Monthly Archives: June 2010

B-Day+67: Almost ready for a roof!

The walls are nearly up to roof height now, should be ready for a roof soon, once the chimney is demolished…

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B-Day+65: Scaffolding

The scaffolders arrived today and put up the scaffolding, means all building materials will be going up and over for the time being…

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B-Day+61: Two videos of some brick walls

There’s only so much we can say about walls. Here are some videos of some slightly taller walls.



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B-Day+59: The only way is up!

More bricks, more wall, more extension!

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B-Day+58: full speed ahead!

The bricklayer was kindly sent an assistant today and things progressed very nicely. That and National Grid showed up, dug a hole in the pavement, then put in a new gas pipe to our new gas meter box. The hole in the pavement will be filled in “within four days”…

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B-Day+55: New gas meter box

Our all-new gas meter box is ready and waiting for it’s all-new gas meter! At that point we say goodbye to the luxury of hot water until the new boiler is installed…

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B-Day+54: Down the side and round the front!

Lots more blockwork today as we needed to get to the front of the house to build in the gas meter housing tomorrow.  Gas meter is moving on Monday meaning we say goodbye to our hot water 😦

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