Sunday was more of a shed day, we got stuck into it, continuing to add sheets on the roof. It was nerve wracking for me standing on a scaffold, trying to drill…its not something I’m keen on doing again, being 2.7m high on a wobbly platform. The rain held off luckily and we kept at … Continue reading The shed has a roof
Our old asbestos laidened shed has finally been put to rest, dismantled and now a pile of old smelly timbers and metal. Whilst we worked during the day the asbestos removalist arrived nice and early, backed their truck into the driveway and the last that I saw were putting up plastic. After a long work … Continue reading Goodbye old shed
It’s the long weekend and spring weather is settling in. While the rest of the city head to the beach, we’re painting the house. Hopefully next summer we are spending time relaxing on our patio rather than trying to paint it! We have a rainwater tank and ducted air conditioning being installed next week and … Continue reading First round of painting
The final wall is now complete!! Wise Building have just rocketed through the whole rendering process. Our entire house is now completely skinned with render. Over the next couple of weeks we will be keeping our fingers crossed that the weather holds up to allow the render to dry. We will then get onto the … Continue reading Day 3 Rendering…Complete!
The Wise Building guys are on a roll and with some good weather so far it’s been going great! I am super impressed by these guys, getting here on time every morning and pushing through till late afternoon to get the place done on time. They worked on the kitchen side wall, quickly moving from … Continue reading Day 2 Rendering
It always feels great when I see people working on the house, because I know that we are that one step closer. The renderers came by yesterday to prepare the windows and drop off some equipment. Although some areas inside of the house are quite dark now since they have placed plastic sheeting over the … Continue reading Day 1 Rendering
The brick laying has been such an arduous task to say the least! It was a big call to make the decision to do it ourselves, but looking back we can’t help but feel proud of our achievements. I guess this is why some take on challenges like this – self bragging rights maybe? Haha. … Continue reading Day 18 Bricks to lock-up…Complete!