Posts Tagged "concrete"

25.Oct.2010 Plastering, plastic and patience

The last few weeks have been great. Well that’s a lie. They’ve been ok. I have now entered the phase that should really be contractually accompanied with at least four therapy sessions. For someone who has a problem deciding on exactly what colour toothpaste to buy, the idea of choosing an entire house of objects […]

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25.Sep.2010 Roof, plumbing, bench etc

The last few weeks have been quite trying. Between working to pay for the house and the multitude of decisions to be made I might have aged a bit. I have been shooting for the last week which was preceded by two weeks of prepping a rather large job – this meant that any progress […]

13.Jul.2010 Final Slab

It’s been a few weeks since the last update. Bedroom 2 has started taking shape and the walls have gone up. The last few weeks have been spent prepping the final slab for the main bedroom. The slab also forms the ceiling of the lounge & dining area. The usual steel and conduiting was laid.┬áThere […]

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01.Apr.2010 Pouring the Foundations

After a few emergency engineering drawings and some scratching of heads, the foundations are being poured. The fact that my property is approx 1.5m higher than my neighbour’s means that I have to get my foundations down to a level below their’s. This means my foundations are now about 1.9m deep. The soil test results […]

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