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3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi SBAT,
Yep the sand and cement are for the wet areas - they put down the cement before laying the tiles on top.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Liquid Pool Covers

Thanks wheeliworks. We have got a circa 14k litre pool with an Astral BPA400.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Liquid Pool Covers

Hi,
I have had a search through the forums and have seen a couple of articles around liquid pool covers but wanted to get a few more opinions - we have…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi msjovi,
Expectations are important and we definitely got lulled into an end date based on the excavation which turned out to be wrong so i would get that generated end…

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3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

The new strategy for these volume builders is to actually buy the land and develop it themselves. That way they just offer home and land packages that have everything…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Its amazing how small blocks are getting these days...

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Ah i see, that makes sense.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Jenifermarie,
I didn't realise that you could not select prestige - i thought every home came with a package and you just had to go with it.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Auzrusso,
I believe it was $125 per light. I didn't ask about costs to upgrade the glass staircase - when it comes time to renovate we will just get…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Mrs Llamas,
Very down to earth and easy to speak to.
Jenifermarie,
I didn't get my driveway done with them but ours totaled about 14k through our landscaper. The one…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi msjovi,
They should be able to give you a computer generated completion time which is basically a date calculated using the times in your contract. Our SS was happy…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Happy to help. We considered plantation shutters too until we noticed 2 out of every 3 hours in our estate had them so decided not to with the added bonus…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Rocchet,
Was approximately $3.5k for most windows in an Ambassador 36 - we left the 2 sliding doors that go out to the alfresco area and you don't need them…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

For those asking on blinds - there is a company called Betterview Blinds we do all of Wisdom's display homes from what i understand. They actually get your details…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Pool Equipment

Hi All,
I have just had a pool installed in Sydney and wanted to check if the area where the pool equipment is located has to be covered. We have…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

The council costs are not a Wisdom requirement and its generally in the form of a bond - ie assuming once your build is complete and you get final occupancy…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I think signature is supposed to sit above prestige and is meant to be there exclusive version - don't get me wrong the big glass panel and then outside garden…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Msjovi,
Thats the one thing we were also a tad annoyed with after seeing the Ambassador 36 at Elara - just opening up that wall where a niche was previously makes…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Privacy Screens

Hi All,
Apologies if this is in the wrong spot. I wanted to check if anyone has been able to seek an exemption for a privacy screen on their balcony…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hashem,
Just keep at them, i have found that the more you push them the faster they respond. Make sure you thoroughly read the draft end panel and list exactly…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi msjovi,
Ours was a new estate and the land was already registered by the time we started the process with Wisdom.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi addie,
We built the Ambassador 36. We have been impressed with it all so far, especially against other builders that have built for friends of ours. The fittings…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi guys,
Excavation started on the 10th of November 2015, slab and frames were up before the Christmas break. So call it 7 months which is what i believe the…

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3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Zaplo,
I am not sure what you were asked to sign but we weren't asked to sign off on anything - we just went through the list of defects and made…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi lou_butterfly,
We had out PCI yesterday and we were quiet happy with it - the biggest thing for us was about 8 or 9 tiles in one bathroom were poorly…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Missgoldy,
Once you meet your SS you should be able to ask him for the PCI date that is generated by their system - this is fairly accurate assuming the…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I think you can get it when they go to site, basically its 7.5 months from when your portaloo gets delivered.

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi am99,
PCI expected on the 30th of June with handover 2 weeks after that but we haven't formally been given a date.
Missgoldy, if you want an idea of…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi guys,
If it helps at all their construction process is pretty impressive. We have had our toilets/showers installed with the only major thing now being the carpets and then…

3 years3 yearsGreg_KGreg_K posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Gferns,
We are building the Ambassador 36 with the Ponds master suite. When we were going through our sales process they took us onsite to a house that was at…

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