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3 d3 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Great to be in the house! Moving day was....interesting. Got a call half way through that my daughter was injured badly at sport and had to rush out. Just made…

4 d4 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

When moving in day ends up in the children's hospital with your daughter breaking her leg at sport (that her grandparents took her to so we could move) The timing......

5 d5 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

No ours are 450 x 450
They are a Carrera Matt tile though. They weren't on the prestige range board but we were told we could pick any 450 tile so…

6 d6 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Daylight photos pre furniture:

7 d7 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Great idea for the box!!!
I’ll take some pics on the weekend as it has been pretty dark when we’ve gone over the past 2 afternoons.
We attempted to put up diy…

8 d8 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

So it’s officially ours!!
Doesn’t feel real yet. Feels like we’ve just had a site visit lol. Can’t wait to move in on the weekend

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9 d9 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Yes sure did
Hoping to get there with fam, but will depend on sport, work etc...

11 d11 dRocchetRocchet posted:
New Home

You should have a look at the wisdom thread. A lot of great info there. We built with wisdom and it very much depends on how many upgrades you put…

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We also had them put in additional plain concrete to the back alfresco at about $100 sqm

It was well worth it in my opinion, especially when you factor in…

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes all through wisdom

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

No that's 4.5m setback from council strip to house, garage is another 1m back again and it's 6m wide. It also includes our side path to laundry.
This quote includes 40sqm…

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Sure. It’s a 4.5m setback
$9000 for driveway plus $1800 additional concrete pump and removal of fill
This quote also included the coloured concrete step at the front of the porch

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

gfernz sure are! It is requiring military precision planning and coordination with the amount we have on this week at work, family etc but…

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes I was surprised by the vertical supports. I think they look ugly. Having said that if they are required due to length I can understand it. My storeroom shelves…

12 d12 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Driveway colour is gunmetal

13 d13 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Went around to look at the driveway and concreting today. Looks good and I’m happy with how the external colours have come together.
Unfortunately they’ve screwed up the pantry shelving. Should…

14 d14 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Looks brilliant! Really looking like your place now

14 d14 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

We had to wait until final end panel to get formal approval. We went with Suncorp. No problems with the payment schedule at all. They lost our paperwork once so…

15 d15 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Our end panel was done early Feb from memory. Certificate of commencement was 26th Feb. completion mid November.
We’re on Casey st. Not very dark brick. We’re the odd ones…

16 d16 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Are you on the wisdom homes thread? It’s terrific!

16 d16 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

Ps. You might struggle with a pre Christmas slab.

16 d16 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building at Catherine Park

I’m building with wisdom. Majestic 35. Getting keys next week! Eek
Our bank was fine with the schedule (Suncorp) very happy with them across the whole journey. We requested final payment…

18 d18 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I went with the cheapest I could find lol
Online comparison websites are great

21 d21 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

36sqm double storey. 36 weeks of construction

22 d22 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

PCI went well today.
Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the paintwork, not too many touch ups needed. One mirror that needs replacing, a door, a few missing switch…

23 d23 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

So PCI tomorrow. No driveway, shelving or letterbox and it's filthy. Hmmm

23 d23 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Wisdom Homes Signature package??

I have heard similar feedback from some people. There are definitely some banks that will not lend on wisdoms payment structure and it is a little heavier at the front…

23 d23 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

No problem.
I have held off lately as I worry a bit about the security of it so close to the end of the build but I'll catch up once we're…

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24 d24 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Walkthrough Thursday. (2 more sleeps lol)
Still haven't had carpenters through for wir fitouts, they were meant to be through 2 weeks ago. Internally the additional tiling in the upstairs showers…

24 d24 dRocchetRocchet posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Did anyone who is already moved in seal the grout through the house? Last time I had some tiling done our tiler was adamant we needed to do it to…

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