The Waiting is Nearly Over

The slab going down this week became a very emotional time for myself and Mr Reno. We’ve been waiting, and waiting, and waiting, for this time for what feels like an eternity. And I’m not talking just about the time it’s taken to get these plans...
Our Renovation Update #2 – Dirt, Digging and Dust

Our Renovation Update #2 – Dirt, Digging and Dust

Week 2 of the renovation started with a bang – 7 truckloads of fill was delivered on Monday morning. School holidays started so the kids loved watching one truck back in, dump and leave and then the next arrive 5 minutes later. The bobcats came to spread it over...
Selections ~ Windows with Trend Windows

Selections ~ Windows with Trend Windows

On Friday of the last week of school, I headed off to Trend Windows to confirm selections for the windows and external doors. Last day of school means not getting anything done for the next 2 weeks so it had to be done! I knew I wanted the colour to be Pearl White so...
Our Renovation Update #1 – The Fun Has Begun

Our Renovation Update #1 – The Fun Has Begun

  Well, it’s finally happened…  Our renovation has begun and we have action on site! A lot of action actually in a few days, so here’s a round up of Reno Week 1: The asbestos removal company came to get rid of the asbestos laden eaves and...
5 Quick Tips for Choosing a Builder

5 Quick Tips for Choosing a Builder

So for me it seems the hardest part of getting the reno started was choosing a builder! Choosing the builder to make your vision come to life is a big decision and one that can have devastating consequences if you get it wrong. It’s certainly taken me a while to...
Working Drawings are Go!

Working Drawings are Go!

We received the working drawings this week, hooray! I’d had several meetings and conversations with the designer over the past month to get them right and I’m so happy with them. The red lines show the existing walls that are staying and the dashed line...