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Day 170 – Monday 6th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 170 – Monday 6th March 2017 – phase 2

Wooden beam framework in old porch area to create a new floor which will be level with the old hall dining room.

Wooden beam framework in old porch area to create a new floor which will be level with the old hall dining room.

wallpaper still to be stripped off on this side of new sun lounge

wallpaper still to be stripped off on this side of new sun lounge

View towards the old porch, this room will be the new sun lounge, old red paint from years gone by

View towards the old porch, this room will be the new sun lounge, old red paint from years gone by

Old hallway now being stripped of old wallpaper and walls being levelled for plaster skimming

Old hallway now being stripped of old wallpaper and walls being levelled for plaster skimming. Lighter shade of plaster shows where a door has been at some time in the past

New framework to raise up floor in the old porch

New framework to raise up floor in the old porch

plastering in the new study - wires visible from Joe's electrical work for plug socket and Pipes for radiators that Marcus is fitting

plastering in the new study – wires visible from Joe’s electrical work for plug socket and Pipes for radiators that Marcus is fitting

plastering in the new study pic 2

plastering in the new study pic 2

plastering in the new study around the velux window

plastering in the new study around the velux window

plastering in the new study around the newly created cupboard

plastering in the new study around the newly created cupboard

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 167 – Thursday 2nd March 2017 – phase 2

Day 167 – Thursday 2nd March 2017 – phase 2

old-hallway-wall-now-demolished-boarded-up-at-the-front

Old hallway wall now demolished extending the size of the new sun lounge. Boarded up whilst work continues inside.

old-hallway-wall-now-demolished

Old hallway wall now demolished

view-from-old-porch-to-back-of-old-hallway

View from the old porch inwards. The floor will be built up to match the height of the existing floor.

access-to-upstairs-is-still-via-a-ladder

Access to the new upstairs is still via a ladder.

bedroom-and-the-progress-with-the-plastering

The new bedroom and progress with the plastering. Boarded up dormer on the left.

view-of-plastering-drying-out-at-the-front-of-the-bedroom

View of the plastering drying out at the front of the bedroom

ensuite-bathroom-lastering-so-far-and-toilet-pipe-now-boarded-in-to-create-shelf-area-at-the-back-this-also-has-ensured-that-toilet-is-away-from-the-sloping-roof-overhead

This will be the ensuite bathroom. The toilet waste pipe has now been blocked in to bring the position of the toilet forward away from the sloping roof. A shelf has been created at the back.

creation-of-toilet-area-away-from-the-sloping-roof

Creation of shelf and boxing in of the toilet to bring the position of the toilet further forward and away from the sloping roof.

new-cupboard-over-the-stairs-framework-now-in

New cupboard framework has been built over the stairs. this will be accessed from the study.

Day 166 -Wednesday 1st March 2017 – phase 2

Day 166 -Wednesday 1st March 2017 – phase 2

view-of-springdale-progress-so-far-boarded-up-porch-ready-for-demolition-of-the-inside-wall

View of Springdale from the front with boarded up old porch now ready for demolition of wall inside

springdale-on-the-first-of-march-2017

Springdale-on-the-first-of-March-2017

old-porch-wall-inside-ready-for-demolition

old-porch-wall-inside-ready-for-demolition

old-radiators-from-hallway

old-radiators-from-hallway

old-porch-boarded-up

old-porch-boarded-up inside

front-of-house-boarded-up-ready-for-demolition-of-wall-inside

front-of-house-boarded-up-ready-for-demolition-of-wall-inside                              View from the outside

 

looking-down-from-scaffolding-to-boarded-up-front

looking-down-from-scaffolding-to-boarded-up-front

dormer-lead-around-window

dormer-lead-around-window

dormer-sides-lined-with-lead

dormer-sides-lined-with-lead

rendering-applied-today-as-seen-throught-the-scaffolding

rendering-applied-today-as-seen-throught-the-scaffolding

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-looks-perfect

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-looks-perfect

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-pic-3

rendering-as-seen-from-second-level-of-the-scaffolding-pic-3

rendering-pic-4

rendering-pic-4

view-of-bedroom-and-dormer-more-plastering-completed-today

view-of-bedroom-and-dormer-more-plastering-completed-today

view-of-2-bedrrom-windows-and-new-plastering

view-of-2-bedroom-windows-and-new-plastering

wall-channelled-out-for-plug-sockets

wall-channelled-out-for-plug-sockets

entrance-to-study

entrance-to-study

waste-pipe-connected-to-downpipe-which-has-been-connected-to-the-house-drains

new waste-pipe-installed and connected-to-new downpipe-which-has-been-connected-to-the-house-drains

waste-downpipe-connected-to-vent-with-birds-nest-top

waste-downpipe-connected-to-vent-with-birds-nest-top

shower-waste-and-wash-hand-basin-waste-water-pipe-in-white-connected-to-the-waste-pipe-under-the-guttering

