Yearly Archives

2018

  • ALL DESIGN

    Designing the Kitchen Extension

    Whenever I renovate I start with a rough idea in my head of how things will look, which usually morphs into something quite different as time goes by and new ideas emerge.  I was…

  • ALL BEHIND THE SCENES

    Knock Through & Floor

    Probably one of the most exciting days on site is when the new becomes part of the existing and the house is suddenly bigger.  Nick took the window out and is going to chip…

  • ALL BEHIND THE SCENES

    Roof & Glazing

    As the doors open outwards we had to dig the lawn out so we can create a retaining wall and flag the walkway.  Not sure how Tim will make good round the side of…

  • ALL BEHIND THE SCENES

    Bricks & Blocks

    It’s been a scorching hot summer and I felt sorry for the guys working in the heat but they were really good-natured and I kept them topped up with drinks.  We even had a…

  • ALL BEHIND THE SCENES

    Digging the Foundations

    Before I bought the bungalow I knew I would add a kitchen diner extension at the back, as the roof was too low for a loft conversion.  Initially I planned for the extension to…

  • ALL HOUSE TOURS

    Summerhouse Love

    The weather forecast was sunny and the boys were away so it was the perfect opportunity to tackle an outdoor project.  The garden was pretty overgrown because the garage was chock FULL and the…