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Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March 2017 – phase 2

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March 2017 – phase 2

Busy weekend.  Scaffolding is due for removal shortly.  Therefore it was an opportunity that we couldn’t miss to give the new render 2 coats of paint.  We used Sandtex Masonry Paint.

Painting the new render, first coat

Painting the new render, first coat

First coat of masonery paint on new rendering

First coat of masonry paint on new rendering

All painted - will be able to paint from here downwards when the scaffolding is removed

All painted – will be able to paint from here downwards when the scaffolding is removed

Bathroom and bedroom windows

Bathroom and bedroom windows

Gable painted

Gable painted

two coats of paint

two coats of paint

View of painted newly rendered walls along the top of the scaffolding

View of painted newly rendered walls along the top of the scaffolding

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!

Day 173 – Thursday 9th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 173 – Thursday 9th March 2017 – phase 2

Downstairs sun lounge back wall plastered

Downstairs sun lounge back wall plastered

New sun lounge another wall skimmed with plaster

New sun lounge another wall skimmed with plaster

More plastered wall in new sun lounge

More plastered walls in new sun lounge

Plastering around the top of the staircase position

Plastering around the top of the staircase position

Plastering now completed around the dormer window

Plastering now completed around the dormer window

Work on dormer felt and batten at sides

Work on dormer –  membrane and batten has been fixed on at the sides

painting of upstairs bedroom continuing

painting of upstairs bedroom continuing

View from back of bedroom to front, not all painted yet, some areas with only first coat

View from back of bedroom to front, not all painted yet, some areas with only first coat

Side of dormer window, felt and batten on sides

Side of dormer window, membrane and batten on sides

Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Spring - lovely day

Spring seems to have arrived – a beautiful day at Springdale

Through the Magnolia tree

Through the Magnolia tree

furry bud on the Magnolia tree

Furry buds on the Magnolia Tree

Ballan Electrical

Joe O’Hara from Ballan Electrical and Steve Williams, our builder

Wallpaper stripped off, walls plastered, ready for another coat, old red paint showing from a previous owner of Springdale

Wallpaper stripped off, walls filled with plaster ready for another coat, old red paint showing through from a previous owner of Springdale

Rough plaster to fill in gaps where old wall between poch and hall was taken down, red paint under old wallpaper

Rough plastering to fill the gaps where the old wall was situated between the porch and the hall. Red paint showing through under the old wallpaper

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

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View from old porch through new sun lounge areas have been plaster filled in readiness for skim coat. Old wallpaper and picture rail removed

Ladders the only access to upstairs - wall plastered,

Ladders still the only access to upstairs – wall plastered

Ceiling for new sun lounge with plaster board. Joe O'Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for new lights, wires are in place for lighting

Ceiling for the new sun lounge at plasterboard stage. Joe O’Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for the new lights which he wired on his last visit.

Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

The front of the new sun lounge. Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Access to upstairs

Access to upstairs

First new light upstairs, fitted but not connected. It is one of 9 lights for the new bedroom

First new lights upstairs, fitted but not yet able to switch on. It is one of 9 lights for the bedroom

new socket by small window in bedroom

New socket by small window in bedroom  -Up and running!

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

light in study, but no light yet!

light in study, but no light yet!

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

Weekend – 25th and 26th February 2017

Weekend – 25th and 26th February 2017

cooker-hood-now-complete-tony-helped-paul-over-the-weekend-just-the-wall-tiles-to-go-on-now-skirting-board-to-paint-and-window-sills-to-fit

Cooker hood now complete. Tony helped Paul over the weekend. Just the tiles to go on now and the skirting board to paint plus window-sills-to-fit

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-2

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-2

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-3

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-3

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-4

fridge-on-the-move-from-old-kitchen-to-new-pic-4

fridge-freezer-final-place-moved-from-old-kitchen

fridge-freezer-final-place-moved-from-old-kitchen

mini-cooker-now-in-position-also-microwave-positioned-for-now-not-set-in-stone-yet-till-properly-in-use

mini-cooker-now-in-position-also-microwave-positioned-for-now-not-set-in-stone-yet-till-properly-in-use

view-of-cooker-mini-oven-and-microwave

view-of-cooker-mini-oven-and-microwave

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area-pic-2

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area-pic-2

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area

planning-bedroom-wardrobe-area

Day 105 – Tuesday 29th November 2016

Day 105 – Tuesday 29th November 2016

Temperatures below zero today, -5C.  No work on the wall, steps or slabs. Tap outside frozen. New little bedroom painted with first coat of paint over  newly plastered walls.

base-for-new-step-beside-kitchen-window-no-work-on-it-today-due-to-temps-below-zero-5-c-this-morning

base-for-new-step-beside-kitchen-window-no-work-on-it-today-due-to-temps-below-zero-5-c-this-morning

new-small-bedroom-with-first-coat-of-paint

new-small-bedroom-with-first-coat-of-paint