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Day 174 – Friday 10th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 174 – Friday 10th March 2017 – phase 2

Roughcasting coat from left side of scaffolding

Roughcasting coat or tyroleaning from left side of scaffolding

Roughcasting coat or tyrolleaning

Roughcasting coat or tyroleaning

Roughcasting coat on outside of new upstairs extension

Roughcasting or tyrolean coat on outside of new upstairs extension

View of roughcast around new bathroom window

View of roughcast around new bathroom window

Planks and scaffolding left inside for the weekend to enable us to apply 2 coats of paint

Planks and scaffolding left inside for the weekend to enable us to apply 2 coats of paint

Ceiling of stairwell, with plank across scaffolding for painting

Ceiling of stairwell, with plank across scaffolding for painting

Preparing to paint the ceiling of the stairwell

Preparing to paint the ceiling of the stairwell

Study with plaster all dried ready for painting

Study with plaster all dried ready for painting

Painting study pic

Painting study pic

Day 172 – Wednesday 8th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 172 – Wednesday 8th March 2017 – phase 2

Ceiling of the new sun lounge, freshly plastered

Ceiling of the new sun lounge, freshly plastered

Freshly plastered wall of sun lounge, boarded area will have french doors

Freshly plastered wall of sun lounge, boarded area will have french doors

Opposite side of sun lounge, plasterboard in place

Opposite side of sun lounge, plasterboard in place

Wills!

Wills!

new dormer window from inside, unfortunately a mistake at the suppliers meant that the sealed units were incorrect size

new dormer window from inside, unfortunately a mistake at the suppliers meant that the sealed units were incorrect size

new dormer window from inside

new dormer window from inside

new dormer window

new dormer window

view form new dormer

view from new dormer

Paul on scaffolding

Paul on scaffolding

Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Spring - lovely day

Spring seems to have arrived – a beautiful day at Springdale

Through the Magnolia tree

Through the Magnolia tree

furry bud on the Magnolia tree

Furry buds on the Magnolia Tree

Ballan Electrical

Joe O’Hara from Ballan Electrical and Steve Williams, our builder

Wallpaper stripped off, walls plastered, ready for another coat, old red paint showing from a previous owner of Springdale

Wallpaper stripped off, walls filled with plaster ready for another coat, old red paint showing through from a previous owner of Springdale

Rough plaster to fill in gaps where old wall between poch and hall was taken down, red paint under old wallpaper

Rough plastering to fill the gaps where the old wall was situated between the porch and the hall. Red paint showing through under the old wallpaper

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

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View from old porch through new sun lounge areas have been plaster filled in readiness for skim coat. Old wallpaper and picture rail removed

Ladders the only access to upstairs - wall plastered,

Ladders still the only access to upstairs – wall plastered

Ceiling for new sun lounge with plaster board. Joe O'Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for new lights, wires are in place for lighting

Ceiling for the new sun lounge at plasterboard stage. Joe O’Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for the new lights which he wired on his last visit.

Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

The front of the new sun lounge. Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Access to upstairs

Access to upstairs

First new light upstairs, fitted but not connected. It is one of 9 lights for the new bedroom

First new lights upstairs, fitted but not yet able to switch on. It is one of 9 lights for the bedroom

new socket by small window in bedroom

New socket by small window in bedroom  -Up and running!

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

light in study, but no light yet!

light in study, but no light yet!

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

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 – Tony (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

Day 168 – Friday 3rd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 168 – Friday 3rd March 2017 –   phase 2

Extremely wet day today, but due to canopy over the house, the roofer was still able to work.

