Extensions – Structural

Demolishing the Old Laundry

Finally the big day for which we’d been long working towards arrived, the day to pull down our old laundry, this will be replaced with a verandah, thus wrapping our verandah from one end of the house to the other. There were many eager hands to help with the demolition even the youngest two insisted […] Read more…

All Decked Out

Seven months ago in November we began work on the foundations of our deck.  The deck unites the ‘two houses’ together, it is the central meeting spot. Carpenter discovered a love of brick laying and happily enjoyed adding another building skill to his repertoire. We were disconcerted by a seemingly insurmountable problem, the existing house foundation pier clashed for space […] Read more…

The Two Became One

This past weekend we picked up hammers and began work again on the house building. It was time to join the ‘two houses’ together. First the bearers had to be bolted down. Then the joists were added. With a lot of help from the ‘work crew’. We then removed the window on the ‘little house’ […] Read more…

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