Loft Extension Update Week 8

Back in mid May we opened our doors once more to the same building company we used for our ground floor extension in the summer of 2015, and we begun the loft extension project we had been thinking about for years. more “Loft Extension Update Week 8”

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The fun bits of renovating: Choosing flooring for our loft conversion

So yesterday, after months of clearing out the excessive amounts of ‘stored stuff’ in the loft, the builders have moved in. There’s no going back now, and after months of taking a vague interest in plans on pieces of paper and conversations about structure and permissions, I can finally get a bit excited about the parts of a big building project that I love.  more “The fun bits of renovating: Choosing flooring for our loft conversion”

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A big home project for 2018: The loft extension

At the time I begun my blog, the dust was settling on some big changes in our life; our second daughter, my redundancy and a big home renovation project. more “A big home project for 2018: The loft extension”

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GUEST POST: 4 ways to transform the exterior of your home

Is your home exterior in dire need of an update? Making changes to your home’s exterior can better its value, looks and saleability – but it needs to be done with care. Take a look at these four ways to improve the exterior of your home and add value to your property. more “GUEST POST: 4 ways to transform the exterior of your home”

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RENOVATION – The fine print

When it comes to planning a home renovation it’s so easy to get caught up in budgeting, time frames and selecting designs, that it’s easy to overlook some important but less exciting details. more “RENOVATION – The fine print”

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The loft extension dream

Having survived our first major renovation project two years ago, in which we remodelled the downstairs of our house, the question has been on our minds…what next? more “The loft extension dream”

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Our Big Build; the Finale.

As you know from Part 1; getting the plans in place and Part 2; Picking Packing and Panicking, we were all set to go.
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Our big build, Part 1: Getting the plans in place

We moved into our house in 2011, when I was 24 weeks pregnant with our first child. It wasn’t the house we’d meant to be buying, as we lost our ‘love at first sight’ home after a few months of waiting for the owners to find their dream place. Stuck in  a sticky situation of our buyer threatening to pull out, and knowing we wouldn’t have time pre-baby to start over, we found a compromise house.
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