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10 years10 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Annoyed with PD - tiles selection!

Hi,
We built with PD prestige and must admit am really happy with the product BUT would highly recommend letting them just do the wet areas as per contract and after…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
PD Termite systems with Termguard

Hi all
Has anyone who has built with PD upgrade the termite system to include the reticulation piping that you can add on after handover.
I am deciding whether or not to…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
cat6 cabling in new house

Thanks guys
I am currently using the laptop at my current place with the switch abd it works fine. All th patch leads are ok as well.
When I test them I…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
cat6 cabling in new house

Hi
I have had my cat6 cabling installed in my new house but I cannot seem to get it working. I have six points (one in each wall plate) in diffrent…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
PD standard Termite Protection

Vanderlay
I wish I knew about this pipe treatment as my house is past fixing and it woud be to late to get this piping system wouldnt it as it would…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Gas Metre installation and PD

vanderlay
Thanks for that. Did you get to specify company or do they just connect to the one they usually use and then you can transfer later if you want?

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Gas Metre installation and PD

Hi Guys
Does anyone know if PD arrange for the installation of the gas metre prior to your PC Inspection as I would need gas on to test things like heating.
Do…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
PD standard Termite Protection

Hi all
Does anyone who has built or is building with PD know what the standard included termite protection is. I am wondering if I need to upgrade but dont actually…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Builder won't let us...

Ideally we would all love it under the kitcken cabinets and skirtings but the builders dont seem to allow it. If you can convince your site supervisor to let you…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Builder won't let us...

upgrade to 92mm skirtings. It is the easiest and cheapest way. It will be extremly hard to avoid using quad with volume builders as they are not very flexible about…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Oxidisation (rust marks) on bricks and Mortar

thanks VJ I will check mine as well. I will try to get a pic tomorrow

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Oxidisation (rust marks) on bricks and Mortar

Has anyway experienced oxidatisation stains (rust stains) on their bricks and mortar. My brickwork was completed a while back and about fourweeks after bricks have been cleaned this rust like…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Breather Pipe sewage smell

Thanks for your replies it has been helpful
The toilets are not in as yet so this smelll seems normal at present. I do smell it when walking around outside of…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Breather Pipe sewage smell

Hi all
Should you be able to smell the sewage from the breather pipe of the house when I stand outside. My sinks toilets, baths, showers, basins etc are not in…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
we had handover today would you have accepted....

I would have not taken the home and not accepted the roof tiles being re-sprayed.
If they are faulty tiles then they must be replaced with the correct tiles.
We are…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
stage payments if issues are not rectified

Hi guys
Do I need to pay a progress payment for the lockup stage if all work is not carried out properly but they have sent a bill.
IE: All work is…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Pre plaster inspection for PD house

I am at pre plaster stage or will be next week and was wondering if people think I need an inspection at this point. I was going to get Kevin…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Potential Scratched Windows on handover

Go to house on a sunny day before pre handover inspection and note it all down. Then riase the concerns. You will get broken glass, heaps more scratches etc before…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Potential Scratched Windows on handover

if it is in the window (glass) then they will replace the glass

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Potential Scratched Windows on handover

They will not replace the windows they will use enamel touch up paint. It happens all the time. When I last built I found over forty scracthes inside and out…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
PD --> Land Delay Marriott waters = +$6,000 variation

Have you signed contract and if yes are these fees spelt out in it or the Tender doco. If not I would not pay them.

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Finance at what stage with PD?

Make sure your building contact is subject to obtaining finance as the bank will not give unconditional approval until they have seen the contract and had it valued.
pre approval needs…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Why!!!

I agree completely as something will have to give, either location or home design and at the end of the day you have to like the location of your home…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
What did you do?

To be honest you should give your four weeks notice the day after your handover and sacrifice the months rent. It will be much better in the long run. You…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Mortar colour issue

Hi all
Can anyone suggest if I have a mortar issue or not. This brick wall was layed last week. It is suppose to be off white mortar but it looks…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Gaps at sides of wooden venitian blinds

Had a quote from Home Outlet as well. As like pheonix I want those chocolate blinds and cant find them anywhere else and home outlet is very good pricing. I…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
gaps either side of wooden venetian blinds

The issue is on the sides. The bottoms will go al the way down

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
Gaps at sides of wooden venitian blinds

Just a general blind question about gaps at sides of blinds
I can get a standard blind that is 1800mm wide and not need to alter it or I can…

11 years11 yearsstevecstevec posted:
gaps either side of wooden venetian blinds

Just a general blind question about gaps at sides of blinds
I can get a standard blind that is 1800mm wide and not need to alter it or I can buy…

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