Category Archives: Downstairs

How to fix a dishwasher…

… (or ‘Thank goodness for GoPro!)

Lately, our dishwasher has been playing up a little. You know the sort of thing, the odd bowl coming out looking like its completely unwashed, the occasional plate with carrots still stuck on.

We thought that maybe the dishwasher was just getting on a little – it did have a hard life before we rescued, repaired and re-employed it! But I wasn’t happy to let it slide that easily, I wanted to know what was happening. The problem is how do you see the inside of a dishwasher when it’s working? We don’t have one of those fancy clear, see-through dishwashers. For that matter, does anyone? (I’d really like to know if I could get one!) read more

Adding in some Networking

Whilst we had most some of floorboards up to complete the rewiring, it seemed like a good time to network the house too. Mike wanted to have some hard wired ports in the Study so that we could have a good internet connection for the computer and to allow us to connect our TV to the computer so we can use it to look at photos and play music. read more