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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 163 – Friday 24th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 163 – Friday 24th February 2017 – phase 2

Windows arrived today.  Most of plaster boarding was finished.  Looking brilliant.

bathroom-window-with-obscure-glass

Bathroom window fitted with obscure glass

small-bedroom-window-installed

small-bedroom-window-installed

large-bedroom-window-installed

large-bedroom-window-installed

view-from-back-of-bedroom-to-front

view-from-back-of-bedroom-to-front 3 windows all just visible in this picture Dormer window boarded up till window is ready

progress-on-the-bedroom-ready-for-plasterers

progress-on-the-bedroom-ready-for-plasterers.   Dormer window on the right – the brown wood area

bedroom-dormer-boarded-up-till-window-is-ready

bedroom-dormer-boarded-up-till-window-is-ready. Pink plasterboard over the beam

bedroom-view-from-ensuite-pink-plasterboard-is-firelined-to-protect-beams

bedroom-view-from-ensuite-pink-plasterboard-is-firelined-to-protect-beams

study-area-plasterboarded

study-area-plaster boarded

ladders-to-bedroom

ladders-to-bedroom

Day 162 – Thursday 23rd February 2017 – phase 2

Day 162 – Thursday 23rd February 2017 – phase 2

fibre-glass-flat-roof-coat-number-2

Coat number 2 of fibre glass for flat roof

second-coat-on-flat-roof

second-coat-on-flat-roof

holes-in-newly-installed-ceiling-plasterboard-for-bedroom-lights-electrician-joe-ohara-ballen-electrical

holes-in-newly-installed-ceiling-plasterboard-for-bedroom-lights-electrician-Joe-O’Hara-Ballan-Electrical

pink-plasterboard-and-holes-for-sockets-in-new-ensuite-bathroom

pink-plasterboard-and-holes-for-sockets-in-new-ensuite-bathroom

plasterboarding-in-pink-around-the-steel-beam

plasterboarding-in-pink-around-the-steel-beam This is fire lined plasterboard used around the beams, one of the building regulations

view-across-what-will-be-the-top-of-the-stairs-cupboard-plug-socket-to-go-in-cupboard-partition-wall-will-also-be-installed-here

view-across-what-will-be-the-top-of-the-stairs-cupboard-plug-socket-to-go-in-cupboard-partition-wall-will-also-be-installed-here

wiring-for-a-plug-socket-in-new-cupboard-area-that-will-be-accessed-from-study-but-situated-over-the-open-stairwell-wiring-by-ballen-electrical

wiring-for-a-plug-socket-in-new-cupboard-area-that-will-be-accessed-from-study-but-situated-over-the-open-stairwell-wiring-by-Ballan-Electrical

wiring-for-plug-sockets-at-front-of-new-bedroom-inserted-through-newly-installed-plasterboard

wiring-for-plug-sockets-at-front-of-new-bedroom-inserted-through-newly-installed-plasterboard

wiring-for-plug-socketsin-new-bedroom

wiring-for-plug-sockets in-new-bedroom

Day 160 – Tuesday 21st February 2017 – phase 2

Day 160 – Tuesday 21st February 2017 – phase 2

view-of-house-porch-front-removed

View of house from the front – Porch removed

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed

Front porch door and panels removed

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed-pic2

front-porch-door-and-panels-removed-pic2

skip-with-the-contents-of-the-front-of-the-porch

skip-with-the-contents-of-the-front-of-the-porch

new-steel-beam-to-support-new-front-room-installed-over-the-porch-area

New steel beam installed over the front foundation wall to support the new front of house and to ensure there is no sinking

