Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tech Talk-Scaffolding

Tech Talk-Scaffolding

Safety is one of the most important parts of what we do as builders. It is our responsibility to ensure the safety, of ourselves, our subcontractors, our clients and the public. Scaffolding, is used predominately to protect ourselves and our subcontractors. There are two different height requirements for scaffold, one for residential work and oneread more →

Toolbox Tuesday-Power Drills

Toolbox Tuesday-Power Drills

Last week we spoke a little about Drills and their history, this week we will look a little at the modern drill and how it is used. Today the most common drills used are power drills. There are two main types of power drills, corded and cordless. As a carpenter, Adam uses both styles ofread more →

Inspired Space-Bedroom

Inspired Space-Bedroom

I’ve spoken about my bedroom inspiration here before. This week, I am showing you some of the other styles I like in a bedroom. Image Source I love colour, in the bedroom, I love soft muted colours. Warm and soft, this room just makes me feel like snuggling. Image Source I adore neutral colours, white, tans,read more →

Nuts & Bolts with our Builder Adam

Nuts & Bolts with our Builder Adam

This week we have a really common question, with a surprising answer for our builder Adam. “Are the left over bricks from my renovation, mine?” We actually get asked this question all the time. Many people assume that the building materials that are on their site, actually belong to them, after all they paid forread more →

My Favourite Space-Renee from Mummy, Wife, Me

My Favourite Space-Renee from Mummy, Wife, Me

Welcome to this weeks post of My Favourite Space, we have Renee from Mummy, Wife, Me joining us today, with a little sneak peak of her beautiful lounge room. Renee blogs about Motherhood, her family and her journey of self rediscovery in awesome posts such as Get your happy on-Mix tape where she gave us allread more →

Tech Talk-Asbestos Removal

Tech Talk-Asbestos Removal

When you hear the word “Asbestos” you shudder. Conjuring up feelings and images of cancer and death. Regardless of the fact that this previously sprouted Wonder Product was used extensively throughout Australia, it now presents a huge Red light when it comes to renovating your home. Removal of Asbestos is common and should not beread more →

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd-An Update

A slower working week this week, meant Adam and the apprentice Rylee were able to spend a couple days at home. Yay!! A few fiddley jobs that needed to be done, were finally ticked off the list. This door off the lounge had to have the handle fixed so that we could use it forread more →

Toolbox Tuesday-Drill

Toolbox Tuesday-Drill

Drills are tools used to bore a hole in materials or for fastening materials together using fasteners. Early drills were simple tools made of sticks sometimes with a flint attached, rubbed between the palms and used to bore holes into materials, later advanced by attaching a cord to the stick, which was pulled by another stickread more →

Inspired Space-Veranda Styling

Inspired Space-Veranda Styling

This weekend saw an opportunity for us to visit some of the ‘Great Houses of Ipswich’. Regretfully, we only had time to visit one house, but what a beauty she was. ‘Lakemba’ sits proudly on the top of Denmark Hill in Ipswich, the views are carried all the way to Brisbane CBD, absolutely spectacular! Myread more →

Nuts & Bolts

Nuts & Bolts

This is the second of my new series for this week. Each Saturday I will bring you the answer to one of your questions. We are often asked questions, where the answers have the opportunity to help many people, so now we will share those answers with you, our readers. We have a team of professionals,read more →