted to get some clarification on the placement of windows and the support given to these in the wooden frame. I am currently ending my framing stage…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi cmac,
Thanks for the offer, but I got independent inspection done today on the frame of our house. Inspection went very well, the inspector only picked up a few issues…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi cmac,
Great to hear this, I am going to our build later in the day to check progress. I am also getting an independant inspection completed nextweek.
Could I ask which…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Building @ Harcrest, Wantirna South

Hi NatalieM,
I think our site scrap took about a week to complete.
I was at our building site yesterday and noticed that the builder had done something wrong to the drawing,…

7 years7 yearsGrenGren posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi cmac,
We are completing our framing stage in a few days and wanted to get an independant inspection completed at this stage, could I ask who did you use and…

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