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Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Preparing for Carpets

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Preparing for Carpets

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 2

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 2

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 3 showing staircase

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 3 showing staircase, now stained and varnished

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 4 view to old kitchen

Sun lounge ready for carpet laying picture 4 view to old kitchen

New upstairs bedroom ready for carpet laying

New upstairs bedroom ready for carpet laying

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet - view through to ensuite

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet – view through to ensuite

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet

Upstairs bedroom ready for carpet – view through to top of stairs and study

bedroom ready for carpet

Downstairs bedroom ready for carpet

bedroom ready for carpet pic 2

bedroom ready for carpet pic 2

Messy in the other rooms

Downstairs front bedroom emptied for carpet laying

Downstairs front bedroom emptied into here for carpet laying to take place

Sitting room with bedroom stuff for carpet laying

Sitting room with bedroom stuff in here so carpet laying can take place

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Day 196 – Thursday 4th May 2017 – LAST DAY of work on phase 2

Day 196 – Thursday 4th May 2017  – LAST DAY of work on phase 2

Workmen finished today on Springdale after 196 days of men on site.  Work has been on going since June 26th 2016.  Plumber – Marcus Kelly and his mate Josh completed their work on the upstairs bathroom and radiators in the sunroom, bedroom and study.  Their work looks first class.  Springdale is now a totally different place to the house we bought over 2 years ago.

Internal work is still to be completed, but this will be on going for some time.

Pictures of the upstairs bathroom work can be seen below.

View of shower area and towel radiator

View of shower area and towel radiator

Bathroom all finished

Upstairs Bathroom all finished

view to bathroom window

view to bathroom window

New toilet and wash basin

New toilet and wash basin

View of shower, reflection of window in showerboard

View of shower, reflection of window in showerboard

Radiator towel rail in new upstairs bathroom

Radiator towel rail in new upstairs bathroom

Bathroom all finished - view of new shower, showerboards and screen

Bathroom all finished – view of new shower, showerboards and screen

Weekend work – Saturday 1st April and Sunday 2nd April 2017

Weekend work – Saturday 1st April and Sunday 2nd April 2017

painting above front patio doors now complete

Painting above front patio doors now complete

doors on cupboard in the study have had another coat, one more coat of the eggshell paint to go

Doors on cupboard in the study have had another coat of paint, one more coat of the eggshell paint to go on the inner panel

door into new family bathroom now varnished on both sides

Door into new family bathroom now varnished on both sides

door into new family bathroom now varnished

Door into new family bathroom now varnished, this is the outside off the Utility Room

old kitchen door now varnished

Old kitchen door now varnished, both sides, this leads into the new Sun Room.

Day 185 – Monday 27th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 185 – Monday 27th March 2017 – phase 2

Springdale nearly finished still with scaffolding

Springdale nearly finished still with scaffolding. View from the back of the house.

Bedroom door now with architrave

Bedroom door now with architrave, also bathroom door both side complete

Cupboard handles on cupboard in study now finished

Cupboard handles on cupboard in study now finished

 

Looking down the new staircase - new handrail up and fitted on the right pic 2

Looking down the new staircase – new handrail up and fitted on the right – pic 2

Looking down the new staircase - new handrail up and fitted on the right

Looking down the new staircase – new handrail up and fitted on the right

Stair rail now with spindles all stained and treated, the rest to complete after work is complete upstairs

Stair rail now with spindles all stained and treated, the rest to complete after work is complete upstairs

New staircase with the stained and treated spindles now fitted

New staircase with the stained and treated spindles now fitted

left gable and new gutterings and downpipes

left gable and new gutterings and downpipes

Old guttering now removed as an extra to the original work - old guttering was full of holes and broken in places

Old guttering now removed as an extra to the original work – old guttering was full of holes and broken in places

Old guttering removed

Old guttering removed

Vents complete under dormer roof

Vents complete under dormer roof

Dormer with vents below guttering just visible

Dormer with vents below guttering just visible

Fuse boxes now all labelled up by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Fuse boxes now all labelled up by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Old alarm wires removed, fuse switch removed and general tidy up of all wiring in utility room

Old alarm wires removed, fuse switch removed and general tidy up of all wiring in utility room

Sockets relocated in the utility room, fuse switch removed from above by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Sockets relocated in the utility room, fuse switch removed from above by Joe, Ballan Electrical

Smoke alarm changed so will not be set off by cooking, just smoke

Smoke alarm changed so will not be set off by cooking, just smoke

Old light which had been removed on a previous occasion by Joe now replaced with smaller light to match the rest of the sun room, also on the same circuit

