Oct 292011
Shelves for Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1 now has it book shelves installed. 11We have added an extra line of shelves so there are now 18 shelves all together. The bottom line will only serve as an odd and ends shelf as it lines up with the base platform level of the bed frame. Each shelf is 1145mm (3feet and […]

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Oct 262011
Shelves For Bedrooms

We pulled out all the old Melamine white shelving we rescued from our old shop fittings and sorted out the best ones for putting into our new bedrooms. They were a collection of 6inch, 9inch and 15inch both white and brown. We had decided on a shelf depth of 6inches for all our sehlves. This […]

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Oct 262011
Carpets All Cleaned!

This morning we hired a heavy duty carpet cleaner from B&Q. It is an upright all-in-one hoover, pressure washer and vibrator machine! The red carpet in bedroom 3 came up with the most dramatic improvements! Bedroom 2 the brown one, was fairly clean already and bedroom 1, the gold bronze, was medium dirty. All three […]

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Oct 252011
Carpets all finished

The underlay came today (ungodly hour of 7:10am this morning!) so that was good! We proceeded to cover the floors in all four rooms with this polyurethane 8mm thick foam costing just £1 per square metre, with a manufacturer’s claim of 5 years of life. The lounge was the most fiddly to do as it […]

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Oct 222011
Floor Laying Day 2

We completed the Lounge today with the two layers of the hardboard sheets being laid down. The second layer was glued down to minimise slippage. Bedroom 1 is now two third completed, with the foam and one layer of hardboard down. It was far simpler to do than the Lounge and it was much quicker […]

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