Upstairs bathroom transformed

The poor builders spent most of Saturday’s 36 degree heat sweltering in my upstairs bathroom attaching mini-orb and tongue and groove. I’ve gone through a lot of discussions with various builders over my choice of mini-orb since apparently it’s not a material they like to work with. Each of them tried to talk me out of it and a few times I was – there was even a last minute waiver, but ultimately it is now installed and I can’t go back. Luckily I think it looks great and hopefully it won’t suffer too badly over time. I’m tossing with getting a sign made up for it called “The Wool Shed”.

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Here are the tiles that cost $58 a square metre to look like rust! But they were worth it achieve the look. 🙂

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Obviously the bath isn’t in yet, maybe tomorrow?
 
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As for downstairs, the windows were finally put in. The painting and carpet should go in this week as well as the garage door.

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4 thoughts on “Upstairs bathroom transformed

  1. amyo

    Yeah, I know the doors don’t look like much but one of them was from the back door before we put the deck in and the other door has always been there. I kind of like the idea of keeping them both as a nod to the original design of the house – but they obviously need painting. 🙂

  2. mib

    Looking good. Been watching all the changes. I don’t know about “The Wool Shed”, mini-orb reminds me of those old above ground pools everyone had a couple of decades ago. Maybe you should call it “The Dip”, which has a foot in both camps. 😉

  3. Kel

    Ohhh that’s right, forgot about that door actually. Oh gosh, just had a flashback to when the verandah wasn’t there and you had those rickety stairs straight down. Woah, how times change (for the better)

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