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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

Day 195 – Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – phase 2

Day 195 – Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – phase 2

Work on the upstairs bathroom continues.

Wash basin installed

Wash basin installed

Wash basin installed - view towards the window

Wash basin installed – view towards the window

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed pic 2

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed pic 2

radiator in bedroom beneath front window

radiator in upstairs bedroom beneath front window

radiator in bedroom beneath dormer window

radiator in bedroom beneath dormer window

radiator in study beneath the velux window

radiator in study beneath the velux window

 

11th – 15th April 2017 – Phase 2 – Before And After Pictures Of Springdale

11th – 15th April 2017 – Phase 2

Before And After Pictures Of Springdale

front of house and drive 12.1.17

BEFORE – The front of Springdale house and drive 12.1.17

Springdale from the bottom of the drive

AFTER – Springdale from the bottom of the drive – 11th April 2017

Also see side by side photos at the bottom of this post

house and beam delivery

BEFORE – Springdale 12th January 2017

Springdale April 2017

AFTER – Springdale April 2017

front of house 12.1.17

BEFORE – Springdale – front of house 12.1.17

Springdale April 2017 picture 2

AFTER – Springdale April 2017 picture 2

Springdale April 2017 side view

Springdale April 2017 side view

Springdale April 2017 picture 3

Springdale April 2017 picture 3

Springdale April 2017 showing side dormer

Springdale April 2017 showing side dormer

Springdale from the road

Springdale from the road

Springdale from the road picture 2

Springdale from the road picture 2

The transformation is absolutely spectacular – we are so pleased with it.

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 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 182 – Wednesday 22nd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 182 – Wednesday 22nd March 2017 – phase 2

New staircase has arrived

New staircase has arrived!

Parts of the staircase

Parts of the staircase – spindles, rail, step

New staircase now fixed in place in our new sun lounge, looks so smart and takes up little room

First view of the new staircase to the upstairs bedroom – New staircase now fixed in place in our new sun lounge, looks so smart and takes up little room! So happy with it! Thanks to our builders Steve and Luke.

Side of staircase - no spindles yet

Side of staircase – no spindles yet

Looking up staircase

Looking up staircase

Front of the house at present, soon to be unwrapped

Front of the house at present, soon to be unwrapped

Roof now finished by Royston, all ridge tiles now on

Roof now finished by Royston, all ridge tiles now on

Ridge tiles

Ridge tiles

Ridge tiles all with clips to hold in place

Ridge tiles all with clips to hold in place

Ridge tile clips

Ridge tile clips

Tiling below dormer now also completed

Tiling below dormer now also completed

View looking down over the sloping roof of the dormer side of the house

View looking down over the sloping roof of the dormer side of the house

View over the back of the house and the new ride tiles that have replaced the old crumbling ones

View over the back of the house and the new ridge tiles that have replaced the old crumbling ones

Fixed ridge tiles

Fixed ridge tiles

Corner joint where 2 ridges join

Corner joint where 2 ridges join

View over the top flat roof with ridge tiles now back on, and new ones over the gables

View over the top flat roof with ridge tiles now back on, and new ones over the gables

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