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11 h11 hsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

The plaster and Hebel was completed yesterday, and the plan was to complete the stairs, cabinetry and internal paint completed before Christmas. Not sure if it will go ahead now…

11 h11 hsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Sorry for the lack of updates for those still following. Life came in the way....
Anyway, good to see some progress over the last 3-4 weeks. Basically, we had:
- Full frame…

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11 h11 hsinboxsinbox posted:
assistance with pre-wiring

I put in an Optic fiber HDMI cable along the ceiling inside a flexible conduit along with a pull rope well before the insulation went in. Since the conduit…

11 d11 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - roof on

You should also install a temporary screen and projector in your home theatre for entertaining your tradies while they are on the job ...but seriously, Unity is a great company.…

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks for the pic & details again...their excuse is that there is no timber frame to hold plasterboard on to as it is a single brick wall with columns as…

2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks @WaldorfGrangeBuild...That’s what I would have thought. Was this specifically called out anywhere in your tender or contract? Building a wall in brick was a PD decision, not mine and…

2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Everyone, Quick question - PD are building a portion of my garage in brick even tough the entire house is being built in Hebel. This brick wall is on…

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

Well...the saga with PD continues....long story short - there has been hardly any progress past 3 months.
Basically, PD haven’t even got a frame compliance certificate from their own building…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Did PD charge you anything extra for that finish? The above picture is exactly what I had in mind, and was assured that the finish would be the same as…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Hi Gio, do you have before/after pictures that you can share? I think this may be something I may need to sort out with my build as we also have…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

All depends on your engineering drawings. That would specify if you need to have a steel beam. I have a steel beam on top of the garage.

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

Not yet. One of the reasons Hebel has been delayed is due to the limited amount of space they have on my property. Spoke to the BC today, who…

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

Updates seem to be far and few in between as there is lack of progress onsite. Work has also kept me very busy
We were meant to have Hebel installed…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

I delayed payment of the frame invoice. There was a mutual understanding b/w the site supervisor and me that the phase was not complete when Darbecca did the first inspection.…

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

Hi Brucefil2011, Yes. The electrician & his manager both advised me themselves. Basically, of you want to use all the induction cooking zones simultaneously, the circuit needs to be upgraded(…

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

Hi @Brucefil2011, Yes. The electrician & his manager both advised me themselves. Basically, of you want to use all the induction cooking zones simultaneously, the circuit needs to be upgraded(…

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

Hi @Brucefil2011, Yes. The electrician & his manager both advised me themselves. Basically, of you want to use all the induction cooking zones simultaneously, the circuit needs to be upgraded(…

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

Hi @Brucefil2011, Yes. The electrician & his manager both advised me themselves. Basically, of you want to use all the induction cooking zones simultaneously, the circuit needs to be upgraded(…

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

Actually , there are a few issues we are trying to resolve with PD. Hope it helps others...
- they have put in the wrong wiring for my induction cooktop. Basically,…

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

Hi Priya, No major updates yet. Work seems to be at a standstill at the moment. Some Frame level defects are yet to be…

5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Pretty much in the same position myself. We had our second frame inspection yesterday and there are still outstanding defects that are yet to be fixed. Had a good…

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5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Cable Porn....

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5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Is that a 5.1 or 7.1 setup? Are you happy with the position of the rear speakers? Personally I'd put them up on the back wall.

5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis HoneyWell automation

I have not seen a single app which manages everything you want. The closest that comes to mind is the Alarm.com offering which is now available in Australia, but is…

5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis HoneyWell automation

I’m building with PD as well and have opted for the Tuxedo Touch as that was the only option available via PD for home security, and I intend to use…

5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
OB Project - "New vs Old" - Nedlands, WA

Love your project! Would you mind sharing your steel gate supplier's details and how much it cost for the design?

5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Some quick updates....
The frame defects are still in the process of being fixed. Had a good chat with the site supervisor who is keen to address all the issues before…

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5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

I have put a call out to a few in Melbourne. A couple got back to me but are yet to give me a quote. One of them had to…

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5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Looks like the fixing of the frame defects has not stopped PD from installing the colorbond roof last week. I have a reinspection booked on Friday, so will have to…

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5 months5 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons build - roof on

Congratulations on the final slab pour! Hopefully things will start to pick up pace now with the frame...get them to finish you garage first...you'll need all that space to store…

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