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1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

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1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Its got 13.5 kWh storage capacity. Sorry I meant to type above that we couldn’t find panels with more than 330W / panel, our total solar capacity is 7.5kW but…

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1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We couldn’t find bigger panels than 3.3kW so we decided to get Tesla batteries to store the electricity for night time use etc. also getting an electric car so hoping…

1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I know, really frustrating. Not to mention the costs of having to pay rent while building 😩
Fingers crossed we’ll see some quick progress over the next couple months.

1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Project is on hold and have been over the last 3 weeks. They’re putting solar up week commencing 24th then electricals and gyprock. Cutting it tight for an Xmas handover…

1 year1 yearMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We did lots of changes to the electricals and also added solar and Tesla batteries etc. This caused the whole project to go on hold which is not ideal and…

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2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Home Automation

Well you get what you pay for, if you think you can achieve the same quality and looks with cheap china junk then by all means go for it. I…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Home Automation

Guess it all depends on your standards. Control4 is a premium platform and the only comparable would be Crestron. I’m spending $50K on lighting alone, then at least double on…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I’m doing a lot of changes, trick is to do them all at the same time to pay the $1K fee only once. I hired a light designer to get…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes we went for the Diplomat facade, pretty much same colour scheme as the display home. Are you doing the Manhattan as well?

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Home Automation

I tend to disagree here, I’ve worked with Control4 and other automation platforms in Europe for many years and every new build in Europe is smart wired. Houses as well…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Roof is up and ready for rendering. Things have progressed nicely since start and our site manager Yuosef has been amazing. Very happy with everything so far. We are looking…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Home Automation

I don’t want to use wifi devices, there’s a lag in dimming the lights and they normally don’t dim smoothly. Even Control4’s own zigbee wireless dimmers start playing up when…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Home Automation

Im looking at putting some smart lighting in our house. This requires the electrical wiring to be very different from standard wiring. Essentially we need to run a data cable…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

No they did the pool first then benching. We’ve decided to do some last minute retaining walls in the back so that work is starting now as well.

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Looking great, we’ll done! ☺️

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Woohoo! We’re making progress! Pool is finished and slab is being poured next week. Hopefully frames will go up prior to Xmas. Really want to make some changes to electrical,…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Congratulations Manhattan52, it’s gonna go quick from here. Are you joining the pool with the slab or are they separated?

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

KatDS It was only $2,500 that was credited.

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

How’s your build coming along Manhattan52?

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We got all our appliances from Winning Appliances. Wisdom raised a variation and we were credited for the Ilve equipment that was included. Installation is our responsibility but Winnings will…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Finally we’re in production estimates and looks like work will commence within days. Went out to clear some grass and debris on site today. We’ve had a nightmare experience the…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Wow that’s rediculous, sounds like a money grab. Hope everything goes well with the build. We were happy with Wisdom the first 6 months but I’m not so sure anymore.…

2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Exciting times Manhattan52 where are you building?
We're building in Kellyville at Top View Estate off Arnold Avenue. Can't wait to get this…

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Kitchen looks amazing! Good job!

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2 years2 yearsMagnusMagnus posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Waiting for the End Panel, should be ready by tomorrow. Then we will finally start building our Manhattan 52 (modified to about 58sq). Has anyone else built a Manhattan 52…

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