Week 1
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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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Ready for the builders
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Ready for the builders

I am really pleased to say we are now ready for the builders to arrive on site. It has taken us a good 4 solid days, not to mention an additional 2 weeks of myself sorting through all our clothes, ornaments,…

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