House Renovation

Final Choices

We have had a carpenter come and fit all new internal oak doors which look fantastic! He also did our skirting in the living room and kitchen. We are so closed to finishing the big jobs we are ignoring the bathroom at the moment though. That is going to be a quick bodge job for […]

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The Kitchen

Our aim was to get the kitchen done in time for Christmas and we did it! (Well almost) We got it to a great point of being able to use it for our Christmas Dinner but still have some finishing touches to do. We still need to pick and buy an extractor fan and we […]

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Bi-fold doors

Finally our Bi-fold doors are ready to be fitted and I couldn’t sleep last night from all the excitement. Two guys come and started the job at 8.30am and were finished by 11.15am. They look amazing and I’m super happy with them. It will take me a little while to get used to the way […]

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Making a start on the Kitchen

Jason has spent a lot of his free time ripping out and building our kitchen with some help from our friend. We now have the fridge freezer in the kitchen, thank god, we hated the inconvenience of going into the conservatory to get anything from it. Also means we now have more space in the […]

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Not a good week

If you read my last post you will know we need to replace the felt on our roof as it has all disintegrated. We found this out because we had a leak near where the old boilers flue was removed which is now fixed. However we now seem to have another leak in the kitchen. […]

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Staying warm this winter

We decided quite early that we would need to replace the heating system as it was old and the radiators weren’t very efficient, you could also tell some had leaked in the past.We managed to pick up some radiators from Wicks that were on offer as a company has gone bust. We got them for […]

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Painting

What an amazing transformation, we couldn’t be happier with the result. We chose to have Blueberry White in the hall way and Atmosphere in the living room in Dulux Vinyl Matt. There is still so much to do! We are having bi fold doors in the living room and we also have the floor and […]

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Plastering

Now we have finished stripping the wall paper off the walls and Jason has removed all the skirtings and coving from the living room, which was very hard to do, it even broke our crowbar in half! We are finally ready to have those rooms plastered. We found a local guy called Damian to do […]

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Living Room

This week we have been concentrating on the living room and getting it ready to be plastered.As you might of seen in my last post we removed the shelving under the window and boarded it up again, we also added in some insulation as well. We had decided to board up the serving hatch which […]

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We have colour!

Poor Oliver has waited the longest to get his room done, but since the boys were at Nannies house and we had everything out of his room we decided to add some colour to his room and not leave it white like the rest of our bedrooms. So for waiting the longest he now has […]

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