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More ivy at back of house
 

More ivy at back of house

Progress 31/07/2012

Utility Area:

Old boiler removed and broken for scrap. Copper pipes removed for scrap.

Hall:

Plasterboard removed to expose loose lime plaster.

Progress 30/07/2012

Garden:

Hard standing cleared of soil and ash. Many bricks dug out of the grass area. Stillage area for waste soil created.

Shower Room:

Remaining plaster removed.

Progress 29/07/2012

Under-Stairs:

Plaster stripped from walls. Ceiling removed. Stud wall removed. Lighting removed.

Hall:

Radiator removed.

Shower Room:

Sink removed. Plaster removed from three walls. Radiator removed. Plumbing removed. Ceiling removed.

 

Progress 28/07/2012

Garden:

More jungle cleared, outside perimeter of house is now vegetation free. All spare roof tiles sorted and cleaned.

General:

Large bits of rubble, bricks and concrete removed to the dump in the Land Rover. Living Room: Radial sockets removed from ring main.

Progress 26/07/2012 – 27/07/2012

No house work done as we had friends visiting!

Progress 25/07/2012

Living Room:

Gas fire and gas plumbing removed. Brick fireplace removed. Under-stairs cupboard partially stripped.

Progress 23-24/07/2012

General:

Petrol brush cutter hired, broke down the first night due to last customer mis-fuelling with diesel. Replacement sourced next day.

Front Garden:

Hedge trimmed. Grass cut. Estate agent’s sign removed.

Rear Garden:

Rubble removed. Weeds trimmed back. Paths uncovered.

Living Room:

Rubble moved to allow more plaster stripping.

Progress 22-07-2012

Not too much done today, a load of masonry transported to the dump, then a nice afternoon off visiting our friends for a BBQ!

The Land Rover is starting to earn it’s keep!

Progress 21-07-2012

Living Room:

Removed faux wood ceiling beams. Removed alcove lighting. Removed main fan/light, replacing with a standard rose. Removed half of the ceiling lath & lime paster finish.

Shower Room:

Removed shower enclosure and stud wall. Removed more tiles.

General:

Sorted out wood into a bonfire pile. Dumped large plasterboard rubbish in the tip. [...]

Progress 20-07-2012

Living Room:

Removed radiator. Removed plasterboard from front wall. Removed plaster from chimney breast.

Shower Room:

Removed some tiles & skirting boards. Dug down at incoming water main to investigate a leak.

General:

Scrap wood reused to line the load area of the Landy. Lots of damp evident in the rear of the house. Big spiders encountered. [...]