When we moved into our house there was a small room under the staircase that my wife very cleverly converted into a linen cupboard.
Removing the shower and basin units has been relatively easy as part of our bathroom gut job. Having not done this kind of thing before, removing the ceramic floor tiles has posed several challenges. As with most things though, it just requires some strategic thinking and the right tools.
When working on DIY projects that make a lot of mess and dust inside the house, we try to keep things as contained and clean as possible. When gutting our master bathroom, we’ve had to cut into plasterboard and tiles, which is very messy and dusty work, and I can’t emphasise what an invaluable asset Read More…
When we moved into our new property, we inherited a small wood supply consisting of offcuts and small logs from the previous owners. We have two wood burning stoves inside the house, and we needed a tool that would allow us to cut some of the logs so that they would fit in our Chesney stoves.
Last week Friday, as we were heading to bed, we discovered water leaking through our hallway ceiling. Leaks of this nature are scary. We turned the stopcock off, but the leak persisted. Upon checking the central heating pressure, it was through the roof. We turned our heating off and bled some radiators to get the pressure down. It worked.
After a series of annoying leaks in our master bathroom (more on that saga later) we decided that enough was enough and that we were going to gut and redo it. Since we are going to do most of the removal work ourselves, my wife purchased us a couple of pairs of VGO Cut Resistant Gloves.