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…

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Saturday 2 December – What happened in Week 29

We are now in the 29th week of our build. Earlier this week, the doors, skirting board and architraves were completed. The posts on our facade are in.  The pillars and posts just need to be painted and our facade is done. We have eaves.   The glazier has been to fix the broken glass,…

Wednesday 25 October 2017 – Totally plastered!

We are totally plastered!  The cornice was done yesterday and the cutouts for the electrical (power points and light switches) have been done.   I was in a rush and didn't look too closely so I'm not sure if they've been back to sand it yet.   AND, in front of our garage... Although it…

Wednesday 6 September 2017 – Almost bricked

I didn't believe what our CSA told us about the bricklayers doing our bricks for the next 2 weeks, so I went out to our build late morning yesterday in hope of speaking with brickies.  They were there and I asked them when they expected to finish.  He said 1-2 days.  Maybe our CSA meant…