The windows & doors went in last week. This week the pre-wiring and plumbing was done. And this weekend Matt and I have a whole lot of insulation to install!
What a relief it is to no longer be weather dependent. Not that we've had much time to really stand back and let the fact that we're well over half way through this build sink in! Instead we've been busy (often long in to the evenings) working on pre-lining tasks, preparing the concrete floors and making decisions on interior fixings & materials. It has been all go.
I thought I had most things sorted for this part of the build but it turns out that having it planned in my mind or on paper is entirely different to having things ordered or actually organised! This week has been a whirlwind of phone calls sorting everything from concrete sealer to siberian larch weatherboard profiling. I've done walk throughs with the electrician and picked up our tapware. We've spent more hours than we want to count cleaning back the concrete floors ready for sealing (the concrete floors are a whole other story!) and each night I go to bed exhausted but with a million things racing around in my mind.
Still, while there's a bit of stress involved with overseeing so many aspects, making decisions and trying to manage the dollars going out as well, I am wildly happy every time I set foot in the house. This is going to be our home and it's looking beautiful.