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Jenifermarie

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1 d1 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Wisdom do it on our behalf. They had the inspector going through this afternoon but our SS expected a few things would need to be done still before they will…

2 d2 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We had a really successful PCI inspection this morning. No major issues found by our private inspector or us.
Nearly everything was cosmetic - paint and plaster touch ups, redoing…

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3 d3 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We have 1.45m setback where the water tank is. I’m not sure of the exact width. It’s about 70-80cm wide I think.
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale

3 d3 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Our water tank is a slimline tank from Kingspan Water
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale
https://ourwillowdalehome.wordpress.com/
Is a slim water tank an upgrade??
It’s the included water tank. Here…

4 d4 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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It’s the included water tank. Here are some pictures. The pipes have all been painted monument to match since these photos.


Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale

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5 d5 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Our water tank is a slimline tank from Kingspan Water
Building Wisdom Aspiration 31 at Willowdale
https://ourwillowdalehome.wordpress.com/

9 d9 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I picked up offcuts of all our tiles from the build site when the tiling was done a few months ago. I didn’t really want to buy a box of…

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11 d11 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I assume sewerage must be connected because the tradies are using our toilets! Or I certainly hope it’s connected.
Gas I don’t know. I was expecting that to be a…

11 d11 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Not at all, the neighbour has had the scaffold up since March when we our frames went up. Wisdom has never had access to install them.
We only got contact…

11 d11 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We got our PCI date today scheduled for 22nd October so fingers crossed for handover around 5th November.
Only real issue we are aware of is our neighbour has…

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19 d19 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Congratulations! We were just short of that at 16 months but our delays were partially land delays. I can 100% tell you it feels better once you have something happening…

19 d19 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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When I get an unscheduled call from our SS my heart always drops because it’s usually a heads up on a delay.
But when I get a text, it always…

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24 d24 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I know exactly what you mean, we’ve been through 2 cycles of gyprock fixes and painting. Then we’ve had fixes to skirting etc so the painters need to come back…

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24 d24 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I’m looking forward to seeing yours come to life. It really sounds like it’s going to be an incredible build when the admin gets across the line.
Building Wisdom Aspiration…

25 d25 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Another week of slow progress for us (week 30 since slab/33 since scrape) - QA team finally showed up after 2 weeks of being cancelled and delayed because they were…

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25 d25 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We’re doing our blinds externally, the sales guy pointed it out to us.
It basically means they have to be attached on the wall above the window/door instead of within…

26 d26 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We have square set in the bathrooms. It was automatic with floor to ceiling tiling.
Not sure if it would incur a redraw fee. The square set sills are noted…

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28 d28 dJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We did this too. Almost none of the plumbing fixtures we selected were advertised on the Reece website but they were all coded and available in their system when we…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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External painting is finally finished and our site was cleaned this week. Fences came down 2 weeks ago.

Everything was locked up but I could see some blue tape through…

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1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Thanks for the heads up on that one. Our SS is fixing it but not sure on the details of what the fix is as I’ve been too busy to…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Our gyprock went up on 30th June. We’re currently about 3 weeks away from PCI based on conversation with our SS today. The Wisdom inspections that need to take place…

1 month1 monthJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We have had our sliding doors square set. Because the frames are so deep there is no space left to have the blinds recessed. We have the same problem with…

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2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Yes there is a cut out towards the top of the sink cabinet. The inlet taps are under the sink too. I need to have a look where the power…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We had an inspection yesterday to check on progress and catch up with our SS properly. We’re now at 26 weeks since our slab went down and 29 weeks since…

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2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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I don’t think you can leave the wires exposed, but we have pendant provisions in our master bedroom where they have just put the junction boxes in the ceiling, we…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Hey Navy
What stage is your build at now? I think you started about the same time as us - our slab went down at the end of Feb. When…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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We only did square set cornices downstairs and I really regret not doing them upstairs too. They definitely look much more modern and with the lower ceilings upstairs I feel…

2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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No we didn’t get a quote through EHI. We were told it would be a $1000 admin fee to arrange a consultation because we’re in construction. It seems like if…

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2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Our wall areas that are getting mirrors in our main bathroom and ensuite have been tiled first. One of them is the length of the vanity and the other one…

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2 months2 monthsJenifermarieJenifermarie posted:
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Love the driveway. Aggregate always makes such an impact in comparison to standard painted concrete. Look forward to seeing the finished landscaping when you get there. Makes me feel much…

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