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nikil

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1 d1 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

We went with colourtech as there is really no alternative if you want some sort of textured cabinets. Yes it's very very expensive.

1 d1 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

Nice, I see you lose the activity room, so I probably wouldn't have gone with that option as our daughter is looking forward to having her own living area! Phew..…

1 d1 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

I think here is good as most people building the Vancouver seem to post here.
Walk in robe option... I didn't know this was an option

2 d2 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

Thanks Ryan, we were held up a bit by the council and now by the rain, hopefully the good weather decides to come to the party soon.
Have you been…

4 d4 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

I'm in Koo Wee Rup, doing a KDR my biggest worry was getting trades to work on our job as most of them are tied up in all the new…

4 d4 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Screw piles were done last week

4 d4 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did finally have people back on site today, they made it look slightly tidier... it's was a muddy mess all week! Hopefully they start preparing for the slab now.

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5 d5 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Finally Hurrow! At least it finally starting. Good luck with the build. Hopefully we are coming to the end of all the rain!

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6 d6 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Looks amazing!
We have floor to ceiling tiles and we're told it would be square set, only option.
It's been over a week since we have had anyone on site, but…

7 d7 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Well if your BC is anything like ours, they don't know much about building houses... or returning emails.

7 d7 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

They allowed us to only pay half of the deposit at our contract appointment and the balance of the deposit was paid just before we went to construction.
Planning permits are…

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11 d11 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

After a promising start for us last week, with tradies on site everyday, there has been no one there since Saturday. I know it's because it hasn't stopped raining, it's…

13 d13 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hopefully that can understand it's not your fault. I also hope the pictures help catch the guys.

13 d13 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

We go to our block daily, we live 80 metres away! The temp fencing has no lock which at the moment is not a problem as as we have so…

18 d18 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

Yay!!! Finally! Happy Friday 🥂

18 d18 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

I admire your patience :) I see no reason for them to take longer than 24 hours to respond, if it's something they need to look…

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18 d18 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

If you emailed her on Monday, I would be furious if I hadn't had a response by now. I would be calling her and letting her know she needs to…

21 d21 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

That's certainly a better idea than quitting my job!

21 d21 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Our building permit was issued on the 23rd of August and work started yesterday so you shouldn't be waiting to long

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21 d21 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

No neighbours on one side and the other side are so lovely and exciting for us to start, it was after 7.30 before they even unloaded the digger they were…

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22 d22 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

I had this very same problem, our BC would not even give me a rough timeline for anything!

22 d22 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hopefully they can go fast enough to get us in by Christmas... if only! Our contract is 196 days so that will take us to 17th March. Which happens to…

22 d22 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

Guys arrived at 6.30 this morning, our site cut in finally happening!

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22 d22 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Guys arrived at 6.30 this morning, our site cut in finally happening!

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23 d23 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Love it!! We upgraded to colourtech too, can't wait to see it. Can't believe the kitchen is already in and it's only week 9!

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25 d25 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

We have a fence and a toilet!!! Woohooo

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28 d28 dnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Got our site start letter this morning!!! Site cut is booked for Monday 4th September with slab to follow. Our SS has been assigned, his initials also happen to be…

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29 d29 dnikilnikil posted:
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS

How annoying!! I would love to get inside the planning office and see if anyone is actually working!!
We haven't had any further updates, still waiting for a start date…

29 d29 dnikilnikil posted:
Soil testing

Any builder you choose will do their own soil test.

1 month1 monthnikilnikil posted:
Porter Davis homes

Plastered already and it's only week 7! Looks great!

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