Gazing at glazing & kitchen mini-reveal

Things are quite literally taking off over at the house. We’ve ripped out carpets, kitchens, bathrooms, built-in furniture and what feels like miles and miles of wallpaper and got rid of one large asbestos pipe. The last big ticket item that had to go were our rotted and peeling single glazed windows in the kitchen.…

Alarming update

As mentioned earlier we’re getting the whole house required. In some of the rooms a second wire appeared in the ceiling adjacent to a light fitting. When we carried out our first restoration project we also had some wiring updated. At that time we replaced our fire alarms. They are battery powered as is usual…

Who left the lights on?

We took a trip to B&Q over the weekend to load up on light fixtures. There was a great sale on and some chandeliers were half price. We took the time to stock up on as many light fittings as possible as we’ll get the electricians to fit them before they complete their section of…

Things you just can’t DIY

There are somethings that you just can’t do yourself. Or at least I certainly feel like we couldn’t do ourselves. This is one of our DIY nemeses.┬áHere is a clue – see all that dust? And it might have something to do with this light on our neighbour’s house: We have asked our electricians to…