Friday 28 July 2017 – Framing

Not much happened this week, just letting the slab cure.   Timber for the frame was delivered yesterday and they started the framing today with completion due late next week.     They will then send us another invoice for payment, and we haven't even paid the last one.  Stupid bank won't release funds until…

Sunday 23 July 2017 – Our slab

Family day out yesterday was to look at our slab.  Now that the slab is done we can get a real feel for the size of the backyard, which is just about perfect.  I should've taken some photos, maybe next time.   They have tidied up the site and levelled out some dirt.  The below…

Monday 17 July 2017 – Slab day

We've been slabbed!  It looks amazing.  And big!   The defects were fixed up and the concretors were there all day building our floor.  The slab is really thick, thank goodness, as we were both starting to worry that the house will be in a hole - the cut looked really deep.  The back of…

Friday 14 July 2017 – Pre Pour Inspection

We had Darbecca do our Pre Pour Inspection today.   There are 11 defects, and if we didn't have an inspector, they would possibly be overlooked.   The defects are: 1. The earthing facility installed to the dwellings slab steel as required in AS 3000 has not been installed. This dwelling has formed shower bases…

Monday 10 July 2017 – Drainage

We have pipes!  Drainage works started today, and more work for slab prep will continue this week in preparation for SLAB POUR on Tuesday 18 July.   I went late in the day and the light was fading, but you can't miss those pipes!   And to the left of the second picture, you can…