The countdown is on as the arrival of our flatpack has been promised for next week, therefore our energies have been firmly on kitchen renovations and making final kitchen choices. ETA: A flat pack is when the cabinet maker draws up the plans and then cuts all the pieces for the kitchen and we then assemble it. […]
Building work has continued here over the past few weeks. After gutting much of our ‘old’ house and building new walls, we then turned our attention to building and completing our new library. First we installed the insulation, a necessity in the hot summer months of Australia and also appreciated in the winter. Purchasing insulation […]
Our games room is sure to be the most popular room in the house. A room designed to house the pool table, playstation/wii with screen, board games and a games/card table. The ideal hang out and a perfect excuse to invite friends over. Finalising the gyprock sheeting in this area brings us a step closer […]
We are racing down the ‘home run’ now! Last weekend we gyprocked the Great Hall. Only one more room to finish gyrocking and the whole house will be finished:) First the roof battens have to be screwed down. Then the sheeting goes up on the ceiling. So many times over the last few years we […]
A few days prior to Christmas we took delivery of a truck load of gyprock and wet area sheeting. This was to be our project for PC’s Christmas break, 14 days off and this is what he had to look forward too;) First area to tackle has been the wet area rooms, 5 in total. […]
Over the weekend we began gyprocking the bedrooms. The children contributed with a great team effort. They threaded the battens up through the ceiling cavities. Marking and laying out, they then screwed the battens on. It was rather a time consuming job, meanwhile PC and I began the gyprocking. Each sheet had to be measured […]
All of our gyprock(drywall) and bats arrived today!:) Very, very exciting:) Gyprock doesn’t take long to glue and screw to the walls and ceilings. So in a very short time we will have rooms!!