After the excitement of gyprock going on the walls, it took another week for the seams to all be sealed and sanded back and for the coving to be installed so Week 18 was a bit of a no news week. It’s full action again this week with our staircase being installed (bye bye construction… Read More Week 19: Stairs!
Wisdom have a sister landscaping company who we met with last year as part of our selections. Part of our package included a $5.5k landscaping voucher to basically ensure you opt for some form of service from them. We had originally asked for them to do our driveway and a rendered letterbox so we could… Read More Wisdom Landscaping Finalised
Most of this week was spend on remediation of the issues picked up by our inspections so we knew gyprock was delayed from Wednesday to Friday. Our SS sent over this picture on Friday morning to let us know that all our soundscreen insulation had gone in. So I was pretty surprised when we got… Read More Week 17: Gyprock
With all our exterior work nearly finished now, we had our rough ins completed ready for gyprock to start. Rough ins include electrical wiring, alarm system wiring and our air con ducts. As this is now officially “prelinings” stage we arranged a site visit to make sure all the electrical wiring was in the right… Read More Week 16: Rough Ins
We’ve been quietly shortlisting and selecting items for the house ever since we started this process. I remember looking at dining tables in the Boxing Day sales in 2016! Most furniture stores are happy to offer up to a 6 month hold on items so we knew we wanted to take advantage of the mid… Read More EOFY Sales!
No one tells you when you start building a 2 storey home that the most frequent phrase you will hear is “scaffold adjustment”. It’s like a punctuation mark, every time something happens it requires a scaffold adjustment afterwards before we can move on. After a hectic week where I didn’t get a chance to talk… Read More Week 15: Goodbye Scaffold
We had our first real rain delays this week, with almost constant rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, along with more showers for the rest of the week. We still saw enough progress for our cladding and eaves to go up, our bricks got their acid wash and our balcony posts went in and were stained.… Read More Week 14: More Exterior Progress