Name: Laura Watson
Type of Project: Outdoor renovation
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Type of building: Semi-detached shop front/cottage with 1200 sq. ft. backyard
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This week we had some serious weather in South Australia, with 4 days in a row over 42⁰C (1o8⁰F). Needless to say, there wasn’t too much outdoor work being done! The summer has been a little crazy; we’ve set a new record at 13 days over 40⁰C (104⁰F), followed by the wettest February day since 1974, with many areas of the city flooding. Still, we managed to make some progress on Sunday.
The roof of the garage was installed, including two skylight panels. Some of the flashings were put on, and the finishes really add to the look of the garage. There are a few bits and pieces to finish off with the installation, and then we’re onto the flooring. It feels like things are going pretty smooth at the moment, fingers crossed!
Estimated time for project: 8 weeks
Time remaining: 2 weeks
(Images and diary text: Laura Watson)