Beginning

The beginning of our build journey. From the initial architectural drawings and the arrival of our static caravan, to the first weeks of on site demolition.

Week 2
Beginning

Week 2

Things are starting to get a little scary…! Windows have come out, walls have come down, supports to hold the house up have gone in and foundations are starting to be dug out. Despite the progress, we have unfortunately come…

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Week 1
Beginning

Week 1

Wow, demolition is quick! It’s only been a week since the builders came on site but jeez, a lot has happened in that time! On Monday we could hardly step foot into the house because it was full of rubble –…

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Day 4, demolition derby
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Day 4, demolition derby

Man, what a difference a day (or two) makes! Our house, our home, is quite simply a building site. We have walls knocked down, bathrooms skipped, a chimney demolished, decking removed, floors drilled up and a conservatory pretty much flattened.…

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Day 2, and what an eventful day it was
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Day 2, and what an eventful day it …

Today was full to the brim with activity. We had a team of builders on site, a referendum to vote on, my Rayburn and kitchen eBay purchasers turning up to dismantle and collect their goods, wood flooring collections and a rather…

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And we're off!
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And we're off!

We are officially out of the starting gates… The builders’ signs are up and works have begun! Woohoo! Web Cam Day 1: Floors and skirting boards are coming out of the dining room. As soon as we got home today…

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