Bungalow Extension 2018

Planning & Design

Interior Design Trends – 7 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Home in 2019


If you’re looking for inspiration for your next home improvement project, take a look at some of the biggest interior design trends for 2019. When the clock hits midnight on 31 December, many of us make resolutions for the year ahead. If one of your resolutions is to improve your living space, don’t just jump…

Loft Conversion 2015

Loft Conversion Is Complete

loft stairs

So, by week 13, the loft conversion was completed. Here are our favourite pics of the final product. As well as the loft, you can see the gym room and play room that we created after moving the bedroom and office upstairs.

House Extension 2013

Bookcase is finished and almost sorted

Rough order is, from top left, down and then across …. Boring texts and religious rubbish LPs, some guitar music and some big arty books Nature, geography and the earth … Some history, and a selection of “classics” books I bought when trying to be “more read”. Sort of DIY section, with some randoms that…

Building Work Has Finished

Day what? About day 50 I guess. I lost count! Building started on July 15th and finished today. Sort of. Wednesday 2nd October 2013 Today the builders did their final jobs in the house. The kitchen tiles were masticed (is that a word?), a damaged drawer front was replaced, the trimmings / fascia around new shelves…

New Kitchen Fitted

Monday 23rd Sept – Thurs 26th Sept A bit of a mad week. So crazy I did not post! The plumber returned, made a mess, then left again. But the plumbing was sorted. Will never use that firm again though. Cost a small fortune, I was happy to pay a premium for a good service…

Problem: Pipes not properly chased into wall!

Monday Blues – 23rd September 2013 I thought that my plumbers did a good job, but the kitchen fitters said that the pipes need to be deeper. Main issues: Plumber only removed the plasterboard, did not actually chase into the blocks / bricks Cannot repair the wall as the pipes / brackets sticking out in…

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