The first plank of the Ekowood flooring went down today.
The house sits clear of the section, and the boundary between the two is formed by a small retaining wall. The footings have been poured and block work laid.
The trench for the fibre connection was put in today.
The oak veneer internal doors have arrived. These will be installed in their frames and then removed to allow painting and other work to proceed without damaging the doors.
The wooden overlay flooring is proceeding at pace, and the kitchen, dining and lounge areas are complete.
Tony was back on site this week to excavate trenches for mains power, water and to form the footings for the boundary wall.
The Nobilia kitchen from Palazzo arrived and was unpacked and checked by the installers as assembly proceeded.
The boundary wall is supported by a steel mesh in the footing and the wall itself.
Once the cabinets are installed, the bench top is templated. A laser unit takes precise measurements of the installation and walls, 'as built'.
You need to have fittings like tapware and appliances and your cooktop available, to ensure the precise cutouts can be checked.
Most of the interior painting has been completed, although the team will be back for final quality checks and touch-ups after all the other trades are complete.
Vanities and other bathroom fittings have been installed.
The concrete trucks have been back and the footings for the boundary walls have been poured.
The team have started work on the cedar cladding. There are a number of different shades in the timber - the sticks have been sorted to help ensure the fitted mix looks right.
Vance has been busy sealing the interior doors and they are looking amazing.
As the year draws to a close, the blocks for the boundary wall have been delivered and await the re-start of work in January.