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…

To do list: update #1 (in progress)

Things have been moving along at a fair lick over at Auchenard so we thought it would be a good time to cross a few items off our original to do list. – The Front GardenĀ – Get some advice from a gardener/ tree surgeon about all the trees around and on the property to check…

Stripping!

There is a lot more progress on the home front. The wallpaper is coming off in the upper bedrooms. It is so exciting to see the ceiling woodchip wallpaper free! Remember how it was when we first viewed the property? It is so fantastic to get all the items removed, the curtains off and the…

Kitchen be-gone!

Our renovation experts have been busy demolishing, tearing down and stripping out the fixtures in the house. The kitchen and the tiles have all been removed. All the speckled dots are what is left of the tile adhesive. Quite some change from here: I am not sad to see the back of the the laminate…