old-porch-new-steel-beam

old-porch with new-steel-beam in place

new-steel-beam-to-support-front-of-the-house-over-foundation-wall

new-steel-beam-to-support-front-of-the-house-over-foundation-wall

porch-from-above

porch-from-above

dormer-progress-so-far

dormer-progress-so-far

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation-pic-2

side-view-of-dormer-and-insulation-pic-2

waste-pipe-from-new-ensuite-bathroom

waste-pipe-from-new-ensuite-bathroom

study-with-plasterboard

study-with-plasterboard

radiator-pipes-for-new-radiator-under-large-window-in-upstairs-bedroom

radiator-pipes-for-new-radiator-under-large-window-in-upstairs-bedroom

plasterboard-delivery-for-new-upstairs

plasterboard-delivery-for-new-upstairs

plasterboard-inside-new-bedroom

plasterboard-inside-new-bedroom

Days 156-159 Wednesday 15th February Monday 20th February 2017

Days 156-159  Wednesday 15th February Monday 20th February 2017

Away for a few days in Edinburgh at a wedding so loads of progress on the build whilst we were in Scotland

 

dormer-from-side-and-felt-and-battening-on-roof

dormer-from-side-and-felt-and-battening-on-roof

Roofers have been in and working on both sides of the house

felt-battening-and-dormer

felt-battening-and-dormer

new-dormer-structure

new-dormer-structure

roof-tiled-on-the-right-side-of-house-and-around-the-velux

roof-tiled-on-the-right-side-of-house-and-around-the-velux

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall-viewed-from-the-right-side

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall-viewed-from-the-right-side

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall

scratch-coat-at-top-of-new-front-wall

scratch-coat-on-gable-end

scratch-coat-on-gable-end

view-of-scratch-coat-from-the-left-and-the-felt-and-battening

view-of-scratch-coat-from-the-left-and-the-felt-and-battening

pipes-for-radiator-in-bedroom-under-dormer-window

pipes-for-radiator-in-bedroom-under-dormer-window installed by Marcus Kelly our plumber

pipes-laid-by-plumber-around-new-eaves

pipes-laid-by-plumber-around-new-eaves

area-marked-for-new-walk-in-shower

area-marked-for-new-walk-in-shower

partition-wall-in-front-of-new-eaves-in-bathroom

partition-wall-in-front-of-new-eaves-in-bathroom

insulation-in-new-bathroom-around-window

insulation-in-new-bathroom-around-window

partition-wall-between-study-and-staircase-area

partition-wall-between-study-and-staircase-area

study-and-plasterboarding

study-and-plaster ensuiteboarding

view-of-large-window-in-new-bedroom-from-ensuite

view-of-large-window-in-new-bedroom-from-ensuite

view-of-dormer-from-inside

view-of-dormer-from-inside

bedroom-marked-out-to-establish-positions-of-light-switches-and-plug-sockets

bedroom-marked-out-to-establish-positions-of-light-switches-and-plug-sockets, wiring all in for lights, all installed by Joe O’Hara, Ballen Electrical

electrician-ballen-electrical-has-marked-up-reference-point-for-switches-to-be-transferred-when-plaster-board-is-put-into-place

electrician-ballen-electrical-has-marked-up-reference-point-for-switches-to-be-transferred-when-plaster-board-is-put-into-place

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

wet-room-roof-leaking-again

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

marcus-the-plumber-in-a-very-tight-spot-under-the-floor-in-the-new-bathroom

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.

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

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

new-family-bathroom-picture-2

New Family Bathroom

new-family-bathroom

New Family bathroom – right hand side

new-family-bathroom-picture-3

new-family-bathroom-picture-3

Day 90 – Thursday 10th November 2016

Day 90 – Thursday 10th November 2016

blanket-insulation-in-sloping-roof-covered-by-plasterboard

blanket-insulation-in-sloping-roof-covered-by-plasterboard

close-up-of-blanket-insulation-above-patio-doors

close-up-of-blanket-insulation-above-patio-doors

view-through-new-kitchen-patio-windows-up-the-hillside-lovely-autumnal-day

view-through-new-kitchen-patio-windows-up-the-hillside-lovely-autumnal-day