Over the holidays, my other half smashed it out in the back yard pulling up seemingly never-ending cubic metres of concrete and tearing down the old pergola. The garden had a swimming pool that had been filled in by the previous owners which was dug up by the earthworks machinery earlier on in the renovation. But that … More Renovation Update: Landscaping
I can not express how enormously relieved I am to tell you that our windows have finally gone in! Well, almost (the two sky windows are lucky last to be installed). We were originally planning to get regular aluminium frames (how many options can there really be?) but once we started down the passive house road, we learned that the solar gains, extra … More New build update: Windows!
Happy New Year! What an epic 2016. We finished the renovation (the inside anyway) and after being confined to one tiny bedroom (with a roof leak) for a few months it is a huge relief and thrill to cook in a nice kitchen, walk around in bare feet and not share a bathroom with tradies. The last … More Renovation update: Kitchen Reveal