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2 d2 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Some are, some aren't. We don't have any rendering that might take more time.
becks81 What stage are you at?

4 d4 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

That’s a good guide for me manhattan52
To figure out how we are tracking, I having been following people’s blogs, most seem to have…

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5 d5 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Our gyprock just started at week 30.

5 d5 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Glad you are happy with it 😆
How do you calculate rain days from BOM? Is it rain over a certain amount? I also didn’t know there is time extension for…

5 d5 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

manhattan52 Are you likely to finish within your contracted timeframe?

13 d13 dOneOne posted:
Oversized rangehood ok?

Hi,
We are having a 600mm gas cooktop, would it be an overkill to get a 1200mm rangehood? We do high heat cooking a lot so the idea is to extract…

17 d17 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks becks81 I feel a bit better now.

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17 d17 dOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I am pretty sure that we are due for our Pre-Linings Inspection, however, our lower eave is still not complete, I can now see wall insulation in place and gyprock…

1 month1 monthOneOne posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

Thanks IsabellaBoots
Food for thought.

1 month1 monthOneOne posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

This was what I was told:
due to the levels decking would not work in that section which would be the reasoning behind the initial landscape plan showing concrete slab underneath…

1 month1 monthOneOne posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

Thanks for your suggestions. We had originally wanted decking but our builder said that concrete would be needed underneath due to circulation in our case, we certainly were not prepared…

1 month1 monthOneOne posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

Hi,
We are in the middle of a new build and now thinking about our landscaping.
In the rear, we have about a 16m by 5m area that will be an…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Our scaffolds have mostly been removed. Interestingly, more work was done last week (with 3 days of rain) than this week with beautiful weather. I was ecstatic last week but…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yara What stage are you at?

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Buying Down lights after handover

Do different brands look and fit the same?

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Driveway and landscaping post handover

Hi,
We have received our landscaping quote from builder and as expected, it is very high, so now considering what we want them to do before handover and what we want…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Show me your kitchen...

Hi,
Do you mind sharing where you got your stools from? I love the look of them.

3 months3 monthsOneOne posted:
renovation or KDR?

We were in a similar situation. Our old house had been renovated and extended several times over the years by previous owner. We considered major renovation and extension as the…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We are up to week 15, upstairs bricks to start in week 16.
We started out really well, frames were completed by week 7.
I go to site on most…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks Manhattan52
Being first time building, I naively believed it when Dom told us the 44 weeks building time was just a number…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Can anyone explain how to calculate the expected completion date? Our build time is supposed to be 44 weeks, does that mean we add an extra 3 weeks during Christmas…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We get updates via sms mostly, sometimes verbal when we have questions. Like you, our portal has no updates or photos. It must depend on the SS. Maybe site supervisers…

5 months5 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Truckload, I think they are Wisdom Landscapes standard prices.

5 months5 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We were charged $836 per load of fill removal and $1430 per load of mixed fill removal. In our situation, it was too hard to do it later so we…

6 months6 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks for your clarification. Not good for you, but lucky that you have photos. Our photos before construction showed cracks already... Definitely lucky to have evidence, but also reassuring to…

6 months6 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

During construction, if there is damage to neighbours vehicular crossing as a result of Wisdom’s trucks going over it, whose responsible to fix it?

7 months7 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

You pay 🙁

7 months7 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

What are people’s thoughts on their landscaping quotes from W? We are unsure about our retaining wall at the rear at the moment. Cost seems high but concerned that if…

8 months8 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Does that just mean what side the garage is on?
Thanks, it was what I was suspecting, just not sure 🤔

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