Oct 162021
 

For this rather truncated week of work, we resumed the task of laying down the floorboards after a week of building the framework. One of the first things we did was to put in a load of insulation bits and pieces from our giant bag of “rubbish” we got outside into the area under the […]

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Oct 092021
 

This week (apart from one day on Friday lost due to other commitments) was spent constructing the complicated framework for supporting the remaining Hallways, going up to the Great room, the crossroads and the bigger section under the stairs and up to the Front door. One of the tasks we had to do first before […]

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Sep 262021
 

After buying the valves last week, we started looking for some of the other things needed for automating the house. The next things are Flow sensors – to measure how much water the motorised valve are letting through. Servo motors – To control how much air is supplied/extracted from each room. Push button switches – […]

Sep 182021
 

We resumed work on our “Engine Room” within the Utility Room this week by putting on the thick heavy roof to the equipment cupboard. It is three layers of the fermacell boards, making use of left-over pieces where possible especially after we had put on the first layer which was tongue’d and groove’d to stop […]

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Aug 282021
 

One of the first jobs was to move the existing electricity control board from over beside the window and position it out of the way on the dividing wall between this room and Bedroom Three and reconnect some of the electric cables so they were all out of the way before we could fill in […]

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