Not a great deal happening on site again this week. The cleaners have been through although to call the house clean is a stretch. I think they vacuumed and cleaned the windows. Counters all needs cleaning still and there is paint on most of the tap ware and some of the cabinetry. But it’s looking… Read More Week 28: Even Littler Things!
Our big item this week was meant to be the driveway and garage door but the garage door was the wrong size so that didn’t happen, then the driveway had to be delayed waiting for that. But we have lots of small items completed – wardrobe doors are in and shelving has gone into the… Read More Week 27: It’s the little things
We skipped our weekly visit last week as we had arranged an inspection with our SS to check the work quality and catch up about progress this week. We’ve had our alarm system fitted, electrical fit off and plumbing fit off in the past 2 weeks. It was a weird novelty to turn on all… Read More Week 26: Plumbing and Electrical Fitoff
There is no question in my mind that without the internet, I never would have been brave enough to set us on the new build path for our first home. But my real best friend throughout the building process has been my phone and surface, and more specifically a bunch of apps that live on… Read More Apps That Make The Building Process Easier
Most blinds companies are happy to give an initial quote based off house plans to get you started, so we did that about a month ago requesting quotes from 4 local companies. Our basic request for initial quotes was: Double roller blinds (blockout and sunscreen) for most windows and stacker doors Security doors for all… Read More Selections: Blinds
Another productive week with all our ground floor tiling completed and our countertops and sinks installed in the bathrooms, kitchen and laundry. Aircon vents weren’t due to go in until next week but they must have been bumped up and are already in. The laundry backsplash is done and some of the walls have been… Read More Week 24: Tiling Continues and Countertops
Tiling started last week with the majority of our upstairs tiling completed in the same week. The only outstanding items left to be completed are half a wall in our main bathroom and the areas around the vanities in all 3 rooms (waiting for countertop install first). These are the tiles we selected for our… Read More Week 23: Bathroom Tiling