Archive for October, 2008

Now that all of the travertine marble tiling has been completed in the bathrooms we can start to install the Dorf tap fittings and the Caroma toilet cisterns. We have used the Dorf Orbit 5 shower system throughout Bimbadeen. We chose these as they provided both a fixed head and hand held shower in the […]

As I work in the electronics industry in my day job, yes that’s right this is only my night job, I have tried to include a lot of future proofing into Bimbadeen (our new name) This includes Every room has access to a category 5 data network. There is a pretty serious computer server cabinet […]

We have now fully installed the Altro Safety Flooring in all of the wet areas of the project. The Altro comes in 2 metre wide rolls and is cut and ultrasonic welded on site. The result is a tailor made “tub” that fits exactly area that is being covered. We used a number of Stormtech […]

We have Found a Name

For months Desiree and I have been researching names for our project. We have printed out reams of suggestions and finally I think that we have come to a concensus. Bimbadeen This is an Australian Aboriginal word that means good views. There does not seem to be any other tourist accommodations called Bimbadeen in the […]

The renderers have been in for a week now and have made some terrific progress. It looks like the job might finish sooner than the three weeks that they allowed. According to the other tradies on the site they are the cleanest renderers they have ever seen. Normally these are render splashes everywhere, but on […]

Over the last 2 weeks we have had a few ups and downs. As we are building in a rural location sometimes getting tradesmen can be tough. This was particularly so with getting renderers. It took us weeks to get a renderer lined up then on the day he was supposed to start he pulled […]