Monthly Archives: October 2011

Roofing the porch

We welcomed back the lovely Paul Bishop and his dad to roof the porch. Because the Bishops were tied up with other jobs, Ben and his dad had had to waterproof the porch themselves in order to have the screed … Continue reading

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Finally…some windows

I’m not going to go into the details about the windows. For now, I’ll simply say that they were meant to be put in in June/early July. Phone calls, letters, emails physical visits and a rearranged holiday later, some of … Continue reading

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Spring Watch

[Ben here] I spotted these the day after the screed was laid. Since the bifold doors hadn’t arrived there was a 2.1m x 3.1m hole in the front of the house when the screed was laid. I’d put up various … Continue reading

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Real-time update

As I plod away doing detailed posts in chronological order, I just want to add a little real-time update. Ben started his new job in September, working full-time at Gordano School in Portishead. It’s quite a commute, but he is … Continue reading

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Screed

You can have two types of screed laid – powder screed and liquid screed. Ben opted for liquid. I think it might set faster (?) but also it is guaranteed to mold itself round the underfloor heating pipes efficiently. It … Continue reading

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