Week 10: 22-26 August 2016

Kitchen Week!! Our kitchen has been installed – woo-hoo!! So happy to see progress on our house is continuing with all cabinetry installed this week! Bathroom cabinet & shelf- check! Ensuite cabinet – check! Kitchen cabinets & shelves – check! Walk in pantry cabinet and bench-top – check! Laundry cabinet and bench-top – check! It’s… Continue reading Week 10: 22-26 August 2016

Week 5: 18 to 23 July 2015

And we have a roof! This week started out positively with a call to our site supervisor on Monday morning to set up a walk through frame inspection for Wednesday morning. The appointment on Wednesday went really well. Our Site Supervisor was really knowledgeable, thorough andĀ  seemed to care genuinely about delivering a quality result… Continue reading Week 5: 18 to 23 July 2015

Flooring dilemmas

With the luxury of too much choice and installing our own flooring in our new home after handover, I am now facing two dilemmas. First dilemma- which laminate flooring to go with? I initially had my heart set on Godfrey Hirst Belle Laminate in Summit Oak Natural and this is the sample that I took… Continue reading Flooring dilemmas

What’s your favourite Porter Davis design?

In the 18 months we’ve been planning to build our own home in Woodlea, we contemplated many home designs. Of course, the design we would finally choose had to suit whatever land we managed to scoop up at Woodlea, so we kept an open mind. While we at times had our eyes on a Boutique… Continue reading What’s your favourite Porter Davis design?

Kitchen plans & pricing

In our family, the kitchen is most definitely the heart of the home. As an avid weekend baker, I love nothing better than spending time in the kitchen, rolling out dough and dishing out slow-baked dinners and batches of cookies. Most Porter Davis homes have generousĀ  and practical kitchen designs (I’d say it’s one of… Continue reading Kitchen plans & pricing