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4 d4 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Fongeo
Here is my 5 cents worth.
If it were me, I would want to keep the Alfresco on the West side of my house, so I could enjoy the long…

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7 d7 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes, we are in Melbourne. Using Steve Dale from Dale Air in Dingley Village. (03) 9551 7444

8 d8 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

We decided on colourbond as it is low maintenance and doesn’t move like tiles can, didn’t fancy dealing with leaks and cleaning after a few years.
We added sarking as it…

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8 d8 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Fademan
Here is my experience and partial knowledge regarding heating/cooling systems at Porter Davis
We had many discussions with the Brivis rep at WOS. She informed us that we would…

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11 d11 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

This is what we were quoted

11 d11 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have made provisions to do this after handover. You need to ask the Liveability Consultant, also known as the Brivis Consultant for a quote to provision for Refrigerated…

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14 d14 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

In other news .......
We finally had our file handed over to the construction team today
We have site scrape on Thursday 15th and slab pour on Wednesday 28th, Weather permitting.
YAY!!!

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14 d14 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi inexp_user
Thanks for pointing this out to me.
I have just signed a Building Variation today stating that they will complete by waterproofing to Australian Standard AS 3740-2010
No chance for them…

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17 d17 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

I agree 100% Bruce, if our Sales Consultant had given us accurate pricing from day 1 we probably would have thought twice about making the decision to build. However, I…

17 d17 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sounds like you have a very good SC, ours was over worked and had too many clients on the go at the same time.
Your Colourtec allowance sound pretty accurate. Our…

17 d17 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Then we got to tender we found the costs were close to what we had been quoted by our Sales Consultant.
However, our tender was a couple months after we had…

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17 d17 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have a bathroom and 3x Ensuites which include 4 x showers and 2 baths, therefore 6x niches in total. We were charged for all 6 of them. We…

21 d21 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Never too early to start buying furniture, Charlotte and I bought 2 new couches at Nick Scali because they had a very good deal. And we haven’t even started…

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21 d21 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34

Hooray, you’re finally on your way to get your house built
Fantastic news

21 d21 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

That’s a very good point, I will check the contract and raise this with our BC if it’s necessary to have the amendment made
Cheers

24 d24 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

P.S.
Any chance you could share to Alternative solution.
We have been very curious to know what it covers, or doesn't cover.
We were after this from our BC, when she came back…

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24 d24 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

I think the change has only come into effect very recently.
The change probably hasn't been communicated to all staff. Chances are, if you go back to your BC saying…

24 d24 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Sencillez
We are finalising our Construction Drawings and one of the questions we posed to our BC was in regards to their Waterproofing. We have heard a lot about…

28 d28 dinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Sunshine83
Thank you for your post and update. Sorry to hear that you are so far over your completion date and it looks like you will be into your…

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1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks KushD
The drawings will help, I'm sure. At least I know to ask them for 1080mm wide corner windows instead of the 990mm ones on the current drawing.
Cheers

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1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi KushD
This is very valuable information, thanks. We have asked for the Ludstone facade on our Forsyth 35.
I was aware that there was an issue with the special 1200…

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1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have a 1740mm wide shower in our Master Ensuite and decided it was a bit sad too only have one shower rose at one end, so we had a…

1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi guys
We asked PD to leave our skirting off downstairs so we could have them put on after handover when the flooring guys have finished installing our timber floor.
When we…

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1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi WGB
I’m assuming you have the quad because your timber floor is floating
I would suggest having the quad painted the same colour at the pillars so that it looks like…

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1 month1 monthinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

If I understand the PD process at all, I think the Sales Consultant is supposed to be the one that knows about these things and should be offering them/assisting you…

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2 months2 monthsinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks, I think we might need all the luck we can get building that much Ikea in one go.
Pleased to hear your build didn't stop completely during the Christmas &…

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2 months2 monthsinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Hurrow
Charly and I have decided we wanting to test the bounds of our Marriage commitment by building and installing 9 metres of wardrobes :-)
I agree…

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4 months4 monthsinphazeinphaze posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Hurrow
In regards to your neighbours garage gutter, we are building our house on the zero boundary line and we had to have the following provided by PD
#Provide a laid…

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