Before, (during) and after: kitchen/living area

“So what did your home look like before you tore it down and started a fresh?”… I hear you ask! Well, to answer this, I’ve pulled together a selection of before and after shots starting with the kitchen and living/dining area. I’ve also thrown in some during shots for good measure. Before, our kitchen was rather small with very limited … More Before, (during) and after: kitchen/living area

The race is on!

Works have stormed into the second week of January and we are making great progress. The kitchen worktop has been fitted, the utility cabinets have been correctly altered to fit the space and the worktop has been templated. All wood flooring has been laid, upstairs painting has been completed and the underfloor heating thermostats have … More The race is on!

Back to work

With Christmas done and dusted, the house is (thankfully) back to being a busy worksite again. The kitchen was fitted just before the Christmas break and is now waiting for its quartz worktop to go on in the morning. The pendants and spotlights are now going in to the open plan living space. I can’t deny though, … More Back to work

A big week

Last week was such a big and exciting week for us. We reached two huge milestones; we took delivery of all our windows from Poland (and fitted each and every one of them), and our Tom Howley kitchen arrived on site and began its installation. Works have also started on the plumbing and electrical 2nd … More A big week

Colour and tiles

We’ve suddenly got to the stage where the walls are ready for some colour and the bathrooms are ready for some tiles. At last, the house is coming alive again and looking much more like a home… not a building site! To assist me with my colour decision making, the boys helped produce colour swatches. Rather … More Colour and tiles

The latest on site

So what has been going on in the last few weeks… well, quite a lot in fact (to my relief!). I really feel that things are starting to take shape which is so great to see. The sliding glass is in The underfloor heating is fully installed The heating is now on Plastering of the walls is … More The latest on site

Onwards and upwards

Since my last post I can (with a smile on my face) inform you that we have managed to secure an earlier slot for the windows. Thankfully, someone who is also buying from our window supplier is willing to trade their delivery slot of the 16th December with our slot of the 2nd January. It has … More Onwards and upwards