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11th and 12th March – Weekend Work

11th and 12th March – Weekend Work

Tiles above cooker before being grouted

Tiles above cooker before being grouted

Tiles after the grouting in kitchen

Tiles after the grouting in kitchen

Tiling and grouting all completed, thanks Tony!

Tiling and grouting all completed, thanks Tony!

Preparing to paint new sun lounge

Preparing to paint new sun lounge

Kitchen ready to use

Kitchen ready to use

Kitchen finished! Just need to fill cupboards now!

Kitchen finished! Just need to fill cupboards now!

Island unit for all our baking needs!

Island unit for all our baking needs!

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 147 – Thursday 2nd February 2017 – phase 2

Day 147 – Thursday 2nd February 2017 – phase 2

new-flat-roof-under-construction-and-view-into-what-will-be-master-bedroom

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

view-over-newly-created-flat-roof

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

new-roof-beams-on-left-side-of-house-going-into-position-pic-2

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

bathroom-window-to-be-slightly-altered-as-roof-beams-clip-edge-of-window

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

bathroom-window-to-be-slightly-altered-as-roof-beams-clip-edge-of-window-pic-2

Bathroom window pic 2

right-side-of-house

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

view-through-new-bathroom-window

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

view-into-bedroom-area-from-right

View into bedroom from the right

view-through-left-window-int-the-newly-created-bedroom-space

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 145 – Tuesday 31st January 2017 – phase 2

Day 145 – Tuesday 31st January 2017 – phase 2

Roof tiles all stripped off today under supervision from bat licensed ecologist. Balcony window taken out and flat roof taken off.  From phase 1, worktop for new kitchen which had been measured and cut to size has now been fitted.

newly-fitted-worktop-for-kitchen-and-island-unit

newly-fitted-worktop-for-kitchen-and-island-unit

new-worktop-fitted

New worktop fitted – a transformation

balcony-window-now-removed-view-through-to-new-bedroom-floor

balcony-window-now-removed-view-through-to-new-bedroom-floor and through to hall below

left-side-of-house-tiles-stripped-under-supervision-of-a-bat-licensed-ecologist

left-side-of-house-tiles-stripped-under-supervision-of-a-bat-licensed-ecologist

left-and-front-stripped-of-tiles

left-and-front-stripped-of-tiles

right-side-of-house-tiles-all-stripped-off

right-side-of-house-tiles-all-stripped-off

view-of-stripped-roof-from-left

view-of-stripped-roof-from-left

view-into-house-over-old-porch

view-into-house-over-old-porch

view-of-what-will-be-new-bedroom-floor

view-of-what-will-be-new-bedroom-floor

view-through-gap-that-will-be-middle-window-in-the-bedroom

view-through-gap-that-will-be-middle-window-in-the-bedroom

view-through-gap-which-will-be-new-ensuite-bathroom-window

view-through-gap-which-will-be-new-ensuite-bathroom-window

top-of-roof-now-to-compare-later-when-new-roof-is-on

top-of-roof-now-to-compare-later-when-new-roof-is-on

view-from-front-through-to-house-from-scaffolding-of-the-inside-where-the-old-balcony-has-been-removed

view-from-front-through-to-house-from-scaffolding-of-the-inside-where-the-old-balcony-has-been-removed

gap-from-below-seen-in-previous-pictures-as-light-shining-through-from-house

gap-from-below-seen-in-previous-pictures-as-light-shining-through-from-house

tiles-all-stacked-to-be-reused-for-new-roof

tiles-all-stacked-to-be-reused-for-new-roof

tiles-all-stacked-to-be-reused-for-new-roof-down-side-of-scaffolding

tiles-all-stacked-to-be-reused-for-new-roof-down-side-of-scaffolding

Day 138 – Monday 23rd January 2017 phase 2

Day 138 – Monday 23rd January 2017 – phase 2

Chimney removal

underside-of-chimney-supported-to-stop-debris-entering-the-old-kitchen

To Begin the underside of the chimney Is supported to stop debris entering the old kitchen

beginning-of-chimney-removal

Chimney

chimney-removed

No Chimney

chimney-removed-from-scaffolding

chimney-removed-view from-scaffolding

chimney-removed-from-scaffolding-pic-2

chimney-removed-view from-scaffolding-pic-2

chimney-removed-from-scaffolding-pic-3

chimney-removed-view from top of scaffolding-pic-3

daylight-from-the-hall-where-the-chimney-was

daylight-from-the-hall-where-the-chimney-was

from-inside-where-the-chimney-was-creating-an-even-larger-area

Area where chimney was, creating more space for upstairs bedroom and a dormer window

old-position-of-chimney

old-position-of-chimney

view-to-front-beams-to-come-out

This area to be removed after big steels go in later in the week

into-the-new-bedroom

into-the-new-bedroom. Staircase will be fitted here