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5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

1) Only if you make NO changes to the plan and make no upgrades at all from Cat 1 / Standard. This is near impossible, so the 20 week build…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did. We picked the Cape York facade (Prestige, single storey) and changed the windows to those on the Kiama. The sizes were different. The only cost was $350…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes - Cat 1 and Standard are the same thing.

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
House Numbers/Plaques

+1
Same here...

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Highly recommend New Home Inspections.
(03) 9708 2500
Although - the PD inspectors did pick up a couple of things at frame that ours missed... But, that is bound to happen when…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Building in Saltwater Coast - Point cook

Congrats on the purchase. Whereabouts in the estate did you buy?
Site costs vary depending on the soil composition and the type of house you're building, plus any requirements for retaining…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

They'll be pulled through and terminated appropriately. The guys that do that are different to the ones that do power and lights.

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

The whole skirting board thing is a bit of a mess with PD.
Their general rule is either:
1. skirting boards on properly (nailed / glued & painted) or,
2.…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis kitchens

Here's a pic of our PD kitchen...

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

That sucks! Did you have it behind a side gate? Were you able to get it replaced today?

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Lisjac, I've sent you a PM

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Mitroff, I've sent you a PM with his details.

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi J&C - Thanks for your kind words :)
Just to be clear, we didn't accept the house with any outstanding defects, aside from a few missing…

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

Thanks Natlyn. Evie is doing great :)
The flooring is Mosowood Bamboo in Walnut, with a high spec Dunlop underlay.

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

Hi everyone - long time no post... all is well, and we've pretty much completed our build. Our blog has been updated to cover the last 3.5 months…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Evening everyone... been a long time since we've posted on here. Seems like a lot of new builds have kicked off and are generally going well, which is…

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

Hi guys - sorry for the lack of pics... we have been so busy getting the house ready, that we haven't had a chance! Will definitely try and…

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

Thanks guys - yes we've been mega-busy, and loving every minute of it (well sort of). The rain is causing us some delays with fences / concrete but you…

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

Well we got the house on Friday 15/6!! All went to plan and we have been so busy since, finishing the house for our move in date of 1/7.
Since we…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks everyone!
Settlement went fine... 4 carryover items for appliance day, but no concern they won't get done (yet). All the keys are good, although the Laundry door lock is very…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Building in Saltwater Coast - Point cook

Hi there A350XWB, we've built with PD and have 4 FTA TV points. It can be expanded to really any number you want, but the splitter unit in the box…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Handover is on for tomorrow morning...! Just about everything from PCI is done, just a couple of things need painting on the outside (weather has been a bit of a…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis Upgrades and Costs

Read our upgrade costs or CPBH's, it's there.

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

Hi Ebony,
To be fair, we're pretty happy with our building experience, but it has taken a lot of effort. That includes doing endless amounts of research on selections, a lot…

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

Try complaining to PD, if they need sealing it should be included! Might be worth checking with National Tiles too incase he is doing a shifty.
That's not the Elementi tile…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis kitchens

it is Dulux Milton Moon which is a soft blue/grey. The floors are Bolero by UTC in Dusty Rock

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

NHI are very good at what they do, and have a good rep in the building industry. Our SS knew our inspector by name when he turned up to…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes to the first, probably no to the second. I haven't seen that type of corner done any better. They all seem to come out that way.... Maybe best to…

5 years5 yearsRupsRups posted:
Porter Davis homes

Getting there ma2531! Love the wooden windows... what type of stain have you chosen?

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

PCI completed! Handover will be 2 weeks, not 1. A few things that our SS just can't get done in 5 days... no matter, we always planned on…

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