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1 d1 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Good progress and great to hear tradies working on weekends.
If I was to be picky, I would avoid the overhang of the island beyond the refrigerator side wall. Keep…

8 d8 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Kitchen colours feedback please...

Hey Folks, thanks for sharing your opinions about my initial post about color choices for our kitchen close to a year back. We are still a while away from home…

8 d8 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Kitchen & Master Ensuite assembled today...hopefully sign of things moving quickly from now on...
Some photo spam...
Kitchen Front View...

Back...

View from hallway...
Galley...rather dark here. Thinking of getting an Illume Solar Light installed…

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8 d8 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Mondeo, repeating what others have said. You can raise the garage internal door height to 2340. It was a few hundred dollars in our case as we left the…

9 d9 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Cabinetry delivered for assembly this week...pretty happy with how the color selection turned out.

10 d10 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Can anyone confirm if there is waterproofing (if any) that is done in your powder rooms and other wet areas on your ground floor?

Anywhere there's a wet floor area…

10 d10 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Can anyone confirm if there is waterproofing (if any) that is done in your powder rooms and other wet areas on your ground floor?

10 d10 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Congratulations on you progress! We are still a while away from handover. Post some pics and let us know how the finishes are coming along...
We included a 3rd zone in…

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14 d14 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Thanks Chris. I’m pretty impressed with the stainless steel posts too. Looks much better in person and will look better when the stairs are stained in a darker color. The…

16 d16 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Stairs in...

Work chugging along. External Eaves and render is almost complete. Interior paint to start this week. Kitchen & cabinetry has also been scheduled for this week.

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16 d16 dsinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

Great color choices! I’m going for a similar look myself

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Great list by @Brucefil! I think I have mentioned this on the forum before, but if anyone is still in their Sales stage, just wait until the tender/contract to upgrade…

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just received more options from the supplier in case anyone is interested. Option 2 above is my preferred one...

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

These are the 2 options that the supplier of the bidets suggested if you have a back water inlet - I.e water supply inside the cistern like in my case.…

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Brucefil2011 - Nice progress on your house! Thanks for sharing the pictures of the powder room earlier. Can I bother you to share some…

2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Just confirming that the way the way PD install the water supply for the Porcher CYGNET back to wall toilet suite is with a back water inlet. I.e it will…

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

No handover date yet...we are still quite far from it. Suspect it will drag on until March/April for us...

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks for sharing...If your toilet is leaking, how do you cut off the water supply?

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

thanks priya...how is your build coming along?

2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

I feel for you man....we had CBD & Docklands Observation Wheel views from our existing townhouse for a few years. We could see the fireworks from the comfort of our…

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hmmm.hmm...we had upgraded to one of those clean looking back to wall (not in-wall) toilet cisterns for all of our powder rooms. If anyone has this installed, can you pls…

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

Thanks Hurrow! The bathtub was an included promotional spa. We decided to keep it in as it matches the size of the huge shower ...

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox 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…

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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox 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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2 months2 monthssinboxsinbox 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…

3 months3 monthssinboxsinbox posted:
Sloping Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style- stairs in

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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4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

4 months4 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…

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