All the plastering is now done in the living room, it’s been a three-day job but the end result is amazing, it’s given the living room a whole new feel, you wouldn’t think this house was over 90 years old. The plaster Jim has been amazing work here, and I cannot pick any fault with… Read More Plastering In Living Room Complete
With huge help from Amy’s side of the family, yesterday was really productive, ahead of the rest of the plastering which is starting on the 27th we’ve now taken off all the old plaster from the walls in the living room. Normally, this something that’s done by the plasterer however we’re saving a bit of… Read More Removing Old Plaster From Walls
After the plumber left to move the radiator today, I found myself in the loft for the first time, since we are still getting our living room plastered we’re now having to spend a lot of our time in the kitchen and the master bedroom. Unfortunately yesterday I found that the signal for the TV… Read More Loft Antics
Today we had Keith (local plumber) come to our house to relocate the small radiator in the living room, he was actually meant to come last Saturday but he had to reschedule. Which is fine for us since we’re not actually using the living room for a while anyway, we just needed it doing before… Read More Moving the radiator
We had our plasterer arrive at half seven this morning to finish the rest of the chimney plastering in the living room. Below is the finished result, we were both at work till 6pm, so was nice to come home to see the completed work. Looks so much better than it did! Can hardly wait… Read More Plastering The Chimney Complete!
It’s been another busy weekend at the Wolfe household, steaming off all the wallpaper in the living room in preparation for the chimney plastered up. We’ve got our plasterer Jim to come round and start the work, currently we’re only having the chimney done today, but after Jim has had a look around, he found… Read More Chimney Returned To Brick Ready To Plaster
Been busy taking off more wallpaper, this time in the living room. The lower parts of the wall pretty easy, the wallpaper just peels off, this is because of the damp proofing and new plaster that has been fitted. This only reaches about 60cm, then you have all the old plaster, the wallpaper on here… Read More Removing Wallpaper from Living Room
Our wallpaper for the living room has come today, looking forward to putting this up. I love the texture of the paper and you see different shades and textures from different angles. The paper is by Graham and Brown and is called ‘Boutique Brown’ Wallpaper at £23 a roll, which it might not seem exactly… Read More Wallpaper And Paint Sample Arrive
Today we had our electrician come fit two new sockets in what will be our games room upstairs. Since there was at least one existing socket in there, the easiest way for them to do this was by getting access to underneath the floor boards and extending the circle from the existing socket to the… Read More New electrical sockets and Fuse box fitted.
Today we had the gas fire capped off and removed for the living room, it took about 45 minutes in total and cost £65 (paid an extra £5 to have them take it away) Thought it was relatively straight forward, and not too pricey, and after the gas engineer had left we removed the rest… Read More Gas Fire Removed And Boiler Issues