Posts Tagged "roof"

04.Feb.2011 The wall came down and the frames went in

The last few weeks have been hot and busy. All’s well on site and steadily the house is nearing its final stages, but these stages are the most critical and will take time. I now have to find a new place to stay as I have to leave my current apartment – not ideal considering […]

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06.Dec.2010 End of year slow down – finishing stage ahead

As the end of year approaches the world starts its gradual wind down after a long and hard 12 months. I have been busy shooting out of Cape Town and haven’t been able to monitor the progress at my house, but needless to say there is definitely a sense that the urgency has left the […]

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 […]

29.Aug.2010 Banks, Trusses & decisions

The last few weeks have been filled with many decisions, battles and victories. The bank is back in my good books, and has reciprocated the favour which means that I might even be moving in by December. That is if I can get all the decisions made before my builder fires me. It has been […]

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09.Aug.2010 Main Bedroom & more

The pressure of the final stage is upon me. The building continues to take shape and as we approach the final construction stage so the decisions become more critical and numerous. I have changed the layout of the main bedroom and have had to adjust a window accordingly. It’s great to see the windows framing […]

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04.Mar.2010 Everything must go

In preparation for the site clearing and house building, I am getting someone in to have a look at this enormous Strelitzia tree (Strelitzia nicolai). It is in the middle of where my lounge will be. I might save a portion of it and re-plant it in my yard, but it is off to a […]

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