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Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Day 171 – Tuesday 7th March 2017 – phase 2

Spring - lovely day

Spring seems to have arrived – a beautiful day at Springdale

Through the Magnolia tree

Through the Magnolia tree

furry bud on the Magnolia tree

Furry buds on the Magnolia Tree

Ballan Electrical

Joe O’Hara from Ballan Electrical and Steve Williams, our builder

Wallpaper stripped off, walls plastered, ready for another coat, old red paint showing from a previous owner of Springdale

Wallpaper stripped off, walls filled with plaster ready for another coat, old red paint showing through from a previous owner of Springdale

Rough plaster to fill in gaps where old wall between poch and hall was taken down, red paint under old wallpaper

Rough plastering to fill the gaps where the old wall was situated between the porch and the hall. Red paint showing through under the old wallpaper

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New sun lounge, angled wall has been plastered filling in any uneven divets and holes and missing plaster where picture rail was removed

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

New flooring in old porch area, insulated underneath

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View from old porch through new sun lounge areas have been plaster filled in readiness for skim coat. Old wallpaper and picture rail removed

Ladders the only access to upstairs - wall plastered,

Ladders still the only access to upstairs – wall plastered

Ceiling for new sun lounge with plaster board. Joe O'Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for new lights, wires are in place for lighting

Ceiling for the new sun lounge at plasterboard stage. Joe O’Hara, Ballan Electrical, has cut 8 holes for the new lights which he wired on his last visit.

Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

The front of the new sun lounge. Newly plasterboarded ceiling and wiring for new lights. There will be 8 in total in this room

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Plug socket in new sun lounge

Access to upstairs

Access to upstairs

First new light upstairs, fitted but not connected. It is one of 9 lights for the new bedroom

First new lights upstairs, fitted but not yet able to switch on. It is one of 9 lights for the bedroom

new socket by small window in bedroom

New socket by small window in bedroom  -Up and running!

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch for main lights that will be beside bed, also sockets below

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

light switch being prepared outside new ensuite bathroom

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

Lights installed and parts of ceiling painted

light in study, but no light yet!

light in study, but no light yet!

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

Another few walls painted with initial coat of emulsion in the upstairs bedroom

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

View across the new bedroom to windows, lights and wiring can be seen

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Plastering over the stairwell and wiring completed for stair lights

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

Initial coats of emulsion in new bedroom

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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 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

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 155 – Tuesday 14th February 2017 – phase 2

Day 155 – Tuesday 14th February 2017 – phase 2

fascia-board-and-soffits

Fascia boards and soffits

fascia-board-and-soffits-pic-2

fascia-board-and-soffits-pic-2

insulation-for-upstairs

Celotex insulation for new upstairs

celotex-insulation-in-roof-of-new-bedroom

celotex-insulation-in-roof-of-new-bedroom

wiring-and-insulation-of-bedroom-ceiling-in-progress-today

wiring-and-insulation-of-bedroom-ceiling-in-progress-today

new-wiring-for-lighting-upstairs-by-ballen-electrical

new-wiring-for-lighting-upstairs-by-Ballan-Electrical

fascia-board-and-soffits-fixed-today

fascia-board-and-soffits-fixed-today

Day 139 – Tuesday 24th January 2017 – phase 2

Day 139 – Tuesday 24th January 2017 – phase 2

Electrician today alongside the builders preparing wiring that will be under the flooring.

upstairs-area-being-prepared-by-electrician-for-new-wiring-for-the-downstairs-hall-area-also-old-chimney-area-clearly-visible-in-the-sloping-roof-this-will-become-a-dormer-window

upstairs-area-being-prepared-by-electrician-for-new-wiring-for-the-downstairs-hall-area-also-old-chimney-area-clearly-visible-in-the-sloping-roof-this-will-become-a-dormer-window

closer-view-of-holes-in-beams-drilled-for-wiring-also-closer-view-of-the-thick-beams

closer-view-of-holes-in-beams-drilled-for-wiring-also-closer-view-of-the-thick-beams

noggins-of-wood-screwed-in-between-beams-to-strengthen-the-floor-structure

noggins-of-wood-screwed-in-between-beams-to-strengthen-the-floor-structure

view-of-the-opening-for-the-staircase-and-the-other-side-of-the-house-which-will-have-a-small-study

view-of-the-opening-for-the-staircase-and-the-other-side-of-the-house-which-will-have-a-small-study

view-of-the-old-balcony-window-and-new-beams

view-of-the-old-balcony-window-and-new-beams

thick-beams-in-place-over-new-downstairs-hall

thick-beams-in-place-over-new-downstairs-hall

flooring-delivered-and-ready-for-installation-in-the-new-upstairs

flooring-delivered-and-ready-for-installation-in-the-new-upstairs

celotex-insulation-delivered-and-ready-to-install-in-new-upstairs

celotex-insulation-delivered-and-ready-to-install-in-new-upstairs