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Progress 01/08/2012 – 02/08/2012



No progress today as we had relatives visiting.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!

Heavy load - check out the rear springs!
Another load on the way to the tip!

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.
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