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Day 193 – Monday 1st May 2017 – phase 2

Day 193 – Monday 1st May 2017 – phase 2

Upstairs bathroom work continued today.  Marcus Kelly, plumber and Josh his assistant

Upstairs bathroom tiling finished today and grouted

Upstairs bathroom floor tiling finished today and grouted

Showerboards in place - also cut perfectly around the beam

Shower boards in place – also cut perfectly around the beam

shower tray in positio

shower tray in position

Connections visible under the shower tray

Connections visible under the shower tray

bathroom floor tiles

bathroom floor tiles

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Day 170 – Monday 6th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 170 – Monday 6th March 2017 – phase 2

Wooden beam framework in old porch area to create a new floor which will be level with the old hall dining room.

Wooden beam framework in old porch area to create a new floor which will be level with the old hall dining room.

wallpaper still to be stripped off on this side of new sun lounge

wallpaper still to be stripped off on this side of new sun lounge

View towards the old porch, this room will be the new sun lounge, old red paint from years gone by

View towards the old porch, this room will be the new sun lounge, old red paint from years gone by

Old hallway now being stripped of old wallpaper and walls being levelled for plaster skimming

Old hallway now being stripped of old wallpaper and walls being levelled for plaster skimming. Lighter shade of plaster shows where a door has been at some time in the past

New framework to raise up floor in the old porch

New framework to raise up floor in the old porch

plastering in the new study - wires visible from Joe's electrical work for plug socket and Pipes for radiators that Marcus is fitting

plastering in the new study – wires visible from Joe’s electrical work for plug socket and Pipes for radiators that Marcus is fitting

plastering in the new study pic 2

plastering in the new study pic 2

plastering in the new study around the velux window

plastering in the new study around the velux window

plastering in the new study around the newly created cupboard

plastering in the new study around the newly created cupboard

Day 167 – Thursday 2nd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 167 – Thursday 2nd March 2017 – phase 2

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Old hallway wall now demolished extending the size of the new sun lounge. Boarded up whilst work continues inside.

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Old hallway wall now demolished

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View from the old porch inwards. The floor will be built up to match the height of the existing floor.

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Access to the new upstairs is still via a ladder.

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The new bedroom and progress with the plastering. Boarded up dormer on the left.

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View of the plastering drying out at the front of the bedroom

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This will be the ensuite bathroom. The toilet waste pipe has now been blocked in to bring the position of the toilet forward away from the sloping roof. A shelf has been created at the back.

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Creation of shelf and boxing in of the toilet to bring the position of the toilet further forward and away from the sloping roof.

new-cupboard-over-the-stairs-framework-now-in

New cupboard framework has been built over the stairs. this will be accessed from the study.

Day 147 – Thursday 2nd February 2017 – phase 2

Day 147 – Thursday 2nd February 2017 – phase 2

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New flat roof under construction and view into what will be the master bedroom. This is tied into the top of the existing roof.

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view-over-newly-created-flat-roof

view-over-newly-created-flat-roof-another-angle

view-over-newly-created-flat-roof-another-angle

beams-now-inserted-between-steels

Beams now inserted in between steel beams to form the structure of the flat roof

new-roof-beams-on-left-side-of-house-going-into-position

New roof rafters on the left side of the house. These have been attached to the newly inserted ridge board that will come out to the front of the house and form the top of the pitched roof and gable end on the right hand side

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rafters on the right hand side of the house attached to the ridge board, pic 2

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bathroom-window opening -to-be-slightly-altered-as-roof-rafters clip- the edge-of- the window

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Bathroom window pic 2

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rafters to ridge board viewed form left side. Cross beams notched into steel

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view of rafters through bathroom window opening. Edge of bathroom can be seen marked out with wood in flooring

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View into bedroom from the right

