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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.

Day 185 – Monday 27th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 185 – Monday 27th March 2017 – phase 2

Springdale nearly finished still with scaffolding

Springdale nearly finished still with scaffolding. View from the back of the house.

Bedroom door now with architrave

Bedroom door now with architrave, also bathroom door both side complete

Cupboard handles on cupboard in study now finished

Cupboard handles on cupboard in study now finished

 

Looking down the new staircase - new handrail up and fitted on the right pic 2

Looking down the new staircase – new handrail up and fitted on the right – pic 2

Looking down the new staircase - new handrail up and fitted on the right

Looking down the new staircase – new handrail up and fitted on the right

Stair rail now with spindles all stained and treated, the rest to complete after work is complete upstairs

Stair rail now with spindles all stained and treated, the rest to complete after work is complete upstairs

New staircase with the stained and treated spindles now fitted

New staircase with the stained and treated spindles now fitted

left gable and new gutterings and downpipes

left gable and new gutterings and downpipes

Old guttering now removed as an extra to the original work - old guttering was full of holes and broken in places

Old guttering now removed as an extra to the original work – old guttering was full of holes and broken in places

Old guttering removed

Old guttering removed

Vents complete under dormer roof

Vents complete under dormer roof

Dormer with vents below guttering just visible

Dormer with vents below guttering just visible

Fuse boxes now all labelled up by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Fuse boxes now all labelled up by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Old alarm wires removed, fuse switch removed and general tidy up of all wiring in utility room

Old alarm wires removed, fuse switch removed and general tidy up of all wiring in utility room

Sockets relocated in the utility room, fuse switch removed from above by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Sockets relocated in the utility room, fuse switch removed from above by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Smoke alarm changed so will not be set off by cooking, just smoke

Smoke alarm changed so will not be set off by cooking, just smoke

Old light which had been removed on a previous occasion by Joe now replaced with smaller light to match the rest of the sun room, also on the same circuit

Old light which had been removed on a previous occasion by Joe now replaced with smaller light to match the rest of the sun room, also on the same circuit

new smaller light in archway connected to the lights in the sunroom

new smaller light in archway connected to the lights in the sunroom

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete pic 2

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete pic 2

Day 184 – Friday 24th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 184 – Friday 24th March 2017 – phase 2

Into the final stages now as the outside is nearly finished with just vents and guttering to be completed.  Inside the staircase will be finished next week and some new doors, which are extras to the build, will be fitted.  Today 3 bat boxes were fixed into position as required by our bat licence.

Bat box 2

Bat box 2, a small slit at the bottom allows a bat to enter

Bat box 1 - shadowed by scaffolding

Bat box 1 – shadowed by scaffolding

Bat box 3 painted white to blend in with the house

Bat box 3 painted white to blend in with the house

Looking down into sun room from scaffolding

Looking down into sun room from scaffolding

New guttering and down pipes from flat roof

New guttering and down pipes from flat roof

New guttering and down pipes pic 2

New guttering and down pipes pic 2

New guttering up around the dormer window

New guttering up around the dormer window

Bathroom door now with handles fitted

Bathroom door now with handles fitted

Inside the new wardrobes - hanging rails and small shelf - perfect, thanks Steve and Luke

Inside the new wardrobes – hanging rails and small shelf – perfect! thanks Steve and Luke

Wardrobe under the sloping roof adapted to fit

Wardrobe under the sloping roof adapted to fit

Wardrobe with longer hanging space for longer clothes

Wardrobe with longer hanging space for longer clothes

Wardrobe with panelling showing on sides and fronts - looks so smart

Wardrobe with panelling showing on sides and front – looks so smart

Wardrobe, one door open

Wardrobe, one door open

 

Cupboard in the study over the stairs - now with fitted doors

Cupboard in the study over the stairs – now with fitted doors

Day 183 – Thursday 23rd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 183 – Thursday 23rd March 2017 – phase 2

New outside sensor lights for Springdale, wired and installed by Joe - Ballan Electrical

New outside sensor lights for Springdale, wired and installed by Joe – Ballan Electrical