royston-roofer

Royston Collier has been the roofer for phase 2

royston-roofer-back-of-van

Royston the roofer back-of-van

royston-tiling-the-sloping-sides-of-the-gables

royston-tiling-the-sloping-sides-of-the-gables

ridge-tiling

Tiling of all the ridges around the flat roof

ridge-tiling-2

ridge-tiling-2

ridge-tiling-pic2

ridge-tiling-pic2

ridge-tiles-on-scaffolding

ridge-tiles-on-scaffolding

ensuite-bathroom-plastered

Ensuite bathroom has been plastered

top-of-stair-wall-plastered-wires-are-for-the-top-of-the-stairs-lights

Top of stair wall plastered. Wires are for the top of the stairs light switches (Joe O’Hara – Ballan Electrical)

plastering-in-the-study-so-far-velux-window-visible

Plastering in the study so far. Velux window visible

formation-of-cupboard-over-the-staircase-accessed-from-study

Formation of the over the stairs cupboard, now all boxed in and plaster-boarded, accessed from the study

very-high-ceiling-over-where-the-staircase-will-be-all-plastered

very-high-ceiling-over-where-the-staircase-will-be. Top ceiling is now all plastered. Small hole is for light.

old-porch-roof-has-had-noggins-put-in-for-extra-support

Old Porch Roof has had noggins inserted for extra strength

old-porch-roof-with-noggins-inserted

old-porch-roof-with-noggins-inserted

Day 166 -Wednesday 1st March 2017 – phase 2

Day 166 -Wednesday 1st March 2017 – phase 2

view-of-springdale-progress-so-far-boarded-up-porch-ready-for-demolition-of-the-inside-wall

View of Springdale from the front with boarded up old porch now ready for demolition of wall inside

springdale-on-the-first-of-march-2017

Springdale-on-the-first-of-March-2017

old-porch-wall-inside-ready-for-demolition

old-porch-wall-inside-ready-for-demolition

old-radiators-from-hallway

old-radiators-from-hallway

old-porch-boarded-up

old-porch-boarded-up inside

front-of-house-boarded-up-ready-for-demolition-of-wall-inside

front-of-house-boarded-up-ready-for-demolition-of-wall-inside                              View from the outside

 

looking-down-from-scaffolding-to-boarded-up-front

looking-down-from-scaffolding-to-boarded-up-front

dormer-lead-around-window

dormer-lead-around-window

dormer-sides-lined-with-lead

dormer-sides-lined-with-lead

rendering-applied-today-as-seen-throught-the-scaffolding

rendering-applied-today-as-seen-throught-the-scaffolding

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-looks-perfect

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-looks-perfect

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-pic-3

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-pic-3

rendering-pic-4

rendering-pic-4

view-of-bedroom-and-dormer-more-plastering-completed-today

view-of-bedroom-and-dormer-more-plastering-completed-today

view-of-2-bedrrom-windows-and-new-plastering

view-of-2-bedroom-windows-and-new-plastering

wall-channelled-out-for-plug-sockets

wall-channelled-out-for-plug-sockets

entrance-to-study

entrance-to-study

waste-pipe-connected-to-downpipe-which-has-been-connected-to-the-house-drains

new waste-pipe-installed and connected-to-new downpipe-which-has-been-connected-to-the-house-drains

waste-downpipe-connected-to-vent-with-birds-nest-top

waste-downpipe-connected-to-vent-with-birds-nest-top

shower-waste-and-wash-hand-basin-waste-water-pipe-in-white-connected-to-the-waste-pipe-under-the-guttering

shower-waste-and-wash-hand-basin-waste-water-pipe-in-white-connected-to-the-waste-pipe-under-the-guttering

waste-pipe-from-new-upstairs-toilet-not-yet-put-in

waste pipe from new upstairs toilet as yet not installed

white-waste-pipe-coming-from-right-to-left-join-waste-pipe-from-shower-and-then-flows-through-to-main-waste-pipe-outside

white-waste-pipe-coming-from-right-to-left-join-waste-pipe-from-shower-and-then-flows-through-to-main-waste-pipe-outside

plumbing-pipes-under-old-ceiling-in-the-old-porch-middle-pipe-is-cold-water-supply-to-upstairs-toilet-right-beam-hot-and-cold-supply-of-water-to-the-wash-basin-short-pipe-radiator-pipe-to-bedr

Plumbing pipes under old ceiling of the old porch. Middle pipe is the cold water supply to the upstairs toilet. Right of the beam is the hot and cold supply of water to the wash basin. Short pipe is the radiator pipe to the bedroom.

