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House log - Status update

December 10, 2020Category: House
Today I vent by the house. Here's the state of play: Fences The fence posts have been placed The foundation for the gate was also placed All materials are there Next week, everything should be ready Plumbing Ground floor has the floor heating done. First floor too (probably) Cellar is prepared for…

House log - Status update

December 8, 2020Category: House
Today I vent by the house. Here's the state of play: Fences The fence posts have been placed All materials are there Next week, everything should be ready Plumbing Ground floor has the floor heating prepared Cellar is prepared for floor heating Base plate for heat pump I've been informed the base…

House log - A turn

October 17, 2020Category: House
Today I went again. No electricians. We informed the constructor and the constructor communicated to Electricien Belgium that someone else will replace them as they cannot finish their job. Hopefully, this is the last we see of them.

House log - A surprise

October 16, 2020Category: House
Today I went to the house to prepare the works for the fence/gate. When we got in, one of Electricien Belgium was running around to throw something in the bin and ran away to a car. By the time we got back, the car was gone. Oh well. When we got to the house, I've noticed the same pattern like in…

House log - Back to square 1

October 15, 2020Category: House
Well, today I went to the house and... no electrician(s). What's worse, the plumbers started to prepare the floor for the floor heating.. and cables were still missing. So, we sent a message to the constructor about the state. Teh constructor stopped the plumbers and demanded Electricien Belgium…

List of software for the house

October 15, 2020Category: House
States Core software VmWare ESXi TrueNAS CentOS UniFi Controller (networking) Smart house HomeAssistant ESPHome MQTT NodeRed ETS Grafana Other software Financial Document management When I started thinking about software in the house, the list was simple: HomeAssistant and KNX Since then, I have…

House log - Some progress

October 14, 2020Category: House
Today I went at the house and both the plumbers and electricians came in. Plumbers The plumbers have started today. They: Brought a lot of materials Have put the ventilation pipes at the ground floor. Told me they will start installing the floor heading from 19/10. Electricians Today I've finally…

House log - Electricians

October 7, 2020Category: House
Today we met Electricien Belgium and the German constructor. Before that... Given the history we had with the meetings, I wanted to avoid a chaotic shouting match between all parties involved. So, I thought of helping everybody with a bit of structure. So I've sent an agenda along the lines:…

House log - Electricians

October 2, 2020Category: House
Electricien Belgium had until 30/09 to finish their job. As this did not happen, the constructor sent them a kind reminder and that the site manager will come on site on 07/10 in the morning. Electricien Belgium replied with a rather incoherent email about incomplete specifications (this is the…

House log - Electricians

September 23, 2020Category: House
The other day I got some pics with the house with lights. Electricien Belgium rigged some fuses in the house and lights in the ceiling, so they'll light up from the panel. I went to visit the house today, to see if there's more progress (I'm quite impatient to see the ethernet cables pulled). No…
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