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karmaz

Croydon, VIC
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Building Inspector - Melbourne West

We will be building a new home shortly in Sunbury (Melbourne's west) - exciting and nerve wracking at the same time. I'm keen to engage a building inspector - does…

3 months3 monthskarmazkarmaz posted:
Developer lets us down, need advice

Additional information- the block is located in Redstone Sunbury, Victoria.

3 months3 monthskarmazkarmaz posted:
Developer lets us down, need advice

Looking for advice here. We purchased a block of land in a new estate in October last year. The land is yet to title. In February this year, the developer…

3 months3 monthskarmazkarmaz posted:
Redstone (Sunbury, Vic)

Looking for advice here. We purchased a block of land in a new estate in October last year. The land is yet to title. In February this year, the developer…

6 years6 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Structural Warranty question - please help!

Built a new home with a volume builder and moved in 2011. In 2014, the pipe in front of our house started to leak. I contacted the volume builder who…

7 years7 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Stratco or Shademaster?

I have a quote for a pergola from a Stratco dealer - Undercover Concepts and another company - Allweather Shelters who use a 'Shademaster' solution. According to the sales people…

7 years7 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Stratco or Shademaster?

I have a quote for a pergola from a Stratco dealer - Undercover Concepts and another company - Allweather Shelters who use a 'Shademaster' solution. According to the sales people…

8 years8 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
New Home Builders Warranty VIC- Does it mean anything?

Hi,
I have built with a large volume builder in VIC, lets say their initials are PD. The home has a warranty for seven years. We are into year three and…

9 years9 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Ebony,
Hope you have been well. I've still trying to get a few items resolved, one from our 3 month inspection, the rest from the 12 month one, and despite…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Hi E&N,
Thanks, glad you like our site. It has taken a lot of work to get this far, but it is rewarding. We should be expanding the range of products…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Do you actually use your Butlers Pantry

Its only a walk in pantry, not quite a butlers pantry, but we love it! Its big enough to be a butlers one, but ran out of $$ to put…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Great news trudyx and congratulations! One year on, we love our home and am glad we went with PD too!

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Thanks everyone for your positive feedback! We are intending to expand our product range to cover Thai, Malaysian and Sri Lankan spices as well before starting a mini ad blitz.…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Mel_mox, glad to see you back on here. We are happy too, a few minor things left over from our PCI and 3 month inspection still to be fixed, will…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Hi Nat,
Had a look at your site and loved it! If we had cats or dogs I would definitely order from you too. Looks like you have a good…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Its looks like alls quiet on the forum now. We certainly have been busy, still settling in but loving where we are. Drove around the estate the other day and…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Rob, tstr1a has a wealth of advice. Good luck with your build!

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thank you Ebony. Our house has stood up really well to the recent weather and I must say we are very happy with the finish. Our SS was fantastic throughout…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Ebony,
I'm back! We had our three month inspection a while ago and things still havent been fixed. I contacted maintenance several times and there are three items still oustanding.…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Housemouse I have four big cardboard boxes if you'd like - pm me if you'd like them. No need to return them, just pass them on. They would hold a…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

tstr1a, congrats on the slab! I hear New Home Inspections is good, I used the Building Watchdog and found Malcolm very thorough! Keep us posted :)

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Neighbours and Fencing

b0son - I dont think so. I'm guessing the owners of the blocks at the time the fence is constructed are liable for the costs. My thoughts only, a call…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Neighbours and Fencing

Happy to report that a 'notice to fence' with a covering letter that said I'd recover fence costs + my costs meant that neighbour one paid up and neighbour two…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Plz Help PD team

a2zdes - if you have your prices in writing, take it to PD and I found they generally honoured their word. Especially if it was written. If its verbal, your…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thats great news Mel! Good luck with the rest of your build too!!
Overall, PD has been great with sticky points and more often than not, have come to the…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Eskay Saga Comes to an end...

Love your front door SK! Looks like things are moving on!!

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
The Range Estate - Croydon.....Anyone else Building there?

Lock up next week? SK that's fantastic news!! I suppose you'll be in well before Christmas then?
Lot306, glad that your build is going so well.
Natmai, hope yours picks up…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congrats on your slab tstr1a! Way to go!!
Our 3 month maintenance check was done, guys were supposed to come out to fix stuff. One tradie showed up on the appointed…

10 years10 yearskarmazkarmaz posted:
Porter Davis homes

Wateman, you are building in the same place as we are considering! It seems like a lovely estate. We spent approx $25k on upgrades, approx $5k on electricals, the other…

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