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1 year1 yearMR2MR2 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

I wish we'd asked for all area's to be flat... IE the wet area's not raised.

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1 year1 yearMR2MR2 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

what do you look back onto?

2 years2 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Anyone have the current price list for the Manhattan + add ons and feel genourous enough to message it through?

4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Double oven or two ovens

One benefit if you have the kitchen space of having two is they could be side by side and have both at the perfect height, if you have a double…

4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Gas or induction hot plate?

does induction let you lift and put back down the pan without having to press a resume button yet?
still waiting for one with the controls that gas have where you…

4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Data points expensive

Wifi has quite a few shortcomings
1, point to multi-point means devices are always competing for bandwidth
2, very limited total bandwidth (going to be more of an issue as NBN open…

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4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Data points expensive

haha four years ago we were quoted $250 a point!
Just run conduit down to the spots you want it and run the cabling later?

4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I'd be annoyed about the white one on your timber bulkhead, was that a mistake?

4 years4 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

a few things I'd now do:
1, Get a recycled water tap in both the laundry and in the butlers pantry or beside the normal tap, specify to the builder that…

5 years5 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Schweigen rangehood

yep, don't disagree
we specifically created a space next to our neighbours garage and toilets for anything like aircon and exhaust fans.. if you care about your neighbours you think about…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Manhattan 52 Wisdom Home at Kellyville

Love the Manhattan, we built the baby one :)
would change a few more things if we were doing it again.

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Anyone building with Wisdom upgrade their air conditioning?

Yeah we did too
did not get on with the aircon guys too well, they left a dogs breakfast in the roof too.

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

Wednesday rain hail or shine :)
funny thing, each of our neighbours have also been pushed back

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

nup, our Handover is now pushed back five days, we already gave notice with our real estate thankfully we allowed generous overlap so we should still be ok
our shower screens/mirrors…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

that looks fantastic :)
PCI tips...
Turn all taps on and listen for noises
chipped and broken things...
more here: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=20864
over spray on things, open and…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Painting Garage floor to stop spills absorbing

well, it should soak into the concrete enough and be flexible enough that something hitting it will not allow whatever's on the other side of the epoxy to soak through…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Painting Garage floor to stop spills absorbing

yeahhh, I'm kinda keen for something that's a light gray, so I might ring them again...
he also said that a heavy tool dropped on it is likely to crack it,…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Painting Garage floor to stop spills absorbing

Sounds awesome, I'm trying to figure out if I just want a paint or to go the full solvent Epoxy..
these guys come highly recommended:
https://www.dymark.com.au/categories/pr ... /epoxycoat

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Painting Garage floor to stop spills absorbing

anyone got any really hardy concrete floor paint that stops spills soaking into the concrete? anything good recommendations?

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Online Lighting Places- sites & info not general discussion.

http://wattsaver.com.au/
really cool products, very highly rated on ledbenchmark.com.au

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10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

oh, yeah if you've already agreed then yeahhhhh, bit late to be worrying about it :)

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
metricon vs wisdom

I agree with the quality from Wisdom, Wisdom do have some communication/time issues, Metricon have a damn good name too though...
why don't you contact a Wisdom rep and ask about…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

yeah wisdom have always been more expensive, but generally they are more pedantic about quality and include plenty of things the others seem to not bother telling you they are…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

there is an upgrade thread that includes these costs, but sounds about right...
what sort of monster place you building? we went to 9 foot first floor for $4.4k (from 2590)…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

I agree, that front porch looks sensational, funny, we have the same tile, wonder what colour our pillars will be :)

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

I offered to install security camera's for my SS but he was not keen :) (I do security stuff for my work)

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Can you Prewire for Clipsal CBus

very good info thanks for sharing :)

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

I'd not touch coloured bricks, the chipping etc is something I cannot seem them avoiding, it's not the builder, it's the bricky and other tradies chipping the bricks after they…

10 years10 yearsMR2MR2 posted:
Building Washington 29 from Wisdom Home

HAH! the power company were too lazy to go and look at the meters so I ended up fighting with them for months over "estimated" bills that were $250 a…

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