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Building with Wisdom Homes

Hoping for some advice from those who have been through the final stages with Wisdom. We received a notice of practical completion with a date for inspection (we need to…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We had to pay a damage bond $2500 and a Section 94 Contributions just over $4000 (which we don’t get back, apparently our council charges this as a fund to…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Side gate materials

I am undecided on whether to get treated pine side gates or aluminium slat gates. Our boundary fencing is treated pine. I think aluminium slat looks more modern, which matches…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Final occupation certificate

Hi,
Does anyone know what the requirements for a final occupation certificate are?
While I know we will get interim certificate on handover, I wanted to know what else needs to…

2 months2 monthsOneOne posted:
Treated pine fencing - steel posts vs timber posts

What are the pros and cons of having steel posts vs plain treated pine posts for capped and lapped fencing?
Is there a difference in price between the two options?

3 months3 monthsOneOne posted:
Clotheslines

Thinking aloud here about clotheslines options and perhaps get some input from members here.
I was originally set on a rotary fixed clothesline in the same spot as our old…

3 months3 monthsOneOne posted:
Side paths

We are in Sydney, clay based. As we are doing a KDRB, the side area was also dig up prior. On one side will have a step due to slope.…

3 months3 monthsOneOne posted:
Side paths

What are some side paths options?
We were originally going to have stepping stones surrounded by pebbles, now having second thoughts. We have heard of issues like weeds growing out and…

3 months3 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Manhattan52 Wow! Your house is beautiful. Congratulations!

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
External Motor Rangehoods? Marketing or Fact

If you look at the photos, their rangehood backs on to an external wall. In this instance, any Qasair installer would be able to do the work.
I am also…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks.

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Not sure if many people who have reached PCI are still here, I was wondering how long it took from start of wet area tiling to PCI.

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks PeterJess I hadn’t seen that one before.

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I am trying to work out how much work to go after painting. I can think of:
Wet area tiling
Wet area installations
Main flooring
Electrical
Plumbing
Kitchen benchtop installation
Have I missed anything?

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

What colour are your terracotta tiles?
I upgraded mine from 1.5kw to 1.665kw.
If you dont take it, what is your alternative?
They are caviar. I am just not sure if they forgot…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Those with solar roof tiles in your package, do you remember when in the build process they were installed?They go in shortly after sarking and regular roof tiles.
What size did…

4 months4 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Those with solar roof tiles in your package, do you remember when in the build process they were installed?

5 months5 monthsOneOne 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?

5 months5 monthsOneOne 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 months5 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Our gyprock just started at week 30.

5 months5 monthsOneOne 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 months5 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

manhattan52 Are you likely to finish within your contracted timeframe?

5 months5 monthsOneOne 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…

5 months5 monthsOneOne posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Thanks becks81 I feel a bit better now.

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5 months5 monthsOneOne 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…

6 months6 monthsOneOne posted:
DIY paving entertainment area

Thanks IsabellaBoots
Food for thought.

6 months6 monthsOneOne 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…

6 months6 monthsOneOne 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…

6 months6 monthsOneOne 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…

6 months6 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…

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