Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home … Bedroom Room & Decking

Week Commencing 13th April A week of progress Completion of the final bedroom to include the tape and joint to the plasterboard, intensive session of sanding down the walls to then be finished painted crisp white to all walls and one feature was as per all other bedrooms. We also started work to enclose the […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home … Coat & Shoe Storage

Week Commencing 8th April After a very strange couple of weeks we are starting to come to terms with this lock down and the creation of very unusual colour eggs and the inevitable delay on the speed of works on site. Having no opportunity to get any tradesman on site to carry out work. Hopefully […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home … Finishing Touches, Tiling & Render.

Week Commencing 16th March The week begins with lots of Talks of some crazy Lockdown meaning a halt to daily life. But I tried to finalise on the two bedrooms I had been working on. Plus the floor tiling in our Utility Room, with the final positioning of the Washing Machine, Dishwasher and Tumble Dryer. […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home – Plaster boarding and Room Preparations

Week Commencing 02nd March & 09th March This week we finished plasterboarding the first floor extension. Firstly we constructed the partition wall to create two bedrooms and then we started to Tape and Joint the plasterboard in what was the master bedroom that has been split to make two equal size bedrooms. Prior to painting. […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home … Plasterboarding

Week Commencing 24th February 2020 This week we have gone to plasterboard the whole first floor extension including the walls and the ceiling.We also had the installation of the windows to the first floor extension from Colne Valley Windows and doors.We also started to created the storage cupboards in the utility. this is all battens […]

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The starting point of any project is your brief, a description of clear instructions, requirements and functions required for your building, for us to assist with the preparation of your design brief we will need to know: Your aims, aspirations, and dreams, what you would like to achieve and what you dream of the finished […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home … Roof Tiled, Walls Insulated

Week Commencing 17th February 2020 The roof has been battened, finished with the membrane and now nicely tiled including the hip that our first builder had advised was not required even though it was on my planning approval, the feeling of getting a roof and walls with insulation installed is immense. It is definitely feeling […]

How will the pandemic effect you …

The current Covid19 pandemic has made the future pathways for those who were looking to extend or build a new home feel like a long way off than it perhaps felt like in January or even February. However, the world may be in a position of uncertainty, but this doesn’t mean your project needs to […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home – Paint, electrics, removal of walls, new openings, steels, roof tiled and walls OSB and fireboarded.

Week Commencing 10th February 2020 So to recap we now have the trusses and are ready for the roof to be battened and finished with the membrane ready for the tiles to be installed! The hip is being created and the feeling of positivity on site helps. All the timber frame has to be lined […]

Expanding Spaces – Making a House a Home – Paint, electrics, new partition walls, new openings & trusses

Week Commencing 2nd February Continuation of painting … from plaster to white walls … this is a lengthy process first coat was watered down then second coat was slightly watered down and final coat was as it is from the tin! Nice freshen up! New electrics added to the new bedrooms and shower room. Wiring […]