project list

Gird your loins, here is just some of the stuff we have done & are yet to do!  More to follow!

General Big-Stuff

Install new damp proof for the house (update, this is partially done, just the kitchen is left)  
Strip out all existing ceilings & walls & then re-plaster (update this is mostly done too, just the kitchen left)
Build a side return widening the kitchen, we scrapped this plan as this was not a good ROI 

Kerb Side

Dig a trench to relieve damp & install a french drain
Replace soffits, facias, down pipe and guttering 
Bay window, re-lead, re-point
Bay window, replace guttering
Demolish wall and re-build with new gates
Dig up all of the concrete and lay pavers for path & driveway
Install step in storm porch and tile
Add a potted bay tree
Get & install new house number plaque
Add window boxes and hanging baskets
Fix stone sills and re-paint
Re-paint the house 
Install new outside light
Get a new front door
Get a monitored alarm fitted

Hallway, Stairs & Landing

Paint and decorate
Replace the flooring structure and tile it in Mosaic
Install coir matting next to the font door
Find and install new lighting
Install grouping of vintage mirrors
Re-instate decorative corbels
Add crown moulding
Install picture wall
Re-instate the handrail
Find and alter a narrow hall table for keys etc. 
Replace weird triangular bottom step with new rectangle step with bull nose edge
Replace stair nosing on the landing
Seal and sand boards 
Strip stairs and re-paint
Install a stair runner  
Change old water heater cupboard into a wardrobe
Install skirting everywhere
Install door architrave
Install & fit new copper pipework and radiator

Living & Dining Room

Re-build floor structure from ground up
Replace flooring with tongue and groove pine boards (we are almost done here) 
Install new bull nose step leading to the kitchen
Remove door and liner leading to the kitchen
Plaster a new arch leading to the kitchen
Remove door to under stair cupboard, install new liner and bi-fold door
Paint and decorate 
Purchase new lighting
Install new lighting
Purchase new radiators 
Replace pipework & install for new radiators
Install hearths in both chimneys
Install a wood burner
Add skirting boards
Get bespoke built in cabinets built and installed
Get window treatments
Buy vintage teak mid-century dining table
Source additional seating & furniture

Master Bedroom

Repair flooring & replace broken boards
Install a hearth over the gaping hole in the floor
Tile & grout hearth
Install crown moulding
Install picture rail
Install door architrave
Install skirting boards
Install trim around the Victorian window boxes
Paint & decorate
Paint the woodwork
Wallpaper a feature wall behind the bed
Source wardrobes
Source an upholstered bench for the foot of the bed
Buy & fit a new door, handles and hinges
Renovate the fireplace from the living room & install in the bedroom
Mount TV & cable box on the chimney breast
Install chandelier from the old house in the new
Replace IKEA Malm bedside & chest of drawers with vintage pieces
Source a dressing table
Source window treatments

Bedroom Two

Repair flooring & replace broken boards
Install crown moulding
Install picture rail
Install door architrave
Install skirting boards
Paint & decorate
Paint the woodwork
Source bed
Source drawers & bedside cabinet
Source desk, chair, mirrors, soft furnishings & artwork
Build custom floating shelves in the chimney recesses
Find & install lighting
Find window treatments

Bedroom Three

Convert into a bathroom
Buy & install, bath/shower, basin, taps & loo
Tile flooring, walls & back splashes
Paint & decorate
Install spot lights & extractor
Install towel radiator
Prime & paint woodwork

Kitchen and Old Downstairs Bathroom

Plan the re-configuration of the layout & have architect draw up plans
Replace roof & install roof lights
Gut the place down to bare walls
Install DPM, underfloor heating & pour new concrete floor
Replace kitchen units & appliances
Install counter tops
Install back splashes
Install downstairs loo, utility/boot room in the footprint of the old bathroom

Attic / Loft Space

Convert into a master suite with shower room

Garden & Rear

Square off existing raised patio
Remove crazy paving & install new nice pavers
Dig trenches for power to go to the workshop
Install a soak away
Dig up the concrete and lay pavers & install a french drain
Replace broken fencing with vertical planters/screens
Install brick edging around the lawn
Sort out the bumpy weed filled lawn
Add plants
Demolish existing workshop and replace with a larger workshop / home office

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