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3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

We are having the same problem with our front door. Actually every door that is supposed to be sealed has some sort of leak. Not good in a new estate…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Thanks for the feedback :)

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Hi Brian,
I measured the current riser and it's 130 mm in diameter. Can I get away with the 150 mm IO or do I need to go with the 230…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Thanks CrazyK. Will look into that too.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Hi Brian,
Thank you so much for your advice. I will have a look at both options, but that pre-cast cover and frame look like a much better option. I will…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Sewerage Access in way of Footpath

Hi All,
We recently had a concreter come out to assess and quote our concrete footpath/apron around the house.
We found that the access point for our sewerage has been placed in…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

It's been a crazy few weeks for us but finally managed to get some photos up last night.
http://www.dunedin29.blogspot.com.au/20 ... pdate.html

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3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Merrifield Estate - Mickleham, Victoria

Had to pay it no choice. Sorry.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congratulations! Such exciting times for you :) Can't wait to see some photos.
Unfortunately, we don't have any good news. Settlement has been delayed again. Was…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sarking is an additional cost that PD does not include in the base price. We added it on no issue.
As for the insulation, wait for your energy rating application. Most…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

PCI complete! Hand over delayed unfortunately :(
http://www.dunedin29.blogspot.com.au/20 ... layed.html

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thank you :)
We need to get LPG installed as natural gas has been delayed to our estate. Having said that, I know from a work colleague…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

We're in the same boat pretty much.
PCI Tuesday and Hand over could potentially be Friday depending on what we and the independent spot.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Is this starphire?

Trust me... I know it's expensive :shock:

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

My bad. Yes should have been done before PCI/Handover. Our's has been cleaned about 3 times now.
As Kate said, we only had the left over bricks we requested, dips…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

They get the site cleaned towards the end of the build. Landscaping and levelling in on the owner to do after hand over unless otherwise agreed.
Might want to edit…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

I gotcha. Thanks for clarifying.
I agree with the contract/PCV being master. Need to invest a lot of time into those documents to get them right before going to site.
Yea…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Chris,
I agree with all your comments bar one. Preparation and decisions on masonry etc don't really change the quality of workmanship. We did lots of research and believe have made…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

I know the one you're talking about. Makes our build look like a breeze.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

No worries Joanne. I'm only stating facts :)
Thank you for your support as always. I will be sure to contact you if I don't receive…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Darbecca have been quite good to us :)
Building Expert is also highly recommended in this forum and knows his stuff. I haven't used him before though.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

We're pretty much in the same boat as you. We have been given an 'unofficial' PCI date from our SS but pretty sure he will stick to it as he…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Merrifield Estate - Mickleham, Victoria

Not stupid at all. These developers always over commit. They've done it at every stage bar one which was on time. Can't blame them though as the project is massive…

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks me too!
Good luck with it all.

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis

Good luck! Hope it all goes smoothly for you :)

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi all,
Finally received a PCI date from our SS. Very exciting :)
http://www.dunedin29.blogspot.com.au/20 ... pdate.html
Joe

3 years3 yearsjoeajoea posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Thanks for sharing BE. A very interesting read.

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