Monthly Archives: February 2017

Day 164 – Monday 27th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 164 – Monday 27th February 2017 – phase 2

4-vans-means-a-lot-of-teas-and-coffees

Four vans on the drive – this means a lot of teas and coffees to be made

Roofer, Royston, has been doing the flat roof sections

another-coat-of-fibre-glass-applied-over-flat-roof

another-coat-of-fibre-glass-applied-over-flat-roof

fibre-glass-roof

fibre-glass-roof

flat-roof-over-the-dormer

flat-roof-over-the-dormer lead area can be seen below

dormer-window-boarded-up-and-flat-roof-has-had-fibre-glass-applied

dormer-window-boarded-up-and-flat-roof-has-had-fibre-glass-applied

Michael the plasterer to begin skimming walls etc.

beginning-of-plastering-in-the-study-sealing-joints

beginning-of-plastering-in-the-study-sealing-joints

plasterer-beginning-to-seal-joints-between-plasterboard-before-skimming

plasterer-beginning-to-seal-joints-between-plasterboard-before-skimming

plastering-of-bedroom-ceiling

plastering-of-bedroom-ceiling

plastering-on-the-new-bedroom-ceiling-half-the-room-has-been-completed-today

plastering-on-the-new-bedroom-ceiling-half-the-room-has-been-completed-today

ceiling-pipework-in-new-front-room-old-hall-in-the-ceiling-for-water-and-radiators

ceiling-pipework-in-new-front-room-old-hall-in-the-ceiling-for-water-and-radiators. Work done by Marcus Kelly and his assistant Josh

pipework-for-radiators-and-hot-and-cold-water-for-upstairs-fitted-today-by-marcus-kelly-plumber

pipework-for-radiators-and-hot-and-cold-water-for-upstairs-fitted-today-by-marcus-kelly-plumber

pipework-in-the-old-porch-roof-space-for-hot-old-water-and-radiators

pipework-in-the-old-porch-roof-space-for-hot and cold-water-and-radiators

extractor-fan-installed-in-new-bathroom

extractor-fan-installed-in-new-bathroom

joe-ohara-electrician-ballen-electrical

Joe O’Hara, electrician, Ballan Electrical, wiring for light switches, sockets, in the old hallway which is becoming the sun lounge

channel-in-the-wall-in-the-new-front-room-for-wiring-to-turn-on-main-lights

channel-in-the-wall-in-the-new-front-room-for-wiring-to-turn-on-main-lights

channel-for-electrics-to-light-switch-which-will-be-by-the-staircase

channel-for-electrics-to-light-switch-which-will-be-by-the-staircase

wiring-installed-for-outside-light

wiring-installed-for-outside-light

wiring-for-right-hand-outside-light

wiring-for-right-hand-outside-light

wiring-for-outside-light-and-porch-light

wiring-for-outside-light

rockwool-filling-cavities-in-the-new-ensuite-bathroom

rockwool-filling-cavities-in-the-new-ensuite-bathroom

upstairs-windows-as-viewed-from-level-2-of-the-scaffolding

upstairs-windows-as-viewed-from-level-2-of-the-scaffolding

progress-at-the-top-of-the-staircase

progress-at-the-top-of-the-staircase

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Weekend – 25th and 26th February 2017

Weekend – 25th and 26th February 2017

cooker-hood-now-complete-tony-helped-paul-over-the-weekend-just-the-wall-tiles-to-go-on-now-skirting-board-to-paint-and-window-sills-to-fit

Cooker hood now complete. Tony helped Paul over the weekend. Just the tiles to go on now and the skirting board to paint plus window-sills-to-fit

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-2

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-2

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-3

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-3

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-4

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-4

fridge-freezer-final-place-moved-from-old-kitchen

fridge-freezer-final-place-moved-from-old-kitchen

mini-cooker-now-in-position-also-microwave-positioned-for-now-not-set-in-stone-yet-till-properly-in-use

mini-cooker-now-in-position-also-microwave-positioned-for-now-not-set-in-stone-yet-till-properly-in-use

view-of-cooker-mini-oven-and-microwave

view-of-cooker-mini-oven-and-microwave

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area-pic-2

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area-pic-2

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area

Day 163 – Friday 24th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 163 – Friday 24th February 2017 – phase 2

