House building packages should come with counselling. You know, the “Build Well value pack”. It includes internal painting, floors, air conditioning and 4 sessions with a qualified psychologist.
Sunday night, I was a little bit grumpy. The cause? The weather App on my phone.
I had visions of the tradies staying at home all week, Ugg boots on, watching reruns of “Real Tradies of Melbourne”.
Fortunately, I woke the next morning to fresh photos of work at House By The Water and a plan for the week that didn’t revolve around weather. So I’ve postponed my session on the therapy couch for another time.
The renderers managed to get some external render done before the rain:
The ceiling fixers put up the ceiling on the top floor:
I have been waiting for this bit. The ceiling makes all the difference between a construction site and a future home. The light suddenly changes and you get a sense of the room proportions.
The internal render on the top floor should be completed this week. (Writer’s déjà vu.) Then the ceiling fixers can return to flush the joints and put the cornice up.
How do you deal with the emotional highs and lows of building or renovating?