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Update 12/08/2012



Kitchen:

  • Removed remaining ceiling plasterboard, plaster & lath.
  • Looks like two joists need replacement due to woodworm.

Hall:

  • Built a platform to allow ladder access to top of hall wall and removed loose plaster down to brickwork.
  • Removed high level plaster from stud walls.

Master Bedroom:

  • Plaster removed from stud walls.

Garden:

  • Removed more debris and bricks.

General:

  • General site tidy up to clear rubble to the skip.
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Progress 11/08/2012



No house work done today due to work commitments.

Progress 10/08/2012



Master Bedroom:

  • Removed old hot press cupboard.
  • Removed remaining skirting boards and door surrounds.
  • Removed loose wall paper from bedrooms.

General:

  • Measured up to produce plans.
  • Met with an electrician to obtain a re-wire quote.
  • Burned all wood and paper in garden.
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Progress 09/08/2012



General:

  • The rubble pile was moved from the living room to the skip.
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Progress 08/08/2012



General:

  • Went to Richard Potter Timber to buy some C16 to make the joist bridges out of.
  • No other work done on the house tonight.

Progress 07/08/2012



General:

  • A big old skip was delivered today whilst Susan and I were at work. As I was servicing the Land Rover, it was up to Susan to wheelbarrow all the garden waste and rubble that we’ve been piling up into the skip. We’ll continue with the plaster rubble tomorrow!
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Progress 06/08/2012



Kitchen:

  • Replaced missing brick below main chimney support girder.

Living Room:

  • Relaid loose bricks at stairs.

General:

  • Measured kitchen & utility room then created model in Sketchup for plans.
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Progress 05/08/2012



Outside:

  • Removed old satellite dish and cable clips from front of house.

Kitchen:

  • Removed all plaster from walls
  • Removed half of ceiling plaster & board.
  • Removed old wiring.

Hall:

  • Removed more plaster.
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Progress 04/08/2012



Kitchen:

  • Removed plaster from internal wall.

Hall:

  • Removed more plaster from hall.
  • Removed ceiling plaster.
  • Removed old consumer unit and all circuits except lighting.

Utility Room:

  • Removed all plaster from walls.
  • Removed ceiling.

 

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Progress 03/08/2012



Garden:

  • Got the new mower on the garden to further chop down the grass & weeds. It also lifted the remaining long grass that was cut with the brush cutter last month.
  • Hedge has been chopped down to size.

General:

  • Lit a bonfire to get rid of all scrap wood so far and the hedge trimmings.
  • Cleared all the outside drains using lots of buckets of water and our neighbour’s drain rods.
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Here’s a nice Before and After image!

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