A bit of background information about our 1920's renovation and the costs involved in bringing the place up to modern standards. Also a bit of personal stuff - things you just can't plan for.
Building any project in the winter can be a huge challenge. Between bad weather and dark nights it feels like you're only getting started and it's time to pack up! In this article we'll take a look at the story so far.
You see your dream property, you think it just needs a lick of paint and before you know it you've sold your left kidney to get the project finished. In this article we're taking a detailed look at the actual costs for our 1920's renovation along with potential costs for our self-build extension. How much do you think this renovation will set you back?
It's nearly time to start our self-build extension. We're up to plan version 13! Unlucky for some, hopefully lucky for us.
It's been a very busy 6 months or so! Lots of ups and downs but have we finally made it? In this article we're going to jump forward in time a bit - enjoy!
OK, so we're seriously running out of time to get this renovation finished. We're supposed to be moving in soon and we're missing some of the essentials!
Where is our kitchen floor? What were these weird walls for? What’s your thoughts on radiators under windows... and the global economy? Lots to cover in this exclusive member-only update!
Just when we thought everything was going to plan we’ve run in to some problems that we didn’t see coming. Lots of issues with our builder and unfortunately this ultimately means a lot more work for me and a delay to the extension starting.
Thinking of having a new water supply installed? You can massively boost your water pressure and flow rate by having this done. In this video I'll take you through the costs to do this yourself and what you can expect to pay a company to do it for you.
It's been a manic couple of weeks in the world of property renovation! Today is a bit of a point-of-view video explaining some of the roof repairs I'm carrying out. I'm also explain the importance of property maintenance to avoid potentially lethal situations... first hand experience!