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5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Our SH build - Moving in, woo hoo!

Dee and I are talking from the children in the way perspective but the way the kitchen is designed is perfect for the cooking triangle which could be more what…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Our SH build - Moving in, woo hoo!

I agree with Dee, I'd move the fridge.
If you post your kitchen in "kitchen corner" and ask the same question there are heaps of kitchen gurus who can help.
Looks great…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Thanks Ebony.
Well we're slowing moving stuff in and getting organised. Our first stage of blinds and curtains are being installed over the next couple of days and we'll have the…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Gogo's build- outdoor update 99% done

Congrats Gogo! I'm impressed you're sleeping there already too. We've had ours for a week now and still won't be sleeping there til next weekend :)
Look…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
kitchen size

Have you considered putting the WIP on the Laundry wall and push your island further into the "living" and swap living with dining. Obviously stove would go to external wall…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Thanks Guys, really appreciate the good vibes coming our way.
Handover successful! Only 3 things that need tweaking due to attempted installation today, one of which should be fixed this afternoon.…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

One more sleep! Can't wait to be able to go to the house and not have to introduce myself and explain why I'm there :)
First delivery…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Thanks kelbelle :) Getting very excited now.
Been meeting with landscapers and hopefully will get some quotes in and get that ball rolling next week. The…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Hey Pip! Glad to see you pop back in, was stalking your blog the other day to see if you'd updated. Glad to here that all is well. I must…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Flooring on a Porter Davis Build

I think the other option is for them to leave them off (but supplied) and you have to paint them yourself after floors are installed.

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Thanks Gogo, yours is looking great too! I always pop in to visit your thread but the convo goes too fast for me ;)
Will definitely put…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

PCI done today and really pleased with how the house is looking. Only bits and pieces to be fixed up but nothing major which is a great position to be…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Guys. PCI went really well, ultimately the house is in really good condition. Plenty of little bits and pieces like paint touch ups and little grout touch ups. Not…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

PCI today ::party::

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Builder Price Increase - Please help, advice needed!

You really need to have a good look at your contract and understand exactly where you stand not just listen to the lady on the other end of the phone.…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Tiles for splashback are through National Tiles and the reference I have is NT11-212GM Light Travertine Pol Sticks 15x48. They are a finger mosaic.

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Well the render is on - Paperbark from memory :) and the fences are gone....just waiting on that pesky portaloo
PCI Monday!

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Builder Price Increase - Please help, advice needed!

They should have factored in annual price increases when pricing your job and they've known about the carbon tax for a long time so it's entirely their issue if they…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

Very excited, our block was cleaned today and so was our internals so should be looking fabulous. Render looks like it's been prepped so must be happening tomorrow or Friday.…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Thanks McLaren, I love a bath too :) it will feel very indulgent having one in our ensuite, I cant wait!

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Hi mynewlife, Congrats on building I really like the Sandarah in fact the Sandarah in Point Cook is where we fell in love with our floor tiles which we've used…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Building a Porter Davis Sandpiper - Done!

Congrats Rups, glad it's all going well. What's with no rangehood? I was wondering when they're going to install ours. PCI for us next week!

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Dark roof, dark garage

We have gone black roof, woodland grey trims and garage door

Front render to be parchment (sandy colour)

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Noisy Dimmer switches

Yep the buzzing sound....won't be able to live with that!
They are halogen downlights but have no idea about the transformers. I want to bring it up with the builder for…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Noisy Dimmer switches

We have had dimmers installed with our lights by our builder and they're very noisy when dimmed. When our last house was built ('99) we didn't have this problem but…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
JLD's Cayman by PD - Slowly moving in

Well we're not too far from PCI with our inspection on 16th with handover due on 27th. Went and met with our new neighbours who are building the same house…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Our SH build - Moving in, woo hoo!

**Waves** to Bowral, I absolutely love it there. Was born in Bowral Hospital and have family there and Mittagong. Whenever I visit it feels like home.
Love your plans and…

5 years5 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hello! I think you just answered my PM question :) That's us!
Welcome to the forum

6 years6 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

Had a great day today :) Met with my SS to go over a couple of things in the house, he's fabulous as he'd rather we…

6 years6 yearsJLDJLD posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yay Rups & Leanne!! So excited for you guys. I knew I'd be last :)
Can't wait to see it all finished

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