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Independent Building Inspections

Building a new house is a once in a lifetime experience and more than likely to be the biggest financial undertaking for most. It’s a commitment not for the faint hearted, and such a significant investment requires a close check on the works carried out to ensure they are built to your specifications and in accordance to relevant building codes and Australian standards. 280 more words



Well, I got my Christmas wish today…our beautiful brand spanking new shiny slab was poured this morning! Woo friggin hoo!!

Be warned..pics overload coming up :) 99 more words


Rain rain go away

Just our luck the minute we switched over to construction mode, the weather gods decided to unleash a barrage of rain, lightning and thunderstorms on Sydney. 216 more words


Beginner's guide to building with Metricon

The decision to build a house from scratch in favour of renovating or buying a renovated house is one not to take lightly. In our case, it was three years in the making and what clinched the deal was the romantic albeit naive idea that we would end up with a brand spanking new home that we designed for our family. 466 more words


Approval - it must be coming soon!

After a few mixed-up weeks I am hoping that we will hear that we have approval either by the end of this week or the start of next week. 110 more words

Ready to rock n roll

Since officially reaching construction stage two weeks ago, my blogging fingers have been itching to report exciting news of building activity at the block.

Last Friday I resisted the urge to post an update about the unmistakable evidence of the peg out survey….red sticks poking out of the four corners of the block. 245 more words


Blank canvas

When the time came to bid the old house adieu, I had good intentions to do a time-lapse video of the demolition works. I reckon it would have been fascinating to watch the house knocked down in very quick fashion. 73 more words