Tag: Housegate

  • More than slightly floored

    More than slightly floored

    Getting there, skirting is in upstairs, architraves are in, and downstairs has some flooring.

  • Slightly floored

    Slightly floored

    The three bedrooms upstairs have had their laminate flooring installed. Next up, skirting and architraves, and the laminate for the kitchen and living room, plus the carpet on the stairs and landings. Getting closer!

  • Passageway tiled

    Passageway tiled

    The second of three tiling jobs is now done; the passageway to the back garden. Plumbers are in today to put on radiators and first fix the kitchen plumbing. Flooring next week, and electrician should be back next week. Kitchen in early August. Slowly getting to a liveable state.

  • Getting close to a finished build

    Getting close to a finished build

    Just the build mind you; the fit-out and decoration is still to be done. The fireplace will be installed this week coming, on Thursday, and the builder is on to snag list / final items. Painting quote needed Skim kitchen walls Skim kitchen ceiling Skim kitchen alcove Skim kitchen doorway Skim plasterboard under stairs Clean…

  • Tiling the ensuite

    Tiling the ensuite

    Having finally managed to pick a tile (Revigres, Planet Offwhite for the floor, Nimbus Offwhite for the walls) for the new ensuite, I arranged for it to be tiled this weekend just gone. The tiler was recommended by one of the plumbers who’d been on site, and I can’t say that I’m disappointed. There’s a…

  • Balcony replaced, more skimming

    Balcony replaced, more skimming

    The old balcony material has been removed completely, the joist next to the RSJ was lifted out long enough to get the RSJ fully painted, and a new marine plywood surface has been put in ready for torch felting. The builder and roofer noted that there was no proper angling of the felt in front…