Category Archives: Home Renovations

Tiles

Renovation Cont: The floor tiles are finally down and we have moved some furniture into the house. The lounge chairs were from Dad’s place and not really my thing but we will use them until I find something more to … Continue reading

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Roll With The Punches

Sometimes things just don’t go to plan. Unexpected and unavoidable things crop up which can throw a spanner in the works. Things I did not expect that have altered my house renovation plans this year. I did not expect my … Continue reading

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The House Renovations

Now, where were we up to? The shower screen is in and the bathroom completed. The Kitchen is finally finished. We have been waiting for the delivery and installation of the kitchen bench top and glass splash-back so MM could … Continue reading

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Chipping Away

Any spare time we’ve had, which is sparse due to MM’s current work roster, we’ve spent emptying Dad’s house and getting it ready to sell. Some of the furniture has ended up in the middle of my lounge room waiting … Continue reading

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Where’s

We have moved and it seems every sentence starts with the word “Where’s” Where’s my brush, where’s my deodorant, where’s my knickers. My toothbrush ran out of juice and for the life of me I could not find the damn … Continue reading

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Working in the Kitchen

Sorry food lovers… no cooking here. We’re talking renovations today. Considering I don’t cook per se, I’m surprised at the amount of money and effort I’m putting into this kitchen renovation. With the waterproofing, plumbing, electric wiring and painting finished in … Continue reading

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What’s tomato sauce got to do with it?

I have been preparing the walls and ceiling in the kitchen which I will paint before MM installs the kitchen cupboards. Most of the blue wall will be covered with the wall cupboards so I have painted the area below … Continue reading

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Plumbing and Electrical

I took some photographs around the house and yard at Burpengary earlier in the week whilst waiting for MM to finish off some work he was doing in preparation of the kitchen cupboard installation. MM has created a recess to … Continue reading

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A Productive Weekend

We planned to have a 6 cubic meter skip-bin delivered on Friday and over the weekend load up the piles of builders waste accumulating as the house renovations continue. I spend an hour or so searching the internet for skip-bin … Continue reading

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How’s the reno going?

Fine, thanks for asking. A little slower than anticipated, but even a snail’s pace will see a successful outcome if one doesn’t give up. MM pulled the old kitchen out and is planning the plumbing and electricity points in preparation … Continue reading

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