House Renovation

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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All boxes have been emptied

Since Jason managed to board up a bit of the loft we could finally tackle the moving boxes in the garage and sorting the sheds. Finally I feel like we have moved in fully and a tiny bit more organized. The boys really enjoyed making their own house out of the empty boys and decorated […]

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The Loft

This week Jason has spent some time securing our house with cameras. We had them on our old house and it was always the plan to put them on this one but since there has been an awful lot of robberies going on we decided to put them up asap. The loft isn’t boarded so […]

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Weekend without the kids

This week me and the kids have been having fun, we went to Paultons Park, planting tomatoes, did some painting and of course some gardening. I have been trying to dedicate more time for the boys during the week and not so much time on house renovations. This weekend both boys went to their grandparents […]

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Finally, some paint on the walls

This week we haven’t been up to much, busy with work and entertaining the kids and just having a bit of a break from it all to be honest, but this weekend we were back on it. Saturday Jason concentrated on sorting out the living room privacy, as we have a big window which faces […]

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Feeling like a home

Already into week two of being at our new house and we are so comfortable here, it’s become our home, a home what needs a lot of work but it’s ours and we have our things which make it comfy. This week we have started a few jobs but have failed to finish any, well […]

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