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Kitchen carnage

In Building, Kitchen, Workmen and Trade on August 23, 2012 at 5:41 am

Bathroom done, we move onto the kitchen in the next stage of the lovely “project” that is The Squirrel’s Drey.

I have come to the conclusion that all house-renovation is like the song “I know an old lady who swallowed a fly”. In order to fix one thing, you find you have to fix another thing, which means something else has to happen. O.K, this is partly due to our own choice but still, for every moment that it is exciting and adventurous,  there are evenings when we are floored by the sheer range of decisions need to be made, things to be research and time-frames to be juggled.

Because we want to floor in the kitchen and dining room to run through into each other, this means it has to fit in with kitchen-fitting timings. We also have the afor mentioned fireplace in the dning room which needs attention. This has to be done before the floors. So…the fireplace before the floors before the kitchen. We just thought we were doing the kitchen!

We are completely dry-lining the kitchen (this means covering the walls in thick foam-back plaster board) in order the unsightly pipes. So here’s how this are going so far…

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