Old light which had been removed on a previous occasion by Joe now replaced with smaller light to match the rest of the sun room, also on the same circuit

new smaller light in archway connected to the lights in the sunroom

new smaller light in archway connected to the lights in the sunroom

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete pic 2

Skirting boards around bedroom now complete pic 2

Day 184 – Friday 24th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 184 – Friday 24th March 2017 – phase 2

Into the final stages now as the outside is nearly finished with just vents and guttering to be completed.  Inside the staircase will be finished next week and some new doors, which are extras to the build, will be fitted.  Today 3 bat boxes were fixed into position as required by our bat licence.

Bat box 2

Bat box 2, a small slit at the bottom allows a bat to enter

Bat box 1 - shadowed by scaffolding

Bat box 1 – shadowed by scaffolding

Bat box 3 painted white to blend in with the house

Bat box 3 painted white to blend in with the house

Looking down into sun room from scaffolding

Looking down into sun room from scaffolding

New guttering and down pipes from flat roof

New guttering and down pipes from flat roof

New guttering and down pipes pic 2

New guttering and down pipes pic 2

New guttering up around the dormer window

New guttering up around the dormer window

Bathroom door now with handles fitted

Bathroom door now with handles fitted

Inside the new wardrobes - hanging rails and small shelf - perfect, thanks Steve and Luke

Inside the new wardrobes – hanging rails and small shelf – perfect! thanks Steve and Luke

Wardrobe under the sloping roof adapted to fit

Wardrobe under the sloping roof adapted to fit

Wardrobe with longer hanging space for longer clothes

Wardrobe with longer hanging space for longer clothes

Wardrobe with panelling showing on sides and fronts - looks so smart

Wardrobe with panelling showing on sides and front – looks so smart

Wardrobe, one door open

Wardrobe, one door open

 

Cupboard in the study over the stairs - now with fitted doors

Cupboard in the study over the stairs – now with fitted doors

Day 183 – Thursday 23rd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 183 – Thursday 23rd March 2017 – phase 2

New outside sensor lights for Springdale, wired and installed by Joe - Ballan Electrical

New outside sensor lights for Springdale, wired and installed by Joe – Ballan Electrical

Outside Light at Springdale

Outside Light at Springdale

Second front outside light at Springdale

Second front outside light at Springdale

New sun lounge - we now have light, thanks to Joe, Ballan Electrical

New sun lounge – we now have light, thanks to Joe, Ballan Electrical

Staircase out of bounds tonight whilst extra supports are setting

Staircase out of bounds tonight whilst extra supports are setting

Staircase - looking down, treads all covered with card to protect them till work is finished pic 2

Staircase – looking down, treads all covered with card to protect them till work is finished pic 2 Supports have now set

Cupboards built into sloping roof

Cupboards built into sloping roof, now with handles

Handles for newly built fitted wardrobes and cupboards

Handles for newly built fitted wardrobes and cupboards Close up picture

View of new wardrobes from dormer side of bedroom, corner not yet complete

View of new wardrobes from dormer side of bedroom, corner not yet complete

Door to new bedroom with handles

Door to new bedroom with handles

Door to new ensuite bathroom, no handles yet

Door to new ensuite bathroom, no handles yet

Door to study with corner piece cut out - this has been from a safety point of view.

Door to study with corner piece cut out – this has been from a safety point of view. The door is safest opening into the room. Opening onto a small landing means stepping backwards which could result in a fall down the stairs

Door to study, corner cut off to fit inside sloping roof

Door to study, corner cut off to fit inside sloping roof

Day 180 – Monday 20th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 180 – Monday 20th March 2017 – phase 2

It's sunny in the new sun lounge!

It’s sunny in the new sun lounge!

Royston has been cementing in the gable ends

Royston the roofer has been cementing in the gable ends

Cementing of the roof tiles at the gable end

Cementing of the roof tiles at the gable end

Parts of the roof still to be completed

Parts of the roof still to be completed

View from the top of the house over the back roofs

View from the top of the house over the back roofs

View over the flat roof of the utility and progress of the retiling

View over the flat roof of the utility and progress of the retiling

View over the right side of the roof and velux from the top flat roof

View over the right side of the roof and velux from the top flat roof

Top of the house, over the new bedroom

Top of the house, over the new bedroom

Wills in the new Sun Room

Wills in the new Sun Room

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study pic 2

Skirting boards going in, round bedroom and study pic 2