Day 165 – Tuesday 28th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 165 – Tuesday 28th February 2017 – phase 2

old-front-and-porch-at-the-beginning-of-tuesday-28th-february-steel-beam-in-place

old-front-and-porch-at-the-beginning-of-tuesday-28th-february-steel-beam-in-place

old-front-and-porch-at-the-end-of-tuesday-28th-february-scratch-coat-applied-over-beam

old-front-and-porch-at-the-end-of-tuesday-28th-february-scratch-coat-applied-over-beam

dormer-from-the-outside-progress-so-far

dormer-from-the-outside-progress-so-far

doorway-with-frame-in-place-skimmed-with-plaster

bedroom doorway-with-frame-in-place-skimmed-with-plaster

plastering-continues-upstairs-in-the-new-bedroom-view-over-to-staircase-through-lefthand-doorway-and-to-ensuite-through-right-hand-doorway

plastering-continues-upstairs-in-the-new-bedroom-view-over-to-staircase-through-left hand-doorway-and-to-ensuite-through-right-hand-doorway

view-across-to-dormer-side-of-bedroom-and-plastering-on-this-side-of-bedroom-and-around-beam

view-across-to-dormer-side-of-bedroom-and-plastering-on-this-side-of-bedroom-and-around-beam

top-and-bottom-of-small-window-upstairs-skimmed-with-plaster

top-and-bottom-of-small-window-upstairs-skimmed-with-plaster

window-sill-and-around-windows-skimmed-with-plaster

window-sill-and-around-windows-skimmed-with-plaster

view-through-to-old-hall-from-new-upstairs-study-this-is-where-a-new-cupboard-will-be-built-over-the-new-staircase

view-through-to-old-hall-from-new-upstairs-study-this-is-where-a-new-cupboard-will-be-built-over-the-new-staircase

view-from-scaffolding-of-windows-which-have-now-been-prepared-for-rendering

view-from-scaffolding-of-windows-which-have-now-been-prepared-for-rendering

upstairs-bedroom-windows-being-prepared-for-rendering-mesh-installed-around-sides

upstairs-bedroom-windows-being-prepared-for-rendering-mesh-installed-around-sides

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-at-the-side

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-at-the-side

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite

toilet-waste-pipe-now-in-position-through-the-back-of-the-eaves-to-the-outside

toilet-waste-pipe-now-in-position-through-the-back-of-the-eaves-to-the-outside

waste-pipe-from-toilet-just-visible-coming-to-the-outside-of-the-house

waste-pipe-from-toilet-just-visible-coming-to-the-outside-of-the-house

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ceiling-at-the-edge-of-the-old-hall

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ceiling-at-the-edge-of-the-old-hall. A white pipe which joins up with the waste water from the shower. This will join the outside waste pipe outside the house on the side

waste-water-pipe-for-shower

waste-water-pipe-for-shower

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-holes-behind

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-holes-behind

waste-water-pipe-for-wash-basin

waste-water-pipe-for-wash-basin

waste-water-pipe-to-outside-from-shower-to-be-joined-to-main-waste-pipe

waste-water-pipe-to-outside-from-shower-to-be-joined-to-main-waste-pipe

pipes-for-hot-and-cold-water-going-through-into-old-porch-ceiling-and-up-to-the-new-upstairs

pipes-for-hot-and-cold-water-going-through-into-old-porch-ceiling-and-up-to-the-new-upstairs

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-to-upstairs-in-ceiling-of-old-hall-thinner-pipes-are-radiator-pipes

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-to-upstairs-in-ceiling-of-old-hall-thinner-pipes-are-radiator-pipes

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-and-radiator-pipes-for-upstairs

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-and-radiator-pipes-for-upstairs

plasterboarding-at-the-side-of-the-dormer

plaster boarding-at-the-side-of-the-dormer