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Days 118, 119 and 120 – 14th, 15th, 16th December 2016

Days 118, 119 and 120 – 14th, 15th, 16th December 2016

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.

grid-pattern-marked-out-on-wood-flooring

grid-pattern-marked-out-on-wood-flooring

new-bathroom-wood-screwed-down-in-a-grid-pattern-to-ensure-tiles-will-be-laid-on-a-solid-base

new-bathroom-wood-screwed-down-in-a-grid-pattern-to-ensure-tiles-will-be-laid-on-a-solid-base

new-bath-in-place

New bath in place

close-up-of-tiles-in-new-bathroom

close-up-of-tiles-in-new-bathroom

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

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

walkway-up-between-garage-and-new-kitchen-slabs-have-been-jointed-filled-between-each-slab

walkway-up-between-garage-and-new-kitchen-slabs-have-been-jointed-filled-between-each-slab

view-from-main-patio-of-new-patio

view-from-main-patio-of-new-patio

slabs-laid-on-steps-not-cemented-between-slabs-yet

slabs-laid-on-steps-not-cemented-between-slabs-yet

patio-behind-house-now-all-finished-cement-between-slabs-jointing

patio-behind-house-now-all-finished-cement-between-slabs-jointing

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

Day 99 – Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Day 99 – Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Amazing pictures of our plasterers on stilts!!!

a-lot-of-workmen-this-morning-builder-2-plasterers-and-guy-to-do-fibre-glass-roof-repair

a-lot-of-workmen-this-morning-builder-2-plasterers-and-guy-to-do-fibre-glass-roof-repair

Quite funny really, had  a Viv, a Matt, and a Tom working here today! All names of family members!

plasterers-on-stilts-skimming-the-very-high-ceiling-this-was-amazing

plasterers-on-stilts-skimming-the-very-high-ceiling-this-was-amazing

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts-3

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts-3

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts-2

plasterers-at-work-on-stilts-2

base-for-steps-laid

base-for-steps-laid

bottoming-for-patio-slabs-to-be-laid-on

bottoming-for-patio-slabs-to-be-laid-on

 

Day 96 – Friday 18th November 2016

Day 96 – Friday 18th November 2016

Wall beside patio – preparation and rebuild of existing wall.  Also plastering progress in new bathroom and kitchen.

bathroom-plastering

bathroom-plastering

bathroom-plastering-2

bathroom-plastering-2

sloping-ceiling-to-new-kitchen

sloping-ceiling-to-new-kitchen

plaster-around-ceiling-in-new-kitchen

plaster-around-ceiling-in-new-kitchen

wall

Rebuild of old wall in front of patio

wall-3

Old wall merges into new

wall-2

Five steps are to be constructed here up to patio

 

Day 52 – Tuesday 20th September 2016

Day 52 – Tuesday 20th September 2016

Work to utility room, new bathroom, and brickwork

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-lintels-in-over-new-doorway-and-window-out-of-old-bedroom

new-lintels-in-over-new-doorway-and-window-out-of-old-bedroom

two-new-lintels-over-new-doorway

two-new-lintels-over-new-doorway Between old bedroom and utility room

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

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

old-bedroom-window-removed

old-bedroom-window-removed

new-bathroom-old-bedroom-with-gap-for-flat-roof-light-bubble

new-bathroom-old-bedroom-with-gap-for-flat-roof-light-bubble

position-of-new-polycarbonate-dome-for-light-for-new-bathroom

position-of-new-polycarbonate-dome-for-light-for-new-bathroom

lead-inserted-into-roof-this-will-go-over-fibre-glass-board-double-wall-here-completed-between-rafters

lead-inserted-into-roof-this-will-go-over-fibre-glass-board-double-wall-here-completed-between-rafters

lead-inserted-into-roof-and-wall-finished

lead-inserted-into-roof-and-wall-finished

sloping-roof-created-to-accomodate-enough-head-height-when-going-down-steps-from-new-kitchen-to-utility

sloping-roof-created-to-accomodate-enough-head-height-when-going-down-steps-from-new-kitchen-to-utility

sloping-roof-from-above-outside-view

sloping-roof-from-above-outside-view

view-from-new-kitchen-area-through-to-back-door-position-and-garage

view-from-new-kitchen-area-through-to-back-door-position-and-garage

Day 51 – Monday 19th September 2016

Day 51 – Monday 19th September 2016

Work in and around Utility Room continues

rain-overnight-leaking-into-utility-room

rain-overnight-leaking-into-utility-room

rubble-and-plaster-board-from-utility-wall-also-see-vertical-cuts-in-wall-which-will-be-the-door-opening-into-the-new-bathroom

rubble-and-plaster-board-from-utility-wall-also-see-vertical-cuts-in-wall-which-will-be-the-door-opening-into-the-new-bathroom

close-up-of-grooves-cut-for-door-to-new-bathroom

close-up-of-grooves-cut-for-door-to-new-bathroom

everything-covered-to-protect-from-very-fine-red-brick-dust-after-cutting-grooves-for-new-doorway-in-utility-room-2

everything-covered-to-protect-from-very-fine-red-brick-dust-after-cutting-grooves-for-new-doorway-in-utility-room-2

dust-masks-essential

dust-masks-essential

new-brickwork-around-timbers-in-utility-room

new-brickwork-around-timbers-in-utility-room

close-up-of-new-sloping-beams-to-accomodate-head-height-for-steps-which-have-yet-to-be-built-to-reach-new-level-of-kitchen

close-up-of-new-sloping-beams-to-accomodate-head-height-for-steps-which-have-yet-to-be-built-to-reach-new-level-of-kitchen

Day 48 – Friday 16th September 2016

Day 48 – Friday 16th September 2016

New beams joining old building to new extension, supports for roof

area-which-will-be-walk-way-into-new-kitchen-from-back-door-beside-old-bedroom-note-large-difference-in-floor-height-steps-will-be-needed

area-which-will-be-walk-way-into-new-kitchen-from-back-door-beside-old-bedroom-note-large-difference-in-floor-height-steps-will-be-needed

view-from-ladders-over-window-into-old-small-bedroom-with-ceiling-removed

view-from-ladders-over-window-into-old-small-bedroom-with-ceiling-removed

view-of-new-beams-now-in-place-for-new-roof-over-old-small-bedroom-soon-to-be-family-bathroom

view-of-new-beams-now-in-place-for-new-roof-over-old-small-bedroom-soon-to-be-family-bathroom

tiles-on-scaffolding

tiles-on-scaffolding