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14 d14 dml117ml117 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Some more updates. Garage doors are on, wet area tiling is pretty much done, alarm system is in. Stone benchtops and electrical for the rest of the week
Pace…

23 d23 dml117ml117 posted:
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As manhattan mentioned, floor will be done on the second floor and only shower areas. Couple of photos for your reference.

24 d24 dml117ml117 posted:
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Another good week of progress. Kitchen cabinets are in as well as bathroom and laundry vanities. Wet tile area tiling next week.
Very happy with the progress and…

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24 d24 dml117ml117 posted:
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Does that just mean what side the garage is on?

29 d29 dml117ml117 posted:
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Last few weeks the progress seems to have ramped up significantly. Slab was poured 28th Sep.

29 d29 dml117ml117 posted:
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It's the manhattan. Started as a 44 ens, but made a few changes by removing one ensuite, adding the 3rd garage and the balconies.

29 d29 dml117ml117 posted:
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Some updated photos of the build. In general pretty happy with everything so far. Few minor issues but working through them with the SS.

1 month1 monthml117ml117 posted:
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The Gyprockers certainly know how to get stuck in. Went past at 6pm last night (sat) and the guys were still there. They started sheeting Friday arvo and…

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1 month1 monthml117ml117 posted:
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Gyprock started today. Made some huge progress this week, finally weather is no longer a factor. Worked out we lost 50 days due to rain since we started

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2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Did they negotiate. When I told them the concrete prices were ridiculous, they basically just shrugged and said that's what it is. That's why I went elsewhere, ended…

2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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If you can wait definitely do after handover, you will save big dollars

2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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They have said the handrail is in the way. Study is room across from the base of the stairs. Really want it in the most practical spot.

2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi,
We received an email from CQ during the week saying that our sparky has asked to move the light switch at the base of the stairs either to the study…

2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Hi ASJ1981,
Have you considered Veri Shades. They give a sheer look but also can be made translucent, similar to a vertical blind. That's what we are going for…

2 months2 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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I found that the pool prices weren't too bad compared to others as well as long as you take the voucher into account.
The main issue is the landscaping…

6 months6 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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I spoke to my site supervisor today and he mentioned we had a 30 week contract, but that our estimated handover date would be 29th July next year. 30…

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6 months6 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Progress has really sped up this week after the rain slowed the build down.

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6 months6 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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We got our quote about a week ago and today spent the day going to a few places to compare prices. I can update you early next week when…

7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Great news. Hopefully the rain will ease soon

7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Just as an indication we are on the signature package and variations for full height tiling for the 2 separate toilets, which aren't included was. $1383 for the ensuite…

7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Sounds like it's been a frustrating week for most. Not us though our slab finally has gone down

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7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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We are closing them in for more storage. Have put power there for vacuum etc. should of put the Comms there too.

7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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How long did it take to go from end panel to site scrape? We signed and paid remainder of deposit on the 31st august and all we have to…

7 months7 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Any recommendations for building inspectors?

8 months8 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Hi Becks81
Issues were minor discrepancies between plans and tender documents. Doors not matching on plans and schedule. Variations not included or some we had said no to still…

8 months8 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Hi GLO
Land was already registered, think you still have some time until you are started

8 months8 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Make sure you go over them multiple times before signing off. I was amazed by how many little things we picked up. It took a few goes too.

8 months8 monthsml117ml117 posted:
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Me too, of course the rain has started though

8 months8 monthsml117ml117 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

It's been close to 6 months, hasn't been any major delays either. Had a week or so with construction plans and rest was finalising plans and designs out of…

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