Thursday 2 November 2017 – Locked Out

We are locked out.  Dammit!  I've been sick for a few days and haven't been to check things out, but nothing visible has happened since my last post anyhow.  I assume the plaster has been sanded, it felt smooth in the garage, which doesn't yet have a door.   Our weekly update email from our…

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Monday 2 October 2017 – New CSA, clean bricks and still fixing defects

We are at Day 145, out of 270, although if the build runs over the Christmas/New Year period, they are allowed an extra 20 days. Under the Contract, they must be finished by 25 February 2018.  On Thursday, we got our usual construction update email from someone new. Hadn’t heard her name before, so I…

Wednesday 27 September 2017 – Downpipes

We have downpipes,  permanent ones.  But they aren't connected to the stormwater, just hanging there, directing the rainwater to pool at the base of the slab.  FFS, we've been through this.   And the rear downpipe by the alfresco is just hanging there because the bricks have been removed as they needed to be replaced. …

Friday 25 August 2017 – We are Roofed!

Roof is finally finished!   Very hard to get a decent photo with the fence in the way and the safety railing is still up, but it is finished and doesn't look scrappy anymore.   I met with our SS this morning to go through the external items.  And everything that was in the report…