Oct 292016
 
All Levelled and Flat around the House

This morning, again in brilliant sunshine, we finished off the smoothing and levelling out the ground around the Great Room. It is all very neat and tidy now and we can walk or push trolleys right around the building, gaining access to the Swimming lane where the timber store is, or pass the Garage or […]

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Oct 282016
 
Levelling off the Ground Continues ..

Today, in lovely sunshine, we carried on with the job of moving and levelling out the excess piles of soil and sand heaped around the outside of the house. We finished the remaining section along the back, past Bedroom 1 and the Great Room, continuing around the corner towards the conservatory. Surprisingly, the heaps of […]

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Oct 272016
 

Today, the work of smoothing out the ground around the outside of the house continues, working alongside the Garage and the side door of the house. Then, around the corner, finishing  off the patch at the beginning of the Swimming lane and continued along the back alongside Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 1. It is surprising […]

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Oct 172016
 
Last Stretch of Pipework Completed

 We finished off the installation of the pipes (running around the whole perimeter of the house) that [will] collect the rain water off the roof. The last stretch is along behind Bedroom 2 and in the corner with Bedroom 3 and towards the end of the Swimming Lane. We put in the 8th and final […]

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Oct 112016
 

Today, in lovely sunshine instead of the wet rainy day we had yesterday (typical!!), we started the tidying up task after the concrete has set enough overnight, for us to walk on it. We loosened all the concrete blocks that was holding down the wooden framework, extracted the two sump moulds and started chipping lumps of […]

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