We opted back at electrical selections to supply most of our light fixtures ourselves outside of downlights. Wisdom had a very limited choice of light fixture options from Clipsal at the time which was disappointing as they were all very utilitarian and ugly. Even the downlights aren’t great and I wish we had opted to… Read More Lights Purchased!
As we head into construction I felt like it was a good time to pull together an overview of all our selections on one page – half for everyone else and half for me because its been so long Ive even started to forget! Externals Kitchen Bathrooms Upstairs Wet Areas Ground Floor Wet Areas Flooring… Read More Selections Overview
The kitchen and bathrooms are probably my most agonised over rooms. Everything else you can repaint, change the lights, add furniture afterwards but these rooms need to be planned right first time! So it was great to get our kitchen and cabinetry plans back today and see the dimensions and how everything looks together rather… Read More Kitchen Plans
Well we finally have all our quotes back in (except AC which Im due to have a phone appointment for next Monday). Ironically my busiest work week in memory and of course the quotes started pouring in. We’re still more or less on budget, I think overall we have ended up about $3K over but… Read More Selections Quotes
Our final major appointment was colours, which is basically where Wisdom roll up any other decisions we need to make that weren’t covered in your other appointments. So internal and external colour/material choices are the main focus, but this is also the time to bring up all the little things you overlooked – insulation, tapware, appliances… Read More Selections Day 2 – Colours
Ok we are definitely not gardening people. And this was the very first question we got asked. I made it quite clear that while I like a nice garden, I kill most plants I come in contact with and my husband couldn’t give a….He would astroturf the lot if he could get away with it.… Read More Selections Day 2 – Landscaping
After we had recovered from our first day of selections back in mid March (Kitchens and Tiles/Flooring), we were up for the second round of selections which were all directly with Wisdom Homes. Day 2 comprised of electrical, landscaping and colours appointments with different specialists. One thing that I think is important to mention about… Read More Selections Day 2 – Electrical