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9 months9 monthsLouRLouR posted:
Clothes Line

As much as i am loath to respond to annoying posts that try to be smart for no point - as I am sure everyone understood the purpose of my…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi All,
Good to see that most of your builds are progressing really well & that some are just kicking off.
Well we have come to the end of our adventure.…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

If it is on an exterior wall i believe it is cheaper to install that if you have it on an interior wall. Ours was interior and i believe it…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Dont know where my post just went but we went with black japan savoy xs26 door. It isn't quite as dark as we thought it would be, i will post…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Chip in caeserstone

Sorry for the delay, we moved on Friday & have been so busy. We tried all week to speak to our site supervisor & found out on Friday that he…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Chip in caeserstone

We were lucky in that the day that we did the handover with the builder we found both of them. A trade had put sticky tape over both and we…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Chip in caeserstone

Hi,
We have just taken possession of a new build and there is a chip out of the side of the waterfall edge in the kitchen and a big chip out…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hey guys,
just catching up on posts, in regards to window coverings, our ss let people on site to do quotes for us. We have had landscapers, concreters for the driveway…

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3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hey SBAT, we are getting Lisa from Bella Curtains to do the install.
http://www.bellacurtains.com.au - not sure if i can plug her or not She has done…

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3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Even if they gave you one missgoldy unless you were just about finished I wouldn't pay any heed to it and will probably make you disappointed. In May we were…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We aren't getting any rendering done. We are had issues with the corbel at the front and one of the options they suggested was rendering but we have had a…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Ok see if this works! Actually I cannot believe i haven't taken any since the garage door has gone in! I will try and take one with that done over…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Our landscape quote came in at over 80k, the driveway and additional concreting we wanted to do was 8k over the nearest quote and 11k over the cheapest

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3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes that added to our frustration, our son started school this year and we thought we would be well and truly in by then as we had signed up in…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We also did a KDR frustratingly for us we moved out in Sept last yr, the Wisdom recommended demo guy who we had nothing but issues with (guaranteed he would…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

When we arranged finance for our loan we didn't do the contract amount but figured out everything that we wanted to add later and added that to the total amount…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Skirting Board Query

Hi again,
thought it might be easier to post a pic of what I'm trying to explain ;)

thanks
Lou

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Skirting Board Query

Thanks for the response Stewie,
Sorry I didn't mean along an entire wall i just meant where the wall is at a corner. The front is mitred to match but the…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Skirting Board Query

Hi Guys,
I posted this in the new build section to no response. Does anyone have an opinion / know?
Can I ask is it normal to scribe skirting or is it…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Scribing Skirting

Hi All,
Can I ask is it normal to scribe skirting or is it not done anymore? I know a carpenter who has said that if the skirting isn't scribed at…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I agree with what everyone is saying, the admin you have to experience to believe it but the construction seriously zips by.
We had our peg out mid January, the…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes that is correct, we changed the loo, the bath, the bathroom sink to be undermount, the spout for our bath & the tap in the kitchen. You just need…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks guys for that, we are trying to work out how high we need the medicine cabinets & couldn't find the taps in any of our paperwork ?

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Guys,
does anyone know what brand/model the flick mixer in the bathrooms are?
Thanks
Lou

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Oz we had a credit back on the living area's and are having timber installed after handover. We are having the skirting tacked on (additional cost) and the other additional…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Oz,
I think the standard is a NESS D8 and we upgraded to a NESS D16.
This was over a year ago though so don't know if they are still using…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I didn't think of doing the butlers pantry after, do you run the risk of the ceaserstone being in a different batch and colour? (don't know if that makes…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi Oz
We changed the WIP to be a butlers pantry for an eye watering amount of money (don't forget you get a refund on the shelving that you don't use…

3 years3 yearsLouRLouR posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Whoops sorry misread your post :)

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