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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

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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 180 – Monday 20th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 180 – Monday 20th March 2017 – phase 2

It's sunny in the new sun lounge!

It’s sunny in the new sun lounge!

Royston has been cementing in the gable ends

Royston the roofer has been cementing in the gable ends

Cementing of the roof tiles at the gable end

Cementing of the roof tiles at the gable end

Parts of the roof still to be completed

Parts of the roof still to be completed

View from the top of the house over the back roofs

View from the top of the house over the back roofs

View over the flat roof of the utility and progress of the retiling

View over the flat roof of the utility and progress of the retiling

View over the right side of the roof and velux from the top flat roof

View over the right side of the roof and velux from the top flat roof

Top of the house, over the new bedroom

Top of the house, over the new bedroom

Wills in the new Sun Room

Wills in the new Sun Room

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study pic 2

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study pic 2

Day 177 – Wednesday 15th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 177 – Wednesday 15th March 2017 – phase 2

Newly clad side of dormer

Newly clad side of dormer

Newly clad dormer and vent holes created in soffets

Newly clad dormer and vent holes created in soffits

Left side of the dormer also with new cladding

Left side of the dormer also with new cladding

retiling to be completed here on the corner and the ridge over the new bedroom

retiling to be completed here on the corner and the ridge over the new bedroom

new ridge tiles from new kitchen extension and back bedroom to the very original old part of the house

new ridge tiles stretching over the hall from new kitchen extension and back bedroom to the very original old part of the house

Newly tiled roof sloping down sharply to flat roof over utility, not quite completed

Newly tiled roof sloping down sharply to flat roof over utility, not quite completed

Ridge tiles to be completed here

Ridge tiles to be completed here

roof tiled over old kitchen

roof tiled over old kitchen

The three sloping roofs converging on the flat roof of the utility room

The three sloping roofs converging on the flat roof of the utility room

View of the three sloping roofs and view to garden beyond

View of the three sloping roofs and view to garden beyond

view round to flat roof over utility and newly tiled roof sloping down to utility room

view round to flat roof over utility and newly tiled roof sloping down to utility room

View through to field and the polytunnel from the flat roof over the new bedroom

View through to field and the polytunnel from the flat roof over the new bedroom

Wood for fitted wardrobes prepared

Wood for fitted wardrobes prepared

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 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

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