Young, gifted and plumber

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OK so he has not done the job yet, as I say ‘gifted’ but from our meeting yesterday evening, and the quote: £165 per radiator, Barry is the winner. He had a good idea… Continue reading

Plumber John

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Tom the plasterer’s friend: John has come this Tuesday. Now every night I meet with a plasterer or plumber I’m getting expert at this. He looks just like Moustatki, first name George, one… Continue reading

Palster/plumbing saga continues

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  It sounds too good to be true. As he reveals I need plumbing work doing so he can do his job. As we want to insulate the walls, we will have to… Continue reading

Sunday evening quote

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So Friday, Richard from http://the-plasterer.com/ came to look at our both room to plaster as well as insulate outside walls. He called me Sunday evening 6.30PM (!) to announce the cost for the work… Continue reading

Where are all the plasterers?

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Electrical work=done, wallpaper, floor, skirting removed = done. We are still looking for a plasterer. First 2 quotes were out of this world. The one that gave us hope ‘hurt’ his wrist and… Continue reading

Electrical cost for 2 rooms

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It cost a bit cheaper than originally quoted. because we changed a few things. We decided against that ‘lighting’ above wardrobe we saw in ikea above 236cm high wardrobes. We did not include… Continue reading

No more wire hanging from ceiling

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The people who lived here before did not care and just made a hole inthe ceiling in order to use electricity in the loft. Thankfully the two electricians from last week were professionals… Continue reading

Electrical work is noisy

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I would not have thought that installing a new plug in the wall could be so noisy. I learnt that for electrical work, you need ear plugs. I was not in the house… Continue reading

Working with builder tip number 1

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Call the builder ro workman the day before they are supposed to come do the work. This is to confirm what time they are coming, the name of the person showing up and a to-do… Continue reading

Our garden in August

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Amazing view, spacious, nice and green, what’s not to love? A lot of gardenign and maintening but it’s all worth it when I see my son running in it. What’s your garden like?