The roof is finished

The roof is finished! We celebrated by going out to look at wallpaper!!! We won’t be able to wallpaper on to the fresh plaster for about six months, but we want to be ready with the colour scheme. We’ll be choosing paint that complements our wall-paper and that can be put on much sooner. The…

Tiles are going on the roof

The tiles are now going onto the roof of the extension – not long before the whole thing is completely watertight. These tiles were all re-used from the part of the house that was demolished. This is a small saving financially, beneficial in environmental terms as there is no energy needed to make or transport…

The full extent of the extension

The full extent of the extension is revealed and the rest of the house is boarded. The membrane is ¬†on the roof – giving the upstairs of the house the feel of a tent and the slats are being added ready for the roof tiles. The builders have left ladders so we are able to…