Outside Light at Springdale

Outside Light at Springdale

Second front outside light at Springdale

Second front outside light at Springdale

New sun lounge - we now have light, thanks to Joe, Ballan Electrical

New sun lounge – we now have light, thanks to Joe, Ballan Electrical

Staircase out of bounds tonight whilst extra supports are setting

Staircase out of bounds tonight whilst extra supports are setting

Staircase - looking down, treads all covered with card to protect them till work is finished pic 2

Staircase – looking down, treads all covered with card to protect them till work is finished pic 2 Supports have now set

Cupboards built into sloping roof

Cupboards built into sloping roof, now with handles

Handles for newly built fitted wardrobes and cupboards

Handles for newly built fitted wardrobes and cupboards Close up picture

View of new wardrobes from dormer side of bedroom, corner not yet complete

View of new wardrobes from dormer side of bedroom, corner not yet complete

Door to new bedroom with handles

Door to new bedroom with handles

Door to new ensuite bathroom, no handles yet

Door to new ensuite bathroom, no handles yet

Door to study with corner piece cut out - this has been from a safety point of view.

Door to study with corner piece cut out – this has been from a safety point of view. The door is safest opening into the room. Opening onto a small landing means stepping backwards which could result in a fall down the stairs

Door to study, corner cut off to fit inside sloping roof

Door to study, corner cut off to fit inside sloping roof

Day 181 – Tuesday 21st March 2017 – phase 2

Day 181 – Tuesday 21st March 2017 – phase 2

Wardrobes - progress so far

Wardrobes – progress so far

View of all wardrobes

View of all wardrobes

New cupboards fitted back into the sloping eaves, progress so far - brilliant

New cupboards fitted back into the sloping eaves, progress so far – brilliant

New cupboards fitted pic 2

New cupboards fitted pic 2

Cupboard doors all fitted today

Cupboard doors all fitted today

Cupboard doors all fitted today pic 2

Cupboard doors all fitted today pic 2

Day 179 – Friday 17th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 179 – Friday 17th March 2017 – phase 2

Windows now with seals fitted

Windows now with trims fitted

Window seals all fitted to new French Doors

Window seals and trims all fitted to new French Doors

Trims fitted between beam and new doors

Trims fitted between beam and new doors

Steve and Luke, our builders, constructing our wardrobes - which they have made to fit the sloping roofs eactly

Steve and Luke, our builders, constructing our wardrobes – which they have made to fit the sloping roofs exactly

Double wardrobe under construction

Double wardrobe under construction

Inside double wardrobe - progress so far

Inside double wardrobe – progress so far

Cupboards under construction

Cupboards under construction

Day 178 – Thursday 16th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 178 – Thursday 16th March 2017 – phase 2

Windows and doors have arrived for the front

Windows and doors have arrived for the front

Chris and Clive our window fitters - CWH Windows and Doors, Cardiff - an excellent job done on all our windows and doors!

Chris and Clive our window fitters – CWH Windows and Doors, Cardiff – an excellent job done on all our windows and doors!

Clive - the window expert

Clive – the window expert

Clive Chris and Steve

Clive, Chris and Steve, our builder

Finally the new French Doors for the front of the house have arrived

Finally the new French Doors for the front of the house have arrived. This is a sideways view until the scaffolding is taken away

French door with letterbox to the bottom right

French door with letterbox to the bottom right

New French Window Front Doors

New French Window Front Doors

New front doors from outside

New front doors from outside

New front windows and doors - fabulous

New front windows and doors – fabulous

side view of new window pic 2

side view of new window pic 2

side view of new window

side view of new window

View from the ladder of the new window

View from the ladder of the new window

View of the front from the side

View of the front from the side

Windows and doors have arrived for the front pic 2

Windows and doors have arrived for the front pic 2

Window units put in place today in the dormer, where the boarding up was, supplier sent the wrong size

Window units put in place today in the dormer, where the boarding up was, supplier sent the wrong size

View of the house with new front doors and windows

View of the house with new front doors and windows

View of the house with new front doors and windows from a slightly different angle

View of the house with new front doors and windows from a slightly different angle

New fitted cupboards under construction in the sloping roof area

New fitted cupboards under construction in the sloping roof area. Taking shape!

New large fitted wardrobes also under construction

New large fitted wardrobes also under construction

New large fitted wardrobes under construction on both sides of the doorway

New large fitted wardrobes under construction on both sides of the doorway. Looking brilliant