Nov 272020
 

Our remaining timber arrived Thursday yesterday late afternoon. There were 348 planks in this second delivery, adding with our previous one of 99, we now have 447 planks of 63mm by 38mm CLS untreated soft wood, each measuring 4.8metres long. We spent the last hour of Thursday and several hours on Friday morning, moving the […]

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Nov 202020
 

We had our delivery of fresh timber arrive today, this morning, but it turned out to be only fraction of what we ordered. There was some confusion back in the builders merchant yard and we only got 99 planks. We were expecting 448 planks, which supposed to be a complete pallet load. We are chasing […]

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Nov 042020
 

Suddenly at a bright early hour, our concrete beams, all ten of them, arrive! We had to parked them on our driveway in such a position so we could then transport each beam inside the house through the Side Door, without hitting problems like trying to turn a 4metre long object around a sharp 90degrees […]

 Posted by at 4:00 pm
Nov 022020
 

The first load of new building material arrived today. 576 dense concrete blocks arrived with a ton bag of soft sand, eight bags of cement, two large paving slabs and one concrete lintel. The remaining 74 blocks will be delivered soon, along with the 10 concrete beams. We are glad that we beat the lock-down […]

 Posted by at 4:30 pm
Oct 192020
 

After buzzing around several different suppliers, all across the country, looking for pre-stressed concrete beams and dense concrete blocks (the heavier 20kg ones), we chased down various prices, ranging from the wow high price to a super low price but a heavy delivery charge (eeek!), we have finally settled an agreement with our local builders […]

 Posted by at 11:30 am