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5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I would post this as a question on the general homeone thread rather than this one if no one here knows the answer. I’m sure you will get people who…

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I’ll see if I can dig out my tender with the credit price. Although it wasn’t much from memory. No kitchen guys dont do shelving. Cupboard fitouts and shelving including…

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Masterton vs Rawson

Rawson would be my choice all the way
(Disclaimer I didn’t build with either)
With the research we did into builders and the forum knowledge we picked up I believe Rawson offer…

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I would also suggest square set ceilings to all downstairs to avoid the cornices finishing oddly as they hit the lowered kitchen ceiling part (which is square set) or the…

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5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes we got credits for removing all wardrobe shelving and did it after handover. That way we got exactly what we wanted and it was cheaper.

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

This is standard. We went into wardrobe showrooms before signing contract to look at upgrade pricing and they warned us to delete all fittings if we wanted double hanging as…

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Sorry to hear that.
Bricking was our most stressful stage of the build.
Although most builds with wisdom do seem to have good construction timelines. (I know not necessarily what you want…

5 months5 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Site Coverage

Council websites have their residential building guidelines online. Will vary with each council

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas

Sorry I meant to say the office (not study)

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

No way!!!!
Sorry but if your friend is doing that in front of children he has some serious problems.
If they were parading around naked in full view of my kids playing…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Final Floorplans - Advice & Ideas

Just a small thing. I would personally not put a built in desk to the study. Not ideal having your back to the entrance (I have a study very similar…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Neighbour diagonally behind us. That large upstairs window is their Ensuite and will have a bath in front of it. Let’s hope they put shutters in. Not sure they thought…

Building with Wisdom Homes
6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I’d give your ss a call about that jordann he should organise to fix that up quickly. We had a few bits that we didn’t think we could wait for…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Extension with roof was about $1000 sqm when we did ours (same as internal extensions) Without roof would be much less

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Looove the house jordann. So happy for you. Enjoy the next few months

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Would have taken us 6 weeks in council but neighbour objected to our shadow. took us a month of negotiating, multiple shadow diagrams produced by our builder for different times…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We did 2590 downstairs and standard 2.4 upstairs. If you want pendants high ceilings are good. We knew we didn’t want any upstairs and I personally prefer a cosier feel…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Yay!!
So exciting! (And exhausting because now the real work begins lol)

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Had maintenance come through today. They are so good!! Team of about 10people crawling all over the place at one point. They even touched up some finishes on the wall…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

The master wardrobe (in the previous pic) was about $3000. It was 4m long and the extra doors and deep drawers added to the cost. The single walkins $900 (pics…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Love the house Mandm+4 looks amazing!! It’s hard trying not to fixate on the little things you’d have done differently when we’ve micromanaged…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We’re with a different builder and the ss changed part way through the build and the new one kept ringing my hubby. When he asked for him to call me…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

I’ll have to keep an eye on the build lol
Yes I think brad sold the grand portico to everyone! We have 3 in our street alone!! Was the contemporary much…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Oooh how exciting. Which street are you in? Do you have an SS assigned yet?

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Open WIP or door to WIP??

Anything where you can see into open pantry shelving I’m a big fan of a door. If you were putting cabinetry in then open. My pantry shelves aren’t tidy enough…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Advice - 90 day maintenance period

I believe that if there are things that have been damaged by someone (rather than a fault) and they weren’t picked up at pci it’s impossible to prove that you…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Individual Design - New Choice Homes

Our garage door stayed up after installation as it was electric and the PowerPoints hadn’t gone in to power it yet. Could that be the same with yours? I wouldn’t…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Which Master Bedroom - help me pick!

So many great ideas!

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Which Master Bedroom - help me pick!

I agree with avoiding tv in main bedroom if you can. My hubby works nights and has got into the habit of falling asleep in front of the tv in…

6 months6 monthsRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

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