House Refurb

If you have a gravity fed, open-vented heating system with a feed & expansion tank located in your...

Following on from the last post covering the clean up & demolition of an old wooden summerhouse,...

  I should probably start by stating that I’m definitely not a builder, structural engineer, or to...

As mentioned elsewhere, this blog has recently been moved off the elderly WordPress platform to a...

Replacing radiator valves without draining your central heating system is something that can be...

After trawling through some older posts on here to tidy up images & content following the recent...

Haven’t posted for a while (been somewhat busy!) so thought I’d share this briefly as a...

After a tedious couple of weeks, the transformation of our old kitchen into a dining room is...

Here’s the finished product. Still very much a Land Rover but now carrying around distinctly less...

Progress is happening – sloooowwwwlllly… Framing for the boiler box-work is complete and a...

The new dining room is really taking shape now, and it’s finally beginning to look like a completed...

Feels like progress.. Got home to find that we’d gone from grey vinyl tiles to a nearly finished...

After a couple of days of plastering, we finally have what looks like a room taking...

And so it begins. The plasterer’s been busy today, cleaning everything up to the point of being...

Before the room can be plastered next week, the original plumbing that previously served the...

Update: If you’re looking for a C Plan or similar central heating wiring diagram, click here! One of...

Old kitchen… Progress!

Today saw the start of work to transform our house’s original kitchen into what will hopefully...

The time has come for the old kitchen to finally be renovated, and converted into a finished...

Just to finish off the last post, here’s a picture of the nearly finished front garden; snapped in...

Garden round 2

With another day of brilliant weather upon us we took the opportunity to tidy up & plant the rest...