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8 d8 dMondeoMondeo posted:
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Sourcing the bamboo through UB Trading. They have a good FB page and a big range. Carpet is through Melbourne Floors but the Tuftmaster range can be sourced from several…

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10 d10 dMondeoMondeo posted:
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We have chosen high quality solution dyed nylon, heavy duty pile for the top floor $7,000. Ground level is 14mm bamboo floating floor for $11,000. Plaza 44.

11 d11 dMondeoMondeo posted:
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Painting it white as like your skirting would be good, i reckon.
The challenge is the island skirting though :(Only way to do it properly is to leave the…</p></div><div class=

11 d11 dMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

Short sighted dysfunctional business that is blind to opportunities. Churn and burn. Too many chiefs (top heavy) and deep cultural problems that will prevent them from being a great organisation.…

24 d24 dMondeoMondeo posted:
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We also paid to double glaze the entire house at just under $10k

1 month1 monthMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

PD have zero idea if what QC is. They also lack the foresight to see emerging issues, understand how to build and maintain working relationships and when the process is…

1 month1 monthMondeoMondeo posted:
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According the the BCA (2016 Volume 2 Part 3.8.1, Table 3.8.1.1, it meets waterproofing requirements, as the concrete slab is deemed "water resistant". The height should reach 1.8m above the…

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1 month1 monthMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

We are running 2.7 downstairs.

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2 months2 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

Remind me what PD do again? This is planning and scheduling 101.

2 months2 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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All sorted now

2 months2 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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What percentage breakdown did PD use in your method 1?

2 months2 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

Sadly not suprising, this tells me that accepting poor quality workmanship is okay. Reality is, the "supervisors" have limited knowledge outside of their field (usually carpentry) and a substantial amount…

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Just when you think an organisation couldn't get anymore self-centred, they play this card.....The arrogance is unbelievable.

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Was the shed and associated tooling included in the contract document?

3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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I'm of the position that they aren't working with us and at times it feels like we are on opposing sides fighting it out. Yes they're are in business for…

3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Sorry - we are keeping the same facade - just the colour scheme of the render, bricks etc. Sorry that wasn't very clear.From my understanding, we have a refrigerated…

3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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We are building the Plaza 44 L and we will receive a little over 8k in credit. As our plan was previously a prestige we had the same Step Above…

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

Considering PD flooring options are all laminate types/engeneered flooring, yes it is expensive. We are doing a solid bamboo floor after hand over and have requested that PD do not…

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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M2 will give you a rough guide. A basic average quality poly carpet will cost you roughly $4k through PD, just for the upstairs. Ours is a plaza 44 design.
For…

3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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I feel like their pressure tactics are a bit over the top. We had made 97% of our choices before our appointment but a few remaining items were very much…

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Our waterfall edges on 40mm cat 2 stone were $1491.

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3 months3 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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We just forked out $1400 for x2 waterfall ends in 40mm. Bench is 1080mm wide. Stone is cat 2 from memory.

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4 months4 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

From our experience, they have taken on too many jobs and can't service them in a timely manner. By the time we sign a contract there will be no less…

4 months4 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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We upgraded all windows and doors to double glazed for under $10k. Plaza 44.
If you want to upgrade insulation, it has to be done either at tender or contract. We…

4 months4 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did this at our WOS appointment last week..Some areas such as our master ensuite had to be square set due to full height tiling but the remainder of the…

4 months4 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Some would struggle to realise today was Friday.
Escalate until you get the result you need.

4 months4 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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We didn't pay on the day and I didn't have any intention of paying. Not being rushed into a near half million dollar transaction without being afforded the opportunity to…

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5 months5 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Our place will be a full Hebel installation and from memory there is a timber beam over the garage. It will be a laminated veneer lumber (lvl) so quite strong.

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5 months5 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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Chemical recharge should be a pipe around the perimeter of the slab with a few entry points for termite solution.

5 months5 monthsMondeoMondeo posted:
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It's a sad reality brucefil. Highlighting their own policies etc can be used as some form of leverage, only on the proviso they actually care.

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