It finally came time to start thinking about sanding the floors. After exposing all the floors boards throughout the house as you can see below they were all in relatively good condition. A few minor scrapes and a little damage
  After installing the gloating oak mantle piece I had to stain it. I came to the conclusion there were way too many choices out there. Eventually after a lot of research I came across Osmo. It truly is a
    You may have noticed a fireplace surround has appeared. I was lucky enough to have been given a surround from a friend who had one in the shed. Result. Not only does it look good it was Free!
I decided to painte the the recesses of the fireplaces with just Dulux Matt Brilliant White to give some contrast when I paint the walls. The lounge I decided to paint in  Dulux Feature Wall Redcurrant Glory. They only come in
To recap I had to tackle my 1960’s fireplace.   I got as far as removing the 1960 fire place and all rubble behind the fireplace.   I had to decide what I was going to do next. As I
  The time came to finally tackle the fireplaces. The 1960 fireplaces, don’t they look nice. They’ve done well to last this long! Almost feels sad to demolish something that’s been untouched for 55 years. Never the less it was
  After removing all the wallpaper the walls were solid but weren’t smooth at all. They they were too rough and patchy to paint straight. Even with a few coats of paint they would never be smooth. I took the
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  Where to start. There were so many jobs I didn’t know where to start. The first job I decided to start was to strip all the wallpaper off the walls. Ever wall in the house was covered in at
Let’s kick things off! I thought what many people think, lets buy a house that needs some work doing to it, it will be cheaper than buying a new house. In fact I did just that. It wasn’t the journey