Sunday, September 29, 2013

Week 8: Final Bricking

Mon: 30 Sep 2013 - Sun 6 Oct 2013

Monday: SS informed me last friday that this week plan will be to finish the bricking. Then possibly end of this week and next week to start brick cleaning and installing downpipes while the scaffolding still exists.



Monday, September 23, 2013

Week 7: Finish roofing and more bricking

Mon 23 Sep 2013 - Sun 29 Sep 2013

Monday: Plan for more roofing. Then scaffolding to be adjusted for the brickies to continue bricking

Roofing is done. Fascias not done yet. Scaffolding adjusted and bricking continues in middle section

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Week 6: Scaffolding and Roof

Mon 16 Sep 13 - Sun 22 Sep 13

Monday: scaffolding is up. SS mentioned that roof is going to be delivered and put up this week. Brickies will continue bricking next week because they have to do bricking somewhere else. 

Thursday: the Roof is almost done. Gutter also appears done. The roof joints are not done yet so appears to be more roofing next week. 

Saturday: I visited the site found one of the porch pier got toppled. Met one of the brickies and told me that happen prior the scaffolding. Now he's checking the site regularly. 

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Week 5: Brickies have started

Mon 9 Sep 2013 - Sun 15 Sep 2013

Monday: Cement and Sand arrived.

Tuesday: Bricks arrived. Maybe arrived the day before.

Thursday: bricking starts already half ground floor 

Out bricks are Austral Symmetry Earth

The sand doesn't look off white for the mortar. But I found out that it takes 21 days for the mortar to dry to be white. 

Saturday: the whole ground floor is finish including the front piers. Next week, the scaffolding for more bricking.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Week 4: Framing

Mon 2 Sep 13 - Sun 8 Sep 13

Framing already on the way. Very quick considering on Saturday it was still only slab. Well done our builder.

Our SS just called on his weekly update call and the framing is done. This includes all the windows. Wow. Surprise how quick the frame stage. More progress payment invoice very soon. 

More pictures and some internal plumbing

Courtesy to our friend who took some of these pictures. 

front view

upper lounge

side view


internal kitchen and dining area view

living area view