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8 d8 dStukipStukip posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

I had suspicions WH were expensive on the landscaping side of things and we have asked them to do several things as part of our build where it made sense…

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25 d25 dStukipStukip posted:
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We have same experience at present.
House is 99% done but last bit dragging on for a month with no real explanation.
Landscaping painfully slow. Pool tile grout done on Sunday, yes…

26 d26 dStukipStukip posted:
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Wisdom standard 90mm downlights are Clipsal TPDL1C2 I believe.
I got provisioning done and am buying and installing the downlights myself.
Found this site - anyone found cheaper or know of this…

1 month1 monthStukipStukip posted:
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Cladding is lighter and cheaper and so the support underneath doesn't need to be as robust and overall build price is reduced.
I recall a few on here have upgraded to…

1 month1 monthStukipStukip posted:
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Rightly so.

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2 months2 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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How can you check the rain days that are claimed. I've been provided with dates W are claiming but how can I check for a specific suburb?

3 months3 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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With the NSW water restrictions in place, it looks like all new pools need to have a cover.
Has anyone any experience with the in-ground or under cover type of covers…

4 months4 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Sweet talk to your SS - he might chuck it in for free during the build.

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4 months4 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Yeah, I can't find it anywhere. And what has been installed is not to our liking so wanted to see what had been advised to us. I wonder how hard…

4 months4 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Where can I find details on bathroom mirrors to be installed - End Panel? Looked at kitchen plans/drawings and colour selections but couldn't find them.

4 months4 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Tender Accepted 26/03/18; Contract signed 27/05/18; CDC submission 24/10/18; End Panel 13/02/2019; Slab 19/03/2019; Slab inspection 15/04/2019; Framework inspection 13/05/2019; Pre-lining inspection 07/08/2019; Internal waterproofing inspection 05/09/2019.
Had issues with Hydraulics…

4 months4 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Not yet. Ground floor tiling done last week. Final coat inside paint due next week with mirrors and shower screens. Expecting handover end January as have pool and other landscaping…

5 months5 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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I'm all for open and honest discussion to help others in their build process.
But my god, what are you even doing on this thread! You didn't build with Wisdom, have…

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5 months5 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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I think it's
but not 100% sure.

6 months6 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Mains are in road out front which is clearly outside boundary . Camera inspection appear to show we need rectification work into the mains. Not sure how that can happen…

6 months6 monthsStukipStukip posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Hi All,
At what point does the sewer connection from mains to house become the landowner versus council.
My pipes need work between my front boundary and the main, apparently...

6 months6 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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My experience is the opposite. Our SS gives us weekly updates either by phone or text message. He will tell us in advance if we aren't going to get an…

7 months7 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Don't assume anything - make sure all your discussions, requests and changes have actually ended up in the plans.
Do doors and windows open right way? Are light switches now covered…

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7 months7 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Check everything 3 times and then after each revision set you get back. Time spent here will save time and variation fees down the track.

7 months7 monthsStukipStukip posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Yes mine is

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8 months8 monthsStukipStukip posted:
Building with Wisdom Homes

Scaffolding all down today. Gyprock starts next week..
The swirls on the brickwork are just my photographic and uploading skills...

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9 months9 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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My electrical was signed off in Aug '18.
Single data point $140, double $260, inc GST.
As to how many you need purely comes down to own preference. Do lots of…

10 months10 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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At what point does the contracted build period officially start?
I know I've seen it here before but can't track it down. Also being a bit lazy... :-)

12 months12 monthsStukipStukip posted:
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Just saw your blog update.
We have chosen Wilderness Design - Blackbutt as well and due to start bricks in about 4 weeks I am estimating.
We may have to look for…

1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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Side dividing fence (colourbond) blew down last weekend due to high winds and the excavation work done to install a retaining wall as part of the build. The last few…

1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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becks81, we're in same stage. Scrape, piers, formwork all done last week. Slab supposed to be this coming week but suspect weather will…

1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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Testing was done Jan/Feb with a limited number of users. Not sure how many but I was one. Wider testing was to follow based on feedback and any amendments. Not…

1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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We've got a pool shell as of yesterday done by Wisdom.
No other site scrape or slab work done.
When do you think the build timetable actually starts so we can tick…

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1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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We had a similar experience. Ended up talking to the Basix consultant they use to see what other options there were but didn't really prove successful. Might be worth a…

1 year1 yearStukipStukip posted:
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Yeah we have straight stairs as well with an added two steps due to slope of land. Door under was added with lining. But no-one told us it wasn't tiled.…

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