He started with a layer of chicken wire,
After putting one row of wire up, they also put one row of the silver insulation followed by one row of the corrugated iron roofing.
It was about at this point that I disappeared. I had been invited away on a small girls weekend. We had helped a friend move to another town about 3 hours away, about 3 or 4 weeks previously and didn't have room for her extensive collection of potted plants and shrubs so we decided to take a trailer load to her and have a nice little catch up in the process.
We got about 2 hours into our trip and blew a tyre on the trailer, on a busy highway.
It showed me that this will be a wonderful entertaining area, plenty of room for tables and chairs to easily seat 30 + people. I am sure it will be used on a very regular basis.
Brian then got in and added the roof guttering and laid the groundwater drain system around the concrete.
We have since added a great pull out clothes line under the cover which won't replace my big outdoor rotary line but just compliment it.
Our friendly neighbour and electician called in a few days ago and he and Brian got my new LED lights up and running, it lights up superbly now, the photograph does not show it as brilliant as it is.
We have really struggled without a large area here under cover, as we had on the coast, but this has really made a massive difference to our life here.
Yesterday an old workmate of Brian's from the coast called by unexpectedly and it was just so lovely to sit out there for coffee and a chat, he was very impressed with Brian's handiwork as am I.
Brian was only saying yesterday, that 2 years ago he would not have had the confidence to do this job , but after having worked with our older builder who taught him a lot, I think he really surprised himself and is very proud of the finished job, as well he should be.
We have purchased a drone and have been taking a few high up shots of our farm and this one shows out place, tucked in nicely against the hill. The new roof area on the right hand side of the house is the new verandah. We were surprised to actually see how big of an area it was.
In another post I may post some of the pictures we have been taking.
So until we all meet again down the track,
Take care of you and yours,