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The Kitchen – part 4

Onwards. Dave the Builder has been busy. I’ve been writing about the destruction and rebuild of our kitchen. In Part 1 I described how the room looked when I bought the house. Part 2 outlined the plans I had to rebuild. In Part 3 we began to knock holes in walls and move things around. […]

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The Bath – addendum

I’ve been posting a lot about the bathroom lately. I wrote three posts in all, covering toilet and sink, bath and radiator, and ceiling. Alongside these posts has been the unavoidable acknowledgement that it’s time to re-do the grouting around the bath. I’ve been putting it off for several months – “I can’t get the […]

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The Bath – part 2

So, there I was, rebuilding the bathroom. In the last post I talked about fitting the toilet and sink, and how I approached tiling and boxing in pipework. Now it’s time to turn my attention to the bath itself. One problem I face often when working on the house is the conversion from imperial to […]

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The Bath

Let me tell you about the time I rebuilt our bathroom. I probably should apologise up front as there isn’t going to be much messing about with wood in this post. There is a bit, and I’ll try and dwell on that to keep vaguely on track, but mostly this week is Messing About With […]