Back to 2016 & living in our home

It sure ain’t easy living without internet for two weeks in 2016! It’s been a while since I was able to update my blog with my last post about handover and this one, and that’s all thanks to Telstra’s pretty crappy service. Even though I had been very diligent and called up to arrange internet… Continue reading Back to 2016 & living in our home

Week 19: 24-28 October

HANDOVER WEEK!!!! Could hardly believe we would finally be taking possession of our new home this week, before the scheduled 20 weeks and with enough time for us to finish everything we need so that we can move in before settlement of our current home on 15 November! With my birthday on 19 October and… Continue reading Week 19: 24-28 October

Week 18: 17-21 October 2016

It’s time for our Practical Completion Inspection There wasn’t too much progress on our house this week as most things had been finished in preparation for our Practical Completion Inspection (PCI) on Friday.I did notice that our flyscreens and kitchen tap were installed during the week. Our PCI took place on Friday morning. All-in-all we… Continue reading Week 18: 17-21 October 2016

Week 17: 10 – 14 October 2016

We have glass. So this week our stacker door glass finally arrived and was installed. Apparently we’re still missingĀ  a piece of rubber seal, but I guess this means they can move on to finishing the painting and other touch-ups required. Such a relief. We were expecting to receive our certificate of occupancy this week,… Continue reading Week 17: 10 – 14 October 2016

Week 14: 19-23 September

The vision is slowly coming to life! With significant progress made on tiling throughout the house this week, stone bench-tops, mirrors and plumbing fittings installed, I can finally start to see the vision for our home coming for life. After only being able to imagine what the finished home will look like for the last… Continue reading Week 14: 19-23 September