Our Renovation Update #8 – A Solid Roof Again

Our Renovation Update #8 – A Solid Roof Again

After what felt like forever, we finally had some roof tiles laid on Tuesday – and they look great! A solid roof again.. I’d been a bit stressed about the tiles because they’re a new Boral colour called “Shale”.   I’d only seen them...
Our Renovation Update #6 – Windows, Walls and Worries

Our Renovation Update #6 – Windows, Walls and Worries

There was action aplenty onsite this week, gotta get it done while the sun’s shining for once! Bright and early the windows reappeared and the hebel panels were delivered.   Straight away the windows were then installed! Installation also began on the hebel...
Our Renovation Update #5 – Roof Framing

Our Renovation Update #5 – Roof Framing

Roof framing continued this week.  Also the wall sarking was wrapped around the walls ready for the Hebel PowerPanel.    The verandah starting to take shape.   Excitement ensued on Wednesday when Trend delivered the windows.  They arrived just before I left for work...
Our Renovation Update #4 – Timber Framing

Our Renovation Update #4 – Timber Framing

Time for timber framing – woohoo! The guys from Smith General Building got cracking on the wall frames.  It doesn’t seem to take long at all, gotta love the nail gun! It freaked me out how tall it looked.  With the height of the concrete floor and then 3m...
Our Renovation Update #3 – Concrete Slab Down

Our Renovation Update #3 – Concrete Slab Down

As expected Monday was a write off weather-wise – Adelaide was hit with a bad storm with high winds and heavy rain.  I thought there was no chance of any concrete slab Tuesday either, but alas at 7am the concreters arrived and at 7.30am this little baby...