Picture Rails are going up:
The Archways have gone in:
And cutting-in has started for the painting.
The plastering has continued this week and look almost complete. The bathroom and ensuite are done, as is the roof in the living area. All the joins have been covered over.
The verandah roof over the back deck is completed, and so are the steps leading down. The Harkaway verandah guttering has gone in, and the roof has started. It will be beers on the back deck next weekend (Melbourne weather permitting)!
The baseboards are on around 3 sides of the house. We’ve decided to paint them the same colour as the main house colour (Pearl Lusta), however the merbau decking keeps leaching colour in the rain, so I’m not sure when they will get painted. Meanwhile, the exterior painting is continuing, plus a bit more inside.
There is still a lot of dirt around the site, which Oscar is having great fun playing in (although the builders did clean up his collection of sewerage pipe pieces!). Wait until we start on the garden.
I have been on holidays since my last post. Hubby stayed home to hold the fort on the house front (which was a bit of a nightmare, but that is for another post). Oscar and I went onsite today to see the progress, and wow! we have real rooms now. The plastering is up on all the walls except the bathroom and ensuite, and most of the roof, except for the living area. Everything looked so much smaller, but with more definition. The exterior painting looks almost complete, and the base boards are going on.
Before I left:
The brown insulation is sound proofing – between the bedrooms and pantry, laundry and bathroom.