The lighter side of life

In recent weeks we’ve see asbestos removal, new boiler, pipe work for central heating and electrics – but the most visible difference is the plastering of the walls and ceilings in the house. When it is freshly applied, plaster is a dark brown, so this hasn’t been the most aesthetically pleasing look, but it certainly…

Adios asbestos

Our long suffering readers (for all of six weeks & consisting of my Mum & a few friends :-)) will remember our headline issues at Auchenard from our home report. Our asbestos pipe removal was a primary concern although as it was external to the property and no longer in use it wasn’t as urgent…

Major changes afoot

As I mentioned yesterday we now have a scaffolding tower outside the house. As if the builder want to out-do the roofers we have two inside! Plastering has started in the upper bedrooms, so things will be looking very bleak & brown around here for a while. Bleak and brown but oh so smooth. The…