The Bedrooms

I realised that, in all the updating, we failed to mention bedrooms! Let’s start with a success story!

We figured that we should tackle the master bedroom fairly early on so that we could at least have somewhere comfy to sleep. We didn’t like the existing colour scheme, it was too dark, so thought we’d try and lighten it a bit. We also wanted to tidy the walls up a bit as they were looking a bit haggered! read more

Taps – The Conclusion?

So apparently the taps weren’t quite done!

Olives. Not avocados, as I have repeatedly called them today!

These tricky little blighters turned out to be the problem! Despite stating confidently, last night, that the job was finished, it turned out that they were still leaking every so slightly. So today, after getting a couple of hours sleep following my night shift, I decided to attack the problem and get it sorted, hopefully once and for all. read more

Taps – who knew they could be so awkward!

Our latest foray in to the world of home improvement has led us down the path of tap replacement.

This wasn’t so much a choice, as a decision made for us. Two nights ago, the taps in the bathroom decided that they had served their time and that they were no longer required to hold the water back. So, on returning home, we found the taps running and impossible to turn off without isolating the water pipes leading to the taps. read more

The Tale of the Kitchen and the Bodged Electrics

Here’s an attempt to bring you up-to-date with what’s already happened at the raggedy house.

We completed on the house 6 weeks ago. We turned up to find out that the vendors hadn’t moved out yet, despite us having the keys. Interesting (thanks for that estate agents)! After an hour spent at a friends’ house, we were finally able to get into the house. read more