Saturday 13 January 2018 – Tiles

Tilers have been at our build the last two days laying our tiles.  They haven't been grouted yet.   The floor tiles are Haven Linen from Beaumont Tiles and are 450x450. Also noticed that our render has been chipped.  

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Thursday 11 January 2018 – 8 months

Today marks 8 months since our build begun.   Not a lot has happened in the past month due to Christmas shut down, but our builders office reopened this week so work should start happening very soon.   There were a few outstanding issues from last year that I don't think I blogged about.  The…

Tuesday 12 December 2017 – 7 Months

I got in on Saturday and marvelled at the stone.  I do love it.   All of our stone has these hard timber sheets sitting on them to protect them, but our Bentley neighbour has a protective film.  Not sure of the pros/cons of either or if one method is superior to another. Our Neighbours…

Saturday 9 December 2017 – We got stoned.

Our stone benchtops have been installed which I was surprised to see as as per the contract stone benchtops wouldn't be installed until after Fixing stage was completed, and we haven't received that invoice yet.  But Mr W took his Mum there today to show her our new house and they have been installed.  All…

Tuesday 5 December 2017 – Pre-Inspection Jitters

Inspection tomorrow and I'm feeling a bit anxious about it. I trust Darbecca completely but so far every time we get one of their inspection reports it shows so many defects and I get so angry at Bentley.  I'm expecting any blog post tomorrow to focus on the report, so I thought I'd share a…