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Started by James Harrison, January 31, 2020, 08:06:41 PM
Quote from: SeVeNeVeS on February 06, 2024, 11:46:20 AMdown south some scalpings have a definite pinky red colouring, could be a reult of the concrete being mixed with something like that.
Quote from: James Harrison on February 10, 2024, 09:15:22 AM
Quote from: James Harrison on February 10, 2024, 09:15:22 AMThere's more to come as well because that is a marble top, the seller believes it's original to the piece and I'm damned if I'm cutting holes through it for the sink and tap(s). So I need to visit the local stone mason and get a new top for it (the original I'll be keeping in storage in case I ever sell the thing on).
Quote from: Madasasteamfish on February 11, 2024, 11:04:30 AMQuote from: James Harrison on February 10, 2024, 09:15:22 AMThere's more to come as well because that is a marble top, the seller believes it's original to the piece and I'm damned if I'm cutting holes through it for the sink and tap(s). So I need to visit the local stone mason and get a new top for it (the original I'll be keeping in storage in case I ever sell the thing on). Very nice to the point where I find myself turning an interesting shade of viridian.Are you planning on keeping the marble, or opting for something different?
Quote from: SeVeNeVeS on February 11, 2024, 08:50:04 AMTake up a few tiles, zip out a small chunk of ply and see what way them there boards and joists are running. Eggs and omelettes.All this planning and buying could be for nowt if the house construction goes against you, some little discomfort will benefit in the long run, trust me on this.......or not......Ask yourself why the existing layout is as it is? Joists, RSJ, lazyness or cheapness and convenience. To achieve your final goal some sacrifice may have to be made.Your only other option would be run surface, out and around the exterior of the building (wher the condensate is) to the soil....ugly and not pleasant on the eye.
Quote from: James Harrison on December 03, 2023, 03:29:34 PMAnd onto the 2024 programme. The thing in the back of my mind now is that in early 2025 my fixed rate mortgage switches over to a tracker type. Which means that it's going to become more expensive and - crucially - I don't know how much more a month I'm going to have to pay. This means that if I want to do expensive things, they're going to have to be done next year or else put off to a later date.The first thing on the list is to finish off the window renewal programme. There are two windows still to be replaced - in the back bedroom, and the bathroom.
Quote from: SeVeNeVeS on February 14, 2024, 08:32:54 AMI have to admit when the first windows were installed I wasn't too keen but now they are all in I must say looks fabulous.I take it the plumbers had no issue with the waste.....great news and looking forward to seeing progress piccies in a few months.
Quote from: Synistor 303 on February 17, 2024, 06:25:38 AMDamn - I have the perfect sideboard that would suite your place - inherited it recently and no one here wants it and I am not interested in selling it if I could give it away to someone who would get some enjoyment out of it! (There was lots of other furniture, so it wasn't as if the family were turning their noses up at any of it - just that we all ran out of space, after LOTS of measuring and gnashing of teeth...)
Quote from: James Harrison on February 18, 2024, 11:46:08 AMrusted solid and seized.