Project Woodlands

I have recently purchased a 1930’s bungalow. We plan to remodel it and bring it up to date, putting our contemporary stamp on it. Here you can follow our journey from day one until completion.

Project Woodlands Update 22/12/17 – Cladding

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Project Woodlands Update 22/12/17 – Cladding

I know I haven’t posted in a while but I hadn’t realised until just now just how long it has been; over a year as my last post was back in April 2016.

This is probably because our focus switched to the garden room so nothing has changed on the house until the last few months.

In the summer  we finally decided on which cladding product to go for

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Project Woodlands Steps and Gabion Wall

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Project Woodlands Steps and Gabion Wall

Just before our holiday in June we cast the levels for our front steps and on our return demolished the old front wall and replaced it with a gabion wall

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Project Woodlands –  Lounge lighting

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Project Woodlands –  Lounge lighting

In June we found out we are expecting our first child so deadlines for making progress on the house  interior has become even more important. The baby is due at the beginning of March so we want to have our master bedroom complete, the bathroom done and ideally the nursery done aswell.
A small but exciting milestone is having lounge lighting.

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Small things can make the world of difference

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Small things can make the world of difference

Fences of the traditional variety are one of my pet hates. I much prefer a more contemporary fence. Painting the fence panels grey is a low cost solution that really transforms the look

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March Madness

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March Madness

The scaffolding came down but redundancy puts further works on hold

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Frustrating February

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Frustrating February

After January ended with the high of the windows being fitted unfortunately February has been full of frustration.

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Windows at last

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Windows at last

On Monday the day finally arrived for our windows to arrive and be installed.

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We have a Front Door again !

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We have a Front Door again !

An exciting week on the project with plumbers, builders, gas man doing there bit and our new front door being installed

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Plumbers start to install new boiler

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Plumbers start to install new boiler

This week we had the arrival of our plumbers to start installing a new Worcester combination boiler.

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Christmas; a time for DIY

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Christmas; a time for DIY

Insulating and painting over the Chriatmas holidays

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