• The Nest

    A roof over our heads

    The last day of January marked another milestone on Cooinda, the roof sheets were put up!  Three days later, Matty secured the flashing around the edges as well. Tim, the plumber assisted Matty on the day.  As the skillion roof is on a 6 degree single pitch, the gutter will only be on the south side of the house, where eventually a downpipe will feed a 10,000 litre rainwater tank. We then started work on the roof battens this weekend; this is the timber on the inside portion of the roof that holds up the ceiling plaster as well as the roof insulation bats. Alongside the roof extravaganza, I managed to finish…