Category Archives: Inside Springdale

Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Carpets have finally arrived

Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Carpets have finally arrived

Carpet fitters arriving with new carpets

Carpet fitters arriving with new carpets

Carpet fitting under way

Carpet fitting under way

Extremely wet day for carpet fitting

Extremely wet day for carpet fitting

New carpet in the sun lounge

New carpet in the sun lounge

New carpet in the sun lounge 2

New carpet in the sun lounge picture 2

Left over bits of carpet

Left over bits of carpet

Downstairs bedroom carpet, the same as the sun room

Downstairs bedroom carpet, the same as the sun room

Downstairs bedroom carpeted and furniture all back in place

Downstairs bedroom carpeted and furniture all back in place

Downstairs bedroom carpeted and furniture all back in place and view to front

Downstairs bedroom carpeted and furniture all back in place, view through front window

Downstairs bedroom painted, carpeted and furniture back in place

Downstairs bedroom painted, carpeted and furniture back in place

New upstairs master bedroom, with carpet all laid

New upstairs master bedroom, with carpet all laid

New upstairs master bedroom, view to front

New upstairs master bedroom, view to front

New upstairs master bedroom, view to front windows

New upstairs master bedroom, view to front windows

New upstairs master bedroom, view to dormer on the right

New upstairs master bedroom, view to dormer on the right

New upstairs master bedroom, all carpeted, view to door and bathroom

New upstairs master bedroom, all carpeted, view to door and bathroom

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Preparing for Carpets

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Preparing for Carpets

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 2

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 2

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 3 showing staircase

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 3 showing staircase, now stained and varnished

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 4 view to old kitchen

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 4 view to old kitchen

New upstairs bedroom ready for carpet laying

New upstairs bedroom ready for carpet laying

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet - view through to ensuite

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet – view through to ensuite

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet – view through to top of stairs and study

bedroom ready for carpet

Downstairs bedroom ready for carpet

bedroom ready for carpet pic 2

bedroom ready for carpet pic 2

Messy in the other rooms

Downstairs front bedroom emptied for carpet laying

Downstairs front bedroom emptied into here for carpet laying to take place

Sitting room with bedroom stuff for carpet laying

Sitting room with bedroom stuff in here so carpet laying can take place

Weekend – 29th and 30th April 2017

Weekend – 29th and 30th April 2017

Grass cutting in 2nd field

Grass cutting in 2nd field

Grass cutting in 2nd field pic 2

Grass cutting in 2nd field pic 2

Grass cutting in 2nd field pic 3

Grass cutting in 2nd field pic 3

Grass cutting - Paul and the Grillo

Grass cutting – Using the Grillo

Carpet removed in downstairs bedroom - in readiness for decorating and new carpet to be fitted

Carpet removed in downstairs bedroom – in readiness for decorating and new carpet to be fitted

Carpet removed in downstairs bedroom - seems to have been a fireplace here at one time

Carpet removed in downstairs bedroom – seems to have been a fireplace here at one time

Old corner settee 17.4.17

Old corner settee 17.4.17

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic2

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic2

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic3

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic3

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic4

Old corner settee 17.4.17 pic4

new sofabed in small sitting room and matching chair

new sofabed in small sitting room and matching chair

Day 189 – Friday 7th April 2017 – phase 2

Day 189 – Friday 7th April 2017 – phase 2

Truck to remove skip

Truck to remove skip

Truck to remove skip pic2

Truck to remove skip pic2

Skip removal

Skip removal

Skip removal pic 2

Skip removal pic 2

Skip removal pic 3

Skip removal pic 3

Skip removal pic 4

Skip removal pic 4

Skip removal pic 5

Skip removal pic 5

Skip removal pic 6

Skip removal pic 6

Skip removal pic 7

Skip removal pic 7 This is the third and final skip that has been used whilst work has been done on phase 2

another coat of emulsion on the wardrobe doors

Another coat of emulsion on the wardrobe doors in the new bedroom

another coat of emulsion on the wardrobe doors pic 2

another coat of emulsion on the wardrobe doors pic 2

Weekend work – Saturday 1st April and Sunday 2nd April 2017

Weekend work – Saturday 1st April and Sunday 2nd April 2017

painting above front patio doors now complete

Painting above front patio doors now complete

doors on cupboard in the study have had another coat, one more coat of the eggshell paint to go

Doors on cupboard in the study have had another coat of paint, one more coat of the eggshell paint to go on the inner panel

door into new family bathroom now varnished on both sides

Door into new family bathroom now varnished on both sides

door into new family bathroom now varnished

Door into new family bathroom now varnished, this is the outside off the Utility Room

old kitchen door now varnished

Old kitchen door now varnished, both sides, this leads into the new Sun Room.

Weekend work – Sunday 5th March 2017 – phase 1 and 2

Weekend work – Sunday 5th March 2017 – phase 1 and 2

Phase 1 work this weekend РTony (brother-in-law) has fitted handles to bathroom and kitchen door and has begun to tile the kitchen (white tiles!)

Phase 2 work this weekend – Paul has been working on the upstairs, beginning the painting of the ceiling in the new upstairs bedroom in readiness for Joe to return and fit the lights.

Handles to door to utility and new family bathroom fitted by Tony

Handles now in place on door to kitchen from utility and door to new family bathroom. Fitted by Tony

The start of the tiling in the new kitchen - thanks Tony!

The start of the tiling in the kitchen – thanks Tony!

This is what is called 'Buttering of tiles'

This is what is called the ‘back buttering’ of tiles. It ensures a thin even coverage of the cement

New white tiles for a new white kitchen

New white tiles with spacers

Tiling starts from the centre of the cooker and works out the way in both directions

Tiling starts from the centre of the cooker and works out the way in both directions

Spirit levels are essential

Spirit levels are essential

tiling in new kitchen

tiling in new kitchen

tiling in new kitchen pic 2

tiling in new kitchen pic 2

Paul putting on the first coat of emulsion in the new bedroom

Paul applying the first coat of watery emulsion to the newly plastered ceiling in the new bedroom

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling pic 2

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling pic 2

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling pic 3

First coat of emulsion on bedroom ceiling pic 3

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