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15 d15 dsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

To those who are having understair storage, would PD install plaster on the side walls?

Also, our ceiling/roof install is looking incomplete from the manhole. Is it not meant to have…

28 d28 dsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

SS have their way of intimidating clients. I wish they can realise how much of an investment we are putting on building these houses. I guess it’s hard to do…

28 d28 dsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes she is, because I receive an auto generated email that she’s currently busy. She used to be very responsive, then it changed after contract signing

29 d29 dsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi fellow builders :-?
Does PD install cabinets before waterproofing? Our cabinets for all the wet areas are installed and fixed, but waterproofing is not done…

29 d29 dsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Everyone,
Would you know who to contact/escalate to if your BC does not respond for weeks? Tried to call but only getting the voicemail. Also followed up via email every…

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

That’s true. When we built our current home, our SS suggested to get the fake security cameras from bunnings while we work on getting a real one installed. We…

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1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Yes, it was Darbecca who warned us about the missing capping that’s why we kept an eye on it ☹️ there’s no way around our SS he always gets upset…

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

So here’s the reply from my SS about this issue, and note that our plaster is not looking good in our masters bedroom now I’m quite sure they will…

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

We’re doing our hardwood floors and carpets after handover. Our WOS consultant suggested that we upgrade our skirting to 92mm so that there is enough room for the floor…

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1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Guys,
We had this in our previous inspection report:
The dwelling must be water tight prior to installing any wall batts or plaster. Any water that enters the dwelling once…

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Alternatives to double stacker doors

We have 2 A&L boutique stacker doors (3m each) in the middle we have a picture window. Both doors open away from the window.
Just to give you an idea on…

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Allura Estate

Any info on the bus route/stop plans? :)

1 month1 monthsencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

We were told the same. We tried to add tv noggins during sales but our Sales Consultant reckons studs are sufficient for support as they are not too far apart.
Instagram…

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2 months2 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Our Somerville 46 @ Week 13

Instagram @pdsomerville46

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2 months2 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

You’re even lucky to have it. We never had it and it was of the defects identified by darbecca. But it doesn’t look like PD has plans on putting…

2 months2 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi everyone, to those who are doing dado panelling. Is it normal not to have insulation/wall batts behind it?

2 months2 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

To those who are doing independent inspections, how did you deal with the defects found from frame and preplaster inspections? I’m worried that PD will put up the batts/insulations before…

3 months3 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Hi waldorf, what is the process for changing the paint colour to purest white? Did you have to pay a variation fee for this? Thanks in advance.

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3 months3 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Waldorf, hmm would you remember if you had wooden frame before the steel beam was installed? I checked out quite a few blogs (including yours ) and I…

3 months3 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi, for those who are doing a fully hebel home, does the wooden frame on top of the garage door look normal? Shouldn't this be in hebel? Or is hebel…

3 months3 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Our frame started around 11 days after slab was poured. BC said they usually allow 7-10days for the slab to cure
Instagram
@pdsomerville46

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3 months3 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Ours was just right, we finished early by an hour on both days :) but we have been to WOS 4 times before our appointment.
Instagram…

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4 months4 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

We did this for our Slab (just completed), and that's also what we did pretty much for all the stages of our previous build. We replied to the accounts department…

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4 months4 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

So after the slab pour, there was some soil delivery the other day. Today, we noticed that this has been distributed around the perimeter of the house. Does anyone know…

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4 months4 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

WGB, is it a 2040 or 2340 high? We initially chose this door but BC said it only comes in 2040?

4 months4 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi, to anyone who has a retaining wall in their site costs, at which stage will it be installed? Our slab is complete but there's still no retaining wall?

5 months5 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

I told the BC before contract appointment. She said she has advised our SS about it, we're still waiting for the introductory call from our SS.

5 months5 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone had their site clean done through PD? And knows the cost for this?
We have some soil and rocks dumped on our lot and PD…

5 months5 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis double storey

Hi, to Lifestyle Range double storey builders, how many heating points do you have? We signed the contract with 18points in the drawing, now BC sent an email saying it…

5 months5 monthssencillezsencillez posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi, to Lifestyle Range double storey builders, how many heating points do you have? We signed the contract with 18points in the drawing, now BC sent an email saying it…

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