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5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

If Wisdom are still using Riverstone Demolition, you made the right decision going with someone else for your demo. We got them to arrange our demo and it was one…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Sorry, I got the section wrong. It is in the contract but it is under Attachment B, Consumer Building Guide published by th Dept of Fair Trading. The section is…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

They have to let you have your own inspector, it is the law. There are clauses relating to it in the standard HIA building contract Wisdom use. It is usual…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Lunar,
We are doing our hot water after handover. We decided to go with a Sanden heat pump after much research. It is going to cost us around the same…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Wisdom have not made this a pleasant experience for us at all. So many times they have given us incorrect information and sometimes this has cost us substantially. We have…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

Transformation your house is beautiful. Congratulations on getting through it all and coming out on the other side and thankyou for taking us on the journey with you.

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Recommend me a Building Inspector for NW Sydney

We got ours from the Master Builders Association website. Below is the link to find one in your area. Ours is great but didn't want us to publicly name him.…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We are building a modified Wisdom Trinity 33 family ( now 35). You can see a history of our build on our blog. You can also see a list of…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Yes the private appraiser is the same as a building inspector. After reading through this thread from start to finish we decided to send photos to the site supervisor, the…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Has anyone rectified slab heave successfully

Hi,
I am after some advice. We have a pond of water about 2 feet deep sitting up against the side of our slab and it has been there ever…

5 years5 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Surfmist, Windspray or Dune Roof... seeking some wisdom.

Hi C,
We chose Dune for our roof which was installed last week, and we absolutely love it. We wanted to go light colours for the overall scheme of our house…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building Aspiration 35 Wisdom Homes at the Ponds

Hi cspaces,
Did you do your floors as a post contract variation? If you did they are not covered by Home Owners Waranty Insurance. HWI only covers the contractual amount under…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Home Building Blogs

Could you please add our blog? We are doing a KDR Trinity 33 with Wisdom Homes in north western Sydney.
Thanks.

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

No Jazz_J, no action and not likely to be until sometime in January. Wisdom are organising the demolition for us but I thought I would take it upon myself to…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Hi Jazz_J,
We had an issue a few months ago where our CSO didn't respond to our emails or phone messages so we called our sales guy at Gregory Hills and…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

We have just gone to Production Estimating today and have been told we will be there 21 days. My CSO also said that there won't be a slab down…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Hi Jazz_J,
We got all our final documentation last Friday and have signed and returned it. We also paid for our post contract variations. So now we are just waiting for…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

Aheron, did you end up paying the fee to have the skirtings tacked on?
The charge is not to cover the cost of them coming back to install the skirting boards…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Hi Jazz_J,
We seem to be aligned with you at this stage as far as the admin process goes as we too got our final variations to sign off. Ours took…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

Has anyone or is anyone doing their floors after handover? Wisdom want to charge us for just tacking on the skirting boards. We need them just tacked on so that…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Congratulations Jazz_J. We also got our council approval on Friday. Looks like our builds may progress simultaneously, although we have a demolition and pool excavation to squeeze in before site…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Thanks SaveH20 for the assistance. We have used some of your information and written a list of items we are not happy with in our Hydraulics plan and variation and…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Hi SaveH20,
Thanks so much for your feedback.

These figures came from one of the first emails we received from a Hydraulics Engineer at the Consulting firm engaged on our behalf…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

Hi SaveH20,
We are in Ryde Council area in Sydney. Any feedback/observations would be appreciated.
Thanks,

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

I have also read what's on your blog.
Are the tanks installed by Tankworks plumbers?
What was the mistake in the hydraulic plan?
Hi SaveH20,
I have included screen shots of our hydraulics plans…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
No more renos! Time to build a Washington 29 Wisdom Home

We are also in the position of having our plans submitted to council without approving the Hydraulics variation. We asked for the hydraulics plan and the associated variation sheet as…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Wisdom Homes - What's NOT included?

Hi AAAhome,
Our site slopes slightly from side to side but the slope didn't affect our hydraulics at all. Our biggest problem was that our site coverage (impervious areas + roof…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Wisdom Homes - What's NOT included?

There are so many things not included so get them to quote on everything you want as you can always take it things out of the tender before signing .
We…

6 years6 yearsgregol02gregol02 posted:
Wisdom Homes..........The Wise Choice

Hi Aheron,
After council approval, how long did it take Wisdom to get the final paperwork to you? I am wondering if the bulk of the delay is with Wisdom finalising…

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