shower-waste-and-wash-hand-basin-waste-water-pipe-in-white-connected-to-the-waste-pipe-under-the-guttering

waste-pipe-from-new-upstairs-toilet-not-yet-put-in

waste pipe from new upstairs toilet as yet not installed

white-waste-pipe-coming-from-right-to-left-join-waste-pipe-from-shower-and-then-flows-through-to-main-waste-pipe-outside

white-waste-pipe-coming-from-right-to-left-join-waste-pipe-from-shower-and-then-flows-through-to-main-waste-pipe-outside

plumbing-pipes-under-old-ceiling-in-the-old-porch-middle-pipe-is-cold-water-supply-to-upstairs-toilet-right-beam-hot-and-cold-supply-of-water-to-the-wash-basin-short-pipe-radiator-pipe-to-bedr

Plumbing pipes under old ceiling of the old porch. Middle pipe is the cold water supply to the upstairs toilet. Right of the beam is the hot and cold supply of water to the wash basin. Short pipe is the radiator pipe to the bedroom.

Day 165 – Tuesday 28th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 165 – Tuesday 28th February 2017 – phase 2

old-front-and-porch-at-the-beginning-of-tuesday-28th-february-steel-beam-in-place

old-front-and-porch-at-the-beginning-of-tuesday-28th-february-steel-beam-in-place

old-front-and-porch-at-the-end-of-tuesday-28th-february-scratch-coat-applied-over-beam

old-front-and-porch-at-the-end-of-tuesday-28th-february-scratch-coat-applied-over-beam

dormer-from-the-outside-progress-so-far

dormer-from-the-outside-progress-so-far

doorway-with-frame-in-place-skimmed-with-plaster

bedroom doorway-with-frame-in-place-skimmed-with-plaster

plastering-continues-upstairs-in-the-new-bedroom-view-over-to-staircase-through-lefthand-doorway-and-to-ensuite-through-right-hand-doorway

plastering-continues-upstairs-in-the-new-bedroom-view-over-to-staircase-through-left hand-doorway-and-to-ensuite-through-right-hand-doorway

view-across-to-dormer-side-of-bedroom-and-plastering-on-this-side-of-bedroom-and-around-beam

view-across-to-dormer-side-of-bedroom-and-plastering-on-this-side-of-bedroom-and-around-beam

top-and-bottom-of-small-window-upstairs-skimmed-with-plaster

top-and-bottom-of-small-window-upstairs-skimmed-with-plaster

window-sill-and-around-windows-skimmed-with-plaster

window-sill-and-around-windows-skimmed-with-plaster

view-through-to-old-hall-from-new-upstairs-study-this-is-where-a-new-cupboard-will-be-built-over-the-new-staircase

view-through-to-old-hall-from-new-upstairs-study-this-is-where-a-new-cupboard-will-be-built-over-the-new-staircase

view-from-scaffolding-of-windows-which-have-now-been-prepared-for-rendering

view-from-scaffolding-of-windows-which-have-now-been-prepared-for-rendering

upstairs-bedroom-windows-being-prepared-for-rendering-mesh-installed-around-sides

upstairs-bedroom-windows-being-prepared-for-rendering-mesh-installed-around-sides

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-at-the-side

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-at-the-side

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite

toilet-waste-pipe-in-place-in-ensuite

toilet-waste-pipe-now-in-position-through-the-back-of-the-eaves-to-the-outside

toilet-waste-pipe-now-in-position-through-the-back-of-the-eaves-to-the-outside

waste-pipe-from-toilet-just-visible-coming-to-the-outside-of-the-house

waste-pipe-from-toilet-just-visible-coming-to-the-outside-of-the-house

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ceiling-at-the-edge-of-the-old-hall

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ceiling-at-the-edge-of-the-old-hall. A white pipe which joins up with the waste water from the shower. This will join the outside waste pipe outside the house on the side

waste-water-pipe-for-shower

waste-water-pipe-for-shower

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-holes-behind

waste-pipe-for-wash-hand-basin-in-ensuite-with-water-supply-pipe-holes-behind

waste-water-pipe-for-wash-basin

waste-water-pipe-for-wash-basin

waste-water-pipe-to-outside-from-shower-to-be-joined-to-main-waste-pipe

waste-water-pipe-to-outside-from-shower-to-be-joined-to-main-waste-pipe

pipes-for-hot-and-cold-water-going-through-into-old-porch-ceiling-and-up-to-the-new-upstairs

pipes-for-hot-and-cold-water-going-through-into-old-porch-ceiling-and-up-to-the-new-upstairs

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-to-upstairs-in-ceiling-of-old-hall-thinner-pipes-are-radiator-pipes

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-to-upstairs-in-ceiling-of-old-hall-thinner-pipes-are-radiator-pipes

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-and-radiator-pipes-for-upstairs

hot-and-cold-water-pipes-and-radiator-pipes-for-upstairs

plasterboarding-at-the-side-of-the-dormer

plaster boarding-at-the-side-of-the-dormer

Day 164 – Monday 27th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 164 – Monday 27th February 2017 – phase 2

