Author Archives: JIm

Week 11

Getting towards the end of the project now! The stairs have been completed, most of the window linings, architrave, skirting & coving have been installed. The bathroom, en-suite & WC have been completely tiled, the utility room just needs the … Continue reading

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Week 10

Some further milestones this week. The stove has been fitted! It is a Jydepejsen Zeus model supplied by Lars (www.scanhome.ie) and looks amazing. Can’t wait to get it fired up! We also now have a staircase!! A major development which … Continue reading

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Week 9

It gets hard to remember what happened in a week when you are writing the post several days later. Must remember to be more prompt! Flooring going in downstairs, it makes such a difference and it also marks the hiding … Continue reading

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Week 8

Arrived back to see the progress whilst we were away. The stove flue has been installed, just the roofing tiles to be completed. The facia boards on the road end of the house have been installed and the roof finished … Continue reading

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Week 7

A bit late posting for week 7. We had a break , great to see all of you and sorry we missed those we didn’t. Plasterboarding finished downstairs and the plasterers have arrived to tape & fill the joints ready … Continue reading

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Week 6

We need new titles, we think they are becoming predictable!! Week 6 was a quiet week with John & Peter back in Galway for a couple of days though 2 other lads were still working. The week finished with all … Continue reading

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End of Week 5

Panic over! The plastering, although washed away in areas was patched up on Monday and the gable ends had the finishing coat applied. They looked great. On Tuesday the finishing coat was applied to the North & South walls completing … Continue reading

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End of Week 4

Another week has passed and yet more milestones reached. Peter & John were on site alone this week, the other lads were not needed. They started to tile the roof and it looks great. Copper nails securing the blue-black slate … Continue reading

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End of Week 3

Another productive week! Measured the kitchen last weekend and discovered the kitchen window & door appeared to be in the wrong place (it didn’t give enough depth for the kitchen cabinet in the corner). We ordered the kitchen anyway pending … Continue reading

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End of Week 2

Wow We can’t quite believe how quickly it has all been erected and fitted out. The end of the second week has seen all the internal walls studded out (except the dividing wall between the living & dining room). These … Continue reading

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