Sunday, 3 August 2014

Boarding Out and Plastering

Living room wall - original painted plaster uncovered under the flock wallpaper

New timber windows by Blairs in dark grey RAL 7021

New kitchen wall - where the door to the larder used to be

Kitchen chimney wall - with new boiler installed and new utility wall just visible to the far left

Kitchen wall - where the units used to be.  Showing the break through at high level to create our hidden bed cave

Rear bedroom to be dressing room with ensuite shower room plastered

Bathroom completely boarded out to take tanking

New shower valve and wc to stripped out bathroom.  Tanked with the amazing Hydroban by Laticrete UK

Initial Build

New kitchen wall built up with new large opening

Entrance door on the right looking to hall

Living Room/workshop...

Opening between to be dressing room and bedroom

Bedroom through to to be dressing room - just a little peak of the original cast iron fire surround that we uncovered when stripping out

Strip Out

Entrance hall looking down to bathroom and bedroom doors

Entrance door with wallpaper stripped taken off

Living room with fireplace - the surround is stripped, varnished and reused

Wall of living room with doors to hall and store removed, aco propped and starting to be taken down

Living Room bay window with badly fitting upvc windows

Looking through to living room from hall - with all store and kitchen walls removed

Bathroom with everything stripped out and wall taken down.  WC as existing and copper tank taken out that is reused and turned into main kitchen light by Universal Cloud Cover

Bathroom from bedroom through wall that is removed - pretty horrible!

Original State of Tenement

Hall looking down to entrance
Living Room with bay window - and pretty horrid upvc windows
Kitchen with door to hall and larder
Kitchen Units - shabby chic!

Kitchen ceiling - suspended ceiling caved in
Kitchen ceiling - suspended ceiling caved in and larder door

Rear Bedroom

Rear Bedroom

Large Rear Bedroom

Bathroom - only wc, bath and tiny basin out of view to the right