4-vans-means-a-lot-of-teas-and-coffees

Four vans on the drive – this means a lot of teas and coffees to be made

Roofer, Royston, has been doing the flat roof sections

another-coat-of-fibre-glass-applied-over-flat-roof

another-coat-of-fibre-glass-applied-over-flat-roof

fibre-glass-roof

fibre-glass-roof

flat-roof-over-the-dormer

flat-roof-over-the-dormer lead area can be seen below

dormer-window-boarded-up-and-flat-roof-has-had-fibre-glass-applied

dormer-window-boarded-up-and-flat-roof-has-had-fibre-glass-applied

Michael the plasterer to begin skimming walls etc.

beginning-of-plastering-in-the-study-sealing-joints

beginning-of-plastering-in-the-study-sealing-joints

plasterer-beginning-to-seal-joints-between-plasterboard-before-skimming

plasterer-beginning-to-seal-joints-between-plasterboard-before-skimming

plastering-of-bedroom-ceiling

plastering-of-bedroom-ceiling

plastering-on-the-new-bedroom-ceiling-half-the-room-has-been-completed-today

plastering-on-the-new-bedroom-ceiling-half-the-room-has-been-completed-today

ceiling-pipework-in-new-front-room-old-hall-in-the-ceiling-for-water-and-radiators

ceiling-pipework-in-new-front-room-old-hall-in-the-ceiling-for-water-and-radiators. Work done by Marcus Kelly and his assistant Josh

pipework-for-radiators-and-hot-and-cold-water-for-upstairs-fitted-today-by-marcus-kelly-plumber

pipework-for-radiators-and-hot-and-cold-water-for-upstairs-fitted-today-by-marcus-kelly-plumber

pipework-in-the-old-porch-roof-space-for-hot-old-water-and-radiators

pipework-in-the-old-porch-roof-space-for-hot and cold-water-and-radiators

extractor-fan-installed-in-new-bathroom

extractor-fan-installed-in-new-bathroom

joe-ohara-electrician-ballen-electrical

Joe O’Hara, electrician, Ballan Electrical, wiring for light switches, sockets, in the old hallway which is becoming the sun lounge

channel-in-the-wall-in-the-new-front-room-for-wiring-to-turn-on-main-lights

channel-in-the-wall-in-the-new-front-room-for-wiring-to-turn-on-main-lights

channel-for-electrics-to-light-switch-which-will-be-by-the-staircase

channel-for-electrics-to-light-switch-which-will-be-by-the-staircase

wiring-installed-for-outside-light

wiring-installed-for-outside-light

wiring-for-right-hand-outside-light

wiring-for-right-hand-outside-light

wiring-for-outside-light-and-porch-light

wiring-for-outside-light

rockwool-filling-cavities-in-the-new-ensuite-bathroom

rockwool-filling-cavities-in-the-new-ensuite-bathroom

upstairs-windows-as-viewed-from-level-2-of-the-scaffolding

upstairs-windows-as-viewed-from-level-2-of-the-scaffolding

progress-at-the-top-of-the-staircase

progress-at-the-top-of-the-staircase

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 152 – Thursday 9th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 152 – Thursday 9th February 2017 – phase 2

the-initial-construction-of-the-dormer-in-the-left-side-of-the-new-bedroom-upstairs

the-initial-construction-of-the-dormer-in-the-left-side-of-the-new-bedroom-upstairs

dormer-side-shown-from-the-front-of-the-house

dormer-side-shown-from-the-front-of-the-house

the-sloping-roof-on-left-side-of-the-dormer

the-sloping-roof-on-left-side-of-the-dormer

new-upstairs-area-on-the-left-will-be-the-study-with-velux-window-on-the-right-a-new-ensuite-bathroom

new-upstairs-area-on-the-left-will-be-the-study-with-velux-window-on-the-right-a-new-ensuite-bathroom

new-velux-which-will-be-the-new-window-for-the-study

new-velux-which-will-be-the-new-window-for-the-study

left-gable

left-gable

gable-end-structure-on-the-left-side-of-house-under-construction

gable-end-structure-on-the-left-side-of-house-under-construction

flat-roof-area-between-steelbeams-now-also-under-construction

flat-roof-area-between-steel beams-now-also-under-construction

new-felt-and-batten-adjoining-the-new-roof-to-the-dormer-down-left-side-of-house-over-the-old-kitchen

new-felt-and-batten-adjoining-the-new-roof-to-the-dormer-down-left-side-of-house-over-the-old-kitchen

right-side-of-house-tiling-progress-is-fast

right-side-of-house-tiling-progress-is-fast

right-side-of-house-roof-felted-battened-and-tiles-going-on

right-side-of-house-roof-felted-battened-and-tiles-going-on

new-garage-light-with-sensor

new-garage-light-with-sensor fitted by Ballan Electrical

garage-light-with-sensor

garage-light-with-sensor