Recycling upvc windows

I had a sales phone call recently from Anglian double-glazing and being English and extremely polite I didn’t hang up immediately. (It might have helped that last year they gave us free tickets to the Grand Designs Show that they were sponsoring.) The windows in the main part of the house were installed by Anglian…

Larder

We’ve had an old-fashioned type larder built.

Reclaimed oak floor boards

Reclaimed oak floor boards – these were found on Gumtree rather than ebay. These are for our downstairs bedroom; it has an external door out to the garden so a wooden floor seems more practical than carpet. The floorboards are modern rather than very old floorboards – with a tongue and groove connection system  -so…

Recycled Roof

The first stage of the demolition is not a ball and chain or a bulldozer but a gentle dismantling. The old roof tiles from our single storey bathroom have been removed carefully and most of them are in good enough condition to be re-used on the new roof. There will also be a large triangle of…