Windows arrived today.  Most of plaster boarding was finished.  Looking brilliant.

bathroom-window-with-obscure-glass

Bathroom window fitted with obscure glass

small-bedroom-window-installed

small-bedroom-window-installed

large-bedroom-window-installed

large-bedroom-window-installed

view-from-back-of-bedroom-to-front

view-from-back-of-bedroom-to-front 3 windows all just visible in this picture Dormer window boarded up till window is ready

progress-on-the-bedroom-ready-for-plasterers

progress-on-the-bedroom-ready-for-plasterers.   Dormer window on the right – the brown wood area

bedroom-dormer-boarded-up-till-window-is-ready

bedroom-dormer-boarded-up-till-window-is-ready. Pink plasterboard over the beam

bedroom-view-from-ensuite-pink-plasterboard-is-firelined-to-protect-beams

bedroom-view-from-ensuite-pink-plasterboard-is-firelined-to-protect-beams

study-area-plasterboarded

study-area-plaster boarded

ladders-to-bedroom

ladders-to-bedroom

Day 162 – Thursday 23rd February 2017 – phase 2

Day 162 – Thursday 23rd February 2017 – phase 2

fibre-glass-flat-roof-coat-number-2

Coat number 2 of fibre glass for flat roof

second-coat-on-flat-roof

second-coat-on-flat-roof

holes-in-newly-installed-ceiling-plasterboard-for-bedroom-lights-electrician-joe-ohara-ballen-electrical

holes-in-newly-installed-ceiling-plasterboard-for-bedroom-lights-electrician-Joe-O’Hara-Ballan-Electrical

pink-plasterboard-and-holes-for-sockets-in-new-ensuite-bathroom

pink-plasterboard-and-holes-for-sockets-in-new-ensuite-bathroom

plasterboarding-in-pink-around-the-steel-beam

plasterboarding-in-pink-around-the-steel-beam This is fire lined plasterboard used around the beams, one of the building regulations

view-across-what-will-be-the-top-of-the-stairs-cupboard-plug-socket-to-go-in-cupboard-partition-wall-will-also-be-installed-here

view-across-what-will-be-the-top-of-the-stairs-cupboard-plug-socket-to-go-in-cupboard-partition-wall-will-also-be-installed-here

wiring-for-a-plug-socket-in-new-cupboard-area-that-will-be-accessed-from-study-but-situated-over-the-open-stairwell-wiring-by-ballen-electrical

wiring-for-a-plug-socket-in-new-cupboard-area-that-will-be-accessed-from-study-but-situated-over-the-open-stairwell-wiring-by-Ballan-Electrical

wiring-for-plug-sockets-at-front-of-new-bedroom-inserted-through-newly-installed-plasterboard

wiring-for-plug-sockets-at-front-of-new-bedroom-inserted-through-newly-installed-plasterboard

wiring-for-plug-socketsin-new-bedroom

wiring-for-plug-sockets in-new-bedroom

Day 161 – Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – phase 2

Day 161 – Wednesday 22nd February 2017 – phase 2

flat-roof-1st-coat-applied-onto-roof-over-new-upstairs

Flat roof – first coat of fibre glass applied over new upstairs flat roof

flat-roof-pic-2

flat-roof-pic-2

right-side-of-roof-tiles-are-now-being-put-back-on-2-roofers-today

left-side-of-roof-tiles-are-now-being-put-back-on-2-roofers came-today

tiles-are-now-being-put-on-the-new-right-side-of-the-house

tiles-are-now-being-put-on-the-new-left-side-of-the-house

tiling-around-the-new-dormer

tiling-around-the-new-dormer

large-amounts-of-insulation-going-into-ceilings-of-new-upstairs-sloping-roof-and-walls

