Red blo*dy bricks!
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Red blo*dy bricks!

Sorry for the lack of a build updates recently. Things have been rather tense after coming to terms with the fact that the bricks used on the extension are not a good match to the existing. The issue with them…

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Week 2
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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
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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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Crash bang wallop!
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Crash bang wallop!

It was all hands to the deck this weekend as we smashed down the rotting garden shed on the front drive to make way for our temporary housing for when the building works start. The boys absolutely loved it, especially…

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