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3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

That looks nice and simple - send it to your BC and they will advise if they need any other details - but looks good as a general landscape plan…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi ssci1,
Thanks for the quick response!
I see, well this is the first I hear of this. Good to hear it's indicative only as I will quicly slap one together…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Joea,
This is very common. Some developers have requirements one the types of plants and pathway materials you can use.
The landscape plan is indicative only and developers will not issue…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Small fridge space!! Please help!!

No big builder would make such a change at this stage.. Cabinetry would be well on order (probably already in manufacture) electrical roughin done. You could look at changing it…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi there,
I would give them a fortnight to do so.
Did you give them a bank cheque? If so, that cheque goes to their solicitor to be held and takes about…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Hmmm, well theres a problems straight away...not explaining the details to the client. Hopefully I can rectify that on this forum
I think you'd be a great help in here.
I would…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Hello All,
I've been on these forums for years.. having both built through a big builder and worked for a couple of them (it was actually my experience of building that…

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3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Hi Melsie68,
You would be surprised how once the home is finished just how hard it can be to get the trades back .. No matter how good the relationship the…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Thanks for your post - I don't think it's ever to early to show appreciation for something! Keeps the positive energy going. I'd word in more of a "keep up…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Oh, I apologise.. Don't underestimate my appreciation of the engineer!! It's just that in my experience, the client rarely dealt with the engineer direct - it was left to the…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Your builder has a 6 month maintenance service? That's handy! I would list everything and they will advise accordingly. Items like cracking due to normal settling/shrinkage etc they won't touch,…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Building with Redink - PCI is tomorrow (3rd Sept)!!!

Your builder should be providing you with a floor in accordance with the standards. Your flooring contractor might have to do some minor levelling but what you have photographed appears…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
cracked roof tiles 4 months after handover

Ask the builder if a roof inspection was completed by the supplier prior to handover. I used to order these and identified to us straight away if they witnessed any…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Mortar in cavity wall

Personally, I would stick to your guns and request rectification. There is a reason it's a standard... It will be more costly for them to rectify if something was to…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Who reads through and explains contract?

That's what your administrator is there for!
If you are unsure, just ask them!

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Welcome to Paradise - Lighting Pics

I love the rectangular ones... Square ones sometimes appear to stick out too much.. But if you have your heart set on it I think everhard have a basin called…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
First Time Home Owners and We need some advice

From experience on when I've had to charge a client an additional cost.. It wasn't a "hidden" cost like most like to call them, but generally a completely unforeseen circumstance…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
the TRUTH about building with the "BIG" builders.

Thanks :) I appreciate it!

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
McDonald Jones Homes - The new thread

PCI from end of painting for a single storey is around 6 -8 weeks from experience.
From PCI to PCS (signoff) should be within a fortnight ad then handover can be…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Your vouch for Builder 15-17sq First home with tight budget

Have you tried Eight Homes?

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi There,
From previous experience with them, you will be able to select one paint colour for your walls and one colour for your glosswork (doors, skirts and archs).
Hope that helps!

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Plumbing in wrong place

if they need to cut the slab, they will need engineering and inspection completed by the building surveyor prior to pouring.
if you are unsure, ask for them to confirm this…

3 years3 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
New house frame issues

Firstly, check that if your supervisor has completed a frame write-up - they should be going through the frame (post completion) to highlight things like this.
FYI frames and windows are…

6 years6 yearsssci1ssci1 posted:
Porter Davis homes

This doesn't sound right.. there is no such thing as "pulling a contract"... is the finance whats holding you from going to construction? maybe you're broker has their wires crossed.…

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