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View through left window to newly created bedroom floor space

new-drawer-unit-in-kitchen-island-fitted-out-with-worktop-for-scone-and-pastry-making-at-a-good-working-height

new-drawer-unit-in-kitchen-island-fitted-out-with-worktop-for-scone-and-pastry-making-at-a-good-working-height

new-drawer-unit-in-kitchen-island-fitted-out-with-worktop

new-drawer-unit-in-kitchen-island-fitted-out-with-worktop

Day 143 – Saturday 28th January 2017 – phase 2

Day 143 – Saturday 28th January 2017 – phase 2

Split levels – ground floor and new upstairs visible together

picure-showing-opening-for-the-staircase-the-floor-below-and-the-upstairs-area-expanding

picure-showing-opening-for-the-staircase-the-floor-below-and-the-upstairs-area-expanding

new-upstairs-area-around-where-the-top-of-the-staircase-will-be

new-upstairs-area-around-where-the-top-of-the-staircase-will-be

this-is-the-old-balcony-window-still-intact-at-present-with-gap-to-hall-below-just-in-front-through-the-window-the-small-steel-can-be-seen-staddling-the-porch-to-form-the-new-front-of-the-house

this-is-the-old-balcony-window-still-intact-at-present-with-gap-to-hall-below-just-in-front-through-the-window-the-small-steel-can-be-seen-straddling-the-porch-to-form-the-new-front-of-the-house

photo-through-gap-in-the-new-flooring-showing-the-inner-porch-door-below

photo-through-gap-in-the-new-flooring-showing-the-inner-porch-door-below

steel-beam-number-1-showing-it-on-the-inside-of-house-from-upstairs-area

steel-beam-number-1-showing-it-on-the-inside-of-house-from-upstairs-area

view-from-the-orchard-field-down-over-the-the-house-where-the-canopy-can-be-seen-over-the-top

view-from-the-orchard-field-down-over-the-the-house-where-the-canopy-can-be-seen-over-the-top

view-of-back-of-house-new-kitchen-and-canopy-visible-over-the-top-of-main-house-pic-2

view-of-back-of-house-new-kitchen-and-canopy-visible-over-the-top-of-main-house-pic-2

view-of-back-of-house-new-kitchen-and-canopy-visible-over-the-top-of-main-house

view-of-back-of-house-new-kitchen-and-canopy-visible-over-the-top-of-main-house

view-of-back-of-house-and-new-kitchen

view-of-back-of-house-and-new-kitchen

Day 137 – Sunday 22nd January 2017 – back to phase 1

Day 137 – Sunday 22nd January 2017 – back to phase 1 – near completion of the new family bathroom

Fitments all in place, door needs painting or varnishing and also handle required.

Interesting to compare it with how it used to look in September 2016.  See the transformation below.

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Small bedroom to new bathroom

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small bedroom

rubble-to-be-removed-from-old-bedroom

rubble-to-be-removed-from-old-bedroom

old-bedroom-cleared-of-rubble-and-window-removed

old-bedroom-cleared-of-rubble-and-window-removed

drilling-and-loosening-brick-work-in-new-doorway-before-inserting-2-new-lintels

drilling-and-loosening-brick-work-in-new-doorway-before-inserting-2-new-lintels

new-doorway-cut-into-old-bedroom-which-will-be-new-bathroom-picture-taken-from-utility-side

new-doorway-cut-into-old-bedroom-which-will-be-new-bathroom-picture-taken-from-utility-side

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Spot Marcus, our plumber, in a very tight spot, under the floor in the new bathroom

new-bathroom-pipework-for-shower

new-bathroom-pipework-for-shower

plasterboarding-new-bathroom-beam-boxed-in

plasterboarding-new-bathroom-beam-boxed-in

new-bathroom-wood-floor-laid-first

New family bathroom Old doorway from old bedroom to hall now plaster boarded over. Then new bathroom floor is laid. First a wooden flooring is laid and marked with a grid.

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some-floor-tiles-and-wall-tiles-laid-in-new-bathroom

progress-in-new-bathroom-shower-bords-up-bath-fitted-shower-fitted

progress-in-new-bathroom-shower-boards-up-bath-fitted-shower-fitted

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New Family Bathroom

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New Family bathroom – right hand side

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new-family-bathroom-picture-3