When Adam and I first started working together, though enthusiastic, I was terrified. I had, had a little experience in the building industry, as both my father and brother are plasterers, also I had previously built my own home. To be honest, I didn’t like what I had found. Sites were dirty, loud, I vividly…Continue Reading
Changing our kitchen space is going to be one of the last things on our list. Currently we have a fully functioning kitchen that is more than adequate for our needs. More important things like bedrooms for the kids, a laundry, and fixing the bathrooms, needs to be done before we consider the kitchen. This…Continue Reading
An early morning visit to our home yesterday, gave us time to pause and reflect and take in the street scape. Being big lovers of history, we indulged in some time spent thinking about what the street was like when the house was originally built, in 1905.
It’s such a strange word, and one that I overheard a lot when I first came into the industry, specifically when working with the carpenters. A nogging is a horizontal bracingthat is used inbetween the vertical ‘studs’ in the wall, or inbetween the floor joists, to make the structure ridged.
And this is where our story really begins, we bought a house. After months of looking, as usually happens, the right house landed in our lap at the right time. She is a majestic beauty of a Queenslander, thought to have been built around 1905. Designed by architect ‘Brockwell Gill’, with bay window seating, pressed…Continue Reading