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8 months8 monthsfaykisfaykis posted:
Converting alfresco to living room

Hi Abbie I am really interested to know what did you end up doing to your alfresco? Did you need council approval? what did you do with the floors? Please…

8 months8 monthsfaykisfaykis posted:
North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

Thanks heaps. Sorry I meant alfresco sliding doors (sliding door from living room to alfresco)- do they need shutter too if its in FZ?
Is 3k/sq including shutter and site costs?
I…

8 months8 monthsfaykisfaykis posted:
North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

Hi Can,
Without seeing your bushfire consultant's report/advice my guess would be yes. We often get homes that have different BAL ratings, especially with BAL-40 and BAL- FZ combined.
In…

8 months8 monthsfaykisfaykis posted:
North Kellyville Bushfires Prone land? What to expect?

Hi do you build in Sydney (Kellyville)?
And do you do house extensions? We have a house recently build to a BAl40 status. We want to ad an extension to…

1 year1 yearfaykisfaykis posted:
Cost of house extension (ground floor only) in greater sydne

Hi guys we have a 3 year old double storey house in sydney. We now want to
1. Either convert the alfresco (has main slap and main roof) into a room,…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Other potential upgrades you probably already factored into your tender, which does not get covered from prestige or signature package
-facade render if you fancy, we’ll get it done afterwards
-increasing…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

All depends on your taste and how much you upgrade.
1. Yes they will. Decide all the changes and let them know together asap. We made few changes and now…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Laminate floor finishing

This looks like house we are now renting. The house was newly built when we rented last year. It has A very poor finished everywhere in everything. built by…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi ozmonkeyoy hope you are still active in this group.
Did you get your front facade rendered by Wisdom or did you get it arranged to be done from outside? How…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi M4bath,
Thanks We did include a fair amount of structural change, including garage width, building line increase, both floor height increase, all the window and door height increase, restructuring kitchen…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi everyone, just to update everyone, our tender presentation has been brought forward by 10 days... so its all going good according to plan so far from Wisdom Homes point…

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2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We are building in a new estate under Wollondilly Council, land registration is this month but it's been pushed back twice now so we will see if it happens, with…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We have pre approval for building loan. Already have land loan running with the same bank. Our bank said they’ll give us A conditional approval based on a fixed…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Mark, hope you are well. I hope its not wrong to address you here. We paid deposit for tender on 29/2/20 and out tender presentation is booked for 30/4/2020.…

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2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

Thanks your windows look beautiful

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

I am thinking what else can be done to to increase BASIX and thermal efficiency. Low E glass? I absolutely hate plantation shutters. We will get good quality blinds though

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Can A BAL 29 or BAL 40 windows be double glazed?

Hi so you have BAL 29 windows and had double glazed them as well (west facing ones)?

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Bal40 Awning Windows

This is a great question. My understanding was that builders would source BAL 40 windows as they keep a provisional allowance for this at the time of tender. Or do…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We paid for the tender request fees today. We have compared with a few other builders but didn’t pay anyone else for tender. We didn’t like others inclusions and floorplan…

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2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks heaps guys. I checked the caesarstone website and their standard range. I only liked “buttermilk” and oyster. But I dont think it’ll go with the color of cabinetry i…

Building with Wisdom Homes
2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi all, can anyone share builders range Kitchen bench top stone and upgrade stone selections? and laminate floorboard photos which comes as standard range?
We want a 2m x 1.5m 70mm…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
How deep is this sewer line? Can you tell?

Thank you so much for your reply. Its North Kellyville suburb, hills shire council in NSW. I sent through an online application at Sydney water website. Is that the relevant…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
How deep is this sewer line? Can you tell?

Hi, this is a sewer line that runs one boundary of our registered vacant land. The diagram says it is enclosed sewer (Enclosed by developer).
How close to this enclosed…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thank you worldofmud ill have to check all these to have a clearer idea. Our build area fall in a BAL zone , could be BAL 29/40 as worse case…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi all, we are at tender request stage. Our sales agent said we will have to pay 5% on the day of tender appointment and the contract acceptance (apparently this…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Norfolk thanks for replying. we will probably need a rainwater garden, as all home do in North Kellyville. Is that the same? I think the PA for…

2 years2 yearsfaykisfaykis posted:
from tender to contract sign stage

Thank you for your valuation information. So it is not safe for us to sign a contract at the “pre CDC/DA approval” stage. The builders are saying we sign a…

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