Thursday 25 January 2018 – Colour selection v2.0

Back to Bentley's office today to re-pick our colours.  First up, the paint for the splashback.  We questioned how it can be unavailable - just use the recipe and make the colour.  But apparently it's been discontinued and can't be made.  WTF?  Anyhow, we chose something similar.   Now for the carpet.  We had already…

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Wednesday 24 January 2018 – Colour changes

We are off to Bentley's offices tomorrow to check out the new carpet options.  We know that it'll cost us an extra $3,500 to get the totally lush Eco+, but there are hundreds of other things that we need to spend money on once we are in, so we'll check out the new options and…

Sunday 21 January 2018 – Carpet changes

On Friday, at 4:57pm, we received our weekly update email from our CSA which said that tiles had been completed, and plumbing and electrical fit offs were currently being completed.  We were also advised that since we chose our carpet, they have changed supplier, so we would need to attend their office to choose new…

Thursday 18 January 2018 – Flyscreens

A quick visit this afternoon in the heat and we found out that we have flyscreens.  Surprised these weren't' left until the end as they would be an easy theft target.   Our ducted heating is also in...  Well the ducts were in before, but the vents have been put on.   More tiling has been…

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.  

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…