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6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

marked floor plans, highlighted in neon green, sent email three times, called my BC and reminded her, spoke to her at Tender and still got the floor plan wrong on…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks Rups. I misunderstood. I thought you asked for a GPO next to cooktop. I was thinking putting a GPO for kettle next to it. Dont think its a good…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

I have this as well. There shouldn't be any issue with plumbing on the external unless if you only have one wall. Niche cant go under shower head.

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Rups, Looking at your electrical plan, did you get double GPO for upright oven as standards and hotplate as extra? Will you be having GPO on the glass splashback…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Back from our contract signing, boy there are a lot of pages to sign and initial.
In the end it went well. We were upset to find out we couldn't have…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hey Wateman,
Have you sorted out your smart wiring pack? what did you end up getting? did you go for the light one or the four pack one? Did you get…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Congrats Rups & Wateman! Mine's scheduled this month as well. Hopefully will follow you guys soon! :roll:

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

You're not alone! :D

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Great stuff Alpal! did you end up having more than 10 items amended?

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thanks bigbuild! I will be building in the west. It might've been powercor supplying power to the estate. Will give developer and powercor a call. I thought powercor max standard…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Does anyone know how many amps you get your electricity supplied to the house. Ive tried asking this question to PD and they said its up to the authority. Is…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Thats not good at all. We did quotation for Lincoln 27 before went with Darnley and made the specs similar to Darnley inclusion+promotion. They ended up the same price with…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Mine is 2 days.

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Will have tender in a couple of weeks time. I will let everyone know the outcome. I will be upgrading North sliding door to bifold door from living to alfresco…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

I would be upgrading to North facing bifold door with 3m overhang roof. Thought this will keep the house cool in summer and warmth in winter. fingers crossed my neighbour…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Magicjen17,
Thanks for the reply! I wouldve thought upgrading North windows will still comply with 6 star. :th:
was thinking to keep insulation standard and…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Im sure you'll feel nice and comfy inside all year round with first level being R4.0 ceiling batts. :roll:
I'm just wondering if anyone…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi tstr1a,
I didn’t explain myself clearly beforehand. What I meant was if wall sisalation met 6 star energy rating with base inclusion and promotion kept as standard without any upgrades…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Rups,
The other thing i found odd is that PD claim their houses meet 6 star energy rating in any orientation (it used to be 5 star last year) with…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Put a deposit on a land, now what?

How did you go with Baldwin? Had a feeling PD will drop their price again in November :-p
I would say it'll be good if you can get pre-approval for construction/house…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi mak_
I will be building Darnley29 as well. We'll probably building around the same time. My land isn't going to be titled until October. Where are you building? Mine is…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Wiring downlights into 2 banks??

With the junction box itself, is it better in terms of future downlights installation and location, to install in the roof/ceiling space or in ceiling where you can see from…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Wateman,
Ive got a separate Telstra underground trenching in sales quotation and was advised that this wasn't for smart wiring cabling. Not sure if this is right, my understanding is…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

I was quoted for smart wiring lite pack for less than $1700 excluding trenching. Is this what normally offered by PD. Always thought that trenching is included in price.

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi Rups,
Checking out your blog. They are very informative esp. with the Price!!! Love the floor plan too! ::smile:: We went to saltwater coast and…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Aah good at least PD have CAT6 Data as standard. Since I will be allocating budget for R1.5 batts wall insulation (I wonder why a 6 star PD houses do…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Porter Davis homes

Hi all, anyone in the smart wiring community? we went to PD sales office and were quoted $1700 for Telstra Smart Wiring Light Package which includes enclosure, hub, 1No conduit,…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Building costs going down

We just put in deposit for darnley 29 on the weekend. Locked in to 211k base price which includes style republic promotion + home theatre bonus (claimed to be worth…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Put a deposit on a land, now what?

I see. Have you got a builder in mind yet? We purchased land in March this year and still waiting for land to be titled in October. We locked in…

6 years6 yearsvisinevisine posted:
Put a deposit on a land, now what?

Hi Feb, how much did you pay for Darnley 29 then, if you dont mind me asking. I am with another builder paid deposit couple months ago and was thinking…

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