Today we have been working on the bathroom and laundry floors. In the evenings we have been dry laying tiles since there is little noise made and during the day using the Aldi workzone electric tile cutter. The electric tile cutter has been a handy machine. It took us a bit to work out it … Continue reading Floor tiles and falls
Christmas has come and gone and the break was quickly welcomed. We spent Christmas and celebrated with the rest of the family down at my in-laws farm 5hrs drive from Sydney. My husbands presents all seemed to be themed around home renovations (poor thing) and with the impending tiling to start on our return from … Continue reading Tiling begins
Although there’s been a lot happening in our personal lives outside of the renovations, we have had to start shopping for tiles, especially since we want to be taking advantage of our Christmas break to finish off the tiling. I imagined choosing tiles would have taken us a lot longer, but the guys at Beaumont … Continue reading Let’s go shopping…for Tiles!
Our hired waterproofer started the job in the afternoon and did about an hour a day over the next 4 days. George not only did a great job, but he’s a top bloke and dealing him was easy, so we were really happy with his service and his quote was reasonable. The waterproofing process itself … Continue reading Proof of the waterproof
We have tackled another weekend of plastering. As we have large 4.2m sheets of gyprock lying on the floor of our family room and a waterproofer booked in for Monday, we didn’t want to increase the risk of having him damage the gyprock, so the aim of this weekend was to not only get more … Continue reading Plastering the master bedroom
So the plaster work continues in the wet areas this week. We have also booked in the waterproofer to start on Monday, so a set date has meant we are working most nights to get the wet areas prepped. Anthony has really pushed himself hard for a couple of weeks now, cycling back and forth … Continue reading Cornices