large-amounts-of-insulation-going-into-ceilings-of-new-upstairs-sloping-roof-and-walls

insulation-and-plasterboard

insulation-and-plasterboard

celotex-insulation

celotex-insulation

blurry-photo-paul-on-scaffold

blurry-photo-Paul-on-scaffold

Day 160 – Tuesday 21st February 2017 – phase 2

Day 160 – Tuesday 21st February 2017 – phase 2

view-of-house-porch-front-removed

View of house from the front – Porch removed

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed

Front porch door and panels removed

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed-pic2

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed-pic2

skip-with-the-contents-of-the-front-of-the-porch

skip-with-the-contents-of-the-front-of-the-porch

new-steel-beam-to-support-new-front-room-installed-over-the-porch-area

New steel beam installed over the front foundation wall to support the new front of house and to ensure there is no sinking

old-porch-new-steel-beam

old-porch with new-steel-beam in place

new-steel-beam-to-support-front-of-the-house-over-foundation-wall

new-steel-beam-to-support-front-of-the-house-over-foundation-wall

porch-from-above

porch-from-above

dormer-progress-so-far

dormer-progress-so-far

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation-pic-2

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation-pic-2

waste-pipe-from-new-ensuite-bathroom

waste-pipe-from-new-ensuite-bathroom

study-with-plasterboard

study-with-plasterboard

radiator-pipes-for-new-radiator-under-large-window-in-upstairs-bedroom

radiator-pipes-for-new-radiator-under-large-window-in-upstairs-bedroom

plasterboard-delivery-for-new-upstairs

plasterboard-delivery-for-new-upstairs

plasterboard-inside-new-bedroom

plasterboard-inside-new-bedroom

Days 156-159 Wednesday 15th February Monday 20th February 2017

Days 156-159  Wednesday 15th February Monday 20th February 2017

Away for a few days in Edinburgh at a wedding so loads of progress on the build whilst we were in Scotland

 

dormer-from-side-and-felt-and-battening-on-roof

dormer-from-side-and-felt-and-battening-on-roof

Roofers have been in and working on both sides of the house

felt-battening-and-dormer

felt-battening-and-dormer

new-dormer-structure

new-dormer-structure

roof-tiled-on-the-right-side-of-house-and-around-the-velux

roof-tiled-on-the-right-side-of-house-and-around-the-velux

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall-viewed-from-the-right-side

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall-viewed-from-the-right-side

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall

scratch-coat-on-gable-end

scratch-coat-on-gable-end

view-of-scratch-coat-from-the-left-and-the-felt-and-battening

view-of-scratch-coat-from-the-left-and-the-felt-and-battening

pipes-for-radiator-in-bedroom-under-dormer-window

pipes-for-radiator-in-bedroom-under-dormer-window installed by Marcus Kelly our plumber

pipes-laid-by-plumber-around-new-eaves

pipes-laid-by-plumber-around-new-eaves

area-marked-for-new-walk-in-shower

area-marked-for-new-walk-in-shower

partition-wall-in-front-of-new-eaves-in-bathroom

partition-wall-in-front-of-new-eaves-in-bathroom

insulation-in-new-bathroom-around-window

insulation-in-new-bathroom-around-window

partition-wall-between-study-and-staircase-area

partition-wall-between-study-and-staircase-area

study-and-plasterboarding

study-and-plaster ensuiteboarding

view-of-large-window-in-new-bedroom-from-ensuite

view-of-large-window-in-new-bedroom-from-ensuite

view-of-dormer-from-inside

view-of-dormer-from-inside

bedroom-marked-out-to-establish-positions-of-light-switches-and-plug-sockets

bedroom-marked-out-to-establish-positions-of-light-switches-and-plug-sockets, wiring all in for lights, all installed by Joe O’Hara, Ballen Electrical

electrician-ballen-electrical-has-marked-up-reference-point-for-switches-to-be-transferred-when-plaster-board-is-put-into-place

electrician-ballen-electrical-has-marked-up-reference-point-for-switches-to-be-transferred-when-plaster-board-is-put-into-place