Monthly Archives: March 2012

Looking like a show home

Ben Robinson has been to stay a couple of times this year to work on the second-fix electrics. The last time was the weekend just gone. All circuits are working and all lights that aren’t dependent on more paint work … Continue reading

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Sanitary Sanitaryware

Having spent many hours last year choosing toilets and sinks, Ben went out and bought some completely different ones that he liked the look of. This is largely because he’s been yearning for square toilets with soft-close lids – funny … Continue reading

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The last of the indoor plastering

This is the last of the plastering work inside – master bedroom and en suite. The only plaster work left is outdoors – the garage, the walls and window reveals. (Writing the blog is cheering me up no end. It … Continue reading

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Little walls

These are small but effective additions: a couple of little walls that Tony did to finish off some of the areas around the drive. Tony has nearly finished all the things that he’s doing for us. He just needs to … Continue reading

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Kitchen

Ben did a valiant job of starting work fitting the kitchen units over a weekend. He decided to get the experts in to finish it off and fit the Maia worktops. Yet another aspect of the house that is finished … Continue reading

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Floor tiles

Duncan got a few guys round to quote for doing the floor tiles. I can’t remember the name of the guy who did it, but he did the most beautiful job. We’d splashed out a little on the downstairs tiles … Continue reading

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Generating rubbish

We’ve got away without hiring a skip for most of the job, but time came when it needed to be done. We filled it easily and it was good to clear out a load of junk. Plenty more where that … Continue reading

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