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14 d14 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis Upgrades

Agree with you. They have screwed the entire process around. I ended up paying a lot more in site costs compared to my neighbors on both sides, but atleast we…

27 d27 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

I wish pEast....still awaiting PCI inspections. Have escalated to their CEO today - not expecting any miracles anytime soon. This company has no…

2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Let there be light....


Still no firm date for PCI completion. Some miscellaneous items have been long due....

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3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Still awaiting PCI inspection. Many things left to be completed yet. I’m trying hard not loosing my patience with the SS as there are few things I’ll need him and…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Our Stacker doors were supplied by A&L. Not sure if the glazing on the doors are Low-e, but ours is double glazed anyway. Only our facade windows are Low-e (but…

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3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

I’m peeved off that they are not the same color as our ceiling and light fittings. Hoping I can paint them myself post handover. Also, in my living room they…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Door and windows Missing weather seals?

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks everyone. Pretty sure we asked for a square set cornice in the bathrooms. Need to check the contract again...

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

What’s everyone’s understanding/expectation of floor to ceiling tiles? We have them, but there are some obvious gaps b/w the ceiling and the topmost tile. Do they use silicon/grout…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

This....
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build
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3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

So, we have been given an unrealistic PCI date of 20 Apr provided by the SS.
Let’s see what they still have to complete:
- Waterproofing in certain areas
- Tiling…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

We are building in inner Melbourne- Carlisle were not ready to build in our area for some lame reason. The only other project builder I could find to do a…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Yeah...it took them close to 10 months just to get to construction (from signing the Sales Quote)! Others who have been building the Bristol like Priya above have had better…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Holy S$$t!!! That’s almost a 70K increase in less than 2 years...they are ripping people off...
We were able to visit the Taylor’s lake display a couple
Of years back.
We have been…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Hi Cathz, Colorbond was a promotional inclusion ‘valued’ at $7K, but that also included a Hebel upgrade as well, so can’t really say…

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4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

You would not believe if I said there are other coincidences- esp with some of the furniture we already have at home...
Your curtains overall but especially in the theatre room…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Priya! The House looks excellent! BTW...you must have been mind reading us...we have installed the exact same pendants in our void....
I was going to reveal the photos later...but here are…

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4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Hey Priya! Nice to hear from you...Hearty Congratulations on the move in!!! I’ll definitely post some photos as and when we make progress.
BTW, We have a nice (surprise)…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Hi pEast,
Don’t think Darbecca pointed this out in the pre-plaster report but We did talk about the issue directly with our SS.…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
How long do the estate's "design guidelines" apply?

Ours has a 2 year clause in the estate covenants. Once that’s over there is nothing the developers can do to enforce their guidelines....

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Note to self to check every single power, downlight, tv & the 40+ data points we have at pci before parting a cent of the final instalment...also need to check…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Well, if you have read my thread from the beginning you will find that I would be the last person to recommend Porter Davis to anyone....ever. The negative reviews are…

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Ascot Vale in Melbourne

4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Yes. They had some sort of an adhesive on the Hebel wall for a couple of days on which the tiles went over?
Went past the house this evening and it…

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4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Hi Rdeep...work is progressing slowly. Apparently the benchtops are delayed and are holding up remainder of tiling to kitchen and bathrooms. Plumbing fittings…

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4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Custom Coral Homes Bronte..BBQ & alfresco shutters in

Really depends on how accessible the pendants are. We have 3 of these pendants installed in our void area, but sadly they can’t be accessed safely without scaffolding. LED’s should…

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

Congratulations!!! And good luck with the move....

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4 months4 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

I think they cut in after the Hebel was installed.Will try to get a picture for you tomorrow.

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

Thanks for sharing. Had missed this post on your blog...do you mind sharing what your landscape design costs were? So far, I have the quotes I have got back are…

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

Agree...what’s the plan for your void windows? Are you planning to install any motorised blinds, or leave it as is so you get all the natural light in?

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