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Day 195 – Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – phase 2

Day 195 – Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – phase 2

Work on the upstairs bathroom continues.

Wash basin installed

Wash basin installed

Wash basin installed - view towards the window

Wash basin installed – view towards the window

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed pic 2

skirting board around shower base painted and glossed pic 2

radiator in bedroom beneath front window

radiator in upstairs bedroom beneath front window

radiator in bedroom beneath dormer window

radiator in bedroom beneath dormer window

radiator in study beneath the velux window

radiator in study beneath the velux window

 

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Day 176 – Tuesday 14th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 176 – Tuesday 14th March 2017 – phase 2

As an extra to the new upstairs build, and as recommended by our builder, we decided to have the rest of the roofing felt and battens renewed.  The felt on the old part of the house was in a bad state,  so tiles needed stripping off first.  In accordance with our bat licence we had two bat ecologists to supervise this part.

 

roofers at work

Roofers at work

 

The Bat Girls

The Bat Ecologists

felt and battening being replaced

felt and battening being replaced

New felt and battening for the rest of the roof that was not replaced during the new building of upstairs bedroom

New felt and battening for the rest of the roof that was not replaced during the new building of upstairs bedroom

New ridge tiles - ladder up from utility flat roof

New ridge tiles – ladder up from utility flat roof

roofers at work

roofers at work

small area of felt and battening being replaced on the right hand side of the house

small area of felt and battening being replaced on the right hand side of the house

Steve and Luke burning the old roof battens

Steve and Luke burning the old roof battens

view down to utility flat roof and skylight over new family bathroom

view down to utility flat roof and skylight over new family bathroom

View from flat roof over upstairs bedroom to right side of house, new ridge tiles and new felt and battening

View from flat roof over upstairs bedroom to right side of house, new ridge tiles and new felt and battening

View over from new flat roof over the new upstairs bedroom down to the back of the house where 3 steep rooves now converge onto utility roof

View over from new flat roof over the new upstairs bedroom down to the back of the house where 3 steep roofs now converge onto utility roof

View over roofs at back of house

View over roofs at back of house

view over flat roof of dormer, just visible

view over flat roof of dormer, just visible

view to front of house from flat roof

view to front of house from flat roof

VIew to front of house from new flar roof over the bedroom

View to front of house from new flat roof over the bedroom

View to velux side of house

View to velux side of house

window sill at dormer

window sill at dormer

New window sill in master bedroom

New window sill in master bedroom

New window sill at small window

New window sill at small window

sun lounge - scaffolding for painting and ladders still the only access to the upstairs

sun lounge – scaffolding for painting and ladders still the only access to the upstairs

New lights up and running in master bedroom by ballen Electrical

New lights up and running in master bedroom by Ballan Electrical, 9 lights in total, excellent lighting

Study lights and wood rof new cupboard over stairs

Study lights, 3, put in by Joe, and wood for new cupboard over stairs

lights over stairs

lights over stairs

No stairs yet, access by ladder

No stairs yet, access by ladder

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

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 153 -Friday 10th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 153 -Friday 10th February 2017 – phase 2

structure-of-new-dormer-progress-so-far-pic-2

Structure of the new dormer, progress so far

structure-of-new-dormer-progress-so-far

Dormer on the left side of house

dormer-construction-from-the-inside

dormer-construction-from-the-inside

flat-roof-construction-beginning-between-the-2-gables-and-across-the-new-bedroom

flat-roof-construction-beginning-between-the-2-gables-and-across-the-new-bedroom

beginning-of-the-flat-roof

beginning-of-the-flat-roof

shape-of-the-front-of-the-house-now-appearing-2-gables-and-flat-roof-between

shape-of-the-front-of-the-house-now-appearing-2-gables-and-flat-roof-between

left-gable-end

left-gable-end

gable-end-on-left-side-of-house-now-with-block-work

gable-end-on-left-side-of-house-now-with-block-work

view-of-gabled-section-from-steel-beam

view-of-gabled-section-from-steel-beam from inside

view-of-left-gable-filled-with-blockwork-above-bedroom-window-gap

view-of-left-gable-filled-with-blockwork-above-bedroom-window-gap

view-from-velux-on-right-side-of-house-across-newly-laid-tiled-section

view-from-velux-on-right-side-of-house-across-newly-laid-tiled-section

view-below-velux

view-below-velux

 

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