This week we have had Tom’s floor sanding make a start on the sanding, nail punching and coating of our cypress pine floorboards. Today we have been able to walk on them (with socks) for the first time and without the need to put on shoes and take off shoes at different rooms. I still … Continue reading Walking on the floor
The weeks are flying and we have the floor sander coming by this week to sand our floors. It’s really exciting but also means there’s still so much to do before he turns up and little time. This Saturday we had the father in law come by for the last time for a little bit. … Continue reading Gyprock on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?
During the week I made phone calls to organise to get some quotes on sanding our new floors. With the date to get our kitchen installed now booked in and scheduled, we are needing to get our floors sanded and polished ready for the Nobby’s team. After 3 visits at the house to quote we … Continue reading Stud walls and ceilings
Last weekend Anthony and his Dad managed to get all the floorboards in to the kitchen area. I think Anthony’s Dad was eager to see us over the line that he decided he would drive over again this weekend to help us finish installing the floorboards for the family room and our master bedroom. With … Continue reading Another weekend, another floorboard
Friday was a busy day with the plumbers over, as well as my father in law visiting to help out and an inspection with the engineer booked in. Anthony took a day off from work so that he and his Dad could fix the joists into place so that by the afternoon, we could cross … Continue reading Floorboards begin here
Last Sunday Anthony managed to break through the walls that were remaining, on his own, whilst I looked after the kids and took them to a local kids rave…you gotta do what you gotta do to keep them preoccupied! Anthony again worked tirelessly to get everything down and the result was pretty amazing. We now … Continue reading Uncovering old joists
This weekend has yet been another weekend of demolition and with it a whole lot of dust! I prepped the openings to the "clean" areas of the house as much as I could with plastic and with old sheets, to try to trap as much of the dust that happens when you cut into brick. … Continue reading The Wall Part 2