Our house on Etsy

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I love the website Etsy. I created this Treasury, inspired by my love of colours. I love to tak epictures of houses, doors, wimdows, enjoy my colour scheme. ‘Our house’ by ocagnano  … Continue reading

Light at the end of the tunnel… and in our room

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Got the quote today from electrician: £379 including VAT, he is the one. Right after I read the estimate I emailed to ask for earliest date to do the work. I can’t believe… Continue reading

Plastering a room: quote

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Once the electricity is done, we’ll be able to plaster the room. I managed to get a plasterer in today Friday. He ball point quote for £400 to £500, to: – plaster 4… Continue reading

We removed 3 radiators

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It took my husband and his dad 30 minutes to remove 2 big radiators and a small one from the three bedrooms upstairs. No need to go to the dump, we stick them… Continue reading

Bedroom: second quote

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The surveyor came on a Wednesday (Glasses, suit, looked in his late sixties, very professional and agreeable, offering expertise, not pushy). A week later, still no quote. I chase by email. Finally got… Continue reading

We will remove the radiators ourselves

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When looking into getting qute I stumbled accross an online video that shows how to remove a radiator. It looks easy and takes 15 minutes. My father-in-law has done it manytimes. That’s it,… Continue reading

Bedroom: quote one

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Not a big shock, but not really happy with it. Plus the builder did not seem to want to do the job we asked really. Anway it’s the beginning and I’m sure I’ll… Continue reading

Cost to remove a radiator

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We just made a list of what needs doing in the bedroom: Plumber Remove radiators in all bedrooms Cap gas pipe below floor Install radiator Plasterer Skim room: ceiling/walls Electrician Move light switch… Continue reading

How to sort out the downstairs loo

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What inspired me for this post is someone I know wants some tips on the topic. As I came accross this cool photo (right) I will try to make it short.Find a plumber… Continue reading

First step to achieve the new Master bedroom

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I quote in bold Jason Gracia, from http://www.motivation123.com and will try to follow it. “Think of three goals that you’d like to achieve in the near future.” We already installed new windows last January. So… Continue reading