Our Renovation Update #14 – It’s Finished!!!

Our Renovation Update #14 – It’s Finished!!!

Kitchen Stone Day!  The gorgeous slabs of Caesarstone Statuario Maximus arrived and were installed on the kitchen benches and splashback. And it looks aaamazing…   The cabinet doors arrived a few days later but still waiting on handles (I think...
Our Renovation Update #13 – Joinery & Flooring

Our Renovation Update #13 – Joinery & Flooring

It’s all happening now!  The front facade is coming along nicely with the Unitex piers arriving.  They came in 2 pieces, wrapped around the timber post and then joined.   Mouldings will go on top and bottom and then be rendered but I think they make a huge...
Our Renovation Update #12 – Back Home

Our Renovation Update #12 – Back Home

After a rushed weekend move, we’re back home! Wow, it really is gonna be interesting living here at the moment. We’ve got black plastic covering the floor and the windows (classy!) and the only available water is from the shower or external tap (eek)....
Our Renovation Update #10 – Full steam ahead

Our Renovation Update #10 – Full steam ahead

After we moved out and the back wall came down it was all systems go in the front half of the house. 7 tonne of fill was wheelbarrowed in and compacted to fill the big hole left by the ripped up floors. The plumbers came the next day to install the underfloor for the...
Our Renovation Update #9 – Demo Time (again)

Our Renovation Update #9 – Demo Time (again)

It’s been getting close to the awkward part of the reno – the back wall getting removed and the existing house reconfigured internally. Mr B and I discussed where we would live during that time.  In theory it’s all well and good to just live in the...