- I am a SAHM who does work from home occasionally, dedicated to raising 3 Godly, independent, healthy children. Loving the home building process though it is not without challenges. I have fairly free reign over the creative aspect of the project...just not the financial side!
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
I went to the house to find most of the tiling completed. In fact, the tilers told me that they will have completed it today. They schedule 5-7 days but a large team was assigned our job so they have been able to fly through it.
It was great to meet Matt who seems very thorough and organised. I know our home is in safe hands with him. He is, though, going on leave next week for a few days. He is aiming to get the house ready for our Tyrells inspection as soon as Troy returns from leave.
The new things I discovered today were that the towel rails have been incorrectly installed. Standard for our house is a 600mm double rail in the ensuite and an 800mm single rail in the main bathroom. We requested an extra for the main. Unfortunately the 2 800mm rails have been put in the ensuite and the smaller one in the main. We decided to keep the ensuite as is and order another smaller one to add to the main bathroom. Here's hoping EBH don't slap me with a variation for this mistake too ;-)
The cladding on the front of the house has been painted white as per the eaves rather than Mountain Shadow like the render. This needs to be changed.
A busy day at the house all up with tilers, site cleaners and a carpenter there doing touchups.
PS. Oh and the front door handles?? The door aren't hung correctly so when that gets fixed, the handles should be even.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
* The laundry cupboards have been fitted out with shelving when we have put it in the contract to delete it all. The shelving installed is fine though they have not left us anywhere to store ironing board, brooms, mops etc. Troy is going to delete 1/4 of the shelving for that purpose.
* The vanities have incorrect mixers installed. Thanks to AJ for picking that up immediately. They are far too long and, in fact, are bath mixers.
* There is a motion sensor for my WIR missing.
Enjoy the photos.
|Powder room vanity|
|Alarm pad (!)|
|Stairs with step lights added|
|Undermount sink with mixer/vegie spray|
|Hallway to front door|
|My beautiful linen cupboard|
|Main bathroom (incorrect mixer)|
|Half the laundry cupboard|
Friday, July 26, 2013
|Rangehood, cupboards with THE handles, stonetops|
|Undermount sink & stonetop|
|Powder room vanity|
|Front door from inside|
|Main bathroom vanity - part of 3 way bathroom|
|Ensuite - floor to ceiling tiling|
|Stackstone is nearly finished|
Kitchen handles - I think we will leave them for the moment and readdress later down the track if we wish to.
Everything else is looking great. There is a slab issue in the kitchen/family area that is being addressed before tiles are laid (apparently an easy fix)
I am particularly loving the laundry but I was too busy ooh-ing and aah-ing to take a photo. The LONG bench on one side and the double cupboard on the other are amazing!